Doris Gatian

Doris M. Gatian (Friend)

Wednesday, September 28th, 1927 - Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Doris Mae Gatian, 91, of Paden City, WV died Thursday, May 23, 2019 at her home while surrounded by her family.

Doris was born September 28, 1927 in Morgantown, WV; daughter of the late Victor C. and A. Louisa (Snodgrass) Friend, Sr.

She was a homemaker, she loved playing softball and bowling and was a member of the Paden City Christian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Bud” Gatian, Sr.; son, Lawrence “Bud, Jr.” Gatian, Jr.; two grandsons, Wayne Nething, Jr. and Robert Gatian, II and three siblings, Robert Friend, Anna Kennedy and Victor Friend, Jr.

Surviving two sons, Robert (Carolyn) Gatian, I and Richard (Nellie) Gatian both of Paden City, WV; two daughters, Donna Gatian of Morgantown, WV and Betty Ann (Wayne) Nething of Paden City, WV; two sisters, Janet (Marion) Parson of Pawleys Island, SC and Alice (Rick) Sypolt of Glenville, WV; eleven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; six step-great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends received 4-8 p.m., Monday, May 27, 2019 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home in Paden City, where service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Burial to follow in Paden Memorial Gardens.

A special thanks to the caregiver, Brenda.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Doris’ name, to Journey Hospice, 314 S Wells St., Sistersville, WV 26175.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, May 27th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, May 27th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Jarvis-Williams Funeral Homes
    309 N 4th Ave
    PADEN CITY, WV 26159
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  • Service

    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 11:00am
    Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home - Paden City
    309 North Fourth Avenue
    Paden City, WV 26159
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  • Interment

    Paden Memorial Gardens
    Rt 2
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Doug Tuskey

Posted at 08:01pm
So sorry for your loss. Doris was one of the nicest people that I’ve ever met.

Billiejo Thornburg

Posted at 12:31pm
Richard , Robert , Bettyann , Donna, you are in our thoughts & prayers. Sending our love, From Buddy's Daughters, Billiejo , Lorrie, Judy.
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