Virginia Q. Smith

August 22, 1924 - July 25, 2020

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Wednesday, July 29, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Wednesday, July 29, 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Virginia Myrtle (Quick) Smith, 95, of Kendallville died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville.

She was born August 22, 1924, in Flint, Michigan, to Burnice R. and Mabelle (Jarvis) Quick.

She had worked for Sears as a switchboard operator and taught knitting classes.

Virginia enjoyed knitting and reading and dearly loved her family.

Surviving are three daughters, Sharon (Joel Peter) Hone of Pelham, New Hampshire, Diane (Carl) Grove of Rome City, and Terrie Parke of New Milford, Connecticut; six grandsons, Steven (Laura) Grove, Scott (Monique) Grove, Joel (Tara) Hone, Jonathan (Megan) Hone, Brian (Allison) Parke, and Sean (Sarah) Parke; nine great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard George Smith; two sisters, Betty Hazelrigg and Gerry Briggs; and a brother, George Quick.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Chaplain Peter Meneghello of Lutheran Life Villages officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. at Zion Cemetery in Wauseon, Ohio.

Pallbearers are Carl Grove, Peter Hone, Steven Grove, and Scott Grove.

A live broadcast of the service will be available for viewing on the Young Family Funeral Home
Facebook page Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Visitation is Wednesday, July 29, 2020, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Per the Governor of Indiana, face masks are required.

Preferred memorials are to the Humane Society of Noble County or Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the I.U. School of Medicine.

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Larry Smith
July 29th, 2020 9:27pm
Hot Springs, AR

Laurie Smith
July 29th, 2020 3:08pm
Hot Springs Village AR

You were always so upbeat and full of life. Full of spunk! Your memory will live on with everyone who knew and loved you aunt Ginny.

Vicki & Bob Shonce
July 29th, 2020 2:20am
PSL, Florida

Rest In Peace, Aunt Ginny. Until we meet again.

Robin Quick and Mary Ellen Quick
July 28th, 2020 11:54pm
Arlington Texas

As her Nephew and Sister In Law We loved her dearly. Virginia was very special to us. We love you Virginia.

Marilyn Benedict
July 28th, 2020 11:19pm
Rome City, IN

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I fondly remember how spunky Virginia was when she visited Carl and Diane in her purple PT Cruiser! She is now at peace and lives on in your hearts.

Jim & Elena Briggs
July 28th, 2020 3:15pm
Bancroft, MI

Aunt Ginny was a family favorite in the Quick clan,. Any time spent with her, Uncle Dick and our three cousins was as good as it got. So many fun-filled visits. A thousand thanks.

Steven & Alexandra Quick
July 27th, 2020 10:32pm
Hurst Texas

Aunt Ginny will always be in our hearts

Steven-Laura-Sabrina, Grove
July 26th, 2020 8:11pm
Lenox, MI

We love you and we will never forget you, Grandma.