Virginia Olivares Cavenaugh



Mrs. Virginia Olivares Cavenaugh, age 82 of Wallace, NC, died on March 7, 2017 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, NC. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Northeast PFWB Church in Wallace, NC conducted by Rev. Billy Toler and Rev. Sam Sumner. Burial will be at Cavenaugh Family Cemetery in Wallace, NC. The family will receive friends and family on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Padgett Funeral Home in Wallace, NC.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Kenneth Devon Cavenaugh of the home, her sons, Kenneth Michael Cavenaugh of Temple, TX, Steve Devon Cavenaugh of Wallace, NC, Dennis Earl Cavenaugh of Wallace, NC and Davey Wayne Cavenaugh and wife Sue Anne of Wallace, NC, her sisters, Theresa Olivares Corral of Oakland, CA and Esther Olivares of Oakland, CA, her grandchildren, Justin Cavenaugh, Kelsey Cavenaugh, Austin Cavenaugh, Cody Cavenaugh, Brandy Wingert and husband Dylan, Nolan Cavenaugh and James Cavenaugh and her great grandchildren, Aurbella Hope Cavenaugh and Waiverleigh Olivares Taylor-Cavenaugh.

She was born on December 22, 1934 in Alameda County, CA to the late Manuel Olivares and Annie Delgadillo Olivares. She is also preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Mitchell Cavenaugh, her brothers, Ralph Olivares, Sr. and Arthur Olivares and her sisters, Gloria Olivares and Eva Sastini-Olivares.

She was a member of Northeast PFWB Church in Wallace. She was very faithful to her church and loved flowers, gardening, cooking and cockatiel birds. She loved helping out in her church and loved her husband, children and grandchildren.

Casket Bearers will be Justin Cavenaugh, Cody Cavenaugh, James Cavenaugh, Nolan Cavenaugh, Austin Cavenaugh and Gordon Cavenaugh.

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