03/06/05 — VIRGINIA DEEN

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Virginia "Ginny" Galway Deen, 80, died on Feb. 10 at Manor Care Nursing Home, Atlanta, after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1998.

A memorial service was held at Turner and Sons Funeral Home in Atlanta, Ga., on Feb. 12 and a graveside service was held on Feb. 19 at Arlington National Cemetery, where she was buried beside her late husband, James William Deen.

Mrs. Deen was a native of Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1946 then persued a career in nursing. She was employed as a civilian nurse for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base from 1970-1986, was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and attended Daniels Memorial Church.

Surviving are one son, Jamil Zainaldin of Atlanta, Ga.; one daughter Sarah Vorhis of Richmond, Va., and five grandchildren.

The family requests that memorial gifts be made in her name to the Alzheimer's Association.

Condolences may be sent to Sarah D. Vorhis at 4729 Greenbrooke Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

Published in Obituaries on March 6, 2005 9:41 AM