Wilma S. Busch, 80, formerly of Elizabeth, WV, died peacefully surrounded by her family Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Casa de la Luz Hospice, Tucson, AZ, following a brief battle with cancer of the kidney.|
She was born November 6, 1939 in Parkersburg, WV the daughter of the late Roy Harvey and Esther Leah (Wolverton) Richard. She was a 1957 graduate of Wirt County High School. After graduation, she married the late Donald M. Busch from Grantsville, WV, together they bore two sons, but their marriage ended in divorce in 1977 and she remained unmarried the rest of her life.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 am Saturday, December 21, 2019, at the Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal), 903 Charles Street, Parkersburg, with The Reverend Marjorie Bevans as celebrant and her son, Dr. Gregory T. Busch as eulogist. Burial will follow in the Wolverton Cemetery, Munday, Wirt County.
Friends may call at the Vaughan Funeral Home, Parkersburg, WV from 6-8 pm Friday, December 20, 2019, and at the church one hour prior to the services.