Mrs. Agnes Estelle Satterwhite, 94, wife of the late Rev. Dr. Edwin Howard Satterwhite, passed away at her home in Parksley on Saturday, June 3, 2023, surrounded by family. Born Sept. 10, 1928, in Spotsylvania County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Douglas M. Flippo and the late Essie Wright Flippo.
Agnes grew up in the area of Thornburg, Va., and graduated from C.T. Smith High School, where she first met Edwin. Agnes and Edwin were married in 1948 and shared 73 beautiful years together until his passing in 2021. Faith and family remained first and foremost in Agnes’ life. As the wife of a pastor, she was devoted to supporting the Rev. Dr. Satterwhite in his ministry and remained close to the Lord through her involvement in the Society of Christian Women and United Methodist Women. Mrs. Satterwhite was unwavering in her love for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, all of whom were grateful for her presence in their lives.
She is survived by her children, Brian Satterwhite and his wife, Anita, of Bloxom, Darryl Satterwhite and his wife, Maureen, of Raleigh, N.C., and Sue S. Unger and her husband, Don, of Richmond; six grandchildren, Barry Satterwhite (Shannon), Bruce Satterwhite (Kim), all of Bloxom, Amanda Chandler (Canaan), Allison Satterwhite (Chris), all of Rock Hill, S.C., Adam Unger (Rachael) of Richmond, and Aaron Unger (Nicole) of Chester, Va.; six great-grandchildren, Madison Satterwhite, Cole, Carson and Cailyn Chandler, and Spencer and Sean Unger; and her faithful companion, her dog, Spot. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Aubrey Flippo.
The family received friends at the Hopewell United Methodist Church, in Woodford, Va., on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jack Bailey officiating. Private interment was held at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fredericksburg, Va.
Contributions in Mrs. Satterwhite’s memory may be made to Hopewell United Methodist Church, c/o Joyce Pitts, 10438 Edgehill Academy Road, Woodford, VA 22580, St. Thomas United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 485, Parksley, VA 23421, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org/donate
Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements were by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.