Sally Rahall Tweel
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Sally Rahall Tweel
  • July 16, 1917 - September 21, 2016
  • Huntington, West Virginia

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Sally Rahall Tweel, 99, of Huntington, WV died on the 21st day of September, 2016 at her home. She was born July 16, 1917, the daughter of Mike and Malakie Rahall. Sally’s mother died shortly thereafter, and her father returned to Lebanon to find a new wife and mother for his children. He married Edna Nasser, who raised Sally in Beckley, WV, along with her siblings, George Rahall, Naheeh Rahall (Bassett), Naseeb Rahall, Philip Rahall and Lorene Rahall (David), all who predeceased Sally. Sally was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School where she was a cheerleader and played basketball. In 1939, she married James A. (Jim) Tweel and moved to Huntington, WV. Sally was actively involved with Jim in the formative years of Jim’s Grill, now Jim’s Steak & Spaghetti House. Once her three children were born in the 1940’s, Sally became a dedicated homemaker and was involved in all aspects of her children’s activities at Miller Elementary, Cammack Jr. High and Huntington High School. In addition, over the years she served on numerous civic boards: The American Cancer Society, Hospice of Huntington, Musical Arts Guild, The Huntington Symphony Orchestra, Pediatric Clinic, as well as volunteering for Contact and Reach to Recovery. She was also a very active and faithful member of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. Sally was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, and son-in-law William D. Carder. She is survived by her children, Jimmie Tweel Carder, Larry (Cheryl) Tweel and Ron (Lynda) Tweel. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews who have been loyal and faithful in their devotion to their Aunt Sally. The family would especially like to thank Mom’s caregivers, Juanita, Evie, Debbie, Donna, Yanet and Darcy (Hospice nurse) as well as many faithful and loyal friends, who have made her last years so enjoyable. Services will be held Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church with a celebration of Sally’s life immediately following at Guyan Golf and Country Club. Friends may call Monday 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. A private graveside for the family will be held Tuesday morning prior to services at the church. Those wishing to honor Sally are encouraged to make a donation to Hospice of Huntington, The Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, or the charity of your choice. Family Guestbook at www.klingelcarpenter.com