Elizabeth H. Gravis, 95, of McMechen, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, surrounded by family.
She was born July 16, 1921, in Liverpool, England, a daughter of the late Jesse and Agnes (Wills) Winstanley. Elizabeth was an active member of Benwood-McMechen United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Gravis; one son, Robert W. “Chipper” Gravis; two brothers, Jackie and Ronnie Winstanley and two sisters, Agnes Engdal and Violet Winstanley.
Elizabeth is survived by one daughter, Susan Thornton of Moundsville; five grandsons, Eric (Michelle) Thornton of McMechen, Chad (Tracy Cutlip) Thornton of Moundsville, Justin (Jaquiline) Gravis of Columbia, SC, Jason Gravis and Jacob Gravis both of McMechen; and six great-grandchildren, Hannah, Olivia, Brody and Isa Bella Thornton and Alex and Lily Elizabeth Gravis.
Family and friends will be received Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 12 pm unitl time of service at 4 pm, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., with Dr. Mitch Johnston officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Marshall County Animal Shelter in C/O www.tmcfunding.com
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com
I used to live a block from the Gravis family. Chipper loafed with my brother, Carl Davis. I enjoyed visiting your mother, and loved her accent. So very sorry for your loss.