Thursday, July 27, 2006

Virginia Sterling, 85, of Monett, passed away Monday, July 17, 2006, at Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon following a short illness.

She was born July 18, 1920, in Ft. Worth, Texas, to the late John William and Nellie Daly Montgomery. She was retired from Tysons. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield. She married Edward Sterling on Jan. 27, 1964. She was a foster grandparent at Oakview State School and the Barry Lawrence County Development Center for over 20 years.

Survivors include: two daughters, Marjorie Bricker, of Aurora, and Kathy Moudy, of Purdy; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorials are to be made to OATS or Oakview State School in care of the funeral home.

Funeral mass was held Friday, July 21, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Daniel Robles officiating. Burial followed at the Grandview Cemetery in Grandview, Ark. Arrangements under direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.