Virginia McDonald

Godfrey | Thursday, February 9 2023 |

Virginia L. “Ginny” McDonald, 93, died at 8:08 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2023.  Born on April 20, 1929, she was the daughter of Sherman Lewis and Viola (Wall) Bennett.  She married Arthur C. McDonald on March 2, 1963, in Lawton, OK.  He survives.  Ginny was a member of TOPS for 40 years and belonged to the Red Hat Society.  She enjoyed crocheting and all crafts.  She especially loved her pets and family.  Along with her husband, she is survived by four daughters, Nancy L. Rhodes, Mary C. Shaw (Dennis), Patricia J. McDonald, and Josephine V. Sweeney, one son, Roger W. Sproull, 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine A. McDonald, a son, Robert D. Sproull, and a granddaughter, Stephanie Sproull.  Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2023.  Reverend Andre’ Dobson will officiate.  Burial will be at Upper Alton Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society.  Online guestbook and information may be found at

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Gent Funeral Home

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