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Past Presidents

Here is a current list of GFWC West Virginia past state presidents. The list below is in chronological order. Updated March 2024. 

  • *Mrs. Guy R.C. Allen (Annie), Wheeling (1904 – 1906)    

  • *Mrs. R.H. Thomas (Ida), Parkersburg (1906 – 1908)    

  • *Mrs. John A. Slone (Mortan), Huntington (1908 – 1910)    

  • *Mrs. Charles S. Morrison, Wheeling (1910 – 1912)    

  • *Mrs. John L. Ruhl (Julia), Clarksburg (1912 – 1914)

  • *Mrs. Robert L. Hutchinson, Huntington (1914 – 1916)    

  • *Mrs. Joseph G. Cochran (Lottie), Parkersburg (1916 – 1918)    

  • *Mrs. George Debolt (Mary), Fairmont  (1918 – 1920)    

  • *Mrs. Woodson T. Wills (Nina), Charleston (1920 – 1922) 

  • *Mrs. John G. Garden (Mary), Wheeling (1922 – 1924)    

  • *Mrs. H.D. Rummel (Ruth), Charleston (1924 – 1926)    

  • *Mrs. S.F. Glasscock (Mabel), Morgantown  (1926 – 1928)    

  • *Mrs. Frederick L. Black (Bethea), Bluefield  (1928 – 1930)    

  • *Mrs. Julian G. Hearne, Wheeling (1930 – 1932)    

  • *Mrs. John S. Harvey (Vera), Huntington (1932 – 1934)    

  • *Mrs. Olandus West (Alma), Clarksburg (1934 – 1936)    

  • *Mrs. Tom G. Davis, Logan (1936 – 1938)    

  • *Mrs. Otis G. Wilson, Huntington (1938 – 1940)    

  • *Mrs. George W. McAlpin, Charleston (1940 – 1942)    

  • *Mrs. J. Maurice Bodkin, Parkersburg (1942 – 1944)    

  • *Mrs. Ernest D. Conaway, Morgantown (1944 – 1946)    

  • *Mrs. W. Grady Whitman, Elkins (1946 – 1948)    

  • *Mrs. John R. Davis, Weston (1948 – 1950)    

  • *Mrs. H.G. Muntzing, Moorefield (1950 – 1952)    

  • *Mrs. Walter W. Brewer, Omar (1952 – 1954)    

  • *Mrs. John A. Jones (Doris), Weirton (1954 – 1956)    

  • *Mrs. Phares E. Reeder, Dunbar (1956 – 1958)    

  • *Mrs. Carroll W. Miller (Mary Katharine), Philippi (1958 – 1960)    

  • *Mrs. John F. McCuskey, Clarksburg (1960 – 1962)  

  • *Mrs. John Scott, Oak Hill (1962 – 1964)    

  • *Mrs. Fred Hurt (Elinor), Beckley (1964 – 1966)    

  • *Mrs. Delmas Miller (Burley), Morgan (1966 – 1968)    

  • *Mrs. George T. Hoylman, Gassaway (1968 – 1970)    

  • *Mrs. Harry Findley, Charleston (1970 – 1972)    

  • *Mrs. William R. Ross, Morgantown (1972 – 1974)    

  • *Mrs. James A. Scarbro (Maxine), Charleston (1974 – 1976) 

  • *Mrs. J. Max Dawson, Kimball (1976 – 1978)    

  • *Mrs. Hersel Perdue, Wayne (1978 – 1980)    

  • *Mrs. William B. Bright, South Charleston (1980 – 1982)    

  • *Mrs. Donald T. Harvey (Ollie), Ripley (1982 – 1984)    

  • *Mrs. H. Wayne Summerfield (Mary Alice), Dunbar (1984 – 1986)    

  • Mrs. Maurice Cordray (Jacqueline), Weirton (1986 – 1988)

  • *Mrs. Jack Gilmore (Shirley), Princeton (1988 – 1990)

  • *Mrs. Donald Sypolt (Mary Louise), Masontown (1990 – 1992)

  • *Mrs. Harrison Conaway (June), Fairmont (1992 – 1994)  

  • Barbara Henry, Martinsburg (1994 – 1996)

  • Mary Jo Thomas, Charleston (1996 – 1998)

  • *Margaret Shires, Bluefield (1998 – 2000)

  • *Mrs. William Merinar (Peggy), Vienna (2000 – 2002)

  • Tressa Wolfe, Bridgeport (2002 – 2004)

  • Sally Kiner, Fayetteville (2004 – 2006)

  • *Mrs. Gary Pastorial (Violet), Bridgeport (2006 – 2008)

  • Georgianna Tillis, Point Pleasant  (2008 – 2010)

  • Rita Lynch, Clendenin (2010 – 2012)

  • *Carol Allen, Valley (2012 – 2014)

  • *Jody Cunningham, Williamstown (2014 – 2016)

  • Sharon Sheridan, Parkersburg (2016 – 2018)

  • Pamela McCoy, Huntington (2018 – 2020)

  • Helen Moren, Bethany (2020 – 2022)

  • Cathy Jo Bryant, Fayetteville (2022 - 2024)

* deceased

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