Virginia R. Hartsough, 93, Ligonier, passed away on Saturday April 24, 2021, in Sebring, Fla. She was born Sept. 15, 1927, the daughter of Maynard and Clara (Bridenstine) Garber. On Dec. 19, 1943, she married Richard L. Hartsough; he preceded her in death Nov. 14, 2003.
She is survived by her sons, Jeremiah Hartsough of North Fort Myers, Fla.; and David (Judy) Hartsough of Millersburg; daughters, Linda (Jim) Simmons of Goshen; Vickie (David) Cooper of Indianapolis; and Debbie (Eddy) Earl of South Bend; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Doris (Reed) Cripe, Louise Brant, and Miriam Conrad all of Goshen; and a half-brother, Harry Vredingburgh of Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Maurice Garber and Michael Garber; and two half-sisters.
Virginia was a devoted homemaker and farmed with her husband for many years. She owned and operated Grandmother’s House Antiques with shops in Middlebury, Shipshewana, and Ligonier. After retiring from farming, she enjoyed traveling with her husband and spending time at her home in Florida. Virginia also grew and sold African Violets for many years and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Missionary Church.
A funeral service will be held in Virginia’s honor at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South; Ligonier, IN 46767. Burial will follow at Brown Cemetery in Millersburg.
Family and friends will be received from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.