HEALDTON — Funeral services for Mrs. Virginia Jo Renfro, 95, are being held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at the East Lincoln Street Church of Christ in Healdton, with Scott Renfro officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Cemetery in Healdton. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.
Virginia was born on Jan. 12, 1923, in Healdton, to the late Mr. Millard Fillmore (Joe) Lewis and Mrs. Rosabell (Holcomb) Lewis. She departed from this life on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 at the Wilson Nursing Center. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Virginia married Mr. William C. Renfro on June 26, 1943, in Ardmore, and had 31 years of happy marriage. She was a devoted wife and mother. Virginia and William lived in Bowlegs, when William became ill and passed away in 1974. She often spoke of meeting William (Bill) at her first job, taking tickets at Thompson’s Theater in Healdton. After marrying, she worked at Teel’s grocery in Healdton, Blue Bell in Seminole, Dillard’s in Oklahoma City and retired as a secretary for Dr. Wood in Seminole. Virginia enjoyed square-dancing and loved entertaining family and friends, especially children and grandchildren. In her later years she enjoyed walking with and helping neighbors at the Village in Ardmore.
Also preceding her in death were her parents Rosabell Holcomb and Millard Fillmore (Joe) Lewis; two brothers, JB and Skeet Lewis along with a grandchild Paula Gore.
Survivors include her three children Cheryl Nickel, of Buna, Texas, Marilyn Gore and husband Norman, of Fred, Texas, and Bill Renfro and wife Donna, of Wilson; Grandchildren, Jimmy Nickel and wife Tammy, of Duncan, Karen Anderson, of Orange, Texas, Gina Biegalski and husband Pat, of Fred, Texas, Luanne Coward, of Orange, Norman Butch Gore Jr., of Bridge City, Texas, Scott Renfro and wife Amy, of Wilson, and Susan Lyle and husband Brandon, of Wilson;16 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers will be Jimmy Nickell, Butch Gore, Brendan Gore, Erik Gore, Jacob Biegalski and Pat Biegalski.
Honorary Bearers are Scott Richard and Ryan Coward.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday evening at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Wilson.
Condolences may be sent online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.