|Julia Rebecca Runions
Julia Rebecca Runions, age 97, of Moorefield, WV, passed this life on Wednesday, November 19,
2014 at the Grant County Nursing Home in Petersburg, WV. Born on April 1, 1917 in Peru, WV, she was
the daughter of the late Charles Sidney Whetzel and Maryann Lantz Whetzel. Julia attended the Assembly
of God Church in Moorefield, WV and was a member of the Zion Methodist Church in Milam, WV.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Kuykendall, her
second husband, Solomon Runions, one daughter, one son, four sisters, and three brothers. She is
survived by one daughter, Genevieve “Katie” Cullers of Elkton, VA; one son, Daley Kuykendall of Milam,
WV; one brother, William Whetzel of Keyser, WV; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and
five great great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Elmore Funeral
Home in Moorefield, WV. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 24,
2014 at the funeral home with Pastor Cynthia Skinner officiating. Burial will follow in the Olivet Cemetery.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Grant County Nursing Home, 27 Early Avenue,
Petersburg, WV 26847.
Arrangements are under the direction of Elmore Funeral Home.