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Deloris Jean Tennant, 70, of Fairmont, died Monday morning (April 4, 2016) at her residence with her family by her side.
She was born in Four States on Dec. 13, 1945, daughter of the late Abraham Leonard "Ted" and Alta Dale Lawler Watson.
Deloris is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Barbara Tennant of Grafton; and two daughters and one son-in-law, Tami and Jesse Shroyer of Bunner Ridge and Charlene Tennant of Fairmont. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Rebecca Shroyer and Steve James of Monongah, Devin Shroyer of Bunner Ridge, Stacie and Ed Carpenter of East Grafton Road and Stephen Tennant and Celeste Kelly of Grafton; and three great-grandchildren, Elijah Carpenter, Grace Carpenter and Hadessah Carpenter. Deloris is also survived by six sisters, Clarice Watson Prince of Four States, Charlotte Watson Rohrbaugh of Four States, Linda Watson Elliot and husband Joseph of Four States, Joyce Watson Roupe and husband John of Four States, Nancy Watson Sokolosky and Joseph of Rachel and Shelia Watson Amant and husband John of Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Donald Lee Tennant, on April 11, 2014; two brothers, Dorsey Leonard Watson and Terry Wayne Watson, both from Four States; and three sisters, Shirley Watson Davis from Missouri, Roberta May Watson from Four States and Carolyn Watson Swisher from Four States.
Family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Ross Funeral Home, 801 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Ed Carpenter officiating. Entombment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.rossfh.com.
Published on April 5, 2016
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