Obituaries from the Pendleton Times, 15 January 2004 

Naomi "Sis" D. Hoover

Naomi "Sis" Dozier Hoover, loving friend, companion, and mother, lost her courageous battle with cancer Friday, Dec. 12, 2003. 

Mrs. Hover was the daughter of the late John M. and Naomi C. Dozier, Jr.

She was a lifelong resident of Lee Hall except for her years at Stuart Hall and Madison College, where she met her loving husband of 52 years. 

She is survived by her husband Ernest M. Hoover of Lee Hall; two sons, John and his iwfe, Frances of Norfolk, VA, and Thomas of Lee Hall; a daughter, Marie and husband, Ron Wible of Stephens City, VA; four grandsons, Jacob, Michael, Erik and Jack; her sister, Sue Grotz and husband, Art of Ellicott city, Md; sister-in-law, Fannie Propst of Moyers and numerous nieces and nephews.  She will be lovingly missed.

 Mrs. Hoover was a lifelong active member of Grace Episcopal Church involved with several of their  church organizations.  She was also involved with the D.A.R's, King's Daughters of America, and several bridge groups.  Her vibrant and witty life will be greatly missed. 

A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. December 16, 2003, in Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, with the Reverends Ned Morris and Carleton Bakkum.  Interment followed in the church cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bon Secours Hospice, 2 Bernardine Drive, Newport News, VA 23602, or to the American Cancer Society, 895 Middle Ground Blvd, Newport News, VA  23606.  

Barbara A. Cayton, 58

Barbara Ann Cayton, 58, a resident of Keezletown, VA, died at Rockingham Memorial Hospital Monday, Jan. 5, 2004.  She had not been in good health since October. 

She was born April 8, 1945, in Riverton and was the daughter of Alice Warner Sinnett Cowger of Deer Run and the late Dice Sinnett. 

Mrs. Cayton moved to Harrisonburg, VA, in 1964 and made her home in Dayton, VA, prior to living in Keezletown, VA, the past 39 years.  She was employed  in the luandry department at VMRC and had previously worked at the former Co-Hope in Keezletown, VA, for 20 years.  She was a member of the Muhlenberg Lutheran Church. 

On Nov. 5, 1963, she married Cecil J. Cayton, who survives.  

In addition to her mother and her husband, she is survived by a son, Ricky Cayton and his wfie, Faith, of Keezletown, VA; a grandson, Ricky C. Cayton, Jr.; mother-in-law, Mabel A. Cayton of Franklin; a sister, Kristi Van Meter of Franklin; two brothers, Jerry and Danny Sinnett, both of Deer Run; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Jeff Sinnett; and a sister, Carolyn Kimble. 

Funeral services were held at 2p.m. at the Muhlenberg Lutheran Church on Thursday with the Rev. David Nelsen officiating.  Burial followed at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1920-H Medical Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA  22801.  

Arrangements were under the direction of the Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, VA.  

Mary P. Fletcher, 82

Mary P. Fletcher, 82, of Dayton, VA, died Friday, Juan.2, 2004, at Avante at Harrisonburg, VA, where she had lived for a month. 

Mrs. Fletcher was born Jan. 7, 1921, in Moyers and was the daughter of the late Cahrles A. and Melinda Catherine Sinnett. 

She was a member of the Mount Olive Presbyterian Chapel and retired from Dunham-Bush in 1979.  

Her husband, Julian Brown Fletcher, preceded her in death.  Her only survivors are cousins. 

Pastor Sonny Henkle conducted a memorial service 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Mount Olive Presbyterian Chapel, route 33 west of Harrisonburg, VA.  Burial will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church in Moyers with the Rev. Cecil Bradfield officiating. 

Arrangements are by the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, VA. 

Lorraine T. Phares

Lorraine T. Phares, 80, of Circleville, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at the Pendleton Nursing Home in Franklin.

Mrs. Phares was born June 16, 1923, at Onego, and was the daughter of the late Charles Ross Thompson and J. Nettie Huffman.

She was a teacher at Circleville high School and retired in 1985 after 35 years of service.  She graduated from Circleville High School in 1942 and also graduated from Davis and Elkins College.  She was a member of the the Circleville United Methodist Church and the Pendleton County Association of Retired School Employees.  

On May 23, 1955, she married Robert H. Phares, who survives.
she is also survived by a daughter, Lorna Judy and husband, Michael, of Riverton; and one grandchild, Olivia Judy of Riverton.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Carma Lee Thompson.

The Rev. Barbara Rexroad conducted the funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at the Chapel of the Basagic Funeral Home in Frankin.  Burial was at North fork Memorial Cemetery in Riverton.   In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to North Fork Rescue Squad.  

Geraldine Redman, 77

Geraldine Elizabeth Redman, 77, of Petersburg, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, 

Ms. Redman was born May 19, 1926, in Petersburg and was a daughter of the late Emmett Redman, Sr., and Myrtle Patch Redman. 

She was a cook for Monarch Mills in Petersburg until retiring and was a member of Grove Street United Methodist Church. 

Survivors include a son, Arthur L. Redman of Keyser; three daughters, Starlet Jean Redman of Baltimore, MD, Sherry Hartman of Manassas, VA, and Tina J. Page of Martinsburg; a sister, Myrtle Moats of Franklin; a brother, William J. Redman of Petersburg; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

The funeral was private with the Rev. Michael E. Taylor officiating.  A private burial was at South Branch Memorial Gardens in Petersburg. 

Memorial donations may be made to Grove Street United Methodist Church. 

Arrangements were by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. 

Eyvonne R. Cook 70

Eyvonne Ruth Flynn Cook, 70, of Dayton, VA, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, VA. 

Mrs. Cook was born Thursday, June 13, 1933, in Onego and was a daughter of the late Gary and Elva Turner Flynn, Sr. 

 She was a member of Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren. 

Surviving are two daughters, Janice Ringgold of Weyers Cave, VA, and vickie Knicely of Bridgewater, VA; three sons, Mervin Cook, Jr., of Harrisonburg, VA, Ricky Cook of Churchville, VA, and Jeffrey Cook, Sr., of Weyers Cave, VA; two brothers, Dick Flynn of Dayton, VA, and Jack Harper of Montrose; two sisters, Junette Flynn of Harrisonburg and Betty Nelson of Dayton, VA; a companion, Mervin Cook; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary Flynn, Jr., and Luke Flynn.  

The Rev. John Sayre conducted the funeral 11 a.m. Friday at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater, VA.  Burial followed at the North Fork Memorial Cemetery in Riverton.  

Clyde W. Brandli, 86

Clyde Willard "Bill" Brandli, 86, of Fairmont, died Tuesday evening, Dec. 30, 2003, in the United Hospital Center following a brief illness.  

Mr. Brandli was born in Clarksburg on March 27, 1917. and was a son of the late Clyde H. and Grace (Lewis) Brandli. 

He was the owner of Brandli Music company for over 27 years, and had previously worked at Hazel Atlas, Lewis Hubbard, Amana Appliance and Creighton Music Company.  A veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Corps from 1942-1945 as a staff sergeant, he saw duty in the China, Burma and India Theatres, along with North Africa and the Panama Canal Zone.  He was a graduate of Washington-Irving High School.  An avid pilot, he obtained his license at age 65, and attended Valley Chapel United Methodist Church, Pleasant Valley.

He is survived by his wife, Fannie Naomi (Simmons) Brandli. 

Also surviving are two daughters and a son, Deborah Gattian, Fairmont; Billinda Fullaway and her husband, William, Palm Coast, FL; and Mark H. Brandli and his wife, Lynn, Atlanta, GA; a sister, Jane Bennett, Towson, MD; six grandchildren Michele Gregory and Vesper Vernon Gregory, III, both of Ravenna, OH, Kristina Gattian, Fairmont, Channing Fullaway, Palm Coast, FL, Mason Brandli and Coby Brandli, both of Atlanta, GA; a great-grandchild, Tyler Gattian, Fiarmont; two step-children, Jody Dyer, Franklin, and Greg Dyer, Ft. Seybert; a step-grandson, Dustin Dyer; and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Kitts, and two brothers, James "Bo" Brandli, and Frank I. Brandli.  

Services were provided by Gemondo Funeral Home, Nutter Fort, with interment being held on Friday, Jan. 2, in the West Virginia National Cemetery, Pruntytown, where full military rites were accorded.  

In lieu of flowers, Mr. Brandli requested that memorial contributions be made to the Salvation Army.  

Vicent F. Ludvik, 72

Vicnet F. Ludvik, 72, of Clifton, NJ, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Passaic Beth Israel Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Ludvik was born in Garfield, NJ, and had lived in Garfield NJ, for the past 46 years.  He was employed by Electrical Equipment & Repair in Paterson, NJ, as a truck driver for 31 years before retiring in 1997.  He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post 415 in Saddle Brook, NJ.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Ethel Calvert Ludvik, formerly of Pendleton county; four daughters, Christena Peters of Caldwelll, NJ, Brenda Calandrillo of Mahwah, NJ, Judith Ludvik of Butler, NJ, and Karen Blandine of Ringwood, NJ; three brothers, Ted Ludvik of Pinson, AZ, and John Leba and Charles James Leba, both of Rio Alto, CA; a sister, Pat Clark of Downey, CA; and two grandchildren, Bryan Blandine and Alison Mezerek. 

he was preceded in death by a sister, Doroty Koch; and a brother, Frank Luvik, Jr. 

The funeral and burial were held in Clifton, NJ. 

Arrangements were handled by Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton, NJ.

Obituary notice courtesy of the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg.  

Obituaries are used with the permission of the Pendleton Times.

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