Mary Elizabeth Stiff

July 8, 1941 - September 27, 2008

07/08/1941 - 09/27/2008

Past Services

Tuesday September 30, 2008
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home Denbigh Chapel
12893 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA 23608
757-874-4200 | Directions
Wednesday October 01, 2008
1:00 pm
Fort Eustis Chapel
923 Lee Blvd
Fort Eustis, VA 23604
757-878-1455 | Directions
Friday October 03, 2008
1:00 pm
Bedford Memorial Cemetery

Mary Elizabeth Stiff, 67, passed away on September 27, 2008, she was the daughter of the late John and Kayte Pullen of Bedford , Va.
A member of the Red Hat Society, she attended church at the Ft Eustis post chapel and was a member of Lovely Zion Baptist Church in Bedford, Va.
Mary enjoyed spending time with friends and family. She also enjoyed collecting Light houses and various figurines which she used to decorate her home. She was especially passionate about her home and making sure it was always prepared to receive guest.

Mary was preceded by her sisters Peggy Harrison, Patricia Reynolds, and Brother John Pullen.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years Harry Stiff Sr., two sons; Harry Stiff Jr. and wife Julynn of Daytona Beach, Fl. and Keith Stiff and wife Marcelle of Orlando Fl. There are two granddaughters Kennedy and Marissa.
Mary is also survived by her Brothers and Sisters; Billy Pullen of Ft. Washington, Maryland, Ruby Lowry and Gary Pullen both of Bedford, Va. Kay Thompson of Newport News, Va.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Denbigh Chapel of Altmeyer Funeral Home. The funeral service will be on Wednesday October 1, 2008 at 1:00 PM at the Ft. Eustis Chapel, internment will be on Friday at 1:00PM at the Fairmont Cemetery in Bedford , Va.

Arrangements are under the care of Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel , 12893 Jefferson Ave , Newport News , VA. 23608

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Whitney & Terry Kalna
8 years ago

Dear Harry and family –

Please know that we are thinking of you. May God bless you and may you find strength & peace in Him.

With love, Terry and Whitney

Julia Stiff
8 years ago

Dear Harry and Sons- May the peace of God be with you. My family and I pray that you allow the support and love of family and friends to comfort you at this time. Mary is with all our other loved one absent from their bodies and present with the Lord. Love Evelyn and family.

Diane and Doug Fitts
8 years ago

Dear Harry,

With our symathy to you and your family. We were so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers.

Diane and Doug Fitts

Evelyn Stiff sister

Judy Stiff Clark
8 years ago

Dear Uncle Harry and Family,

May you find comfort in the love of your family and friends during this difficult time. Please know that our love, prayers and thoughts are with you, Harry, Jr., Keith and all your family.


Judy, Christina, Whitney and your California Family

Jackie & Mike Cross
8 years ago

Dear Uncle Harry, Harry, Keith, and family – We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Aunt Mary. She was lovely, gracious and loved by us all. May she rest in peace with Our Lord, and may you have comfort during this difficult time knowing that our love, prayers,& thoughts are with you. Love, Mike, Jackie, Lindsey & Logan Cross

Katie Busby
8 years ago

Harry –

We’re keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.


Thad and Katie

Julia Montgomery
8 years ago

May God keep the family in peace and love while Mary goes home to be with her Father. My condolences to the family.


Evelyn Stiff’s is my cousin who informed me of the passing of Mary Stiff