Mary Elizabeth Price, age 96, of Abingdon, Va. peacefully met her Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. She put her trust and faith in Christ at a young age, loved her church, hymns and reading her Bible. Her father taught her to never have idle hands. She was devoted to her family, loved gardening, and was an avid quilter. Wrapping one of her quilts in our arms will be like getting a sweet hug straight from her.
Mary was a faithful long-time member of Abingdon Bible Church. During her working years, she was a seamstress and retired from Harwood Manufacturing.
Mary was predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Homer; parents, George William and Lillie Mae Goodson Whicker; and six siblings.She is survived by her sons, George Price and wife, Wanda, of Bristol, Va., Frank Price and wife, Diane, of Bristol, Tenn., and Eugene Price and wife, Sheila, of Abingdon; grandchildren, Tonya Sproles, Michael Price, Holly Edwards, Preston Price and Brett Price; 17 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July, 23, 2020, at Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Dr. Paul Bufford officiating. Grandsons will serve as casket bearers Those attending the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at least 15 minutes prior to the service. In accordance with COVID-19 restrictions face coverings are recommended and social distancing is encouraged.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to one’s church or favorite charity in Mary’s memory.
Those wishing to express sympathy online or send “Hugs from Home” may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
The family of Mary Elizabeth Price is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).