Virginia "Ginny" Whitehill Southard, 86, of Laurel, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the State Center Nursing and Rehab Center in State Center. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 18 at the First Congregational Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17 at the Main St. Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be directed to either Iowa River Hospice or the Marshalltown YWCA. Further arrangements are pending at the funeral home.