PAULL, Nancy Tileston, 99, of Wheeling, WV, died on Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV.
She was born December 4, 1914 in Louisville, KY, the daughter of the late Harry B. Tileston and Helen Morrison Tileston Butler.
Mrs. Paull was a graduate of the Columbus School for Girls in Columbus, OH and attended Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT. She was a member of Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church, Wheeling, WV, the Acorn Twig Club and the Garden Club of Wheeling, The Junior League of Columbus, OH, The Junior League of New York City, NY, and The Junior League of Wheeling.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lee C. Paull, Jr., in 1992; a sister, Elizabeth H. Bradford, in 1988; and a stepson, Morgan Taylor Paull, in 2012.
Surviving are two children from her marriage to Edmund Lawson Bigelow, Timothy Lawson Bigelow and his wife, Barbara, of Harbor Springs, MI and Nancy Bigelow Lewis of Wheeling, WV; two stepchildren, Mary Paull Riley of Hilton Head Island, SC and Sarah Penelope Thorson and her husband, Petr, of Greenwich, CT; a brother, Harry B. Tileston and his wife, Susie, of KY; a former daughter-in-law, Irene McCabe, of Vero Beach, FL; 11 grandchildren, Arch W. Riley, Jr. and his wife, Sally, and Christopher Paull Riley and his wife, Cheryl, all of Wheeling, WV, Karen List Thorson and her husband, John Chimples, of New York City, NY, E. Morgan Thorson of Minneapolis, MN, Sara Andreas Thorson of New York City, NY, Mercedes Cole Bigelow of Orlando, FL, Amanda Bigelow Parker and her husband, Michael, of Richmond, VA, Sarah Turner Richardson and her husband, Jed, of Mill Valley, CA, Courtney Lewis Morgan and her husband, Jason, of Sacramento, CA, Kristen McCarthy Paull of Los Angeles, CA, and Melissa Schefold Paull of Barcelona, Spain; 10 great- grandchildren, Ann Jerome Riley of Washington, D.C., Sarah Paull Riley of Pittsburgh, PA, Kevin Dean Riley of Brooklyn, NY, Colin Wilson Riley of Wheeling, WV, Emma Grace Parker and Aidan Thomas Parker both of Richmond, VA, Macy Kate Houston Shafto and Cooper Paull Shafto both of Los Angeles, CA, and William Turner Richardson and Benjamin Rice Richardson both of Mill Valley, CA. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews including Lee Paull, III and his wife, June of Wheeling.
A special thanks to JoAnn Davis Vandergrift, Robin Raineri, Right at Home, and Visiting Angels for the wonderful care they took of Nancy.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church, 905 National Road, Wheeling, with the Reverend Dr. Charles D. LaPlaca officiating.
Interment will be held in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made Webark Estates, Inc, Rt. 1 Box 431A, Moundsville, WV, 26041 and Liza's Place c/o Valley Hospice, 308 Mount St. Joseph Rd., Wheeling, WV.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.