Marion Agee Heath, 80, of Bedford and formerly of Suffolk, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 at her residence. She was born Oct. 7, 1932 in Bedford, a daughter of the late Hubert Miller Agee and Jessie Mattie Carter Agee. In addition to her parents, Marion was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Blaney T. Heath, Jr.; and two brothers, Melvin and Edward Agee. She is survived by two children, Dennis Heath (Neda) and Stella Heath Germ (Ralph); and her cherished great-niece, Valerie Detamore (Joey). She also leaves behind four grandchildren, David Mynes, Richard (fiancÃ©e Julee), Douglas, and Jessie Germ; two great-grandchildren, Patrick and Hunter Mynes; two great great-nephews, Justin and Lucas Detamore; a brother, Charlie Agee (Mabel); a sister, Alma McCulley; a sister-in-law, Mary Parker; a nephew, James Agee (Martha), Martha was her best friend for more than 40 years; David Goodman (Mia) a friend who was like a son; and numerous other family members and friends. Graveside services were conducted at 12 Noon, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at Suck Spring Baptist Church Cemetery with Chaplain Mark Flores officiating. The family wishes to give a special thank you to Mary Jo, Mark, Teresa, and Dr. Beahm at Bedford Hospice Care for all their care and kindness throughout her illness. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for donations to be made to The National D-Day Memorial Foundation, PO Box 77, Bedford, VA 24523. To send condolences, please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, 540-586-3443.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin on Sept. 18, 2013