Virginia Houchin

Thursday, August 11, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virginia R. Houchin, 74, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center.

She was born July 3, 1931, in Kewanee, Mo., daughter of Sam and Anna Lee Gross Lands. She and Vincent Vernon Houchin Sr. were married in 1952. He died Dec. 30, 1986.

Survivors include a son, Vincent Houchin Jr. of Sikeston; a sister, Martha Wyatt of Sikeston; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home from 9 a.m. until time of service today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.