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Laura Grubb

Marion, Virginia

Aug 10, 1928 – Jun 25, 2020 (Age 91)


August 10, 1928
June 25, 2020
Marion, Virginia


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Bradley's Funeral Home - Marion Obituary

Troutdale, VA 

Laura Harrar Grubb age 91, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion, Virginia surrounded by her family. 

Laura was born in Delaware on August 10, 1928 to the late Benjamin Elliott Harrar and Helen Vandever Harrar and was preceded in death by her brothers, B. Elliott Harrar, Sam Harrar, John Francis Harrar; half brother, Henry Armstrong; son, David Grubb.  She was a registered nurse, having started her career in Wilmington, Delaware and then furthering her education in Washington, DC at the Children’s Hospital and in Philadelphia. Laura was a member of the Wharf Hill United Methodist Church in Sugar Grove, VA and had a strong Christian faith. She enjoyed sewing for her family and gardening. In her later years she loved spending time at the Lifetime Wellness Center in Marion and working jigsaw puzzles. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and playing board games ,especially Parcheesi.

She is survived by her husband of over 66 years Jay Grubb; two daughters Diane Beasom & husband Jeff of Windemere, FL and Donna Melton & husband Mike of Cranberry Township, PA; grandchildren Tyler Beasom, Jessica Beasom, Katie Melton, Sarah Melton, Emily Melton; several nieces and nephews also survive. 

Due to Covid 19. The family is planning a memorial service at a later date to be held at Wharf Hill UMC.  Memorial contributions can be made to Wharf Hill UMC Church in memory of Laura Grubb.  Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at  Bradley’s Funeral Home is serving Grubb family.  

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I met this sweet precious lady at LWC. We would always have a few words to say to each other. I am saddened to find her obituary on line tonight. Praying for family.

So sorry to hear of Laura's passing. I remember her as a very kind, intelligent and energetic person. She will be missed by all who knew her. Condolences, Kim Slemp

Love you Jay, Diane, Donna and families. We will miss Laura and are thinking of you all. Love and Prayers
Doug and Katy

Thinking of you guys in Laura's passing. They were great square dancing friends and will be greatly missed.

Dear family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Laura. She was such a sweet lady and we all grew to love her at the Lifetime Wellness Center. My sympathy to you all

iam going to miss my walking buddy. rest in peace laura. i will meet you again . we all will miss you at LWC.