Former North Fork area resident Virginia Schocknmyer died of Alzheimer's July 29, 2015. She was 75.
She was born in 1939 to Samuel and Ruby Pennington. The family lived in the Paonia, Somerset and Ragged Mountain areas for many years.
Mrs. Schocknmyer is survived by her husband, Emil Schocknmyer; four children, Dwayne (Lori) Schocknmyer, Jerry (Pam) Schocknmyer, Betty Sue Stoffle and Brenda (Charlie) Bennett; two sisters, Louise Borich and Ana Mae Carpenter; one brother, Johnny Pennington; eight grandchildren, Maggie, Jamie, Colby, Corey, Taylor, Courtney, Brendan and Dylan; nine great-grandchildren; and extended family.
She was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Jenni Pennington and a brother-in-law, Claude Carpenter.
A memorial service was held Aug. 10 at Spanish Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Moab, Utah.
Arrangements were handled by Spanish Valley Mortuary.