The Dallas Morning News

EGGERS, Virginia


Virginia Mcmillin Eggers, most gracious and lovely lady, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Heavenly Father on April 6, 2021 at her home in Dallas. Born Virginia Shaffer Mcmillin, October 10, 1928 in Youngstown, OH, to Frank Emerson and Frances Shaffer Mcmillin, she grew up in Tulsa, OK. She graduated from Holland Hall School for Girls, Tulsa, in 1946 and from Pine Manor Jr. College, Wellesley, MA in 1948.

In December 1948, she married Bradley C. Streeter of Bradford, PA and moved to Wichita Falls, TX. Active civically, Virginia was a founding member of the Junior League of Wichita Falls, The Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, and the Republican Women’s Club. She also served on the boards of the W.F. Symphony & the Mental Health Center Associatio­n. Long active in Republican Party politics, she was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1964; Deputy Vice-chair, Region V, Republican Party of TX, 1965-69 delegate at-large; Republican National Convention 1968, and State Vice-chair Republican Party of TX 1968-69.

On February 24, 1974, Virginia and Paul W. Eggers were married in Dallas, where she lived until her death. In 1979, she was appointed by Gov. Wm. P. Clements to serve as a Commission Member to the Texas Real Estate Commission, and in 1981 she was appointed a Commission Member on The Texas Tourist Developmen­t Agency where she served until 1987. She was a former member of the Park Cities Republican Club, the Dallas Museum League, Dallas Women’s Opera Board, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League, and the Jr. League of Dallas. She was a member of Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church.

Quite the sportsman, Virginia enjoyed hunting, fishing, tennis, and skiing. Always gracious, she loved family, friends, politics, and travel, and had a full and rewarding life.

Virginia will be reunited with her parents, her husband Paul, her daughter Dale Streeter Jackson of Dallas, and twin sisters, Frances M. Berg and Marion M. Wooten.

She is survived by her son Stephen M. Streeter, wife Kris of Denver, CO; granddaugh­ter Jennifer Jackson Barton, husband Fritz, grandson James Brian Jackson, great grandchild­ren Charlotte and Emma Barton, stepson Steven P. Eggers, wife Julie, and their children Amanda and Alexander Eggers, all of Dallas.

A private family memorial service will be held at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church on April 28th. Friends will be greeted at a reception following at Brook Hollow Golf Club.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Associatio­n, or to Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church.

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