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Mary Virginia Deskins

Mary Virginia Deskins, 87 of Rossmore, WV went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Monday, February 8th, 2021 at her residence. She was born on May 7th, 1933 in Ethel, WV to the late Oscar Hall and Dorothy (Belcher) Privett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Morgan Carl Deskins; one son, Larry Morgan Deskins; three sisters, Patty (Bob) Browning, Florence (Junior) Null, and Faye (Dave) Perry. She was a faithful and dedicated member at New Life Freewill Baptist Church for many, many years.

Those left to cherish her loving memory includes two sons, Ronnie (Sharon) Deskins of Omar, WV and James Carl (Kim) Deskins of Switzer, WV; two daughters, Teresa (Greenway Baisden) Swims of Rossmore, WV and Dorothy “Dottie” Deskins of Rossmore, WV; one brother, Bill (Susie) Privett of Rossmore, WV; five grandchildren, Amanda (Christopher) Mitchell of Rossmore, WV, Stephanie Deskins of Omar, WV, Melissa Deskins of Switzer, WV, Chris (Mindy) Swims of Verdunville, WV, and David Deskins of Whitesville, WV; four great-grandchildren, Shay Mitchell, Zachary Mitchell, Arabella Swims, and Malachi Swims; and one special niece, Brenda Jeffreys of Alabama.

There are no services planned at the time but a memorial service will be held at a later date. Collins Funeral Home Inc. of Switzer, WV is in charge of arrangements.

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Aunt Ginny was an incredibly warm, loving, and kindhearted person. She and I kept up a handwritten communiation for many years. I treasure her notes and am thankful to have had her presence grace my life.

On behalf of the Johnson family, Brenda, Ellen, Naomi, and Phillip, our condolences to the entire Deskins family. May God Bless all of you.

Brenda jeffreys Feb 17 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Deskins

Judith Mullins Feb 11 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Deskins

melanie smith Feb 10 2021 12:00 AM

Mrs. Deskins was a very kind woman. She was very close and good to my Mother. She was my Sisters Mother in law.

Donna Allen Feb 10 2021 12:00 AM