Martha D. Mitchell Bissett Obituary

Martha D. Bissett
Secretary for Waynesburg College, Church of Covenant

Martha D. Bissett, 82, of Morgantown, W. Va., formerly of Graysville, died at 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2004, in her home after being seriously ill for the past month.

She was born December 4, 1921, in Graysville, a daughter of Stephen Edward and Zelma Leona Wells Mitchell.

Mrs. Bissett resided in the Waynesburg and Washington areas for several years prior to returning to Graysville in 1978 where she resided until moving to Morgantown in 1997.

She was a former member of Unity Presbyterian Church in Graysville, where she served as and elder and Sunday school teacher and was a member and past president of the church auxiliary. She was a member of Calvary Bapist Church in Morgantown.

Mrs. Bissett was a member of Graysville Volunteer Fire Department auxiliary and was a former member of Washington Business and Professional Women.

She was a 1940 graduate of Richhill High School, a 1942 graduate of Penn Commercial Business College and attended Waynesburg College.

Mrs. Bissett was employed as a secretary by the U. S. Navy Department in Washington, D.C., was a former secretary at Waynesburg College for several years, a former secretary for the pastors at Church of the Covenant in Washington and was last employed as secretary for Gray Township for eight years prior to retiring in 1986.

On July 6, 1943, she married Clifford Wayne Bissett, who survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Dolores Carroll of Lone Pine and Denise McCauley of Morgantown; and a granddaughter, Amy Smith of Rogersville.

Deceased are a brother, Edward Laverne Mitchell; and a grandson, David Wayne Smith.

Mrs. Bissett was the last of her immediate family.

There will be no public visitation. Burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are the direction of Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville.

Newspaper obituary, date and source unknown (Greene County, PA)

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