Wade Katherine Bean

    Wade Katherine Bean, age 95, of Beans Lane, Moorefield, WV, passed this life on Saturday,
February 15, 2014 at the Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, WV. Born on April 26, 1918 in Rig,
WV, she was the daughter of the late Johnathon J. Halterman and Ursuela Simmons Halterman.
She was the last of her seventeen siblings.

    Wade was the last living telephone operator of the old Moorefield Telephone Company and was a
clerk at Bean’s Hardware for many years. She was a member of the CEOs Club in Moorefield
and the Moorefield Presbyterian Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence M. Bean. She is survived by two daughters,
Carolyn Strickler of Moorefield, WV and Joyce Hawse of Elkins, WV; four grandchildren;
and one great grandchild.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Elmore Funeral Home.