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Virginia Rae Fletcher

July 19, 1944 July 30, 2017
Virginia Rae Fletcher
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VIRGINIA RAE FLETCHER

Funeral services for Virginia Rae Fletcher, who passed away on July 30, 2017, at the age of 73
will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, August 4, 2017, at Cooper Baptist Church, 853 Cooper Church Road, Leesville, LA. Bro. W. T. Shelton and Bro. Roger Jeane will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Castor Cemetery under the direction of Jeane’s Funeral Service. The family will host visitation at Cooper Baptist Church from 5pm until 9pm on Thursday, August 3, 2017.

Mrs. Fletcher, known to her family and friends as “Ms. Virginia”, was born on July 19, 1944, in Leesville, LA, to John Solomon Fletcher and Bessie Mae Fletcher. She was a graduate of Leesville High School. In 1960, Virginia married Kenneth Fletcher of Pickering, LA, who has been her life-long companion for 56 years. Many may remember Virginia as a school bus driver for the Pickering School system for over 28 years. Along with her husband Kenneth, Virginia planted and tended to a peach orchard for over 40 years. The Fletcher’s annual peaches and honey were a favorite to many for decades. She really enjoyed keeping up with the activities of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren but especially all the ball games and dance recitals. Virginia was a nurturing wife, momma, mawmaw, aunt, and friend who will be greatly missed by all.

Mrs. Fletcher was preceded in death by her parents, sister – Billie Faye Windham, and brother – Henry Curtis (Buddy) Fletcher.

Left to cherish her memories are:
Son: Dwayne Fletcher of Pickering, LA.
Daughter: Debbie Ellzey and Matt Hicks of St. Marys, GA
Grandchildren: Curtis Fletcher and wife Mandy of Kirbyville, Texas; Justin Fletcher and wife
Sequoia of Lake Charles, LA.; Chasta Moore and husband Brett of Fernandina, FL; and Miranda Ellzey Bechtel and Alex of St. Marys, GA
Great grandchildren: Caden, Alyssia, Alexis, Noah, Dylan, Lyla, and Nolan Fletcher, Mila
Moore, and Brantley, Charlie, and Huckley Bechtel.

Please share with the family words of comfort and encouragement, as well as and any and all memories of Virginia at www.jeanesfs.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

3

Aug

5:00 PM 8/3/2017 5:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 8/3/2017 9:00:00 PM
Cooper Baptist Church

853 Cooper Church Road
Leesville, LA 71446

Cooper Baptist Church
853 Cooper Church Road Leesville 71446 LA
United States

Funeral

Friday

4

Aug

10:00 AM 8/4/2017 10:00:00 AM
Cooper Baptist Church

853 Cooper Church Road
Leesville, LA 71446

Cooper Baptist Church
853 Cooper Church Road Leesville 71446 LA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Castor Baptist Cemetery Final Resting Place

2057 Slagle Road
Leesville, LA 71446

2057 Slagle Road Leesville 71446 LA
United States
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