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Obituaries from the Pendleton Times, 19 December 2002

William M. Flinn, Jr., 58

William Mason "Bill" Flinn, Jr., 58, of Penns Grove, NJ, and formerly of Franklin, died Tuesday evening, Dec. 3, 2002, in the Memorial Hospital of Salem County.

Born in Fisher, he was a son of Virginia Raines Flinn and the late William Flinn.

Mr. Flinn was a U.S. Army veteran and had served in Vietnam.

In addition to his wife of 37 years, Sharon, he is survived by a sister, Carol Graver of Jamestown, PA; a brother, Larry Flinn of Colonial Heights, VA; five nieces; and five nephews.

Per Mr. Flinnís request there wsa only a private viewing iwth his family and his remains were then cremated.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or charitable organization of your choice.


Rhoda M. Stump, 77

Rhoda Mae Judy Stump, 77, of Petersburg, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at the Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA.

Mrs. Stump was born Nov. 12, 1925, in Smoke Hole and was a daughter of the late George Gabriel Judy and Florence Kimble Judy.

She was postmaster of the former Landes Post Office and was a nurseís aide at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg until retiring. She was a member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church in Arthur.

Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Loyd Stump; a son, Geroge "Butch" Stump of Woodbridge, VA; a daughter, Winnie Goldizen of Arthur; two sisters, Alta Conrad of Dinwiddie, VA, and Margie Ludwick of Petersburg; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

The Revs. Joseph Gerstell, Stanley Kile and Gary Phillips conducted the fuenral 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Burial was at South Branch Memorial Gardens in Petersburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Mount Carmel United Methodist Church or Gordon Chapel United methodist Church.


Herbert Lee Sites

Herbert Lee Sites, 50, of Franklin, died Friday, Dec 13, 2002, at Pendleton Nursing Home in Franklin.

Mr. Sites was born Oct 1, 1952, in Harrisonburg, VA, and was the son of Mary Lee McLaughlin Sites of Franklin and the alte Herbert L. Sites.

He was a 1970 graduate of Franklin High School and a 1972 graduate of Potomac State College. He was employed by Tyson Foods for 18 years. Mr. Sites coached Little League teams, Franklin Elementary School basketball and Franklin menís and womenís softball. He was an avid Yankees fan and a member of Franklin Presbyterian Church.

On June 17, 2000, he married Karen Ann Judy Sites, who survives.

Also surviving are two sisters, Patricia Sites of Franklin and Mary Beth Bennett of Cherry Grove; and two brothers, Paul W. Sites and Brad Sites, both of Franklin.

Dr. Richard Young conducted the funeral 11 a.m. Monday at the Franklin Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Cherry Hill Cemetery at Upper Tract.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Herbert Lee Sites Memorial Fund, c/o Mr. Paul Mallow, Pendleton County Bank, PO Box 487, Franklin, WV 26807.

Funeral arrangements wereunder the direction of the Kimble Funeral Home, Franklin.


Ruth Nell Smith, 93

Ruth Nell Smith, 93, Greendale Road, Harrisonburg, VA, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at Harrisonburg Health and Rehab Center where she had been a resident since last May.

Mrs. Smith was born July 9, 1909, in Grafton and was a daughter of the late James and Rebecca Shingleton Channells.

She was raised by the John Harmon family in Riverton and moved to Harrisonburg, VA, from Franklin in the early 1950s.

She was a member of the North Fork United Methodist Church and was a retired seamstress of Joseph Neyís and Neyís House of Fashion.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sterile Daniel Smith, on March 11, 1990.

Surviving are one son, Charles Ellsworth Smith of Harrisonburg, VA; Margie Smith of Baltimore, MD, who made her home with Mrs. Smith; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Brother Tim Thomas conducted a memorial service 3 p.m. Sunday at the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, VA.

Her body will be cremated at the funeral home crematory and private burial will be in the North Fork Memorial Gardens in Riverton.

Friends may call anytime at the home of her son at 908 Greendale Road, Harrisonburg, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kidzone Day Care,c/o Dayspring Church of the Nazarene, PO Box 267, Mount Crawford, VA 22841.


Claude Waggy

Claude Waggy, 88, of Franklin, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Pendlton Nursing Home in Franklin.

Mr. Waggy was born Jan. 11, 1914, in Moyers and was the son of the late Kenny Waggy and Ida Moyers Waggy.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.

He was a logger and construction worker and retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways in 1976. He was a member of the Smith Creek Church of the Brethren.

On April 12, 1947, he married Erma A. Simmons Waggy, who survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Bonnie Mitchell of Upper Tract, and Judy Ralston of Monterey, VA; one son, Danny Waggy, of Franklin; three sisters, Irene Eye of Waynesboro, VA, Coral Link of Staunton, VA, and Lera Newby of California; a brother, Roy Waggy of Staunton, VA; one grandson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Elder John Hartman and Pastor Dan Ludwick conducted the funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at the Kimble Funeral Home Chapel inFranklin. Burial was in the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Franklin.

He was preceded in death by one brother.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pendleton Nursing Home, PO Box 700, Franklin, WV 26807.


James C. McGlaughlin, 58

James C. McGlaughlin, 58, of 440 Church Rd., Orrtanna, PA, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, in the Gettysburg Hospital.

He was a husband of Nancy Mallow M. McGlaughlin. Nancy is the daughter of Neva Alexander Mallow of Zephyrhills, FL

Born January 6, 1944, In Gettysburg, PA, he was the son of Mildred Weaver McGlaughlin and the late Carl B. McGlaughlin.

He was a supervisor in children services for Hoffman Homes in Littlestown at the time of his death.

He was a 1965 graduate of the University of New Mexico and a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves.

He owned and operated Jimís Supermarket in Wellsville for 10 years and was co-owner of Kennieís Market in Biglerville prior to that. He was also executive director of the Adams County Rescue Mission in Gettysburg, PA. He also owned Jimís Restoration and Cleaning in Gettysburg.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Terry L. Starner of Aspers, James A. McGlaughlin of Gettsyburg, PA and Michael R. McGlaughlin, of Aspers; three stepchildren, Karl E. Dorr of Dillsburg, Darryl S. Dorr of Newark, DE, and Bethany J. Dorr of Gettysburg, PA; four grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth McGlaughlin of New Oxford; and three sisters, Judy Weeks of Aledo, IL, Janet Nye of Fairfield, PA, and Connie Plank of Gettysburg, PA.

The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Monahanís Funeral Home, Gettysburg, PA, with the Rev. Jeff Walters officiating. Interment at the Eyler Valley Church Cemetery, Emmitsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.


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