Marrietta Bowles Sizemore, 87, of 2022 S. Stewart Ave., died, Monday November 30, 2020, at her residence.
Mrs. Sizemore was born February 9, 1933, in Layland, WV, a daughter of the late Columbus and Luscinda Jinks Bowles.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband R.C. Sizemore, a son Rodney Sizemore, and two granddaughters, Heather Arritt and Candice Paxton.
Marrietta was a retired bookkeeper with the Bailey Lumber Co. and a salesperson with Tri-County Furniture. She was a member of the Covington Bible Church. She was a long time Sunday School teacher of the children and loved shopping, sending cards, making picture books and her flowers. She cherished her family dearly.
Surviving are four daughters, Debra Wolfe and husband, Bub, Rebecca Powell and husband, Billy, Pamela Kern and husband, Michael, and Luscinda Pierce and husband, Chico; two sons. Buddy Sizemore and wife. Susan, and Steven Sizemore and Amy Allen, all of Covington, eighteen grandchildren; April, Matt, Amanda, Stacy, Travis, Tonya, Danielle, Nichole, Bud, Brian, Ashlee, Michaela, Justin, Derrick, Ryan, Ethan, Christopher, and Tyler, twenty-nine great grandchildren, a brother Johnny Ray Bowles and wife Becky of Browns Summit, NC, four Brother in Laws Gerald Sizemore Sr., Larry Sizemore, Calvin Sizemore, and Audie Sizemore, a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins and three special caregivers; Linda Ball, Judy Ingram, and Amanda Scott.
A graveside service will be held Thursday December 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM in Alleghany Memorial Park with the Rev. Doug Williams officiating and assisted by Rev. Bill Gilliland.
The family will receive their friends following the service at Alleghany Memorial Park on Thursday and at other times at Mrs. Sizemore’s residence.
Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mrs. Sizemore’s name to Covington Bible Church at 2140 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington, VA 24426 or to the Covington Fire and Rescue Department at 435 Hawthorne Ave. Covington, VA 24426.
The online guest registration is available at arrittfuneralhome.com.
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