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Lena M. Koogler

March 5, 1933 — July 2, 2021

Lena M. Koogler

Lena Mae Gordon Koogler, 88, widow of Elmer O. Koogler, passed away on July 2, 2021 at her residence.

She was born on March 5, 1933, a daughter of the late Bennett Franklin Gordon and Cora (Reid) Gordon.

She was a member of Old Providence ARP Church.

Lena worked at several places throughout her life. She was the Restaurant Manager at Quality Inn in Raphine, drove a school bus for Augusta County for 10 years, and worked in catering at Augusta Medical Center for 15 years.

She was a hard worker her entire life and kept up the family farm after the death of her husband in 1969. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening and was an excellent cook.

Family members include her children, James Owen Koogler, and wife Debbie of Spottswood, Kenneth B. Koogler, and wife Dana, of Maryville, TN, and Christopher A. Koogler, and wife Kelly of Raphine; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and her companion of 45 years, Gerald “Bucky” Cummings.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Steven R. Koogler.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. at Henry Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery by the Rev. Patrick Malphrus.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Old Providence ARP Church, 1005 Spottswood Rd, Steeles Tavern, VA, 24476.
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