Lorena May Pyles, 74, of New Martinsville, WV died Monday, August 31, 2020 at Wetzel County Hospital.
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Lorena was born November 10, 1945 in Mobley, WV; daughter of the late Homer and Hazel (Kendall) Mercer.
She was a homemaker, enjoyed reading her bible, going to church, singing and helping others. Lorena was a member of Paden City Wesleyan Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Pyles; son, Robert Dale Duke, Jr. and sister, Ethel Marie Lewis and two brothers, Franklin and Thomas Mercer.
Surviving are her son, David Duke of New Martinsville, WV; eight sisters, Barbara Hayes, Eleanor Lewis, Peggy Adams, Bertha Anderson, Pauline Wise, Darla Barlette and Penny Cumberlidge; four grandchildren, Danielle Duke, Amanda Duke, Paul Duke and Jessica Duke; several great grandchildren; brother, Edward Mercer.
Friends received 2-7 p.m., Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home, 1224 S Bridge St, New Martinsville, WV. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m., Friday, September 4, 2020 at the Harmony Cemetery in Burton, WV.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Lorena’s name, to Paden City Wesleyan Church, 420 N Fourth Ave., Paden City, WV 26159.