February 29, 1928 ~ October 20, 2009

Virgie Olene 'Ross' Sigelnski entered the gates of Heaven on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. She was a resident of Autumn Ridge Senior Living, a homemaker and member of the Baptist faith. She was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Smithville, Ark., to Virgil & Mahala Ross.

She is preceded in death by her 1st husband and father of her children, James Drew Melton, and 2nd husband, Joseph E. Sigelnski.

As we her children & others mourn her passing, we realize that our blessings in life have been immense to have had her chosen our Mother, and we now give her to God, our loving Father.

She leaves behind 1 daughter, Carol Austin (Clarence), of Bloomsdale; 4 Sons: Virgil Melton (Verna), of Hillsboro; Lonnie Melton (Kay), of Barnhart; Gerald Melton (Patti), of Imperial & David Melton (Carolyn), of Springfield, MO. 1 Sister, Marie Oliver (Glen), of Lynn, Ark., 1 Brother, J.R. Ross (Judy), of Ravendon, Ark. She was the Grandmother of 12; Great-Grandmother of 12. Also surviving, a dear friend and companion, Ed Saypack.

Visitation starts : Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at 12 Noon.

Funeral : Friday, Oct. 23rd, at 1:00 p.m.

at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Pastor Jason Sparks officiating.

Interment : Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington.

Memorials to : * Donor's Choice.

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  1. From The Kratochwils and their family,s We had a lot of great times and a lifetime of friendship, we will miss her. Our condolences to the family.

  2. We are sending our condolences to Virgil & Verna, the Pate family & the Virgil Jr family. May time ease the loss of your loved one and memories live forever in your heart.

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