Virginia Kimbrough Littlefield, of Denton, passed away November 10, 2012 in Fort Worth. Virginia was born August 21, 1925 to Robert (Jr.) and Leone Kimbrough in Ennis, TX.She moved to Denton with her mother and brother at the age of 13, in October 1938, with a high potential to gain a college degree.
Virginia held her first job at North Texas State Teacher College, currently know today as University of North Texas. While working her way through school, she was permitted to work long enough to earn enough to pay her tuition. Virginia also had various jobs; making doughnuts at local grocery store, cashier at a shoe store and different jobs at three local theaters. Virginia graduated college in June 1946 with Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.Virginia was employed as the Secretary under President J.C. Matthews.After years of great service served through Virginia, she retired in 1971. The University of North Texas was a constant part of Virginia’s life and The Golden Eagle was the culmination of a dream that began in 1938 for Virginia. She was an active volunteer at the Denton Hospitals and Friends of the Library.
Virginia is survived by nephew Kim B. Kimbrough of Fort Worth, TX, grand nephew Christopher Kimbrough of Coppell, TX, two nieces; Jennifer K. Hughes of Burlenson, TX and Heather K. Costello of Saginaw, TX, great grand-nephew Jonathan Cuther of Saginaw, TX and sister in-law Edna Kimbrough of Fort Worth, TX. She is preceded in death by parents, Robert C. Jr., Leone Morris Kimbrough, brother, Robert C. Kimbrough III and aunt, Mary Kimbrough.
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday November 14, 2012 at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney. The family will be at DeBerry Funeral Directors Tuesday November 13, 2012 from 5 to 8 P.M. for visitation. Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Dallas Chapter, 4144 N. Central Expy, STE 750, Dallas, TX, 75204-9627, Phone number (214) 540-2400. Online condolences can be made at DeBerryFuneralDirectors.com.