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Charles Edward White

Charles Edward White, 54, Circleville, died Onday, July 16, 2001.

Mr. White was born May 23, 1947, in Riverton and was a son of Clara Arbogast White of Cherry Grove and the late Berlin White.

He was a sawyer for Interstate Hardwoods in Bartow and was a member of Big Run Chapel Presbyterian Church.

On Feb. 20, 1975, he married Wanda Smith, who survives.

In addition to his mother and wife, he is usrvived by four daughters, LaDonna Mae Williams, Broadway, VA, and Felicia Marie White and Kristina Nicole White, both of Cherry Grove; one son, CharlesWilliam White, Mill Creek; six sisters, Leona Peck and Shirley Bennett, both of Cherry Grove, Martha Gilley, New Market, VA, Alice Losh, Staunton, VA, Darlene Willis, Charles Town, and Margaret Wimer, Franklin; three brothers, Paul White, Baltimore, MD, Lee Roy roger White, Dunmore, and Thomas White, Cherry Grove; and two grandchildren.

The Rev. C. William Cox will conduct the funeral at 11 a.m. today at Big Run Presbyterian Chapel in Cherry Grove, where the family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at the White Family Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the famly, c/o Wanda White, 35 CherryLane, Circleville, WV 26804.

Arrangements are by the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin.


Archie, Harper, 87

Archie Harper, 87, Onego, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland, MD. He had been a resident of the Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas for the past four months.

Mr. Harper was born January 9, 1914 at Onego and was a son of the late George Harper and Bertha Ketterman Harper.

On August 17, 1934, he married Nola Kisamore Harper, who preceded him in death on oct. 6, 1983.

Surviving are two daughters, Christena H. Dove and husband, Gus C. Dove of Dover, DE, and Doris A. bible and husband, Rev. Earl B. Bible of Seneca Rocks; three grandchidlren, Becky Poulliot, Mandy Bible and Roxane Huey; four great-grandchildren Tiffany Jensen, Ben Heavner, Hannah Heavener and Leah Poulliot; one great-great-grandson, Jacob Jensen; two sister, Ellen Teter, Mt. Solon, VA, and Marcie Clatterbuck, Baltimore, MD; three brothers, Lester and Guy of Warren, OH, and Gar of Cortland, OH; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Marvin, Virgil, Roy and an infant brother; and three sisters, Beulah Ketterman, Macie Hedrick and Jerlean Smith.

The Rev. Stanley Kile conducted the funeral Saturday at 11:00 .m. at the Chapel of the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Interment was in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Franklin.

Memorials may be made to the Cortland Nursing Home, HC 60 Box 98, Thomas, WV 26292.


Richard S. Hoover, 85

Richard Stanley "Dick" Hoover, 85, Brandywine, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at his residence.

Mr. Hoover was born Feb. 10, 1916, at Brandywine and was the son of the late Tillman Howard and Sarah Jane "Sally" Hedrick.

He had worked as a heavy equipment operator for Hott & Miller and was a member of Martin Lutheran Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Carol Ours, Petersburg; one brother, Vernon Hoover, Oldtown, MD; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one son.

The Rev. Dana Holter conducted the funeral at 1 p.m. Monday at the Chapel of the Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. Burial was in the Pine Hill Cemetery at Brandywine.

Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.


Welty L. Simmons, 85

Welty L. Simmons, 85 of Danbury, CT, husband of Helen (Porto) Soimmons and father of Carol Ann Simmons Georgakis died on Sunday, June 17, 2001 at the Danbury Hospital.

Mr. Simmons was born in Cootes Store, VA, onAugust 21, 1915, a son of the late Lon and Effie (Whealthy) Simmons.

He attended Virginia schools, Bridgewater High School and graduated from Glenville State Teachers College. A World War II US Army veteran, he was a sergeant with ":Patton's Fourth Army." He was a former educator having taught for seven years before becoming a member of the United States Corps of Army Engineers. A resident of the Bronx, NY, from 1946, he moved to Brewster, NY, in 1980, and then to Danbury, CT, in 1996 to make his home with his daughter. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing , hunting and botany. He was a member of ST. Edward the Confessor Church of New Fairfield, CT.

In addition to his wife and daughter, he is survived by a sister, Irene Mahlstedt of Vero Beach, FL; three grandchildren, Jay Mark Simmons, and wife, Karen Coe Simmons, Caroline Kathryn Simmons and Stphanie Florence Georgakis; and a great grandson, Daniel Jay Simmons.

Funeral services were conducted in the Queen of Peace Chapel, Cemetery of the Gate of Heaven, Hawthorne, NY, with entombment following.


Thelma V. Warner, 87

Thelma Virginia Warner, 87, of Cumberland, MD, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001.

Mrs. Warner was born Dec. 11, 1913, in Culpeper, VA, and was a daughter of the late Robert and Nannie (Remmel) Hall.

She was a Baptist by faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Brooks B. Warner, in 1975.

Survivors include her sons, Charles Lester Wilkinson with whom she resided, and Brooks Warner, Jr., and his wife, Arlene, Cumberland, MD; two daughters, Sharon J. Solt and Buddy Vanhorne, Chesapeake, VA, and Sally Lynn Warner and Bob Wolfe, Cumberland, MD; daughters-in-law, Carol Wilkinson, Cumberland, MD: and a special great-granddaughter, Krystal Mallery and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Guy E. Wilkinson; and two daughters, Janet Lee Robinson and Sandra Kay Wilkinson.

The funeral service was conducted from the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A. Cumberland, MD, at 10 a.m. on July 11 with the Rev. Denny Michaels officiating.
Interment was in the North Fork Memorial Cemetery, Riverton.


Eva V. Starr, 85

Eva V. Starr, 86, of South Charleston, died July 11, 2001, at Valley Cneter, South Charleston, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of South Charleston.

She was precededin death by her parents, Michael H. and Daisy M. Leach; brothers, Frank H. and Robert R. Leach.

She is survived by her husband, John E.; daughter and son-in-law, Ruth S. and Jack D. Vogel of Franklin; brother, Paul H. Leach of Parkersburg; and grandson, John D. Vogel of New Market, VA.

Obituaries reprinted courtesy of the Pendleton Times.