Betty Jean Yurcina, 84, of New Cumberland, WV, died Monday, January 7, 2019 in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.

She was born May 3, 1934 in Rochester, PA, the daughter of the late James and Mary Louise Getman Day.

She was a Thoroughbred horse trainer and owner.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Yurcina; two brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include a son, Bill (Sharon) Yurcina of Wheeling; a daughter, Tammy (Bill) Leister of Morgantown, WV; two sisters, Mary Ann Sluder, and Joanne Carcaise, both of Rochester; a brother, Larry (Ivana) Day of Savannah, GA; three grandchildren, Austen, Amanda, and Kayla; and two great-grand children, Layla and Leah.

Private services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Moundsville.

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