Virginia Clara Michael (Granny) (2018-12-17 17:27:38)

Virginia Clara Michael (Granny), age 92 of the Cool Springs Community, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, December 15, 2018.

She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 60 years, Henry Michael, a son, Claude Michael, a daughter, Donna Minton, a grandson, Charles Minton, a great grandson, Daniel Smith, her parents, Perry and Alba Watson, a sister, Ola Potter, and a brother Everette Watson.
She is survived by her children, Earline McGuire and husband Dean of Banner Elk, Wanda Cole of Winston Salem, Velva Cook and husband Tom of Cool Springs, Dean Michael and wife Judy of Cool Springs, Treva Potter and husband Jerry of Holden Beach, Karla Minton of Cool Springs, Lori Ruppard and husband Gary of Cool Springs, and David Minton of Valle Crucis. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Virginia Clara Michael will be conducted Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Bethany Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Michael family Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. prior to the services in the church.
Memorials may be made to the Michael Family Cemetery Fund, c/o Velva Cook, 2056 Worely Road, Banner Elk, N.C. 28604.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Michael family.