The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

August 3, 2013

Edna Valentine

Edna Frances Valentine, 91, of Rivesville (Pleasant View Community), passed away Thursday (Aug. 1, 2013) at Monongalia General Hospital.

She was born in Rivesville, on Oct. 3, 1921, a daughter of the late Harvey and Dorothy (Musgrave) Crouser. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Wayne Valentine, on Nov. 16, 2000.

Frances was a 1940 graduate of Fairview High School, a member of Wesley Chapel Methodist Church. A World War II bride, Roy and Frances were married at Carthage, Mo., on June 16, 1943. They were married 57 years.

Roy was stationed at Camp Crowder, Mo. She worked in the alteration department at Hartley’s and then was secretary for R.W. Valentine Construction for 30 years.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Joyce Valentine of Rivesville; a daughter, Nancy Harper and her husband David of Silver Spring, Md.; three grandsons, Brandon Valentine and his wife Rachele of Hedgesville, and Shane Valentine and Ryan Valentine of Rivesville; a great-grandson, Luca William Valentine, and great-granddaughter, Sophie Valentine of Hedgesville; a special friend, Reita Marks of Morgantown; a brother, Darwin Crouser and companion Carol of Cuyaga Falls, Ohio; a sister, Sue Shuster and her husband Ronald of Clarksburg; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Crouser and his wife Marmel, and a sister, Doris Eckberg.

A special thanks to Dolly Lemmon and Deana Tedrow. Also to Nancy Sipes and the staff at Sipes Personal Care Home. And a very special thanks to Debbie Grubb, who was always there for Fran. Thanks to the many doctors who cared for her, Dr. Horan, Dr. Jabbour and the visits from Ron Allen, ophthalmic tech. Also thanks to the staff at Monongalia General Hospital.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Valentine’s memory to The Roy and Frances Valentine Family Scholarship Fund.

The family will receive friends at the Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second St., Rivesville, today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and on Sunday from 1-2 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Amanda Reed officiating. The committal service will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery.

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

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Michael Arbogast

    Michael Eugene Arbogast, 60, husband of loving wife and caregiver, Susan, went to be with God and his mother and father, Lonnie and Mary Arbogast, on Tuesday (July 22, 2014) at his home. Michael was born in Wheeling on Aug. 13, 1953.

    July 24, 2014

  • Carol Tucker

    Carol K. Tucker (Mom, Grandmom, Jammaw) of Marietta, Georgia, passed peacefully through heaven’s gate on Sunday (July 20, 2014) after a short illness. Born in Fairmont on Feb. 14, 1941, Carol called West Chester, Pennsylvania, home until August 2013.

    July 24, 2014

  • Delma Jean Jones

    Delma Jean “Granny” Jones, 84, of Flat Run, Mannington, went to be with our heavenly Father on July 21, 2014. She was born Oct. 27, 1929. She resided with her daughter and son-in-law, Alice Faye and Roger Efaw of Flat Run, Mannington.

    July 23, 2014

  • Essie Mae Looman

    Essie Mae Barnes Looman, 99, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, formerly of Shinnston, died Sunday (July 20, 2014) at Forest Hill Care Center in St. Clairsville.

    July 23, 2014

  • Joseph M. Laufer

    Joseph M. Laufer passed away on Saturday (July 19, 2014), surrounded by his loving wife and four children. He was 79 years old.

    July 22, 2014

  • OBIT-Towns.jpg Scott Allan Towns

    Scott Allan Towns, 47, of Fairmont, passed from this life Sunday (July 20, 2014) in his home under Hospice Care, after a valiant four-year battle with cancer. He was born in Fairmont on Aug. 27, 1966, a son of his loving parents, Johnie W. Towns of Cassville and Elizabeth Ann Bright Towns of Rivesville.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT-Towns.jpg Scott Towns

    Scott Allan Towns, 47, of Fairmont, passed from this life Sunday (July 20, 2014) in his home under Hospice Care, after a valiant four-year battle with cancer. He was born in Fairmont on Aug. 27, 1966, a son of Johnie W. Towns of Cassville and Elizabeth Ann Bright Towns of Rivesville and his stepmother Brenda Towns.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT-Weston, Harold.jpg Harold “Wolfman” Weston

    Harold Lawrence “Wolfman” Weston, 78, of Fairmont, departed this life on Tuesday (July 15, 2014) at Meadowview Manor nursing facility in Bridgeport.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT-Miller.jpg Don Miller

    Don Edward Miller, 72, of Flemington, passed away Saturday (July 19, 2014) at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 1, 1942, in Grafton, a son of the late Edward and Margaret Eileen Sloan Miller.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Francis Vernon Mallonee

    Francis Vernon Mallonee, 86, of Palm Harbor, Florida, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, surrounded by all of his children.

    July 20, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads