BUCKHANNON — Avis Lorea Withers Nine, 84, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at her home. She was born April 26, 1932, in Rock Cave, a daughter of the late Robert O. and Mildred Hull Withers. She was united in marriage on Aug. 2, 1952, to Charles E. Nine, who preceded her in death. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by one son Charles Junior and one brother Scott Withers.
She is survived by four daughters: Karen Nine, of Buckhannon, Karla Nine, of Buckhannon, Alana Johnson of Fort Collins, Colo., and Natalie Hester, of Seneca, S.C.; one son Craig Nine of Seneca, S.C.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two brothers: Bob Withers, of Buckhannon and Fred Withers ,of Rock Cave; and several nieces and nephews.
Avis enjoyed fishing and loved to sew, play cards, and care for her family. She was one of Jehovah’s Witness, where she enjoyed the preaching work and associating with the brothers and sisters in her congregation.
Memorial services will be held on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 439 Tallmansville Rd., Buckhannon with Mark Adams officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to www.jw.org. Online condolences may be extended to the Nine family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The Nine family has entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel with arrangements.