Margaret Ellen Corbin

CORBIN, Margaret Ellen, 91, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Weirton Medical Center surrounded by her family.

Margaret was born on Jan. 14, 1921, in Barnesville, OH, a daughter of the late Frank E. and Anna M. (Davis) Gatchell. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Corbin, Sr., a daughter, Margaret Ann Wales, and son-in-law, John C. Wales, Sr., a step son, George Corbin, a granddaughter, Kathleen Henlser, two brothers, Harv and Frank Gatchell, and two sisters, Virginia McMillian, and Leona Marsh.

Margaret was a homemaker and a member for over 72 years of the Franklin United Methodist Church, the Franklin Women’s Club, and the last Charter member of Women of the Moose 1564, a Charter member of the Brooke County A.A.R.P. 3910, and the Wellsburg Civic League.

She is survived by five children, Louis W. (Margaret) Hensler, Jr. and Rev. Michael M. (Deborah) Hensler, both of Wellsburg, WV, James O. (Joy) Hensler of Greenville, SC, Anna Eileen (David) Wood of Wellsburg, WV and Mary Virginia “Ginni” (Dan) Walden of Bethany, WV.; two stepsons, Charles Corbin, Jr. and James E. Corbin both of Wellsburg, WV; 20 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; one great-greatgrandson; several nieces and nephews among them, Wilma Light of Chandler, AZ.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 8th from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV.

The Women of the Moose will have services at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Friends will then be received on Wednesday, January 9th from 10 until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Franklin United Methodist Church on Washington Pike in Wellsburg, WV with Rev. Carl Tribett, officiating.

Interment will follow in Franklin Cemetery in Wellsburg, WV.

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