Kathleen H. Melott, 95, of Moundsville, WV, died Friday, August 24, 2018 in Barnesville Hospital, Barnesville, OH.
She was born February 20, 1923 in Moundsville, the daughter of the late Everett and Jessie Bishop West.
She was a proud homemaker, who up until three months ago, did all the work around her house including the painting, and cutting the grass; she also enjoyed sport fishing, polka dancing, and participated in Olympic-style weight lifting.
Kathleen and her husband were always huge advocates of Four Seasons Pool and were involved in numerous fund raising events for the pool; and up until the age of 93, she still swam a half a mile several times a week.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Melott; an infant son, Kevin Melott; and a brother, Kenneth West.
Survivors include two sons, Adrian (Gillian) Melott of Lawrence, KS, and Brian Melott of Kill Devil Hills, NC; and three grandsons, Shane Melott of Kill Devil Hills, Christopher Melott of Lawrence, and Jesse Melott of Colorado Springs, CO.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, with Pastor C.J. Plogger officiating.
Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to Four Seasons Pool, c/o City of Moundsville, 800 Sixth St., Moundsville, WV 26041.
Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.