DEBRA L. ARMS

ARMS DEBRA L.
Age 58, of Glen Dale, WV, died Saturday, November 17, 2012 at home. She was born August 25, 1954 in Buckannan, WV, the daughter of Sylvia L. Cross Arms of Glen Dale, and the late Benjamin "Benny" Arms. She was a Nurse Practitioner, having received her LPN degree at BM Spurr School of Nursing, her RN degree at Washington Hospital School, and her BSN and MSN at LaRoche College. Her work history included Reynolds Memorial Hospital, OVMC, Traveling Nurse Corp., Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, St. Francis Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, WV, Allegheny General Hospital and VA Medical Center, both in Pittsburgh, PA, she taught Nursing at UPMC St. Margaret School of Practical Nursing, and taught Gerontology at West Liberty State College. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, an avid quilter, Moravian Star maker, and a care taker of all. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a nephew, Sam Postlethwaite. In addition to her mother, survivors include a brother, David Arms; three sisters, Linda Long, Janet Postlethwaite, and Denise Arms; brothers-in-law, John Long, and Dave Postlethwaite; nieces and nephews, Jason Long, Adam Long, Jim Postlethwaite, Carrisa Wells, and Kaylyn Arms; and five great-nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 1 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 1601 1st Street, Moundsville with Pastor Greg Blair, officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Assoc., PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or Marshall County Animal Shelter, RD#5, Box 210, Moundsville, WV 26041. Arrangements by GRISELL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Moundsville. Sympathy expressions at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Nov. 20, 2012