Ida Mae Kidwell

Ida Mae Kidwell


Ida Mae Kidwell, 89, of Paw Paw, West Virginia, and a patient at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, Virginia, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.

She was born October 17, 1932 at Kiefer, Maryland and was the daughter of the late Michael Joseph Crane and Margie Susan Hartman Crane.

Mae was a 1949 graduate of Oldtown High School.

She had worked at Moser’s Store in Paw Paw and was a bar attendant at Millstone in Oldtown. She transported senior citizens for the Paw Paw Committee On Aging, was a member of the Paw Paw Church of Christ, Paw Paw Vol. Fire Dept. Ladies’ Auxiliary and the Paw Paw Parade Committee.

On February 3, 1950, she married Glenn Harrison “Spinny” Kidwell, who preceded her in death on March 29, 2005.

Surviving are three daughters: Glenda (Eddy) Ridgeway, of Paw Paw, Rhonda (Allen) Kidwell, of Paw Paw and Julie (Lynn) Kidwell, of Slanesville; three sons: Roger (Trudi) Kidwell, of Paw Paw, Richard (Leah) Kidwell, of Paw Paw and Jeff (Dee) Kidwell of Paw Paw; 16 grandchildren including a special grandson, Kevin Kidwell, whom she raised; 26 great-grandchildren and a brother-in-law, Adrian (Jan) Kidwell, of Vancouver, Wash.

Mae was preceded in death by three brothers, William Crane, Floyd Crane and John Crane; three sisters, Mary Dean, Judy Rice and Shirley Campbell; a daughter, Brenda Clatterbuck and two granddaughters, Destiny Kidwell and Janelle Kidwell.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 12, at the Paw Paw Church of Christ with Evangelist Richard White officiating. Interment was at Camp Hill Cemetery. Her grandsons served as her pallbearers.

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Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Kimble Funeral Home in Paw Paw.