Opal Kimbler FlanaryGate City, VA | January 14, 2012
Opal Flanary – Gate City, VA
Mrs. Opal Kimbler Flanary, 88, passed away, Saturday, January 14, 2012 due to illness.
Mrs. Flanary was born in Russell County, VA on December 12, 1923 to the late Rufus and Eliza Kimbler. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, her husband of sixty years, George "Dewey" Flanary; son-in-law, Bill Head; brothers, Emmett, Wilburn, and Arnold Kimbler; sisters, Pearl Stallard, Ada Sanders, and Cecil Kimbler; a niece and several nephews preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughter, Glenda Head, Gate City, VA; granddaughters, Kathy Head, Gate City, VA, and Christy Head, Kingsport, TN; sisters, Janie Kimbler, Ft. Blackmore, VA, Lillian Kimbler, Ft. Blackmore, VA, and Ruby Sanders, Blountville, TN; along with several nieces, nephews, and extended family.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Gate City Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m.in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Keith McNew officiating. Jim McConnell and Pine Grove Harmony will provide the music.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at the Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, VA. Paul Sanders, Lawton Stallard, Richard Harris, Ben Head, William Kimbler, and Chris Kimbler will serve as pallbearers. Richard Shipley will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
Family and friends are asked to meet at Holston View Cemetery for the graveside service.
The family wishes to extend their special thanks to Dr. Andy Delwadia and his staff, and to the staff of Continuum Care, Weber City for their love and care of Mrs. Flanary.
An online guest register is available for the Flanary family at www.gatecityfunerals.com.
Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Opal Kimbler Flanary.
So sorrry to hear of the passing of your sweet mother. It is very hard when both your parents are gone. Your mom and dad were fine people and will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy at your loss. One day we will meet again on heavens bright shore. You are in my prayers.
Posted by: Helen McConnell Addington, January 16, 2012
Please accept my sincerest condolences. May God strenngthen and comfort you in the days ahead.
Posted by: Patty Fletcher, January 15, 2012
May your many, many cherished memories comfort you at this difficult time and in the years to come.
Posted by: Gerry Weatherly, January 15, 2012
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