Blanch Melissa Mahoney, 94, of Hopewell, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Lensey C. Bowman and Ida Ruth Writner Bowman, and was also preceded in death by: her husband, Robert Lee Mahoney, two brothers; and two sisters.
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Blanch enjoyed playing Bingo, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her daughters, Susan Casey, Patsy Akins and her husband, Marshall; grandchildren, David Casey, Robert Rotsolk, Matt Akins, Crystal Akins, Colton Akins; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Lela Vodar; special niece, Shirley Krause and her husband, Andy; and other family; and friends.
Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at the Hopewell Chapel of J. T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013, at Southlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, with Pastor Rocky Shearin, officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Calvary's Love Ministries, 118 S. 11th Ave., Hopewell, VA 23860. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on May 3, 2013