Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

May 4, 2013

Irene Lusk

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

LAKE SHAWNEE — Irene “Teenie” Lusk, 88, of Lake Shawnee, died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born May 20, 1924 at Rhodell, she was the daughter of the late George Blankenship and Victoria Graham Blankenship Hensley.

Mrs. Lusk was a homemaker and attended Sweet Home Baptist Church in Princeton. She enjoyed canning, crocheting and quilting. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Kermit Lusk in 2011; one son, Otis Rehm Sr.; one daughter, Sharon Snuffer; three sisters, Gracie, Letha and Etta; five brothers, Fred, Carl, Willard, Herbert and George; and one grandson.

Survivors include one daughter, Kyla Pacitto of South Daytona, Florida; one stepson, Roy T. Lusk and wife Pat of Conway, South Carolina; one stepdaughter, Linda Faye Mullens and husband Randall of Beckley; daughter-in-law, Melody Rehm of Kegley; two sisters-in-law, Willa Mae Blankenship Haynes of Lashmeet and Juanita Blankenship Culler of Princeton; grandchildren, Bob, Roby, Vickey, Fred, Gracie, Desi and Otis Jr.; step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and step-great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastors Thurmond Belcher and Kevin Belcher officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may visit from 6-7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

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