Mary Ethel Wheeler Canfield

Mary Ethel Wheeler Canfield

Mary Ethel Wheeler Canfield, age 93 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Sunday morning, January 22, 2017 at Nella's Nursing Home at Crystal Springs, surrounded by her loving family. She had been in declining health. She was born Sunday, September 30, 1923 at Huntersville, WV a daughter of the late Emmett Walter and Anna Crystal Thomas Wheeler. On June 14, 1941 at Elkins, WV she was married to Virgil Alba Canfield, who preceded her in death April 22, 1997. Surviving are two daughter, Saundra Jean Smith of Bunker Hill, Linda L. Allen of Elkins; one brother, James Ralph Wheeler, of Elkins; five sisters, Martha Ruth Wilmoth of Elkins, Mabel L. Johnson of Harrisonburg, VA, Elva Shinaberry of Baltimore, MD, Janet Carr of Holly, MI, and Brenda McCauley of Montrose; five grandchildren, Steffanie Simpson, Tracey Weese Shank, Jack Smith, Sandy Bibey, and Leslie Weese Hart; and seven great grandchildren, Amber Riner, Brian Tyler Smith, Savannah Bibey Smith, Roger Joseph "R. J." Shank, II, Madison Paige Hart, Kennedy L. Hart, and Matthew Simpson. Preceding her in death was two brothers, Emmett "Bud" Wheeler, and Walter Norman Wheeler; and two sisters, Twila Jacqueline Skinner, and Yolanda Wheeler. She attended the schools of Randolph County, was a homemaker and a Methodist by faith. She enjoyed taking pictures and loved spending time with her grandchildren, and great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 11 AM to 1 PM, Thursday. Final Rites will be conducted at the funeral home, Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 1 PM. The Rev. Rick Price will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins, WV.
September 30, 1923 - January 22, 201709/30/192301/22/2017
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Mary Ethel Wheeler Canfield, age 93 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Sunday morning, January 22, 2017 at Nella's Nursing Home at Crystal Springs, surrounded by her loving family. She had been in declining health. She was born Sunday, September 30, 1923 at Huntersville, WV a daughter of the late Emmett Walter and Anna Crystal Thomas Wheeler. On June 14, 1941 at Elkins, WV she was married to Virgil Alba Canfield, who preceded her in death April 22, 1997. Surviving are two da...

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