Graveside services for Virginia Ruth Box will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Heartland Funeral Home in Early.
Mrs. Box was born Feb. 11, 1933, in Hopkins County, Texas, to Rufus and Clara Adee Watson. She passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at her daughter’s home at Blanket, Texas.
Virginia and O.D. Box were married May 17, 1960. She loved her grandchildren. She worked as a Nurses Aid for 30 years, 20 years of her career was at CARE Inc. in Early. She was a Baptist.
Virginia is survived by her children, Joyce Rhyne of Mesquite, Texas, Sherry New of Mesquite, Texas, Terri and Jessie Hurst of Mullin, Texas, Janice Musick of Blanket, and Randall Box of Midland, Texas. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim and wife Mozelle Watson of Jefferson, Texas, Charlie and wife Abby Watson of Avinger, Texas; a sister, Hallie Rhyne of Avinger, Texas. She is survived by one sister-in-law, Mary Watson of Utah; numerous nieces, nephews; and a special family friend, Inez Walker of Sweetwater, Texas.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, O.D. Box; a son, Ober Box, Jr.; son-in-law, Eddie Musick; three brothers; and two sisters.
Heartland Funeral Home of Early is in charge of arrangements.