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MALLOW, David
UPPER TRACT, WEST VIRGINIA: David M. Mallow, 88, died March 30, 2009. He was born September 2, 1920 to the late Otha A. Mallow and Agatha L. Dean Mallow. He attended Potomac State College. He was a farmer and a custodian at Upper Tract Elementary School. He attended Mount Horeb United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Potomac Valley Mens' Choir. He is survived by his wife, Vada R. Ratliff Mallow; three sons, D. Neal Mallow of Kirby, and Brent Mallow and Leonard (Donna) Mallow, all of Upper Tract; two daughters, Ginger (Casey) Hartman of Dayton, VA, and Gail (Vernon) Simmons of Monterey, VA; two sisters, Lillian Sites of Keyser, and Mary Ann Alt of Petersburg; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter. Services were held at Mount Horeb United Methodist Church. Burial was at Kline Cemetery under the direction of Kimble Funeral Home.

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MALONEY, Goldie
VIENNA, WEST VIRGINIA: Goldie Maloney, 86, died May 6, 2004. She was born September 10, 1917 to the late Bryan and Mary Jane Bush Wright. She was a former retail manager at Arlene's Dress Shop, and attended Beachwood Presbyterian Church. Family members include her husband of 65 years, Don Maloney; a son, Don Maloney, Jr. (Sharon Sue) of Parkersburg; two daughters, Shirleyan Brown (Dave) of North Myrtle Beach, SC, and Patricia Fordyce (James) of Parkersburg; four siblings, Harlow Wright of New Mexico, Thelma Francis of Parkersburg, Kenneth Wright of Ripley, and Tressia Francis of Grantsville; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and five siblings. Entombment was at Sunset Memory Gardens by Leavitt Funeral Home.

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MALUS, John Paul
SHARPLES, WEST VIRGINIA: John Paul Malus died June 3, 1965. He was born May 18, 1891 in Lithuania, and was the son of Simon Malus. He was a coal miner. Burial was at Boone Memorial Park.

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MARCUM, Pearlie, Sr.
CRUM, WEST VIRGINIA: Pearlie Marcum, Sr., 78, died February 18, 1976 at a Columbus, OH hospital. He was born November 15, 1897 in Crum to the late Kelly and Nancy Jane Faine Marcum. He was a retired businessman and a Mason. He is survived by his wife, Daisy Duncan Marcum; five daughters, Marie Herald of Ceredo, Jeniva Tyson of Huntington, Louise Smith of Perrysville, OH, Thelma Jean Sparks of Kenova, and Marcella Crockett of Chester, PA; three sons, Marlin Marcum of Kenova, Kelly Marcum of Kermit, and Pearlie Marcum, Jr. of Columbus; three sisters, Mrs. Delphia Carter of Huntington, Mrs. Lou Patterson of Fort Gay, and Mrs. Hester Booth of Columbus; a brother, Earl Marcum of Crum; 20 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Silver Creek United Baptist Church. Interment with Masonic rites was at the Crum Cemetery with arrangements by Richmond-Callahan Funeral Home.

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MARNEY, Viola
HARPERS FERRY, WEST VIRGINIA: Viola G. Marney, 92, died December 19, 2002 at Shenandoah Health Village Center. She was born November 12, 1910 in Baltimore to Edward and Sarah Grap. Survivors include a daughter, Frances Poyner of Harpers Ferry; a grandson; and 3 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis G. Marney. Services were held at Shannondale Springs Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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MARTINEZ, Angel
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA; Angel M. Martinez, 73, died March 31, 1971 at Ohio Valley General Hospital. He was born September 17, 1897 in Spain to Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Martinez. He was a retired restaurant operator. He was survived by his wife, Eula Davis Martinez. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

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MARTINEZ, Diego
CHEROKEE, WEST VIRGINIA: Diego Martinez, 40, died March 13, 1934 in Welch, WV. He was born in Spain. He worked as a coal loader for Ashland Coal and Coke. Burial was in Crumpler, WV under the direction of O.J. Douglas Funeral Home.

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MASTALERZ, Walter
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Walter A. Mastalerz, 80, died May 5, 2004 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born March 31, 1924 in Wheeling to Stanley and Antoinette Magda Mastalerz. He retired from Bearings, Inc. in Wheeling, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and the former St. Ladislaus Catholic Church. He is survived by two brothers, John Mastalerz of Wheeling, and Frank Mastalerz of Charleston; two sisters, Helen Lagod of Weirton, and Rose Mastalerz of Wheeling; his nieces and nephews; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Stella Mastalerz. Services were held at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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MATHIS, Alma
NEW CUMBERLAND, WEST VIRGINIA: Alma B. Mathis, 78, died November 12, 1977 at the Weirton Convalescence Center. She was a former resident of Pittsburgh, PA, and was a retired secretary for the Pennsylvania Railroad. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a son, Edwin H. Mathis, Jr. of Hialeah, FL; a daughter, Betty DeSimone of New Cumberland; a grandson; 2 step-grandchildren; and 2 step great-grandchildren. Burial was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Weirton under the direction of Turley Funeral Home.

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MAYNARD, Rosa
HURRICANE, WEST VIRGINIA: Rosa Ellen Maynard, 90, died August 12, 1970 at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington. She was born December 8, 1879. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Hester Stepp (with whom she lived), Mrs. Esther Cooper, Mrs. Della Brewer, and Mrs. Mary A. Maynard; two sons, Homer and Robert Maynard; a half-brother, Charlie Cassel; 21 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Maynard; and her parents. Interment was at Suncrest Memorial Park in Point Pleasant under the direction of Allen Funeral Home.

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MAYO, Edith
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Edith Cunningham Mayo, 92, died January 31, 2007. She was born September 2, 1914 in Walker, WV to McClellan and Elsie Belle Wharton Cunningham. Survivors include three children, Billie Jean Ash (Lester) of Salem, and James Edward Mayo (Carol Ann) and Marilyn Sue Miller (Roland), all of Little Hocking, OH; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lester Mayo, Jr.; her parents; a brother, Clyde L. Cunningham; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Pleasant Valley Cemetery with arrangements by Greathouse Funeral Home.

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MAXWELL, Dorothy
MOUNDSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Dorothy E. Maxwell, 91, died April 19, 2011 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen Dale. She was born March 6, 1920 in Thomas, WV to Joseph and Petrona Paltinavicz Maxwell. She worked at Fostoria Glass Company for over 40 years. She attended St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Rosary Group and a volunteer at church festivals and fish frys. She is survived by two nieces, Pam Maxwell of Moundsville, and Debby Maxwell of Lebanon, OH; a great-niece; and two great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Josephine Berry; two brothers, Joseph and John "Mack" Maxwell; a sister-in-law, Ruth Vucelick Maxwell; and two nephews, John "Bub" Maxwell and James Berry. Services were held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery under the direction of Grisell Funeral Home.

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McCALLISTER Father Charles
ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA: The Rev. Father Charles "Chuck" McCallister, 65, died October 13, 2007. He was born February 24, 1942, to the late E.H. McCallister and Virginia H. McCallister. He was a Roman Catholic priest. He completed postgraduate work in law, administration and history at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and was assigned to the Catholic Chancery in Wheeling. He served as the administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish in Fairmont, associate pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksburg, special assistant to the Bishop in Wheeling. He was Vicar General of the Diocese, Judicial Vicar, Vicar for Pastoral Services and Personnel, Director of the Office of the Laity, Director of the West Virginia Catholic Conference. He was a member of the Canon Law Society of America, the Mid-West Canon Law Society, and the Eastern Regional Canon Law Society. He served on the Nursing Home Administrators´┐Ż Licensing Board, and was a founding president of the West Virginia Kiwanis Foundation. Kiwanis International recognized him as a George Hixson Fellow, and he was a two-time recipient of the Tablet of Honor. In 1996, he was named Man of the Year by the West Virginia Italian Heritage Foundation, and was named a Distinguished West Virginian by the governor. He was presented with the Key of Honor from Key Club International, the highest award for service to youth, and was an administrator of the West Virginia Key Club District for 35 years. Survivors include a sister, Barbara Jane McCallister Arbogast (William); three nieces; three nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy J. McCallister Haddix; and his paternal and maternal grandparents. Services were held at St. Brendan Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Brendan Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home.

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McCARTY, James W.
HANCOCK, WEST VIRGINIA: James Wesley McCarty, 77, died March 8, 1980 at the Washington County Hospital. He was born in Millstone to Levi and Ida Belle Myers McCarty. He was a retired employee of Western Maryland, and attended Orchard Ridge First Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Mina E. Weller McCarty; five sons, Leroy L, William Leon, James A., Paul, and James Warren McCarty; two daughters, Thelma Powell and Mildred Smith; three sisters, Isabelle Auld, Frances Windzor, and Kathryn Pittman; 27 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Orchard Ridge First Church of God. Interment was at the church cemetery by Grove Funeral Home.

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McCLOUD, Lee
BLAINE, WEST VIRGINIA: Lee Roy McCloud, 94, died December 30, 2010 at Garrett County Memorial Hospital. He was born January 16, 1916 in Barnum, WV to John Henry and Jessie Belle Kirby McCloud. He was a U.S Army veteran of World War II. He had been a VFW commander for 4 years, and was a member of the Polar Bear Association of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Bertha Willis McCloud; a daughter, Patricia Stiles (Donald) of Kitzmiller, MD; three sons, Marvin McCloud (Nancy) of Blaine, Alvin McCloud (Margaret) of Woodbridge, VA, and Roy McCloud (Melanie) of North Tonawada, NY; a sister, Flossie Conley of Mountain Lake Park, MD; a brother, Cecil J. McCloud of Kitzmiller, MD; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Kalbaugh Cemetery in Elk Garden under the direction of David A. Burdock Funeral Home.

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McDANIEL, John W.
CLIFTON, WEST VIRGINIA: John William McDaniel, 88, died August 9, 1987 at Pleasant Valley Nursing Care Center. He was born May 17, 1899 in Mason to Franklin and Julia Groves McDaniel. He was a meat cutter, and also worked as a carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Laura M. McDaniel; a son, Gene McDaniel of Middleport, OH; two daughters, Juanita Chapman of Clifton, and Anne Davis of Middleport, OH; 10 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Jane Roush; a son, Gerald Lee McDaniel; a sister, Verna Birchfield; and a brother, Robert McDaniel. Burial was at Graham Cemetery under the direction of Foglesong Funeral Home.

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McDANIEL, Park D., Jr.
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Park D. McDaniel, Jr., 76, died June 25, 1999 in Lexington, KY. He was born July 17, 1922 in Point Pleasant to the late Park D. McDaniel, Sr. and Bessie E. Bennett McDaniel. He retired from Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp. with 25 years of service. He was an early organizer and board member of the Point Pleasant EMS, and was an emergency medical technician for 20 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of the Boilermakers Local in Fairmont. He attended Krebs Chapel Church. He is survived by two daughters, Linda Norman and Brenda (Jim) Spencer, both of Point Pleasant; three sisters, Marjorie Gardner of New Haven, and Doris Moore and Charlotte Browning, both of Point Pleasant; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mabel McDaniel. Interment with military honors was at Lone Oak Cemetery by Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

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McDONALD, Kathereene
PETERSTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Kathereene Jane Nordvik McDonald, 71, died September 28, 2009. She was born January 31, 1938 to the late Lester and Barbara Herzog Reed. She was a retired nurse, and cared for the elderly in her home for 12 years. She also worked as a secretary for a printing company for 20 years. She attended Peterstown Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Willie Raymond McDonald; a daughter, Melody Gunderson (Chris) of Ham Lake, MN; four sons, Kevin Nordvik (Melody) of Bowie, MD, Tim Nordvik (Kelly) of Wisconsin, Larry Nordvik of Sauvage, MN, and Kenneth Nordvik (Susan) of Glen Burnie, MD; 11 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two children; and her parents. Interment was at McDonald-Wilson Cemetery under the direction of Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home.

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McGRAIL, Mayme
PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Mayme McGrail, 87, died February 9, 1961. She was born September 7, 1873 in Huntington to Hugh and Margaret McDonough McGrail. She was a former millinery clerk. Burial was at St. Xavier Cemetery under the direction of undertaker C. Richard Burdette, Jr.

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McKEEL, Sister Magdalen
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Sister Magdalen of St. Rita died July 17, 1945. She was born Mary Margaret McKeel on July 3, 1898 in Davis, WV to John and Maria Jequette McKeel. She was a nun at Our Lady of Charity Convent. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

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McKNIGHT, Ruby
BLUEFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA: Ruby Lee Gray McKnight, 85, died June 27, 2012 at her home. She was born January 16, 1927 in Piedmont to Vernon Hodges and Martha Gray Siner. She was a a Protestant, and enjoyed collecting dolls and religious artifacts. Survivors include three sons, Jerry McKnight (Kristi) of Bluefield, Danny McKnight (Paulette) of Bluewell, and Ricky McKnight (companion Teresa Gearhart) of Piedmont; three daughters, Peggy Tooley, her caregiver, of Bluefield, Patricia Bailey (Frankie) of Princeton, and Betty Thornton (Donald) of Herndon; three brothers, Wilbert Siner of Lashmeet, and Calvin Siner and Kenneth Siner, both of Matoaka; two sisters, Geraldine Willey (Steve) of Matoaka, and Betty Gray Thornton of Princeton; 13 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Willie McKnight; two sons, Barry Lynn McKnight and James Thomas McKnight; a brother, Richard Gray; a great-aunt who raised her, Ollie Gray; and a son-in-law, Charles Tooley. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton by Seaver Funeral Home.

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McQUAIG, Eula
HINTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Eula M. McQuaig, 81, died October 26, 2008 at her home. She was born April 27, 1927 in Eastman, GA to Grover Cleveland and Tempe Marie Thompson Johnson. She was active with various civic groups and community services, including the Summers County Council on Aging, Loaves and Fishes, and the Summers County Public Library. She was a former resident of Jacksonville, FL, and was a Protestant. Survivors include two sons, Windle McQuaig and wife Toni of Hinton, and Steve McQuaig and companion Donna Lacey of Ocala, FL; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Amaloy H. McQuaig and James Milner; her parents; a sister; five brothers; and a granddaughter, Destiny Dawn McQuaig. She was the last surviving sibling of seven children. Burial was at Lilly-Crews Cemetery in Nimitz under the direction of Pivont Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Pearl
WESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Pearl Miller, 52, died April 6, 1941 in Weston, WV. She was born October 8, 1888 near Hundred, WV to Mr. and Mrs. George Ullom. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Frank Miller; and her children, Jack Bissett, Joseph Bissett, Frank Bissett, Mrs. Neil Schaug, Mrs. Rose Monowick, Mrs. Gertrude Morris, and Mrs. Betty Eakin. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Bissett. Services were held at the Church of Christ in Hundred, WV. Interment was at Sand Hill Cemetery by Hunt Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Thelma
BAKER, WEST VIRGINIA: Thelma Mae Miller 82, died October 8, 2005 at Life Care Center in New Market, VA. She was born in Lost River, WV on May 19, 1923 to the late Joseph Miller and Nellie Wilson Miller. She attended Lost River United Methodist Church. She is survived by three sons, Cletus Miller (Bonnie) of Baker, Gary Miller (Celesta) of Mathias, and Roger Miller (Alice) of Broadway, VA; a sister, Beatrice Park; a brother, Vergis "Bud" Miller; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Davis Miller; a son, Victor Robert Miller; two brothers, Melvin and Kenneth Miller; and two sisters, Dorothy Faye See and Delia Wilkins. Services were held at Lost River United Methodist Church. Burial was at the Greenwood Cemetery in Lost River with arrangements by McKee Funeral Home.

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MOATS, Dorothy
VIENNA, WEST VIRGINIA: Dorothy H. Cutlip Moats, 89, died February 26, 2003 at Eagle Pointe Nursing Home. She was born December 13, 1913 in Hammond, LA to John and Josephine Mertzsweiler Cutlip. She was a member of the East Vienna United Methodist Church and the Women's Christian Temperance Organization. Survivors include a son, Charles Moats (Wilma) of Columbus, OH; two daughters, Mary J. Parker of Parkersburg and Marguerite Turner (Willard) of Normantown; a brother, Joe Cutlip of New Jersey; 9 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandchildren; and her nurses and caretakers at Eagle Pointe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calas T. Moats; her parents; two sisters, Effie Rauch and Eunice Lane; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Moats Cemetery in Harrisville by Leavitt Funeral Home.

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MONTGOMERY, James E.
SHEPHERDSTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: James Eglington Montgomery, 65, died November 22, 1975 at the Weston State Hospital. He was born October 20, 1910 to John and Lesley Staley Montgomery. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, where funeral services were held. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery.

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MOONEY, Harold H.
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Harold Houston Mooney, 92, died November 13, 2008. He was born March 9, 1916, and was the son of Fred Mooney, author of the autobiography Struggle in the Coal Fields. He traveled internationally while working for Union Carbide, and attended Calvary Baptist Church. He was a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of the Saturday Morning Pool Club at the Smokehouse. Survivors include his children, Jeffery Lee Mooney of Charleston, Harold Phillip Mooney of Austin, TX, and Christine Mooney Frazier of Lake Mary, FL; a sister, Twila Mooney of Fairmont; his brothers, David Norman Mooney of California, Gregg and Douglas Mooney, both of Atlanta, GA, and Keith Victor and Forrest Mooney, both of Ohio; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great grandchildren; and several great-great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mina Virginia Mooney. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial was at Grandview Memorial Park with arrangements by Long and Fisher Funeral Home.

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MORGAN, Charles
LOGAN, WEST VIRGINIA: Charles Morgan, 43, died at Hatfield-Lawson Hospital. He was a cook, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He was survived by a brother, Chambers Morgan of Sparta, KY; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Burns and Sons Chapel. Interment was "at Peach Creek".

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NARRISH, Marlene
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Marlene M. Biscan Narrish, 45, died July 9, 2001. She was born February 15, 1956 to Albert Biscan and Ruth Lesnick Biscan. She was a registered nurse at Ohio Valley Medical Center, and attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Robert A. Narrish; her mother; two children, Kevin Narrish and Erica Narrish, both of Wheeling; a sister, Maxine Slokan (Thomas) of Moundsville; her mother-in-law, Phyllis D. Narrish of Wheeling; a brother-in-law, Andrew E. Narrish (Patricia) of Wheeling; two nieces; and two nephews. She was was preceded in death by her father; and her father-in-law, Edward W. Narrish. Services were held at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home.

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NEUGEBAUER, June
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: June J. Wurtzbacher Neugebauer, 77, died April 12, 2004. She was born July 2, 1926 to the late Adam and Matilda Bittler Wurtzbacher. She was a former operator and supervisor at C&P Telephone, and also worked as a secretary for Stamco Federal Credit Union. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Edward Neugebauer; two daughters, Sally Ewing (Steve) of Weisbaden, Germany, and Karen Bonar (Jerry) of McMechen, WV; 2 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Wallace and Bernard Wurtzbacher. Arrangements were handled by Kepner Funeral Home.

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NEVELS, Ruth Ann
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Ruth Ann Morrow Nevels, 70, died July 27, 2008. She was born July 6, 1938 in Mingo Junction, OH to James Robert Morrow, Sr. and Vanella Townsley Morrow. She attended Macedonia Baptist Church, and was a member of the Elks Lodge, the NAACP, and the American Legion Auxillary. She is survived by four daughters, Janice Annette Martin (Harold) of Wheeling, Willene Louise Redman (William) of Columbus, IN, Teresa Paulette Pratt of Mesquite, TX, and Stephanie Marlene Stradwick (Gregory) of Greenville, SC; a sister, Gwendolyn Moss (Ruben) of Hephzibah, GA; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, James Robert Morrow, Jr. Services were held at Macedonia Baptist Church. Interment was at Stone Church Cemetery with arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home.

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NEWHOUSE, Robert Lee
VICTOR, WEST VIRGINIA: Robert Lee Newhouse, 73, died February 15, 2011. Survivors include a son, Robert Newhouse II; a daughter, Stephanie Merritt; four brothers, Gerald Newhouse, William Newhouse, Lonnie Newhouse, and Carl Newhouse; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Nellie Newhouse; a sister, Nancy Workman; and a brother, Melvin Newhouse. Services were held at Liberty Baptist Church in Horseshoe. Arrangements were handled by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home.

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NOGAMI, Lourene
KANAWHA CITY, WEST VIRGINIA: Lourene N. Nogami, 88, died May 20, 2010. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Terry and Chris Terpening of Kanawha City; and 2 grandsons. Services were held at Morris Memorial United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry T. Nogami. Interment was at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, HI with local arrangements by Harding Funerals and Cremations.

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NULL, Vera
MOUNDSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Vera Jean Richard Null, 69, died November 20, 2008 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen Dale. She was born December 20, 1938 to Ray T. and Betty Howell Richard. She had worked at a former receptionist at the Golden Towers, and enjoyed ceramics, crafts and bingo. Survivors include a son, James Null (Nikki) of Dillies Bottom, OH; two daughters; Diane E. O'Connor, and Terry (Bill) McClintock of Moundsville; two half-brothers, Patrick (Sara) Howell, and Kenny Howell; a half-sister, Suzanne Carrick; a stepbrother, Butch Howell; 3 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred C. Null; her stepparents, Irene E. Richard and Woody Howell; a half-sister, Kathy Howell; and a half-brother, Kevin Howell. Arrangements were handled by Care Funeral and Cremation Service.

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OLDAKER, David
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: David Oldaker, 73, died January 22, 1999 at his home. He was born February 22, 1925 in Arbuckle, WV to Homer and Nellie Whittington Oldaker. He was a retired coal yard equipment operator at AEP's John Amos plant, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the United Steelworkers of America, and was also a Mason and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. He is survived by his wife, Mary B. Boles Oldaker; two sons, Marvin (Ruth) Oldaker of Ripley, and David Lee Oldaker of Cottageville; his mother; three brothers, Don (Mildred) Oldaker of Leon, James (Grace) Oldaker of Point Pleasant, and Paul "Fred" Oldaker of Hilliard; three sisters, Mary Hayes of Leon, Josephine (David) Rhodes of Mason, and Stella (Larry) Craig of Carroll; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Lloyd Oldaker; and a sister, Martha Oldaker. Interment with Masonic rites was at Kirkland Memorial Gardens by Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

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PAINTER, James A.
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: James Aquilla Painter, 76, died August 29, 2009. He was born July 2, 1933 to the late Luther L. and Cora Goldie Miller Painter. He retired from Capitol Camper Sales, and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam era. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a Salvation Army volunteer. He is survived by his wife, Vivian Dean Painter; two sons, Matthew Allen Painter (Stephanie) of Louisa, and Michael Martin Painter of Apache Junction, AZ; two daughters, Vicky Elaine Garrett (Steve) of Apache Junction, AZ, and Courtney Elizabeth Reeves (William) of Lavalette; a sister, Ginny Rose Davis (Bill) of Winchester, VA; a daughter-in-law, Carleen Painter of Stafford, VA; two sisters-in-law, Judy Dean of Prichard, and Sharon K. Dean of Huntington; three brothers-in-law, Edmond Roger Dean, Glen Eldridge Dean, and Allen Henry Dean (Virginia), all of Huntington; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Darrell Scott "Scotty" Painter; two sisters, Thelma Bursey and Christine Courtney Wiseman; two brothers, Wayne and Harold Painter; his in-laws, Edmond T. and Maudie Allen Dean; and two brothers-in-law, Larry and Doug Dean. Interment was at Mount Vernon Cemetery by Morris Funeral Home.

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PALUCH, Irene
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Irene Paluch, 73, died June 29, 2001 at Wheeling Hospital. She was born April 8, 1928 in McMechen, WV to Charles and Elizabeth Hoyt Walton. She attended the McMechen-Benwood United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Dorcas Circle and several area Bible groups. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, John; two sons, John E. (Mary Ann) Paluch of Wheeling, and William "Bill" of Hilliard, OH; a daughter, Barbara of Wheeling; a brother, Charles "Sonny" Walton of McMechen; two sisters, Dorothy Coleman (Robert) of Moundsville, and Ruth Wenneworth of Weirton; 5 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Eva Knight. Interment was at Halcyon Hills Memorial Park with arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home

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PEFFERMAN, Barbara
NEW MARTINSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Barbara Ann Pefferman, 34, died April 17, 1964 at Wetzel County Hospital. She was a graduate of the nursing program at Allegheny General Hospital, and was a Pittsburgh native. Survivors include her husband, William C.; four children, James, William A., Diane and Susan; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Richey; and a sister, Mrs. Samuel Hobbs. Interment was at Allegheny County Memorial Park under the direction of Wharton and Ellis Funeral Home.

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PENNELL, Stella
KEYSER, WEST VIRGINIA: Stella Victoria Pennell, 29, died in Keyser April 10, 1949 of injuries received in a car accident. She was a resident of Kitzmiller, MD. She was born in December of 1920 in Oakmont, WV to William Broadwater and Azarah Wilt. Interment was at Nethkan Hill Cemetery.

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POLANKA, Meryl
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Meryl L. Polanka, 81, died August 22, 2007. She was born October 7, 1925 to Frank Merryman and Ethel May Sutton Merryman Comer. She was a retired housekeeping manager at United Hospital Center with over 27 years of service, and attended First Evangelical Congregational Church. She enjoyed sewing and league bowling. She is survived by her husband, Whitey L. Polanka; a son, William McKown of Jane Lew; a daughter, Sue Lipps of Clarksburg, WV; a stepdaughter, Patricia Polanka of San Diego, CA; a stepson, George Polanka of Santiago, Chile; a sister, Virginia Espy Witlach of Tampa, FL; 5 grandchildren; a step-granddaughter; 5 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Everett and Beryl Merryman; and her parents. Interment was at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens by Davis-Weaver Funeral Home.

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POMORSKI, Walter
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Walter J. Pomorski, 89, died April 20, 2010 at the Shadyside Care Center. He was born September 28, 1920 in Wheeling to Walter and Anna Sobotka Pomorski. He had worked at Inland Steel, and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. He is survived by his nieces and nephews; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Theresa McMahon; and a brother, Joseph Pomorski. Interment with military honors was at Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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POMPILI, Joseph
MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Giuseppe Joseph Pompili, 67, died October 25, 1953 at Monongalia General Hospital. He was born in Italy on May 11, 1886 to Adam and Lucia Di Bostioni Pompili. He was a retired coal miner. Interment was at East Oak Grove Cemetery with arrangements by funeral director Carl Williams.

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PORTER, Lillie
SUMERCO, WEST VIRGINIA: Lillie E. Porter, 71, died December 23, 1989 at her residence. She was born April 12, 1918 in Huntington to Arthur Warden and Evelena Holley Lambert. Survivors include a son, Jeff Porter, Jr. of Constantine, MI; two sisters, Lorena Chapman of Columbus, OH, and Helen Scarberry of Apple Grove; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeff Porter, Sr.; and her parents. Interment was at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Mercerville, OH with arrangements by Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

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POST, David
MINERAL WELLS, WEST VIRGINIA: David Allen Post, 71, died August 13, 2009. He was born October 23, 1937 to the late Charles D. and Dorotha Full Post. He retired from OK Trucking with 34 years of service, and was also a toll collector at the Parkersburg Memorial Bridge for ten years. He was a member of Teamsters Local #175 and the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed golfing, traveling, and attending Parkersburg South sporting events. He was a member of Grace Gospel Church. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Carol Crites Post; three children, Debra K. (Mike) Conger of Parkersburg, and David Allen (Karen) Post II, and Cynthia Dawn (Mark) Steele, all of Mineral Wells; three sisters, Susan (Jan) Weisfelt of Lockwood, NY, Jeanne (Darrell) Williams of Parkersburg, and Janie (Wayne) Baer of Washington, WV; his nieces and nephews; 4 grandchildren; a step-grandson; and 2 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, Audra Post; his grandparents who raised him, Henry and Virginia Post; and a grandfather, Clarence Full. Interment was at Sunset Memory Gardens under the direction of Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home.

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POWERS, Willard
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Willard K. Powers, 66, died December 18, 1978 at the United Hospital Center. He was born March 24, 1912 to Royl and Eva Summers Powers. He retired from Union Carbide Corporation after 32 years. He attended the Evangelical Congregational Church, where he served on the board of trustees. He was a charter member and treasurer of the Broadway Lions Club. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Ellison Powers; a son, Hobert Joe Powers; a foster daughter, Frances Coffendaffer; two brothers, Robert Powers and Argyle Powers; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and a brother. Interment was at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Davis Funeral Home.

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PRATHER, Bonita
RANSON, WEST VIRGINIA: Bonita R. Prather, 71, died August 29, 2009. She was born February 4, 1938 to Harold Richardson and Isabella Briscoe Stewart. She retired from the Social Security Administration in Baltimore after 35 years of service. She was a member of Kingdom Life Cathedral, where she served on the usher board, the hospitality committee, and the multicultural organization. She was a member of the NAACP and the Jefferson Chapter of the AIDS Foundation, and was on the Board of Directors for the Job Corps. She is survived by her companion, James E. Taylor of Ranson; a sister, Mercedes Bordley and husband Charles of Chestertown; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at Kingdom Life Cathedral. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Fairlee, MD under the direction of Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home.

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PRICE, Ryan
CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Ryan Christopher Price, infant, died December 4, 1975 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Survivors include his parents, Charles E. and Joyce Ashby Price; three brothers, Craig, Charles and Brooks; a sister, Belinda Lee; his maternal grandfather, Ernest Lee Ashby; and his paternal grandmother, Nellie G. Weitch. Interment was at Edge Hill Cemetery under the direction of Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home.

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PRIDEMORE, William B.
HAMLIN, WEST VIRGINIA: William Basil Pridemore, 91, died January 31, 1959 at the home of his son, Orville, near Hamlin. He was born January 28, 1868 in Kanawa County, WV. Survivors include three sons, Orville, Edgar of Huntington, and George of Barboursville; three daughters, Mrs. Elma McClure of Wellsville, OH, Mrs. Ray Simmons of Huntington, and Mrs. Dana Stewart of Hamilin; two brothers, Jason Pridemore of Myra, and Frank Pridemore of Hamlin; and five sisters, Mrs. G. A. Black of Barboursville, Mrs. Allie Stewart and Mrs. Maude Woodall, both of Hamlin, and Mrs. Hettie Smith and Mrs. Minnie White, both of Huntington. He was preceded in death by his wife, Victoria Minerva Black; and a son, Elmer Daniel Pridemore. Burial was at Black Cemetery near Myra by Koontz Funeral Home.

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PRODANOVICH, Nicholas
WEIRTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Nicholas Prodanovich, 71, died December 30, 2006. He was born March 31, 1935 to the late Yefto Prodanovich and Mildred Krnich Prodanovich Cekinovich. He was a retired welder for National Steel Corp. with 40 years of service, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the 25 year club of WSX, the Moose Lodge, the AARP, and the Three Score Senior Citizens. He is survived by a son, William Prodanovich of New Manchester; his stepsons, Bill Staley and wife Midge, Jim Staley, and Rick Staley; a stepdaughter, Nancy and husband Jim McAllister; two brothers, Michael Cekinovich of Machesney Park, IL, and Samuel Cekinovich and wife Josie of Weirton; a sister, Mary Tyson of Weirton; his grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Hoffman Staley Prodanovich; and his parents. Interment with military honors was at St. Paul Cemetery with arrangements by Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home.

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PRUNTY, LouVonnia
PENNSBORO, WEST VIRGINIA: LouVonnia Lea Prunty, 72, died June 8, 2012 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born January 20, 1940 in Pullman to Alphred and Wilma Jones McCloy. She had formerly worked at garment factories in Pennsboro and Harrisville. She was an award-winning quilter, and a member of Wince Chapel Church and the Ladies' Auxillary. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Francis Prunty, Sr.; three daughters, April Lynne Prunty of West Union, and Melinda Jane Prunty and Angela Christine Prunty, both of Pennsboro; two sons, Melvin (Heather) Prunty of Pennsboro, and Francis (Melanie) Prunty, Jr. of Salem; four sisters, Wendy Steele of Pennsboro, Linda Kester of St. Marys, Ada Bills of Belmont, and Edie Wright of Medina, OH; a brother, Alphred "Wimpy" McCloy of Pennsboro; 12 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Louanna L. Prunty; her parents; a sister, Elfreda Robinson; and two brothers, Johnny and Arlie McCloy. Interment was at the Mount Pisgah Church Cemetery in Pullman by McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home.

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PURSLEY, Sylvia
ONA, WEST VIRGINIA: Sylvia Marie Pursley, 88, died September 27, 2008 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was born May 19, 1920 in Chloe, WV to George C. and Nancy Jarvis. She is survived by a friend, Jason Lingenfelter (Sarah) and their children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Burton Pursley. Services were held at the White Chapel Mausoleum Chapel with interment following. Arrangements were handled by Henson Mortuary.

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PYLICK, John
OAK HILL, WEST VIRGINIA: John Pylick, 90, died March 27, 2010 at the Kate Boone Care Home in Oak Hill. He was born July 11, 1919 in Lewis, WV to Charles and Julia Dedrick Pylick. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. There are no known surviving relatives. Interment with military honors was at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens under the direction of Tyree Funeral Home.

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RAKOSI, Ruth
MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Ruth Ellen Rakosi, 77, died June 21, 2008. She was born June 30, 1930 to the late Delbert and Elva Collins Moore. She was a Methodist, and enjoyed traveling and playing bingo. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Webster G. Rakosi; four daughters, Janie Gatian of Granville, Janice Copper (Jack) of Tallahassee, FL, Janet Loveridge of Maidsville, and Joyce Eddy (Rick) of Okeechobee, FL; a son, Greg Rakosi and Sandy Snyder of Maidsville; her grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother; and four sisters. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery under the direction of McCulla Funeral Home.

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RAYBURN, Mildred
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Mildred Evans Sharpe Rayburn, 85, died January 9, 2004 at Mariner Health Care. She was born August 13, 1918 in Mercer County, KY to Samuel Lloyd and Myrtle May Cox Sharpe. She owned Fay's Beauty Shop, and worked as a beautician for nearly 60 years. She attended the First Congregational United Church of Christ, and was a member of the YWCA Business Women's Association, the American Business Women's Association, and the Master Barbers and Beauticians Association. Survivors include a daughter, Connie Roach Hoskins; a stepdaughter, Pauletta Huffman of Alum Creek; a brother, James C. Sharpe of Tallahassee, FL ; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Rayburn; a son, Stuart Rayburn; a brother, Robert Elton Sharpe; and a sister, Helen Louise Sharpe. Interment was at Ridgelawn Memorial Park under the direction of Chapman's Mortuary.

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RENNER, Vada
WADESTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Vada N. Renner, 88, died January 20, 2001 at her home. She was born February 22, 1912 near Hundred to Isaac and Elizabeth Donston Lough. She was a member of the Wadestown United Methodist Church. She is survived by a sister, Evelyn Kappeler of Gadson, AL; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, L. Roy Renner; her parents; three brothers, Paul Lough, James Lough and Frank Lough; and two sisters, Gertrude Coleman and Gladys Dittrich. Interment was at the Wadestown Cemetery under the direction of Tennant Funeral Home.

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RICHMOND, Orville
TALCOTT, WEST VIRGINIA: Orville M. "Bill" Richmond, 84, died March 14, 2001 at Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born April 13, 1916 to the late Marion and Nora Richardson Richmond. He retired from the Greenbrier Nursery, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Pillar of Truth Church at Barger Springs. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Glada McCall Richmond; two adopted granddaughters; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Flora Grimmett, Nannie Maddy, and Erma Treadway; and four brothers, Arthur, Estel, Alva and Oris Richmond. Services were held at the Pillar of Truth Church. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Ballengee under the direction of Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors.

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ROKISKY, Mildred
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Mildred M. Rokisky, 84, died April 5, 2004. She was born August 30, 1919 in Clarksburg to Andy and Mary Ann Janicak Grisso. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Thomas F. Rokisky of Berkeley Springs; a daughter, Barbara Roman of St. Albans; two brothers, John Grisso and Andrew Grisso, both of Clarksburg; a sister, Mary Rokisky of Sharon, PA; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Rokisky; a sister, Sue Yonovak; and a granddaughter. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Weaver Funeral Home.

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ROSE, Inez
FANROCK, WEST VIRGINIA: Inez Florence Stafford Rose, 82, died September 22, 2005 at her residence. She was born February 28, 1923 in Caples to Ottoway "Ott" and Margaret Lockhart Stafford. She was a member of the Christian Nation Church of Brier Creek. Survivors include four daughters, Margaret Rose Hammitt (Allen) of Fanrock, Connie Rose Lester (Norman "Butch") of Beckley, Paula Rose Kennedy of St. Clairsville, OH, and Delores Rose Kennedy of Murfreesboro, TN; a son, Burl H. Rose, Jr. (Anna Mae) of Rockingham, NC; a sister, Vera Potter (Russell) of Helen; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl H. Rose, Sr.; her parents; three sisters, Joann Stafford Derfield, Margaret Stafford Jackson, and Anna Lee Stafford; three brothers, Johnny Stafford, Harry L. Stafford, and Ernest Stafford; and 2 infant grandchildren. Interment was at Palm Memorial Gardens in Matheny under the direction of Stafford Family Funeral Home.

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ROSENECKER, Alois
WELLSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Alois Rosenecker, 89, died March 26, 1954 at the Knights of St. George rest home, where he had been a 5-year resident. He was born October 21, 1864 in Austria to Alois and Mary Miselbauer Rosenecker. He was preceded in death by his wife. Interment was in New Salem, PA.

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ROYER, Harry
PAW PAW, WEST VIRGINIA: Harry Maurice Royer, 62, died September 27, 1980. He was born July 18, 1918 in Paw Paw to John T. and Effie Edith Cowgill Royer. He retired from the West Virginia State Road Commission. He was a Methodist. Survivors include his wife, Flora Mae Emswiler Royer; five daughters, Violet J. McMillan, Carol M. Park, Barbara O. Proper, Mary Edith Cole, and Janet E. Roach; a son, Harry Royer; a sister, Sylvia Wharton; and 21 grandchildren. Interment was at Camp Hill Cemetery by Johnson Funeral Home.

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RUNNION, Phyllis
FALLING ROCK, WEST VIRGINIA: Phyllis Runnion, 71, died July 3, 2008. She formerly worked at Clendenin Lumber. She attended Mud Fork Church, and was a member of the Sweet Adelines. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Vance (Leslie), and Cathy Kushner (Ronald), all of Falling Rock; a brother, Ronald Hoffman of Fayetteville; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lee Runnion; and her parents, James Edgell and Bessie Lee Hoffman. Interment was at Koontz Cemetery in Clendenin by Matics Funeral Home

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RUSS, Loretta
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Loretta Lynn Adkins Russ, 56, died May 4, 2007. She was born October 8, 1950 to the late Raymond L. and Magdalene Elkins Adkins. She was a former seamstress with Corbin, Ltd. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Russ; a sister, Donna Lewis (George) of Huntington; a brother, Edward Preston (Dora) of Crown City, OH; an uncle, Walter Lee Elkins (Helen) of Wayne; four aunts, Goldie Elkins of East Lynn, Nellie Higgins of Tennessee, and Genevieve Epling and Georgia Adkins (George), all of Wayne; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Dorothy M. Adkins; a stepsister, Nancy Owens; a stepbrother, Charles Preston; her maternal grandparents, Lewis and Martha Elkins; and her paternal grandparents, Robert L. and Clarise Adkins. Interment was at Asbury Cemetery under the direction of Morris Funeral Home.

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RUST, Lemuel
CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Lemuel Rust, 65, died January 11, 1943 in Brooklyn. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rust. He was a native of Charles Town, and had been a businessman in Baltimore and New York. He is survived by his wife; a daughter; a son; and two brothers, Gilbert Rust and Albert Rust. Services were held at the Methodist Church. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery in Shepherdstown.

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SALMONS, Alie
HAMLIN, WEST VIRGINIA: Alie "Topsy" Salmons, 88, died February 4, 2009 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was born November 17, 1920 to James and Eve Pauley. She was a member of the Open Door Bible Church, and enjoyed crocheting. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Ted Priestley of Alum Creek; a son and daughter-in-law, Gerry and Theresa Salmons of Hamlin; 2 grandsons; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dock Salmons; her parents; a sister, Fannie Smith; and three brothers, Everett, Earl and Tony Pauley. Services were held at the Open Door Bible Church. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.

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SANDERS, Leo
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Leo Otto "Doc" Sanders, 43, died December 15, 1967. He was killed in the collapse of the Silver Bridge. He was born November 20, 1924 to Ellis and Mary Jones Sanders. He was a taxi driver for the Pickens Cab Co., and a military veteran of World War II and Korea. He was survived by his wife, Lydia Elliott Sanders; two daughters, Wanda and Julia Sanders; three sons, Wayne, Stephen, and Robert Sanders; five sisters, Maxine Musser, Alverta Snoke, Lucille Wallis, Birma Roshon, and Bernice Aisle; and four brothers, Elmo, Kenneth, Larry, and Paul Sanders. Services were held at Ida Baptist Church. Interment was at Elliott Cemetery.

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SANDERS, Lydia
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Lydia "Lockie" Elliott Sanders, 77, died November 3, 2007. She was born April 13, 1930 to Earl and Clara Stone Elliott. She was a retired school teacher. She was a member of the Mason County Retired Teachers' Association, and attended the First Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by her children, Robert (Connie) Sanders of Southside, Julia (Bob) Messick of Teays Valley, James (Lora) Sanders of South Point, OH, and Wanda (Cecil) Smith, Wayne (Pat) Sanders, and Steve (Mollie) Sanders, all of Point Pleasant; two brothers, Walter Elliott of Lizemores, and Bill Elliott of Belva; a sister, Louise Moore of Bentree; 13 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo "Doc" Sanders; her parents; two sisters, Mary Morris and Bernice Morris; and a granddaughter, Virginia Elyse Sanders. Services were held at the First Church of Nazarene. Burial was at Elliott Cemetery with arrangements by Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

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SATTLER, Flossie
CLAY, WEST VIRGINIA: Flossie Fitzwater Sattler died July 21, 2007. She was born January 28, 1921 to Jack and Emma Fitzwater. She was a retired proof machine operator at the Clay County Bank, where she worked for 35 years. She attended Buffalo Valley Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and James Jeffrey of Charleston; a son and daughter-in-law, Pete and Judy Sattler of Gassaway; two brothers, Ovie Fitzwater of Lodi, OH, and Odie Fitzwater of Ivydale; Alcie Brady of Palestine, and Artie Beard of Lodi, OH; 3 granddaughters; 2 great-grandsons; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Waitman Sattler; and her parents. Burial was at Sattler Cemetery under the direction of Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home.

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SAUNDERS, Clarence
RED HOUSE, WEST VIRGINIA: Clarence Owen Saunders, 74, died August 10, 1991 at his home. He was born October 1, 1916 in Putnam County to the late Wilbert and Elizabeth Douglas Saunders. He retired from Gravely Tractor in Dunbar, and was a member of Grand View Baptist Church. Survivors include four brothers, Stanley Saunders of Abilene, TX, and Boyd "Corky" Saunders, Lloyd Saunders, and Alva "Cotton" Saunders, all of Saunders; three sisters, Elsie Null of Buffalo, and Virginia Saunders and Lulu Bell Null, both of Red House; and 16 nieces and nephews. Interment was at Old Antioch Cemetery under the direction of Raynes Funeral Home.

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SAYRE, Garnet
HURRICANE, WEST VIRGINIA: Garnet Marie Hamon Sayre, 83, died October 5, 2008. She was born April 11, 1925 to the late Andrew Dexter and Delphia Mundy Hamon. She was a graduate of Charleston Business College. She formerly worked for the First National Bank of South Charleston, Goodwin & Goodwin, and the State of West Virginia. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for over 50 years. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, James Otis Sayre; a son, James Gregory Sayre of Alexandria, VA; three sisters, Agnes Miller of Russell, KY, Genevieve Casto of South Charleston, and Jo Crum of Cottageville; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Blaine Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Casto Funeral Home.

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SCHRECKENGOST, William R., Sr.
WAVERLY, WEST VIRGINIA: William R. Schreckengost, Sr., 67, died March 13, 2003. He was born August 14, 1935 to the late Thurl Bunk and Hazel Marie Andrews Schreckengost. He worked for Asbestos Workers Union Local #80, and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Williamstown Masonic Lodge #1209 for over 40 years, and was a Scottish and York Rite Mason. He was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and attended Ogden United Methodist Church. He is survived by his children and their spouses, William R. Schreckengost, Jr. of Waverly, Kimberly Wright (Robert) of Walker, Steven J. Schreckengost (Anna Marie) of Trevose, PA, and Lisa Barton (Derrick) of Watha, NC; five sisters, Betty Jean Wendelken of Vienna, Rosemary Gibson and Shirley Joan Evans, both of Pettyville, and Willadean Lemley and Judy Redmond, both of Parkersburg; 6 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Lorraine Fleming Schreckengost; a sister, Marlene Uhl; and three brothers, Harry, Don, and Tom Schreckengost. Burial with military and Masonic rites was at Herndon Cemetery with arrangements by Leavitt Funeral Home.

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SEE, Enabelle
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Enabelle Cheney See, 84, died December 7, 2008. She was born July 20, 1924 to the late John and Georgia Cheney. She retired from Lakin State Hospital, and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Russell "Rusty" See, Carl "Smokey" and Charlena See, and Marshall R. "Stormy" and Tara See, all of Point Pleasant; a brother, Carl Cheney of Gallipolis; a sister, Dottie Locke of Gallipolis; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell M. See; a daughter, Sharon Lyn See; her parents; a sister, Lil Cheney; and two brothers, Ray and Junior Cheney. Burial was at Suncrest Cemetery with arrangements by Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

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SHIRK, Roxie
UPPER TRACT, WEST VIRGINIA: Roxie M. Shirk, 78, died December 8, 2009 at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg. She was born July 26, 1931 in Smoke Hole, WV to the late Grover Cleveland Champ and Sadie VanMeter Champ. She worked as a restaurant cook, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Petersburg. She is survived by five sons, Dale Shirk of Franklin, David Shirk of Dorcas, Olie Shirk of Moorefield, and Carl Shirk and Edward "Jack" Shirk, both of Upper Tract; four stepsons; a sister, Amanda Thorp of Front Royal, VA; 9 grandchildren; her step-grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter; a son; two stepdaughters; her husband, Charles Ed Shirk; four sisters; and eight brothers. Interment was at Champ Cemetery by Kimble Funeral Home.

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SHREVE, Mabel
KEYSER, WEST VIRGINIA: Mabel P. Shreve, 85, died August 12, 2006. She was born August 30, 1920 to the late Charles Oscar and Louethel Painter. She attended Mineral Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Dennis Shreve of Keyser; four daughters, Kitty Alt (Loy) of Green Spring, Eva Ansel (Fred) of Springfield, and Beth Lease (Ernest), and Peggy Smith, all of Keyser; a daughter-in-law, Paula Shreve of Keyser; a son-in-law, Wesley Smith; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, A. Bowers Shreve; a son, Douglas Shreve; her parents; two brothers; and two sisters. Services were held at Mineral Baptist Church. Interment was at Mineral Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

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SIGDEL, Kamala
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Kamala Sigdel, 74, died September 10, 2008. She was born in Kathmandu, Nepal on March 30, 1934. She came to America in 1966. She is survived by a son; a daughter-in-law; two brothers in Nepal; and 2 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home.

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SILVERMAN, Morris
FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA: Morris S. Silverman 62, died December 13, 1957 at his residence. He was born June 2, 1895 in Baltimore, MD to Simon and Rebecca W. Silverman. He was an agent at Walls Insurance Agency, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He was survived by his wife, Lena Silverman. Burial was at the Grafton National Cemetery.

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SIMMONS, Elizabeth P.
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Elizabeth P. Simmons, 75, died January 8, 1987 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was born January 5, 1912 in Lincoln County, KY to Mr. and Mrs. William Pridemore. She is survived by two daughters, Martha Gwinn and Edna Cyrus, both of Huntington; a son, Jack Simmons of Huntington; two sisters, Mae Steward of Hamilin, and Elma McClure of East Liverpool, OH; and a brother, George Pridemore of Barboursville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Simmons. Burial was at Owens Cemetery in Kentucky.

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SIMPSON, Marjory
PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Marjory Meed Simpson, 65, died January 12, 1982 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital. She was born in St. Marys to the late L.G. and Mary Davis Meed. She was a graduate of Western Reserve University, and retired from Monongahela Power Company. She was a member of Zonta International. Survivors include her husband, Robert A. Simpson; three sisters, Regina Burt, Helen Zearley, and Mildred Hatfield; a brother, James W. Meed; 3 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a brother. Cremation arrangements were handled by Vaughan Funeral Home.

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SIMS, Minnie
SPENCER, WEST VIRGINIA: Minnie Sims, 57, died June 19, 1948 in the collapse of a bridgeway at the Spencer State Hospital. She was born in 1881 to Henry and Laura Seymore Vestal. She was a former resident of Rainelle, WV. She was preceded in death by her parents. Burial was at the Spencer State Hospital.

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SISODIA, Uma
KEYSER, WEST VIRGINIA: Uma Sisodia, 24, died November 24, 1965 in Keyser. She was born August 1, 1941. She was a native of India. She had attended the University of Iowa and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and taught language courses at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She also taught Indian dialects to Peace Corps volunteers. She was unmarried.

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SLEETH, Ercil
MASON, WEST VIRGINIA: Ercil Lewis "Hap" Sleeth, 75, died June 12, 1986. He was born June 13, 1910 in Hundred to Rev. John and Pearl Kirkpatrick Sleeth. He was a retired truck driver and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Betty Sleeth; a son, William E. (Sherry) Sleeth of Mason; seven daughters, Cheryl (Richard) Lake and Reta (Bruce) Hendrickson, all of Mason, Carol L. McCoy and Rebecca (Roy) Scarberry, all of Ripley, Shirley (John) Glover of Elyria, OH, Anita K. Travis of Huron, OH, and Janet (Ralph) Edwards of Cottageville; a brother, John Sleeth of Denver, Co; two sisters, Inez Davis of Kingsport, TN, and Iris Wade of Inglewood, FL; 23 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Blaine Memorial Cemetery in Cottageville by Foglesong Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Clarence
MASON, WEST VIRGINIA: Clarence B. "Doc" Smith, 61, died October 5, 1973 at the Veterans Memorial Hospital in Pomeroy. He was born December 26, 1911 to Isaac and Florence Whitaker Smith. He was a radio repairman. Survivors include three sons, Thurman of Reynoldsburg, OH, Clarence of Marysville, TN, and Leland of San Antonio, TX; three daughters, Ada May Smith of Rock Creek, OH, Rita McDaniel of Rutland, OH, and Margaret Florence Parsley of Columbus, OH; two brothers, Isaac of of Mason, and Theorore of Point Pleasant; and two sisters, Pauline Darst of Columbus, OH, and Byrdie Laudermilt of Pomeroy, OH. Arrangements wre handled by Foglesong Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at Clifton Cemetery in Mason County, WV.

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SMITH, Hattie
BLUEFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA: Hattie Stallard Smith, 70, died May 3, 1956. She was born December 16, 1885 to A.J. and Elizabeth Jane Evans Stallard. Burial was at Maple Hill Cemetery.

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SMITH, Martha
HICO, WEST VIRGINIA: Martha L. Smith, 85, died February 12, 2011 at CAMC General. She was born August 18, 1925 in Hico, WV to Osker J. Wood and Lillie Eroin Wood. She attended the United Methodist Church of Winona. She is survived by three sons, Gary D. Smith of Hico, Leonard R. Smith (Diana) of New Castle, VA, and Thomas Wood (Mary) of Fort Myers, FL; a daughter, Kelly Carte of Hico; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Smith; three sons, Cecil E. Smith, Harlan E. Smith, and James Harold Smith; her parents; five brothers; and a sister. Interment was at Restlawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Sadie
PRICHARD, WEST VIRGINIA: Sadie L. Smith, 95, died December 22, 2003 at Wayne Continuous Care. She was born October 17, 1908 in Durbin, KY to Harrison and Georgia Burris Hazlett. She was a seamstress and gardener. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Sherrell and Barbara Smith of Huntington, and David and Bee Smith of South Point, OH; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Janet and Hiram Rutherford of Kenova, Loretta and Gary Steele of Ceredo, and Lois Booth of Wayne; three sisters, Patty Wallace of Barboursville, Laura Drown of Cyrus, and Nellie Sturm of Willow Wood, OH; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford N. Smith; her parents; two brothers; three sisters; and a son-in-law, Don Booth. Services were held at Centerville Baptist Church. Interment was at Cyrus Cemetery by Rollins Funeral Home.

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SNEED, Roger
BALLARD, WEST VIRGINIA: Roger Delone Sneed, 68, died April 21, 2011. He was born November 15, 1942 in Rhodell, WV to the late Brady Wilbur and Juanita Simmons Bennett Sneed. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Narrows, and also attended Meadowood Church of God in Richmond, VA. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Lila Hedrick Sneed; a son, Rev. Stephen Sneed (Dawn) of Bristol, VA; two sisters, Virginia Sneed and Bonnie Mullins, both of Richmond, VA; two brothers, Kenneth Sneed of Crab Orchard, and Leonard Sneed of Newport, TN; 3 grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. Services were held at the Church of God of Prophecy in Narrows. Burial was at the Peterstown Cemetery.

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SNIDOW, Conley T., Sr.
PRINCETON, WEST VIRGINIA: Conley Trigg Snidow, Sr., 89, died February 15, 1979 at Princeton Memorial Hospital. He was born May 10, 1889, and was a native of Virginia. He was a retired businessman. He owned the Virginian Hotel, and was a livestock dealer. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Princeton, and a former member of the Princeton Rotary Club. Survivors include four sons, Conley Snidow, Jr., Robert L. Snidow, Stanley R. Snidow and James E. Snidow; a daughter, Mrs. William D. Green; 13 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery in Princeton by Seaver Funeral Home.

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SNYDER, Angela
MacARTHUR, WEST VIRGINIA: Angela E. "Ange" Snyder, 87, died December 5, 2007. She was born September 12, 1920 to the late Clifton and Lucinda Wood Persinger. She was a member of the Crab Orchard Church of the Brethren. She enjoyed walking, puzzle books, and watching game shows. She is survived by three sons, Doug Snyder of MacArthur, Al Snyder of Cool Ridge, and David Snyder of Portsmouth, VA; a daughter, Carol Atterson and husband Benny of Partlow, VA; three sisters, Ruth Stanley, Jane Cooper, and Shirley Markland; two brothers, Edgar and Kenneth Persinger; 9 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Park.

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STAFFORD, Robert
MATEWAN, WEST VIRGINIA: Robert C. Stafford, 60, died October 28, 2008 at the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born February 26, 1948 in Mingo County, WV to Trimble Stafford and Helen J. McCoy. He worked for Little Joe Trucking. Survivors include his wife, Sandra Whitt Stafford; a daughter, Crystal; three sons, Jimmy, Jonathon and Chris; two sisters, Sue Davis and Phyllis Cook; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Robin Stafford; and a sister, Peggy Loupe. Services were held at Victory Christian Center in Lenore. Cremation arrangements were handled by R.E. Rogers Funeral Home.

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STANDARDI, Rose
WEIRTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Rose B. Standardi, 89, died November 16, 2005. She was born July 16, 1916 to the late Dominic and Elizabeth Bindi Standardi. She was a retired employee of the state of Maryland, and was of the Catholic faith. She is survived by a brother, Frank Standardi of Ventura, CA; two nieces; and five nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Ida Ceroy and Jean Wasiloff; three brothers, Patsy, Joseph, and Andrew Standardi; a nephew, Albert Ceroy; and a niece, Cyndy Wasiloff. Burial was at St. Paul Cemetery under the direction of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home.

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STEWART, Rhoda
HAMLIN, WEST VIRGINIA: Rhoda Francis Stewart, 43, died January 5, 1937 at home on Tracy Creek near Hamilin. She was the daughter of William and Martha Berry Francis. Survivors include her husband, Edgar Stewart; and a daughter, Martha Stewart. Her first husband was Clarence Monday, and her second husband was Calvin Curry. Burial was at Stewart Cemetery at Trace Creek.

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STEWART, Wilbur
MASON, WEST VIRGINIA: Wilbur Rueben Stewart, 67, died November 1, 1974. He was born December 18, 1907 near Point Pleasant, WV to John Andrew and Mary Edwards Stewart. He was a retired equipment operator for the West Virginia Department of Highways. Survivors include his wife, Frances Aumiller Stewart; two sons, Gerald G. Stewart and Wilbur Stewart of Walton; a daughter, Mary (Jack) Fowler of Point Pleasant; five sisters, Mrs. Ora Higgins of Point Pleasant, Cora (A.P.) Roush of Letart, Geraldine Greer of New Haven, Pearl (B.O.) Fox of Johnston, and Catherine Russell of Pomeroy; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, Rosa Stewart; and a brother, Raymond Stewart. Interment was at Kirkland Memorial Gardens by Foglesong Funeral Home.

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SWEET, William
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: William Herbert Sweet, 92, died February 20, 2004 at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was born April 24, 1911 in Bayonne, NJ to William John and Viola Mae Anson Sweet. He held a bachelor's degree from Lafayette College in Easton, PA, where he was an athlete and president of his graduating class. He was a retired manager at Inco, and was a member of Bates Memorial Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Eleanor Carlyn Everett Sweet; three daughters, Janet Linville of Berea, KY, Lois Beuttel of Winston-Salem NC, and Carol Bartlett of Tucson, AZ; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Locust Hill Cemetery in Wharton, NJ with arrangements by Henson Mortuary.

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SWIHART, Joseph C., Jr.
MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Joseph Charles Swihart, Jr. died January 12, 1954. He was a casualty of the Korean War. He was born in Burgettstown, PA to Joseph Charles Swihart, Sr. and Madge Dunn Swihart. He served with the 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, Company D, 2nd Infantry Division. Before entering the military, he was a foreman at Vesco Lime Company. He was survived by his parents; his wife, Virginia Grace Johnson Swihart; a son, Joseph C. Swihart III; three sisters, Sierra Sue Swihart, Loverna Winkelvoss, and Phyllis Jean Swihart; two brothers, John Swihart and Richard Swihart; and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Swihart. Burial was at Little Arlington Cemetery in Point Marion, PA under the direction of Jenkins Funeral Home.

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TARASUK, Salva
GRANT TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Salva Tarasuk, 55, died March 16, 1950 at Fairmont General Hospital. He was born January 1, 1895 in the Ukraine. He was a coal miner. He was married. Burial was at Maple Grove Cemetery.

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TATE, Vlasta
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Vlasta C. Tate, 81, died February 11, 2008. She was a native of the Czech Republic. She worked as a custodian at Kanawha Valley Bank. She delivered Meals On Wheels, and volunteered at Health Rite. She was a longtime member of Valley Christian Assembly. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Cheryl Tate, Frank and Helen Tate, and Jack and Diane Tate; two daughters, Rosanna Tate and Vivian Tate; 12 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louie E. Tate; and a son, Louis J. Tate. Interment was at John Beane Cemetery under the direction of Long and Fisher Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Beulah
BURLINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Beulah Marie Taylor, 82, died August 31, 2002. She was born April 12, 1920 to the late Oscar and Lennie Thompson Dolly. She attended Moorefield Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Clara Jane Sions of Burlington; a son, James Ray Taylor of Arthur; a brother, Stanley Dolly of Maysville; four sisters, Mabel Schuller of York, PA, Annalie Murry of Romney, and Edna Grace Walters and Madeline Whiteman, both of Baltimore, MD; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; her step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter; a son; five sisters; five brothers; and a granddaughter. Services were held at Moorefield Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Beaver Run Cemetery under the direction of Fraley Funeral Home.

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THORNTON, Garland
LINDSIDE, WEST VIRGINIA: Garland J. Thornton, 86, died November 14, 2009. He was born September 2, 1923 to the late John Steven Thornton and Addie L. Owens Thornton. He retired from Celanese Corp. in Narrows, VA. He was a member of the Lindside Christian Church, and served as a church elder, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Wilson Thornton; a son, David Thornton (Deidri) of Narrows, VA; three daughters Terry Oney (Todd) of Lindside, and Gloria Belcher (Larry), and Nanette Hatfield (Jeff), all of Peterstown; and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Christine Wilson Thornton; two brothers, Junior and Lee Thornton; and his parents. Burial was at Orchard Cemetery in Ballard under the direction of Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home.

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TINGLER, Hermie
WHITMER, WEST VIRGINIA: Hermie James Tingler, 85, died April 11, 2008. He was born March 7, 1923 to the late Ted and Ethel Elza Tingler. He was a school bus operator for 40 years, and also installed television systems. He formerly worked with with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He attended Whitmer United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Wilda White Tingler; two children, Roger Lee Tingler (Elisa) of Beech Grove, IN, and Ruthaleen Charlton (William) of Seneca Rocks; four brothers, Lewis Tingler (Thelma) of Wymer, Roy Tingler (Glenna) of New Palestine, IN, and Paul Tingler Alonzo Tingler, both of Whitmer; two sisters, Geraldine Raines Day (Roy) of Whitmer, and Louise Collett (Ed) of Tennessee, 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Lee Tingler; a brother; two sisters; and his parents. Services were held at Whitmer United Methodist Church. Interment was at Laurel Hill Cemetery by Tomblyn Funeral Home.

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TOWNSEND, Samuel
PROCIOUS, WEST VIRGINIA: Samuel Townsend, 77, died September 9, 2007 at CAMC Memorial Division. He was born October 27, 1929 to Venner and Mary Townsend. He retired from the Department of Highways, and was a coal miner. He was a member of the Procious Community Church, where he served as a deacon, Sunday School superintendent, and song leader. He is survived by his wife, Lucy Townsend; his daughters, Ruth Bostic of Clendenin, and Ruby Shamblin of McDavid, FL; his sons, Steve Townsend of Bomont, Wayne Townsend of Clendenin, Bob Townsend of Angier, NC, and Dana Townsend, David Townsend, Sambo Townsend, and Tommy Townsend, all of Procious; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Helen Townsend Welch; an infant son, Jerry Lewis Townsend; and his parents. Services were held at the Procious Community Church. Burial was at Sams Cemetery by Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home.

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TRENT, Carlos
RONCEVERTE, WEST VIRGINIA: Carlos Gray "Pee Wee" Trent, 70, died November 28, 2007 in Ronceverte. He was born July 28, 1937 in Dorr to the late Jasper and Harriett Adams Trent. He was a retired painter for the Greenbrier Hotel with over 32 years of service, and was a member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local #0970. He attended Second Creek Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was a musician, and founded the Greenbrier Mountain Boys Band. He was a member of Ace Hunting Club, and enjoyed gardening and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Weikel Trent; two daughters, Shelly Glass (Jim) of Organ Cave, and Tammy Reed (Daniel) of Ronceverte; four brothers, Eddie Trent (Rhonda) and Donald Trent (Sharon), all of Second Creek, and Sidney Trent (Drema) and Buddy Trent (Donna), all of Organ Cave; four sisters, Rose Vance (Harry) of Ronceverte, Sue Wickline (Sonny) of White Sulphur Springs, Mary Williams (Delmas) of Alderson, and Patty Brigeman (Fred) of Yorba Linda, CA; 8 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by a daughter, April Long; his parents; two sisters, Carol Trent and Audrey Holley; and a brother, Jimmy Trent. Services were held at Liberty House of Praise in Lewisburg. Burial was at Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home.

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TUCKER, Charles E.
BRANCHLAND, WEST VIRGINIA: Charles Edward Tucker, 65, died July 19, 1998 in Logan, WV. He was born April 28, 1933 to William Thomas and Lula Alred Tucker. He was a retired plumber and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a former resident of Rockmart, GA. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Clark Tucker; a daughter, Nancy Braden; two sons, Timmy Tucker and Charles E. Tucker; four sisters, Doris Knight, Evie Ford, Lizzie Green and Dorothy Ezzell; a brother, Alfred Tucker; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment with military honors was at Morning View Cemetery in Polk County, GA with arrangements by Freeman Harris Funeral Home.

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TURBANIC, Margaret
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA: Margaret H. Bowery Turbanic, 94, died May 28, 2007. She was born November 11, 1912 in Steelton, WV to Charles and Lotie Rush Bowery. She was a Catholic. She is survived by three sons, Charles R. Turbanic (Judy) of Fairmont, and Michael P. Turbanic (Lenora), and Robert A. Turbanic (Lee Ann), all of Wheeling; a sister, Glenna Kitson of Martins Ferry, OH; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Turbanic; her parents; two brothers, Warren Bowery and Ira "Pete" Bowery; and five sisters, Adele Hay, Esta Lepperd, Anna Mae Van Horn, Vira "Ted" Matthews, and Doris Lotie Bowers. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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TURMAN, Pearl
DUGSPUR, VIRGINIA: Pearl Angeline Turman, 80, died January 10, 1981. She was born March 11, 1900 in Carroll County to Fielden and Abby Branscome Nester. Survivors include a son, Reiford Turman of Dugspur; a daughter, Velda (Guy) Huff of Dugspur; a sister, Ruth Lewis of Radford; a brother, Herman Nester of Welch, WV; two half-sisters, Hassie Wright of Pulaski, and Sadie Dalton of Hillsville; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Turman. Interment was at Cox Cemetery.

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TUSTIN, Eloise
ST. ALBANS, WEST VIRGINIA: Eloise Stover Tustin, 92, died October 21, 2008. She was born June 17, 1916 to Roy and Lucy Roe Stover. She retired from FMC Corporation, where she worked as an assistant to the general manager. After retirement, she continued working with the AFL-CIO. She was a former state archery champion, and a noted trap shooter. She is survived by a daughter, Rheta Tarpley of St. Albans; a brother, Gene Stover (Louise) of St. Petersburg, FL; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, H.C. Tustin; a son, Clint Tustin; her parents; a sister, Helen Fryer; and a brother, Donald Stover. Interment was at Cunningham Memorial Park under the direction of Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home.

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TYGRETT, Ruth
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Ruth Esther Tygrett, 85, died May 30, 2009. She was born September 17, 1923 to the late Samuel Milton Hamilton and Clara Frances Weiseman Hamilton. She was a retired chief telephone operator with C&P, and attended St. Paul United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Frances and Virgil Smaltz of Wheeling, and Barbara and Jay Taylor of Point Pleasant; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reginald D. Tygrett; and her parents. Interment was at Kirkland Memorial Gardens under the direction of Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

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UHRINE, Rusia
HAMLIN, WEST VIRGINIA: Rusia Ethel Uhrine, 79, died October 18, 1987. She was born October 15, 1908. Survivors include her husband, John C. Uhrine of Lower Burrell; a son, Joe Childres of Wilmington, NC; a daughter, Rosemary Adkins of Pontiac, MI; a stepdaughter, Joan M. Walkins of Lower Burrell; her brothers, Cesco and Ernest Pridemore, both of Hamlin, James R. Pridemore of Wilmington, and Kenna Pridemore of Ravenna, OH; and her sisters, Opal Bias of West Hamlin, Vergie Vickers of Hungtington, and Lola Turley of Norwood, NC. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Park under the direction of Koontz Funeral Home.

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ULBRICH, Flora
DANVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Flora M. Arthur Ulbrich died December 2, 2009. She was born born June 6, 1919. She is survived by two daughters, Freeda Mullins of Jeffrey, and Ann Price of Danville; a son, Dallas Ulbrich of Alabama; two sons-in-law, Winford Mullins and Fred Price; a daughter-in-law, Audrey Ulbrich; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garrett W. Ulbrich; a son, James G. Ulbrich; and a daughter, Judy Emma Ulbrich. Interment was at Jim Ball Cemetery.

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VARGO, Ocie
KINGWOOD, WEST VIRGINIA: Ocie Florence Vargo, 86, died September 2, 2006. She was born December 16, 1919 to the late Edward and Emma Fizer Wolfe. She retired from the laundry department of Preston Memorial Hospital with 20 years of service. She is survived by a son, Raymond Vargo of Reedsville; and two sisters-in-law, Madeline Linn Wolfe of Garettsville, OH, and Jo Vargo of Shreveport, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Vargo; three sisters, Myrtle Wolfe, Mary Strahin, and Retha Weaver Metheny; seven brothers, Clarence, Henry, Simon, Guy, Ned, Dennis, and Harry Wolfe; and a nephew, Harry Weaver. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery by Browning Funeral Home.

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WALL, Julia
CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Julia Pearl Wall died April 24, 1953. She was born August 11, 1900 in Clarke County, VA to Charles and Sarah Writt Ballenger. She had been a Charles Town resident for 22 years. She was survived by her husband, R. Kyle Wall; three stepchildren, Mrs. Alvin Brown, C.F. Wall II, and Betty Kyle Wall; three brothers, Ollie Ballenger, Charles H. Ballenger, and William H. Ballenger; and a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Barton. Interment was at Edge Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Strider Funeral Home.

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WALLACE, Dennis
WILSONDALE, WEST VIRGINIA: Dennis Wallace, 85, died November 26, 2007. He was born February 4, 1922 in Wilsondale to William "Bill" Wallace and Laura Wilda Stroud Wallace. He was a retired coal miner, and attended Fairmount United Baptist Church. He is survived by a son, Leslie Wallace (Mary) of Lynchburg, OH; a daughter, Regina Wallace of Wilsondale; a grandson; a great-grandson; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vada Porter Wallace; his parents; six brothers, Luther, Shirley, Willie, Lonnie, Wayne, and Everett Wallace; and two sisters, Mary Spaulding and Matilda Copley. Interment was at Marcum Cemetery with arrangements by Morris Funeral Home.

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WALLS, Mae
SHINNSTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Mae Taylor Walls, 82, died December 3, 1960 in Clarksburg. She was born May 13, 1878 to Harrison and Elizabeth Hogueland Taylor. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Shinnston. Survivors include her husband, Aura Ross Walls; a daughter, Hilda (Tom) Haymond; a son, Lester A. Walls; 2 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Morgantown under the direction of Tetrick Funeral Home.

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WAMSLEY, Oma
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Oma Marie Wamsley, 91, died March 27, 2008 at the Hospice House in Huntington, WV. She was born October 9, 1916 in Mason County to Charles and Tina Brewer Mash. Survivors include two sons, James Wamsley of Leon, and Ernest Wamsley of Piqua, OH; two daughters, Shirley Chattin of Columbus, OH, and Barbara (Dick) Hensley of Long Bottom, OH; a brother, Dana Mash of Point Pleasant; a sister, Clara Mash of Point Pleasant; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Wamsley; her sons, Charles, Lewis and Timothy Wamsley; her parents; a sister, Reba Stover; and her brothers, Cecil, George, Bill, James, and Charles Mash. Interment was at Brewer Cemetery under the direction of Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

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WASHINGTON, Vernell Lee
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Vernell Lee Washington, 79, died July 9, 2007. He was born February 9, 1928 to the late Ethel Thomas Washington and James Williams. He was a retired steelworker with Inco Alloy Nickel Plant, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by four daughters, Margaret Lee Adkins (Charles) of Grand Rapids, MI, Tanda Scott of Columbus, OH, Darlene Kay Newman of Huntington, and Natelia Lavonne Godfrey (Neville) of Grand Rapids, MI; two sons, Vernell Washington II and David Washington, both of Columbus, OH; their mother, Margaret Rogers of Columbus, OH; James Hurst of Columbus, OH; a brother, Robert Franklin Washington of Huntington; his grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; two close friends, Wesley Tubbs and Jerry Dotson; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Vernella Jones. Burial was at Spring Hill Cemetery by Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home.

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WAYTS, Pete
BUCKHANNON, WEST VIRGINIA: Pete Walter Wayts, 85, died April 1, 2011 at his residence. He was born December 26, 1925 in Beans Mill, WV. Survivors include his wife, Betty Lou Carpenter Wayts; seven children, Norma Lou Talbott (Dana) of Buckhannon, Iris Jean Perry (Charles "Mac") of Tallmansville, Menzil Gene Wayts (Debbie) of Rock Cave, Lowell Rex Wayts (Levonda Kay) of Staunton, VA, Beverly Lynn Cogar (Marty) of Blackstone, VA, and Mitchell Lee Wayts (Angela) and Lois Victoria Snider (Wilber "Bill"), all of French Creek; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Roger Lee Wayts; his mother, Iza Wayts; a sister, Imogene Sipe; and a grandson, Dusty Charles Perry. Services were held at Indian Camp United Methodist Church. Interment was at Indian Camp Cemetery under the direction of Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel.

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WEARS, Virginia
WEST COLUMBIA, WEST VIRGINIA: Virginia Wears, 51, died January 7, 1991 at Pleasant Valley Hospital. She was born July 12, 1939 in West Columbia to the late Straud and Vina Marie Lewis McDermitt. She worked at the Lafayette Bakery and Deli in Gallipolis, and formerly worked at Mr. Donut in Point Pleasant. Survivors include a son, Danny T. Wears of West Columbia; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joan A. and Cecil Lyons of West Columbia, and Nancy and Charles Thomas Fields of New Haven; two brothers, Claud McDermitt of West Columbia, and Robert McDermitt of Mason; a sister, Marjorie (Worthy) Rogers of Henerson; 5 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Kirkland Memorial Gardens under the direction of Foglesong Funeral Home.

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WEAVER, Hobart
NEW HAVEN, WEST VIRGINIA: Hobart R. Weaver, 79, died October 22, 1974 at Holzer Medical Center. He was born October 10, 1895 to Jay and Fanny Roush Weaver. He was a former coal miner. Survivors include four sons, Foster, La Verne, Warren, and Robert Weaver; two daughters, Mrs. Leona Carvey and Mrs. Helen Tryon; a sister, Mrs. Herbert King; a brother Othar Weaver; 12 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruie Louise Weaver; a son; and two brothers. Burial was at Broad Run Cemetery under the direction of Foglesong Funeral Home. Note: The last name of his daughter, Leola, was difficult to read, and may be wrong.

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WEBER, Lucile
HINTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Lucile Wicker Weber, 94, died June 21, 2004 at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born February 3, 1910 in Hinton to the late Everette Carrington and Bertie Malva Sims Wicker. She formerly lived in Fort Lauderdale, FL and South Charleston, WV, and moved to Hinton in 1985. She was a retired secretary for the Fort Lauderdale School System. She attended the First Presbyterian Church of Hinton, and was a member of the Delphi Club and the Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital Auxiliary. Survivors include her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William T. Weber; two sisters, Mary Keffer and Madeline Allen; and three brothers, Fred, Sims and Oakey Wicker. Interment was at Greenbrier Burial Park under the direction of Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors.

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WEESE, Kelis
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA: Kelis E. Weese, 75, died February 16, 2006 at his residence. He was born May 29, 1930 in White Sulphur Springs to Walter and Daisy Church Weese. He worked as a plasterer for the Greenbrier County Board of Education, and attended the Community Pentecostal Holiness Church in Lewisburg. He is survived by his wife, Lily Weese; four sons, William W. Weese of Lewisburg, Elwin Bailey (Kathy) of Frankford, David Bailey (Dawn) of Statesville, NC, and Kelis R. Weese (Corine) of Los Angeles, CA; two daughters, Kathy Sampson (Vance) and Victoria Poe (Ron), all of Lewisburg; three brothers, Thornton Weese of Harrisonburg, VA, Ralph Weese of White Sulphur Springs, and Elgee Weese of Malad, ID; four sisters, Barbarba Baker and Doris Wilson, both of Falls Church, VA, Daisy Crenwelge of Vienna, VA, and Anna Judd of Denton, TX; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Thomas Weese and Lester Weese; a sister, Dora Weese; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Rosewood Cemetery by Longanacre Funeral Home.

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WESSELL, Hettie
PRINCETON, WEST VIRGINIA: Hettie Hice Wessell, 86, died February 20, 2008. She was born July 20, 1921 to the late Charles Hall Hice and Gladys O'Roark Hice. She graduated from Berea College. For 15 years, she and her husband owned the Tug River Market in Williamson. She attended Melrose Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jo and Doug Conley of Princeton; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Wessell; a sister, Mary Louise Schuster; and her parents. Services were held at Melrose Presbyterian Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center. Inurnment was at Mountain View Memory Gardens.

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WHITE, Nancy
DELBARTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Nancy White, 57, died March 9, 1972 at a hospital in Huntington. She was born April 12, 1914 in Delbarton to R.L. and Ollie Stepp White. She was survived by her father; and two sisters, Edna Spears of Turkey Creek, KY, and Ida Regge of Nelsonville, OH. She was preceded in death by her mother. Interment was at "the family cemetery at Elk Creek" with arrangements by Chafin Funeral Home.

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WILLIS, Francis
MOUNT STORM, WEST VIRGINIA: Francis Eugene Willis, 63, died January 21, 2000. He was born May 10, 1936 in Oakmont, WV to Walter L. and Vernia M. Tasker Willis. He was a retired truck driver for Jones Trucking. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Aronhalt Willis; five daughters, Tammy Slaubaugh of Aurora, Frances Saylor of Boonsboro, Darlene Meadows of Baltimore, and Susie Buckhotz and Judy Lockie, both of Mount Storm; a son, Randy L. Willis of Mount Storm; two brothers, Gary Willis and Bernard Willis; three sisters, Dorothy McCloud, Marguerite McCoole, and Wilma James; 8 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John Willis and Raymond Willis; and a sister, Shirley Berg. Services were held at Nethken Hill United Methodist Church. Interment was at Nethken Hill Cemetery.

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WILMOTH, Lucille
MILLSTONE, WEST VIRGINIA: Lucille Wilmoth, 90, died April 22, 2003 at the White Sulphur Springs Family Care Center. She was born in Calhoun County to Lon and Mae Downs Powell. She was a member of Albert's Chapel United Methodist Church in Sand Ridge. She is survived by a daughter, Shelia Burns of Marlinton; a son, David Wilmoth of Kernersville, NC; three sisters, Amy Hathaway of Grantsville, Eva Burton of Parkersburg, and Emmaneel Montgomery of Columbia, SC; two brothers, Gale Powell of St. Albans, and Rue Powell of Arnoldsburg; 9 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurl Wilmoth. Interment was at the Sand Ridge Cemetery by Stump Funeral Home.

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WILSON, Keightly
CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Keightly Timberlake Wilson died February 5, 1952 in Washington, DC. She was born March 8, 1873 in Charles Town to Ambrose and Eliza Lee Timberlake. She was a member of Charles Town Presbyterian Church. She was the last surviving member of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, E. Graham Wilson. Services were held at Charles Town Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Edge Hill Cemetery under the direction of Strider Funeral Home.

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WILSON, Lowell
HARRISVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA: Lowell "Pete" Wilson, 57, died November 26, 1979 at the Veterans Hospital in Clarksburg. He was born in Ritchie County. He was an award-winning artist and a veteran of World War II and Korea. He had owned the Dairyette in Ellenboro for 15 years, and was a promoter of the Pennsboro Speedway. He was a member of Riddle's Chapel Congregational Church and the Parkersburg Art Center. Survivors include his wife, Ruby McCullough Wilson; and a sister, Mrs. Charles Reimers of Willoughby, OH. Interment was at King Knob Cemetery under the direction of Raiguel Funeral Home.

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WILSON, Lula
POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA: Lula Violet Johnston Wilson, 92, died June 7, 1986 at Pleasant Valley Hospital. She was born October 27, 1893 in East Bank to John and Virginia Johnson Johnston. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Bruce O. Wilson of Woodsfield, OH, and Roderick K. Wilson of Whittier, CA; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto Barth Wilson. Interment was at Henderson Cemetery under the direction of Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

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WINSKI, Patrick J.
COLLIERS, WEST VIRGINIA: Patrick Joseph "Pat" Winski, 68, died November 13, 2009. He was born January 5, 1941 to Frank J. and Betty Philabaum Winski. Survivors include his wife, Onalee Pursley Winski; four daughters, Laura Lee Marino (Stephen) of Wellsburg, Patricia "Patti" Fritts (Brian) of Eatonville, WA, Cassandra "Cassie" Winski-Linscott (Ansel) of Follansbee, and Barbara "Barbie" Milewsky (Mark) of Steubenville, OH; a son, Travis Winski (Kristy) of Columbus, OH; a sister, Johnita Mulkin (Ross) of Spokane, WA; 12 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Pamela Barr; a brother, Phil: and his parents. Services were held at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment was at Franklin Cemetery by Reasner Funeral Home.

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WOLFE, Thomas W.
PRINCETON, WEST VIRGINIA: Thomas William "Bill" Wolfe, 86, died June 10, 2008. He was born October 20, 1921 to the late Elmer G. and Ila Mary Hughes Wolfe. He was a retired accountant with Appalachian Power Company, where he worked for 30 years, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of National Business College. He attended the First United Methodist Church, and was a member of the National Society of Public Accountants, the American Legion, and the Moose Lodge. He was Senior Vice Commander of VFW Post #9696, treasurer of the Princeton AARP, and volunteered at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Beckley. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Andrea Wolfe of Roanoke, VA; a brother and sister-in-law, John and Betty Wolfe of Salem, VA; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Evelyn Gilbert Wolfe; a sister, Betty Weirston; and his parents. Burial with military honors was at Monte Vista Park Cemetery with arrangements by Seaver Funeral Home.

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WOODALL, Maude
HAMLIN, WEST VIRGINIA: Maude Woodall, 83, died October 6, 1976. She was born December 13, 1892 to Daniel and Mary Elizabeth Ramsey Pridemore. Survivors include a son Billy, B. Woodall of Charleston; and two daughters, Eloise Neel of Winston-Salem, NC, and Nevadah Biddle of Cincinnati, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband, N.L. Woodall. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Park in Hamilin under the direction of Koontz Funeral Home.

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WYSONG, Samuel W., Sr.
CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Samuel Wright Wysong, Sr., 70, died January 8, 1952 at the Charles Town General Hospital. He was born April 12, 1881 near Charles Town to John J. and Elizabeth Kearsley Wysong. He was a retired farmer. He also worked in the hardware business, and with the State Road Commission. He was a member of Zion Episcopal Church. Survivors include two sons, Samuel W. Wysong, Jr. of Alexandria, VA, and John James III of San Antonio, TX; five sisters, Mrs. Charles N. Wysong, Mrs. George O. Linkletter, Mrs. J. William Foster, Mrs. Daniel M. Chambliss, and Mrs. J. Howard Brown; and four brothers, J.J., G. Kearsley, Forrest B. and William S. Wysong. Services were held at Zion Episcopal Church. Interment was at the Zion Episcopal Church Cemetery by Melvin T. Strider Co. Funeral Home.

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YAROS, Susana
CHESTER, WEST VIRGINIA: Susana Yaros, 96, died March 2, 1984 in East Liverpool, OH. She was born in Czechoslovakia on March 18, 1887 to Mr. and Mrs. George Lipps. She had lived in Chester for 25 years, and in the United States for over 60 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Mike Yaros of Gary, IN; two daughters, Marie (Frank) DeCapio of Chester, and Sue (George) Blakemore of Industry, PA; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John Yaros. Services were held at St. Michael Byzantine Church in Merrillville, IN. Interment was at Calument Park Cemetery in Merrillville with arrangements by Arner Funeral Chapel.

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YEAGER, Susie
HAMLIN, WEST VIRGINIA: Susie Mae Sizemore Yeager, 88, died June 28, 1987 at Putnam General Hospital in Hurricane. She was born August 24, 1898 to Oliver and Versie B. Sizemore. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Pansy Cummings; two sons, Hal Yeager, Jr., and famed aviator Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager; two sisters, Opal Figuenick and Donna Porter; two brothers, Owen Sizemore and Linzy Sizemore; 7 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hal Yeager, Sr.; and two children, Doris A. Yeager and Roy H. Yeager. Services were held at Trinity United Methodist Church. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Park with arrangements by Koontz Funeral Home. Note: One record lists her age as 89.

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ZICKEFOOSE, William H.
PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: William H. "Bill" Zickefoose, 75, died October 3, 2006. He was born September 24, 1931 to the late Willard Zickefoose and Thelma Montgomery Zickefoose Leep. He retired from Pepsi-Cola with 36 years of service. He was the former owner of the Fort Neal Gulf station, and also worked for Frito-Lay. He attended Gihon United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patty Barrett Zickefoose; a son, William D. Zickefoose of Brandon, FL; a daughter, Yvonne Zickefoose of Parkersburg; a brother, Jerry Montgomery of Parkersburg; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Dana Leep; and a stepsister, Murrell Corey. Interment was at Sunset Memory Gardens by Leavitt Funeral Home.

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ZINN, Earnest E., Sr.
PULLMAN, WEST VIRGINIA: Earnest E. Zinn, Sr., 96, died January 2, 1980 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Parkersburg. He was born in Oxford, WV to Granville P. and Elizabeth Shuckhart Zinn. He had been an oil field worker, and attended the Oxford United Methodist Church. Survivors include eight sons, Warren L. of Pullman, Fred R. and Harold C., both of Oxford, Earnest, Jr. of Toll Gate, Arlie D. of Canton, OH, Everett N. of Akron, OH, Carroll of Orrville, OH, and Archie D. of Daleville, AL; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Vallie Calhoun Zinn; two daughters; five brothers; and three sisters. Interment was at the Oxford Baptist Cemetery by McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home.

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ZOLD, Mary
OAK HILL, WEST VIRGINIA: Mary Caroline Egnor Fleming Zold, 84, died September 23, 2005 at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill. She was born August 14, 1921 in Smithers to Ebert and Minnie Kincaid Egnor. She attended the Church of God. Survivors include a daughter, Gelene Cody (Fred) of Oak Hill; a sister, Betty Collins of Smithers; 2 granddaughters; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ersel Fleming and Julius Zold; her parents; a sister, Edith Pritt; and a brother, Clifford Egnor. Interment was at Rich Creek Cemetery under the direction of Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home.

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