|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1931|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2011|
Virginia Murray Hendry
Birth date: December 28, 1931
Death date: February 01, 2011
Mrs. Virginia Murray Hendry, 79 of Blackshear, passed away at the home of her friend and fellow Blackshear Presbyterian Church member, Pamela Davis Hitchner, with her daughter, Betty Ann, and close family members at her side on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in Mershon, Georgia. She was born to the late James "Jim" Murray and Hulda Johnson Murray Henderson O'Berry on December 28, 1931 in Blackshear, Georgia. Mrs. Hendry was the widow of George Tracy Hendry, Jr.
Virginia was baptized and joined the Blackshear Presbyterian Church on April 25, 1943 and held the third longest church membership in the church at the time of her death (68 years). She was a devoted member and visited the church every day. She was friendly and greeted people as they entered the church and kept the church nursery for many years while touching the lives of numerous young children.
She was a 1952 graduate of Blackshear High School.
In addition to her parents and husband, Virginia was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Marie Hendry; and two brothers, Walter "Buck" Murray and Frederick Oden "Pete" Murray.
Survivors include her daughter, Betty Ann Hendry Blackburn of Albuquerque, NM; two sisters, Waunel Murray Hall of Rome, GA and Mary Henderson Callahan of Blackshear; a brother, Malcom Thomas Henderson of North Georgia and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Blackshear Presbyterian Church, 432 Main Street, Blackshear, GA 31516 or to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501.
Visitation for Mrs. Hendry will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.
A memorial service for Mrs. Hendry will be held Saturday afternoon, February 5, 2011, at 4:00 o'clock from the Blackshear Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Dr. Jesse Truvillion will be officiating.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street | Blackshear, GA 31516
Phone: (912) 449-6626
Lakey Hulda Johnson O'Berry (1907 - 1994)
George Tracy Hendry (1908 - 1965)
Angela Marie Hendry (1957 - 1958)*
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Record added: Feb 02, 2011
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