TENNERTON — Beatrice ‘Bea’ Spittler, 84, of Valley Bend, formerly of Pickens, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at home. She was born June 11, 1928 in Webster Springs, a daughter of the late Charles Wade and Vesta Virginia Cogar Tiffner. Bea was united in marriage on Sept. 7, 1946 to Oral O. ‘Tobe’ Spittler, whom preceded her in death on Jan. 16, 2003. She is also preceded in death by two sons, Rodrick Wayne Spittler and Otis Paul ‘Buddy’ Spittler; two grandsons, Roy Steven Conrad and Kenneth Keith Spittler; sister, Lenore ‘Nora’ Bachman; brother, Gary Tiffner and two brothers-in-law, Charles Kelley and Dennis Bachman.
Bea is survived by six children, Larry Edwin Spittler of Valley Bend; Nancy Mae McGinn and husband, Robert of Salem; Kenneth Oran Spittler of Kevil, Ky.; John Daniel ‘Danny’ Spittler and wife, Sharon of Miller, Md.; Goldie Ann Barnes of Valley Bend and Dennis Keith Spittler of Buckhannon; daughter-in-law, Cindy Spittler of Mo.; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sisters and brothers, Gatha Bachman of Ky.; James ‘Sonny’ Tiffner and wife, Connie of Pickens; Virginia Jackson of Indiana; Regina Kelley of Buckhannon; Robert Tiffner and wife Barbara of Alabama; Roger Tiffner of Adrian,; Wanda Sue Haddix and husband, Mike of Pickens and Charlene Duke and husband, Jim of Buckhannon.
Mrs. Spittler was a homemaker and was a member of the Tygart Valley Baptist Church in Beverly.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at the Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel in Buckhannon, where services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 with Pastor Jack Howell officiating. Burial will follow in the Pickens Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblyn.com.
The Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of the arrangements.