Mary Marguerite Tennant, 88, a longtime resident of Fairview, passed away on Tuesday (Nov. 7, 2017) at Shadyside Care Center in Shadyside, Ohio.
She was born in Fairview. on Sept. 2, 1929, a daughter of the late Charles M. Toothman and Ruby B. (Haught) Toothman.
Marguerite was a longtime member of the Pumpkin Center Church of Christ in Fairview, and enjoyed sewing and gardening.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Charles A. Tennant of Moundsville; the couple were married on Aug. 8, 1950; her son, Joe Tennant and wife Gladys of Tampa, Florida; and her daughter, Donna Turner and husband Francis, of Moundsville.
She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Melissa Rzepczynski and husband Kris of Coldwater, Michigan, Crystal Moore and husband Luke of Morgantown, Jo Ann Sanders of Valrico, Florida, Wendy Jo Vavrek and husband Adam of St. Clairsville, Ohio, John Tennant of Tampa, Florida, and Jason Turner and wife Tiffany of Moundsville; and six great-grandchildren, Zurina Santiago, Cheyenne Sanders, Maggie Turner, Katie Moore, Emma Rzepczynski and Isabel Rzepczynski.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Danny B. Toothman, and a sister-in-law, Rosemary Toothman, formerly of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Friends and family may call from 1-8 p.m. Friday and from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Evangelist Mark Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
While flowers are welcome, memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice Center, 308 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Condolences and memories may be shared with Marguerite's family at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on November 8, 2017