Playing in the

Woods Since 1954

Oak Grove Theater

845 Quicks Mill Road (Rt 612)

Staunton,Virginia 24401

Playing in the

Woods Since 1954

Oak Grove Theater

“… nestled among the stands of towering

oak trees and rhododendrons, reposes one

of our area’s most brilliant theatrical jewels

and valuable community resources.”


STAUNTON – Gerould “Jerry Warren Pangburn, 78, husband of Donna (Garner) Pangburn, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.

He was born July 5, 1936, in Lyons, Kansas, a son of the late Virgil and Vera (Misner) Pangburn.

Remembering our Friend
Gerould "Jerry" W. Pangburn

Mr. Pangburn retired as an FBI agent. He was also a representative of the Department of Justice at the National War College and taught at James Madison University and Blue Ridge Community College in the Administration of Justice Department.

He was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church and a former member of Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church.

He was an Eagle Scout and served on various community boards.

In addition to his wife, family members include a son and daughter-in-law, John and Amy Pangburn of Frederick, Maryland; a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Larry Olson of Fredericksburg; a brother and sister-in-law, Don and Norma Pangburn of Lyons, Kansas; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Bayer.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015, in St. John’s United Methodist Church by the Revs. Taylor Mertins and Merle Fisher. Interment will follow in Tinkling Spring Church Cemetery.

A reception will follow the graveside service in Spring Hall at Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made to Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 30 Tinkling Spring Drive, Fishersville, VA 22939, the Staunton Salvation Army, 1700 West Beverley Street, Staunton, VA 24401, or Oak Grove Outdoor Theatre, 845 Quicks Mill Road, Staunton, VA 24401.

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Oak Grove Theater

Oak Grove Theater is a community theater group that performs an annual five play summer season. The plays are performed at night, out-of-doors, at beautiful Oak Grove just outside of Verona, Virginia. Please feel free to come picnic at the Grove before the sun sets and the play begins.


The season begins the last weekend in May and ends the last weekend in August. Tickets are only sold as a five-play subscription. Single play tickets are not available.


Oak Grove’s productions open on a Thursday night. Each show has a seven consecutive night run. All performances begin at 8:45 p.m. sharp. Please be punctual and be seated by 8:40 p.m. as a courtesy to other subscribers and the play's cast and crew.


Oak Grove Theater is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is supported entirely by season subscriptions. Please subscribe to Oak Grove Theater this year and enjoy five wonderful performances.


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Oak Grove Theater

845 Quicks Mill Road (Rt 612)

Staunton, Virginia 24401

(540) 248-5005*

*Phone only manned on show nights


Oak Grove Theater

P O Box 3040

Staunton, Virginia 24402


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