Freda Mae Tomblin (1933 - 2014)

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CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Mrs. Freda Mae Tomblin, 80, of Chapmanville, passed away Sat., Nov. 15, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends.

Mrs. Tomblin was born Nov. 23, 1933 at Banco, the daughter of the late Robert H. and Hazel Jarrell of Chapmanville.

"Our beloved mother was the rock for our family and taught me the importance of education, hard work and caring for others, West Virginia values that live on today" Gov. Tomblin said. "Joanne and I, along with our entire family, appreciate your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time."

Mrs. Tomblin was a member of the Chapmanville Church of God and a long time business woman in Logan County.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Charlie Jarrell of Madisonm and sisters, Phyllis Brown of Kopperston and Reba Crabtree of Davin.

In addition to Governor Tomblin and First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, surviving family members include Freda's loving husband, Earl: son, Carl Edward Tomblin and Gwen McNeely: and grandsons Carl Edward Tomblin II and Brent Jaeger Tomblin, all of Chapmanville. One sister, Sue Murray of Hagerstown, Md.; brother-in-law, Sherman Tomblin and wife Donna of Bluewell; sister-in-law, Phyllis Tomblin of Prosperity; brother-in-law, George Crabtree of Davin and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wed., Nov. 19, at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Bishop Michael Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.

Pallbearers will be Carl Edward Tomblin II, Brent Jaeger Tomblin, Ray Hall, Greg Hall, Greg Crabtree and Damon Brown.

Honorary pallbearers will be Benny Eplin, James "Jim Bob" Francis, George Curtis Barker, Lynn Bledsoe and Brad Stover.

Friends may call on the family from 6-9 p.m. Tues., Nov. 18, at the funeral home.

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Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in The Logan Banner from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2014