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Virginia Ruth Burkhead

Virginia Ruth Burkhead, American rehabilitation nurse. Registered Nurse, Washington. Deaconess 1st Christian Church, Spokane, since 1986. Member Association Rehabilitation Nurses, Wound, Ostomy and Contence Nurses Society, Jacks and Jennys Square Dance Club (council delegate 1992), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Burkhead, Virginia Ruth was born on April 11, 1937 in Marlow, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Norvin Woodrow Whitehead and Harriet Louise (Pittman) Mayes.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Casper College, 1971. Bachelor of science in nursing, Washington State University, 1994.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, house supervisor, enterostomal therapy nurse, Memorial Hospital Natrona County, Casper, Wyoming, 1971-1979;enterostomal therapy nurse, coordinator ostomy program, Holy Family Hospital, Spokane, since 1979;coordinator neurological rehabilitation program, Holy Family Hospital, Spokane, since 1985.

    Membership

    Deaconess 1st Christian Church, Spokane, since 1986. Member Association Rehabilitation Nurses, Wound, Ostomy and Contence Nurses Society, Jacks and Jennys Square Dance Club (council delegate 1992), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: square dancing, bird watching, reading, traveling.

    Connections

    • Married Marvin Vern Foster, October 16, 1956 (divorced 1964). Children: Deborah, Marcia, Marva, Laurie, Sheila. Married Robert Burdett Burkhead, April 11, 1987.
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    Born April 11, 1937