Ines Madge McKown, 88 - Beech

Ines Madge McKown, 88, of Beech, Calhoun County, WV, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009 at her home.

She was born at Beech, a daughter of the late Grover and Stella Matheney Houchin.

She was retired from Kellwood Company with 25 years service. She also worked at Goodyear Aircraft during WWII. She was a member of the Beech United Methodist Church and loved quilting and gardening. She was a very loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Surviving are two sons, Bradley McKown and his wife Brenda, and Wendell McKown and his wife Chris, all of Orma, WV; two daughters, Shirley Jett and her husband Calvin of Doylestown, Ohio and Karen Ellison and her husband Steve of Orma; one daughter-in-law, Rebecca McKown of Murraysville, WV; two sisters, Opal Jett and Ellen Marie McKown; one brother, Grover Houchin, Jr.; 12 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Harley McKown; one son, Donald E. McKown; two brothers, Forrest and Clyde Houchin; three sisters, Ruth Simons, Eula Kerns and Bernice Laughlin.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 29 at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Interment will be in the Bailey Cemetery at Beech.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The family will appreciate memorial contributions be made to Hospice Care of Burnsville, WV.