She was born in Amma, WV on February 29, 1924 to the late Thomas and Dixie (McCroskey) Harper. Also preceding her in death is her brother, Olen Harper.
Virginia was married January 9, 1942 to Fred E. Johnson, who precedes her in death in January 6, 1981. She was a member of First Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening and her cats, Shadow and Prince.
Surviving are her children, Fred E. Johnson, II and wife Barbara, and Barbara Jo Mehringer, and husband, Jerry, all of Tell City; three grandchildren, Jeff Johnson (Vanessa), Jay Johnson, and Brian (Lorie) Mehringer; four great-grandchildren, Cole and Kelby Johnson, Devin and Riley Mehringer.
The family would like to thank Virginia’s caregivers for taking special care of her.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. CST on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at First Baptist Church. Pastor Dan Hopkins will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00-8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 8:30-9:30 A.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Memorial Fund or a favorite charity.