Verine Zickefoose Leigh, 92, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at Serenity Care Home in Buckhannon.
She was born March 11, 1921, in Hemlock, a daughter of the late Emery and Sophia Hoover Zickefoose. On March 16, 1946, she married Virgil "Jake" Leigh who preceded her in death on June 29, 1978. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two brothers, Thamer and Camden Zickefoose. She is survived by one daughter, Mary Jenkins and husband, Charles, of Buckhannon; two sons, Kenneth Leigh and wife, Janet, of Wheeling, and Julius Leigh and wife, Mavis of Hemlock; four granddaughters, Susan Ford, of Buckhannon, Sara Wamsley and husband, Rusty, of Buckhannon, Michelle Bees and husband, Bob, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., and Monica Leigh of Buckhannon; one grandson, Michael Leigh and fiancee, Karyn Huggins, of Bridgeville, Pa.; one great granddaughter, Katie Wamsley, of Buckhannon; three great-grandsons, Brandon Wamsley, of Buckhannon, and Wesley and Nicholas Bees, both of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; one sister, Shelbia Jean Carpenter, and husband, Dorsey, of Buckhannon and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Leigh was a homemaker and attended the Mt. Olive U.M.C. at Hemlock. Friends will be received Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Holly J. Hoover and the Rev. Tim Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Church Cemetery in Hemlock. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Mt. Olive Church Cemetery Fund c/o Mary Jenkins 42 Jenleigh Drive Buckhannon, WV 26201.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.