Dolores Jean Hess, 76, of Bretz, passed away Thursday June 28, 2018, at Pine Ridge, Kingwood. She was born November 2, 1941, in Morgantown, a daughter of the late George William and Wanita Agnes (Ayersman) Smith.
Dolores was a loving wife, mother, and sister. She married into and was surrounded by her family of musicians that provided her great joy.
She is survived by four sons, Robert Jr., of Kingwood, William (Debbie), of Morgantown, Roger (Brenda), of Morgantown and James, of Bretz; two daughters, Gloria (Darryl) Stevenson, of Tunnelton and Karen Smith, of Independence; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Dennis Smith (Brenda); and three sisters; Shirley “Sis” Hess, Rosie Leon, and Dixie Metheny.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Robert Lee Hess in 2017; a son, Steven; two grandsons, Darrell Jr. and Justin Stevenson; brothers, Donald, George, and Robert; and sister, Ada Chipps.
Friends may call at the Morgan Funeral Home, in Reedsville, from noon-6 p.m. on Sunday July 1 and from 9 – 10 a.m. on Monday July 2, with the funeral services to follow with Associate Pastor Darrel Stevenson officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, in Kingwood.
Morgan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hess family.