Virgie Arlene Edington
May 28, 1936 ‒ July 15, 2021
Virgie Arlene Edington, age 85 of Marion, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 at her home surrounded by family.
Virgie was born May 28, 1936 in Marion, the daughter of Joseph Cyrus and Verna Mae (Hartley) White.
Virgie was united in marriage to her soulmate and love of her life, Howard Earl Edington. Together they made an unstoppable team, lovingly raising their 5 children. Virgie was the epitome of a devoted homemaker; her love for her family was unmeasurable, especially when it came to the grandchildren. Whatever her children were interested in, she too was equally interested. Sunday family dinners and especially holiday dinners with the entire family filled her heart with joy. Trips to the casino, trying new restaurants, and travel were all things Virgie enjoyed doing with family. Above all, family always came first and she gave each and every one the gift of unconditional love.
She is survived by her children: Larry (Janice Johnson) Edington, Gloria (Doug Phipps) Edington, Mari (Daniel) Sander, Tammy (the late Bruce) Krist, and Amber (Rick) Thompson; grandchildren: Stacy Edington, Aaron (Kathy) Edington, Josh (Courtney) Edington, Misti Edington, Howie (Deb) Baldwin, Bryce Gear, Dylan Gear, Shaun (Billie Jo) Edington, Cassaundra (Brent) Southard, Kayla (Ryan Tropp) Edington, Brittany (Zane Oakes) Edington, DJ Combs and Mackie Frye; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and siblings: Hershel White, Clayton “Butch” White, and Mary Cooper.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Howard Earl Edington and siblings: Joseph Jr., Warren, Verlon, James and Dan White.
Visitation will be Monday, July 19, 2021 at Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion from 11:30AM to 1:30PM; funeral service will follow at 1:30PM with burial in Caledonia Cemetery.
If so desired, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Veterans of America.
The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve the Edington family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com