Virginia McCormick, 80, of Red Rock, Ariz., went to be with the Lord Saturday, March 12, 2016, at her home in Red Rock, Ariz.
She was born March 23, 1935, in Alton, the daughter of Roy and Velma (Case) Mitts.
Virginia married Donald McCormick Sept. 15, 1951, at the Presbyterian Church in Alton. He preceded her in death Sept. 13, 2015.
Virginia was a loving wife and partner with her husband, Donald, while he served in the Navy & Air Force living around the world. She was also a loving mother to five children. She enjoyed home Bible studies, bowling, playing card games and crocheting.
She is survived by three sons and their spouses, Donald R. (Mary) McCormick of Chicago, Robert E. (Denise) McCormick of Troy, Mo., and Wayne P. (Dawn) McCormick of Godfrey; two daughters, Linda I. Walker (Gary Claus) of Godfrey, and Laura E. Overstreet of Red Rock, Ariz.; one sister, Betty Bauswell of Godfrey; 17 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years; parents; son, Charles Mark McCormick; and a sister, Shirley Foote of Texas.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 18, 2016, at the funeral home.
Interment will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in Godfrey.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Online condolences and guestbook can be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com or www.facebook.com/eliaskallalandschaaf.