2007-10-13 / Obituaries

Julia Ann Gettys

Services for Julia Ann Gettys, 94, of Thornville, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset, with the Rev. Isaac Shupe officiating. Burial will be in Zion Ridge Cemetery.

Julia died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at Autumn Healthcare of Somerset. Julia was born June 30, 1913, in Point Pleasant, W.Va., the daughter of the late John and Clarisa Ann Adkins Hager. She was a housewife her entire life.

Surviving are her husband of 72 years, whom she married Nov. 29, 1934, Carl James Gettys; a son, Wesley (Harriette) Gettys, of Thornville; two grandchildren, Jody (Debbie) Gettys and Robin (Matt) LaRue, all of Thornville; and fivegreat-grandchildren, April and Dawn Gettys and Ethan, Chad and Katie LaRue, all of Thornville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters, Gilbert, Emza, Perry, Johnnie, Edward and Oscar Hager, Hallie Slane, Nellie Berry, Garnet Berry, Lillian Berry and Leva Siders.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset.

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