Anna J. Proffitt, Age 93, of Gary, West Virginia, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at her residence. Born, May 25, 1926 in Coalwood, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Preston Jennings & Trinnia Ward-Jennings.

A resident of Gary since 1963, Mrs. Proffitt was of The Baptist Faith and attended Iaeger Schools.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband, Robert Proffitt, a Son, John D.  Proffitt, as well as Sisters: Frankie Jennings, Margie Newberry, Mary Robinette, Flossie Smith, Goldie Stanley,  One Brother, Elzie Jennings, Nieces: Kathryn Smith & Ann Cline, Nephew, Howard Smith, as well as Great Granddaughter, Elizabeth Proffitt.

Survivors include Mrs. Proffitt’s Two Grandsons: John Proffitt of Mims, Florida and James Proffitt of Thorpe, West Virginia, Daughter in Law, Sandra (Sam) Proffitt of Gary, West Virginia – her Primary Caregiver with whom she shared her Home.

Additional surviving relatives include Lynn Pettus of Bluefield, Virginia and several other Great Nieces, Nephew, Harold Cline of Bluefield, Virginia and several Great Grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be conducted by Pastor Danny Blackburn on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:00am at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery. Friends and Family will serve as Pallbearers.

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Fanning Funeral Home of Welch / War is serving The Proffitt Family.