Partly Cloudy


Powell, WY

Partly Cloudy

Humidity: 65%

Wind: 4 mph

Virginia Newberry

(Dec. 3, 2003)

A memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 6 in Hutchinson, Kans., for Virginia (Ginny) Rae Sturgis Newberry, 71, who died Wednesday, Dec. 3 at Hospice House, Hutchinson.

She was born March 7, 1932, in Wichita, Kans., daughter of Lester Eugene and Lois Mae Brown Sturgis. She was a 1950 graduate of Wellington High School. She had been a resident of Hutchinson for 13 years, formerly living near Argonia, Kans., for 39 years.

She married Bennie Allen Newberry on Sept. 2, 1951, in Wellington. He died in May of 1990.

Survivors include two sons, Bradley Eric and Barton Blane Sturgis of Hutchinson; three daughters, Cynthia Ann Childs of Powell, Pamela Sue Petrik of Derby, Kans., and Lisa Marie Graber of Hutchinson; and 10 grandchildren.

Leave a comment

All comments are initially screened to avoid spam and profanity, and your comment may take some time to appear on the site. The Powell Tribune reserves the right to not publish inappropriate comments.
Fields marked (*) are required.


Get all the latest Powell news by subscribing to the Powell Tribune today!

Click here to find out more!


Our paper can be delivered right to your e-mail inbox with a subscription to the Powell Tribune!

Find out more here!

Stay Connected

Keep up with Powell news by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter.

Go to top