On Saturday, March 18, 2023, Eleanor Jean Propst, loving daughter, sister, wife, and mother of two, passed away, from natural causes, at the age of eighty-four. Jean was born on November 19, 1938 in Philippi West Virginia and was the daughter of Hobert and Audra Crites. After graduating high school, he moved to Washington DC and worked there until she returned to Philippi. She was married Jack Propst and they had sons David and Daniel.
Jean was a very compassionate, caring, and understanding person that loved her family dearly and served the community in many ways. She worked as a doctor’s aide at the Myers clinic for more than 40 years taking care of patient’s needs. She was also a member of the Rebecca’s, a loyal parishioner at the Mansfield United Methodist Church, and a dedicated leader in the 4-H community, where she mentored many young people. She loved music and spending time with family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by brothers Hobert JR, Donald, Eddie Joe, and husband Jack. She is survived by her sister Nina Lou, son David and his wife Linda of Chesapeake, son Daniel and his wife Judy of Philippi, five grandchildren, Brandon, Tyson, Linda Joy, Clint, Chrislyn, ten great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and on-site Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday March 21, from 1- 8 pm and on Wednesday March 22, from 8 am- 1 pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm with Pastor Bryan Headley officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.