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Katherine DeBusk Herald
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Katherine DeBusk Herald
Roanoke, VA

Katherine DeBusk Herald passed away peacefully on January 9, 2018 in Roanoke Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Herald, her parents, Ellis and Lillian DeBusk, and her sister, Elizabeth McKenna.
She is survived by her son Roger and daughter-in-law Cindy (Roanoke VA), two granddaughters, Melissa Almond and husband Kenneth, Raleigh NC, and Laura Ruleman and husband Josh, Vero Beach, FL and several nieces and nephews.
Katherine was a former resident of the Clinchburg Community and a graduate of Glade Spring High School and Bristol Commercial College. She was an active member of Mahanaim United Methodist Church for many years where she served in various roles including a United Methodist Youth Fellowship leader. After living in Abingdon, Virginia for several years, she moved to Roanoke, Virginia to be near family. She was a current member of Abingdon United Methodist Church.
Katherine was a former employee of the US Gypsum Commissary and after a few years as a stay at home Mom, she completed a Cosmetology program at Washington County Technical School. She established and worked in her own beauty shop for several years. She also worked many years for Washington County, retiring from the Commissioner of the Revenue office.
A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville, VA with the Rev. Barry Loupe officiating. A visitation time will be from 12:30 to 2:00 pm preceding the service. Interment to follow the service in Mount Rose cemetery.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Mahanaim United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 310, Glade Spring, VA 24340, or Abingdon United Methodist Church, 101 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210.
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D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville, VA is honored to be serving the Katherine DeBusk Herald family.

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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
D. R. Henderson Funeral Home

148 East Main St
Saltville, Virginia 24370

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2:00 PM
D. R. Henderson Funeral Home

148 East Main St
Saltville, Virginia 24370

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Mount Rose Cemetery

10069 Crescent Rd.
Glade Spring, VA 24340


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