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Virginia Frances Bliss

Virginia Frances Bliss,83, of McDermott, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021, at her residence.

She was born July 18, 1938 in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Edward and Della Picklesimer Deemer.

Ginny was retired from the housekeeping department at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center, a member of 3:16 Ministries in Slocum Station, and a 1956 Northwest High School graduate. She was a former member of the William Baker American Legion Auxiliary.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Leroy Bliss Jr., August 15 2017; one son, Timothy Moore; and two brothers, Larry and Jim Deemer.

Ginny is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Donald) Sheppard of Columbus and Kristy (Eric) Backs of Delaware, OH; five sons, Daniel (Sandra) Moore, Kenneth (Jennifer) Moore, Jeff (Brandy) Moore all of McDermott, Michael (Rhonda) Boyd of Lucasville, and Robert Young of Huntington; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; four sisters, Norma Stevenson of Colorado, Lou Schneider of McDermott, Marjorie Richey of Lucasville, and Beverly Bennington of Sciotoville.

A Memorial service will be conducted 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at 3:16 Ministries at Slocum Station with Mark Bales officiating.  Friends may call from 5 p.m. till the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the William Baker Post Ladies Auxiliary, c/o Barbara Ashworth, 164 Brookside Drive, Lucasville, OH 45648.

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