Virginia Meek Staley, age 87, passed away on Monday, February 9, 2009, in Lawrenceville, GA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, James Merritt Staley, parents, Frank and Cecil Wilkerson, and sister, Geraldine Guynn. She is survived by daughter & son-in-law, Kathy & Nick Williams of Lawrenceville, GA, son & daughter-in-law, Mike & Allyson Staley of Shelbyville, TN, sister, Marjorie Leinhart of College Station, TX, brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Thomas A & Lou Staley of Apopka, FL, grandchildren, Kelly Williams of Flowery Branch, GA, Kyle and Lauren Williams of Monroe, GA, Heather Steinmetz of Sanford, FL, Cheryl Staley of Deltona, FL, Melissa Martinez & Daniel Staley of Beaumont, TX, and 4 Great Grandchildren, Madalyne, Jacob, Angelina and Mason. Mrs. Staley was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. Mrs. Staley was born in Atlanta, GA on September 11, 1921. Virginia grew up in Oviedo, Florida. She graduated from Oviedo High School in 1940 and Florida Southern College in 1944. She taught Home Economics at Oviedo High School and was also a Home Economist for Florida Power. Virginia was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church of Oviedo, where she was very active. She was a devoted member and past President of the Oviedo Women's Club. Her involvement there brought her much joy and great pride. Mrs. Staley lived in the Lawrenceville area for the last 5 years. The body will be transported to Oviedo, FL for Funeral Service and Interment. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, 120 Scenic Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 770-963-2411. Condolences may be sent or viewed at