Feb. 21, 1934 — July 2, 2013
A private funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, Aug. 24 for Virginia May “Ginger” Shipley, who died on July 2 in Las Vegas after a courageous battle with emphysema.
Mrs. Shipley, 79, was born Feb. 21, 1934, in Modesto.
Mrs. Shipley is survived by her beloved uncles John V. Azevedo of Patterson and Tony Azevedo of Temecula and her beloved aunt Rosemarie Starcher of Patterson and also many cousins from this area as well as five children, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one great- great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Vivian E. Espy, stepfather Gilbert T. Espy and her father Frank Alvernaz.