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PO Box 176
24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
Accomac, VA 23301
Phone: 757-787-2504
Fax: 757-787-5606
Mary Justis

Mary Ronie "Giddins" Justis

Thursday, September 14th, 1922 - Sunday, March 21st, 2021
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MARY RONIE GIDDINS JUSTIS, beloved daughter of the late Ellison and Viola Giddins, was born on Thursday, September 14, 1922. She peacefully joined her husband, George, and her son, Dorsey, in heaven on Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Mary was educated in the Accomack County Public School system, graduating from Mary N. Smith High School in 1940.

At an early age, Mary gave her life to Christ. She was a faithful and devoted member of Metompkin Baptist Church in Parksley, Virginia. Her love for God shone through her work as an Usher, Deaconess, Missionary, Culinary Arts volunteer, and member of the Hospitality Committee. She believed in keeping God’s house spotless, fit for the King.

During her time on earth, Mary genuinely enjoyed her family. Her sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren were a blessing to her. She doted on each of them, making sure each of them knew how much she loved them. However, she had an affinity for her son, Fletcher, who took special care of her. Both of her sons were with her during her final days. Mary also loved her nieces and nephews, spending time visiting them and when she could, taking trips with them. Though a woman of very few words, you knew she loved you if she teased you, or offered you Honey Maid Graham Crackers when you visited her welcoming home.

Her marriage to George, which spanned decades, also brought her much joy and happiness. Their union was filled with lots of laugher and love. She took great care of him, and he made her smile. You could often hear her say, “George, get on away from here,” all the while laughing at his antics.

Mary will lovingly be remembered for her teasing, beautiful smile, baked tomatoes, her assurance that every family member received a Christmas gift, birthday cards that always contained money, bread, and butter sandwiches, and Honey Maid Graham Crackers.

In addition to her parents and siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband, George; son, Dorsey “Chicken”; stepson, Bruce; daughters-in-law, Della, Pam, and Joann; granddaughter, Kimberly; and nephew, Ellison.

She leaves to cherish her memory: two sons, Fletcher and Bobby; stepdaughter, Bertha Lee Wilson; stepsons, Larry, Wayne, and Ron; daughters-in-law, Bernice, Maria, Virginia, and Cheryl; grandchildren, Carolyn Hyslop, Stephanie Fosque, Stacey Scott, Jeff Fosque, Tracey Custis, Tobias Custis, Rodney Wharton, Andre Wharton, RaShaun Wharton, and Felicia Perry; twenty-two great-grandchildren; eighteen great, great-grandchildren; and a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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  • Private Funeral Service

    Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 12:00pm
    Location
    Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc.
    Address
    24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
    Accomac, VA 23301
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    Notes
    In light of the evolving situation with COVID-19 virus, we are making adjustments to adapt to the current health emergency. In order to reduce the spread of the virus in our community, we are limiting the public’s access to our facility. We will continue to serve our families with the utmost dignity, as well as maintain the safety guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
    We have received notification of the Governor’s Executive Order Sixth Amended Number Sixty-Seven (2020) and Order of Public Health Emergency Seven, which imposes the following restriction:
    Effective Midnight, Sunday, November 15, 2020, all public and private in person gatherings of 25 or more individuals are prohibited. This includes outdoor and indoor settings.
    In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order, Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc. will comply and hold all services private until further notice. We will not have any public viewings. In an effort to accommodate family and friends, we are posting photos and the funeral/graveside service video of your loved ones on their respective Book of Memory pages on our website, www.cooperandhumbles.com. This will allow you to have a lasting memory picture and attend the service virtually. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time and as soon as this matter is resolved, we will resume our normal practices.
    Officiant
    Evangelist Camesha Handy
  • Interment

    Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 12:00pm
    Location
    Wharton Cemetery
    Address
    Kinsey Dr. & Metompkin Rd.
    PARKSLEY, VA 23421
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Corliss T. Scipio-Pearson

Posted at 01:57pm
With my Love for you and memories of your pleasant laughter, Your Niece Corliss (your Eldest Sister Viola’s Eldest Child). I am grateful to have stayed in touch with you. ❤️
 
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Corliss T. Scipio-Pearson Posted at 02:04pm

To Fletcher for your dutiful love and care. To Dorsey’s daughter, to Bobby and the remaining loyal Giddins Family and Friends, May You Rest In Peace. Corliss, Teddy, Deborah, Angie(deceased) and our Children. Endearingly, Corliss
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Peggy Belote

Posted at 12:28pm
I knew dear Mary when we worked at Wallops...she was a dear soul who we constantly teased and she did the same to us...my dear coworker Ruth Williams who passed away last May and most of our other coworkers are gone now too...we rejoice knowing her earthly cares are over and she is reaping peace and joy in Heaven! Sincere condolences to her loving and supportive sons and her family and friends...may she Rest In Peace eternally..
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Maria Morris

Posted at 06:31pm
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To Fletcher, Bobby , and Family, Our thoughts and prayer are with you and the family during your time of loss. May God comfort and strengthen you.
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