Mary Jean White


Mary Jean White, 97, of Weston, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown following a brief illness. She was born in Clarksburg on May 5, 1922, a daughter of the late Roscoe and Sylvia McNurlen Francis. 

On August 6, 1943, she married Ross White and together they shared 64 years of marriage before his passing in 2007. Jean is survived by three daughters: Patricia Gray and husband, Danny, of Ronceverte, WV, Diane Taylor and husband, Terry, of Winchester, VA, and Kim Jacks and husband, Mike, of Morgantown, WV; eight grandsons: David and Jeffrey Gray, Ryan, Chad and Scott Taylor, and Michael, Jonathan and Kevin Jacks; and ten great-grandchildren.

Preceding Jean in death were her parents; husband; and two siblings: Helen Francis Beatty and John Robert “Bob” Francis. Jean graduated from Washington Irving High School in 1940 and from Salem College in 1944 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Education. She was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Theresa  Snaith Hospital Auxiliary. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church at 120 E 3rd St, Weston, WV 26452 or to Louis Bennett Public Library at 148 Court Ave, Weston, WV 26452.

Jean’s request for cremation has been honored. A graveside service will be held at Weston Masonic Cemetery at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 with Pastor Joseph Shreve officiating.

We, at Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew, are honored and privileged to serve the family of Mary Jean White. Online condolences may be expressed at www.PatBoyleFuneralHome

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