Mary Lou “Loopy” Elkins, 94, of Harrisonburg, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Mary was born November 25, 1918, in Stuart, Va., and was the daughter of the late Charles and Sally Padgett Hanby.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, George Guyer Elkins, Sr.; her first husband, Paige Cicero Holder, Sr.; and four sisters.
Prior to settling in Harrisonburg, Mary worked as a registered nurse in Warrenton, where the family resided for many years. She later retired to Martinsville, Va., to be close with family and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Mary is survived by her son, Paige C. Holder and wife, Sherry, of Waynesboro; daughters, Susan Blair Hanlon and Sally H. Tuccori and husband, Michael, all of Harrisonburg; step-sons, David Elkins and wife, Laura, of Martinsville and George G. Elkins, Jr. and wife, Shelley; step-daughter, Polly Rosenstein and husband, Dan; sister, Annie Lee Ferrell, of Martinsville; two grandchildren, Steven P. Holder and wife Alexi and Jennifer H. Lucas and husband, Matt; six step-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service and interment will be held in Martinsville, VA at a later date.
Condolences are welcome at www.kygers.com.