On November 13, 2022, Shelby Jean Edmond Moreland, while happy and endlessly loved, was next in line to answer God’s call and leave this earthly place. She now soars the heavens experiencing her forever home of peace as God’s humble servant. She was born August 24, 1937 in Barbour County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Odbert and Marie Boehm Edmond.
On August 29, 1958, she married Kermit D. Moreland, who preceded her in death on February 13, 2015.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Kermit D. Moreland, Jr.; two sisters: Kay May and Joy Poling; and four brothers: James, Robert, William and Richard Edmond.
Surviving is her daughter, Pam Dutton Moreland, of West Milford, W.Va.; two grandsons: Zachary Dutton and Kayla Delaney, of Salem, W.Va., and Joshua Moreland, of Buckhannon, W.Va.; three great-grandsons: Troy Delaney, of Buckhannon, Jullian Allman, of Weston, W.Va., and Jackson Golden, of Salem; two great-granddaughters, Lilliana Delaney, of Buckhannon, and Sassy Golden, of Salem; one sister, Sharon Edmond, of Philippi, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Moreland was a nurse’s aide until she had children. She then became a homemaker and the “best mother a child could have.”
Friends will be received Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dennis Estes officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery in Philippi. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.