Ms. Virginia Louise Squires of South Boston died Sunday, Dec. 20, at the age of 96.

Ms. Squires was born in Halifax on July 29, 1924, to the late Mr. Leon Richard Squires and Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas Hamilton Squires. She was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church in South Boston.

Ms. Squires is survived by one brother, Mr. James Jerome Squires of South Boston, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives of friends including a special cousin, Mrs. Vivian Clark.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. William Alexander and Mr. Leon Hamilton; and two sisters, Mrs. Ellamae Harris and Miss. Ruth Squires.

Graveside service for Ms. Virginia Louise Squires will be Tuesday, Dec. 29, at noon at Rose Garden Cemetery. 

Due to new COVID-19 guidelines, there will be a limited gathering of 25 individuals at the cemetery. A face mask and social distancing will be required.

A public viewing for family and friends will be Monday, Dec. 28, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel.

Video Tribute will be posted at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.