Virginia "Ginnie" or "GG" Atkinson McHone, 84, died on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.
Born on March 19, 1933, in the Ashwood community of Lee County, she was a daughter of the late Clarendon Barron Atkinson and Georgia Louise Merchant Atkinson. She retired from Campbell Soup Co. and the USDA.
Survivors include two daughters, Bobbi Jo McHone Proctor of Sumter and Janette Lee McHone Morris (Mike) of Wedgefield; six grandchildren, Lamar Proctor Jr. (Janine), Donnie Morris (Andrea), Rusty Morris (Rachel), Megan Burnish (William), Toby Morris (Courtney) and MacKenzie Hurst; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Ryan Casey Proctor; a sister, Mary Frances Velgus; and a brother, Rudolph Atkinson.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today at the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Mitch Towery officiating. Burial will be at Sumter Cemetery.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family received friends on Monday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 75817, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.