Virginia Shepich, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was born in Orlando, Fla., to the late Ruth and Joseph Scruton. She graduated from Spaulding High School in Rochester, N.H. and completed a degree from the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Fla. She married Frank Shepich on March 30, 1952. Virginia was a talented artist who worked for many years as a fashion illustrator for Riches in Atlanta. In later years she continued to create treasured art works for family and friends. Virginia is survived by her husband, Frank Shepich; a daughter, Joanna Shepich; and a granddaughter, Meghan Greene. She is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Dorothy Scruton and their family of Chicopee, Mass. Services will be private for the immediate family. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to St.Jude Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. You are invited to share a personal memory of Virginia or your condolences with her family at her online guestbook located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Shepich family with these arrangements.