Virginia Ezell Hereford
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Virginia Ezell Hereford
  • August 4, 1927 - August 26, 2017
  • Cocoa, Florida

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Virginia Ezell Hereford, 90, passed away on August 26, 2017 in Rockledge, FL. She was born on August 4, 1927, in Norman Park, GA, to parents Henry and Shady Lovett. She was raised in Eagle Lake, FL, where her family moved to while she was still young. Virginia married Sidney D. Hereford in 1945; they moved their family to Brevard County in 1956 to work in the space program. She began working for the Brevard County School District in 1962, retiring as a cafeteria manager in 1986. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Cocoa, enjoyed cooking, crocheting, quilting, embroidery, and helping to raise her many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her husband, Sidney; two sons, Donald H. and Dickie D. Hereford; three sisters, Theatus, Clytie, and Lenora; two infant brothers and brother, Bud.
Virginia is survived by her daughter-in-law, Sharon; brother, Lon B. Lovett; five grandchildren, James S. Hereford, Donald Ray Hereford, Patti Ann Hereford, Robert S. Hereford, and Richard J. Hereford; 12 great-grandchildren, and multiple nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, August 29, from 1-2 pm, with a funeral service at 2 pm, at Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home. Burial will follow immediately after at Florida Memorial Gardens.