Kathleen Adams Sleeth, 94 - Parkersburg

Kathleen Adams Sleeth, age 94 of Parkersburg, WV, departed this life Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Care Haven of Pleasants in Belmont, WV, following an extended illness.

Born January 3, 1921 in Cox's Mills WV, daughter of the late Emery E. and Emily Elva Flesher Adams.

Kathleen attended Rock Grove Baptist Church before moving to Parkersburg and worked maintenance for the Gilmer County Board of Education.

After the birth of her special needs great-granddaughter, Rachel Danielle Sleeth, Kathleen dedicated her life to her care.

On December 30, 1939, she was united in marriage to Teddy Sleeth Sr. who preceded her in death on July 22, 1997.

Surviving is 1 daughter, Karen Sleeth of Parkersburg; 2 sisters, Geneva Matheny of Paden City WV and Genelea Grose and husband Harry of Weston WV.

There are 2 grandchildren, Tamara Sleeth Westfall and R. Sunshine Sleeth both of Parkersburg; 2 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren also surviving.

Along with her husband and parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by 1 son, Teddy J. Sleeth Jr.; 1 daughter-in-law, Catherine Sleeth; 1 granddaughter, Denette Sleeth; and 5 siblings, Margurite Broadwater, Helen Bush, Raymond Adams, Denzil Adams, and James Adams.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc. 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville WV at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 14, 2015 with Rev. Bill Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the Rock Grove Cemetery in Linn WV. Friends and family may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday evening February 13, 2015 at the mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Kathleen Sleeth with arrangements.