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Virginia Boswell Giles
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Obituary for Virginia Boswell Giles

Virginia Boswell Giles, age 98, of Danville, Va., passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Roman Eagle Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in Pittsylvania County on March 3, 1920 to the late Walter C. Boswell and Mattie Wiley Boswell. On December 16, 1944, she married Harold L. Giles who died July 1, 1971. Mrs. Giles retired from the Memorial Hospital School of Nursing as a housemother in September 1993. She was a member of Dry Fork Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church for over 80 years. She was also a 1939 graduate of Whitmell High School.

Mrs. Giles is survived by her daughter, Betty G. Hill and husband, Frank of Danville; and her son, Wayne Giles and wife, Joyce of Midlothian, Va. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Sandra Easley of Richmond, Va., Chris Giles and wife, Jenny of Midlothian, and Todd Giles and wife, Tara of Toano, Va. She is further survived by four great-grandchildren, Carter, Kennedy, Owen and Oliver. She was predeceased by one grandson, Robbie Easley.

She was additionally predeceased by two sisters, Marion McCubbins and Frances Elliott and two brothers, Luther Boswell and Walter (Pete) Boswell.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Roman Eagle East Wing for the excellent care given to Mrs. Giles.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel, with Rev. Roger Collins, Rev. Cecil Coates and Rev. Gerald Kelly officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Burial Park, Chatham, Va.

The family will receive friends from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service, and at other times at the residence of her daughter.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church, 3612 Dry Fork Rd., Dry Fork, VA 24549 ( or to Mount Hermon Vol. Fire Dept., 4268 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, VA 24540 (

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Giles family. Online condolences may be made at

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1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Funeral Service




3:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Cemetery Details


Hillcrest Burial Park

Hill Crest Lane
Chatham, VA 24531

Memorial Contribution

Mt. Hermon Vol. Fire & Rescue

4268 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, VA 24540

Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church

3612 Dry Fork Rd.
Dry Fork, VA 24549

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