martha virtue
Martha Belle Virtue, 85, of Weirton died Thursday, September 23, 2004, at the Weirton Medical Center. She was born November 24, 1918 in New Birmingham, OH, daughter of the late Earl D. and Lora P. Hughes Morrison. She was also preceded in death by two sisters Geraldine Corbett and Norma Heck. Martha was a homemaker and, since 1927, was a member of the First Christian Church in Weirton. She is survived by her husband Lester Darrell Virtue of Weirton, whom she married March 21, 1937; son James L. Virtue and his wife Sharyn; daughter E. Arline Anderson all of Weirton; sisters Virginia Kent of Weirton, Wilma Minor of Rogers, TN and Dorothy Barach of Deep Creek, MD; grandchildren Scott B. Anderson of North Ridgeville, OH, Brad S. Anderson of Bolivar, OH, Allison Palombo and her husband Chris of Beaver, PA and Jason J. Virtue and his wife Julie of Dayton, OH; and great-grandchildren Dominic and Nicholas Palombo and Spencer and Brady Virtue. Visitation will be Friday 7-9PM and Saturday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV where funeral services will be held at 12:30PM Sunday with Rev. Kevin Bowers presiding. Entombment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be sent to the First Christian Church, 3252 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with her family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Mr. Virtue and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Martha!!! Her smile always brightened the church! She will be sadly missed! Tiffany Brown

  2. Virinia and Wilma, Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sincerely, Jerry Hamill

  3. Jim, Sharon, Arlene,& families I’m so very sorry to hear of your loss. I didn’t know until yesterday.God Bless, Pam Christman

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