Blanche Marie Stewart Wince, 96, of Valley Mills, Parkersburg, passed away at her residence Aug. 24, 2013, having been cared for by her loving family during her lengthy illness. She was born July 8, 1917, to Perry and Julie Anne Stewart. She had 12 siblings, two of which died at birth. She is survived by her last sibling, the Rev. Perry Stewart Jr. of Vienna, W.Va.