Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


February 4, 2014

Virginia Ann Ward

JACKSONVILLE — Graveside services for Virginia Ann Ward, age 78, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at   Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Calvin Gould officiating.   Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Mrs.  Ward passed away Friday, January 31, 2014 in Jacksonville.

She was born November 8, 1935 in Potts Camp, Mississippi to Lonnie Richie and Louise Chamberlain.

Mrs. Ward was a telephone operator.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, J. L. Ward; son, Robbie Lloyd Sheets; son-in-law, Gene Nettles.

Survivors include her son, Larry Sheets and wife Kim of Tyler; daughter, Lisa Nettles of Maydelle; sisters, Bobbie Davis of Jacksonville, Violet Southard of Mineola; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Visitation will begin on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.


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