Epperly, Ora Kathleen
Ora Kathleen Epperly, age 74, of Blacksburg died Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Lewis Gale Hospital-Montgomery. She was born in Montgomery County, Va. on April 1, 1937. She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Shelor, her 1st husband, Bobby F. Epperly. She is survived by her husband, Melvin Martin of Blacksburg; daughters and son-in-law, Melissa Russell and fiance, Jerry Mays of Newport, Glynis E. and Johnny Estes, of Craig County, Terena Christian and fiance, Joseph Price of Blacksburg; son, Joseph F. Epperly, Sr. and fiance, Cindy Wiseman of Blacksburg; grandchildren, Joseph F. Epperly, Jr., Dawnya Sawyers, Peggy Jo Epperly, Katie Epperly, Virginia Estes; and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Greg Webb officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg. The family will receive friends from 3-5:00 pm Sunday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, SW, Blacksburg.