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Frances (Mathias) Auville

December 19, 1937 ~ October 10, 2021 (age 83)


Alberta Frances (Mathias) Beaver Auville, age 83 of Cabins, WV died Sunday, October 10, 2021. She was born on December 19, 1937, in Portsmouth, Ohio and was a daughter of the late Wilbert Mathias and Laura Kathleen (McGowan) Mathias. 

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Auville in 1995; two sisters, Sharlotte Benson and Martha Bosley; two brothers, Raymond “Bill” Mathias and infant Wilbert Junior Mathias; one step-son, Kenneth Auville, son-in-law, David Leon Long.  Frances was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Frances is survived by two daughters, Arlene (Rodney) Willis of Cabins, WV and Lynn (Jerry) Chester of Chillicothe, Ohio; one son, Doug Beaver of Kingston, Ohio; four grandchildren, Sherry Henneberger, Jody Chester, David Long and Laura Sponaugle; six great grandchildren, Hunter Henneberger, Harmony Henneberger, McKayla Long, Isaiah Sponaugle, Ian Long and Briar Hoffman; several step- children and step- grandchildren. 

Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 – 8 PM at Cornerstone Family Fellowship, 1516 Lunice Creek Hwy, Petersburg,  WV 26847.  

Frances will then be taken to the Willis Funeral Home in Gallipolis, Ohio where funeral services and burial will be Friday 1:00 PM with the Rev. Stephen Landis officiating and viewing will be one hour prior to service.  Interment will be in the Pine Street Cemetery.    

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, c/o Arlene Willis, 10281 Smith Mountain Road, Cabins, WV  26855.



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October 13, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cornerstone Family Fellowship
1516 Lunice Creek Hwy
Petersburg, WV 26847

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