GLENMOOR - Eva Jividen, 85, of Glenmoor, passed away at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.
She was born on December 23, 1927, in East Liverpool, a daughter of the late Harold and Beatrice Bailey Wooden.
An avid student of the Bible, Eva devoted her life to serving God and was an active member of the 1st Church of the Nazarene in Newell. She had worked at the former Edwin M. Knowles and later Homer Laughlin China companies at one time. Eva's greatest love was time spent with her family for whom she enjoyed crocheting and quilting gifts. Eva also was a fan of the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates and The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Eva was preceded in death on November 27, 2007 by her husband of sixty two years, Bernard W. Jividen, whom she married on June 29, 1945.
Surviving are three daughters, Sandy Broadbent of Blackwood, NJ, Judy Preston, and her husband Paul, of Lisbon, Linda Lanam, and her husband David, of East Liverpool, as well as a son, David H. Jividen, and his wife Roxanne, of Dublin, Ohio. Eva is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Mike Broadbent, Amy Johnson, Ed Broadbent, Matt Preston, Jen Preston-Newhouse, Stacie Sevel, Lindsey Slaybaugh, and 2 step grandsons, Josh and Jared Lanam. There are 12 great grandchildren; Mike, Mark, and Jenna Broadbent, Amanda Broadbent, Amanda and Adam Johnson, Brooke, Sean, and Ryan Preston, Maura Newhouse, Parker and Teagen Sevel.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson Eric Jividen, a son-in-law, Bill Broadbent, and four sisters, Anna Werling, Mary Ulbright, Ruth Hughes and Beatrice Cantwell.
Services will be held at the Dawson Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. Friday with Pastor David Perkins of the church. Burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday, where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
View Eva's memorial webpage and send condolences to the family online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com