Cuma D. Havens
Cuma D. Havens, 85 of Globe Street, East Liverpool, OH died at Stone Pear Pavilion in Chester, WV on Monday, October 20, 2008 following a brief illness. She was born in Hager, WV on January 16, 1923 a daughter of the late Alva and Rosa Plumley Tabor.
Living most of her life in this area, she worked at Geraldine’s Nursing Home and then at Hall China as a hand sprayer for over 20 years retiring in 1985. She was an active member of Oakland Free Methodist Church and the GPPAW Union. Cuma was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She so enjoyed spending time with her family and in her garden. When she wasn’t gardening or with her children or at church, she visited many shut-ins and brought joy to their lives.
Two sons: Hensley Havens of East Palestine, OH and Curtis Havens and his wife, Debbie of Chester, WV; one daughter: Merchettie Worley and her husband Mike of Safety Harbor, FL; four brothers: Elwood Tabor and his wife, Ruth of Griffithsville, WV, Conard Tabor and his wife Barbara of Hamlin, WV, Hershel Tabor and his wife Fae of Hamlin, WV and Herman Tabor and his wife Sherry of Hurricane, WV; five sisters: Lorane Bell , LueVean Flowers and her husband Shannon, Janice Flowers and her husband Richard and Dixie Roberts and her husband Roger, all of Hamlin, WV and Francis Johnson and her husband Richard of West Hamlin, WV; five grandchildren: Jasen Havens and his wife Joy of Chester, WV, Joshua Havens and his wife Casey of Salineville, OH, Logan Worley of Safety Harbor, FL, Joel Havens and his wife Melissa of East Palestine, OH and Heather Havens of East Liverpool, OH and four great grandchildren: Blaine and Sarah Havens of Chester, WV, Maleyna Havens of Salineville, OH and Preston Havens of East Palestine, OH survive her.
Besides her parents, a son: Sybert Havens; one brother: Troy Tabor and two sisters: Renal Adkins and Fredia Smith preceded her in death.
Services will be held at the Oakland Free Methodist Church on Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 10:00 AM with Rev. Robert Witherow of the church officiating.
Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery.
The family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM and one half hour prior to the service at the church.
Family & friends may view this obituary, sign the guestbook or send condolences online at altmeyer.com