Virginia Mae Forney, 97

Virginia Mae Forney, 97, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 9:11 am, Friday, Oct.. 9, 2015, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.  She was born March 21, 1918, in Wabash County, to John and Elsie Mae (Kirby) Baldinger.

Virginia married Verlin L. Forney, in Wabash, on May 8, 1952. He died Jan. 15, 1984. She worked at Gillespie's in Wabash 10 years and owned a dog grooming business in Wabash several years. Virginia enjoyed oil painting and gardening. 

She is survived by her son, Dennis (Judy) Kramer of Wabash; granddaughter, Jennifer (Mark) Hill of North Manchester; three great-grandchildren, Michael (Amanda) Bowen of Upland; Andrew Hill and Zachary Hill both of North Manchester, two great-great-grandchildren, Bethaney Rose Bowen, and Henry Lewis Bowen both of Upland. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside services and burial will be 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Friends Cemetery, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Virginia may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Oct 13