Rosa Virginia Rector Hacker, 92, of Delaplane, died peacefully in her home, surrounded by family, on August 31, 2019.
She was born November 4, 1926, at Moreland Farm in Delaplane, to the late Julian and Cordell Rector. She attended Marshall High School and continued school at Madison College. She taught at Coleman Elementary and Hume Elementary.
Rosa was a longtime member of Marshall Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School in the nursery for more than 50 years. She worked as a leader with the youth missionary clubs, including the Girl's Auxiliary and Young Women's Auxiliary, where girls were brought together for worldwide service for Christ. She held Bible Study in her home for 30 years together with women of the church and her family. Rosa will always be remembered by her love of God, family and children.
She is survived by her three children, Joan M. Payne (Frank H. Payne Jr.), Mary F. Shoemaker (Richard G. Shoemaker) and John V. Hacker (Cassondra Hacker); her seven grandchildren, Trish Payne Campbell (Hugh S. Campbell), Bret A. Payne, Carmela Foster Cornwell (Tucker Cornwell), Rebecca Foster Somers (Chris Somers), Victoria Hatfield, Anne Marie Hatfield Viele (Peter Viele) and Barry J. Hatfield Jr. (Maria Hatfield), and great-grandchildren, H. Braden and Grace, Ashbey and Darby, Evangeline and Emery, and Charlotte.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Victor Hacker, and her daughter, Barbara J. Foster.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 6, at Marshall Baptist Church from 1 to 2 p.m., with a memorial service to immediately follow at 2 p.m. Burial will take place at Orlean Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Marshall Baptist Church, 4121 Winchester Road, Marshall, Va. 20115, or to Heartland Hospice
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com