Jeanney Turbyfill Meagher, 88, volunteered at Norfolk General Hospital

Jeanney Turbyfill Meagher
Jeanney Turbyfill Meagher

Jeanney Turbyfill Meagher, 88, of Virginia Beach, died peacefully Monday, July 8, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. Jeanney was born June 12, 1931, in Murphy, North Carolina.

She was the daughter of the late John Howell Turbyfill and Belle Rhinehardt. Her stepfather, Edward Charles, played a large part in her life. She is survived by her loving husband William “Bill” Joseph Meagher, they enjoyed over 66 years of marriage. Also surviving are her four children, Jeanney “Terry” Meagher Massie, Mary O’Marra Meagher, Tracy Anne Meagher and William “Jay” Joseph Meagher Jr. (Katie). She was blessed to have three grandchildren, James G.Massie III, William D. Massie and Kalli E. Meagher; and five great-grandchildren.

She enjoyed eight years of volunteering at Norfolk General Hospital. She served on the first team of hospice volunteers at Norfolk General Hospital. In addition, she volunteered for many years at Virginia Beach General Hospital Gift Shop. She was known for always offering a helping hand, always with smile on her face.

The Meagher family would like to thank all of Jeanney’s devoted care givers who walked with her through this journey of the past six months. They truly have a calling to help others.

A memorial Mass for Jeanney will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 20, at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. A reception will follow services at 1 p.m. at the Magnolia Room, Atlantic Shores, 1200 Atlantic Shores Drive, Virginia Beach.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1404 Pacific Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451; or Freda H. Gordon Hospice and Palliative Care of Tidewater, 5000 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 500, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

Share online condolences with the family at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.

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