OBITUARY

Barbara Weatherford

August 2, 1918September 7, 2017

Barbara L. Weatherford, 99, of Fayetteville, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley. She was born on August 2, 1918 at Lively, WV to Charles Snowdon and Maggie Thompson Lively. Barbara was an active member of Fayetteville Baptist Church for over 60 years. She cared for children in her home during her earlier years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Merle Weatherford; brothers: Otto, Earl, Basil and Zenis Lively; and by her sisters: Effie Wriston, Thelma Wilson and Madge Pritt. She is survived by one son, Charles S. Weatherford and his wife, Mary K. She is also survived by three grandchildren: Mendy Haver and husband, Doug, Sib Weatherford and wife, Lauren, and John Weatherford and wife, Monica. Also, she leaves behind five great-grandchildren that she loved dearly: MacKenzie, Noah, Jenna, Jill and Emma. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Fayetteville Baptist Church with Rev. David Sneed and Rev. Ron George, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 am to noon at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Barbara’s memory be made to Fayetteville Food Pantry, PO Box 33, Fayetteville, WV 25840. For those wishing to express your condolences to the Weatherford family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 9, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, September 9, 2017

  • Burial

    Saturday, September 9, 2017

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Linda Hess

September 9, 2017

Barbara was so very special to me. We lived on Lindberg Ave and she became my mentor, my advisor, my flower bed planner, recipe sharer, my go to person, and most of all my dear dear friend. I love you Barbara and will miss you. Midge and family, many memories will keep you going. Linda Hess

Richard (Buddy) and Betty Wilson

September 8, 2017

Aunt Barb always had a smile and love in her eyes especially when she shared stories of her beloved grandchildren. She was loved and will be missed.

Janette Woodrum

September 8, 2017

Mrs Weatherford ..a dear sweet compassionate lady..she was the best babysitter I had..Never did I not got to the Baptist Church for bible school...Mrs. Weatherford and her husband John were both very influential in my life....fly high....very dear to me..my deepest sympathy to all the family. .

September 8, 2017

May she rest in peace. Sympathy to Midge and all the family, Bob and Kathleen Shuck, Catlett, Va.

Patty Ann Lively

September 7, 2017

The last of Dad's siblings, has passed away @ 99 years. Now, those born in that "Lively" generation are all gone. Thoughts & prayers are with our West Virginia family. She had many stories of growing up at the Lively Homestead.
RIP, Aunt Barb.

Cindy Wilson Gieger

September 7, 2017

Thoughts and prayers are with you all. I know Aunt Barb is celebrating with Uncle John, her brothers and sisters and parents. What a truly incredible life and legacy. It's the last of the era and she will be truly missed.