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Marilyn Epperly

Marilyn Lee Epperly

Saturday, June 4th, 1932 - Sunday, August 16th, 2020
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Obituary

Marilyn Lee Epperly gently passed away in her sleep in the early hours of Sunday, August 16, 2020. She was at the home she was so proud of where she had lived since 1958.

Marilyn was born June 4, 1932 in Hinton, WV. Her parents were Herbert and Ethel Comer, also of Hinton. In 1952, she married her childhood sweetheart, Thomas A. Epperly, Jr (Tommy). They had been married 56 years when he passed in 2008. They had two children: Linda Epperly Brown, wife of Michael, and Thomas Epperly III, husband of Bobbi. Much loved are three granddaughters: Lindsey Rebecca, Meghan Lynn and Abigail Lee.

Marilyn worked as a telephone operator in Hinton and later a switchboard operator at Mountain Trust Bank in Roanoke. She was a long-time member of West End United Methodist Church. She loved serving as Secretary-Treasurer for the Roanoke Valley Coin and Relic Club for many years. Her hobbies were knitting and crocheting. Anyone who knew Marilyn understood how she loved to make lists: especially Linda and Thomas. She and husband Tommy loved RV camping, especially at the Outer Banks. They shared their home and their RV with many beloved dogs through the years. Her biggest accomplishments: her son and daughter.

A very special thanks to Medi Home Health and Hospice for their kind and loving
care.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at Oakey's South on Friday from 6-8pm. Graveside service will be at Restwood Cemetery in Hinton, WV on Saturday at 11am followed by a gathering at the Magnolia Room in downtown Hinton.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 21st, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 21st, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Oakey's South Chapel
    Address
    4257 Brambleton Ave. SW
    Roanoke 24018
  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Restwood Memorial Gardens
    Address
    Madams Creek Road
    Hinton, WV 25951
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    Notes
    There will be a time for guests to share memories about Marilyn.
    Officiant
    Ben Lockhart

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