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Virginia B. Longerbeam, 84

January 27, 2009

OCT. 18, 1924-JAN. 26, 2009

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Virginia B. Longerbeam, 84, of Charles Town, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Oct. 18, 1924, in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John William Nick and Daisy Virginia Springer Nick.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin E. Longerbeam, on July 25, 1999.

She was Pentecostal.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda M. Day of Ranson, W.Va.; two sons, Bruce W. Longerbeam and Todd W. Longerbeam, both of Charles Town; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Katherine Nick; and five brothers, Lester Nick, Fred W. Nick, Joseph Nick, Theodore Nick and Robert W. Nick.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Charles Town/Harpers Ferry. The Rev. Ronnie Nick, and Pastors Mary and Cliff Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Jefferson County Chapter, c/o Patty Ott, 145 Donald Drive, Charles Town, WV 25414.

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