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Anna W. Sensabaugh Orange

January 9, 1928 - January 16, 2022

Anna Sensabaugh Orange, age 94, passed peacefully January 15, 2022. She was born in Rockbridge Co. on January 9, 1928. A daughter of the late Greenlee Sensabaugh and Loudell Swisher Sensabaugh. In addition to her parents, she is now reunited with the love of her life, her husband Harry.  They met while attending Gallaudet School for the Deaf and married shortly after high school graduation. She was also preceded by her in-laws, one niece and one nephew.  Anna was a member of Peaks Presbyterian Church and was retired from the Bedford Weaving Mill.

She is survived by one niece, Glenna Miller, and spouse, and by Mark and Debbie Ellis, whom she considered her children.  Many thanks to Oakwood Manor and Dr. Brian Buchanan for their care.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 pm on Monday, January 24, 2022, at Tharp Funeral Home in Bedford. To send condolence online please visit obituaries.tharpfuneralhome.com. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

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Anna and her husband, Harry, were good friends of my mama and daddy, Nat and Louise Waldron; also, good friends with Bob and Liz Harper. They all went to school together at VSDB. We all went to church together at Peaks Presbyterian Church. Many Sundays after church, Harry and Anna would come to our home and enjoy a Sunday meal with us and spend the afternoon with my mama and daddy. Anna was a sweet and beautiful lady!!! Thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Posted by Eugene Waldron on January 28, 2022

Debbie and Mark, deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your sweet Anna. I always enjoyed your posts about her and the boys and then your excursions out to eat. She was truly a remarkable woman and I’m sure will be missed by many.

Posted by Laura Toms on January 22, 2022

Anna was a very special lady Thoughts and Prayers

Posted by Anonymous on January 19, 2022

Anna will always hold a special place in my heart. I grew up with her in church and she was one of the dearest, sweetest ladies I ever knew and loved her more than words can say. My thoughts and prayers are with you all and Peaks Church has certainly lost an angel. Take care!

Posted by Patricia McCauley on January 19, 2022

Deepest sympathy, Debbie & Mark you both were amazing to her and she loved you but now she rests within the Arms of our Almighty Saviour...GOD BLESS

Posted by Debi O. on January 19, 2022

Debbie and Mark so sorry for your loss. May Anna RIP. She was a very nice and classy woman. May God comfort you in your time of need.

Posted by Terry Orange on January 18, 2022

Debbie, I am so sorry for your great loss. My heartfelt condolences and much love and prayers sent your way and to all the family.

Posted by Rosemary Wilcher on January 18, 2022

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