Karen Virgin

Obituary of Karen Virgin

Karen E. Virgin, 76, of Manchester, died Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. She was born March 9, 1942, in Jacksonville, the daughter of the late Walter and Lawanda Adams Hicks.

She is survived by her 8 children, Kathy (Jim) Thomas of Brookfield, MO, Debra Parker of Manchester, Tracy (Kevin) Rollins of Winchester, Teresa (Darrell) Lee of Texas, Daron (Heather Northcutt) Virgin of Manchester, Shelly (Ed Stewart) Gilmore of Greenfield, Krissy Virgin of White Hall, and Tara (Dwayne) Dawdy of White Hall; 17 grandchildren, Kylie Martin, Sierria McEvers, Elizabeth McEvers, Kaitlyn McEvers, Ryan Williamson, Jacob Lee, Kelsie Virgin, Wesley Lee, Cody Northcutt, Connor Northcutt, Kacy Smith, Kenzie Gilmore, Alex Gilmore, Erica Inman, Megan Henson, Josie Talkington, Luke Talkington, Breighann Dawdy; 14 great-grandchildren, Caelyn, Lincoln, Jayken, Adelyn, Rylee, Owen, Olivia, Braedyn, Ayvalynn, Jacelyn, Karter, Liy, Riley, and Leighton; nieces; nephews; and a sister, Gloria Fraser. She was preceded in death by a brother Robert Hicks.

Karen loved Christmas, Angels, playing Farkle, Bunco, working on Crossword Puzzles, planting flowers under her flagpole, and watching Hallmark movies. More than anything she enjoyed spending time with her family and was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at 6:00p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Garner's in Roodhouse. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Roodhouse is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.

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