Ruth Ann Winland

Ruth Ann Winland, of Parkersburg, passed away March 2, 2013.

She was born April 4, 1927, to Earl and Reta Poling Winland.

She graduated in the class of 1945 from Parkersburg High School, and was a graduate of Mountain State Business College. She was employed for 36 years as an accountant for Bernard P. McDonough. She was baptized into the Church of Christ in 1946.

She is survived by her sister, whom she loved dearly, Mary R. Edwards (H. Lee); a nephew, Gary (Beth) Edwards of Elizabeth, W.Va.; two nieces, Stephanie (Kurt) Simon and Kimberlee (Dwain) Shears of Mineral Wells; one great-nephew; five great-nieces; and one great-great-nephew.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucy Bibbee Sears; a brother, Robert Winland Jr.; and an infant sister, Naomi.

Per her wishes, there will be no visitation or service. A private burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg is assisting the family with arrangements, and online condolences may be sent to the family at