Albert, Lena Josephine

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Lena Josephine Albert, 83, of Narrows, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 13, 2008, at the Bland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Bastian. She was born July 24, 1925, in Bland County, Va., the daughter of the late Oakie J. and Grace Clara Orey Carner. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Albert Sr.; and a son, Donald Albert Jr. She was a member of East Chapel Community Church and was loved by her family. She is survived by a son, James E. (Gene) Albert, Narrows; two daughters-in-law, Elizabeth G. Albert, Narrows and Nancy Wiley Albert, Pearisburg; a sister, Masel C. Collins, Pearisburg; nine grandchildren, Wendy, James A., Matthew and Keith Albert, Nikkie Collins, Deborah Barton, Jackie Adkins, Donna Reynolds, Whitney Songer; 15 greatgrandchildren and eight greatgreatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday, December 15, 2008, at 11 a.m. at A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate with the Rev. Dewayne Martin officiating. Burial in the Staffordsville Cemetery, Staffordsville. The visitation will be Sunday at the funeral home after 1 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m.