Gladys Jean Dierkes, 77, of Fairpoint, Ohio died Thursday April 12, 2018 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV.
She was born July 9, 1940 a daughter of the late Donald and Gladys (Butler) Green in Wheeling, WV.
Jean was a sales Clerk for Stone and Thomas Department Store and a Catholic by faith.
She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Women’s Club in Fairpoint, Ohio and sang in the choir. She was also a Eucharistic Minister.
She loved gardening and taking care of her family and was especially blessed with her grandchildren.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William Dierkes and her siblings, Matilda Kruslyak, Rhea Marie Green and Walter Green.
She is survived by her children, Donald (Hilary) Dierkes of Lancaster, OH, David (Chrissy) Dierkes of Bridgeport, OH, Dennis (Angie) Dierkes of Rayland, OH, Deborah (Walt) Dierkes-Hawthorne of New Athens, OH and Dorothea (Dave) Vargo-Riggle of Belmont, OH. In addition she is survived by a sister, Katherine Winland of Colerain, OH, as well as, 11 grandchildren Tabatha, Brittany, Matthew, Andrew, Richard, Jacob, Farrah, Bethany, Zachariah Nathan and Dustin and one great-granddaughter Ava.
Family and friends will be received at the Beck Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 204 West Main St. St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 on Monday April 16th, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday April 17th at 11 am with Pastor Dean Myers officiating.
Burial will follow in Union Cemetery in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society by going to “TMCFunding.com“.
Share your thoughts and memories of Jean with the family at www.beckaltmeyer.com.