Virginia Hall


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Posted Online: April 01, 2013, 7:53 pm
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Virginia F. Hall, 93, of Silvis, formerly of Peoria, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.
Funeral services will be noon, Friday, April 5, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to any no-kill animal shelter or Illini Restorative Care, 1455 Hospital Road, Silvis, IL 61282.
Virginia was born Nov. 8, 1919, in Peoria, the daughter of Arlene Schult. She was a graduate of Kingman High School. She married Eugene Hall on Oct. 18, 1940. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Gloria (Milt) McKinney, Coal Valley, and Eugene (Lana) Hall Jr., Naperville, Ill.; son-in-law, George (Shelia) Garland, Winchester, England; grandchildren, Eugene (Heidi) Hall III, Naperville, Allison (Brian) Goodwin, Colona, Shannon (Mike) Nannini, Kenmundy, Ill., Andrew Hall, Naperville, Michael (Victoria "Plum") Garland, Basingstoke, England, Angela Garland, Leicester, England; and great-grandchildren, Trenton, Calvin and Max Hall, Adam Goodwin, Sierra, Kaylen and Madisen Nannini. She was preceded by her mother, Arlene Estes; and daughter, Judy Garland.
Condolences may be left at RaffertyFunerals.com.












 




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