Virginia May Harrington, 87

Virginia May Harrington, 87, of Marshalltown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 20, 2014, under the loving care of Grandview Heights, with her family by her side.

Services for Virginia will be held at Mitchell Family Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2014, with visitation to greet friends one hour prior to the service. Virginia will be laid to rest in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Virginia and her family. For more information, visit, or call 641 844- 1234.

Virginia was born on September 18, 1926, to Earl and Josephine Glenney in Union, Iowa. She was raised and educated in Union, graduating in 1946. Virginia worked at Bishop’s, Carpet Mart, the Coca Cola Plant, McAllisters, Ewers Shoes, J. C. Penneys, and the Iowa Veterans Home for thirteen and a half years. She retired at age 65, and then volunteered at the Iowa Veterans Home and the gift shop at the Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center. Virginia was a member of the Eagles and Senior Citizen’s Center.

Left to cherish Virginia’s memory are her son, Gary (Sue) Harrington; daughter, Sue Harrington; 10 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren; and sister Arlene Crosser of Hubbard, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1968; and her daughter, Carol, in 2004; sister, Catherine Mackie, and brother, Wendell Glenney.