Wilma L. Ash, 93, of West Union, W.Va. (Central Station Community) departed this life on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Worthington Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Parkersburg, following an extended illness.
Wilma was born December 2, 1920 near West Union, W.Va., a daughter of the late Wesley W. and Anna May (Harper) America. She spent her life as a loving homemaker for her family and also served as a cook at the former Central Station Grade School and later for the Doddridge County Head Start for 20 years. She was a member of the former EUB Church of Central Station and was a great quilter.
She is survived by her sons, Jack Ash (Virginia) of Washington, W.Va. and Connard Ash (Betsy) of Wipple, Ohio; sister, Mary Rollins, Elizabeth, W.Va.; grandchildren, Tina Wheeler, Samuel Richards, Stacy Hartman; great grandchildren, Tyler Withee, Devon, Mahalia, and Seth Richards, Dylan and Kyle Keplinger, and Gavin and Lucas Hartman.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bartlett Ash; daughter, Patty Ann Fox; brother, William W. America; sisters, Wanda Maude Weaver and Kathleen Tucker, and her grandchildren, Jeffrey Ash and Sherry Fox.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2014, at the McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro, W.Va. Burial will follow in the West Union Masonic Memorial Park near West Union, W.Va. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mcculloughraiguel.com