Mrs. Virginia Dare Rominger May, age 95, of Forest Grove Road, Vilas, passed away Sunday morning, October 16, 2022 at her home. Born April 17, 1927 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Millard Talmadge and Nellie Harmon Rominger. Virginia was a member of Forest Grove Baptist Church. She retired from Bethel Elementary School Cafeteria with 21 years of service.
Closes to her heart was the love of her family and she especially enjoyed her grandchildren. In the summer months she could often be found working the family garden and during the winter months she was sewing clothing and crafting the quilts that her family treasures.
Mrs. May is survived by her daughters, Rebecca Sue Trivette and Minnie Pauline Freeman and husband, Darren, and her son, Benny May and wife, Dawn, all of Vilas; sister, Minnie Presnell of Asheboro; brother, Paul Rominger and wife, Maybelle, of Cambridge, Ohio; and four grandsons, Dennis Dollar, John May, and Wesley and James Moretz.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Donald May; grandson, Benjamin Trivette; sister, Pauline Presnell; and brothers, Donley, Roy, Dewey and Smith Rominger.
Funeral services for Virginia May will be conducted Thursday afternoon, October 20, 2022, at 2 o'clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Bill McGuire. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Forest Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, Post Office Box 40, Vilas, NC 28692.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the May family.