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Rebecca Bogan



October 12, 2020

Mary Rebecca Bogan Broce, 86, of 6805 Jackson River Road at Natural Well died Monday, October 12, 2020, at her home. Mrs. Broce was born August 2, 1934, in Bath County a Daughter of the late Adam Whitfield Bogan and Beulah May Sharp Bogan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband of 62 years, Clarence A. Broce, her sister, Beatrice "Bea" Smith and an infant grandson, Carson Broce. She was a homemaker and a hairdresser for many years. She was a farmer's wife who loved to see anything grow. Mary was quite in touch with God's beauty. Among her many hobbies were gardening, quilting, and cooking. She was a jack of all trades and had a unique ability to make crafts, quilts and almost anything homemade. She was a faithful member and sang in the choir at Emory United Methodist Church for over 60 years. Surviving are three Sons, Doug Broce and his Wife, Natalie, of Collierstown; Merv Broce of Covington and Tab Broce and his Wife, Angie, of Hot Springs; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; two Sisters, Louise Crocetti and Lois Knight and her husband, Frank, all of Lynchburg. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, October 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Lynn Wright officiating assisted by Pastor Andrew Baek and Jeffrey Smith to speak. The family will receive their friends Friday one hour prior to the service at Arritt Funeral Home. Entombment will be made Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at 2:00 PM at the Alleghany Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family suggests that memorial donations in Mary's name be made to the Emory United Methodist Church Memorial Fund at 215 Sycamore Bend Lane; Hot Springs, VA 24445 or the Falling Spring Rescue Squad at P.O. Box 880; Covington, VA 24426. Cemetery Information Tuesday, October 20, 2020 02:00 PM Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Friday, October 16, 2020 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Friday, October 16, 2020 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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