Rella J. Shearer

Rella Jane Shearer, 83 of Monterville, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Pocahontas Center in Marlinton.

Born March 15, 1935, in Marlinton, she was a daughter of the late Truman and Hattie Jackson Mace.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Clebert Walter Shearer, two sisters, Bertha Kramer and Hazel Myers, five brothers, Delbert, Albert, Virgil, Leonard, and Leo Mace.

Rella attended Mary’s Chapel and was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband Junior Walter Shearer, three daughters, Zella Fowler of Valley Bend, Jenny Gragg of Marlinton and Rebecca Pritt of Moorefield, two sons, Marty Shearer of Valley Head and Warren Shearer of Elkins, 13 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the Lantz Funeral Home in Buckeye with Pastor Sam Felton officiating. Burial will follow in the Gibson Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Lantz Funeral Home to help with the funeral expense.

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