Eva Kessel Garnes, 82 of Worthington, WV, formerly of Ripley, passed away June 13, 2017 at Woodlands Assisted Living Center, Worthington.

She was born December 9, 1934 in Hiccumbottom, WV, a daughter of the late Noble and Ora Myers Harper. She was a homemaker and enjoyed singing. She was Baptist by faith and attended the Ripley Baptist Temple.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Walter “Tony” Kessel and her second husband Harold Garnes; brothers Jarret Harper and Roy Harper and infant brothers.

She is survived by a daughter, Judy Kessel; sister Wilma Fisher and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be 2:00 pm Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley with Pastor Herman Robinson officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Given. Friends may call from noon until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.waybrightfunealhome.com