Virginia Evelyn Armstrong Brooks, 93, of Shacklefords, VA died Wednesday, August 28, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents Shirley Temple Armstrong and Mary Elizabeth Sale Armstrong and by her husband of more than 70 years Charles Willie Brooks. Virginia was a longtime member of Poroporone Baptist Church in Shacklefords. She loved vegetable gardening, growing flowers and spending time with family and friends. She is survived by her children Diane B. Weaver and husband Robert of Greenville TN, Carolyn T. Brooks of Richmond VA, C. Wayne Brooks and wife Judy of Greenville NC, and Robin B. Robins of Richmond VA; her sister Elizabeth Mae Armstrong Shafer of Bridgeton NJ; her beloved sister-in-law Thelma Brooks Osby and husband Adrian of Sandston VA; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held 3 p.m. August 31st in Poroporone Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to West Point Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc., Box X, West Point, VA 23181 or Poroporone Baptist Church, PO Box 400, Shacklefords, VA 23156. Vincent Funeral Home, West Point, VA handled arrangements. Tributes may be posted at www.vincentfh.com.
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Published in Tidewater Review from Sept. 4 to Sept. 11, 2013