Laura Jean Jimmie, age 88, of Morgantown, formerly of Granville, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Mon Health Care. She was born November 29, 1930 in Fairmont, WV, a daughter of the late James Harter Holt and Harriet Peck Holt.
Laura Jean graduated from Fairmont State with a teaching degree and was a longtime teacher, primarily at St. Francis High School. She was an avid and knowledgeable sports fan and followed the WVU Mountaineers and Pittsburgh Steelers faithfully. She also enjoyed reading and was a history buff.
Laura Jean is survived by her two sons, Stephen H. Jimmie and wife Diana of Palm Beach, FL and Wayne Jimmie and wife Melanie of Morgantown, with whom she made her home; five grandchildren, Daniel and wife Holly, Christopher, Dominic, Anthony and wife Trish, and Angelina; three great grandchildren, Abegale, Logan and Nash; brother-in-law, Johnny Jimmie and wife Phyllis of Bellview; and several nieces and nephews.
Laura Jean was preceded in death by her husband Sammy Jimmie in 2011, three sisters, Christine Mason, Doris Fiber, and Mary Ellen Prickett, and one brother Richard Holt.
Friends may call at the McCulla Funeral Home, 770 Fairmont Road, Westover from 4-8 pm Wednesday and on Thursday from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am funeral service with Rev. Mr. Joseph Prentiss officiating. Burial will follow at Beverly Hills Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com