Virginia passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012, in Oakton, Va.
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She was born on August 8, 1934. She was the daughter of Roy I. Lutz and Cornelia Catherine Carroll. She grew up on their farm in Conicville, Va., the eldest of six children.
From 1952 to 1956 she attended Madison College, now James Madison University where she graduated with a degree in music and teaching. She later earned a master's of art in music and storytelling from Radford College, now Radford University.
She married Don C. Blose from Harrisonburg in 1956 and they made their home in Galax, Va.
Dr. Blose preceded her in death in1985.
She later married Walter Lang who made his home in Raleigh, N.C.
Survivors include her children and grandchildren, Dana (Jim) Dunn with Jim III, Drew and Katie Dunn, Beth (Jeff) Cain with Will, John C. (Pamela) with Samantha Blose, Chris (Laura) with Hunter and Eli Blose; two sisters, Carolyn (Howard) Anderson and Kathleen L Gardner; and three brothers, Willard K. (Lorna) Lutz, Wallace B. (Betty) Lutz and R. Winston (Linda) Lutz.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., today, Monday July 30, 2012, at Kyger Funeral Home Chapel, in Harrisonburg, with Pastor Jeff Carr officiating.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hugs Fund at Heartland Hospice services at 3900 Jermantown Road, Suite 460, Fairfax, Va. 22030.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kygers.com.
Published in Galax Gazette from July 30 to July 31, 2012