S. Virginia Bingham

Flowers over a tumbstone

S. Virginia (Lusk) Bingham, age 81, of Clearwater and Wichita, caregiver/homemaker, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. 

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel, Clearwater. 

Virginia was born on Saturday, May 17, 1941, in Clayton, N.M., to her parents, Wilborn Eugene Lusk and Elicia Donasiana “Alice” Gonzales Lusk. She graduated from Clearwater High School, Clearwater, Kan. She was united in marriage to Clarence William Bingham on June 11, 1960, in Haysville. 

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; parents, Wilborn and Alice (Gonzales) Lusk; and sister, Carol Berger.

Survivors include her children, Darla (Samantha Killsnight) Bingham of Wichita, LuAnn (Donna Robinson) Lakin of San Antonio, Texas, Audra (Jeremy) Miller of Haysville, Clint Bingham of Wichita, Sonya Goodman of Salina, and Christy (Brock) Trefethen of Hutchinson; sisters, Pat Garcia and Bernice (Jim) Tune; brother, Elvin Lusk; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, National Headquarters, 6520 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-2132, or to ALS Association, 3450 N. Rock Rd. Suite 503, Wichita, KS 67226.

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater, is in charge of arrangements. www.wsmortuary.com