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May 30, 1936 ~ May 24, 2022

Vergie Mae Hackney Arrington, age 85, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan Hospice Home of UNC.

Vergie was born in Orange County, N.C., on May 30, 1936, to the late Charlie Hackney and Annie Crabtree Hackney. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Arrington.

Surviving relatives include, two daughters, Lee Ann Churchill and husband Robin of Carrboro, Amy Williams and husband Todd of Pittsboro; six grandchildren, Tori Churchill and husband 1LT Robert Haggerty, Tyler Churchill and wife Catherine, Josh Womble and fiancé Leslie Eades, Jeremy Womble, Blake Schemmer, and Blair Schemmer, and two great-grandchildren, Serene Womble, and Bodhi Womble.

A graveside service was held Friday, May 27, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Westwood Cemetery with Pastor Mark Hall presiding.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in Vergie’s memory to Lighthouse Baptist Church, 12063 15-501 Highway, North Chapel Hill, N.C. 27517.

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Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Arrington family.