Dortha Lee Angus, 82, of Ripley passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington following a long illness.
She was born Feb. 13, 1931 in Gay, W.Va., a daughter to the late Estel and Ada Rhodes Tolley.
She was a homemaker, member of Ripley Tabernacle Baptist Church, enjoyed NASCAR and cheering on her favorite driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., word search, gardening and being with family. She was looking forward to the addition of two new great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Edward "Lum" Angus; son, Edward Angus Jr.; brother, John Fredrick Tolley, and son-in-law, Michael L. Comer.
She is survived by her daughters, Brenda Hunt (Benny) of Ripley, Jean Matheny (Greg) of Plano, Texas, Benita Comer of Medina, Edwina Waybright (Jeff) of Ripley, and Denita Dale of Ripley. Grandchildren, Scott Matheny (Wendy) of Miami, Fla., Ben Hunt (Amy) of Pennsylvania, Josh Angus of Medina, Tina Holley (Steve) of Statts Mill, Brett Hunt (Trina) of Fairmont, Jeremy Comer (Cassie) of Medina, Joey Comer (Wendy) of Medina, Cole Waybright (Lindsay) of Ripley, Cara Waybright of Ripley, Taylor Dale of Ripley, and Corey Dale of Ripley; great grandchildren, Ashleigh Hunt, Jordan Hunt, Blake Hunt, Jared Angus, Kendra Angus, Braedon Holley, Abigail Comer; sisters, Mary Francis Snyder of Sandyville and Joyce Marie Williams (Bill) of Palm Bay, Fla.; brother, William "Zeke" Tolley (Margaret) of Ripley; sister-in-law, Betty Tolley of Reynoldsburg, along with several nieces, nephews and extended family.
The family would like to thank Diane Grandon for her exceptional care and companionship over the past year.
Service will be Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m., at Ripley Tabernacle Baptist Church, Ripley with Pastor Jeff Keffer officiating. Burial will follow in the Drift Run Cemetery, Sandyville.
Visitation will be Friday, April 19, from 5-9 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
Memorial donations may be made to the Ripley Tabernacle Baptist Church Sunshine Seniors Van Fund, 330 3rd Ave., Ripley, WV 25271, in Mrs. Angus' honor.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.sunsetparkersburg.com.