Obituaries from the Pendleton Times,
3 June 2010
Teter, 77, of Seaman, OH, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2010, at Adams County
Regional Medical Center.
was born in Teter Gap, Circleville, on March 20, 1933, the son of the late
Mitchell and Bertie (Nelson) Teter.
the age of 12, he was taken in by the Judy family.
He then moved with the Judy family to Seaman, OH, when he was 17 years of
age. Later he lived with Mable
Thatcher in Ohio and helped with her farm.
is survived by his caretakers Randy and Linda Louiso of West Union, OH; one
brother, Jake Teter of Franklin; and many nieces and nephews.
addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia Eye
Hartman and Carol Lee Simmons Bodkin, both formerly of Franklin.
services were held May 17 at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, Lewis-Sullivan
Chapel in Seaman, OH, with Rev. Ted Kossee officiating.
Burial followed in West Union Cemetery.
Rexrode and Michael and Renee Coleman were present for the service.
may be made to Hospice of Hope, 215 Hughes Blvd., Mt. Orab, OH or American
Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206.
Dale Harman, 67
Dale Harman, 67, of West Augusta, VA, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010.
June 4, 1942 in Harrisonburg, VA, he was the son of the late Lynn Harman and
Bertha Virginia (Simmons) Johnson.
Harman was a US Navy veteran and was proud to have served on the USS
Constellation. He was the personal
bus driver for the Statler Brothers for their entire career and had previously
been employed by Quicks. He was a
member of the Dula-Byerly VFW Post 3060 in Deerfield.
He was a life-long NASCAR enthusiast and a member of the Sons of
Confederate Veterans, Brig. Gen. James Boggs Camp #1706.
are two aunts, Mrs. John Harman and Mrs. Virgil Simmons, both of Franklin; and a
number of cousins, including Dolly Leslie of Staunton, VA.
funeral service was held Sunday in the chapel of Bear Funeral Home, West
Augusta, VA. Burial was in West
may be made to the Deerfield Valley Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad,
PO Box 19, Deerfield, VA 24432.
S. Hise, 49
celebration of life for Linda S. Hise will be held on Saturday, June 5, from 2
p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Monterey, VA, firehouse.
Hise died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at her home in Monterey, VA.
“Bill” Warner, Sr.
Ralph “Bill” Warner, Sr., 60, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at his
residence in Circleville.
was born in Riverton on Dec. 27, 1949, the son of Ralph Jay Warner of
Circleville and the late Nellie Warner (12-26-04).
Warner was a 1967 graduate of Circleville High School and a member of
Circleville United Methodist Church. He
owned and operated B&B Trucking.
Aug. 1, 1969, he married Barbara “Sharon” Arnold, who survives in
in addition to his wife and father, are two daughters, Bobbie Jo Chewning and
husband, Kenny of Petersburg, and Sherri Marie Bennett and husband, Donnie of
Circleville; one son, William Ralph Warner, Jr., and wife, Debbie of Elkins; one
sister, Shirley Lamborne and husband, Mike of Circleville; two brothers, Glenn
Warner and wife, Janet of Moorefield, and Teddy Warner and wife, Lucinda of
Circleville; three grandchildren, Chase, Cody and Laiken; and two
step-grandchildren, Hunter and Chelsea.
services were held Friday at the chapel of the Basagic Funeral Home, Franklin,
with Pastor Dan Powers officiating. Interment
was in the Teter Hill Cemetery, Teter Gap, Circleville.
may be made to the family, c/o Sharon Warner, PO Box 179, Circleville, WV 26804
or to the Basagic Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Franklin, WV 26807.
of comfort and memories may be left at www.basagic.com.
Mae Grogg, 85
Mae Kathleen Hughes Grogg, 85, of Harrisonburg, VA, left her family to walk with
the Lord on Saturday, May 29, 2010.
was born on Aug. 21, 1924, in Mount Solon, VA, and was the daughter of the late
James Edward and Allie Rebecca Messersmith Hughes.
lived in Mount Solon, VA, with her mother until the family moved to
Harrisonburg, VA, in the 1950s.
Grogg was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church since the 1950s.
Her faith and intimate relationship with the Lord gave her family a
loving wife and devoted mother. Before
having her own family, she gave of herself in caring for others as a nurse's
aide at Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, VA.
She was very active in the Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC) and
gave much of her time to the American Heart Association.
husband and lifelong companion, William Russell Grogg, formerly of Pendleton
County, survives. They married on
Sept. 21, 1957.
surviving are four children, James R. Grogg, Charles H. Grogg and wife, Sharon,
and Michael G. Grogg, all of Harrisonburg, VA, and Kathleen "Kathy
Ann" Sanchez and husband, Johnny of St. Augustine, FL; four grandchildren,
John R. Grogg and fiance, Kristin Coons of Harrisonburg, VA, Jennifer D. Jackson
and husband, Matthew of Mildenhall, England, Angela N. Bresley and William E.
Bresley, both of Harrisonburg, VA; and two great-grandchildren, Nathaniel D.
Jackson and Isaac S. Bresley.
services will be held today at 10 a.m. at the Kyger Funeral Home in
Harrisonburg, VA, with the Revs. Paul Fiske and William Garber officiating.
Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens near Harrisonburg, VA.
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the RMH Hospice, 235
Cantrell Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.
condolences may be sent to the Grogg family by visiting www.kygers.com.
entrusted to the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, VA.
family received friends on Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Alice Ruddle, 82, of Franklin passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2010, at the
Ruddle was born in Ruddle on Sept. 16, 1927, the daughter of the late David
Wellington and Emma Florence Smith Meadows.
was a homemaker, worked at Mountain-State Trout Hatchery and was a member of the
Ruddle Presbyterian Church.
husband, Virgil Lee Ruddle, preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1988.
are a daughter, Martha Lee Kimble and husband, Charles of Franklin; two
grandchildren, Christopher Ruddle and wife, Melanie, and Charles Lee Kimble; and
three great-grandchildren, Shania Kimble, Makailyn Ruddle and Ryelan Ruddle.
was also preceded in death by two sons, Harlan Roy Ruddle and Leo Wayne Ruddle;
four brothers, Hubert, Grayson, Carl and Charlie; and one sister, Annie
services were held Wednesday at the Basagic Funeral Home, Franklin, with Rev.
Kevin Hand and Pastor Regina Beard officiating.
Interment was in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Franklin.
may be made to the Ruddle Presbyterian Church.
H. White, 70
Howard White, 70, of Wooster, OH, and formerly of Dry Fork died Wednesday, April
7, 2010, at his home.
was born April 8, 1939, in Dry Fork and was the son of Leona (Kerns) White
Ramsier of Wooster, OH, and the late Hoye White.
White was a carpenter by trade and served in the United States Army.
wife, Barbara White of Wooster, OH, survives.
in addition to his wife and mother, are two sons, Ralph H. White, Jr., of
Waldorf, MD, and Timothy White of Mechanicsville, MD; two granddaughters, Megan
and Lacey White; four sisters: Lillian Lambert of Massillon, OH, Helen Lambert
of Canton, OH, Lois Weaver of Shreve, OH, and Bonnie Hedrick of Seneca Rocks;
and one brother, Carl White of Medina, OH.
was also preceded in death by his step-father, Herbert Ramsier; and two infant
sisters, Wanda and Sue White.
the request of the deceased, his remains were cremated.
were under the direction of the McIntire-Davis-Greene Funeral Home in Wooster,
obituary is a courtesy of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg.
“Spike” Ralston Stroop, 85, of Harrisonburg, VA, died May 30, 2010, at his
was born Oct. 5, 1924, in Edom, VA, and was a son of the late Fredrick W. and
Maude Day Stroop.
Stroop had worked as a sheet metal mechanic for Shenandoah Manufacturing and
Dunham Bush, both in Harrisonburg, VA. He
was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Timberville, VA, where he served in
the music department and was an usher. A
recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star, he served in the US Army during
WWII. He was a well known musician
and songwriter in the valley, having sung with his wife on the Valley Barn
Dance. Along with his wife, he was
inducted into the Old Time Country Music Hall of Fame in August of 2008.
Throughout his life, he obtained numerous fiddle and guitar awards.
Dec. 12, 1945, he married the former Vallie May Johnson, who survives.
surviving are three daughters and son-in-law, Patricia Gale Weaver of Mathias,
Gloria Jeanne Jenkins and husband, Dwight of Luray, VA, and Irene Stroop of
Harrisonburg, VA; a son and daughter-in-law, Justin Wayne Stroop and wife, Mary
of Brandywine; two sisters, Mildred Sherman and Dorothy Bean, both of Mount
Jackson, VA; one brother, Eugene Stroop of Mount Jackson, VA; 11 grandchildren;
20 great-grandchildren; eight great-great- grandchildren; extended family, the
Phillip and Jenny Clark family and Jerry Neff; and a number of nieces and
was also preceded in death by a son, Vernon Franklin Stroop; three sisters,
Frances Keister, Mamie Stroop and Georgie Nell Hamilton; and two brothers,
Donald Stroop and Freeman Stroop.
Danny Sawyer, Guy Ferrell, Glen Turner, and Archie Webster conducted a funeral
service Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church, Timberville, VA.
Burial with military honors followed at Singers Glen Cemetery.
contributions may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 15266 New
Market Road, Timberville, VA 22853.
condolences may be sent to the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com.
Funeral Home, Broadway, VA, was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Alice Cavalier Thompson, 85, a resident of Elkins departed this life Wednesday,
May 26, 2010, at Valentine’s Personal Care Home at Elkins.
was born Friday, May 1, 1925, over the old Family Drug Store in downtown Elkins.
She was a daughter of the late Claude C. Cavalier and Russie Barlow
attended the schools of Randolph and Harrison counties.
During World War II, she moved to Akron, OH, to join the war effort on
the home front. She became an
inspector of the tail sections of the B-32 Bomber.
She was a noted portrait painter, taught ceramics at adult education
classes at Elkins High School and was a former secretary for the Third Ward
was a member of the John Hart Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, the
Randolph Chapter # 74, Order of the Eastern Star and the First Church of Christ
on Worth Avenue, Elkins.
July 31, 1945, at Elkins, she was married to Edmund A. “Eddie” Thompson, who
preceded her in death, April 4, 1998.
are one daughter, Margaret Ann Chiasson and husband, Robert of Washington, DC,
and Onego; and one grandson, Daric Alexander Foster, of Cincinnati, OH.
was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
preceding her in death was her only sister, Louise Cavalier Standel.
services were held Friday at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins with
Kent Price, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating.
Interment followed at the Beverly Cemetery at Beverly.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.
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