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Virginia George

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Virginia A. “Ginny” George, 82, of Hebron, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at the Hebron United Methodist Church with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating. Burial will follow in Hebron Cemetery.

Ginny passed away on November 27, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 22, 1930, in Hebron, to the late Arthur and Mildred (Richards) Byrd. Ginny was a member of the Hebron United Methodist Church for many years where she had once directed the children’s choir. Previously, she sold Avon products in the Hebron area and was a loyal fan of Lakewood and OSU sports.

In addition to her parents, Ginny was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Virgil George, who passed away on February 5, 1993; and her brother, Richard Byrd. She is survived by her devoted daughters and sons-in-law; Debbie (David) Bell, Sandy (Ron) Crew, Connie (Charlie) Gray, and Janie George-Harris; loving grandchildren, Corey (Tracey) Gray, Clint Gray, Rusty (Brandy) Crew, Ryan (Jacque) Crew, Nicholas Bell, Erin (Nick) Frost, and Hayley Harris; 10 great-grandchildren whom affectionately called her “GG”, Jordan, Jacob, Connor, Cydney, Caitlyn, Max, Myles, Campbell, Reagan, and Payton; her brother, Arthur (Mona) Byrd Jr.; her sisters, Rosalie (Richard) Walters and Linda Howison; sister-in-law, Betty Ann George; many loving nieces and nephews; “the fifth daughter,” Sherrie Ettenhofer; and lifelong friends, Nancy Smith, Patty Zollinger, and Janice Forsythe.

Friends may call at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 285 East Main St., on Friday, November 30, 2012, from 4 to 8 pm. The family prefers that memorials be directed to The Hebron United Methodist Church Building Fund, or The Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the George Family.

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