Mary S. Daniels


Mary Sue Daniels, 83, a resident of the Chenoweth Creek community, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness and under the care of WV Caring.

Mary Sue was born June 19, 1935, in Elkins, the daughter of the late Dickson and Icie Harman.

Surviving is her husband of 57 years, Alton G. Daniels, whom she married Nov. 9, 1960 at the Presbyterian Church in Elkins.

Also surviving are son, Kevin Wesley Daniels (Vickie); daughter, Barbara Wetsch and husband, Daniel; granddaughter, Krista Pyles (VJ), all of Elkins; and grandsons, Dr. Derek J. Wetsch and fiancee, Allie Fox, of Morgantown and Aaron W. Wetsch (Alivia) of Elkins. Also surviving are great-grandchildren, Bronson and Addison Pyles of Elkins.

She was such a devoted, loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother (Meme) and will be greatly missed.

She is also survived by her sister, Erda Weese (Harold); and brothers, Robert Joe Harman (Virginia), John Harman (Mary), James Harman (Janet) and Jack Harman (Sandy) all of Elkins as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and many special friends.

Preceding her in death in addition to her parents was her beautiful infant sister Ruby.

Mary Sue attended the schools of Randolph County and was a graduate of Elkins High School class of 1954. She loved playing basketball at the Elkins YMCA where she held the record for most shots made in a game. She worked at C & P Telephone Co., Hathaway Construction, Randolph County Board of Education as a cook at Third Ward Elementary and Midland Elementary schools where she retired. She cooked for all three of her grandchildren at Midland Elementary School. In addition, she worked on the family farm every day. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s school events, football games, track meets, band field shows, gardening, canning and working in her beautiful flower gardens. She was a wonderful cook, and her family always looked forward to her delicious meals, homemade rolls, apple dumplings, blackberry cobblers and applesauce cake, just to name of few of her specialties. She was a member of the Wayside United Methodist Church and the Randolph County Association of Retired School Employees.

Friends will be received from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Brian L. Seders and Pastor Tim Turner officiating. Interment will follow in the Chenoweth Cemetery at Chenoweth Creek.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Youth Fund, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, WV 26241 or to the Mt. View Church of the Nazarene, P.O. Box 118, Mill Creek, WV 26280, in memory of Mrs. Daniels. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Sue Daniels. Condolences may be expressed to the family at