April 27, 1937 - April 22, 2013
Addie Riffe, 75, of Oceana went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her family when her angels came to take her home on Monday morning April 22, 2013 following a long courageous battle with multiple myeloma. Born April 27, 1937 at Hanover, WV she was the daughter of the late Wilson and Elsie (Lester) Paynter. Addie enjoyed serving God and doing the Lords work. She also enjoyed painting, singing, and playing the piano. In her leisure she enjoyed shopping, going on family vacations, and writing poetry. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by Mother Pearl Day Paynter; three brothers, Theadore Paynter, James (Jim) Paynter, and Alton Paynter; three sisters, Luna Cline, Trula Eunace, and Betty; three step-brothers, Clark, Alex, and Mack; and two son-in-laws, Charlie Maynard and Michael Dye. Those left to cherish her memory include her loving and faithful husband, Rev. J.L. Riffe of 59 years; her son, Jeff Riffe and his wife, Debbie of Kopperston; three daughters, Janet Parsons, Dianna Talbert and her husband, Jennings, and Sherri Dye all of Oceana; four brothers, Robert, Tom, Mark, and Edgar; 14 grandchildren, Shawn Parsons and his wife, Becky, Michael Parsons and his wife, Tina, Jennifer Davis-Brucato and her husband, Jon, Joshua Fon Davis and his wife, Kelsey, Jeremy Bailey, Tiffany Bailey, Bobby Wyatt, Justin Riffe, Arley Talbert, Jeffrey Saunders, Eric Saunders, Andrew Dye, Katy Cutshaw, and Whitney Bailey; eight great grandchildren, Haleigh Parsons, Nathan Parsons, Blake Parsons, Alyiah Riffe, Skylar Bailey, Isaac Bailey, Kameron Saunders, and Tyler Saunders; countless loving nieces, nephews, friends, church family, and untold children "Reaching For The Stars". Services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the Mullens Church of God with Bishop Robert Day officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Friends may call from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the church. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family of Addie Riffe is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
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