Evelyn Joyce Withers, age 87, of Marlinton, died Monday, November 6, 2006, at the home of Sue and Raymond Schultz in Marlinton, with whom she had been staying the past seven months.
Born in Marlinton October 30, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Isaac Wendell Withers and Elsie Lavada Hayslett Withers.ﾠ
Evelyn first worked in the law office of P. T. Ward, then started working at The Pocahontas Times in 1945 and worked for 61 years, setting ads, printing, and bookkeeping.ﾠ She was a Presbyterian.ﾠ
Preceding her in death were her parents, four sisters, Arlene Camper, Ruth Dunbrack, Maxine Withers, and Viola Withers, and three brothers, Shannon Withers, Ivan Withers, Sr., and James Withers.
She is survived by two nieces, Sue Withers Schultz and Michelle Withers; six nephews, Jerry Withers, Charles Camper, Ivan Withers, Jr., Brent Withers, Matthew Withers, Brett Withers; great nieces, Kristie Haskett, Jennifer Laner, Charlene Walker, Rachel Church, and Amy Schultz, and two great-great-nieces, Sierra Withers and Jada Church; six great-nephews, William Withers, Brian Withers, Benjamin Withers, Kevin Withers, Adam Withers, and Casey Withers, and two great-great-nephews, Nicholas Mospan and Benjamin R. Withers.ﾠ
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Cameron Harkness, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday night 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to McClintic Libraries or Opera House Foundation.