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Jean Foley



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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