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Irma Jeanne Pugh

May 17, 1934 - April 6, 2019

Irma Jeanne Pugh, age 84, passed away April 6, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center.

Born May 17, 1934 in Cumberland, MD, she was the only child of Murrell and Leota Haines Wolford.

Irma Jeanne is survived by her husband of 61 years, Marion L. Pugh of Winchester, VA, three children, Ann Michelle Pugh of Stephens C…read more

Irma Jeanne Pugh, age 84, passed away April 6, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center.

Born May 17, 1934 in Cumberland, MD, she was the only child of Murrell and Leota Haines Wolford.

Irma Jeanne is survived by her husband of 61 years, Marion L. Pugh of Winchester, VA, three children, Ann Michelle Pugh of Stephens City, VA, Pamela Jeanne Prescott and her husband Michael of Richmond, VA and Joseph Murrell Pugh and his wife Marty of Falls Church, VA, and four grandchildren who were the sparkle in her eye, Tyler David Maddox of Fredericksburg, VA, Rachel Ellen Pugh of Falls Church, VA, Lexington Reid Maddox of Richmond, VA, and Theodore Brady Pugh of Falls Church, VA, along with Chris Prescott and wife Holly and baby Nolan of Woodbridge, VA.

Irma Jeanne graduated from Romney High School in 1952 and received a degree in Biology from Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV. After graduating from Shepherd, she moved to Richmond, VA, where she attended and graduated from the Medical College of Virginia. Early in her career, she worked as a Medical Technologist at hospitals in Winchester, VA and Romney, WV. She was the director of the laboratory at Romney Memorial Hospital for several years. After a career in the medical community, she co-owned and operated M. L. Pugh Orchards in Romney with her husband Marion. Concurrently several years later, she co-owned Hampshire Distributors, Inc. in Romney, WV, until her retirement.

Irma Jeanne’s four grandchildren meant the world to her. Nannie, as the grandchildren called her, loved to spend time with family. Her ideal day was being surrounded by her family enjoying long hours of fellowship. Irma Jeanne was very artistic and creative and loved to cross-stitch and through this hobby she created many cross-stitch creations for her children and grandchildren. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed painting, ceramics and flipping through her big red recipe binder looking for something to cook or bake. Some of her most precious memories were cooking with the grandkids. Irma Jeanne loved listening to music including the Beach Boys song “Kokomo” and songs by Jimmy Buffet. She never missed a Washington National’s baseball game and even purchased a Nat’s ‘Teddy’ stuffed toy who she proudly displayed on the sofa as good luck for each game.

Irma Jeanne loved the beach and in the early 1990’s, she and Marion purchased a second home in Florida. They enjoyed the warm temperatures and loved being “snow birds”. She would read on the back porch while Marion went golfing. When the Washington National’s spring training camp opened in Florida near their home, she loved attending the games.

Friends will be received at Omps Funeral Home, 1600 Amherst Street, Winchester, VA 22601 on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00AM and a Memorial Service will be held at 11:00AM, with Roy Knight officiating. Immediately following the service, the family will proceed to Malick Cemetery in Augusta, WV for private interment.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Irma Jeanne’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 124 Park Street SE, Vienna, VA, 22180, or a charity of your choice.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Service Information

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Malick Cemetery

Address:

Hoy Road
Augusta,West Virginia26704

Private Family Interment


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