She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Fitzgerald Sr.; parents, Bobby and Viola McCulloch.
She is survived by her sons, Leonard “Bugs” Fitzgerald and Bobby “BJ” Fitzgerald; daughter, Melissa Fitzgerald; grandchildren, Austin Fitzgerald, Byron Smith, Thomas Fitzgerald, Lexie and Li Li Fitzgerald; brothers, Bobby McCulloch, Roger “Wild Man” McCulloch and Jay McCulloch; sisters, Kathy Nemeth and Brenda Poole; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held at 6 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2017 in the Buchanan Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Woody officiating. A reception followed for family and friends in the church fellowship hall. Memorial donations may be made to League for Animal Protection, P.O. Box 561, Fincastle, 24090. Arrangements were by Botetourt Funeral Home, Buchanan. Online condolences may be made at www.botetourtfuneralhome.com.