Neola-Eleanor Faye VanBuren, 81, passed away on Sunday, July 3. 2016, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.
Born Aug. 18, 1934, at Neola, she was a daughter of the late Wyatt Dawson and Virginia Glee Thomas Hull.
She was of the Methodist faith, an avid reader, loved to watch television (especially westerns including every movie staring John Wayne) and loved country music.
Preceding her in death, other than her parents, were daughter, Melissa Deichert; sisters, Oma Gale “Sissy’’ Payne, Sharon Alcorn, Dorothy “Jeanie” Bunch and Rometa “Tootsie” Blankenship; brothers, Marshall, Billy, Spencer “Butch” and Gordon Hull.
Survivors include: sons, Richard VanBuren (Audrey) of White Sulphur Springs, Glen VanBuren (Erica) and John VanBuren all of Neola; sisters, Bonnie Rider of Neola and Cindy Sabota of Marlinton; brothers, Roger Trainer of Neola and Bobby Hull of Erie, PA; grandchildren, Keith VanBuren (Marybeth), Tabitha Withrow (Steve), Nicholas VanBuren (Kara), Megan VanBuren, Glen Wyatt VanBuren and Troy Deichert (Stacy); great-grandchildren, Donavan VanBuren, Madison VanBuren, O’shea Boone, Zack Withrow, Nickara VanBuren and Aiden Deichert.
Services will be held Saturday, July 9, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Shanklin Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby McClintic officiating. Burial will follow in the Watts Cemetery in Neola. Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to the White Sulphur Springs Emergency Fund, 589 Main Street West, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986, in memory of Melissa Deichert.