Verna Virginia Raikes

  • BORN: September 22, 1938
  • DIED: May 3, 2017
  • LOCATION: Fairmont, West Virginia

Verna Raikes
Verna Virginia Raikes, 78 of Fairmont has gone to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Acuity Specialty Care Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio. She was born in Fairmont on September 22, 1938 a daughter of the late Lawrence Shreve and Rosa Belle (Ayers) Shreve.
She was a homemaker, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was former member of Faith Church International, where she served the church as an Intercessor-Prayer Warrior. Verna was currently associated with the renovate church in Fairmont.
She is survived by her son Rev. Stephen Raikes and his wife Jennifer of Fairmont; her daughter Mary Donaldson and her husband Michael of Fairmont; three granddaughters, Lora Raikes, Makayla Donaldson and Megan Donaldson. Also surviving is her brother, Lawrence David Shreve of Florida; a sister, Linda Heston and her husband Faye of Fairmont; a brother-in-law, Odbert Raikes of Fairmont and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Verna was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Edward Raikes and a sister, Mary Alice Raikes.
Mrs. Raikes family will receive friends on Friday from 4pm to 7pm and Saturday from 10am to 11am. The funeral service will be on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11am with Pastor John Carnes officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Online condolences: www.carpenterandford.com.


Visitation
  • Friday, May 05
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home
  • 209 Merchant St
  • Fairmont, WV 26554
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Visitation
  • Saturday, May 06
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home
  • 209 Merchant St
  • Fairmont, WV 26554
  • Get Directions
Funeral Service
  • Saturday, May 06
    11:00 AM
  • Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home
  • 209 Merchant St
  • Fairmont, WV 26554
  • Get Directions

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“ Our thoughts and Prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Marion County Senior Citizens. ”

Posted by: Vicki Nichols - Fairmont, WV

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