Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 10, 2014

Mary Louise Gaither

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Mary Louise Gaither 78 of New Hope Road Princeton, WV passed away on Sunday, February 09, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

Mary was born on April 11, 1935 in Mercer County, WV to the late John M. and Ida Bell Bowen Wall. She had been a resident of Princeton, WV for the last 54 years and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. She was retired from General Telephone where she worked for 35 years as a telephone operator.

In addition to her parent she was preceded in death six brothers and five sisters.

Survivors Include: Husband: Clinton “Monk” Gaither of the home. One Sister: Anita Murphy of Georgia. Several nieces and nephews

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluefield (Bluewell), WV with Rev. Greg Kinzer officiating the service. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, WV where friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to

The Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road, Bluefield, WV 24701 is in charge of arrangements.