Virginia A. Browning 1927 – 2012

Browning, VirginiaVirginia A. Browning , 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 9:25 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, After a long illness more serious in the last week. 

Mrs. Browning was born on August 4, 1927 in Smith Twp., Whitley County, a daughter of Adam and Ollie (Truelove) Ragan.  She spent her formative years in Churubusco, and graduated from South Side High School in Fort Wayne. 

 On January 24, 1946 she was married to Leo E. Browning, and moved to Eel River Twp, Allen County where she had lived since 1954.

Mrs. Browning liked painting and crafting. She loved her children, her grandchildren, and her great – grandchildren.

Her spouse preceded her in death on June 6, 1992.

The surviving relatives include two sons Charles (Mary Beth) Browning of Churubusco and Dean (Phyllis) Browning of Vancouver, WA; two daughters Pamela (Thomas) Murphy of Dewy Rose, GA and Renee (Robert) Lemish of Avilla; 10 grandchildren and 21 great – grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by a sister Betty Winchester and brother Leonard  Ragan. 

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, with Father Danney Pinto, officiating. 

The family will receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Tuesday, or one hour prior to the service. 

Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Allen County. 

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Parkview Home Health & Hospice or the church Masses.

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8 Responses to “Virginia A. Browning 1927 – 2012”

  1. Lori Caldwell Says:

    Renee, Pam and Family
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. May God comfort you in the days to come. If you need anything, let me know.

    Greg and Lori Caldwell

  2. Judy Wall Says:

    Dear Renee and Family,

    Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near; still loved, still missed and very dear.

    Author Unknown

  3. Karen Beberstein Says:

    Your family is in my prayers at this time.

  4. LLoyd & Susie Hoot Says:

    We are sorry to hear about the loss o your mother Time heals. Remember all the good times

  5. Billy & Cheryl Cunningham Says:

    Always remember the great memories of your Mother and treasure them in your heart. Now, she is with her Heavenly Father and will have eternal life. God Bless you during this difficult time.

  6. Trevelin, Treya, and Braedn Says:

    Chuck and family. We are thinking on you. We loved her dearly. Now you have another angel. Love, T, T and BP

  7. Debbie Blaugh Frazier Says:

    Chuck,Mary Beth, Pam and Family,

    May you remember and cherish all the good times that you had with your mother. We are so sorry for your loss. Tom and Debbie

  8. the families of Mary (Truelove) and Richard Mackin Says:

    We would like to express our deepest sympathy to your family. Our prayers are with you.

    Darla Drew, Mike Mackin, Bob Mackin and Janet Burke

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