Virginia Louise Lakins



Virginia Louise Lakins

Virginia Louise Lakins, 86, of Eatonville, formerly of Mabton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, surrounded by her family in Puyallup.

Virginia was born Aug. 11, 1932, in Harlan, Kansas to Cecil and Adele (Shambaugh) Jones. She lived in Mabton most of her adult life with her parents. The family moved to Sunnyside in 1975 and continued to live there until 1996, when she moved to Eatonville, to be with her oldest daughter.

Virginia loved her animals she had throughout her life. The love for her children and grandchildren was always important to her. She will be greatly missed by all her family members.

Virginia is survived by her three children, Linda Hamilton of Eatonville, Lorna Dawson of Mabton, and Larry Lakins of Zillah. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 23 great- grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Cecil and Adele Jones, brother Kenneth Jones and one grandson Travis Dawson.

Viewing and visitation will be held from noon-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.

Those wishing to sign Virginia’s online memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Homes is in care of arrangements.


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