Virginia M. Buzzard, 92, of Newton, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at the Clay Health Care Center, Ivydale, after an extended illness.|
She was born April 6, 1925 in Nicholas County, a daughter of the late Robert Spence and Maggie Gibson Spence Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Carl Buzzard; infant daughter, Linda Buzzard; sister, Marie Long; brother, Jack Spence.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Kermit and Kelli Buzzard of Middleport, Ohio and Jackie and Sharon Buzzard of Ronceverte; daughters and sons-in-law, Patti and Ronnie Batten of Newton and Nena and Bill Capehart of Rutland, Ohio; ten grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
She was a retired 20 year employee of Roane General Hospital and had attended the Newton Baptist Church, Newton.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Randy Stanley officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wallback. Visitation will be from noon until 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.taylorfuneralhomeinc.com