VIRGINIA ELLEN ‘GINGER’ GIDDINGS

2020

FAIRVIEW ALPHA, LA

May 28, 1965-Oct. 28, 2020

Funeral services for Virginia Ellen “Ginger” Giddings, 55, of Fairview Alpha will be Friday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. at Davis Springs Southern Methodist Church in Fairview with Bro. Olan McLaren officiating. Burial will follow in Davis Springs Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 29 starting at 6 p.m. at the church.

Ginger was born May 28, 1965, in Natchitoches and passed away Oct. 28, 2020, at her residence in Fairview.

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; five brothers-in-law, Jimmy Giddings, Howard Giddings, Lonnie “Nub” Giddings, Robert Wood and David Cloud; and three sisters-in-law, Sue Davis, Maggie Jordan and Wanda Baker.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 37 years, Johnny Giddings; two sons, Johnny Ray Giddings and Kelsey and Robert Eli Giddings and wife Chelsey; five grandchildren, Maggie, Tucker, Elena, Paityn and Zoey; mother, Joy McCrory; four 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; seven 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; four 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.