Evelyn Jean Musgrove


Evelyn Jean Musgrove, 86, of Fairmont, passed away on Tuesday, July 02, 2019, at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 05, 1933, a daughter of the late John H. Cox Sr. and Maudie (Mundell) Cox.

She was a life-long member of Winfield United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of East Fairmont High School. Evelyn had been employed at G.C. Murphy, A & P Printing and retired from Creative Labels. She enjoyed crafts and watching sports, especially the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and the West Virginia University Mountaineers football and basketball.

Evelyn is survived by three sons: Leroy Richard Musgrove Jr. and wife, Brenda, John Robert Musgrove, and Ronald Gene Musgrove and his wife Sherry; her sister: Helen Valentine; two brothers: Roger Thorne and his wife Rosemary, and Travis Thorne and his wife Karen; her grandchildren and their spouses: Stephanie and Eric McDaniel, Adam and Kelly Musgrove, Trey and Teena Musgrove, Brent and Stacie Watkins, Erica and Josh Thomas, Heather Musgrove and John Brummage, Ronald Gene Musgrove II, and Crystal and Chad Spires; eighteen loving great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and two very special friends, Carl Polanka and Pamela Hillberry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Leroy Richard Musgrove Sr.; a grandson, Bobby Joe Musgrove; two brothers, John Cox, Jr. and his wife Martha, and Charles Robert Cox who died in infancy; and a brother-in-law, Richard Valentine.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Nebo Cemetery Assn., c/o Leroy R. Musgrove Jr., 687 Morgan Ridge Road, Fairmont, WV 26554.

Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Friday 1pm to 8pm and 10am to 11am on Saturday with services starting at 11am on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the funeral home, with Pastor Rex Musgrove officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Nebo Cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at www.carpenterandford.com.
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Charlie and Della Tucker
Jul 09, 2019
We were very sorry to hear about Evelyn's passing. God bless you all.
Lisa Richards (Morgan) Smith
Jul 07, 2019
So sorry to hear of Evelyn’s passing. Prayers to the family.
Kimberly Jacobs-Sabo
Jul 05, 2019
Sorry to hear of your lose, our prayers and thoughts are with you all, in Christ love, Kim, John, & family
Bob and Cheryl Culp
Jul 03, 2019
So sorry for your loss We will be out of town during the time of her viewing and funeral but our thoughts and prayers will be with your family.