Hazel Gertrude Shahan, 86, of Talbott Road, Belington, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Valentine Personal Care Home, Elkins, following an extended illness.
She was born May 7, 1926, at Kasson, Barbour County, a daughter of the late Granville Dee and Belva Blanche Poling Shaw.
On Jan. 6, 1947, she was married to Waldo Edwin Shahan, who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 2011.
Survivors include two sisters, Elsie Shahan and husband, Porter, and Ann Vanscoy, both of Canton, Ohio; two brothers, Edison J. Shaw and wife, Carol, of Moatsville, and Robert Shahan and wife, Carol, of New Franklin, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Virgil Shaw, Earnest Shaw and John Edsel Shaw.
Mrs. Shahan was a former nurse's aide in an Ohio State Hospital. In her early years, she attended New Hope Valley Methodist Church. She was also a fan and supporter of the 700 Club. She, along with her late husband, had volunteered with the Belington Community Fair.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, from Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel, 609 Crim Ave., Belington. Pastor Bryan Headley will officiate and interment will follow in Belington Fraternal Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the funeral hour, on Sunday.
Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel is entrusted with the arrangements.