Melva Dell McCartney Robinson, 88, of Scott Depot, formerly of Calhoun

Melva Dell McCartney Robinson, 88, of Scott Depot, W.Va., died April 16, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.

She was a loving wife and mother, and a homemaker. She was a member of Andrew United Methodist Church, St. Albans. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvanus and Alice McCartney; and a great-grandchild, Evan Starghill.

Surviving are her husband, Leroy Robinson; her daughter, Alice Ann VanPelt and her husband, Ben; her son, Edward Lee Robinson and his wife, Jeanette, of Charleston; her sisters, Marb Smith, Myrtle Roberts, Mary Bowe, and Parge Kent and her husband, Richard; her brothers, Sull McCartney, Hunter Pell McCartney and wife, Betty, Donald McCartney and wife, Ann; grandchildren, David Scott VanPelt and wife, Cookie, Gregory Aaron VanPelt, Brooke Nicole Robinson-Starghill and husband, Eric, and Summer Beth Robinson; great-grandchildren, Chad Cecil, Shana Cecil Pratte, Troy VanPelt, Alissa VanPelt, Michael Van Pelt; great-great-grandchildren, Conor Pratte.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2004, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 815 Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans, W.Va., with the Rev. Loretta Isaiah officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, W.Va.

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