Betty Jean Hafer

May 19, 1929 - July 5, 2016

05/19/1929 - 07/05/2016

Betty Jean Hafer, 87, of McMechen, WV died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
She was born May 19, 1929, in Littleton, WV, a daughter of the late Alfred and Jennie Lea Villers Crow.

Jean was retired from Marshall County Schools with 23 years of service, and was a member of the Benwood McMechen Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Hafer in 2005.

Surviving are her daughters; Cathy Jean Neehouse and her husband Scott, of Vincent, OH, Susan Lea Mason and her husband Leeman, of Glendale, WV, 2 sisters; Mary Lee Baum and her husband Carl, of Moundsville, Donna Jane Buchanan and her husband Donald, of Glendale, seven grandchildren; Randy Mason, Jason Collinsworth, Amanda Ziegler, Lindsey Capizzi, Jennie Collinsworth, Emily Neehouse and Matthew Neehouse, five great grandchildren; Hannah Clegg, Ian Ziegler, Riley Mason, Abigail Capizzi and Alexander Capizzi. Also surviving are special nephews; Mike Thompson and his wife Pam, Jim and Joey Crow, Kevin Buchanan and his wife Becky, and a very dear friend, Kathy Martin.

There will be no visitation. Services were held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, WV 26040.

Memorial contributions may be made to the McMechen Volunteer Fire Department.

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Jim and Mike Beatty
7 years ago

Cathy and Susan,
We are very sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful person. We are keeping you in our prayers.

Linda Thomas Allender
7 years ago

Sorry for your lose , sending you my thoughts & prayers! I have some great memories of your mom & the old neighborhood great times! Hope you & your family well. Love Linda

7 years ago

My sincere condolences to the Hafer family. May your memories bring you comfort in the days and weeks ahead and have faith in God’s promise of seeing your love ones again through the resurrection.(Acts 24:15). My deepest sympathy to you all.