Dorothy Ellen Gaston
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 5-8 PM
Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home, Inc.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 11 AM
Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home
Dorothy Ellen Walls Gaston
Dorothy Ellen Walls Gaston, age 81, of Morgantown, WV died Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown. She was born September 30, 1934 in Philippi, WV, a daughter of the late Dr. William Walls and Dorothy Ramsey Pollock. In the spring of 1953, her journey with James Edward Gaston started and on December 27, 1953 she married James who survives. Also surviving are three sons, William Harvey Gaston and wife Diane, Raymond Parrish Gaston and wife Pamela and Paul Rollins Gaston and wife Angela all of Morgantown; one daughter, Lou Ellen Goodwin and husband Douglas of Morgantown; two grandsons, Paul Crumrine of Morgantown and Benjamin Gaston of Bruceton Mills, WV; two granddaughters, Bridgette Crumrine of New Martinsville, WV and Natasha Goodwin of Morgantown and one great-granddaughter, Molly Crumrine of Buckhannon. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Belinda D’Anne Morlock and one brother, Marshal Gordon Walls. Dottie loved spending time with her family and was a huge Mountaineer Fan and thoroughly enjoyed the WVU Band. She was one of the original merge organizers of the Black Diamond Girl Scout Council. Dottie was the greatest of homemakers, a professional bridal consultant, an accomplished seamstress and many will remember her talents from Unique Crafts and Landscapes Unlimited. Friends will be received Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 5-8 PM at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11 AM Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Ronald M. McCauley officiating. Burial will be in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon, WV at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.