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Obituaries

September 4, 2013

Garnet Holsberry

Garnet Lee Holsberry, 92, of Barrackville, peacefully passed away Tuesday (Sept. 3, 2013) at the Fairmont Campus of Genesis Tygart Center.

She was born Aug. 24, 1921, a daughter of the late Eugene June and Evelyn Louise Huffman Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Francis Holsberry.

Mrs. Holsberry was a 1940 graduate of East Fairmont High School and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Fairmont. She retired as the dorm director of Morrow Hall at Fairmont State College in 1986, and was honored in 2006 as a recipient of the Fairmont State Student Affairs Hall of Fame Award. A member of the C.E.O.S. and Edgemont Homemakers clubs, she was also a well-known seamstress.

Mrs. Holsberry is survived by a daughter, Dr. Sharon Louise Holsberry Smith and her husband Kevin Smith of Barrackville; a brother, John W. Moore of Meadowdale; a brother-in-law, C. Gene Parsons of Harrisburg, Pa.; a grandson, Bart Hibbs and his companion Kelly Saunders of Atlanta, Ga.; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Francis Lee Holsberry; a brother, Harry J. Moore; and three sisters, Maxine Moore, Doris Parsons and Joan Martin. She was also preceded in death by sisters-in-law, Velma Moore and Mary Lou Moore; a brother-in-law, Oliver Martin; and two nephews, Mark Moore and John William Moore

The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10-11 a.m. Friday. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. David Cyphers officiating. Interment will follow at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.

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