Virginia Louise Stratford

ALBANY -- Virginia Louise (Jones) Stratford, 84, former Albany resident, born September 28, 1926 to Clarence Vernon Jones and Ollie May Jones of Shellman, GA passed away Monday, August 22, 2011 at Roswell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Roswell, GA.

A memorial service will be Sunday 2 PM, August 28, at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, with Father Jay Weldon officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

A longtime resident of Albany, Mrs. Stratford was a member of St. Patrick's Episcopal Church. She was employed with Royal Globe Insurance Co. and Belk's Dept. stores. She was a member of Women's Auxiliary at Palmyra Medical Center, and did full time volunteer work at St. Patrick's upon retirement.

She is survived by her husband W.R. (Dick) Stratford, Sr. of Roswell, GA; son, Richard Stratford, Jr. of Americus, GA; daughter, Kaye Stratford Stafford of Roswell, GA; 5 grandchildren, Richard Stratford, III, Sabra Stratford, Tariq David Stratford, Katherine Elizabeth Stafford, and Hanna Grace Stafford; numerous nieces and nephews; one sister, Sandra Jean Wiley of Albany

Mrs. Stratford was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Frances Felkel of Greenville, TX

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Patrick's Episcopal Church 4800 Old Dawson Rd. Albany, GA 31721.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Stratford by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152