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Hazel Sherbs

On Thursday evening, April 18, 2019, Hazel Mary Jane Underwood Sherbs silently left her earthly body behind, gaining her new heavenly body and shouting all the way to heaven to be with her Lord and loved ones gone before her.

Born March 3, 1916, she was one of five children of the late Andrew Lanty and Icie Sue Alderman Underwood.

Hazel grew up on Violet Road on Beaver Creek. At the age of 19, she met and married the love of her life, William Fred Sherbs. Together the couple raised a total of six children, a daughter, Virginia Sue; a son, William Craig Rudder; a nephew, a cousin and two granddaughters, Debbie and Paula.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred, in 1985; a daughter, Sue, in 2013; and siblings, Regena Sharp Dumire, Edgar, Calvin and Jewel Simmons Carter.

She is survived by a son, Craig Rudder, of Pasadena, Maryland; beloved son-in-law, Jim Rollyson, of Ronceverte; six grandchildren, Debbie Corbin of Marlinton, Paula Doran (Chuck), of Millersville, Maryland, Jimmy (Jamie) Rollyson, of Port Republic, Maryland, Patrick (Debbie) Rollyson, of Severn, Maryland, Kelly (Wendy) Rollyson, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and Justin Rudder, of Pasadena, Maryland; seven great-grandchildren, Travis Warner and Jamie Warner (Scarlett), all of Marlinton, Johnathan (Ericka) Rollyson, of Rural Retreat, Virginia, Hannah Rollyson, of Salisbury, Maryland, Jessie Rollyson, of Severn, Maryland, and Kaden and Kristopher Rudder, both of Pasadena, Maryland; five great-great-grandchildren and counting, Mason Warner, of Marlinton, Hunter and Jake Rollyson, both of Rural Retreat, Virginia, Delaine Rollyson, of Salisbury, Maryland, and Jameson Trip Warner, of Marlinton; and several other grandchildren by marriage but loved no less, and many nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and other loved ones.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m. at Kimble Funeral Home in Marlinton. Family will receive friends from noon until time of service. Burial will be in Beaver Creek Cemetery beside her beloved Fred.

Hazel loved her flowers, but if you prefer, donations in Hazel’s memory may be made to Pocahontas Center Resident Fund, 5 Everett Tibbs Road, Marlinton 24954.

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