Joan Whytsell, 78, of Parkersburg, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. Mrs. Whytsell was born July 23, 1940 at Cremo, Calhoun County a daughter of the late Arlie D. and Dolly J. Duskey Satterfield Gillespie. Her husband, Kose Whytsell preceded her in death May 24, 2016.|
Joan was a homemaker, talented artist and loved animals. She enjoyed reading, and completed two to three books a week.
Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl L. Himelrick and husband John of Parkersburg; two sons, Harold D. Whytsell and wife Cyndi of Mineral Wells and Clinton Whytsell of Parkersburg; a half sister, Carol Jane Ewing and husband Jack of Boaz; five grandchildren, Ryan, Jake, Chad and Dustin Whytsell and Bryce Himelrick. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Dale Whytsell.
A funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Vaughan Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Services will conclude with burial in the Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friend from 5-8 P.M. Tuesday and one hour prior to service on Wednesday. The obituary and guestbook is available online at www.vaughanfh.com.