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Lila June Oxley, 80, of 1618 Fayette St., Hinton, went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division following a long illness.
Born November 3, 1936 at Green Sulphur Springs, she was a daughter of the late Terry and Elsie Cyrus Lemon and had lived most of her life in Hinton.
Lila was a retired Summers Co. School teacher with 42 years of service, attended the Riverview Chapel in Hinton, and was a member of the Summers Co. Democratic Executive Committee. She was an avid collector of glassware, antiques, loved going to auctions, and caring for her beloved pets.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, James Curtis Shaver; one daughter, Lydia Lynn Oxley Bales; two brothers, Carlos Ward and wife Vinia, and Billy Jaynes and wife Doris; cousins, Richard, Melvin, Edward, Freddie, Murlin, Harold and Alton Cyrus.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 58 years, Stuart Oxley at home; son, Curtis Shaver and wife Janie of Jumping Branch; daughters, Rhonda Gaye Shaver and Kendra Fae Oxley both of Hinton; son, Charles Stuart "Tommy" Oxley Jr. of Hinton; one sister, Lola Judy Lilly and families; grandchildren, Jaime Shaver Ward and husband Nicholas and their five children, Mikinsie, Nathanael, Caleb, Braelyn and Karis all of Jumping Branch, Heather Shaver Carter and husband Tommy and their three children, Keith, Ryan, and Hallee of Beaver, James Zimmerman and companion Stephanie of Hinton, Charles Clinton Bales and wife Abby and their daughter Emily of Princeton, Charles Stuart Oxley III and Preston Carmichael and his mother Sandra Carmichael all of Hinton; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Her love of the grandchildren and great grandchildren can not be put into words, they were a joy to her heart. Special friends, Wanda Massie, Anthony Gray, David Adkins, Mike and Margie Temple, Jimmy Massie, Ron and Faye Bein, Betty Moye, Jack and Linda Adkins, Harry Bennett, Timmy Cyrus, Randy Lowry, Danny Galloway, Frances Adkins, Edith Sears, Leonard Anderson, Linda Cales and all of those that we may have failed to mention.
Funeral services will be 2 PM Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Scott Ross and Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial will follow in the Upland Cemetery near Hinton. Friends may call from 6-9 PM Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the funeral parlors.
In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made to the Riverview Chapel at 1518 Summers St. Hinton, WV 25951.
Pallbearers will be James Zimmerman, Charles Clinton Bales, Jimmy Massie, Ryan Martin, Jerry and Garry Wheeler.
Special thanks to each of you who sent cards, prayers, and wonderful words of encouragement, all of our brothers and sisters at Riverview Chapel and across Summers County. Thank you for your kindness and love.
Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp.com
Published on July 10, 2017
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