June C. Cathell, age 77, of RR 4, Pruntytown community, passed away, Monday, December 24, 2012, at her residence, surrounded by her family.
She was born February 27, 1935, in Grafton, a daughter of the late Joseph and Edna (Efaw) Robinson, and a granddaughter of the late Harry and Ollie (Swiger) Efaw.
Her husband of 57 years, Vernon M. Cathell, Sr., preceded her in death November 7, 2012.
Mrs. Cathell was a 1953 graduate of Grafton High School. She was formerly employed as a ward clerk at Grafton City Hospital. She bowled on leagues and enjoyed crocheting. She was a Baptist by faith.
Surviving are: two sons, Vernon Monroe Cathell, Jr. and wife Jane, and Danny Allen Cathell and wife Brenda; four grandchildren, Mika Thompson, Andrew Thompson and wife Amber, Victoria (Cathell) Wagner and husband Dana, Jessica (Cathell) Sinclair and husband Justin; two great-grandchildren, Emmalynn and Grayson Wagner; one brother, Joseph Leonard Robinson and wife Jennifer and their son Joey Robinson, all of Grafton; two uncles and two aunts with whom she was raised, Freddie “Teddie” Robinson, of Grafton, the late Leonard “Bud” Efaw, the late John Wayne Efaw, and the late Frankie Anderson; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Starla June (Cathell) Thompson, and a precious companion her Chihuahua, “Taco.”
Graveside services will be conducted at 12 noon at the WV National Cemetery, Friday, January 18, 2013, with Chaplin Randy Jennings officiating. Inurnment will follow.
Mrs. Cathell will be cremated, and services will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be sent to the Cathell family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Care Corporation of Taylor County, 7 Harman Center, Suite 203, Grafton, WV 26354.