BEACH, Frances Cordelia - Newspaper clipping
MRS. FRANCES CORDELIA BEACH — Eighty-four years old, of 1952 Seventh Avenue, died yesterday morning in a
Huntington nursing home. The body was taken to the Willis Funeral Home. Mrs.
Beach was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church for 55 years
and until her illness, took an active part in the Friendly Bible Class,
Ladies Aid Society and the Women’s Missionary Society. She was the widow of
William H. Beach. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. C. E. Hall of Cleveland,
Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Ollie Hendricks (Allie) and Mrs. W. A. Clark of
Lesage; a brother, Edward Cowan of Wayne; nine grandchildren and 13
great-grandchildren. -The Herald-Dispatch, April 2, 1951, page 2
BEECH, W. H. - Newspaper clipping
W. H. BEECH — Sixty-nine
years old, 1752 Seventh avenue, who died Friday morning at his home of a
stroke suffered six weeks ago, will be buried in Oaklawn cemetery following
funeral services tomorrow at 2:30 P. M. at the First United Brethren Church.
The Rev. Harry Miller, pastor, will officiate. The body will be at the
church for the hour before services. Mr. Beech, a concrete contractor here
for a number of years, was a native of Lincoln County, the son of Sarah
McCormack Beech and Samuel Beech. He was married in 1896 to Miss Delia
Cowan, who survives him. Mr. Beech was a member of Reece Camp 66, Woodman
of the World. He is survived, in addition to his widow, by a grandson, Carl
Shaw, and a sister Mrs. James Reice of Cincinnati. -The Herald-Dispatch,
Huntington, WV, Saturday, January 14, 1940, page 3
BENDER, Charles, Mrs.
Mrs. Bender, wife of Charles Bender, living at the corner of Twentieth street
and fourth avenue, died Thursday at midnight, after an illness of almost a
year. The funeral services was held at the Catholic church at ten o'clock
Saturday morning and the remains were interred in the Catholic cemetery near
Guyandotte. -The Cabell Record, Milton, W. Va., Thursday October 20, 1898,
Note: Cabell County Death records, Bk. 1, pg.121
Page 121, First District, 1898
Bender, Mary, white, female, d. Oct 14, in Huntington of fever, age 43,
parents Jas. & Susan Carroll, consort of Chas. Bender, informant husband.
BENNETT, Kathleen — Mrs. Kathleen Bennett, 77, of Fields Terrace, Chesapeake, Ohio, was dead on arrival Saturday at a Huntington hospital. Born Aug., 2, 1892, at Maybeury, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late George and Sarah Thomas Bowles. She was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church of Huntington and the Chesapeake Woman’s Club. Her husband, Mont Bennett, died about seven years ago. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Margaret Pittman of Chesapeake, with whom she lived, and Mrs. Lillian Wood and Mrs. Emma Wilfong, also of Chesapeake, and Mrs. Helen Wellman and Mrs. Jean DePascale of Huntington: two sons, Charles Bennett of Huntington and William Bennett of Thousand Oaks, Calif., three sisters, Mrs. Lavonia Bowling of Huntington, Mrs. Irene McCrickard of Woodbridge, Va., and Mrs. Fannie Fritz of Woodway,
Va.: 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The body is at Schneider
Funeral Home at Chesapeake. -The Herald Dispatch, Sunday Morning, September 15, 1969
BENNETT, Mont Lee — Seventy one years old of 1818 Third Avenue, died Saturday at his home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Monday at the Willis Funeral Home by the Rev. Vernon Fisher. Burial will be in Woodmere Cemetery. He was a retired paint contractor, and was a member of Huntington Lodge 313, BPOE. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Kathleen Bennett; three sons William G. Bennett of Los Angeles, Calif., Master Sergeant John B. Bennett, serving with the United States Air Force in Kansas, and Charles Bennett of San Antonio, Tex., five daughters, Mrs. Lillian Wood and Mrs. Margaret Pittman of Chesapeake, O. Mrs. Emma Fricke, Mrs. Jean DePascale
and Miss Helen Bennett, all of Huntington, and 12 grandchildren and one
great-grandchild. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 P.M. today. -The Herald Dispatch, Sunday, February 14, 1959
BERRY, Donald Lee - Newspaper clipping
BESS, Lilian Frances Hagey
Mrs. Lilian Frances Hagey Bess - Seventy-five years old, died at 12;30 p.m.
yesterday at the home of her son. W. T. Bess, 925 Eight Street.
She had been in failing health for some time, but was seriously ill for only
a few days.
Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 2;00 p.m. at the Kincald
Mortuary be Dr. James T. Browning. pastor of Johnson Memorial Church. Burial
will be in the Woodmere Cemetery.
Mrs. Bess was born near Lesage, WV. and spent almost all of the life in
Huntington, WV. Her Husband, Henry C. Bess, died several years ago. The only
immediate survivor is the son, who is circulation manager of the Huntington
The body is at the mortuary. - 1954