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Virginia Naomi Shipley Minnick

Death 20 Jun 2008 (aged 100)
Burial Harney, Carroll County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 27763134 · View Source
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Virginia Naomi Shipley Minnick, 100, of Union Bridge died Friday, June 20, 2008, at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center.

Born Feb. 25, 1908, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of the late Howard S. and Emma Kate Geiman Shipley. She was the wife of Emory Gere Minnick, who died in 1989.

She was a former member of the Union Bridge Church of the Brethren and the bible class and more recently became a member of the Bark Hill Bible Church. She was employed with the Democratic Advocate newspaper of Westminster for 43 years. She was a former member of the Carroll County Board of Education, the Ladies Auxiliary of Carroll County General Hospital and the Democratic Women's Club.

She enjoyed homemaking, gardening and growing roses.

Surviving are a sister, Jessie Eckenrode of Columbia; a number of nieces and nephews; and friends Clarence "Corky" Leppo of Union Bridge and Mary Grayson of the Mount Union area.

She was predeceased by sisters Hilda Britton and Alma Jones.

A private graveside service will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Union Bridge, with the Rev. Tom Darner, her pastor, officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Bark Hill Bible Church, 4350 Bark Hill Road, Union Bridge, MD 21791; Union Bridge Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 518, Union Bridge, MD 21791; or Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157. Arrangements are by Hartzler Funeral Home in Union Bridge. (Carroll Co Times - 6/23/2008)




  • Created by: Bruce Speck
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27763134
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Naomi Shipley Minnick (25 Feb 1908–20 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27763134, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Harney, Carroll County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Bruce Speck (contributor 46873080) .