Virginia A. Elmore, 95


Virginia A. Elmore, 95, of Waggoner, died on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at her home.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at A Community of Faith Church in Raymond. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 12 p.m. at the church. Burial will be held in Asbury Cemetery in Raymond. Hough Funeral Home in Raymond is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Elmore was born Feb. 16, 1924, in Waggoner, to Paul and Margaret (Brubaker) Long. She married Kenneth "Keck" L. Elmore on Dec. 5, 1942, in Decatur, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and a teacher, having taught kindergarten in the Panhandle School District from 1963 to 1987, before her retirement.

Mrs. Elmore was an active member of A Community of Faith Church in Raymond. She and her husband loved to travel the country in their motorhome, and enjoyed spending time with their family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Kathy Elmore of St. Augustine, FL, and Peggy (Greg) Hampton of Raymond; a son, Ken (Cheri) Elmore of Waggoner; grandchildren, Robert and Krissa Lubben and Brian and Becky Jones, all of St. Louis, MO, Sarah and Mike Makuta of Morton, Kyle Jones of St. Augustine, FL, Anthony Larry of Orlando, FL, Kate and Brett Dabbs of Springfield, Paul Laura Wade Hampton of Raymond, Alex and Amanda Hampton of Litchfield, Sam Elmore and Ailie Elmore, both of Waggoner; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Naomi Gerlach of Raymond.

Mrs. Elmore was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, JoAnne Lubben; a brother, Charles Long; and a grandson, Keck Hampton.

Memorials may be directed to the Panhandle Education Foundation, which will be directed to the teacher grant program.

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