Virginia Fletcher

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 2, 2017


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.

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.

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