Obituaries from the Pendleton Times, 14 March 2002

Mary Alice Cooper Vance

Mary Alice Cooper Vance, 71, of Pasadena, MD, and formerly of Onego, died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Anne Arundel Hospital in Annapolis, MD.

Mrs. Vance was born Jan. 20, 1931, in Harman and was a daughter of the late Charles Henry and Floda K. Lantz Cooper.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Onego Church of the Brethren.

On July 7, 1951, she married Marvin Valley Vance, who preceded her in death on May 10, 1985.

She is survived by a daughter, Kitty S. Vance Phares of Pasadena, MD, a son, Billy Joe Vance of Franklin; two sisters, Phoebe Cooper Lawrence of Alexandria, VA, and Carol J. Cooper Perine of Radcliff, KY; a brother, Joe Henry Cooper of Harman; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

Rev. Mark McAllister and Pastor Charles Twigg conducted the funeral at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Onego Church of the Brethren. Burial was at North Fork Memorial Cemetery in Riverton.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin.

 

Nola M. Dolly, 89

Nola Mae Dolly, 89, of Keyser, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, MD.

Born Feb. 10, 1913, at Onego, she was a daughter of the late jJcob William and Alice (Helmick) Argbogast. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Allen H. dolly, on January 20, 1973; one daughter, Evelyn Mackley; one son-in-law, Glenn Mackley; one daughter-in-law, Sarah Jane Dolly; a granddaughter, Amy Slawter; and 11 brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Dolly was a homemaker and was formerly employed with Celanese Amcelle Plant. She was a 67-year member of the Fairview Chapel United Methodist Church, Waxler Road. She was a loving a dedicated mother and grandmother, and for years, she served as a midwife in the area, and was a special friend to many residents of the Waxler Road area.

Surviving are five sons, Marchie Lee dolly and wife, Peachie, Robert Allen Dolly and wife, Inez, Ronnie Bud Dolly and wife, Etta, Paul Jacob Dolly and Charles Arbogast and wife, Debbie, all of Keyser; two daughters, Lucy Alice Dolly of Keyser, and Patty Jean Newhouse and husband, Eugene of Columbia, SC; one sister, Clara McCoy of Flintstone, MD; 18 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Monday at 11 a.m. with Pastor John P. Agnew, Pastor Deborah Shreve and Pastor Brenda Forren officiating.

Interment was in the Potomac Memorial Gardens, Keyser.

 

Julie Bennett Bowman, 43

Julie Bennett Bowman, 43, of Callaway, VA, died in her sleep of respiratory failure at her home on January 5, 2002. She had not been in good health for several years.

Mrs. Bowman was born April 26, 1958, at Rocky Mt., VA, the daughter of Mr. Fred D. Bennett and the late Joyce Mounts Bennett.

On August 16, 1997, she married Warren Bowman, who survives.

Also surviving are one son, Terry Mitchell of Callaway, Va; four step-children, Amy and John Booth, and Leanne and Scott Bowman; one brother, David W. Bennett of Farmville, VA; an uncle, Fay H. Bennett of Circleville and an aunt, Hazel B. Simmons of Cherry Grove; and several nieces and nephews.

One brother, Freddie D. Bennett, Jr., also preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Furnace Creek Baptist Church in Rocky Mt., VA, where services were conducted by the Rev. David Jones. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were by Flora Funeral Home, Rocky Mount, VA.

 

Ona Calvin Eye, 74

Ona Calvin Eye, 74, of Elkton, VA, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at his home.

Mr. Eye was born Dec. 12, 1927, in Franklin and was the son of the late George and Mary Moyers Eye.

He was a welder at Dunham-Bush before retiring and most recently worked for the Valley Banner in Elkton, VA. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Elkton Evangelical United Methodist Church and American Legion Post No. 222.

His wife, Helen Rion Eye, who he married July 1, 1949, preceded him in death on Dec. 12, 1995.

He is survived by a daughter, Peggy Lam of Elkton, Va; three sisters, Irene Allamong of Winchetser, VA, Erma Johnson of Suffolk, VA, and Lola Lambert, Franklin; and one granddaughter.

The Rev. Alda Gunn conducted the funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Elkton Evangelical United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens near Harrisonburg, VA.

Memorial donations may be made to the Elkton Rescue Squad, PO Box 152, Elkton, Va 22827.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home in Elkton, VA.

Obituaries are used with the permission of the Pendleton Times.

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