Virginia Roland Myers

Published 10:48 am Friday, July 8, 2016

Virginia Roland Myers

July 6, 2016

Services for Virginia Roland Myers, 88, of Attapulgus, Ga., are at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 9, 2016, at the Eastside Baptist Church, Cairo, Ga..  Rev. Wayne McDonald and Andrew Donaldson will officiate.  Services will conclude at the church. Interment will be in Cairo Cemetery.

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Active pallbearers will be: Brett Jackson, Christopher Johnson, Sage Kamiya, Larry Unger, Ivan Roland, Larry McDougald and Earl Robinson.

Ms. Myers was born in Cairo, on August 3, 1927, to the late Jesse Walter Roland, Sr. and Fannie Lucille Mashburn. On March 4, 1944 she married Ivan B. Myers Jr., who proceeded her in death. Virginia was a seamstress and was of Baptist faith.

She is survived by: daughters, Sandra Weimar (David) of Dothan Ala., Helen Jones (Randall) of Cairo, Betty Myers (Jerry) of Thomaston, Ga., Angela Johnson (Johnny) of Attapulgus; son, Ivan Jessie of Attapulgus; grandchildren, Denise Robinson (Earl), of Dothan, Rhonda Davis (Jeff), of Dothan, Brett Jackson (Sheila) of Cairo, Shawn Lightfritz (Joanne) of Whidby Island, Washington, Sunda Kamiya (Sage) of Bradenton, Fla., Shannon Unger (Larry) of Wilmington, Ohio, Clayton Weaver of Colorado, Karen Elkins, of Thomaston, Freedom Thomason (Brent) of Bainbridge, Ga., Stacy Sizemore, of Bainbridge, Holli Fox (Kurt) of Bainbridge, Christopher Johnson (Amy) of Attapulgus, Joseph Dunn, of Bainbridge, Natasha Brooks, of Dothan; great -grandchildren, Andrew Shepard of Dothan, Whitni Vasquez (John) of 29 Palms, Calif., Travis Lightfritz (Lauren) of Whidby Island, Nicholas LightFritz, of Whidby Island, Kea, Kali, Kiri Kamiya, of Bradenton, Fla., Eva Unger, Jackson Unger, of Wilmington, Christian Weaver, of Athens, Ga., Reese Weaver, of Athens, Thomas Fox (Jo) of Bainbridge, Wesley Fox, of Bainbridge, Madison and Haleigh Johnson, of Attapulgus, Savannah, Levi, and Hunter Chipman, of Dothan; great-great-grandchildren, Gabriel and Leia Vasquez of 29 Palms, Jayden and Ramona Fox, of Bainbridge;  brother, Jesse Walter Roland Jr. of Cairo; sisters, Irma Jones (James D) of Cairo, Audrey Hansen, of Whigham, Ga., and Doris Stephens, of Havanna, Fla.

Proceeded in death by, parents, husband, daughters, Edith Myers and Elma Lightfritz, two brothers and two sisters.

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2016.

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