Thomas Dierkes

DIERKES, Thomas W., 48, of Woodsfield, Ohio, died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at his home.

He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio, on January 4, 1961, a son of Glenn Sr. Dorothy Stungis Dierkes who survive of Woodsfield, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John Daniel Dierkes on February 8, 1993.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, Missy Betts Dierkes; one son, Colby Thomas Dierkes; one daughter, Callie Rachelle Dierkes; three sisters, Cindy (Gary) Earley of Hillsboro, North Carolina, Patricia (Chris) Winters of Altoona, Pennsylvania and Marianne (Thomas) Knight of Bridgeport, Ohio; three brothers: Glenn Jr. (Jeannine) Dierkes of Wheeling, West Virginia, Timothy (Lori) Dierkes of Woodsfield, and Fred (Sonya) Dierkes of Meeker, Ohio; his mother and father-in-law: Delmas and Lucy Betts of Lewisville, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made for his children at the Ohio Valley Community Credit Union.

Online condolences may be made at Watters Funeral Homes Web site.