Virginia Earlene (Landis) Kay, 80, of Ripley, WV, passed away March 22, 2018, at her home following a brief illness.

She was born March 12, 1938, in Ripley, WV, a daughter of the late James Madison and Virginia Earlene (Miller) Landis. In addition to her parents she was preceded by her son, Jeffrey Richard Kay; brother, Arnold Landis; sisters, Velma Newsome, Violet Anthony, Betty Rhodes and Gladys Williams.

She was a Licensed Practical Nurse with 25 years of service working for Cedar Ridge Nursing Home and Ravenswood Care Center. She enjoyed reading, shopping, spending time with her family and was a Christian. 

Survivors include her husband of 62 years Clifford Richard Kay; sons, Mark (Cathy) Kay and Matt (Tina) Kay both of Ripley; daughters, Brenda (John) Godfrey, Linda (David) Anderson, Jennifer Kay (Jeff Sisson) and Andrea Kay all of Ripley; 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. 

Graveside service will be Sunday ~ 2 p.m., March 25, 2018 in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Ripley, WV, with Pastor Todd King officiating.  Arrangements provided by Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV. 

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