Verna Bliss

BLISS, Verna June, 81, of Wheeling, WV, formerly of Shadyside, Ohio, died Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at her home in the presence of her family.

Verna June was born June 5, 1932, in Shadyside, Ohio a daughter of the late, Theodore and Daisy Shaw Crall.

She was a homemaker, a Methodist by faith and an army veteran serving during the Korean War.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, was her husband, William Francis Bliss on August 13, 1996; a brother, Clarence Crall; four sisters, Viola May Walker, Betty Taylor, Eula Russell, and Ida Marling.

Surviving are a son, Steven W. (Mary) Bliss of Wheeling, WV; two daughters, Donna Johnson of Shadyside, Ohio and Virginia (Ron) Finsley of Wheeling, WV; three grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday with Reverend Sheryl Seitz officiating.

Burial follows in Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

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