Irene Bixby

BIXBY, Irene Frances, 83, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at Valley Haven Geriatric Center, Beech Bottom, WV.

She was born on February 27, 1929, in Steubenville, OH. She was the daughter of the late Roy and Victoria (Borkowski) McCombs.

She was a former employee of the Hub Department Store in Steubenville, OH; a homemaker; and a member of the Follansbee Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her parents, Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Rodrick Bixby; a son, Steven Bixby; and a sister, Eleanor Smith.

Irene is survived by a son, David Bixby of Follansbee, WV; a sister-in- law, Marianne Bixby of San Antonio, TX; three granddaughters, Christy, Angela, and Irene; three great- granddaughters, Payten, Cassidy, and Aliyah; and close friends, Mark and Becky Snyder and Chuck and Madeline McGowan.

Family and Friends will be received on Friday, February 1, 2013, from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at noon at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St., Follansbee, WV 304-527-1717, with Reverend Colleen Molinaro, Officiating.

Interment will be held privately at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.

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