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Betty Poe
In Memory of

Betty Helen Poe

1925 - 2019

Obituary of Betty Helen Poe

Betty Helen (Bowmar) Poe, age 94, a resident of Mansfield Place of Broaddus Hospital, passed away on Friday August 9, 2019 after a period of declining health. Betty was born April 12, 1925 in Taylor County, WV a daughter of the late Christopher Marshall and Ruth Olive (Fisher) Bowmar.  Betty was united in marriage on October 1, 1945 to Clarence Lee Poe who preceded her in death on February 17, 2000.  Surviving is three children

Clarence Dale Poe and wife Sharon of Philippi

Debbie Lea Everhart of Fredericksburg, VA

Rebecca Dee Durnal and husband Sonny of Mechanicsville, VA


Grandchildren, Kevin Poe, Sherry Kratsas, Caleb Durnal, Nathan Durnal


Great grandchildren, Makenzie Poe, Sydney Kratsas, Corinne Kratsas, Cayla Durnal, Adeline Durnal, and one expected girl in October


Sister, Lydia McDaniel of Erie, PA


Betty was preceded in death by brother, Charles M. Bowmar, sisters, Lois Battison and Mary Lou Knotts.

Betty was a homemaker and in earlier years had worked as a clerk for Southern States in Philippi.


Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Monday August 12, from 5-8 pm and on Tuesday August 13, from 8 am – 3 pm.  Funeral services will be conducted at 3 pm.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Preston County.