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Obituaries from the Parsons Advocate, 

 20 October 2004

June Davis

June Mae Davis, 72, of Parsons,  died Oct. 14, 2004, at Nella’s Nursing Home of Elkins. She had been in declining health

She was born Sunday, Aug. 7, 1932, at Gladwin, a daughter of the late John Christopher Teter and Susie Bell Long Teter.  On Sept. 15, 1948, at Oakland, Md., she was married to Howard Ernest "Springie" Davis, who preceded her in death on July 27, 2001.

Surviving are two daughters, Victoria (and Ronald) Lipscomb of Hendricks and Betty Jean Thorne of Davis; four brothers, Ralph Teter, Paul "Butch" Teter and Roy Teter, all of Ohio, and Jim Teter of W. Va.; two sisters, Bonnie Childers of Gladwin and Janet Gayer of Ripley; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Burley, William, Robert, Andrew and John Teter; and one sister, Naomi Smallwood.

She attended the schools of Gladwin, Davis and Randolph County. She worked for the former Dorman Mills as a weaver, Reidbord Brothers of Elkins, Parsons Nursery and Hills Restaurant. 

Friends were received at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Sunday, Oct. 17. Funeral services were  held on Monday, Oct 18, at 11 a.m. with  Pastor Pat Cassidy officiating. Interment will follow at the Teter Cemetery at Gladwin.

James Humphrey, Sr.

James Leroy Humphrey, Sr., 63, of Parsons, died Oct. 18, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.  He had been in declining health since September and death ws attributed to cardiac arrest. 

He was born March 5, 1941, at Hendricks, a son of the late Floyd C. "Boots" Humphrey and Viola F. Cross.  He was twice married, first to Charlotte Ruth Filler Humphrey, who preceded him in death and second to Rose Land Metz Humphrey, who survives. 

Survivors include three sons Tim Filler, James L. "Sam" (and Angie) Humphrey Jr. and Chris (and Elizabeth) Watson all of Parsons; three daughters Cindy (and Jeff Harsh of Horseshoe Run, Donna (and Kenneth) Akins of Hendricks and Pamela Humphrey of Parsons; three brothers Arlie Humphrey of Baltimore, Md., Floyd Humphrey of Bunker Hill and David Humphrey of Parsons; a sister Onia "Sis" (and Riley) Strawderman and nine grandchildren.   

He attended school at Mt. Zion.  He worked for the Ship Yards at Baltimore, Mdd., for the former Parsons Tannery, Mullenax Lumber Company, Hinchcliff Lumber Company and he retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways.  

Friends were received at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Thursday, Oct. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home parlor on Friday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Harley DeLeaurere and Pastor Pat Cassidy officiating.  Interment will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery.  

Wilda Jackson 

Wilda Jean Jackson, 64, of Red Creek, died Oct. 17, at her residence. 

She was born Nov. 29, 1939, in Red Creek , a daughter of the late Hazel Mallow and step-father Harry Simmons.  

Survivors include her husband Robert Jackson; a son Robert A. Jackson Jr.; a daughter Teresia White and three grandchildren, all of Red Creek. 

She was preceded in death by a sister.  

She worked at Parsons Footwear as a machine operator and was a protestant by faith. 

Friends were received at Hinkle Funeral Home on Tuesday, Oct. 19.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Martin officiating.  Interment will follow at the Buena Cemetery.  

Stanley Moskal

Stanley John "Stan" Moskal, 46, of Diamond Court, Morgantown, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2004, at Ruby Memorial Hospital.  

He was born June 25, 1958 in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, a son of Viola Yenchik Moskal of Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, and the late Stanley Moskal.

He was a graduate of West Virginia University and also received his Master's in Mining Engineering at WVU.  At the time of his death he was employed with the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection in Fairmont, W. Va.  He was a member of the Woodland United Methodist Church, where he was a lay speaker and lay leader.  Stan coached the Suncrest Little League, Wes Mon Softball League, and the MYSA Soccer Team.

He was a former Boy and Girl Scout leader who enjoyed Take Kwon Do, his garden ponds and his pets, including ferrets.  STan was very interested in Civil War History, and was a train buff who delighted in model railroads. 

In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife of 23 years, Pamela Collins Moskal, twin daughter Aubrey Land Moskal and Luaren Marie Moskal, and God Children, Lindsey Ann Robinson, Tristan John Robinson, Marriah Grach Straub, and Mallori Faith Straub; three sisters; Judy Clark Arlene and Mike Wujcik; Cath and Rick Lemley; two brothers, Edward Moskal and John and Susan Moskal.  He ws preceded in death by one son, Stanley Jason Moskal. 

Friends were to call at Woodland United Methodist Church on Tuesday, October 19, where the body lied in state from 2-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, October 20, from 9 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Rick Sale officiating.  Burial will follow at East Oak Grove Cemetery.  

Donations may be made in his memory to the Woodland United Methodist Church, P.O. box 931, Morgantown, WV  26507.     

Everett White

Everett Barney White, 74, of Job, died Oct. 13  at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following open-heart surgery.

He was born Sunday, March 8, 1931, at Job, the son of the late Snowden Scott White and Flora Mae Long. He had never married.

Survivors include a brother, Bryan White of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Ruth DeLaney of Philippi and Dorothy Simpson of Hambleton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death were five brothers, Warren, Branson, Harvey, David and Norman White; and four sisters, Annie, Nellie, Jeanette and Odie.

He attended the school at Job and was a noted repairman.

Friends were received at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home, Elkins. Funeral services were held on Sunday, Oct. 17 at the Job Church of God with the Rev. Todd Rhodes officiating.  Interment followed at the Bethel Cemetery at Job.

Obituaries reprinted courtesy of the Parsons Advocate.






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