Pet married Paul L. Brown on February 21, 1945, and he survives with one son and two daughters: Melvin (Joellen) Brown, Rae (Forrest) Farley and Marvelea (Tom) Pennington, (Wilkesville Community), all of Vinton.
Also surviving are Four grandchildren, Brian Hicks, Lei Ellen Knox, Tommy Pennington and Krystal Pennington; six great grandchildren, Brandi and Travis Hicks, Nicki White, Adam, Mariah and Paul Pennington; three great great grandchildren, Braydn Hicks, Hannah and Jacob White; two sisters and two brothers, Reva (Wendell) Brown, Vinton, Ohio, Opal Hardesty, Richmondale, Ohio, Dewey M. (Betty) Mollohan, Kalamazoo, Mich., and Darrell “Buck” (Betty) Mollohan, Bickmore, W.Va.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Keith Hicks, and one brother and five sisters, Woodrow Mollohan, Becky Carter, Ethel Rife, Alsie Russell, Macel Adkins and Martha Ward Rife.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 1, 2010, at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton, Ohio, with Pastor Ted Russell officiating. Burial will follow in the Vinton Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com.