2004 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries: M

Coolidge Mace
Coolidge T. Mace, 79, of 109 Highland Ave, Petersburg, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Schaeffer Funeral Home, where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Vivan Watts and the Rev. Tommy George will officiate and interment will be at the South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens in Petersburg.  From 28 Aug 2004.

Lovie L. Mace
Lovie Mace, 93, a former resident of Elkins Manor and a patient in the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center for the past five months, passed away Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004 in the Center.
Mrs. Mace was born Nov. 18, 1910, in Braxton County a daughter of the late Daniel and Martha Shaffer. Surviving are two daughters, Cecil (Dorothy) Lanham of Montrose and Lowell “Nick” (Glenna Faye) Davis of Ellamore. Several grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. Preceding in death besides Mrs. Mace’s parents were one son, Ralph Cornell, one sister, Mae VanReenan and a grandson, Andy Cornell.
Mrs. Mace worked in an Airplane Factory during World War II. She owned and operated the Beverly Restaurant during the late 1960s and early 70s. She was a Foster Grandparent for many years. She was also a member of the Woodford Memorial United Methodist Church and attended services at the Elkins Manor and the Elkins Church of God and Family Worship Center.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. today at the the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Wink Lanham officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. State Memorial Gardens near Gilman. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105 in memory of Mrs. Mace. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Lovie L. Mace.  From 30 Oct 2004. 

Aileen MacFarland
Aileen M. MacFarland, 94, of Petersburg, died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at Grant Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at St. Mary’s Catholic Church where the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Schaeffer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  From 12 Apr 2004.

Donald Mallow
Donald Neil Mallow, 58, a resident of Belington, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 2, 2004 at the Elkins Dialysis Center.
He was born June 11, 1945, at Elkins, a son of the late Hobart and Margie Marie Bodkin Mallow.
Four sons, Steve Mallow and Bryan Mallow, both of Belington, David Mallow and wife, Anita, of Marlinton and Mike Mallow and wife, Ellen, of Junior, survive him. Also surviving is one brother, Jerry Mallow and wife, Marlene, of Montrose; one brother-in-law, Dave Varner of Elkins; two sisters, Jean Mallow of Montrose and Ann Mallow of Beverly; and five granddaughters, Sarah, Danah, Hannah, Lorrie Beth and Tyler Ann Mallow.
One sister, Susan K. Varner, preceded him in death.
Prior to becoming disabled, Mr. Mallow worked as a heavy equipment operator with Smith Contracting. He was a Jehovah’s Witness.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. At Mr. Mallow’s request, his remains will be cremated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elkins Dialysis Center at 100 Main St., Elkins, W.Va., 26241 in memory of Mr. Mallow. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Donald Neil Mallow.  From 4 Jan 2004.

Jason D. Mallow
Jason Daniel Mallow, 26, of Red Creek died Friday, July 30, 2004, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born June, 28, 1978, in Elkins, the son of Herbert Clark Mallow II and Dorinda Ellen Bonner.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by one daughter, Alexa Ann Lawson of Canaan Heights; one brother, Justin Clark Mallow of Red Creek; paternal grandparents, Herbert and Mary Mallow of Red Creek; and maternal grandparents, Jackson and Rinda Ronner of Canaan Valley.
Jason was a 1996 graduate of Tucker County High School. He worked as a carpenter and was a Protestant by faith.
Friends will be received at the Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be at the Hinkle Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Todd Rhodes officiating. Interment will follow in Buena Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 2 Aug 2004. 

Phillip R. Mallow
Phillip Ray Mallow, 41, passed away at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Martinsburg. His death was attributed to cardiac arrest.
He was born Jan. 13, 1963, in Elkins, the son of Billy Ray Mallow and Agnes Boggs Mallow, who survive in Elkins.
Also surviving are four sisters, Debbie Cowger of Dailey, Loretta Bowers of Martinsburg, Tina Parks of Elkins and Michelle Mallow of Elkins. A close companion, Sherri Young, survives in Martinsburg.
Phillip attended the schools of Randolph County. He was employed by the Courtesy Highway Patrol of West Virginia in Martinsburg.
He was a Protestant by faith.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Phillip Ray Mallow.   From 5 Feb 2004.

Phillip Ray Mallow
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home chapel with Pastor Joey Ridenour officiating. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Phillip Ray Mallow.  From 6 Feb 2004.

Catherine L. Mantz
Catherine L. Mantz, 78, of Hilltop, formerly of Cowen, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Hill Top Nursing Home in Beckley following an extended illness.
She was born Oct. 4, 1925, in Coalton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl F. Jones and Thelma Lipscomb Jones; one son, Frank Mantz; and her husband, James A. Mantz.
Surviving are one son, Paul Mantz and wife, Jackie, of Beckley; one brother, Ronald Jones of Elkins, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was a homemaker and member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Cowen. She was a former member of the Eastern Star in Grafton.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Adams-Reed Funeral Home of Cowen, where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Clarice Smith of Cowen will officiate and interment will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Cowen.  From 27 Sep 2004.

Dorsey D. Markley
Dorsey David Markley, 66, a resident of the Carrolton community, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 16, 1938, in Gypsy, the son of the late Dorsey Delbert and Velva Lee Wilmoth Markley.
He was united in marriage on Sept. 9, 1976, to Faye Sullivan Markley, who survives at their home in Carrolton.
Also surviving are five daughters, Jessica Markley Collins and husband, Junior Dale, of Philippi, Teresa Jo Barr of Petersburg, Terena Mae Malt of Petersburg, Tanna Lee Yokum of Elkins and Tina Areta Helmick of Italy; one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley Gaylor and husband, Gerald, of Philippi; one brother and sister-in-law, Donald Markley and wife, Betty, of Lorian, Ohio; 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Alex Clay Markley; and two sisters, Betty Boyles and Virginia Lantz.
He served in the U.S. Army during 1957-59 and served in Korea.
He retired as a fiberglass fabricator.
He was a Methodist by faith.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, after 7 p.m. today, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and until 2 p.m. Saturday, the service hour. The Rev. Alicia Rapking will officiate and interment will follow at the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery with the honor guard of American Legion Post 44 conducting military rites. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 16 Sep 2004.

Ideria A. Marple
Ideria Angeline Marple, 85, of the Hodgesville community, died Saturday, July 17, 2004, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.
She was born July 14, 1919, at Brushy Fork, the daughter of the late Ovid Litle Queen and Ocie Virginia Strader Queen.
On Oct. 12, 1940, she married Lyndell Max Marple, who preceded her in death in 1972.
Surviving are three sisters, Roberta Geraldine Stump of Logan, Ohio, Omagene Smith and husband, Ralph Junior Smith, of Akron, Ohio, and Guyda Ernestine Stone of Buckhannon; one brother-in-law, R.T. Junior Evans of Hodgesville; four nieces, six nephews and several great-nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Marple was a Christian by faith. She retired from the Upshur County school system after teaching 35 years. During that time, she was presented an honorary award for having the most students winning the Golden Horseshoe in West Virginia. After retirement, she traveled extensively. She was noted for her generous contributions to churches and organizations at home and abroad. She was a graduate of WVWC and earned a master’s degree in education from West Virginia University. For a period of time she helped with the Christian Broadcasting at WLYJ in Clarksburg and aided in Heart and Hand House. She also helped found and organize the Samaritan house in Hodgesville.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home Inc., where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Frank Shipley will officiate and burial will follow at Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.  From 19 Jul 2004.

Donald G. Marsh
Donald Gene Marsh, 70, a resident of Route 1, Moatsville, Tacy community, passed away at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday in Ruby Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient for the past 10 weeks.
Mr. Marsh was born at Philippi on June 30, 1933, the son of the late Wilbert “Tee” and Helen Boyles Marsh.
Mr. Marsh was united in marriage on June 25, 1955 to the former Shirley June Stone Marsh, who survives.
He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Becky Parker and husband, Jim, of Moundsville, Sherri Hustead and husband, Don, of Dillonvale, Ohio, and Tracey Howell and husband, Bob, of Moatsville; three sisters, Mack Mosesso and husband, John, Sue Cunningham and husband, Bill, and Janet Nixon and husband, Jerry; one brother-in-law, Jim Stone; a friend, Chris Tyler; four grandsons, T.C. Howell, Jason Parker D.J. Schier and fiancee Nichole Scott, and Eric Schier; one granddaughter, Hope Parker; two stepgranddaughters, Nicole Hustead and Kristin Stein and husband, Sebastian; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Marsh graduated from Philippi High School in 1951. He was a carpenter by trade and joined the Carpenters Union in June 1951.
He served in the U.S. Navy Seabees from July 1953-1957 and served in Cuba, Africa and Italy.
He was a member of the Tacy Community Association and Tacy Cross Road United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home after 2 p.m. today until 2 p.m. Friday, when services will be at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Boyce officiating. Interment will be in Marsh Cemetery at Tacy with American Legion Post 44 conducting military rites. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 29 Jan 2004.

“Betsy” Marstiller
Mildred Bernice “Betsy” Lipscomb Marstiller, 95, a resident of Parsons, and more recently a resident of Colonial Place, Elkins, departed this life early this morning, Oct. 12, 2004, at Davis Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Mildred Bernice “Betsy” Lipscomb Marstiller.   From 12 Oct 2004.

“Betsy” Marstiller
Mildred Bernice “Betsy” Lipscomb Marstiller, 95, a resident of Parsons and more recently a resident of Colonial Place, Elkins, departed this life early Tuesday morning, Oct. 12, 2004, in Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins.
She was born Feb. 18, 1909, the daughter of the late Arthur Greg Lipscomb and Faith Adelaine Shaffer Lipscomb.
On June 14, 1930, she was married to Calmer “Cam” Marstiller, who preceded her in death in 1968.
Surviving are one daughter, Camille Phares and husband, Donald, of Elkins; two grandchildren, Melissa Marple and husband, Jim, of Parsons, and Michael James Phares of Elkins; one niece, June Ann Collett Rosser and husband, Howard, of Walworth, N.Y.; and two nephews, Edward “Sonny” Summerfield of Buckhannon and Arthur “Bud” Summerfield of Shinnston.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur Gilbert Lipscomb, William Homer Lipscomb and Edward Allen Lipscomb; and three sisters, Lillian “Peach” Collett, Pauline Summerfield and Faith Marie Lipscomb.
She was a graduate of Parsons High School and attended Davis & Elkins College. She was a former school librarian in Jane Lew and in Wellsburg.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Parsons, of which she was a member of the Women’s Club. She was a former member of the River City Garden Club and was a member of Parsons Chapter 91 Order of the Eastern Star.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. David Fuller will officiate and interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to Hospice Care, P.O. Box 193, Parsons, W.Va. 26287 or to the First United Methodist Church, 101 First St., Parsons, W.Va. 26287. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mildred Bernice “Betsy” Lipscomb Marstiller. Sympathy expressions may be sent to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 13 Oct 2004.

"Betsy" Marstiller
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. David Fuller will officiate and interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to Hospice Care, P.O. Box 193, Parsons, W.Va. 26287 or to the First United Methodist Church, 101 First St., Parsons, W.Va. 26287. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mildred Bernice "Betsy" Lipscomb Marstiller. Sympathy expressions may be sent to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 14 Oct 2004.

James A. Marstiller
James A. Marstiller, 88, of Route 1, Clarksburg, departed this life on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004. He was one of the most honorable and well-respected attorneys in the state.
He was born in Elkins on June 28, 1916, a son of the late Stewart Lee and Mollie G. Ramsey Marstiller. He graduated from Elkins High School, received his AB degree from West Virginia University in 1939 and his LLB degree from the School of Law at WVU in 1942.
During that year, he served as an attorney with the Board of Tax Appeals, now the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C. In the latter part of 1942, he was appointed assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia. He served in that capacity until 1944, when he resigned from the position to devote full time to the private practice of law in Clarksburg.
Mr. Marstiller and Fred B. Deem had formed a partnership for the practice of law in 1943, known as Deem and Marstiller. He continued in that partnership until the death of Mr. Deem. Then, with Edgar C. Siegrist and H. Laban White, the law firm of Marstiller, Siegrist and White was organized, and he was a member of that firm until his retirement.
In 1955, he was co-founder of First Federal Savings and Loan in Clarksburg, later renamed Mountain State Federal Savings and Loan. He served as its attorney, secretary and vice chairman of the board until his retirement in 1986.
He was past president of the Harrison County chapter of West Virginia University Alumni, president of the Harrison County Bar Association and past vice president of the West Virginia Bar Association. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi, Rotary Club, BPOE Elks Lodge 482, Herman Lodge 6, AF & AM, Scottish Rite Mason and the Sons of the American Revolution. He was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church of Clarksburg, where he served on the vestry.
He was a former member of the Farmington Country Club in Charlottesville, Va., and a former member of the Virginia Seniors Golf Association. He was also a member of the Clarksburg Country Club where he served on the board of directors and as secretary.
In 1941, he married Marjorie Annon, a Clarksburg native, who departed this life in August 2002 after 61 years of devoted marriage. They had, and are survived by, two sons, Philip Steward Marstiller, an attorney in Richmond, Va., and Stephen Annon Marstiller, a mechanical engineer in Nashville, Tenn.; three grandsons, Philip Steward “Ward” Marstiller Jr. of Richmond, Va., Spencer Philpott Marstiller of Los Angles, Calif., and Christopher Baird Marstiller of Nashville, Tenn.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by five sisters, Inna Lee (Mrs. Robert) Hartleben, Katherine (Mrs. Roy) Rainey, Ruth (Mrs. Leo) Haddad, Margaret (Mrs. Wilbur) Ashby and Betty Jean (Mrs. Richard) Trout; and two brothers, Richard J. Marstiller and Coleman “Cam” Marstiller, a former member of the House of Delegates from Harrison County.
At his request, his body was cremated, and his immediate family will hold a private graveside service.
Family and friends are invited to gather at the Marstiller home on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to celebrate Mr. Marstiller’s life.  From 13 Nov 2004.

Gladys K. Martin
Gladys K. Bailor Martin, 79, a resident of Martin Hollow, Mill Creek, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at her residence. She had been in failing health for the past month, however, death was unexpected.
Born April 28, 1924, at Durbin, she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Josephine Simmons Bailor.
On Sept. 18, 1940, in Cumberland, Md., she was united in marriage to Howard Martin, who preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 2002.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda Martin, at home, and Shirley Martin of Mill Creek; four sons, Howard Lee Martin of Mill Creek, Rick Martin and wife, Brenda, of Mill Creek, Bob Martin and wife, Joyce, of Mill Creek, and Harold Martin and wife, Ruby, of Mill Creek; and one sister, Janet Bailor of Durbin.
Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were one daughter, Lois Ann Martin; five sisters, Ruth Bailor, Etta Barb, Ernestine Bailor, Florence Dettaven and Mary Dettaven; and three brothers, Carl Bailor, Bob Bailor and Bill Bailor.
Gladys was a homemaker. She loved life and spending time with her family. She loved canning and cooking. She was an animal lover and had a special cat, “Puss,” that she loved and took care of.
Gladys was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints.
Friends will be received at the Martin Family Cemetery in Martin Hollow, Mill Creek, on Tuesday from noon until 1 p.m., the service hour. The casket will be open at the gravesite. The Rev. Charles Stanley, pastor of the Huttonsville Independent Baptist Church, will officiate and interment will follow. The F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Gladys K. Bailor Martin.  From 12 Jan 2004.

Mary I. Martin
Mary Iris Martin, 70, a resident of Silver Spring, Md., went home to be with the Lord at 7:09 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004.
She was born Dec. 31, 1933, at Century, a daughter of the late Ray and Anna Bullough Martin.
Surviving are one sister, Doris Dean and husband, Richard, of Silver Spring, Md.; and two brothers, Jack Martin and wife, Clara, of Volga, and Fred Martin and wife, Michelle, of Grafton.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, James Tillison Martin and Odbert Ray Martin.
She was a laboratory technician at a local hospital and a Catholic by faith.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home in Philippi Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Philippi Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Father Damian Drass, T.O.R. as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 4 Nov 2004.

Stella Martin
Stella Belva Shaffer Martin, 91, a resident of Parsons and a resident of Nella’s Nursing Home at Crystal Springs, departed this life Thursday, May 6, 2004, at the home.
She was born Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1913, at Pifer Mountain, St. George, the daughter of the late “Bedford” Albert Shaffer and Dora Alice Moore Shaffer.
On July 6, 1929, in Oakland, Md., she was married to Howard Dailey Martin, who preceded her in death on Feb. 2, 1989. They had celebrated 60 years of marriage.
Surviving are one son, Dr. Franklin Martin and wife, Miriam, of Frankfort, Ky; one daughter, Mrs. William (Nola) DeVilder of Parsons; two stepbrothers, Jesse F. Shaffer of Port Smith, Va., and Troy L. Shaffer of Orlando, Fla.; two grandchildren, Dr. Elizabeth Jane Granger of Zachary, La., and William Michael “Mike” DeVilder and wife, Sheila, of Parsons; two great-grandchildren, Katie and Alex Granger of Zachary, La.; and two stepgreat-grandchildren, Daniel and Marcy Williams.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was preceded in death by one brother, Clifford R. Shaffer; one stepbrother, Cecil Shaffer; one sister, Effie Grace Shaffer; one stepsister, Pearl Forsythe; and one son-in-law, William “Bill” DeVilder.
She attended the Murphy School at Texas Mountain. She worked at the former Dorman Mills from 1928 until its closing, then worked at the former Lambert’s Store in Parsons.
She was a member of the St. John’s United Methodist Church for more than 50 years, was a member of the United Methodist Women and sang in the church choir.
She was a member of Rebekah Lodge 95, the Tucker County Senior Center and the Goldenaires.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons for Stella Belva Shaffer Martin.  www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 7 May 2004.

Stella Martin
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 1 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. John Morrison will officiate and interment will follow at the Pifer Mountain Cemetery at St. George. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of the arrangements for Stella Belva Shaffer Martin.  From 8 May 2004.

Frances M. Mason
Frances Mary Mason, 80, a resident of the Fork Mountain community, Parsons, departed this life Monday morning, Sept. 20, 2004, at her home. She had been in her usual health and death was attributed to heart failure.
She was born Thursday, Aug. 7, 1924, at Fork Mountain, the daughter of the late Clarence Robert Wilson and Laura Sue Collett Wilson.
On Aug. 25, 1939, in Parsons, she was married to Arlie Vernon Mason, who preceded her in death in 1991.
Surviving are one son, Paul V. Mason and wife, Pearl, of Parsons; four daughters, Catherine “Katy” Ends and husband, Lawrence, and Cindy Long and husband, John, all of Parsons, and Wanda Day and fiance, Bill, of Holly Meadows and Rose Mary Phillips and husband, Randy, of Hambleton; one half sister, Hazel Poling of Parsons; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Alice Dye; two brothers, Carl and Raymond Wilson; four sisters, Stella Mason, Louise Harper, Dessie Harper and Isabelle Harper; four half brothers, Bill, Herbert and Fred Wilson and Howard Collett; and three half sisters, Armitta Sponaugle, Blanche Lazzell and Minnie O’Dell.
She attended the one-room school at Fork Mountain. She was known for her generosity, was a superb cook and never met a stranger.
She was a homemaker and a Methodist.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Leon Hevener will officiate and interment will follow at Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Frances Mary Mason. Sympathy expressions may be sent to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 21 Sep 2004. 

Frances M. Mason
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Leon Hevener will officiate and interment will follow at Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Frances Mary Mason. Sympathy expressions may be sent to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 22 Sep 2004. 

Virginia Mason
Virginia Mason, 81, a resident of Valentine’s Personal Care Home, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Virginia Mason.  From 20 May 2004.

Virginia Mason
Virginia Mason, 81, a resident of Elkins and a patient in Valentine’s Personal Care Home, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital.
She was born Sept. 13, 1922, in Elkins, the daughter of the late Cyrus Eli and Mary Margaret McCollam Wamsley.
She was married to Wilbur O. Mason, who preceded her in death in 1967.
Surviving are two sisters, Eleanor Schroeder of Wetumpka, Ala., and Betty W. Cox of Elkins.
Also preceding her in death were five brothers, Everett, Harold, Carl, Kenneth and an infant brother; and three sisters, Ada Cappadony, Mary Canfield and Alma Cooper.
Mrs. Mason was a graduate of Elkins High School with the class of 1940 and was valedictorian of her class. She was a homemaker.
Virginia was a devout Christian who loved the church and believed that Jesus Christ is Lord. She lived an exemplary life of discipleship.
At Elkins First United Methodist Church she served on the Evangelism Committee and the Pastor/Parish Relations Committee. She was a member of the Adult Sunday School class.
Virginia worked for many years in her local United Methodist Women’s group and served in every officer’s position during her membership. She was a delegate from the church to annual Conference many times.
As a state district officer of United Methodist Women, she helped with the School of Christian Missions held each summer at West Virginia Wesleyan College. During her work with missions, she traveled to South Africa and Ireland. She also traveled to the Holy Land twice.
Friends may call from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Elkins. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the church with the Rev. Dr. Ellis E. Conley officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mt. State Memorial Gardens Mausoleum near Gilman. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Central West Virginia Chapter Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 4543, Star City, W.Va. 26504-4543 in memory of Mrs. Mason. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Virginia Mason.  From 21 May 2004.

Virginia Mason
Friends may call from noon until 2 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church in Elkins. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today from the church with the Rev. Dr. Ellis E. Conley officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mt. State Memorial Gardens Mausoleum near Gilman. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Central West Virginia Chapter Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 4543, Star City, W.Va. 26504-4543 in memory of Mrs. Mason. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Virginia Mason.  From 22 May 2004.

Virgil M. Mathias
Virgil M. “Mac” Mathias, 72, of Petersburg, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at home.
The family will receive friends at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A memorial service will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Petersburg Presbyterian Church with the Rev. G. Richard Cardot officiating. Interment will be private in the Olivet Cemetery at Moorefield.  From 6 Dec 2004.

Ronald E. Mauzy
Ronald Edward Mauzy, 82, of Dorcas, died Friday, July 9, 2004, at the Veterans Medical Center in Washington, DC.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Schaeffer Funeral Home where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday.  From 12 Jul 2004.

Mary Jo Mayes
Mary Jo Mayes, 75, of Cass, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2004, at Thomas Memorial Hospital in Charleston.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Toney Samons officiating. Interment will be in the Arbovale Cemetery.  From 19 Jul 2004.

Connie I. Mayle
Connie Imogene “Jean” Mayle, 67, of Minerva, Ohio, died Saturday, March 6, 2004, in the Timken Mercy Medical Center in Canton following an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 26, 1936, at Brownton, the daughter of the late Coney and Vernie Newman Mayle.
She was the last member of her immediate family and was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Brown and Darlene Mayle; and by two brothers, Paul Joseph Mayle and Roger Lee Mayle.
Survivors include three nieces and their husbands, Regina and Lauren Yost of Williamsport, Md., Connie and Edward Cartwright of Phillipsburg, Pa., and Sherry and Edward Harvath of Bloomingdale, Ga.; two nephews, Coney Brown and wife, Gina, of Mahaffey, Pa., and Roger Lee Mayle Jr. of Austintown, Ohio; and several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Ms. Mayle was a retired barber.
Friends were received at the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. today, when funeral services were conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Selvy Junior Mayle officiating. Interment will follow in the Flemington IOOF Cemetery. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.   From 9 Mar 2004.

Mary K. McBee
Mary Katherine McBee, 79, a resident of Route 3, Philippi, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2004, in United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, where she had been a patient for several weeks.
She was born July 14, 1924, at Midland, the daughter of the late D.C. and Nettie Smith McBee.
Surviving are one sister, Jessie Plummer of Wichita Falls, Texas; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Winford McBee and wife, Juanita, of Bronson, Fla., and Bernard McBee and wife, Mary Lou, of Philippi; five nieces, Michelle Jackson of Kennebunk, Maine, Janice Wolery of Livermore, Calif., Sharon Morton of North Olmsted, Ohio, Kathy McBee of Canton, Ohio, and Mary Arnett Davenport of Plano, Texas; and two nephews, Donald J. Plummer and Gregory Plummer, both of Wichita Falls, Texas.
Miss McBee attended grade schools in Barbour County. She graduated from Philippi High School with the class of 1942. She was a graduate of North Carolina Secretarial Business School.
She was employed as a secretary at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., for several years; was in the Navy Finance Department in Cleveland, Ohio; was a legal secretary for John Mosesso for many years; and after retiring worked as an income tax preparer.
She was a member of Mansfield United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was also the church secretary and treasurer until ill health forced her to give up the position.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Linda Payton officiating. Interment will follow in the Mary’s Chapel Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 22 Jun 2004.

Bobby R. McCartney
Bobby Ray McCartney, 76, of Route 6, Box 633, Buckhannon, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, in St. Joseph’s Hospital.
He was born May 9, 1928, in Pursglove, the daughter of the late Laben Jackson McCartney and Lelah Pearl Armstrong McCartney.
On March 24, 1952, he was married to Lenna Mae Myers McCartney, who survives.
Surviving are two daughters, Cynthia Kay Ewing and husband, Richard, of Buckhannon, and Deborah Raye McCartney of Ventura, Calif.; one sister, Helen Craig and husband, Don, of Buckhannon; one brother, Laben J. McCartney and wife, Bette, of Huntingtown, Md.; one granddaughter, Erin Albaugh Boyd of Buckhannon; one grandson, Joel Beckwith Ewing of Buckhannon; and special friends, Ron and Sandy Murphy and Jim and Reta Long, all of Buckhannon.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Jackson F. McCartney.
He was an auto parts manager. He served in the U.S. Navy as a chief petty officer and retired after 13 1/2 years with a medical discharge. He served on the USS Forrestal aircraft carrier and several others during his career.
He was a member of Buckhannon Post 3663 Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Wayside Southern Baptist Church where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Don Knotts will officiate and interment will follow at Buckhannon Veterans Cemetery. Buckhannon VFW Post 3663, Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion and French Creek Chapter 36 of Disabled American Veterans will conduct military honors at the graveside. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Wayside Southern Baptist Church, the American Cancer Society of Gideon’s International.  From 23 Aug 2004.

Edwin A. McCauley
Edwin Allen “Eddie” McCauley, 47, a resident of Mill Creek, passed away at 5:12 a.m. Friday, April 2, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital emergency department.
He was born Feb. 17, 1957, at Adolph, the son of Myrtle Emma Lloyd McCauley of Mill Creek and the late Olan Ray McCauley.
He never married. Surviving are four brothers, Dale McCauley of Huttonsville, Darrell McCauley of Mill Creek, Timothy McCauley of Elkins and Carse McCauley of Mill Creek; one sister, Evelyn Gibson of Huttonsville; several nieces and nephews and one great-niece.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Elkins Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Charles R. Herron officiating. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Care Corp., PO Box 760, Arthurdale, W.Va. 26520. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Edwin Allen “Eddie” McCauley.  From 3 Apr 2004.

Edwin A. McCauley
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Elkins Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Charles R. Herron officiating. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Care Corp., P.O. Box 760, Arthurdale, W.Va. 26520. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Edwin Allen “Eddie” McCauley.  From 5 Apr 2004.

Junior O. McCord
Junior O. McCord, 72, of 26 Reger Ave., Buckhannon, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.
He was born April 26, 1932, in Pickens, the son of the late O.D. McCord and Hazel Morrison McCord.
On July 6, 1953, he was married to Shirley L. Craven McCord, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Steven McCord and wife, Camella, of Vienna and Brian L. McCord of Buckhannon; one brother, Elmer McCord of Aliquippa, Pa.; one sister, Laverne Edmonds of New Brighton, Pa.; one granddaughter, Katie McCord of Vienna; and one grandson, Peyton McCord of Vienna.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Doyle McCord; and one sister, Olena McCord.
He worked as water plant superintendent for the city of Buckhannon and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, Buckhannon Moose Lodge 1736 and served on the Buckhannon Water Board.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. The Rev. Gary Stackpole will officiate and interment will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.  From 1 Jun 2004. 

Edna K. McCoy
Edna Kelly McCoy, 85, a resident of Colonial Place, departed this life Sunday morning, July 25, 2004, at the Davis Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins for Edna Kelly McCoy. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 26 Jul 2004.

Edna K. McCoy
Edna Kelley McCoy, 85, a resident of Colonial Place, departed this life Sunday morning, July 25, 2004, at the Davis Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health.
She was born March 15, 1919, at Lebanon, Tenn., the daughter of the late Fred Kelley and Ollie Mae Hunt Kelley.
On Dec. 22, 1942, in Lebanon, Tenn., she was married to Lawrence R. McCoy, who preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1999. They celebrated 56 years of marriage.
Surviving her are one son, Lawrence Robert McCoy Jr. and wife, Linda Glover, of Elkins; one daughter, Pamela Ann McCoy Seferian and husband, Albert, of Reston, Va.; one brother, Cordell Kelley of Pensacola, Fla.; two stepgrandchildren, Valerie Gunther of Raleigh, N.C., and Tracy Gooden of Elkins; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband were three brothers, Melvin, James B. and Elmer Kelley; and one sister, Freda Mae Kelley.
She attended schools in Tennessee including Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tenn.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Chestnut Grove Cemetery at Herndon, Va. The Rev. Charlie Grant will officiate. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to Mountain Hospice, 1410 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Edna Kelley McCoy. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 27 Jul 2004.

Ralph E. McCue
Ralph Earl McCue, 65, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003.
He was born Oct. 24, 1938, in Buckhannon to Ralph Emerson McCue and Mary Hinkle McCue and moved to Arcadia in 1961.
He was a graduate of Upshur County High School in Buckhannon. He retired as manager of materials for Central Maloney Transformer Division.
He loved automobiles, motorcycles and golf.
He is survived by his sisters, Mrs. Eugene (Sandra) Roach of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Mrs. Francis (Marsha) Browning of Arcadia.  From 11 Feb 2004.

William Kyle McCue
William Kyle McCue, 93, of 205 McGraw Ave., Grafton, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at Country Living Personal Care Home in Grafton.
He was born July 24, 1910, in Lewis County, the son of the late William Henry Hastings McCue and Margaret Isabelle Wetzel McCue.
On May 30, 1947, he was married to Edith Green Hoke McCue, who preceded him in death on Dec. 23, 1993.
Surviving are one sister, Floda McNemar of Weston; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Creed McCune, Ernie McCue and Leslie McCue; and two sisters, Cosby Foster and Blanche Simmons.
He worked for B.F. Goodrich in Akron, Ohio for more than 40 years. He owned and operated McCue Trailer Court for 37 years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and continued to serve in the Army Reserves for several years.
Friends will be received at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Clyde Gidley will officiate and interment will follow in the Heavner Cemetery at Buckhannon.  From 3 Feb 2004.

Bus McDaniels
Bus McDaniels, 83, of Pennsboro, departed this life on Tuesday, Jan, 13, 2004, at Harrisville.
Bus was born on April 17, 1920, at Selbyville in Upshur County, the son of the late Holder F. and Gertrude Jackson McDaniels.
He had been employed by McCullough Funeral Home as a funeral assistant and the former Pennsboro Memorials as a memorial engraver for 25 years. He also worked as a carpenter in the area and for Northern Granite of Clarksburg as an engraver for 15 years.
Bus was a graduate of Pennsboro High School with the class of 1940 and was one of the original members of the Pennsboro Emergency Squad.
He was a veteran of World War II with the U.S. Coast Guard and had been a member of the former Trinity United Methodist Church where he served as janitor for many years. He was a member of the Hurshers Run United Methodist Church.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Carolyn McDaniels of Jamestown, N.C.; one son, Gary McDaniels of Pennsboro; one brother, Eugene McDaniels of Minerva, Ohio; four grandchildren, Chris, Dustin, John and Chase McDaniels; and four great-grandchildren, Andrew, Emily, Claire and Lucy McDaniels.
In addition to his parents, Bus was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mildred I. Austin McDaniels; two brothers, Darl and Theodore McDaniels; and two sisters, Rosena Tallman and Wavalene McDaniels.
Friends may call from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Friday at the McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home in Pennsboro where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday. Interment will be in the Mt. Harmony Masonic Cemetery at Pennsboro.  From 15 Jan 2004.

Eugene McDaniels
Eugene McDaniels, 78, of Minerva, Ohio, departed this life Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, in Akron, Ohio.
He was born July 5, 1926, at Selbyville in Upshur County.
Mr. McDaniels was a graduate of Pennsboro High School with the class of 1945 and worked in the dry cleaning industry for many years beginning in Pennsboro at MacDannald Dry Cleaning.
He later worked for Troy Laundry of Canton, Ohio, and City Laundry of Akron, Ohio, before finishing his working career with 14 years of service at the Minerva Self Serve of Minerva, Ohio.
He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church of North Canton, Ohio.
He is survived by wife of 44 years, Patricia Fullen McDaniels; one son, Bob McDaniels of Louisville, Ohio; two daughters, Joyce Harshbarger of Newark, Ohio, and Janice Ritenour of Magnolia, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.
Mr. McDaniels was preceded in death by his parents, Holder F. and Gertrude Jackson McDaniels; three brothers, Holder “Buss,” Darl and Theodore McDaniels; and two sisters, Rosena Tallman and Wavalene McDaniels.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Raiguel Funeral Home in Harrisville with interment to follow in the Mt. Harmony Masonic Cemetery at Pennsboro. Friends may call from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  From 31 Aug 2004.

Doris L. McDonald
Doris Loraine McDonald, 68, of Route 4, Box 634-A, Buckhannon, died Thursday, July 22, 2004, at the home of her daughter, Lori, in Baltimore, Md.
She was born July 19, 1936, in Texas, the daughter of the late John McIntosh and Victoria McIntosh.
On Dec. 5, 1953, she was married to Harold Sullivan McDonald, who survives.
Surviving are four daughters, Patricia Roberts and Vickie Carbaugh, both of Buckhannon, Beverly Wells of French Creek and Lori Clark of Middle River, Md.; five brothers, Johnny McIntosh, Leroy McIntosh, Leo McIntosh, Buford McIntosh and Oscar McIntosh, all of Lott, Texas; one sister, Louise Hogg of Lott, Texas; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl McIntosh and Lawrence McIntosh; one sister, Luvaney McIntosh; and one grandson, Charlie Carbaugh.
She was a homemaker and a member of Wayside Southern Baptist Church on Brushy Fork Road.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Don Knotts will officiate and interment will be in the Parsons City Cemetery.  From 26 Jul 2004.

Edrie McDonald
Edrie Madge Lambert McDonald, 95, formerly of Riverton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Nella’s Nursing Home in Crystal Springs.
She was born Oct. 8, 1908, in Harman, the daughter of the late Isom Harper Lambert and Mary Alice Painter Lambert.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Wade McDonald, on Nov. 27, 2003.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Joy Lee McDonald Thompson; six brothers and five sisters, Marvin Painter, Mark Lambert, Glenn Lambert, Robert Lambert, Don Lambert and Ford Lambert, and Lizzie Bible, Norah Parker, May Day, Gladys Hedrick and infant Mable Lambert.
She is survived by one daughter, Nellie Ruth Lambert of Whitmer; two granddaughters, Pamela Mullennex of Whitmer and Cindy Ranson of Waldorf, Md.; and two great-grandsons, Asa Mullennex and Shane Ranson.
She is also survived by two sisters, Eula Calhoun of Glen Burnie, Md., and Edith Nelson of Palm Bay, Fla.; one brother, Jack Otis Lambert of Springfield, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a homemaker and member of the North Fork Apostolic Church.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the North Fork Apostolic Church in Riverton. Brother Ronnie Malone will officiate and interment will follow in the North Fork Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the North Fork Apostolic Church.  From 19 Jan 2004.

Genevieve McDonald
Genevieve A. Jackson McDonald, 68, a native of West Virginia and a resident of Tallahassee, Fla., departed this life early Friday morning, Feb. 6, 2004, at the Yale-New Haven Hospital at New Haven, Conn. Death was unexpected.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins for Genevieve A. Jackson McDonald. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 7, 9 and 10 Feb 2003.

“Ginny” McDonald
Genevieve “Ginny” Ann Jackson McDonald, 68, a native of West Virginia and a resident of Tallahassee, Fla., departed this life early Friday morning, Feb. 6, 2004, at the Yale-New Haven Hospital at New Haven, Conn. Death was unexpected.
She was born on Friday, Jan. 3, 1936, in Frank, the daughter of the late Edward Jackson and Rhoda Carter Jackson.
She had celebrated 47 years of marriage to her loving husband, the Rev. Walter “Wally” McDonald, who survives in Tallahassee.
Also surviving her are one daughter, Pota Estel Coston of Chantilly, Va.; one son, Walter William McDonald III of Boca Raton, Fla.; one grandson, Bernard E. Coston II of Chantilly, Va.; four brothers, Robert Jackson of Philadelphia, Pa; Charles Jackson of Norristown, Pa., George Jackson of Elkins, and Walter Jackson of New London, Conn.; four sisters, Linda Jackson and Nancy Marsh, both of Columbus, Ohio, Juanita Womack of Plainfield, N.J., and Gladys Walker of New London, Conn.; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her parents were four brothers, Dewey Asbury “Duke,” Edward, Joseph Ray and Carter O’Neal Jackson; and two sisters, Agnes Gardiner and Emily Mae Jackson.
She attended high school at Riverside High School in Elkins and was in its last graduating class with the class of 1954. She attended beauty school in Charleston and owned and operated Ginny’s Beauty Bar in Elkins for over 20 years.
In 1984, Mrs. McDonald and her husband moved to Lakeland, Fla., where he attended Bible College. They moved to Tallahassee, Fla., where she supported her husband in establishing Providence Baptist Church. At the church, she was an active leader in the Women’s Ministries, Sunday School, Children’s Church, Joy Club Children’s Ministry, after school tutoring and the Women’s Prayer Group.
She was also an active participant in the Providence Neighborhood Association by engaging youth in numerous community projects.
She was employed as a part-time hair stylist at Touch of Class Hair Salon in Tallahassee, Fla.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins for Genevieve A. Jackson McDonald. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 11 Feb 2004.

“Ginny” McDonald
Genevieve “Ginny” Ann Jackson McDonald, 68, a native of West Virginia and a resident of Tallahassee, Fla., departed this life early Friday morning, Feb. 6, 2004, at the Yale-New Haven Hospital at New Haven, Conn. Death was unexpected.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Friday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. On Saturday, Mrs. McDonald will be moved to the Calvary Baptist Church of Elkins where final rites will be conducted at 1 p.m. The Rev. Don Reynolds, the Rev. Larry Draper, and Pastor Ralph Andrus will officiate and interment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Providence Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Genevieve “Ginny” Ann Jackson McDonald. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 12 Feb 2004.

"Ginny" McDonald
Genevieve "Ginny" Ann Jackson McDonald, 68, a native of West Virginia and a resident of Tallahassee, Fla., departed this life early Friday morning, Feb. 6, 2004, at the Yale-New Haven Hospital at New Haven, Conn. Death was unexpected.
Born on Friday, Jan. 3, 1936, in Frank, she was the daughter of the late Edward Jackson and Rhoda Carter Jackson.
She had celebrated 47 years of marriage to her loving husband, the Rev. Walter "Wally" McDonald, who survives in Tallahassee.
Also surviving her are one daughter, Pota Estel Coston of Chantilly, Va.; one son, Walter William McDonald III of Boca Raton, Fla.; one grandson, Bernard E. Coston II of Chantilly, Va.; four brothers, Robert Jackson of Philadelphia, Pa., Charles Jackson of Norristown, Pa., George Jackson of Elkins and Walter Jackson of New London, Conn.; four sisters, Linda Jackson and Nancy Marsh, both of Columbus, Ohio, Juanita Womack of Plainfield, N. J., and Gladys Walker of New London, Conn.; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her parents were four brothers, Dewey Asbury "Duke," Edward, Joseph Ray and Carter O’Neal Jackson; and two sisters, Agnes Gardiner and Emily Mae Jackson.
She attended high school at Riverside High School in Elkins, and was in its last graduating class with the class of 1954.
She attended beauty school in Charleston and owned and operated Ginny’s Beauty Bar in Elkins for over 20 years.
In 1984, Mrs. McDonald and her husband moved to Lakeland, Fla., where he attended Bible College. They moved to Tallahassee, Fla., where she supported her husband in establishing Providence Baptist Church. At the church, she was an active leader in the Women’s Ministries, Sunday School, Children’s Church, Joy Club Children’s Ministry, after-school tutoring and the Women’s Prayer Group.
She was also an active participant in the Providence Neighborhood Association by engaging youths in numerous community projects
She was employed as a part-time hair stylist at Touch of Class Hair Salon in Tallahassee, Fla.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. On Saturday, Mrs. McDonald will be moved to the Calvary Baptist Church of Elkins where final rites will be conducted at 1 p.m. The Rev. Don Reynolds, the Rev. Larry Draper and Pastor Ralph Andrus will officiate and interment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Providence Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Genevieve "Ginny" Ann Jackson McDonald. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 13 Feb 2004.

“Ginny” McDonald
The family received friends Friday at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins. Today, Mrs. McDonald will be moved to the Calvary Baptist Church of Elkins where final rites will be conducted at 1 p.m. The Rev. Don Reynolds, the Rev. Larry Draper and Pastor Ralph Andrus will officiate and interment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Providence Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Genevieve “Ginny” Ann Jackson McDonald. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 14 Feb 2004.

Mabel C. McDonald
Mabel Catherine McDonald, 91, a resident of Pendleton Nursing Home in Franklin and formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at the nursing home.
She was born Nov. 25, 1913, at Riverton, a daughter of the late Phillip H. Kisamore and Cordelia Nelson.
She was married to Donald Dwight McDonald, who preceded her in death Nov. 5, 1967.
She is survived by two sons, Donald P. McDonald of Harrisonburg, Va., and Barth A “Jack” McDonald of Blanchard, Okla.; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by one son, Forrest Wayne “Sonny” McDonald and seven brothers, Mack, Henry, Emery, Mason, Robert, Clem and Jason.
She was a homemaker, an Avon representative for over 40 years and attended Riverton United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be Thursday from noon until 2 p.m. the hour of the funeral service at Riverton United Methodist Church in Durbin with the Rev. Barbara Rexroad and the Rev. Kenneth DeWitt officiating. Interment will follow at North Fork Memorial Cemetery in Riverton.   From 15 Dec 2004. 

Harold E. McGee
Harold Everett “Mac” McGee, 88, a resident of Route 4, Philippi, the Elk City community, passed away at 1:35 a.m. Sunday, March 28, 2004, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born July 20, 1915, in Barbour County, the son of the late Lawrence Francis and Mary Elizabeth “Bessie” Chrislip McGee.
Surviving are one niece and three nephews, Mildred Beer of Buckhannon, Lowell McGee of Pittsburgh, Pa., Hugh McGee of Buckhannon and Walter McGee of Philippi; and special friends, George and Jo Simon and family of Philippi, and Charlie and Jean Rogers and family of Philippi.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leslie Farel McGee and Wendell Oris McGee.
Harold “Mac” was an employee of the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. for 40 years. He was a member of Bigelow Lodge No. 52 AF & AM.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Family and friends will depart Wright Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Wednesday to Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery for a graveside service with the Rev. Fr. Bernard Grunewald officiating. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 29 Mar 2004.

Samuel E. McGee
The Rev. Samuel Edward McGee, 84, of Madison Heights, Va., formerly of Huttonsville, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004.
Interment will be in Milan, Mich. Memorial donations may be made to Society of St. Andrews, 3383 Sweet Hollow Road, Big Island, Va. 24526.  From 20 Feb 2004.

Phyllis McGhee
Phyllis A. Grant McGhee, 85, of 5 Baxter St., Buckhannon, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at Holbrook’s Nursing Home in Buckhannon.
She was born Nov. 4, 1918, in Buckhannon, the daughter of the late Wilson Charles and Josephine C. Lee McGhee.
Surviving are five sons, Wayne Grant of Teaneck, N.J., Phillip Michael McGhee of Buckhannon, Jimmy S. McGhee of Toledo, Ohio, Rodney McGhee of Buckhannon and Chris E. McGhee of Morgantown; two daughters, Sharon Smith and Maria Connally, both of Dayton, Ohio; two sisters, Mary Virginia Martin of Baltimore, Md., and Patricia Jenkins of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert McGhee, Jim Scott McGhee and Charles McGhee; and three sisters, Betty Edwards, Jane Bond and Dorothy Mae McGhee.
She was a homemaker and a member of AME Baptist Church.
Friends will be received from at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. J. Edward McDaniels and the Rev. Dr. Charles Godwin will officiate and interment will follow in the Old Baptist Cemetery at Buckhannon.  From 7 Aug 2004.

Phyllis McGhee
Phyllis A. Grant McGhee, 85, of 5 Baxter St., Buckhannon, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at Holbrook’s Nursing Home in Buckhannon.
She was born Nov. 4, 1918, in Buckhannon, the daughter of the late Wilson Charles and Josephine C. Lee McGhee.
Surviving are five sons, Wayne Grant of Teaneck, N.J., Phillip Michael McGhee of Buckhannon, Jimmy S. McGhee of Toledo, Ohio, Rodney McGhee of Buckhannon and Chris E. McGhee of Morgantown; two daughters, Sharon Smith and Maria Connally, both of Dayton, Ohio; two sisters, Mary Virginia Martin of Baltimore, Md., and Patricia Jenkins of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert McGhee, Jim Scott McGhee and Charles McGhee; and three sisters, Betty Edwards, Jane Bond and Dorothy Mae McGhee.
She was a homemaker and a member of AME Baptist Church.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home where funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. J. Edward McDaniels and the Rev. Dr. Charles Godwin will officiate and interment will follow in the Old Baptist Cemetery at Buckhannon.  From 9 Aug 2004.

Douglas McGuigan
Douglas McGuigan, 50, of Bounds Circle, Westover, and formerly of Elkins, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the McCulla Funeral Home, 770 Fairmont Road, Morgantown. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Beverly Hills Cemetery with Dr. Ken Ramsey officiating. A complete obituary will appear in Friday’s paper.  From 29 Jul 2004.

Douglas McGuigan
Douglas Moore McGuigan, of Elkins and Morgantown, died Tuesday at 8:01 p.m. in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was 50 years old.
Mr. McGuigan was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Jean McGuigan of Beckley. He is survived by his sister, Jean Ann, of Morgantown.
A graduate of West Virginia University, Doug provided mental health services to Randolph County residents for many years through the Appalachian Community Health Center. He counseled students at the Elkins Mountain School and prior to his death he traveled West Virginia as a quality auditor for state-run care facilities.
Mr. McGuigan served on the board of directors for Elkins Area Community Theatre. He directed several plays that entertained Randolph County audiences and wrote dozens of reviews for shows performed in Elkins and Buckhannon.
An avid sports fan, Doug followed Mountaineer football and basketball seasons enthusiastically. Year-round, blue and gold were prominent colors around his home.
Doug was a mentor to many young people in and out of his work and he is also survived by a large, loving collection of young men and women currently spread throughout the country. A man of uncommon generosity and seemingly endless resources of compassionate support, Doug provided many area youths with a thoughtful, creative vision of successful adulthood. He instructed the hearts of those he met and through his kindness has guaranteed a legacy of selflessness and humor that will prosper in memories and stories.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the McCulla Funeral Home in Westover. Graveside services will be conducted by Dr. Ken Ramsey at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Beverly Hills Cemetery.  From 30 Jul 2004. 

Virginia D. McHale
Virginia D. McHale, 96, a resident of 505 Davis Ave., Elkins, departed this life Monday afternoon, Sept. 27, 2004, at Davis Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born Wednesday, Jan. 1, 1908, at Elkins, the daughter of the late Edward McHale and Elizabeth King McHale.
She had never married. Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her parents were one brother, Edward McHale; and two sisters, Helena O’Sullivan and Elizabeth Yokum.
She was a graduate of Elkins High School and West Virginia University, had worked as a supervisor for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and was a member of the Saint Brendan Catholic Church.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. On Thursday, Miss McHale will be moved to the Saint Brendan Catholic Church where the Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The Rev. Fr. William Anderson will be the presider and interment will follow at the Saint Brendan Cemetery at Elkins. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Virginia D. McHale. Sympathy expressions may be made to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 28 Sep 2004.

Virginia D. McHale
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. On Thursday, Miss McHale will be moved to the Saint Brendan Catholic Church where the Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The Rev. Fr. William Anderson will be the presider and interment will follow at the Saint Brendan Cemetery at Elkins. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Virginia D. McHale. Sympathy expressions may be made to: www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 29 Sep 2004.

Lessie C. McKisic
Lessie Caryl McKisic, 91, of Buckhannon, formerly of the Heaston Ridge community died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, in the Holbrook Nursing Home.
She was born, March 8, 1913, at Cow Run, a daughter of the late Harrison Davis and Docia Mae McCartney Loudin.
She was formerly married to S. Ray McKisic, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are four children, Lois Jean Cochran and husband, Kyle, Buckhannon, Carvel Max McKisic and wife, Carol, Buckhannon, Roger Gray McKisic, Delaware, Ohio, and Joe Allen McKisic and wife, Martha, Buckhannon; five grandchildren, Leon and Daniel McKisic, both of Buckhannon, and Gary, Randy and Kenny McKisic, all of Ohio.; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Heaston United Methodist Church of Heaston Ridge and a member of the WSCS of the church.
Friends will be received at the Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Heaston Cemetery. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Lessie Caryl McKisic.   From 28 Oct 2004.

D. Pauline McKinney
D. Pauline Heavner McKinney, 87, a resident of Elkins and more recently a resident of Swisher’s Personal Care Home in Elkins, departed this life this morning, Aug. 3, 2004, at the Davis Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins for D. Pauline Heavner McKinney.  www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 3 Aug 2003.

D. Pauline McKinney
D. Pauline Heavner McKinney, 87, a resident of Elkins and more recently a resident of Swisher’s Assisted Living Facility at Elkins, departed this life Tuesday morning, Aug. 3, 2004, at the Davis Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health.
She was born Tuesday, Sept. 26, 1916, at Elkins, the daughter of the late Grover C. Jones and Anna Grace Kittle Jones.
She was twice married. First, on Sept. 16, 1938, at Oakland, Md., she was married to John Lester Heavner, who preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1974. Second, she was married to Randall Hodges McKinney, who preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 1983.
Surviving are two brothers, Kenneth Jones and wife Lottie, of Hope, Ind., and Robert Jones and wife, Mildred, of Mentor, Ohio; two sisters, Ruby Hinkle of Lawrence, Ind., and Vivian Macomber and husband, John, of Tampa, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her parents and husbands were one daughter, Virginia Heavner; two brothers, William and Charles Jones; and one sister, Beatrice Moore.
She attended the schools of Randolph County, had worked for the Glen L. Martin Co. for 10 years and the Westinghouse Co. for three years, both at Maryland, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elkins.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Saturday from 11 a.m. until noon, the funeral hour. The Rev. Doctor Marvin L. Parli will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for D. Pauline Heavner McKinney.
www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 4 Aug 2004.

Pauline McKinney
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Saturday from 11 a.m. until noon, the funeral hour. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for D. Pauline Heavner McKinney. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 5 and 6 Aug 2004.

Pauline McKinney
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins today from 11 a.m. until noon, the funeral hour. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for D. Pauline Heavner McKinney.
www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 7 Aug 2004.

Reba B. McKisic
Reba B. McKisic, 87, of Route 1, French Creek, the Frenchton community, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Holbrook Nursing Home.
She was born April 6, 1917 in Lewis County, a daughter of the late John A. and Rosie Blanche Douglas Riffle.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert L. McKisic.
She is survived by one daughter, Karen Channell and husband, Robert, of Huttonsville; five sons, Robert McKisic and wife, Rosalea and Beryl McKisic and wife, Joan, all of Buckhannon, Richard McKisic and Paul McKisic and wife, Sue, all of French Creek, and Stephen McKisic and wife, Tanya, of Greenville, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, William Ford Riffle of Bridgeport; and one sister, Nellie Hull of Crawford.
She was preceded in death by one son, Herbert Lester McKisic Jr.; one brother, Jacob “Bud” Riffle; and three sisters, Nadia Helmick, Jessie Curry; and an infant sister.
She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at Arlington.
Friends will be received at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. She will be moved to the Rock Cave Independent Baptist Church on Thursday, where she will lie in state from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour, with Pastor David Jessie and Pastor Mike Wamsley officiating. Interment will follow in the Heaston Cemetery. The Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  From 7 Dec 2004.

A. Dale McLaughlin
A. Dale McLaughlin, 93, a resident of Route 3, Elkins, and a resident of Colonial Place since September of this year, passed away at 10:25 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Colonial Place. He was born May 29, 1911, at Beverly, a son of the late Elsworth and Alta Grace Daniels McLaughlin.
On Dec. 23, 1934, at Bridgeport, he was married to Ethel Jaynes McLaughlin, who survives at Colonial Place.
Also surviving is a son, Thomas McLaughlin and wife, Ella Grace, of Elkins; a sister, Treva Harris of Fairmont; and a grandson Dennis McLaughlin of Morgantown.
Also preceding him in death were three brothers, Haskel, Woodrow and Odell McLaughlin; and two sisters, Virginia McLaughlin and Isabell Kelly.
He was the owner of Tygart Valley Tractor Sales for 42 years and was a farmer. He was a member of Elkins Lodge 108 AF & AM the Osiris Shrine and was a Methodist by faith.
Friends may call from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Robert L. Lowther and Pastor Dave Collins officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Beverly where Elkins Lodge 108 AF & AM will conduct Masonic Graveside Rites.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Randolph County Humane Society, P.O. Box 785, Elkins, W.Va, 26241 in memory of Mr. McLaughlin. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. A. Dale McLaughlin.  From 7 Dec 2004.

Albert McLaughlin
Albert Dale McLaughlin, 93, a resident of Route 3, Elkins, passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Colonial Place.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Albert Dale McLaughlin.  From 6 Dec 2004. 

Ollie R. McLaughlin
Ollie Roverta McLaughlin, 95, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel.  From 12 Jan 2004.

Ollie R. McLaughlin
Ollie Roverta McLaughlin, 95, of Rock Cave, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at the St. Joseph Hospital nursing care facility.
She was born Sept. 9, 1908, at Groves Creek, Clay County, the daughter of the late Jessie James and Theodosia Nettles Young.
On Dec. 23, 1928, she was married to John Benton McLaughlin, who preceded her in death in 1962.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Maxine Cutright; and several brothers and sisters.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Roberta) Hefner of Buckhannon and Mrs. George (Barbara) Dawson of French Creek; one son, James Ernest McLaughlin of Rock Cave; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Walter N. Young of Huntington and Junior Young of Widen; two sisters, Ann Brown of Beckley and Pauline Paxton of Huntington; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment will follow in the Rock Cave Cemetery. Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel Inc. is in charge of arrangements for Ollie Roverta McLaughlin.  From 13 Jan 2004.

Marvin C. McLean
Marvin C. McLean, 79, a resident of Route 3, Mansfield Addition, Philippi, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at his residence.
He was born July 14, 1924, at Philippi, the son of the late Luther and Edna Vowls McLean.
He was united in marriage Dec. 31, 1944, to the former Rachel H. “Shorty” Moyer, who survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Marvella A. Simon of Richlands, N.C.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald C. McLean and wife, Mary Alice, of Philippi and Elbert R. “Rick” McLean and wife, Gloria Dawn, of Philippi; four grandchildren, James M. “J.M.” Simon and wife, Rhonda, of Lakeland, Fla.; Angela “Angie” Brown and husband, Wiley, of Richlands, N.C., Adam S. McLean of Philippi and Anastasia G. McLean of Philippi; and three great-grandchildren, Anthony J. Hamrick and Samantha J. Hamrick, both of Richlands, N.C., and James “Logan” Simon of Lakeland, Fla.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Denzil McLean; and one son-in-law, James H. “Jim” Simon.
Mr. McLean retired in 1986 from C&W Coal Co. as a miner operator. He was a member of United Mine Workers District 31.
He was a bingo and pool player and an avid hunter.
He was a United Methodist by faith.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, after 3 p.m. today. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Bryan Headley officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 24 Feb 2004.

Wilbur P. McNeal
Wilbur Peter McNeal, 79, a resident of HC 70, Box 3, Helvetia, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.
He was born Nov. 6, 1924, in Helvetia, the son of the late James McNeal and Anna Merkli McNeal.
On Aug. 22, 1948, he was married to Doris McCulty McNeal, who survives.
Surviving are four sons, Coy McNeal of Valley Bend, Phillip McNeal of Oak Hill, Carl McNeal of Buffalo and Jeff McNeal of Helvetia; three daughters, Trish McNeal of Stephens City, Va., Dorothy Greenway of Helvetia and Hedy Housel of Sistersville; one sister, Mary Hicks of Helvetia; 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Steve McNeal; three sisters, Agnes Prysock, Bernadine Law and Irene Hartford; and one brother, James McNeal.
He was at truck driver and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pickens.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. today at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. The Rev. Fr. James McCafferty officiated and interment followed at the McNeal Family Cemetery at Helvetia. Buckhannon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663 and Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion conducted military honors at the graveside.  From 13 Feb 2004.

Okey L. McQuain
Okey Lee McQuain, 88, of Elkins, died Saturday, July 31, 2004, in his residence at Crystal Springs Mobile Home Park following a five-month struggle with lung cancer.
Mr. McQuain was born Feb. 13, 1916, in Elkins, the son of the late Cyrus McQuain and Ada Belle Chenoweth McQuain.
On Dec. 20, 1949, he married Rosella Kathleen “Katy” Chenoweth, who preceded him in death on Aug. 11, 2001.
Also preceding him in death were one son, Paul D.L. McQuain; five brothers, Albert, Jay, Silas, Dellis and Ellis McQuain; and five sisters, Maggie Noell, Icy McQuain, Genevieve Moore, Geneva Zirkle and an unnamed infant.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Delores L. and A. Tracy Sibley of Princeton; one daughter-in-law, Sharon J. McQuain of Elkins; six grandchildren, Tracy D. Sibley and wife, Jackie, of Lewisburg, Pa., Nianne L. Sibley of Bluefield, Michael E. McQuain and wife, Barb, of Tarpon Springs, Fla., Kelly L. McQuain of Philadelphia, Pa., Barbara A. McQuain and Erin E. Quint and husband, Heath, of Elkins; seven great-grandchildren, Seaman Adam T. Sibley stationed aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln in Everett, Wash., Allison L. Sibley, Shane T. Sibley and Anna Lee Sibley of Lewisburg, Pa., Jacob Paul McQuain of Tarpon Springs, Fla., DaSean and Daffeni Sibley of Bluefield.
Mr. McQuain attended Elkins High School. As a young man he was self-employed as a plasterer. Indeed, in days gone by there was rarely a house found in Elkins that was not plastered by one of the McQuains.
He also worked as a brakeman for the railroad before moving his family to Washington, D.C., around 1942. In the Washington area he worked for Southern Dairies as a truck driver and for the G.C. Mackie Co., filling and repairing cigarette vending machines during World War II.
Some years later, Mr. McQuain retired from the National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C., where he worked in the carpentry shop.
Moving back to Elkins, he became involved in political issues in the area and in the nation. He was an active member in the Izaak Walton League, volunteered as a driver with the Appalachian Mental Health Center, and worked with his son, Paul, and daughter-in-law, Sharon, for McQuain Auctions.
All of his life, Mr. McQuain was involved in bluegrass/country music, playing the guitar since age 7 and the mandolin at age 16. He also enjoyed playing the fiddle and keyboard.
He was a hunter and enjoyed being active outdoors with his friends in splitting wood and exploring the countryside on his four-wheeler.
Mr. McQuain was a Methodist by faith.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Walter Blough officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Gilman. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 1410 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Okey Lee McQuain.  From 2 Aug 2004. 

Okey Lee McQuain
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Walter Blough officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Gilman. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 1410 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Okey Lee McQuain.  From 3 Aug 2003.

Mary Mearns
Mary Mearns, 94, a resident of Graham Street, passed away at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Mary Mearns.  From 28 Sep 2004.

Mary Mearns
Mary Jane Bonner Mearns, 94, a resident of Graham Street, passed away at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at her residence.
She was born June 12, 1910, in a log cabin near New Martinsville, the daughter of the late John Wesley Bonner and O’Ella Mae Boggs Bonner.
On Jan. 17, 1937, she was married to Herbert A. Mearns, who preceded her in death in 1954.
Together Mr. and Mrs. Mearns owned and operated Mearns Tool and Engineering Co. in Elkins until Mr. Mearns’ death.
She is survived by two daughters, Jean Newman of Elkins and Dorothy Adams of Powhatan, Va.; one son, Donald E. Mearns of Chesterfield, Va.; one brother, Robert F. Bonner of Washington, Pa.; one sister, Estelle Moses of Buffalo, N.Y.; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were one brother, John W. Bonner; and one sister, Ethel Moore.
Mrs. Mearns was a graduate of Calhoun High School and attended Glenville State College. She graduated from the Davis & Elkins College and the Davis Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in the class of 1936.
Mrs. Mearns was a retired registered nurse who worked at Davis Memorial Hospital, Memorial General Hospital, Elkins Convalescent Hospital when it was first established, and the Vincent Paliatto Hospital in Morgantown.
She was director of nursing at Nella’s Inc. until her retirement. From 1980 until 2003, she was a dedicated volunteer at the Randolph County Senior Center.
Mrs. Mearns was a member of the First Church of Christ. She loved her church family and over the years she had taught Bible School and held various offices in the Ladies Guild at the church.
She will always be remembered as a caring person. She loved people and her greatest pleasure was giving unselfishly of herself to meet the needs of others. She was a Christian and dedicated to her church. Until the day of her stroke, she read no less than eight chapters in her Bible each day, having read the Bible through 62 times.
Friends may call at the First Church of Christ on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. Evangelist Gary L. Kendall Sr. will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Jane Bonner Mearns.    From 29 Sep 2004.

Edith L. Meeks
Edith L. Meeks, 91, of Marlinton and formerly of Stony Bottom, died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton. Friends may call today at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  From 2 Mar 2004.

Thomas O. Meredith
Thomas O. Meredith, 82, a resident of Forrester Place, Palm Coast, Fla., departed this life Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at the Florida Hospital – Flagler.
He was born Thursday, June 8, 1922, at Fairmont, a son of the late Thomas Owen Meredith Sr. and Eva J. Johnson Meredith.
He was twice married. First, on Aug. 23, 1946, he married the former Agnes Elizabeth McLuckie, who preceded him in death on April 30, 1950. Second, on Dec, 18, 1953, at Clarksburg, he married the former Shirley Ann Eavenson, who preceded him in death on April 18, 2003.
Survivors include a son, Tom and, his wife, Jan, of Fredericksburg, Va.; one sister, Peg Kelly of Charleston, S.C.; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a sister in law, Margaret Meredith of Elkins.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and wives were one brother, Russell Meredith.
Mr. Meredith was a graduate of Elkins High School with the class of 1940 and Davis & Elkins College with the class of 1948. He was an Army veteran of World War II and moved to Palm Coast, Fla., in 1983 from Greenbelt, Md. He was a retired program analyst for the Internal Revenue Service. He was a member of the Saint Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, Elks Lodge 2709, National Association of Retired Federal Employees and an active life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696. He enjoyed gardening and computers.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Thursday from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., at which time, he will be moved to the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins where graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m.. Interment will follow. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the VFW Building Fund, 47 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, Fla. 32137 or to the Saint Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, 303 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast, Fla. 32137. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Thomas O. Meredith. Sympathy expressions may be made to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 27 Dec 2004. 

Thomas O. Meredith
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins Thursday from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., at which time he will be moved to the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins, where graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Interment will follow. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the VFW Building Fund, 47 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, Fla. 32137 or to the Saint Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, 303 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast, Fla. 32137. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Thomas O. Meredith. Sympathy expressions may be made to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 28 and 29 Dec 2004.

Irene N. Michael
Irene Nettie Kelley Michael, 87, of Petersburg, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at the Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.
Visitation will be today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Harold Cullers officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery in Petersburg. Memorials may be made to the Petersburg Memorial Church of the Brethren building fund. Schaeffer Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.  From 10 Dec 2004.

Hazel Mick
Hazel Mick, a resident of Parsons, departed this life this morning, Nov. 3, 2004, at her home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Hazel Mick. Sympathy expressions may be sent to: www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 3 Nov 2004.

Hazle M Mick
Hazle Marie Streets Mick, 81, a resident of Parsons, departed this life early Wednesday morning , Nov. 3, 2004, at her home. She had been in declining health for the past six months.
She was born Friday, Aug. 17, 1923, at Etam, the daughter of the late John Streets and Celvina Stahl Streets.
On Aug. 12, 1960 at Red House, Md., she was married to Joseph Wilbert Mick, who survives. They had celebrated 44 years of marriage.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She is the last surviving member of her immediate family having been preceded in death by three brothers, Bill, Claude and Brown Streets; and two sisters, Sarah Streets, and Edna Jones
She attended the one-room Hobson School at Clover. She was a member of the Mackeyville Community Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing, drawing and whittling.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor on Friday at 11 a.m., with Pastor Pat Cassidy officiating. Interment will follow at the Nestor Cemetery at Bull Run. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Hazle Marie Streets Mick. Sympathy expressions may be sent to; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 4 Nov 2004.

Stanley B. Mick
Stanley Baxter Mick, 86, of Route 1, Moatsville, died Thursday, Nov. 25, as a result of a fire that destroyed his residence.
He was born Dec. 22, 1917, at Hendricks, Tucker County, a son of the late Albert and Julia Ellen Long Mick.
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Dora Roy of Weston; several nieces and nephews; and his former wife, Louise Darnell Righman, with whom he made his home.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Edna Beulah Martin, Katherine Delaney and infant Orpha Mick and by three brothers, Henry Mick, Gordon Mick and infant John Mick.
Mr. Mick was a veteran of World War II. He was a retired farmer and security guard for Kingsford Corp.
Friends may call at Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, when funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dennis Estes officiating. Interment will follow in the Parsons City Cemetery with Barbour Post 44, conducting military rites. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.  From 30 Nov 2004.

Emma Miles
Emma K. Smith Miles, 88, a resident of Elkins and more recently a resident of the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, departed this life Saturday afternoon, July 3, 2004, at the center. She had been in declining health.
She was born Sunday, Feb. 27, 1916, at Hendricks, the daughter of the late William C. Smith and Nova K. White Smith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil H. Miles. Surviving are two sons, James R. Miles and wife, Tina, of Chula Vista, Calif., and Marvin H. Miles of Elkins; five daughters, Rebecca D. Collins of Elkins, Martha L. Baker and husband, Ralph, of Ranger, Marion H. Canfield and husband, Richard, of Elkins, Mary K. Roth and husband, John, of Elkins, and Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Baisden and husband, David, of St. Albans; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband are her special friend, Norman L. Patrick; one brother, William Lewis Smith; one daughter, Barbara E. Stahl; one grandson and one granddaughter.
Mrs. Miles attended the schools of Tucker County, was a chef and a pastry cook at various local restaurants in Elkins and Charleston. She was a member of Saint Brendan Catholic Church.
Graveside services were conducted at 1 p.m. today at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. Sister Mary Ella Morrison officiated and interment followed. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Emma K. Smith Miles. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 5 Jul 2004.

Betty Jo Miller
Betty Jo Vanscoy Miller, 77, a resident of Beverly, passed away at 9:13 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at her residence.
She was born May 5, 1927, at Junior, the daughter of the late Jasper Benjamin Vanscoy and Ethel Sturms Vanscoy.
On Oct. 11, 1946, in Elkins, she was married to Maurice Wade Miller, who survives.
Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were two sons, Andrew Preston Miller and Thomas Wayne Miller; and three sisters, Dora Vanscoy Jones, Dorothy Vanscoy Goode and Virginia Vanscoy Levier.
Mrs. Miller was employed for 17 years at Stewart’s Department Store at Baltimore, Md. She was a volunteer at the Davis Memorial Hospital and a member of Randolph Rebekah Lodge No. 200 of Beverly and Faith Baptist Chapel at Beverly.
Friends were received from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. At 7 p.m. Monday, members of Randolph Rebekah Lodge No. 200 of Beverly conducted a memorial service. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Bill Hopkins and the Rev. Mike Allen officiating. Interment will follow in the Elkins Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Baptist Chapel, Route 2, Box 28, Beverly, W.Va. 26253 in memory of Mrs. Miller. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Betty Jo Vanscoy Miller.   From 31 Aug 2004.  [See also Betty Jo Vanscoy from 30 Aug 2004.] 

Patrick L. Miller
Patrick “Pat” Loye Miller, 66, of 9851 Cumberland Road, Pleasant City, Ohio, died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, in Southern Ohio Regional Medical Center.
He was born March 17, 1938, in Buckhannon, the son of the late Thomas Isaac “Tommy” Miller and Glendean L. “Bonnie” Zickefoose Miller.
On June 18, 1993, he was married to Carol Horton Miller, who survives.
Surviving are four daughters, Patty Felder and Rodney Schmittler of Fairsville, Ohio, Cheryl Harper and husband, Kevin, of Flat Rock, Mich., Missy Lucas and Trent Cincinat of Pleasant City, Ohio; and Angelic Miller and Brad Walkins of Old Washington, Ohio; four sons, Patrick Miller Jr. of Byesville, Ohio, Vincent Miller and Anita Dacan of Cambridge, Ohio, Phillip Miller and Amanda Abrams of Byesville, Ohio and Eric Miller of Byesville, Ohio; three stepsons, William Vandall and wife, Linda of Marietta, Ohio, Steve Vandall and wife, April, of Ashley, Ohio and Sam Vandall of Columbus, Ohio; one brother, Jonnie L. Miller of Buckhannon; three sisters, Linda M. Gibbons of Manassas, Va., Shirley A. McDaniels of Buckhannon and Karen S. “Susie” Kincaid of Buckhannon; 16 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Joseph Q. King; one son-in-law, Michael Feldner; and two brothers, Thomas E. “Toby” Miller and Richard M. Miller.
He worked on oil rigs.
Friends will be received at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home on Wednesday from noon until 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. William C. Eskew Jr. will officiate and interment will follow at Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.  From 14 Sep 2004.

Rebecca Darlene Miller
Rebecca Darlene Miller 46, a former resident of Parsons and a resident of Ohio, departed this life as a result of injuries sustained in a home fire.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Rebecca Darlene Miller. Sympathy expressions may be made to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 17 Sep2004.

Rebecca D. Miller
Rebecca Darlene Miller 45, a former resident of Parsons and a resident of Martinsferry, Ohio, departed this life as a result of injuries sustained in a home fire.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Rebecca Darlene Miller. Sympathy expressions may be made to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 18 Sep 2004.

Rebecca D. Miller
Rebecca Darlene Miller, 45, a former resident of Parsons, and a resident of Martins Ferry, Ohio, departed this life Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at her home as a result of injuries sustained in a fire.
She was born Oct. 7, 1958, in Parsons, the daughter of Jack William “Bill” Miller and wife, Doris C., of Moatsville, and Doris Arlene Wolford Miller and husband, Glenn Z., of Canaan Valley.
Surviving are her companion, Robert Bamberger and one daughter, Leanne Rose Bamberger, both of Martins Ferry, Ohio; one stepson, Chad Bamberger and wife, Tanya, of Wheeling; one brother, Brian Patrick Booth of Petersburg; three stepbrothers, Marlin Miller and wife, Diane, of Parsons, Donnie Miller and wife, Karen, of Wilmington, Del., and Michael L. Booth of Fairmont; three sisters, Ellen Yvonne Shaffer and husband, Ronald, of St. George, Cheryl Annette Shimp and husband, Nathan of Canton, Ga., and Jonna Lea Miller of Falls Church, Va.; two stepsisters, Marlane Lucent and husband, David, of Canaan Valley, and Marlena Halloway of League City, Texas; one granddaughter, Alexis Bamberger of Wheeling; and several nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a stepfather, Lloyd Booth; her paternal grandparents, Jack W. Miller Sr. and Evelyn Ball Zipkin; and her maternal grandparents, Austin Barton Wolford and Vallie Crossland Phillips.
She was a graduate of Parsons High School with the class of 1976. She was an honor student, a winner of the Golden Horseshoe in 1972, a member of the National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, and the Parsons High School Band, where she played the flute.
She was a graduate of West Virginia Career College at Fairmont with a clerical degree. She attended West Liberty State College, where she studied computer science.
She received the Betty Crocker Homemaker Award and was an active member of the Tucker County 4-H Club. She was a member of the Grace Presbyterian Church at Martins Ferry, Ohio.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. William Webster Jr. will officiate and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Rebecca Darlene Miller. Sympathy expressions may be sent to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 20 Sep 2004.

Rebecca D. Miller
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. William Webster Jr. will officiate and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Rebecca Darlene Miller. Sympathy expressions may be sent to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 21 Sep 2004. 

Ruth Miller
Ruth Feather Miller, 91, a former resident of St. George and a resident of Youngstown, Ohio, departed this life on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2004, at Northside Medical Center at Youngstown, Ohio. She had been in declining health.
She was born Thursday, Sept. 19, 1912, at Morgantown, the daughter of the late Henry Clay Feather and Blanche Kelly Feather.
On June 28, 1930, she was married to Junior Reed Miller, who preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 1988.
Surviving are one son, Charles Patrick Miller and wife, Erica, and one daughter, Joan Ruth Phillips and husband, Forrest, all of Youngstown, Ohio; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell Feather and Ralph Feather; one sister, Lucille Watson; and one granddaughter, Gloria Jean Miller.
She attended the schools of Preston County and was a member of Limestone Methodist Church at St. George.
She was a homemaker and loved to sew and crochet.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate and interment will follow at the Limestone Cemetery at St. George. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of the arrangements for Ruth Feather Miller. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 22 Jan 2004.

Ruth Feather Miller
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate and interment will follow at the Limestone Cemetery at St. George. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of the arrangements for Ruth Feather Miller.  www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com   From 23 Jan 2004.

Ruth Feather Miller
The family received friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Friday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 1 p.m. today. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate and interment will follow at the Limestone Cemetery at St. George. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of the arrangements for Ruth Feather Miller.
www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 24 Jan 2004.

Bobby L. Miner
Bobby L. Miner, 53, of Ford Run Road, Philippi, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at Broaddus Hospital following a sudden and unexpected illness.
He was born Oct. 11, 1950, at Philippi, the son of Minerva Virginia Croston Miner, who survives at Ford Run Road, Philippi and the late Edward Border Miner.
He had never married.
Survivors include five brothers, Billy Miner, Edwin “Butch” Miner, Davey Allen Miner, Frankie Allen Miner and Lester Miner, all of Philippi; two sisters, Merlenis Westfall of Birmingham, Ala., and Rose Marie Norris of Philippi.
He attended the Pentecostal Church of Ford Run.
Friends may call at the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. today, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, and until 11 a.m. Thursday, when Mr. Miner’s remains will be moved to the Pentecostal Church of Ford Run, where friends may call from noon until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Jay Mayle and Brother Isaac Kennedy will officiate and interment will follow in the Welch Cemetery. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.  From 3 Feb 2004.

Herbert Miner
Herbert Miner, 78, of Route 3, Philippi, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, in the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg.
He was born Oct. 5, 1925, at Philippi, the son of the late Samuel and Mary Virgie Newman Miner.
On Aug. 24, 1957, he married the former Dessie L. Mayle, who survives at Route 3, Philippi.
Also surviving are one son, Robbie Dycel Miner, at home; two daughters, Kittie D. Miner of Philippi and Penny Tobitha Mayle and husband, Kenneth F. Mayle II, of Canton, Ohio; two brothers, Virgil Miner of Canton, Ohio, and Clifford Miner of Philippi; and one granddaughter, Summer Mayle of Canton, Ohio.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bradford Miner and Stanley Miner.
Mr. Miner was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. Army. He retired from Badger Coal Co.
He was a member of Laurel Mountain Post 410 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Belington and the United Mine Workers of America.
He was a Protestant by faith.
Friends will be received at the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. today, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, and on Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., when funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Winfield Mayle and William Berdine officiating. Interment will follow in the Welch Cemetery where military rites will be conferred by Barbour Post 44 American Legion. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home of Philippi is entrusted with arrangements.    From 20 Apr 2004.

Dr. Teresa J. Minguez
Dr. Teresa Josefa “Abuela Nina” “Mama Minguez” Minguez, 92, formerly of Elkins, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004, at Community Hospital in New Port Richey, Fla.
She was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba. She came to the United States in 1960 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen. She was Catholic.
She was an amazing and loving grandmother with a tender heart and gentle smile. She earned her doctorate’s degree in education and was named professor emeritus at Davis & Elkins College. She had a passion for teaching and her students loved her dearly.
She was affectionately known to her students as “Mama Minguez.” She traveled the world and experienced what many of us only dream of doing. Here in the states, she volunteered to her community. During the Cuban refugee crisis in the 1980s, she was instrumental in aiding refugees to find their families and to establish themselves in their new homes.
She is predeceased by her daughter, Aydee Raquel Garcia de Minguez.
She is survived by her grandchildren, Caroline Teresa Gray of Port Richey, Fla., Manuel Alfredo Garcia of Spokane, Wash.; eight great-grandchildren, Sarah Alas, Steven Gray, Stephanie Gray, Candace Gray, Joshua Gray, Jessica Garcia, Allison Garcia and Gillian Garcia; one great-great-grandson, Tyler Alas; and many nieces and nephews in Miami, Fla.
National Cremation Society were in charge of arrangements.   From 24 Nov 2004.

Daris J. Mitchell
Daris James Mitchell, 44, a resident of 301 1/2 Chestnut St., Philippi, passed away at 5:23 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2004, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following a 10-month battle with leukemia.
He was born April 18, 1959, at Philippi, the son of the late Curtis D. Mitchell and Martha J. McDermott Mitchell, who survives at the Arden community, Philippi.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers, Jerry D. Mitchell of the Arden community, Philippi, and Donald Keith Mitchell of Moatsville.
He was a carpenter for the city of Philippi before becoming disabled in June 2003.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, after 3 p.m. today. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Robert Nichols and the Rev. Carl Radcliff officiating. Interment will follow in the Clemtown Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 15 Apr 2004.

Paul J. Mitchell
Paul James Mitchell, 79, a resident of Route 3, Arden community, Philippi, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at his residence. He had been in declining health.
He was born April 4, 1924, in Barbour County, the son of the late Ellis Lee “Zell” and Densie Murphy Mitchell.
He was twice married, first to the former Velma Charlene Weaver, who preceded him in death in December 1991; and second to the former Ethel Hyman, who survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Sharon O. Gore of Richmond, Va., and Karon Rorrer and husband, James, of Richmond, Va.; one son and daughter-in-law, David E. Mitchell and wife, Billie Sue, of Philippi; two sisters, Georgia Hershman of Webster Springs and Martha Lee Hensley of Philippi; one brother, Adrian Mitchell of Grafton; five grandchildren, Jamie Crowell, Todd Rorrer, Kristi Hebner, Brad Mitchell and Shelly Starkey; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Robert Mitchell and Denton “Sam” Mitchell.
He retired as a mine consultant, patented various types of mining equipment and taught a mining hydraulic course.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific during World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 44.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman, an active stream environmentalist and a member of Arden United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon, at which time he will be moved to the Arden United Methodist Church to lie in state from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., the service hour. The Rev. Robert Nichols will officiate and interment will follow in the Clemtown Cemetery with American Legion Post 44 conducting military rites. Wright Funeral Home service.   From 26 Feb 2004.

Rev. Burl Moats Sr.
The Rev. Burl Gene Moats Sr., 69, of Berryburg community, Route 1, Flemington, died Tuesday afternoon, June 15, 2004, at his home following an extended illness.
He was born Feb. 21, 1935, near the Shiloh community, the son of the late Delbert Ray and Grace Audra Poling Moats.
On Aug. 12, 1966, at Oakland, Md., he married the former Juanita Smith, who survives at Route 1, Flemington.
Also surviving are one son, Burl Gene Moats Jr. and wife, Tammy, of Philippi; three daughters, Tammy Kay Duft and husband, Ron, of Woonsocket, R.I., Pamela Kay Koslowski of Clarksburg and Nina Michelle Carpenter and husband, Joe, of Flemington; three brothers, James L. Moats of Vermillion, Ohio, Joseph E. Moats of Belington and Larry John Moats of Philippi; and 13 grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Robert Mark Freeman II.
The Rev. Moats retired with 18 years of service from the Mon Valley District of the United Methodist Church. He had served appointments at Springfield in Hampshire County, Shinnston and Junior.
The Rev. Moats was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was an avid hunter, a member of the National Rifle Association and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was considered by his family to be the “world’s greatest husband and father.”
Friends may call at the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, when the Rev. Moats will be moved to the Fairview Church, where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. The Rev. Roy Clark of Wyatt will officiate and interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery with American Legion Post 44 conferring military rites. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi is entrusted with arrangements.  From 17 Jun 2004.

George J. Moats
George J. Moats, 68, a Troy Township, Ohio, resident for 40 years, passed away at his residence on Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, following a lengthy illness.
Born Sept. 5, 1936, in Boyer, he is a veteran of the Navy and the Army. He was a truck driver for Miles Farm Market, and the Bil-Mar Foods for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
Survivors include his wife, Denise Maudet Moats, whom he married Oct. 29, 1960; children, Angelo Maudet of Florida, Pat Maudet of Bristol, Ohio, Steve of Troy, Ohio, Simone and Gary Lee of Middlefield, Ohio, and Claudine of Medina, Ohio; brothers, Percy and Dale of West Virginia, Clarence of Missouri, and John of Pennsylvania; sisters, Mary Lou of Marietta, Ohio, and Ida May of West Farmington, Ohio; grandchildren, Angie Maudet, Brittany Lee, Brandon and Linsey.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Velta White Moats, and brothers, Herald, Paul, Jim and Jack Moats.
Calling hours are 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the 1 p.m. service on Monday at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, Ohio 44231 with the Rev. Ray Mullett officiating. Burial will be in Overlook Cemetery, Parkman. Send condolences to www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.  From 11 Dec 2004.

Joseph E. Moats
Joseph Edward Moats, 64, of Stringtown Road, Route 2, Belington, died Thursday morning, Nov. 18, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
He was born Dec. 26, 1939, at Moatsville, a son the late Delbert Ray and Grace Audra Poling Moats.
Surviving are his wife of 43 years, the former Lois Louise Findley, who survives at Stringtown Road, Belington; one daughter, Cheryl Bergeron of San Diego, Calif.; two grandsons, Lance Bergeron and Troy Bergeron; two brothers, James L. Moats, Vermillion, Ohio, and Larry John Moats of Philippi.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, the Rev. Burl Gene Moats.
He was a retired construction crane operator and was a former Barbour County Magistrate. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a life member of Laurel Mountain Post 410 Veterans of Foreign Wars at Belington. He had attended Salem College and was a devout christian.
Friends were received at the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, when funeral services were conducted from the funeral home chapel with Mr. Moats’ nephew, the Rev. Joseph Carl Delauder officiating. Interment followed in the Fairview Cemetery with Barbour Post 44 American Legion conducting military rites. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.  From 22 Nov 2004.

Clara F. Mongold
Clara Fay Mongold, 70, of Cabins, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at her residence.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Schaeffer Funeral Home where funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday.  From 5 Jan 2003.

George W. Mongold
George Wilson Mongold, 79, of Petersburg, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at Grant County Nursing Home in Petersburg.
Friends were received at Schaeffer Funeral Home Sunday. Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel today at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Aaron Davidson officiating. Military graveside services will be at the South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens, Petersburg by the Combined Veteran Organization of Grant County and the JROTC.
Memorials may be made to the Potomac Highlands VFW Post 6454, PO Box 516, Petersburg, W.Va. 26847.  From 1 Nov 2004. 

Anna Montgomery
Anna Laura Williams Montgomery, 75, of Green Bank, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2004, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Montgomery was a member of the United Methodist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Montgomery was born in Parkersburg on Oct. 3, 1928, the daughter of the late William Francis Williams and Cressie Verneena Kerns Williams of Lubeck.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Montgomery of Green Bank; two brothers, John Williams and Frank Williams, both of Lubeck; two daughters, Sue Shears of Arbovale and Irene Kerens of Vernon Hills, Ill.; two sons, Julian Montgomery of Green Bank and Charlie Montgomery of Williamstown; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Jeanette, Nora and Clara; and four brothers, Lawrence, William, Earl and Henry.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of local arrangements and Leavitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements in Parkersburg.  From 1 May 2004.

Kenneth Montgomery
Kenneth F. Montgomery, 74, of Green Bank, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2004, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg of injuries received in an automobile accident.
Born Oct. 16, 1929, in Parkersburg, he was the son of the late Julian Dorr and Gladys B. Wigal Montgomery.
He was a retired United Methodist pastor, a member of the Arbovale United Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna L. Montgomery; and a grandson, Clinton Montgomery.
Surviving are two daughters, Sue Ann Shears of Arbovale and Irene Kerns of Vernon, Ill.; two sons, Charlie Montgomery of Williamstown and Julian Montgomery of Green Bank; four sisters, Peggy M. Trapasso of Columbus, Ohio, Lucille M. Bucklew of Alexander, Ohio, Betty M. Westbrook of Little Hocking, Ohio, Sheila Toth of Dublin, Ohio; two brothers, Jerry Montgomery and Tom Montgomery, both of Washington; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel in Arbovale. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. John Frumm officiating. Masonic graveside rites will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Parkersburg. In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to the Bartow-Frank-Durbin Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad or the Arbovale United Methodist Church. The Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of the arrangements.From 5 Jun 2004. 

Warren Montoney
Warren Lee Montoney, 78, a resident of Harman, passed away at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, June 13, 2004, in the Emergency Department of the Davis Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Warren Lee Montoney.  From 14 Jun 2004.

Warren L. Montoney
Warren Lee Montoney, 78, a resident of Harman, passed away at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, June 13, 2004, in the Emergency Department of Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Elkins, the son of the late Omer Daniel Montoney and Rosa Teter Montoney Harper.
On Jan. 24, 1949, he was married to the former Pheba Jean Harper, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Stephen W. Montoney and wife, Sheila, of Harman; one brother, Richard Montoney and wife, Dorothy, of Elkins; one half brother, Donald Montoney and wife, Twila, of Florida; and one sister, Argie Zofsak of Clarksburg.
Also surviving are two grandchildren, Snyder John Montoney and Courtney Melinda Montoney; and one stepgrandson, Aaron Goff.
Two sisters preceded him in death.
Mr. Montoney was a graduate of Elkins High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and also served in the Merchant Marines after the war. He retired from the Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C., where he worked as a model builder.
He was a Protestant by faith.
Mr. Montoney was a 60-year member of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion. He was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Potomac Lodge No. 5 AF & AM of Washington, D.C., and a 32nd-degree Mason with the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Wheeling.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Walter Blough officiating. Interment will follow at the Jacob C. Harper Cemetery near Harman, where Elkins Lodge No. 108 AF & AM will conduct Masonic graveside rites. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Warren Lee Montoney.  From 15 Jun 2004.

George B. Moomau
George Baker Moomau, 83, of Petersburg, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va.
A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Petersburg Presbyterian Church. Schaeffer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  From 4 Feb 2004.

Ruth E. Moon
Ruth E. Moon, 95, of Orange City, Fla., passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Majestic Oaks at John Knox Village in Orange City, Fla.
She was born Sept. 25, 1908, in Davis, the daughter of the late George B. and Elsie Pryor Thompson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joachim R. Moon, in 1967.
Also preceding her in death were one sister, Avilda Thompson Davis; and three brothers, Ben F., Albert J. and Paul E. Thompson.
Mrs. Moon was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was a schoolteacher in New Jersey, a life member of Order of the Eastern Star Walter Chapter 43 and a member of All Saints Episcopal Church of Enterprise, Fla.
At the request of the deceased, her remains were cremated. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Davis Cemetery. The Rev. Jeff Winter will officiate. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  From 17 May 2004.

Alice V. Moore
Alice Virginia Moore, 80, of Sandston, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004.
She was born Nov. 21, 1923, the daughter of the late Dallas and Ada Price Moore.
Her husband, Robert William Moore, preceded her in death.
Surviving are two children and their spouses, Cathy and James Davis of Sandston, and Harold and Debra Burke of Reading, Pa.; six grandchildren, Ginny Kelm, Michelle Jett, Amy Pike, and Rachel, Lindsey and Lisa Burke; three great-grandchildren, Tabbatha Pike and Dalton and Katie Jett; five godchildren, Devin, Amanda, Whitney, Claire and Charles; and special friends, Betty Ann and Wilford Throckmorton, Irvin Swinson, Lydia Frye and Fran Nevel.
Mrs. Moore was a homemaker.
Friends may call at the Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel in Belington from 11 a.m. until noon Friday. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. at the Stringtown Cemetery. The Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.  From 21 Jan 2004.

Denzil K. Moore
Denzil Keith Moore, 62, a resident of Gum Road, passed away 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, Dec., 31, 2003, at his residence. He had been in failing health for the past 14 months.
Born May 1, 1941, at Mill Creek, he was the son of the late Grover and Meady Collins Moore.
On June 18, 1960, at Valley Bend, he was united in marriage to the former Mary Arlene Herron, who survives at Gum Road. They were married by the late Rev. Harry Simmons.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Margaret Wolford and husband, Richard, of Elkins, Teresa Cave and husband, Tom, of Montrose, Tammy Hedrick and husband, Billy, of Montrose and Pam Hammond and husband, Jim, of Huttonsville; one son, Arnold Moore and wife, Sheria, of Montrose; three special grandchildren that Denzil and Mary raised, Matt, Micky and Kimberly Moore; and one special great-granddaughter, Mariah Taylor, who was born on his birthday on May 1, 2003.
Also surviving are three brothers, Albert Moore and wife, Marcell, of Harding, Roy Moore and wife, Ruth, of Mabie and Charlie Moore and wife, Idell, of Mill Creek; 13 grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one great-granddaughter to be born soon. Several stepgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceding him in death besides his parents were five brothers, Ed, Petty, Russell, Lawrence and Francis Moore; four sisters, Ethel Brewer, Hazel Barb, Angel Moore and Becky Moore.
Denzil was employed as a coal miner at an early age and later became a logger for James Cook, Frank Petrice and Sammy Schoonover before becoming self-employed. He retired from Morris Logging in 1998 when he became disabled.
Denzil was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing and especially loved camping with his children and grandchildren on the Fourth of July. He also loved riding four-wheelers.
Friends will be received at the F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel after 6 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted from the Runner Chapel at 1 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Terry Cannon, pastor of Believers’ Fellowship and Shiloh Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Gilman. The F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Denzil Keith Moore.  From 2 Jan 2004.

Denzil Moore
Denzil Keith Moore, 62, a resident of Gum Road, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at 11:40 p.m. at his residence. He had been in failing health for the past 14 months.
Born May 1, 1941, at Mill Creek, he was the son of the late Grover and Meady Collins Moore.
On June 18, 1960, at Valley Bend, he was united in marriage to the former Mary Arlene Herron, who survives at Gum Road, by the late Rev. Harry Simmons.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Margaret Wolford and husband, Richard, of Elkins, Teresa Cave and husband, Tom, of Montrose, Tammy Hedrick and husband, Billy, of Montrose, and Pam Hammond and husband, Jim, of Huttonsville; one son, Arnold Moore and wife, Sheila, of Montrose; three special grandchildren that Denzil and Mary raised, Matt, Nicky and Kimberly Moore; and one special great-granddaughter, Mariah Taylor, who was born on his birthday, May 1, 2003.
Also surviving are three brothers, Albert Moore and wife, Marcell, of Harding, Roy Moore and wife, Ruth, of Mabie, and Charlie Moore and wife, Idell, of Mill Creek.
Thirteen grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one unborn great-granddaughter who is due at any time, several step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceding him in death besides his parents were five brothers, Ed, Perry, Russ, Lawrence and Francis Moore; and four sisters, Ethel Brewer, Hazel Barb, Angel Moore and Becky Moore.
Denzil was employed as a coal miner at an early age. Later, he became a logger for James Cook, Frank Petrice and Sammy Schoonover before becoming self-employed. He retired from Moore Logging in 1998 when he became disabled.
Denzil was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting and fishing and especially loved camping with his children and grandchildren on the Fourth of July. He also loved riding four-wheelers.
Friends will be received at the F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel after 6 p.m. today. Funeral services will be conducted from the Runner Chapel on Sunday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Terry Cannon, pastor of Believers Fellowship and Shiloh Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Gilman.
The F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Denzil Keith Moore.  From 4 Jan 2004.

Hazel Moore
Hazel Pearl Biller Moore, 96, formerly of 216 Howard St. in Belington and a resident of Elkins Regional Convalescent Center for the past six years, departed this life at 8:14 p.m. Sunday, April 4, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health for the past several months.
She was born April 4, 1908, in Barbour County, the daughter of the late John and Rebecca Ellen Cross Biller.
On August 31, 1924, she was united in marriage to Odbert Moore, who preceded her in death in August 1972.
She is survived by one daughter, Anna J. Sumner of Toledo, Ohio; three sons, Howard B. Moore of Huntsville, Ala., Odbert J. Moore of Dennison, Texas, and Sonny Ray Moore of Belington.
Also surviving are two sisters, May Hooker of Manisty, Mich., and Ruby Nick of Bedford, Ohio; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Lucy Smith; and two brothers, Sonny B. Biller and Ray Biller.
Mrs. Moore attended the schools of Barbour County, was a lifelong resident of Barbour County, retired from the Davis Memorial Hospital, was a homemaker and a member of the Belington Baptist Church.
Friends may call the Talbott Funeral Home in Belington from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and on Thursday until 2 p.m., the funeral hour, when services will be conducted from the funeral home parlor with the Rev. Tim Rollins officiating. Interment will follow in the Belington Fraternal Cemetery. The Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Hazel Pearl Biller Moore.  From 6 Apr 2004.

Jacqueline Moore
Jacqueline Kay Shaffer Moore, 56, of Tunnelton, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born in Hambleton on April 19, 1947, the daughter of the late Robert and Esther Jean Paugh Watkins and the late Arthur F. Shaffer.
She was a 1965 graduate of Tunnelton High School. She was a homemaker and a wonderful wife and mother.
She was past president of the Tunnelton Homemakers Club, where she received the award of Homemaker of the Year. She was past president of the Tunnelton Alumni Association, a member of the Colonel Rowan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2345 Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Birdscreek Christian Evangelical Church.
She baked wedding and birthday cakes, and won numerous awards and ribbons at the Buckwheat Festival for her baked goods and canned goods. She also sold Avon.
She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Ray Moore of Tunnelton; one daughter, Alissa Michelle Moore, at home; one brother and spouse, Jerry R. Watkins and Imogene of Statesville, N.C.; two sisters and spouses, Mary Lou Shaffer and James of Tunnelton and Devetta Nestor and Terry of Parsons; 12 nieces and nephews; 24 great-nieces and great-nephews; three great-great-nephews; her Lhasa Apso, Mia, and her rottweiler, Shania.
She was preceded in death by her sister, MaDonna Jean Plum.
Friends will be received at the Rotruck-Lobb Funeral Home, Kingwood Chapel, 295 S. Price St., Kingwood, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Colonel Rowan VFW Post 2345 Ladies Auxiliary will hold a memorial service in the funeral home at 7 p.m. today. Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Steve Mentzer officiating. Interment will follow at the Denver-Shaw Cemetery. A dinner will be served at the Birdscreek Christian Evangelical Church. Memorial donations may be offered in her name to the American Diabetes Association of West Virginia, 1221-A Ohio Ave., Dunbar, W.Va. 25064. Personal condolences may be offered to the family online at www.rotruck-lobb.com.  From 16 Jan 2004.

Mark D. Moore
Mark David Moore, 41, a native of Elkins and a resident of Montclair, N.J., passed away Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, in New Jersey.
He was born Jan. 8, 1963, in Elkins, the son of Richard W. and Gayle Paul Moore, both of Elkins. Also surviving are one sister, Machelle Moore Seibert of Elkins; one nephew, Steven Seibert; and one niece, Olivia Seibert.
Preceding him in death were his maternal grandparents, Richard and Mildred Paul; and his paternal grandparents, Harry and Marguerite Moore.
Mark was a graduate of Elkins High School and received a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from Wake Forest University. He received a master of science in medical physiology from West Virginia University and had many professional manuscripts and abstracts published.
At the time of his death, Mark was employed as a clinical research project manager for NPS Pharmaceutical.
He was a member of the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Friends may call from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Thursday, he will be moved to the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. The. Rev. Jeff Falter and the Rev. Dr. Ellis E. Conley will officiate and cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to AGMC, 1379 Tullie Road, No. 200, Atlanta, Ga. 30329; to the American Heart Association, West Virginia Affiliate, P.O. Box 11062, Charleston, W.Va. 25339; or to the charity of choice in memory of Mark. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mark David Moore.  From 21 Sep 2004. 

Mark D. Moore
Friends may call from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Thursday, he will be moved to the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. The. Rev. Jeff Falter and the Rev. Dr. Ellis E. Conley will officiate and cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to AGMC, 1379 Tullie Road, No. 200, Atlanta, Ga. 30329; to the American Heart Association, West Virginia Affiliate, P.O. Box 11062, Charleston, W.Va. 25339; or to the charity of choice in memory of Mark. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mark David Moore.  From 22 Sep 2004. 

Mary L. Moore
Mary Louise Moore, 75, a resident of 401 10th St., Elkins, passed away at 5:03 a.m today, Jan, 6, 2004, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Mary Louise Moore.  From 6 Jan 2003.

Mary L. Moore
Mary Louise Moore, 75, a resident of 10th Street, Elkins, passed away at 5:03 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at the home of her brother, Troy Moore of Elkins, following an extended illness with cancer.
She was born Jan. 15, 1928, at Durbin, the daughter of the late David N. and Nola White Moore.
She was never married. She is survived by one brother, Troy S. Moore of Elkins; and a very close and dear friend of more than 50 years, Elizabeth L. Harris of Elkins.
She attended the schools of Green Bank. She graduated from Green Bank High School and Parkersburg Business College.
In 1997, she retired from the Department of Health and Human Services.
She was a Methodist by faith.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Frank Naglic officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Cemetery near Durbin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 315 Railroad Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mary. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Louise Moore.  From 7 Jan 2004.

Mary L. Moore
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Frank Naglic officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Cemetery near Durbin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 315 Railroad Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mary. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Louise Moore.  From 9 Jan 2004.

Ralph L. Moore
Ralph Lee Moore, 66, a resident of the Holly Meadows community near Parsons, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2004, at his home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Ralph Lee Moore. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 26 Feb 2004.

Ralph Lee Moore
Ralph Lee Moore, 66, a resident of the Holly Meadows community, Parsons, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2004, at his home following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born Saturday, July 24, 1937, at Clover Run, the son of the late Howard E. Moore and Eva E. Crosten Moore.
He was married to Kathleen Moore, who survives.
Surviving are three sons, Terry Moore and wife, Brenda, of Parsons, Jeffrey Moore and Mark Moore and wife, Michelle, all of Maryland; one daughter, Heather Dix of Virginia; three brothers, Donald Moore and wife, Annabel, Howard D. Moore and wife, Linda, and Ronald A. Moore and wife, Naomi, all of Parsons; three sisters, Vera J. Hilliard and husband, Millard, of St. Peters, Mo., Vonda R. Moore of Bethesda, Md., and Barbara G. McDonald and husband, Jack, of Parsons; four grandchildren, Terry Moore of Florida, Kristen Moore of Parsons, and Zachary Moore and Marissa Moore of Maryland; several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Frank W. Moore.
He worked many years in Maryland and Virginia at H&R Block as a district manager before moving back to his hometown of Parsons. He was the co-founder of Business Alternatives.
He was a member of the Tucker County Development Authority and was on the board of directors for the Tucker County Solid Waste Authority.
He enjoyed hunting, playing softball and card games with his family.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 8 p.m. today. Pastor Dick Gadd will officiate. To honor Mr. Moore’s request, the casket will remain closed. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, 300 Scott Ave., Morgantown, W.Va. 26508, in memory of Mr. Moore. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of the arrangements for Ralph Lee Moore.  www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 27 Feb 2004.

Troy S. Moore
Mr. Troy S. Moore, 75, a resident of Durbin, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2004, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Troy S. Moore.  From 14 May 2004.

Troy Moore
Troy S. Moore, 75, of Durbin, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born Feb. 27, 1929, at Durbin, a son of the late David N. and Nola White Moore.
He had never married. Surviving is a close companion, Elizabeth L. Harris. Preceding him in death was one sister, Mary Louise Moore, who died on Jan. 6, 2004.
Mr. Moore attended the schools of Green Bank and graduated from Green Bank High School. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army. On May 2, 1986, he retired from the Green Bank Observatory, where he worked as an electrician.
He was a member and past master of Riverside Lodge 124 AF&AM of Cass, a member of Beverly Lodge 23 Royal Arch Masons, Pilgrim Commandery 21 Knights of Templar of Elkins, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite of Free Masonry of Charleston and Beni Kedem Shrine of Charleston. He was a 50-year member of the American Legion 0117 of Durbin, a member of the Randolph County Senior Center and a life member of the Bethel United Methodist Church of Durbin.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Sunday, he will be moved to the Bethel United Methodist Church near Durbin, where friends may call from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Frank Naglic will officiate. Interment will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, where Masonic graveside services will be accorded by members of Riverside Lodge 124 AF&AM of Cass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 7, Durbin, W.Va. 26264 in memory of Mr. Moore. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Troy S. Moore.  From 15 May 2004.

Troy Moore
Troy S. Moore, 75, of Durbin, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born Feb. 27, 1929, at Durbin, a son of the late David N. and Nola White Moore.
He had never married. Surviving is a close companion, Elizabeth L. Harris. Preceding him in death was one sister, Mary Louise Moore, who died on Jan. 6, 2004.
Mr. Moore attended the schools of Green Bank and graduated from Green Bank High School. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army. On May 2, 1986, he retired from the Green Bank Observatory, where he worked as an electrician.
He was a member and past master of Riverside Lodge 124 AF&AM of Cass, a member of Beverly Lodge 23 Royal Arch Masons, Pilgrim Commandery 21 Knights of Templar of Elkins, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite of Free Masonry of Charleston and Beni Kedem Shrine of Charleston. He was a 50-year member of the American Legion 0117 of Durbin, a member of the Randolph County Senior Center and a life member of the Bethel United Methodist Church of Durbin.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Sunday, he will be moved to the Bethel United Methodist Church near Durbin, where friends may call from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Frank Naglic will officiate. Interment will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, where Masonic graveside services will be accorded by members of Riverside Lodge 124 AF&AM of Cass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 7, Durbin, W.Va. 26264 in memory of Mr. Moore. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Troy S. Moore.  From 15 May 2004.

Theodore Moore
Theodore "Ted" Moore, 38, of Mechanicsville, Md., died Saturday, May 22, 2004, in Leonardstown, Md.
He was born Nov. 21, 1965, in Buckhannon, the son of the late Theodore E. Moore and Rebecca Ann Lanham Moore, who survives at Volga.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Candice and Nicole Moore of Alexandria, Va.; three sisters, Elizabeth Mokuiki and husband, Ernie, of Richland, Wash., Kimberly Moore of Volga and Christie Villers and husband, Chad, of Buckhannon; and five nieces and nephews, Matthew and Tiffany Wilkes, Rebecca Dean and Seth and Wade Villers.
He was a carpenter.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday. Pastor Ed Lowther will officiate. At the request of the deceased, his body will be cremated. Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of the arrangements for Theodore "Ted" Moore.  From 26 May 2004. 

Don L. Moran
Don Lee Moran, 79, of Route 2, Belington, died Wednesday morning, March 24, 2004, at his home following an extended illness.
He was born March 27, 1924, at Junior, the son of the late Alva and Gertrude Daton Moran.
Twice married, he was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Dorothy Marie Woods, in 1970. On June 23, 1989, he married the former Barbara Ann Baughman, who survives at Route 2, Belington.
Also surviving are two daughters, Susan Lee Coontz and Sandra Lee Moran, both of Belington; one son, Don Lee Moran Jr. of Buckhannon; one stepdaughter, Nancy Ann Noell of Belington; two stepsons, David Lee Summerfield and Joseph Brian Summerfield, both of Philippi; one brother, Bretzel Moran of Santa Ana, Calif.; one sister, Theo Pasarsky of Spartanburg, S.C.; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Danny Lee Moran and Jackie Ray Moran; by one stepson, James Dee Summerfield; by one stepdaughter, Jacqueline Ann Summerfield; by one sister, Alveda Holly Moran; by three brothers, Eldon Bryan Moran, Kenneth Moran and Deward Moran; by one granddaughter, Lisa Holsberry; and two great-grandsons, Caleb and Kailan Holsberry.
Mr. Moran owned and operated Moran’s Garage auto repair and sales.
He was a veteran of World War II, served in the U.S. Army and was a prisoner of war.
He was a life member of Laurel Mountain Post 410 Veterans of Foreign Wars at Belington and a member of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion in Elkins.
Friends may call at the Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel in Belington from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and on Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., when funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Joseph Carl Delauder officiating. Interment will follow in the Lambert Chapel Cemetery where military rites will be accorded by Barbour Post 44 American Legion. The family requests memorials may be made in the form of contributions to Hospice Care Corp., P.O. Box 385, Philippi, W.Va. 26416. Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.  From 25 Mar 2004.

Don Lee Moran
Don Lee Moran, 79, of Route 2, Belington, died Wednesday morning, March 24, 2004, at his home following an extended illness.
He was born March 27, 1924, at Junior, the son of the late Alva and Gertrude Daton Moran.
Twice married, he was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Dorothy Marie Woods, in 1970. On June 23, 1989, he married the former Barbara Ann Baughman, who survives at Route 2, Belington.
Also surviving are two daughters, Susan Lee Coontz and Sandra Lee Moran, both of Belington; one son, Don Lee Moran Jr. of Buckhannon; one stepdaughter, Nancy Ann Noell of Belington; two stepsons, David Lee Summerfield and Joseph Brian Summerfield, both of Philippi; one brother, Bretzel Moran of Santa Ana, Calif.; one sister, Theo Pasarsky of Spartanburg, S.C.; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Danny Lee Moran and Jackie Ray Moran; by one stepson, James Dee Summerfield; by one stepdaughter, Jacqueline Ann Summerfield; by one sister, Alveda Holly Moran; by three brothers, Eldon Bryan Moran, Kenneth Moran and Deward Moran; by one granddaughter, Lisa Holsberry; and two great-grandsons, Caleb and Kailan Holsberry.
Mr. Moran owned and operated Moran’s Garage auto repair and sales. He was a veteran of World War II, served in the U.S. Army and was a prisoner of war.
He was a life member of Laurel Mountain Post 410 Veterans of Foreign Wars at Belington and a member of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion in Elkins.
Friends were received at the Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel in Belington from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday and today from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., when funeral services were conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Joseph Carl Delauder officiating. Interment followed in the Lambert Chapel Cemetery where military rites were accorded by Barbour Post 44 American Legion. The family requests memorials may be made in the form of contributions to Mountain Hospice, 1410 Crim Ave., Philippi, W.Va. 26416. Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.  From 26 Mar 2004.

Carl W. Moreland
Carl Wesley Moreland, 86, of HC76, Box 646, Mount Storm, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Cumberland, Md.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Calvary Temple in Mount Storm where funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday. Schaeffer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  From 6 Oct 2004.

Bonnie Morgan
Bonnie Loraine Nicholson Morgan, 79, of Jane Lew, passed away Friday, July 30, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. at her home following an extended illness.
She was born Sept. 29, 1924, at Kinchloe in Harrison County, a daughter of the late Warden W. and Vena Alice Jenkins Nicholson.
She is survived by her husband, Calvin Ralph Morgan of Jane Lew, whom she married Jan. 3, 1944; four children and their spouses, Donald R. and Mae Morgan of Hepzibah, Linda L. and Lynn Childers of Buckhannon, Ruth A. and Ed Pratt of Jackson Mills, and Terry R. and Cheryl Morgan of Clarksburg; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Nicholson of Ogden, Utah, and Ernest Nicholson of Riverside, Calif.; and one sister, Helen Galley of Baltimore, Md.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Stanley Nicholson.
She graduated from Unitis High School in 1943. She was a homemaker who loved sewing, quilting, crafts and most of all her flowers.
Friends will be received at the Morris Funeral Home in Jane Lew Sunday from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Monday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Bradley Tinney officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Morris Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 31 Jul 2004. 

John R. Morgan Jr.
John R. Morgan Jr., 60, a resident of Arden, departed this life at 2:25 a.m. Thursday, July 29, 2004, at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg.
He was born April 2, 1944, in Crab Orchard, the son of the late loving parents John R. and Icie V. Wilson Morgan.
He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Janice Elaine Moore Morgan.
He was the loving father of Gregory Skidmore and wife, Shari, of Mount Holly, N.C., Brenda and husband, Howard Riffle, of Lost Creek, Cynthia Baird and companion Butch Roberts of Elkins, Jennifer and husband, Robert Bowen, of Philippi, and Anthony John Morgan of Mount Clare.
Also surviving are one sister, Elizabeth Humenay of Gainesville, Va.; his only surviving aunt, Marcella Malcolm of Fairmont; 11 grandchildren, Brian Ray Riffle of Lost Creek, Heather Dawn Baird of Elkins, twins Julie and Jennifer Riffle of Lost Creek, Briston and Brandon Skidmore of Bruceton Mills, Morgan and twins Zachary and Megan Skidmore of Philippi, and Sasha Turner and Raymond Bowen of Shinnston.
He was an avid coin collector, automotive racing fan and an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a self-employed highway mail contractor for the U.S. Postal Service.
He was affiliated with the Church of Christ.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home in Philippi from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and on Sunday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., the service hour. Services will be in the funeral home chapel with Evangelist R.D. Ice officiating. Interment will follow in the Pifer Mountain Cemetery in Tucker County. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 30 Jul 2004.  

Jesse Morhard
Jesse Morhard, 27, a resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday morning, May 29, 2004, at his residence. He was in his usual health and death was sudden and unexpected.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The F.E. Runner Funeral Home in Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Jesse Morhard.  From 2 Jun 2004.

Jesse R. Morhard
Jesse Robert Morhard, 27, a resident of 122 S. Randolph Ave., Elkins, passed away Saturday morning, May 29, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. He had been in his usual health and death was sudden and unexpected.
Born Dec. 19, 1976, in Parsons, he was the son of the late John Carl Morhard and Roberta King of Elkins.
In addition to his mother, Jesse is survived by his stepfather, Charles “Chuck” Stutler of Elkins; his maternal grandmother, Leah Knotts of Parsons; and his paternal grandmother, Cathrine Morhard of Heathsville, Va.
Also surviving are his son, Trenton Lee Morhard of Belington; one sister, Lisa Brown and husband, Charlie, of Valley Bend; one brother, Jayson Carl Morhard of Elkins; and a close companion, Dee Dee Barb of Harpertown.
Two nephews, Dereck and Nathaniel Brown; three uncles, Linton King of Orlando, Fla., Randall King of Elkins and James Morhard of Frederick, Md.; and a host of friends also survive.
Jesse was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a self-employed carpenter and drywall hanger for 13 years. He was a wonderful father, spending time with his son, Trenton, whenever and as often as he could.
Jesse was a former member of the Randolph County Chapter Hard Times Benefit for Kids. Jesse loved life and lived his life to the fullest; he also loved spending time with his family and friends. He was a Baptist by faith.
Jesse will not only be missed by his family and his son, but also by his many friends. He will be in their hearts forever.
Friends will be received at the F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel after 6 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted from the Runner Chapel at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Pam Shuman will officiate and interment will follow in the Israel Church Cemetery at Kerens. The F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Jesse Robert Morhard.  From 4 Jun 2004.

Lucille Morris
Lucille Morris, 89, of Camp Hill, Pa., died at Bethany Village on Monday, March 15, 2004.
Lucille was the eldest daughter of the late Clarence and Laura Pritt and was the widow of Roy Morris.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
Lucille was a registered nurse for 48 years at the Harrisburg and Polyclinic Hospitals and in private duty.
Lucille attended West Virginia Wesleyan College, Davis & Elkins College and graduated from the Davis Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Elkins.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Camp Hill, Pa. She was a church representative for Lutheran Brotherhood and was a former member of the Highland Women’s Club and the Pennsylvania Nursing Association.
She was an accomplished gardener with a special fondness for flowers and birds.
Surviving are one sister, Juanita Reda and husband, Victor, of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; four nieces, Judith Phares of St. Albans, Muretta Yentzer of Carlisle, Pa., Candace Shipman of Springfield, Va., and Jill Kent of Birmingham, Ala.; remaining are three loving great-nephews, Taylor and Dillon Kent of Birmingham, Ala., and Michael Phares of St. Albans.
A memorial service was held Monday at Bethany Village. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 1610 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill, Pa. 17011. Arrangements are handled by the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania.  From 23 Mar 2004.

Catherine Morrison
Catherine V. “Kitty” O’Connell Morrison, 89, of Swedesboro, N.J., died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at Jefferson Hospital.
Kitty was raised in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to Swedesboro in 1946. She operated a dry-cleaning establishment there until 1967. Later she joined Kingsway Regional High School as a secretary until she retired.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. When her children were of school age, she was active in the Parent-Teacher Association at St. Joseph’s School.
Kitty was the wife of the late Thomas J. Morrison and was the mother of Sr. Mary Ella Morrison, OP, of Elkins, Thomas J. Morrison Jr. of Deptford, N.J., Mrs. Robert (Kathleen) Vuk of Haddon Heights, N.J., and Mrs. Joe (Margaret Mary) Kain of Gloucester City, N.J. She had nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Daley Funeral Home Life Celebration Studio, 1518 Kings Highway, Swedesboro, N.J. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Church on Broad Street, Swedesboro, N.J. Memorial donations may be made to the Dominican Sisters of Hope, 320 Powell Ave., Newburgh, N.Y., 12550; St. Mary’s Aid to the Aging, in care of St. Mary’s Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, N.J., 08030; or St. Joseph’s Church, 140 Broad St., Swedesboro, N.J. 08085.  From 14 Feb 2004.

Donald E. Morrison
Donald E. Morrison, 63, a resident of Renick, passed away Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at his home.
Born Jan. 8, 1940, at Marlinton, he was the son of the late Carl L. and Alice Puffenbarger Morrison.
He was united in marriage to the former Ruby Lambert, who survives in Renick.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Lisa Reinholt and husband, John, of Renick and Samantha Morrison, at home; one son, Dennis Morrison and wife, Lori, of Ontario, Calif.; one sister, Beverly Gibson of Hot Springs, Va.; and four brothers, Gerald Morrison and Sam Morrison, both of Elkins, Jim Morrison of Ronceverte and Bill Morrison of Lewisburg.
Also surviving are six grandchildren, Donald, Katherine, Cora, Austin, Saydee and Shyanne; and seven nieces and four nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents was one sister, Brenda Sue Beverly.
Donald retired from the U.S. Army in 1986, then was employed at Hanover Shoe, retiring in 1995. He was presently employed as a security guard at the B.A. Mullican Lumber Co.
Donald attended the Church of God at Fairlea.
Services were held Saturday at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Pastor Susan Erskine officiating. Interment followed in the Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg. This announcement is through the courtesy of the F.E. Runner Funeral Home.  From 21 Jan 2004.

Leoan T. Moser
Leoan T. Moser, 79, of Spring Hill, Fla., died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004.
Born in Adolph, she attended Mill Creek High School and moved to Spring Hill five years ago from Cleveland, Tenn.
She was a retired cosmetologist, owned and operated a beauty salon, was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1322 of West Hernando, was an avid bridge player, enjoyed china painting and was a member of Fellowship Wesleyan Church in Spring Hill.
Survivors include her husband, John W. Moser, who was from Bridgeport and attended Bridgeport High School; two sons, Ronald A. Moser of Knoxville, Tenn., and Andrew Lee Moser and wife, Cheryl, of Etowah, Tenn.; two brothers, Paul Telemeco of Brandon, Fla., and Christopher Telemeco of Fort Washington, Md.; one sister, Helen Telemeco of Beverly; and three granddaughters, Heather, Brittany and Becca Moser of Cleveland, Tenn.
Leoan was a great and devoted wife, mother, friend, neighbor and Christian. Her love for her granddaughters and their mother, Gina, was overwhelming.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fellowship Wesleyan Church. Inurnment at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla., will take place at a later date. The family suggests that memorial donations may be made to Hernando-Pasco Hospice, 1114 Chatman Blvd., Brooksville, Fla. 34601. Arrangements are by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel of Spring Hill, Fla.  From 31 Aug 2004.

Anna L. Moses
Anna L. Moses, 89, a resident of Valentine’s Personal Care Home, passed away Sunday evening, May 16, 2004, at the home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Anna L. Moses.  From 17 May 2004.

Anna L. Moses
Anna L. Moses, 89, a resident of Valentine’s Personal Care Home, on Sunday, May 16, 2004, entered into a new journey of her life.
She was born Aug. 16, 1914, at Volga, the daughter of the late Isaac N. Farley and Victoria Margaret Maxson Farley.
She was twice married, first to William Vernon Dillon and second to William L. Moses, both of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by and leaves to cherish her memories one son, Perry Dillon and wife, Reta, of Elkins; three daughters, Ann Austin and husband, Glen, of Staunton, Va., Patty Pritt and husband, Edward, of Elkins and Vicky Harrison and husband, Hughie, of Lexington, Va.; one daughter-in-law, Ana Mercedes Moses of Atlantic Beach, Fla.; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.
Also preceding her in death were one son, Donald J. Moses; six brothers, Rex, Mike, Alfred, Barney, Don and Bill Farley; two sisters, Irene Davis and Gladys Hawkins Lloyd; and a special friend, Harry Knotts.
She will be forever remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. She lived her life with love and compassion for everyone.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Elkins, Huttonsville Rebekah Lodge 103 and the Randolph County Senior Center.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. At 6:15 p.m. today, Huttonsville Rebekah Lodge 103 will conduct a memorial service from the funeral home chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley and the Rev. Dr. Ellis E. Conley officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Philippi. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of arrangements for Anna L. Moses.  From 18 May 2004.

Hazel J. Moss
Hazel J. Moss, 89, of Vermilion, Ohio, and formerly of French Creek, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, in the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph of Lorain, Ohio, where she had been a patient for a short time.
She was born Jan. 1, 1915, French Creek, the daughter of the late John and Vada Lewis Killingsworth.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Claude Russell of Ambridge, Pa.; one son and daughter-in-law, Denver and Patty Echard of Vermilion, Ohio, with whom she resided; five grandchildren, Sharon vonHofen and husband, Jan, Milly Janczura and husband, Samuel, Phyllis Russell and her fiance, Donald Sowinski, Jacqueline Eichenberg and husband, Francis, and Denver Echard Jr.; six great-grandchildren, Melanie and Megan Janczura, and Ryan, Courtney, Quenton and Tristen Echard; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Moss; two sisters, Ruth Crites and Jessie Tenney; and a brother, Letcher Killingsworth.
Mrs. Moss was a member of the Bethlehem Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the DAV Chapter 36 of French Creek.
Friends will be received at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow in the Upshur County Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph at 3700 Kolbe Road, Lorain, Ohio. The Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Hazel J. Moss.  From 9 Feb 2003.

Lummie I. Moss
Lummie Irene Moss, 95, a resident of Butcher’s Personal Care Home in Akron, Ohio, passed away in her sleep Tuesday morning, Oct. 12, 2004. She was a former resident of Flint, Mich.
Mrs. Moss was born March 11, 1909, in Taylor County, the daughter of the late Charles M. and Rosetta B. Moats Haddix.
She was married to Henry Moss, who preceded her in death in 1986.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Dessie Johnson and husband, Dick, of Akron, Ohio, Christina Burgess of Tallmadge, Ohio, and Diana Reed and husband, Charles, of Houghton Lake, Mich.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Howard Moss and wife, Jean, of Philippi, and James Moss and wife, Jeanie, of Grand Blanc, Mich.; one daughter-in-law, Peggy Moss of Philippi, the widow of the late Henry R. Moss Jr.; one sister, Betty Jones of Chesterfield, Va.; one brother, Ralph Haddix of South Weymouth, Mass.; 18 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, James Haddix, Charles Haddix Jr. and Leland Haddix; and two sisters, Virginia Haddix and Josie Green.
Mrs. Moss taught school in Barbour County in 1929 through 1930. She was a homemaker most of her life.
She was a member of the Graham Road Baptist Church at Stow, Ohio, and many years at the Point Pleasant Baptist Church of Galloway.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home in Philippi from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today and on Friday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. Services will be in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Wayne A. McCauley officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home service.   From 14 Oct 2004.

Dorsey O. Mouser
Dorsey Olen Mouser, 92, a resident of Route 1, Philippi, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 2004, in Broaddus Hospital.
He was born July 19, 1911, in Barbour County, the son of the late James Wesley and Grace Henderson Mouser.
He was united in marriage on Aug. 5, 1933, to the former Mary Elizabeth Bolyard, who survives. On Aug. 5, 2003, they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Mouser and wife, Wanda, of Route 1, Philippi; one granddaughter, Dianna Phillips and husband, Bryan, of Nestorville; two stepgrandchildren, Mary and Richard Phillips; one sister-in-law, Louise Mouser of Ford Run community, Philippi; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Hugh, Howard and Paul Mouser; and four sisters, Dessie Phillips, Bunea Boyles, Lena Poling and Helen Johnson.
Mr. Mouser was a farmer. He retired as caretaker for the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. He was a member of the Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church.
Friends were received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, after 6 p.m. Sunday and will be received until 9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. William Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 22 Mar 2004.

Mary E. Moyers
Mary Ellen Helmick Moyers, 72, of Petersburg, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va.
Friends were received from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg where funeral services were at 11 a.m. today. Interment followed in Sites Cemetery.  From 23 Aug 2004.

Shirley C. Moyers
Shirley Caplinger Moyers, 65, of Dorcas, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004, at her home.
Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Schaeffer Funeral Home where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday.  From 27 Aug 2004.

“Ernie” Mullenax
William Ernest “Ernie” Mullenax, 78, of Petersburg, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at his home.
Born Oct. 29, 1925, in Pansy, he was the son of the late Roland C. Mullenax and Bessie C. Harman Mullenax.
He was preceded in death by one son, Larry Robert Mullenax; and one brother, Bruce Mullenax.
Mr. Mullenax was the owner and operator of Mullenax Refrigerated Transport. He was the founder of the Country Store Opry in Pansy 37 years ago where he “slaved over a hot guitar” every other Saturday night.
He was a charter member of the Grant-Hardy Camp of Gideons International and a long time member of the St John’s United Methodist Church where he served with distinction on various committees. He was an honorary member of the Landes Ruritan Club.
He found great pleasure in farming his spread down at the Snell place.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Anna Harman Mullenax; two daughters, Diana K. Mullenax Simmons and husband, Allen, of Harrisonburg, Va., and Peggy L. Mullenax Geary and husband, Jay, of Petersburg; one grandson, Lucas R. Geary; one sister, Jean Judy of Gordonsville, Va.; two brothers, Carl Mullenax of Petersburg and Roy Mullenax of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Gary Phillips and the Rev. Edgar Null. Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Franklin. Memorial donations may be made to St John’s United Methodist Church Building Fund or Gideons International.  From 25 Feb 2004.

David J. Mullennex
David Jefferson Mullennex, 80, a resident of the Whitmer Road near Job, departed this life Sunday afternoon, April 18, 2004, in Davis Memorial Hospital. He had been in declining health.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins for David Jefferson Mullennex. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 19 Apr 2004.

David J. Mullennex
David Jefferson Mullennex, 80, a resident of the Whitmer Road near Job, departed this life Sunday afternoon, April 18, 2004, at the Davis Memorial Hospital. He had been in declining health.
He was born Saturday, April 5, 1924, at Job, the son of the late Jeddie Dile Mullennex and Esta Margaret Eye Mullennex.
On Dec. 1, 1988, he was married to the former Peggy J. White, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Frances K. MacMillan and husband, Don, of Sacramento, Calif., Linda S. Elza and husband, Doug, of Elkins and Teresa M. Sarrio and husband, Bob, of Titusville, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Debbie Wyatt and husband Chris, of Job and Tammy Wolford and husband, Don, of Dry Fork; two stepsons, Sammy Roy and wife, Angie, of Whitmer and Darryl Roy and wife, Stephanie, of Harman; one brother, Ed Mullennex and wife, Stella, of Job; one sister, Louise Cunningham and husband, Leonard, of Beverly; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death besides his parents were one daughter, Lucille Ours; two brothers, Kermit and Keyser Mullennex; and three sisters, Janet Cooper, Josie Mullennex and Pauline Coates.
David attended the schools of Dry Fork and Harman High School. He was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. Navy Sea Bees, was a heavy equipment operator and retired in 1983, and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Todd Rhodes will officiate and interment will follow at the Armentrout-Mullennex Cemetery near Job. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for David Jefferson Mullennex.  From 20 Apr 2004.

Noah L. Mullenax
Noah Lee Mullenax, 77, a resident of Montrose, departed this life Friday afternoon, June 4, 2004, at his home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.
He was born Thursday, June 10, 1926, at Sugarlands, Tucker County, a son of the late Amos Gilbert Mullenax and Ethel Zaddy Hedrick Mullenax. On Dec. 31, 1949, he was married to the former Betty Lea Carr, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Jerry Allen Mullenax and wife, Linda, Montrose; two daughters, Julia Ann Phillips and husband, Thomas, Montrose, and Jacqueline Annette Workman and husband Bill, Elkins; one brother, Grover Mullenax, Belington; two sisters, Dorothy Valentine and husband, Bob, Columbus, Ohio, and Verda Weese and husband, Earl, Montrose; and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death besides his parents are one sister, Vida Mullenax.
He attended the school at Sugarlands, worked for the former Parsons Tannery, was a lumberman having worked for various companies including himself, worked for the Quail Ridge Construction Co. at Mt. Storm, was a farmer and loved horses.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor, Tuesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Allen D. Crosten will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Gilman. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of the arrangements for Noah Lee Mullenax.  From 5 Jun 2004. 

Noah L. Mullenax
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Allen D. Crosten will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Gilman. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of the arrangements for Noah Lee Mullenax. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 7 Jun 2004.

Heather L. Mullins
Heather Lynn Mullins, 30, a resident of 205 Davis St., Elkins, departed this life Tuesday morning, March 30, 2004, at her home. She had been in declining health although death was unexpected.
She was born Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1973, at Elkins, the daughter of Nancy E. Phillips Mullins of Elkins and Jerry D. Mullins of Mt. Nebo.
Also surviving are her companion, Timothy Haas of Elkins; one son, Caleb Haas at home; two brothers, Sidney Mullins and Jordan Mullins, both of Mt. Nebo; one sister, April Thomas of Virginia; and her paternal grandmother, Dessie Phillips of Elkins.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Perry Hall Phillips; and her maternal grandparents, Daryl and Marie Mullins.
Heather attended the schools of Elkins, was a devoted mother, loved her son Caleb, liked to do crafts and was a collector of perfume bottles. She was a member of the Refuge at Gilman.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Kevin Gainer will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Heather Lynn Mullins. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 31 Mar 2004.

Heather L. Mullins
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Kevin Gainer will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Heather Lynn Mullins. www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 1 Apr 2004.

Mildred Mullins
Mildred Mullins, 82, a resident of Mansfield Place Broaddus Hospital and a former resident of Chestnut Flat Road, Belington, died at 4:25 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, in Mansfield Place.
She was born Nov. 18, 1921, in Gilmer County, a daughter of the late Charlie B. and Louisa Conrad Moyers.
She was married Feb. 5, 1949, to Clyde C. Mullins, who preceded her in death June 15, 1997.
Surviving are two sons, Charles E. “Gene” and wife, Diana K. Mullins, Philippi, and Michael D. and wife, Misha Mullins, Belington; and four grandchildren, Michael G., Tammy, Michael D. II and Jeremy Mullins.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Charles J. Moyers; and one sister, Genevive Moyer Luzader.
Mrs. Mullins was a homemaker and a lifetime member of the Dawson Baptist Church at Glenville.
Friends will be recieved at the Wright Funeral Home in Philippi on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor David Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.  From 25 Oct 2004.

Helen Y. Muntzing
Helen Y. Muntzing, 94, of Petersburg, died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at her home.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Maysville Bible Brethren Church.  From 3 May 2004.

Joyce A. Murphy
Joyce Ann Murphy, 56, of Gaston, S.C., formerly of Upshur County, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, in Palmetto Baptist Hospital in Columbia, S.C.
She was born June 26, 1947, in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Mabel Miller Lacek.
On Jan. 10, 1970, she married Robert David Murphy Sr., who survives in Gaston, S.C.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Michelle Garcia and husband, Jose, of Eastover, S.C., and Kimberly Perez of Gaston, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Alexus Garcia, Kimberly Murphy, Christina Beam, Joseph Garcia, Alex Garcia, Johnnie Frazier III, Lynn Perez and Christian Murphy; and three stepgrandchildren, Joe Garcia, Juan Garcia and Jose Garcia Jr.
She was preceded in death by one son, Robert David Murphy Jr.
She was a homemaker and attended Souls Harbor Church in West Columbia, S.C.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Whitecarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Eugene Helmick will officiate and interment will follow in the Robinson Cemetery at Replete. The Tomblyn Whitecarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of arrangements for Joyce Ann Murphy.  From 30 Apr 2004.

Bertha A. Mussi
Bertha A. Mussi, 72, a resident of 611-A W. Main St., Elkins, passed away at 9:14 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2004, at Ruby Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for the previous 24 hours. She had been in failing health for the past several years, however, her condition had been considered critical for the past month.
Born Jan. 24, 1932, in Reading, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Alonzo and Gertrude Rhor Brown.
On Jan. 4, 1954, she was united in marriage to Richard Edward Mussi, who survives on West Main Street.
A more complete obituary will be announced at a later date. The F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Bertha A. Mussi.  From 15 Mar 2004.

Bertha A. Mussi
Bertha A. Mussi, 72, a resident of 611-A West Main St., Elkins, passed away at 9:14 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2004, at Ruby Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for 24 hours. She had been in failing health for the past several years, however, her condition had been considered critical for the past month.
Born Jan. 24, 1932, in Reading, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Alonzo and Gertrude Rhor Brown.
On Jan. 4, 1954, she was united in marriage to Richard Edward Mussi, who survives on West Main Street.
Surviving is one daughter, Lisa Ware and husband, Gary, of Elkins; one son, Richard E. Mussi Jr. and wife, Jean, of Elkins; and one sister, Ramdna Mafrice of New York, N.Y.
Also surviving are five grandchildren, Angela Mussi-Donahoe, Judah Ben Cain, Jason Cain, Christopher Mussi and Michael Mussi Jr; two great-grandchildren, Jonathan Cain and Abageal Cain; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her parents were several brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Mussi was a homemaker. She was a cherished wife and an awesome mother and grandmother.
Bertha was a devoted worshiper of Jehovah. She spent her time in Bible education.
At the request of the deceased, the remains were cremated. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Paul Christianson of the Kingdom Hall will perform the services. The memorial service is open to family and friends, and everyone is invited to fellowship with the family after the service at the Kingdom Hall. The F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Bertha A. Mussi.  From 18 Mar 2004.

Eula Myers
Eula Gay Isch Myers, 78, a resident of Rock Hill, S.C., passed away Sunday, May 2, 2004, at the Piedmont Medical Center.
She was born in Pickens, the daughter of the late Ernest Daniel and Gay House Isch.
She was married to Robert Boyd Myers, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Ken Myers of Rock Hill, S.C.; one daughter, Teresa M. Armour of Clover, S.C.; two brothers, John Isch of Toledo, Ohio, and Paul Isch of Elkins; three sisters, Beulah “Bob” Bartlett of Montrose, June McCourt of Toledo, Ohio, and Jessie Ferguson of Proctorville, Ohio; and four grandchildren, Robert, Brian and William Myers and Kelsey Armour.
Mrs. Myers was a member of the Woodland United Methodist Church, a graduate of Elkins High School and was employed by Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Co. until her retirement in 1978.
Friends may call from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Pamela Shuman officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman. Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodland United Methodist Church, 801 N. Cherry Road, Rock Hill, S.C. 29732 in memory of Mrs. Myers. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Eula Gay Isch Myers.  From 5 May 2004.

Eula Myers
Friends may call from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Pamela Shuman officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman. Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodland United Methodist Church, 801 N. Cherry Road, Rock Hill, S.C. 29732 in memory of Mrs. Myers. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Eula Gay Isch Myers.  From 6 May 2004.

George W. Myers
George William “Bill” Myers, 65, a resident of Chenoweth Creek, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004, in the Potomas Calley Hospital in Keyser following a sudden illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction fo the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for George William “Bill” Myers.  From 12 Nov 2004. 

George W. Myers
George W. “Bill” Myers, 65, a resident of Route 1, Elkins, the Chenoweth Creek community, died unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004, at Potomac Valley Hospital in Keyser following a massive heat attack.
He was born Feb. 19, 1939, in Howesville, a son of the late George and Beulah Stone Myers.
He was married for the past 47 years to Judith Garlitz Myers, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Michael William Myers of Charleston; two brothers, Charles Myers and wife, Brenda, of Colonial Heights, Va., and David Myers and wife, Shirley, of Savannah, Ga.; two grandchildren, Pvt. Justin Myers, who is serving in the U.S. Army at Ft. Lee, Va., and Katie Myers of Hurricane; a brother-in-law, Richard Garlitz and wife, Carol, of Arthurdale; a sister-in-law, Doris Hartsell and husband, Bill, of Morgantown; a former daughter-in-law, Diane Myers of Hurricane; and several nieces and nephews.
Bill was a graduate of Valley High School in Masontown with the class of 1957 and served with the Army Reserve for 11 years. He was employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 10 years and for the past 37 years he was employed by Reckart Equipment Co. where he served as sales and service manager. He was a member of St. Brendan Catholic Church, BPOE Lodge No. 1135, a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion. He was a black belt in Shotokan karate.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home chapel. On Monday, he will be moved to St. Brendan Catholic Church where the Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. The Rev. Fr. William Anderson will be the celebrant. At the request of the deceased, his remains will be cremated. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements.  From 13 Nov 2004.

George W.  Myers
George W. "Bill" Myers, 65, a resident of Route 1, Elkins, the ChenowethCreek community, died unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004, at Potomac Valley Hospital in Keyser following a massive heart attack.
He was born Feb. 19, 1939, in Howesville, a son of the late George and Beulah Stone Myers. 
He was married for the past 47 years to Judith Garlitz Myers, who survives.
Also surviving is a son, Michael William Myers of Charleston;  two brothers, Charles Myers and wife, Brenda, of Colonial Heights, Va., and David Myers and wife, Shirley, of Savannah, Ga.;  two grandchildren, Pvt. Justin Myers, who is serving in the U.S. Army at Ft. Lee, Va., and Katie Myers of Hurricane; brother- in-law, Richard Garlitz and wife, Carol, of Arthurdale; and sister-in-law, Doris Hartsell and husband, Bill, of Morgantown; former daughter-in-law, Diane Myers of Hurricane; and several nieces and nephews. 
Bill was a graduate of Valley High School in Masontown, with the class of 1957 and served with the Army Reserve for 11 years.  He was employed by the U.S. Government Department of Agriculture for 10 years and for the past 37 years he was employed by Reckart Equipment Co. where he served as sales and service manager. He was a member of St. Brendan Catholic Church, BPOE Lodge No. 1135, a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion.  He was a black belt in Shotokan karate.
Friends were received Sunday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A prayer service was held Sunday at the funeral home chapel.  Today he will be moved to St. Brendan Catholic Church where the Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. The Rev. Fr. William Anderson will be the celebrant. 
At the request of the deceased, his remains will be cremated.  The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins was in charge of the arrangements.  From 15 Nov 2004.

Paul Myers
Paul Scott Myers, 82, devoted husband of Joanne Skidmore Myers, of 365 Holland Drive, Statesville, N.C., passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004.
Born Sept. 15, 1921, in Camden, Ohio, he was the son of the late Harry E. Myers and Ruth Armstrong Myers.
Mr. Myers was a graduate of Union High School in College Corner, Ohio, was a retired salesman for Major Brokerage Co., and sold for Fuller Brush for 50 years. He served in the Army during World War II with the 94th Signal Battalion and enjoyed square dancing.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the Nicholas Funeral Home in Statesville, N.C. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
Anyone wishing may give memorials to Fairview Baptist Church Building Fund, 349 Turnersburg Highway, Statesville, N.C., 28625.  Nicholson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  From 24 Jan 2004.

Peggy Myers
Peggy Sue Heckler Myers, 26, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at New Market, Va., at the home of her sister, Barbara. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to heart failure.
She was born Saturday, Nov. 12, 1977, in Elkins, the daughter of William “Bill” Heckler and Shirley Ann Lycliter Heckler.
On March 13, 1998, at Oakland, Md., she was married to Aaron Nathan Myers, who survives.
Also surviving are four brothers, Scott Heckler of Hambleton, Dave Heckler of Mackeyville, Brian Heckler of Hambleton and Donald Heckler of Blackman Heights; three sisters, Janet Pennington of Virginia, Janette Harris of Pennsylvania and Barbara Nelson of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
She attended the schools of Tucker County. She was a homemaker and wife.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 2 p.m .to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m Tuesday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Pastor Pat Cassidy and Pastor Joshua A. Pennington will officiate and interment will follow in the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Peggy Sue Heckler Myers. Sympathy expressions may be sent to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 11 Oct 2004.

Peggy Myers
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 2 p.m .to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Pastor Pat Cassidy and Pastor Joshua A. Pennington will officiate and interment will follow in the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Peggy Sue Heckler Myers. Sympathy expressions may be sent to www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 12 Oct 2004.

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