A memorial service for Ann May Via will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Ivy, Va. at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 21.
Mrs. Via, who often accompanied husband Harold A. “Sonny Via Jr. to steeplechase races while he raced two-time Eclipse Award winner Good Night Shirt, died peacefully on March 7 at Knob Hill Farm in Free Union Va., 2014. She was 81.