Emma “Gee” Giles Tench McCrickard

Emma “Gee” Giles Tench McCrickard, 102, of Strasburg, Virginia passed away on Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at Shenandoah Senior Living.

A memorial service will be held Friday, October 11, at 10:30 a.m. at Heritage Christian Church, 15250 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20905. The driveway to the church is on the adjacent road beside it, Norwood Road. Burial will follow at a later date at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20906.

Mrs. McCrickard was born on August 22, 1917 in Franklin County, Virginia to the late Isham Ferguson and Sallie Louisa Campbell Tench. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Bertha Reed and Myrtle Hodges and four brothers, Herman, Kinsey, Thomas and John Tench.

She was a member of Heritage Christian Church and formerly worked as a secretary for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Survivors include her daughter, Pamela M. Rhodes; son-in-law, Scott D. Rhodes both of Front Royal, Virginia and two grandchildren, Roy Adrian Rhodes and Robert Ashleigh Rhodes.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association or to a local animal shelter of your choice.

Please, if you are sending flowers, send them ONLY to Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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