Obituary for Jeanne C. Levi

Levi PhotoJeanne Cather Levi, 85, of Berryville, Virginia, died Monday, March 15, 2010 in a local nursing home.

Mrs. Levi was born January 4, 1925 in Winchester, Virginia, the daughter of Lohring Russell and Ruth Earman Cather.

She was a 1943 graduate of Handley High School and a 1946 graduate of Mary Washington College.

She was a teacher with the Clarke County Public School System and had worked at Doubleday Company.

She was a member of the Berryville Baptist Church where she served on the Loving Service Committee.   She was also a member of the Clarke County Teachers Association, DAR, and a local Bridge Club.

She married Rice Waigley Levi, Jr. on August 25, 1946 in Berryville, Virginia.   Mr. Levi died on November 17, 1999.

Surviving are four sons, Rice W. Levi III and his wife, Mary of Stephens City, VA, Russell Cather Levi of Annapolis, MD, David L. Levi and his wife, Maggie of Scaggsville, MD, and Jonathan Sprint Levi and his wife, Ann of Berryville, VA; grandchildren, Rachael Nicole Levi of Stephens City, VA, Ashley Levi Ytzen and her husband, Matthew of Fairfax, VA, Laura Kristin Levi and Zoe Sekas Levi, both of Scaggsville, MD, Peter Rice Levi and William Santilli Levi, both of Berryville, VA.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 20, 2010 at the Berryville Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Stanley officiating.   Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Spaid, Matthew Ytzen, Steve Wisecarver, Peter Levi, William Levi, and Buckeye Potts.   Honorary pallbearers will be Ed Wisecarver, Thomas C. Iden, Norman Tavenner, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Overbey.

The family will receive friends 7:00 – 9:00 P. M. Friday evening at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Berryville Baptist Church, 114 Academy St., Berryville, VA   22611 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA   22601.

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