OBITUARY

Virginia Mae McCrary

December 16, 1936March 12, 2018
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Virginia Mae McCrary, 81 of Newport News went to be with Lord on Monday, March 12, 2018. A native of Mount Airy, North Carolina, she worked for Leggetts as a sales associate and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, Sebron and Maggie Sechriest, sister, Ernestine Richards, and granddaughter, Kristie McCrary. She leaves behind her husband of 63 years, Parlie McCrary; two sons, Greg McCrary, and Randy McCrary and his wife Sandra; daughter, Kelly Bowman and her husband Ronnie; grandchildren, Joshua Gaulding, Justin McCrary, Matthew Payne, and Jarad Payne; sister, Dot Combs and her husband Jack; and brother, Wayne Sechriest and his wife Brenda.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A celebration of Virginia's life will follow at 2:30 pm at the funeral home, with Pastor Joe Hunt officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, www.chkd.org/support-us/donate.

Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence wit the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.

  • FAMILY

  • Parlie McCrary, Husband
  • Greg McCrary, Son
  • Randy McCrary and wife, Sandra, Son
  • Kelly Bowman and husband, Ronnie, Daughter
  • Joshua Gaulding, Grandson
  • Justin McCrary, Grandson
  • Matthew Payne, Grandson
  • Jarad Payne, Grandson
  • Dot Combs and husband, Jack, Sister
  • Wayne Sechriest and wife, Brenda, Brother
  • Sebron Sechriest, Father
  • Maggie Reece Sechriest, Mother
  • Kristie McCrary, Granddaughter
  • Ernestine Richards, Sister
  • DONATIONS

  • Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, March 16, 2018
REMEMBERING

Virginia Mae McCrary

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Randy Mccrary

March 31, 2018

Mom it's not a day I don't think of you . I miss and love you so much God blessed me with a great mom l know your in heaven with the Lord Jesus you leave me great memories I love you your son Randy

Kelly Bowman

March 28, 2018

To the best mother in the world! I will miss our daily phone calls, advice and genuine love you have always shown to me. You have left us with precious memories that will not be forgotten. I will miss your sweet potato pie and your zest for life. You have taught me well and have been a faithful servant to the Lord. Forever in my heart.
With love from your daughter,
Kelly

Tina Burnell

March 15, 2018

Dear Kelly, Greg, Parlie and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you all. Virginia was such a beautiful lady inside and out. You are all in my prayers for peace, comfort and understanding during this most difficult time.

Tom Wills

March 15, 2018

Kelly / Family,

Kelly this is Tom at Carhartt Licensed Products / Renfro Corp. Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

Robin Simmons

March 15, 2018

Kelly and family,
You and in my thoughts and prayers.
Robin Simmons, Mount Airy, NC

Vicky Raynor

March 13, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. She was a wonderful neighbor & friend.

Tami Pollard

March 12, 2018

KELLY, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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Biography

Virginia Mae McCrary, 81 of Newport News went to be with Lord on Monday, March 12, 2018. A native of Mount Airy, North Carolina, she worked for Leggetts as a sales associate and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, Sebron and Maggie Sechriest, sister, Ernestine Richards, and granddaughter, Kristie McCrary. She leaves behind her husband of 63 years, Parlie McCrary; two sons, Greg McCrary, and Randy McCrary and his wife Sandra; daughter, Kelly Bowman and her husband Ronnie; grandchildren, Joshua Gaulding, Justin McCrary, Matthew Payne, and Jarad Payne; sister, Dot Combs and her husband Jack; and brother, Wayne Sechriest and his wife Brenda.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A celebration of Virginia's life will follow at 2:30 pm at the funeral home, with Pastor Joe Hunt officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, www.chkd.org/support-us/donate.