Michelena Runion

Obituary of Michelena Sue Runion

Michelena Sue Runion, 54, of Manchin St., Baxter, WV, passed away early Monday morning in St. Margaret’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born June 18, 1961 in Fairmont, WV, daughter of the late Richard and Doris Carpenter Gorbey. Mrs. Runion was Protestant by faith. She was a manager of Kentucky Fried Chicken, with 14 years of service. She earlier was active with the Baxter Volunteer Fire Dept., cooking and working with elimination dinners. Survivors include her husband, John Runion of Baxter, WV, 2 daughters, Nikki and her husband Dale Estle of Baxter, WV and Tiffany Williams of Barrackville, WV, 3 grandchildren; Luke Estle and Daisy Estle, both of Baxter, WV and Destiny Thompson of Barrackville, WV, a sister and her husband, Shelly and Charlie Phillips of Barrackville, WV, a sister-in-law, Rosemary Gorbey of Texas, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Gorbey, Jr. and a sister, Rebecca Runion. Family and friends may call at Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Jasper St., Rivesville, WV from 6pm until 8pm on Wednesday, 2pm until 4pm and 6pm until 8pm on Thursday, and 11am until 1pm on Friday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Friday, 2-12-2016, at 1pm, with Pastor Drew Long officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens, in Fairmont, WV.