M. Virginia Inskeep, age 92, of East Liberty, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Green Hills Community with her family at her side following an extended illness.
A loving homemaker, beloved mother, and “Grandma Ginny”, Virginia sold World Book Encyclopedias for many years, formerly worked with the custodial staff at Benjamin Logan Schools, and served as Perry Township Trustees Clerk. She was a member of the Bellefontaine First Assembly of God and was a former member of the East Liberty Church of Christ where she taught Sunday School for over 50 years. She graduated from West Mansfield High School in 1938. Virginia was a proud member of the Logan County Republican Party, volunteered with the Logan County Election Board, and enjoyed her affiliation with the JG’s (Junior Grandmothers). She enjoyed reading and Bible study, loved flowers, and always enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren’s athletic events. She always made the rounds on Christmas morning to visit everyone in her family and will be remembered as a beautiful, classy lady.
She was born December 14, 1920, in West Mansfield to the late Lloyd and Belva Drake Elliott. She married Donald “Skip” Inskeep on January 16, 1939, in Maysville, Kentucky, and he preceded her in death on April 23, 1993. She was also preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Florence and Leo Mortimore, brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Edna Elliott, 2 brothers, Jonathan Elliott and Donald Elliott, sister-in-law, Pat Titus Elliott, and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Vera and Donald Stevenson.
Survivors include her daughter, Debra Dawn (Tom) Stratton, West Mansfield; 3 sons, Larry (Linda) Inskeep, West Liberty; Terry (Linda) Inskeep, Kenton; and Tony (Alice) Inskeep, Belle Center; 11 grandchildren, Dawn (Jim) Boysel, Tina (Shane) Lotts, Michael (Dora) Inskeep, Staci Inskeep, Ty (Kelly) Inskeep, Todd (Michele) Inskeep, Scott Inskeep, Travis (Krista) Stratton, Troy (Jenni) Stratton, Tate (Hayley) Stratton, and Karie Webb; 21 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ronald Carl (Sue) Elliott, West Mansfield; sister-in-law, Helen Elliott, West Mansfield; many nieces and nephews; and several devoted friends and caregivers.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2013, at Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Roger Larrison will officiate and burial will take place at East Liberty Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Green Hills Community, Senior Independence Hospice, or Bellefontaine First Assembly of God. Condolences may be expressed at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.