2006 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries:M

Goldie E. Mace
Goldie Elizabeth Corathers Mace, 89, of Route 3, Weston, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Hagerstown, Md., at the home of her daughter, Dr. Patricia Mae Leonard. She had been residing with her daughter in Hagerstown for the past seven years.
She was born in Lewis County Oct. 25, 1916, the daughter of the late John Roach Corathers and Minnie Clark Corathers.
Her husband, Andrew Harold Mace, preceded her in death Sept. 1, 2002.
She is survived by one daughter, Dr. Patricia Mae Leonard and son-in-law, Cordell L. Leonard, of Hagerstown, Md.; one son, Dr. Andrew Harold Mace Jr. and daughter-in-law, Carol Mace, of Morgantown; four grandchildren, Aaron Andrew Mace and Zachary David Mace of Morgantown, Jonathan Seth Leonard of Hagerstown, Md. and Dr. Elizabeth Mae Kim and grandson-in-law, Dr. Preston Y. Kim; and three great-grandchildren, Daniel Hyung Kim, Sarah Elizabeth Kim and Abigail Helen Kim, of Ellicott City, Md.
One sister, Sylvia Corathers McQuain, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Mace and her late husband, Andrew Harold Mace, owned and operated Mace’s Furniture Store in Weston for 24 years, retiring in 1980. She attended Horner United Methodist Church. Mrs. Mace was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to all her family and friends, and she will be greatly missed by all.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Morris Funeral Home in Jane Lew. On Friday, March 3, she will be moved to Horner United Methodist Church, to lie in state from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the service hour. The Rev. Steve White, assisted by the Rev. Bill Dawson and the Rev. Mark Mooney, will officiate. Burial will be in Weston Masonic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Horner United Methodist Church, Horner, W.Va. 26452. A Morris Funeral Home service.  From 28 Feb 2006.

Sandra J. Mace
Sandra Joyce Barnhouse Mace, 60, a former resident of Spencer, and a resident of Bowden, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2006, at her home.
She was born April 23, 1945, at Charleston, a daughter of Helena Maxine Zornes Cox of Welch and the late Otto “Chub” Barnhouse.
On April 10, 1983 at Spencer, she was married to David Paul Mace, who survives at Bowden.
Also surviving are two stepsons, Christopher Mace of Snowshoe and Kip Mace of Hickory, N.C.; one stepdaughter, April Mace of Hickory, N.C.; one brother, Larry Barnhouse of Atlanta, Ga.; three sisters, Brenda Cox and Martha Critchfield both Charleston and Robin Kronkrite of Maryland; and seven grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death was a sister, Patty Hamrick.
Sandra was the owner of the Silhouette Beauty Salon in Spencer or 32 years. She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Spencer and attended the Otterbein United Methodist Church in Elkins.
At the request of the deceased, her remains were cremated. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Sandra Joyce Barnhouse Mace. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 11 Apr 2006.

Wilbert Lee Mackey
Wilbert Lee Mackey, 92, a resident of Santa Ana, Calif., died Sunday, July 16, 2006, at his home.
He was born April 17, 1914, at Buckhannon, a son of the late Rodolphus Burton Mackey and Nola Slaughter Mackey.
On May 25, 1940, he was married to Isabelle Musgrave Mackey, who survives in Santa Ana, Calif.
Also surviving are one daughter, Patricia (Mackey) Prutsok and husband, Dr. Leonard, of Santa Ana, Calif.; one brother, Paul Mackey of Buckhannon; one daughter-in-law; Betsy Gregory of Virginia; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son William "Bill" Mackey; three brothers, Ed Mackey, Roy Mackey and Junior O. Mackey; and one sister, Gladys Smith.
He was a city councilman in Upshur County and was Christian by faith.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Heavner Cemetery at Buckhannon. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 19 Jul 2006.

A. June Mallow
Anna June Mallow, 77, of Cabins, died Thursday, March 2, 2006, in Grant County Nursing Home at Petersburg.
Family will receive friends Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Petersburg Church of God with Bishop Aaron A. Davidson officiating. Interment will be in Mt Hebron Cemetery at Maysville. Schaeffer Funeral Home services.  From 3 Mar 2006.

LeRoy Mallow
Mr. LeRoy Mallow, 47, of Red Creek, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2006, in West Penn Burn Center at Pittsburgh, Pa., from injuries sustained in an accident.
He was born Aug. 22, 1958, at Harman, a son of Sylvia Jean Davis Mallow of Red Creek and the late Roy Hercule Mallow.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Mallow of Red Creek; two sisters, Peggy and husband, John McBee, and Bonnie and husband, Larry White, all of Red Creek; one sister-in-law, Christina Mallow; three nephews, Kevin McBee, Logan White and Warren Mallow; and three nieces, Jenny McBee, Emily White and Marjorie Mallow.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Roy “June” Mallow Jr.
LeRoy was employed with his father by Mallow Construction until 1997 and then with W&R Contractors as a carpenter. He attended the Riverside Mennonite Church and he was a member of Mountain Top Hunt Club.
Friends will be received from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the funeral home with the Rev. J.J. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Beuna Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 25 Apr 2006.

Wilma D. Marceau
Wilma D. Marceau, 78, of Buckhannon, died at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital at Buckhannon.
She was born Sept. 5, 1927, in Randolph County, a daughter of the late Troy Bailey and Donna Simmons Bailey
Surviving are four sons, Steve Cutright and wife, Becky, of Fairmont, James Cutright of North Carolina, Robert Cutright and wife, Judy, and John Cutright, all of Buckhannon; four daughters, Sue Wilson and husband, Dave of Buckhannon, Jan Airendondo and husband, Servie, of Jacksonville, Fla., Sarah Smith and husband, Steve of Buckhannon and Becky Long of Sophia, N.C.; 27 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Shelley Westfall; three brothers, James Bailey, Claude Bailey and Glenn Bailey; one sister, Mildred Bailey; her former husband, Stewart Cutright Jr.; and one grandson, Robert Eric Canon.
She was a homemaker. She was Methodist by faith and a member of the 700 Club.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at the funeral home with the Rev. Jerry Lee officiating. Interment will follow in Bailey Cemetery at Buckhannon. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 9 Jun 2006.

Robert C. Marple
Robert C. Marple, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006.
He was born April 30, 1919, in Upshur County, a son of the late Verlin O. and Ruth C. Marple.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Lockie Jane Pierce Marple.
He is survived by one daughter, Emma Lue Marsh and son-in-law, Lem Marsh, of Buckhannon; and two grandchildren, Daniel Marsh and Emma Lee Marsh, both of Buckhannon.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Pierce and Cebe Allen Marple.
Mr. Marple was a veteran of World War II, serving in the 42nd N.C.B. (Sea Bees) for more than three years, two years in the Aleutians and one year in the Philippines. He was postmaster at Rock Cave for many years and retired from the Summersville post office. He was a lifetime member of the National Association of Postmasters. He served as vice president representative of fourth class offices and later as president of the West Virginia chapter of the National Association of Postmasters. Mr. Marple was a member of the Rock Cave Chapter 81 AF & AM for more than 50 years. During that time he served as past master and secretary for many years. He also served as worthy patron of the Aletha Chapter 82 of the Order of the Eastern Star at Rock Cave. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the French Creek Disabled American Veterans. After retiring from the postal service, Mr. Marple was instrumental in getting the Rock Cave firehouse completed. His pride and joy, however, was that he spearheaded the effort to bring the Rock Cave community a medical clinic. Due to his tireless efforts and community support the Tri-County Health Clinic became a reality.
Friends will be received at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with Eastern Star services at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Billee Scott Mick officiating. Interment will follow in Heavner Cemetery. The Rock Cave Chapter 81 AF & AM will conduct graveside Masonic rites. Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  From 24 Feb 2006.

Bulah Marsh
Bulah Marsh, 84, of Route 1, French Creek, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital.
She was born Aug. 27, 1922, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Everett S. and Ruby Snyder Pringle.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Keral Marsh.
She is survived by one daughter, Shirley, and husband, Frank Caratelli, of Beaver, Pa.; and two sons, Stanley and wife, Diann Marsh, of Clinton, Pa., and Wallace and wife, Janet Marsh, of Baden, Pa. She is also survived by six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles Pringle of French Creek; and one sister, Dorothy Yoho of Monaca, Pa.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Roy Marsh; two brothers, Darrell Pringle and Jack Tenney; and two sisters, Susie Bennington and Freda Hinkle.
Mrs. Marsh attended Lighthouse Church.
Friends will be received at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel with the Rev. David Brown and Pastor Don Elmer officiating. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery. Heavner & Cutright Funeral chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  From 20 Dec 2006.

Elmer D. Marsh
Elmer Dwight Marsh, 84, a resident of Nella’s Nursing Home for the past five years and a former resident of Route 1, Moatsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006.
He was born Sept. 18, 1922, at Moatsville, a son of the late Grover C. and Icie E. (Johnson) Marsh.
He was united in marriage Oct. 31, 1948 to Betty Lou (Pitzer) Marsh, who survives at Nella’s Nursing Home in Crystal Springs.
Also surviving are one son, Floyd Marsh; one sister, Vonda Williams of Barberton, Ohio; one granddaughter, Pamela Jo Murphy; and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Marsh was preceded in death by one brother, Hayward Marsh, and one reared son, Bernard Summers.
Mr. Marsh in earlier years worked as a truck driver for the West Virginia Department of Highways. Mr. Marsh was a farmer, carpenter and a driver for Barbour County Emergency Medical Service. Mr. Marsh served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of Laurel Mountain Post 410.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home at 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour, with Pastor Albert Belt of Gospel Light Tabernacle Church in Elkins officiating. Interment will follow in Central Chapel Cemetery with the honour guard of American Legion Post 44 conducting military rites. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 26 Oct 2006. 

Frances M. Marsh
Frances Morris Marsh, 79, of the Nestorville community, Route 1, Moatsville, died Saturday, Aug. 26, at her home following an unexpected illness.
She was born April 18, 1927, at Belington, the only child of the late Fred F. and Irene (Elliott) Morris.
On Oct. 24, 1948, she was married to Willard Ray Marsh, who preceded her in death Nov. 3, 1992.
Surviving are one son, Alan Grey Marsh of Newport News, Va.; a cousin, Rana Dillon of Winfield; a sister-in-law, Betty (Hershman) Marsh of Moatsville; a niece, Susan Bly Marsh of Moatsville; and a nephew, Bret Marsh Lang of Meadowville.
She was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, William Marsh; and by a sister-in-law, Audra June Lang.
Mrs. Marsh was a graduate of Belington High School. Following graduation, she was employed at the Belington Theater and later by Wolfe and Co. in Belington. Following her marriage, she was a farm homemaker and had worked as bookkeeper for Overton Marsh Trucking Co. and for Marsh Brothers Farm. She had also helped her friends and neighbors with their tax returns and had served as a Notary Public. She had continually maintained her membership in First Baptist Church in Belington.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, from Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel, 609 Crim Ave., Belington. The Rev. Dot Stewart will officiate and interment will follow in Belington Fraternal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at Stemple & Forman Funeral Home, 385 S. Main St., Philippi, and from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday at Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel in Belington. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home and Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel are entrusted with arrangements. www.stempleforman.com.  From 28 Aug 2006.

Lawrence E. Marsh
Lawrence Edgar “Larry” Marsh, 54, of Moyers, died Friday, May 12, 2006, at his home.
Friends may call at the Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 18, at the Kimble Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin with Pastor Dave Bogar officiating. Interment will be at the Totten Chapel Cemetery at Moyers with military graveside services conducted by members of the Pendleton County Veterans Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to the Theresa Marsh College Fund, c/o Summit Community Bank, P.O. Box 863, Franklin, W.Va. 26807 or the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin.  From 17 May 2006.

Mona L. Marsh
Mona Lucille Wayts Marsh, 88, of Route 3, Buckhannon, Hinkleville Community, died Saturday, April 8, 2006, in Holbrook Nursing Home.
She was born Nov. 30, 1917, at Beans Mill, a daughter of the late Wilbert and Emma Fultz Wayts.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Dorrell Wyatt, and her second husband, Paul E. Marsh Sr., who died in 1979.
She is survived by five sons, Clayton Wyatt and wife, Nina, of Wooster, Ohio, Paul E. Marsh Jr. and wife, Dixie, of Ohio, Billy G. Marsh and wife, Jill, of Buckhannon, Larry G. Marsh and wife, Kathy, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Terry R. Marsh of Walkersville, Md.; three daughters, Carolyn Wyatt Buchholtz and husband, Bernie, of Wooster, Ohio, Janet Marsh Byrd and husband, Bob, of Rockville, Md. and Sandra Marsh Nelson and husband, Raymond, of Wooster, Ohio. She is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Marsh had been employed by Anderegg Jewelry Store for 20 years and she was a Methodist by faith.
Friends will be received at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Wease Day officiating. Interment will follow in the Indian Camp Cemetery. Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  From 10 Apr 2006.

Adam J. Marshall
Mr. Adam J. Marshall, 62, a resident of Mingo, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2006, at his home.
He was born April 10, 1943, at Elkins, a son of the late Frank P. Marshall and the late Ruth Wilmoth Marshall.
Surviving are a son, Mark Marshall of Phoenix. Ariz.; and a brother, Herbert Marshall and wife, Twila, of Huntington. A grandson, Eric Marshall of Weston; and a granddaughter, Isabella Marshall of Phoenix, Ariz., also survive.
Also preceding him in death were an infant sister, Kathryn Lee Marshall; and a long time friend, James Cuthbertson.
Mr. Marshall remains were cremated. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mingo Cemetery, HC 69 Box 23, Mingo, W.Va. 26294 in memory of Mr. Marshall. This announcement is a courtesy of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Mr. Adam J. Marshall. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 6 Apr 2006.

Lois E. Marshall
Lois Evelyn Miller Marshall, 74, a resident of Fairmont, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at Ruby Memorial Hospital.
Friends and family may call at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at the funeral home Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ann W. Harrison officiating. Interment will follow in Lahmansville Cemetery at Lahmansville. Schaeffer Funeral Home services.   From 20 Sep 2006.

Paul Marteney
Paul Marteney, 87, a resident of Route 4, Buckhannon, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2006, at his residence.
He was born May 23, 1919, in Barbour County, a son of the late Owen and Esther Marteney,
He was united in marriage Sept. 9, 1946, to Mildred (Winans) Marteney, who survives.
Also surviving are four daughters, Willa Stalnaker of Shinnston, Marie and husband, Bill Mick, of Winfield, Karen Shaffer of Volga and Ellen Wentz of Clarksburg; two sons, Steve Marteney and Bill and wife, Mary Marteney, all of Audra; eight grandchildren, Frank and wife, Sandra Stalnaker, Becky Stalnaker, Lisa and husband, Mike McGhee, Angela (Mick) and husband, Matt Miller, Jason and wife, Constance Shaffer, Traci (Shaffer) Mason, John Paul Shaffer, Stephanie (Wentz) and husband, Joe Richards; eight great-grandchildren, Savannah Stalnaker, Corbin and Madison McGhee, Ethen Miller, Samantha, Hunter and Cody Mason and Drew Richards.
Mr. Marteney was preceded in death by one son, Neil Marteney; and one brother, Willard Marteney.
Mr. Marteney was a heavy equipment operator and retired from the Chessie Railroad System. Mr. Marteney served in the U.S. Army, 201st Infantry during World War II. Mr. Marteney was a member of Barbour County American Legion Post 44 and Bethel United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home at 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, July 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour, with the Rev. Patty Chamber officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery with American Legion Post 44 conducting military rites. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 10 Jul 2006.

Anna M. Martin
Anna Mae (Judy) Martin, 73, of Petersburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, in Grant Memorial Hospital at Petersburg.
The family will receive friends today from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Gregory A. Rotruck. Interment will follow in Lahmansville Cemetery at Lahmansville.  From 15 Feb 2006.

Virginia Martin
Virginia Martin, 73, a resident of Buckhannon, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006, at Lorton, Va.
She was born Aug. 9, 1932, in West Virginia, a daughter of the late William Spear and Beatrice Pearl Bradley Fyock.
She was married to Glenn D. Martin, who passed away Jan. 20, 1996.
Surviving are four children, Glenn D. Martin Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla., Joy Bailey of Springfield, Va., Danny Martin of Lorton, Va., and Randy Martin of Buckhannon; nine grandchildren, Steven Hosaflook, Chris Martin, Joshua Martin, Brandi Martin, Jamie Bailey, Adam Bailey, Lauren Martin, Hannah Bailey and Tyler Martin; one great-granddaughter, Kayla Martin; three brothers, Henry Fyock of Homer City, Pa., Donald Fyock of Houtzvale, Pa., and Ronald Fyock of Vintondale, Pa.; and four sisters, Anna and husband, Carl Kochik, of Indiana, Pa., Minnie and husband, John Sava, of Mineral Point, Pa., Dolores and husband, Kenneth McCloskey, of Homer City, Pa., and Edna and husband, Ron Mervine, of Homer City, Pa.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Calvin Cresswell, Robert Cresswell, William Fyock and Grant Fyock; and one grandson, Jason Martin.
She was retired from Moore Business Forms.
Viewing will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Edward J. McDaniels officiating. Interment will follow in Lee Cemetery. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Virginia Martin.   From 12 Jan 2006.

Virginia B. Martin
Virginia Bruce Martin, 66, of Charles Street, Port Orange, Fla., died Oct. 26, 2006, in Halifax Medical Center.
She was born July 5, 1946, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Bruce and Mabel Casto Martin.
She is survived by three daughters, Tami Pinkerton Garner of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Lynn Pinkerton Sousa of Port Orange, Fla., and Shannon Altman Cameron of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; 11 stepchildren; three sisters, Judy Martin of Allandale, Fla., Jeannie Martin Bolt of Port Orange, Fla., and Jo Ellen Martin Faulds of Port Orange, Fla.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She graduated from Mainland High School in 1958, where she played in the band. Her father was the owner of Martins Hardware Store.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Cardwell and Maloney Funeral Home, 3571 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange, Fla. 32129.  From 28 Oct 2006.

June E. Mason
June Elizabeth Reynolds Mason, 78, born in Martinsburg on June 19, 1928, a daughter of the late Edward Salisbury Reynolds and Clara Edwina Okell Reynolds, passed away on July 28, 2006 at her daughter’s and son-in-law’s home in Elkins. Her daughter, Rebecca (Becky) and Husband, Pastor David M. Collins along with a host of loving friends from church and community, have been lovingly caring and watching over her these past seven years where she resided in Elkins.
June was formerly from LaVale, Md., where she and her deceased husband, Robert L. Mason raised their two surviving children, Robert L. Mason Jr., who lives in Cedar Creek, Texas, and Rebecca J. Collins of Elkins.
While in LaVale, June worked for and retired after 28 years as a head cashier with Sears. She was also a choir director for a combined 20 years in the Park Place United Methodist Church and, Grace Community Church. June loved to sing and play the piano. So when she found the time, she also sang in a gospel trio and played the piano. Her husband, Robert, was a member of the Masonic Lodge and she a member of the Eastern Star.
June is survived by her two aforementioned children, Robert (Robby), who married Tina B. and gave her three grandchildren: Nikka L., who married Sam Myers (no children yet), Robert T. (unmarried) and Jacob L. (unmarried); and Rebecca (Becky) married David and gave her three more grandchildren: Gabriel (Gabe), who married Jesse and gave her one great grandchild, Elizabeth, Daniel (Danny), who married Holly and gave her two more great grandchildren, Haley and Hannah, and Rachel, who married Ryan McCart (no children yet).
June was the youngest of 12 children (six boys and six girls). Nine have gone on before her: Cedric, Wallace, Edward (Teddy), James, John, Muriel, Ruth (Ruthy), Faith (Fay) and Joyce R. Keesee of Salem, Ore.
She is survived by two others, the Rev. Forest P. Reynolds of Rocky Mount, Va., and Jean (Jeannie) R. Scott of New Port News, Va. Friends were received from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home, 45 Randolph Ave., Elkins. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. today from the funeral home chapel with Pastor David Collins officiating. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today at the Rosedale Cemetery at Martinsburg where interment will follow. Condolences may be made to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 31 Jul 2006.

Linda Matheny
Linda Matheny, 59, of Mt. Storm, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at her home.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Wesley Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. David Rittenhouse officiating. Wallace & Wallace Inc. Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.  From 14 Sep 2006.

Joseph P. Mattaliano
Joseph Mattaliano, 68, of Philippi, died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 17, 2006.
He was born in Pierce, a son of the late Pete Mattaliano and Mary Mattaliano, who resides in Philippi.
He was united in marriage on Feb. 19, 1972, to Jane Kennedy Mattaliano, who survives.
Mr. Mattaliano had five stepchildren, Judith E. Galloway and spouse, Gary, of Louisville, Ky., Michael R. Scott and spouse, Marjorie, of Camilla, Ga., Jeffrey P. Scott and spouse, Susan, of Augusta, Ga., Stephen D. Scott and spouse, Janice, of Hurricane, and Philip K. Scott and spouse, Sandra, of Morgantown.
He is survived by one brother, Peter F. Mattaliano and spouse, Charlene, of Nokesville, Va., and one sister, Virginia McNally and spouse, Robert, of Alexandria, Va.
Mr. Mattaliano had eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Mattaliano was a graduate of Potomac State College and West Virginia University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Mr. Mattaliano was associated with government for five decades. He served as city clerk and later as city manager of Philippi. He also served as a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. At the time of his death, he was serving as executive director of the Barbour County Development Authority and was a candidate for the West Virginia State Senate, 14th District.
He was instrumental in establishing youth Little League Baseball in the community and coached local Pop Warner football. He served on numerous national, state and regional committees and was a well-respected citizen of the community.
A Biblical wake service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at Wright Funeral Home in Philippi. Visitation will be at Wright Funeral Home also on Sunday from noon until 8 p.m. and on Monday from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Philippi with Celebrant the Rev. Father Andrew Kraync. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery with the Honor Guard of the Barbour County Post 44 conducting military rites. Wright Funeral Home Services.  From 18 Feb 2006. 

Loretta J. Matthew
Loretta J. Rosencrance Matthew, 59, a native of Randolph County and a resident of Trenton, Mich., departed this life Friday, May 26, 2006, at Michigan.
She was born Wednesday, May 29, 1946, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Bryan W. Rosencrance and Geraldine Pingley Rosencrance, who survives at Huttonsville.
She was the beloved wife of 42 years to James W. “Jim” Matthew Sr. who survives at Trenton, Mich.
She was the loving mother of one son, James W. Matthew Jr., one daughter, Jewell Fustini and husband, Vincent, and dearest grandmother of two grandchildren, James W. Matthew III and Kayleigh Fustini.
She is also survived by two loving sisters, Carolyn Scott and husband, Richard, Huttonsville, and Phyllis Scott and husband, Kevin, Gore, Va., and several dear in-laws, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Daris W. Rosencrance.
Loretta and Jim were soul mates and Tygarts Valley High School sweethearts, and they lived in Michigan since 1968.
She had a wonderful personality and was a dear friend to many. She loved life and always took the time to help others.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Delmas Beavers will officiate and interment will follow at the Brick Church Cemetery at Huttonsville. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Loretta J. Rosencrance Matthew. Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 27 May 2006.

Nellie G. Mauzy
Nellie Glee Good Mauzy, 91, of Harman, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, in Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas.
She was born May 1, 1914, at Jenningston, a daughter of the late Samuel Kenny and Anna Myrtle Thompson Good.
Her husband, James Edward Mauzy, preceded her in death in 1967.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death were two brothers, William Granville and Glancy Carl; and two sisters, Ruby Gay Lambert and Amy G. Kirkland. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mrs. Mauzy was a homemaker and a grocery clerk at Cooper & Son Store in Harman for more than 25 years. She was a lifelong member of Harman Presbyterian Church and a member of Harman Senior Citizens Board, Harman Farm Women’s Club and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary.
Friends will be received at Hinkle Funeral Home Saturday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Joe Mininger officiating. Interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. From 13 Jan 2006.

Rose A. McCabe
Rose Ann McCabe, 88, of Davis, passed away Aug. 30, 2006, at her home.
She was born May 11, 1918, at Jordan Run, a daughter of the late Andrew C. and Nora M. Rohrbaugh.
She is survived by six children, Connie Andreason of Loveland, Colo., Mary Quattro of Camden, N.C., John Bjornvick of Middleburg, Fla., James Bjornvick of Savannah, Ga., Loraine Fairchild of Davis and Rosemary McCabe of San Antonio, Texas. She is also survived by one sister, Betty Sponaugle of Davis; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, three sisters and one grandson.
Rose was a member of the Twin City Fellowship Church of Thomas.
Friends will be received at Twin City Fellowship Church of Thomas Saturday from noon until 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Kim Strahin will officiate and interment will follow in Wolford Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 1 Sep 2006.

Geraldine McCartney
Geraldine Kathlene McCartney, 81, a resident of Buckhannon, died at 12:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, in Holbrook’s Nursing Home at Buckhannon.
She was born July 12, 1924, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Edward Brud Burr and Mabel Smith Burr.
She was married to Trexel G. McCartney, who preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1996.
Surviving are two sons, James McCartney and Richard and wife, Dianna McCartney, all of French Creek; one daughter, Janie Elaine McCartney of Buckhannon; two grandsons, Richard Gene McCartney and James Kevin McCartney, both of French Creek; one granddaughter, Kathy Lou Phillips of Martinsburg; seven great-grandchildren; four brothers, Junior Burr of Buckhannon, Tony Burr of French Creek, Frank Burr of Buckhannon and Richard Burr of Buckhannon; and seven sisters, Joan Jones of Buckhannon, Imogene Donley of Painsville, Ohio, Sue Isabella of Painsville, Ohio, Faye Black of French Creek, Martha Lewis of Buckhannon, Jennie Reed of French Creek and Helen Heater of Buckhannon.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Burr; and one sister.
She was a homemaker and attended Big Bend United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Big Bend Church Cemetery at Sago. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 2 Jan 2006.

Lawrence McCartney
Lawrence Waitman McCartney, 82, a resident of Route 2, Philippi, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, in Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center.
He was born July 20, 1924, at Grafton, a son of the late Waitman Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Newman McCartney.
He was united in marriage Nov. 13, 1949, to Evelyn McCartney, who preceded him in death Oct. 4, 2005.
Surviving are six daughters, Emma Jean and husband, Wilmoth Mayle, of Canton, Ohio, Carolyn and husband, Kenneth Mayle, of Grafton, Alta and husband, Delmus Croston, of Philippi, Mary McCartney and Richard Rager of Philippi, Dana and husband, Roger Hawkins, of Philippi and Wanda and husband, Rickey Swiger of Philippi; three sons, Troy and wife, Arlina McCartney, of Philippi, Waitman and wife, Edith McCartney, of Canton, Ohio, and Alex and wife, Lisa McCartney, of Canton, Ohio; 22 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. McCartney was preceded in death by one daughter, Eva McCartney; one son, Charles Croston; one brother, Harry McCartney; and four sisters, Betty Croston, Icie Norris, Hazel Wiggans and Pauline McCartney.
Mr. McCartney was a coal miner and worked at Republic Steel Co. Mr. McCartney served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Friends were received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Sunday and will be received from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour with the Rev. Jay Mayle officiating. Interment will follow in Welch Cemetery with the honour guard of American Legion Post 44 conducting military rites. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 11 Sep 2006.

Alman McCauley
Alman “Dude” McCauley, 95, a former resident of the Talbott community, slipped peacefully into eternal rest at 2:30 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2006, at his daughter, Denise Marsh’s residence of the Arden community near Philippi. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. McCauley was born in the Talbottt community on Nov. 1, 1910, a son of the late Oan and Annie Jane Goode McCauley.
He is survived by his companion of 48 years, Mary Halstead of Belington; one daughter, Denise Marsh and husband, Gary, of the Arden community near Philippi; one son, Larry Halstead and wife, Virginia, of Weston; six grandchildren, Michael Marsh, Scott Halstead, Stacey Haller and husband, Donald, Kim Herndon and husband, Jim, Tammy Vest and husband, John, and Buffy Swecker. Also surviving are 12 great-grandchildren, Travis, Jordon, Garrett and Mason Haller; Adriana Pancake; Jacklyn Herndon; Cody, Tyler, Destiny, and Austin Robinson; and Hannah and Jenna Dawn Swecker. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Mr. McCauley was the last surviving member of his immediate family having been preceded in death by three brothers, Doyle, Ray, and Dorman McCauley and one great-grandchild.
He attended the schools of Barbour County, served in the U.S. Army during WWII with the 978th Field Artillery, having fought in the Battle of the Bulge and the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. He was employed by the B&O Railroad having retired after 20 years of service. He was a charter member of the VFW Post 410 of Belington, a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of the Way and a Protestant by faith.
Mr. McCauley will be remembered with love by his entire family.
Friends will be received at the Talbott Funeral Home, 210 Brandenburg St., in Belington today, May 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday until 11 a.m., the funeral hour, when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Pastor Danny McLean officiating. Interment will follow in the Talbott Cemetery near Belington where full military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post No. 44 of Philippi. The Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Alman “Dude” McCauley.  From 16 May 2006.

Opal M. McCloud
Opal M. McCloud, 64, a resident of Brady Gate Road, went home to be with the Lord at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at her residence. She had been in failing health for the past several years, however, her condition had deteriorated in the last month.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at F.E. Runner Funeral Home. (637-6717)  From 6 Nov 2006.

Opal M. McCloud
Opal M. McCloud, 64, a resident of Brady Gate Road, Valley Head, went home to be with her father and mother at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at her residence. Although Mrs. McCloud had battled with MS for the past 20 years, her health has deteriorated this past month and her death was sudden and unexpected.
On Sept. 22, 1942, Opal was born at Mingo, the daughter of the late Burley M. Pritt and the late Mary A. Lindsay Pritt.
On April 6, 1963, she was united in marriage to Ronald McCloud, who survives on Brady Gate Road.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Sherry Ware and husband, Lynn, and Sharon Riggleman and husband, John, all of Valley Head; three sisters, Ruby Ware of Anmore, Hazel Boylen and husband, Earl, of Falling Rock, and Edna LeMasters and husband, Ronnie, of Huttonsville; three grandchildren, Brett Ware, Jonathon and Johanna Riggleman; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Preceding her in death besides her parents were two brothers, Harry and Roy Pritt.
Opal was a janitor at Brady Gate Church for several years before her illness. She loved being outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. She loved birds and watched and fed them every year. Opal always had a smile for everyone, and being the person that she was, she touched many lives. Those people will never forget her. “Mom” loved her husband and daughters and stood by them no matter what. However, the highlight of her life was her three grandchildren, whom she loved to spoil. She was a member of Brady Gate Church. Opal loved her husband, daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren. They will miss her greatly, but she will remain in their hearts forever. God called her home because he needed another bright, shining star to add to the heavens.
Friends will be received at F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday after 5 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted from the Runner Chapel Thursday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Marshall Williams will officiate. Interment will follow in Mingo Cemetery at Mingo. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that donations be made to the MS Foundation in Opal’s name. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to ferunnerfuneralhome@citynet.net. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Opal M. McCloud.  From 7 Nov 2006.

Stephen McClung
Stephen Wayne McClung, 52, of Mill Creek, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at his residence. Death was sudden and unexpected.
Friends will be received at F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel Monday, Aug. 28, at 2 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Pastor Frank Stanley will officiate and interment will follow in Zirkle Cemetery in Cassity.  From 26 Aug 2006.

Nellie B. McCray
Nellie Bertice McCray, 96, of Davis, passed away Feb. 23, 2006, at her home.
She was born Aug. 4, 1909, at Jenningston, a daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Arbana Wyatt Long.
Her husband, Elmous Burl McCray, preceded her in death in 1968.
She is survived by one son, John and Alice McCray of Oakwood Village, Ohio; three daughters, Jean and Toney Osretkar of Frederick, Md., Geraldine Ruckle of Charleston and Patty and Philip Nyberg of Millbury, Mass.; one sister, Ruth Humbertson of Hagerstown, Md.; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
Mrs. McCray worked as a cook at the Wordens Hotel for 23 years. She was affiliated with the Community Bible Church of Davis.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the funeral home with the Rev. Glen Hugenin officiating. Interment will follow in Davis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care Corp., P.O. Box 192, Parsons, W. Va. 26287.  From 24 Feb 2006.

Virginia McCrobie
Mrs. Virginia Orr Hewitt McCrobie, 92, of Route 1, the Audra Road near Belington, and more recently a resident of Talbott Personal Care Home in Belington, departed this life at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins following a brief illness.
She was born Sept. 5, 1914, at Belington, the daughter of the late Haynes and Emma Poling Hewitt.
On Jan. 6, 1930, she was united in marriage to Clyde E. McCrobie, who preceded her in death on July 24, 1983.
She is survived by one sister-in-law, Marie Hewitt Morrison of Belington; and a niece, Karen McCartney, who was her guardian; and her husband, Sheldon, of Belington. Other surviving nieces are Patty Williams and husband, Jack, Judith Roy, Violet Powell and Doris Everson, all of Ohio, and Carolyn Van Houten of Belington. Nephews surviving include Don Hewitt of Ohio, and Arnold L. Carpenter and Jack Carpenter, both of Belington. Also surviving are one special great-niece, Kathy Boga of Lorton, Va.; and several other great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, an infant, Ralph D. McCrobie and Herman Lee “Bud” McCrobie; and three brothers, C. Russell Hewitt, Boyd O. Hewitt and G. Carl Hewitt.
Mrs. McCrobie attended the Sipe School House and was the oldest living member of the Grace Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker and extremely talented in quilting, knitting and crocheting, and made many beautiful pieces before having to give up her hobbies due to declining eye sight.
Friends will be received at Talbott Funeral Home, 210 Brandenburg St. in Belington Sunday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday until 2 p.m., the funeral hour, when services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Leon Heavner and the Rev. Destry Daniels officiating. Interment will follow in Concord Cemetery near Belington. The family asks that along with flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to Grace Chapel Church in care of Agnes England, Route 1, Audra Road, Belington, W.Va. 26250. Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Virginia Orr Hewitt McCrobie.  From 7 Oct 2006.

Evelyn McDaniel
Evelyn McDaniel, 83, a resident of Laurie Ann Nursing Home at Newton Falls, Ohio, and a former resident of West Church Street, Newton Falls, Ohio, passed away Tuesday Nov. 21, 2006, in the Laurie Ann Nursing Home.
She was born Nov. 16, 1923, at Arden, a daughter of the late Stanley T. and Effie L. (England) Hotsinpiller.
She was united in marriage to Lorenzo “Bus” McDaniel, who preceded her in death Jan. 2, 1997.
Surviving are one son, Richard and wife, Nancy McDaniel, of Grand Blanc, Mich.; one sister, Mary Cunningham of Newton Falls, Ohio; one brother, Wilbert Hotsinpiller of Philippi; several nieces and nephews; four grandchildren, Adam and wife, Kimberly McDaniel, Rick and wife, Nichole McDaniel, Ryan McDaniel and Brandi and husband, Bryan Baker; and three great-grandchildren, Addison McDaniel and Carson and Morgan Baker.
Mrs. McDaniel was preceded in death by two brothers, Lenny and Melvin Hotsinpiller.
Mrs. McDaniel was a homemaker and a United Methodist by faith.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Saturday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral service hour, with the Pastor Bryan Headley officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 24 Nov 2006. 

Harold G. McDaniel
Harold Gene McDaniel, 70, a resident of the Rosendorf Community, Hendricks, was pronounced dead on arrival at Tucker Community Care Center at Parsons, Monday evening, Aug. 7, 2006. He had been in his usual health.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Harold Gene McDaniel. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 8 Aug 2006.

Harold G. McDaniel
Harold Gene McDaniel, 70, a resident of the Rosendorf Community, Hendricks, departed this life Thursday evening, Aug. 3, 2006, at his home. He had been in his usual health.
He was born Sunday, Oct. 6, 1935, at Hendricks, a son of the late Shirley McDaniel and Georgie Loughry McDaniel.
He had never married.
Surviving are three nieces, Helen Louise Gatto of Fairview, Beverly Kay Morgan of Mechanicsburg, Pa. and Sandra June Perks of Martinsburg; and one brother-in-law; James “June” Carr of Hendricks.
He is the last surviving member of his immediate family having been preceded in death by one sister, Mildred Louise Carr.
He attended the schools of Tucker County. He was employed at a bakery at Baltimore, Md. and he was employed at the Kingsford Charcoal Co. of Parsons from 1972 until his retirement in 1998.
Mr. McDaniel’s remains were cremated and a memorial service will follow at a later date. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Harold Gene McDaniel. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 10 Aug 2006.

Harold G. McDaniel
Harold Gene McDaniel, 70, a resident of the Rosendorf community, Hendricks, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Tucker Community Care Center at Parsons, Monday evening, Aug. 7, 2006.
A memorial service will be conducted at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service. Pastor Carolyn Shreve will officiate and interment will follow in McNeeley Cemetery at Hendricks. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Harold Gene McDaniel. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 1 Sep 2006.

Philip M. McDaniels
Philip Michael McDaniels, 57, a resident of Fox Mountain Road, Elkton, Va., passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, unexpectedly in Page County Memorial Hospital emergency room in Luray, Va.
He was born Dec. 26, 1948, at Philippi, a son of the late Ralph Morris and Dorothy Phillips McDaniels.
On June 14, 1974, he was united in marriage to Pam Cross McDaniels, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, LeAnn McDaniels of Winchester, Va. and Nicole McDaniels of Elkton, Va.; one sister, Doretta Kay and husband, Edgar Brown, of Philippi; two brothers, Raube and wife, Gladys McDaniels and Richard and wife, Blanche McDaniels, all of Philippi; his loving mother-in-law, Lucille Cross; and one god-grandchild, Hannah Walczak of Virginia Beach, Va.
In addition to his parents, Mr. McDaniels was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Robert “Bob” Cross; and one brother-in-law, Roger L. Cross.
Mr. McDaniels was employed at Rockingham Memorial Hospital as a heating, ventilation and air-conditioning tech. Mr. McDaniels served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict. He was a member and former Master of the Bigelow Lodge AF & AM 74. Mr. McDaniels was a member of the Faith Alive Fellowship Church in Elkton, Va.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home at 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at which time he will be moved to Mary’s Chapel Church to lie in state from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour with the Rev. Don Meadows and the Rev. Gary Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in Mary’s Chapel Cemetery with the Honour Guard of American Legion Post 44 conducting military rites. A celebration of his life will be conducted March 4 at 11 a.m. at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Elkton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Alive Fellowship Land Fund in care of Don Meadows, P.O. Box 192, Elkton, Va. 22827. Wright Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.   From 27 Feb 2006.

Doris E. McHugh
Doris Ella McHugh, 94, of Buckhannon, died Monday, June 5, 2006, at her home.
She was born April 22, 1912, at Philadelphia, Pa., the son of the late Harry Guyer and Martha Guyer.
On Sept. 30, 1935, she was married to James Farrell McHugh, who preceded her in death Dec. 26, 1984.
Surviving are three daughters, Dorie O’Brien and husband, William, and Jane Helmick and husband, Charles, all of Buckhannon and Diana Cruickshank and husband, James, of Paducah, Ky.; three granddaughters, Charliena Helmick of Buckhannon, Dorina Helmick of Bridgeport and Emmalee O’Brien of Buckhannon; and four grandsons, Jamie O’Brien and C.J. Helmick of Buckhannon and Mac Cruickshank and Casey Cruickshank of Paducah, Ky.
Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Martha McHugh; and one sister, Vivian Guyer.
She was a homemaker. Mrs. McHugh was a Baptist by faith and was a member of Second Baptist Church of Germantown, Pa. She enjoyed reading, knitting, going to the movies, out to dinner, traveling, planting flowers and driving. But her fondest and most loved activities included spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. Mrs. McHugh was often seen at the soccer, baseball or softball field, basketball court or swimming pool, rooting for whichever one of her grandchildren may be participating. She had a closeness to West Virginia Wesleyan College, where all three of her daughters and three grandchildren graduated. Mrs. McHugh was a life member of St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary, Buckhannon Woman’s Club and the Welcome Club. She will be remembered in our hearts and prayers and missed by all who knew her.
Friends will be received from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 9, at the funeral home with the Rev. William James O’Brien officiating. Interment will follow in Heavner Cemetery at Buckhannon. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 7 Jun 2006.

Doris E. McHugh
Doris Ella McHugh, 94, of Buckhannon, died Monday, June 5, 2006, at her home.
She was born April 22, 1912, at Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of the late Harry Guyer and Martha Guyer.
On Sept. 30, 1935, she was married to James Farrell McHugh, who preceded her in death Dec. 26, 1984.
Surviving are three daughters, Dorie O’Brien and husband, William, and Jane Helmick and husband, Charles, all of Buckhannon, and Diana Cruickshank and husband, James, of Paducah, Ky.; three granddaughters, Charliena Helmick of Buckhannon, Dorina Helmick of Bridgeport and Emmalee O’Brien of Buckhannon; and four grandsons, Jamie O’Brien and C.J. Helmick of Buckhannon and Mac Cruickshank and Casey Cruickshank of Paducah, Ky.
Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Martha McHugh; and one sister, Vivian Guyer.
She was a homemaker. Mrs. McHugh was a Baptist by faith and was a member of Second Baptist Church of Germantown, Pa. She enjoyed reading, knitting, going to the movies, out to dinner, traveling, planting flowers and driving. But her fondest and most loved activities included spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. Mrs. McHugh was often seen at the soccer, baseball or softball field, basketball court or swimming pool, rooting for whichever one of her grandchildren may be participating. She had a closeness to West Virginia Wesleyan College, where all three of her daughters and three grandchildren graduated. Mrs. McHugh was a life member of St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary, Buckhannon Woman’s Club and the Welcome Club. She will be remembered in our hearts and prayers and missed by all who knew her.
Friends will be received from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 9, at the funeral home with William James O’Brien officiating. Interment will follow in Heavner Cemetery at Buckhannon. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 8 Jun 2006.

Charles E. McKenney
Charles E. "Chuck" McKenney died Thursday, June 15, 2006, in Memorial Hospital at Etters, Pa.
Mr. McKenney was born on June 15, 1955, at West Chester, Pa., the son of the late Charles and Jean Ware McKenney.
Mr. McKenney was a graduate of Red Land Senior High School. He was co-owner, with his mother, the late Jean McKenney, of the Robin Hood Restaurant and the Sportsman Restaurant of York, Pa. Chuck was a part-time DJ and was a NASCAR fan of many drivers.
He is survived by two sisters, Shirley Decker, the wife of Milton, of York, Pa., and Jennifer Kempke, the wife of Kurt, of Albuquerque, N.M.; one brother, Duane McKenney, the husband of Lisa, of Camp Hill, Pa.; nieces and nephews, Larry, Bobby, Sara and Kaitlyn; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Christine, Ashley, Jacob and Eli. He is also survived by an aunt, Anne C. Blake of Belington; and three uncles, Gerald Ware and Kermit Ware of Belington and Otis J. Ware of Waterfall, Pa.
On June 26, a memorial service was conducted at John W. Keffer Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. in York, Pa., with Pastor Daniel A. White of Grace Brethren Church in York officiating.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 30 at Westside United Methodist Church in Belington with the Rev. Robert Baer Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Trinity Cemetery, Route 1, Belington.  From 25 Jul 2006.

Cleo McKinney
Cleo Hammer McKinney, 88, of Colonial Place Retirement Home of Elkins died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at the retirement home following an extended illness.
She was born in Weston on April 9, 1917, a daughter of the late William H. Moss and Sarah (Brady) Moss.
Cleo was first married in 1934 to Glenn W. Hammer, who preceded her in death in July 1980. She then married W.D. McKinney in 1988, who also preceded her in death in August 2000.
Mrs. Cleo Hammer McKinney is survived by one daughter, Glenda Hyre and husband, John, of Weston; and one son, Glenn W. Hammer and wife, Patricia, of Dublin, Ohio. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Todd Hammer, Dr. Chase Hammer, Kerry Kiser and husband, Steve, Susan Moody and husband, Dan, and Brad Hyre; 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Cleo Hammer McKinney was preceded in death by one sister, Carrie Radcliff.
Mrs. Cleo Hammer McKinney was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church of Weston, Chapter 40 Order of the Eastern Star of Weston, and a lifetime member of Theresa Snaith Auxiliary of Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.
Friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home at 730 N. Main Ave. in Weston on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. from St. Matthew United Methodist Church of Weston with the Rev. Basil Hensley and the Rev. Rupert Evans officiating. Mrs. McKinney will lie in state from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. Interment will follow in the Machpelah Cemetery of Weston.  From 31 Jan 2006.

James A. McLaughlin
James Allen McLaughlin, 48, of Cabins, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, at Cabins.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Kimble Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastors Tommy George and Calvin Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery at Franklin. Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin is in charge of the arrangements.  From 20 Jan 2006.

James McLaughlin
James E. McLaughlin, 76, of Route 1, Crawford, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 27, 1929, in Braxton County, a son of the late John Benton and Ollie Roverta Young McLaughlin.
He is survived by two daughters, Linda D. Carpenter of French Creek and Judith E. Davison of Buckhannon; one granddaughter, Joyce Carpenter of French Creek; and two sisters, Mrs. George (Barbara) Dawson of French Creek and Mrs. Kenneth (Roberta) Hefner of Buckhannon. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. McLaughlin was preceded in death by one sister, Maxine Cutright.
At the request of the deceased, the body was cremated. Memorial services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Nursing Care Facility at 1 Amalia Drive Buckhannon, W.Va. The Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.  From 28 Dec 2006.

Larry McLaughlin
Larry N. McLaughlin, 60, of Bartow, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at his home in Bartow.
Born Oct. 16, 1946, at Dunmore, he was the son of Dessie Stamper McLaughlin of Dunmore and the late Lee McLaughlin.
He was of the Methodist faith, was a jack of all trades, including a mechanic for Interstate Hardwoods. He was a member of the Gold Wing Road Ride Association and was a U.S. Army Veteran.
In addition to his father, Mr. McLaughlin was preceded in death by a brother, Robert McLaughlin.
He is survived by a fiance, Donna Vandevender; two sons, James R. McLaughlin of Bartow and Danny L. Kimble Sr. of Durbin; three sisters, Cheryl Beverage and husband, Danny, of Stony Bottom, Marie Sharp and husband, Gary, of Marlinton and Sue Green of Maine; two brothers, David McLaughlin of Dunmore and Eddie McLaughlin of Florida; and four grandchildren, Hallie and Ethen McLaughlin and Danny and Christopher Kimble.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 7, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale. In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to New Hope Church of the Bretheren in Dunmore or the New Life in Christ Church of Durbin. Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of the arrangements. Please send condolences by visiting www.wallaceandwallacefh.com.  From 6 Dec 2006.

Roger D. McMahon
Roger D. McMahon, 76, a resident of Wilson Lane, Elkins, departed this life Sunday morning, Nov. 19, 2006, at his home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Roger D. McMahon. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 20 and 21 Nov 2006.

Roger D. McMahon
Friends were received from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Lohr-Barb Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home chapel. Sister Teresa Reddington, pastor leader of the Resurrection Catholic Church in Belington, and the Rev. Mr. John Sarraga, director of prison ministry for the diocese of Wheeling/Charleston, close friends of the family, will officiate. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery where full military graveside rites will be accorded by members of the H.W. Daniels Post No. 29 American Legion and members of the Tygarts Valley Post No. 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Memorial donations may be made to the Central West Virginia Dialysis Patient Fund c/o the Elkins Dialysis Center, 100 Main Street, Elkins.  From 25 Nov 2006.

Ronald McPherson
Ronald McPherson, 58, a resident of Little Sand Run community, Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital at Weston.
He was born May 13, 1948, at Confluence, Pa., a son of the late Lloyd M. and Betty Jean Lytle McPherson.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Cochran McPherson of Buckhannon.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Kathryn E. Marsh and husband, Ernest D., of Buckhannon and Niska D. Wentz and husband, Daniel, of Buckhannon; three sons, David Bucklin and wife, Catherine, of Mississippi, Kevin Bucklin and wife, Peggy, of Buckhannon and James M. McPherson of Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Pastor Dorothy Carpenter and husband, Russ, of Newton Falls, Ohio, Patricia Moore and husband, Jim, of Windham, Ohio, and Luella Kay Friend and husband, Kenny, of Windham, Ohio; four brothers, Lloyd McPherson and wife, Mary, of Windham, Ohio, Roger McPherson and wife, Delores, of Ravenna, Ohio, Joe McPherson and wife, Connie, of Dayton, Ohio, and Warren McPherson of Windham, Ohio; one stepsister; and two stepbrothers.
He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was the owner of Recycle Co., attended Mt. Hope United Methodist Church and was the adult Sunday school teacher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
The viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the funeral home with the Rev. Laurie McCormick and Pastor Rodger McCormick officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Ronald McPherson.  From 5 Oct 2006.

Elizabeth McVicker
Mrs. Elizabeth Woodford McVicker, 81, of Poolesville, Md., and Dagsboro, Del., died on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, in Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, Md.
She was the wife of the late Joseph A. McVicker. They were married on Oct. 2, 1946.
Born in Barbour County, on Jan. 28, 1925, she was a daughter of the late William and Glenna Perkins Rease.
Mrs. McVicker was a graduate of Davis & Elkins College with the class of 1946. She married and became a homemaker for many years. Later, she was a real estate agent and was active in sales and rentals. She was a member of the Episcopal Church and had a great love for animals.
Surviving are her three children, Shelley J. McVicker and husband, David Callahan, of New Market, Md., James D. McVicker and wife, Laurie, of Bear, Del., and Katherine Guzman and husband, Jose, of Milford, Del.; one granddaughter, Alexis Guzman; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Intemann.
Memorial services and inurnment will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick, Md., and online condolences may be shared with the family at www.keeneybasford.com. The family requests the omission of flowers with memorial contributions to: Animal Welfare League of Frederick County, P.O. Box 690, Frederick, Md. 21705 or to Georgetown SPCA, 22918 Dupont Blvd., Georgetown, Del. 11947.  From 27 Dec 2006.

Elizabeth McVicker
Mrs. Elizabeth Woodford McVicker, 81, of Poolesville, Md., and Dagsboro, Del., died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, in Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, Md.
She was the wife of the late Joseph A. McVicker. They were married Oct. 2, 1946.
Born in Barbour County, on Jan. 28, 1925, she was a daughter of the late William Rease and Glenna Perkins Woodford.
Mrs. McVicker was a graduate of Davis & Elkins College with the class of 1946. Married, she was a homemaker for many years. Later, she was a real estate agent and was active in sales and rentals. She was a member of the Episcopal Church and had a great love for animals.
Surviving are her three children, Shelley J. McVicker and husband, David Callahan, of New Market, Md., James D. McVicker and wife, Laurie, of Bear, Del., and Katherine Guzman and husband, Jose, of Milford, Del.; one granddaughter, Alexis Guzman; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Intemann.
Memorial services and inurnment will be at a later date in Delaware. Arrangements are by Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick, Md., and online condolences may be shared with the family at www.keeneybasford.com. The family requests the omission of flowers with memorial contributions to: Animal Welfare League of Frederick County, P.O. Box 690, Frederick, Md. 21705 or to Georgetown SPCA, 22918 Dupont Blvd., Georgetown, Del. 11947.  From 30 Dec 2006.

Jay Meade
Jay Meade, 63, a resident of Howell Street, Elkins, departed this life Friday morning, Jan. 27, 2006, at his residence. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.
He was born Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1942, at Davy, a son of the late Columbus J. Meade and Nelle Virginia Keyser Meade.
Surviving are one daughter, Roxanne Marie of Huntington; four brothers, John and Robert Meade of Davy, Paul Meade and wife, Pat, of Norfolk, Va., and Charles Meade of Gary; six sisters, Helen Rushbrook and husband, Albert, of Caples, Betty Jean Meade of Elkins, Norma Pennington of Mt. Sterling, Ky., Cindy Meade of Kimbal, Louise Fannin and husband, Bernie, of Ashland, Ky., and Joanna Weaver of Coolville, Ohio.
Preceding him in death besides his parents were two brothers, Columbus Joseph (C. J. “Bill”) Meade and James Keyser, and three sisters.
He attended the schools of McDowell County, and he did not work due to disability. Cremation services were provided by the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Jay Meade. Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 28 January 2006.

William H. Mealey
William Harding Mealey, 85, a resident of Orlando, Fla., where he made his home with his daughter, and formerly of Walkersville, died Sunday, April 2, 2006, in Veterans Administration Medical Center at Tampa, Fla.
He was born Sept. 22, 1920, at Ireland, the son of the late Steven Alva and Minta Bell Prime Mealey.
On Aug. 18, 1939, he was united in marriage to Bonnie P. Mealey, who passed away Sept. 4, 2000.
Surviving are five children, Nora Bell Zeck of Weston, Carolyn Sue Parker of Orlando, Fla., Patricia Kay Oberman of Maryland, William Roscoe Mealey of Florida and Jerry L. Mealey of Bolivar, Mo.
He attended Grace Baptist Church of Jane Lew and was a retired truck driver for W.S. Thomas Trucking in Fairmont.
Viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Alkire Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 10, at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Roger D. Brown officiating. Interment will follow in McCutchan Chapel Cemetery. Alkire Funeral Chapel of Ireland is in charge of the arrangements for William Harding Mealey.  From 5 Apr 2006.

Elaina M. Mendez
Elaina Maria Mendez, 35, of Waldorf, Md., died May 1, 2006. Ms. Mendez loved people, especially kids, and was very outgoing. She was a certified physical fitness instructor and also worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
She was born Feb. 3, 1971, in Cheverly, Md.
She is survived by her mother, Scotty Zirbs Mendez of La Plata, Md.; father, Jesus “Bill” Mendez and his wife, Donna, of La Plata, Md.; and brother, Anthony J. Mendez of Lincoln Park, Mich. She is also survived by maternal grandmother, Phyllis Zirbs of Elkins; one aunt, Becky Zirbs McKinney of La Plata, Md.; and two uncles, Mike Zirbs and Pat Zirbs of Elkins.
Services were May 8, at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel in La Plata. Burial took place in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery at La Plata. Memorial contributions may be made to Civista Health Foundation, P.O. Box 1701, La Plata, Md. 20646.   From 10 May 2006.

Dorothy L. Mewha
Dorothy Louise Greaver Mewha, 85, a former resident of Wellsburg and more recently a resident of Colonial Place and Elkins Regional Convalescent Center in Elkins, departed this life Wednesday morning, July 12, 2006.
She was born in Wellsburg on Aug. 11, 1920, a daughter of the late Hugh Warwick Greaver and Margaret Cusick Greaver.
Surviving are two daughters, Judith Mewha Jack and husband, Tharon Jack, and Jacqueline Mewha Rose and husband, L.D. "Son" Rose. Five grandchildren, Heather Antolini, Shanah Kirk, Jeffrey Rose, Holly Conrad and Tharon L. Jack II; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Jane Greaver McDaniel and husband, Richard, of Wellsburg; one sister-in-law, Sally Cramer Greaver of Miami, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Also preceding her in death was one brother, Robert Hugh Greaver.
Dorothy was a graduate of Wellsburg High School in the class of 1938 and the Franklin School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1954 and was employed for 43 years as a licensed practical nurse at the Wellsburg Eye and Ear Hospital. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Wellsburg and a member of Wellsburg Chapter No. 23 Order of the Eastern Star.
Her family is honoring Mrs. Mewha’s request for cremation and a memorial service will be held in Wellsburg at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Mountain Hospice, 1600 Crim Ave, Belington, W.Va. 26250, the First United Methodist Church of Elkins, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 or to the First Presbyterian Church in Wellsburg, Ninth and Charles Streets, Wellsburg, W.Va. 26070 in memory of Mrs. Mewha. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Dorothy Louise Greaver Mewha. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 14 Jul 2006.

Dorothy L. Mewha
Dorothy Louise Greaver Mewha, 85, a former resident of Wellsburg and more recently a resident of Colonial Place and Elkins Regional Convalescent Center in Elkins, departed this life Wednesday morning, July 12, 2006.
Her family honored Mrs. Mewha’s request for cremation. Friends may call from noon until 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Wellsburg Presbyterian Church at Wellsburg. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. from the church with Pastor Steven Seng officiating. Interment of the cremains will follow in Franklin Cemetery near Wellsburg. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Mountain Hospice, 1600 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250, First United Methodist Church of Elkins, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 or First Presbyterian Church in Wellsburg, Ninth and Charles streets, Wellsburg, W.Va 26070 in memory of Mrs. Mewha. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Dorothy Louise Greaver Mewha. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 7 and 8 Sep 2006.

Nellie E. Mick
Nellie Evelyn Mick, 84, a resident of Buckhannon, died Monday, May 8, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital at Buckhannon.
She was born June 19, 1921, in Upshur County, the daughter of the late Hyson Loyd Boyles and Bessie Lee Russell Boyles.
On Sept. 12, 1941, she was married to William Ford Mick, who preceded her in death Oct. 14, 1973.
She was secretary to the superintendent of Upshur County Board of Education and attended Pleasent Valley United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home Thursday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Robert T. Horstman will officiate and interment will follow in Mt. Lebanon Church Cemetery at Buckhannon. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 9 May 2006.

Frances I. Miles
Ms. Frances Isabell Miles, 67, a resident of Mill Creek, departed this life Thursday, March 9, 2006, at her residence. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer.
She was born Nov. 12, 1938, at Blue Rock, a daughter of the late Clinton and Georgia Mullenix Taylor.
She was formerly married to Donald Lee Paul, who preceded her in death.
Ms. Miles is survived by two sons, Gregory C. Paul and Larry A. Paul, both of Mill Creek; two brothers, Charles Taylor and wife, Lee Ellen, of Elkins and Preston E. Taylor and wife, Dianah, of Elkton, Md.; four sisters, Diana Arbogast and husband, Joe, of Valley Head, Cindy Lambert of Philippi, Sandy Henline and husband, Robert, of Mill Creek and Ester Taylor of Mill Creek. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Larry A. Paul Jr., Chaar Lee Paul and Mathew Gale Paul; three great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, French McCartney; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and former husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Ava Nell McCartney and one infant sister, Nora Lee Taylor; and one infant brother, David Lee Taylor.
She attended the schools of Randolph County, was a homemaker and had retired from General Electric of Ohio. She was presently a member of Mill Creek Town Council and was a Protestant by faith.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Memorial Mission Church in Mill Creek. Final rites will by conducted from the church Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Frank Long and the Rev. Randy Long officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Rock Cemetery at Blue Rock. Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Ms. Frances Isabell Miles.  From 10 Mar 2006.

Dennis D. Miller Sr.
Dennis Dale Miller Sr., 59, of Maysville, died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Petersburg.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Schaeffer Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Cosner officiating.  Inurnment will be private in Maysville Cemetery. Family will receive friends Saturday from noon until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Schaeffer Funeral Home services. From 10 Mar 2006.

Dennis L. Miller
The Rev. Dennis L. Miller, a resident of Buckhannon, entered into the presence of the Lord Saturday, March 11, 2006, following an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 15, 1932, at Weston.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eleanor Jo Casto Miller; three children, Robin L. Miller and wife, Sandi, of Buckhannon, Denna René Freeman and husband, Rex, of Chillicothe, Ohio, and Mischa LuAnn Rice and husband, Tim, of Buckhannon; and one sister, Myrna Queen and husband, Thomas, of Nokesville, Va.
The Rev. Miller was proud of his eight grandchildren, Steven Tennant of Columbia, S.C., Terri Long of Athens, Ohio, David Tennant of Chillicothe, Ohio, Tyler Tennant of Jackson, Ohio, Patrick Miller, Chrysan Miller, Tiffany Rice and Morgan Rice, all of Buckhannon; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell W. and Elsie Freda Wilfong Miller; one brother, Carl B. Miller; one sister, Nancy Ann Miller; and a grandson, Benjamin Philip Miller.
The Rev. Miller began his ministry in 1964 with the Evangelical United Brethren Church and later the United Methodist Church and would spend 36 years pastoring churches in West Virginia and Ohio. He was an ordained elder in the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Salem College and received his master’s of divinity from Dayton United Theological Seminary. He was a veteran and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He belonged to the Hodgesville Lions Club, Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion, Pete Everest Air Force Association and was past member of the Sertoma Club and Toastmaster’s International.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. K. Almond and the Rev. Donald Butcher officiating. Burial will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park Veterans Cemetery. Buckhannon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663, Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 5 & 36 will conduct military honors at the graveside. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 13 Mar 2006.

Edna J. Miller
Edna Jane Judy Miller, 92, of Loudon, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in Fort Loudon Medical Center.
Mrs. Miller was the driving force in establishing Riverview Baptist Church in Loudon. She organized home meetings, played and sang, and organized the fund raising to build the church in Loudon. She loved working with children and spent several years working at the Daniel Arthur School. She was the granddaughter of Cyrus Hall Scott, who was a senator from 1830 to 1845, and a friend of Stephen B. Elkins and Henry Gassaway Davis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. William John and Jesse Wamsley Judy; her husband of nearly 50 years, Clell C. Miller; her youngest son, Dr. Mark Hosea Miller; and three siblings.
Survivors include her children, Dr. Pat Herndon and husband, Dr. Bruce Herndon, of Memphis, Tenn., Dr. John Miller and wife, Debra Miller, of Johnson City, Tenn., and Dr. Nancy Marcus and husband, Dr. Bill Marcus, of Loudon, Tenn.; grandchildren, Dr. Bruce Patrick and wife, Lisa, of Palo Alto, Calif., Susan Davis and husband, Ted, of Baltimore, Md., John Miller Jr. and wife, Kristi, of Knoxville, Tenn., Jeffrey Miller and wife, Carmen, of Knoxville, Tenn., Dr. Zack Marcus and wife, Kimberly, of Reno, Nev., Katie Hutchinson and husband Will, of Knoxville, Tenn., Kensley Marcus, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Matthew Miller and Alex Miller of Greeneville, Tenn.; and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were Wednesday at Lakeview Cemetery. Dr. Anthony Collins officiated. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Miller may be made to Riverview Baptist Church, 912 Main St., Loudon, Tenn. 37774; or to the Arthritis Foundation, 212 S. Peters Road, Knoxville, Tenn. 37923. McGill-Karnes Funeral Home, Loudon, Tenn., is in charge of the arrangements.  From 23 Jun 2006. 

Hartzel E. Miller
Hartzel Edward Miller, 90, of Stafford, Va., died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, in Mary Washington Hospital.
Mr. Miller was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 290 in Stafford.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ruby Miller.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Lisa Miller of Stafford, Va.; his daughter and son-in-law, Linda and John Groff of Willow Spring, N.C.; and a grandson, Michael Jacobs and his wife, Michelle, of Wendell, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 2, at Quantico National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania/Stafford in care of Trudy Clifton, 113 Tallpines Ave., Locust Grove, Va. 22508. Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.  From 1 Mar 2006. 

Jeffrey L. Miller
Jeffrey Lynn Miller, 49, a resident of Macomb, Ill., passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Macomb.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Jeffrey Lynn Miller. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 26 Dec 2006.

Jeffrey L. Miller
Jeffrey Lynn Miller, 49, a resident of Macomb, Ill., passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, in Macomb.
He was born Oct. 6, 1957, in Elkins, a son of Daniel Jay Miller and Gloria Shelton Miller, who reside in Elkins.
He was married to Kristie Miller, who survives in Macomb.
Also surviving are a son, Joshua Jeffrey Miller, and a daughter, Jamie Nicole Miller, both of St. Cloud, Fla; two brothers, Daniel Jay “DJ” Miller of Elkins and Mark Anthony Miller of Charleston; a sister, Kimberly Gail Eidell of Elkins; and his maternal grandmother, Lillian Phillips of Elkins.
Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Bessie and Ernest Miller.
Jeff attended the schools of Elkins, was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a Pentecostal by faith.
At the request of the deceased, his remains were cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli will officiate. Interment of the cremains will be held at a later date in the Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Jeffrey Lynn Miller. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 27 Dec 2006.

Jeffrey L. Miller
At the request of the deceased, his remains were cremated. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli will officiate. Interment of the cremains will be held at a later date in the Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Jeffrey Lynn Miller. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.   From 28 Dec 2006.

Patricia A. Miller
Patricia Ann (Queen) Miller, of Buckhannon, passed away June 16, 2006 in United Hospital Center in Clarksburg after a short terminal illness.
She was born Nov. 28, 1935, at Hodgesville, the daughter of Otto Warner Queen, who preceded her in death, and Maxine Poling (Queen) Hauser.
She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, Kent State University in Ohio and West Virginia University. She worked for Stone and Thomas as store manager, first in Elkins then in Buckhannon. She also worked at the Upshur County Senior Opportunity Center in Buckhannon. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta and Upshur County Humane Society.
She is survived by John E. Miller, her husband of 52 years; daughters, Suzanne Miller of Buckhannon, Kathleen Jebbia and husband, Rusty, of Wheeling and Carolyn Casella and husband, Tony, of Buckhannon; and three grandchildren, Alexandra Jebbia, Anthony and Gage Casella. Her mother, Maxine (Queen) Hauser, also survives her.
She was preceded in death by three very special friends, Cobbie, Amazon and Cinder.
Visitation will be at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home in Buckhannon Tuesday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, the funeral hour. Interment will follow at Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, a contribution to your local humane society or to any organization for the protection of animals be considered. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.   From 19 Jun 2006.

Ronald Miller Sr.
Ronald Miller Sr., 89, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Sunday evening, June 11, 2006, in Princeton Community Hospital at Princeton.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Ronald Miller Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 12 Jun 2006.

Ronald C. Miller Sr.
Ronald C. Miller Sr., 89, a former resident of Parsons and more recently a resident of Maybeury, went home to be with the Lord at 9 p.m. Sunday, June 11, 2006, in Princeton Community Hospital at Princeton.
He was born Thursday, Nov. 9, 1916, at Tucker County, a son of the late Oscar C. Miller and Edith Grace Loughry Miller.
On July 7, 1938, he married his beloved wife, the former Helen Hebb, who went home to be with the Lord on June 26, 2000. They had celebrated almost 62 years of marriage.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Gary (Shirley A.) Colbert Sr. of Clearwater, Fla., Mrs. Thomas (Donna J.) Collins of Nutter Fort and Mrs. Ronald (Karen E.) Simmons of Harker Heights, Texas; one son, the Rev. Ronald C. “Butch” Miller Jr. and wife, Linda, of Maybeury; two sisters, Wanda Hinkle of Parsons and Hazel Nava of Pueblo, Colo.; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and wife were two sisters, Elva Anderson and Iva Waybright; and three brothers, Dale, Ray and Vance Miller.
Mr. Miller had worked for the U.S. government at the Fernow Experimental Forest for several years, retiring in 1980. Mr. Miller gave his life to the Lord Jesus Christ in September 1954 and became a member of the Parsons Church of God. He was a member there until 2002, at which time, he transferred his membership to his son’s church, the Maybeury Church of God at Maybeury, where he remained a faithful and loyal Christian. He had served as the clerk of the Parsons Church of God around 30 years. He was also a loyal tithe payer for almost 52 years and also supported missions.
The family will receive friends at Parsons Church of God from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Final rites will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 16, at the church. The Rev. Eli D. Hosteteler will officiate and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Ronald C. Miller Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 13 and 14 Jun 2006.

Ronald C. Miller Sr.
The family will receive friends at Parsons Church of God from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 16, at the church. The Rev. Eli D. Hosteteler will officiate and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Ronald C. Miller Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 15 Jun 2006.

Virginia M. Miller
Virginia Marie Pomp Miller, 98, a resident of Coalton, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 2, 2006, at her residence.
Mrs. Miller was born April 8, 1907, at Hemlock, a daughter of the late Robert Pomp and Olive Mae Nicholas Pomp Meadows.
On May 15, 1926, at Ellamore, she married Edgil Victor Miller, who preceded her in death June 18, 1976.
Surviving are two sons, Richard G. Miller of Merritt Island, Fla., and Robert D. Miller of El Paso, Texas; four daughters, Loretta F. Harvey of Richmond, Va., Lavera Weakley-Tattory of Trenton, N.J., Lois M. Miller of Falls Church, Va., and Edna M. Waldron of Coalton; one sister, Mildred Causey of Anderson, S.C.; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Vess Pomp, William Pomp, Daniel Pomp and Harold Meadows; one sister Almira Currence; one grandson; and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and a member of Coalton Union Mission Church.
Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Thursday morning, Jan. 5, Mrs. Miller will be moved to Coalton Union Mission Church where friends will be received from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Guy Perkins and the Rev. Randy Long will officiate and interment will follow in Mt. Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Coalton Union Mission Church in care of Mrs. Beverly George, Box 134, Coalton, W.Va. 26257. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Virginia Marie Pomp Miller. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 3 Jan 2006.

William L. Miller Jr.
William Leon Miller Jr., 56, of Philippi, died Sunday, May 14, 2006, at 4:45 p.m. at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
He was born Nov. 5, 1949, in Boone County, a son of the late William Leon Miller and Doris Jean Doss Miller who survives in Milton.
Mr. Miller was married on Feb. 1, 2003, to Bonnie Kay Tenney Miller who survives in Philippi. Also surviving are one daughter, Tiffany Nicole Miller of Christiansburg, Va.; two brothers, Steve Miller of Madison and Rex Miller of Milton; three sisters, Malinda Bonene of Huntington, Chyrel Hoffer of South Charleston and Kim Miller of Milton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was an insurance salesman for Monumental Life Insurance, a member of the Calvary Southern Baptist Church of Belington, the National Rifle Association, and was an ordained Baptist minister.
Friends will be received today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Calvary Southern Baptist Church with Pastor Brian Corrick, the Rev. Chip Bodi and the Rev. Gene Pauley officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Tallmansville.  From 16 May 2006.

Bobby W. Mills
Bobby W. Mills, 78, of Buckhannon, passed away at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at his home under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice of Buckhannon.
He was born Oct. 20, 1928, at Sand Run, a son of the late Loren McKinley Mills and Trecie Tenney Mills.
On May 24, 1951, he was united in marriage to Francis I. Montgomery Mills.
Mr. Mills is survived by his wife, Francis I. (Montgomery) Mills of Buckhannon; two daughters, Sharon Posey of Harrisonburg, Va., and Donna Phillips and husband, Dennis, of Buckhannon; three sons, Bruce Mills and wife, Pam, of St. Maries, Idaho, Gary Mills of Buckhannon and Alan Mills and wife, Carrie, of Buckhannon; one sister-in-law, Zelma Tallman of Buckhannon; 10 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Howard Mills and Richard Mills; and two granddaughters, Sarah Phillips and Julia Phillips.
Mr. Mills was a coal miner, a Methodist by faith and a member of the Middle Fork IOOF Lodge 248 of Sand Run.
Friends will be received Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home in Buckhannon. Mr. Mills will lie in state at Nays Chapel United Methodist Church Sunday, Nov. 12, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Michael Tallman and the Rev. Doug Tallman will officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. Union Church Cemetery at Tallmansville where the Middle Fork IOOF Lodge 248 will conduct graveside rites. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family of Bobby Mills at www.polingstclair.com.  From 9 Nov 2006.

Charles E. Mills
Charles E. Mills, 75, of Route 3, Buckhannon, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel for Charles E. Mills.   From 23 Oct 2006.

Charles E. Mills
Charles E. “Chuck” Mills, 75, of Route 3, Buckhannon, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at his home.
He was born April 27, 1931, at Sand Run, a son of the late Ocie Brenice Hibbs Mills and Robert Lee Mills, who survives in Buckhannon.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Kesling Mills, of Route 3, Box 158D, Buckhannon; one daughter, Diana Mills Davis and husband, Chuck, of Springhill, Fla.; one son, Thomas Mills and wife, Margie, of Buckhannon; two stepdaughters, Mariah Corica Lambert and husband, Rob, of Buckhannon and Sabrina Corica Perkins and husband, Brock, of Buckhannon; two brothers, Cleston Mills of Buckhannon and Bill and Louetta Mills of Ohio; six sisters, Wren and husband, Mendell Zirkle, of Clarksburg, Ruth Grubb and Dora Parkhill, both of Buckhannon, Hettie Hall, Dorothy Harper and husband, Darrell, and Wrickey Barnette, all of Ohio; two grandchildren, Casey Davis and Michaela Mills; five stepgrandchildren, Grahm, Corben and Avery Lambert and Torissa and Easton Perkins, all of Buckhannon. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Mills; his second wife, Victoria Bailey Mills; and two infant brothers.
Chuck was a wonderful musician, loved by many around the country. He was a lifetime member of the Wheeling Jamboree, played on radio, TV and with many different bands. He was also a retired employee of the Department of Highways at the equipment division in Buckhannon. He was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and enjoyed nothing better than talking to people about the Bible. His belief in Jehovah and the future that lies ahead for those who love Jehovah carried him through many trials and sicknesses.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on the Tallmansville Road in Buckhannon with Dan Rourke officiating. Family and friends are invited to Hodgesville Community Building in Hodgesville for a dinner following the service. Heavner & Cutright Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 26 Oct 2006.

Denver C. Mills
Denver Charles Mills, 90, a resident of Elkins, passed away at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 23, 1915, at Huff, a son of the late Edgar Lee Mills and Anna Florence Shreve Mills.
On Feb. 12, 1949, he was married to the former Beulah Rachael Van Reenan, who preceded him in death Oct. 12, 1981.
He is survived by two sons, Stanford Charles Mills and Nile Mills, both of Elkins; and two daughters, Donna Sue Barth of Kentucky and Jody Ellen Cross of Texas. Two sisters, Grace Currence, a patient in the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, and Dale Fornish of Conowingo, Md.; and six grandchildren also survive.
Preceding him in death were five brothers, Harold, Darius, Hertzel, Bayard and Everett Mills; and two sisters Beulah Watson and Waneda Daniel.
Mr. Mills was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was retired from Allegheny Lumber. He was a member of the Beverly United Methodist Church.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Friday morning, Feb. 3, Mr. Mills will be moved to the Jerusalem United Methodist Church where friends may call from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley will officiate. Interment will follow in Jerusalem Cemetery where members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars will accord full military rites. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 16 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Denver Charles Mills. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 1 Feb 2006.

Denver C. Mills
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Friday morning, Feb. 3, Mr. Mills will be moved to the Jerusalem United Methodist Church where friends may call from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley will officiate. Interment will follow in Jerusalem Cemetery where members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars will accord full military rites. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 16 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Denver Charles Mills. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 2 Feb 2006.

Gay Mitchell
Gay Mitchell, 88, a resident of 309 Maple Ave., Philippi, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006, in United Hospital Center.
She was born April, 6, 1917, near Arden in Barbour County, a daughter of the late Charlie S. “Hamp” and Ida Mae Robinson Mitchell.
Surviving are four brothers, Wilburt and wife, Betty Mitchell, of Bentleyville, Pa., Wilford and the late Mary Elizabeth Mitchell, of Pennsylvania, Robert L. “Jake” Mitchell of Philippi and Dr. Willard D. and Wife, Elaine Mitchell, of Columbus, Ohio; two nephews, Randall Mitchell of Nevada and Robert L. Mitchell III of Charleston; five nieces, Cynthia Shingleton, Kathy Mitchell and Kay Emigh, all of Pennsylvania, Juanita Comparato of Ohio and Kimberly Willson of New Jersey; one stepnephew, two stepnieces of Ohio, four great-nephews, three great-nieces, two great-stepnephews, four great-stepnieces and one great-great-nephew.
Ms. Mitchell graduated from Philippi High School and Alderson-Broaddus College with a degree in elementary education. She attended Duke University and received a master’s degree from West Virginia University. Ms. Mitchell retired with 41 years of service as a school teacher and 20 of those years as principal with the Barbour County school system. Ms. Mitchell was a member of American Association of University Women, Business and Professional Women’s Club, Eastern Star, Philippi Retired Teachers of Barbour County, life member of West Virginia Retired Teacher’s Association. She was a former member of the Women’s Club and the College Club. She was a member of Ebenezer Methodist Church, where she served as secretary and treasurer of the Sunday school for years, was treasurer of the church for a few years and taught the junior class for a few years.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home at 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., the family will be present from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the service hour, with Pastor Frank McQuain officiating. Interment will follow in Mary’s Chapel Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home services.   From 30 and 31 Mar 2006.

John J. Mitchell Sr.
Dr. John Joe Mitchell Sr., 64, husband of Kendal East Mitchell and a resident of Tampa, Fla., passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Tampa, Fla.
Born on Aug. 26, 1941, at Hinton and reared in Alderson, Dr. Mitchell was the son of Isaac L. Mitchell of Alderson and the late Marybess Caraway Mitchell.
He was retired university senior vice president for Advancement and received a bachelor’s degree from Hampden-Sydney College in 1964, a master’s degree from Longwood College in 1976 and a doctorate degree in education from Virginia Tech in 1986. He was vice president for Development from 1985-1988 at Davis & Elkins College. He attended numerous development seminars and workshops. He was a member of the Council of Advancement and Support of Education, National Society for Fund Raising Executives; served as state program coordinator for the West Virginia Chapter; and served as president of the Eastern Iowa Chapter in 1991. Civic and community activities have included Rotary Clubs (past president and board member), and other civic and professional organizations, Chambers of Commerce (past president and board member), and the Heart Association (past campaign chairman and board member). He served as consultant with non-profit organizations, including recent consulting with Adults Incorporated and the Grout Museum in Waterloo, Iowa. He was an Episcopalian.
Other than his wife, he is survived by a son, John J. Mitchell Jr. and wife, Marie Cairns Mitchell, of Tampa, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Lauren Marie Mitchell, Zachary David Mitchell and Matthew Isaac Mitchell.
A memorial service was conducted from the Grace Episcopal Church in Tampa, Fla. May 20 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Canon B. Twinamaani officiating. Interment followed in West Virginia. Memorial donations may be made to University of Florida Foundation Fund 008460, P.O. Box 14425, Gainesville, Fla. 32604. Donors should indicate this is a gift to the Dr. John Joe Mitchell Memorial Fund. Arrangements by the Williams Funeral Homes Inc. of Onancock and Parksley, Va.  From 25 May 2006.

Richard L. Moats
Richard Lynn Moats, 56, of Arden community, Route 3, Philippi, died Monday evening, May 29, 2006, when he was swept into the waters of the Tygart River while attempting to assist a stranded swimmer.
He was born Oct. 20, 1949, at Philippi, a son of Edna Mae (Moats) Pritt, who survives along with his stepfather, James R. Pritt, at Route 3, Philippi.
Also surviving are one daughter, Desiree May Moats of Moatsville; two foster children, Brooklyn Hope McGuire and Joshua Bruce Smith, both of Moatsville; three brothers, David Moats of Moatsville, Dale Harvey of Warren, Ohio, and Danny Harvey and wife, Roberta, of Windham, Ohio; two sisters, Anna Peterson and husband, Ivan, of Windham, Ohio and Teresa Mullins of Belington; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Mr. Moats was a former logger and pipeline laborer. He was eager to give a hand to whoever called on him and will be sadly missed.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 8, from Stemple & Forman Funeral Home, 385 S. Main St., Philippi. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.  From 7 Jun 2006.

Joseph M. Mockus
Joseph M. Mockus, 93, a resident of Lakewood, Colo., passed away Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, in Lutheran Hospital in Denver, Colo.
He was born Feb. 10, 1913, at Chicago, Ill., a son of the late Joseph John and Anna Ercius Mockus.
He was united in marriage Oct. 25, 1945 to Retha Nitz Mockus, who survives.
Also surviving is one daughter, Marilyn and husband, Daniel Andrews.
Mr. Mockus was preceded in death by three sisters.
Mr. Mockus worked for Martin Marietta for 27 years in Aero-Space. He also worked on such projects as Skylab, The Viking and various missile projects as an electronic engineer. Mr. and Mrs. Mockus moved to Denver, Colo., in 1970 and were members of Christ on the Mountain Catholic Church.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour with Celebrant the Rev. Fr. Andrew Kranyc officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery on Audra Road. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 4 Oct 2006.

Aileen Moist
Aileen Moist, 82, died in Gowanda Nursing Home at Gowanda, N.Y., Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, following an extended illness.
She was born Aileen Rebecca Teter March 8, 1923, at Harman, to the late Estin and Mabel Teter.
She graduated from Harman High School and attended Davis & Elkins College in Elkins.
On Aug. 3, 1945, at Harman, Aileen was united in marriage to Dr. Kenneth F. Moist of Ryde, Pa.
After the war, the two lived for a short while in St. Paul, Minn., and then moved to the York, Pa., area where for the next 27 years they built and operated the Moist Animal Hospital. Aileen was president of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Pennsylvania State Veterinary Medical Association and was also a volunteer nurse at York Hospital in York, Pa. She attended Eastminster Presbyterian Church in York, Pa. In 1977, she and Dr. Moist retired to a farm in rural Perry County, Pa., where she became very involved with Highland Presbyterian Church in Newport, Pa. She was a volunteer at Perry Village Nursing Home and was also an avid gardener, who especially loved growing flowers.
Aileen is survived by her husband, Dr. Kenneth Moist of Gowanda, N.Y.; a brother, Robert “Jack” Teter of Dryfork; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Karen Moist of Dayton, Ohio; son, Laurence Moist of Newport, Pa.; daughter, Pamela Moist of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; son and daughter-in-law, Geoffrey and Evelyn Moist of Franklinville, N.Y.; and grandchildren, Christian and Jonathan Moist of Dayton, Ohio, Ryan Moist of Williams Grove, Pa., Zola Lloyd of York-New Salem, Pa., Matthew Penley of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Shawn Margeson of Mechanicsville, Md. and Nathaniel Moist of Franklinville, N.Y.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant child; and two brothers, Estin “June” and James “Buzz.”
Funeral services for Aileen Moist were conducted Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at Boyer Funeral Home in New Bloomfield, Pa. She was buried in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens at York, Pa.  From 1 Mar 2006.

Daniel F. Molnar
Daniel Frank Molnar, 63, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born Aug. 24, 1942, in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the son of the late George M. and Mercedes Hazel Mott Molnar.
Mr. Molnar was a graduate of Weirton Madonna Catholic High School. He attended Fairmont State College. He had worked as a teacher, coach, official for many sports, the office manager for Ware Lumber in Belington, coal miner for Mapco Mines in Oakland, Md., restaurant manager for several local restaurants in Hagerstown and as a car salesman for Sharrett Inc. of Hagerstown.
He is survived by his wife, Carole Lee Kirk Molnar, whom he married Jan. 16, 1965. He was blessed with three children, Geneva Mercedes Molnar (Ginnie) of Martinsburg, Daniel Kirk Molnar and Matthew Meade Molnar, both of Hagerstown; one brother, George M. Molnar of Weirton; and two nieces. In addition to his family, he is survived by two faithful companions, Mimi and Angel, the dogs of his life.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Frank Wypasek. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown, Md., with Pastor Gil Lockwood officiating. Interment will follow. Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel in Hagerstown, Md.  From 18 Jan 2006.

Ethel M. Monahan
Ethel May Monahan, 87, a resident of Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, passed away Friday evening, July 21, 2006, in the center.
She was born Aug. 14, 1918, at Glady, a daughter of the late William J. and Cora Burns.
On Jan. 19, 1934, she was married to Odell Monahan Sr., who preceded her in death on June 8, 1966.
Surviving are a son, Odell Junior Monahan and wife, Lynn, of Parsons; a daughter, Wanda Butler and husband, Kenneth, of Beverly; three grandchildren, Michelle Channels and husband, Donnie, of Elkins, Amie Wamsley and husband, Marc, of Valley Bend and Heather Davis and husband, Matt, of Steubenville, Ohio. Three great-grandchildren, Bradley Channels, Conner Channels and Lydia Wamsley also survive.
Also preceding her in death were four brothers, Jason, Ervin, Omar and Berry Burns; and two sisters, Flossy and Floddie Burns. Mrs. Monahan was a housekeeper and was employed by F.E. Runner Funeral Home, prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Brethren Church.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Ellis E. Conley officiating. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care Corp., P.O. Box 760, Arthurdale, W.Va. 26520, in memory of Mrs. Monahan. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Ethel May Monahan. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 24 Jul 2006.

Nick J. Monda
Nick Joseph Monda, 84, of Davis, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2006, at his residence.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Hinkle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, from St. Thomas Catholic Church in Thomas. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home services.  From 20 Jun 2006.

Alice E. Mongold
Alice Edna Mongold, 67, of Dorcas, died Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at her home. 
Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Harold Garber officiating. Interment will follow in Sites Cemetery at Dorcas. Schaeffer Funeral Home services.  From 6 Apr 2006.

Carl D. Mongold
Carl David “Bud” Mongold, 56, of Purgitsville, died Wednesday, June 14, 2006, at his residence. 
Family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Harold Garber officiating. Interment will follow in McAvoy Cemetery at Purgitsville. Schaeffer Funeral Home services.  From 15 Jun 2006.

Jason T. Moody
Jason Todd Moody, 22, a resident of Camden, died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown as a result of a fall on the job site.
He was born Oct. 3, 1983, at Weston, a son of Fred D. Moody of Garden City Beach, S.C., and Janet Rowan Reed of Waterford, Ohio.
Surviving are two brothers, Jeromy Michael Rowan of Churchville and Tyler Scott Reed of Waterford, Ohio; stepfather, Chris Reed of Waterford, Ohio; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Ann Droppleman Rowan of Churchville; paternal grandparent, Shirley Beckwith Moody of Waldeck and the late Robert L. Moody; paternal great-grandmother, Madeline Moody of Pricetown; companion, Tina K. Jordan and two children, Shelby Sprouse and Kailee Jordan, all of Camden; aunts and uncles, Sis and Scott Moody Beam of Martinsburg, Sam and Gerriann Moody of Winfield, Teresa and Fabian Boltralik of Beckley, Joann and Ralph Lewis of Terra Alta, Debbie and Jeff Combs of Bakers, Karen and Paul Dawson of Indianapolis, Ind., Patrick and Terra Rowan of Weston and Barbara and Jim Lattea of Weston; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by paternal great-grandparents, W. Lawrence Moody and Grover and Beulah Beckwith.
Jason was employed at Swisher Feed in Weston. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and enjoyed hunting and riding four-wheelers. He was a member of Pricetown Volunteer Fire Department.
Friends may call at Boyle Funeral Home at 322 Main Ave. in Weston Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday at St. Boniface Catholic Church from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at the church with the Rev. Fr. George Manjadi as celebrant and the Rev. Martin Wine. Interment will follow in Snyder Cemetery at Churchville. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday from the Boyle Funeral Home Chapel. Boyle Funeral Home of Weston.   From 6 Jan 2006.

Iva Moore
Iva Moore, 84, of Belington, died Sunday evening, Oct. 22, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital, following an extended illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel at 609 Crim Ave. in Belington.   From 23 Oct 2006.

Iva A. Moore
Iva Alena Moore, 84, of Belington, died Sunday, Oct. 22, in Davis Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 28, 1922, at Sunfield, Mich., a daughter of the late Nicholas Frantz and the late Jennie Mae Ritenburgh Frantz Ulrey Welch.
On Sept. 2, 1951, she was married to Milford Washington Moore, who preceded her in death June 28, 1993.
Surviving are two daughters, Larry W. Moore and wife, Rebecca, and Kevin Lynn Moore, all of Belington; five daughters, Linda Ruth Newlon and husband, James, Martha Alice Hedrick and husband, James, all of Montrose, Carol Joan Moore and companion, Chuck Pitzer and Lori Ann Barcus, all of Belington, Virginia Louise Hershman and husband, Randall, of Parsons; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Ardis Bursley; one grandson, Alvin J. Moore; a son-in-law, Arthur L. Null; and by her stepfathers, Oscar Ulrey and Clarence Welch.
Mrs. Moore was a homemaker. She was a graduate of Sunfield High School in Sunfield, Mich., and attended Bethany College in Kentucky. She was a member of the Valley River Church of the Brethren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, from the Valley River Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Robert Grandusky and the Rev. Larry Poling officiating. Interment will follow in the Church of the Brethren Cemetery at Junior.
Friends may call at Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday and at the church from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.  From 24 Oct 2006. 

Iva A. Moore
Iva Alena Moore, 84, of Belington, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 28, 1922, at Sunfield, Mich., a daughter of the late Nicholas Frantz and the late Jennie Mae Ritenburgh Frantz Ulrey Welch.
On Sept. 2, 1951, she was married to Milford Washington Moore, who preceded her in death on June 28, 1993.
Surviving are two sons, Larry W. Moore and wife, Rebecca, and Kevin Lynn Moore, all of Belington; five daughters, Linda Ruth Newlon and husband, James, of Montrose, Martha Alice Hedrick and husband, James, of Beverly, Carol Joan Moore and companion, Chuck Pitzer, and Lori Ann Barcus, all of Belington, and Virginia Louise Hershman and husband, Randall, of Parsons; and 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Ardis Bursley; one grandson, Alvin J. Moore; a son-in-law, Arthur L. Null; and her stepfathers, Oscar Ulrey and Clarence Welch.
Mrs. Moore was a homemaker. She was a graduate of Sunfield High School, Sunfield, Mich., and attended Bethany College in Kentucky. She was a member of the Valley River Church of the Brethren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, from the Valley River Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Robert Grandusky and the Rev. Larry Poling officiating. Interment will follow in the Church of the Brethren Cemetery at Junior.
Friends may call at Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and at the church from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. Schoonover-Stemple Funeral chapel is entrusted with arrangements.  From 25 Oct 2006.

William T. Moore
William T. “Bill” Moore, 79, of Morgantown, died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at his son’s residence in Culpeper, Va.
He was born Oct. 19, 1926, to the late Peter R. and Leslie O. Moore.
Mr. Moore was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge 10 and the Westover Lions Club where he was a founding father of the Westover Fair.
He is survived by one son, Gary Moore and his wife, Ellen, of Culpeper, Va.; nine grandchildren, Monica Edens and her husband, Erich, of Culpeper, Va., Laura Craine and her husband, Paul, of Front Royal, Va., Colin Moore and his wife, Jennifer, Victoria Hall and her husband, Jon, Sean Moore, Amanda Moore, Jessica Moore, and Robby and Ryan Allen, all of Culpeper, Va.; five great-grandchildren, Christian and Ian Edens, Catherine and Sydney Hall and Matthew Moore; one special friend, Bonnie Rogers; and a host of other family members. Additional survivors include four sisters, Ruby L. Rice of Fairmont, Betty L. Robinson of Moundsville, Sue Fortney of Jonesboro, Tenn., and Ann McMillion of Alliance, Ohio; two brothers, John E. Moore of Augusta, Ga., and James K. Moore of Alliance, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi Moore; and six brothers, Raymond C., Donald E., Robert P., Nimrod L., Jackie and Peter R. Moore.
The family will receive friends Friday, May 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, Va. 22701. A memorial service will be Saturday, May 13, at 1:30 p.m. at Fred L. Jenkins Funeral Home in Morgantown at 10 S. High St., Morgantown, W.Va. 26501.  From 11 May 2006.

Virgil E. Moreland
Virgil Edwin Moreland, 75, of Scherr, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Family will receive friends today from  2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Donald E. Marple officiating. Burial will follow in Maysville Cemetery at Maysville. Schaeffer Funeral Home services From 27 Nov 2006.

Amy D. Morrison
Amy D. Smith Morrison, 41, a resident of Ellamore, departed this life Wednesday evening, Dec. 6, 2006, at 6:30 p.m., in Davis Memorial Hospital due to complications from diabetes. Even though she was critically ill, she was courageous enough to become an organ donor.
She was born July 17, 1965, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Paul B. and Demaris Shrock Smith.
On Nov. 26, 1991, she was united in marriage to John Michael Morrison, who survives.
Surviving are a daughter, Meghan June; a stepdaughter, Ashley; a stepson, Zachary; two sisters, Sandra Smith and husband, Wilbert of Mill Creek, and Jane Matthew and husband, Keith, of Huttonsville; a stepsister, Faye Ellen Dennison of Bridgeport; and two brothers, Paul Smith and wife, Debbie, of Mill Creek and Bruce Smith and wife, Sharon, of Valley Head.
She was preceded in death by a baby sister, Tammy Renea.
Amy attended Tygarts Valley High School, was a homemaker and had a deep compassion for animals.
Her request for cremation has been honored. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Mill Creek Memorial Mission Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest that monetary contributions or volunteering time be given to the Lewis-Upshur Animal Control Facility, Route 10, Box 387-A, Buckhannon, W.Va. 26201. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Amy D. Morrison. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 8 Dec 2006.

Mary P. Morrison
Mary Pickford Whitmire Morrison, 88, a resident of Colonial Place for the past five months and a lifelong resident of Elkins, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, in Colonial Place. She had been in declining health for the past two years.
She was born Oct. 16, 1918, at Bartow, a daughter of the late Mary Alice Whitmire Wymer and the late Charles Whitmire.
She was married to McLake Morrison, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are a son, Jack W. Whitmire Sr. and wife, Eva, of Lost Creek; two daughters, Mary Ann Roy of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Janet Sue Dahlin and husband, Robert, of Kingsport, Tenn.; two sisters, Maggie Wymer and Eleanor Wymer of Beverly, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.
Also preceding her in death was her stepfather, Ralph Wymer; and two brothers, Walter and Theodore Wymer.
Mrs. Morrison attended the schools of Cass. She was a homemaker and was employed by Reidboard Brothers Factory for several years.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, from the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Little Arlington Cemetery near Cravensdale. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 1600 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250 in memory of Mrs. Morrison. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Pickford Morrison. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 26 Dec 2006.

Mary Morrison
Mary Pickford Whitmire Morrison, 88, a resident of Colonial Place for the past five months and a lifelong resident of Elkins, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at Colonial Place. She had been in declining health for the past two years.
She was born Oct. 16, 1918, at Bartow, a daughter of the late Mary Alice Whitmire Wymer and the late Charles Whitmire.
She was married to McLake Morrison, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are a son, Jack W. Whitmire Sr. and wife, Eva, of Lost Creek; two daughters, Mary Ann Roy of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Janet Sue Dahlin and husband, Robert, of Kingsport, Tenn.; two sisters, Maggie Wymer and Eleanor Wymer of Beverly; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her stepfather, Robert Wymer; and two brothers, Walter and Theodore Wymer.
Mrs. Morrison attended the schools of Cass. She was a homemaker and was employed by Reidboard Brothers Factory for several years.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Allen Woolums officiating. Interment will follow in the American Legion's Little Arlington Cemetery near Cravensdale. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 1600 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250 in memory of Mrs. Morrison. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Pickford Morrison. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 27 Dec 2006.

Veronica J. Mosco
Veronica Josephine Mosco, 88, of Alexandria, Va., passed away July 25, 2006, in Woodbine Nursing Home at Alexandria, Va.
She was born Dec. 15, 1917, at Davis, a daughter of the late John and Anna Novak Mosco.
She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Earl (Mary) Moore of Alexandria, Va.; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Lee Mosco.
Ms. Mosco worked as a crane operator during World War II in Baltimore, Md. She was then employed by and retired from Bendix Corp. as an assembly line supervisor. She was a member of the Ladies Guild at Saint Louis Catholic Church of Alexandria, Va. and also St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church of Thomas.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m to 9 p.m. today at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis with a Rosary Service at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 28, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Thomas with Fr. Timothy Grassi as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 27 Jul 2006.

Anna Mosser-Mahon
Anna Jane Mosser-Mahon, 81, of Berkeley Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at Winchester Medical Center.
Born Sept. 9, 1925, in Elkins, she was the daughter of the late Otto Blake and Ella Viola Fansler Weiford.
She was of the Methodist faith. She was a graduate of Elkins High School and was a lifetime member of the West Virginia PTA. She was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, cooking and reading.
She is survived by two sons, Allen R. Mosser of Johnstown, Ohio, and Timothy C. Mosser of Berkeley Springs; two daughters, Penelope J. Wright of Guanajuato, Mexico, and Susan L. Roush of Berkeley Springs; two sisters, Annette White of Painsville, Ohio, and Madeline Linn-Phillips of Elkins; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Ted. P. Mosser; her second husband, Milton F. Mahon; one son, Ted Stephen Mosser; two sisters, Kate Poling and Gwen Kepner; and two brothers, Peter Weiford and Blake Weiford.
Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 95 Union St,, Berkeley Springs. Interment will be private.  From 30 Nov 2006.

Oliver Mowery
Oliver Mowery, 92, a former resident of Harman, and more recently a resident of Cortland Acre Nursing Home at Thomas, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 21, 2006, in the nursing home. He had been in declining health.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Oliver Mowery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 22 Feb 2006.

Oliver Mowery
Oliver “Felix” Mowery, 92, a former resident of Harman, and more recently, a resident of Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 21, 2006, in the nursing home. He had been in declining health.
He was born Thursday, July 24, 1913, at Bonner Mountain near Dryfork, a son of the late Oscar Mowery and Stella Maude Simmons Mowery.
On Sept. 11, 1948, at Oakland, Md., he was married to the former Ella Long, who survives at the Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas.
Also surviving are two daughters, Linda Moony of Gerber, Calif., and Brenda Pritt of Akron, Ohio; two brothers, Arley Mowery of Waynesboro, Ohio, and Glen Mowery of the Ohio River area; four sisters, Leona Grogg of Staunton, Va., Ruby Warner of Harrisonburg, Va., Gertrude Bennett of Rockville, Md., and Mabel Phares of Fairmont; three grandsons, Chris Pritt Jr. of Akron, Ohio, and two grandsons in California.
Preceding him in death besides his parents were one brother, John Mowery; and three sisters, Pauline Mowery and two infants, Evelyn Mowery and Argil Mowery.
Mr. Mowery attended the schools of Randolph County, was a farmer and a lumberman, having worked at several sawmills in the area, was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the pre-World War II era and was a former member of the Harman Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Riverside Mennonite Church.
The family will receive friends at the Riverside Mennonite Church Saturday, Feb. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Joseph Minninger will officiate and interment will follow at the Laurel Hill Cemetery at Whitmer. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Riverside Mennonite Church, P.O. Box 176, Harman, W.Va. 26270. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Oliver “Felix” Mowery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 23 Feb 2006.

Oliver Mowery
The family will receive friends at the Riverside Mennonite Church Saturday, Feb. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Joseph Minninger will officiate and interment will follow at the Laurel Hill Cemetery at Whitmer. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Riverside Mennonite Church, P.O. Box 176, Harman, W.Va. 26270. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Oliver “Felix” Mowery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 24 Feb 2006.

Warnie L. Mowery
Mr. Warnie L. Mowery, 83, of Upper Tract, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, in Grant County Nursing Home in Petersburg.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at the funeral home with the Rev. Gary Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in Cherry Hill Cemetery at Upper Tract with Pendleton County Veterans Honor Guard conducting graveside services. Kimble Funeral Home services.  From 22 Feb 2006.

C. Joe Moyers
C. Joe Moyers, 56, of Petersburg, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, in Grant County Nursing Home at Petersburg.
The family will receive friends today from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Revs. Joseph Eversole and David Krouse and Pastor Doyle A. Patch officiating. Interment will follow in Riggleman Cemetery at Cabins. Schaeffer Funeral Home services.  From 22 Aug 2006.

Alma C. Mullennex
Alma Corrick Mullennex, 92, a resident of Hambleton and more recently a resident of Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas, departed this life early Monday morning, July 17, 2006, in the nursing home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Alma Corrick Mullennex. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 17 Jul 2006.

Alma V. Mullennex
Alma Vada Corrick Mullennex, 92, a resident of Hambleton and more recently a resident of the Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas, departed this life early Monday morning, July 17, 2006, in the nursing home.
She was born Thursday, July 24, 1913, at Hambleton, a daughter of the late James Lloyd Corrick and Mabel Long Corrick.
On July 7, 1929, at Oakland, Md., she was married to Frank Mullennex, who preceded her in death July 1, 1964.
Surviving are three sons, Frank Allan Mullennex and wife, Rosemary, of Hendricks, David Lynn Mullennex of Hambleton and Larry Neal Mullennex and wife, Carol, of Austintown, Ohio; one daughter, Barbara Joanne Mullennex Carr and husband, Donald L., of Parsons; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She is the last surviving member of her immediate family having been preceded in death by three brothers, William W. "Ted" Corrick, James Leo Corrick and Roy Corrick; and three sisters, Velma Corrick Steyer, Verona Corrick Hall and Viola Corrick Craptree.
She was a graduate of Parsons High School with the class of 1966. She was a former employee of the Cook Printing Co. of Huntington and a former employee of McClains Printing Co. of Parsons. She was the site supervisor for the Tucker County Senior Center from 1973 until 1984. She was a member of the former Liberty Rebecca Lodge 95 of Parsons of which she served as Past Noble Grand. She was a member of the Hambleton United Methodist Church and was the oldest member of the church at the time of her death. She was an avid reader.
The family will receive friends at 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 Wednesday, July 19, at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. John Morrison will officiate and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Alma Vada Corrick Mullennex. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 18 Jul 2006.

Regina Mundell
Regina Smith Mundell, 87, a resident of the Crystal Springs community, departed this life Sunday morning, Jan. 29, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Regina Smith Mundell. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 30 Jan 2006.

Regina R. Mundell
Regina R. Smith Mundell, 87, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Sunday morning, Jan. 29, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital. She had been in failing health.
She was born Saturday, July 6, 1918, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Robert Denzil Smith and Della Mae Skidmore Smith.
On Nov. 19, 1938, at Huttonsville, she was married to Guy Willard Mundell, who survives. They had celebrated 67 years of marriage.
Also surviving are one son, Robert Henry Mundell and wife, Delores, of Reedsville; one daughter, Sandra Mae Vannoy and husband, Barry, of Franklin, N.C.; five grandchildren, Cynthia D. Garcia, Tonya E. Vannoy, Laura J. Hartsell, Robert M. Mundell, and Beth A. Burgess; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death besides her parents were one brother, Willard L. Smith; and one sister, Janice C. D’Amico. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She attended the schools of Elkins, had worked for Heck’s Department Store and the Dairy Delight and was a member of Woodford United Methodist Church. In 2002, she was nominated as a “Hometown Hero” because of her “heart of gold,” her love for people and her willingness to perform tasks for people whether she knew them or not. She loved her family, was a noted seamstress and was well known as a volunteer for Davis Memorial Hospital Auxiliary where she crocheted over 5,000 pair of booties for newborns since 1994.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins today from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Daniel Bryan will officiate and interment will follow at Brick Church Cemetery at Huttonsville. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to Woodford Memorial United Methodist Church, 113 First St., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 or Hospice Care Corp., 929 S. Davis Ave., Suite D, Elkins, W.Va. 26241. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Regina R. Smith Mundell. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 31 Jan 2006.

Anna B. Murphy
Anna Belle Murphy, 77, a resident of Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, passed away at 7 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2006. She had been in her usual health and death was sudden and unexpected.
Born May 8, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Grover C. Keller and Gertrude Will Keller.
On Feb. 3, 1957, she was united in marriage to Mr. Ralph Murphy, who survives at Montrose.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one sister, Nellie Hohman of Elkins; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by six sisters, Kathrine Keller, Betty Keller, Lou England, Maragret Bonner, Violetta Kisner and infant Mary Keller; and two brothers, William Keller and infant Clifford Keller.
Anna Belle was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing and cooking. She attended the schools of Barbour County.
The family will receive friends at F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel today after 6 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted from the Runner Chapel Tuesday, May 2, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Downing Gregor, pastor of Faithway Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Primitive Baptist Cemetery. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Anna Belle Murphy. (304-636-6717)  From 1 May 2006.

Edna J. Murphy
Edna Jane Murphy, 91, of Mansfield Place, Philippi, died Tuesday afternoon, June 13, 2006, following an extended illness.
She was born March 27, 1915, at Nestorville, a daughter of the late Lee and Thirsa Murphy.
Surviving are one brother, Clifford Murphy of Philippi; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Darl, Joe, Harry, Woodrow and infant brother Benjamin Murphy; and by three sisters, Lena Upton, Russie Gribble and infant sister Nellie Murphy.
Ms. Murphy attended the schools of Barbour County and was a former matron at The West Virginia Children’s Home. She was a Methodist by faith.
Funeral services will be conducted from Stemple & Forman Funeral Home at 385 S. Main St. in Philippi at 1 p.m. Friday, June 16. The Rev. Gary Clem will officiate and interment will follow in Silent Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday. The family suggests memorials in the form of contributions to Jerusalem United Methodist Church. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.  From 14 Jun 2006.

Richard J. Murphy
Richard J. “Papa” Murphy lost his bravely fought battle with cancer on Monday, July 31, 2006, in his home with family.
Richard was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 6, 1930, and later moved to New Castle, Pa., where he spent most of his childhood.
He later joined the Navy and was stationed in Washington, D.C., where he met his loving wife of 53 years, Marlene. After marrying Marlene, the couple was stationed in Albuquerque, N.M., San Jose, Calif., and then finally in Virginia Beach, where they resided together 42 years. He was a member of St. John’s Apostle Catholic Church.
In the Navy, Richard traveled to Guam, Alaska, Japan, and Russia as a chief draftsman and was a veteran of Korea. He also ventured to Bikini Atoll on the USS Rehoboth to assist with nuclear testing. After 20 years with the Navy, Richard worked for Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation, eventually assuming the position of superintendent and directing the construction of multiple recreation centers in the city.
After retirement he enjoyed baking his classic chocolate chip cookies for his grandchildren, one among many of his favored recipes. He was an extremely dedicated grandfather, a constant fixture at every sporting event, activity or performance. Richard was known for his kindness, his caring nature, and unfailing patience, but will also be remembered for his dependability, always being there whenever he was needed. He was an excellent husband, father and grandfather, and will be very deeply missed.
Mr. Murphy was the son of the late Ronald and Valeria Murphy and is survived by his wife Marlene M. Murphy; two daughters, Debra Murphy-Darr of Virginia Beach and Valerie Simerson and her husband, Mark, of Virginia Beach; three sons, Richard B. Murphy and his wife, Patricia of Honolulu, Hawaii, Craig Murphy and his wife, Debbie, of Boynton Beach, Fla. and Mike Murphy and his wife, Peggy, of San Rafael, Calif.; two sisters, Beatrice Grossman of Houston, Texas and Cora Gabriel of Plantation, Fla.; two brothers, Reginald Murphy and his wife, Bonnie, of New Castle, Pa. and Jimmy Murphy of Newport, N.C.; and 11 grandchildren, Lauren, Sean, Ricky, Kyle and Melissa Murphy, Morgan and Makenzi Darr, Jessica Murphy, Sydney, Murphy and Lindsey Simerson; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, Ronald Murphy.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel with Fr. Paul Gaughan officiating. Burial will follow in Princess Anne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Children’s Hospital of King Daughters, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, Va. 23507. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.  From 3 Aug 2006.

Rotha D. Murphy
Rotha Dell Murphy, 92, of Route 2, Philippi, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 22, 2006, in Mansfield Place, following an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 14, 1913, at Tacy, a daughter of the late James R. and America Virginia (Poling) Boyles.
Her husband, Woodrow W. Murphy, preceded her in death Aug. 22, 1985.
Surviving are three daughters, Wilma Jean Freeman and husband, James Edgar, of Moatsville, Alice Dickenson and husband, Tom, and Patty Bowmar and husband, John, all of Philippi; seven grandchildren, David (Tina) Freeman, of Savage, Md., Shelly (Todd) Gainer and Dianna (Terry) Eakle, all of Moatsville, Rick (Judy) Freeman, Lora (Kent) Phillips and Tonya (Jason) Baker, all of Philippi and Jeff Bowmar of Fairmont; 10 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Tanner and Delaney Freeman, Hunter and Chase Gainer, Brooklyn and Morgan Freeman, Myra and Hattie Phillips and Jakob Baker; one brother-in-law, Clifford Murphy of Philippi; and one sister-in-law, Edna Murphy of Philippi.
She was also preceded in death by eight brothers, Albert Boyles, Blaine Boyles, Hobert “Hobe” Boyles, Thomas “Tom” Boyles, Clifford “Doc” Boyles, Flay “Bus” Boyles, Vernon “Gee” Boyles and Samuel “Sam” Boyles; four sisters, Blanche Hotsinpiller, Nora Hoffman, Ruie Ruth Auvil and Lurie Boyles; and three great-grandchildren, J.C. Bowmar and infants William and Timothy Dickenson.
Mrs. Murphy was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, canning and sewing and made many beautiful quilts. She was a member of the Cross Roads United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home, 385 S. Main St., Philippi, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The Rev. Larry Poling and the Rev. Jessie Lou Shaw will officiate and interment will follow in the Marsh Graveyard of the Cross Roads Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.  From 24 Feb 2006.

Jean M. Musgrove
Jean Morris Musgrove, 87, passed away Nov. 6, 2006, in Atlanta, Ga.
The daughter of the late Emory and Ruth Morris, she was born Ina Jean Morris, at Elkins on Feb. 14, 1918.
As a young woman in Elkins, she was honored as a maid in the court of the Forest Festival Queen. She graduated from Davis & Elkins College and got her master’s degree at the University of Kentucky. She went on to teach business at Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, Ga., before marrying Louis A. Musgrove in 1950. She held fond memories of Elkins throughout her life. An expert quilter with a great eye for color, Jean’s hand-stitched quilts were always prize winners at quilt shows in central Florida and are treasured by her family. She had the honor of making one of the Olympic quilts for the 1996 Olympic Games that appears in a book detailing Olympic quilts from across the nation that were awarded to the countries of the world as a gesture of goodwill.
She is survived by her children, Louis A. Musgrove Jr. and Cindy Musgrove, both of Cumming, Ga.: a granddaughter, Ina Marie Musgrove; and a brother, Robert E. Morris of Tulsa, Okla.
Her husband was the late Louis A. Musgrove, who was born in Fairmont.  From 14 Nov 2006. 

Ruth Myers
Ruth Myers, 78, a resident of St. Petersburg, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, in the Edward White Hospital.
She was born Dec. 31, 1927, in Galloway, a daughter of the late Harold and Velvia (Bell) Martin.
Surviving are two sons, Charles L. Nicholson of Thornville, Ohio, and James G. Poling of Philippi; one stepson, Richard F. Myers Jr. of Grove City, Ohio; one daughter, Cathryn Standish of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two stepdaughters, Carol Norberg of Thornville, Ohio, and Vicky L. Kieber of Newark, Ohio; her companion, Frank Carter of St. Petersburg, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.
Ms. Myers was preceded in death by one son, Robert Nick Nicholson.
Ms. Myers moved to Florida in 1978 from Newark, Ohio. She was a beautician, a member of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, the Eastern Star and the Red Hat Society.
Family and friends will gather at the Wright Funeral Home at 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 1:15 p.m. to travel to Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery for a graveside service at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Alicia Rapking officiating. Wright Funeral Home Services.  From 3 Nov 2006.

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