Freda B. McComas, 73, Glenwood, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on
Friday, July 30, 1999. Born on August 22, 1925, to the late Lawrence and Dinah
Bias, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter W. McComas,
grandson, Thomas Eric McComas, sisters, Bergie Crowley and Lillie Dick, and
brothers, Clellan and Goble Bias. Survivors include son, Roger A. McComas and
wife, Kathy of Glenwood and his step-children, Michael, Rebekka, Patrick and
Tyler Henry; son, Dennis R. McComas of Glenwood and his children, Lani, Ryan,
Patrick and Daniel McComas; daughter, Linda McComas Huston and husband, Duane of
Tucson, Ariz. and their children, Derek and Brian Huston; son, Kenneth R.
McComas and wife, Shirley of Glenwood and their children, Angie Staats, Clayton
McComas, Natalie Taylor and Jessica Meadows; daughter, Brenda McComas Bryant and
husband, Jim of Ceredo and her children, Tamara Lovejoy, Bradley and Leslie
Smith; daughter, Terri McComas Bennett and husband, Jason of Charlotte, NC. and
their children, Rachel and Zachary; sisters, Odessa Messenger of Barboursville
and Reba Gibson of Huntington. Freda lived to see and enjoy the addition of
three great-grandchildren, Kyra Marie Meadows, born to Jessica and Eddie;
Tristan Tanner Lovejoy, born to Tamara and Rubon; Justin Thomas Staats born to
Angie and Tom and to know and rejoice in the recent birth of Savanna Rae Taylor,
born to Natalie and Josh. Freda was a lifelong member of the church with members
for many years at Union Chapel United Methodist.
In addition to active participation in the church she worked outside the home for many years retiring as coordinator of the Milton Branch of the Senior Community Services Program in late summer of 1997. She remained active in the Milton Senior Center to time of her death. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 3, 1999, at Heck Funeral Home with Rev. James L. Dailey and Rev. Gordon L. Rutherford officiating. Burial in Union Ridge Cemetery, Glenwood. The family suggests that memorials be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Center, Memphis, TN in lieu of flowers.
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