Laura Mae Scoby, 89, of Danville, passed this life at 10:35 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at North Logan Health Care Center.
Laura was born Aug. 29, 1924, in Indianapolis, to Basil and Novella Dumas Woods.
Laura was united in holy matrimony to John E. Scoby. He preceded her in death, April of 1978.
Laura enjoyed gospel music, singing and was a Boy Scout troop leader for many years. She attended Carter CME Church and was a member of the senior choir. Laura worked as certified nursing assistant.
Laura leaves to cherish her precious memory her children, Anita (Emmett) Burns, Beverly (Everett) Smiley, Linda Butler, John (Gwendolyn) Scoby, Yvonne McCullough, Cathy Scoby, Debra Ann Scoby, Charles Scoby and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will commence at noon Saturday, Nov. 9, at Carter CME Church, 448 E. Williams St., Danville. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Officiating Rev. Roland Brown. Interment: Danville National Cemetery. A public viewing will commence from 1-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Leek & Sons Funeral Home, 304 E. Williams St., Danville.