Claire W. Newlin, 94, of St.Clairsville, OH passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022, peacefully at home.
Claire was born May 21, 1927 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late William H. and Florence (Baron) Wheeler.
Claire was a graduate of Stephens College, as well as West Liberty College with degrees in Early Childhood Education while holding a membership to Alpha Phi Sorority.
Claire was Presbyterian by faith and a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of St. Clairsville. She loved her community and showed that love by being involved in many local organizations. She served her church in many ways including serving as a Deacon four (4) terms. In addition to her church, she was a member of the Junior League of Wheeling, Oglebay Institute, Board Member of the WV State Girl Scouts, Easter Seals Board Member, a Founding Member of the Lily Twig of OVMC, Friends of St. Clairsville Library, and a Member Emeritus of Belmont Hills Country Club. St. Clairsville can forever remember the Newlin’s by taking a stroll on the Newlin Falls Trail at Memorial Park.
In addition to her parents, Claire was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Taylor Newlin, her beloved daughter, Cynthia Newlin and her dear brother, William B. Wheeler.
Surviving is her son James (Donna) Newlin of Richmond, VA and her daughter, Amy (Jeff) Newlin-Edwards of Charleston, SC. Claire is also survived by her five (5) grandchildren; Colin, Jacey (Ben), Diandra, Tayla, and Clari, as well as her new-born great-grandson, Barontyn; in addition, several nieces and nephews.
Private arrangements have been entrusted to CARE Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, OH 43950
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Oglebay Institute may be made at TMCFunding.com
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