PIQUA — Virginia Burnside, 101, of Piqua, died at 5:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at the Piqua Manor Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 4, 1912, in Miami County to the late Hugh and Mertie F. (Pottorf) Thompson. She married Donald R. Burnside Oct. 5, 1935; he preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1990, a loving marriage which spanned over 60 years.
Survivors include a son, Ronald L. (Pat) Burnside of Englewood; a daughter, Sherry (Malcom) Glisson of Florida; grandchildren, Julie, Melissa, Thomas, Beth, Lauren; great-grandchildren, Evan, Trevor, Elise, Parker, Abbigail and Ever Wren. She was preceded in death by a brother Clarence Thompson.
Mrs. Burnside was a 1930 graduate of Piqua Central High School and was a wonderful homemaker all of her life. She was a member of the Piqua YWCA and a faithful member of the Piqua Church of the Brethren volunteering much of her time serving others in the church and public schools. She always put others first with Christian compassion and will be missed by her loving family and friends.
A service to honor her life will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Lutz officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Piqua Church of the Brethren, 525 Boal Ave., Piqua, OH 45356. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.