Clay — Virginia Samples Gandee Boggs, 92, of Clay, entered into rest Monday, May 15, 2017 in Clay Health Care, Big Otter.
She was born October 10, 1924, in Procious, being the oldest daughter of Grover and Eva Crouse Samples. In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her first husband, Gerald “Bud” Gandee; her only child, Robert “Wag” Gandee; her second husband of 45 and-a-half years, Hugh H. Boggs Jr.; step-great grandson, Tyler Richmond; and sister, Lenore (Ray) Hardman.
Virginia was a 1941 graduate of Clay County High School and attended Glenville State College. She taught school for a few years during World War II, but gave it up soon thereafter to become a wife, mother, homemaker, grandmother and great- grandmother. She was a member of the Liberty Advent Christian Church of Procious, having become a member in August 1941.
She is survived by her three grandchildren, Karmin (Perry) Richmond and Tabitha (Michael “Mikey”) Gandee Cox, both of Princeton, and Troy (Rachel) Gandee of North Charleston, S.C.; great-granddaughter, Jenna Grace Gilmore; great-grandsons, Miller Cox and West Cox; sisters, Dixie (the late John) Hill of Rockwall, TX, and Norma (the late Burnell) Johnson, of Bessemer, AL; stepson, Hugh Boggs III of Great Falls, VA; and stepdaughter, Debra Saunders, of Leesburg, VA;
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with minister Dewey Tanner officiating. Burial was in Clay Memorial Gardens, Clay.
Friends gathered with family one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The family would like to thank the staff of Clay Health Care for their loving care.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Boggs family.