Virginia Thompson Schenck

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Cocoa, FL – Virginia Thompson Schenck, 88, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at her summer home in Bryson City.

A native of Wellesley Hills, Mass. she was the daughter of the late John Charteris Thompson and Ida Lawver Thompson. She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Daniel Dreher Schenck.

 Mrs. Schenck was an alumna of WCUNC of Greensboro, NC Class of 1950.

Surviving are her husband, L. Virgil Schenck, Jr.; sons: John L.T. Schenck, Jay G.M. Schenck, and L. Virgil Schenck, IV; brother, John Charteris Thompson, Jr.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The service this past Sunday, June 26, 2016, at St. Augustine’s Anglican Church was dedicated in memory of Mrs. Schenck. 

Memorial services will be held at 12 noon Thursday, June 30, 2016 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Melbourne, FL.

To sign Ms. Schenck’s guestbook online, please go to “Memorials” at

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315