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Eleanor Wolf Cage

Mrs. Eleanor Wolf Cage of 4144 Stoney Ridge Road, Nathalie died Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg. She was born in Swan Creek, IL on March 3, 1922 and was 87 years of age.

She was the daughter of the late William Wayne Wolf and Elsie Taylor Wolf and was married for 49 years to Hubert Cage, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Cage was a member of Catawba Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher, worked with the youth and served on the flower committee. She was a First Lieutenant with the Army Medical Corp having served with that division as a dietitian during World War II. She served 19-1/2 years as the dietitian at Halifax Community Hospital.

Survivors of Mrs. Cage include four daughters, Rev. Maxine Cage Crenshaw of Nathalie, Janet Cage Carter and husband, Jimmy, of Bedford, Dorothy Lynn ‘Dot’ Cage of Charlottesville and Cathy Cage Offield and husband, Danny, of Buffalo Junction; one granddaughter, Katlyn Offield of Buffalo Junction; two brothers, Richard Wolf of Abingdon, IL and Kenneth Wolf of Bushnell, IL; and one sister, Evelyn Chadderdon of Bushnell. Two brothers, Leland and Harold Wolf, also preceded her in death.

Funeral services for Mrs. Cage will be held tomorrow, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at Catawba Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Morgan and Maxine Cage Crenshaw officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at her home.

For memorials, consider Catawba Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 128, Nathalie, 24577.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston.