Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger





ANAWALT Eva Sue Rash, age 59, of PO Box 528, Anawalt, W.Va., passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, May 18, 2009 at Bluefield Regional Medical center following a long battle with cancer.Born on November 11, 1949 in Anawalt, she was a daughter of the late Flay and Helen Day Rhodes.

 She had been a lifelong resident of Anawalt and was of the Baptist faith. She was a graduate of Gary High School and received a degree in interior decorating. She formerly worked for Sears and Stone and Thomas as an interior decorator.
God needed a mayor so she currently was serving her tenth year as mayor of Anawalt and was also a municipal judge for War.
Eva has spent her life helping people.

.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James H. Woolridge. Survivors include her husband, Fred Rash of the home; two sons, Robert Rash of Anawalt, and Scott Rash and special friend Jennifer of Rock Hill, S.C.; five grandchildren; and five brothers, Bob Woolridge and wife Shelby of Pageton, Bill Woolridge and wife Agnes of Bassett, Va., JD Rhodes of Green Valley, Bobby Rhodes of Michigan, and Paul Rhodes of Michigan; one sister, Virginia Rhodes of Va.; and numerous nieces and nephews

.Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the Long Point Missionary Baptist Church at Spencer's Curve in Anawalt with the Rev. Donnie Farmer officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va. where her past and present employees will serve as pallbearers.Friends may call on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Long Point Missionary Baptist Church in Anawalt.Online condolences may be left by visiting www.cravens-shires.comCravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the Rash family.