Virginia L. Ulbright

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Virginia L. Ulbright, 78, Nevada, Mo., passed away Saturday, April 22, 2006, at her residence. She was born April 25, 1927, in Waterville, Kan., to Herman George Rupard and Ada Lena Kneemeyer Rupard. She married Jessie Lee Jr. and he passed away in 1951. She later married Ralph Ulbright and he passed away in 1993.

Mrs. Ulbright was born and reared in Kansas and attended school there. She came to Vernon County in 1938 and spent much of her life here. She spent some time as well in Warsaw and Polo, Mo. Mrs. Ulbright was a Baptist.

Survivors include one son, Stephen D. Lee and wife Vickey, Excelsior Springs, Mo.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one sister, Pat Renfro, Nevada; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Lee and Jesse Lee and one sister Audrey Earl.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 24, at Newton Burial Park, Nevada, with John Nichols officiating.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.

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