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Obituaries from the Pendleton Times,  

8 July 2010

Mary Hottinger Dasher

Mary Linda Hottinger Dasher, 63, of Fort Seybert died Friday, July 2, 2010, at her home.

She was born Aug. 15, 1946, at Fort Seybert and was the daughter of the late Isaac Hottinger and Lena Dove Hottinger.

She was a caregiver and a member of the Bethlehem Church of the Brethren.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Christian and Rita Dasher of Fort Seybert; two granddaughters, Brittany Dasher and Amy Dasher; former husband, George Dasher, III of Ft. Seybert; one brother, Fred Hottinger of Fort Seybert; three sisters, Gay Marvin of Buena Vista, VA, Kay Hammond of Stephens City, VA, and Mae Harold of Edom, VA; and a special friend, Neal Eye of Franklin.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Velma Ratliff, Faye Calhoun and Goldie Hottinger; and three brothers, Dee Hottinger, Albert Hottinger and William Hottinger.

The family received friends at the Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin on Tuesday.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Ruby L. Boyers, 83

Mrs. Ruby Lillian Boyers, 83, of Bridgewater, VA, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital, in Harrisonburg, VA, where she had been a patient since Sunday.

Mrs. Boyers was born in Harrisonburg on Oct. 1, 1926, and was a daughter of the late Ashby and Addie (Herring) Shifflett.

She worked as a school bus aide for Rockingham County Schools for eight years.  She attended Valley Temple Church in Harrisonburg, VA.

She was united in marriage Dec. 24, 1946, to Warren Coolidge Boyers, who died June 24, 2003.

Surviving are three daughters, Betty Baldwin and husband, Vernon "Fuzz” of Brandywine, Jo Ann Shull of Harrisonburg, VA, and Linda Thompson and husband, Clifford of Bridgewater, VA; two sons, Warren "Bub" C. Boyers, Jr. and wife, Lucy of Spring Hill, VA, and Otho Boyers and wife, Kay of Harrisonburg, VA; a sister, Bernice Hensley of Harrisonburg, VA; and a brother, Ashby Lee Shifflett, Jr. and wife, Connie of Harrisonburg, VA; 10 grandchildren, including Billy “Binky” Boyers, who was raised in the home; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was conducted Saturday at Johnson Funeral Service Chapel in Bridgewater, VA, with the Rev. Arnold Repass and Randall Shull, her grandson, officiating.  Burial followed at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association 3025 Berkmar Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901.

The online guest book may be signed at

Richard Lee Raines

Richard Lee Raines, 73, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2010, at his residence in Riverton.

He was born on June 30, 1937, the son of the late Robert Martin and Edna Marie Simmons Raines.

Mr. Raines was a 1955 graduate of Circleville High School and was a member of the Riverton United Methodist Church.  He retired as a heavy equipment operator from Greer Industries after 45 years of service.

On Dec. 12, 1960, he married Nancy Auville Raines, who survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Cathy Raines Jennings and husband, Scott of Moorefield; a son, Terry Lee Raines of Riverton; a sister, Norma Teter and husband, Kenneth of Riverton; three brothers, Theodore Raines and wife, Lona of Snellville, GA, Johnnie Raines of Baltimore, MD, and William C. Raines of Riverton; three grandson, Christopher Scott Jennings, Eric Scott Jennings and Ryan Kelly Raines.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Leota Agnes and Lora Catherine.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of the Basagic Funeral Home, Franklin, with Rev. Earl Bible officiating.  Interment will be in the North Fork Memorial Cemetery, Riverton.

Family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Riverton United Methodist Church, HC  77 Box 20, Riverton, WV  26814, Pendleton County Rescue Squad, PO Box 727, Franklin, WV 26807 or Mountain Hospice, PO Box 416, Franklin, WV  26807.

Stephen Nelson Hiett

Stephen Nelson Hiett, 63, of Brandywine passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2010, at his residence.

Mr. Hiett was born in Cumberland, MD, the son of the late Jesse (6-20-1963) and Dolores Anna Buskey Hiett (4-17-1997).

He was a 1965 graduate of Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, MD, was a Catholic by faith and a veteran of the US Air Force.

He retired from Rockingham Construction as a lineman.

On Aug. 10, 2006, he married Barbara DeLance, who survives in Brandywine.

Also surviving are one daughter, Tammy Louise Cayton and husband, Guy of Roper, NC; one son, Christopher Hiett and wife, Amanda of Roper, NC; one step-son, Anthony Thrall and wife, Tracey of Huntington; three sisters, Teresa Lorraine “Bubs” McMillan of Old Town, MD, Joan Kaylene Root and husband, Harold of Wardensville, and Dolores Ann “Toots” Vandevander and husband, Don of Hedgesville; two brothers, Rodney Leo Hiett and wife, Lena Mae of Falling Waters, and Charles Edward Hiett and wife, Janice of Brandywine; three grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, George Evan Hiett; and one sister, Anna L. “Bootie” Crider.

Father Mario Claro conducted funeral services on June 20, at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

 Words of comfort and memories may be left at

Jordan Danielle Arbaugh

Jordan Danielle Arbaugh, 19, of Riverton passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2010, at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, VA.

Miss Arbaugh was born in Harrisonburg, VA on Feb. 25, 1991, the daughter of Connie Harper Sites of Onego and Matthew Arbaugh of Cherry Grove.

She would have been a senior this fall at Pendleton County High School.  She was a member of FFA, FCCLA, VFW Auxiliary Post 6454, and the Church of the Brethren.

Also surviving are a sister, Samantha Arbaugh of Seneca Rocks; and grandparents, Lera Volz of Riverton, with whom she lived, Catherine Arbaugh of Cherry Grove, Conley Harper, Sr. of Lubbock, TX, and Jan Volz of Goldsboro, NC.

Funeral services were held Tuesday in the chapel of the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin with Pastor Greg Adamson and Pastor Daniel Ewald officiating.  Interment was in the Weese-Huffman Cemetery in Riverton.

Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Lera Volz, HC 78 Box 67, Riverton, WV 26814 or Pendleton County FFA Chapter, PO Box 40, Franklin, WV 26807.

Golden Gladwin Alt

Golden Gladwin Alt, 91, of Upper Tract passed away on Monday, July 5, 2010, at his home after an extended illness.

He was born on Jan. 30. 1919, in Smoke Hole and was the son of the late Zachariah Filmore Alt and Mary Alice (Kimble) Alt.

Mr. Alt was a lifelong farmer and a rural mailman for the Upper Tract area for many years.  He was a US Army Air Corp veteran of World War II.  He was a member of the Petersburg VFW Post 6454 and the Petersburg American Legion Post 78.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

His wife, Alberta D. Alt of Upper Tract, survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Larry G. Alt and Stephen L. Alt, both of Upper Tract; two daughters, Patricia A. Alt Neal of Belington and Danea Alt of Upper Tract; six grandchildren, Elizabeth Alt Scott, Gary A. Alt, Timothy Neal, Brian Neal, William E. Alt, Jr. and Heather Alt Currier; and several great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his second wife, Anna L. (Bean) Alt in 1981; one son, William E. Alt; three brothers, Frank “Doc” Alt, Warnie O. Alt and Okey T. Alt; and five sisters, Stella Alt, Myrtle Layton, Glona L. Kimble, Minnie S. Kimble and Alberta A. Moorehead.

Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Rev. Stanley Kile officiating.  Interment will be in the Bowers Cemetery, Jake Hill Road, Upper Tract, with military rites by the Petersburg VFW Post 6454 and the West Virginia Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to Grant Memorial Hospice, PO Box 1019, Petersburg, WV 26847.

The family received friends Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Anita P. Judy

Anita P. Judy, 70, of Knoxville, IL, died on Sunday, June 27, 2010, at 9:38 p.m. at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, IL.

She was born on Sept. 21, 1939, in Franklin, the daughter of the late Arnold and Eva Sponaugle Wimer.

She was raised and educated in Franklin.  She was a homemaker and worked as a waitress in Abbe Lanes and the former Friendly Cafe in Abingdon, IL, and the former Lantern Inn in Knoxville, IL.  She was a member of the First Church of God in Galesburg, IL, and the former Sky Watch CB Club in Abingdon, IL.

Her husband, Martin “Dale” Judy, whom she married on March 28, 1964 in Dayton, VA, survives of Knoxville, IL.

Also surviving are two sons, Stephen (Kelly) Judy of Abingdon, IL, and Michael Judy of Lincoln, IL; one daughter, Natalie (Jeremy Canfield) Judy of Appleton, WI; one daughter-in-law, Debbie Mitchell of Petersburg; nine grandchildren; one sister, Betty (Glen) Vandevander of Dayton, VA, and one brother, Eddie (Jamie) Wimer of Franklin.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey Mitchell; and one brother, Bill Wimer.

Cremation rites were accorded.

Memorial services were held Thursday at the First Church of God in Galesburg, IL, with Rev. Dennis McQuown officiating.

Memorials may be made to the First Church of God in Galesburg, IL.

Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, IL, was in charge of arrangements.

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