Monday, April 6, 2009

Farewell, Friend

Our condolences to the family and acquaintances of Evelyn Jean Haymond of Fairmont, WV. Here's her obituary from The Record Delta:

Evelyn Jean Haymond, 74, of Fairmont passed away Tuesday evening, March 31, 2009 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in Buckhannon, August 20, 1934, a daughter of the late Vaden and Helen Burr Clark.

Evelyn was the retired office manager of Hardman’s Exxon and Wrecker Service of Fairmont, later becoming Brady’s Exxon and Towing Service. She, along with her husband was the former owner’s of Haymond’s Wrecker Service in Fairmont for many years. She was a member of the Eldora United Methodist and the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 34 of Fairmont and was an active member of the Osiris Temple Ladies White Shrine of Jerusalem of Wheeling. She was an active West Virginia University fan and along with her husband enjoyed traveling to WVU football games both home and away and to Nascar races for over 40 years in their motor home together and with family and friends and to several motor home rallies. They were members of the Family Motor Coach Association.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Ralph G. Haymond of Fairmont; three sons: Ralph G. “Jerry” Haymond II and his wife Kathy; Randall C. “Randy” Haymond and his significant other Kathy Hall; and Ronald B. “Ronnie” Haymond all of Fairmont; sister Ruth Ellen Smith and her husband Gene of Alexandria, Va.; four grandchildren: Jennifer, Matthew, Beth Ann Haymond and Nicole Haymond Puccio and her husband Larry all of Fairmont; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family were received at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont on Thursday, April 2, 2009. The funeral service will be held 1 p.m. today, April 3, 2009 with the Rev. Jim Zinn officiating.

The burial will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery and Mausoleum. Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 34 of Fairmont conducted ritualistic services on Thursday evening at the funeral home. The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice Care, 1406 Country Club Rd., Fairmont, WV 26554 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2222, Fairmont, WV 26555-2222. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at The Ford Funeral Home of Fairmont is in charge of the arrangements

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