PIEDMONT, W.Va. — Naomi Ruth Arthur, 94, formerly of 99 Ashfield St., Piedmont, and most recently of Moran Manor Nursing Center, Westernport, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at the nursing center.
Born June 14, 1918, in Beryl, she was the daughter of the late John Joseph and Anna Laura (Clark) Gordon. She was also preceded in death by four grandchildren, Stacey Arthur, Tammy and Pammy Metz and Hollie David Arthur; a brother, John Joseph Gordon Jr. and her children’s father, Hollie Dale Arthur.
Naomi formerly worked as a nursing assistant for Dr. Lewis Engle in Piedmont. She was a member of Piedmont Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she was a Sunday School Teacher for many years. She was also a member of the Women’s Ministry and a member of the Bloomington Homemakers.
She leaves behind her children, John Dale Arthur and wife Sylvia, of Gainesville, Fla., Reba Jean Metz Deremer and husband Joe, of Barton and Hollie Samuel Arthur and wife Jackie, of Burlington; her grandchildren, Peggy Sue Arthur Healy, of Keyser, Candis Ann Metz Rogers, of Keyser, Raymond Rockland Metz, of Piedmont, Laurie Ann Arthur Paugh, of Romney, John Joseph Arthur, of South Carolina and Corrina Arthur, of Keyser and fourteen great-grandchildren, Brandy Healy, Shawn David Healy, Terry Healy, Holly Healy, Jeremy Rockland Metz, Alexander Matthew Metz, Shanna Dawn Powell, Jesse Travis Powell, Joel Sutherland, John Joseph Arthur Jr., Nae Robert Paugh, Renae Nicole Paugh, Jason Lee Tasker, and Haley Nicole Tasker. She is also survived by her great-great-grandchild-ren, Paige Shumaker, Takari Rogers, Morgan Healy, and Ashland Healy. She loved her children and all of her grandchildren and she will be sadly missed.
Friends and family will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20, from noon to 1 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas Brackett officiating.
Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
Condolences may be sent to the family at boalfh.com.