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Billie Jean Larry

March 20, 1932 ~ April 18, 2012 (age 80)

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Billie Jean Larry, 80, of Colfax died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown.  She was born in Shinnston, on March 20, 1932, daughter of the late John and Edna Wright Sturm.


She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Carolina Homemaker’s Club.


She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law John and Linda Larry of Ida May, and her son-in-law Gary E. Manley of Martinsburg; three grandchildren Yvette (Scott) McAllister of Martinsburg; John Paul (Shannon) Larry of Fairmont, and April (Jim) McCullough of Clarksburg. She is also survived by three great grandchildren John Alek Larry, Dylan McCullough and Anna McCullough, and one sister and brother-in-law Sara (Bill) Blaydes of Ohio.


She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Rose (John) Burket of Ohio, Sandra Larry of Fairmont and Shirley Larry of Pennsylvania.


In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Benny Larry, her daughter Carolyn Manley, one grandson Gary A. Manley, and  three sisters, Charlotte Cutlip, Sally Martin and Deloris Arnold.  


The family would like to thank Dr. Beall, Dr. Saunders and Dr. Schroeing for their kindnesses during her illness and a special thanks to the Oncology Department on the 5th floor at Monongalia General Hospital.


In keeping with the wishes of the deceased, her body will be cremated.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.


Arrangements are under the direction of Ross Funeral Home 801 Fairmont Avenue Fairmont.


Condolences may be sent to the Larry family at



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