Dessie Jean Deskin age 77, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 6:28 PM on Monday, March 13, 2017, at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy surrounded by her loving family. Dessie was born November 8, 1939, in Jackson, Kentucky to the late Ossie & Oma (Hensley) Combs.
Dessie is survived by her children, Sherman W. & Beverly Deskin of Bradford, Ohio, Michael & Karen Deskin of Pleasant Hill, Ohio, Deborah Howard of West Carrolton, Ohio, Pam & Fred Jones of New Lebanon, Ohio, Steven & Amy Deskin of Bradford, Ohio and Vonda & Michael Kinas of Gilman, Wisconsin; 19 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers & sister-in-law, Sam Combs of Arizona and Ossie & Juanita Combs, Jr. of Norwood, Ohio; sisters & brothers-in-law, Ethel & Lloyd Brewer of Kentucky, Margie Williams of Middletown, Ohio and Minie & Herschel Blackburn of Kentucky; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Dessie was also preceded in death by her husband, Sherman William Deskin on March 25, 1991 whom she married December 6, 1958; infant son, Benjamin Deskin; daughter, Kathy Brock; brothers, Emmit and Nickie Combs; and sister, Anna Mae Combs.
Dessie was a homemaker and did housekeeping at the Ashford Center in Beavercreek for 11 years. Dessie enjoyed spending time with her friends at Treaty City Manor.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 17, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Garden. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com