Mara Lee Roush, 87 of Ravenswood, West Virginia slipped away peacefully in her sleep Friday, December 7, 2018. She was born in Blackwell, Oklahoma on April 2, 1931 to Zilpha and James Smith Roush, who predecease her.
She was employed at Kaiser Aluminum and its successor companies just after her graduation from West Virginia University and she spent her entire career working in the transportation department. Her stories of her days at “the plant” entertained her family for years and she enjoyed meeting with her co-workers well after her retirement. Mara Lee was a longtime member of First United Presbyterian Church in Ravenwood. She was an avid bridge player and loved to travel. She also enjoyed every moment she spent with her beloved dogs over the years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister and brother –in-law Gloria and Carl McDaniel.
Survivors include her sister, Lana Miller, nieces and nephews with their spouses, Luke (Kathy) McDaniel, Melinda Jane Thompson, Mark (Marmett) McDaniel, Matt (Edana) McDaniel, Tracy (Mark) Hudson, Angela (Dennis) Taylor and Alissa Miller Vickers. She also leaves behind several great nieces and nephews and their children.
At her request, a small family service was held at Anderson –McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy, Ohio.