Dameron, Virginia May (Graham) (April 24, 1911 - February 10, 2000)

Virginia May Dameron

Douglas Budget - Unknown

Funeral services for Virginia May Dameron, 86, were Saturday, Feb. 14, at Christ Episcopal Church in Douglas with the Rev. Marion Canterbury officiating.

Mrs. Dameron, a longtime resident of Douglas, died Feb. 10 at Converse County Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 24, 1911, in Denver, Colo., to George C. and Daisy Mae (Cocks) Graham. She was reared and educated in Denver.

She attended Colorado College for Women in Colorado Springs. She married Clifford W. Dameron June 6, 1936, in Denver. They made their home in Denver until 1946 when they moved to Orin Junction. There, they operated the store, "Cliff's Place" for the next 10 years. They moved to Douglas in 1957. She worked in her husband's accounting business established in 1955 while they were still in Orin.

In Douglas, Mrs. Dameron was a secretary for the city of Douglas, later going to work for the county in the social services department, dedicating 20 years to that position.

She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church. She loved to play bridge, was an avid reader, crocheted, knitted, and loved flowers and gardening. When her sons were in high school she tutored them and additional students in algebra.

She is survived by sons Graham Dameron and wife Maggie of Iowa City, Iowa, and David Dameron and wife Patti of Douglas; sisters Betty Minnick of Loveland, Colo., and Sarah Maloney of Denver; grandchildren Wendy Leigh Halm of Iowa City, Melanie Anne Palo of Grayslake, Ill., and Jeffrey, Rhiann, Andrew, Mitchell and Kamlyn Dameron, all of Douglas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Clifford Wellington Dameron on Oct. 11, 1992; infant son Clifford Thomas Dameron; and sister Kathaleen Widmayer.

Memorials to the Douglas Senior Citizens Center, 340 First Street West, or to Christ Episcopal Church, 411 Center Street, would be appreciated by the family.

Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas is in charge of the arrangements.


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