Clarice M. Saunders, 85, of Grafton, WV and formerly Anmoore, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. She was born in Shinnston on January 10, 1935, a daughter of the late Jess and Ocie Pearl (Booth) Swiger. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years John Henry Saunders on November 8, 2018.
Clarice is survived by two daughters: Peggy Lyons and husband Bill of Grafton, and Susan McCortney and husband John of MD; one brother, Roger Swiger and wife Beth of Grafton, OH; four grandchildren: Becky Lyons of Grafton, Jessica Alkire (Eddie) of Stonewood, Walter Robinson (Jennifer) of Nutter Fort, and Billy Patterson (Crystal) of Boothsville; nine great-grandchildren: Wade Moyer (Shawna) of Grafton, Eddie Alkire, Brianna Alkire, Taylor Alkire all of Stonewood, Brittany Weber of Grafton, Adrianne Robinson, Hailey Robinson, Hannah Robinson, and Ocias Robinson all of Nutter Fort. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband Clarice was preceded in death by two children: Johnny Saunders Jr. and Tammy Robinson; and one brother, Bud Swiger.
Clarice was a CNA and had worked at the Heritage and then Heartland of Clarksburg nursing homes. She was Methodist by faith, enjoyed crochet, taking car rides, and going out to eat with family and friends. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Clarice never met a stranger, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Family and friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Monday, March 2, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 10am. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com.
The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Saunders Family during this time.