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Virginia Clarkson

November 6, 1928 — December 12, 2017

Virginia L. Clarkson passed away at her home on December 12, 2017 at the age of 89. A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Center Chapel United Methodist Church west of Indianola. Memorials may be directed to the Kiya Koda Humane Society in Indianola. Virginia was born near Waukee, Iowa on November 6, 1928 to Oscar and Olive Copeland. She graduated from Waukee High School in 1946. In 1947 she was married to Russell Clarkson and they were blessed with four children: Brenda, Vicki, Dean, and Diane. She worked as a bookkeeper for many businesses in the Des Moines area including Charles Gabus Ford and Mid States Ford. Virginia loved to travel and enjoyed traveling around the country in her RV and belonged to the Good Sam RV Club. Virginia also enjoyed sewing and quilting. She sewed many dresses that were sent to Africa as part of a mission. Virginia had a strong faith and would always do anything for others in need. Virginia will be greatly missed by her children: Brenda (Stephanie Hinrichs) Clarkson, Vicki Clarkson, Dean (Monica) Clarkson, and Diane (Scotty Kelling) Clarkson; two grandchildren: Alanta Clarkson and Troy Clarkson; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Service

DEC 15. 1:00 PM (CST)

Center Chapel United Methodist Church

8126 HWY 92

Indianola, IA 50125

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