Virginia L. Rankin, 83, of Dugger, passed away at 4:16 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital.
She was born in Sullivan County on July 5, 1927, the daughter of Fred Christy and Eva Boruff Christy.
She married John Rankin on March 29, 1947, and he survives.
She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Dugger.
She was preceded in death by her parents, also three brothers, Robert, James, and Delbert Christy, and three sisters, Marjorie Cox, Betty Yoder, and Mary Achors.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years John Rankin, one son, Kenny Rankin (Joyce) of Columbus, three daughters, Loretta Burger (Terry) of Columbus, Dawna Fortner (Chuck) of Marshall, Ill., and Diane Hunt (Clint) of Linton, one brother, Burl Christy of Cass, seven grandchildren, Tracy Cosby, Tiffany Willis, Nathan, Ryan, and Kevin Rankin, Clinton and Heather Hunt, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with Pastor Dan Dyer officiating. Interment will be in the Dugger Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday.