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Virginia Kinney

October 21, 1934 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 87)

Obituary

Virginia Kinney

Age 87, of Pleasant Hill, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at her home. She was born October 21, 1934, in Barnesville, Ohio, to her parents Jeffrey & Virginia (Fenton) Groves. Virginia graduated from Belmont High School Class of 1952 and graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in 1956, majoring in home economics. On March 11, 1956, she married Royce Bentley Kinney at the Belmont Methodist Church, and together they shared a life for over 64 years. Virginia dedicated her life to education and the preservation of history. She worked as an educator and librarian for over 40 years, mostly serving in the Miami County area. Virginia was active with many organizations including the American Hereford Women, Miami County Association of Family Consumer Science, Miami County Republican Woman, Johnny Appleseed Society, Bradford Railroad Museum, Human Ecology Alumni Association, Astrobuds Garden Club, Ohio State University Alumni Association, Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, and the Ohio Cowbelles. She was also a member of the Belmont United Methodist Church and the Pleasant Hill Brethren in Christ Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Royce and her infant son. She will be missed and remembered by her loving children and their spouses Charlotte & David Delcamp of Troy, Robert & Bonnie Kinney of Piqua, Margaret Kinney & Gil Robles of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mary & Harry Vannus of Pleasant Hill; grandchildren Brookelen, Heidi, Jamie, Jared, Dusty, Victoria, Josh, Brittnay, Danielle, Benjamin, Michael, Luke, Arianna; great grandchildren Rylie, Carson, Vangelis, Mason, Henry, Dallas, Ryan, Briella, Evelyn, Oliver, Josephine, and Adelaide. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Saturday, May 14, at the Pleasant Hill Brethren in Christ Church, 101 W. Hill Street, Pleasant Hill, with interment following at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 PM Saturday at the church. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Hill History Center or the Bradford Railroad Museum. Memories may be shared online at www.jackson-sarver.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 14, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Brethren in Christ Church (101 W. Hill Street, Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill Cemetery)

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 14, 2022

3:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Brethren in Christ Church (101 W. Hill Street, Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill Cemetery)

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