Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Virginia A. (Ramey) Severns

Virginia A. Severns, 38, of 163 Broadway, died Wednesday afternoon in Shelby Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.

Mrs. Severns was born Feb. 5, 1949, at Holden, WV, the daughter of George and Mary (Click) Ramey. She was a homemaker, a volunteer swimming instructor at the Shelby YMCA Community Center, and a member of the Tiro United Baptist Church.

She is survived by her parents, George and Mary (Click) Ramey of Shelby; two daughters: Mrs. Brenden (Virginia Sue) Adkins Beal of Shelby and Bridget Heintz, at home; four sons: Donald Adkins of Shelby and Dwayne Heintz, Michael Severns, and Joseph Severns, all at home; one granddaughter; four step-children: Pam Dunford, Tina Buckner, Tracey Severns, and James Severns, all of Bucyrus; one brother: George Ramey of San Antonio, Texas; and four sis ters: Jannie Smith and Vickie Tackett, both of Shelby, Delorse Moore of Tiro, and Kathy Fagg of Wichita, Texas.

Mrs. Severns was preceded in death by two husbands: Wayne Heintz in 1972, and Max Severns in 1985.

Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby by the Rev. S. T. Adkins and the Rev. Altaie Bowman. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Calling hours at the funeral home are today after 2 p.m. and Friday until the time of services. The family will be at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the building fund of the Tiro United Baptist Church and left at the funeral home.

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