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Virginia Graham Sutliff

December 28, 1933 ~ June 16, 2018 (age 84)

Virginia Graham Sutliff, 84 of Troutville, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Jeannie’s Elder Care following a long illness.

Virginia was the daughter of the late Amos Graydon and Pearle Nancy Sutphin Graham.  She was a loving mother and wife, grandmother and friend.  Virginia loved spending time helping others whenever and wherever needed.  She retired from General Electric in 1989 as a loyal employee for 33 years.  Virginia also spent 18 years as a foster parent for Depauls. She was baptized and a member of Rainbow Forest Baptist Church for some 35 years; and as of late, she attended New Testament Baptist Church. 

In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by two brothers, Graydon “Billy” Graham and Trubie Ivan Graham.  She is survived by her husband of 59 years Jack Sutliff; brother and sister-in-law Carl and Delmar Graham; sons and daughters-in-law Allen and Susan Wirt, Frank and Julia Sutliff, and Joe and Kim Sutliff; grandchildren: Matt and Ryan Wirt, Jessica and Logan Sutliff, Charissa Henegar, Bryce and Hunter Sutliff; and great-granddaughter Gillian.

Virginia’s family would like to offer a special thanks to Jeannie’s Elder Care and Carilion Hospice for their care, compassion, and love in her final weeks.

A celebration of Virginia’s life will be 10:00 am, Friday, June 22 at Rader Funeral Home, 630 Roanoke Road, Daleville with Pastor Jay Richards officiating. Burial will be at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens.  Friends will be received at the funeral home 6-8 pm Thursday.

On-line condolences may be made to Virginia’s family at

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