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Obituary for Ilene Gay Tignor

Ilene Gay Phillips Tignor, 75 of Elkview passed away, Friday April 29, 2022 at Stonerise Nursing Home.

Ilene was a homemaker. She loved spending time with her family, and will be deeply missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents Sinnett and Lila(Slater) Phillips, husband Theodore "Ted" Tignor, son Randall "Rooster" Tignor and brothers Golden, Harold, Ray, Bob, Bill, Richard and Gene Phillips.

Ilene is survived by her son; Wesley "Jake" (Sarah) Tignor of Elkview, Daughter; Evelyn (David) Casto of Elkview, former daughter in law, Angel Tignor of Elkview sisters; Shelva Bogges of Dunbar, Teena Bowers of Maryland and twin sister Lexene Kinser of Liberty, Brother; Bernard(Sue) Phillips of Ohio, grandchildren; Tiffany(Adam) Newhouse of Elkview, Wesley Jr. (Nikki) Tignor of Kenna, Ashleigh (Houston) Thompson, Seth and Sydney Casto, Breaunna and Harley Tignor all of Elkview, great grandchildren; Cheyenne and Chanceton Tignor, Berklee and Sawyer Newhouse.

The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Dawn and staff at Hospice and the staff at Stonerise Nursing Home.

The funeral service will be at 2:00pm on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Hafer Funeral Home, with Pastor Rick Sams officiating. Burial will follow at the Tignor Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1:00pm-2:00pm on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Hafer Funeral Home.

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Arrangements are in the care of Hafer Funeral Home, 50 North Pinch Road, Elkview, WV 25071.