Virginia M. Moten

virginia moten

December 2, 1921 ~ March 14, 2017

Virginia Madeline Moten, 95, of Decatur passed from time to eternity on March 14, 2017, at Symphony of Decatur.

Virginia was born December 2, 1921 in Greenville to Earl and Ednah (Killion) Green. She grew up in Taylorville where she graduated from Taylorville High School in 1942. Virginia worked at the Midland Plant in Illiopolis for many years. On April 20, 1957 she married Willie Moten.

Virginia was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and also attended Bright Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. She loved God and always praised Him.

Virginia leaves fond memories to be cherished by her children; Vevalyn Joyner of Decatur, IL, Joseph (Ella) Thomas of Champaign, IL and Denise (Robert) Slaw of Riverdale, Ga. Sister, Evelyn Williamson of Philadelphia, Pa., 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Her grandparents, parents, husband and son-in-law, Rev. Vincent P. Joyner, preceded her in death.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Symphony of Decatur for their loving care and kindness for Grandma Virginia.

Services to celebrate Virginia's life will be held at Shafer Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville at noon on Saturday, March 25, 2017, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.

The family is being assisted by Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville.


Saturday, March 25, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Funeral Service

Saturday, March 25, 2017
12:00 PM

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568


Saturday, March 25, 2017
1:00 PM

Oak Hill Cemetery
820 South Cherokee Street
Taylorville, Illinois

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