Wanda C. Hess

Wanda C. Hess, 88, of Parkersburg, passed away Dec. 16, 2013.

She was born in Harrison County, W.Va., the daughter of the late Joseph L. and Corrine Hyde Wiedenfeld.

She had worked for many years as a school teacher in the Ritchie County School System and had also worked home schooling in the Wood County School System. She was a Master Gardener.

She is survived by her son, Joseph “Jay” Hess (Judy) of Parkersburg; her grandchildren, Angela Osbourn (Gail) of Cutler, Ohio, Brian M. Hess (Michele) of Parkersburg, Tammy Gendreau (Phil) of Beaver Creek, Ohio, and Scott Hess of Melbourne, Fla.; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, F. Lyndon “Shorty” Hess; and one great-grandson, Drew Gendreau.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg, with Pastor Dwane Porter officiating. Entombment will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation will be monday from noon until service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Parkersburg, 29th and Poplar Streets, Parkersburg, WV 26101.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.leavittfuneralhome.com