OBITUARY

Virginia Gilbert Ocheltree

August 1, 1921September 5, 2012

Mrs. Virginia Gilbert Ocheltree, 91, was welcomed home by her Lord and Savior on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 5 2012. She was born on August 1, 1921 and was the daughter of the late O. W. Gilbert, Sr. and Georgia Cupp Gilbert. She lived all of her life in Augusta County in the Mt. Sidney area and graduated from Mt. Sidney High School. Mrs. Ocheltree was a devoted and cherished member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was involved in the Women’s ELCA and served as Sexton until 2011. She was retired from Augusta County Schools as a cafeteria worker; ande enjoyed baking for people, gardening, craft making and sharing her love of the Lord. On Dec. 19, 1942 she married Lurty Paul Ocheltree who preceded her in death on May 31, 1977. She is survived by one son, Douglas W. Ocheltree and wife, Sherry of Mt. Sidney; one granddaughter, Nicole R. Ocheltree of Staunton; one brother, O. W. Gilbert, Jr. of Staunton; three sisters, Elizabeth Crickenberger of Stuarts Draft; Emma Louise Grant of Staunton and Pauline Miler of Harrisonburg; one brother-in-law, Ray Crickenberger of Fern Park, FL and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Arlene Crickenberger. A Memorial Service will be held at three o’clock Sunday afternoon at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Chris Carr officiating. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery at a later date. There will be no public viewing; however the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Saturday evening at the Lindsey Weyers Cave Funeral Home. Special thanks to Kings Daughter’s Community Health and Rehabilitation of Staunton. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church Building Fund, 417 Salem Church Rd., Mt. Sidney, VA 24467; or to Legacy Hospice, 17 Parkway Lane, Fishersville, VA 22939. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lindseyweyerscave.com

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, September 8, 2012
  • Memorial Service Sunday, September 9, 2012
REMEMBERING

Virginia Gilbert Ocheltree

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September 15, 2012

Sherry and Doug
Sorry for your loss.She had a long and rewarding life it seems. I hope you are doing okay.My prayers are with you.
Deborah Blackwell Thompson
(mulberry st. sherry)

Deborah Thompson

September 15, 2012

Sherry and Doug
Sorry for your loss.She had a long and rewarding life it seems. I hope you are doing okay. My prayers are with you.
Deborah Blackwell Thompson
(mulberry st. sherry)

Collin Craig

September 11, 2012

Doug; Very sorry to hear about your mom. She was a pleasure to have known, as was your dad.

Jessica Wise

September 8, 2012

Mrs Virginia you are going to be missed dearly. The smile you had on your face at church just made everyone smile. You were the best Sexton at Salem that we ever had.

Phil & Debbie Thomas

September 7, 2012

Keeping you in our prayers,
and trusting that God will bring you
peace.

Sandy Wallace

September 7, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you,We love you.

Donna Trainum Griffin

September 7, 2012

Thinking of you and hoping you find comfort in special memories.

Gary & Susan Kennedy

September 7, 2012

Sorry for the loss of your mother. Love and prayers for you and your family.

R. L. White

September 7, 2012

Sorry for your loss.

September 7, 2012

Saddened to hear of your loss, but know that Virginia is in a better place and at peace. She lived a long, full life.

Tami (Hanna) Simmons