Doris Catherine Watts Irby, 88, of Natural Bridge Station died May 23

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Doris Catherine Watts Irby, 88, of Natural Bridge Station, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born Aug. 5, 1930, in Rockbridge County, she was the daughter of the late David Bernard Watts and Jessie Austin Watts.

She was a devout member of Natural Bridge Baptist Church and a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Irby.

Surviving are her three children, Linda C. Irby, Charles J. Irby and wife Joanna, and Anglea I. Rader and husband Daniel; three grandchildren, Zane H. Irby and wife Crystal, Laura C. Righter, and C. Austin Irby and wife Sarah; and two great-grandchildren, Reese L. Irby and Zack Fisher.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Randy Smith. Burial will follow at Glasgow Cemetery.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Natural Bridge Baptist Church, 36 Bell Tower Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 or Gideons International, P.O. Box 942, Lexington, VA 24450. 

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose, & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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