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Elsie M. Humphrey

September 20, 1930 - January 17, 2017

Elsie M. Humphrey, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the age of 86 years. She was born in Norfolk, VA to Wade Pearce and Lucy Watson Pearce on September 20, 1930. She retired after 30 years at C & P / Verizon Telephone Company.

Throughout her career, and in her free time after retirement, she was a devoted member of the Communications Workers of America Union and was a Telephone Pioneers of America Life Member. She had a vibrant personality that lit up a room, and was loved by many. She will be dearly missed.

Elsie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Fred Humphrey; sister Thelma Davis; sister Hazel Wagner; sister Rheba Modlin, brother Paul Pearce; and brother Roy Pearce.

Left to cherish Elsie’s memory is her son Scott Humphrey; son William Humphrey and his wife Pam; granddaughter Angie Kieffer; grandson Vince Kieffer; and brother Wade Pearce.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Altmeyer Funeral Home (5792 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach, VA) at 2:00 PM.

The Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by clicking the “post a condolence” button below.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions appreciated to the American Cancer Society. To make a donation to the fund, please click HERE.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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