Marguerite Basnett, 78 - Parkersburg formerly of Grantsville

Marguerite Basnett, 78, of Parkersburg, formerly of Grantsville, West Virginia passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center, Grantsville.

She was born in Calhoun County, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Harry and Carrie Mae Stevens Williams. She retired from BF Goodrich in 1993 after 30 years of service.

Surviving are two daughters, Georgia Stalnaker and husband Bob of Grantsville, and Shirley Basnett of Parkersburg; one grandson, Michael Stalnaker and wife Kitty Dawn of Coolville, Ohio; and one special great granddaughter, Kateelynn Stalnaker also of Coolville; one brother, Bill Williams of Doylestown, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and two special family friends, Phyllis Maze and Charles Whipkey both of Grantsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hale J. Basnett in October 1990; three brothers, Pratt, Lorin, and Donald Williams; three sisters, Delores Deimeter, Euthel Gibson, and Grace Dufore.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2007 at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Rev. Carroll McCauley will officiate. Interment will be in the Big Bend Cemetery, Big Bend, WV.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 at the funeral home on Saturday, February 17.