Obituary of Learnie Clyde Lemley
Learnie Clyde Lemley age 90 of Pentress passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 30, 1929 in Daybrook a son of the late Russell Lemley and Bertha Moore Lemley. He is the last surviving member of his family.
Learnie was a retired coal miner and the caretaker of the Olive Cemetery. He was a member of the Olive United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday school. He enjoyed working with wood, especially making gifts for his grandchildren.
Learnie is survived by his wife, Laura “Lee Lee” Lemley, two daughters, Charlotte and Mike Haught of Wana, and Ramona and Alan Wilson of Blacksville, one son Buddy and Jeannie Lemley of Pentress, six grandchildren, Lisa Haught Statler & Gary, Cathy Wilson Chisler & Bruce, Seth Lemley & Chrissy, Shane Haught and fiancée Rose Perroots, Kevin Wilson and Crystal, and Caleb Lemley and Stephanie, great grandchildren, Madison Statler, Makayla Wilson, Bo Chisler, Mason Chisler, Lainey Statler, Maggie Lemley, Kaitlyn Wilson, Josie Lemley and Neil Miner Lemley.
Learnie was preceded in death by four sisters, Minnie Tennant, Betty Tennant, Jane Tennant, and Cathern Shaw, and three brothers, Winfred Lemley, Leroy Lemley and Bill Lemley.
The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks, to his care-givers Gerry Rowan and Ronda Stiles and all the wonderful nurses and aides with Amedysis Hospice Care of Morgantown.
Friends may call at the Olive United Methodist Church, Mason-Dixon Highway from 4-7 pm Monday and on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am funeral service with Pastors Rose Saunders and John Brosky officiating. Burial will follow at Olive Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com.
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