Helen Kay “Susie” Mayor Vandergrift passes away

Arthurdale has lost another homestead child. Helen Kay “Susie” Mayor Vandergrift, daughter of Alex and Rose Mayor, passed in Jacksonville FL last Friday. Born in Arthurdale on September 12, 1936, she grew up in SR-15. A 1953 graduate of AHS, she worked as an accountant for Montgomery Wards in Morgantown and later in Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald, sisters Julia, Mary, and Dorothy plus brothers Mike, George, and Charles.
A graveside service will be held at East Oak GroArthurdale has lost another homestead child. Helen Kay “Susie” Mayor Vandergrift, daughter of Alex and Rose Mayor, passed in Jacksonville FL last Friday. Born in Arthurdale on September 12, 1936, she grew up in SR-15. A 1953 graduate of AHS, she worked as an accountant for Montgomery Wards in Morgantown and later in Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald, sisters Julia, Mary, and Dorothy plus brothers Mike, George, and Charles.
A graveside service will be held at East Oak Grove Cemetery, on this Friday the 21st at 11am with Pastor Dan Meadows officiating. Your condolences can be left at McCulla.com. Please share any family memories with us so we can add them to our archives.ve Cemetery, on this Friday the 21st at 11am with Pastor Dan Meadows officiating. Your condolences can be left at McCulla.com. Please share any family memories with us so we can add them to our archives.


Betty Jo Bonnett Atkins passed away

We have sad news to share. On June 23, Betty Jo Bonnett Atkins passed away at age 89, daughter of Robert and Iva Bonnett. Her brother, Claude Bonnette, was an original homesteader in Arthurdale on Lot B-5, and Betty Jo graduated from Arthurdale High School. She is remembered for her caring spirit, her love of animals, and her love of travel, which took her to four different continents. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years Earl “Bud” Atkins, and two sons, Richard Atkins and Edward Atkins. She is survived by two of her children, Carol and David, David’s wife Carolyn, and Betty Jo’s daughter-in-law Vicki Atkins.


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