Funeral services for Virginia Ellen “Ginger” Giddings, 55, of Fairview, LA will be held Friday, October 30, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. in Davis Springs Southern Methodist Church with Bro. Olan McLaren officiating. Burial will follow in Davis Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, October 29, 2020 starting at 6:00 P.M. at Davis Springs Southern Methodist Church. Services under the direction of Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home, Coushatta, LA.
Ginger was born May 28, 1965 in Natchitoches, LA and passed away October 28, 2020 at her residence in Fairview, LA. She was a special lady, always taking care of others and putting everyone else first in her life. Ginger was a Godly woman, who loved her Lord and church family and especially enjoyed working with the youth. She loved her grandbabies and spending time with them. She will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her father, James McCrory; maternal grandparents, Lamurl and Hazel Holman; paternal grandparents, Emmitt and Ruth McCrory; Angel grandbaby; 5 brothers-in-law, Jimmy Giddings, Howard Giddings, Lonnie “Nub” Giddings, Robert Wood and David Cloud; and 3 sisters-in-law, Sue Davis, Maggie Jordan, and Wanda Baker.
Left to cherish her memory include her husband of 37 years, Johnny Giddings; 2 sons, Johnny Ray Giddings and Kelsey and Robert Eli Giddings and wife, Chelsey; 5 grandchildren, Maggie, Tucker, Elena, Paityn, and Zoey; mother, Joy McCrory; 4 sisters, Rebecca Pullig and husband, Bobby, Kimberly Vanderhoef and husband, Rob, Melissa Louvier and husband, Jon, and Johnna Christy and husband, Derrick; brother, Michael McCrory and wife, Melanie; 7 sisters-in-law, Annie “Dinky” Wood, Sarah Scott and husband, Bobby, Janice Brown and husband, Gurt, Shelia Cloud and Brian, Brenda Giddings, Karen Giddings, and Norma Jean Giddings; 4 brothers-in-law, Marvin “Blackie” Burkett and wife, Peggy, Rodney Burkett and wife, Carolyn, Brooksie Baker, and Jerry Jordan; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.
Pallbearers will be Dalton Fowler, Austin McCrory, Jeremy Riggs, Josh Cason, Corey Cason, James Caskey, James Giddings, and Jiggs Wood. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Williams, Floyd Williams, Ray Bamburg, Brooks “Punkin” Baker, and Joe Stewart.
Special thanks to Cindy, Ms. Bea, Gladys and Sharee and the doctors and nurses at Oschner LSU Hospital. Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.