Twila Mae Hesse, age 95 of Maysville, WV passed away on Monday, May 22, 2023 at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg, WV.
Twila was born on September 4, 1927 in Jordan Run, WV and was a daughter of the late Otto Hesse and Delia (Getz) Hesse. In addition to her parents, Twila was preceded in death by two sisters, Norma Jean Lough and Ruth Marie Hesse. Twila was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Twila attended Eureka School on Jordan Run, WV and graduated with honors from Petersburg High School in 1946. She remained on the family farm with her sister Ruth and took care of her parents. The Hesse sisters, as they were affectionately known, continued to run the family farm 30 or more years after the death of their parents. Twila enjoyed sewing and her specialty was making Raggedy Ann dolls. She also enjoyed gardening and taking care of her flowers.
Twila was a cherished member of the Brick Covenant Brethren Church.
Funeral service will be Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Brick Covenant Brethren Church with Pastor Randy Cosner officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Burial will be in Maysville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Brick Covenant Brethren Church, c/o Cheryl Rohrbaugh, 2099 Roby Road, Maysville, WV 26833.
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