ATKINSON, Alice May (Gorby), 90, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Ann's Country Retreat.
She was born on Nov. 30, 1923, in Bethany, WV a daughter of the late Lyle M. and Helen M. (Jones) Gorby.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, John E. Atkinson on Oct. 5, 1999; two brothers, James and Lee Melvin "Bud" Gorby; and three sisters, Mary Riggle, Ruth Young, and Ellen Willey.
Alice was a member of the Wellsburg Christian Church and a homemaker.
She was a member of the Brooke County Senior Center, AARP of Wellsburg, WV, Order of Eastern Star #64 of Bethany, WV, and the Brooke County Easter Seals.
Alice is survived by two children, John L. (Karen) Atkinson, Wellsburg, WV and F. Darlene (Michael) Eddy of Follansbee, WV; three grandchildren, J.D. (Laura) Atkinson, Amy (Gary) Funk, and Wesley M. Eddy; four great- grandchildren, Sara J., Tyler D., and Emma J. Atkinson, and Andrew M. Funk.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home where funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 25th at 10 a.m. with Rev. Aaron Miller officiating.
Interment will follow in Bethany Community Cemetery, Bethany, WV.
The family would like to thank the staff at Ann's Country Retreat for the excellent care Alice received.
Arrangements are pending at Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV.
Condolences may be sent to: www.mullenbachfh.com.