Clarice Yvonne Statzer
Clarice Yvonne Statzer, age 89, of Lester, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Bowers Hospice House.
Born on March 19, 1930 in Raleigh County, WV, she was the daughter of the late James Wesley Canaday and Clara Sweeney Canaday.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Worley; her second husband, Charles Statzer; her daughter, Patricia Ann Ryan; and her brother, Lionel Cleveland Canaday.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Sara Manning and husband, Nathan, and Nancy Newman; her seven grandchildren, Jeff Ryan, Lisa Ryan, Nathan Manning, Jr., Eric Manning, Tiffany Baker, Jennifer Limon and Jerri Newman; 13 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; her brother, James D. Canaday; aunt, Thelma Lilly; one niece; three nephews and several cousins; and her special friends, Helen Walker, Angela Coleman, and Shelby Keaton.
Yvonne was a member of Lester Baptist Church. In early years, she loved ceramics. She was a school teacher and retired after 29 years from the Raleigh County Board of Education. Yvonne was a loving, caring and devoted mother whom will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 pm, Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Dewey Lowe officiating. Entombment will follow in the Peace Mausoleum of Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Her grandsons will have the honor of serving as pallbearers.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia-Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Dr., Beckley, WV 25801.
Published on February 5, 2020


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Feb 08, 2020
Sara, I am so sorry for your loss
Feb 07, 2020
Praying for your family
Rita wilson
Feb 07, 2020
Sara, I am so sorry for your loss .
Aunt Carolyn, Mona Armour, Della Hall, and Tracy Tolley
Feb 07, 2020
Simply Elegant Spathiphyllum was purchased for the family of Clarice Yvonne Statzer by Aunt Carolyn, Mona Armour, Della Hall, and Tracy Tolley.  Send flowers
Feb 06, 2020
The most precious memory of all was that I had the privilege of being her daughter. ❤🥀🙏
Feb 06, 2020
Best wishes and condolences
Feb 06, 2020
Best wishes and condolences