PURDUM -- Virginia Mac "Virg" Botts, 93, died Tuesday (March 11, 2003) at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
She was born May 18, 1909, at Archer, to Charles and Jeanette "Nettie" Sporer Lindgreen. She grew up on the family farm and attended school graduating from Central City High School. She then attended college at Central City. After her education she taught rural school at Cascade.
On May 19, 1929, she married Corliss Eldee Botts. They made their home on a ranch north of Cascade, ranching, farming and raising Hereford Cattle. Following the death of her husband in 1985, she remained on the ranch until moving to Heritage Hall in 1998.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Corliss; one brother; and two sisters.
Survivors include one daughter, Donna Kennedy of Halsey; one son, Dean Botts of McCook; one sister, Jean Wilder of Sylmar, Calif.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at the United Church of Christ in Purdum with the Rev. David Hansen officiating. Burial will be at the Purdum Cemetery at Purdum.
Visitation is today until 8 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow.
Memorials are suggested to the Blaine County Rescue Unit, United Church of Christ at Purdum or to the donor's choice.
Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of arrangements.