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Abbie H. Flippo

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Date published: 2/2/2009

Abbie H. Flippo

Abbie Henderson Flippo, 86, of Fredericksburg passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Woodmont Center. She was the widow of her beloved husband of 56 years, C. Lee Flippo.

She was born in King George County, a daughter of the late Watson S. Henderson Sr. and Effie Henderson. She worked at FMC until it closed.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Watson S. Henderson Jr. and Joseph Henderson.

Abbie is survived by her four sisters, Helen Eastridge and Roberta Cox, both of Stafford County, Myrtis Carver and her husband, James, of Spotsylvania County and Nancy Dobbins and her husband, Lewis, of Phoenix, Ariz.; her three brothers, James Henderson of Spotsylvania, David Henderson, and his wife, Lucille, and Levert Henderson and his wife, Juanita, all of Stafford; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, at Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the funeral home with the Rev. Gary Staddan officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 1501 Washington Ave., Fredericksburg, Va. 22401.

To send a condolence to the family, please visit mullinsthompson.com.