Rebecca Yoder Petre went home to be with Jesus at 9 p.m. on June 20th, 2022. She was surrounded by her family at the time of passing in Renick, WV.
Born May 17, 1948 to the late Roman and Cora (Hostetler) Yoder in Goshen, IN.
She gave her heart to Jesus in her youth.
She moved to Standardsville, VA in 1973 and served for four years at the Faith Mission Home. In 1977, she moved to Gap Mills, WV and was a faithful member of Gap Mills Christian Fellowship.
When she was 43 years old, she met the love of her life, and on May 1, 1992, she married Mahlon Petre. On that day, she became a pastor’s wife, mother to 5 children, and grandma.
She embraced us all as her new family and became a pillar in our family and community. She served many with delicious food at her table, became a mother figure, and passed out love liberally to everyone that came through her doors. She enjoyed piecing quilts, collecting FireKing glassware, and traveling with her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roman and Cora Yoder; two sisters, Miriam and Ruthann Yoder; and two brothers, Paul and Verlo Yoder.
She is survived by her husband, Mahlon Petre of Renick, WV; her five stepchildren, Philip (Brenda) Petre of Heavener, OK, Stephen (Dawn) Petre of Renick, WV, Christina (Richard) Miller of Mt Vernon, OH, Marianne (Jesse) Shetler of Gap Mills, WV, Jalon (Jolene) Petre of Renick, WV; fourteen grandchildren; and two great-grandbabies.
Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, June 24, 2022, at the funeral home. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Morningside Cemetery, Renick, WV.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net.
Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg, WV.