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Veva Adele Fawcett


Ronceverte-Veva Adele Fawcett, 90, formerly of Alderson, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following a short illness.

Born Oct. 19, 1920, at Sinks Grove, she was the daughter of the late DeWhitt Clinton and Viola Riffe Cook.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Marie Hylton, Elline Crosier, Lottie Keatley and Polly Via.

Ms. Fawcett was a retired correctional officer, having retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Alderson, after 20 plus years of service. Prior to her employment with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, she worked as a beautician at Beth’s Beauty Shop, Alderson. She was a 1939 graduate of Alderson High School and graduated from Charleston Barber and Beauty School in 1941. Ms. Fawcett was a member of the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church, Alderson, and attended the First Baptist Church of Fairlea. She was a former member of the Retired Federal Employees. Ms. Fawcett loved to shop and to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren, whom she dearly loved.

Survivors include: two sons, James C. Jones and wife Bobbie of Annandale, VA and Alex H. Feamster and wife Christine, of Caldwell; five grandchildren, Chad Feamster of Lewisburg, James C. Jones, II of Bowling Green, KY, Kristina Jones Goode and husband Chris of Oviedo, FL, Samuel Allen Jones and wife Mary of Mechanicsville, VA and Michael Shane Jones and wife Dawn of Annandale, VA; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. at the Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson, with Pastor Kevin Prevett officiating.

Burial followed at the Alderson Cemetery, Alderson.

Family and friends served as pallbearers.

Source - mountianmessenger.com

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