Mertie Nuzum 1908-2002

Mertie Nuzum, 93, of Route 3, Box 316A, Buckhannon, died Thursday, April 11, 2002, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

She was born Oct. 11, 1908, in Upshur, a daughter of the late L.D. and Stada Leasure Suder.

On Nov. 17, 1928, she married Samuel Brent Nuzum, who preceded her in death on Aug. 23, 1981.

Surviving are two daughters, Ruby Karickhoff and Dottie and Fred Lough, all of Brushy Fork; one brother, Climmer Suder, Buckhannon; one sister, Mary Jane Care, Swamp Run; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Brushy Fork Women’s Club and attended Chapel United Methodist Church.

Friends will be received at Poling-st. Clair Funeral Home Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel Monday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. William C. Eskew Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.

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