July 26, 1928 – August 25, 2014

Virginia I. Magaha, 86, of Frederick, MD, formerly of Boyds, MD, died on Monday August 25, 2014 at Edenton Assisted Living in Frederick.

She was the wife of the late Archie T. Magaha who died January of 1999 after 54 years of marriage. Archie and Virginia were married in August of 1945.

Born on July 26, 1928 in Martinsburg, WV, she was the daughter of the late Martin Ellis and Charlotte Virginia (Prather) Braithwaite.

Virginia worked for Al-Marah Arabians Farm, Boyds Market, Selby’s Market and for the Montgomery County Schools CafĂ© during her life.

Surviving are her two daughters, Connie Rough and husband Ron of Walkersville, MD, Donna Elgin and husband Charlie of Adamstown, MD; one sister, Norma Everhart of Berkeley Springs, WV; seven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

She will also be remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.

Virginia was preceded in death by one son, Franklin Magaha; one daughter, Joanna Dorsey; one brother, Max Braithwaite and three sisters, Ruth Wenks, Anna Mae Magaha and Amelia Wilson.

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