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Obituary for Virginia Juanita Hitt (Gum)

Virginia Juanita Hitt, 97, a long-time resident of Jane Lew, WV moved to her heavenly home on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in Serenity Hope Personal Care Home of Lost Creek following an extended illness. She was born in Churchville on January 14, 1922. On June 26, 1957, she married William D. Hitt, who preceded her in death on October 18, 1977.
Mrs. Hitt is survived by her three loving children: Charlene Vance and husband Kirk of Clarksburg, WV, William D. Hitt and wife Toni and Robert D. Hitt both of Lincolnton, NC, three special grandchildren: Nataleigh Plage and husband Michael, Nathaniel Hitt and wife Holly and Jenna Swisher and husband Brett. She is also survived by one sibling: Reverend William J. B. Gum of Camden and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, William, Virginia was preceded in death by her three brothers: Jim Gum, Dick Gum and John Gum, one sister: Bess Francis and one grandson: Ian Douglas Vance.
Virginia loved to sing and was an active member of the Free Spirit singing group. She was also known for yodeling abilities. She was a member of the Broad Run Baptist Church of Jane Lew, WV. When in good health, Virginia was also very active with the Lewis County Senior Center and the Jane Lew VFW Auxillary. Her family wishes to thank of Serenity Hope Personal Care Home for their care over the last two years.
Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue Weston on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1:00 p.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Pastor William Coffindaffer officiating. Interment will follow services in the Broad Run Church Cemetery of Jane Lew, WV. On line condolences and life stories in memory of Virginia may be expressed at
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored and privileged to serve the family of Virginia Juanita Hitt.