Virginia Orie Groves, 86, of Osceola, died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at her home. She was born Nov. 16, 1921, at Tomato. She was a homemaker and member of New Bethel Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. She was a lifetime resident of Mississippi County.
She is survived by her husband, Pete Groves of Osceola; daughter, Shirley Harshman of Osceola; son, Tommy Groves of Osceola; sisters, Ellen Browner of Ripley, Tenn., and Hester Williams of Osceola; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie G. McClain and Ida Mae Parker.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola with Brother Bobby Tidwell and Brother Jim Rollen officiating. Burial was in Ermen Lane in Osceola.