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Rita Carole (Williams) Vandevander

October 23, 2019
Rita Carole  (Williams) Vandevander
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Obituary for Rita Carole (Williams) Vandevander

Rita Carole (Williams) Vandevander, widow of William Herman “Bill” Vandevander of Thomas Street, Staunton, departed this life Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in the Hospice of the Piedmont in Charlottesville.

Mrs. Vandevander was born in Durbin, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Delbert Paul and Thelma (Ash) Williams.

Rita attended Estaline Valley Church of the Nazarene and retired from the Augusta County School System as a teacher. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and shopping.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Terry and Randy Williams; and two sisters, Sharon Eary and Paulette Belcher.

Rita is survived by a son, Jeffrey Vandevander and his wife Alice “Sissy” of Weyers Cave; a daughter, Kimberly Rathburn and her husband Philip of Staunton; a brother, Craig Williams and his wife Carolyn of Cowen, West Virginia; two sisters, Vickie McCourt of Ohio and Debra Hayhurst and her husband Harold of Cowen, West Virginia; four grandchildren, Zachary Vandevander and his wife Stefanie of Weyers Cave, Stephanie McCray and her husband Leland of Staunton, Jessica Vandevander of Olympia, Washington, and Ryan Rathburn and his wife Ashley of Lyndhurst; and six great-grandchildren, Lani Goggin, Peyton McCray, Finley McCray, Sydney Vandevander, Arlo McCray, and Kelby Rathburn.

A Graveside service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Oaklawn Memory Gardens by Pastor Craig Williams.

At the request of Mrs. Vandevander, there will be no public viewing or visitation.

It is suggested those desiring make memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 3140 Chaparral Drive, Bldg. C Suite 106, Roanoke, Virginia 24018.

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton, is in charge of her arrangements.


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Graveside Service

Saturday

26

Oct

11:00 AM 10/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Oaklawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens

1921 Shutterlee Mill Road
Staunton, VA 24401

At the request of Mrs. Vandevander, there will be no public viewing or visitation.

Oaklawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens
1921 Shutterlee Mill Road Staunton 24401 VA
United States

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Oaklawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

1921 Shutterlee Mill Road
Staunton, VA 24401

1921 Shutterlee Mill Road Staunton 24401 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

3140 Chaparral Drive
Building C Suite 106
Roanoke, VA 24018
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