Virginia Raye Wickman

Virginia Raye Wickman, age 88, died peacefully on June 24, 2017, at her home in Taylor, Texas. Virginia was born October 27, 1928, in Gatesville, Texas, the daughter of Samuel A. and Beatrice I. (Gamblin) Powell. After completing high school in Gatesville in 1946, Virginia attended college at Texas Wesleyan in Fort Worth, Texas. In addition to raising her three children, she loved to work in the garden, growing beautiful flowers for her friends and family to enjoy. Virginia liked to travel and never passed up the opportunity to see or dream about new places. Virginia is survived by her sister, Betty (Powell) Sherouse and her husband, Byron of San Antonio, Texas; sons, Greg Henington and wife, Valynda, of Terlingua, Texas, and Jeff Henington and wife, Joan, of Richmond, Texas; and daughter, Jennifer Alexander of Taylor, Texas. She was preceded in death by her brother, William (Bill) L. Powell of Temple, Texas. There will be a private graveside service for immediate family members at the Bellwood Memorial Cemetery in Temple, Texas. The family asks that donations, in lieu of flowers, be made to a local humane society. Arrangements under the direction of Condra Funeral Home, Taylor, TX.

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