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Virginia Mae (Wren) McCowan

May 19, 1932 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 84)

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Virginia Mae Wren McCowan, 84, of Stuarts Draft and formerly of Falls Church, passed away, Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Augusta Health, Fishersville with her family by her side.  She was born May 19, 1932, in Falls Church, Virginia, a daughter of the late Cline E. Wren and Emma Mae Foster Wren.

Virginia was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Davis and Naomi (Betty) Stevens and a brother, James Wren.

She is survived by her best friend and devoted husband of 52 years, Donald McCowan; her children, Linda Wade and her husband, Walter of Fishersville, Bill Dodd and wife,  Nancy of Mira Loma, CA, Steve Dodd and wife, Carol of Haymarket, Donald Dodd and wife, Jeri  Dodd of McKinleyville, CA, Mollie Iseli and husband, Buck of Stuarts Draft and Virginia Coffey and husband, Jeff of Stuarts Draft; her two brothers, Robert Wren and William Wren; her two sisters, Irene Garrett and Norma Depew; her 15 grandchildren, Aaron Dodd, Crystal Dodd, Devon Dodd, Jeremy Hansen, Lucas Dodd, Bethany Reilly, Rachel Minton, Daniel Marsh, Benjamin Dodd, Jessie Dodd, Nathan Dodd, Matthew Sundeen, Jakob Coffey, Lindsay Iseli and Logan Iseli and her 13 great-grandchildren, Sage Dodd, Kimberly Hansen, Jeffrey Hansen, Timothy Hansen, Malachi Reilly, Elianna Reilly, Isaiah Reilly, Mikayla Minton, Kennedy Minton, Tyler Marsh, Samantha Marsh, Joline Marsh and Trevor Marsh.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Augusta Memorial Park, 1775 Goose Creek Road, Waynesboro.  Friends may assemble at the cemetery for the service.

Serving as Active Pallbearers will be, Donald Dodd, Steve Dodd, Matthew Sundeen, Jeff Coffey, Buck Iseli and Walter Wade.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at the Stuarts Draft Retirement Community for the care and kindness shown over the past year.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad, 10 Manor Road, Stuarts Draft, VA 24477.

Family and friends may view full obituary and share memories and condolences at www.charltonandgroomefuneralhome.com.   


Charitable donations may be made to:

Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad
10 Manor Road, Stuarts Draft VA 24477
Tel: 1-540-337-2528
Web: http://www.sdrs.org



 Service Information

Graveside Service
Wednesday
April 19, 2017

2:00 PM
Augusta Memorial Park
1775 Goose Creek Road
Waynesboro, VA 22980


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