Virginia Lee Stiles (VanCil), 65 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Monday, April 22, 2019, at her home.

Born Thursday, June 25, 1953 in Kansas City, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Joseph VanCil and the late Frances Santmyer VanCil.

She graduated high school at Ruskin Heights High School and received a Liberal Arts degree at Longview Community College. She worked as a secretary for Reece & Nichols. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the Confederacy. She enjoyed genealogy and had a passion for the Kentucky Derby and horse racing.

Surviving are one son, John Stiles of Gardner, KS; three brothers all of Lee’s Summit MO, Ross VanCil, Mark VanCil and Clark VanCil; three grandchildren, Dakota, Austin, and Justin; one daughter-in-law, Carmen Stiles.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Larry VanCil.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the City Cemetery with the Rev. Kristin Aardema Faigh officiating. Casket bearers will be: John Stiles, Dakota Stiles, Melondo Haase, Eric Vickers. Memorials may be made to the family and will be contributed to a charitable organization.

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