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Genevieve Josephine Fields

Female 1922 - 2014  (91 years)


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  • Name Genevieve Josephine Fields 
    Born 10 Mar 1922  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Jan 2014  Pleasants County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Genevieve Josephine Fields was born March 10, 1922 at Harmony, Virginia and died JANUARY 9, 2014 at the Care Haven of Point Pleasants, Point Pleasants, West Virginia, after a brief illness. She married Ernest Dale Westfall son of Darius Milford Westfall and Dulcie Scott Westfall on Dec 27, 1938 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, by Dee Bolt, Justice of the Peace, in Boyd County, Kentucky.

      Genevieve Josephine Fields Westfall of Spencer, West Virginia, passes away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the age of 91 at the Care Haven of Point Pleasants, after a brief illness.

      She was born at Harmony, West Virginia on March 10, 1922, a daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Lillie Florence Pence Fields, and was the wife of the late Ernest Dale Westfall. She attended the Harmony Baptist and Mount Herman Churches, was a member of the Roane General Hospital Auxiliary and retired from the Spencer State Hospital. Josephine enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing, crafts, grandchildren and her animals.
      In addition to her parents and husband, Josephine was preceded in death by seven brothers, Elmer, Harry, Buddy, John, Fred, Leo, and Brown Fields; and three sisters, Ruth Jones, Ruble Baker, and Sybil Young.
      She is survived by two sons, Bobby (Jean) Westfall of St Albans, West Virginia, and Richard, (Tina) Westfall of St Marys, West Virginia; three daughters, Kathryn, (Larry) Westfall of Edgewater, Florida, Garnet, (Bob) Dye of Bridgeport, West Virginia, and Doris (Ralph) Hannah of Pearisburg, Virginia; Twelve Grandchildren, Twelve Great-Grandchildren and five Great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Taylor Vandal Funeral Home in Spencer, West Virginia, with the Rev Larry Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Eventide Cemetery in Spencer. Visitation will be Monday for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
      In lieu of flowers, family request that donations be made in Josephine's memory to the Mount Herman Church Restoration Fund, c/o Ronnie Perkins, 2193 Peniel Road, Gay, West Virginia 25244.
      from The Times Record Newspaper
    Person ID I54563  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2017 

    Father Benjamin Franklin Fields,   b. 9 Oct 1874, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1951, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Lillie Florence Pence,   b. 22 Jan 1882, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1942, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1901  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1910 Harper, Roane, WV
      Fields, Benjamin F 35 m1- 8y
      Lilly F 28 m1 - 8y 5-5 children
      Elmer 7
      Ruth 5
      Ruble 3
      Harry 1.10
      Rouse, 0/12?

      1920 Lynn Camp, Roane, WV # 181
      Fields, Benjamin F 45
      Lillie F 38
      Elmer son 16
      Ruth da 15
      Ruble dau 13
      Harry son 11
      Rows son 10
      John son 8
      Fred son 6
      Leo son 4.10
      Sybil da 2.5
      Brown son 2/12

      1930 Harper, Roane, WV # 75
      Fields, Benjamin F 55 m age 27
      Florence 48 m age 20
      Rows son 20
      John son 18
      Fred son 16
      Leo son 15
      Sibyl dau 12
      Brown son 10
      Josephine da 8
    Family ID F12644  Group Sheet

    Family Ernest Dale Westfall,   b. 4 Jan 1919, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1989  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1938  [4
    Family ID F28892  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Birth Records, Roane Co, WV.

    2. [S21] Obit.

    3. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.

    4. [S811] Kathryn Westfall.