Sarver, Virginia Johnston

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Virginia Evelyn Johnston Sarver, 90, of Pearisburg, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 6, 2022, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born in Goodwin’s Ferry, Virginia on June 4, 1931 to the late Charles and Verna (Kessinger) Johnston.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Alvin Edwin Sarver. Also preceding her in death was her son, Ritchie Dean Sarver of Ohio; her brother, Charles Johnston of Orlando, Florida; a sister, Nancy Epperly, of Christiansburg; and sister, Alice Simmons of Christiansburg; a brother, Thomas, who died as an infant.

Evelyn is survived by her son, Paul Sarver (Sharon) of Christiansburg; and her daughter, Verna Sarver Pack, of Pearisburg. Her grandchildren, Melissa Sarver Simpkins (Phillip); Amy Sarver King (Todd); Michael Sarver (Grace). Also several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Also some special friends, Rita and Jerry Palmer; Rachel Johnston; Shirley Meador; George Harris, Daniel Puckett; and the girls at Friends & Family Restaurant in Pearisburg.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W.Blacksburg, VA 24060 at 1:00pm, and funeral following at 2:00pm. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg.

Flowers will be appreciated, or In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund at the Pearisburg First United Methodist Church, 401 Hale Street, P.O. Box 400; Pearisburg, VA. 24134.

The funeral service will also be live streamed on Sharon Sarver’s facebook page, for those who are not able to attend. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masking and social distancing are requested. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.