Virginia "Jen"'s Story
Virginia Marie "Jen" (Adams) Matheny, 34, of Lost Creek, formerly of Doddridge County, went to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with colon/ liver cancer on Wednesday, Sept.20, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 18, 1982 in Fairmont.
Jen is survived by her husband, Jason Matheny of Lost Creek; three children, Silas, Cadence and Ethan Matheny of the home; her parents, Charles S. "Doc" Adams & Peggy Sue (Fisher) Adams of Doddridge County; two brothers, James Hunter & his wife, Libby of Randleman, N.C., and Charles S. Adams II of Salem; a sister, Melissa Burgess & her husband, Eric of West Union,; mother-and-father-in-law, Terry and Nina Mathews of Lost Creek; two sisters-in-law, Tara Morrison & her husband, Trey of Lost Creek, and Gala Pinkney & her husband, James Bridgeport; two brothers-in-law, Russell Mathews & his wife, Michelle of Morgantown, and Terry Mathews Jr of Weston; several nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
Jen was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, James C "Dick" Fisher and Agnes Marie Fisher; paternal grandparents, Noah C. Adams and Virginia G. Adams; a very special nephew, Christopher Allen Burgess. Jen graduated from Liberty High School class of 2001 and attended Fairmont State University.
She was a veterinary technician at Clarksburg Veterinary Hospital, Doddridge Animal Clinic and Mannington Animal Hospital. Jen loved animals and had several she held dear to her heart. She was an avid reader and loved to crochet, sew and an excellent cook.
She was a fighter and took cancer by the horns and fought it head-on with her motto: by Jesus stripes I am healed. Jen was a member of Vermont Baptist Church in Sedalia.
Family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Jamie Gizzi presiding. Interment will follow at Center Point Christian Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrison County Humane Society, P. O. Box 4397 Clarksburg, WV 26302. Online condolences may be sent to DavisFuneralHomeWV.com. Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Matheny family.
Published on September 21, 2017