Kathryn Delauder

Mrs. Kathryn Rose Lambert Delauder, 56, a resident 601 Maple Ave. in Philippi and more recently a resident of the Barbour County Good Samaritan Society in Belington, departed this life early Thursday morning, July 18, 2013, in the care facility following a brief illness.

She was born Jan. 19, 1957, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Merritt Lee and Elsie Dell Moore Lambert.

She is survived by two sons, Steven Delauder of Robinson Pa., and Mickey Lawson, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; four brothers, Robert N. “Bob” Lambert, of Beverly, Richard G. “Dick” Lambert of N.C., John Wayne Lambert of Junior, Raymond Jewel Lambert of Martinsburg; four sisters, Alice “Ann” Kittle, of Philippi, Mary Louise “Sis” Watkins, of Reedsville, Linda Carol Patton of Pa., Helen Ruth Smith of Junior; and her feline companion “Luci.” Several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Charlotte Lee Roberts.

Kathryn was a graduate of the Philip Barbour High School and was a Protestant by faith. Before becoming disabled she was employed by CCIL in Home Care. She loved the outdoors, cooking and camping.

A graveside service will be conducted from the Trinity Cemetery near Belington at 10 a.m. today with Pastor Judy Flynn officiating. Interment will then follow. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Talbott Funeral Home P.O. Box 879 Belington, WV 26250 to help with final expenses. Condolences can be made to the family at www.talbottfuneralhome.com.