Mary Hazel Wilson, age 106, a resident of Philippi passed away Wednesday January 20, 2010 in the Davis Memorial Hospital. She was born April 27, 1903 in Barbour County a daughter of the late Amos Martin Poling and Amanda Jane (Duckworth) Poling. She was united in marriage on October 29, 1921 to Herbert F. Wilson who preceded her in death May 17, 1974. Surviving is;
One daughter; Joan Nicewarner and late husband Philip Jr (Sonny) of Bridgeport
One daughter-in-law; Dr. Lillian Wilson of Santee, SC
Three grandsons; Paul Richard Wilson and wife Carolyn of Santee, SC
Philip Nicewarner III and wife Ann of Bridgeport
Scott Nicewarner and wife Tressa of Hagerstown, MD
Five great grandsons; Jason, Ryan, and Josh Nicewarner of Bridgeport, Jordan Nicewarner of Hagerstown, MD, Gary Bennett of Charleston, WV
Three great granddaughters; Caitlin Nicewarner of Hagerstown, MD, Bobbi Love of Kansas City, MO Teresa Hodges of Charleston, WV
One great -great grandson; Kyle Love of Kansas City, MO
Mrs. Wilson was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was preceded in death by one son; Blair “Perk” Wilson, two brothers; Homer E. Poling and Thomas Poling, two sisters; Pearl Lutz and Odie Bell Poling.
Mrs. Wilson worked as a manager of the dress department for the G.C. Murphy Company. In 1968 she retired after 25 years of service.
She was a member of the Philippi United Methodist Church , Church choir and the United Methodist Ladies Bible Class. She was a parish delegate to the United Methodist WV conference for a number of years. She was a retired member of the Executive Board of the “Heart and Hand” in 1987.
The family would like to express their gratitude to her caretakers for her last years. Katie and Alfred Roy Howes and Carol Bodkins, for making her last years more comfortable.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Philippi United Methodist church would be appreciated.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Friday January 22 from 2-8 p.m. and on Saturday January 23, from 8-11 a.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. with Rev. Alicia Rapking officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.
Mary Wilson, age 86, a resident of Good Samaritan Society of Barbour County, and a former resident of Laurel View Apartments for the last 20 years, passed away Tuesday July 13, 2021. Mary was born June 24, 1935 in Barbour County a daughter of the late C. Wade and Francis E. (Payne) Poling. Surviving is brother, Dorsey Edward Poling and wife Gladys of Philippi
Mary was preceded in death by two husbands, and sister, Virginia Elizabeth Isner. She loved to garden and raise flowers, she also loved to bake and when she did she shared her cookies, hot rolls and pepperoni rolls with her neighbors at Laurel View Apartment, she was a very giving person. Mary attended the one room school house of Barbour County.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Friday July 16, from 6-8 pm and on Saturday July 17, from 11am- 1 pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm with Pastor Bryan Headley officiating. Interment will follow in the Barbour Memorial Cemetery. In lieu flowers memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Society of Barbour County 216 Samaritan Circle Belington, WV 26250, or CEOS Homemaker c/o Betty Daugherty 7 Buckboard Ln. Philippi, WV 26416.