Wilda Mae Jennings
Wilda Mae Jennings
  • September 18, 1934 - March 18, 2017
  • Woodstock, Virginia

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Wilda Mae Shaver Jennings, 82; previously of Fayetteville WV, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Skyline Terrace Nursing Home, Woodstock VA, following an extended illness.

She was born on September 18, 1934, at London, WV, and she was the daughter of the late Noah Ervin Shaver and Myrtle Zelia Dempsey Shaver.

Mrs. Jennings graduated from Glenville State College with a bachelor's degree in education. She taught elementary school for more than 30 years with Fayette County Dept of Education. She was active in Homemaker's Club and Eastern Star. She also enjoyed sewing, quilting, and knitting.

She enjoyed reading to her students including books "Little House on the Prairie", "Heidi" and "Girl of the Limberlost".

Her parents, William Elmo Jennings (husband of 43 years), Noel Jane Jennings (daughter), and Alene Price (sister) preceded her in death.

Survivors include Jacqueline White of Glen Burnie, MD (daughter), Leslie Jennings of Quicksburg, VA (daughter), four grandchildren (Kimberly Alonge, Robin Alonge, Phillip Mallow and Gwen Mallow), and Janet Reasner of Turbotville PA (sister).

Funeral services will be held at 12 pm on Thursday March 23, 2017 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, WV. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Princeton, WV.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm on Thursday at the funeral home.

For those wishing to express your condolences to the Jennings family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.