RIDGELEY, W.Va. — Naomi “Dot” Moreland, 90, of Ridgeley, W.Va., died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Hopemont Hospital, Terra Alta, W.Va.
Born Oct. 28, 1922, in Ridgeley, she was the daughter of the late Hiram N. Abe and Effie (Catlett) Abe. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Robert N. Moreland and one brother, Melvin Abe.
Mrs. Moreland was a homemaker all of her life. She enjoyed writing music and poetry. She had been an active member of the Old Furnace Church of the Brethren, where she was a lifetime Deacon.
Surviving her is one son, R. Myron Moreland and wife Eleanora, of Ridgeley; one daughter, Naomi J. Miller and husband Preston, of Burlington; one brother, Virgil Abe and wife Ruth, of Fort Ashby; five grandchildren, Robbie Moreland and wife Lisa, of Romney, Jeannie (Moreland) Malone and husband Sean, of Ridgeley, Ryan Moreland, of Ridgeley, Dana (Miller) Branson of Martinsburg and Todd Michael Miller, of Burlington; six great-grandchildren, John David Diehl, Destiny Branson, Kaden Malone, Tage Malone, Lucas Moreland and Logan Moreland; four great-great-grandchildren, Tyler, Riley, Ian, and Hailey Diehl and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Old Furnace Church of the Brethren on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, from 2 to 3 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. with Pastors Ed Weaver and Dave Sutton officiating.
Interment will be in the Abe Cemetery, Ridgeley.
The family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to the Short Gap Volunteer Fire Department, Route 2, Box 146, Ridgeley, WV 26753.