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Virginia Fox Saunders

Virginia Fox Saunders, 88, passed away Friday, April 15th at her daughter’s home in Fayetteville, NC. Virginia was born in Cockeysville, Maryland and lived in Virginia, Florida, and North Carolina throughout her lifetime. She was predeceased by her husband Walter LeRoy Saunders Jr., and son Walter LeRoy Saunders III. She is survived by her daughter Catherine Wilson, son-in-law Mark Wilson, nephew John Henneberger of Tucson, AZ, and granddaughter Alexandra Saunders of Roanoke, VA. Virginia was an avid member in 4-H as an All-Star for many years. Virginia attended Towson State Teachers College.  She worked as an aid in special needs classes in the Blacksburg, Virginia area.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be given to the 4-H Organization. Donations may be made by visiting 4-h.org. Alternatively, the family suggests supporting local musicians by attending a concert or recital.

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland funeral service.

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Cathy, so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was fortunate to have you to take care of her. Thinking of you during this time.

Kathy Johnson Apr 23 2022 4:42 PM

Cathy & Mark,
I am so sorry for your loss. Cathy, your Mom was so blessed by your constant care. Love and prayers are with all of your family. May your mother rest in peace and rise in glory.

Kathy Thaman Apr 21 2022 7:06 PM

Sincere condolences to the family - Cathy & Mark Wilson. I pray that God gives you peace.

Gloria Nelson Apr 21 2022 5:44 PM