Virginia Smith, 95, of Higginsvilledied December 19th at the Meyer Care Center.  

She was born April 15, 1923, in Exline, IA to Lars and Anna Marie (Swanson) Johnson 

She married Edward Irelan. They had a farm outside of Cincinnati, IA. After Ed died she moved to Bella Vista, AR and married Marvin Smith. Both preceded her in death.
Virginia worked as a hairdresser, both at her own shop and other shops.

In addition to her husbands, she is preceded in death by a brother, Theodore Johnson, and a sister, Jeanette Lilley

She is survived by:  
Son:                  John Irelan            of Higginsville
Daughter:           Linda Perrington    of Cold Springs, MN 

Grandchildren:    Amy Irelan            of DesMoines, IA
                         Jill Ray                 of Glascow, MO
                         Eddie Irelan          of Higginsville
                         Wendy Hudson     of Maple Grove, MN

17 Great Grandchildren and 9 Great Great Grandchildren 

Her ashes will be buried in Pleasant Hill, IA 

Memorials are suggested to the Lafayette County Cancer Coalition

Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home