LAURENS — Virginia H. Place, 72, of Laurens died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at the A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta.
She was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Laurens, the daughter of Clayton and Ella Harrington.
She married Gerald A. Place on Sept. 12, 1948. Mr. Place predeceased her on May 22, 2002.
A lifelong area resident, Virginia worked as a bookkeeper for the Grand Union Co. in Oneonta.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Loretta Place of Laurens; her sister, Agnes Sullivan of Cooperstown; her brother and sister-in-law, Nelson and Marion Harrington of Otego; two grandsons, Mark Place of Laurens, currently attending the State University at Albany, and Sgt. Craig Place of the U.S. Army base at Ft. Leonardwood, Mo.; nieces and nephews, Douglas and Carolyn Rose of Oneonta, Rena Rose of Laurens, Dottie and Bob Linger of Oneonta, Thomas and Sue Harrington of Herkimer, Kathy Harrington of Unadilla, Dave and Mary Southern of Otego, Bob and Mary Southern of Oneonta, Wayne Sullivan and his wife of Cooperstown, and Dale Sullivan of Cooperstown.
Virginia was predeceased by a grandson, Thomas Place in 2000; and a sister, Kay (Lila) Southern in 2001.
A graveside memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at the Laurens Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Taylor, pastor of the St. Andrews Episcopal Church in New Berlin, officiating.
There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Catskill Area Hospice, 542 Main St., Oneonta, NY 13820 in loving memory of Virginia H. Place.
Funeral arrangements are by Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.
Published in The Daily Star on Aug. 12, 2002,