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Virginia (Kirby) Griffin Tomlinson

October 10, 1923 June 30, 2018
Virginia (Kirby) Griffin  Tomlinson
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Obituary for Virginia (Kirby) Griffin Tomlinson

ALEXANDRIA, IN-Virginia (Kirby) Griffin Tomlinson, 94, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the Rawlins House in Pendleton following an extended illness.

She was born on October 10, 1923 in Alexandria to James and Jessie (Woods) Kirby and has lived here all of her life. Virginia was a graduate of Alexandria High School-Class of 1941, she attended Indiana University for a year and graduated from Ball State Nursing School in 1971.She worked as an LPN at Community Hospital in Anderson and then did private duty nursing. Virginia was a member of the former Alexandria Order of the Eastern Star, the Alexandria-Monroe Historical Society and the Madison County Humane Society. She was also a published author in poetry.

2 Daughters-Nina “Bunny” Mattmann-Muncie, Paula (Randy) Watson-Pendleton
Son-Todd (Sandy) Griffin-Anderson
12 Grandchildren
Several great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her father in 1976, her mother in 1984, her husband-Lainey Griffin in 1976, her husband-Arthur Tomlinson in 2005, grandson-Bradley Fouchey in 1999, son-Jim Griffin in 2007, son-Kevin Griffin in 2014, brother-Rex Kirby.

Family and friends are invited to graveside services at 3 pm on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Park View Cemetery in Alexandria. The Madison County Nursing Honor Guard will perform a nursing memorial service there.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Madison County Humane Society, 2219 Crystal St, Anderson, IN 46012 or The Animal Protection League, 613 Dewey St, Anderson, IN, 46016.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff and the “amazing” CNA’s at the Rawlins House for the compassionate care they gave Virginia.

Owens Funeral Home in Alexandria is honored to care for Virginia and her family.

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3:00 PM 7/3/2018 3:00:00 PM
Park View Cemetery

1101 S Park Avenue
Alexandria, IN 46001

Park View Cemetery
1101 S Park Avenue Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

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Animal Protection League

618 Dewey Street
Anderson, IN 46016

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