Umberger, Mary Belle (Maribelle)

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Class of 1921

Birth: 22 Mar 1904, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Death: 15 Apr 1991, Montgomery County, Virginia

David Bascom Leonard Umberger (1872-1929)
Jennie Bell Ludwig Umberger (1876-1958)

Wiley Ludwig Umberger (1901-1991)
Bascom Leonard Umberger (1903-1991)
Lew Roy Umberger (1906-1936)
Anetta Umberger Cathey (1907-1996)
Lula Esther Umberger Crowell (19081961)
Etta Umberger (19101915)
Charles King Umberger (19122008)
Jennie Ruth Umberger Plonk (19142012)
Frances Virginia Umberger Fischer (19152002)

Spouse: Stanley Taylor Godbey (1894-1972)
Marriage: 28 Aug 1926, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Doris Ann Godbey Wallace
Anita Gay Godbey Caldwell (1927-2002)

Burial: Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virgina
Source:, #162500697.


Attended the Greensboro College School of Music, Greensboro, NC, in 1923.

Was a freshman at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia in 1924.


The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), 17 Apr 1991, p. 84.

Maribelle Godbey

CONCORD – Ms. Maribelle Umberger Godbey, 87, of Christiansburg, Va., formerly of Concord, retired librarian, died April 15, 1991. Funeral is 1 p.m. Thursday at Christiansburg Presbyterian Church. Visitation is 7 to 9 tonight at the church.

Survivors are her daughters, Ms. Anita Caldwell of Roanoke, Ms. Doris Wallace of Hickory, brothers, Wily Umberger, King Umberger; sisters, Ms. Anita Cathey of Salisbury, Ms. Ruth Plonk of Kings Mountain, Ms. Frances Fischer. Richardson-Horne of Christiansburg is in charge.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christiansburg Presbyterian Church, West Main Street, Christiansburg, Va. 24073, or to New River Community College, Stanley Godbey scholarship fund, Dublin, Va. 24084.