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Judith E. (Thorne) Bible

August 21, 1942 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 76)



Judith Elaine Bible, age 76, of Petersburg, WV passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg, WV.  She was born August 21, 1942 in Petersburg, WV and was a daughter of the late Margaret Geraldine (Shobe) Thorne and John Tyler Thorne.  In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by three brothers, Glenn "Buddy" Simmons, John “Pete” Thorne and James Thorne; two sisters, Pauline Ours and Dorothy “Dot” Agnew.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Judy was a lifelong resident of Grant County.  She retired as a teacher’s aide from the Grant County Board of Education.    

Judy is survived by two sons, Rocky Allen Bible and partner Kevin Bosley of Rehoboth Beach, DE and Don Jeffrey Bible and wife Cathy Bible of New Creek, WV and two grandchildren, Robert J. Bible and Brittani D. Bible; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  Special cousins Peggy Calhoun of Petersburg, WV and Debbie Malcolm Price of Indianapolis, IN.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. 

Funeral service will be Thursday 11:00 a.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Christine Kuhn officiating.  Burial will be in Knobley Memorial Gardens in Martin, WV.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to Grant Rehabilitation & Care Center, 127 Early Avenue, Petersburg, WV or Maysville Elementary School PTO, 7 Elementary Drive, Suite 1, Maysville, WV  26833.




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June 12, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

Funeral Service
June 13, 2019

11:00 AM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

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