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ALBRIGHT, Kathleen
MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Kathleen Jane Albright, 77, died November 4, 2006. She was born June 21, 1929 to the late James William and Ethel McDaniel Butts. She retired from National Fruit Company with over 40 years of service, and attended the First Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Susan K. Smith of Bunker Hill; a sister, Thelma Scrivener of Martinsburg; a brother, Charles Butts of Martinsburg; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonza Dow Albright, Jr.; three sisters, Edna Davis, Pearl Zepp, and an infant sister; three brothers, Fred, Lee, and Bernard Butts; and an infant grandson. Interment was at Rosedale Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.

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ALDERMAN, Harry
WINIFREDE, WEST VIRGINIA: Harry Alderman, 55, died November 7, 1967 at his residence. He worked for Carbon Fuel Co., and was a member of the UMWA. Survivors include his wife, Ottie Oma Alderman; four sons, David, Michael, Gary, and Richard; six daughters, Mrs. Ruby Ellis, Patricia Alderman, Janie Alderman, Mrs. Doris Burke, Mrs. Betty Carney, and Mrs. Jean Vance; his mother, Mrs. Minnie Alderman; two brothers, Frank and Bill; and a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Prichard. Arrangements were handled by Leonard Johnson Funeral Home.

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ALLEY, Herbert G., Jr.
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Herbert G. Alley, Jr., 73, died December 30, 1989 at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, OH. He was born September 18, 1916 in Danbury, NC to Herbert G. Alley, Sr. and Ida Venable Alley. He was a retired operating engineer and a member of Local #132 in Huntington. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Caudill Alley; a son, Herbert L. Alley of Houston, TX; and a sister, Frances Martin of Danbury. Interment with military honors was at Beale Cemetery in Apple Grove under the direction of Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

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AMTOWER, Margaret
KEYSER, WEST VIRGINIA: Margaret M. Stickley Amtower, 88, died March 2, 2006. She was born April 28, 1917 to the late D. Ray and Anna Hartman Stickley. She was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Leroy Cannon of Burlington; a son and daughter-in-law, William Ray and Chris Amtower of Frederick, MD; two half-brothers, Darlton K. "Bud" Stickley of Salt Lake City, UT, and Robert Stickley and wife Janet of Burlington; a half-sister, Genevieve Hartman and husband Donald of Keyser; 6 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Amtower; her parents; her stepmother, Eva Shoemaker Stickley; and a half-brother, R. Tobias Stickley. Interment was at Potomac Memorial Gardens by Smith Funeral Home.

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ANGELIDES, Ellen
WEIRTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Ellen Konnovitch Angelides, 82, died January 18, 2007. She was born August 31, 1924 to the late Basil and Catherine Angelides. She was a member of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. She is survived by a son, Nick Konnovitch of Poca; a granddaughter; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Konnovitch; two sisters; a brother; and her parents. Services were held at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at St. Nicholas Cemetery by Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home.

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ANTAL, Rose
McMECHEN, WEST VIRGINIA: Rose Elizabeth Antal, 83, died September 7, 2001 at Peterson Geriatric and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 1, 1918 in McMechen to John and Rose Nemeth Antal. She retired from Marx Toy Company. She attended St. James Catholic Church, and was a member of the St. James Rosary and Altar Society. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Eileen Antal of McMechen; her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Helen Antal and Mary Szadaly; and three brothers, John, George, and Joseph Antal. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Wheeling under the direction of Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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ARCUDIA, Faye
OAK HILL, WEST VIRGINIA: Faye Thompson Arcudia, 84, died October 22, 2005. She was born April 24, 1921 to the late Grady and Nora Barnes Gunnoe. She was a Baptist. She is survived by a daughter, Betty (Tom) Arcudia of Oak Hill; two sons, Johnny (Rhoda) Thompson of Delaware, OH, and Gary (Cathy) Thompson of Glen Daniels; three sisters, Imogene Acord of Jesse, Susie Salyers of Wise, VA, and Jessie Acord of Bolt; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Robert Thompson and Frank Arcudia; and four brothers. Interment was at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home.

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ASHCRAFT, Roy
GLEN EASTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Roy R. Ashcraft, 65, died January 12, 2002. He was born December 30, 1936 to the late Arlie Glen and Olive Mae Mahon Ashcraft. He worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways for over 20 years, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He attended the Nazarene Church in Moundsville. He is survived by his wife, Edith Lorraine Cross Ashcraft; three sons, Kelsey R. Ashcraft of Moundsville, Roy Glen Ashcraft of Mount Clare, and Norman Eugene Ashcraft of Littleton; two daughters, Judith Lorraine Rhoten of Hampstead, MD, and Kristie Irene Smith of Masontown; a brother, Robert Scott Ashcraft; and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by five brothers; and his parents. Interment was at Sancho Cemetery under the direction of Tennant Funeral Home.

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BAISDEN, Sammy
CRUM, WEST VIRGINIA: Sammy Baisden, 56, died May 7, 2012 at his home. He was born November 17, 1955 in Williamson WV to the late Robert and Annie Sammons Baisden. Survivors include three sisters, Joanne Clevenger of Carter County, KY, and Mary Jean Baisden and Bertha Whitt, both of Jennies Creek, WV; and three brothers, Robert Baisden, Jr. of Crum, and Edward B. and Jessie Baisden, both of Jennies Creek. Services were held at the Old Jennies Creek Church. Interment was at the Baisden Family Cemetery at Jennies Creek under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

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BALL, Alberta
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Alberta L. "Birdie" Rutherford Ball, 74, died October 10, 1987 at the Pleasant Valley Hospital. She was born June 10, 1913 in Midkiff, WV to George and Nellie Payne Rutherford. Survivors include two brothers, Thomas Rutherford and Lonnie Rutherford; a sister, Carrie Howell; a nephew; and a great-nephew. She was preceded in death by two husbands, James Tomblin and James Ball; her parents; five brothers, Curtis, Wandell, Frank, Jesse and Herbert; and four sisters, Maime, Hattie, Hassie and Juanita. Interment was at Barton Chapel Cemetery in Apple Grove by Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

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BARCUS, Leslie M., Jr.
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Leslie Morton Barcus, Jr., died April 4, 1945 in Germany. He was a casualty of World War II. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs L.M. Barcus, Sr. Prior to his U.S. Army service, he worked at Reliance Manufacturing Co. He joined the service in 1944. Survivors include his parents; five sisters, Mary Barcus, Adaline Barcus, Louetta Henderson, Christine Ronk, and Louise Spurlock; and three brothers, Melvin, Marvin, and Mason M. Barcus. Interment was at Kyle Cemetery.

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BARLEY, Gloria
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Gloria Belle Barley, 82, died July 18, 2009. She graduated from Capital City Business College, and retired from the State Auditor's Department with over 40 years of service. She was a charter member of the Creative Arts Club of Charleston, which became the Circle of Friends Club, and was a member of the West Virginia Retired Employees Club. She enjoyed traveling, boating, knitting, and flower gardening. Survivors include a son, Douglas Arthur Barley of Mount Nebo; two sisters, Peggy Thomas of Charleston, and Rosemary Herr of Naples, FL; a brother, Theodore Zickefoose of Cincinnati; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Arthur C. Barley. Interment was at Graceland Memorial Park with arrangements by Barlow-Bonsall Funeral Home.

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BARILL, Helen
MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Helen Gentile Barill, 95, died July 16, 2009. She was born December 15, 1913 to the late Peter Gentile and Christina Pecon Gentile. She was a former grocery store clerk, and was of the Catholic faith. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara A. Solley and husband William of New Jersey; her sons, Anthony P. Barill, Ronald L. Barill and wife Mary "Sandy", and Richard A. "Pete" Barill and wife Loretta, all of Morgantown; a sister, Virginia Sylvester Dinardi of Morgantown; 12 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Rose Furquill and Mary Slaten; three brothers, Joseph Gentile, Frank Gentile, and John Gentile; her parents; and a daughter-in-law, Beverly Barill. Burial was at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Fred L. Jenkins Funeral Home.

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BEISWENGER, Charles
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Charles Beiswenger, 56, died October 17, 1932. He was born in Germany on September 26, 1876 to Jacob and Elizabeth Butzgy Beiswenger. He was an assistant chief for the Wheeling Fire Department with 18 years of service, and was killed in the line of duty while fighting a blaze at a store in Wheeling. He was the husband of Katherine Faulstick Beiswenger. He is memorialized at the West Virginia Fallen Firefighter Memorial. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery with arrangements by Cooey-Bentz Funeral Home.

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BILLINGS, Ezekiel
SQUIRE, WEST VIRGINIA: Ezekiel Billings, 75, died May 5, 1966 in Bluefield, WV He was born May 9, 1890 in Grayson County, WV to Joseph and Lucy Brooks Billings. He was a miner. He was survived by his wife. Interment was at West Cemetery in Marion, VA. Note: His wife's name may be Gladys Billings.

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BLACKA, Russell B., Sr.
KEYSER, WEST VIRGINIA: Russell B. Blacka, Sr. died November 25, 1965 at Potomac Valley Hospital. He was born December 28, 1925 to James and Catherine Blacka. He worked at the Celanese Fibers Amcelle Plant, and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Textile Workers of America and the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Clara Blacka; a son, Russell Blacka, Jr.; two daughters, Rena Blacka and Clora Blacka; three stepsons, Paul, Frederick, and Ralph Miller; four brothers, Donald Blacka, Harold Blacka, James W. Blacka and Eugene Blacka; and a sister, Betty Jane Johnson of Keyser. Interment was at Queens Point Cemetery under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

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BOCK, Fredrick
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Fredrick Bock, 89, died August 4, 1956. He was born in Germany on August 12, 1866 to August and Mary Bock. He was a U.S. citizen, and retired from Kelly Axe and Tool Company. He was survived by his wife, Arminta Bock. Burial was at Thomas Cemetery.

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BOHRER, Helen
MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Helen Virginia Bohrer, 70, died March 30, 2004. She was born August 1, 1933 to the late Russell A. and Anna Dellinger Markley. She was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Walter M. Bohrer of Martinsburg, and Kenneth W. Bohrer of Hagerstown, MD; a daughter, Donna L. Kline of Martinsburg; two brothers, Robert and William Markley; six sisters, Reba Wise, Mary Ann Dick, Betty Miller, Catherine Faircloth, Linda Greenfield, and Sharon Barrett, all of Berkeley County; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Winton P. Bohrer; and five brothers, Virgil, Dennis, Linwood, Clifford, and Russell Markley, Jr. Interment was at Pleasant View Memory Gardens by Brown Funeral Home.

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BOLYARD, Clyde
TUNNELTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Clyde Bolyard, 72, died April 18, 2009. He was born November 24, 1936 to the late Kenneth and Maggie Barber Bolyard. He retired from the York Group, and was a molder for Sheidow Bronze. He was a coal miner and timber cutter, and worked in sawmills. He enjoyed gardening. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lula Sigley Bolyard; four daughters, Judy White of Mannington, Sharon Rivera (Mark) of Fayetteville, NC, and Maggie Uphold and Sarah Biggins, both of Tunnelton; a brother, Charles Bolyard of Hopemont; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; a nephew; and two nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Noah Biggins. Arrangements were entrusted to Browning Funeral Home.

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BONHAM, Beverly
SISSONVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Beverly Ann Bonham, 75, died March 24, 2008. She was born August 12, 1932 to Harman and Elma Frazier Smith. She formerly worked for Commercial Credit Corporation and General Adjustment Bureau. She was a member of North Hills Baptist Church, and also attended the Church of God. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Bob; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Roger Smith of Sissonville; a grandson; a niece; three nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Claxton F. Smith. Entombment was at Floral Hills Mausoleum with arrangements by Long and Fisher Funeral Home.

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BOOTHE, Orva
TARIFF, WEST VIRGINIA: Orva Boothe, 76, died February 4, 1990 at the Roane General Hospital in Spencer. She was born in Looneyville, WV to James Emory and Myrtle V. Smith Hill. She attended Hays Fork Community Church in Linden, and was a member of the American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries. Survivors include her husband, Woodrow B. Boothe; a daughter, Sandra L. Boothe of Racine; a son, Ronald B. Boothe of Burke; and a sister, Iva G. Hill of Annandale, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Della Simmons and Alma Hill; and two brothers, Elba Hill and an infant brother. Interment was at Clover Cemetery near Spencer by Sinnett-Taylor Funeral Home.

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BOPPE, Mary
SHEPHERDSTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Mary Augusta Boppe, 81, died December 19, 2002 at the City Hospital in Martinsburg. She was born February 25, 1921 in Jefferson County, WV to Charles and Mary Morgan Johnson. Survivors include a daughter, Dianne Boppe of Shepherdstown; two sons, James B. Boppe of East Setauket, NY, and Charles W. Boppe of Brookline, MA; two sisters, Elizabeth Talley of Martinsburg, and Lucy Swift of Bel Air, MD; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Boppe; and a sister, Katherine Alwin. Arrangements were handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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BOSSERMAN, Alice
BERKELEY SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA: Alice Furr Bosserman died September 25, 1980. She was born March 27, 1915 in Virginia to J. Elmer and Mary Alice Harris Furr. She was a Protestant. Survivors include two sons, Lee Bosserman of Catlett, VA, and Larry Bosserman of Memphis, TN; a daughter, Nancy (Edgar) Pentoney of Berkeley Springs; a sister, Ruth Apperson; three stepsisters, Ann Furr, Martha Pellish, and Sally McClintock; a stepbrother, Larson Furr; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at National Memorial Park in Falls Church, VA with arrangements by Helsley Funeral Home.

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BREEDEN, Elizabeth
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Elizabeth Lasch Breeden, 92, died July 13, 2001. She was a former registered nurse at Ohio Valley General Hospital, and was a member of the Ohio Valley General Hospital Nurses' Alumni Association. She attended St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church. She is survived by two sons, Herbert W. (Patricia) and Carl L. Breeden (Dorcas), all of Lancaster, OH; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Wilson Breeden; a son, Thomas H. Breeden; three sisters, Emma Weimerr, Kathryn Lasch, and Anna Godfrey; and two brothers, John and Pete Lasch. Services were held at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery with arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home.

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BRUMIT, Bonnie
TALCOTT, WEST VIRGINIA: Bonnie C. Huston Brumit, 57, died August 16, 2007. She was born April 7, 1950 to the late James E. and Charlotte Ryan Huston. She was a bank teller at One Valley Bank in Fairlea for 20 years. She attended Trinity United Methodist Church, and enjoyed reading. She is survived by her husband, Danny Brumit; a son, Russell Gene Lowry II of Charlotte, NC; a daughter, Tara Titta and husband Shawn of Charlotte; a stepson, Steven Brumit and wife Tara of Pipestem; a stepdaughter, Melanie Stewart and husband Brice of Beckley; 2 grandchildren; and 3 step-grandchildren. Services were held at Trinity United Methodist Church. Interment was at Talcott Cemetery under the direction of Pivont Funeral Home.

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BURGE, Helen
MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Helen Gertrude Burge, 77, died June 7, 2004. She was born November 6, 1926 to the late Clinton N. and Ethel Siler Sprinkle. She was a member of Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church for over 50 years, and was a member of the Jolly 60's Club. She is survived by a son, Dr. M. Eugene Burge of Jacksonville, FL; three daughters, Genevieve M. George of Martinsburg, Ethel V. Fries of Winchester, VA, and Donna Jean Sprinkle of Aiken, SC; 11 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ancil "Bob" Burge; a brother, Eugene Sprinkle; and a grandson, Jonathan David Burge. Interment was at Rosedale Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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BUTCHEREIT, Elma
CORINTH, WEST VIRGINIA: Elma Natalia Butchereit, 102, died March 23, 2006. She was born December 23, 1903 in Lithuania to Ferdinand and Natalia Ernestina Jacob Bublat. She came to the U.S. in 1950. Survivors include a sister, Irene Bennert of Germany; her nieces and nephews, including Hildegard (Darious) May; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolf Butchereit; her parents; three sisters, Meta Spiess, Lydia Viltrakis, and Ottilie Bublat; and two brothers, Oswald and Edmund Bublat. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Terra Alta under the direction of Wright Funeral Home.

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BUTLER, Aristotle, Jr.
ORMA, WEST VIRGINIA: Aristotle Butler, Jr., 64, died January 3, 2003 at his residence. He was born in Orma to the late Aristotle Butler, Sr. and Mary Jane Cottrell Butler. He was a farmer, and also worked as a carpenter. Survivors include five sons, Kenneth, Joseph, Robert, Ricky, and Randy Butler; three daughters, Kelly, Vicky, and Brenda Butler; four sisters, Macel Carpenter of Spencer, Nina Conley of Chloe, Louisa Yearian of Wilmington, DE, and Mae Cooledge of Leroy, NY; three brothers, Charley Butler of Reedy, Thomas Butler, Sr. of State Road, NC, and Milton Butler of Crestwell, OR; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter; a son; a brother, Victor Butler; and four sisters, Flossie French and Iva, Lena, and Nora Butler. Services were held at Orma United Methodist Church. Interment was at the Orma United Methodist Church Cemetery.

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CERULLO, Gaetano
SHINNSTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Gaetano Cerullo, 78, died January 20, 1961 at the Fairmont General Hospital. He was born September 27, 1882 in Italy to Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Cerullo. He had worked as a railroad foreman. Interment was at the Masonic Cemetery in Shinnston with arrangements by funeral director Joseph M. Stacy.

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CHANDLER, James
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: James F. Chandler, 72, died December 28, 1988. He was born March 19, 1916 in Carbondale, WV to A.O. and Cora Graham Chandler. He was a retired crane operator at Kaiser Aluminum and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Main Street Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Chapman Chandler; a daughter, Carol (James) Reynolds of Point Pleasant; five sisters, Crystal Anderson, Hilda Holland, Naomi Miller, Kathryn Wills and Juanita Banks; two brothers, Bernie and Lowell; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and two brothers. Interment was at Kirkland Memorial Gardens by Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

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CORDRAY, Mabel
HEATERS, WEST VIRGINIA: Mabel King Cordray, 83, died January 15, 2002. She was born December 4, 1919 to the late Edward King and Martha Haught King. She was a home health care provider. She was a member of Bula Baptist Church. She enjoyed singing, playing the piano, quilting, and crafts. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Linda and Sammy Brady of Heaters, Garry Lee Cordray of Core, and Warren and Marilyn Cordray of Santa Barbara, CA; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Cordray; her parents; a brother, Rex King; two sisters, Fern Wilson and Jean Yost; and a grandson-in-law, Ricky Francis. Interment was at Olive Cemetery under the direction of Tennant Funeral Home.

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COSTELLO, Walter
BERRYVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Walter Lee Costello, 85, died December 19, 1949. He was born August 2, 1864 to Robert and Mary Ann Gray Costello. He was a retired farmer, and had lived in Clarke County for 18 years. Survivors include three children, George William Costello, R. Milton Costllo, and Bertha Costello; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Fleming Costello. Services were held in Upperville, VA. Interment was at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Upperville. Note: One record gives his mother's maiden name as Triplett, and his wife's name as Sarah Margaret.

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CREMEANS, Rebecca
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Rebecca Ann Cremeans, 86, died December 2, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was born September 4, 1900 in Lincoln County, WV to James T. and Melinda Vickers Pridemore. Survivors include her husband, John W. Cremeans, Sr.; two daughters, Mrs. Norman (Rose) Stahl and Mrs Arnold (Dixie) Ballard, both of Dayton, OH; a son, John W. Cremeans, Jr. (Priscilla) of Huntington; two sisters, Mrs. Cuba Lawrence of Hurricane, and Mrs. Lula McClure of Hamlin; and a niece, Ruth Barrett McCallister. She was preceded in death by an infant son, James Grant Cremeans. Burial was at Woodmere Memorial Park.

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CRESS, Arthur
MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Arthur B. Cress, 69, died August 24, 2009. He was born February 4, 1940 to the late Lloyd and Mary Darnell Cress. He was a coal miner, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and working on cars. Survivors include his wife, Mary Cress; two sons Michael Fowler and Jason Cress; a stepson, Edgar Mason; two brothers, Ralph Cress and Charles Cress; three sisters, May Cress, Frances Louise Rhome, and Mary Ann Shrout; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mable Rhome and Nancy Deavers; a brother, Russ Cress; and his parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Fred L. Jenkins Funeral Home.

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CROSSTON, Leonard
ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA: Leonard Ray Crosston, 84, died October 5, 2006. He was born October 18, 1921 to the late Birdett E. and Ollie May King Crosston. He retired from Citizens National Bank , and also worked for Wallace Bakery, Montgomery Ward, and Chrysler. He was U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a recipient of Bronze Star. He was a member the American Legion. He is survived by two sons, Donald Crosston (Linda), and Thomas Croston (Dee Dee); a daughter-in-law, Vickie Crosston; 8 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Marguerite Arbogast Crosston; a son, Gary A. Crosston; two sisters, Blanche Quick and Kay Polito; and four brothers, Shirley, Alva, John, and Stanley Crosston. Cremation arrangements were handled by Tomblyn Funeral Home.

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CUNNINGHAM, Mary
PEACH CREEK, WEST VIRGINIA: Mary Jane Cunningham, 86, died March 30, 2011 at Logan Regional Medical Center. She was born February 5, 1925 at Staats Mill in Jackson County, WV to Leonard Casto, Sr. and Ethel Waybright Casto. She was a founding partner of M&J Jewelers in Man, WV, and attended the Crooked Creek Church of Christ. She is survived by three children, Shirley (James) Ruggles, David (Nora) Cunningham, and Sandra (Richard) Ray; a sister, Mae Casto Rhodes; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, George M. Cunningham; her parents; a sister, Mildred Casto Randolph; two brothers, Leonard Casto, Jr. and Denver Casto; and a granddaughter, Crystal Dawn Cunningham. Entombment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery by James Funeral Home.

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DAMRON, Doris
BARBOURSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Doris Irene Damron died February 14, 2010. She was born April 30, 1934 to the late James Garnett and Ethel Booth Tucker. She is survived by her husband, Frank Damron; two daughters, Tammy (Kay) Davis, and Karen Damron; a son, Dale Damron; four sisters, Rhonda Crisp, Bertha Gilliam, Joanne Tucker, and Glenna Yurkavage; three brothers, Forrest, Glen and Tom Tucker; and 7 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Rollins Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Betty
BRIDGEPORT, WEST VIRGINIA: Betty May Davis, 72, died May 9, 1997 in Fairfax, VA. She was born September 1, 1924 in Pullman, WV to Nile and Bessie Bayne. She was a retired seamstress for Stone and Thomas Department Store. She attended Bethel United Methodist Church, and was a member of the South Hills Homemakers' Club. She is survived by two daughters, Mary (Michael) Pappano of Manassas, VA, and Judith Anne Davis of Bridgeport; two sisters, Ruth Goff and Freda Britton; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Jay and Elden Bayne; and four sisters, Peggy Bayne, Mary Elizabeth Bayne, Kathleen Goff, and Georgia Gregg. Interment was at Pullman Cemetery under the direction of Allen Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Isabel
DALLAS, WEST VIRGINIA: Isabel Dague Davis, 77, died November 11, 1985 in Wheeling, WV. She was born October 27, 1908 in Dallas, WV to William Shoaf and Maude Crow Dague. She attended West Liberty State College, and was a former teacher. She was a member of the Dallas Methodist Church and the Extension Homemakers of West Virginia. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Dougherty and Mrs. Andy Whipkey, both of Dallas; three brothers, Daniel Dague and George Dague, both of Dallas, and Ralph Dague of Glendale; an aunt; and an uncle, Charles L. Crow of Claysville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Campbell Davis; and a brother, H. Cecil Dague. Interment was at Mount View Cemetery with arrangements by Ferrell Funeral Home. Note: One record lists her name as Charity Isabelle Dague Davis. Her sister's name may be Olive Whipkey.

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DEPUTY, Helen
KEYSER, WEST VIRGINIA: Helen O. Deputy, 90, died May 27, 2009. She was born March 4, 1919 to the late Walter J. Cross, Sr. and Mabel O. Hines Cross. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She is survived by three children, Sally Westfall of Keyser, and Nancy Liller (Doug), and Robert Deputy, all of Gaithersburg, MD; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex H. Deputy; her parents; a brother, Walter J. "Happy" Cross, Jr.; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Deputy; and 2 grandsons, Douglas Liller, Jr. and Jeremiah Westfall. Interment was at Queen's Point Cemetery with arrangements by Markwood Funeral Home.

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DESKINS, Edith
WILLIAMSON, WEST VIRGINIA: Edith Janice Deskins, 34, died December 31, 1949 at her residence. She worked for C&P Telephone Co., and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was survived by her husband, Ernest Deskins; her mother, Juanita Linkous Stevens; and a brother, Howard Stevens, Jr. Services were held at the Church of Christ. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Allen Funeral Home.

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DILLOW, Rhoda
CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Rhoda G. Dillow, 72, died May 1, 2009. She was born December 7, 1936 to Dorothy A. Painter Dillow and the late Thomas Lee Dillow. She was a Baptist. Survivors include her companion of 39 years, Roy Lee Thomas; three daughters, Dorothy Stillions of Charles Town, Nancy Mobley of Bunker Hill, and Diane Housden of Kearneysville; three sons, Raymond Stillions of Harpers Ferry, George Stillions of Sandy Hook, MD, and Roy Dillow of Kearneysville; her mother; two brothers, Buddy Dillow of Harpers Ferry, and Mickey Dillow of Charles Town; three sisters, Sue Ann Jenkins of Harpers Ferry, and Rosie Spring and Betty Stillions, both of Charles Town; 27 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Roger Stillions; and her father. Interment was at Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg. Arrangements were entrusted to Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home.

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DORIA, Jessie
HUNDRED, WEST VIRGINIA: Jessie A. Hostutler Doria, 96, died September 24, 2002. She was born July 29, 1906 in Hundred to William Devine and Ellie Toothman Devine. She was a member of the Hundred Church of Christ. She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Doris J. Hostutler of Hundred; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Everett Hostutler and Frank Doria; two sons, Wayne Hostutler and William Hostutler; her parents; a brother, Carl Devine; and four sisters, Lela Devine, Averil Turner, Ethel Thompson, and Ada Simms. Burial was at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Tennant Funeral Home.

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DORSEY, Ada
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Ada Huff Dorsey died March 8, 2006. She was born November 25, 1925 to Bill and Fannie Mae Dorsey, and was one of a set of triplets. She formerly worked at Barnett Child Care Center. She attended St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, and was a member of the Our Lady of Good Council Guild and the Catholic Daughters of America. She enjoyed bowling. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Anna Mae Taylor; an uncle, Douglas Tolbert (Virginia) of Madison, GA; three nieces, Anne Otey (Herbert) of Miami, FL, and Dolores Johnson and Carolyn Thomas Crozier (Tony), all of Huntington; her cousins, including W.S. Styles of New Jersey; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, L.C. Taylor; and a sister and brother-in-law, Gladys and Calvin Thomas. Services were held at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. Burial was at Woodmere Memorial Park with arrangements by Callender Funeral Home.

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DOWNEY, Selah
WELLSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Selah Downey, 72, died January 12, 1957. She was born October 4, 1884 in Washington County, OH to William and Rebecca A. Frye Smith. She was survived by a daughter, Sylvia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Terence Downey. Burial was at Ebenezer Cemetery.

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DUDDING, Ralph
BARBOURSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Ralph Lewis Dudding, 82, died September 6, 2011 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington. He was born July 30, 1929 in Culloden, WV to Ivan Dewitt and Elsie Duncan Richards Dudding. He a retail store owner and manager, and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a Methodist. Survivors include two sons, Mark D. Dudding and R. Wayne Dudding, both of Pittsburgh, PA; and a sister, Grace Hale of Yorktown, VA. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Raymond and Robert Dudding; and two sisters, Bonnie Redden and Betty Jenkins. Services were held at Steele Memorial United Methodist Church. Interment with military rites was at the Dudding Family Cemetery in Culloden with arrangements by Henson Mortuary.

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DUFFIELD, Madeline
CLAY, WEST VIRGINIA: Madeline Marie Duffield, 85, died August 11, 2004 at Johnson's Elderly Care Home. She was born April 21, 1919 in Eccles, WV to Ezra and Florence Queen. She owned Kilroy's Discount Store, and attended Maysel Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Nichols of Maysel; two sons, Jimmie Duffield of Clay, and Jerry Duffield of Strange Creek; two sisters, Ruth Self of Elizabeth, and Frances Drake of Ivydale; 8 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; her parents; and a great-grandson, Samuel McCoy. Interment was at Duffield Cemetery under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

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EAGLE, Clark
KEYSER, WEST VIRGINIA: Clark H. Eagle, 88, died September 20, 2009. He was born November 14, 1920 in Keyser to Harry R. and Margaret Hodges Eagle. He was a retired principal and teacher at Mineral County School. He was a graduate of Potomac State College and Shepherd College, and held a master's degree from West Virginia University. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed dancing to Big Band music, and was a baseball and football fan. He is survived by his wife, Martha Springer Eagle; his children, Martha Krebs of Baltimore, MD, Caron Elise Nicely (Gary) of Sterling, VA, and Margo Manning (Kevin) of New Market, MD; a sister, Harriet Shallis of Keyser; a sister-in-law, Virgie Eagle of Keyser; and a grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Margaret Ann LaRue; and two brothers, Harry Eagle and Robert "Buck" Eagle. Arrangements were entrusted to Markwood Funeral Home.

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EIGENBROD, Florence
ELM GROVE, WEST VIRGINIA: Florence Mollie Nixon Eigenbrod, 81, died August 3, 1959. She was born March 12, 1878 in Wheeling to Frank and Amanda Moore Nixon. She was survived by a son, Charles J. of Warwood; a daughter, Mrs. Elsworth Behrens of Elm Grove; four brothers, Harry, Chris, Louis and John; 5 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William N. Eigenbrod. Burial was at Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Kepner Funeral Home.

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ELSWICK, James
SCOTT DEPOT, WEST VIRGINIA: James "Pee Wee" Elswick, 84, died February 1, 2009. He was a coal miner for over 20 years, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Mount Lewis Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Frances Shamblin Elswick; his sons and daughters-in-law, Murl and Pam of Parker, CO, Jerry and Karen of Shrewsbury, and Robert of Ward; his daughters and sons-in-law, Joni and Ken Ettore of Scott Depot, June and Fred Rucker of Cedar Grove, Sue and Butch Triplett of Sullivan, MO, Charlene and Art White of Lexington, SC, and Pam and Gary Johnson of Mulvane, KS; a sister-in-law, Audrey Shamblin of Michigan; a brother-in-law and his wife, Raymond and Marie Shamblin of Summerville, SC; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; all of his siblings; and a grandson, Bryon Johnson. Interment was military honors was at Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens under the direction of Cooke Funeral Home.

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ERVIN, Walter
PETERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Walter Roswell Ervin, 65, died December 18, 1960 at Grant Memorial Hospital. He was born September 25, 1895 near Petersburg to Walter A. and Estella Welton Ervin. He owned Ervin Wholesale Grocery, and was also a farmer. He was survived by a nephew, Allen Patchett of Keyser. Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery.

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ESTEP, Hazel
OCEANA, WEST VIRGINIA: Hazel Lorraine Vance Estep, 53, died December 27, 2007 at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley. She was born September 18, 1953 in Mullens to the late Lawrence and Elsie Green Vance. She was a receptionist at Family Health Care in Oceana for 14 years. She attended the Oceana First Church of God, where she was a Sunday School teacher and superintendent, and also a choir member. She is survived by her husband, Michael Estep; a daughter, Jennifer Estep Brooks (Mark) of Jesse; a son, David Michael Estep of Manassas, VA; a brother, Jerry Vance (Peggy) of Scott Depot; 2 grandchildren; 2 nephews; and her friends. Interment was at Palm Memorial Gardens under the direction of Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home.

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FALLS, Homer
PROCIOUS, WEST VIRGINIA: Homer E. Falls, 80, died June 6, 2006. He retired from Dominion Oil. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Falls; three daughters, Patty James, Debora Saulsgiver, and Carol Grose; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Harper Family Cemetery under the direction of Hafer Funeral Home.

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FATO, Amelia
BUCKHANNON, WEST VIRGINIA: Amelia P. Fato, 93, died February 14, 2005 at Serenity Care in Buckhannon. She was born July 1, 1911 to Silvio and Lisa Stocco Ventura. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Survivors include three sons, Frank Fato of Buckhannon, Battista Fato of Silver Spring, MD, and Gennaro Fato of Onley, MD; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Saverio Fato; her parents; and a son, John Fato. Services were held at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Silver Springs, MD. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Springs, MD with arrangements by Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home.

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FLINT, Mary Ann
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Mary Ann Flint, 70, died December 10, 2004. She was born June 8, 1934 to the late Lester James Decker and Sarah Isabell Young Decker. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Terry D. Flint, and Virgil J. Flint, Sr. and wife Sandy; two daughters, Lula Flint and Theresa Stickle; a brother, Ira Decker and wife Jo; two sisters, Arietta Lane and Bessie Brough; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Decker; 14 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonzo Dale Flint; and a brother, Lester Richard Decker. Interment was at Stonewall Park Cemetery by Davis-Weaver Funeral Home.

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FORSHEE, Carrie
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Carrie L. Forshee, 95, died October 18, 2007. She was born October 10, 1912 to the late Wilkes Whittington and Ida Rickard Whittington. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Senior Citizens, and was a past Heritage Queen of Point Pleasant. She volunteered at Pleasant Valley Hospital. She is survived by a daughter, Ruth Ann Moore of Fort Lauderdale, FL; a brother, Clarence Whittington; two sisters, Ida M. Whittington and Emma Lee Quarles; her nieces and nephews; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her close friends, Marvin Palmer, Betty Dunlap, and Emma Boswell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pearl Forshee; her parents; two sisters, Mary McClanahan and Helen Blessing; and two brothers, John Whittington and Ernest Whittington. Interment was at Suncrest Cemetery with arrangements by Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

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FRANGOS, Athena
WEIRTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Athena Frangos, 90, died April 19, 2009. She was born December 8, 1918 to the late Gus and Epistini Tsapis Angelo. She formerly worked for the family business, the Cadiz Market. She was a member of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. She is survived by a son, Mike Frangos and his family; two daughters, Stamatia and Paul Zelenka, and Pamela and William Bainbridge, all of Weirton; a sister, Goldie Kakos of Whippany, NJ; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stavros Frangos; two sisters, Callie Kapiris and Florence Frangias; two brothers, James and Stanley Angelo; and her parents. Services were held at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens by Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home.

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FREESE, Max
PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Man N. Freese, 69, died August 26, 1956 at St. Joseph Hospital in Parkersburg. He was born February 24, 1887 in Sumner, IL to John and Melvina Nevius Freese. He had worked as a division freight agent and traffic official for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, and was a former resident of Toledo, OH. Survivors include his wife, Thelma Freese; a brother, John, of New York City; and a sister, Mrs. Elbert Schuder of Flora, IL. Interment was at the Sumner Cemetery in Sumner, IL with arrangements by Leavitt Mortuary.

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FROME, Margaret
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Margaret Burnett Frome, 85, died April 30, 2010. She was born February 13, 1925 to James and Elsie Nix Burnett. She was a former receptionist at Prudential-Bache in Hilton Head, SC, and was a Presbyterian. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Stephen D. and Rebecca Frome of Wheeling; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Roger E. Frome; a son, Dr. Roger Frome; and a sister. Interment was at Bridgeport Cemetery under the direction of Kepner Funeral Home.

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FURGASON, Margaret
HEDGESVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Margaret Elayne Furgason, 92, died October 4, 2004. She was born August 29, 1912 to the late Michael Lippert and Clara Cook Lippert. She was a member of the Shrine of St. Jude in Aspen Hill. She is survived by a son, James A. Furgason of Martinsburg; a daughter, Margaret E. Armstrong of Rockville; three sisters, Geraldine Spaulding, and Clara and Leona Glover, all of Olean, NY; 18 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; 54 great-great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Furgason; a son, Curtis W. Furgason; three brothers; five sisters; and two grandsons, Jeffrey Thayer and Robert Furgason. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at Parklawn Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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GALLIHER, Daniel C.
BLUEFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA: Daniel C. Galliher, 82, died July 7, 2009. He was born November 27, 1926 to the late Dan Coleman and Sara Sword Galliher. He retired from the U.S. Air Force, and was a veteran of World War II. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Mazie Lowe Galliher; two daughters, Cathy Allen of Glen Daniel, and Shelia Joyce Marshall of Dudley, NC; 5 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Lee Galliher; and his parents. Burial was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Cravens-Shires Funeral Home.

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GANDEE, Dennis C.
CLENDENIN, WEST VIRGINIA: Dennis Carlton Gandee, 75, died March 9, 2006. He was born November 27, 1930 to Henry Dennis and Birdie Carter Gandee. He was a retired vice-principal, teacher and coach at Clendenin and Herbert Hoover High Schools, and a member of the Kanawha County Association of Retired School Employees. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, and attended the First Baptist Church of Clendenin. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Lanham Gandee; his sons and their spouses, Terry Gandee of Clendenin, Timothy (Susan) Gandee of Elkview, David (Jo Debra) Gandee of Slaty Fork, and Jeffrey (Angela) Gandee of Pinch; a daughter, Kelly Jo (Steve) Evans of St. Albans; a sister, Helen Louise Hall; four brothers, James Clinton Gandee, Garland Ray Gandee, Henry Mayford "Bob", and Larry Donald Gandee; his grandchildren; and his step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Patricia Ann Settle. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Clendenin. Interment was at Clendenin Memorial Gardens under the direction of Matics Funeral Home.

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GARRITANO, Rosina
WEIRTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Rosina Garritano, 86, died September 7, 2004. She was born May 16, 1918 in Italy to the late Domenico and Grandina Melchior Petrungaro. She attended St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. She is survived by a son, Frank Garritano (Teresa) of Weirton; three daughters, Teresa (Ottavio) Martire of Weirton, Ada (Domenico) Pulice of Weirton, and Grandina (Frank) Amendola of Italy; three brothers, Enrico, Luigi, and Tullio, all of Italy; four sisters, Antonietta, Adelina, Carlina, and Letizia Petrungaro, all of Italy; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Garritano; her parents; a sister, Maria Petrungaro; and two brothers, Francesco and Antonio Petrungaro. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Entombment was at St. Paul Cemetery Mausoleum with arrangements by Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home.

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GASPER, Norma
MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Norma Frances Gasper, 84, died October 23, 2006. She was born April 11, 1922 in Berkeley County, WV to Robert B. and Pearl Rooney Zombro. She retired from the V.A. Medical Center, and was a U.S. Navy Waves veteran of World War II. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church, and was a member of the Waves National Quad State Women's Association, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, NARFE, and the AARP. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Joseph T. Gasper; four daughters, Kathryn Jo Zier of Martinsburg, Sandra L. Massey of Winchester, Mary Ann Baugher of Elkton, VA, and Susan J. Muir of Woodstock, VA; three sons, Michael J. Gasper of Buckhannon, WV, John Patrick Gasper of Inwood, and Randall P. Gasper of Elkton, VA; 7 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jean Zombro; and her parents. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at Rosedale Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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GLENDENNING, Ovid
NEW MARTINSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Ovid K. Glendenning, 46, died March 16, 1960 at the Wetzel County Hospital. He was born April 22, 1913 in Middlebourne, WV to George and Geraldine Rice Glendenning. He was a World War II veteran, and was a former resident of Miami, FL. He was survived by a daughter, Betty Glendenning Cook, and was the husband of Iris Villers Glendenning. Burial was at Northview Cemetery under the direction of Iams Funeral Home.

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GONZALES, Faye
WEIRTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Faye Stewart Gonzales, 55, died October 13, 2003. She was born August 28, 1948. She was a member of Paris Nazarene Church in Paris, PA. She is survived by a stepson, Daniel Gonzales of New Cumberland; and three brothers, Neil Stewart of Weirton, Kenneth Stewart, Jr. of Wellton, and Weldon Campbell of Odessa, TX. She was preceded in death by a son, Nathan Gonzales; a stepson, Joseph Gonzales, Jr.; her parents, Kenneth B. Stewart and Zanie Stewart; and two sisters, Alice Jones and Jacqueline Coletti. Interment was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens under the direction of Steel and Wolfe Funeral Home.

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GOODALL, Bernard H., Jr.
ST. ALBANS, WEST VIRGINIA: Bernard H. Goodall, Jr., 90, died January 23, 2010. He was born March 30, 1919 to Bernard Goodall, Sr. and Edna O. Torman Goodall. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He retired from Union Carbide, and formerly worked at the George Wiemer Lumber Company. He was a former volunteer fireman with the St. Albans Fire Department, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Albans. He is survived by two daughters, Connie Fleming (Jim) of Scott Depot, and Sharon Frame (Carl) of St. Albans; a son, Huston Goodall (Anna) of St. Albans; a brother, Max Goodall of St. Albans; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Smith Goodall; a son, Ralph Goodall; and his parents. Burial was at Cunningham Memorial Park with arrangements by Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home.

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GORBY, Marlene
WELLSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Marlene E. Gorby, 64, died December 1, 2009. She was born March 8, 1945 to Mendel and Edna Mahan Nelson. She was a Methodist, and was a member of the Women of the Moose. Survivors include two daughters, Melanie D. Gorby Biewen (Charles), and Lisa Gorby Gorman, both of Wellsburg; three sisters, Artie Viderman (Arnold) of Follansbee, Shirley Kirkwood (Carl) of New Castle, PA, and Patty Barnhart (Bill) of Wellsburg; a brother, James G. Nelson (Marilyn) of Louise; a son-in-law, Frank Gaudio; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James K. Gorby; a daughter, Angela Gorby Gaudio; a son, James Mendel Gorby; her parents; four sisters, Betty McManus, Mary Elliot, Kathryn Sox, and Dorothy Turner; and four brothers, Sonny, Slim, Steve, and Bob Nelson. Interment was at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Reasner Funeral Home.

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GRASS, Vesta
SPENCER, WEST VIRGINIA: Vesta Grass, 44, died May 8, 1946 at the Spencer State Hospital. She was born April 12, 1902 in Clio, WV to Milton Tackett. Interment was at the Charleston Cemetery under the direction of Snodgrass Funeral Home.

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GRIBBLE, Charles W.
BURTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Charles W. "Bill" Gribble, 75, died October 19, 2001. He was born June 4, 1926 to the late John A. and Irene Church Gribble. He was a self-employed builder, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a deacon at the First Baptist Church of Hundred, and was a member of the American Legion Post. He is survived by a daughter, Edith Orban of Tiltonsville, OH; his caregiver and fiancee, Eva Shaver of Burton; five brothers, Paul Gribble of Wadestown, Albert E. Gribble of Newport News, VA, Bernard H. Gribble of Wichita Falls, TX, James L. Gribble of Yuma, AZ, and Loren B. Gribble of Salem, OH; 5 grandchildren; a step-grandson; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Sarah F. Spencer; an infant brother, Jackie Gribble; and his parents. Interment was at the West Virginia National Cemetery with arrangements by Tennant Funeral Home.

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GROSS, Ernest
PRINCETON, WEST VIRGINIA: Ernest Smith Gross, 77, died October 9, 2010. He was born June 4, 1933 in Mercer County to Emmitt Sidney Gross, Jr. and Vera Smith Gross. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 37 years, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church, and enjoyed football and NASCAR. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Bratton Gross; a stepdaughter, Cammie Hogan (Kevin) of Athens; a brother, Richard "Dickie" Gross of Green Valley; a sister, Jenny Thwaites (George) of Narrows, VA; 2 step-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Jane Archer Gross; and his parents. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home

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GUM, Ralph
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Ralph Gum, 84, died June 2, 2008. He was born December 26, 1923 to the late Ralph and Elizabeth Rexrode Gum. He was a retired brakeman for C&O Railroad, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, where he served as a boatswain mate. He is survived by three daughters, Claudia Grayson of Huntington, Kathy (J.D.) Neven of Jacksonville, FL, and Karen (Merrill) Wood of Wheelersburg, OH; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Kimberly L. Jones. Interment was at Bias Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home.

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HAGAN, John E.
ONA, WEST VIRGINIA: John E. Hagan, 73, died February 15, 2008. He was born October 16, 1934. He was the husband of Anna Louise Hagan. Burial was at White Chapel Memorial Garden in Barboursville under the direction of Henson Mortuary.

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HARKER, Sharon
FAIRVIEW, WEST VIRGINIA: Sharon Harker, 54, died February 16, 2001. She was born August 30, 1946 to Norma Jean Seaman Tuttle and James F. "Jimmie" Tuttle. She was co-owner of Circle H Farms. She was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and a past member of the Tri-State Quarter Horse Association. She was of the Methodist faith. She is survived by her husband, Darrell E. "Gene" Harker; a daughter, Sherry Harker of Fairview; her aunts and uncles, Edgar "Bud" and Lora Seaman of Fairview, Jane and Harold Varner of Pentress, William "Bill" and Amy Seaman of Core, Lucy Henderson of Dayton, PA, and Otis and Mildred Parker of Beverly Hills, FL; her cousins; and a friend, Karen Stiles of Wana. She was preceded in death by her father; and an uncle, Rex Henderson. Interment was at Olive Cemetery with arrangements by Tennant Funeral Home.

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HARTMAN, Howard
ARTHUR, WEST VIRGINIA: Howard Wesley Hartman, 71, died October 8, 2010. He was born September 30, 1939 in Grant County, WV to the late Isaac Clinton Hartman and Sarah Ellen Dolly Hartman. He is survived by a daughter, Jeanie Hartman of Cabins; two sisters, Viola Kessel of Maysville, and Mary S. Kimble of Arthur; 2 grandchildren; a nephew; and 7 nieces. He was preceded in death by a sister, Annie Kimble; a brother, William Hartman; and his parents. Interment was at Lahmansville Cemetery under the direction of Schaeffer Funeral Home.

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HATFIELD, Levi
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Levi Alonzo Hatfield, 65, died November 11, 1960. He was born April 22, 1895 in Cabell County to Ed and Sarah Bledsoe Hatfield. He was a superintendent at the Veterans' Hospital, and was a U.S. military veteran of World War I. Interment was at Ridgelawn Cemetery.

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HAYMAKER, Golda
PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Golda G. Haymaker, 84, died December 22, 2003 at Carehaven in Pleasants County. She was born in Calhoun County to the late Thomas Jefferson and Mint F. Keener Rose. She was a retired cook with Stout's Drug Store with 26 years of service. She is survived by three daughters, Nancy Sturdevant of Little Hocking, OH, and Phyllis Keffer and Tris Ferrebee, both of Parkersburg; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cline Joseph Haymaker; three brothers; and six sisters. Interment was at Sunset Memory Gardens under the direction of Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home.

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HEISHMAN, Harwell
DELRAY, WEST VIRGINIA: Harwell Cletis Heishman, 65, died February 13, 2005 at his residence. He was born August 11, 1939 in Lost River, WV to Hardy Cletis Heishman and Rosalie Mowery Heishman. He retired from Lester Building Systems, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and farming. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ann Canan Heishman; two daughters, Tina Berthelot (Wayne) of Scottsville, KY, and Tyra Petty (Frank) of Ontario, Canada; a stepson, Todd Canan (Candy) of Greenspring; his mother; a sister, Janet Hess of Baltimore, MD; three brothers, Kenneth Heishman (Hazel) of Augusta, Gerald Heishman (Shirl) of Delray, and Larry Heishman (Linda) of Winchester, VA; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; and a brother, James Heishman. Interment was at the Canan Family Cemetery in Burlington under the direction of McKee Funeral Home.

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HESS, Harley
WESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Harley Elverton Hess, 78, died November 25, 1979 at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital. He was born in Upshur County to Nathan V. and Margaret J. Riggs Hess. He was a retired glass worker and a member of the Pennsboro First United Methodist Church. He was a former Pennsboro resident. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Garton Hess; a son, Roger Hess of Annandale, VA; two daughters, Norma Jean Hardman of Weston and Margaret A. Connon of St. Marys; three sisters, Teresa Cox of Dayton, OH, and Genevieve P. Fleegle and Eva L. Casto, both of Weston; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens by Floyd Funeral Home.

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HICKMAN, Anna
GASSAWAY, WEST VIRGINIA: Anna Darlene Hickman, 74, died January 26, 2011 at Braxton County Healthcare Center. She was born June 24, 1936 in Bower, WV to the late Guy L. and Goldie M. Nealy Smith. She was a Methodist. Survivors include her daughters, Cheryl (Arley) Brooks and Jimmie Snyder, both of Wadsworth, OH; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Smith Cemetery in Stouts Mill under the direction of Stockert-Sizemore Funeral Home.

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HINKLE, Wilma
HURRICANE, WEST VIRGINIA: Wilma Florene Hinkle, 86, died July 6, 2010. Surviving family members include a stepdaughter, Janet Lewis of Huntington; a niece, Judy Foster of Fraziers Bottom; a great-nephew; and a great-great nephew. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Hinkle; a brother, Bub Lewis; and a sister, Alma Davis. Interment was at Lunsford Cemetery in Milton by Chapman Funeral Home.

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HODGES, Gerald
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Gerald Richard Hodges, 79, died December 13, 1996 at his home. He was born August 8, 1917 in Kanawha County, WV to the late George and Biddy Griffith Hodges. He retired from Kaiser Aluminum, and was also a self-employed bricklayer. He is survived by his wife, Henrietta Hodges; two sons, Hal Hodges and Gail Hodges; and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Deal and Brown Funeral Home.

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HOOK, Betty
PAW PAW, WEST VIRGINIA: Betty Pearl Hook, 71, died February 8, 2009. She was born July 22, 1937 to the late Elmer Hedrick and Martha Reed Hedrick. She worked at Zero Pack and Apple Growers in Winchester, and was a member of Timber Ridge Pentecostal Church. She is survived by her husband, William R. Hook; ten children, Mildred (Larry) Kemp of Inwood, Joann (Paul) Solomon of Frostburg, MD, Tom (Janet) Hook of Augusta, and Wilma (Doug) Abrell, Martha (Terry) McDaniel, David (Linda) Hook, Evelyn (Don) Swiney, Pearl (Larry) Wilson, Barbara (David) Largent, and Ruthie (Paul) Saulnier, all of Paw Paw; a brother, Charles Hedrick of Baltimore, MD, a sister, Stella Dickerson of Lynchburg, VA; 24 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 4 step great-grandchildren. Burial was at Woodrow Cemetery by Kimble Funeral Home.

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HOOVER, Harry
MOYERS, WEST VIRGINIA: Harry O. "Buster" Hoover, 90, died July 1, 2009 at Pendleton Manor in Franklin. He was born September 20, 1918 in Moyers to the late Ernest Clemin Hoover and Mary Jane Rexrode Hoover. He worked at the B.J. Aulde Sawmill, and had also been a heavy equipment operator with the West Virginia Department of Highways. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Survivors include two sons, Roger D. (Donna) Hoover of Franklin, and Delbert Olin Hoover of Moyers; two sisters, Iva M. Harper and Bonnie J. Wimer, both of Franklin; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Elizabeth Waybright Hoover; his parents; a sister, Betty Harper; and a brother, Charles Leo Hoover. Services were held at St. John's Lutheran Church. Burial was at Rexrode-Hoover Cemetery under the direction of Kimble Funeral Home.

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HORNBUCKLE, Lucille
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Lucille Stephens Hornbuckle, 81, died December 22, 2007. She was born March 31, 1926 to the late Rev. Ezell and Nancy Johnson Stephens. She was a former longtime resident of Logan, WV, and was of the Baptist faith. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline Hornbuckle; six sons, Jerome Hornbuckle (Quandra) of Dunbar, Michael Hornbuckle (Leigh Ann) of Nashville, TN, William Hardy (Earlene) of Denver, CO, and Fred Hornbuckle (Joyce), Edmond Hornbuckle III (Jeannetta), and Keith Hurnbuckle (Anita), all of Huntington; a sister, Annie Mae Ward (Rev. John Ward) of Marion Junction, AL; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Edmond Hornbuckle II; a son, Moses Hornbuckle; three brothers, Arthur, Bryant, and Isaac Stephens; and two sisters, Oneal Pryor and Rosie Brown. Services were held at Young Chapel AME Church. Burial was at Stephens Family Cemetery in Uniontown, AL with local arrangements by Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home.

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HUDAK, Lola
MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Lola Beatrice Hudak, 86, died September 17, 2009. She was born September 7, 1923 in Morgantown to Jacob Connie and Anna Sliger Blaney. She formerly worked at Sterling Faucet Company, and was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Mike Hudak; her children, Helen Myers of Hurricane, Sharon Ward (Thomas) of Stafford, VA, and Gary Michael Hudak (Mary) and Rita Williamson (Kermit), all of Morgantown; a sister, June Pugh (Clifford) of Morgantown; a sister-in-law, Melvina Blaney of Morgantown; a brother-in-law, Sylvester Jenkins of Smithfield, PA; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Spacht, Lucille Jenkins, and Evelyn Smith; three brothers; Paige, Edward and Gilbert Blaney; and her parents. Burial was at East Oak Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Hastings Funeral Home.

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HUGHES, Laura
CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Laura Miller Hughes, 72, died January 18, 1943 in Warren County, VA. She was survived by a brother, Thomas D. Miller of Nineveh, VA; and a nephew, Miller Jett, in whose home she passed away. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel S. Hughes. Services were held at her nephew's home. Burial was at the Episcopal Church cemetery in White Post, VA.

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HUTCHINSON, Bertha
LOGAN, WEST VIRGINIA: Bertha E. Hutchinson, 88, died February 3, 1981 at Guyan Valley Hospital in Logan. She was born March 7, 1892 in Oceana, WV to John and Lucy Thomas. She was a member of the Wesleyan Church. Survivors include her husband of 71 years, Fred Hutchinson, Sr.; four sons, Paul of Stollings, Silas and Fred, Jr., both of Logan, and Carlton of Arlington, VA; three daughters, Doris Hutchinson of Girard, May Raines of Falls Church, VA, and Ruth Tear of Roanoke, VA; 29 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Honaker Funeral Home.

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HYRE, James
MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA: James D. Hyre, 64, died March 25, 2008. He was born March 22, 1944 to the late Helen Sanders Hyre Maine and Elwood W. Hyre. He was the stepson of the late Floyd "Buddy" Maine. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He is survived by his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather; a sister, Shirley H. Lyons; a brother, Elwood C. Hyre; and a companion, Mary Susan Bean. He was an organ and tissue donor. Cremation arrangements were handled by Fraley Funeral Home.

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IBEZIM, Andrea
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Andrea Lee Ibezim, 63, died October 3, 2006. She was born September 5, 1943 to Mary Odell Shaw Binder and the late Thomas Shaw, Sr. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include a son, Jermaine (Chookie) Audu; a daughter, Patricia Williamson; her mother; a granddaughter; eight siblings, Thomas Shaw, Jr. (Gladys), Leola Johnson, Catherine Allen (Joseph), Levonia Anderson (Frank), Josephine Hatcher, Nathaniel Hatcher, Lanita Hatcher, and Janice Simpson (Wayne); her nieces and nephews; and a close friend, Julia Shy. She was preceded in death by a brother, James Farley Griffin. Arrangements were entrusted to Callender Funeral Home.

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ICE, Ruth
BURTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Ruth Hunt Ice, 87, died October 24, 2001. She was born January 5, 1914 to the late Earnest and Georgia Moss Hunt. She was a graduate of Fairmont State College, and had a master's degree from West Virginia University. She was a teacher for 45 years. She attended Harmony Baptist Church, and was a member of the Mission Society and the Burton Homemakers Club. She is survived by two sisters and their spouses, Margaret and Warren Martens of Burton, and Agnes and Chester Cline of St. Clairsville, OH; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Hunt of Burton, and Lorraine Hunt of Canton, OH; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira G. Ice; four brothers, Thomas, Samuel, Joseph, and George L. Hunt; and her parents. Interment was at Harmony Cemetery by Tennant Funeral Home.

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JANITELLI, Dina
KIAHSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Dina Clark Janitelli died October 29, 2008. She was born November 21, 1922 to the late Tom A. and Georgia Adkins. She attended Ranger Full Gospel Church. She is survived by three daughters, Jewel Ross (Earl) of Kiahsville, and Nancy Mullins (Samuel) and Connie Mullins (Elmer), all of Pigeon; a son-in-law, Terry Maynard of Kiahsville; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 11 step great-grandchildren; and her friends. She was preceded in death by two husbands, William Allen Clark and William Janitelli; a daughter, Ruth Denise Clark-Maynard; a brother, Woodrow Adkins; her parents; and three half-brothers, Wade Queen, Homer Cox, and Lucian Cox. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Morris Funeral Home.

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JONES, Ida
PENNSBORO, WEST VIRGINIA: Ida E. Jones, 88, died January 6, 2009 in Parkersburg, WV. She was born May 25, 1920 in Clarksburg, WV to Earl and Mima Cornell Cunningham. She was a member of the Pennsboro Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Ronald Jones and Billy Jones, both of Pennsboro; two daughters, Rosa L. Jones and Erma J. Jett, both of Pennsboro; and her grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Haymond A. Jones; a son, Bobby Jones; a sister, Hattie Carr; and a brother, Harley Cunningham. Interment was at the Mount Harmony Masonic Cemetery in Pennsboro by McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home.

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JOY, Donna
PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Donna L. Joy, 51, died March 2, 2006 at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was born September 28, 1954 in Wood County to Alvin J. Charlton and Lucille Biles Charlton. Survivors include her husband, Edward Joy, a son, Scott Joy of Washington; her father; two sisters, Sharon Wigal of Mineral Wells, and Barbara Allen of Parkersburg; two brothers, Alonzo and Alvin Charlton, both of Parkersburg; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother; and a sister, Sue Hardee. Interment was at Sunset Memory Gardens under the direction of Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.

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JUERGENS, Ruth
MOUNDSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Ruth Milbaugh Juergens, 90, died August 25, 2009. She was born April 14, 1919 to the late Earl and Margaret Tuskey Milbaugh. She retired from Marx Toys, and was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. She is survived by a son, Frederick S. Juergens (Jean) of Camilla, GA; a daughter, Donna K. Bandy of Moundsville; a brother, Earl J. Milbaugh of Benwood; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley F. Juergens; her parents; a son-in-law, William Bandy; and a grandson, Stephen Douglas Bandy. Interment was at Halcyon Hills Memorial Park with arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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KAPPEL, Wilda
NEW MARTINSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Wilda J. Hassner Kappel, 89, died May 14, 2011 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born September 24, 1921 in New Martinsville to Charles F. and Theresa Pyles Hassner. She was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church of New Martinsville, where she served as organist for 25 years. She also sang in the church choir, and was active with the the church's Love Ladies. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Herbert G. Kappel; a son, Gary (Stephanie) Kappel of Bethany; a daughter, Resa (John) Brewington of Mount Airy, NC; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles Hassner; and two sisters, Margaret Swann and Virginia McWilliams. Services were held at the First Christian Church. Interment was at Northview Cemetery by Grisell Funeral Home.

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KELLY, Thomas A.
PIEDMONT, WEST VIRGINIA: Thomas Aloysius Kelly, 64, died May 31, 1964 at Potomac Valley Hospital. He was born June 21, 1899 in Maryland to Thomas and Lulu Sultzer Kelly. He worked in a paper mill. Interment was at Philos Cemetery in Westerport, MD.

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KENNEDY, Rita
MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Rita Jean Kennedy, 82, died August 2, 2010. She was born July 8, 1928 to the late Harry and Rella Opal Province Twigg. She attended Riverside Apostolic Church, and also the First Apostolic Church. She formerly had a Christian TV show called "Sowing the Word", and was a Meals on Wheels volunteer. Survivors include her children, Kathy Diane Clendenin (Bert), and William David Kennedy (Patricia); a brother, David Earl Twigg (Felicia); 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Kees Kennedy; her parents; a sister-in-law, Barbara Kennedy; and her in-laws, David W. and Mary Kennedy. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery by Hastings Funeral Home.

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KERNOHAN, William W.
KEARNEYSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: William Walker Kernohan died May 29, 1943. He was born December 20, 1879. He worked as a hotel manager, and was a native of Ohio. He was survived by his family and friends, including a sister, Mrs. James S. Gutsell. Services were held at the Episcopal Church in Leetown. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery in Shepherdstown under the direction of Strider Funeral Home.

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KERNS, Garnet
VIENNA, WEST VIRGINIA: Garnet M. Kerns, 83, died November 6, 2006. She was born May 2, 1923 to the late James Reed Henrie and Violet Bailes Henrie. Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Sandra L. and Sam Winans of Vienna, and Charlene Lane of Kansas City, MO; 12 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Kerns; and her parents. Arrangements were entrusted to Leavitt Funeral Home.

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KETTLER, Dorothy
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Dorothy Allene Lewis Kettler, 66, died November 6, 2001. She was born June 19, 1935 in Winchester, VA to Curtis and Roxanna Kohn Lewis. She was a retired secretary at Wheeling National Bank. She attended Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, and was a church secretary for five years. She was a member of the Women's Club of Wheeling. She is survived by her husband, Harry L. Kettler, Jr.; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a step-sister, Helen Morgan. Services were held at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Kepner Funeral Home.

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KING, Effie
AMMA, WEST VIRGINIA: Effie Mabel King died March 14, 1940. She was born May 9, 1895. She was survived by her husband, Isaac L. King; three daughters, Loretta, Wavie and Virginia; three sons, Hubert, Hobert and Clarence; two stepsons, George and Fieldon; and a brother, Alvin M. Strickland. Services were held at the Amma Church. Interment was at Reed Cemetery.

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KING, Rosetta
CLAY, WEST VIRGINIA: Rosetta Maye King, 57, died November 14, 2005. She was born on August 22, 1948 to Lloyd and Audrey Schoolcraft. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Franklin King, Sr. of Clay; a son, Thomas Franklin King, Jr. of Clay; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen Lynn King Brown (Lyndon Metheney) of Hartland; three stepdaughters, Darlene King of Clarksburg, Ruth Field of Eleanor, and Marlene Bryant of Cairo; three brothers, Wayne Schoolcraft of Clendenin, Jim Schoolcraft of Elkview, and David Schoolcraft of Virginia; four sisters, Eloise Parker of Walton, and Wilda Schoolcraft, Pauline Dye, and Juanita Huffman, all of Clendenin; 3 grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren; and 30 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a stepdaughter, Drema Jones; a stepson, Randy King; and a brother, Duke Schoolcraft. Burial was at the Blue Knob Church Cemetery under the direction of Wilson-Shamblin-Smith and Pennington Funeral Home.

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KINGSBACHER, Sam
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Sam Kingsbacher, 83, died August 8, 1958 at Ohio Valley General Hospital. He was a former businessman in Pittsburgh, PA, and had been a Wheeling resident for eight years. He was a native of Brooklyn, NY, and was a member of Woodsdale Temple in Wheeling. Survivors include his wife, Florence R. Kingsbacher; a daughter, Mrs. Robert M. Sonneborn of Wheeling; a sister, Sophie Smith of Brooklyn, NY; a brother, Emanuel, of Brooklyn, NY; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Greenwood Mausoleum by Kepner Funeral Home.

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KIPLINGER, Adella
WEST LIBERTY, WEST VIRGINIA: Adella Elizabeth Keen Kiplinger, 87, died January 15, 1949. She was born December 4, 1861 in Albion, OH. Her mother was Mary Ann Cronemiller. She was preceded in death by her husband. Burial was at Albion Cemetery in Albion, OH under the direction of Kepner Funeral Home.

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KISER, Mary
GANDEEVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Mary E. Kiser, 82, died November 4, 1945 in Gandeeville. She was born in Russell County, VA on September 11, 1863 to Michael Jackson and Eunice Boothe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Simon Kiser. Burial was at Kiser Cemetery under the direction of Hardman Conrad Funeral Home.

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KNOTTS, Wanda
ORMA, WEST VIRGINIA: Wanda M. Knotts, 65, died November 30, 2003 at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center. She was born in Letter Gap to Arthur and Thelma Westfall Deuley. She was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed singing at Upper West Fork Community Park. She is survived by her husband, James Knotts; three brothers, Arthur Deuley, Jr., of Grantsville, Howard Deuley of Cedarville, and Gerald Deuley of Big Springs; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Veral Deuley and Burl Deuley; and two sisters, Hilda Deuley and Betty Harris. Interment was at Knotts Cemetery with arrangements by Stump Funeral Home.

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KOKOSINSKI, Apolonia
BEECH BOTTOM, WEST VIRGINIA: Apolonia Kokosinski, 57, died June 21, 1952 at Ohio Valley General Hospital in Wheeling. She was born in Poland on September 29, 1894 to John and Mary Milanski. She was survived by her husband, John Kokosinski. Burial was at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery by Floyd E. Chambers, funeral director.

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KREIS, Cleo
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Cleo Celeste Kreis, 76, died November 1, 1969. She was born September 15, 1893 in Pennsylvania to Ludwick Krausslach and Celeste Moss. She was the wife of Fred Kreis. Interment was at Stone Church Cemetery.

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KRIEGER, Ernest
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Ernest Krieger, 57, died March 20, 1920 at the Ohio Valley General Hospital. He was born September 14, 1862 He was a former longtime custodian at Wheeling Park. He was survived by his wife, Pauline Meyers Krieger; and four brothers. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery. Note: Other records spell the last name Kreiger, give his age as 56, his occupation as a florist, and omit references to his spouse.

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KYER, Irene
WAYNE, WEST VIRGINIA: Irene Kyer, 86, died December 16, 2007. She was born October 15, 1921 to Jim and Mary Lechek Kelemen. She was a billing manager for Ross & Roberts. She was a former resident of Trumbull, CT, and served on several committees there. She was a former president of the Catholic Council of Women. In her youth, she enjoyed sports, and played golf, basketball, and softball. She played for the Raybestos Brakettes from 1947 through 1951. She is survived by a brother, Steve Kelemen of Logan; a niece with whom she lived for seven years, Stephanie Russell (John) of Wayne; two nephews, Jim Kelemen of Charleston, and Joe Kelemen (Betheny) of Colorado Springs, CO; and 7 great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Kyer; two brothers, Jim Keleman and Joe Kelemen; two sisters, Mary Kelemen and Elizabeth Kelemen; a sister-in-law, Estel E. Kelemen; and a great-nephew, Benjamin Kelemen. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Morris Funeral Home.

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LAMBERT, Margaret
ASHTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Margaret Ricks Lambert, 87, died March 15, 2009. She was born September 30, 1921 to the late James Calvin and Sally Russell Ricks. She was a retired postmaster at the Ashton Post Office with 32 years of service. She attended Milton Free Methodist Church, and volunteered at Pleasant Valley Hospital, where she was a former president of the Auxillary. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Patrick and Veva Lambert of Huntington, and Michael Lambert of Apple Grove; a daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Rev. James Bolen of Barboursville; a sister, Sarah and Landon Hope of Trumann, AR; a brother, Charles and Marie Ricks of Crofton, KY; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and her close friends, Jerry and Mary Byus. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Woodrow Lambert; her parents; and five brothers, Jack, Fred, Frank, Hugh, and Bob Ricks. Burial was at Kirkland Memorial Gardens by Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

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LEAR, Betty
GALLIPOLIS FERRY, WEST VIRGINIA: Betty Louise Cromley Lear, 71, died July 7, 2009. She was born September 14, 1937 to the late Edward A. Cromley II and Macy V. Cooper Cromley. She attended Main Street Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Clifford Eugene Lear; a son and daughter-in-law, Clifford (Annie) Lear of Point Pleasant; two daughters and a son-in-law, Genia Campbell and Lisa (Jay) Roush, both of Gallipolis Ferry; a sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie (Robert) Klein of Huntington; a brother and two sisters-in-law, Robert (Roberta) Cromley, and Doris Cromley, all of Point Pleasant; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Cromley III; and her parents. Burial was at Forest Hills Cemetery under the direction of Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

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LEE, Dwight
FOLLANSBEE, WEST VIRGINIA: Dwight Lee, 71, died January 5, 1949 at his residence. He was bron June 27, 1877 to Nicholas and Elizabeth Hanlin Lee. He was a farmer and dairyman. Survivors include a brother, George Lee; and two sisters, Elizabeth Pettibon and Eva Plummer. He was preceded in death by 5 siblings. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery with arrangements by James Funeral Home.

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LEICHLITER, Shirley
NEW MARTINSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Shirley A. Leichliter, 73, died April 1, 2007 at her residence. She was born August 27, 1933 in Leslie, WV to Clifford A. and Daisy Branham Carroll. She was a childcare provider. She was a Protestant, and a member of TOPS #106. She is survived by her husband, Gordon Leichliter; two daughters, Peggy (Mark) Rustemeyer of Sistersville, and Linda (Doug) Parish of Lima, OH; two sons, Gordon "Skip" (Lisa) Leichliter of New Martinsville, and David (Betty) Leichliter of Parkersburg; a sister, Catherine Clay of Louisa, KY; an uncle and aunt, Charlie and Ronelda Branham; an aunt, Dot Branham; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Benny Carroll, and Clifford Carroll, Jr. Interment was at Greenlawn Memorial Park by Grisell Funeral Home.

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LITMAN, Edward
NEW MARTINSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Edward L. Litman, 97, died May 3, 2008. He was born May 2, 1911 in New Martinsville to Wilbard B. and Emmaline Bohrer Litman. He was a retired foreman at Viking Glass Company with 50 years of service, and attended Bridge Street Church of Christ. He is survived by a daughter, Betty L. Robinson of New Martinsville; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Welling Litman; his parents; four sisters, Emma Belle Miller, Georgia Tharp, Mary E. Wilson, and Lucy "Dot" Zohnd; and two brothers, Augusta and Wilbur Litman. Interment was at Northview Cemetery under the direction of Grisell Funeral Home.

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LLOYD, Elfa
ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA: Elfa Lorena Mouse Lloyd, 93, died October 6, 2008. She was born April 27, 1915 to the late Kent White Mouse and Lula Pearl Mouse. She attended Wayside United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, Elkins Learners, Randolph County Senior Center, the Rebekah Lodge, the Pythian Sisters, the Ladies' Auxillary Patriarchs Militant, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Penman of American, and the Senior Center Melody Chorus. She was the 2002 Randolph County Belle. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth M. Lloyd, and Robert A. Lloyd (Sharon), all of Elkins, two daughters, Dixie L. Bowers of Grand Blanc, MI, and Lorene F. Bunner of Elkins; a sister, Irene Star Lowrey of Baltimore, MD; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oval Guy Lloyd; two brothers, Glenn and Guy Mouse; four sisters, Martha Smith, Effie Cavender, Odessa Mace, and Nellie Mouse; her parents; an infant grandson; four nephews; and a niece. Interment was at Elkins Memorial Gardens by Tomblyn Funeral Home.

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LOCKHART, Aliene
BLUEFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA: Aliene Lockhart, 70, died May 24, 2009. She was born September 1, 1938 to the late Woodrow and Gertrude Varney Bevins. She was a member of Gary Pentecostal Holiness Church. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Willie M. Lockhart; a son, Carson Bevins (Tina) of Galloway, OH; two brothers, Leroy Bevins of Statesville, NC, and Harold Bevins of Hurley, VA; three sisters, Evelyn Cline of Narrows, VA, Mary Kirk of Maringo, OH, and Muriel Daugherty of Pickerington, OH; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a brother, Teddy; and her parents. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Cravens-Shires Funeral Home.

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LONG, Orville
GREENVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Orville M. "Shorty" Long, 82, died December 6, 2007. He was born April 7, 1925 to the late John W. and Leona Mae Jones Long. He retired from the Federal Fish Hatchery in White Sulphur Springs, and was a self-employed carpenter. He attended Ballard Missionary Baptist Church, and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He is survived by his wife, Reba Saunders Long; a son, Steve Long of Union; two daughters, Vickie Francis (Nathan) of Peterstown, and Linda Dixon (Dickie) of Union; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Milton Long; two brothers, Pete and Otis Long; and his parents. Burial was at Red Sulphur Springs Church Cemetery under the direction of Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home.

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LONGFELLOW, George R., Jr.
CHLOE, WEST VIRGINIA: George R. "Bud" Longfellow, Jr., 44, died Feburary 7, 2001 in Charleston. He was born in Washington County, OH to Goerge R. Longfellow, Sr. and Verla Longfellow. He co-owned Big Otter Mobile Homes. Survivors include his parents; a daughter, Christina A. Schoolcraft of Spencer; a stepson, Jeremy Burrows of Clay; three sisters, Dorothy D. Pritt and Nina Y. and Leisa A. Longfellow, all of Chloe; and a grandson. Interment was at Coen Cemetery under the direction of Stump Funeral Home.

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LUSK, Waveline
CYCLONE, WEST VIRGINIA: Waveline Lusk, 75, died March 20, 2011 at Logan Regional Medical Center. She was born February 16, 1936 to the late Fred and Pearl Bailey Gunnoe. She was a member of Cyclone Church of God. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Posey Lusk; five children, Berman Lusk (Lou) of Oceana, Tony Lusk (Kathy) of Ritchie County, and Frances Stewart, Sharon Harrison, and Teddy Gunnoe (Kathy), all of Cyclone; nineteen siblings; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by three children, Ellery Lusk, Karen Cook and Teddy Ray Lusk; her parents; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Palm Memorial Gardens in Matheny by Stafford Family Funeral Home.

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