Elbert Ralph Wampler
Elbert Ralph Wampler, age 47, went to be with the Lord after his 4th battle with cancer at 7 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2013, at his home. Preceded in death by father Ralph Elbert Wampler, grandparents Hugh & Flora Collins, Charlie & Ila May Hicks, James Richel and Linnie Wampler, niece Misty D. Arden. Survivors: Wife, Edna Kate Johnson; stepson, Gary Johnson and wife Sheila; step grandson, Eric Johnson; mother and stepfather, Betty and Grover Schaffer; sister and brother-in-law, Melissa & Rick Arden; brother and sister-in-law, Tony & Abby Wampler; nieces and nephews, Brandon and Tasha Watts, Peddie and Kasie Arden, Kaleb and Shayla Arden, Mason Watts; many aunts, uncles and special friends. Very special friend: Laverne Cook. Funeral 7 p.m. Tuesday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Richard Lane officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Wednesday, Rafter Friends Cemetery. Family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.