Mae Belle BAckus OBITJodie, WV – Mae Belle Backus, 76, of Jodie passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 at CAMC General Division, Charleston.
She was a member of the Vaughan Baptist Church.
Born January 2, 1937 at Twenty Mile, she was the daughter of the late John Wyatt and Tressie Esther (Darlington) Foster.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Esther Backus; brothers, Howard and Alfred Foster; and a sister, Valena Gross.
She is survived by her children, Beverly Roop of Jodie, Herbie (Beth) Backus of Jodie, Nancy (Jimmy) Jones of Jodie, Eddie (Felicia) Backus of Lockwood, Allison (Charley) McClung of Jodie, and Scott (Heather) Backus of Jodie; 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Services took place at 2 pm, Monday, October 28 at the Vaughan Baptist Church with the Reverend Naaman Moore officiating, burial followed in Vaughan Cemetery.
Friends called one hour prior to the service at the church.
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Pennington Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Backus family.