2007 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries:V

B. Louise Vance

Bonnie Louise Vance, 60, of Franklin, died Friday, July 13, 2007, in Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va.

Friends called at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg Sunday and may call today from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Harold Cullers officiating. Interment will be private and at a later date. Schaeffer Funeral Home services.  From 16 Jul 2007.

Edith M. Vance

Edith Mae Vance, 92, of Onego, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, in Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Seneca Rocks Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the church with the Rev. Steve Landis officiating. Burial will be in Vance Cemetery near Onego. Kimble Funeral Home services.  From 2 Oct 2007.

Ricky D. Vance

Ricky David Vance, 44, a resident of Dry Fork, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2007, at his home. His death was unexpected.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Ricky David Vance. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.   From 3 Apr 2007.

Ricky D. Vance

Ricky D.Vance, 44, a resident of Dryfork, passed away very unexpectedly Saturday, March 31, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 7, 1963, in Elkins, a son of the late Teddy H. Vance Sr.

On Aug. 22, 1987, he was married to C. Michelle Judy, who survives at Dryfork.

Also surviving are two sons, Matthew and Dylan Vance, both at home; two brothers, Teddy Vance Jr. and wife, Helen, of Dryfork and Randy Vance and friend, Sue, of Kelly Mountain. His in-laws, Dwyer and Sandy Judy of Whitmer and Michael and Jennifer Judy of Whitmer, also survive.

Ricky was a graduate of Tucker County High School with the class of 1982. He was employed by Timberline Home Owners Association. Ricky was a great father, husband, uncle and friend to many and will be greatly missed.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the Whitmer United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 5 from the church with the Rev. Earl Bible officiating. Interment will follow in the Laurel Hill Cemetery near Whitmer. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Ricky D. Vance. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 4 Apr 2007.

Ricky D.Vance

Ricky D.Vance, 44, a resident of Dry Fork, passed away very unexpectedly Saturday, March 31, 2007, at his home. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today from the Whitmer United Methodist Church with the Rev. Earl Bible officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery near Whitmer. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Ricky D. Vance. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 5 Apr 2007.

Rose V. Vance

Rose Virginia Champ Vance, 81, of Seneca Rocks, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, in Grant County Nursing Home in Petersburg.

Family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Harold Cullers officiating. Interment will follow in Lahmansville Cemetery. Schaeffer Funeral Home services. From 26 Feb 2007.

David W. VanMeter

David William “Bill” VanMeter, 27, of Upper Tract, died Saturday, May 26, 2007, at his home.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at Petersburg with Bishop J. Stephen Kimble officiating. Kimble Funeral Home services.   From 29 May 2007.

Thurman Vannoy Jr.

Thurman R. “Buddy” Vannoy Jr., 40, of Collegeville, Pa., passed away early Monday, Feb. 5, 2007.

Born Sept. 11, 1966, at Norristown, Pa., he was one of two children born to Thurman “Bud” Vannoy Sr. and Vonda Mullenax Vannoy.

Mr. Vannoy was a 1988 graduate of Perkiomen Valley High School. He enjoyed bowling, music and the family’s summer home in West Virginia.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Todd; his aunt, Georgia; and his uncle, Keith.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services on Friday, Feb. 9, at noon at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel in Arbovale with the Rev. David Rittenhouse officiating. There will be a viewing from 11 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Arbovale Cemetery. There will also be a viewing on Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the R.L. Williams Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Skippack Pike and Cedars Road at Skippack, Pa.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.wallaceandwallacefh.com.  From 6 Feb 2007.

Rylan A. Vanscoy

Rylan Axil Vanscoy went home to be with the Lord, Sunday morning, July 29, 2007, at his home. God blessed our lives by loaning us our precious baby boy.

He was born Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at Morgantown. He is greatly loved and missed by his parents, Courtney Brooke Streets and Travis Tyler Vanscoy.

Also surviving are his maternal grandparents, Allen and Mary Beth Streets; paternal grandparents, Ritchie and Sandra Vanscoy; his aunt, Dakota Streets, and uncle, Trevor Vanscoy; great-grandparents, Sharolett Streets, Kent and Mary Lee, Cletis and Pam Vanscoy, Phyllis Henline, and Linda Hedrick; and great-great-grandparent, Reatis Mullenax.

Preceding him in death are his great-grandfathers, Sonny Streets and Chester Hedrick; and great-great-grandparents, Lawrence Mullenax, Lester and Zelda Bender, Fred and Lenora Combs, Anna Vanscoy, Fred and Edith Carr and Ezra and Nelle Lee.

A private graveside service was conducted today at Sunrise Cemetery at Hambleton with Pastor John Means and Pastor Pat Cassidy officiating. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Rylan Axil Vanscoy. Condolences may be expressed to the family at, www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 30 July 2007.

Mildred R. Varner

Mildred Ruth Varner, 78, a resident of St. George, departed this life early Sunday morning, May 6, 2007, in Mansfield Place at Philippi. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer.

She was born Friday, Jan. 4, 1929, at Clover Run, a daughter of the late Porter A. Varner and Melvina “Millie” Shaffer Varner.

She had never married.

Surviving are one sister, Velma Emogene Moats and husband, Ward M.; one nephew, William Ward Moats and wife, Sharon; one niece, Mildred Marie “Millie” Shaffer and husband, Harry Thomas “Tom,” all of St. George; three great-nephews, Thomas A. Shaffer of Barrickville, Travis William Moats and Scott Wesley Moats, both of St. George; one great-niece; Kristi Marie Wolford and husband, David, of Fairmont; and two great-great-nephews, Zachariah David Wolford and Tristan Shane Wolford.

Preceding her in death was one brother, John Edward Varner.

She attended the Harper one-room school at Clover Run. She worked for the former Tucker County Hospital at Parsons for 16 years in the housekeeping department and she was a member of the Union Chapel Church at Clover Run.

The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor Tuesday, May 8, 2007, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mildred Ruth Varner. Condolences may be expressed to the family at; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 7 May 2007.

Mildred R. Varner

The family received friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons Monday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor today at 1 p.m. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mildred Ruth Varner. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 8 May 2007.

Charles Vorderberg

Charles C. Vorderberg, 90, of Buckhannon, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2007, in Valentine Assisted Living Home in Beverly.

He was born July 3, 1917, at Davenport, Iowa, a son of the late William and Mildred Ida Cruys Vorderberg.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence May Arnold, who died Jan. 26, 2004.

He is survived by one son, Charles “Chuck” and wife, Karen Vorderberg, of Buckhannon; and four grandchildren, Jeffrey Vorderberg of St. Paul, Minn., Dana Vorderberg of Bridgewater, Va., Jason Vorderberg and Weston Vorderberg, both of Buckhannon.

Mr. Vorderberg was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. He wrote a humor column for various newspapers since the 1940s, including the Record Delta. He had his doctor of education degree and had taught at a junior high school in Illinois for 14 years and had also taught in three colleges and a university. He attended the First Presbyterian Church and was a former member of the Kiwanis Club in Cartersville, Ga.

At the request of the deceased, the body was cremated. Private memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. From 14 Dec 2007.

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