Chichester, Virginia P.

Chichester, Virginia P.

Mrs. Virginia P. Chichester, 91, of Brookeville, died Saturday, Sept. 29, at Montgomery Village Care and Rehabilitation Center in Montgomery Village.

She was the wife of Ridgely B. Chichester, to whom she had been married for 53 years. He died in 1985.

Born Dec. 30, 1909, in Lewisburg, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late James and Nelle Holden Porter.

She was a homemaker.

She was a 1928 graduate of the old Rockville High School in Rockville, where she played basketball.

She married in 1932 and moved to her husband’s family farm, “Springland” in Olney.

She was a 69-year member of the Woman’s Board of Montgomery General Hospital, Olney.

She was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Brookeville.

She was a member of the Sandy Spring Museum.

She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth C. Waters and husband Basil of Gaithersburg; a son, Ridgely B. Chichester Jr. and wife Ginny of Olney; two stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.

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