Patsy L. Gates

Patsy L. Gates, 85, passed away July 12, 2014, after a long battle with cancer.

She was born April 27, 1929, in Marietta, the eldest daughter of Alonzo and Hilma (Farley) Turrill. She had worked for Demuth Glass, Johns Manville and Owens-Illinois. Patsy was an avid reader and a huge baseball fan.

She is survived by one brother, Jack Turrill (Mary Lou), of Belpre and two sisters, Penny Hughes of Parkersburg and Charlotte Gillespie (Mike) of Vienna, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Walter (Ed), Max D. and Joe N. Turrill and by her second husband, Jesse Hart.

Patsy has donated her body to the West Virginia Human Gift Registry. There will be no funeral services, per her request.