Wilma Jarvis Stump, 98 - Grantsville

Wilma Jarvis Stump, 98, of Grantsville, West Virginia, passed away peacefully at her home, November 1, 2011.

She was born January 22, 1913 in Boyd County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Rev. Curtis C. Jarvis and Susan Shawver Jarvis formerly of Little White Oak Community at Chloe.

Early in life she worked in the Calhoun County Clerk's Office and was a bookkeeper for Stump Funeral Home. She was a graduate of Calhoun County High School and Glenville State College where she received a Bachelors in Arts Degree in Education.

She began her teaching career in a one room school at Big Springs, known then as Prosperity Elementary School. She later taught at Russett Elementary and had taught at Brooksville Elementary for several years when she retired. She was a member of the Grantsville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Calhoun County Retired Teachers Association and Victory Baptist Church at Grantsville.

Surviving are one son, John S. Stump and his wife Roanna McKee Stump of Grantsville; two grandchildren, J. Neil Stump (Gina) of Grantsville, and Rhonda Krugman (Richard Butler) of Munday WV; six grandchildren, Zachary Krugman of Lima OH, Ethan Krugman and Emily Krugman both of Munday, Eli Stump, Isabella (Ellie) Stump and Levi Stump all of Grantsville.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Charles Stump who was co-owner of the Stump Funeral Home; an infant granddaughter; a great granddaughter, Holly Stump; five brothers, Rev. J. Clair Jarvis, Garland, Glen, Donzel, and Ralph Jarvis; three sisters, Ann Waugh, Ruth Mollohan, and Kathryn Curry; and a grandson-in-law, Thomas Krugman.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at Stump Funeral Home in Grantsville. Interment will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery at Grantsville.

Friends may call from noon Saturday until the time of services.