Rebecca Mae McSweeney Dean of Wayne
Rebecca Mae McSweeney Dean, 80, of Wayne, WV, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, September 29, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2012 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel by Pastors Johnny Jackson and Otis Bowens. Burial will follow at Dean Cemetery, Wayne, WV. She was born December 16, 1931 in Wayne County, WV, a daughter of the late Elisha and Lucy Aliff McSweeney. Rebecca was a homemaker and member of Canada Chapel. Her brother, Charles McSweeney preceded her in death, along with a sister, Margaret Vance and two infant sisters. Survivors include her loving husband of 63 years, Frank Benjamin Dean; five daughters, Anna Russell and husband, Carl, Pat Sansom and husband, Bernard, Kay Stiltner and husband Tiny all of Wayne, WV, Johnny Lynn Ross and husband, Mark of Ft. Gay, WV, Tina Perdue and husband, John of Wayne, WV; a son, Elisha Dean and wife, Debbie of Wayne, WV; a special friend whom she loved like a daughter, Jo Bullock and husband, Will of Wayne, WV and their daughtes, Jacquelyn and Nichole; four brothers, Raleigh McSweeney and wife, Oma, Floyd McSweeney and wife, Hester all of Wayne, WV, Oscar McSweeney and wife, Gerri of Londonderry, OH, Truman McSweeney and wife, Linda of Wayne, WV; nine grandchildren, Amy Jo, Jennifer Lynn, Jason Bradley, Gary Lee, Tiffany Anne, Shawn Allen, Kyle Evan, Erin Stacey, Caylin Rebecca; seven great-grandchildren, Emily Paige, Morgan Elizabeth, Cole Thomas, Olivia Nicole, Hannah Paige, Shaymus Creed, Chloe Michelle; and three special caregivers, Katie, Angie and Rosa.
Friends called from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to hospice of Huntington.