Neva Staley

Obituary of Neva Bell Staley

Neva Bell Collett Staley, 94, of Callen Avenue, Morgantown, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021, while visiting her daughter in Kannapolis, NC. She was born January 15, 1927, in Daily, WV, daughter of the late Bernard and Bessie Mae (Weese) Collett. On October 19, 1946, she married Dale V. Staley of Morgantown who preceded her in death in January 2002. Neva was a loving mother and grandmother, always putting her family first. She enjoyed family vacations at the beach and visiting in North Carolina with her grandchildren. She also loved music and singing along with her favorite songs. She was a 1945 graduate of Elkins High School and a proud majorette in the Elkins High School Band. She was a member of Spruce Street United Methodist Church for many years. In fact, she and Dale were married in this church. Neva is survived by her daughter with whom she resided Rita Friend and her husband David of Morgantown; daughter, Tama and her husband Don Southard of Kannapolis, NC; son, Dale Staley II and his wife Sarah of Mt. Pleasant, NC; grandchildren, Chris Southard and Justin Southard, Makayla Staley, and Meghan Staley Canfield; great-grandsons, Caleb Southard and Joshua Southard and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers: Russell, Sherman, Ronald, Bernard, and Sherwood Collett; one sister, Juanita Evick. Friends and family will be received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce Street, Morgantown, on Friday, July 16, 2021, from 4 – 7 p.m., and again on Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Bart R. Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Lawnwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged to be made in Neva's memory to Lawnwood Cemetery, P O Box 402, Morgantown, WV 26507, and to Spruce Street United Methodist Church, 386 Spruce St, Morgantown, WV 26505. Send condolences online at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com
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Friday
16
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, July 16, 2021
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce St.
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Saturday
17
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce St.
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Saturday
17
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce St.
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Saturday
17
July

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Lawnwood Cemetery
Madigan Ave.
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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