Virginia Margaret HarwoodPublished 4:56pm Monday, October 29, 2012
Born: March 3, 1933
Died: Oct. 28, 2012
Virginia Margaret Harwood, 79, of Niles died on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at Lakeland Community Hospital, Niles, following a brief illness. She was born March 3, 1933, in Niles to William and Lillian (Coomes) Thompson.
Virginia was a nurses aid and worked for Paul Stephen Nursing Home.
Survivors include children Linda (and Bruce) Swanson, of Bartlett, Tenn., Edward Harwood, of Niles, Jesse Harwood, of Niles, Diane Washington, of Louisville, Ky., Patricia (and Bob) Wroblewski, of South Bend, Ind., and Frank (and Patricia) Harwood, of Niles. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, Roy, Raymond and Butch Harwood.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles.
A graveside service will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, with Rev. Randy Pearman of Bethel Baptist Church officiating.
Contributions in memory of Virginia Margaret Harwood may be made to the American Diabetes Association.