July 09, 2024

Wilma Riddle Stallard Lambert passed away peacefully June 20, 2024. She liked music, drives through town and seeing family and friends. Wilma lived in Wise County, Virginia until 1996 when she moved to Abingdon, Virginia.

Wilma enjoyed a long career as a teacher and guidance counselor at JJ Kelly High School in Wise, Virginia. 

Wilma was preceded in death by her father Lloyd Riddle, mother Margie Riddle, 5 brothers, granddaughter, Amanda Burden Baker and her husband WC Lambert. She is survived by her son Kenneth G. Stallard, Jr, his wife Edwina Leigh Burden and grandson Benjamin Stallard and her daughter Lygia Stallard, sister Evelyn Cantrell, brother Ellis Riddle, sister in-law Carol Riddle and many nieces and nephews.

Wilma was a member of Sinking Springs Presbyterian Church in Abingdon, Virginia.

A private entombment was held at Colonial Chapel Mausoleum at Forest Hills Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the WC and Wilma R. Stallard Lambert Endowed Scholarship at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise; Office of Advancement; 1 College Avenue; Wise, Virginia 24293.