Virginia Jacobs DePratter
Virginia Jacobs DePratter

October 23, 1930 - March 18, 2019
Born in Ware County, Georgia
Resided in Waycross, GA
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Mrs. Virginia Jacobs DePratter, 88, died Monday (March 18, 2019) at Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici, GA following an extended illness.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Ware County and formerly employed with S.H. Kress and later retired from J.C. Penney. She was also a member of Central Baptist Church.

Mrs. DePratter was a daughter of the late J.F. Jacobs and Ruby Proudfoot Jacobs. She was also married to the late Reavis LaVerne “Pee Wee” DePratter and preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Jacobs and Roy Jacobs.

She is survived by three daughters, Janice Barnes (Tom) of Waycross, Sue Griffis (Ronnie) of Warner Robins, and Kathy Kovach (Larry) of Jesup; seven grandchildren, Paul Barnes (Roger Lynn), Kevin Barnes (Jenny), Barry Barnes (Melissa), Steven Griffis, Phillip Griffis (Jody), Brian Kovach, and Laura Sigers (Ben); eight great grandchildren, Mary Catherine Barnes, Carter Barnes, Reavis Barnes, Joshua Griffis, Jacobs Griffis, Katie Griffis, Justin Lansing, and Devin Lansing; and a sister-in-law, Lynne Jacobs of Waycross.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday (March 22, 2019) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Friday morning at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Friday, March 22, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Friday, March 22, 2019
11:00 AM
Greenlawn Cemetery
5000 Brunswick Hwy.
Waycross, GA US 31503
Friday, March 22, 2019