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Barbara Ann Jeffery Wilson, 88, of Bellview Community, Fairmont, died Aug. 5, 2016 (Friday) at her residence.
She was born July 20, 1928, in Fairmont, a daughter of the late Albert Arbanus Jeffery and Laura Pearl Hornish Jeffery Strawser.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Clark Wilson.
Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by three sisters, Susan Doolittle, Mary Jo Hawkins and Sandra Jean White.
She is survived by three daughters and three sons-in-laws, Laura Lee and Charles Dolly of Fairmont, Kepper Kay and Rodney Martin of McCurdysville and Rhonda Rae and Kirk McClure of Westminster, Colorado; a brother, Albert Junior Jeffery; four grandchildren, Charla Secreto, Chad Dolly, Jennifer Potts and Adam Martin; three great-grandchildren, Tristan Wolfe, Finnigan Martin and Emerson Martin; many nieces and nephews including, Richard and Ruth Hawkins of Fairmont, Beverly and Larry Doolittle of Tennessee, Margaret Ann and Ronnie Wolfe of Maryland and Karen Martin of Fairmont; and special friends, Greg and Joyce Counts of Fairmont.
Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker, a member of the Highland Avenue United Methodist Church, church choir member for more than 50 years, a member of the Mary Circle and Alpha and Omega Sunday School Class. She enjoyed bowling continuously since age 15 locally and in many state tournaments.
Mrs. Wilson loved spending time at her camp on the Tygart River since 1968 with family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Highland Avenue United Methodist Church, 204 Highland Ave,, Fairmont, WV 26554, or to Hospice Care Corp., 1406 Country Club Road, Fairmont, WV 26554.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and from 10-11 a.m. Monday at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home 11 a.m. Monday with Pastor Micah Blanks officiating. The committal service will follow in the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 6, 2016
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