Virginia Dare Wellons

Published 3:32 pm Thursday, June 30, 2022

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RICHMOND – Virginia Dare Wellons, 89, passed away June 30, 2022 in Lakewood Retirement Community. Born in Franklin, she was a daughter of the late Floyd Wood Wellons Sr. and Pearl Spivey Wellons. She was also predeceased by a sister, Edna Mae Vick.

Virginia Dare Wellons

Virginia Dare was a graduate of Franklin High School and Chowan College. She retired from the Virginia Baptist Board in Richmond on June 30, 1997 and was a former employee of Union Camp Corporation in Franklin. She was a member of Derbyshire Baptist Church in Richmond and a former member of Franklin Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memory is her twin brother, Floyd W. Wellons Jr. and nieces and nephews, Alton “Sonny” Vick Jr., Carolyn “Connie” Yarbrough (Steve), Nita V. Carr, Robert W. “Bobby” Vick (Nancy), Cindy W. McFarland (Frankie) and Floyd W. “Woody” Wellons III (Connie).

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 2 in Poplar Spring Cemetery in Franklin with the Rev. Tim Webb officiating. The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Lakewood Retirement Community, 1900 Lauderdale Drive, Henrico, VA 23238.