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Irene Lundy Gearheart, 92, of Blackstone, VA, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017. She was the widow of Fulton B. Gearheart, and was also preceded in death by her twin son, William Lundy Gearheart; and sisters, Lucille Daughtrey, Marion Zavala, Dorothy Powell, and Virginia Lundy. Irene was born and lived in Blackstone her entire life, was a graduate of Blackstone High School, and was a lifetime member of Blackstone Baptist Church. She was a former waitress at Blackstone Restaurant and a retired weaver of Velvet Textile, Inc. Irene is survived by her son, Robert C. Gearheart (Claudia ) of Toms River, NJ; a granddaughter, Kimberly Trunzo (Paul) of PA; a grandson, Robert C. Gearheart, Jr. (Maureen) of Lanoka Harbor, NJ; a great-granddaughter, Erin Gearheart; and a greatgrandson, Jack Gearheart. Graveside funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, November 25, 2017, in Lakeview Cemetery, Blackstone. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Blackstone Baptist Church, 405 S. Main Street, Blackstone, VA 23824. Arrangements by Joseph McMillian Funeral Home & Crematories, Blackstone, VA.

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