Naomi "Jean" Gregg, 81, widow of Leonard Monroe Gregg, died on Saturday, July 21, 2012, after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
Born Feb. 12, 1931 in Ritchie County, she was the daughter of the late Ross and Mildred Boner.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Fonda Harmon; and half-sister, Phyllis Cromer. She is survived by three children, Randy Gregg of Batam Island, Indonesia, Rita Fazekas of Blaine, Tenn., and Renee Moffett of Grapevine, Texas.
During her life, Mrs. Gregg was an active member of Nine Mile Methodist Church, enjoyed working as a cashier at the Farm Fresh convenience store and participated in many volunteer and educational activities including serving as a reception volunteer at St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Gregg was always interested in language and learning. She participated in many writing classes and workshops over the years. She wrote short stories and poetry with some pieces published in the Housewife's Writer's Forum. Mrs. Gregg was a member of Toastmaster's, serving as the club's vice president for a time. She enjoyed music and dancing and participated in community acting classes and plays throughout the area. Her strong bass was an asset to the barbershop style singing group Sweet Adeline's. Mr. and Mrs. Gregg participated for years in the Four Squares Square Dance Club and enjoyed traveling the area to dance with friends in other clubs.
Visitation will be held at Ingram Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 26. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 27, at the Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va. with Pastor Brian Boley officiating. Burial will be in the Nine Mile Cemetery, Pleasants County, W.Va.
Gifts to the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Jean Gregg are appreciated by her family. Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com