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Virginia Alice Linke... Read More
Virginia Alice Linkenhoker Whitlow, 85, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, September 16, 2023. She was born in Buchanan, Virginia on January 31, 1938 to the late Luther Linkenhoker and Judieth Deisher Linkenhoker. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Via, Juliette Custer, brother, Billy Linkenhoker and a nephew.
She is survived by her husband, Joy Leon Whitlow, Sr.; children, Gregory Hodges, Sr. and wife, Wanda, Ellen Stern and husband, Christopher, Joy Whitlow, Jr. and partner, Stephanie; grandchildren, Matthew Johnson, Allen Hodges and wife, Nicole, Heather Johnson and several nieces.
Virginia was passionate about family. For more than 30 years, she put together an annual reunion of the Linkenhoker family who settled in the New River Valley in the late 1700’s. She loved her Lamplight Baptist Church family and her friends who attended the Senior Mountain Pickers at the Salem Senior Center.
Virginia was a busy lady, being involved in many groups and activities. She organized the gathering several times a month of the Buck Mountain Singers, ensuring everyone attending was well fed and entertained.
When she wasn’t out and about, she loved to cook, read, enjoyed arts and crafts, staying connected with everyone and spending time outdoors enjoying her flowers and birds.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 20, 2023 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM in the Oakey’s South Chapel where the funeral will follow at 1:30 PM with Pastor Jeff Gardner officiating. Burial will be private at Mountain View Memorial Gardens in Boones Mill.
The family would like to thank Good Samaritan Hospice for all their acts of loving care given to Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
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