Edna A. Duel
Edna Duel, 89, of Deltaville and Saluda passed away peacefully Monday, February 24, 2014 after a brief, courageous battle with cancer. Edna was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and nurse, who loved all people and animals.
During WWII, Edna served as a Navy Wave and was stationed in Washington, D.C. She moved to Deltaville from Chicago, Ill., in 1972 and made many friends there, and later at her home in Saluda.
She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Duel, of Chicago. She is survived by her daughter, Renee Banks (Jack); grandchildren, Hunter Banks and Rachel Banks Axmacher (Jeremy); a great-granddaughter, Natalie Axmacher, and her stepdaughter, Pam White.
A graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m. behind Zoar Baptist Church at Philippi Memorial Gardens in Deltaville. A reception will be held immediately afterwards at the Church of the Visitation, Topping.
The family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Middlesex County Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 98, Deltaville, VA 23043.