TENNERTON — Angela Renea Smith Watton, 44, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born on May 30, 1973, a daughter of the late James Eugene Oldaker and Nancy Lou Newsome Oldaker Humphrey, who survives. On Aug. 31, 2017, she was united in marriage to William Watton who survives. Also surviving are one daughter Courtney and husband Aarron Riffle, of Buckhannon; two grandchildren: Carter and Heidi Riffle, of Buckhannon; three brothers: Jamie Oldaker of Buckhannon, Jeffrey Oldaker and companion Melissa, of Sharon, S.C., and William Humphrey, of Buckhannon; paternal grandparents Kelcel and Duetta Oldaker; and two special nieces: McKayla and Madison Oldaker. In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Thurman and Juanita Newsome.
Angela was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who greatly cherished her family. Friends and family will long remember and sorely miss her contagious laugh, her happy disposition and her outgoing personality. Her smile could light up any room and her positive outlook on life enabled her to find the best in even the worst of situations. She was a woman with many different interests and hobbies including fishing, camping, horseback riding and four-wheeler riding, painting, and especially going to yard sales. She enjoyed traveling, particularly to the beach, and her family will long remember her love for cooking and the delicious foods she prepared for them. Her dog, Storm, brought special joy to her life, as did all animals — big and small. She was a member of the Birches Women’s Group.
The family will receive friends today, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, from 5-8 p.m., at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at 1 p.m., at the funeral chapel, with Pastor John Darnall officiating. Interment will follow in the Lorentz Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral chapel to assist the family with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The family of Angela Renea Smith Watton has entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel with the arrangements.