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Virginia E. Mikesell

April 14, 1939 — July 10, 2021

Virginia E. Mikesell

Virginia Elaine (Bowman) Mikesell, 82, widow of Leo Ross Mikesell, died Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Augusta Health, Fishersville.

She was born April 14, 1939, in Malone, New York, a daughter of the late Emmert Owen and Elizabeth (Wargo) Bowman.

She was employed for several years by the Anaheim (CA) School District as a Social Worker.

She was a member of Staunton Grace Covenant Church where she hosted a home group for many years. She was a loving wife and mother. She played piano, loved opera and theater. She had great joy working as a social worker helping teenagers.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandchild, Candace (Gillespie) Mosteller.

Family members include two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Debbie Mikesell of Staunton and David and Brenda Mikesell of Stuarts Draft; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Brett Gillespie of Anaheim, California; two grandchildren, Justin Mikesell and Andrew Gillespie; three great grandchildren, Matthew Mosteller, Riley Hope Gillespie, and Amelia Gillespie; and a brother-in-law, Larry Mikesell of Coshocton, Ohio.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Staunton Grace Covenant Church.

Memorials may be made to Staunton Grace Covenant Church, 410 W. Beverley Street, Staunton, VA 24401 or to Doctors Without Borders, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030.

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 31, 2021

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Staunton Grace Covenant Church


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