Anna D. Costine, 96, of St. Clairsville, OH died Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice, Wheeling, WV. She was born February 20, 1921 in Belmont, OH a daughter of the late Charles W. and Lilly Belle Dunfee Lewis.
Anna was a graduate of Belmont High School and attended Ohio University majoring in education. She was a lifetime member of Ohio Teacher’s Association and Phi Mu sorority. She taught in Powhatan Point School System for two years (1942-1943). She began teaching at St. Clairsville-Richland Schools in 1944, teaching math and science until she retired in 1976. Anna had many hobbies including crocheting, cross-stitch, gardening and traveling. She was active in her church, First Presbyterian Church and particularly enjoyed Bible study. After her husband’s death in 1992, she spent most winters on the Texas Gulf Coast where she enjoyed walking on the beach, dining with friends and seeing her grandchildren.
Anna was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert E. Costine; two sisters, Edna Budd and Mary Fisher; four brothers, Chester, John, Wilbur and Charles Lewis.
Surviving are one daughter, Jane (Jorge) Gomez of Smithville, TX; three grandchildren, Samantha Denby, Christina Kerbow and Jorge Gomez, Jr.; eight great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 10 am until time of funeral service at 12 pm at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, OH 43950 with Rev. Homer Harden officiating. Burial in Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Clairsville.
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