RODERFIELD — Nawawsa "Tootsie" Falvo, 92, of Roderfield, WV, went to be with her lord and savior on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Born June 17, 1924 in Iroquois, WV, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Cora Jennings Meadows.
Tootsie was a resident of Roderfield for the past seventy years. She was always active in the community, contributing to many different organizations. She helped establish the Roderfield Volunteer Fire Department and served as its president since 1970. She was also the President of the Roderfield Women's Club. She was the owner of Falvo's Fabrics in the late 1970s and Tootsie's Snack Bar in the early 1980s before she retired. She was a member of the Roderfield United Methodist Church for the past seventy years, and the North Welch Church of God for the past year. Tootsie never met a stranger, she had a heart of gold and was always there to help anyone in need. She will truly be missed by her loving family, abundance of friends and her community.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband Rex Falvo, one daughter, Lois Jean Falvo Robertson, one son in law Joe Elswick Jr, two brothers, Mack and Clifton Meadows, three sisters, Lois Meadows, Alma Thornton, and Gloria Payne.
Survivors include, one daughter, Vickie Elswick of LaFollette TN, one granddaughter, Toni Guella and husband Michael of Premier WV, two grandsons, Bobby Joe Elswick and wife Terri of LaFollette TN, and Alan Elswick of Princeton WV, one great granddaughter, Kellie Jo Blankenship and husband Brian of Welch WV, one special great great grandson, Brayden Blankenship of Welch WV, one sister, Charlotte Johnson and husband Gene of Amigo, WV, and several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.
Funeral Services will be conducted, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV with Pastor Scott Long officiating. Burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield WV. Friends may call Monday, January 9, 2017 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV.
Members of the Roderfield Volunteer Fire Department and Butch Guella will serve as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Albert Ciampanella, Jimmy Hampton, Ronald West, and Howard Bailey.
Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Falvo Family.
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