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Bertha Gay Bucklew, 82, of Fairmont, Grassy Run Community, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. She was born in Marion County on July 20, 1935, the last surviving child of the late Virgil E. Satterfield and Glenna W. Satterfield.
Bertha dedicated her life to being a happy homemaker, and loved caring for her family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Cecil Bucklew; her son, Thomas A. Bucklew, of Fairmont; a grandson, Jacob T. Bucklew and wife Melissa, of Fairmont; two great-grandchildren, Dominick Bucklew and Mia Bucklew; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Bertha was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters Dortha Satterfield, David Satterfield, William "Bill" Satterfield, Ruby Pride, Evelyn Pride, Elizabeth Murphy, and Maxine Summers.
The Bucklew family invites friends to visit from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and 10-11 a.m. on Thursday at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont. The Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018, with Pastor Cam Junior Bucklew officiating.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on January 15, 2018
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