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Virginia B. Clouse, 97, of Andrews died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in an Andrews care facility. She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County. Virginia retired in 1976 from the retail industry and was a member of the Andrews United Methodist Church.


She was the daughter of the late William and Alice Swanson Barnard. She was also preceded in death by a son, James M. Pickett; and three sisters, Ray Jones, Ruth Barnard, and Polly Hicks.


Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Sandra Pickett; three grandsons, James Pickett of Ionia, MI, Jeffery Pickett and wife, Tina of New London NC, and John Pickett of Ocala, FL; and six great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.


A memorial service was held at 10:00 AM Saturday, August 3, 2013 in the Andrews United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Macdonald officiating. Inurnment was in Valleytown Cemetery.


Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews in charge of all arrangements.

#2 Gretchen Kronk 2013-08-02 09:56
Dear Aunt Ginnie, We met but once, yet you made such a wonderful, warm, sweet impression. I've always remembered your gracious ways, and the okra 'trees' in your garden. God bless and keep you.
#1 Nancy Hartman 2013-06-30 15:00
You are missed sweet Virginia...
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