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Collins Funeral Home
Saturday August 20th, 2016
6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Collins Funeral Home
Sunday August 21st, 2016
11:00am

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Evelyn Maria "Ava" Maynard

Evelyn Maria “Ava” (Ferrell) Maynard, 67, of Omar, WV went to be with the Lord on, August 17, 2016. She was born June 12, 1949 in Alexandria, VA to the late Paul and Inga Hassenegar Ferrell. She was of the Baptist faith.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband; whom she loved with all of her heart, Garrett Peyton Maynard, one brother; William “Billy” Wallace and also two special women who played a significant role in her life; Gertrude (Gertie) Wallace was also known as “Mom” to Ava, as she had raised her as her only daughter, and Reba Maynard who was more than just a Mother- in- Law but a friend who she loved dearly. Ava was employed at Logan Regional Medical Center, where she did her life’s work for 25 years, giving loving care to others on the 4th floor. Ava considered her coworkers not just friends but some were also like family.  She was a woman of great character. To know Ava was to love her. She was strong, caring, and selfless. Those left to cherish her memories are her Sister-in-law and dear friend, Janet Varney, A very special friend, Tammy Messer, Nieces and Nephews: Melissa Browning of Verdunville, Amanda Wallace, Nikki Wallace, Cordell Wallace, Jenny Martindale and Jamie Berger, Paul Maynard Jr.  (Elaine), Greg (Mary) Maynard, Mick Maynard, Many great nieces and nephews including one she held a very special bond with, her Great Nephew, Braxton Browning in which he held a very special place in her heart and she loved him as though he was her own son. She is deeply loved and missed by many.  Services will be 11:00 A.M. Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor John Hatfield officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be from 6 to 9 PM Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is in charge of the arrangements.  Condolences may be left @ www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com/.   


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A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Maynard

Cindy Hatfield Aug 21 2016 12:00 AM

My thoughts & Prayers are with the family. Ava used to call me Cinderalla. I worked with her a long time. God Bless you, Love Cindy Lou!

Cindy Hatfield Aug 21 2016 12:00 AM

I will always love and remember what a sweet soul she had such a great person rest in peace my friend

Patty hall Aug 21 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Maynard

Leslie Gibson Aug 20 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Maynard

Nora Maynard Aug 20 2016 12:00 AM

Ava will be fondly remembered by so many that she touched with her kindness and brightened their day with her smile. Love to the family . You are in our thoughts and prayers .

Brenda and Eddie Aug 20 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Maynard

Genevieve Osborne Aug 20 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Maynard

Dorothy Jones Aug 19 2016 12:00 AM

Prayers for the family.

Laraine Muncy Aug 19 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Maynard

Juanita Ojeda Aug 19 2016 12:00 AM

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