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Virginia A. Wilson

August 5, 1932 ~ August 23, 2019 (age 87)


Virginia A. Wilson, 87, of Quincy formerly of Rural Mendon passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019 in Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

Virginia was born on August 5, 1932 in Tioga Illinois the daughter of Jewel and Frieda (Miller) Neil. She married Marvin C. Wilson on December 20, 1952 in Quincy. Marvin passed away on May 25, 2002.

Virginia was a member of the Lima Federated Church, where she was the organist for many years, taught Sunday School, was a member of the Women’s Guild, Junior Choir and was the church janitor.

She loved cooking for her family and was famous for her homemade noodles and fork cookies. Virginia and her two sisters were known as the “Golden Girls” and loved traveling and going on shopping trips together. She was once a member of the Loraine PTA and adored her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are; four children, Debbie (Stacy) Taylor of Quincy, Penny (Roger) Phillips of Lima, Alan (Susan) Wilson of Lima, Linda (Dale) Meyer of Mendon; ten grandchildren, Erica (John) Gregory, Shannon (Curtis) Shaffer, Emily (Jim) Coniglio, Brad (Erica) Huntley, Stephanie (Jason) Killday, Brooke (Jeff) Venvertloh, Amanda (Doug) Degitz, Grant Wilson, Ashley (Mike) Huffman, Alexis (Tanner) Charron; one step grandson, Shawn (Sara) Meyer; eighteen great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Jim Neil of Tioga; two sisters, Lavon Hemming of Quincy; Marlys Smith of Quincy; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Neil of Quincy, Lou Neil of Columbia, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Richard Neil, Donald Neil and two brothers-in-law, Homer Hemming and Dennis Smith.

Services will be 10:00 A.M. on Friday, August 30, 2019 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon with Reverend Patty Johanssen officiating. Interment will be in New Providence Cemetery, near Ursa. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M on Thursday, August 29, 2019 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon. Memorial contributions have been suggested to the Honor Flight or the Blessing Foundation for Hospice.. You are invited to share memories of Virginia and leave condolences at www.hunter funeralhomes.

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August 29, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hunter Funeral Home
208 North State Street
Mendon, IL 62351

Funeral Service
August 30, 2019

10:00 AM
Hunter Funeral Home
208 North State Street
Mendon, IL 62351


Honor Flight

Blessing Foundation for Hospice

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