Louise McCallisterNovember 28, 1930 ~ January 18, 2018 (age 87)
LOUISE McCALLISTER, 87, of Wayne, W.Va., passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born November 28, 1930 in Wayne County, a daughter of the late Joseph Bradshaw, Jr. and Nancy Jane Gilkerson Bradshaw. Her husband Herman McCallister also preceded her in death along with brothers Paul Gilkerson, Okey Bradshaw, Homer Bradshaw, Johnny Bradshaw, and Infant Charlie Bradshaw, and one sister, Erma Adkins. Survivors include her children, Barb (Raymond) Stephens of Wayne, Betty (Charlie) Smith, Beverly (Bernard) Adkins, and Ronald (Donna) McCallister, all of Wayne; grandchildren, Tracy Stephens, JoAnna Hall, Bryan (Jessie) Smith, Jessica Dillon, all of Wayne, Josh (Michelle) Adkins of Kermit, W.Va., Vanessa (Jason) Scott, Joshua (Lynn) Adkins, Dominick (Britany) Stepp-Adkins, all also of Wayne, Ronald A. (Heather) McCallister of Barboursville, Misty Dawn (Kieth) Conwell of South Point, Oh., Jeremy McCallister of Wayne, and Mark Merritt of South Carolina; and 20 great grandchildren.
Also surviving are three sisters, Armilda Adkins of Huntington, Ruby Nicely of Wayne, and Juanita Bradshaw of Wayne; and nieces, nephews, friends, and family too numerous to mention.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all caregivers, Rosie Webb, Deborah Blankenship, Dianne Scarberry, and Hospice of Wayne for their love and care, as well as very special friends David "Peachie" and Lisa Johnson of Wayne.
Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home with Brother David Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Bradshaw Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.