Saturday, 23 September 2023

Virginia Fleenor

Virginia Fleenor. Courtesy photo.

Virginia Nelle Fleenor
October 28, 1923 — March 16, 2023

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Virginia Nelle Fleenor, 99, left for Heaven on March 16, 2023, at Meadowood Nursing Home, with her daughter, Donna Bowen by her side.

She was born Oct. 28, 1923, in Grand Junction, Colorado. She was the daughter of Joel Charles and Lulu (Eddy) Blair.

Virginia graduated from Grand Junction High School, Class of 1941. She moved to Denver, Colorado, and married James Francis Light in 1944, and had three children, Donna (Light) Bowen, Stephen Lowell Light, and James McAvoy (Mac) Light.

After divorce, Virginia and children moved to Littleton, Colorado, where she worked at Wolhurst Country Club as a waitress and later as a bartender. She then moved to Castle Rock and then to Littleton, Colorado, where she worked as a pharmacist assistant until retirement.

In 1975, Virginia married Paul Fleenor. They were married until his death in 1990.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Charles, and Joel Jr.

Surviving in addition to her children, Donna Bowen, Stephen Light and wife Nancy, Mac Light and wife Margaret, grandchildren; Monte Light and wife, Drew Cotten (deceased) and family, Deb Cotten and family, Doug Cotten and family, Dusty Cotten and family; Paul’s children, Joan Faccinello, Pat Deneke (deceased), Jim Fleenor, and Paulette Turner; many nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren which one would imagine having lived for 99 years.

Virginia was an amazing woman who dedicated her life to her family and to helping others. She single-handedly raised three children without depending on others.

She was passionate and generous and very active in her church, Valley View Christian Church. She loved music and played by ear. She could play almost any song that was requested. She also sang and danced and played kazoo with the ladies’ band that she formed called the MusiGals.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Valley View Christian Church, 11004 Wildfield Lane in Littleton, Colorado 80125.

Those who want to remember Virginia in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Valley View Christian Church.

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