PORTAGEVILLE -- Virginia Pauline Ward, 92, died Dec. 29, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Feb. 12, 1919, in Cotton Wood Point, to the late Samuel Felix and Maude Abbott Cook, she was a past member of the Hayward Methodist Church.
On Nov. 21, 1937, in Portageville, she married Norvil Ward who preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1977.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Ward, a brother, Samuel Cook Jr., and a sister, Geraldine Cook.
Survivors include: three sons, Norvil Wayne Ward of Steele, Larry Eugene Ward of Portageville and Billy Wes Ward of Swartz Creek, Mich.; a brother, Russell Cook of Tyler, Texas; and 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Online condolences may be sent at delislefuneralhome.net.