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Virgie I. Jones Backus
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1915
Death: Mar. 9, 1996

Virgie I. Backus, 80, of Parkersburg, died March 9, 1996 at her residence.

She was born in Hebron, a daughter of the late Leonard and Zula Olive Lamp Jones. She was a St. Marys High School graduate and a 1937 cum laude graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing as a registered nurse. She worked at St. Joseph's Hospital as a supervisor and was a nurse at Colin Anderson Center and in Wirt County. She was a member of the DAV, American Legion Auxiliary, the VFW Auxiliary and American Association of Nurses. She was a member of the Lubeck Church of Christ.

Surviving are her husband, Denzil Backus; one daughter, Rose Mary Murphy of Parkersburg; one stepdaughter, Charlotte White of Parkersburg; one stepson, Steve Backus of Ontario, Canada; one sister, Betty Morey of Parkersburg; one brother, Sam Jones of Miamisburg, OH.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Norville Jones; one sister, Nellie Eddy; and one infant sister.

Services were Monday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home in Parkersburg. Burial was in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.

St. Marys Oracle - St. Marys, WV
March 13, 1996 
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  Raymond B. Murphy (1909 - 1979)
  Denzel F. Backus (1920 - 2000)*
  Rose Mary Murphy (1940 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Crystal
Record added: Nov 21, 2008
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Virgie I. <i>Jones</i> Backus
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Virgie I. <i>Jones</i> Backus
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