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Emma Rose Astin

July 31, 1927 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 93)


Ms. Emma Rose Astin, age 93, of Danville, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, September 01, 2020 at Piney Forest Health and Rehab Center.

Ms. Astin was born on July 31, 1927, in Pittsylvania County, to the late William Linden Astin and Myrtle Brown Astin. She lived her life in Danville where she worked as a nurse for the Danville Health Department. She was a faithful member of St. Luke United Methodist church as well as Ascension Lutheran Church.

Ms. Astin is survived by her daughter, Kimberly A. Tuck; and sister, Betty Astin Davidson; also surviving are twelve grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Astin was predeceased by her daughter, Susan Astin McClusky; sister, Jean Astin Elliott; and brother, William Linden Astin, Jr.

Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 11 AM in Highland Burial Park with Pastor Michael Weaver officiating. Visitation will be held Friday, September 4, 2020 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at Swicegood Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that any donations be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, Duke Children’s Hospital or Alzheimer’s Association.

Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Astin family. 

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September 4, 2020

6:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Swicegood Chapel
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

Graveside Service
September 5, 2020

11:00 AM
Highland Burial Park, Danville

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