Barbara Updegraff

UPDEGRAFF, Barbara D. West, 70, of Moundsville, WV, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, December 16, 2013, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV.

She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, daughter, and a friend to all.

She loved family gatherings; playing Bingo; and her dogs, Alex and Pocket.

She was born March 7, 1943, daughter of the late William and Tessie Johnson West.

She was a former cook at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Cheer’s Restaurant, and Heartland Nursing Home; where she sang in a chorus; and she attended Ash Avenue Church of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James G. Updegraff; sisters-in-law, Pam West, and Naomi Kimble; and brothers-in-law, Tom Updegraff, and Bill Updegraff.

Survivors include her sons, James (Janice) Updegraff of Wheeling, WV, Michael Updegraff, and Richard (Diane) Updegraff, all of Moundsville; a daughter, Cindy Lou Updegraff (Ronald Stollar) of Moundsville; a special granddaughter, Nila Stollar; grandchildren, Justin (Kylie) Updegraff, Jaime Updegraff (Sean Edge), Jennifer Updegraff, Halley (James) Brown, and Courtney (Josh) Southern; great- grandsons, Jaxson and Karson Updegraff; a sister, Linda (Harold) Aston; a brother, Clarence “Bill” West; sisters-in-law, Linda Updegraff, Mary (Bob) Coffield, and Elsie Muldrew; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

She loved her family with all her heart, and will be missed by all.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Moundsville, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Scott Haynes officiating.

Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marshall County Animal Shelter or Feeding Body and Soul Community Kitchen.

Sympathy expressions at

Barbara Updegraff

UPDEGRAFF, Barbara D., age 70 of Moundsville died Monday, December 16, 2013 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements pending at the Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville.