Virginia Louise Gribbins (1922 - 2014)

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Virginia Louise Gribbins, 91, Bradfordsville, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at the Village of Lebanon Nursing Home.
She was born on Oct. 15, 1922 to the late Mattie Hasty and Elige H. Gribbins. She was a cheerleader and hard worker of the Bradfordsville Community for many years. She worked as a postmaster relief under Nellie Spalding and became a full postmaster from 1971 to 1980. Before that she had worked at Billy Black's Store, Oval Overstreet's Store and Lerman's. She served much volunteer service for the community; beginning with the auxilary committee of Bradfordsville Fire Department, as charter member of the Old Mill Day Committee beginning in 1990, as Drye Park and Beautification Committee member, as Civic Center Charter member from 1992 until her death, Bradfordsville Historical Committee, the ethics committee, Bradfordsville Homemakers, and an active member of Bradfordsville Senior Citizens. She saw and helped to bring out many improvements for the community. She was a member of Bradfordsville Baptist Church, and for 52 years a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Lebanon where she was secretary and treasurer. The impact of her life efforts have affected many, and she will be greatly missed.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by: two brothers, Buddy Gribbins and Jack Gribbins; and one sister, Inez Gribbins.
She is survived and was well loved by her special cousins, Johnnie, Linda, Cheyenne, and Houston Raikes of Bradfordsville, along with a host of other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1, at Campbell-Dewitt Funeral Home, Lebanon, with burial in Old Liberty Cemetery. John Simpson and Ed Amundson officiated.
Pallbearers were Harold Gribbins, Alvin Wren, Carl Hardin, Gerald Gribbins, Gary Reed, and Billy Stayton.
Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Albertson, Jerry Gribbins, David Gribbins, David Rakes, Barry Benningfield, Andy Gribbins, and Lyle Burchell.
Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
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Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Sept. 10, 2014
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