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Obituary for Rita Lucille Unroe

Rita Lucille Unroe, age 94, life-long resident of Iron Gate, Virginia died Friday, March 10, 2023 at the Brian Center Health and Rehab Center, Low Moor.

She was born August 8, 1928 in Iron Gate, Virginia to the late William Alexander Unroe and Maggie Mae Painter Unroe. She was an inspector for Parker-Hannifin, Corp. She was a member of Iron Gate Baptist Church and loved doing house work.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Stella Lowman, Mildred Campbell, and Hallie Bliss; six brothers, Carl, Pete, Harmon, Garland, Frank and Vincent Unroe.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Nancy Unroe.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 2:00 PM in Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Clifton Forge with Mr. Chris Fisher officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1:00 PM until the time of service at Nicely Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Iron Gate Baptist Church, PO Box 193, Iron Gate, VA 24448.