Follow The Republic on social media:
Virginia M. Lawrence Kessler, 87, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Madison and Columbus, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Hospice House of Port Charlotte.
Survivors include a daughter, Nichola "Nicki" (James) Hall of Port Charlotte; two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard (Betty) Lawrence of Kent and Gerald Ray (Margaret) Lawrence of Madison, Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Kessler.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, with the Rev. Evelyn Wheeler officiating. Burial will be at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Calling will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until service time Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the donor's choice of charities.