Tonya Dawn Saunders

May 4, 1964May 9, 2019

Tonya Dawn Saunders, 55, of Parkersburg, went home to be with the Lord on May 9, 2019 at her residence. Tonya was born May 4, 1964 in Gassaway, WV to James G. and Grace Elizabeth (Frame) Williams Sr. She graduated from Parkersburg South High School in 1983. Tonya liked to crochet, facebook, listen to country music and she especially liked Bette Midler. Tonya will be deeply missed by her parents; James G and Grace Williams Sr., brother; James G. (Belinda) Williams Jr., Nephews; Tyler (partner, Tommy Farrah) Williams and Casey (Emily) Williams, niece; Courtlyn Williams and numerous aunts & uncles. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Bland and Genevieve Frame and Talmage and Gladys Kuhl. Visitation will be May 13, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Funeral services will follow at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Shawn Law officiating. Interment will be at Middle Run Cemetery in Frametown, WV. Online tributes may be made at


  • James G. Williams Sr., Father
  • Grace Elizabeth (Frame) Williams, Mother
  • James G. (Belinda) Williams Jr., Brother
  • Tyler (partner, Tommy Farrah) Williams, Nephew
  • Casey (Emily) Williams, Nephew
  • Courtlyn Williams, Niece
  • Bland (Benevieve) Frame, Grandparents
  • Talmage Gladys) Kuhl, Grandparents


  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 13, 2019


Tonya Dawn Saunders

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julie deklavon

May 28, 2019

Hi I went to school with Tonya at blennerhassett and south.
I was Julie Ketterman then. She was a sweet girl in school. Always nice.
Sorry you lost her so soon.
Julie Deklavon