Virginia S. Milliken, age 84, of West Alexander, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022, in her home with her family by her side.
Born July 31, 1938, the daughter of the late George and Edna (Sprowls) Scherich.
Virginia was born and raised in Washington County. She graduated from West Alexander High School with the class of 1956. Virginia was a member of the West Alexander United Methodist Church and the West Alexander American Legion Auxiliary Unit 656. Virginia married Thomas Milliken on December 27, 1955, and they were happily married for 44 years until his passing on October 4, 2000. She, alongside her husband, owned one of the baseball fields where the West Alexander Baseball/Softball Teams played. They both enjoyed being an active participant with the organization for many, many years. She loved church, reading, crossword puzzles, sewing, and family. She would make 116 pies for the West Alexander Fair, where she was famous for her peanut butter pie. Virginia also loved helping others by taking them to appointments and going out to eat, pizza was her favorite.
She is survived by her children, Pat (Donna) Milliken, of Wheeling, WV, Dianna (Bobby) McCord, of Triadelphia, WV, Sam (Marsha) Milliken, of Waynesburg, and Bob Milliken, of Triadelphia, WV; seven grandchildren, Jessica (Tim) Sokol, Natalie (Ryan) Martin, Brett McCord, Tyler Milliken, Zachary Milliken, Samantha (Sasha) Milliken, and Savannah Milliken; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Martha McAdoo.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five siblings, Wayne Scherich, Mary Reed, Ruth Horvat, Clyde Scherich, and Joe Scherich.
Friends will be received on Friday, September 23, 2022, from 2-8 PM at West Alexander United Methodist Church, 58 N. Liberty Rd. West Alexander, PA 15376. A second visitation will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 11-1 PM in the church where the funeral service will be held directly after with Pastor Jacob Judy officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the West Alexander United Methodist Church, PO Box 302 West Alexander, PA 15376, or West Alexander Volunteer Fire Department, 100 Main St. West Alexander, PA 15376.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.