Charlotte “Joan” Stiles, 87, of Benwood, WV died Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Wheeling Hospital.
She was born on August 26, 1930, in Butler, PA. She was the daughter of the late Roy and Charlotte (Jones) Richardson.
Charlotte was a member of the First Church of God in McMechen, WV. She was a Sunday school teacher and a Life Time Deaconess who took care of the World Vision Fund for more than 40 years.
She was a member of the Marshall County Republican Executive Committee.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Edward Stiles; her son, Kenneth Edward McCloskey and four siblings, Kenneth Richardson, Betty Finnegan, Sarah Buzzard and Ralph Richardson.
Survivors include her children, Stephen McCloskey (Velia), Laura McCloskey Geisler (Bobb), Becky Stiles all of McMechen, WV, Thomas Stiles (Debbie) of Moundsville, WV and David Stiles (Nancy) of Wheeling, WV; 7 grandchildren, Tammy (Bill) Jeffries, Courtney (Bob) Allen, Bonnie (Ryan) McCloskey, Stephen McCloskey, Erin Giesler, Paul Giesler and Heather Giesler; 4 great-grandchildren, Arron Jeffries, Natalie Jeffries, Elizabeth Allen and McKenzie Allen; several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 3 pm to 7 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, WV where funeral services will be held at 7 pm with Pastor Mitch Johnston officiating.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Mt. Rose Cemetery in Moundsville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Church of God P.O. Box 102 McMechen, WV 26040.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhome.com.
Tom, I am so sorry about the loss of your Mom. I am unable to come to the funeral home as I am having health issues. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Wishing you peace and comfort from many happy memories,
Joan was a rare, purely kind soul. She was a touchstone of my childhood and a treat to see during my yearly visits home. She will be missed.
Dear Aunt Joan, what a beautiful tribute video your children put together for you. I can’t stop crying right now, but deep in my heart I know you are so happy and at peace. I just want to say I have a lot a very good memories !! Laura, Steve Becky, I am so sorry I can’t be there, but my thoughts and prayers are with you.
RIP my dear Aunt !! until we meet again. Love you all with all of my heart Stacey
our sincerely condolences to David stiles and his entire family, may your mother rest in peace,BR and Liz
So sorry to read of Tom’s mothers passing, prayers for all.
RIP my friend
So Sorry to hear of Joan’s passing. She was such a nice woman and I don’t ever remember her without a smile on her face. My sincere condolences to the entire family. I will pray that you are comforted in the coming days.
Joan Will Be Sadly Missed She Was My Neighbor For 8 Years , Joan Loved Her Steelers. She Also Will Be Truley Missed By Her Neighbor Phyils , Joan Made Us Laugh And I Visted An Checked On Her Along With Phyils. R.I.P Our Angel An Friend Watch Over Us. Love You , Joan You Will Be Deeply Missed. <3 :'(
Joan Was A Wonder Lady She Was My Neighbor For 8 Years , I Visted Her An Checked On Her Along With Phyils Her Long Time Friend And Neighbor She Loved Her Pittsburgh Steelers , Joan Made Us Laugh . R.I.P Joan We Will Miss An Love You. Fly With The Angels. <3