Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 8, 2013

Vicie Mae Vanhoozer

CHILHOWIE, Va. — Vicie Mae Vanhoozer, age 85, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 6, 2013 in the Valley Health Care Center in Chilhowie, Va.

She was born in Tazewell, Va. on Feb. 1, 1928 to the late Hal and Katherine Dillow Cornwell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Vanhoozer; her children, Janie Vanhoozer, Virginia Etter and husband Pat, Steve Vanhoozer and Jim Vanhoozer; and a granddaughter, Denise Etter.

She had retired from the Farm Bureau of Chilhowie and was a member of the Chilhowie Baptist Church. She enjoyed walking, crochet, reading her bible and swinging on the porch.

She is survived by her children, Wayne Vanhoozer and wife Cory, and Ann Rich and husband Kenny; a special daughter-in-law, Barbara Vanhoozer; her best friends, Granny Doane and Juanita Cooper; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one brother, Bill Cornwell; and her sisters, Florence Cornwell, Delilah Vanhoozer, Mamie McClead, Hattie Richardson and Ginny Ann Cornwell.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. today (Friday), Feb. 8, 2013 from the Bradley’s Funeral Chapel in Chilhowie with Pastor Chuck Herrell and Pastor Mark Totten officiating. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral chapel. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Bluefield, Va. Friends and family are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

Bradley’s Funeral Chapel of Chilhowie is serving the family.

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