Virginia Mae Myers 61 of Altamont, IL, passed away at 1:50 AM Tuesday Jan. 13, 2015 in her home.Virginia was born Nov. 16, 1953 in Effingham County near Altamont, IL the daughter of John Franklin and Dorthea Conner Buchholz.
She married David Alan Myers on July 30, 1977 in Altamont and he passed away on July 20, 2010.
Virginia was a 1971 graduate of Altamont Community High School and attended Lakeland College in Mattoon, IL.
She was a Boy Scout and Girl Scout Leader for many years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Altamont.She was a great fan of the Green Bay Packers.She loved all the holidays, especially Christmas.She was a collector of all things Christmas and anything Coca Cola.
Surviving are her five children: Jennifer (fiancé Shane Burgess) Taplin of Altamont, Amanda (William) Jordan of Watson, IL, Alan Myers of Altamont, Belinda (Kevin) Rueter of Hord, IL and Steven (Brandie) Myers of Altamont.; fourteen grandchildren: one great grandchild; sisters: Bernadine (James) Canfield of Mt Vernon, IL and Nancy (Randy) Bowen of Altamont and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by her husband David, parents and a niece.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon Friday Jan. 16, 2015 in the First United Methodist Church of Altamont. Pastor Willie Duell will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until time of the service on Friday in the Church. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Moccasin with Rev. Kevin Barnfield officiating.Memorials may be made to the Donor’s Choice. On line condolences may be directed to the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com