Valley Virginia Virts

Female 1887 - 1969


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  • Born  3 Oct 1887  Saint Luke, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  29 Sep 1969  Staunton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Saint Lukes Lutheran Cemetery, Saint Luke, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3282  Virts
    Last Modified  2 Aug 2017 

    Father  William Vertz,   b. 6 Aug 1865, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1922, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Darcas E. Riffey,   b. 2 Mar 1866, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1938, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Dec 1886  Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1649  Group Sheet

    Family  Howard Racey,   b. 26 Aug 1876, Saint Luke, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1948, Woodstock, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Apr 1929 
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F1650  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Northern Virginia Daily, October 1, 1969

      Mrs. Valley Virginia Racey, 81, of Route 2, Woodstock, died Monday evening in a Staunton hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock. The Rev. Hensil Arehart will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Luke Cemetery. Mrs. Racey was born Oct. 3, 1887 at St. Luke, the daughter of the late William and Dorcas Riffey Vertz. She was a member of the St. Luke Lutheran Church. He husband, Howard Racey pre-deceased her in 1948. Surviving are two stepsons, Marvin Racey and Kirby Racey, both of Woodstock; two step-daughters, Mrs. Catherine Orndorff and Mrs. Pearl Lorden, both of Woodstock. Also surviving are 14 stepgrandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2183] Virginia Death Certificate No. 1969026935.