Virgie Frances McDermot
July 18, 1917 – August 19, 2016
Virgie Frances McDermot, 99, of Lothian passed away August 19, 2016. She was born July 18, 1917 in Washington D.C. and raised in Pleasant Valley, VA. She moved to Maryland in 1943 and lived in Suitland for 60 years. Virgie was employed as a meat packer with Armour & Company in Washington, D.C. and later Briggs, retiring in 1982. Virgie also worked various odd jobs in order to care for and raise her children. She was married to William Woodard and Eugene McDermot, who both preceded her in death. Virgie was a member of the D.A.R. and in her leisure time enjoyed gardening, cooking, and sewing. Most of all, Virgie loved spending time with all of her grandchildren.
Virgie is survived by a daughter Virginia Brickey of Lothian and son William D. Woodard, Jr. of Vero Beach, FL. She is also survived by grandchildren Bonnie, Elaine, Jennifer, Robert, Rebecca, William, David, Michael, Wendy, Christopher, William (B) and Nicki Frances, and thirty-two great-grandchildren and twenty-five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughters Gloria J. Forney and Sharon Y. Smith, and a great-great-granddaughter Alysa Kate Thompson.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016