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Virginia Lee (Ahrens) Girard

July 27, 1946 ~ May 3, 2022 (age 75)

Obituary

Virginia Lee "Jen" Girard, 75, of Oak Ridge, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at her home.

She was born July 27, 1946, in Cape Girardeau to August Henry and Emma Elizabeth (Long) Ahrens. She and James Girard were married December 26, 1971. He preceded her in death June 28, 1994.

Virginia was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim. Virginia formerly worked at Flossies Café and later operated a day care from her home. She enjoyed bingo, quilting and scrap booking.

Virginia is survived by two sons, Jeff Ahrens and Jamie (Casey Kennedy) Girard all of Oak Ridge; four grandchildren, Alex Ahrens, Isabelle Girard, Dakota Girard and Kally Hubbard; a sister, Inez Hobeck of Jackson; four sisters-in-law, Laverne (the late George) Ahrens of Oak Ridge, Shelby (the late Paul) Ahrens of Friedheim, Peggy (the late Robert "R.C.") Ahrens of Freidheim, and Helen (the late Harold) Girard of Marshall, Missouri.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a son, Joe Girard; a sister, Mary Crites; three brothers, Paul Ray Ahrens, George Ahrens, and Robert "R.C." Ahrens.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 5, 2022, from 4 to 7 PM at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Funeral service will be Friday, May 6, 2022, at 10:30 AM at the funeral home, with Rev. Jerry Bailey officiating.

Burial will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to a church or charity of donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family by clicking on Virginia's obituary page at www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Public Viewing
Thursday
May 5, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
Friday
May 6, 2022

10:30 AM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Graveside Service
Friday
May 6, 2022

12:00 PM
Russell Heights Cemetery
435 S. Farmington
Jackson, MO 63755

Please note
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 5, 2022, from 4 to 7 PM at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Funeral service will be Friday, May 6, 2022, at 10:30 AM at the funeral home, with Rev. Jerry Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery.

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