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Virginia F (Lipe) Browning

December 10, 1923 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 96)

Obituary


Virginia F. Browning, 96, of McLeansboro and formerly of Benton passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at McLeansboro Rehab & Health Care Center.
She was born in Benton, IL on December 10, 1923, the daughter of Henry & Ruth (Shetler) Lipe.
She married Kenneth E. Browning on December 25, 1942 and he preceded her in death on June 28, 2018.
Mr. & Mrs. Browning attended the Mt. Zion Church until it closed and then moved their membership to Immanuel. She was a stay at home Wife & Mother and helped her husband with farming. She loved to be with her grandkids, gardening, sewing & was an excellent cook.
Mrs. Browning is survived by her:
3 Daughters:
Janel Brown & husband Jeff of McLeansboro
Melba Browning of Ina
Cheryl Riley & husband John of Milton, FL
4 Grandchildren:
Amy Bridges & husband Robbie
Stacie Zoph & husband Josh
Misty Adkins
Bryan Sweetin & wife Brenda
5 Great-Grandchildren: Zeke, Demetrius, Maleigha, Ian & Emily
Mrs. Browning was preceded in death by her Parents and by her Husband.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, December 11th at the Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton with Rev. Eddie Paul Davis officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to 12:45 P.M. on Friday at the funeral home.
We are limited to 10 people in our building at a time. We ask everyone attending to be considerate of others and practice social distancing and masks are recommended.
In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or to a Charity of the Donor's choice.
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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 11, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:45 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Graveside Service
Friday
December 11, 2020

1:00 PM
Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, IL 62812

Donations

Alzheimer's Association
225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago IL 60601
Tel: 1-800-272-3900
Web: https://act.alz.org/site/Donation2?df_id=32112&32112.donation=form1

Charity of the Donor's Choice

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