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Bessie McCardle

October 4, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

McCARDLE, Bessie Elizabeth, 69, of Wheeling passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at her home.

She was born December 3, 1943, in Dillies Bottom, OH, daughter of the late Charles and Pearl Stern Gallaher.

Mrs. McCardle spent 23 years of her life working for Coronet Foods. She was Methodist by faith.

Bessie loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them, and she especially enjoyed working in her flower gardens.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Robert McCardle, Sr., in 2006, and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are her children, Clifford B. McCardle, Sr. and his fiancee, Stephanie Elder of Triadelphia, WV, Harold R. McCardle, Jr. of Elm Grove, WV, and Carol A. Doyle and her husband, Kyle of Wheeling, WV; nine grandchildren, Ashley, Clifford, Jr., Bradley, Amanda, Melinda, James and Abbie McCardle, and Dakota and Hunter Doyle; seven great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Betty Myers, Sandy Myers, Ike Gallaher, Dale Gallaher, and Harry Gallaher; two sisters-in-law, Martha Koonce and her husband, Jim, and Ruth Ritchea.

Friends will be received from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311) where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013, with the Reverend Dan Cook officiating.

Interment in Sand Hill Cemetery, Sand Hill, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 South High Street, Morgantown, WV 26501.

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