Virginia Elizabeth Bell Tiano, 90, a native of Randolph County, and more recently a resident of Cleveland, Ohio, departed this life Friday, March 8, 2013, at her daughter's home in Cleveland.
She was born Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1922, at Mill Creek, a daughter of the late Thamer J. "T.J." and Hettie Scott Bell.
Surviving are one son, Christopher L. Tiano, Cleveland; one daughter, Beth Tiano, Cleveland; two sisters, Nana Mae Carpenter and husband, Bill, Elkins, and Gladys M. Perotti, Tombstone, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Joseph and Tara Tiano, and Daniel Bell; four great-grandchildren, Kristina, Alana, Brandon and Jason; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are one son, Gerald Tiano; and one brother, Ray J. Bell.
She was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School and Davis & Elkins College. In her early years, she was a school teacher at the Mill Creek Elementary School in Mill Creek.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Final Rites will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli will officiate and interment will follow at the Mill Creek Cemetery at Mill Creek.
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Virginia Elizabeth Bell Tiano. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.