Carron nee Thompson, Virginia Louise

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time: 4:00 to 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM Friday, May 5, 2017

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

12:45 PM at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to Parkway Church of the Nazarene, St. Clair, MO


Virginia Louise Carron of St. Clair, MO, departed this life in St. Clair, on April 27, 2017, having reached the age of ninety years, one month and thirty days. Virginia was born in Elgin, IL, on February 28, 1927, daughter of George Monroe Thompson and Eleanor Thompson nee Cox. On May 26, 1950, she was united in marriage to Paul Raymond Carron and four sons came to bless this union.

Virginia is survived by her husband, Paul Carron of St. Clair, MO; by three sons, Douglas Carron and wife, Myongcha, of Fayetteville, NC, William Carron of Bourbon, MO, and Keith Carron and wife, Rebecca, of Centennial, WY; by five grandchildren, Michelle Taylor and husband, Josh, of Washington, DC, David Carron of Ft. Collins, CO, Thomas Carron of Laramie, WY, DVM Stacey Carron of Hamden, CT and Andy Carron of St. Louis, MO; by four great-grandchildren, one sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, George and Eleanor Thompson; by one son, John Carron; by four sisters, Dorothy Chellew, Lucille Thompson, Juanita Thompson and Barbara Davis, and by one grandson, Major Paul Carron.

Virginia was a Christian and long time member of Parkway Church of the Nazarene in St. Clair, MO. During her younger years, she was very active in church functions. She made caring for her home and family her mission in life and never tired of her job. Virginia volunteered delivering meals on wheels and was part of the school grandparents program. She enjoyed sewing, cross stitching and quilting. Virginia also loved to work in her garden and can her produce. What meant most to her was time spent with her family. The love they shared and many precious memories they created will live in their hearts forever.

A loving and devoted wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, great and great-great-aunt, cousin and friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM Friday, May 5, 2017, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with the Rev. Chester Kneir officiating. Interment was held at 12:45 PM in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. Memorials may be made to Parkway Church of the Nazarene in St. Clair, MO.