Virginia Christine Harris
Virginia Christine Harris
  • March 18, 1930 - September 8, 2017
  • Amherst, Virginia

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Virginia Christine Harris, 87, of Amherst, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Heartland of Lynchburg. She was the loving wife of Cecil Don Harris.

Born on March 18, 1930 in Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late James Branham and the late Effie Roberts Johns. Virginia was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Virginia loved her family and never knew a stranger. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Anderson; a grandson, Michael Johns; and three brothers, Raymond Johns, Roy Johns, and Andrew Johns.

Left to cherish her memories are her husband, Cecil; her children, Margaret Pentecost and husband Robert, Peter Johns and wife Linda, and Linda Abbott; ten grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn Matthews and husband Patrick, Effie Hall, and Wilma Hensley; brothers, Wayne Johns, Jesse Roger Johns and wife Lisa, and Clarence Hicks and wife Bonnie; a numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and other family members.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Whitten Monelison Chapel and at other times at the residence of her sister, Evelyn Matthews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Whitten Monelison Chapel. Interment will follow at St. Paul's Episcopal Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider the financial needs of the family.