Eloise Helen Groomes

GROOMES, Eloise Helen, 70, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.

Born in Brilliant, OH on Jan. 10, 1943, the daughter of John and Exie Livingston. She worked as an executive secretary at IBM for 18 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, David; and by siblings Aaron Livingston and Ruth Davenport.

Eloise is survived by her two children, Tonya Groomes of New Jersey and Martin Groomes of Pough keepsie, NY; her siblings: Janet Graves and the Rev. Ray Livingston of Steubenville, OH, Elder Donald Livingston of Akron, OH, Deacon Harold Livingston of Riverdale, Maryland and Paul Livingston of Columbus, OH; and a host of nephews, nieces, many dear relatives and friends.

Funeral Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at 1 p.m. Second Chance Ministries COGIC, 255 S. Third St. Elder Durant Graves will officiate. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at noon.

Arrangements entrusted to Gregory-Martin Funeral Service.

She will be laid to rest with her husband at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.