Margie Rose "Babe" Cherry, age 83, of 5000 Whitehaven Court, Richmond, Va., formerly of Northridge, Calif., died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 at Autumn Care, Hanover, Va. following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 2, 1930 in Kane, the daughter of Gustav and Elsie Shaffer Johnson.
She was married to Victor "Vito" Cherry on Jan. 13, 1948 in Johnsonburg. He died Dec. 21, 2000.
She had resided in Virginia since 2009, and formerly lived in California. She graduated from Kane High School in 1947.
She is survived by two daughters, Janice "Jan" Myer of Richmond, Va. and Victoria Cherry of Lake Balboa, Calif.; two grandchildren, Eric Myer of Richmond, Va. and Bryan Myer of Covington, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband; a brother, Norman Johnson; and five sisters, June Lucore, Geraldine "Hon" Cooley, Audrey Stewart, Elaine Weaver and Linnea McAllister.
A Graveside Family Remembrance Service for Margie Rose "Babe" Cherry will be conducted at Holy Rosary Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Johnsonburg. There will be no visitation.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg.
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