Virginia Annette Magee

Published 7:00 am Thursday, December 12, 2019

Proverbs:30: 31,  Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth  the LORD,  she shall be praised.

Funeral service will be held Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 at 12 p.m. in Green Grove Baptist Church for Sister Virginia Annette Magee of Poplarville, MS, who died Dec. 5,  2019 in Slidell, LA.  She was a native of Poplarville, MS.  Burial will be in Rose Park Cemetery under the direction of Baylous Funeral Home.

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Sister Virginia was born on Aug. 30, 1959 to Audrey Bulter and the late Dewitt “Lucky” Woodard Jr.  Virginia was united in holy matrimony to her high school sweetheart, Micheal Magee, Sr., on December 17, 1977. Their union produced three children, two girls, and one boy. Virginia joined Triumph Baptist Church as a child. She joined Green Grove Baptist Church, after her marriage. She devoted her life to Christ. She was a former member of the Green Grove Baptist Choir, former president of Green Grove Baptist Church Jr. Mission, and president of the  Church Nurse’s Auxiliary. She graduated from Poplarville High School in 1977. In 2000, she graduated from Pearl River Community College as a licensed practical nurse. She was employed at Poplarville Nursing Home for many years. Virginia also served as former board president of Raine Street Community Center in Poplarville, MS. She was an advocate of mental health and lupus awareness. Virginia’s life was dedicated to selfless service to God, her family and her community.

Virginia leaves to cherish her memories her high school sweetheart of 41 years, Micheal Magee Sr., of Poplarville; 3 loving children, Renee Willis (Justin) of Opelika, Ala., Micheal Magee Jr., of Poplarville, MS, and Christy (Eugene) of Savannah, GA;  mother, Audrey  Bulter of Poplarville, MS; six grandchildren,  Kamari Willis, Jordan Bolton, Amani Willis, Arianna Magee-Johnson, Stacie Annette Willis and Timothy Johnson; 2 god sons, Orlando Goss and John L. Goss III;  five brothers, Charles Woodard, of Poplarville, MS, Earnest Franks, of Bogalusa, LA, Alex Amerson of Flordia, J.D.Woodard, of Bogalusa, LA, and Michael Dates, of  Missouri; six sisters, Cherlene  Woodard and Angela Smith of Poplarville, MS, Tina Dates and Patricia Dates of Vicksburg, MS, Mary Ann Woodard of Bogalusa, LA, and Janice Smith of Arkansas; and a host of nieces nephews, relatives and friends.  Preceded in death by her father, Dewitt “Lucky” Woodard Jr., and brother Timmie Woodard.  Baylous Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.