Virginia W. Lankford
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Virginia W. Lankford, 95, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, Ind.
She was born July 29, 1917, in Owensville, the daughter of Warren Boren and Violet Virginia (Benson) Johnson.
Virginia was a graduate of Owensville High School class of 1935, and had attended Evansville College for three years. She was a teacher and had taught second grade at both Patoka and Owensville. She was a member of the Owensville United Methodist Church, life member of the Salvation Army Auxiliary, Gibson General Hospital Auxiliary, Daughters of the American Revolution, 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Evansville Kennel Club.
Survivors include her son-in-law, Jerald Roberts; two grandchildren, Jason (Cheryl) Roberts, Jennifer (Geoff) Ruckel; three great-grandchildren, Jonah Keith, Kendall Lauren and Jerald Joseph Roberts.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles Lankford in 1990; and her daughter, Jane Roberts in 2005.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the Owensville United Methodist Church, with Rev. Robert Kloepping officiating. Burial will be in the Owensville, Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. CST on Wednesday at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, Owensville United Methodist Church or to the Dubois County Community Foundation c/o Jane L. Roberts Memorial Scholarship.
Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.holdersfuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier Press on Nov. 7, 2012