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Virginia M. Nesbitt 1933-2021

LORDSTOWN — Virginia M. Nesbitt, 87, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center.

Born April 11, 1933, in Canton, she was the daughter of George and Myrtle Shepardson Kellner.

She graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in 1951.

Virginia retired from General Motors in Lordstown after 21 years of service.

She was a member of the Lordstown Lutheran Church and an active member of Al-Anon, where she helped and inspired others.

Her hobbies included gardening, planting flowers, fishing, camping, boating and spending time with her family. Virginia also enjoyed oil painting, making flower arrangements, doing crafts and writing her own poetry. Later on in life, Virginia enjoyed spending time with her extended family at Clearview Lantern Suites Assisted Living.

Survivors include her children, Keith Leepard (Karen), Linda Leepard, Jeff Leepard (JoAnn), Darcel Dibell (Shawn) and Dr. Jennifer Leepard (Johnny) of Las Vegas; stepchildren, Laura Sodeman, Jennifer Williams (deceased), and Ronald T. Nesbitt of Guam. She had 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald L. Nesbitt, after 40 years of marriage; sister, Dolores Zeck; brother, George Kellner; and her mother and father.

Family and friends will be received 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, with a service immediately following at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will take place in Green Haven Memorial Gardens afterwards for family members.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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