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Sally Starkey Pettit

September 19, 1929 ~ July 8, 2021 (age 91)


Sally Starkey Pettit, age 91, passed away on Thursday, July  8, 2021, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Lillian Feltner Starkey, her husband of 67 years, Joseph "Ookie", her two sisters Patsy and Mary, her son-in-law and a granddaughter.  She is survived by her two sons, Nick Pettit and Michael Pettit of Sterling, VA  and a daughter, Dana Pettit Flynn, of Baton Rouge.  Also surviving are two granddaughters, Kelli O’Donoghue (John), Megan Bourgeois, two grandsons, Casey Pettit  and Elliott Pettit and five great grandchildren.  

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 24 at 11:00am at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home on Braddock Road in Alexandria, VA.

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Memorial Gathering
July 24, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home
1500 West Braddock Road
Alexandria, VA 22302

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