Virgie L. Gamble, 91, of Elkhart, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Valley View Health Care Center in Elkhart.
Virgie was born July 25, 1929 in West Memphis, Arkansas to the late Henry and Georgianna (Rice) McCoy. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Georgianda McCoy and three brothers, George, Vester and Alfonzo McCoy.
On April 20, 1959, Virgie married Robert S. Gamble in Michigan. Robert died February 17, 1998. She is survived by two sisters; Marie Trotter and Willie Mae Jackson and four brothers: Joe McCoy, Clarence McCoy, Alcuis McCoy and Albert McCoy. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Virgie graduated from Marion High School in Arkansas in 1950. She worked as a seamstress and was also a licensed beautician in New York. Virgie was also a faithful member of Agape Missionary Baptist Church.
Funeral services for Virgie will be held at noon Monday, April 12, 2021 at Agape Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior with the Rev. Dr. Dannell Brown officiating. Burial will be in Rice Cemetery. Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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