Iva Waugh

Iva P. Waugh, 93, of Buckhannon, died Monday, March 10, 2014, at her home while under the care of People’s Hospice of Clarksburg.

She was born March 30, 1920, in Goshen. She was raised in the Eden community, a daughter of the late Willis Wade and Martha Taylor Morrison.

She is the last surviving member of her siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, Denzil Foster Waugh, on Feb. 18, 2014. They were married May 7, 1938.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by seven sisters, Nellie Waugh, Emma Lee, Hazel McCord, Irene Lewis, Russie Gregory, Genevieve Gregory and LuVera Taylor; one infant sister, Mary Morrison; and five brothers, Floyd, Buck, Merl, Dewey and Harold


She is survived by one daughter, Linda Jane Vaught and husband, Larry, of Buckhannon; one son, Jerry Waugh and wife, Linda, of Buckhannon; four granddaughters, Carmen M. Griffith of Coshocton, Ohio, Janna Vaught Adams and husband, Marc, of Buckhannon, Kimberley J. Waugh of New Albany, Ohio, and Cristy E. Waugh of Chapel Hill, N.C.; two grandsons, Samuel A. Vaught and Joseph E. Vaught and wife, Michelle, all of Buckhannon; one great-granddaughter, Carly Griffith of Coshocton, Ohio; 10 great-grandsons, Nathaniel Davis and Chase Griffith, both of Coshocton, Jaric Rich, Dalton, Zachary and Spencer Vaught and Cade and Jamison Gambrazzlo, all of Buckhannon, Owen Perry and Anderson Rice, both of New Albany, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Wanda “Woodie” Waugh of Jane Lew and Geraldine Bailey of Parkersburg; and a special caregiver, Marie Morgan.

Mrs. Waugh was an accomplished homemaker, renowned for homemade bread as well as her talent at direct sales. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother; she was also a foster parent for many years. Iva had love to spare for everyone and enjoyed hosting family and friends in her home. She was a Christian by faith and a member of the Senior Citizen’s Center.

Friends will be received Thursday, March 13, from 5-8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with John Wilbur and Curtis Bauske officiating. Burial will follow in Heavner Cemetery in


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to People’s Hospice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.