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 James Gilmer Ziglar

James Gilmer Ziglar

Bassett, Henry County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 Nov 2012 (aged 79)
Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Burial Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100123126 · View Source
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Son of James Harry Ziglar and Nannie Kate Oakes and husband of Martha Joan Graham

Nov 4, 2012

James G. Ziglar, 79, of Collinsville, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Blue Ridge Nursing Home after a three-year battle with cancer.

He was born in Bassett on March 12, 1933, to James Harry Ziglar and Nannie Kate Oakes Ziglar. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Ziglar Jr.

Ziglar attended Bassett High School before serving in the Air Force for 10 years. Afterward, he retired after 25 years with Sprint Telephone.

He was a member of Rich Acres Baptist Church in Martinsville and spent many years teaching the men's Sunday school class, singing in the choir and serving as a deacon. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Martha Joan Graham Ziglar; his daughter, Janice Ziglar Walker of Pfafftown, N.C.; two grandchildren; his brother, Fred Ziglar of Collinsville; and his sister, Marie Hutchens of Stuart.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rich Acres Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Hughes officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park with military honors by the Martinsville-Henry County Veterans Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bassett Funeral Service.

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  • Created by: Sam Eanes
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100123126
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Gilmer Ziglar (12 Mar 1933–3 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100123126, citing Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sam Eanes (contributor 47325588) .