Avanelle Postlethwait

POSTLETHWAIT, Avanelle (Smith), 90, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away on Friday, December 13, 2013, at Wheeling Medical Park.

She was born on December 26, 1922, in Wellsburg, WV, a daughter of the late Raymond Orwin and Eva (Grimm) Smith.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Postlethwait in 1978; a daughter, Rebecca Ann Postlethwait in 1982; and two brothers, Orwin and Raymond Eugene Smith.

Avanelle graduated from Wellsburg High School in 1941 and worked at the former Erskine Glass for many years and was a member of the Wellsburg United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her only son, Curtis and Tina Postlethwait with whom she made her home in recent years.

There will be no visitation.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Franklin Cemetery in Wellsburg, WV with Rev. Carl Tribett, officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be to the Wellsburg United Methodist Church, at 11th and Charles St., in Wellsburg, WV 26070.

Condolences may be sent to: www.mullenbachfh.com