Virginia Jeffress

Virginia Crow Jeffress, 91, of Monticello, passed away February 15, 2014 at The Woods Nursing & Rehab Center in Monticello.

She was the widow of Willie Jeffress, a housewife and was of the Methodist faith. She loved working in the yard, growing flowers, listening to country music and loved watching and feeding the birds. Mrs. Jeffress sewed and made school clothes for her family for many years.

She was born October 1, 1922 in Piggott, AR to the late John Henry Crow and Evelyn Wright Crow.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Linda Jeffress Nelson and Sherry Grant; a sister, Doris Crow Walker; and one brother, Earl Crow.

Survivors include a daughter, Lois Sanders of Monticello; three grandchildren, Cindy Dunemn of Monticello, Michael Brantley of Collinsville, Miss. and Cheryl McIlwain of Shreveport, La.; seven great-grandchildren, Ashley Shaw, Dustin Sullivan, Alex Sullivan, William Brantley, Justin Brantley, Andrew Dunemn and Misty Branch; and two great-great-grandchildren, Jaxson Shaw and Sawyer Dunemn.

Funeral services will be held February 17 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will be at Union Ridge Cemetery in Drew County.