Virginia Saunders

Obituary of Virginia Saunders

Virginia Leigh Rodgers Saunders, 104 of Huddleston, VA passed away Thursday, January 28, 2010 at her residence. She was born on Saturday, August 12, 1905 in Prince George Co., VA, a daughter of James William Rodgers and Nettie Talley Rodgers. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Hammett Saunders, a sister, Gladys Overstreet and four brothers, Ted, John, George and Dick Rodgers. She was a retired school teacher with Bedford County Public School and was a member of Palestine Baptist Church. Surviving are her nieces, Margie S. Howell, Sandra S. Moore, Anne R. Spence, Geraldine R. Skinner; her nephews, Leroy Saunders, Lee S. Anthony, Roy Saunders, Robert Saunders, W. C. Wildman, Carroll Rodgers; a sister, Nettie Mae Rodgers. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider Medi Home Health & Hospice, 5369 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019 or Huddleston Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 77, Huddleston, VA 24104. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 31, 2010 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 3:00 PM at Updike Funeral Chapel, Huddleston with Rev. Francis Martin officiating and Rev. Jackie Carver assisting. Interment will follow in Palestine Church Cemetery.
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