Mary Virginia Nutt

Posted on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 12:09 pm

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Virginia Nutt, 89, of Vandalia, was held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Paul Hartley officiating.

Private family interment services will be held at a later date.

A visitation was held on Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bienhoff Funeral Home.

Mrs. Nutt passed away at 1:58 p.m. at her home, July 21, 2014.

She was born September 24, 1924 in Mexico, the daughter of William Joseph and Georgia Oneta Day Janes.

She was married to Cecil Nadin Nutt on October 31, 1946 in Perry and he preceded her in death December 22, 1997.

Survivors include: three sons, Cecil Edward (Audrey) Nutt, of Clark,; David (Mary Lou) Nutt, of Frankford; and Carl (Brenda) Nutt, of Vandalia;  five daughters, Mary Jane (Robert) Whelan, of Quincy, Ill.; Barbara Jean (Charles) Largent, of Independence; Linda Epperson, of New London; Nancy Berniece Nutt, of Kansas City; and Diana (Bill) Johnson, of Mexico; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Lonnie Nutt; two daughters, Patsy Nutt and an infant daughter; two brothers, Bill Janes and Johnny Janes; two sisters, Elizabeth Sheridan and Lola Brown; and two grandchildren, Scott Bradley Epperson, and Amanda Johnson.

Mrs. Nutt was a lifetime area resident and homemaker. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Sacred Heart Church Alter Society. She was a member of the Modern Maturity Senior citizens since 1980 and the Brice Friendly Neighbors.

She served as a 4-H leader, and volunteered at Tri-County Care Center for many years.

Memorial contributions may be made the the Sacred Heart Catholic Church or St. John’s Catholic Church Food Pantry.

Honorary pallbearers were Charles Nutt, Billy Nutt, Richard Gooch, Eddie Gooch, Bob Giltner, and Gary Giltner.

Online condolences may be made at www.bienhofffuneralhome.com

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