Mary Lou Wamsley
She was born October 4, 1929, in Wayne Township, Greene County, a daughter of the late Robert Milton and Nora Mae Roupe Lemmon and had resided in the Jollytown area most of her life.
Mrs. Wamsley was a member of Jollytown United Methodist Church and had been attending Sugar Grove Union Bible Church at McCracken, where she was a member of Friendship Circle of the church.
She often used the phrase “her grandchildren were her life,” and also enjoyed traveling, especially to Cody, Wyo., and reading, bird watching, bird feeding and watching reality television.
Mrs. Wamsley attended the former Waynesburg High School.
She was last employed as a nurse’s aide by West Virginia University Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va., and the former Greene County Memorial Hospital in Waynesburg.
On November 24, 1964, she married James Ervin Wamsley, who died May 27, 1999, and was formerly married to the late Ralph H. (Shiner) Jones who died June 16, 2002.
Surviving are a son, Ralph H. (Buck) Jones Jr., husband of Alberta Jones of Jollytown; two granddaughters, Jennifer, wife of David Jones of Waynesburg and Jessica, wife of Todd Ruffner of Cowpens, S.C.; three grandchildren, Paige Jones, Landon and Brenna Ruffner; a sister, Linda, wife of William Miller of Jollytown; a brother, Robert W., husband of Leona Lemmon of Waynesburg; several nieces and nephews; two stepsons and several stepgrandchildren.
Deceased, in addition to her parents and husbands, is a grandson, Barry L. Jones.
Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 18, with Pastor John Harding officiating. Interment will follow in Eakin Cemetery, Gilmore Township, Greene County. The family suggests memorial books be donated to either Waynesburg Central Elementary Library, 90 Zimmerman Drive, Waynesburg, PA 15370, or Northwest Elementary School Library, 840 Green River Road, Gaffney, S.C., 29341. Family and friends may view the obituary and send condolences and flowers at www.rushfuneralhomeinc.com.