Bonnie Hitt


CLARKSBURG — Bonnie Hitt passed away Nov. 11, 2017 after living for 50 years in her home in Buckhannon, then with her daughter and her family for five years and then living at Bridgeport Health Care Center in Bridgeport until her death. She was born on May 12, 1926 in Lorentz.

Her parents were Lula Mae (Snyder) Powers and Brooks Wilson Powers. Bonnie graduated from Weston High School along with her late husband, Edward Arnold “Buck” Hitt.

He died on Jan. 31, 1994 after 49 years and 11 days of marriage to Bonnie.

Surviving children are her daughter, Jennifer Lynn (Hitt) McHenry and her husband, David, of Bridgeport; her son, Richard Edward Hitt and his wife, Susan Small, of Charleston; grandchildren are Kristina Lynn (McHenry) Wells and her husband, Ken, of Pittsburgh, Pa., Justin David McHenry and his wife, Ashley, of East McKeesport, Pa., Jason Edward McHenry and his wife Krista, of Bridgeport, Allison Harper Hitt, of Arkansas, and Matthew Richard Hitt, of Charleston; two step-granddaughters, Mariah and Molly Plante, of Charleston; great-grandchildren are Austin David McHenry and Ryleigh Victoria McHenry, of East McKeesport, Pa. and Rozella Lynn Wells and Syler Joseph Wells, of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Bonnie was GG to them and Gram to the grandchildren, whom she adored.

Bonnie was a Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church of Buckhannon for 50 plus years where she kept her membership active until she died.

Bonnie’s surviving siblings are Hazel Ava Brown of Fairmont (late husband Eugene), and James Allen Powers of Rockville, Md. and his wife Ann, and many nieces and nephews.

Bonnie’s deceased sisters are Audrey Mae Copley Stachoviah, Lesta Virginia Alkire Flemming and Gladys Ruth Ross. Brothers deceased are Elmer Wilson Powers and Edsel (Buddy) Ford Powers.

Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg, on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 from 2 - 8 p.m.; Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Davis Funeral Home on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mike Hopkins, presiding. Interment will follow at Weston Masonic Cemetery in Lewis County, West Virginia.

Online condolences may be sent to DavisFuneralHomeWV.com. Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Hitt family.

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