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Virginia Ivester

March 17, 1932 — November 2, 2016

Virginia Iola Justus Jiles Sextro Ivester, age 84, of Cornelia, GA, passed away peacefully at Habersham Home East, Habersham Medical Center, Demorest, GA on November 2, 2016.

Virginia was born March 17, 1932 in Rabun County GA, to the late Issac Benson Justus and Mary Ellen McDowell Justus. She was also preceded in death by her children’s father, Almon Jiles, her second husband, Frank J. Sextro, granddaughter, Christina Lacey Jiles, sisters, Hattie Juanita Justus Hopper, Savannah Justus Welborn, Ibbie Justus Bradley, and brothers, T.C. Justus and Greenville Luther Justus.

Virginia is survived by her husband of fourteen years, Henry Edward Ivester. She is also survived by one son, Fred Duncan Jiles of Clayton, GA, daughters, Lynn Jiles Ward of Clayton, GA, Deborah Jiles Parker ( Patrick) of Demorest, GA, and Vicki Jiles Waldrip of Cornelia, GA, three stepchildren , Roger Ivester, Kathryn Ivester Hill & Karen Ivester Henley. She is also survived by six grandchildren, John Justin Casey Ward, Jessica Delaney Ward, Courtney Leigh Waldrip, Collin Scott Waldrip, Brooklyn Elizabeth Waldrip and Brianna Virginia Waldrip three great grandchildren, John Jiles Ward, Bailey Ward and Calley Ward all of Northeast Georgia. She is survived by sisters, Allene Justus Love Church, Fannie Mae Justus Stephens & brothers, James Ira Justus, Curtis L. (Doug) Justus.

Virginia graduated from Rabun County High School in 1950 and worked in the Textile Industry in Rabun County for many years and retired from Johnson & Johnson in Gainesville, GA. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved and enjoyed working in her yard and flowers.

Funeral Services will be Saturday November 5, 2016 at the Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home at 12:00 Noon, conducted by Pastor Darryl Lovell and Layman Lloyd Hunter. Burial will follow in Rabun Memory Park, Tiger, GA. The family is at their respective residences.

The body is at Hunter Funeral Home where family will receive friends at the Eastside Chapel Friday evening November 4, 2016 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. Family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made, in her memory, to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 8TH Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY. 10001.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Visitation

Friday, November 4, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home

451 Warwoman Road, Clayton, GA 30525

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Service

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home

451 Warwoman Road, Clayton, GA 30525

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