Sally Ann (Francis) Whorton, Moundsville, WV passed away on December 8th, after a long and courageous struggle with cancer. She was 69 years old.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Bert Michael Whorton; son Luke and his wife Lee Ann, grandchildren Kaleigh and Gavin of Morgantown, WV; daughter Leslie and her husband Samuel Ames of Moundsville; brother William Francis and his wife Susan of Kannapolis, NC; brother Woodie Francis and his wife Deborah of Avon Lake, OH.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents Clarence Elwood (C.E.) and Doreen Francis, formerly of 3rd Street Moundsville. She was born on December 13, 1947, in Wheeling.
A Moundsville High School graduate, Sally went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in Education from West Liberty and a master’s degree in Education from West Virginia University.
Sally’s passion was teaching. She taught for over forty years at First Ward, McNinch, and Central elementary schools in Moundsville.
Sally was also a dog lover and had many faithful companions over the years.
A memorial gathering will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 3 pm until time of service at 5 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to:
Marshall County Animal Shelter
37 Animal Shelter Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041
On line condolences made be made to the family at WWW.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com