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Tina Marie (Wolfe) Bolyard

October 7, 1958 ~ January 11, 2019 (age 60)
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Tina Marie (Wolfe) Bolyard, 60 of Fellowsville, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones at her home. She was born October 7, 1958 in Grafton, daughter of the late Truman Paul and Rita Jean Shaver Wolfe. Tina graduate from Newburg High School Class of 1976, where she was a cheerleader and student activist. She worked most of her life in the newspaper business where she quickly worked her way to the top. Tina got her start at The Preston County Journal before taking her talents to the Mountain Statesman, where she quickly rose through the ranks to editor and general manager. She was awarded the West Virginia Young Careerist Award and became president of the West Virginia Press Association. Tina spent most of her career as co-owner and editor of Preston Publications, the place where she got her start. She loved traveling around Preston County preserving its history and telling the stories of its people. Tina believed everyone had a story to tell and loved being a part of helping them share it. More recently she was the creator and planner of the local Happy Birthday Jesus Party which celebrated Jesus and gave back to the community. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 39 years, Gary of Fellowsville; one son and spouse, Nick and Melissa Bolyard, Newburg; one daughter and spouse, Brittany and Cory Luzier, Arthurdale; one brother and spouse, Terry and Debbie Wolfe, Howesville; three granddaughters, Natalie Bolyard, Chelsea Bolyard, Elia Luzier. Family and friends will be received at the Bolyard Funeral Home, 79 Morgantown St. Newburg, WV, Monday, January 14, 2019 from 2-8pm, and Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 9am until time of service at 11:00 am with Pastor Nick Bolyard officiating.  Burial will follow at the Mount Israel Cemetery at Marquess.  Memorial donations can be made in Tina’s memory to the next Happy Birthday Jesus Party, care of Brittany Luzier PO Box 272 Arthurdale WV 26520. Online condolences and sympathy gifts can be sent at

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