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Nancy (McElroy) Gongola Jepson

February 3, 1933 - March 29, 2019

Nancy (McElroy) Gongola Jepson, 86, of Hurricane WV, formerly of McMechen, WV, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019, with her children by her side.
She was born February 3, 1933, in Glen Dale, WV, daughter of the late Smith W. and Luzerne (DuBois) McElroy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Anthony H. Gongola, and Larry Jepson, brother, Donald McElroy and stepson, Jay Jepson.
She was a graduate of Union High School in 1950, she worked as a secretary for the Marshall County Schools for 25 years. Nancy was a life member of the Benwood/McMechen United Methodist Church where she was the organist for over 50 years at her churches, as well as church treasurer and was active on multiple church committees, member of the Forrest-Burdette United Methodist Church in Hurricane, WV member of the Wheeling lady Elks and West Virginia Association of Retired Service Employees. She cherished her friendship with a card playing group of women friends from Wheeling for over 50 years.
Surviving are her son, Anthony “Smitty” Gongola of New Martinsville, WV; two daughters, Jeanne Ellen Compeau of Dunnellon, FL and Sheryl Brown of Hurricane, WV; three stepchildren, Darren H. Jepson of TN, Lauren H. Higdon and husband, Mike, of TN and Eric S. Jepson of St. Clairsville, OH; grandchildren, Allison Brown, Michael Brown and fiancé, Ciara, Christopher and wife Kelsey Brown, Troy Compeau; Step granddaughter, Jessica Higdon; great-grandchildren, Patrick, Atticus, and twins, Adalyn and Lillian; sister, Carolyn Ericsson and her sons, Jack and his family of Texas and Tim of FL and multiple sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews of the Gongola family.
Friends will be received Tuesday, April 2, 2019, from 11 am until time of services at 1:30 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood/McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, with Pastor April Forkey officiating.
Interment will follow in Halcyon Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum, Sherrard, WV.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Time: 1:30 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Location:

Halcyon Hills Mausoleum

Sherrard, WV 26003


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