Louise Virginia Mentz, age 83, of Caldwell, WV, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at her home.
Born on September 22, 1936, in Glace, WV, she was a daughter of Charles and Della Morris Jones.
She was a member of the Second Creek Pentecostal Holiness Church and was a cook for Granny’s Restaurant in Harts Run, WV, for over 30 years. She also worked for both Greenbrier State Forest and Carlito’s Restaurant.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Mentz Sr., on April 11, 2012; a daughter, Melissa Galford; a son-in-law, Jimmy Waddell; sister, Mary Adwell; and a brother, Frank Jones.
She is survived by daughters, Phyllis Blankenship (Jim), Dorothy Waddell, and Edna Weikle (Sonny); a son, Robert Bruce Mentz Jr. (Pam); son-in-law, Ivan Galford; sister, Lucy Vance; grandchildren, Jeffrey Galford, Stephanie Galford, Michelle Galford, Jessica Weikle, Augustine Weikle, Jenny Mentz, and Sarah Mentz; great-grandchildren, Summer Tucker, Andrew Tucker, Austin Weikle, Victoria Galford, Jeffrey Galford Jr., Kennedy Holliday, Spencer Holliday, Ethan Holliday, and Maisyn Surgeon; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at the Second Creek Pentecostal Holiness Church, with Pastor Don Trent officiating. Burial will follow at the Highland Park Cemetery in Second Creek, WV.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte, WV.
Send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the November 25, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.