Obituaries from the Pendleton Times, 11 September 2003 

Jane M. Hedrick

On Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003, Jane Marie Hedrick, beloved mother of William V. (LuAnn) Hedrick; step-mother of Michael D. (Jill) Turner; grandmother of Jason Turner, W. Joshua, Shannon and Shane Hedrick passed away. 

She was a daughter of Fred and Leona Propst, sister of Jean Eye, Jack Propst, June Nesselrodt, and wife of C. Virgil Hedrick, all deceased. 

Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in McLean, VA. 

Funeral directions were by Murphy's Funeral Home of Falls Church, VA. 

Graveside services were at Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandywine, WV, on Monday, Sept. 8, at 1:00.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Building Fund of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1545 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, VA  22101. 

Travis Mason Judy

Travis Mason Judy, 22, of Upper Tract, died Saturday, Sept 6, 2003, at his home. 

Mr. Judy was born June 25, 1981, in Manassas, VA, and was a son of David R. Judy of Upper Tract and Frankie Elaine Warner Judy of Harrisonburg, VA. 

He was a jet airline mechanic for Atlantic Coast Airlines, working at Dulles International Airport.  He was a member of Upper Tract United Methodist Church. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, David W. Judy of Charleston; and his grandparents, Jean Mullenax Judy of Gordonsville, VA, and Ruby Warner of Upper Tract. 

Pastor Perkins conducted the funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Kimble Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin.  Burial was at the Cherry Hill Cemetery, Upper Tract.

Ronna Grace Thompson

Ronna Grace "Sis" Thompson, 65, of Onego, died Monday, Sept 1, 2003, at her home. 

Mrs. Thompson was born March 28, 1938, in Onego and was a daughter of Grover Long of Onego and the late Ruth Jane (Turner) Long. 

She retired from Hanover Shoe Factory in Franklin.  She was a member of Red Creek Bethel Church of the Brethren in Dryfork and the Onego Sunshine Sisters. 

In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband of 45 years, Hansel W. "Saul" Thompson; three daughters and sons-in-law, Edna and Harold Mullenax of Cherry Grove, Rose and Tim Arbogast of Cabins and Penny and Doug Murphy of Alexandria, VA; five sister, Ruby Kisamore, Rebecca Teter and Rheba Helmick, all of Onego, and Ruthalene "Susie" Hesse and Rose Mary Hofecker, both of Franklin; two brothers, Richard Conard of Rivesville and Robert Long of Maysville; eigh grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  

Besides her mother, she was also preceded in death by three brothers, Ronnie Dale Long, Ray Michael Long and Randy Jay Long. 

The Rev. Elmer R. Cosner conducted the funeral 11 a.m. Thursday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg.  Burial was at the Long family cemetery in Cabins.   

Memorial donations may be made to the family, c/o Hansel W. Thompson, PO Box 1073, Onego, W 26886.

Infant Malakai D. Wright

Malakai Devonta Wright,son of Derrick Wright and Sabrina Moats Wright of Harrisonburg, VA, was still born Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, VA.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Charles Craig Wright of Harrisonburg, VA, Diana Simmons Wright of Laurel, MD, Reginald Moats of Harrisonburg, VA, and Rhonda Junaid of Wichita, KS; and great-grandparents, Frances Wright, Geneva Wright and Kermit and Pamela Redman, all of Franklin.

He was preceded in death by two great-grandfathers, Charles Simmons and George Wright. 

The Rev. Eldon Moats conducted the funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Basagic Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin.  Burial was in the Moats family cemetery in Moyers.  

W. Bruce Dolly

W. Bruce Dolly, 91, of Franklin, died Saturday, Sept 6, 2003, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, VA. 

Mr. Dolly was born Aug. 12, 1912, in Franklin and was the son of the late Wilbur Dolly and Cornelia Ritchie Dolly. 

He was a retired farmer and had raised black Angus Cattle.  He was a member of the Franklin Presbyterian Church wehre he was a former elder, Treasurer and Trustee.  He was a member of theBlack Angus Cattleman's Association and was a former assistant postmaster in Franklin. 

Mr. Dolly was a charter member of the Franklin Chapter NO. 148 Order of the Eastern Star and served as worthy Patron for 25 years.  he was a member of the Pendleton Masonic Lodge #144 A.F.& A.M.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Gray Ralston Dolly whom he married on June 26, 1937. 

Also surviving are a daughter, Dorothy Gray Shelin of Williamsburg, VA; two grandchildren, Sandra Lee Simmons, of Walla Walla Washington, and Dr. Randal Gray Sheline of Las Vegas, NV. 

Two sisters, Marie Ruddle and Evelyn Anderson, also preceded him in death. 

Dr. William Everhart conducted the funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at Franklin Presbyterian Church.  Burial was at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Franklin with Masonic rites by A.F.& A.M. No. 144 at noon Wednesday.  An Eastern Star service was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin with the O.E.S. No. 148 officiating. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Franklin Presbyterian Church or the Pendleton County Rescue Squads. 

Velma E. Stump, 72

Velma Elizabeth Stump, 72, of Petersburg, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at her home. 

Mrs. Stump was born Sept. 23, 1930, in Landes and was a daughter of the late Enoch Alt and Sarah Ratcliff Alt. 

She retired from the Hanover Shoe Factory in Franklin after 25 years of service.  She attended Gordon Chapel United Methodist Church in Landes. 

Her husband, Raymond D. Stump, preceded her in death Sept. 17, 1980.  

She is survived by three sons, Delbert Stump, Randall Stump and Keith Stump, all of Petersburg; a daughter, Peggy Hughes of Petersburg; a sister, Thelma C. Alt of Petersburg, two brothers, William Vinton Alt of Upper Tract and Roy Alt of Cabins; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Debra Kay Stump Bennett; and two sisters, infant Arvella Alt and Mildred Rohrbaugh. 

The Revs. Gary Phillips, Steve Landis and Greg Rotruck conducted the funeral 1 p.m. Sunday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg.  Burial was at the South Branch Memorial Gardens in Petersburg.  

Memorial donations may be made to Gordon Chapel United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.  

Obituaries are used with the permission of the Pendleton Times.

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