Paula Jean (Ripley) Proffitt, 81, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Friday, December 31, 2021, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital-WVU Medicine, Glen Dale, WV.
Paula was born March 6, 1940, in Dover, Ohio, the daughter of the late Darrell and Maxine (Stringer) Ripley. She was a retired office manager for the former Precision Form, Inc., Triadelphia, WV; was an avid bowler; and enjoyed gardening.
She is survived by her two children, Jeffrey (Patricia) Proffitt of North Canton, OH and Theresa (Kenneth) Rhodes of Moundsville; four grandchildren, Candace (Garrett) Wirth, Paige Proffitt, Savanah Rhodes and Stacy Rhodes; and seven great-grandchildren.
In accordance with her wishes, Paula will be cremated. A memorial gathering will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 1 pm until time of memorial service at 2 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter, 37 Animal Shelter Drive, Moundsville, WV 26041, or online at www.tmcfunding.com.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.
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