Mary Elizabeth Folmar McPherson, 73, of Wheeling died Thursday, June 5, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital.

She was born February 7, 1941, in Wheeling WV.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death her two husbands, Howard Safreed and Elmer McPherson; son, Earl Howard Safreed; and two brothers.

She was a Christian by Faith.

Surviving are her five children, Howard Safreed, Mary Humes, Debbie Simeth, Christine Rogerson, Shirley Safreed, her companion Robert Thompson; two sisters, Katherine, and Alice; a brother, Jim, 15 grandchildren, 28 great- grandchildren.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with Rev. Mark A. Zelewicz Sr. officiating.

Personal condolences may be made to the family at

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home-Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Ave., Wheeling (304) 277-2722.