Betty Elaine Cheshire 96, of Keyser, WV and formerly of Piedmont died on Thursday July 12, 2018 in Keyser. She was born at Luke, MD on Nov. 22, 1921 and was the daughter of the late W.G. Fatkin and Leah (Burkett) Fatkin. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Garland Cheshire; her son W. Mark Cheshire, her sister Kathryn and brothers, Marshall and Louis Fatkin.
She attended Luke Elementary School and was a graduate of Bruce High School and Catherman’s Business School. Her first job was as a secretary for the WV Pulp and Paper Company at Luke, MD. She later was employed at “ The Style Shop” in Piedmont for 42 years.
Elaine was a lifetime member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Piedmont. She was a member of United Methodist Women and sang in the choir for over 60 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Dianne Malko and husband Rich of Winchester, VA; her special granddaughter, Erin Jenkins and husband Jeff of New Creek and their son Evan. Her very special friend Angela Harbaugh Bowers and husband David with whom she resided since March 2015. Her granddaughter, Elaine and husband Rob and children Leah and Ben of Charleston, SC, her grandson Matthew Cheshire Keyser, grandson David Matters and wife Courtney and children Hannah and Taylor of NC. Her special friend Sandy Ferguson of Piedmont.
Elaine requested to be cremated and have a private Memorial Service.
The Fredlock Funeral Home in Piedmont is assisting the family with her arrangements.