Mary Virginia Stephenson Sandridge, 91, through the grace of God, passed away January 3, 2018, at Rosewood Village Hollymead in Charlottesville, Virginia. She was born July 12, 1926, on the family farm in Albemarle County. She was the daughter of Mamie Elizabeth and Alexander Stephenson. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Hollis Sandridge Sr. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, William and Tyler Stephenson, a sister Mildred Stephenson Keister, two half-brothers, Charles Gill and Marshall (Shorty) Gill, two half-sisters Marie Gill Clarke and Isabelle Gill Grubb and a great-grandson Joshua David Pasternak. She is survived by her children Hollis F. Sandridge, Jr. and wife Linda, Barbara Sandridge Pasternak and husband Dave and David L. Sandridge and wife Ann; grandchildren Brian Pasternak, Robert Pasternak, Lauren Smith, Aynsley Gresko, Michael H. Sandridge; step-granddaughter Jennifer Block; great-grandchildren, Jenna, Courtney, Dylan and Taylor Pasternak and many devoted nieces and nephews.
A lifelong resident of Crozet, Gin was a homemaker and wonderful wife to Hollis and mother to her three children. She was a graduate of Longwood College and Nursing School at University of Virginia. She was a longtime member of Crozet United Methodist Church and enjoyed activities with her many friends.
A celebration of Gin’s life was be held at Crozet United Methodist Church January 6 Contributions in her memory may be made to Crozet United Methodist Church and Hospice of the Piedmont.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Rosewood Village Hollymead of Charlottesville and Hospice of the Piedmont for their care and compassion for Virginia in the last year of her life.