GASTONIA - Margaret Virginia Hollifield, 91, passed away July 19, 2013, at Presbyterian Hospital in Char-lotte.
She was born April 3, 1922, in Gaston County, daughter of the late William and Virginia Hovis Bame.
Virginia is survived by her sons, Richard Stephen Garris, of Chester, S.C., Robert Lamar Garris, of Locust, and William Eller Garris, of Charlotte; daughter, Virginia Anne McCormick, of Charlotte; brother, James Bame, of Gastonia; sisters, Matti Sheperd, of Gastonia, and Archie Oats, of Gastonia; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia.
A funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Joel Shirley, will be held at noon on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at www.greenefuneral.com.