Virgie McKinnon


    Virgie (Woolsey) McKinnon was born in Newburg, Missouri on June 16, 1942 and passed away on December 9, 2020 at the age of 78 years, 5 months and 24 days.


    Virgie was always by Jerry’s sidekick while traveling as he played shows all over the country with his band. She was a socialite who never met a stranger.
    Once settled in St. James, Missouri Virgie loved to crochet, cook and shop.
    Virgie worked for many years and retired from Boys and Girls Town where she was referred to as “Mom” by many residents as she worked as a house parent.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerold McKinnon.
    She is survived by her children, Shawn (Kathy), Delia, and Joshua; grandchildren, Brett, Mike (Jill), Nick, Kate (James), Luke, Ian and Stormie; many great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Craig Rippy officiating.
    Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.