Mrs. Velma “Granny Bean” Fain Cassady

Mrs. Velma “Granny Bean” Fain Cassady, age 91, of Patrick Springs passed away Monday, July 27, 2020.  She was born in Patrick County on April 6, 1929 to the late Talman and Emma Gray Fain.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, James Drewey Cassady; two grandchildren, Lisa Lynn Foley, Stephanie “Duck” Cassady; one great grandchild, Darren Leland Michaud; and one great great grandchild, Addison Belcher.  Mrs. Cassady loved gardening, working in her flowers, and canning.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.

         Surviving are three daughters and son-in-law, Elva Wagoner of Patrick Springs, Diane and Jesse Foley of Stuart, Teresa Cassady of Patrick Springs; six sons and daughters-in-law, James Cassady of Patrick Springs, William and Renate Cassady of Stuart, Tommy Cassady of Stuart, Wayne and Janet Cassady of Bassett, Ronnie Cassady of Stuart, and Timothy Cassady of Patrick Springs; 18 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; 1 step grandchild; 3 step great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

        A graveside service will be held Friday, July 31, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Patrick Memorial Gardens with Pastors JR Shelton and Mark Wright officiating.  All are welcome to come by Moody Funeral Home in Stuart on Thursday from 12 to 5 to pay their respects or go by the home of Elva Wagoner, 1678 VFW Rd, Patrick Springs, VA anytime Thursday evening.  Online condolences may be sent to

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