Mary Alice (Waldron) Largen, age 75, of Cabins, WV passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg, WV.
She was born August 19, 1943 in Cabins, WV and was a daughter of the late Charles Edward Waldron and Zernie Mae (Heavener) Waldron. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by one daughter, Susan (Largen) Keller; one sister, Nellie Mae Kimble and five brothers, Melvin “Meb” Waldron, Robert “Bob” Waldron, Brosie A. Waldron, Roscoe Waldron and an infant brother.
Mary is survived by her husband, William Cody Largen of Cabins, WV; daughter, Cindy Lou (Largen) Linger-Long and husband Raymond of Maysville, WV; two grandchildren, Russell T. Linger IV and wife Natasha and Alice Elizabeth Wagler and husband Larry; great granddaughter, Emma Rose Linger; one brother, Charles “June” Waldron and wife Glenna of Maysville, WV; three sisters, Ruth Daniels Brackin of Trinity, Texas, Betty Jean Martin and husband Thomas of Martinsburg, WV, Nancy Dove and husband Gary of Cabins, WV; and several nieces and nephews.
Mary was the Team Captain of the girls Vikings Basketball team and was voted most valuable player four years in a row. She was a sales associate for Hahn Shoe Store in Arlington, VA before becoming a devoted wife and mother of two. Mary was a lifetime member of European Health Spa. In her youth Mary was a bowler and received the 500 Series Honor Award from Annandale Bowling Center. She was an avid cook, gardener, and canner and was known for her delicious jam, jellies and pies. Mary was owner and operator of Mary’s Greenhouse on Wildcat Road for several years.
Mary’s pride and joy were her grandchildren, Russ and Alice and most recently great granddaughter Emma Rose Linger born April 24, 2019.
Family will receive friends Sunday from 5 – 8 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, WV.
Funeral service will be Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11 AM at Schaeffer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor P. J. Landis officiating. Burial will be in South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens, Petersburg, WV
Memorial contributions may be made to charity of donor’s choice.