XENIA — DEIS, Alvena C., age 78, of Xenia, passed away on June 5, 2014. She is preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Goldie Robbins and brother, James Robbins. Alvena is survived by her husband of 60 years, Ray Deis; children, Michael (Karen) Deis, Karen (Edwin) Paul, and Dwayne (Patricia) Deis; siblings, Riley Robbins, Delmer Robbins, Christine Howard, and Reva Merrick; grandchildren, Eric Deis, Brianne Deis, Joy Brandon, Richard Hayner, Ashley Deis, and Bryan Deis; great grandchildren, Shalé Hayner, Kendrick Hayner, Koby Hayner, Kearslynn Hayner, Kobrick Hayner, and Kerea Hayner, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 5:00 - 6:30 pm on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, where a funeral service will follow at 6:30 pm. To leave a special message of condolence, please visit www.NewcomerDayton.com.