Virginia Ruth Norbury, 87, died June 14, 2007, in Crescent City.

She was born Sept. 23, 1919, to Walter and Maggie (Layman) Craig on in Leflore, Okla., and was a 42-year resident of Klamath.

She was a memberof the Ocean View Baptist Church.She enjoyed gardening, flowers and animals.She loved the outdoors and spending time at the beach.

She is survived by her children, Audie Norbury of Ukiah; Billy Joe Norbury of Redwood Valley;Gene Norbury of Hiouchi; Rick Norbury of Ukiah; and Betty Tucker of Jay, Okla.

She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Norbury; her daughter, Diane Leslie; and her sons Harold and Luther Ray Norbury.

Visitation is scheduled at 1 p.m. June 19 at Ocean View Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., with interment to follow at the IOOF Memorial Cemetery, Crescent City.

The family requests contributions be made to the Ocean View Baptist Church, 2455 Oliver St., Crescent City, in her memory.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.