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“bessie&family; our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of amanda, such a sweet person, she didn'deserve this. god bless you all. ...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: donald&lee - fairmont, WV

“I know Amanda from SPOKES Class. She helped me a lot and she was very sweet. We used to talk about our children all the time. She will be greatly...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Waldhelm - Cameron, WV

“Mandy's sister Ginger is my sister in law and Iv known mandy for many years she was so full of life and her smiles and laughter were endless. She...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Misty Stewart - Fairmont, WV

“We loved Mandy so much. She gave us one of our greatest gifts, our Grandson, Austin. We shall never let you be forgotten. May you fly with Gods...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Fonda Merriman - Rivesville, WV

“I only have a few memories of you. But I do remember how sweet you were. Always smiling . Always so nice, I hope that all that love and miss you will...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Misty Greiner James - Acworth, GA

6 of 13 | Posted by: Virginia Jane Mundell - FAIRMONT, WV

“Bessie, I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter, it's been many years since I saw you, but I still think of everyone in hopewell, your family was...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: janie carr mafield - morgantown, WV

“I can not imagine what you all are going through. Truly sorry for your loss. This is something I will be praying on. Keep your loved ones close, hold...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Mark Barnett - Friend of Family

“To ,all of my family on these very sad day I hold each and evey one of you in my heart and prayers .My words can not help the suffering that we must...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Virginia VanGilder - clearwater, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Marion County Senior Citizens. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Vicki Nichols - Fairmont, WV

“we had some good times and bad but we always got through them together. we all was close mandy will be sadly missed ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Cathy VanGilder Knotts - cousin

“My condolences to this very Big family for their loss at this time.. and may the good lord keep you in the palm of his hands through this hard time...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Alan B Cox Jr

“So sorry for your loss, you will be in our thoughts and prayers ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Aunt Nellie & family - MD

Amanda VanGilder-Weaver
Amanda Dawn VanGilder-Weaver, 31, of Moundsville passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013 in Moundsville.
She was born in Fairmont on May 29, 1981, a daughter of Bessie Irene Hilling of Kingwood and the late Clifton E. VanGilder.
Her husband John Mark Weaver is also deceased.
Amanda was a loving mother and homemaker. She enjoyed going to church, going to the park, swimming, shopping and spending time with her son and her large loving family. Amanda graduated from East Fairmont High School and attended community college in New Martinsville.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her son, Austin Slider of Fairmont, one brother, Clifton VanGilder and his wife Ashlee of Morgantown; two sisters, Ginger Stewart and her boyfriend Tommy Gorge of Morgantown and Patricia VanGilder and her boyfriend Mark Bish of Grafton and several aunts, uncles nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Wayne and Irene Hilling and James and Virginia VanGilder and two uncles, Joseph VanGilder and Jerry Mundell.
Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St. Fairmont on Friday from 10 am – 1 pm. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 1 pm with Pastor John Conaway officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Fairmont.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Amanda's family to offset funeral costs.
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