Virginia Sue Rockwell, age 92, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at Hill View Retirement Center. Born on September 13, 1929 in Portsmouth, she was the daughter of the late Clarence H. and Martha Jane George Miller, and a 1946 Graduate of Clay High School and was member of Valley United Methodist Church.
Ginny was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Rockwell, whom she married on October 3, 1948, six sisters, Josie Miller, Marjorie Burt, Mary Hunter, Pauline Hunter, Martha Conley and Carol Jo Coldiron, and six brothers, Fenton Miller, Wesley Miller, Jimmie Miller, Harry Miller, Paul Miller and Don Miller.
Surviving are her children, Patricia (Keith) Cooper of Salida, CO, Bill (Beth) Rockwell of Rosemount, and John (Melanie) Rockwell of Tampa, FL, eight grandchildren, Brad Lybrook, Andrew Cooper, John Bloomer, Jr., Joshua (Meredith) Rockwell, Melissa (Justin) Smith, Jenny (Ryan) Stanley, Sara Brocato and Chris (Missy) Graham, four great-grandchildren, Kaelyn Smith, Carter Smith, Henry Rockwell and Grayson Rockwell, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Ginny’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 2nd, at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE. Interment will be in Rosemount Cemetery.
The family will receive guests at Brant’s from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday and from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.
The family's favorite charity is the Steven A. Hunter Hope Fund.