Virginia "Ginger" Burling

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  • "Mom. .... it's been two weeks since we layed you to rest..."
    - Tara Oliphant
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    - R. D. and Luda Trichel
  • "Our thoughts and prayer go out to Ken and his family."
    - Maurice & Sherry Williams
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    - Brett Ligon
  • "Ginger was a lovely person, she will be sincerely missed. ..."
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Virginia "Ginger" Burling was born August 21, 1943 in Houston, Texas and entered the gates of Heaven on May 9, 2014. Ginger loved many things in life but her most treasured were her husband, kids and grandkids. Ginger truly loved her family. Ginger was a dedicated Conservative Christian Activist. She retired from Texas International Airlines and began a new career in retail management.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Francis Mancuso, and several aunts and uncles. Ginger is survived by her Husband, Kenneth " Ken" Burling; her daughters and sons-in-law, Matthew & Tanci Foster, Jason & Tara Oliphant, John & Tami Redford; step children, Michael Burling and Janet Burling; Grandchildren: Bryan & Hannah Foster, Cory & Cody Fay, Bailey Oliphant and Trace & Tatum Tiller and numerous step grandchildren; Her favorite Aunt Virginia and several cousins; and her perfect little poodle, Puchy. Ginger will be missed by many and will always be loved by us all.

Our mother held our hand for a little while but holds our heart forever.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, May 15 at 10 AM at the Groceville Baptist Church, with visitation with the family prior to the service from 9-10 AM. Burial will follow the service at the New Bethlehem Cemetery. A Fellowship will then be held at the Groceville Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund donation can be made to Kenneth Burling at Woodforest National bank, account ending in 9862. You are invited to leave a written condolence to the family on the website of Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Willis at


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Published on from May 12 to May 25, 2014