Iles, Virgie M.

March 17, 1954 - July 29, 2020

Virgie Iles, 66, passed away in her sleep in the early hours of July 29,2020 at her home with her family.
Born in Port Arthur, Texas, she was the daughter of James Iles and Classie Williams. She graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School and Lamar State College Port Arthur.
Growing up in Port Arthur, Texas, Virgie was an active member of Sacred Heart and St. Mary’s Catholic church. She retired from the United States Postal Service. After moving to Irving, Texas she became a member of the Holy Family of Nazareth Catholic Church where she was a lector, alter guild member, eucharistic minister and a teacher for catholic studies. She was also part of the St. Luke Catholic Senior Group.
Her greatest enjoyments were family, friends, food, and the casino. She will be remembered for her infectious smile and exuberant spirit. She lived her life to the fullest and was always the life of the party. Most people feel they are fortunate to have met her because she shared her joy wherever she went.
She is preceded in death by her father and her brother Herbert Turner, Jr. She is survived by her two daughters Classonia (husband Damion Prier) and Carronia and her grandson Isaac Stelly. Her mother Classie Williams, Sisters Brenda Normand and Patricia Iles.
Due to COVID-19, there will be an invitation only memorial service on August 22, 2020 at Holy Family of Nazareth. There will be no viewing.


82 replies on “Iles, Virgie M.”

Olga Bazron says:

Rest in peace Virgie. Job well done. Condolences and comforting prayers to the family and friends.

Cynthia Henry says:

My deepest condolences. Virgie was always the same every time you saw her. She was a Light.

Theresa collins says:

My condolences to the family,,, Rest well classmate,

Quentella Williams says:

Sending my condolences to the family. Quentella 18th Street 800 block….

Beverly McKenzie Johnson says:

So sorry to hear of Virgie’s passing but so blessed to have known her. RIP my friend!

Gregory Williams says:

You will be greatly missed.

Jean Stafford says:

My deepest sympathy to your family you all are in my prayers.

BEVERLY Raymond says:

My sincere condolences to the family. She always had a smile on her face and it was a pleasure to work with her at the Post office. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. Praying for strength during this difficult time, she fought a good fight and she has finish the course.

Joyce & Elijah Livings says:

We will miss that beautiful smile! Our Prayers are with you all! “We Love yall “

Ugonna Chike-Obi says:

RIPP Angel. A well deserved rest though we will miss you very much.

Jada Fobbs says:

My Deepest Condolences

Karen McElroy Mims says:

I will always remember Virgie’s smile and laughter! I remember every holiday she would extend an invitation to anyone who didn’t have family or food during the holidays to come by her house!!! My condolences to the family!
Lincoln c/o 1972

I will miss you very very much may God bless and receive you in heaven πŸ’–πŸ™πŸ˜˜

Cheryl Edwards Harkless says:

God’s peace with all of Virgie’s family. It is a process but God on your side you can make it. Be blessed.

Marie Price says:

I am sorry for your loss praying for the family

Lakeshia Valentine says:

I give my condolences to you and the family at this time. Mrs.Virgie was a good woman loving and caring I will truly miss you love you Mrs Virgie

Mary Sampson says:

To the family of Virgie Iles, my prayers are with you at this time. I’ve known Virgie along time, I’ve never seen her mad, just remember her smiling all the time. Class of ’73 Lincoln.

Denise E Anderson says:

Prayers to the family πŸ™πŸ½β€οΈ . Virgie has always been a dear friend to me. I have known her since Elementary School. Alway a bright smile and kind words. We attended Lamar University in Beaumont together also. She will truly be missed by all she came int contact with. Rest well my friend ❀️❀️

Vernon Simon says:

May God be with you in this hour of grief.

Lillian Christensen says:

Virgie will be missed God bless the family.

Patsy Arceneaux says:

My Deepest Condolences to My Friends Family…RIHP Virgie .Classmate and Friend…You fought a Great Fight…πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ˜ͺπŸ˜ͺ

Anonymous says:

You fought a good fight and I will miss you cousin. Rest eternally in the arms of the Lord.

Linda LeBlanc says:

Praying for your family you are going to be miss much πŸ’˜

June Frazier Aiken says:

Vergie will be truly missed and never forgotten!

Debra Iles Smith says:

Sincere condolences to you the entire Iles family. πŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎ

Doris L Smith says:

Sending my prayers and condolences to the family

Jacque Thomas says:

My deepest sympathies to the family. Gone but never forgotten. Sweetheart forever. RIHP Virgie🌹🌹🌹🌹

Denise T Bell says:

Praying for your family! A beautiful and friendly person to many!

Darlene Lewis says:

My condolence to the family sorry for your loss.

Mary Iles Batiste says:

Our Condolences to the family.

Laurna Guidry says:

Virgie, from the moment I met you, I never forgot how sweet you were. Rest in Love. My prayers and condolences to the family. Hail Mary full of grace…

Joyce Pitre says:

I remember how she always made me laugh. Working with her was a pleasure. Rest in peace.πŸ’˜

Juanette says:

Condolences to you and your family your all in my prayers.

Dianne Berry says:

Sending my condolences. May you rest in peace

Brenda Joseph Hope says:

Sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy

Mary Magdalene Robertd says:

My prayers and condolences to all. Thank you for all the good memories Virgie

Marilyn Kennerson says:

The Family have my Deepest Condolences..she will be missed she was my Friend..from St.Marys Catholic church..

Elizabeth A Freeman says:

Ms. Virgie will definitely be missed. She was a sweet soul who never met a stranger. Rest in Peace. Praying for strength for her family and friends. God Bless You!!!!

Virgie and are were 1972 Lincoln High School Classmates, The last time we talked was our 45th Class Reunion in 2017, and always via Facebook. Vi, was also my 9th Stree Mail carrier for years and we always had a good conversation Remembering when we were in high school. Rest well my friend. God Bless your family in Jesus Name Amen. “Muttie. Min Gwendolyn Ann Lewis!πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜˜!

Carla Davis says:

Sending my heartfelt condolences and prayers to this beautiful woman I’ve known since her PA days, working at the post office.. Always have been a very sweet lady… R.I.P. VirgieπŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡

Debra threats says:

Condolences to the family. Virgie has always been a sweet person and now she will be a sweet spirit in your hearts.

Ben Eaglin says:

Condolences To the Family…May You Rightfully Rest in Peace Virgie…May God Continue to Bless your Family….

Sylvia Thornton says:

My deepest condolences to you and your family.

Trinette Petry says:

May God’s love comfort you and fill your heart with the love your mother shared with so many she was my moms dear friend and classmate!!!My Heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

Deborah Sinegal Dorsey says:

So sorry , for your loss . Sending out heartfelt condolences and prayers , to the family . Virgie was a wonderful loving cousin and friend . She will be truly missed .

Elouise Teed says:

Condolences to to the family my prayers are with y’all RIP Virgie

Pearl Jones says:

I will remember Virgie by her smile and always bringing out the best in people.Praying for the family and sending Love and Light

Carolyn and Mike Barnes says:

A beautiful kind and friendly Soul and then that smile! Love Prayers Family C/O 72

Genevieve Ramos says:

The day Virgie became a member of Holy Family of Nazareth, we were blessed with her joy for life and love for God. My love goes out to Brenda and the family. Genevieve

Valesca Brooks Adams says:

My condolences to Virgie’s family.

Michelle clay Randle says:

So sorry to read of her passing, may God comfort each person that shared her living

Thurman Bartie says:

Classmate and Friend; Peace be unto your ashes and may your soul rest in the Pavilion of the Most High God, good night Virgie, we’ll see you in the morning! πŸ™πŸΎ

Yolanda McKenzie says:

Will miss you my FB my friend. I have to find me another Sunday Hat sister.
Yolanda Gipson-Mckenzie

Cassandra Victor says:

My deepest condolences to the family. She truly will be missed

Corine Jones says:

Rest in peace sweet lady. Condolences to your family. Ben & Corine Jones

Beverly Brown says:

Rest Peacefully my friend. I will always remember the kindness you showed me so many years ago. Prayers for your family πŸ™πŸ™.

Eileen Keith says:

The world was a better place because of Virgie. She always had a smile and a kind word for everyone one she met. Rest In Peace dear sweet lady. May God give great comfort to her family

BrendaShedrick-Albert says:

Rest now my Beautiful Friend and Classmate πŸ’œπŸ’›My Heartfelt Condolences to The Family ❣️

Sheri Richmond says:

Rest In Peace Virgie you will be missed.Love The Richmond Family ❀️

Willetta Wise says:

Virgie’s strength and faith are admired. You fought good fight! You’ll be missed my friend. Condolences and prayers to your entire family. πŸ™

Beverly Thibodeaux says:

Your beautiful smile will be missed! You fought a good fight RIH!!!

Phyllis Davis Kemper says:

My sincere condolences to the family. Remember Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not healπŸ™πŸΎ

Demaris (Miles) Rone says:

My deepest condolences to the family. Although I haven’t seen Virgie in many years, I still remember that she loved to laugh and had that infectious smile. Rest in Heavenly Peace Virgie. My prayers go out to the family.πŸ’

Ada Calcote Steward says:

Rest in Heavenly Peace Beautiful Ange…My classmate, My friend….LHS72


Ronnie & Geneva Arceneaux says:

Our hearts and prayers go out to all the family. Virgie was a beautiful, outgoing, friendly and very loving person. We will miss laughter and her beautiful smile. May God bless all of her family, strengthen them through their time of grief.

LindaJenefor says:

Praying for your family,rest in peace

Linda Guy Jenefor says:

Rest in peace you will be missed praying for you family

Linda Williams says:


Sylvia Roberson Kemper says:

Jerome and I send our condolences. I only knew Virgie for a short time, but her smile, kind spirit and zest for life I will always remember. She will be missed.

Sherold Alpough says:

Our deepest condolences and prayers for the family. Rest In Peace Virgie.A beautiful person in every way. She will be missed.

Michelle Minix says:

Rest in paradise Ms.Virgie you were like a 2nd mom to us growing up! Gone but never forgotten, get your rest my love😒

Pastor Vickie Jacquet says:

God bless you all and keep your heart and mind in you loss. May she Rest In Peace.

Brandy Byrd says:

Leaving my condolences to a true neighor, mentor and friend always in our hearts forever Brandy and Orlando and kids

Crinard Miles says:

Crinard Miles, I am the God son of Miss Classy Mae , she and my mom were the best of friends, many years have passed but I want to send my condolences to the family & just know that Vergie is in heavenly peace πŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎ

Mary Strawder says:

R.I.H. I am going to miss playing games on Facebook with you. I also remember when we played softball on Gilliam Circle.Good night friend. Family you are in my prayers.

Lula Adindu Joshua nebhard says:

Miss virgie.we going to miss you,thanks for for being such a sweet and warm Lady to us. U show us so much love toward us.thank u for that my son and I will never forget you.

Johnny Ray Tatmon says:

On behalf of the class ’72 of Lincoln High School, Port Arthur, Texas, my deepest sympathy and condolences go out to the family, relatives, and friends of Sister Virgie Iles! You shall surely be missed!

Tina Marquez says:

Virgie, you gave the best hugs! You were a flower of God to everyone you met. We will miss seeing your beautiful smile at Holy Family. ❀️ Tina & Michael, Serra, Laura, Grace, Greg, Mary & Luke Marquez

Mary Lou Devers says:

My deepest sympathy to Brenda & her Family. Virgie will be sadly missed especially w/Ou Silver Seniors, she was always ready to have a good time whenever we met. She will be missed by everyone who knew her. Rest In Peace Virgie.

Azzie Williams-Mills says:

We were truly blessed to have known Virgie as our friend and classmate. Each time I called to encourage her, she turned it around and encouraged me. She had such a beautiful spirit and heart. We will forever miss you. Rest in Peace. Lincoln High School class of 1972 will always hold you dear in our hearts.

My condolences to the family,Virgie will truly be missed . I saw her at our class 65th birthday gathering and she still had that beautiful smile on her face as always. Rest in peace classmate and God bless you.πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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