Vanessa Jean Midkiff
April 12, 1955- January 10, 2016
Vanessa Jean Midkiff, 60 years old, of Lusby, MD passed away at George Washington University Hospital on January 10, 2016. Vanessa was born on April 12, 1955 to Luther Franklin Hurt and Catherine Melvina Marsh at Providence Hospital in Washington, DC.
Vanessa loved her family, friends, and animals dearly. She loved spending time with people, reading, and writing. She had a passion for caring for children and singing in the church. She loved horses, Elvis, cooking, and the beach.
Vanessa is survived by her husband, Donald Midkiff of Lusby, MD; son and daughter-in-law Donny Midkiff and Holly Malloy; daughter and son-in-law Jennifer and Michael O’Brien; her precious grandchildren Rachel O’Brien, Sarah O’Brien, Brock Midkiff, Clayton O’Brien, Taylor O’Brien, Zoey Midkiff, and Zack Midkiff; sisters Wanda Denton, Kathy Uecker, and Stacey Hurt and countless other family and friends. She was preceded in her death by her parents Luther and Catherine Hurt and sister Betty Perkins.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jennifer O’Brien for a trust fund to help offset some funeral expenses and a future non-profit that will be created in memory of Vanessa.
Saturday, January 16, 2016