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1943 Virginia 2011

Virginia M. Sutliff

October 3, 1943 — April 23, 2011

Virginia "Ginny" (Bailey) Sutliff a lifelong resident of Johnston, OH, who was known as a fan of Elvis, therefore the only way to say this is "Virginia Sutliff at 2:22 AM had left the building" early Saturday morning April 23, 2011 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Boardman, OH. She was 67 years old. Ginny was born on October 3, 1943 in Warren, OH the daughter of the late Eldon and Marguerite (Guthrie) Bailey. She was a graduate of Maplewood High School and went on to marry Patrick M. Sutliff on November 30, 1963 and together would share more forty-seven years of marriage with him and their three daughters. She was well known during the 1980's and 1990's as "Pokey Pony" to her many friends with whom she talked on the C.B. radio. Ginny loved horses and had trained many herself over the years and had been actively involved at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds for more than twenty-five years. She and her family were active in 4-H where she had been and advisor and announced for the horse shows. She leaves behind her husband Patrick at home, daughters Charlene Renee Sutliff of Warren, OH, Jennifer Lynne Evvs of Farmdale, OH, and Wendy Michelle Sutliff of Cortland, OH, two brothers Gordon Bailey of Fayetteville, GA, Robert Bailey of Cross Hill, SC, two sisters H. Elaine Bailey and Janis Darlene Anderson both of Cortland, OH, four granddaughters, two great-granddaughters and two great-grandsons, and her lifelong friend Kerin Denna also survive. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shafer-Winans Funeral Chapel in Cortland, Ohio where no calling hours or services scheduled at this time. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. As an expression of sympathy, and since Ginny had done so much with the horses around the horse arena at the fairgrounds, the family suggests contributions may be made the them in order that a memorial plaque may be made.

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Saturday, January 1, 2011

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