V. Irene Fouse, 82, of Washington, W.Va., died at the Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus, on Dec. 27, 2012.
She was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on May 25, 1930, and was the daughter of the late Ernest Clair and Ruby Edith Conley Archer. She had worked for Johns Manville and the Monongahela Power Company. She was a member of the PARC Amateur Radio Club, and had the call sign of N8KYP. She was a member of the Pioneer Antique Automobile Club since the 1960s. She and her husband, Curtis, participated in many car tours and National Car Shows throughout the United States. She loved working with her flower garden.
Survivors include her husband, Curtis; her daughter, Kamalynn (David) Lawson of Washington, W.Va.; three sons, Charles Edwin (Debra) Fouse of Mrytle Beach, S.C., Gary Wayne Fouse of Evansville, Ind. and Darrell Lee Fouse of Washington, W.Va.; her grandchildren, Benjamin Fouse, Brian (Adena Steward) Fouse, Irene Fouse and Chad (Nikki) Fouse; step-grandchildren, Joseph Lawson and DiAnna (Mark Tompkins) Stephens; and her great-grandchildren, Ryan, Mikayla, Isaac, Zachary Collins, Jaden Fouse, Madison Stephens, Brandon and Alex Lawson, Kenneth, Kimberly and Kyle Fouse. Also surviving is her sister-in-law, Betty Archer. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Ernest (Bud) Archer; and a grandson, Gary Fouse II.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Vernon Snell officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home Sunday, and up to service time on Monday.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.leavittfuneralhome.com