Levonna Eloise McNair, 87, of Arthurdale, WV passed away July 13th, 2018 at her home surrounded by family. She was born February 22, 1931 in Fairchance, PA, daughter of the late Harry I. McNair and Lova Michael McNair.
Growing up in Arthurdale, Eloise graduated from Arthurdale High School and Morgantown Business College where she was a member of the Phi Rho Zeta National Honor Society.
An active member of the community, Eloise belonged to the Community Presbyterian Church of Arthurdale where she sang in the church choir, served as an elder for 6 years and was on several committees. Most recently she attended Broadus Memorial Church during her stay in Charlottesville, VA where she proudly sang with the Senior Singers. She was also a member of the Arthurdale Extension Homemakers, Arthurdale Women’s Club, Arthurdale Heritage, and sang in the church choir at the Masontown Church of the Nazarene. She retired in July 1996 after 43 years of service as an Office Administrator in the West Virginia University Chemistry Department (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences).
Eloise will be lovingly remembered by her sister, Carol Hood of Charlottesville, VA; brothers, Donald McNair of Dearborn MI and Eugene McNair of Akron OH; special niece, Linda (Charles) Ault; nephews, Roger Wolfe, Jim and Tom Kelly; great nieces, Vivien Ault, Veronica (Iain) Andrews, Christy McNair and Erica Wolfe; great nephews David McNair, Michael and Matthew Hood, and Nicholas and Hunter Hood.
She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters Betty (Blaney) Lee, Vivian (McNair) Wolfe, and Frances June Kelly; sisters-in-law Barbara (Garlitz) McNair and Ludella (Pugh) McNair; nephews, Stephen McNair, Larry Wolfe, David Hood and Mark Hood.
Friends may call Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 from 6 to 8pm at Morgan Funeral Home in Reedsville. Services will be Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at Arthurdale Presbyterian Church of Arthurdale at 11:00 am with Rev. Steven Lightner officiating, visitation one-hour prior at 10am. Eloise will be laid to rest at the Arthurdale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. (PO Box 850) Arthurdale, WV 26520).
The family would like to thank Hospice of the Piedmont for their kindness, care and support.
Morgan Funeral Home is honored to serve the McNair family.
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