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From: Jean Mayfield Cuevas <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Passing of Virginia Grice
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 22:32:18 -0500
I am truly sorry to hear of Virginia's death. Was she sick for awhile, or
was this sudden?
Thank you for posting the obituary.
At 05:57 PM 5/11/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Hello Izard and Sharp County listers...
>I thought I'd pass this along...it was in the Batesville Guard
>yesterday. Virginia took my genealogy class this winter at UACCB here in
>Batesville, and was very interested in both genealogy and history. I know
>that at one time she had been on both of these lists, if not more, and
>always enjoyed learning more about her families. We'll miss her....
>MELBOURNE Virginia May Ford Grice, 57, of Melbourne died today, May 10,
> 2001, in a hospital in Batesville.
> Born June 25, 1943, in Washington, D.C., she was the
> daughter of Fonce and Nora
> Kesner Ford. She was a home economist for the
> University of Arkansas Extension
> Service. She was a member of Melbourne United
> Methodist Church, Strawberry River
> Daughters of the American Revolution and Extension
> Homemakers Club. She was a
> graduate of Batesville High School and of the
> University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
> Survivors include her husband, Robert Grice; and two
> daughters, Mary Beth Grice of
> Batesville and Robin Kerr of North Wilkesboro, N.C.
> She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister,
> Nora Lee Ford.
> The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at
> Roller-Crouch Funeral Home Chapel in
> Melbourne. Burial will be at Cave City Cemetery.
> Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
>Regina Creekmore Weaver
>President, Batesville Genealogical Society