Obituaries from the Pendleton Times,  

 24 February 2005 

Wilma R. Huffman

Wilma R. Huffman, 85, of Franklin, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005, at the Pendleton Nursing Home in Franklin.  

Mrs. Huffman was born Aug. 17, 1919 in Cherry Grove and was the daughter of the late Edward Raines and Maggie Murphy Raines.  

She was a homemaker and a member of the North Fork Apostolic Church. 

On Aug. 12, 1939, she married Hansel S. Huffman, who preceded her in death Dec. 30, 1983. 

She is survived by a special friend, Junius Glen Miller of Franklin; a daughter, Beverly "June" Phares of Circleville; three sons, Teddy Huffman of Canton, OH, and Willard Huffman and Berlie Joe Huffman, both of Franklin; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by one son, one daughter, four brothers and one sister. 

Pastors Ronnie Malone and James A. Phares conducted the funeral Friday at the North Fork Apostolic Church in Riverton.  Burial was at North Fork Memorial Cemetery in Riverton by Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Pendleton Nursing Home, PO Box 700, Franklin, WV  26807.  

Thelma Grace Lambert

Thelma Grace Lambert, 89, of Seneca Rocks died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg. 

Mrs. Lambert was born Aug. 22, 1915, in Macksville and was a daughter of the late Glenn Hedrick and Myrtle Raines Hedrick.  

She was a member of High Rock United Methodist Church.  She graduated from Franklin High School and was a beautician for 40 years before retiring. 

Her husband, Merle Lambert preceded her in death in 1939. 

She is survived by two sons Ronald Lambert of Burnswick, MD, and Donald Lambert of Falls Church, VA; two sisters, Gae Mullenax of Cherry Grove and Mildrfed Nelson of Laurel, MD; two brothers, Sheldon Hedrick of Seneca Rocks; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. 

The Revs. Barbara Rexroad and Roy Hedrick will conduct the funeral at 11 a.m. today at the High Rock United Methodist Church.  Burial will be at the Hedrick family cemetery in Seneca Rocks.  

Memorial donations may be made to the Pendleton County Rescue Squad, High Rock United Methodist Church, or the Pendleton Nursing Home.  

The family received friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin.  

Weldon Hartman

Leslie "Weldon" Hartman, 76, of Franklin died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at his home. 

Mr. Hartman was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Zigler and was a son of the late Melvin Earl Hartman and Mary Ellen Lambert Hartman. 

He was employed at Max Ruddle's Sawmill, Walker Manufacturing, Hanover Shoe Company and was a construction worker.  He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

His wife, Marthenna Simmons Hartman, preceded him in death on May 14. 1999.  They were married April 8, 1950. 

He is survived by a daughter Joyce M. Calhoun of Upper Tract; three sons, DAvid L. Harman of Franklin, Leslie W. Harman Jr. of McGaheysville, VA, and Larry W. Hartman of Warfordsburg, PA; four sisters, Lucy Jean Propst, Kathaleen Mitchell and Cornelia Teter, all of Franklin, and Nancy Kipp of Timberville, VA; three brothers, John Hartman of Fort Seybert, Otis Hartman of Hightown, VA, and Loy Hartman of Harrisonburg, VA; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 

The funeral was held Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with his sons, David L., Leslie W. and Larry W. Hartman Officiating.  Burial was at the Simmons Family Cemetery in Franklin by Kimble Funeral Home, Franklin.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Franklin Rescue Squad, PO Box 727, Franklin, WV 26807 or a charity of choice.  

Raymond J. Mick 58

Raymond Junior Mick, 58, of Timberville, VA, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005 at his home. 

Mr. Mick was born FEb. 2, 1947, in Chedrry Grove and was a son of Arlene Bennett Mick of Harrisonburg,VA, and the late Raymond Robert Mick. 

He was a member of the Mount Olive Presbyterian Church in HInton,l VA, and had been employed by Wampler Foods. 

In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Mary Catherine Roadcap Mick, whom he married Feb. 9, 1968; two daughters, Audra Christine Mick and Jennifer Ann Mick, both of Timberville, VA; a sister, Mary Catherine Shifflett of Harrisonburg, VA; and several nieces and nephews.  

Pastor Wendell L. "Sonny" Henkel conducted the funeral Monday at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church.  Burial followed at the Rawley Springs Church Cemetery by Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater, VA.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Johnson Funeral Service Inc., PO Box 41, Bridgewater, VA  22812, to help with funeral expenses. 

Harry W. Pennington 

Harry W. Pennington, 70, of Franklin died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at the V.A. Medical Center in Martinsburg. 

Mr. Pennington was born March 16, 1934, in Ruddle and was the son of the late Fred J. and Retta Hartman Pennington.  

He was a custodian at Franklin Elementary School and the West Virginia Department of Highways.  He attended Brushy Run Church of God.  

On Oct. 17, 1955, he married Bonnie Maddox Pennington, who survives. 

Also surviving are four daughters, Pam Hoover of Colorado Springs, CO, Connie Scott and Tammy Pennington, both of Franklin and Margaret Hedrick of Harrisonburg, VA; two sons, Harry Pennington, Jr., and John Pennington, both of Franklin; a sister, Alma Pennington of Franklin; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  

The Rev. Bruce Cosner conducted the funeral Sunday at the Kimble Funeral Home Chapel  in Franklin.  Burial was at Ruddle Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Franklin with military honors by members of the Pendleton County Veterans Honor Guard.  

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