Obituary: Virginia R. Bex

October 31, 2015 – February 29, 2020

Virginia R. Bex, 86, of Mitchell, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Mitchell Manor.

Born October 31, 1933, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Ralph F. and Lucy J. (Carter) Ritchison.  She married Ira E. Bex May 28, 1955, and he preceded her in death on November 20, 2015.

Virginia was employed by Older American Services for several years.  She graduated from Huron High School and was a member of Fairview Church of Christ where she served as a Sunday school teacher for many years.  Virginia was a devoted wife and mother.

Survivors include her daughter, Cathy Lynn Bex of Mitchell; sisters, Velma R. (Earl) Padgett of Ft. Myers, Florida, Donna Pauline Moffitt of Bedford; brother, Robert D. (Wanda) Ritchison of Mitchell and several nieces and nephews

Her parents, husband, and brother-in-law, Wendle Moffitt, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 6th, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Richard Holt officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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