Virginia Felty, 96, of Millersville, passed away Friday, September 9, 2016, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home.
She was born November 23, 1919, near Millersville, to Boyd and Bertha Sander Summers. She married Quentin Felty on December 21, 1938, at Marble Hill, Missouri.
Virginia and Quentin were practically inseperable. They farmed many years in the Millersville area and were lifelong members of Fairview United Methodist Church, where Virginia was active in UMW and formerly served as an adult Sunday school teacher and as church treasurer. They had been married nearly 75 years when Quentin passed away October 24, 2013.
Virginia liked to garden, quilt, and do needle work, but she truly enjoyed cooking for family and friends. She was also a member of the Gideons International Auxiliary.
Loving survivors include three children, Virgil (Loudeen) Felty of Millersville, Carol (Jim) Sawyer of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Saundra (the late Don) Crader of Marble Hill; four grandchildren, Sherri Berry, Debra (Colin) Fjerstad, Randy (Paula) Sawyer, Dean (Chris) Sawyer; granddaughter-in-law, Kim (the late Tom) Sawyer; 12 great-grandchildren, Ryan (Hannah), Jessica, and Justin Sawyer, Kurtis and Amy Fjerstad; Kellie, Sarah, and Rachel Berry, Cassidy and Shelby Sawyer, Amber (Josh) Driskill, Quentin Sawyer; a great-great granddaughter, Lilly Kay Driskill; three siblings, Boyd (Juanita) Summers, Bertha (the late Wib) Haupt and Elvira (Gilbert) Urhahn, all of Jackson; a step-brother, Dan (Jan) Glenzy of O’Fallon, Missouri; and a sister-in-law, Wilma (the late Lloyd) Summers of Jackson.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Tom Sawyer; two sons-in-law, Don Crader and Robert Sawyer, Jr.; two siblings, Lloyd Summers and Winifred (Ralph) Dumey; and four brothers-in-law, Alt, Webster, Edwin, and Kermit Felty.
Visitation is Sunday, September 11, 2016, from 4 to 8 p.m., at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Funeral service will be Monday, September 12, 2016, at 11 a.m., at the funeral home, with the Revs. Randy Sawyer and Jimmy Corbin officiating.
Interment will follow in Fairview Methodist Cemetery near Millersville.
Memorials may be made to Fairview Memorial Cemetery or Gideons International.
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