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Virginia L. Whitlock

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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Virginia L. Whitlock

EARLVILLE – Virginia L. Whitlock, 75, of Earlville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at her home.

She was born Sept. 14, 1938, in Earlville, the daughter of Edward and Vera (Matison) Peterson. She married Russell W. Whitlock in 1955, in Earlville. She was a member of Earlville United Methodist Church, Earlville Country Club, and the Eastern Star. While living in Earlville, she owned and operated Ginny’s Beauty Shop for many years. She bought and refurbished antiques for herself, and was a dealer at the Mercantile in Earlville. Virginia enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. 

She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca (Mikael) Olsen of Bryan, Texas, and Nancy (Don) Henegar of Dixon; five grandchildren, Ashley of Peoria, Alex (Jessica) of Virginia Beach, Va., Brittany Henegar of Normal, and Christian and Peter Olsen of Texas; three great-grandchildren, Julian and Audrina of Virginia, and Nikki of Texas; two sisters, Martha (Calvin) Sellers of Earlville and Linda (Paul) Bonnette of Sandwich; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Russell.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Earlville. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Earlville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Linda Thomas, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Precinct Cemetery in rural Earlville.

Memorials may be directed to Earlville United Methodist Church, Senior Saturday’s, or Earlville Country Club.

Visit www.eighnerfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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