Doris A. (Harless) Pence

July 19, 1936 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 83)


Doris A. Pence, 83, of Dunbar, WV, passed away, January 30, 2020.

She was born July 19, 1936 in St. Albans, to the late Hubert Calvin and Dora Estelle Smith Harless.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth "K.R." Pence.

She was retired from Ames Department Store and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother.

Doris is survived by her loving family, daughters; Sheryl (Donald) Rippetoe, Andrea (Charles) Reasinger, Diana (James) Dunbar, son; Kenneth Steven Pence, sister; Wanda Uncapher, 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, February 3, 2020, at Elk Funeral Home, 2001 Pennsylvania Ave., Charleston, WV  25302.

Burial will be in Gandeeville Cemetery, Gandeeville, WV

Family will receive friends from 2 PM until 5 PM, Sunday, February 2, 2020, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers family suggests donations to Hubbard Hospice House West, 4605 MacCorkle Ave., SW, South Charleston, WV  25309.

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February 2, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Elk Funeral Home
2001 Pennsylvania Ave.
Charleston, WV 25302

Funeral Service
February 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Elk Funeral Home
2001 Pennsylvania Ave.
Charleston, WV 25302

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