December 5, 1978 - January 2, 2020
Chasta Michelle Lanham, age 41 years, a former resident of Barrickville, WV and for the past month, a resident of Mill Creek where she resided with her parents, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 peacefully at her home in Mill Creek surrounded by her mother and father. She was born December 5, 1978 at Elkins, a daughter of Preston H. and Marsha Armstrong Lanham of Mill Creek. One brother, Charles B. Lanham and Heather and Bobby Hammonds, as close as a sister or brother, all of Mill Creek Two daughters, Preslynn Rayne and Amelia Jaycee. Three nephews, Nathan, Warren and Brennan, maternal grandmother, Lendal Armstrong, paternal grandmother, Bonnie Lanham, both of Mill Creek and many aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Charles “Bob” Armstrong and her paternal grandparents, Percy Lanham and Evelyn Taylor. Chasta was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School with the Class of 1997 and graduated from Fairmont State College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. She was a teacher for the Marion County School System for the hearing impaired. Chasta was a member of the Faith Apostolic Church of Fairmont and was a strong woman in her faith. Not only was Chasta a loving mother, daughter, wife, sister, aunt and friend, she had a love for her community and gave to others where she could. Over the years, she served selflessly in many organizations. She helped with fundraisers for the Taitlyn Hughes drive, worked in the Soup Kitchen, was an advocate for inmates, and had a passion for teaching others. She put her all into everything she did and her service left a mark on others’ lives. She will be missed! Friends may call from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon Tuesday from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Anthony Frazier, Rev. Harold Swecker and Cecil Lanham officiating. Interment will follow in the Lanham Cemetery at Mill Creek. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Chasta Michelle Lanham. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
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