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Joan Carol (Plum) Merriner

November 28, 1946 ~ January 4, 2019 (age 72)

Joan Carol Plum Merriner, 72 of Jane Lew passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at her residence.  She was born November 28, 1946 in Clarksburg, daughter of the late John Carl and Vivian Jean VanHorn Plum. She graduated from Washington Irving High School. Her most precious thing was her grandson, Ian.  She loved her dogs and cats, going to the beach with her family.  She was member of Harmony United Methodist Church. Joan was a hard worker and started her career at Stathers & Cantrall, then was an executive secretary with Hope Gas, now Dominion Energy where she retired with over thirty years of service.  She was currently working at Planation Inn/Days Inn in Jane Lew. She is survived by her husband of fifty years, Gerald Edward “Jake” Merriner whom she married on March 15, 1968; one daughter, Amy McKee and husband Mike, Weston; one grandson, Ian McKee; three sisters, Dietra “Dee” Westfall and husband Roger, Scott Depot, Linda Daugherty and husband Roger, Good Hope, Karen Wilson and husband Blaine, Hedgesville; nieces and nephews, John Westfall, Stephanie Hill and husband Chris and their children, Payton, Braydon and Camden, Kathryn Kurtzman and husband Josh and her son, Collin, Todd Strang; one stepdaughter, Shelley Matheny and husband Ron, all of Clarksburg; one stepson, John Merriner and wife Penny, Winchester, VA; five step great grandchildren; Michael Joe, Clarissa, Rita, Mary Catherine and Eugena Rose. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Gerald Edward Merriner II; one step daughter, Regina A. Seamon; Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg, on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 3-7pm; Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Davis Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 11:00 am with Rev. Roger McKee presiding. Entombment will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to Harrison County Humane Society, 2450 Saltwell Road, Shinnston, WV 26431. Online condolences may be sent to  Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Merriner family.

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