Helen Marie Weaver, 97 of Independence, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Rosewood Health Care Center with her loving family by her side.
She was born September 10, 1922, in Preston County, daughter of the late James “Jim” and Nora Stevens Fortney.
She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Bernard Weaver, January 3, 1974.
Helen (Marie) as everyone knew her worked at the shirt factory in Grafton for many years, until her twin boys were born in 1961. She was a stay at home mom until her youngest sons attended school. She than worked as a cook for Preston County School until the passing of her husband in 1974. She was a member and trustee of the Irondale United Methodist Church. She really enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, and in her younger years she loved music and square dancing.
Helen is survived by four sons, James “Jim’ and wife Shirley, Newburg, Paul Weaver and wife Chris, New Martinsville, Garry Weaver and fiancé’ Angie, Grafton, Larry Weaver and wife Laura Bridgeport; eight grandchildren, Ronald, Michael, Connie, Rick, Tracy, Timmy, Bryan, and Kelley; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Robert Delancy, Ellenboro, WV; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Bolyard and Emileen Delancy
A special thanks to all of the people at Rosewood Nursing Center for their love and support to our Mother, and the many care givers
Family and friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw, on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., with proper distancing and face mask required. A private funeral service will be held Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Mike Stottlemeyer officiating.
Interment will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Online ccondolences can be sent to the Weaver family at www.bartlettfuneralhome.com.
Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Weaver family.