Henrietta Talkington

Henrietta Talkington

Henrietta Talkington, 91, of Virden, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 6, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Henrietta was born Jan. 14, 1929, in Thayer, a daughter of Henry and Mina Barstow Peters.

Henrietta graduated from Virden High School with the class of 1946.

She worked in the insurance business most of her life and had been employed at Northwestern Insurance in Springfield, Vernon Smith Insurance and Smith -Brown Insurance both in Virden. She retired from Virden Sanitary District as a secretary.

Henrietta was a lifetime member of the Virden United Methodist Church and was active in the Methodist Women. She also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and PEO Chapter EJ.

She is survived by her son, Mark Talkington of Springfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Nancy Talkington; and a sister, Harriet Boyd.

Graveside services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at Virden Cemetery with Rev. Mark Doane officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Virden United Methodist Church.

Anyone wishing to leave online condolences may do so at davisandersonfuneralhome.com.

Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard was in charge of arrangements.