Carey H. Almarode

May 28, 1933November 11, 2011

Carey Harvey Almarode, 78, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at the Stuarts Draft Christian Home with her husband by her side. Born April 28, 1933, in Augusta County, she was the daughter of the late Ferd and Phoebe (Atkins) Harvey. Mrs. Almarode was a member of Hermitage Presbyterian Church, Waynesboro. She was a 1951 graduate of Wilson Memorial High School and a 1955 graduate of the Winchester School of Nursing. She was co-founder of Blue Ridge Security Systems Inc. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, reading and crossword puzzles. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Amanda Almarode. Survivors include her loving husband of 58 years, Willie Almarode; sons, Harvey Almarode of Lyndhurst and Monte Almarode of Stuarts Draft; grandchildren, Jessica Brown and Tina Green and husband Stevenson Green, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Christopher and Layla Brown and Shawn Green. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Hermitage Presbyterian Church, 46 Hildebrand Church Road, Waynesboro, with Rev. Wray Sherman officiating. Burial will follow at Augusta Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be David Almarode, Kenny Almarode, Jeffrey Almarode, Danny Almarode, Roger Flory and Doug Flory. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 618 W. Main St., Waynesboro. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Almarode's name to Hermitage Presbyterian Church, 46 Hildebrand Church Road, Waynesboro, VA 22980. Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family by visiting


  • Visitation Monday, November 14, 2011
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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Danny Owen

November 15, 2011


Sorry for your lose. Carey was very special to our family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. May God's strength and love be with you.

Danny Owen and Family

November 15, 2011

Harvey, so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. My deepest sympathy.
Nalda "Lou" Washer

November 15, 2011

Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I know Carey will be greatly missed.
Vera Coiner
Stuarts Draft, VA

Jason & Paige Kite

November 15, 2011

The Almarodes are in our prayers for comfort and peace.

Mary Wilhelm

November 15, 2011

Willie, I am so sorry to hear of Carey's passing. I feel blessed to have been able to care for her this past year. She was very special to me. I will keep you in my thought's and prayers. Carey will be sadly missed but I know she is at rest. God bless you Willie and your family. Mary Wilhelm

June Blosser

November 14, 2011

Monte and Family,

You are in my thoughts and prayers in the loss of your mom, (wife, grandma, sister) Carey. May God Give You Strength, Comfort and May He Bless You. If there is anything I can do please let me know.

November 14, 2011

Monte - So sorry to hear about your precious mother's passing. She was such a dear friend to my own mother. She will be dearly missed. Sharon Drumheller Morland

November 12, 2011

Willie, Harvey,Monte,
I guess it goes without saying, we should all be as strong as Aunt Carey was. She is at rest and at peace.