Ann Lovern Armbrister, of Draper, Virginia, died June 10, 2010, in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born May 8, 1925, in Huntington, West Virginia, and was the daughter of the late Elbert and Odessa Lovern, of Glade Spring, VA., where she grew up. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Armbrister and sister Mary F. Lovern. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Armbrister of Nashville, TN., son and his wife Michael and Sherry Armbrister of Dublin, VA., a granddaughter, her husband and daughter, Jessica, Ernest and Mikayla Cheatham, of Mechanicsville, VA.
As a member of the Draper’s Valley Presbyterian Church for more than fifty years, she held various offices in the women’s work, taught youth groups and youth Sunday School. She taught the Young Adult Sunday School Class for nearly twenty years. A long time educator and life long learner, Mrs. Armbrister was a teacher in the public schools of Pulaski County Virginia for thirty-three years. She taught English, Advanced Grammer, and English Literature. Mrs. Armbrister graduated from Glade Spring High School in 1942 and from Emory and Henry College in 1945 with a B.A. degree and double major in English and History. She enjoyed her family and friends and was active with many organizations in her community. She was a member of Draper Homemakers Club, Republican Women Orginazation, Pulaski County Retired Teachers Organization, helped with the orginazation of the Citizen’s Courthouse Exhibit, was a member of the Pulaski County Library Board and of the Library Volunteers of America.
The visitation will be held Saturday at 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Draper’s Valley Presbyterian Church, Draper, Virginia, burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Pulaski County Public Library or to The Draper’s Valley Presbyterian Church.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.