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Virginia Lee Prothro

June 22, 1926 — March 26, 2022

 Virginia Lee Prothro, 95, of Temple, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at her residence.

A graveside service for Virginia will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at Killeen City Cemetery in Killeen with Pastor Lyod Hall officiating.


Virginia was born on June 22, 1926, to Glen and Ruby Lowder in Wellington, KS. She met the love of her life, William Prothro at a local dance and they were soon married on June 1, 1945. She loved being a wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Virginia was a faithful woman of God and worked for many years at the Church of Christ in Killeen as the church secretary. Virginia enjoyed shopping, reading, puzzles, board games, cards, and just about anything to bring family and friends together. Virginia was the definition of a true lady and always dressed her best even with no place to go. She was a member of Avenue T Church of Christ for many years.


Waiting for her in Heaven were her parents, Glen and Ruby Lowder, her beloved husband, William Prothro, her four siblings, Virgil Lowder, Marilyn Lindberg, Arnett Lowder, and Pansey Hansen, her children, Bradley Prothro, Terry Prothro, and Steve Prothro, her grandchild, Patricia Holetzky, and Michael Smith.


Virginia is survived by her children, Glenna Smith, Randolph Prothro, Pamela Jett; her grandchildren, Keri Smith, Robert Prothro, Chris Schwertner, Teri Knight, Heather Baca, and Clayton Jett; her great grandchildren, Patrick Mitchell, Kristina West, Addison Ortiz, Tyler Knight, Carter Schwertner, Ella Schwertner, Kaylee Knight, Harper Baca, and Nevaeh Smith.


Arrangements are entrusted to Crotty Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Belton.

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