Melissa ‘Janie’ Hyatt Mossor, 82

Melissa ‘Janie’ Hyatt Mossor

STEUBENVILLE — Melissa “Janie” Hyatt Mossor, 82, of Chester, W.Va. passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville.

Janie was born in Cicerone, W.Va. on Jan. 4, 1936 a daughter of the late John F. and Della Moore Ashby. Janie was a member of the Chester Church of the Nazarene. She was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting, reading, traveling and gardening.

Preceding Janie in death were her 1st husband Earnest F. Hyatt; 2nd husband Charles W. White; five sisters and two brothers.

Surviving are her husband, whom she married Sept. 26, 2003, Carlton D. Mossor; daughter Brenda S. Hyatt of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; two sons: Donald J. (Elaine) Hyatt and Larry F. Hyatt both of Chester, W.Va.; two granddaughters: Jessica (Jeff) White of Akron, Ohio and Kiesha (Eric) Shimon of Weirton, W.Va.; grandson Codey Hyatt (Stacy Boyles) of Salem; three great grandchildren: Justina Shimon, Jordan Hyatt and Autumn Hyatt and three sisters: Ada Plumley of Racine, W.Va., Virginia Carter of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and Garnett Whited of Elizabeth, W.Va.

Friends may visit Friday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Evangelist Will Montgomery will conduct a funeral service Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Locust Hill Cemetery, Chester, WV.

Following the service, friends and family will gather at the Dawson Family Center for fellowship.

View Janie’s memorial webpage and express condolences online at