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Carrie Wildman

October 3, 2012
The Herald-Star

WILDMAN, Carrie Gwendolyn, 94, of Weirton, died Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at Liza's Place.

Born on March 10, 1918, in Middlebourne, WV, Gwen was a daughter of the late Wesley and Victoria Tennant Wetzel.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Wildman, a brother, Harold Wetzel, and her two sisters, Vivian McAbee and Vera Burnworth.

Gwen was a homemaker who loved her family and her church. She was a member of Kings Creek Union Chapel for over 60 years, where she taught Sunday School well into her eighties and was the church's pianist until she was ninety. During World War II she worked at Weirton Steel and was recently honored by the Weirton Area Museum when they honored Rosie the Riveter ladies.

She is survived by her daughter, Sherrie L. Minor and her husband, Charles, of Weirton; her brother, Elden Wetzel, of Pompano Beach, FL; her two grand children, Daniel Wayne Minor and his wife, Chris, Michelan Valentine and her husband, Mark; her four great-grandchildren, Brittany Minor, Michael and Matthew Valentine, and Chandler Stone.

Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral services at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton.

Pastor Darrell Maze will preside.

Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

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