Mary Darr

Mary Virginia Darr, 69, of Thomas, died Jan. 4, 2014, in St. Francis Medical Center in Midlothian, Va.

She was born April 9, 1944, in Parsons, a daughter of the late Cecil and Sylvia Dawson Dumire.

Also preceding her in death, in 1980, was her first husband, Pat Grow.

Survivors include her second husband, William Darr; one daughter, Twila Atwell and companion, Jerry Collett; three brothers, Virgil Dumire of Elkins, Ronald Dumire of Philippi and Jerry Dumire of Parsons; one sister, Donnie Eskridge of Thomas; and two grandchildren, Patrick Nathaniel McCullen and Brennon Michael Atwell.

Mary was employed as an accountant by Canaan Valley State Park for many years. She was a Protestant by faith, and she enjoyed reading and doing


Friends will be received today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hinkle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Hinkle Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Neil Parsons officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at