Viola Virginia Kidwell

Female 1928 - 2011


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  • Born  31 Jul 1928  Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  18 Mar 2011  Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1017  Virts
    Last Modified  6 Aug 2015 

    Father  Richard Jouinor Kidwell,   b. 1 Jan 1904, Ranson, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1996, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nellie Mae Springer,   b. 23 Oct 1908, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1986, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F596  Group Sheet

    Family  Chester Willard Virts,   b. 10 Mar 1925, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1993, Warrenton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Mar 1954  Brunswick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Shirley Mae Virts,   b. 17 Apr 1951, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 2001, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Chester Willard Virts, Jr.,   b. 20 Sep 1952, Brunswick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 2001, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Richard Thomas Virts,   b. 21 Aug 1954, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1978, Convington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F157  Group Sheet

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    Chester Willard Virts and Viola Virginia Kidwell
    Chester Willard Virts and Viola Virginia Kidwell
    Chester Willard Virts, son of Thomas William Virts and Mary Pauline Anderson was born on 10 Mar 1925 in Lovetsville, VA. He died on 22 Mar 1993 in Warrenton, VA. He married Viola Virginia Kidwell, daughter of Richard Jouinor Kidwell and Nellie Mae Springer on 17 Mar 1954 in Brunswick, MD. She was born on 31 Jul 1928 in Harpers Ferry, WV. She died on 18 Mar 2011 in Harpers Ferry, WV.

  • Notes 
    • Leesburg Today Online, March 22, 2011
      Viola Virginia Virts, 82, died March 18 at home under the care of
      Hospice.

      She was born July 31, 1928, to Richard and Nellie Kidwell in Harpers Ferry, WV.

      In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Chester W. Virts Sr.; children Shirley M. Rugemer, Chester W. Virts Jr., and Richard Virts; brothers, James and Charles Kidwell; and sister Emma Jean Kidwell. She is survived by her son Donald E. Virts of Bluemont; daughters Rita A. Mellott of Romney, WV, Mary L. Johnson of Leesburg, Sarah A. Smith of Harpers Ferry, WV, and Nancy J. James of Winchester; brother Alfred Kidwell of Boliver, WV; 21 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

      The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 21 at Colonial Funeral Home in Leesburg. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22 at the funeral home, with interment at Mount Olivet United Methodist Cemetery in Lovettsville.