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Virginia M. McCoy

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Virginia M. McCoy
Jan. 28, 1926-April 20, 2011

CULBERTSON, Nebraska -- Virginia M. McCoy, age 85, of Culbertson, Nebraska, passed away on April 20, 2011, at McCook Community Hospital.

Virginia was born Jan. 28, 1926, in Sterling, Colorado to Lester E. and Sarah (Cackley) Wooley.

In July of 1945, Virginia married Harold Clyde McCoy in Sterling, Colorado. The couple moved to McCook later that same year. To this union five children where born. Harold passed away in 1977.

Virginia was a busy homemaker, staying home with her children while they were young. Once grown, Virginia became a dietician at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She worked for more than 20 years, retiring at the age of 80.

Virginia was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Culbertson and served as President of the Culbertson VFW Auxiliary. She also served in several state offices for the VFW Auxiliary. Virginia loved to play bingo and watch sports, especially the Denver Broncos. She enjoyed sewing and embroidery.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold; parents Lester and Sarah; two daughters, Cindy McCoy and Andra McDonough; grandson, Monte Larreau; two brothers; and six sisters.

She is survived by her sons, Rudy and wife, Connie McCoy of Culbertson, Nebraska and Charlie and wife, Kim McCoy of Douglas, Wyoming; daughter, Sadie Larreau of Brighton, Colorado; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in her name.

Memorial services will be held Friday, April 22, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church with Pastor Corey Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Culbertson Cemetery.

Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.