Lois Yvonne Poling


Lois Yvonne Poling, age 86, of Buckhannon, WV, died Monday, September 27, 2021, at Holbrook Health Care in Buckhannon.

She was born June 29, 1935, in Upshur County, WV, a daughter of the late John and Eulah Sturm Dean. On April 27, 1957, she married Robert Lee Poling, who preceded her in death on March 13, 2013.

She is survived by two sons, Holt Poling and wife, Mary Alice, of Buckhannon, and J.D. Poling and wife, Stella, of Weston, WV; one daughter, Amy Toothman and husband, Danny, of Fairmont, WV; one granddaughter, Brittany Danielle Alden and husband, Matt, of Salem, WV; six grandsons: Cory Seth Poling and wife, Erika, of Morgantown, WV, Robert C. Poling and wife, Kendra, of Buckhannon, Ean Shae DeBarr, of Fairmont, WV, Eric Sherrard and wife, Sarah, and Ryan Sherrard and wife, Nathasha, all of Weston, WV, and Daniel Toothman, of Clarksburg, WV; three great-granddaughters: April Sherrard, of Weston, Olivia Poling, of Buckhannon, and Etta Alden, of Salem; eight great-grandsons: Zach, Arron and Wesley Sherrard, all of Weston, Gunner Poling, of Buckhannon, Liam and Bayler Poling, both of Morgantown, WV, Calvin Alden, of Salem, and Acen Sherrard, of Weston; one brother, John C. Dean and wife, Sue, of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Poling was a homemaker. She was a member of the Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church for over 86 years. She was a former telephone operator for the City of Buckhannon, a Deputy County Clerk twice, and she worked at the Central Bank as a Bookkeeper. Mrs. Poling was a fabulous pianist.

She loved to watch Brittany, Seth and Robert play ball; she was an AVID boisterous fan and Grandma. She loved to watch WVU Football and the Dallas Cowboys.

A Public Graveside Service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, October 8, 2021, at the Mt. Hermon Church Cemetery in Buckhannon, WV with the Rev. Jack Bohman officiating.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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