Mrs. Virginia Phillips Giebeig Kindberg of Lake City passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice) in Lake City following a lengthy illness. A native of Spartanburg, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Rogers and Gladys Mallory Phillips. She graduated from Palm Beach High School in 1951 and Florida State University in 1955 with a degree in Elementary Education. She retired from the Columbia County School System as a teacher after 25 years of service and enjoyed painting and quilting. She attended Parkview Baptist Church in Lake City. She was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Giebeig, Sr in 1993.
Virginia is survived by her devoted family that includes her husband Carl Kindberg of Okeechobee, FL; children, Carol Giebeig Bailey (Don) of Glen St. Mary, FL, and William L. "Bill" Giebeig, Jr. (Sonja) of Lake City; grandchildren, Bryan Bailey (Hillary), Chad Bailey (Traci), Carrie Browning (Chris), Jessica Melgaard (Travis), and Shelley Giebeig of Kalispell, MT; nine great grandchildren; sister, Emily Phillips Robarts (Gene); step-sons, Jack Kindberg (Karla), Phil Kindberg (Jamie), and Brian Kindberg (Brooke); seven step grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services for Virginia Giebeig Kindberg will be conducted on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at Parkview Baptist Church in Lake City with Reverends Mike Tatem and Jeff Tate officiating. Internment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Lake City. Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday evening, December 5, 2012 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South Hwy 441, Lake City.
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