Virginia (Scott) Ward Stover, 88, former Tecumseh, resident passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Shawnee.

Virginia (Scott) Ward Stover, 88, former Tecumseh, resident passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Shawnee.

She was born Aug. 30, 1930, to Wesley and Pearl (Reeves) Scott in Oklahoma City.

Virginia was raised in Macomb and graduated with the class of 1948 from Macomb High School.

She married Jack L. Stover on March 5, 1971, in Tecumseh, Oklahoma, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 1993.

Virginia was a homemaker and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She also worked with her parents in Bodkin Scott Furniture Store.

Virginia was a member of Romulus Baptist Church and loved studying the Bible. She loved sewing, gardening, flowers and crossword puzzles.

She was preceded in death her husband, Jack L. Stover; son, Gary Don Ward; her parents, Wesley and Pearl Scott; and one brother, Leo Scott.

Those left to cherish her memory are one son and one daughter-in-law, Michael and Sandee Ward of Eufaula; two daughters and one son-in-law, Pamela Stover Ward of Shawnee, and Gaila and David Green of Shawnee; four grandchildren, Crystal DeVere, Jennifer Sanders, Michael Hatler and Ariel Howeth; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, and continue through service time.

Family gathering to greet friends and family will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, at Cooper Funeral Home.

Service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Darrell Witten, Heartland Hospice of Shawnee, officiating. Burial will follow at Wanette Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.