Virginia B. Herring, age 74, of St. Paris, OH passed away at 4:05 P.M on Saturday, December 18, 2021 in her residence.
Born on January 30, 1947 in Middletown, OH, Virginia was a daughter of the late Quincy B and Effie Mae (Whisman) Gilley.
She is survived by two daughters, Didra (Timothy) Allen of St. Paris and Lora (Keenan) Warren of Muncie, IN. She was a loving grandmother to six grandchildren: India (Zachary) Beard of Germantown, OH, Lindsey (Jonathan) Nokes of Urbana, OH, Mickaela (Sean) Dotson, Muncie, IN, Taylor Coffman, Titusville, Florida, Shelby (Jordan Smith) Coffman, Muncie, IN, and Halana Joseph Watson, III, of Muncie In. She was a proud great grandmother to Lydia Nokes, Xzavier, Bentley and Jenson Dotson, Grace, and Sophia Woodward, Franklin Coffman, Oaklynn Smith and Joe Watson. Two sisters and two brothers also survive. In addition to her parents she was preceded by one sister.
Virginia was of the Christian faith. She loved Christmas music and preparing for the Christmas season. She enjoyed hiking, mushroom hunting, watching the baseball play-offs and spending time with her grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday December 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Rose Hill Cemetery Mausoleum, 4781 S. Charleston Clifton Road, Springfield, OH, 45502. Pastor Chris Beaver of the Temple of Sidney will officiate.
Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris, OH is serving the family.