Julia Brown Hudgins Vogeley, 98, enjoyed socializing with friends over York River seafood

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Julia Brown Hudgins Vogeley, 98, a longtime resident of Yorktown, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 2, 2017.

A native of Gates County, N.C., she graduated from UNC Greensboro and worked at NACA Langley, where she met her husband of 47 years, Arthur Vogeley.

She kept a welcoming home and delighted in spending time with her family, playing Bridge with Art, socializing with friends over York River seafood and volunteering in her church and community.

A graceful and generous presence to all who knew her, she will be warmly remembered by her children, Bill Vogeley, Susan (Harvey) Vogeley and Jim Vogeley; and grandchildren, Lynette, Betty, Ginger, Scott, Nial and Naomi.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown.