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Ruby Lucille "Lou" Ice, 91, of Mannington, passed away on May 16, 2017 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center in Fairmont.
She was born on Aug. 10, 1925, in Farmington, the daughter of the late Okey Hawley and Ruby C. Dixon Hawley Sproles.
Lou is survived by her children, Robert Alan Ice of Wheeling and Donna and David Hall of Morgantown; a former daughter-in-law, Ruth Ice of Salt Lick; four grandchildren, Joshua Ice of Pittsburgh, Jocelyn Nicole and Scott Molina of Wheeling, Travis Wilson and wife Monica McCartney of Morgantown, and Blake Ice of Ocala, Florida; three great-grandchildren, Avalen Grace Molina, Sebastien Meteo Molina and Cassie Ryan Ice.
Lou is preceded in death by her husband, Don J. Ice, who died on Aug. 24, 2010, and a son, David "Pete" Ice, who died on Dec. 15, 2014.
Lou was a graduate of Farmington High School. She earned a registered nurse degree at Fairmont General Hospital School of Nursing, having participated in the Army Nurse program during Word War II. She was employed and retired from Fairmont General Hospital as an ER nurse with 35 years of service.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mannington and also was member of the Augusta Chapter No. 6 Eastern Star. She enjoyed traveling with Don for many years. She also enjoyed her birds and visiting with all her neighbors in her neighborhood.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Cremation was Lou's choice of final disposition. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 118 Clarksburg St., Mannington, WV 26582 or the Union Mission in Fairmont.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.
Published on May 18, 2017
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