Virginia M. Crist

Virginia M. Crist, 98, of Bluffton and a native of Huntington, died Dec. 22, 2008, at 3:30 p.m. at Christian Care Retirement Community, Bluffton.

Mrs. Crist, a 1928 graduate of Huntington High School, had worked at Hunckler Products in Roanoke for nine years. She was a member of the First Church of Christ, Bluffton.

She was born Sept. 18, 1910, in Huntington to J. Frank and Estella Briggs Wolverton. She married Ralph Gaylord Crist on Sept. 25, 1928, in Huntington. Her husband preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 1966.

Survivors include a son, Kevin (Cheryl) Crist, of Bluffton; a daughter, Betty Boyer, of West Lafayette; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Dec. 27, 2008, at Goodwin Memorial Chapel, Bluffton, with Larry Sprinkle officiating. Burial was at the Hoverstock Cemetery, Zanesville.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the First Church of Christ, 909 W. Spring St., Bluffton, IN 46714.