Maxine Wamsley

Maxine L. Wamsley, 89, of Tallmansville, died Monday, June 2, 20214, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in


She was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Ten Mile, a daughter of the late David and Edna DeBarr Perry.

On April 21, 1946, she married Doyle Wamsley, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by three sons, Gary Wamsley and wife, Joyce, of Tallmansville, Kevin Wamsley and wife, Justine, of Buckhannon and Jeffrey Wamsley and wife, Patricia, of Tallmansville; one daughter, Donna Pettit and husband, Roy, of Buckhannon; five grandsons, Rusty Wamsley and wife, Sara, of Buckhannon, Jon Wamsley and wife, Kristie, on New Market, Va., Jammie Wamsley and Susan of Tallmansville, Chip Pettit of Buckhannon and Shane Wamsley and wife, Meredith, of Tallmansville; six granddaughters, Shawna Roby and husband, Rob, of Columbus, Ohio, Jennifer Nichols of Los Gatos, Calif., Emily Pettit of Buckhannon, Megan Bennett and husband, Travis, of Cadiz, Ohio, Jessica Neely and husband, Lee, of Jane Lew and Hannah Wamsley of Clarksburg; 15 great-grandchildren; six brothers, Richard Perry and wife, Lorraine, of Moundsville, Billy Perry of Buckhannon, Buddy Perry and wife, Caroline, of Indian Camp, Arnett Perry and wife, Mary, of Buckhannon, Junior Perry and Tim Perry and wife, Sheila, all of Ten Mile; one sister, Glenda Bosley and husband, David, of Tallmansville; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by infant son, Randall Wamsley; two sisters, Ruth Copelan and Imogene Wilfong; and one brother, Bobbie Perry.

Mrs. Wamsley was a reading tutorial aid for the Upshur County Board of Education. She was a member of Ten Mile United Methodist Church. Mrs. Wamsley loved to quilt and sit on her porch swing reading books. She devoted her life to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, in Ten Mile Baptist Church Cemetery in Ten Mile with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels officiating.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.