Helen Jennings Mawyer
Helen Jennings Mawyer, 85, of Roanoke, Va., was received peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 9,2010. She was preceded in death by her loving daughter, Brenda H. Buckner; her sister and brother in law, Frances and Dave Chocklett; and her brother-in-law, Walter Franklin Mawyer. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving husband of 48 years, Herman E. Mawyer; her son-in-law, Kenneth E. Buckner; her three granddaughters and their husbands , Michelle and John Hyler, Kimberly and Alan Alouf, Amy and Danny Robertson; her greatgrandchildren, J.T. and Beth Hyler, Chris Hyler and fiance Andrea Hopkins, Corey and Stephanie Dooley, Lauren, Karley, and D.J. Robertson and Austin Alouf; her great-greatgrandchildren, Jackson and Bentley Dooley; her brother, William Jennings. She was a lifetime member of Melrose Baptist Church. She worked at Blue Hills Golf Course and was a member of the American Business Women’s Association for many years. She enjoyed golfing and bowling. Her biggest role was being our O’hma. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the doctors and nurses that cared for her at Lewis Gale Medical Center in the SICU on the second floor. Thanks also to the staff and members of Melrose Baptist Church and Botetourt Community Church for their loving care, support and prayers. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Melrose Baptist Church.