Marjorie Barnhart Kissell

January 12, 2013

Marjorie Barnhart Kissell


Marjorie Barnhart Kissell, 88, of Washington, died Friday, January 11, 2013, in Presbyterian SeniorCare, Washington.

She was born February 6, 1924, in Graysville, Greene County, a daughter of William W. and Lillian Annette Smith Barnhart.

Mrs. Kissell graduated from Richhill Township High School and worked at Tygart Valley Glass when younger. She was a homemaker who enjoyed her family and spending time with her granddaughter.

Mrs. Kissell was a member of St. Hilary Church.

On July 25, 1953, she married George J. Kissell, who died October 9, 1999.

Surviving are a son, George M. Kissell (Kathleen) of Washington; a granddaughter, Summer Sonson (Joe); two stepgrandsons, Brandon Williams and Joshua Williams (Christina); and a great-grandson, Emmett Williams.

Deceased are four brothers, Charles, Shirl, Richard and Jack Barnhart; and three sisters, Ruth Owen, Betty Nelson and Vivian Miller.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, in St. Hilary Church, with Father Thomas O’Neil as celebrant. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery. Additional information and guest book are available at



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