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Virginia Rushing Trapnell
October 2, 1927 ~ August 4, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Virginia Rushing Trapnell, age 95, passed away early Friday, August 4, 2023, at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility. She was a native and lifelong resident of Bulloch County. Virginia was a graduate of Statesboro High School and Weslyn College majoring in Secretarial Studies. She was employed with the Georgia Veterans Administration for over thirty-five years. Virginia was a longtime active member of the Statesboro First Baptist Church and the Alathean Sunday School Class. She enjoyed yoga, playing bridge and was a member of several bridge clubs in Statesboro. Virginia also enjoyed fishing and hosting bridge clubs at her beloved pond house. Virginia and her late husband, Lamar traveled all fifty states and she also enjoyed traveling internationally with her friends. She was a member of the Delta Masters Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, Women’s Investing Group, and the Statesboro Bulldog Club. Virginia was also supportive of the Georgia Southern Eagles Football Team. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lamar Trapnell; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Eddie and Polly Rushing and Billy Rushing, a sister, Jackie Whitton; her nephew, Thomas Edward (Tommie) Rushing, III ; two nieces, Angie Rushing Hoyt and Linda Whitton.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Hilda Rushing; numerous nieces and nephews; Janet(Jeff) Lanier, Deborah(Erik) Kauber, Stevie Rushing, Linda Rushing, William Hoyt, Patrick Whitton, Carl Whitton, Annette Whitton, Solly( Martha) Trapnell, Penny Sikes, LouAnn(John) Watson, Marie Woodard, Nancy Trapnell, Al(Pam) Adams, Jane(John Hall), Sally Smith, Jimmy( Betsy) Adams, Lynn Latimer, Ellen( John) Clements; great nieces, and nephews; and special friends, Martha Miller and Virginia Anne (Bill) Waters.
Visitation will be held Sunday, August 6, 2023, from 2:00 until 3:00 PM at the Statesboro First Baptist Church.
The funeral service will begin at 3:00 PM at Statesboro First Baptist Church with Dr. John Waters and Rev. Ricky Allen officiating.
The service will be live- streamed from the Deal Funeral Directors facebook page.
Burial will follow in Eastside Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Stephen Rushing, Thomas Rushing, Bo Hoyt, Taylor Lanier, Cody Lanier, Will Kauber, Greg Sikes and Jud Trapnell.
Memorial contributions may be made to Statesboro First Baptist Church Children’s Scholarship Fund, 108 N Main St, Statesboro, GA 30458, or Ogeechee Area Hospice, 200 Donehoo St, Statesboro, GA 30458.
Deal Funeral Directors of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.