Valdosta Daily Times


November 7, 2013

Vera Musgrove

VALDOSTA — Vera Musgrove, 92, of Homerville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at the Baptist Village Nursing Home in Waycross.

She was born Oct. 19, 1921, to the late John Haddock and Lura (Smith) Haddock in Nassau County, Fla. Her greatest pleasures in life was serving her Lord, working in her church, caring for her family, keeping her home and yards. She was a faithful member of the Homerville Freewill Baptist Church.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Lee (Shorty) Musgrove Sr.; one sister; and, two brothers.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Walter Lee (Musky) and  Peggy Musgrove of Live Oak, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Johnny Griffis, Fargo; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and W.C. Burkhalter, Homerville; daughter and son-in-law, Vivian and Junior Allen, Homerville; grandchildren, Meagan Musgrove Henry, Walt Musgrove, John Griffis Jr., Emily Ann Levings, Adam Burkhalter, Joseph Burkhalter, Lee Allen and, Kevin Allen; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Homerville Freewill Baptist Church with burial to follow in Pine Forrest Cemetery in Homerville. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to service.

Sympathy may be expressed online at — Music Funeral Services of Lakeland Ga. is serving the family.

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