Carey H. Almarode
Carey Harvey Almarode, 78, of Waynesboro, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011, at the Stuarts Draft Christian Home with her husband by her side. She was born on April 28, 1933 in Augusta County, the daughter of the late Ferd and Phoebe (Atkins) Harvey. Mrs. Almarode was a member of Hermitage Presbyterian Church, Waynesboro. She was a 1951 graduate of Wilson Memorial High School and a 1955 graduate of the Winchester School of Nursing. She was co-founder of Blue Ridge Security Systems Inc. In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, reading and crossword puzzles. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Amanda Almarode. Survivors include her loving husband of 58 years, Willie Almarode; sons, Harvey Almarode of Lyndhurst and Monte Almarode of Stuarts Draft; sister, Marylena Flory of Swoope, Virginia; grandchildren, Jessica Brown and Tina Green and her husband, Stevenson Green Jr.; and great-grandchildren, Christopher and Layla Brown and Shawn Green. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at Hermitage Presbyterian Church, 46 Hildebrand Church Road, Waynesboro, with the Reverend Wray Sherman officiating. Burial will follow at Augusta Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be David Almarode, Kenny Almarode, Jeffrey Almarode, Danny Almarode, Roger Flory and Doug Flory. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, November 14, 2011, at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 618 West Main Street, Waynesboro. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Almarode's name to Hermitage Presbyterian Church, 46 Hildebrand Church, Waynesboro, VA 22980. Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com.
This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.