Doyle Margel Tenney


Doyle Margel Tenney, age 85, of French Creek, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at his home. He was born in Alton, W.Va. on April 3, 1937, a son of the late Floyd B. (Dave) and Nora Mae Daniels. He was united in marriage on March 8, 1955 to Beulah Jean Jeffries Tenney, who survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters: Janet Lou Tenney Dillon, Jean Frances Tenney Hissam, both of French Creek, and Lesa Kay Tenney and Carolina Hope Tenney Simmons, both of Buckhannon; two sons:  Doyle Wendell Tenney and Margel Franklin Tenney, both of French Creek; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers: Conrad Junior Tenney, of French Creek, and David Tenney, of Alton; three sisters:  Emma Lou Whitaker, of Virginia, Rosalea Jeffers, of Warren, Ohio, and Helen Lavere Tenney, of Martinsburg, W.Va.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Floyd Denver Tenney, Robert Dewey Tenney and Arnold Delmar Tenney; and four sisters: Verla Leona Pritt, Zelma Virginia Tenney, Leatha Mae Bacorn and Lora Bernice Lightner.

Mr. Tenney was a minister and also worked at various other jobs. He had been employed at Union Construction, a custodian at West Virginia Wesleyan College, gas truck driver for Southern States. He was a timber cutter and also had been employed by Buckhannon Mill.

The family has honored his request for cremation and there will be no services.

Online condolences may be extended to the Tenney family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The Tenney family has entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services with the arrangements.

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