Grace Damsel Blackwell, 91, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Wheeling Hospital.

The daughter of the late Charles H. Damsel and Carolin Rietz Damsel.

She was a Christian by faith and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Blackwell, in 1988 and a sister, Mae.

Surviving are a daughter, Patricia “Patti” (Anthony “Tony” III) Krupinski of Wheeling; two sons, John C. (Sandra) Blackwell of Wheeling; Robert G. (Janet) Blackwell of St. Clairsville, OH; six grandchildren and one great- grandson.

There will be no visitation. Friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Bryan D. Carpenter officiating.

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304) 242.2311.

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