Barbara Fay McAtee


Barbara Fay McAtee, 58, of Buckhannon, died after a long illness, Friday, November 1, 2019, at Nella’s Nursing Home in Crystal Springs.

She was born December 5, 1960 in Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Silas Sylvester and Lottie Ione Conolley.

She married Millard McClellan McAtee in 1980, who preceded her in death on May 24, 1988. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Suzy and Jill McAtee.

She is survived by her daughter Marjorie Marie McAtee and her husband James Patrick Lloyd, of Wheeling, W.V.;  her sisters, Ann Conolley of Buckhannon; Mary Calton and husband Larry of Indianapolis; Carol Hess of Buckhannon; Edna Sanderson of Winter Springs, FL; Donna Conolley of New Smyrna Beach, FL; and Martha Conolley of Buckhannon; and her brothers, John Conolley of Altamont Springs, FL; and David Conolley and wife Judy of Buckhannon.

Mrs. McAtee was a vivacious personality, fondly remembered by many friends and acquaintances. She was a graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School and was employed at the Colonial Hotel for many years. She enjoyed conversation, reading, walking, computer games, the many pets she cared for throughout her life, and was a master at the craft of crochet.

Mrs. McAtee donated her body to the Human Gift Registry and her family will have a private memorial service at a later date.

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