Joann Marie Helton, age 64, of Mannington, passed away on Monday (Nov. 21, 2016) at her residence.
She was born Jan. 10, 1952, in Marion County, the daughter of the late Ray Joe Sturgeon and Grace Marie Williams Sturgeon.
She is survived by her daughter, Grace Marie Helton of Fairmont, and her son, Norman James Helton of Elkview (Charleston); two grandchildren, Destiny Nichole Helton and Dakota James Helton; 12 siblings, Bessie Gump, Opal Price, Anna Thomas, Mike Sturgeon, Lee Sturgeon, Ray Joe Sturgeon, Richard Sturgeon, Raymond Sturgeon, William Sturgeon, Ralph Sturgeon, John Sturgeon and Gary Sturgeon; several nieces and nephews; and her companion Al Ferguson.
There will be no public visitation or funeral services.
At the request of Joann, cremation was chosen as her final method of disposition.
Masters Funeral Home has been placed in care of her final arrangements.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.
Published on  November 23, 2016