Evelyn Pettit, 91, of Weirton died Saturday June 20, 2009, at the Weirton Geriatric Center. Evelyn was born on December 30, 1917, in Beech Bottom, WV, a daughter of the late William and Bessie McKnight Hooper. She was also preceded in death by her husband Carl Pettit, Sr.; a son, Carl Pettit, Jr. four brothers, Harold, Forest, Raymond and Charles Hooper; three sisters, Elizabeth Lash, Helen Robinson, and Mary Moore. Evelyn was a homemaker. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Hancock County Senior Singers. She is survived by her son, Timothy Pettit of Las Vegas, NV; four daughters, Mary A. Pettit and Janet Carol Sandy of Weirton, Penny Fisher of Beulah, N.D., and Sandra Ross of Las Vegas, NV; ten grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 AM. Pastor Judy Jerman will preside. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association 1299 Pineview Drive Suite 3 Morgantown, WV 26505. Share tributes and memories with Evelyn’s family at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. Dear Carol and family, Your family has been very strong and patient through your Mom’s illness. I will never ever forget her laugh. You couldn’t help but smile when you heard her. Please know that your in our thoughts and prayers all the time. I know, a little, how hard it was for all to watch and wait for her to be at peace. We love you Carol! Love, Bob and Terri

  2. Dear Carol, Mary, Penny & Sandy, It’s hard to lose your mother, but even harder when you actually lost her years before. We understand & hope that now you’ll be able to remember her with fond memories before the onset of Alzheimer’s. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

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