Laura Margarett Wetzel, 94, of Woodstock, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock. The funeral will be held Sunday, December 2 at 2:00 p.m. at Valley Gospel Church in Maurertown by Pastor Mark Landis. Burial will follow in St. Luke Cemetery near Woodstock.
Mrs. Wetzel was born May 28, 1918 in New York, daughter of the late Florence D. Ballard and Sarah Smith Ballard. She was a member of Grace Mennonite Fellowship in Lacey Springs. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Miller.
Laura is survived by two sons, John Lowe of Woodstock and Dennis Lowe of Powhatan County; three daughters, Nancy Lowe of Harris, NY, Karen Shaffren of Waynesboro and Lynn Cruz of Fulks Run; one sister, Evelyn Shuren of New York, 18 great grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great- great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Laura was a care provider. She loved her family and taking care of children and animals and was an avid bingo player. She was a very caring and loving person and will be missed by all that knew her.