Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 25, 2013

Edith Virginia Creasy


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

ABB’S VALLEY, Va. — Edith Virginia Creasy, 91, of Abbs Valley, Va. passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born on January 26, 1922 in Jenkinjones, W.Va. to the late, James Richard Sayers and Lilly Jane Hess Sayers. Edith was a member of the Abbs Valley Baptist Church. She was the owner of Creasy’s Supermarket from the late 1950’s to the end of the 1980.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Harding Lee Creasy; two sons, Donnie Lee Creasy and James Harding Creasy; one sister, Lucy Beavers; and one brother, Carl Sayers.

She is survived by one bother,  Earl Sayers of Grapefield, Va.; three sons, Glen Elwood Creasy and wife, Barbara of Abbs Valley, Va., Douglas Ray Creasy and wife, Marilyn of North Tazewell, Va. and Herbert Eugene Creasy and wife, Debbie of Abbs Valley, Va.; two daughters, Cynthia “Sissy” Roberts and husband, Garland “John R.” of Abbs Valley, Va. and Linda Sue Lares and husband, Alfredo E. of Roanoke, Va.

She is also survived by 27 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; special friends and caregivers Fern Bell, Wanda Epperson, Dorothy Bolen and Kimberly Dawson

Funeral service will be held on Friday (today), October 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, W.Va. with the Reverend Kenny Gillespie, the Reverend Gordon McBride and the Reverend Darrel Hunley officiating the service. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Bluewell, W.Va. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Contributions may be made in remembrance of her to Abbs Valley Baptist Church, 125 Lee Street. Bluefield, Virginia 24605 and/or Legacy Hospice, Inc., 1963 Second Street, Richlands, Virginia 24641.

The family received friends on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, West Virginia.

Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com.

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.