Virginia Florence

September 25, 1926 - February 19, 2016

09/25/1926 - 02/19/2016

Past Services

Tuesday February 23, 2016
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Wednesday February 24, 2016
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Wednesday February 24, 2016
12:30 pm
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions

Virginia Florence, 89 of Shadyside, Ohio died Friday February 19, 2016 at Shadyside Care Center.

A daughter of the late William and Dreama Mae (Russell)  Clendenin she was born September 25, 1926 in Leewood, WV.

Virginia graduated from Shadyside High School and went on to obtain her beauticians license.

She worked as a waitress at Rigas’s Restaurant for many years.

She was married to the love of her life William Florence SR on April 6, 1947 and enjoyed nearly 69 years with him.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son William “Buster” Florence JR, a daughter Jackie Florence,  a sister Dorothy Haught and two brothers Donald and William Clendenin.

She is survived by her husband; her children Dreama (Ronald) Smith of Tallmadge, OH, Donna (Rick) Sims of Shadyside, OH and Darlene (James) Mackey of Stow, OH. She is also survived by a sister Midge Parker of Shadyside, OH along with 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday February 23, 2016 from 4 until 8 pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave Shadyside, OH 43947.

Funeral services will be held on February 24, 2016 at 11 am with Rev. David Roberts officiating.

Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Buster Florence Scholarship Fund or to the Belmont County Animal Shelter.

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Don and Sandra Fuchs
7 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Jenny was a good neighbor for many years. Keeping all the family in our thoughts and prayers. We are in Florida for the winter.

Tina(Marling) Lipscomb
7 years ago

So sorry to hear of your loss. It is so difficult to lose a parent. Your mom was always very nice to me when I was growing up next door. I am sure she will be missed by all who knew her.

7 years ago

Sorry to hear of your loss

Sue Ellen Sweetnich Miller
7 years ago

Donna and Family,
I am sincerely saddened to hear of the passing of your Mom! She was a great lady in which I have fond memories of! She will truly be missed! Heaven has gained another Angel! May God wrap his arms around all of you and surround you with love and strength !
With my sincere sympathy!
Sue Ellen and Julie Seszko

Michelle Miller
7 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss Donna. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Chuck & Anita Wiley
7 years ago

Our prayers are for the entire Florence Family. Jenny was a fantastic lady who was so proud and supportive of her husband, children, grand children, and great grand children! She will be missed by family and friends. We were truly blessed to know her!