Betty J. Hunt

Betty J. Hunt, 82, of West Union, went home to be with her Lord and loved ones on Aug. 1, 2014.

She was born March 4, 1932, at Widen, W.Va., the daughter of the late Ray and Dortha Conner.

She was double promoted twice and graduated from Clay County High School in 1948. She married Holland F. Hunt on Aug. 26, 1950. He preceded her in death on Sept. 30. 1991.

She retired from the Doddridge County Public Library in 1992, where she served as librarian for 18 years. She was a member of the Night Owls CEOS and the Doddridge County Senior Citizens. She loved playing the piano and singing southern gospel music. She served as church pianist, assisting her husband at churches he pastored. Since 1994, and until her illness, she was pianist and sang in the choir at West Union Baptist Church where she was a faithful member. She enjoyed reading, watching Jeopardy and playing Trivial Pursuit with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Paul) Weekley and Barbara (Michael) Travis of West Union; three grandchildren, Dave (Nicky) Weekley of Parkersburg, Josh (Kim) Weekley of West Union and Ashley (Adam) Skeens of St. Albans; and seven great-grandchildren, Davy, Eli and Ben Weekley, Evan and Amelia Weekley and Parker and Lydia Skeens. Also surviving is a sister, Nancy Jones of South Charleston; a brother, Jack Conner of Covington, Ga.; and a beloved uncle, the Rev. Lee White of Hurricane.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Gertrude Bess.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to People’s Hospice and to her compassionate and loving caregivers who spent many hours keeping her company and making this year easier.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spurgeon Funeral Home, 212 Front St., West Union, with the Rev. Mark Wood and the Rev. Dan Chadwick presiding. Interment will follow in Masonic Memorial Park, West Union. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel, and after 10 a.m. Tuesday until the time of service.

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Spurgeon Funeral Home is privileged to serve the Hunt family.

William Dale (Bill) Savage

William Dale (Bill) Savage, 54, of Parkersburg, passed away on July 2, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

He was born in Parkersburg on May 26, 1960, the son of the late Charles W. and Grace Lorraine Buck Savage.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Kimberly Dawn Bush Savage.

Bill attended Parkersburg High School and was employed by Lakeview Estates for 37 years in the maintenance department. He enjoyed NASCAR, Pittsburgh Steelers Football and gun range shooting.

He is survived by his co-workers and many friends at Lakeview Estates, past and present.

There will be no visitation but a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 11 in the social room located in the Highland House at Lakeview Estates Apartments, with Pastor Don Yeager officiating. There will be a brief reception to follow the memorial service.

Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg, is handling the arrangements.

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