MARTHA McMILLEN

Martha Rae McMillen, 81, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.

Martha was born in Beckley, WV to Wallace and Jeanette Mann on March 6, 1936.

She married Franklin McMillen on June 16, 1978 in Wheeling, WV.

She was a hardworking woman that spent time at Wonder Bakery, Ohio Number 7 Coal Mine, and Coronet Foods.

Martha was an extraordinary woman that spent her life giving to others; she was kind, generous, and always dedicated to her family and friends.

Martha is preceded in death by son, Bobby Shreve, daughter, Janet Rae Plohal, brother, Jack Mann, brother, Harry Mann, sister, Louise Hart, father, Wallace Mann, and mother Jeanette Mann.

Martha is survived by her loving husband, Franklin McMillen of Wheeling; daughter, Stacy (Tom) Gilson of Wheeling and her grandchildren; Thomas (Tricia) Gilson, Catherine (Amanda) Kirkbride, Matthew Gilson, Jennifer (fiance Jared Taylor) Gilson, Robbie (Jennifer) Shreve Jr., Jonathan Plohal, Jenna Rae (Josh) Ford and great-grandchildren, Bobby Shreve, Lucy Rae Ford and Charlie Gilson.

In accordance with Martha’s wishes, her body will be donated to the West Virginia Human Gift Registry, so there will be no funeral services.

The family of Stacy and Tom Gilson wish to extend their sincerest gratitude to the Doctors, Nurses, and staff of Ruby Memorial Hospital.

“Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure … You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”