Virginia (Carter) Mosley was born June 21, 1934, in Denora, Pennsylvania. Virginia was predeceased by her parents Lewis and Betty Carter, her siblings,Glenn Carter, Priscilla Marshall Bennett, Clare Steele Turnage, Alfreda Howard, Lue Bethel all of Harrisburg.
In the early years, Virginia relocated to Harrisburg, PA, under the guardianship of her older sister, Priscilla. She regularly attended The Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The church was so well attended that it served the congregation with two different services. During these services Virginia enjoyed singing in the choir, she was an outstanding soprano soloist, her song of choice “God Will Take Care of You and He’ll Do What You Ask Him to Do.” Virginia started singing at churches and conventions at the early age of about seven, with three of her sisters.
Virginia attended William Penn High School and graduated with honors. She was married to the late Frederick Mosley, and during this union they had one son. Virginia retired from the Commonwealth of PA, Department of Education in 1994, as a Clerk Typist. This gave her time for gardening, reading, cooking, and church activities. Although she was a private person, she was also a people person and loved her family as well as her church family.
Virginia leaves to cherish her memories, one son, Rodney of Snellville, Georgia, her sister Edna Bagley, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and devoted friends. Virginia will always be in the hearts and minds of those who knew and loved her.
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