Published: August 6, 2021

Virginia “Ginger” Lavanda Wilburn, age 78 of Leoma, TN, passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Maury Regional Medical Center. She was of the Baptist Faith.  Born in Bonham, TX, She was a retired Optician of 40 years who was a caring and beloved mother. In their early years, she and her husband traveled the world together while he was serving in the United States Air Force, and in their later years, bought an RV and continued traveling the country.

She is preceded in death by her Son, Michael Ray Wilburn; Grandson, Sean Wilburn.

She is survived by her Husband, Harold “Ray” Wilburn; Daughters, Teri Wilburn of Lawrenceburg, TN, and Cristie Wilburn of Denver, CO.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

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All arrangements to be handled by Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home