Virginia Lancey

Highland | Tuesday, May 18 2021 |

Virginia L. "Honey" Lancey, age 81 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Caring First Nursing Home in Breese, IL.

She was born on June 29, 1939, in Freemont, MO, the daughter of Barney and Olive (nee Simpson) Chappell.

On November 28, 1958, she married Terry M. Lancey at St. Louis, MO. He passed away on August 05, 2014.

She was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ.

Virginia was born in Freemont, MO and grew up in Sikeston, MO. At age 15 her family moved to East St. Louis where she graduated East St. Louis High School in 1957. She attended Nursing School and worked at PET Milk. After she married Terry, they moved to Highland in 1968. She was a stay at home mom until all the children were in school and she then worked at Highland Community Schools in the Cafeteria. She later worked at Louis Latzer Library in the early 1980's. In her retirement, she baby sat her grandchildren. She and her husband enjoyed camping at Cool Creek in Grantfork, IL, reading romance novels, and her dog Toby.

Survivors include: Son - Kelly Q. Lancey, Highland, IL; Daughter - Suzie K. Lancey (Significant Other Dean "Julio" Stephenson), Highland, IL; Significant Other - Bob Maurer, St. Louis, MO; Grandchild - Quinn A. (Rachel) Frey US Navy, Guam; Grandchild - Kevin M. (Sarah) Hennessy, St. Louis, MO; Grandchild - Katie A. (Significant Other Ryan) Lancey, St. Louis, MO; Grandchild - Libby M. (Jon) Quinones, St. Louis, MO; Grandchild - Amanda R. Lancey; Grandchild - Jonathan M. Lancey, Breese, IL; Grandchild - Kelly Ann M. Lancey, Denver, CO; Great Grandchild - Ava M. Wiedner; Great Grandchild - Jon "Jack A. Quinones; Great Grandchild - Haley Grace; Great Grandchild - Henry Quinones; Brother - Robert "Wayne" (Brenda) Chappell, GA; Sister - Betty (Bill) Zenor, KY.

She was preceded in death by: Father - Barney D. Chappell - Died 4/11/1991; Mother - Olive I. Chappell, nee Simpson - Died 8/17/2003; Husband - Terry M. Lancey - Died 8/5/2014; Son - Steven M. Lancey - Died 9/25/2015 at age 55; Son - Edward Scott Lancey - Died 7/21/2012 at age 49; Son - David B. Lancey - Died 8/23/2013 at age 46; Daughter In-Law - Jill Hartmann - Died 5/2/2017; Brother - Richard Chappell - Died 11/22/2015; Sister In-Law - LaDon Chappell - Died 11/24/2015.

Visitation will be held from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Monday, May 24, 2021, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral Service will be at 12:00 PM on Monday, May 24, 2021, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Rev. Todd Bean, officiating.

Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to HIS KIDS, Inc.

Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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