Virginia Cockerham Cassell

Virginia Cockerham Cassell

Services for Virginia Cockerham Cassell will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 23, 2013 in the chapel of John Kramer & Son with Reverend Wade Cummings officiating. Interment will be in Chalk Hill Cemetery in Little Creek under the direction of John Kramer & Son.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, September 22, 2013 at the funeral home. Visitation will resume Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Mrs. Cassell, 96, of Ball, peacefully passed from this life on Friday, September 20, 2013, at home with her loving family present.

She was a charter member of Paradise Baptist Church, Ball, and was a loving mother, grandmother and sister who will be deeply missed by those that knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Roanzia and Lydia Irene Ganey Cockerham; her husband, Milton Leroy Cassell; her son, Milton E. (Mickey) Cassell; two sisters, Gussie Cassell and Bessie Jones and four brothers, Ray Cockerham, Elton Cockerham, Troy Cockerham and C.G. (Teet) Cockerham.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Larry Cassell, Sr. and wife Linda of Alexandria; daughters, Donna Wood and husband Michael of Gardner and Pamela Poole and husband Michael of Ball and one brother, Marvin Cockerham of Eden, 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

Pallbearers honored to serve are her grandsons: Larry Cassell, Jr., Travis Cassell, Jason Beeson, Brian Beeson, Michael Wood, Evan Poole, Dexter Poole and Dylan Delafosse. Honorary pallbearers are the remainder of her grandsons.

The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Len, Marsha, Loretta, Tracy, Sue, Darnetta, Dr. Larry Menache and the remaining staff of Hospice Care of Avoyelles for their loving care of our Mother and Grandmother.

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Published in The Town Talk on Sept. 22, 2013