Virginia was born in 1931 to Elijah and Gladys Bell and passed away at the age of 86. Growing up, she worked as a migrant farm worker, on her way to graduating from Hilmar High. In adulthood, she worked for the U. S. Postal service and in the cafeteria for Denair Unified School District. She enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking, travel, using the computer and spending time with family. Virginia was a member of the Turlock V.F.W. Post 5059 Women’s Auxiliary.
She is survived by her son Lenis; sisters Carol and Peggy; grandson Joshua and great grandson Alex. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; husband Harrel and sister Joy.
Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Turlock V.F.W. Post 5059.
Viewing will be held at Allen Mortuary on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 5:00-7:00p.m. Funeral service will also be at Allen Mortuary on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:00a.m. Interment will be at Carlsbad Cemetery in New Mexico.
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