Lena Evelyn Vest

February 28, 1938 - April 01, 2013

Lena Evelyn (Smith) Vest, age 75, of Roanoke, formerly of Floyd, went to be with her Lord April 1, 2013. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dale Vest; three children, Laura (Danny) Texter, Jefferey (Elizabeth) Vest and Catherine (Billy) Hartman; three grandchildren, Stephanie (Allen) Hubbard, Charles StClair and Jason Texter ; one great-grandchild; one brother, Charles (Sarah) Smith; two sisters, Bonnie (Bob) Elliott and Brenda (Wayne) Underwood. The family with gather at 1:00 Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel to greet friends; then a service to celebrate Lena's life will be held at 2P.M. with the Reverend J.C. Holden officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA. 22312. Arrangements by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd VA., (540) 745-2007. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Scott Coffman

Salem, VA
April 03, 2013

So sorry to hear about Lena. You and your family are in our prayers.

Tamarah Broussard

Va Beach va
April 03, 2013

you are now an angel in heaven where there is no more pain or sorrow you will truely be missed by your friends and family.

Sheila Smith

Floyd, Va
April 05, 2013

It was a beautiful service for a dear woman who loved her family unconditionally. She will be missed.