Irene DeBoard, 85 - Spencer

Irene DeBoard, 85, of Spencer, West Virginia, died June 3, 2011, in the CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston.

She was born September 6, 1925, in Raleigh County, a daughter of the late Carl Lee and Ethel Mae Weikle Coffee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sam, in 1979; a son, Roy; a granddaughter and a grandson.

She was retired as an LPN at Spencer State Hospital, Roane General Hospital, and Gordon Memorial Nursing Home. She was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church, Spencer.

Survivors include four daughters, Velma DeBoard of Lockport NY, Imogene Burrow of Midland TX, Margaret DeBoard and Doretta May, both of Spencer; son, David DeBoard of Albion NY; brother, Willard Coffee of Ravenswood WV; sister, Edna DeBoard, also of Ravenswood; 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Monday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Burial will be in the Saunders Cemetery at Indore WV.

Friends may call Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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