This obituary was found in the collection of the Colson Library, Morgantown, WV and submitted by Bridgette Osz.
September 18, 1958 Barbour Democrat page 10
Martha Elizabeth Moats, 78y of Nestorville, died in a Philippi rest home, Sunday, September 14. Mrs. Moats was born November 15, 1879, in Buckhannon. The daughter of the late William H. and Abigail Simmons Alberts. She was the wife of George Moats, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Lula Wilson of Kasson, Mrs. Martha Spencer of Rowlesburg, Mrs. Laura Feber, 63 North Caroline Street; two sons, Lloyd and Willis both of Philippi; two sisters, Mrs. Edna Summers and Mrs. Lillie Purkey, both of Nestorville; 11 grandchildren and some 14 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Moats was a member of the Nestorville Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Sep 17, with the Rev. H. O. Poling officiating. Burial was made in the church cemetery.