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Virginia Ann McCroskey Roberts

December 14, 1927 — January 18, 2020

Bristol, Va.

Virginia Ann McCroskey Roberts, age 92, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Elm Croft Assisted Living in Kingsport, Tenn.  She was born in Long Island, N.Y. and moved to Washington County at age 5. Virginia was a member of Fleenor Memorial Church. She was a seamstress and loving caregiver to her parents and others in need.

Virginia was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Everett Glen Roberts; parents Robert Fredrick and Ella Worley McCroskey; daughter Glenna Roberts; brother Donald McCroskey; half-brother Hurley McCroskey; sister Faye Booher; brothers-in-law Harry Sculthorpe and Howard Carrier. 

She is survived by her daughter Cynthia Rushing and husband Larry; son Howell Roberts and wife Libby; brothers Arthur McCroskey and wife Carol and Richard McCroskey and wife Goldie; sisters Margie Sculthorpe and Brenda Carrier; grandchildren Joe Roberts and wife Sarah, Lisa Cannady and husband Mike, Belinda Rushing and spouse Kelly Morrison, Jeni Rushing and Larry Rushing, II and wife Kimberly; great-grandchildren Sean Cannady, Josie Roberts, Abigail Roberts, Ella Rushing and Olivia Rushing; sisters-in-law Carol McCroskey and Peggy Roberts.

A graveside service will be held at 3:30 PM on Monday, January 20, 2020 in Forest Hills Memory Gardens, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24210 with Pastor Larry Glover officiating. Those attending the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at least 15 minutes prior to the service. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or; the Shriners Children’s Hospital 2900, Rocky Point Drive; Tampa, FL 33607 or  

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register. 

The family of Virginia Ann McCroskey Roberts is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Monday, January 20, 2020

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Forest Hills Memory Gardens

19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24210

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