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July 29, 2021
Virginia Millward Riddle 

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Obit Virginia Riddle 2Virginia Millward Riddle (Ginny), age 81, passed away peacefully July 28, 2021. She was born June 6, 1940, to goodly parents George Lee (Tom) and Glenna Mae Christley Millward.

Virginia has lived the majority of life in her beloved community of Grantsville, Utah. She attended schools in Grantsville and the College of Southern Utah (CSU), in Cedar City, Utah. As a child she enjoyed growing up on Race Street in Grantsville living next door to her relatives the Fisher Family. She enjoyed many vacations and trips visiting with relatives in Roanoke, Virginia. 

She was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings and organizations. She served a full-time mission in the country of Brazil. She later served a temple mission in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She had many accomplishments in her life including serving on the Tooele Valley Company Board of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) and was instrumental in obtaining artifacts and documents for the museum. She served as Second Vice Captain of the Deseret Camp DUP and enjoyed many friendships there. She followed in the tradition of her mother Glenna and her Christley family aunts and was an excellent cook and homemaker. Her hobbies included sewing, needle point, creating latch hook rugs and completing puzzles. She enjoyed her friends at the senior citizen center and the apartment complex where she lived. 

She was married to DeLaine Riddle, later divorced. She was a devoted and loving mother to her children and beloved grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt to many. She is survived by her children Deanna Riddle, Michael C. Riddle (LeeAnn); and adored her 11 precious grandchildren. She was preceded in death by granddaughter Vanessa Stam. Virginia loved her siblings George Millward (deceased) (Barbara), William Joseph Millward (deceased) (Wanda), Douglas Millward (deceased) (Myra Lee); brother Arlen Millward (Susan); and Glenda Pittman (Mark).

There will be graveside service in her honor at the Grantsville City Cemetery, Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 10 a.m. Services will be under the direction of Provident Living Funeral Home, Ogden, Utah. Online condolences can be sent to

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