Arlene B. Rinehart, 93, a former resident of Aurora, WV and more recently a resident of Cortland Acres Nursing Home in Thomas, WV passed away on Monday December 18, 2017. She had been in declining health for the past 8 years.
She was born March 13, 1924 in Horse Shoe Run, WV the daughter of the late Charlie A. and Dove M. Knotts Snyder. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Victor in 1990, her two sisters, Ruth Snyder and Mary Michaels, her three brothers, Cecil, Melvin and Floyd and her daughter-in-law, Diana Rinehart in 2015. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by two daughters, Erma (Bud) Kennedy of Myrtle Beach, SC and Betty (Clyde) Cummings of Aurora, WV, one son, Jim Rinehart of Oakland, MD; 4 grandchildren, Bradley, Roger and Michael Cummings and Rebecca (Luke) Steadman and 7 great-grandchildren, Ashleigh, Andrew, Brevin and Braelyn Cummings, Jayden, Ava and Willow Steadman.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed her grandchildren and working in her garden.
The family will receive friends at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis, WV on Thursday December 21 from 4-8 PM and from 10:00 am until the 11:00 AM funeral service at Hinkle Funeral Chapel on Friday December 22 with the Rev. Mike Lantz officiating. Interment will follow in the Stemple Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Arlene Rinehart’s memory may be made to the Stemple Ridge Cemetery Fund to help with mowing expenses for the cemetery 5315 Stemple Ridge Road, Aurora, WV 26705 Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family at hinklefuneralhome.com