Malinda Mace

Malinda Marie Mace, 91, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on September 15, 2020, at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio.

She was born on March 6, 1929 in Hacker Valley, WV, daughter of the late Ballard Lee Anderson and Leola Cogar Anderson.

Malinda was a protestant by faith.  Prior to her passing, she gave her life to Jesus Christ.  She worked outside the home for several years, raised 5 children, but was also known to many in the county as ‘mom’.  She was lovingly known as Aunt Winnie to all of her nieces and nephews too.

She is survived by her 5 children, Del (Dee) Mace, Gary Mace, Chester (Debbie) Mace, Nelma Mace, and Randy (Sherry) Mace; 10 grandchildren, Chris, Ryan, Tanya, Bianca, Joshua, Lance, Sarina (Jesse), Morgan, Corbin and Jacob; 14 great grandchildren, Braiden, Bethany, Benjamin, Willow Kay, Oliver, Gabriel, Tyree, Joey, Lexus, Sammie Mackensie, Connor, Cole and Danasia; great-great grandchildren, Shaunteya and Maddie; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 69 ½ years, Ralph; 16 brothers and sisters; and daughter-in-law, Judy Kay.

Friends may visit Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood on Saturday, September 26, 2020, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  The funeral service will begin at 6:00 pm with Neil Cadle officiating.

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Posted online on September 24, 2020