Virginia Mae (Krout) Darling Gibbs departed this life June 27, 2008. She was born October 27, 1937 in Canadian, Texas, the youngest child of Oscar Eugene and Alice May (Watson) Krout.
As a resident for 70 years, she was truly a Californian.
Virginia loved painting, drawing, reading, and spending time with her many friends and loved onesincluding several to whom she opened her home during their teen years. She later worked in the Sacramento County Children's Home, and as a Health Care Aide throughout the South Placer area.
Surviving her are sisters Edie and Lee; her children Butte (Lisa), Chris (Nelly), Chandra (Ronald); grandchildren Mikel, Katey, Eric, Sarah, Rachel (Nathan), Debbie (James), Jonathan, and Joy; and great-grandsons Nathan Jr. and Zayden Blaize; many nieces and nephews; and special friends Edna Pennington and John A. Weber. She is also survived by former husbands Jerry Darling and Kerry Gibbs.
She is preceded in death by both parents; sister Bobbie; brothers Arthur, Tommy, and Herbert; son-in-law Daniel; and grandson David.
Arrangements are pending with Lambert Funeral Home Roseville, California. Burial will be private.