BINFORD, VIRGINIA WISEMAN, 83, a fifth generation member of a Dallas County pioneer family and lifelong resident of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, passed away on July 21, 2002. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother who remained caring and courageous in spite of many recent physical ailments. Virginia, the daughter of Benton Wiseman and Kate Hart Wiseman, was born on February 3, 1919 in the community of Reinhardt, and had resided in Mesquite for the past 44 years. She was a direct descendant of Jacob and Abraham Hart, who came to Dallas in 1844 as part of the Peters Colony settlement. Virginia worked as an administrative assistant and audit clerk for Ward Drug Company and Glazer Wholesale Distributors before retiring, and throughout her life she loved flowers and enjoyed gardening as a hobby. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles W. Binford, Sr. of Mesquite; sons, Charles W. Binford, Jr. and wife, Mary of PIano and Ralph H. Binford and wife, Bernice of Flower Mound; grandchildren, David Binford of McKinney; Lee Ann Nye and husband, Jim of Farmersville; Tanya Massie and husband, Kenneth of Sachse and Christopher Binford of Irving; two great-granddaughters, brother-in-law, James R. Binford and wife, Doris of Dallas; sister-in-law, Schatzie Carter and husband, Jack of Dallas; and numerous nephews and nieces and other relatives. Graveside services will he held 11 A.M. Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at Grove Hill Memorial Park in Dallas with Rev. Don Dodd officiating. The family will receive visitors from 5 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at Ed C. Smith & Brothers Chapel. Ed C. Smith & Bro. Funeral Home 4419 Samuell Blvd. Dallas Texas 75228 214-824-4523 Funeral Directors Since 1876 www.legacy.com
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Published in Dallas Morning News on July 23, 2002