The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

September 30, 2013

Virginia Tennant

Virginia Bernice Tennant, 94, of Metz, passed away Saturday (Sept. 28, 2013) at her residence.

She was born April 18, 1919, in Baxter, a daughter of the late Levi Alfred Yost and Edna Myrtle Foley Yost.

Bernice is survived by four children, Essie Pauline Carpenter of Berwyn, Ill., Sheldon Tennant and wife Marjorie of Farmington, Paul Tennant and fiancée Nancy Clark of Metz, and Edna Ruth Efaw of Whetstone; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren; one brother, James and Mary Yost of Birchfield; three daughters-in-law, Sue Tennant of Berwyn, Ill., Loretta Tennant of Metz and Gloria Mae Tennant of Mannington; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Bernice was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Kay Tennant, who died Sept. 20, 2001; four sons, Thomas Charles Tennant, Sam Tennant, David Tennant and Donnie Tennant; two grandchildren, Tommy Tennant and Charles Glen Tennant; five siblings, Dennis Yost, Frank Yost, Margaret Cox, Elizabeth Wright and Ida Mae Sloan; two sons-in-law, Robert Carpenter and Donald Efaw; and one daughter-in-law, Martha Tennant.

Bernice was a homemaker and the last surviving member of her immediate family and also thought to be the oldest living resident of the Metz Community. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Metz.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Barbara Yost for her excellent care given to their mother in the last four years.

Family and friends may call at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington, from 4-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of God of Prophecy in Metz with Pastor Nieta Lambert, Pastor Bill Coon and Pastor Richard Fluharty officiating. Burial will follow at Mannington Cemetery.

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

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