Vira Lee Nichols Jones
VIRA LEE NICHOLS JONES
NURSERY - Vira Lee Nichols Jones, a longtime resident of Nursery and formerly of Ganado, TX, passed away April 28 at the age of 90 in San Marcos, TX. She was born Nov 6, 1923 in Eastland, TX to Homer Frank and Eddie (Mann) Nichols.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Jones, and son, Daniel Jones.
She is survived by her sons, Gary Jones and wife Elaine of San Marcos, and Todd Jones of Victoria, and daughter, Karen Sue Harris of Copperas Cove; 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren.
She was affectionately know as "Mam" to her loving family. Vira Lee was employed by Lone Star Gas Company for over 20 years as a radio operator. She was an avid supporter of the Ganado High School Indians athletic programs as her children were all-sports athletes.
Later in life, she became an in-home caregiver for the elderly for many Victoria families.
Vira Lee was a faithful member of the Midtown Church of Christ in Victoria where she enjoyed ladies Bible class, singing, and volunteering to assist the elderly.
There will be a celebration of Vira Lee's life, for family and friends, on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Crescent Valley Cemetery located at 6679 SH 185 in Victoria County.