Janet Huff Switzer
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Janet Huff Switzer
  • January 19, 1915 - September 27, 2010
  • Bridgewater, Virginia

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Janet Huff Switzer, 94, died on September 27, 2010 at Bridgewater Retirement Community where she had resided for several years after making her home in Staunton.

A daughter of the late Rev. Bernard and Lucretia Wise Huff, she was born on January 19, 1916 in Augusta County, VA.

On March 10, 1937, she married Walter Roy Switzer who died on July 23, 1996, at his death they had been married for 59 years.

They were preceded in death by their first born daughter, Linda Elizabeth Switzer, who only lived two days, dying from pneumonia; a brother, Griffith B. Huff who died on January 15, 1995, and a sister, Gladys H. Bailey who died on February 19, 2004.

She was a lifelong member and deaconess of the Lebanon Church of the Brethren. She had taught Sunday School class, was a member of the choir, Women's Fellowship Group, member of the XYZ Group, and a member of the Home Demonstrations Club. For many years Walter and Janet worked with the youth group of the church taking them on many meaningful and fun activities.

She is survived by her son, W. Rothwell Switzer and wife, Connie of Mt. Sidney, VA; her daughter, Karen S. Cline and husband, John A. of Grottoes, VA; one sister, Edith H. Miller of Bridgewater, VA; one granddaughter, Stephanie S. Clements and husband, Andy of Frisco, TX; one grandson, Mark A. Cline of Radford, VA; two great-granddaughters, Carrie and Kendall Clements, both of Frisco, TX; one niece, Lucretia Lane of Bridgewater, VA; and three nephews, Nathan Miller of Bridgewater, VA, Phillip Miller of Harrisonburg, VA, and Gary Huff of Georgia.

The family will receive friends, 7-8:00 PM, Tuesday evening, September 28, 2010 at the Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave. The casket will be closed.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 PM, Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at Lebanon Church of the Brethren with Rev. Joel Ballew officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lebanon Church of the Brethren Memorial Fund, 1168 Lebanon Church Rd., Mt. Sidney, VA 24467.

"The family wishes to thank the caregivers at Bridgewater Home for their support, loving care, and friendship to Janet."

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lindseyweyerscave.com.