Virginia D. Witherow

LISBON – Virginia D. Witherow, 87, of Steubenville Pike Road, died suddenly at 12:56 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Mrs. Witherow was born June 18, 1927 in Wellsville,a daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Pressler) Davis, and had lived all of her life in the area.

A graduate of Lisbon David Anderson High School, Virginia was a homemaker and had worked at Thompson Farms for many years.

She was a member of the Bethel United Presbyterian Church.

Her husband, Wilbur J. Witherow, whom she married Oct. 21, 1948, preceded her in death March 11, 1985.

She is survived by her daughter, Janet S. (Gary) Stark of Salem; sons, James C. (Karen) Witherow of New Cumberland, W.Va., and Harold W. (Julie) Witherow of Salineville; four grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with the Rev. Ted Ludwig officiating. Burial will follow at the Bethel U.P. Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 am until the time of services Friday at the funeral home.

Friends may also view her memorial webpage and send condolences online at