Phyllis Liston

Obituary of Phyllis Ann Liston

Phyllis Ann Liston, 84, of Kingwood, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.

Phyllis was born in Kingwood, WV, on March 7, 1937, a daughter of the late Gordon Wayne Wable and Josie Lucille (White) Wable.

She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. She attended the Pleasantdale United Methodist Church her whole life and served as Sunday school superintendent for years and treasurer for 68 years. She belonged to the Albright Church Christian Women's group. She did baby sitting in her home for over 30 years and was an avid Mountaineer, Pirates and Steelers fan. She loved crocheting and playing cards. Chuck and Phyllis were well known "ICONS" for attending the youth sporting events for their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Phyllis is survived by her husband of 68 years, Charles "Chuck" H. Liston; one daughter, Debra Benson of Kingwood; three sons, Samuel Liston and wife Candace of Morgantown, Randall Liston and wife Sharon of Kingwood and Ricky Liston and wife Lisa of Kingwood; one sister Clara Wheeler of Kingwood; one brother, Larry Wable of Rivesville; eleven grandchildren, Brooks (Cyndi) Liston, Mitchell Liston, Courtney (Scott) Kirby, James Benson, Myles Liston, Deidre (Eric) Aebi, Daniel (Kim) Liston, Matt (Sarah) Liston, Katelyn (Jeremy) Preston, Devon (Bryan) Layfield and Derica Liston and 17 great grandchildren, Abby, Lacey, Beau, Ava, Ella, Kendall, Caroline, Parker, Natalie, Carson, Hannah, Alex, Desiree, Finnlee, Liam, Mia and Amelia and a great-great grandchild, Tye.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father in-law, James and Alverta Liston; a son in-law, Clayton Benson; infant brother in-law, Samuel; five brothers in-law, Bill Wheeler, Glenn Liston, Howard Liston, Russell Liston and Rev. Gerald Cale; five sisters in-law, Carolyn Wable, Shirley Liston, Ann Liston, Mary Cale and Geraldine Liston; a great granddaughter, Alivia Jean Liston and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Friday, July 2, 2021, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. and on Saturday, July 3, 2021, from noon until the 1pm service time with Rev. Lucinda Lee officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the WV Caring "Angels", especially, Megan, Ashley, Shelly and Jennifer, for the wonderful care of our wife and mother.

Condolences may be extended online to the family at

A Memorial Tree was planted for Phyllis
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Field Funeral Home
Share Your Memory of