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Zelma Lois (Miller) Price

May 21, 1931 ~ May 29, 2019 (age 88)

Zelma Lois (Miller) Price (88) of Shinnston, WV passed away on May 29, 2019 at Beulahland Nursing Home in Grafton, WV.  Zelma was born May 21, 1931 in Shinnston, WV the daughter of the late Zella Dowden and Edna Louverna (Spring) Miller.

Zelma was a school teacher in Harrison County for more than 17 years.  She was a lifetime member of the Shinnston Senior Citizens Center, Appalachian Rangers and the Historical Society. She was also a member of Harrison County Coal, WV Silver Hair Legislature , Frontier Days, the American Legion Auxiliary, The Garden Club and the Girl Scouts, where she was a Troop Leader.  Zelma was also a member of the Shinnston Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents Zelma was preceded in death by her husband of more than 35 years, Douglas Fairbanks Price; a step-son, Wayman Allen Price; three brothers, Emmett B. Miller, Carl Miller and Lee Theodore Miller; and two sisters, Mary Melissa Sandy and Zella C. Horner O’Conner.

Those left behind to cherish Zelma’s memory include her daughter, Karleen Joyce Price of Shinnston; and two step-granddaughters, Michelle Price Jawers & her son, Seth Price and Natalie Price Hagan & her daughter, Kiera.

The family will receive friends at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 South Pike St., Shinnston, WV 26431, on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 4:00-8:00pm. Funeral service will be held at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 South Pike St., Shinnston, WV 26431, on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at 11:00am with Minister Edward Partain II officiating.  Interment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery.

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Dorsey Funeral Home is honored to assist the Price Family at this time. 

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