Winona “Winnie” (Gatten) Arthurs 71, of Bethany, WV died peacefully on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Valley Haven in Beech Bottom, WV.

Born on October 15, 1946 in Wellsburg, WV a daughter of the late Milton Gatten and Margaret Deuley In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her grandparents Harden and Pearl Deuley and her brother Richard Deulley.

She graduated from Wellsburg High School in 1965. After high school Winnie worked for West Virginia Pulp and Paper and later Bethany College where she worked as a custodian. She was protestant by faith. In her free time she loved to make crafts and color. You could find Winnie in the garden growing her plants. She was very active in the Womens Club in Bethany and in the Women of the Moose in Wellsburg.

Winona is survived by her loving husband of 47 years Charles Arthurs of Bethany, WV; four children Margaret Lewis of Morgantown, WV, Cynthia Arthurs and Nat Ray of Wellsburg, WV, Brian (Erin) Arthurs of Morgantown, WV, Brent (Vicki) Arthurs of Cummings, GA; nine grandchildren Zachary Lewis, Kai Bowers, Luca Ray, Ashley (Christopher) Griffin, Erica (Randy) Michael, Christopher Arthurs, Lindsey (Corbin) Hilling, Alex Arthurs, Taylor Arthurs; five great grandchildren, very dear friends Jim (Sharon) Burns of Wellsburg, WV and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV and again on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from noon until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Angel Adams Officiating. Interment will follow at Bethany Cemetery in Bethany, WV. Women of the Moose will hold services on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home.

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