Ida Emogene Cutright, 93, a resident of S. Main Street, Philippi passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, in United Hospital Center, after an extended illness.
She was born Nov. 8, 1920, the daughter of the late John P. and Lena P. (Douglas) Siron.
On Oct. 31, 1941, she married Mirrel B. Cutright, who preceded her in death June 9, 1999, after 57 years of marriage.
Ida is survived by her son, John M. Cutright of Philippi; three grandchildren and spouses, John Eric Cutright and wife, Ashley, of Philippi, Patricia Cutright Poling and husband, Ben, of Philippi and Kristin Cutright Hodge and husband, James Matt, of Grafton; and seven great-grandchildren, Gabriella Cutright of Philippi, Kiera and Noah Hodge of Philippi, Landon and Kimberly Hodge of Grafton, Jason and Morgan Poling of Philippi. She is also survived by one brother, John P. Siron, Jr. and wife, Ruby, of Rock Cave; and sister-in-law, Ruth White of Elkins
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, James R. and Guy E. Siron
Ida graduated from Buckhannon Upshur High School in 1941 and was also first runner-up in the West Virginia Strawberry festival that same year. In 1942, she worked as a sales clerk for JC Penney. In 1950, Ida and her husband moved to Philippi and became owner/operators of the South End Market, before retiring in 1983 after 33 years in business. Mrs. Cutright was a loving mother and grandmother. Mrs. Cutright attended Crim Memorial United Methodist Church in Philippi and was a member of the United Methodist Women circle.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi today from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday, May 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour with the Rev. Tim Bleigh and Pastor Bryan Headley officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.