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“Jen, so sorry .... wish I could be there (bad weather and flu keeping us away). What wonderful memories I have - Mamie was always so good to me. ...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Kay Surface - Bristol, TN

“Very sorry for your loss. If we can help in any don't hesitate to call. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Terry & Kelly - big stone gap, VA

“Doug, Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I will be praying for your family. Pam ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Pam Fields - Gate City, VA

“Love you Aunt Mamie! May you rest with Uncle Bill! Love to All! ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ken - N. Chesterfield, VA

“Sending thoughts and prayers to the family. Ms Mamie was such a joy to me. She will be greatly missed by all! ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Melinda Watson

“Mamie was such a pleasant lady to be around and I have seen how much she loved her family. Never heard her raise her voice or speak bad about anyone....Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: sherry sturgill & Wayne Sturgill

“Prayers and Sympathy to the family. ”
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Big Stone Gap VA

Mamie Lane Shupe, 94, passed away on Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2013) at Ridgecrest Manor Nursing Home in Duffield, VA.

She was a member of the Big Springs Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in Big Stone Gap.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Shupe; infant children, Lois and Gary; her parents, Bill and Alverta (Flanary) Lane; siblings, Howard Lane, Ruby Ayers, Margaret Slagle and Wilma Safewright.

Surviving are one son, Doug (Sandra) Shupe; one daughter, Jeanette (John) Quillin; four grandchildren, Jennifer Garrison, Mark Quillin, Patrick Shupe and Brian Shupe; great grandchildren, Trey, Tyler and Noah Garrison, Lauren, Hollie and Rachel Quillin, Hunter Shupe, Lexie and Leah Shupe.

Also surviving are brothers, Allen (Ruth) Lane of Salisbury, MD, Larry Lane of Appling, GA, Warren (Almira) Lane of Richmond, VA; sisters, Grace Wilkens and Edith Ruhl of Salisbury, MD and Shirley Van Fossen of Richmond, VA; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Riverview Cemetery in East Stone Gap, VA with Bro. Enos Gingrich officiating. The family and friends will gather at the cemetery.

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