Virginia L. McClure

| July 5, 2016

McClureCOSHOCTON- Virginia Laverle “Ginny” McClure, 101, died Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Coshocton Springs Health & Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Oct. 29, 1914 in Holmes County to the late Isaac N. and Lovey E. (Lowe) Bechtol.  She married Harold McClure, who preceded her in death on Feb. 2, 1990.  Virginia loved to travel, particularly the American Southwest.  She attended the first three years of high school at Shaker Heights High School, where her uncle, Lincoln Elliot, was principal.  She returned home to finish her senior year at Keene High School.  Throughout her lifetime, Virginia was involved in the following: Keene United Methodist Church, Chi Tau, Chapel Belles, Town & Country Garden Club, Keene Hill Grange, Charter Member of the Silver Bar & Coshocton Co. Saddle Clubs, Advisor of Golden Spurs 4-H Saddle Club, the Ohio, American Arabian, and Quarter Horse Associations as well as the American Quarter Horse Racing Association.    She and Harold were co-owners of the Monte Vista & Bar M Riding Stables, McClure Livestock Trucking, and McClure Quarter Horses.  She was also the first hostess on the Roscoe Village Trolley.

She is survived by her son, James H. (Jayne) McClure, Sr. of Coshocton; two grandsons, James H. McClure, Jr. of Canton, Jason W. McClure of Raleigh, NC, and Jason’s former spouse, Krystal (Sean) Moody; four great-grandchildren, Kyle William, Austin James, Dalton Lee, and Kayley Gene McClure, all of Wendell, NC; a nephew, Robert Norris of Waldo; and a special great-niece, Joyce Gephart Wasem of Johnstown.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Joanna; a sister, Florence (Tom) Norris; several nephews and a niece.

Per Virginia’s wishes, there will be no public calling hours or services observed. There will be a private family service to scatter her ashes at a later date.  The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is assisting the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Coshocton County Agricultural Society, 707 Kenilworth Ave. Coshocton, OH 43812.

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