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Naomi Virginia Showalter

May 29, 1923 November 5, 2017
Naomi Virginia Showalter
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Obituary for Naomi Virginia Showalter

Naomi Virginia Showalter, 94, of Rockingham, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

She was born in Dayton on May 29, 1923, and was a daughter of the late Sadie O. (Barnhart) and Willliam Jacob Shank.

Naomi worked at the Duplan Corp. in Grottoes and at American Safety Razor for a number of years. She was a member of Dayton United Methodist Church. She loved her family and friends, gardening, and enjoyed her flowers.

On December 18, 1948, she was united in marriage to John "Jake" William Showalter, who preceded her in death on December 30, 1995.

Naomi is survived by a daughter, Yvonne Lambert and husband Donnie, and a son, Keith Showalter, all of Mt. Sidney; two step grandchildren, Donald Lambert, III and Belissa Hunt; thirteen step great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

She is also preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Shank, and a sister, Ethel Moyer.

A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Dayton Cemetery.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Dayton United Methodist Church with Rev. Bruce Carper and Rev. Alda Gumm officiating.

Friends may call at the home of her daughter, Yvonne Lambert and following the memorial service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, PO Box 937, Verona, VA 24482.

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graveside service




11:00 AM 11/7/2017 11:00:00 AM
Dayton Cemetery

Bowman Road (RT.732) & Cemetery Drive
Dayton, VA 22821

Dayton Cemetery
Bowman Road (RT.732) & Cemetery Drive Dayton 22821 VA

memorial service




7:00 PM 11/8/2017 7:00:00 PM
Dayton United Methodist Church

Rev. Bruce Carper and Rev Alda Gunn Officiating

Dayton United Methodist Church

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