Virginia K. Gordon

January 30, 1951 ~ November 20, 2019 (age 68)


Virginia K. Gordon, 68, of Stanford, KY passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, KY. Born on January 30, 1951 in Stanford, KY to the late James King and Emma Brown King. Virginia was a caretaker for most of her life and attended Geneva Community Church. 

Survivors include her mother, Emma Brown King; one son, Marvin Carey (Betty) of Stanford, KY; one daughter, Melissa G. Downs (Chester) of Hustonville, KY; four brothers, Ricky King (Tammy), Bobby King (Shelly), Johnny King (Rita) and William “Stevie” King; one sister, Dora “Snookus” Sherbert (Larry); one son-in-law, Sheryl Downs; two sisters-in-law’s, Cathy King and Connie King; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frances H. Gordon; one daughter, Emily Michelle Downs; two brothers, Marvin “Monk” King and James T. “Buddy” King; and three sisters, Wanda Scott, Teresa Griffin and Rosie McCoy.

Visitation will be on Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. A funeral will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY with Reverends Mike Yocum and Chris Taylor officiating the service. Burial will follow at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, KY.

Active Pallbearers are Chris Downs, Justin Downs, Dustin Downs, Daniel Swinney, Austin Carey, Sawyer Carey, Chris Allen and Chester Downs.

Honorary Pallbearers are Jenny Poling, Lori Leber, Chasity Johnson, Sarah Downs, Kyra Carey, Melissa Downs, Jane Allen, and Frankie Swinney. 

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American Legion Service
November 24, 2019

5:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

American Legion Service
November 25, 2019

1:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

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