BUCKHANNON — Betty Jane Dean, 92, of Buckhannon, died Monday, May 6, 2013 at Mansfield Place in Philippi. She was born July 15, 1920 in Dawson, Pa., a daughter of the late Percy Wright and Bess Huston Sharps. On Oct. 1, 1946 she married Paul G. Dean who preceded her in death on Feb.25, 1999. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Elizabeth Peffer.
She is survived by one daughter, Sandra D. Holmes of Hinkleville; one son Paul G. Dean II and wife Loretta of Barboursville; two grandsons, Stephen Allen Holmes and wife Kristin and Brian Dean Holmes all of Hinkleville; two granddaughters, Carma Blair and Clara Jayne Dean both of Barboursville; two great-granddaughters, Katrina Moran of Buckhannon and Cheyenne Cunningham of Hinkleville and one great-great-grandson, Trenton Moran of Hinkleville. Mrs. Dean attended the First United Methodist Church in Buckhannon and was a homemaker. She was a member of United Methodist Women, Circle 4 and WVWC Emeritus Club. She graduated from WVWC with the Class of 1942. She also enjoyed playing bridge, raising flowers and attending church. Friends will be received Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Steven Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.