Virginia M. Boatright

Virginia M. Boatright, 88, of Springdale, Ark., passed away Friday, June 29, 2012, at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. Virginia was born on Jan. 12, 1924, in Huntsville, Ark., a daughter of William Burton Snow and Eda Spaulding Snow. She married Dow T. Boatright on Dec. 23, 1943, in Huntsville, who preceded her in death on July 12, 1998, after 54 years of marriage. Virginia was a homemaker and dedicated to her family. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Millie Boatright, on March 5, 1967. She is survived by one daughter, Betty Boatright of Springdale; one granddaughter, Sherry Tripp and husband, Carl; one great-granddaughter, Leah Tripp; and a great-grandson, Steven Tripp, all of Springdale. Private funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale. Burial will be held at the Huntsville Cemetery. Online guestbook at

Published June 30, 2012