Lucille Umberger Hensley

Lucille Umberger Hensley, age 84, of Max Meadows, Va., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014. She was born May 13, 1930 in Wythe County, Va., daughter of the late Clyde Emerson and Hallie Virginia Aker Umberger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Nipper and brother, Jim Umberger.

She is survived by her son, John S Mabe Jr. of Pulaski, Va.; seven sisters, Ruby Johnson of Max Meadows, Va., Mary Richardson of Max Meadows, Va., Irene Rupe of Wytheville, Va., Shirley Umberger of Wytheville, Va., Helen Ann Arnold of Austinville, Va., Doris Worrell of Max Meadows, Va., Patty Umberger of Draper, Va., and special aunt, Elizabeth Livesay of Pulaski, Va.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Barnett Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bob Lewis officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Graveside committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 25 at Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations may be sent to VFW Womens Auxillary.

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Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, Va., is serving the family.



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