Jane Ann (Evans) Weese, age 83 a resident of Mt. Liberty Community, passed away Saturday May 20, 2023, in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. Jane Ann was born October 5, 1939 in Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Kent Taylor Jr. and Elizabeth (Corley) Evans. Jane Ann was united in marriage in October of 1960 to her husband Norman “Eddie” Weese who preceded her in death in 1997.
Surviving are two daughters; Mrs. Ronald (Brenda) Bauer, and Mrs. Karla Hively; son Norman “Kent” Weese all of Philippi; four grandchildren; Joshua Weese, Ashley Bauer, Brooke Davis and Brodi Hively; five great grandchildren; Dalton Shifflett, Kaitlyn Shifflett, Kylea Shifflett, Carter Davis and Coleson Hively; three sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Judy) Marsh of Belington, Mary Ann Lake of Hillsboro, OH, Mrs. Eugene (Janet) Auvil of Surf City, NC; brother, Bruce Allen Evans of Philippi; and her pug named “Princess” whom she dearly loved.
Jane Ann was also preceded in death by brothers, Thomas Kent Evans, and Robert Taylor Evans; sister, Effie Chapman; grandson, Michael Bauer; son-in-law, Steven Hively.
Jane Ann attended Alderson-Broaddus College while working as a candy striper at Broaddus Hospital. She retired as an Economic Service Worker from the Department of Health and Human Resources in 1995. Jane Ann was a member of the Philippi Order of Eastern Star Chapter #41, and the Corley United Methodist Church and Ladies Aid. She was very active in the Mt. Liberty Community helping with events at the Community Building.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and on-site Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday May 23, from 5-8 pm and on Wednesday May 24, from 8am- 1 pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm. Interment will follow in the Barbour Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Corley United Methodist Church Ladies Aid, 290 Hanger Rd, Belington WV 26250.