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Mertie Dooley

June 11, 1925 ~ September 12, 2022 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Mertie Dooley Obituary

Mertie Dooley, 97, of Mount Nebo, WV passed away on Monday, September 12, 2022 at her home.  Born June 11, 1925 at Mt. Nebo, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Arrena O’Dell Beam.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arlie Emmitt Dooley; children, Freda Mae Arbogast, Jackie Fletcher, and Mark Dooley; and by her nine siblings.

     She attended the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church at Mt. Nebo, was a member of the Riverside Baptist Church at Richwood, was a caretaker who took care of many people throughout her life, loved gardening and canning.

     Survivors include her daughter, Daneta (Steve) Shoulders; daughter-in-law, Kate Dooley; fourteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren; her special four legged friend, Blackie; and a host of other family and friends.

     The family wishes to extend a special thank you to her caregivers, Janice Call, Patty Rader, Loretta Combs, Ginger McMillion, Penny Moose, and Karen Amick.    

      Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the White Funeral Home at Summersville with Pastor Brian McKinney officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hickory Grove Church Cemetery in Mt. Nebo.

     Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday one-hour prior to the funeral services.

      Condolences may be made to the family at our website

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September 17, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
White Funeral Home, Inc
700 Broad Street
Summersville, WV 26651

Funeral Service
September 17, 2022

1:00 PM
White Funeral Home, Inc
700 Broad Street
Summersville, WV 26651


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