- Grove City, Pennsylvania

January 3, 2013

Florence Elizabeth Zimmerman Calvert

Sunday school teacher was WCTU member

Allied News

WAYNESBURG, Pa. — Florence Elizabeth Zimmerman Calvert, Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., formerly of Spraggs, Pa., died at 1:20 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Southwest Regional Medical Center, Waynesburg. She was 91.

She was born Tuesday, February 8, 1921, in Spraggs, a daughter of the late William G.C. Zimmerman and Goldie Mae Hixenbaugh Zimmerman.

Mrs. Calvert was a member of the Blacksville Baptist Church, Blacksville, W.V., where she had taught Sunday school for several years.

She was a member of the Women's Society and the WCTU. She was a member of the East Franklin Grange, the Pomona Grange and the State Grange. She was also a Life Member of the Greene County Retired Teacher's Association. Mrs. Calvert was a former member of the Greene County Farmers Association.

For 16 years she worked as a cook for Central Greene School District and was the auditor for Wayne Township for several years.

Her Husband, Truman Russell Calvert, whom she married on September 9, 1939, died Nov. 30, 1996.

Surviving are: two sons and their wives: Thomas W. and Leanne Calvert, Berlin, Pa., and Robert Earl and Sarah Calvert, Mercer; five grandchildren, Jeff Calvert, Steven Calvert, Scott Calvert, David Calvert, and Christine Reed; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Calvert was the last of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by: four sisters, Cecyle Wise, Mabel V. Phillips Hillberry, Nellie R. Garee and Clemmie B. Longstreth; and three brothers George W. Zimmerman, Robert E. Zimmerman, and Charles B. Zimmerman.

Memorials may be made to the Blacksville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 7 Blacksville, WV 26521 or their favorite 4-H Club.

Calling hours were Wednesday (12-26-12) in Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., 197 N. Maiden St., Waynesburg. Information is at

Funeral service was Thursday (12-27-12) in the funeral home with Pastor Art Malculm officiating.

Burial in Blacksville Cemetery, Blacksville, W.Va.

Published Dec. 26, 2012 in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201A Erie St., Grove City.