Michele Ann Mayle, 49, of Elkins, passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 15, 2013, at her residence. She was born Jan. 4, 1964, to her birth parents John Metzgar of Lisbon, Ohio, and Patricia (Risen) Wickline of Elkins. She was reared by her foster parents Glen and Naomi Pryor, who she considered her father and mother that preceded her in death.
She is survived by her companion, Harold Glenn Bright, of Belington; children Nathan Allen Mayle, and companion Amanda Croston; Stephanie Rohr; Tracy and husband, Lee McCauley; Cherokee Mayle; Richard and wife, Donna, Mayle; Sonya and husband, Gary; and Cletus Mayle; three brothers, Rick and wife, Candy Metzgar; John and wife, Michelle Metzgar; and Scott Metzgar; one sister, Sandy and husband, Lee Zenthenbauer; grandchildren, Hannah Mayle, Emma Mayle, Dominica McCartney, Estellena McCartney, Raven McCartney, Nevin McCartney, Marcus Fagons, Aaron Fagons, Selena Fagons, Nicholas Mayle, Olivia Mayle, Kiersten Mikolajski, Samantha Mikolajski, Jordan Mikolajski, Riley Mikolajski, Mariah Mayle, Alyssa Glasgow and Landon Glasgow; and great- grandchild, Shelton Miller.
Michele was preceded in death by one son, Nevin Mayle, ex-husband Keith Mayle, an infant sister, grandparents John and Lena Metzgar and Elfred and Marjorie Riesen.
She worked as a home health care worker for Ultra Care. She loved her grandchildren, her cats and dogs, she enjoyed attending picnics and fishing, listening to gospel music and swimming.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi on Friday, July 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, July 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour, with Pastor John Willbur, and Pastor Shannon Meyers officiating. Interment will follow in the Mayle Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrighfuneralhomeservices.com