SKINNER, Virginia Ruth (Mace) Wright, 81, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville, OH.
Virginia was born on March 28, 1932, Leatherbark, WV, the daughter of the late Ezekiel and Elma G. (Carpenter) Mace.
Virginia was a dedicated member at the First Church of God, Wellsburg, WV, and a life member of Christian Women Connection. She retired as a Housekeeper from the former Ohio Valley Hospital, Steubenville, OH.
In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Skinner; a daughter, Donna Rae Cross in 2013; a brother, Jack Mace; and a sister, Elaine Chandler.
Virginia is survived by her two daughters, Debby (David) Smith of Follansbee, WV, and Kathy (Robert) Bone of Wellsburg, WV; nine grandchildren, Marci Hughes, Jolie Knoyer, Benjamin Smith, Jessica Miller, Leah Ciminel, Brian Cross, Jennifer Jones, Amanda Schey, and Robin Stevey; 18 great-grandchildren; a brother, Fred (Judy) Mace of Spencer, WV; and several nieces and nephews Family and friends were received on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, and again today from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717, with Pastor James Seabright, officiating.
Interment will follow in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Toronto, OH.