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Obituaries from the Pendleton Times,  

16 September 2004 

Margaret Ellen Eye

Margaret Ellen Eye, 74, of Brandywine died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at her home. 

Mrs. Eye was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Baltimore, MD, and was a daughter of the late William Morris Clements and Edith Mae Harris Clements and step-daughter of the late Walter E. Hudson. 

She was a geriatrics aide and a member of Calvary Lutheran Church. 

On April 29, 1969, she married Elwood Paul Eye, who survives. 

She is also survived by a son, Joseph William Allison of San Jose, CA; a sister, Edith Mae Lanham of Clinton, MD; a brother, George Ira Hudson of Brandywine; and two grandchildren, Joseph Elwood and Jenine Elaine Allison. 

Pastor Briana Richardson conducted the funeral at 2 p.m. Monday at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin.  Burial was at Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandywine. 

memorial donations may be made to the family, c/o Basagic Funeral Home, P.O. Box 215, Franklin, WV, 26807. 

Audrey "Dolly" Kile

Audrey "Dolly" Kile, 72, of Upper Tract died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg. 

Ms. Kile was born May 9, 1932, at Smoke Hole and was the daughter of the late John E. and Zadie Kisamore Kimble. 

She was a cook at Upper Tract elementary School and was a secretary of Benkart Rigging in Pittsburgh, PA.  She attended Upper Tract United Methodist Church and was a member of the Petersburg American Legion Post 78 Ladies' Auxiliary.

She is survived by her companion , John Benkart of Pittsburgh, PA; a duaghter, WAnda Kessel of Upper Tract; two sons, Jimmie Kile and Ricky Kile, both of Upper Tract; three sisters, Arvella Cobb and Thelma Mullenax, both of Petersburg and Joy Lambert of Upper Tract; two brothers, Carl Kimble of Petersburg and Harlan Kimble of Upper Tract; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  

The Revs. Gary Phillips and Bruce Cosner conducted the funeral at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin.  Burial was a tCherry Hill Cemetery, Upper Tract.  

Curtis E. Williams, 74

Curtis E. Williams, 47, of Landover Hills, MD, died Sept. 6, 2004, at Georgetown University Hospital in Wshington, DC. 

Born June 14, 1957, in Cheverly, MD , he was the son of Bob Williams and step-son of Opal Williams of Franklin. 

  His mother, Donna Williams, preceded him in death.  

Also surviving are one son, Curtis J. Williams; one daughter, Christa N. Williams and former wife, Joanne Williams; four brothers, Gary Steyer of Ohio, Dale Williams of Maryland, Bobby Williams of Pennsylvania and Daniel Williams of Maryland; one sister, Pam Jackson of Franklin; and a number of nephews and nieces. 

Funeral services were held Sept. 10 at Gasch's Funeral Home, Hyattsville, MD, with burial in Laurel, MD.

Bobby "Randolph" Pope

Bobby "Randolph" Pope, 52, of Avante Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, VA, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, at the university of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA. 

 Mr. Pope was born Dec. 8, 1951, in Harrisonburg, VA, and was a son of the late Iris Lee Mitchell of Bridgewater, VA, and the late Bobbie Lee Pope.

He was a hairstylist for Wayne's Hair Designs and was a member of the Word Ministries in Harrisonburg, VA. 

In addition to his mother, survivors include a daughter Debbie Horst of Franklin; two brothers, Rick Pope of Briery Branch Dayton, VA, and Dan Pope of Brandywine; an several nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Randy Cosner conducted the funeral at 2 p.m. Friday at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Burial was at Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandywine. 

Memorial donations may be made to the family, c/o Basagic Funeral Home, P.O. Box 215, Franklin, WV  26807. 

Junior K. Miller, 79

Junior Keith Miller, 79 of Oldtown, MD, died Friday, September 10, 2004, at his residence. 

Born Nov. 30, 1924, in Mouth of Seneca, he was the son of the late Mason and Anna (Warner) Miller. 

Mr. Miller was retired from Rockville Crushed Stone Quarry in Rockville, MD. 

Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Helen Alt Miller, six children, Betty L. Bunner of Cumberland, MD, Roger Miller and wife, Bonnie of Oldtown, MD, Carroll Miller and wife, Vicki of Bunker Hill, Rosemary Humberson and husband, Fred of Friendsville, MD Karen Shoemaker and husband Donald of Kearneysville,, and Joseph Miller and wife Debbie of Shepherdstown; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two brothers Rodney Judy and Earl Miller, and three sisters, Virginia Miller, Reba June Heavner and Ruthalene Heavner.     

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, William Miller and Alvin Heavner. 

At Mr. Miller's request his body has been cremated. the family will have a private service. 

Scarpelli Funeral Home, PA, Cumberland, MD, is in charge of the arrangements. 

Condolences may be sent to

C. Weatherholtz, 51

Charlotte Christine Weatherholtz, 51, of New Market, VA, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, VA. 

Mrs. Weatherholtz was born Oct. 21, 1952, in Whitmer and was a daughter of Charles and Ruby Mowery Warner of Harrisonburg, VA. 

She was a housewife and attended Flat rock Church of the Brethren near Forrestville, VA. 

On Feb. 5, 1968, she married Lawrence "Buster" Weatherholtz, who survives. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by three daughters, Corinna "Cookie" Weatherholtz, Shawanda "Sam" Weatherholtz and Brittney "B.J." Weatherholtz, all of  New Market, VA; a son Chad Weatherholtz of New Market, VA; a niece, whom she raised, Amy Stalbird of Timberville, VA; a brother, Doug Warner of Fulks Run, VA; and six sisters, Ruth Miller of Timberville, VA, Miriam Hedrick of Onego, Catherine Tipton of Norfolk, VA, Debbie Warner of Harrisonburg, VA, Shirley Campbell of Elton, VA, and Melody White of Broadway, VA.  

Pastor Charles Comer conducted the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at Flat Rock Church of the Brethren.  Burial was in the church cemetery by Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway, VA. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Children's Hsoptial or Shenandoah County Relay for Life. 

W. Harvey Pitsenbarger 

William H. "Harvey" Pitsenbarger, 73, of Franklin died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg. 

Mr. Pitsenbarger was born Aug. 13, 1931, in Pendleton county and was a son of the late William Oliver Pitsenbarger and Virginia Leich Pitsenbarger. 

He retired from Hanover Shoe and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.  He was a life member of Sugar Grove VFW Post 9666 and a member of St. Pual's Independent Lutheran Church. 

On Nov. 16, 1956, he married Wanda Smith Pitsenbarger, who survives. 

He is also survived by a son, Ronald L. Pitsenbarger of Sugar Grove; two sisters, Bonnie Mickey of Brook Park, OH, and Marvel Earhart of Cascade, MD; two brothers, Ralph Pitsenbarger of Franklin and Rembert Pitsenbarger of Eastlake, OH; and a granddaughter, Jodi Pitsenbarger of Moyers.  

The Rev. Jerry Smith will conduct the funeral at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's Independent Lutheran church in Moyers.  Burail was at Totten Chapel Cemetery in Moyers with military honors by the Pendleton County Veterans Honor Guard by Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin.  

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Independent Lutheran Church, c/o Delbert Rexrode, HC 2 Box 56, Doe Hill, VA 24433 or the Totten Chapel Cemetery Fund, c/o Myrtle M. Rader, HC 63 Box 91, Moyers, WV.  

Annabelle Bergdall, 81

Annabelle Lee (Smith) Bergdall, 81, of South Fork area of Moorefield died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at the Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Harrisonburg, VA. 

Born Sept. 23, 1922, in Hardy County, she was the daughter of the late Edwin w. and Gladys Sites Smith. 

Her husband, Carl H. Bergdall, preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 1986. 

Mrs. Bergdall and her husband were beef and poultry farmers for over 40 years.  She was formerly a 4-H leader and a member of the Peru Homemakers Extension Club, West Virginia Farm Bureau and Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Peru.

Also surviving are three daughters, Phyllis B. Cook of Moorefield, Carla Brown and husband, Vernon of Harrisonburg, VA, and Joanne B. Haggerty and husband, Charles of New Market, VA; four grandchildren, Eric Hedrick and Relenee Cook, both of Harrisonburg, VA, Scott Cook of South Fork and Christopher Haggerty of Glen Allen, VA; two great-grandchildren, Eddie and Julie Hedrick; two step-great-grandchildren; one uncle, David Luther Smith of Nottingham, MD; and a number of nieces and nephews. 

Also preceding her in death were one brother, Edwin W. Smith, Jr., two infant sisters, Lillian Geraldine and Katherine Mae Smith. 

Funeral services were held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Pastor Briana Richardson officiating.  Interment was in Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield. 

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, Hardy County Public Library, 102 N. Main St., Moorefield, WV  26836 or a charity of choice.   

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