Virginia Connelly Wells Hargrave, 91, of Dinwiddie, VA. passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021.
She was born August 22, 1929 to the late Thomas Budd and Effie Connelly Wells. Mrs. Hargrave was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Ernest Hargrave and four sisters; Mary W. Burge, Rebecca W. Avery, Mildred W. Spain, and Ethel W. Daniels. She lived a long Christian life who put God and her family first, always caring and doing for others. She was an active member of Memorial Methodist Church, Petersburg, VA. and later Kenwood United Methodist Church, Dinwiddie, VA. Mrs. Hargrave is survived by her three children, Nancy H. Wittie (Pete) of Midlothian, VA., Ann H. Johnson (Chuck) of Dinwiddie, VA. and Samuel E. “Ernie” Hargrave, Jr. (Dee) of Chester, VA.; three grandchildren, Jason A. Holloway (Cheryl) of Virginia Beach, VA., Susan E. Hargrave of Chester, VA. and Samuel E. Hargrave, III of Arlington, VA.; four great-grandchildren, Landon, Tyler, and Kole Holloway and Timothy Freeman. A devoted brother, John B. Wells of Orlando, FL., several nieces and nephews and many special friends including Ted and Claire Baxter, Doug, Julie, and Heather Jackson. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at the Petersburg Home for Ladies who cared for her during her final days. Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. prior to the service at 12 noon, Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Kenwood United Methodist Church, 25200 Ritchie Ave., North Dinwiddie, VA. 23803. Burial will follow at Southlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, South Prince George, VA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kenwood United Methodist Church or Petersburg Home for Ladies (Fellowship Fund), 311 S. Jefferson St., Petersburg, VA. 23803. The family is being served by Williams Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com