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Okie
Rife (Whitt)

October 8, 1945 – April 24, 2019

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Obituary for Okie Rife (Whitt)

Okie Whitt Rife, age 73 of Hurley, Virginia passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.

Born October 8, 1945 at Grundy, Virginia she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Jane Lester Whitt. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents: she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Rife; one son, Elvis Charles Rife; brothers, Cecil Whitt and Dennis Whitt; sister, Rosie Scarberry; and her special life long friend, Norma Jean Justus.

SURVIVORS INCLUDE:
Daughter
Jackie Justus and husband Steven of Hurley, Virginia
Son
Richard Rife and wife Florence of Grundy, Virginia
Grandchildren
Candice Nicole Justus
Steven Andrew “Andie” Justus
Katlin Danielle Rife
Devin Chandler Rife
Great Grandchildren
Cade Lauderback, Aubree Stacy, Cash Stacy, Cole Stacy, Isaac Whitt, Isiah “Joe” Whitt and Gabriel Stacy
Sisters
Ocie Vandyke and husband Roger of Hurley, Virginia
Corby “Carrie “ Justus Props and husband Frank of Grundy, Virginia
Special friends
Lois Prater of Hurley, Virginia
Sandra May Lester of Hurley, Virginia
Bobby Jean Justus of Hurley, Virginia
Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Okie’s wishes, her body has been cremated, and a memorial service will he held on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 P.M., at the Pine Grove Old Regular Baptist Church on Guesses Fork, Hurley, Virginia, with Danny Hurley, Danny McCoy, and Larry Gibson officiating.

Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Information

When
1:00pm
Officiating
Larry Gibson, Danny Hurley, and Danny McCoy
Location
Pine Grove Old Regular Baptist Church
Address
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Hurley, VA
Service Extra Info
In accordance with Okie’s wishes, her body has been cremated, and a memorial service will he held on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 P.M., at the Pine Grove Old Regular Baptist Church on Guesses Fork, Hurley, Virginia, with Danny Hurley, Danny McCoy, and Larry Gibson officiating.