Mary Ethel Marteney

BUCKHANNON—Mary Ethel (Edens) Marteney, 64, a resident of Buckhannon, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday Oct. 6, 2018 in the St. Joseph Hospital.  She was born May 9, 1954 in Stuttgart Germany, a daughter of the late Orvill “Chuck” and Betty (Haddix) Edens. 

Mary was united in marriage on Nov. 15, 1998 to Jerry Marteney who survives at home.  Also surviving daughters, Barbara Gordon and husband Richard of Buckhannon Teresa Henderson and husband Terry of Philippi step daughter, Shannon McDaniels and husband Brian of Buckhannon Sister, Catherine Hayes and husband Joe of Lewisburg brother, John Edens of Philippi grandson, Tyler Gordon and wife Ashley step grandchildren, Hunter McDaniels, Ashley Hauk, Kaiden McDaniels Mary was preceded in death by brother, Calvin Edens, and sister-in-law, Donie Edens Mary retired as a legal assistant for the Legal Aide of West Virginia. 

Mary was a member of the VFW Post #410 Ladies Auxiliary, she enjoyed fishing, cooking, canning, gardening and crocheting.  She was a Methodist by faith. Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday Oct.  9, from 6-8 p.m. and on Wednesday Oct. 10, from 8-10 a.m. the service hour with Pastor Mark Davis officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Marteney Family Cemetery.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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