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Monday, January 5th, 2009
Virginia Thornburg
Virginia June Thornburg, 89, of Celina, died at 6:27 p.m. Jan. 2, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Aug. 14, 1919, in Fremont, to Roy and Pearl Yazel Darr. Her first and second husbands, Roy Lantz and Richard Thornburg, are both deceased.
Survivors are a son, Robert (Joan) Lantz, Edgerton; a daughter, Wava (David) Russell, Celina; a brother, Clifford Darr, Evansville, Ind.; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren and 12 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Bob Darr.
She was a homemaker and bookkeeper for the former Barr Company Store, Hicksville. A 1938 graduate of Montpelier High School, she was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Hicksville, and attended Montezuma United Church of Christ. She also was a member of the former Evangelical United Brethren Church, Montpelier.
Graveside services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Six Corners Cemetery near Hicksville, the Rev. Kevin Neumann officiating.
There are no calling hours.
Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Arrangements are being handled by W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.
Condolences can be sent at dick.hellwarth@verizonmail.com.
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