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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 44 - 1 - 17 §44-1-17. Food and fuel for family.
The provisions and fuel (or so much thereof as may be necessary) which, at the death of any person, shall have been laid in for consumption in his family, shall remain for the use of such family, if the same be desired by any member of it, without account thereof being made. Any livestock necessary for the food of the family may be killed for that use before the sale or distribution of the estate.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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