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50 North Pinch Road
Elkview, WV 25071
Phone: (304) 965-3331
Fax: 304-965-5238
Gertrude Schoolcraft

Gertrude "Dessie" Schoolcraft (Paxton)

Sunday, September 29th, 2019 - Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Obituary

Dessie "Gertrude" Schoolcraft, 98, of Elkview went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 27, 2019. She was born September 29, 1921 to the late Robert and Margaret Paxton. She was a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. Gertrude loved to spend time outside working on her flower garden and enjoying nature.

In addition to her parents, Gertrude is preceded in death by the love of her life husband, Lee A. Schoolcraft; brothers, John and Edward Paxton; sisters, Nina Stout, Elsie (Noah) Salisbury, Helen (Donald) Brown, Beauatice Lantz and brother-in-law, Dale Leavitt.

Gertrude is survived by her sister, Geraldean Leavitt; nephew, Tom Schoolcraft and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express special appreciation to Joe Hoover for his assistance over the years.

A service honoring Gertrude's Life will be held 1:00PM Monday, December 30, 2019, at Hafer Funeral Home with
Pastor Cherrie Sizemore officiating. Burial will follow in Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney

Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to www.haferfuneralhome.net

Arrangements are in the care of Hafer Funeral Home, 50 North Pinch Road, Elkview.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, December 30th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, December 30th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Hafer Funeral Home
    Address
    50 North Pinch Road
    ELKVIEW, WV 25071
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  • Service

    Monday, December 30th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, December 30th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Hafer Funeral Home
    Address
    50 North Pinch Road
    ELKVIEW, WV 25071
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Cherrie Sizemore
  • Interment

    Location
    Elk Hills Memorial Park
    Address
    4705 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Big Chimney , WV
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Mary

Posted at 06:24am
My heartfelt condolences for your loss. Please find comfort in the knowledge that soon God will wipe out every tear from our eyes, and “death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things (will) have passed away.”(Rev. 21:3,4) May this promise give you comfort now and a real hope for the future. My deepest sympathies.
JH

Jodi, Benji, Kelli and Murrel Hoover

Posted at 09:46am
With loving memories of beloved "Maw-maw"
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