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January 23, 1935–April 12, 2016

Elaine M. Washington, a native of Gloucester, VA and resident of Richmond, VA, passed away unexpectedly early Tuesday morning April 12, 2016, from a stroke.

She leaves to cherish her memory three loving and devoted children, Lisa of Richmond, VA, Tony of Los Angeles, CA, Horace W. (Quincy) of Los Altos, CA; one granddaughter, Adley Elaine Washington of Los Altos, CA; one aunt, Gloria Wilson Lancaster of Oreland, PA, and a host of cousins, friends and relatives.

She was the daughter of the late William E. Moore and Hallie Virginia Wilson Moore. She was married for 17 years to the late Horace E. Washington. 

Elaine was a 1951 graduate of T.C. Walker Training School in Gloucester, and a 1956 graduate of Virginia State University. She retired from Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where she worked as a Home Economist. Elaine was also a charter member of the Rho Eta Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and a member of Urban League Guild. 

Services were held April 19, 2016 at Morning Glory Baptist Church, in Gloucester, VA 23061.