Virginia Faye Hardee Pender



Virginia Faye Hardee Pender, 71 of Rocky Point passed gently from her earthly life on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center.

She was born January 25, 1946 in Horry County, SC, and was the daughter of the late, Curtis and Blanche Todd Hardee. Virginia was preceded in death by her step-daughter, Diane Pender.

Virginia is survived by her husband, Artis Mack Pender; children, Sherry Moore (Harold), Nancy Armstrong (Brad), Ronald Alford, and Johnny Alford; step-children, Jack Pender, Mark Pender (Lynn) and Billy Pender; seven grandchildren; brother, Ottis Hardee (Hilda); and many extended family.

She was a faithful member of Moores Creek Baptist Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir.

Virginia was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She enjoyed the simple things in life, but most important was her family. Being blessed with a musical talent, Virginia loved music, singing, and playing the guitar and harmonica. Virginia was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

The family will receive friends at 12 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Moores Creek Baptist Church with service following at 1:00 p.m. The Rev. Roger Barnes will conduct the service. Burial will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens.

Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family at

Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Burgaw.