Dierkes, June M. Peabody 87, of Powhatan Point, OH, formerly of Glen Dale WV, died Monday November 14, 2011 in Shadyside Care Center.
She was born June 28, 1924 in Glen Dale, WV a daughter of the late Norman D. and Nellie Buzzard Peabody.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Walter F. Dierkes on May 7, 2011, Grandson, Timothy A. Rush in 2004, Son-in-law Vernon J. Rush in 2008, four brothers, Harold Peabody, Carl Peabody, Glen Peabody and Edward Peabody, five sisters Irene Murphy, Anna Wright, Helen Remley, Clara Harvey and Nancy Browning.
June was Retired from Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV and worked with her late husband at the Powhatan Lumber Company for many years. She was a member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ, Clarington, OH, Golden Links Circle, National Society of Daughters of American Revolution, Wheeling Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, Clarington Chapter # 533, Formerly active in the Wheeling and Powhatan Women’s Club, a 1942 Graduate of Moundsville High School. She devoted her life to her family.
Surviving is a son Mark Dierkes of Powhatan Point, OH, two daughters, Barbara Rush of Clarington, OH and Marcia Cochran of Columbus, OH, three grandchildren, Alicia Cochran of Columbus, OH, Brittany Cochran of Charlotte, NC and Cody Dierkes of Powhatan PT, OH, two brothers, Robert Martha Peabody of Glen Dale, WV, Paul M.Judy Peabody of Naples, FL, a sister Jeanette Lutes of Wheeling, WV, several special nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received Thursday from 2-4p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, Ohio where funeral service will be held Friday at 11a.m. with Reverend Terry Pringle officiating.
Interment follows in Powhatan Cemetery.
Eastern star services 6:30 p.m. Thursday the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Immanuel United Church of Christ, 124 Shepherd Place, Clarington, OH 43915 or Tim Rush Mr. River Award. C/o First National Bank, P.O Box 147 Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com