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Della Alberta Massie of Fort Gay

December 19, 2018

DELLA ALBERTA MASSIE, 92, of Fort Gay, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 17, 2018. Della was born March 31, 1926, in Prichard, W.Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cabell Burgess Massie. Mrs. Massie was a homemaker. She loved to cook and take care of her family and her home. She attended The First Church of Big Hurricane. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Stella Cross, Carl Lowe, Walter Lowe, Reba Hatten, Ruby Lowe, Dorothy Gilkerson, Dulcie Adkins, Rosa Ferguson, Opal Blake and Zelda Wallace; and son-in-law, Charles Jarrell. Survivors include her children, Ileen Jarrell, Roger (Mary) Massie, David Massie and Keith (Donna) Massie; grandchildren, Brian Jarrell, Kevin Jarrell, Brandon Massie, Melissa Viola, Bridget Belcher and Jessica Brown; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and siblings, Ernie Bowling and Lois J. May. Funeral services for Mrs. Massie will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky., with Brother Terry Meredith officiating. Burial will follow in Christian Cemetery on Big Hurricane in Fort Gay. Friends may visit the family from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at Young Funeral Home.

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