Mary Thelma Doyle Saunders, 91, of Ravenswood, WV, died September 2, 2017, at Trinity Community Health Care Center, Beavercreek, OH.

   She was born on July 13, 1926, in Bellevue, WV, daughter of the late Stewart and Hester Mary Stuckey Doyle.

   Mary was a member of First United Methodist Church, Ravenswood, since 1958, and also the Ruth Circle. She worked for the Ravenswood News, Jackson Co. Bank, Cox Department Store, and was a teacher’s aid. She was a 25-year member of the Ladies Auxiliary at Jackson General Hospital and an avid goer to Ravenswood Seniors where she participated in ceramics and the aquatic exercise class.

   She is survived by her daughters, Susan (Stephen) Rymer, Judy (Bob) Moore, and Brenda (Doug) Neal; 6 grandchildren, Colin, Megan, Mary-Anne, Ian, Patrick, Kate; 7 great grandchildren; sister, Donna Stebbins; and sister-in-law, Margaret Riffle.

   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James Dale Saunders.

   The funeral service was Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Ravenswood, WV, with Pastors Ken Peters and Karin Ritchie officiating. Friends visited from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. also at the church. Burial followed in Ravenswood Cemetery.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church or Jackson General Hospital, Ladies Auxiliary.

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