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Margaret Osborne Orr

November 19, 1928 — October 16, 2021

Abingdon, VA – Margaret Osborne Orr, age 92, arrived in her Heavenly home on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Ballad Hospice House.  Margaret was a graduate of Glade Spring High School and retired from Superior Mills in Chilhowie, VA.  She was a faithful member of Old Glade Presbyterian Church.  Margaret especially loved to spend time with family and friends.  She will be deeply missed by all those she met through the years. 

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Stella Rhudy Osborne; husband, Lawrence Edward Orr; 14 siblings; and son-in-law, Robert C. Donaldson. 

She is survived by two loving daughters, Lydia Landis and Bina (Dale) Phipps, both of Abingdon, VA; three special great granddaughters of the home; Kymberlin, Cheyanne, and Sydnee; five grandchildren, Gus Wild, Margie Driver, Lauren Wild, Mac Phipps, and Amy Button; 12 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; special long-time caregiver, Becky Lunsford; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

A private graveside service will be held for the immediate family at Old Glade Presbyterian Cemetery with Rev. Tim Bird officiating.  A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Old Glade Presbyterian Church with Rev. Tim Bird officiating.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Old Glade Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund in Mrs. Orr’s name.  Those wishing to share memories or messages of sympathy may do so online by visiting  

The family of Margaret Osborne Orr is in the care of the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Old Glade Spring Presbyterian Church

33234 Lee Highway, Glade Spring, VA 24340

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