Nora Priscilla Quarles Blue, 94, Warren OH and formerly of Morgantown, departed this life Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 9:50 p.m. at Gillette Nursing Home of natural causes.
She was born September 15, 1925 in Covington, VA, the daughter of the late George A. and Mabel Wilson Quarles.
Ms. Blue was employed with West Virginia University for 20 years as the Food Service Supervisor, before retiring.
She was a 1943 graduate of Monongalia High School, attended West Virginia State for 1 year, then graduated from West Virginia University with a BS Degree.
She was a member of Jones United Methodist Church, where she was a Deaconess before joining Third Christian Church Warren. She belonged to Delta Sigma Theta, NAACP, WV Elks and enjoyed bowling, sewing and traveling.
She leaves to mourn two daughters, Mrs. Patricia A. Donald Smith of Warren,OH and Mrs. Etta Y. Williams of Columbus,OH; one brother, Kenneth Quarles of Long Island, NY; nine grandchildren, many great and great-great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, George R. Quarles and Patrick A. Quarles; one sister, Ms. Dorothy Nelson and a son-in-law, Alexander Williams.
Private family visiting and funeral services will be held Friday, May 15, 2020 at Dering-Henson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the East Oak Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Jones United Methodist Church, 333 Green St. Morgantown, WV 26505
Caring services are provided by Dering-Henson Funeral Home.
Condolences online www.dering-henson.com
Nora passed on May 6, 2020
Due to Covid 19, all visitation and services will be private.