Virginia L Stokes, 92, passed away on March 14, 2020 in Norfolk Virginia.
Born in Geneva, Ohio, Virginia was the daughter of Myra "Top Shelf" Pierson (Brotzman) and Stanley Davies.
Virginia graduated from Geneva High School in 1945 and attended Bowling Green State University.
Virginia was an active member of the United Church in Geneva. She served her church as President of the Women's Association, leader of the Evening Group and Moderator. Virginia also taught Sunday School for many years and was the leader of a Youth Church. Her love of music led her to the position of Singing Choir Director and Bell Choir Director.
Virginia was a Seventy-Year member of The Order of Eastern Star Grace Chapter (Geneva) and Covered Bridge Chapter (Rock Creek). During her membership, she held the positions of Past Matron five times, Past Grand Representative of New Mexico in Ohio in 1997/98. She was also President of the 1997 Grand Family and District 1 President in 2008.
Virginia was director of the "Grace Notes", a musical comedy band of Order of Eastern Star Grace Chapter who conducted over 500 performances across several states. After "Grace Notes", Virginia became a member of a Senior Citizen band, "Off Our Rockers".
Virginia was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Willard L. Stokes. She is survived by her three children, Richard of Humble, Texas; Karina of Dickinson, Texas; and David of Norfolk, Virginia. Virginia has two grandchildren, Randy and Teena, and five great grandchildren.
Services will be held at Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory at 323 South Broadway in Geneva, Ohio : Calling Hours are Friday, 20 March from 4 - 7 PM; Order of Eastern Star (OES) Services will be held at 6:30 PM as part of the Calling Hours on Friday.
Funeral service will be Saturday (March 21) at 11:00 am at the funeral Home with Rev. Brian Manary of The United Church officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to United Church, 75 South Broadway, Geneva, Ohio 44041.
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United Church of Geneva
75 S. Broadway, Geneva OH 44041