Virginia was born Oct. 26, 1933, the daughter of Roy and Ruth (Lucas) Gerber. She was a well-known cook that worked at various restaurants in Brazil. She took great pride in making her coconut cream pie.
She was a member of the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ. She enjoyed fishing, spending time with her grandchildren and going to yard sales and auctions. Most of all she loved her church activities.
Virginia was preceded in death by her husband Hubert Church, parents, three brothers Harold Gerber, John Gerber, Ted Gerber, one sister Mary Elmore, two nieces Lu Ann Cunningham and Debbie Cox.
She is survived by her children Dale Bryan and wife Connie, Brazil, Bill Bryan, Clay City, Reta Roach and husband Ed, Rockville, Bob Bryan, Brazil, Tim Young, Brazil, Tom Young and wife Nanette, Brazil, David Young and wife Susan, Brazil, step-son Dennis Church and wife Paula, Brazil, grandchildren Jamie, Scot, Chelsea, Chad, Brad, Regina, Sheri, Mandy, Austin, Marissa, Mary, Lynn, Thomas, Melissa, Jessica, Ethan, Debbie and Paul, 25 great-grandchildren, brother Jim Gerber and wife Mabel, Harmony, sister Mayme Johnson-Cox, Brazil, sister-in-law Barbara Linton, Brazil, along with several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Graveside services will be Friday Sept. 7, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Union Cemetery in Brazil, IN, on Airport Road, with Pastor Jacob Raubuch officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m., to the time of service at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, 2681 W State Road 340, Brazil, Ind., 47834. Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in her remembrance.