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Margaret "Helen" Funkhouser

Died: July 6, 2018

Margaret “Helen” Funkhouser, 91, of Winchester, Virginia passed away Friday, July 6, 2018, at her home.

Ms. Funkhouser was born in 1927 in Winchester, Virginia, the daughter of the late Ernest and Margaret Griffith. She was a graduate of Miller High School in Winchester and earned a business degree at Wincheste…read more

Margaret “Helen” Funkhouser, 91, of Winchester, Virginia passed away Friday, July 6, 2018, at her home.

Ms. Funkhouser was born in 1927 in Winchester, Virginia, the daughter of the late Ernest and Margaret Griffith. She was a graduate of Miller High School in Winchester and earned a business degree at Winchester Business School. She retired from Shenandoah Vinegar CoOp, which is now White House Food Products. Ms. Funkhouser was a member of the Winchester Moose Lodge and Forever Friends Society. She was always on the go…traveling, going to the theatre, or attending gospel shows. Ms. Funkhouser was an avid Bingo player, a fan of Elvis and the Lawrence Welk Show. She was a loyal supporter of Volunteers in Policing Program with Winchester Police Department. Ms. Funkhouser was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. A loving mother and sister that was always so proud of her four brothers that served in WWII.

Surviving are daughters, Joan Funkhouser of Winchester, Virginia and Peggy Julian of Norfolk, Virginia; son, Anthony Dwight Funkhouser (Cathy) of Winchester, Virginia; and best friend, Onile Bishop.

Along with her parents Ms. Funkhouser was preceded in death by a son, Steven Larrick Funkhouser and her siblings, Edna Williams, Blanche Smallwood, Mamie Fisher, Ernest, William, Roy, and Ray Griffith.

The family will receive friends from 6 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.

A funeral service will be conducted at 12 pm on Wednesday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel with Pastor Philip King officiating. Interment will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia.

Memorial contributions in Helen’s memory may be made to Winchester Police Department Volunteers in Policing, c/o Timbrook Public Safety Center, 231 E. Piccadilly Street, Suite 310, Winchester, Virginia 22601.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Time: 06:00 pm

End Time: 08:00 pm

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Mount Hebron Cemetery

Address:

Winchester,VA 22601

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Winchester Police Department Volunteers in Policing
c/o Timbrook Public Safety Center
231 E. Piccadilly Street, Suite 310
Winchester, Virginia 22601


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