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Pingrey, Vertie Joyce

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November 24, 1935 - January 10, 2014

Pingrey, Vertie Joyce

Vertie Joyce Pingrey, 78, of Royse City, went to heaven on January 10, 2014.  Vertie was born to the late Ferguson & Willie Eaves on November 24th, 1935, in Lubbock Texas. She was the eldest surviving sibling of five brothers and one sister. Vertie graduated from Dietary School in the mid 1970’s, soon after she went to work at Andrews Nursing Home. Later on she successfully managed the thriving restaurant, Mr. Burger, in Andrews, Texas for 10 years before to moving to Dallas. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Clifford Ernest Pingrey, of 26 years in 1988.  In 1996, Vertie retired from Christian Care Center of Mesquite, Texas. Upon retiring she took pleasure in spending time with family, needlepointing, and loving her Pitbull, Sugar.

She is survived by her daughter, Victoria Brenda Walker, many grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Granny is loved and missed by each and every one.

Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 pm on February 8th, 2014 at Community Baptist Church, 6012 Highway 276, Royse City, Texas 75189.

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Roger Smith

January 30, 2014 7:04AM

May you Rest in Peace


January 29, 2014 8:19PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Tori and your family.

Lisa M Wood

January 29, 2014 7:52PM

I lived next door to granny for a short time when my kids were very little.She even told my kids to call her granny. She was such a sweet,humble person Heaven received an amazing angel. RIP GRANNY!!!

Sandi Shields

January 29, 2014 7:36PM

Tori, I'm so sorry for your loss. My most sincere thoughts and prayers for your peace and comfort are with you and the family.


January 28, 2014 12:29PM

RIP Granny. We miss you. xoxo Shay