Glenna Ketchem

Obituary of Glenna M. Ketchem

Glenna M. Ketchem, age 79, a resident of Philippi passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Monday December 3, 2018, Glenna was born April 28, 1939 in Philippi, a daughter of the late Norval “Archie” Finley and Blanche (Simpson) Delauder, and step-father, Jim Delauder.  Surviving are-

Three daughters, Kelli (Ketchem) Shomo and fiancé Jim Ganoe of Philippi

Kim (Ketchem) Mitchell and husband Larry Mitchell of Arden

Lisa (Ketchem) Brown and husband Lonny of Philippi


Sister, Lu Thomason of West Palm Beach, FL



Five grandchildren, Rachelle “Shelly” Wolfe, Billy Lee Brown, Jenna Brown, Parker Mitchell, and Maggie Mitchell

Four great-grandchildren, Tyler Shomo, Madalynn Wolfe, Brock Wolfe, and Easton Brown


Glenna was preceded in death by two brothers, grandson, Derek Shomo, and great grandson, Derek Matthew Wolfe


Glenna worked as a nurse’s aide for the Good Samaritan Center for several years, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.


Glenna’s request for cremation will be honored.