Annie Virginia Woody Gilmer, 91, of Huddleston, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 at the home of her daughter, Virginia. She was the wife of the late Robert John Gilmer, Sr. Born Jan., 5, 1922 in Eagle Rock, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late John Walton Woody and Emma Peery Woody. Annie was a member of Staunton Baptist Church in Huddleston. Annie was also preceded in death by her sister, Edna Mae Woody. Annie is survived by a son, Robert J. Gilmer, Jr., (Marjy) of Perrysburg, OH; a daughter, Virginia Arthur of Bedford; five grandchildren, Julie A. Kesler (Engle) of Roanoke, Jennifer A. McMullan (James) of Homewood, AL, Emily A. Stevens ( Brad) of Bedford, Robert Gilmer III (Vesela) of New York, NY, Bradley Gilmer of Seattle, WA; and ten great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held Sat., April 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Staunton Baptist Church with the Dr. John R. Reale and Rev. Dr. Frank J. Schmitt officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Huddleston Rescue Squad, 5349 Smith Mtn. Lake Pkwy., Huddleston, VA 24104, Staunton Baptist Church, 15267 Smith Mtn. Lake Pkwy., Huddleston, VA 24104 or Bedford Humane Society, PO Box 1293, Bedford, VA 24523. The family wishes to thank the special care givers, Bonnie, Wanda, Linda, and Lillian. Condolences may be sent online by visiting www.tharpfuneralhome.com
. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, 586-3443.