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July 18, 2018

6/29/2018 3:35:00 PM
Rosemary Persinger

Rosemary Bailey Persinger, 72, of 3010 Valley Ridge Road, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at her residence.

Mrs. Persinger was a former resident of Charleston, W. Va.

She was born Nov. 14, 1945, in Charleston, W. Va., a daughter of the late Cornelius and Isabel Powers Bailey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Amanda Bailey.

She was a retired court recorder for the Kanawha County Court in Charleston, W. Va.

She was active in Special Olympics and was always an advocate for special needs childen.

Surviving are her husband, Thurmond Wayne Persinger of Covington; her stepson, Jeff Persinger and his wife Jen of Richmond; three grandchildren, Samantha O’Brien, T.J. Boone and Sarah Gilmore, all of Charleston, W. Va.; 8 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Anne Elliott and her husband Don, of San Bernardino, Calif. and Ellen Stringer of Ohio; several nieces and nephews, including Dona Marsh and her husband Mark.

In keeping with her wishes, her body has been cremated.

A funeral service will be held Monday, July 2, at 2 p.m. at the graveside at Alleghany Memorial Park with the Rev. Bill Gilliland officiating.

Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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