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1932 Virginia 2015

Virginia Basham

June 14, 1932 — May 14, 2015

Virginia Ruth Basham, 82, of Jumping Branch entered into eternal rest Thursday May 14, 2015 at Serenity Place following a long illness.
Born June 14, 1932 at Madams Creek, she was a daughter of the late Virgil L. and Eva Bennett Miller.
Ruth was a member of the Jumping Branch Tabernacle. She was a former school teacher of the Josiah Lilly School and had attended Concord College. She was known for her expertise of sewing and seamstress work and enjoyed spending time with her beloved grandchildren. Ruth was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Basham; brother, James L. Miller; and sister, Margaret Miller.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Marvin Basham and wife Marsha, Daniel Basham and wife Sandra, Virginia Ward and husband Grady, David Basham and wife Sheila all of Jumping Branch, and Frances Richmond of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Adrian Basham, Danica Boster and husband Reid, Kristin Grooms and husband Josh, Stacy Morgan and husband Justin, Jason Richmond and fiancé Kelsey Soles, Brandon Ward, Erin Wilson and husband Rick, Susan Basham, Logan Ward; and great grandchildren, Gage Boster and Aiden Grooms.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Tom and Dalene Coffman officiating. Burial will follow at the Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz. Friends may call from 11:00 AM until time of services on Saturday at the funeral parlors. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to Hospice Compassus at 1330 Mercer Street, Princeton, WV 24740.
Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.
Condolences may be sent to the family at


MAY 16. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors
130 Temple Street
Hinton, WV, 25951


MAY 16. 1:00 PM (EDT)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors
130 Temple Street
Hinton, WV, 25951
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