Myrna  Jo Strawn

CARROLLTON — Myrna Jo Strawn, 78, formally of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Carrollton.

She was born on Nov. 20, 1938, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Harold and Virginia Crawford Strawn.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Anna Marie Wilhelm; and two sisters, Bonnie Jean Evans and Jane Lou Lewton.

Mrs. Strawn was a retired office consultant and a Methodist by faith.

Her interests included gardening, sewing, and watching sports. Myrna loved the Pittsburgh Steelers and spending time with her family.

Myrna is survived by her children, Michael (Julie) Wilhelm, Connie (Craig) Burke, Kelly (Bill) Hartzell and Molly (Mike) Romano; four siblings, George (Lynn) Strawn, Rex (Rita) Strawn, Easter (Bert) Sligar and Richard (Gig) Strawn; eight grandchildren, Jessica, Jason, Scott, Mason, Lesa, Lindsay, Ruger, and River; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, W.Va., where services will be held Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Lisa Fox officiating.

Interment will be in Parkview Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or Myrna Jo Strawn Memorial Fund, P.O Box 224, Triadelphia, WV 26059.

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