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Virgie Kidd Trogdon

COLERIDGE — Virgie Elizabeth Kidd Trogdon of Coleridge died Feb. 10, 2023, at The Randolph Hospice House. She was 83.


Virgie was born in Randolph County on June 10, 1939.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Attress Alice York Kidd. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her siblings, Pauline Saunders, David Kidd, Attress York, and Melvin Kidd. Her husband, Robert Ferree Trogdon Jr., died in 2018.


Mrs. Trogdon was a 1957 graduate of Coleridge High School. She was a member of Concord United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She served her church and community wherever she was needed over the years. She loved farm life and had worked at The John Plant Co. and at Burge Flower Shop.


She is survived by her daughter, Dawn Trogdon Elliott and husband Larry of Coleridge; sons, Michael Trogdon of Asheboro, Robert Trogdon and wife Sara Kosiba of Cuyahoga Falls, OH; grandchildren, Walker Elliott and wife Chelsea, and Liza Elliottt Crabtree; great granddaughter, Collins Crabtree; sister, Lydia Kidd Cagle and husband Everette of Star; sisters-in-law, Annette Kidd and Linda Kidd of Coleridge.


A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, at Concord United Methodist Church, with Rev. Sam Harris and Rev. Lynda Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at Ridge Funeral Home.


Virgie's family extends a special thank you to the staff at Cross Road Retirement Center and Hospice of the Piedmont for the loving and compassionate care they gave her for the past three years.


Condolences may be made online at www.ridgefuneralhome.com.