Wanda Mae Staats, 75, of Williamstown, W.Va., went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 27, 2013.
She was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Vienna, W.Va., a daughter of the late Albert and Beulah Elliott.
Wanda had previously worked at Williamstown Elementary School where she enjoyed cooking. She loved taking care of her family and her home.
Surviving is her husband of 55 years, Blaine Staats, they were married Aug. 6, 1957; three sons, Steven Leon Staats (Debbie) of Waverly, W.Va., Randal Joseph Staats (Kim) of Whipple, Ohio, and Paul Adam Staats (Luanna) of Boaz, W.Va.; three brothers, Charles Elliott of Wheeling, W.Va., and David Elliott (Jenny) and Arthur Elliott, both of Parkersburg, W.Va.; and grandchildren, Shawn Staats of Deerwalk, W.Va., and Cory, Katrina and Michael Perdue, all of Boaz.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Harry, John, Bob and Junior Elliott; and one sister, Betty McFee.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna, with Pastor David Cumpston officiating. Interment will follow at Parkersburg Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lamberttatman.com