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Virginia "Ginny" Clemonds

PLAINVIEW, IL - Virginia "Ginny" Clemonds, 91, died at Heritage Health of Carlinville on Oct. 8, 2013, at 1:05 p.m.

She was born July 4, 1922, in Plainview to Edgar J. and Clara Elizabeth (Coffee) Fuess. Virginia married John H. Clemonds on Nov 20, 1941, in St. Charles, Mo. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2000.

Virginia was owner/operator of the Barn Restaurant in Gillespie along with her husband from 1966-1989. She was a former nurse at the "Old Carlinville Hospital" and was a member of the Knitting Group at Zion Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Deanna Demuzio of Carlinville; grandson, Brad Demuzio of Springfield; granddaughter, Stephanie (Patrick) Blair of Carlinville, Ill.; four great-grandchildren: Blake Demuzio, Brooke Demuzio, Tristan Blair, and Gillian Blair; and sister, Jacquelyn (Kenny) Klaus of Gillespie.

In addition to her parents and spouse, Virginia was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Senator Vince Demuzio, and brother, Charles Peters.

Friends may call Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 5-9 p.m. Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie. Burial will be in Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie.

Memorials may be made to the Dorchester Volunteer Fire Department, Dorchester Methodist Church or donor's choice.

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com.

Published in The State Journal-Register on Oct. 10, 2013
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