Virginia Porter Ardis, 82, widow of Jerry Lee Ardis Sr., was born on Aug. 21, 1940, ion Sumter, a daughter of the late Harold Alston and Algie Porter Bradley. She departed this life on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at her residence.

Public viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Job's Mortuary.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Salem Chapel & Heritage Center, 101 S. Salem Ave., Sumter, SC 29150 with the Rev. Eugene Dennis officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park, Sumter, SC 29150.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. daily at the home, 19 Newman St., Sumter, SC 29150. Masks are required in accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines.

Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.

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