Nellie Virginia Fitzgerald, 97, of Raphine died Sept. 7


Nellie Virginia Fitzgerald , 97, of Raphine died Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at The Mayflower in Lexington.

Born May 23, 1921, in Rockbridge County, she was the daughter of the late James Roscoe Fox and Myrtle Ellen Sours Fox.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Theordore Divers Fitzgerald.

Surviving are her daughter, Virginia Anne Clemmer and husband G.D.; brother, Earl Fox and wife Mary of Lyndhurst; grandchildren, Martha Rowsey and husband Dale and James Clemmer and wife Shelia; great-grandchildren, Lance Rowsey and wife Christinia, and Tracy Weeks and husband Brandon; and great-great-grandchildren, Colten and Owen Weeks and Adalyn Rowsey.

Nellie was a member of the Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church since 1937.

A funeral was conducted at Harrison Funeral Chapel Tuesday, Sept. 11.  Burial followed at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Cemetery. 

Memorial gifts may be given to Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, 6410 Lee-Jackson Highway, Steeles Tavern, VA 24476, and Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers St., Lexington, VA 24450.


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