Patty Stalnaker

Patty Stalnaker, age 87, of Buckhannon, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at the Serenity Hope Assisted Living Facility in Good Hope, W.Va. She was born on September 30, 1934 in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Oma Cochran Strader. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Franklin “Forrest” Stalnaker; grandchild Adam Scott Landes; one sister Betty June Bailey; and son-in-law Robert “Bob” McGhee.

Patty is survived by three daughters: Saundra Kay Stalnaker Hill, of Bridgeport, Melanie Stalnaker McGhee and partner Duane Christensen, of Buckhannon, and Melinda Curry and husband Ken Curry, of Bridgeport; grandchildren: Jason and wife Hillary, Jeremy and partner Karin, Bruce, Colleen (Michelle), Zachary and wife Kristina, Brianna and husband Brandon, and Chad; great-grandchildren: Emma, Jack, Delaney, Theodore “Teddy,” Evelyn “Evie,” Augustus “Gus,” Archer, and Elias.

Patty was a member of the First Baptist Church in Buckhannon.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. Graveside Services and interment will be held on Thursday, February 17, at 11 a.m. at the Buckhannon Memorial Park Cemetery, with Pastor Ed Lowther officiating. The family has requested that everyone attending visitation and graveside services please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. 

Online condolences may be extended to the Stalnaker family at The Stalnaker family has entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services with the funeral arrangements.


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