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 Virginia <I>Revelle</I> Stephenson

Virginia Revelle Stephenson

Death 14 Feb 2009 (aged 100)
Burial Franklin City, Franklin City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 88789682 · View Source
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Published in Daily Press from February 15 to February 16, 2009, in part:

POQUOSON - Virginia R. Stephenson, 100, a native of Southampton County, resident of Franklin over 30 years, and Poquoson resident the past 3 years, passed away Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009.

She was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, Franklin, and was former Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Franklin.

After graduating from Longwood Teachers College, Mrs. Stephenson taught in a one room school. She was organist and Sunday school teacher at Mt. Horeb U. M. Church, before moving to Franklin. She loved to travel with friends and family, visiting all over North America from Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Hawaii, to Chincoteague Island. She traveled to many countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and celebrated birthdays in many foreign lands over the years. One of the highlights of her travels was being baptized in the River Jordan in Israel. She also loved gardening and was especially proud of her cucumbers grown in her little garden in the backyard on Clay Street.

Mrs. Stephenson was preceded in death by her husband, Julian H. Stephenson; daughter, Joyce S. Bracey; son, Alton R. Stephenson; and grandson, James F. Bracey III.

She is survived by two daughters, Frances S. Ferguson of Poquoson, and Sherren S. Holland and husband, Coleman of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; a brother, Russell F. Revelle of Franklin; a sister, Hazel S. Bryant and husband, Raymond of Franklin; five grandchildren, Robin S. Short of Wake Forest, N.C., Laura S. Morton of Woodbridge, Va., Dana F. Cannella of Poquoson, Nicole H. French, and J. Clay Holland, both of Richmond; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and a nephew.

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