KATHRYN HUDGINS CALLIS

Posted on May 23, 2012 - 04:24 PM

Kathryn Hudgins Callis, 89, died May 19, 2012 at her home on Gwynn’s Island, Va.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Mava Hudgins and a brother, Fay Hudgins, all of Cobbs Creek, Va.

She was a 50-year member of Oriental Chapter No. 30, OES and a member of the Mathews County Woman’s Club. She was also a member of Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church, where she served as treasurer for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Willie R. Callis; daughters, Lisa Callis of Richmond, Va. and Mava C. Miles and her husband Steve of New Kent, Va.; one sister, Norma H. Thomas and her husband Carl D. of Moon, Va.; grandchildren, Willie R. Miles and Madison S. Miles of New Kent; a sister-in-law, Christine Hudgins, and many nieces and nephews.

The family received friends for visitation at Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012, followed by a graveside service at 11 o’clock in Gwynn’s Island Cemetery.

The family extends thanks and gratitude to her many caregivers, Riverside Walter Reed Hospice and Dr. Christian Wathen and staff.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kathryn’s memory to the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 723, Mathews, Va. 23109 or to Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church, P.O. Box 26, Gwynn, Va. 23066.

Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews, Va., was in charge of the arrangements.