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Visitation: 6:00 - 8:00 PM Wednesday June 19, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home
Service: 11:00 AM Thursday June 20, 2019 Landis First Assembly Of God
Interment: Carolina Memorial Park
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KANNAPOLIS – Virginia Runett Petrea Crosby, 78, died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Tucker Hospice House after a year of declining health.

She was born April 15, 1941, in Iredell County, NC to the late Crawford (Buck) Petrea (2008) and Maudie Moore Petrea (2011). In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Douglas Crosby (1991) and brother Julian (Butch) Petrea (2012).

Virginia was a 1959 graduate of A.L. Brown HS. She retired from CMC-Main after 27 years of service as a Cytology Lab Asst. She was a devoted Christian, loved to cook and crochet, and loved the beach. She also ran her online business, Crocheted Creations by Runett.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 20 at Landis First Assembly of God with the Rev. Bill Coughlin and the Rev. Roger Bostic officiating. Interment will be at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Whitley’s Funeral Home, at other times the family will meet at the home of her daughter, Sharon Quinn, 1039 Fieldmaster Lane, Mooresville, NC (Enochville area).

Survivors include daughters, Sharon Crosby Quinn (Mike) of Mooresville, Dena Crosby Roberts of Ridgeland, SC; sons, Jeffery Douglas Crosby (Patricia) of Hardeeville, SC, and Tracy Lee Crosby (Lorrie) of Concord; brother, John (J.D.) Petrea of Concord; sisters, Katheryn Earnhardt (David) and Sandra Petrea all of Kannapolis; grandchildren MacKenzie Quinn, Kayla Roberts Jeffery Douglas Crosby, Jr. (Tara), Destiny Johnson, Alecheia Fields (Cobbi), Billy Carroll (Lauren), Jeffrey Dee Crosby, Kristen Sechrist, Christopher Pittman; and six great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Landis First Assembly of God Building Fund, 302 E. Corriher St., Landis, NC 28088 or Tucker Hospice House, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

A special thanks goes to Mike Quinn and Katheryn Earnhardt for Helping care for our wonderful Mom.

Online condolences may be made at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
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From: Janice Nunn
"I worked with Virginia for many years in Cytology. I know she will be missed. Virginia was such a sweet lady, and very gifted. We had many a good times. Bye Miss Virginia rest in Jesus arms. I will see you again in heaven."
From: Chris Ursillo
"Mike and Sharon....wishing you peace and comfort amidst this time of sorrow."
From: Susan Hurley
"Virginia was a second mom to me. My heart breaks, but knowing she is at peace gives me great comfort. I loved you dearly and will miss you greatly. Till we meet again my sweet, loving friend."
From: Kenny and Mary Brandon
"We are sorry to hear about Runett passing. She was a fine lady and came from a good family."
From: Leo and Cathie Quinn
"Sharon and Mike Accept our condolences for your loss. Our prayers Are with you."
From: Kris Tharpe
"Tracy, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know what a difficult time this is. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers."
From: Sharon Quinn
"Mom I Miss You So Much. Every corner I go around I expect to see you there. Life is just not the same without you. You were taken way too early. I want you to know I Love You from the bottom of my heart. Like I always told you - "I Love You To The Moon and Back". Love you, Sharon"