Cuba J. Douglas, 71, of Philippi, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in Valentine Assisted Living in Beverly.
She was born Sept. 20, 1940, at Frankford, a daughter of the late Havoline and Lucille Perkins Bell.
On Sept. 25, 1978, she married Andrew J. Douglas, who survives.
Also surviving are one brother, Toby Bell of Frankford; one sister, Janice K. Johnson of Frankford; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Douglas was a Methodist by faith. She was a member of Buckhannon Chapter 18 Order of Eastern Star and the Professional Business Women's Club of Buckhannon receiving several awards. Cuba loved the outdoors and traveling throughout the U.S. and foreign countries which to mention a few are South American, Greece, the Caribbean, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand and others. New Zealand being her favorite. She enjoyed NASCAR and attended many races. Her favorite driver was Richard Petty. Her employment included the White Sulfur Springs Bank and two major oil and gas companies. In September 1984, she joined her husband's insurance firm which he founded in May 1981, Douglas Insurance Services Inc. of Buckhannon. Her duties include agent, office manager, vice president and secretary and treasurer.
Friends will be received Sunday, July 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. George Webb officiating. Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery in Renick. Buckhannon Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 18 will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.