Virginia Matheny Minor,88, of Shinnston went to be with her heavenly father and the Love of her life, Sidney, who she has missed dearly on April 20, 2019 at her home surrounded by her children and her beloved bird Timmy. She was born in Enterprise on January 14, 1931 to the late Lola Mary McIntire and H. Guy Matheny.
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She is survived by her children: Sharon May (Carl), Wadsworth, Ohio; Kay Ford, Fairmont, WV; Danny Minor (Lavinia), Shinnston, WV; Randy Minor (Sarah), Shinnston, WV; Peggy Collins (Dave), Shinnston, WV; Grandchildren: Danielle Moore (Brian), Clarksburg, WV; Scott Shingleton and companion Kristi, Brunswick, Ohio; Kevin Minor and companion Grace, Lumberport, WV; Dennis Minor, Woodbridge, Va; Diane Collins, Shinnston, WV; Amanda Haught (Michael), Shinnston, WV; Great-grandchildren: Michael, Jakob, Lucas, Kyle, Brittany, Claudia, Adreona, Preston, Caiden, Sadie, Brianna, Dennis Jr., Syndey Jo, Cassidy, Alexandria, Maddison; Special Nephew Dick Minor, Nova, Ohio and several step-grand and great grand Children and many Loving nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death are sisters: Lorain Bryner, Irene Hall, Dessie Jackson, Violet Green, Edith Tate; brothers: Rev. Henry Matheny, Melvin Matheny, Walter Matheny, Herbert Matheny; grandchildren: Michael R. Shingleton, Wadsworth, Ohio, Judith Lynn Collins, Shinnston, WV, Sarah Jessica Reese, Woodbridge, Va.
She was employed at G.C. Murphy in Shinnston, Hills Dept. store in Bridgeport, Home Health Specialist, Clarksburg, a member of the Woman’s Club of Shinnston, a vocalist with the Clarksburg band for 14 years singing at local nursing homes, the Veterans hospital and United hospital. She was a member of senior citizens and Bi-County Nutrition and served as past president of Bi-County Nutrition of Shinnston, a lifelong member of North Shinnston Baptist church ,serving as clerk, bible study teacher and other positions in the church, past president of Baptist youth fellowship and American Baptist Women’s Ministry. She was a wonderful loving mom, grandma and Memaw who loved spending time with all of them.
Friends will be received at the Harmer Funeral Home, 300 Pike St., Shinnston on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a funeral service on Thursday April 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM with Brian Plum officiating, Interment will be at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery.
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A service of Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.