Hervey,  Valara Grace

Hervey, Valara Grace

Female 1928 - 2008  (79 years)

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  • Name Hervey, Valara Grace  [1
    Born 09 Apr 1928 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Mar 2008  Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jefferson County Hospital
    Buried Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Center Chapel Cemetery
    Person ID I3711  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 

    Father Hervey, Willard Olaf,   b. 04 Jun 1903, Vernon Twp, Van Buren Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1970  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Wolf, Opal Luella,   b. 06 Apr 1905, Billings, Nobel Co., Ok Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Aug 1999, Van Buren Co. Hospital, Keosauqua, Van Buren Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 26 Dec 1926 
    Family ID F1495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Jones, Angela Rose,   b. 22 Feb 1957,   d. 22 Feb 1957  (Age 0 years)  []
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ferris, William Thomas,   b. 06 Mar 1928,   d. 05 Dec 1984  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1962 
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Mar 2008 - Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Valera_Grace_Hervey.jpg
    Valera_Grace_Hervey.jpg

    Documents
    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995

    Histories
    Valara Grace Hervey Story.ftms
    Valara Grace Hervey Story.ftms

  • Notes 
    • "The Fairfield Ledger", Thursday, March 20, 2008, Page 8

      FERRIS, Valara Grace HERVEY -- Valara Grace HERVEY FERRIS, 79, of Fairfield, died at 9:42 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield.

      A funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua, with the Rev. Bill Shewmaker officiating. Burial will be in Center Chapel Cemetery, southeast of Keosauqua.

      Open visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. Friday and beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

      Memorials to Heartland Humane Society may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 504 E. Washington Ave., Fairfield 52556.

      Mrs. FERRIS was born April 9, 1928, in Bonaparte, the daughter of Willard O. and Opal WOLF HERVEY. She had been married to Donald E. JONES and William T. FERRIS.

      Mrs. FERRIS attended rural Van Buren County schools and graduated from Keosauqua High School in 1946. She had worked in Woolworth's in Fairfield, at Maid-Rite in Keokuk and at Dadant & Sons candle factory in Hamilton, Ill., for 30 years. She retired in 1993 and moved to Country Lane Apartments in Keosauqua. She moved to Fairfield in 2006 and had resided at Nelson Nursing Home the past year.

      Mrs. FERRIS was a member of New Testament Christian Church in Keokuk.

      She loved animals and birds.

      Survivors include one brother, Byron HERVEY of Mount Ayr.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Angela Rose JONES at birth; and her stepfather, Dorsey "Hi" STEVENSON.

      Copied with permission from The Fairfield Ledger, Inc.

  • Sources 
    1. [S976] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).