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Obituary for Virginia "Ginny" Weatherford

Virginia “Ginny” Weatherford, 87, of Asheville, went home to be with the Lord October 28, 2021.

Virginia was born June 20, 1934 in Franklin, NC to the late Stanley and Marie Tilson. She retired from Kearfott Corporation and Bussman Corporation, and was a member of First Baptist Church, Swannanoa. Virginia was a very hard worker and devoted her time to caring for others and spending time with her friends and family. She put everyone before herself and was the best Mom and Nana anyone could ask for.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Bobby Weatherford; brother, Virlyn Tilson; and son-in-law, Gary Long.

Virginia is survived by her daughter, Pam Weatherford Long of Fletcher; sister, Della Blanton (Waddell) of Kings Mountain; grandchildren, Brittany Long and Blake Long of Fletcher; special nephews, Todd Blanton of Kings Mountain and Jeff Blanton (Sandi) of Tennessee.

The family will receive friends Monday, November 1, 2021 from 12:00 to 1:00pm at First Baptist Church, Swannanoa. A celebration of life service will immediately follow at the church with Rev. Dan Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Memorial Park.