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Virginia Gwaltney

Thursday, June 5, 2003

SIKESTON - Virginia G. Gwaltney, 88, died June 3, 2003, at Hunter Acres Caring Center.

Born Oct. 15, 1914, in Newbern, Tenn., daughter of the late John Thomas and Esther Dickson Griffin, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ. She worked for the International Shoe Company 35 years before retiring in 1978.

On April 17, 1932, she married Willie C. Dollar, who preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1968.

On Aug. 30, 1969, in Sikeston, she married Fred L. Gwaltney who preceded her in death on June 25, 2000.

Survivors include: one brother, John T. Griffin Jr. of Sikeston; one sister, Betty Jones of Sikeston; three grandchildren, Jeff Anderson of Charleston and Toby Ann Anderson and Todd Anderson of Sikeston; and three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Preceding her in death were one daughter, Eugenia Anderson; and two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday. Pat Hogan, minister of Shady Acres Church of Christ, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Todd Anderson Brent Naile, Milford Jones, J.W. Nelson, Bryan Anderson and Ryan Anderson.