January 8, 1919 - May 2, 2011
MADELINE G. LAMB STAUNTON, VA Madeline Gwin Lamb, 92, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away Wednesday morning, April 27, 2011, at Kings Daughters Community Health and Rehabilitation Center surrounded and supported by her devoted family. Madeline was born January 8, 1919, in Headwaters, VA, the daughter of the late Rennick and Rowena (Hupman) Gwin. She graduated from McDowell High School and married William Loftus Lamb who preceded her in death in 1998. Her family moved to Augusta County in 1956. She is survived by a son William Mickey Lamb and wife, Madelaine of Columbia, MD, and a son, James Bud Lamb and wife, Tesi, a daughter Elizabeth Betty Bernhardt and husband, Bill, and a daughter Frances Fritz Fairfield and husband, Alan, all of Staunton; six grandchildren, Wendy Gray, Patty Gray, Benjamin Fairfield, Amy Fairfield, Mandy Dawson, and Suzy Lamb; a loving great granddaughter and namesake, Madelyn Ogden; a dear sister, Catherine Gwin Huffer of Mt. Solon; and a special granddaughter, Kim Gray. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Pete, Rosser, and Charles Gwin; and a sister, Rebecca Wilfong. Madeline enjoyed spending time with her loving family and her faithful caregivers, Susan Reed, Nancy Simmons, and Michelle Craig. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. David Chernoff and his staff for their quality medical care and unique kindness. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2011, in the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by the Pastor Everett C. McCulley, assisted by Pat Lamb. Burial will follow in Thornrose Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be William Lamb, James Lamb, Bill Bernhardt, Alan Fairfield, Frank Dawson, and Ben Fairfield. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Monday prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to her church home, McDowell Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 66, McDowell, VA 24458.
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