Natalie Shomo, 83, of Shomo Road, Junior, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 16, 2012, at her home, following an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 27, 1929, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Albinus "A. B." and Arie Moore Lantz.
On Feb. 8, 1950, she was married to Denver Lee Shomo, who preceded her in death Feb. 18, 1999.
Survivors include one daughter, Kim Wyatt Felton and husband, Jeff, of Philippi; two sons, Daniel Joe Shomo and wife, Lu Ann, and William R. Shomo and wife, Brenda, all of Junior; nine grandchildren, Nicholas Shomo, Mallorie Shomo (Nick) Kennedy, J. R. (Priscilla) Wyatt, Kimbra Wyatt, Jessice Wyatt (Greg) Summerfield, Ben (Brandi) Wyatt, Justin (Kelli) Shomo, Shawn (Angela) Phillips and Michael (Heather) Hill; and 13 great-grandchildren, Tallen and Cayden Kennedy, Sammie Shomo, Paige Rowan, Taylor Broschart, Erin and Jade Wyatt, Damon, Jacob and Tyler Summerfield, Krystina Wyatt, Kelsie Hill and McKenzie Phillips.
Mrs. Shomo was also preceded in death by nine sisters, Bernice Bohan, Beatrice Rexroad, Virginia Everson Ervin, Opal Harris, Geraldine Combs, Leona Doerr and Emma Jean Sines; two infant sisters; and by three brothers, Bernard Lantz, Bradford Lantz and Randolph Lantz.
She was a 1947 graduate of Elkins High School and a 1948 graduate of the Morgantown Beauty Academy. Mrs. Shomo was a licensed beautician for more than 45 years. She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church at Junior. She enjoyed cooking for her family and traveling with the Senior Citizens.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, from Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel, 609 Crim Ave. in Belington. Pastor Bryan Headley will officiate, and interment will follow in the Knights of Pythias Mountain View Cemetery at Junior. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the funeral hour, Thursday.
Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel is entrusted with the arrangements.