TENNERTON — Jessie Virginia Potts Sanders Marsh, 89, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Uniontown, Pa. She was born Aug. 2, 1927, in Rock Cave, the daughter of the late Sanford Roy and Pearl Gertrude Eskew Potts. She was united in marriage on June 20, 1980, to Benzil R. Marsh, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Hilton Henry Sanders.
Surviving are three sons: John Richard Sanders and wife Ramona, of Carmel, Ind., Michael Lorentz Sanders and wife Sarah, of Rock Cave, and Randall Hilton Sanders, of Brownsville, Pa.; four grandchildren: Ashlyn Sanders LeBlanc and husband Christopher, Michelle Sanders Bailey and husband Michael, Tracey Sanders Corrigan and husband Eric, and Michalla Sanders Kriss and husband Jonathan; five great-grandchildren: Brandon and Nathaniel Bailey and Abigail, Matthew and Alex Corrigan; three stepgrandchildren: Kathryn Jo Goff, Carl Goff III, and Angela Collins; and, five stepgreat-grandchildren.
Jessie was an accomplished seamstress, artist, writer, educator and entrepreneur who had been active in the world of pageantry, the West Virginia Strawberry Festival, and the Frank B. Bartlett Post No. 7 American Legion Auxiliary. She loved nothing more than for her dining room to be filled with guests and she enjoyed a life that was filled with accomplishment, strength and an abundance of love.
Friends will be received at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel on today, Feb. 10, 2017, from 4-6 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel with Rev. Robert F. Heavner officiating. Interment will follow in the Rock Cave Cemetery. Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The family has entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel with funeral arrangements.