reta shreve
Reta V. Shreve, 75, of Weirton passed away Sunday December 20, 2009, at the Weirton Geriatric Center. Reta was born on February 22, 1934, in Chester, WV to the late Joseph and Vellah Ringer Wharton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Shreve on July 2, 2009, her two brothers, Herman and Joseph Wharton; and her four sisters, Lucy Johnson, Freda Brewer, Alice "Juanita" Guill, and Loretta McComas. Reta is survived by her daughter, Sharon Barnes, and her husband, Thomas of Weirton, WV; son, Ricky D. Shreve and his wife Corinne of New Cumberland, WV; five grandchildren, Bridgette Barnes Forester and her husband Lonnie, Joshua, Christopher, Jessica, and Timothy Shreve, and seven great grandchildren. Reta was a homemaker, and a member of the Northside Church of God. Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM Tuesday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, where funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Wednesday. The Pastor Curt Moser will officiate. Entombment will follow at the Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV.

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  1. Mom,You are with Dad now and no more suffering will you both have. You gave me and Rickey a great loving life. Dad came and guided you to heaven to be with him and there will be no more pain. Merry Christmas to you both. Dad and Mom take care of each other and look out for us down here on earth.Your both at peace now in heaven where all God’s people are. Love and miss you both, Sharon,daughter.

  2. Sharon, Ricky and families Just wanted you to know that we are sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. We know it’s been a difficult year for you and want to know that we are remembering you all in our prayers. Your parents were really good neighbors to us for many years and we miss them. Take care and God bless! Jim & Dotty OBerg

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