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Virginia Richardson

Birth Date: January 7, 1923
Death Date: August 27, 2017

Virginia Geraldine (Kepner) Richardson, 94, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, August, 27, 2017 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Virginia was born on January, 7, 1923 in Decatur, IL to the late Harry and Thelma (Gray) Kepner. She married Floyd Richardson who preceded her in death. Virginia was employed by Marvel Schebler Division of Borg Warner for over 32 years, retiring in 1983.
Virginia was a member of the Soya Chapter American Business Womens Association for 26 years. She was also a member of Kewaniannes and a member of the IBEW Retiree Club. She enjoyed bowling, gardening and collecting.
Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd; parents, Harry and Thelma Kepner; step-mother, Ina Kepner; sisters, Hildred Carter, Marjorie Spanbauer and Phyllis Faley; nephews, Freddie Carter, Theodore Spanbauer and Ronald Spanbauer; great nephew, Todd Spanbauer.
Virginia leaves behind to cherish her memories, one step-daughters, Maleel Pratts of Decatur; step grandsons, Earnest (Mandy) Power of Decatur, IL. Steve (Debra) Power of Effingham. Dale (Patti) Davis of Washington D.C and Roy “Bud” Dunn of Decatur, IL; nephews, Michael (Kathy) Spanbauer of Wonder Lake, IL, Roger (Mary) Carter of Old Landing, KY; nieces, Sheila (Carter) Spears of Tampa, FL and Patricia Spanbauer; many great nieces and nephews and step great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 901 N Main St, Decatur, IL 62521, where Virginia was a member.
A graveside service to honor the life of Virginia will be held on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Macon County Memorial Park at 11 am officiated by Reverend Joe Harley.
The family of Virginia G. Kepner Richardson is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories.

Graveside Ceremony
September 1, 2017
11:00 am
Macon County Memorial Park
5700 W. Main Decatur, IL 62522
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  1. Aunt Gerry was beloved by us her niece, great niece, and great-great nephews. Through life's ups and downs, and through laughter and loss, one thing always remained true, the strong bond of our family's love for each other. She will forever be remembered for her hearty laugh, her love for her precious dogs, her red hats, and her love of family. While she's no longer with us here on Earth, we know she is now in the arms of her Savior, and surrounded by so many loved ones that have gone on before her. She will forever remain in our hearts! Sheila, Marlene, Nicholas & Jeff

  2. Geri we will miss you – you treated Jenny and Cassie like they were your own great granddaughters – they loved all your teddy bears and coming to visit you – I'm sorry I couldn't make your services but you were in my thoughts and prayers! I have so many wonderful memories of you – the many Christmas dinners, stories of all your bears you collected and the beautiful Christmas tree you decorated year long with different holiday decor! Rest In Peace with Grandpa Floyd! Love you, Debbie, Donnie, Jenny and Cassie

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