Elaine Gertrude Bolyard 87, a resident of Route 2, Stalnaker Road, Philippi, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Hospice Care Regional Inpatient Center in Elkins.
She was born Sept. 9, 1925, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late Albert and Leona (Wright) Barton.
She was united in marriage, Aug. 7, 1943, to Hubert K. Bolyard Sr., who preceded her in death July 3, 1995.
Surviving are one son, Hubert K. Bolyard Jr. and wife, Carolyn Sue, of Route 2, Philippi; two brothers, Albert G. Barton of Pinson, Ala., and Ralph Barton and wife, Peggy, of Baltimore, Md.; and one granddaughter, Becky Bolyard of Junior
Ms. Bolyard was preceded in death by three brothers, John Barton, Robert Barton and Charles Barton; and one infant sister.
Ms. Bolyard was a homemaker and retired from the laundry department of Broaddus Hospital. She loved gardening, enjoyed cooking, working puzzle books and spending time with her cats. She was a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Friday, Nov. 9 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m., the service hour with Pastor Rick Price officiating. Interment will follow in Crossroads Cemetery at Tacy.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.