Hilda Woody Massey, 81, of Appomattox, died Friday, August 2, 2019. She was the wife of the late Sterling W. Massey, Jr.

Born in Appomattox, May 27, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Glendola Catron Woody Carter and James Edward Woody, Sr. Hilda was a member of Rocks Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Sheila M. Smith and husband, Reggie of Brookneal; two brothers, James E. Woody, Jr., and wife, Phyllis, and Roy E. Woody and wife, Iris, both of Appomattox; one sister, Hazel W. Thomas of Appomattox; step-brother, Samuel E. Carter and wife, Gloria of Appomattox; two grandchildren, Kirstin S. Smith and Hannah J. Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, William L. Woody; and one sister, Mary W. Smith.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Robinson Funeral Home. A private burial took place at Liberty Cemetery. 

The family received friends one hour prior to the service at Robinson Funeral Home, and other times at her daughter’s residence, Sugar Hill Road, Brookneal.

In lieu of flowers those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider Rocks Baptist Church, 393 Rocks Church Road, Pamplin, VA 23958 or Pamplin Vol. Fire and EMS, PO Box 1099, Pamplin,VA 23958.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfuneral.com.