The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 24, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Virginia Mann Bostic

GREENVILLE — Virginia Mann Bostic, 93, of Greenville, WV, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014, following a short illness.

She was born at Assurance, WV, January 14, 1921, a daughter of the late Fred Douglas and Mary Catherine Riner Mann.

Mrs. Bostic was a homemaker, a retired employee of B.F. Goodrich Plant at Union, and a former employee of the Celanese Plant at Narrows, Va.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. “Doc” Bostic, on August 17, 2013, a brother, Joseph E. Mann, and 2 sisters, Mildred Vance and Leola Wimmer.

She was a member of the Rock Camp United Methodist Church where she had served as a Sunday School Teacher, member of the Choir, former youth leader and a Lay Speaker for over 30 years, past officer of the Greenbrier District and the West Virginia State Conference of the United Methodist Church, a member of the Indian Creek Community Club, Monroe County Quilting Guild, Rock Camp United Methodist Women, Monroe County Republican Executive Committee, treasurer for the Monroe County Republican Club, Monroe County Senior Choir, past president of the Monroe County AARP, member of the West Virginia Cattlewomen’s Association, member of the Board of Directors of the Autumn Harvest Festival, worked as a volunteer at Springfield Nursing Home and a 1939 graduate of Peterstown High School.

Surviving are: 5 children, Mary Ann Smith and husband, Charlie, of Baton Rouge, LA, Sue Burns and husband, Craig, of Mt. Clare, Bobby Bostic and wife, Leressa, of Union, Jim Bostic of Buckhannon, Dwight L. Bostic and wife, Sue, of Austin, TX, 7 grandchildren: Suzanne Wilson and husband, Lenny, Michael Burns and wife, Becky, Adam and Katherine Smith, Jessica Yates and husband, Cory, Sarah and Emily Bostic; 3 great grandchildren, Brooklyn and Blake Wilson, Jackson Burns, 2 sisters, Jewel Good of Rich Creek, Va., and Eurcell Broyles of Sarton.

Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at the Groves Funeral Home Chapel in Union with Rev. Eugene Fullen officiating. Burial will follow in the Ellison Cemetery at Dropping Lick.

Friends may call at the Groves Funeral Home in Union from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2014.

The family requests that Memorial Donations be made to the Rock Camp United Methodist Church Building Fund or to the Ellison Cemetery Association at 20 Honey Locust Road, Union, WV 24983.

Groves Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

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