LZ Epperly Wimmer, of Salem, passed away at the age of 101, Monday, September 16, 2019. She was born March 21, 1918 in Huffville, VA., the daughter of Millard and Mobie Epperly. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harless Wimmer; daughters, Claudie Mobie and Amy Wimmer, Nadine Vogel , Jeanette Burnside; sons-in-law, Wayne Austin, Walter Vogel, Rev. Joe Burnside; sisters, Kate King, Georgia Cox; brother, Daniel (Bud) Epperly.
She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Bobbie and Buddy Poff, Linda and Shelly Rosenbloom; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Melissa Wimmer; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sister, Jane McKee; many nieces, nephews and in-laws.
LZ was a life-long member of the Methodist Church, first at Huffville UMC and then Calvary UMC, Salem, VA.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Hermitage-Roanoke for the excellent care while she was a resident there. Also, thank you to her very caring neighbor, Bob Lancaster.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Noon at Lotz Funeral Home, Salem, VA., with Rev. Tim Gearhart and Rev. Joe Cobb officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. The burial will follow at Huffville UMC Cemetery. There will be no formal graveside service but everyone is welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations in LZ’s name may be made to Huffville Cemetery, Huffville UMC, C/O Cline Wimmer, 1004 Huffville Rd. N.E., Pilot, VA 24138.