Virginia Lou (Jenkins) Gibson, 96, of Platteville died Saturday, Oct. 1 following a recent succession of illnesses, first and foremost shingles – for which she was regrettably not vaccinated. Her message to everyone is “Don’t wait. Get the shingles vaccine!”
Visitation will be held from 5–7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville. Private graveside services will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Platteville. Anyone wishing to honor Virginia is encouraged to donate to a local animal shelter. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com.
A complete obituary is in the October 5, 2022 issue of The Platteville Journal.