Virginia Charlesworth, age 77 of Santaquin, passed away January 12, 2018. She was born August 17, 1940 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Jack Ashby and Edith McNeil Kussee. She married Lester B. Charlesworth April 26, 2014 in Santaquin.
Virginia had a Bachelor’s degree in teaching and a Master’s degree in Special Education. She was a teacher in Las Vegas for 24 years. She taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Special Education in the same room. While living in Las Vegas she was a Relief Society President in the LDS church and also worked in the temple as s supervisor.
Virginia is survived by her husband, Lester; her children, Geri Peterson (Bryan) Haskin, William Sterling (Kristi Ann) Peterson, Tara Peterson, Carrie Peterson; grandchildren, Ryan Waggoner, Patrick Waggoner, Samantha Jennings, Katie Waggoner, Rebecca Waggoner, William Nathan Peterson, Anthony Christopher Peterson, Isabell Grace Peterson, Maritza Ann Peterson, Zachary Cummings, Ashley Cummings, Megan Cummings, Abby Cummings, Emily Larsen, Ben Larsen, Audrey Larsen; step-children, Gayle (Jeneal) Charlesworth, LeAnn (Bart) Christofferson, Mary (Shane) North, Blair Charlesworth, Stacie (Denny) Lynch, Vicky Lynn (Larry) Shelton, Shane (Debra) Charlesworth; and her brother, John Kussee.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 20th at 11:00 am at the Santaquin Downtown LDS Church, 90 South 200 East. Friends may call at the Brown Family Mortuary, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin Friday 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturday at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 am prior to services. Interment, Santaquin City Cemetery.