VIRGINIA D. LAW
Published 5:14 pm Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Mrs. Virginia D. Law born February 28, 1925 to the late Robert and Ida Bell Drakeford.
Virginia, was called home at her daughter’s home in Hope Hull, Ala., on Dec. 10, 2019, at noon.
At an early age Virginia realized she had a God given talent for creating and designing beautiful hand made quilts and crocheted hats with matching scarves. It gave her a great pleasure when she gave her hand made tokens of affection to her loved family and friends. She crocheted daily till the day she died. Virginia graduated from Conecuh Country Training School and retired from Frankland and Ferguson.
Falco First Baptist church was her home church but she always made her way back to Greater Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church for “Big Meeting.” Virginia was a life long resident of Alabama. She called Paul, Alabama in Conecuh County home but lived in Andalusia and Montgomery, Alabama.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ellis Law an Army WWII veteran and also her son Oduster Law. She also was preceded in death by her eleven siblings. Six brothers: Dennis (Man Boy) , George, James, Robert, Edward Byron (EB) and Donald. Five sisters: Willie Bell Edding, Ola Dean, Ugiennie May, Lessie Wee Moye, and Mildred Drakeford
She eloped on April 17, 1946, to marry Ellis Law and moved from Conecuh to Covington County. They had a blissful 34-year union.
Virginia, with great admiration always called Ellis her “Army man.” Virginia and Ellis union produced one daughter, Margaret Law; three sons Oduster Law 1986d, Marcell Law and Henry William Law. Seven grandchildren; Latonya Law, Lynn Derick Law, Latavia Adams, Darcell Alford, Exzandra Armstrong, Austin Law, and Chris Law and 10 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends who will greatly miss her.