BUCKHANNON — Patty Jo Wimer, 83, of Buckhannon, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston. She was born Sept. 23, 1929 in Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Grant K. Crites and Madge C. Crites Crites VanGilder.
On June 6, 1948 she married William Willard Wimer who preceded her in death on September 14, 1990. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmie Crites; a sister, Mary Louise Williamson and a step father, Estel C. VanGilder. Surviving are two sons, William W. Wimer II of Buckhannon and Thomas C. Wimer and wife Michelle of Harrisville, N.Y.; two grandsons, Thorne Thomas Wimer and Griffin Sovay both of Harrisville; a granddaughter, Bianca Sovay of Harrisville and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Wimer was a cashier for Aladdin Food Service. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Buckhannon, a long-time member of United Methodist Women, a member of the Upshur County Livestock Association, a member of the Upshur County Farm Bureau, a life-time member of Oletha Chapter 82 Order of Eastern Star and the last surviving member of her bridge club. Friends will be received Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. with an Eastern Star Service to be held at 7 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home in Buckhannon. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Billee Scott Mick and the Rev. Dr. Harold Elmore officiating.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery at Tallmansville. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.