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Della Agnes Hite, 94, formerly of Raysal, WV, and Sterling, VA, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in the hospice wing of Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, after a short illness.
Della was born Feb. 19, 1919, in Bartley, WV, to John Wallace and Susie Elizabeth Addair Blankenship. Della was a loving, caring and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
Survivors include her sons, Ed Hooker and Charles Hooker (Darlene) of King George; daughter Carol Hite-Smith Malloy (Richard) of Fredericksburg; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Eugene Hite; her parents; four sisters; six brothers; one daughter-in-law; and one son-in-law.
Della enjoyed traveling, being with family and friends, embroidering and her passion, cooking.
Burial was on Saturday, June 1, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Princeton, WV.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22408.
Condolences may be sent to: www.mullinsthompsonfredericksburg.com.