Daily Jeffersonian
Obituaries
11 May 2001

Mary J. (Heskett) Huff

BETHESDA — Mary J. (Heskett) Huff, 83, of Bethesda, died Wednesday (May 9, 2001) at Barnesville Health Care Center.

She was born April 9, 1918, in Bethesda, daughter of the late Howard and Essie (Scott) Heskett.

Mrs. Huff was a retired grocery clerk. She was a member of Bethesda VFW 9712 Ladies Auxiliary, the Bethesda Senior Citizens Center and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Bethesda.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Pete” Huff; and a sister, Bessie Simeral.

She leaves a sister, Grace Brandon of Bethesda; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, Bethesda, where services will be 11 a.m. Saturday with Pastor Bill Hayden officiating.

Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda.

Lola V. Burke

WOODSFIELD — Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, for Lola V. Burke, 82, of Jerusalem, Ozark Community, who died Wednesday (May 9, 2001) at Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, W.Va.

Delmar “Bud” Burke, Jeff Rich and Pastor Wayne Teafatiller will officiate. Burial will be in Cameron Cemetery, Cameron.

Friends may call from 3:30 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She was born March 20, 1919, in Nickelsville, Va., daughter of the late John Hop and Lillian (Salyers) Dingus.

Mrs. Burke was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a former employee at Woodsfield Senior Citizens meal site for 12 years.

She was a member of Beallsville Church of Christ, Beallsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Burke, on Nov. 8, 1990; an infant son; three brothers, Robert Dingus, Willard Dingus and Walson Dingus.

She leaves five sons, Luther (Fran) Burke of Woodsfield, and Delmar “Bud” (Vivian) Burke and J.D. “Tater” (Debbie), both of Beallsville, Johnie (Linda) Burke of Baltic, and Denzil (Teresa) Burke of Sugarcreek; a daughter, Mrs. Graydon (Brenda) Lallathin of Malaga; a special daughter-in-law, Lucille Dingus of Nickelsville, Va.; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews; and special friends of the family.

Robert A. Temple

NEWCOMERSTOWN — Robert A. Temple, 72, of Lore City, died Tuesday (May 8, 2001) at Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Newcomerstown.

He was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Kimbolton, son of the late Albert and Blanche (Asher) Temple.

Mr. Temple was a 1946 graduate of Newcomerstown High School. He was a carpenter and cabinet maker.

He was a member of the VFW of Frazesburg.

He leaves a friend, Pauline Matisco of Lore City; a brother, Jack (Shirley) Temple of Astoria, Ore.; two nephews, Bryon (Tami) Temple of Portland, Ore., Robert (Cheri) Warrenton of Oregon; and three great-nephews.

No calling hours will be observed.

Private services and burial will be in Community Chapel Cemetery, Newcomerstown.

Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, is handling the arrangements.

Robert E. 'Doc' Durben

Robert E. “Doc” Durben, 56, of Kimbolton, died Thursday (May 10, 2001) at Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, Cambridge.

He was born May 29, 1944, in Cambridge, son of Velma A. (Bell) Durben, and the late Willis Roger Durben.

Mr. Durben had been a coal miner and a truck driver. He was a Methodist by faith.

He was a member of Eagles and Moose Lodge 631 of Cambridge.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Alberta M.) Craft of Cocoa, Fla.; a son, Christopher R. (Susan) Durben of Kimbolton; a sister, Donna Cartner of Cambridge; four brothers, Roger (Nina) Durben, Emmet Durben, Gilbert (Agnes) Durben, all of Kimbolton, and David Durben of Zanesville; grandchildren, Jimmy (Mary Kay) Edwards, Amanda Edwards, Chad (Amanda) Edwards, Ryan and Brandy Craft, Brittany Durben; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Bundy-Law Funeral Home, Cambridge, where services will be 11 a.m. Monday. At the funeral home Sunday, Eagles will have services at 7 p.m.nd Moose Lodge 631 will have services at 7:30 p.m.

Burial will be in North Salem Community Cemetery.

Emily Elizabeth Nicholson

CALDWELL — Emily Elizabeth Nicholson, 100, formerly of Sarahsville and Keithtown, died Thursday (May 10, 2001) at Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell, where she had been a patient since 1990.

She was born July 9, 1900, in Daviss County, Ind., daughter of the late Edward T. and Margaret (Downey) Nolan.

Mrs. Nicholson was a homemaker. She was an avid quilter and a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church in Caldwell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew E. Nicholson, in 1975. They were married in 1918. Also deceased are a daughter, Sarah Mae (Nicholson) Willey, an infant daughter, and two brothers.

She leaves nine grandchildren, Joy Cunningham of Orlando, Fla., Mrs. Virgil (Joyce) Davis and June Hayes, both of Caldwell, Mrs. Riley (Jewell) Dovenbarger of Mansfield, Don Willey of Frederickstown, David (Etta) Willey of Sharon, Mrs. Richard (JoAnn) Stobbs of Columbus, Darwin Willey of Senecaville, and Mrs. Fred (Jeanne) Eschbaugh of Cambridge; 28 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell, where services will be 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Father Dale Tornes officiating.

Burial will be in Village View Cemetery, Sarahsville.

Leslie K. Moore

BARNESVILLE — Leslie K. Moore, 92, of Barnesville, died Wednesday (May 9, 2001) at Barnesville Hospital.

He was born June 7, 1908, in Flushing, son of the late Charles W. and Ada (Kirk) Moore.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace E. (Lashley) Moore; a son, Larry Moore; two daughters, Carol Moore and Ada Speicher; and two brothers, Kenneth Moore and Aubrey Moore.

He leaves four sons, Charles, William, Roger and Mike Moore, all of Barnesville; three daughters, Sylvia Hayes of Barnesville, Betty Babe of Carrollton, and Debbie Cybulski of Lansing; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville, where services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Bob Merritt officiating.

Burial will be in Rock Hill Cemetery, Flushing.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Pauline Wickham

SUMMERFIELD — Pauline Wickham, 76, of Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell, died Thursday (May 10, 2001) at the nursing home.

She was born Jan. 31, 1925, in Caldwell, daughter of the late Nathan and Mary Angeline (Phelps) Wickham.

She was a homemaker and a Methodist by faith.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Blanche Wickham.

She leaves a son, Larry (Rosa) Wickham of Sarahsville; two sisters, Nadine Reed of Caldwell, and Bernadine Crimaldi of Cleveland; a granddaughter, Mrs. James (Kimberly) Mallett of Pleasant City; three great-grandchildren, Cody Mallett, Cortney Mallett and Cole Mallett, all of Pleasant City; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Brubach-Watters Funeral Home, Summerfield, where services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Helen Lewis officiating.

Burial will be in Archer’s Ridge Cemetery, near Caldwell.

 

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