The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

July 12, 2013

Lois Rucker

Lois Virginia Ashley Batson Rucker, 77, of Drakes Run, Mannington, passed away on Wednesday (July 10, 2013) at her residence.

She was born June 12, 1936, at Seven Pines, a daughter of the late William and Ethel Willis Ashley.

She is survived by her three daughters, Tamela Madey of Drakes Run, Connie Robinson of Monongah and Lisa Sager of Marion, Il.; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Carl Ashley and wife Helen of Mannington; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Batson; three children, Brenda Parker, Mark Ashley and Jeff Batson; three brothers, Mason Ashley, Richard Ashley and Rex Ashley; four sisters, Lilly Ashcraft, Betty Fisher, Wanda Brownfield and Helen Ashley, who passed in infancy.

Lois worked at the Bacova Guild Rug Factory in Hot Springs, Va. She formerly worked at the Drapery Factory in Mannington, as well as the Perdue Chicken Factory in Covington, Va. She enjoyed sewing and made several quilts. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles. She attended the Church of God of Prophecy in Metz.

Family and friends may call at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington, today from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Greg Roth officiating. Burial will follow at Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.

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