White, Bessie Hungate Handy

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Bessie Hungate Handy White, age 92, of Long Shop, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, October 8, 2021, at her home. She was born in Montgomery County, Va. on April 7, 1929.

She was preceded in death by her father, William Rufus Hungate, her mother, Lela Smith Hungate Flinchum; her stepfather, Lee Flinchum, brothers, Jimmy Hungate and Junior Hungate, sister, Helen Hungate Carroll, step-sister, Glenna Flinchum Garwood and her second husband, Richard Thomas Handy.

Bessie was a devoted woman of God, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a member of Blacksburg Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband, William E. White, son and daughter-in-law, John and Gwen Handy; grandchildren, Brandon Handy and wife Linne`, Mary Katherine Handy, Will Stone, Abigail Stone, Jarrett Mays, sisters, Linda Hungate Jenkin, Vickie Flinchum Carroll, brothers and sisters-in-law, Danny and Patty Hungate, Jerry and Nancy Flinchum, Michael and Debbie Flinchum, numerous nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to Good Samaritan Hospice especially Miranda and Brittany for their care.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Michael Flinchum, Minister officiating. Interment will follow in the Centennial Christian Church Cemetery, McCoy. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 pm prior to the service at McCoy Funeral Home 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg.