Obituary for Helen Virginia Lanham

Helen Virginia Lanham, 90, of Boyce, Virginia, died Monday, January 11, 2010 in a local nursing home.

Mrs. Lanham was born August 23, 1919 in Front Royal, Virginia, the daughter of George Dewey and Fannie Ramey Johns.

She was a homemaker, a member of Boyce United Methodist Church, and Boyce Fire Department.

Her husband, Lynwood Randolph Lanham, was a longtime Mayor of Boyce. He preceded her in death on March 25, 1981. A brother, Thomas Dewey Johns, and her first husband, Herman Gold Lanham also preceded her in death.

Surviving is a nephew, Robert Johns of Jacksonville, AR; and cousins, Gerald Dulaney and his wife Margaret of Winchester, VA, Jack Starry and his wife Georgia of Alexandria, VA, and Marjorie Eby of Easton, MD.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A. M. Friday, January 15, 2010 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville with Rev. Adam Sowder officiating. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal, VA.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 A. M. Friday morning prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601.

Obituary via Enders and Shirley Funeral Home Berryville VA