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Alice Jean Keplinger

December 8, 1932 — October 6, 2020

Alice Jean Keplinger, age 87 of Clay Street, Moorefield, WV, passed away Tuesday morning, October 6, 2020 at the residence of her son in Lahmansville, WV. Born on December 8, 1932 in Hardy County, WV, she was a daughter of the late Charles Philip Lofton and Audrey Rea Crites Lofton. Her husband Guy Adams Keplinger preceded her in death in March 1986. Brothers John, Darl, Jake and Virgil also preceded her in death.

Alice was no stranger to hard work, working many jobs throughout her life. She cherished family time and cooking for her large family. She enjoyed gardening, especially her roses, had a few collections, lighthouses for example and she would listen to country and gospel music. In her younger days, she enjoyed traveling on weekends and finding that perfect item at a yard sale.

Surviving are two daughters, Carolyn (Steve) Lave of Old Fields, WV and Alice (JR) Shirk of Petersburg, WV; five sons, Dwight (Sandy) Keplinger of Lahmansville, WV, Jack Keplinger, Greg Keplinger & Michael (April) Keplinger of Moorefield, WV and Raymond (Lisa) Keplinger of Milam, WV; a sister, Shirlene (Glenn) Whetzel of Petersburg, WV; five granddaughters, Stacy Henry, Christi (Eddie) Baldwin, Jaclyn Keplinger, Samantha Keplinger and Katelyn Keplinger; two grandsons, Joseph Keplinger and Michael Keplinger; five great-grandsons, Jacob, Justin, Mitchell & Trenton Henry and Zavin Keplinger and a great-great-grandson, Elijah Henry.

Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, October 10, 2020, at the Fraley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Washington Street, with Pastor Yvonne Black officiants. Interment will follow at the Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, wearing of masks and social distancing will be required at the funeral home at all times.

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