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Virginia Imogene Ragland Anderson
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1930
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 2012
Illinois, USA

Virginia Imogene Anderson, 81, of Springfield died at 6:51 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2012 at St. John's Hospital. She was born November 3, 1930 in Tamaroa, IL to George F. and Ora Lea Cockrum Ragland. She married James M. Anderson on July 6, 1957 and he survives.

Also surviving are five children, Debbie Ragland of Springfield, Michael (Jan) Anderson of Marion, Terry (Sherri) Anderson of Springfield, George K. (Tricia) Anderson of Chesapeake, VA and Gena (Dale) Hurst of Illiopolis; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren and two brothers Charles (Mary) Ragland and George D. (Jean) Ragland both of Tamaroa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Maxine Taylor, Elaine Noward and Verdene Ragland and one grandson, Michael Allen Anderson.

Virginia has been a resident of Springfield since 1955. She was a member of First Baptist Church; a graduate of ISD in Jacksonville where she was Homecoming Queen. She worked for the Department of Finance at SIU in Carbondale and then for the State of Illinois at Rehabilitation Services for 48 years. She was a member of the Deaf Senior Citizens.

Her hobbies included photography, crafts and travel. It was no secret that she loved her family more than anything.

Visitation: 4-7 pm, Monday, January 30, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.

Second Visitation: 12 - 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Bear Point Baptist Church in Sesser, IL.

Funeral Service: 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Bear Point Baptist Church in Sesser, IL, with Pastor John Hollis officiating. Burial will be in Paradise Cemetery in Tamaroa, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, IL.

Published in The State Journal-Register on January 28, 2012 
Family links: 
  George F Ragland (1897 - 1964)
  Ora L Ragland (1897 - 1984)
  James M. Anderson (1938 - 2013)*
  George Dale Ragland (1926 - 2013)*
  Virginia Imogene Ragland Anderson (1930 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Paradise Prairie Cemetery
Perry County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Jan 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84106542

- Sherry
 Added: Jan. 28, 2012

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