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Virgie Ward

1913 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Virgie Ward Obituary
Virgie Ward
Virginia Beach - Born March 12TH, 1913 native of Bluefield, VA., died at the blessed age of 100 years old - at the Golden Living Center in Petersburg, VA. On May 10, 2013 following a recent bout with pneumonia. She is predeceased by her late husband Robert Ward, and was the oldest of 12 children - she is survived by her 4 children - Pat Rose of Richmond, VA. Frances Ward of VA Beach, VA. Danny Ward of Suffolk, VA and Carol Firooz of California - she was blessed with 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, AND 5 great-great grandchildren. Virgie lived for over 25 years with her beloved & devoted daughter Frances Ward at the Mayflower Seaside Apartments in Virginia Beach. There they enjoyed many long walks on the boardwalk taking in the sunshine & fresh air; often dining in the seaside cafes while observing the tourists. A private memorial luncheon was held in honor of the deceased at the granddaughter's home in Midlothian, VA. - Where family & many close friends came together to celebrate the longevity of her precious 100 years. "While she is no longer with us - she is present with her Lord."

Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 26, 2013
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