Verna Mae Demick, 85 of Newburg WV, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Sundale Nursing Home. She was born on May 26, 1935 in Clearfield, PA to the late Harry Clyde and Valeska Ann Thomas Hatten. Verna was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting, gardening, baking, ceramics, and caring for her children and grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoyed playing the piano and guitar at Concord Church where she was a member. Verna actively served in the church for many years; leading Bible studies, attending revivals and teaching Vacation Bible School. Verna was survived by her husband of fifty one years, Robert “Bob’ Lee Demick whom she married May 3, 1969; five children, Connie McCarty and Marlin “Buck”, Mount Juliet, TN, Julie Matthews, Reedsville, James “Jim” Matthews and Gudrun “Goody”, Autryville, NC, Leigh Ann Demick, Newburg, Lisa Saurborn, Morgantown; eleven grandchildren, Melissa Turchetta and Jason, Matthew McCarty and Marquita, Jodi Woloszyn and Billy, Jennifer Everly and Mike, John Curry, Jason Curry and Ginnie, Melanie Kohl and Paul, Marcel Grosshaeuser and Katherine, Fabienne Narron and Ricky, Emily Saurborn, Misty Braham,; seventeen great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kourtney, Michael, Lacy, Austin, Tristan, Luke, Gehrig, Madison, Nathan, Jaycie, Jayden, Christopher, Kayla, Taylor, Heidi and Chase; one great great granddaughter, Thea; three brothers-in-law, Fred Christensen and Jim Morgan, PA, Ron Mason, Marusville, OH; sister-in-law, Dorothy “Dot” Everly and Donnie, Kingwood; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Verna was the last surviving member of her family; she was preceded in death by sibling, Mona Christensen, Bob Hatten, Dorothy Morgan and Mary Carol Hatten. A special thank you to the Sundale family for all the love and support. Family will receive friends at Bolyard Funeral Home on Sunday, August 9, 2020 from 12 noon to 6 PM with proper distancing and face mask required. A Private Service will be held Monday, August 10, 2020 at 11AM with Pastor Clinton Adkins officiating. Interment will follow at Pratt Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Sundale Nursing Home, Resident Counsel, Attention, Donna Tennant, 800 JD Anderson Dr, Morgantown, WV 26505 or Concord Church, Attention, Kathy Allen, 227 Concord Road, Newburg, WV 26410. Online condolences can be made at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com. Bolyard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Demick family.
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