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POQUOSON - Virgie Marie Martin, 84, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.
Virgie was born in Seaford and raised in Poquoson, where she lived until Hurricane Isabel destroyed her home in 2003. She then moved to North Carolina to live and returned home to Yorktown in 2010. She loved caring for and being with her family, and especially loved the Lord.
Virgie was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Martin Sr.; parents, George and Betty Hansford; son, William J. Martin Jr.; granddaughter, Phyllis M. Savchenko; son-in-law, Moody E. Firth Sr.; and sisters, Mildred Firman, Mabel Riggins, Doris Carter, Audrey Garrett and Betty Firman.
She is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Firth and Audrey (A.C.) Hill; grandchildren, Mary (Jack) Mihalczo, Alice (Kevin) Powell, Albert (Amber) Hill, Anna (Bobby) Hall, William (Sandy) Hill; and grandson-in-law, Curtis Savchenko Sr. She is also survived by 18 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, George M. Hansford; sister-in-law, Sarah Forrest; and other extended family.
The family would like to thank the staff of Personal Touch Hospice, with special thanks to Claudia, nurses Jessica, Diana and LaToya and all the nurses who came out to the house. We would also like to thank her aides, Latia and Audrey; and Chaplain Claire.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton with the Rev. Lonnie Correll officiating. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the funeral home. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in Daily Press from Oct. 28 to Oct. 29, 2012
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