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Roberta Mae "Bertie" (Whittington) Saylors

September 30, 2018

Roberta Mae “Bertie” Whittington Saylors, age 86, currently of Morgantown, WV and formerly of Owingsville, KY and Marion, IN, passed away peacefully late Sunday evening, September 30, 2018 with her family at her side.

Bertie was born in January of 1932 in Owingsville, KY where she lived for several years.  She was a daughter of the late Thomas and Ella Lillian (Thompson) Whittington. 

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Randy & Marcia Clark with whom she made her home; nine grandchildren, Jason Clark of Marion, IN, Shanna Matthews & husband Brian of Owingsville, KY, Adriane Wilson & husband Kevin of Ghent, WV, Jacob Hogue & wife Lisa of Hanover, MD, Allyson Hogue of Fayetteville, NC, Seth Clark & wife Shelby of Wichita Falls, TX, Zachary Taylor Foy of Morgantown, Justin Clark & wife Mary of Mt. Sterling, KY, and Hilary Clark of Fairmont, WV; and a brother, Charles Whittington & his wife Beryl of Owingsville, KY, and sixteen great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Orville Clark; a son, Tommy “Tucker” Clark; a daughter, Ella Lorraine Clark Hogue; a brother, Clay Whittington, and her sister, Faye Wells.

Bertie loved Jesus, singing the old hymns and reading her King James Bible. Over the years, she had many cats that she loved dearly, and she leaves behind her feline companion, Calico. She attended Cornerstone C&MA Church since coming to Morgantown.

Friends may join the family to honor Bertie's life & legacy at Smith Funeral & Cremation Care, 108 Holland Ave., Morgantown on Friday, October 5th from 12:30 PM until the time of the funeral service at 1 PM officiated by Pastor Wayne Swisher. She will be laid to rest at Nicholson Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Cornerstone C&MA, P. O. Box 819, Morgantown, WV 26507-0819

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