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Birdie Lee
Slone (Ward)

July 17, 1934 – June 4, 2019

Birdie Slone
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Obituary for Birdie Lee Slone (Ward)

Birdie Lee Slone, age 84 of Grundy, Virginia passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.

She was born July 17, 1934, at Stonecoal, Virginia in Buchanan County to the late Milton Blair Ward and Eda Osborne Ward.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Boger Slone Jr.; one son, Fonso Slone. Birdie was a homemaker. Through the years Birdie enjoyed gardening, quilting, crocheting, and oil painting. She was a member of the Patterson Church Of Christ. For several years she was a member of the Buchanan County Senior Citizens. She enjoyed spending time with with her family and friends. She loved to travel and meet people. She quilted over 100 quilts and crocheted afghans.

Survivors Include:
Four Daughters
Teresia Elswick of Grundy, Virginia
Loretta Horne and husband Jack of Kimper, Kentucky
Jacquline Smith and husband Scott of Bristol, Virginia
Laura Stiltner and husband Craig of Wytheville, Virginia
Two Sons
Lonzo Slone and wife Lucy of Grundy, Virginia
Delford Slone and companion Doylene Byrd of Newport, Tennessee
Thirteen Grandchildren
Fourteen Great-Grandchildren
0ne Great-Great-Grandchild
Chrisy Harless Slone of Venton, Ohio
Susan Branham Slone of Grundy, Virginia
She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and a host of family and friends.

There will be a visitation for Birdie Lee Slone at the Virginia Funeral Home Chapel in Grundy, Virginia, Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Funeral services for Birdie Lee Slone will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019, 1:00 P.M., at the Virginia Funeral Home Chapel in Grundy, Virginia, with Dewayne Abshire and Jeff Taylor officiating.
Burial will follow at the Mountain Valley Memorial Park at Big, Rock, Virginia.

Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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When Thursday, June 6th, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Virginia Funeral Home
3222 Slate Creek Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Service Information

Friday, June 7th, 2019 1:00pm
Dewayne Abshire and Jeff Taylor
Virginia Funeral Home
3222 Slate Creek Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Interment Information

Mountain Valley Memorial Park
Big Rock, VA