Spangler, Louise Watterson

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Louise Watterson Spangler, 102, of Elliston, passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 14, 2022. She was born on Friday, June 18, 1920, in Elliston, Va., daughter of the late Charles “Bud” and Susie Watterson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe Spangler; sister, Elizabeth Kicklighter; brothers, Charles Watterson Jr. (June), and Samuel Watterson.

She is survived by her children, Kitty Harmon (Larry), Jean Pauley, and Joe Spangler (Joyce); grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces, and nephews.

A special thanks to the VAMC, Richfield Living, and the VVCC for their care.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Neil C. Damgaard officiating. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Halls UMC Cemetery in Elliston. The family requests for everyone to meet at that time as there will not be a processional. Online condolences may be expressed to the Spangler family by visiting