Nora Mae Barlow Healey, 78, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in Hospice Inpatient Care Center.
She was born Saturday, Oct. 6, 1934, at Morgantown, a daughter of the late Alfred Barlow and Bernice M. Daff Barlow.
On Feb. 12, 1953, she was married to Wilbur V. Healey, who survives. They had celebrated 59 years of marriage.
Nora is also survived by seven children, Victor Healey of Kentucky, Roland Healey and wife, Katherine, Jeffery Healey, Gerald Healey, Eric Healey and wife, Sontina, and Samantha Healey, all of Elkins and Tamara Hurst of Kentucky; six siblings, JoAnn Akers, David Barlow and Charles Barlow, all of Montrose, Allen Barlow of Elkins, Beverly Keefer of Norton and James Barlow of Elkins; and 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Nora was preceded in death by one son, Vincent L. Healey; one daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Healey; one grandson, Jason Healey; and three siblings, Barbara McCauley, Gary Barlow and Margaret Gum.
Nora attended the schools of Tucker County, was a homemaker and had worked at the J&H Market for 30 years. She was a faithful member of the Refuge Church at Gilman where she played guitar as a member of the praise team. She was an avid shopper, and she enjoyed family and friends and was a mother to all who knew her.
Nora's request for cremation was honored. A celebration of life service will be conducted at the Refuge Church Saturday, Jan. 5, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Kevin Gainer will officiate.
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Nora Mae Barlow Healey. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.