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Seaver-Brown Chapel
Wednesday April 13th, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Wednesday April 13th, 2022

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Graveside Service

Rose Lawn Cemetery
Thursday April 14th, 2022

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Lois Bane Testerman



Lois Bane Testerman, age 89, was called home to her long awaited family reunion in heaven, Monday, April 11, 2022.


She was born in Parrot, Va. January 7, 1933 to the late John and Virginia Bane. Lois was a strong Christian woman and loved her Lord with all heart. She lived a wonderful and happy life with her husband and daughters. Her three grandchildren meant the whole world to her. Lois loved all her family, church family and friends prayed for them every single day.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and love of her life, Muncy C. Testerman; daughter, Sharon Gravely; granddaughter, Jessica Roberts; sisters, Peggy Nugent and Wavy Archer; brothers, Fred Bane, Kenneth Bane and Donnie Bane.


Lois is survived by her daughters, Linda Horne, Barbara Dempsey and husband, Andrew (whom she loved like a son); grandchildren, Shayne Horne, Bucky Gravely and wife, Farrie; son-in-law, Bill Gravely; brother, Harry “PeeWee” Bane; sisters, Agnes Askins and husband, Dude, Linda Dallas and husband, Tom; faithful companions, CoCo, Isaboo and Waylon; many special nieces, nephews and friends; and very special friend of many years, Ruby Counts.


A heartfelt Thank You, to Dr. James McGlothlin, Pam Teaster, and April Osborne. We love you mom. You are in our hearts until we meet again.


The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 7 p.m. with Pastor Bob Surber and Pastor Eddie Foster officiating. Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 10 a.m. at Rose Lawn Cemetery.


To share memories of Lois Bane Testerman, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Lois’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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Barbara and Linda, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you guys.

Yvonne Powell (Susie) Apr 14 2022 12:53 PM

Barbara, I had just ask you about your mother this past Friday. I am so sorry to see where she has passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Linda K. Burkett Apr 14 2022 8:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lois Testerman

Don Bane Apr 13 2022 6:27 PM

Linda and Barbara and family
My thoughts and prayers are with you. Your mother was a beautiful lady.

Sherian Medley Apr 13 2022 3:41 PM

To all who love Aunt Lois,my prayers for comfort and peace,knowing her love as her neice her and her family were so kind and pure love through my life.I felt like a special person after being with them.Lois made the best fried potatoes I ever ate .Hugs and love to all you precious ones.

Karlene Bane Karnes Apr 13 2022 12:20 PM

Sorry for the family's loss ,my mom Peggy Jean used to speak of her highly and we would visit occasionally when I was really young ,her sister's Peggy and wavey are watching over her as well as my mother Peggy Jean ,may you rest in peace

Jennifer Vlk Apr 13 2022 8:07 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lois Testerman

Jennifer Vlk Apr 13 2022 8:02 AM

Barbara an Linda. So very sorry for the loss of your Mom. Prayers

Diane Eller Apr 12 2022 9:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lois Testerman

Becky Bane Thomas Apr 12 2022 9:39 PM

Rest in peace my dear dear Aunt Lois. I love you so much. We'll meet in a better place.

Patricia Testerman DeLaRosa Apr 12 2022 8:55 PM

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