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LORETTA CAVE Obituary – Nov. 29, 1935 – Nov. 6, 2019

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Iva Loretta Efaw Cave, 83, of Henderson passed away Nov. 6, 2019 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Henderson Church of Christ with Ben Flatt and Roy Sharp officiating.
Burial followed in Chester County Memory Gardens. The family received friends at the church from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, and from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Richard L. Cave Scholarship Fund at Freed-Hardeman University.
She was born Nov. 29, 1935 in Farmington, W.Va., and grew up in Mannington, the daughter of the late Dee Woodrow and Zana Roselee Watson Efaw. She graduated high school in Mannington and attended Freed-Hardeman College.
She worked for Northwest Airlines in Washington, DC. She was married to Richard L. Cave in 1966. They lived in Knoxville, Oklahoma City, and Bel Horizonte, Brazil. They moved to Henderson in 1976. She worked in the Department of Psychology for seven years and then as Accounts Payable Clerk in the Business Office. She worked as Administrative Assistant to the Department of Science and Mathematics, from where she retired in 1998. She taught English Bible classes in Vienna, Austria, in the summers. They continued to do mission work abroad after their retirement. She was a Sunday school teacher and Vacation Bible School teacher at Henderson Church of Christ.
She is survived by husband, Richard Lester Cave of Henderson; sons, Richard Alyn Cave of Knoxville and Daniel Lester (Tiffanie) Cave of Louisville; daughter, Carolyn Noel (Charles) Cave Barnett of Arlington; grandchildren, Kaitlin and Madeline Barnett and Isaac and Joseph Cave; brothers, Harold Efaw of Farmington, W.Va., and Randy Efaw of Mannington, W.Va.; and sister, Karen Martinie of Mannington, W.Va.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Donald and Woodrow Efaw.

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