June 8, 1925 - February 6, 2022
Veta Mourine Balis Lewis, 96 of Big Flint Rd. Salem departed this life on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at her residence. She was born on June 8, 1925 in Salem a daughter of the late Wade and Hazel Ford Flanigan. Twice married she was preceded in death by her first husband, George Balis and her second husband James Lewis. Surviving is one son, Edwin Balis and wife Garnett, Salem, one daughter, Mary Earl, Soddy Daisy, TN, grandchildren, Jason and Jeremy Balis, Cynthia Gore, Valerie Ralston, Richie, Matthew and Joyanna Earl, great grandchildren, Emily, Olivia and Jacob Balis, Spencer and Connor Gore, Micah, Chloe, Wesley and, Kyla Ralston. Two sisters, Wilma Balis, Eleanor Fultz and two brothers, Ted and Brooks Flanigan also preceded her in death. Mrs. Lewis was a 1943 graduate of Doddridge County High School. She owned and operated Balis Upholstery and Interior Design for over 40 years. She owned several rental units on her property and enjoyed farming hereford cattle, and growing strawberries. Veta was a member of South Chestnut Street United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. She was a 4-H Leader for 15 year's in Doddridge County. In spite of her illness and declining status she reinforced her total commitment of her life to her family and many friends by expressing her devotion, love of Jesus Christ and personal love to all. Funeral services will be conducted in the Harbert Funeral Home 287 W. Main St. Salem on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Donnie Balis and Pastor Denver Burnside presiding. Interment will follow in the W.V. National Cemetery, Pruntytown. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 4-8 p.m. Harbert Funeral Home is privileged to serve the Balis family.
Veta Mourine Balis Lewis, 96 of Big Flint Rd. Salem departed this life on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at her residence. She was born on June 8, 1925 in Salem a daughter of the late Wade and Hazel Ford Flanigan. Twice married she was preceded... View Obituary & Service Information
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