Virginia Stoner
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Virginia Louise Stoner, 79, of Brookport, passed away at 7:12 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at her residence with her loving family by her side.

Virginia was born on April 28, 1933 in Kankakee to Clinton and Lavada Wiley Reynolds. She was first married to Wallace “W.T.” Farris on Sept. 11, 1948. He preceded her in death on March 25, 1975. She was later married to James Ellis Stoner on April 3, 1972. He preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 1994.

Virginia was retired, having worked for many years at the Button Factory and the Good Luck Glove Factory in Metropolis. She later was employed at Big John Supermarket in Metropolis, where she worked in the deli department.

Virginia attended the Brookport Church of God. She loved to travel and especially enjoyed going on cruises.

Survivors include her four children, Donna Junkerman and special friend Glenn Watson of Villa Ridge, Ronald Farris of Brookport, Patricia Wiseman and husband Bill of Golconda and Brenda Shelton of Hartsville, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Delaine Douglas and Deann Jackson, both of Brookport, Jason Junkerman of Villa Ridge, David Farris of Paducah, James Wiseman and wife Jessica of Golconda, Jared Croach of Hartsville and Kristian Shae Johnson and husband Matt of Christopher; five great-grandchildren, Kayla Baird, Dalton Wright, Tori Farris, Tyler McDaniels and Tristen Wiseman; one great-great-grandchild, Brayden Johnson; three sisters, Wilma Walls and husband Willard of Brookport, Ada Davis and husband Lavelle of Metropolis, and Mildred Grigg and special friend Art Trivette of Ecorse, Mich.; one brother, Melvin Reynolds and wife Cathy of Brookport; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Wiley and Wesley Reynolds.

Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Brookport Church of God with Rev. Charles Tate and Rev. Willard Walls officiating.

Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Bill Copley, Johnny Burrus, Jimmy Wiseman, Glenn Watson, Dalton Wright, David Farris, Tyler McDaniels and Jason Junkerman.

Memorials may be made to Brookport Church of God

Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City was in charge of arrangements.
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