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July 5, 2013

EDITH “EILEEN” WAGONER [Springfield, W.Va.]

SPRINGFIELD, W.Va. — Edith “Eileen” Wagoner, a resident of Springfield for 78 years, died peacefully at home on Friday, July 5, 2013, under the loving care of her family and hospice.

Born June 28, 1935 in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Gladys (Wolford) Pownall.  

Mrs. Wagoner was a pillar of Springfield United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir.  Eileen was a lay leader for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel L. Wagoner; a daughter, Scarlet Evick and husband Charlie; a son, Clay Samuel Wagoner and wife Danyelle; four granddaughters, Victoria, Katie, Cari, and Kaila Evick; and two grandsons, Gunner and Cain Wagoner. Eileen was the oldest of three brothers and sisters, Richard Pownall, Paul Pownall, John Pownall, Shirley Burkett, Doris Fields, and Betty Lease.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Inc., Route 28, Fort Ashby, W.Va., on Sunday from noon until 2 p.m.

The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Dan Dennison officiating.

Interment will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

Condolences to the family may be posted after Mrs. Wagoner’s obituary at


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