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Wilda

Jean Foley

Abshire

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April 14, 2016

Wilda Jean Foley Abshire, 78, of 210 E. Spruce St., died Thursday, April 14, 2016, at Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, FL. Mrs. Abshire was born September 16, 1937, in Raleigh County, WV, a daughter of the late Dewey E. and Ina MacMillion Foley. Jean was a member of the First Assembly of God in Clifton Forge. She enjoyed working with children in the church and with the community Bible study and was very active in Operation Christmas Child. In her spare time she was an avid bowler and reader. She is survived by her husband of 59 years Van Abshire; three daughters, Robin Franklin and her husband Rev. Britt Franklin of Auburndale, Florida; Karen Abshire of Castle Rock, Colorado, and Karlena Bolin and her husband, Michael, of Covington; seven grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, two sisters, Piney Stanley of Lancaster, Ohio, and Shirley Hobbs of Satellite Beach, Florida, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Britt Franklin officiating, assisted by Rev. Teddy Bias and Rev. Pam Irvine. Entombment will follow in the Rosewood Cemetery Mausoleum at Lewisburg, WV The family will receive their friends from 1:00 PM until service time on Thursday at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that donations to Operation Christmas Child in Jean's name be made to the First Assembly of God; Oak Hill Avenue; Clifton Forge, VA 24422. Service Thursday, April 21, 2016 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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