Mary Lee (Bittinger) Wickline

Mary Lee (Bittinger)


White Sulphur Springs-Mary Lee (Bittinger) Wickline, 76, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea with her family by her side.

She was born Dec. 16, 1938, in White Sulphur Springs, the second daughter of James Ernest and Josephine Blanch Bittinger.

She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and aunt to all her family. She believed in her Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ His Son.

She was a homemaker and an employee of Hanover Shoe Factory for several years.

She was preceded in death by several loved ones: her spouse of 45 years, Orville Edward Wickline in 2002; her parents, James and Josephine in 2005; her brothers, Franklin Steven in 1964, Marshall Edward in 1975, James Clayton in 1977 and Dennis Russell in 2012; and great-grandchild, Jerell Delbert Defibaugh in 1989.

She is survived by: her children, Orville Edward Wickline, Jr. and wife Vickie, Elaine Michelle Burdette and husband Jerry, James Harband Wickline and companion Deanna Parker and Douglas Steven Wickline and companion Connie Moore all of White Sulphur Springs; sister, Ester Gray Bittinger of Lewisburg; brother and sisters-in-law, Bill Grimmett of Lewisburg, Mary Bittinger of Maxwelton, Joan Bittinger of Florida, Helen Bittinger of Lewisburg, Ralph and wife Joyce Wickline of White Sulphur Springs and Blanch Wickline of White Sulphur Springs. She was blessed with nine grandchildren, Amy Dixon of Neola, Jason Lewis and wife Nicole of White Sulphur Springs, Katrina Zicafoose and husband Jim, Felinda Barb and husband Richard of Dunmore, Jerell Burdette and wife Jennifer of Black Diamond, Washington, Joshua Burdette and wife Natasha of San Diego, CA, Serena Burdette, Jeremiah Burdette and Steven Wickline all of White Sulphur Springs; 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were grandchildren, nephews and friends.

Visitation was at Shanklin Funeral Home Monday evening, Jan. 26.

Memorial service was held Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the funeral home.


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