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“Sharraine, my thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
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“so sorry for your loss she worked beside me at the credit union for several years she will be missed ”
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“WHERE DO I BEGIN.. SHE AND I WORKED SIDE BY SIDE FOR SEVERAL YEARS AT THE CREDIT UNION..SHE WAS LIKE MY MAMAW. SHE WAS SO SWEET AND MAN I ENVIED HER...Read More »
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Leda (Bobbie) Lorraine Cassell Gearheart, 95, of Narrows, Virginia passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family on August 3, 2017. She was born on March 6, 1922 in Linside, West Virginia to the late Dorse Hayden Cassell and Gladys Dunn Cassell.
Leda was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church in Narrows and had served as past-treasurer. Additionally, she was a member of the Order of Easter Star, rising to the title of Grand Ester for the state of Virginia. Upon her retirement from the Radford Arsenal, she was employed with the CELCO Credit Union for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the love of her life, Robert K. Gearheart, as well as her sisters, Jane Johnson, Ruth Hale, and Naomi Frazier.
Leda (Bobbie) is survived by her daughter, Sharraine G. Homiak, of the home. Additonally, she has three grandchildren, Roga and Derrick Bryant, Scott Homiak and Steven Homiak, as well as four great-grandchildren, Emily Bryant, Kaylea Homiak, Payton Homiak, and Chase Homiak. She is also survived by one brother-in-law, Billy Frazier and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 5, 2017 at First United Methodist Church in Narrows, Virginia at 11:00 AM with Rev. Doug Armstrong officiating. Entombment will be at Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, VA. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church memorial fund at 398 Main Street, Narrows, Virginia, 24124.
The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at riffefuneralservice.com.