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Virginia E.A. Brooks

Virginia E.A. Brooks

Virginia Evelyn Armstrong Brooks, 93, of Shacklefords, died Wednesday, August 28, 2013.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Shirley Temple Armstrong and Mary Elizabeth Sale Armstrong; and by her husband of more than 70 years, Charles Willie Brooks.

Virginia was a longtime member of Poroporone Baptist Church in Shacklefords.  She loved vegetable gardening, growing flowers and spending time with family and friends. 

She is survived by her children, Diane B. Weaver and husband Robert of Greenville Tenn., Carolyn T. Brooks of Richmond , C. Wayne Brooks and wife Judy of Greenville, N.C., and Robin B. Robins of Richmond; her sister, Elizabeth Mae Armstrong Shafer of Bridgeton N.J.; her beloved sister-in-law, Thelma Brooks Osby and husband Adrian of Sandston; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, August 31, at Poroporone Baptist Church, 30071 The Trail, Shacklefords, followed by a funeral service at 3 p.m. at the church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to West Point Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc., Box X, West Point, VA 23181; or Poroporone Baptist Church, P.O. Box 400, Shacklefords, VA 23156.  Vincent Funeral Home, West Point, is handling arrangements.  Tributes may be posted at

posted 08.29.2013

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