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Date published: 1/1/2014

Mamie L. McWhirt

Mrs. Mamie L. McWhirt, 91, of Fredericksburg passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013.

Mamie was born in 1922 in Guinea to her parents, Lucian Lumpkin and Florence Purks Lumpkin. She graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1939. In September 1940, she married Horace Krieger and they had one child, Sandra. She later married Alfred H. McWhirt. They owned a construction company, building homes in the Fredericksburg area.

Mamie's hobbies included gardening and dancing. She was a Gray Lady at Mary Washington Hospital and a member of the Fredericksburg Garden Club. She attended Fairview Baptist Church for more than 60 years and was an active member of the Golden Jubilee Choir.

Mamie was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred H. McWhirt; her brother, Lucian "Bunny" Lumpkin; and sisters Maud L. Grinnan and Vanda L. Green.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Krieger Bond, and her son-in-law, E. Dewey Bond.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralervice.com.