February 19, 1933 - April 30, 2013
Nelva Louise Aleshire Large, 80, of Iroquois went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at her residence surrounded by her family following a long illness. Born February 19, 1933 at Logan, she was the daughter of the late John N. and Lula E. (Strickland) Aleshire. Louise was a homemaker and attended the Charity Baptist Church in Mullens. She enjoyed cooking and was famous for her homemade biscuits. she loved planting and tending to her flowers, and she also got great enjoyment and comfort out of gospel music and loved to sing. When we pause to remember Louise we shall always remember her love for her family, church family, and her friends who she loved dearly. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by a sister, Janet Sue Byler; and a brother, Ray E. Aleshire. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 60 years, Richard L. Large; two daughters, Treasa Lane and her husband, David of Barkers Ridge and Diana Franklin and her husband, Todd of Mullens; three sons, Richard G. Large and his wife, Sheilah, Roger D. Large and his wife, Angela of Allen Junction, and Dennis H. Large and his wife, Terry of Itmann; two sisters, Margret Coyle and her husband, Sam of Brandenberg, KY and Patricia Hatfield of South Carolina; three brothers, Harold Aleshire, Don Aleshire and his wife, Barbara, and John Aleshire and his wife, Jane all of Brandenberg, KY; twelve grandchildren, Tracy, Paul, Amber, Emily, Justin, Candace, Kaylee, D.J., Kelli, Kasey, Steven, and Jeremy; six great grandchildren, Kyle, Dawson, Ryan, Kate, Hannah, and Emerson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry England and Rev. Dalley Maynard officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, WV. Friends may call Wednesday from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made in honor of Nelva to Charity Baptist Church 1501 Moran Avenue Mullens, WV 25882. Arrrangements have been entrusted to the Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
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