Charlyn Ransbottom

Charlyn Aline Ransbottom, 75, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 3, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center.

She was born June 17, 1937, in Wood County, a daughter of the late Charles M. and Wanita Dean Rinehart.

Charlyn was a 1955 graduate of Parkersburg High School, was a devout Christian and member of Tri City Baptist Church, and a former member of Kanawha Baptist Church. She retired from WESVACO as a secretary. She loved gardening, antiquing and bird watching.

Surviving is her husband, Roy Ransbottom Jr.; two sons, Mark W. (Linda) Ransbottom of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Michael James (Cathy) Ransbottom of Greenville, S.C.; one daughter, Mary Ann Ransbottom of Parkersburg; four grandchildren, James M. Ransbottom, Amber Abbott, Christina Ransbottom and Katie Ransbottom; two sisters, Lura Russell of Parkersburg and Pat Bradford of Piedmont, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Rinehart; and a sister, Marion Archer.

There will be a memorial service at 1 p.m. Monday at The Pentecostals of Parkersburg; the Rev. Joseph Hunt will officiate.

Kimes Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family.

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