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Mary Ruth Boytek

Mary Ruth Boytek 59 of Danville formerly of Sharples went to be with the Lord with family by her side in the early morning hours of Monday March 29, 2010 at Logan Regional Medical Center after a courageous 25 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She was born May 31, 1950 in Madison, WV. Mary was the daughter of Hazel Julia Maynard of Chapmanville formerly of Sharples. She is preceded in death by her husband Roger Dale Boytek and by her father Jess Edwin Maynard and Mother-in-law Betty Jo Boytek. Left behind to cherish her memory are her daughters Julie Jo Morgan (David) of Athens and Johnnie Mae Boytek of Danville, her grandsons that brought her much joy Oliver and Samuel Morgan of Athens, Brothers John Schoolcraft (Paige) of Big Stone Gap, Charles Robert Schoolcraft (Kathy) of Beardstown, Illinois, Jess Edwin Maynard Jr. (Loretta) of Point Pleasant, Sisters Lilly Lawson of Florida and Paula (Eric) Campbell of Chapmanville, Brother-in-law Jackie Boytek of Blair and a host of nieces and nephews. Mary was employed by Sharples Coal (Zapata) up until her illness. She was a devoted wife and motherb and throughout her illness remained positive. Pleasently welcoming each day, she wore a smile that touched all that knew her. She enjoyed sports, Marshall has lost one of their biggest fans. A special"THANK YOU" to Debbie Huffman and the rest of her extended family at Meadow Brooke, where she resided. Funeral services will be held Friday April 2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Robert Schoolcraft officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 6-9 P.M. Thursday April 1, 2010 at James Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.jamesfh.com James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of the arrangements

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It is with a heavy heart to have heard about Mary's passing. My thoughts are with julie and johnny mae as well as the rest of the family.

Neighbor from dobra Jun 5 2021 9:37 PM

Mary was a long time friend and I'm sorry to have heard of her passing. My condolences to julie and johnny as well as the rest of the family

Melissa Mcneely Nov 26 2020 4:36 PM

I am so sorry to learn that Susie has passed away. She was always so happy, with a big smile on her face. That's how I'll always remember her. May God be with you and comfort you. Your cousin, Kay

Kay Swafford Aug 4 2010 12:00 AM

paula,this is helen from the store.just wanted to send my condolences to you and your family. my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

helen Apr 1 2010 12:00 AM

Dear Julie, Johnnie and Family, I am sorry to hear of your Mom's passing away. Roger (your Dad) was a good friend of my husband, Charlie Crabtree. Roger has been to Morgantown to visit with us. May God be with all of you in this time of sorrow. Sincerely, Charlie & Ann Crabtree

Ann Crabtree Apr 1 2010 12:00 AM

To the family of Mary, please accept my deepest and saddest condolences on the passing of a truly sweet friend and fellow workmate while at Sharples Coal. Mary and I worked in the same office in the early 1970's and I will forever remember her, Roger and the daughters. She was such a pleasure to be around, always smiling and upbeat. I am so sorry for your loss.

LARRY T. COOK Apr 1 2010 12:00 AM

To Mary's Family It has been quite awhile since I saw Mary. But I do remember that smile. I worked at Akers Hardware at Ottawa for many years and remember your family well. I am really sorry for you loss. And will be praying for your familly. Becky Bryant

Becky (Dolin) Bryant Apr 1 2010 12:00 AM