Obituaries from the Pendleton Times,
5 August 2010
Shreve Fortney, 97, of St. Clair's Mobile Home Village, Morgantown, passed away
Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Monongalia General Hospital.
Fortney was born in Pendleton County on December 30, 1912, and was the daughter
of the late Alvin Vernon Shreve and Cleda Bowers Shreve.
was a graduate of Franklin High School and received her nursing degree from
Davis & Elkins College. Her
60-year nursing career spanned working for Dr. Russell Coffindaffer of
Shinnston, Louis A. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Clarksburg and finally Walter
Reed Medical Center, where she retired.
was a past matron and a 50-year member of Shinnston Chapter 103 Order of Eastern
Star and a member of the Queen Esther Chapter 11 Order of Eastern Star of
loved sewing, playing cards and games, working crossword puzzles, gardening,
canning, cooking and baking. She was
also an avid football fan, following the WVU Mountaineers every season.
are a daughter - Nancy F. Turner and husband, Peter of Morgantown; three
grandchildren, Christopher L. Piggott and Rita L. Church, both of Morgantown,
and Toni Diane Salerno Williams of Clarksburg; five great-grandchildren, Amber
Dawn Pigott, Marcus David Slauer, Mollie Ryan Slauer, Aubrie Rose Williams and
Aliza Grace Williams; one great-great-grandson; one sister, Imogene Alt of
Baltimore, MD; and several nieces and nephews
wishes for cremation have been honored by her family.
graveside committal service will be held today in the Shinnston Masonic
Cemetery, Shinnston, with Rev. Craig L. Falkenstein officiating.
Funeral Home of Morgantown is in charge of the arrangements.
condolences may be sent to www.hastingsfuneralhome.com.
Page Wright, Jr.
Page Wright, Jr., 78, of Shepherdstown went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July
28, 2010, at the VA Medical Center, Martinsburg.
July 16, 1932 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Gilbert Page Wright,
Sr. and Virginia Sperow Wright.
Wright was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the US Army.
He was a lifelong farmer and a graduate of Shepherdstown High School.
was a 4-H All Star, on the board of directors of Camp Frame, past president of
the Jefferson County Farm Bureau and served on the Farm Service Agency for 24
years. He was also a member of the
Jefferson County Planning Commission.
was a member of Marvins Chapel United Methodist Church.
are two sisters, Harriet W. McCoy of Franklin and Ophelia W. McClung of Orange,
VA; nephews and nieces, John McCoy and wife, Terri of Franklin, Molly Peck and
husband, Tim, and Martha McCoy, all of Charlottesville, VA, Chad McClung and
wife, Kim of Kent, WA, Lorna Jill and husband, Dennis Cook of Sierra Vista, AZ,
and Amy McClung, of Orange, VA; six great-nieces; and four great-nephews.
services were held at Monday at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, with Pastor
Harvey Bane and Rev. Dennis Jackman officiating.
Interment followed in Green Hill Cemetery.
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Marvins Chapel United
Methodist Church, c/o Pastor Harvey Bane, PO Box 872, Martinsburg, WV 25401.
Charles Bennett, 73, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at his residence in
Bennett was born on Dec. 11, 1936, in Cherry Grove and was the son of the late
Dossie and Lura Arbogast Bennett.
was a member of the late Big Run Presbyterian Church, worked at Howes Leather
Company and was also a sawmill worker.
was twice married, first to Minnie Pearl Vandevander, who survives in Elkins,
and then to Shirley Tingler of Beverly.
surviving are two daughters, Angela Cleaver and husband, Joe of Fulks Run, VA,
and JoAnn Shook and husband, Charlie of Verona, VA; three sons, Cecil Bennett
and Bradley Bennett, both of Cherry Grove, and Matthew Bennett of Charmco; one
sister, Radie Wilmoth of Circleville; two brothers, Russell Bennett and Toy
Bennett, both of Circleville; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
services were held Friday at the Big Run Presbyterian Church in Cherry Grove
with Rev. Sam Harper officiating. Interment
will be in the Arbogast Family Cemetery, Cherry Grove.
arrangements are under the direction of the Basagic Funeral Home, Franklin.
Hartman, 88, of Franklin died Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at Pendleton Manor in
was born Dec. 12, 1921, at Cherry Grove and was the son of the late Hobart
Hartman and Mary Susan Whitecotton Hartman.
had worked for the WV Dept. of Highways and Marvel Poultry.
He was a member of the Smith Creek Church of the Brethren.
is survived by three sisters, Sudie Hartman of Tennessee and Elizabeth H. Harper
and Thelma Peck, both of Franklin; 12 nieces; and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Edgar Hartman, Roy Hartman, Russell Hartman and Roscoe Hartman; and one sister, Maggie Hartman.
services will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at the Kimble Funeral Home Chapel in
Franklin with Pastor Daryl Ritchie officiating.
Burial will be at the Isaac H. Hartman Cemetery near Franklin.
may be made to the family, c/o Jodi Johnson, HC 61 Box 208, Franklin, WV 26807.
condolences may be sent to the family at www.kimblefuneralhome.com.
The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
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