Hoston, Retha Cornelia

Retha Cornelia Hoston “Boobie”, 83, of Sam Robinson Apartments, Pembroke, departed this life Tuesday morning, October 16, 2018 in the care of Heritage Hall in Rich Creek, VA. Born in Pembroke on December 5, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Kemper and Mable Chapman. She attended Open Door Ministries services near her home. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Theodore “Big Boy” Hoston and several siblings.

She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved son Ralph Jr. Hoston of Pembroke ; her granddaughter Kala Marie Hoston of Pembroke; her sister Margaret Dickerson of Pearisburg; and several other relatives and her church family.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Fred Carper, Pastor Eddie Kendall, and Pastor David Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.