First Posted: 8/12/2009
MOUNT AIRY Miss Mary Virginia Scales, 80, of Mount Airy, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Miss Scales was born on April 24, 1929, in Patrick County, Va., to the late George S. and Mary Ila Gates Scales. She was a homemaker and retired farmer. Miss Scales is survived by a sister, Ruth Smith of Mount Airy; a brother, Moir Scales of Philadelphia, Pa.; and two nephews, Bill Smith and Jack Smith and wife, Carole, all of Mount Airy. In addition to her parents, Miss Scales was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Sue Scales Phillips; and a brother, Henry Scales. A graveside service will be conducted at Hunters Chapel Church Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, by the Rev. Bud Cameron. There will be no formal visitation. Online condolences may be made at moodyfuneralservices.com.