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Anne G. Jennings

October 16, 1922 - November 9, 2016

Burial Date November 11, 2016

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Virginia Anne Guthrie Jennings, 94, of Nathalie went to meet the Lord, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Jennings, Jr.

Anne was born in Halifax County, October 16, 1922 a daughter of the late Flournoy Caldwell Guthrie and Virginia Turner Guthrie. She was a lifelong member of Childrey Baptist Church where she was blessed to celebrate her 94th birthday, at the annual reunion, with many of her friends and relatives. She was also a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress. She graduated from Volens High School and attended Madison College. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Rob, Randolph and Sam Guthrie; one sister, Mavin Guthrie.

She is survived by one daughter, Maxine J. Long (Dr. Roger Long) of South Boston; two grandsons, Robert Long (Holly) of Hickory, N.C., James Long (Rachel) of Lexington, S.C.; five great-grandsons, Christian, Zachary, Caleb, Mason and Miller Long; one sister, Pattie Guthrie Yates of Nathalie; two brothers, Max R. Guthrie (Janice) of Forest, Jim Guthrie of South Boston

Special thanks go to her caregivers; Rosie Seamster, Kim Cooper, Sarah Barbour, Mattie Barbour, Minnie Waller and Phyllis Hailey.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 11, 2016 at Childrey Baptist Church by the Rev. Jerry Stanfield with interment to follow in Mulberry Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal.

Memorial contributions may be made to Childrey Baptist Church, 17069 L. P. Bailey Mem. Hwy., Nathalie, VA 24577.