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Lenora (Roe) Gunn

November 25, 1928 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 93)

Obituary

Lenora (Roe) Gunn, 93, of New Alexandria, OH, passed away Monday January 24, 2022, at Lancia Villa Royale Nursing Home in Steubenville, OH.

She was born November 25, 1928 in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Earvy and Marie (Bucey) Roe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Clarke Gunn; five brothers, Wayne, LeRoy, Paul, Glenn, Bill Roe; and five sisters, Elaine Diekman, Gertrude Vergis, Thelma Morgan, Polly Verhovec and Owney Roe.

Lenora was a waitress at the former Paddys Diner in Mingo and then worked as a cook at Dupont in Parkersburg, WV until her retirement. She was a member of the New Alexandria Methodist Church and the lunch bunch group at the church. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family.

Surviving are six children, Merrel (Dave) Slack of Weirton, WV, Pam (Butch) Sheets of Mingo Junction, OH, John (Cheryl) Gunn of Spartanburg, SC, Glenda (the late Wayne) King of Follansbee, WV, Ken (Carole) Gunn of Smithfield, OH, and Hope (Denny) Riggs of Canton, OH; a brother, Earvy “Doc” (Carol) Roe of New Alexandria, OH; a sister, Patricia (Ben) Beckett of Hopedale, OH; sixteen grandchildren; and twenty-five great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant, OH on Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of her funeral service at 5:00 p.m. with Pastor Jimm Woods, officiating. Private interment at New Alexandria Cemetery. The family asks that all visitors please wear a mask at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be directed in Lenora’s memory to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150 Rayland, OH 43943.

Offer condolences online at www.wheelerfuneralhomes.com.

Legacy PIN: DADEQMHK

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 29, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wheeler Funeral Homes
712 Third Street
Brilliant, OH 43913

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 29, 2022

5:00 PM
Wheeler Funeral Homes
712 Third Street
Brilliant, OH 43913

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