Mary Delores Groves, 85, of Flatwoods, Kentucky departed this earth for her Heavenly home on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Ironton, Ohio. She was born on March 10, 1932 in Roane County, West Virginia a daughter of the late Hubert and Dorothy Paxton. She was a member of the Fifth Street Church of Christ in Huntington, West Virginia. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter Virginia; and two brothers Bill Paxton and Willis Paxton; and One sister Jessie Paxton.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years Oral Groves; three sons Stephen (Gloria) Groves of Flatwoods, Kentucky, Mark (Frances) Groves of Russell, Kentucky, and David Groves of Tallahassee, Florida; one brother Jerry (Carol) Paxton of Shaverton, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren Danny, Dalton, Derek, Samantha, and J.D.
Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Friday at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky by Jamie Leonard. Burial will be in North Eastern Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Greenup, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until service time on Friday. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.