Nellie Virginia Vaughn Grove, 89, of Front Royal, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2012 at Amerisist in Front Royal.
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A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Grove was born August 30, 1923 in Luray, VA daughter of the late Jack and Addie N. Miller Vaughn. She was a cafeteria aide for Warren County Public Schools for 24 years and also worked for the Front Royal Moose Lodge as a server for many years. She was a member of Front Royal Women of the Moose Lodge #1194 and a lifelong member of Rivermont Baptist Church.
She was married to the late Mateer Summer Grove, Sr.
Nellie is survived by her daughter-in-law Gwyndolyn Rae Grove of Front Royal; three grandchildren Dana Rae Hammack, Kari Elizabeth Little, and Kara Michelle Grove, all of Front Royal; two great-grandchildren Trenton Michael Little and Parker Weston Hammack; two sisters Pauline Frye and Naomi Royston, both of Winchester; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents and husband, Nellie was preceded in death by her son Mateer S. Grove, Jr.; four brothers Thomas Vaughn, Jack Vaughn, Jr., Kenny Vaughn, Sr., and Charles Vaughn; and one sister Eva Brill.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 4, from 7-9 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home with a memorial service at 7:00 p.m. conducted by The Collegians of the Women of the Moose.
The family would like to extend a special "Thank You" to the staff of America House in Front Royal for all their love and care during her stay.
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Oct. 2 to Oct. 3, 2012