Born: Monday Jul 18, 1927

Died: Tuesday Oct 10, 2017


Addie Ruth Foley Handy

July 18, 1927 - October 10, 2017

Addie Ruth Foley Handy, 90, of 507 Washburn Avenue in Eden, passed away Tuesday evening, October 10, 2017 at Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

A graveside service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, October 14th, at Ridgeview Memorial Gardens.  There will be no formal visitation, however, the family will receive friends at her home.

Mrs. Handy was born July 18, 1927 in Patrick County, Virginia to the late Samuel and Susie Willard Foley.  She worked for many years in textiles and was a resident of the Spray community for most of her life.  After retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her family, took pride in her large garden where she grew a variety of vegetables for canning every summer, and delighted in being "Nanny" to her granddaughter, Amber.  Mrs. Handy was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by  her daughter, Sue H. Ayers and husband, James and Vicki H. Robertson and husband, Sam, all of Eden;  granddaughter, Amber Robertson and significant other, Sherman Mohr of Nashville, TN;  sister, Vicky F. Eggleston and husband, Roy of Eden;  sister-in-law, Opal S. Foley of Eden;  and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Preceding Mrs. Handy in death, along with her parents, were her son, Jerry M. Handy;  husband, John A. Handy;  as well as her brothers Wesley Foley, Clement Foley, Rufus Foley, and Marshall Foley; and sisters, Mildred Pulliam, Alice Robertson, Minnie Crouch, Millie Page, and Dovie Roberts.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Home of Rockingham County, Po Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375

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Laverne,we were sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved aunt Addie. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you.
Garrett & Hattie Krites

Dear Vicki, Sam, Amber and family, We were saddened to read of your Mom's obituary....Heaven has gained another wonderful 😇 Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God embrace each of you!
Sherry and Keith

Dear Vicki and Sue.....Just a note to say you and your families are in my thoughts and prayers are this time and in the days ahead!!! God Bless You sweet friends!!!!
Micki M. Neal

Vicki and family, may God comfort you during this time and my prayers are with you.
Jane Harris

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