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Eleanor Clayton Persinger our dear meek, 97, of Roanoke, VA and Clayton, WV, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
Born May 5, 1920 at Talcott, WV, and was a daughter of the late Julius Earl and Amanda Cleo Young Keatley. She was preceded in death by her husband Leonard H. Persinger, 9 brothers and sisters.
Eleanor was a member of Clayton Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Survivors include daughters Judy E. Blankenship and husband Ron of Roanoke, VA, and Drese E. Smith and husband Don of Clayton, sons, Steve Bremer and the late Betty Ann of Pembroke, VA, Gary L. Bremer and wife Tina of Hinton, Eric U. Persinger of Alderson, and Leslie H. Persinger and wife Reginia of Pence Springs, WV, one sister, Patty A. Huston and husband Bob of Pittsboro, NC, fourteen grandchildren, twenty nine great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday, August 25, 2017 at Clayton Missionary Baptist Church in Clayton, with Pastors Roger Persinger and Grant Pettit officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of the Lantz Funeral Home in Alderson.
Visitation will be at the church from 1 pm until time of service 2 pm.
Online condolences may be made at Lantzfuneralhome.com
Published on August 23, 2017
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