Lois Moats

Lois Louise Moats, 70, of Route 4, Philippi, died Tuesday evening, May 14, 2013, in Davis Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness.

She was born Nov. 16, 1942, at Belington, a daughter of the late Carl Odbert and Eva Lena McDonald Findley.

Her husband of 43 years, Joseph Edward Moats, preceded her in death Nov. 18, 2004.

Surviving are one daughter, Cheryl Bergeron and husband, Michael, of Richmond, Va.; two grandsons, Lance and Troy Bergeron, both of Richmond; one sister, Juanita June Delauder with whom she had made her home: and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her twin brother, Louis Loren Findley; and by brothers, Donald Ray Findley and Carl Odbert Findley Jr.

Mrs. Moats was a homemaker and caregiver and was Baptist by faith. She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards with her sister.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today from Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel, 609 Crim Ave. in Belington. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Friends called at the funeral home Thursday and may call from 9 to 11 a.m., the funeral hour, today.

Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements.