Susan Denise Slider
Susan Denise Slider

Susan Denise Slider, 56, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 18, 1962, in Fairmont, a daughter of Robert "Butch" Lee Slider and Beverly Ann (Williams) Slider of Williams Crossroads.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sisters, Theresa Barber of Fairmont and Kathleen Smith and her husband Benjamin of Farmington and her loving nieces and nephews, Allison Mara Stine, Janelle Renee Smith, Nettie Mae Barber, Charles Ray Barber and Robert Lee Barber.
Also surviving are her grandmothers, Hallie Mae Williams and Rosalie Slider along with several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Susan was a graduate of East Fairmont High School in 1981 and earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from WVU in 1985. She worked for 35 years at West Virginia University as a Research Assistant II in the Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences. She was well respected by students and faculty for her knowledge and technical skills and the many contributions she made to teaching and research.
She was an active leader with the Cross Roads 4-H Club. She enjoyed all crafts; quilting, crocheting, knitting and especially spinning. She was active with the Fiber Guild and especially enjoyed teaching children the art of spinning yarn. She was also an avid W.V.U. sports fan.
She was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Charles Barber and her grandfather's Williams Earl Slider, Sr. and Harold Sherwood Williams.
Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont on Thursday from 1:00 pm. - 8:00p.m. and on Friday from 9a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ruth Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
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Published on December 3, 2019


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Morgantown Fiber Guild
Dec 04, 2019
A memorial tree was planted in memory of Susan Denise Slider.  Plant a tree
Donna Rizzo-Wilson
Dec 03, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Susan’s passing. She was such a sweet, kind, and beautiful person. So blessed to have been classmates. Prayers for her friends and family. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.🙏❤️ 🐝
Debbie Offutt Pedersen
Dec 03, 2019
To Susan’s family~
I am so very saddened to hear that Susan has passed away. Many wonderful memories have come rushing back: EFHS chorus, College roommate and best friend! Time has moved on. Though she and I did nit frequently connect, those memories have also remained close! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you! The Susan I knew, cherished each of you dearly! May you hold those memories close at this most difficult time!
Anita McIntosh Ruggiero
Dec 03, 2019
Dear family of Sue slider,
I am saddened to hear of Sue's passing, we graduated together from EFHS. She was always very kind and sweet to me, I remember her fondly.
My thoughts and prayers are with you, may the Good Lord comfort you in your time of need.