Virginia Landis

Virginia Elizabeth Landis, 90, a resident of Volga, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, in United Hospital Center.

She was born April 2, 1923, at Hall, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late Dorsey French and Osie Pearl Dean Champ.

She was united in marriage April 25, 1942, to John William Landis, who preceded her in death July 20, 1999.

Surviving are two daughters, Wilma Jean Haddix and husband, Gerald, of Route 4, Buckhannon, and Hilda Elizabeth Meixsell and husband, Mike, of East Brady, Pa.; one sister, Madeline Robinson of Buckhannon; nine grandchildren, Ramona Nicole Davis, Theresa Kay Ritter, Tracy Ellen Young, Charles Craig Horner, Berrae Meixsell, Pam Thomas, Gail Machella, Michele Utterback and Michael Meixsell; and 26 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren

Mrs. Landis was preceded in death by two sisters, four brothers, one grandson and one great-grandson.

She retired from Barbour Produce with 26 years of service. She was a member of Moose Lodge 319 chapter in Buckhannon and Queen’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Volga. Mrs. Landis enjoyed playing bingo, quilting and spending time with her family.

A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday, June 19, at 2 p.m. in Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery with speaker Lewis Bartlett officiating.

In honor of Mrs. Landis’s request, flowers are to be omitted and, in lieu of flowers, make memorial contributions to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at