Stella Virginia Allison
Stella Virginia (Hartman) Wilt Allison, 85, of Waynesboro, passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2010, at Augusta Health.
She was born on July 10, 1925, in Bergton, Virginia, the daughter of the late James Roy and Minnie Bell (Mongold) Hartman.
Mrs. Allison treasured spending time with her family, in fact, she was like a mother to all. She is described by her family as being the best mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mrs. Allison was a very loving woman and enjoyed her cats and dog as well as her flowers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William Allen Dardy Wilt; second husband, Donald T. Allison; sons, Garry Allison, Robert and Edward Wilt; daughter-in-law, Martha Dooms Wilt; sisters, Elsie Fitzgerald and Dorothy Thompson; and a brother, Ralph Hartman.
Survivors include sons, Nelson Eugene Wilt and his wife, Patricia, of Waynesboro and Rodney Wayne Wilt of Waynesboro; a daughter, Linda K. Allison Davis and her husband, Roger, of Stuarts Draft; brothers, Alfred Hartman of Hermitage and Paul Hartman of Staunton; sisters, Edna Marshall of Staunton, Sue Samuels of Lottsburg and Wanda Gregory of Staunton; as well as 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 13, 2010, at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 618 West Main Street, with Pastor Tony Hiles officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be her grandsons.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, August 12, 2010, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Waynesboro First Aid Crew, 201 West Broad Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or the Augusta County SPCA 33 Archery Lane Staunton, VA 24401.
Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online at www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes and Crematory.
This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.