Mary Virginia Crosthwait, age 84, passed away on Nov. 1, 2016, at Ardmore.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in the Chapel at Griffin ~ Hillcrest with Brother Robert Wilson to officiate. Interment to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore.
Virginia was born on March 1, 1932, to Barney Allen Loughridge and Mattie Bell (Gold) Loughridge, at Lone Grove. She attended Dickson Elementary and Ardmore Jr. High Schools. She married Richard “R.D.” Crosthwait on July 10, 1947, at Yuma, Ariz. She was a member of the Mary Niblack Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, garage sales and watching hummingbirds.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R.D. Crosthwait; parents; stepfather, Luther Benson; two brothers, Doss Loughridge and Clinton Loughridge; one sister, Grace Riner McGee; and one infant son, Richard D. Crosthwait III.
Virginia is survived by six children, Sandra Robinson and husband, Richard, Gary Crosthwait and wife, Linda S., Larry Crosthwait and wife, Linda K., Bobby Crosthwait and wife, Marcia, Margie DuBois and husband, Jim and Janice Sliger and husband, Ken; 10 grandchildren, Matt Crosthwait and wife, Jennifer, Brian Crosthwait and wife, Tabitha, Mark Crosthwait and wife, Jessica, Chelsie Gabel and husband, Scott, Amy Clark and husband, Chris, Candace Harper, Brock Crosthwait and wife, Stacy, Jennifer Crosthwait, Lance Tuck and wife, Jamie and Cole Sliger; and 16 great-grandchildren and one due in February 2017.
Those serving as pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
Honorary bearers will be her sons-in-law.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mary Niblack Baptist Church Building Fund.
The family will receive guests from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday evening, Nov. 4, 2016, at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Funeral Home.
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