May 21, 2020

Virgie Greear, formerly of Coeburn, VA, died peacefully in her sleep on May 19, 2020.

She is preceded in death by her parents Roy Lee and Laura Craiger, her late husband of 42 years, Franklin Greear, and beloved son, Norman Greear.

Survivors include her daughters, Kay (Dennis) Stout of Blountville, TN, Wanda (James) Miller of Lugoff, SC, Patty (Clarence) Grills of Kingsport, TN, sons, Ray (Marchelle) Greear, Harold (Michelle) Greear, Travis (Keisha) Greear of Coeburn, 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, siblings Reverend Ray (Norma) Craiger, Ira Craiger, Rosie (Tony) McGuire, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Virgie was immensely proud of her family and leaves behind nothing but beautiful memories. She had a gracious spirit and passed along to all who knew her the joy of serving God. Her kind and appreciative spirit extended beyond human life to nature and the wonder of all God’s creations. Her grandchildren often express how much she taught them about appreciating the many miracles of life. Her children will forever bear her legacy of love and nurturing.

Private entombment was held Thursday, May 21 in the Temple Hill Memorial Park in the Chapel of Love Castlewood, VA. Please visit to sign guest register book on line.

Sturgill Funeral Homes in Coeburn is in charge of arrangements.

Statement from the family: Due to restrictions set forth by the CDC regarding CoVid-19, limits have been set to the number of people that can be at Virgie’s service. We understand that Virgie had several friends but at this time it is out of our control and must be immediate family only. Virgie was loved by many. We appreciate your love, support and prayers!