Miscellaneous Kanawha County, West Virginia Obituaries

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James M. Altman

SAN DIEGO - James Montague Altman, 85, of San Diego died Feb. 8, 1997, in San Diego.

He was raised in Fairmont, W.Va., and was a graduate of Fairmont State College. He was West Virginia state manager of Westfield Insurance Cos., an independent insurance agent in Charleston, W.Va., affiliated with Kelley-Reed Insurance Agency, Charleston, a former chairman of the West Virginia Board of Insurance, past president of the West Virginia Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, a fraternal insurance organization, and the West Virginia Insurance Field Group, and a member of the West Virginia Independent Insurance Association.

Surviving: wife, Elizabeth Sturm Altman daughters, Jane Snyder of Shreveport, La., Linn Walker of Solana Beach sister, Loraine Linn of Fairmont brother, Van Altman of Daytona Beach, Fla. three grandchildren.

Memorial service will be in San Diego. Burial will be at a later date in Mannington, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to charity of choice. Encinitas Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

June Honaker

CALDWELL - June Honaker, 71, of Caldwell, Greenbrier County, died Feb. 12, 1997, at the home of her daughter, Brenda Hackett of Dillwyn, Va., after a long illness.

She was a Protestant and a member of Bostic-Johnson-Honaker VFW Auxiliary, Caldwell.

Also surviving: son, Raymond of Caldwell daughters, Barbara Kirby of Virginia Beach, Va., Carolyn Honaker of Charleston six grandchildren two great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at McCraw Funeral Home, Lewisburg, with the Rev. O.E. Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Organ Cave. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Eula Gladys Jordan

Eula Gladys "Mike" Jordan, 81, of Elkview died Feb. 11, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a short illness.

She was a native of Gilmer County, a homemaker, a longtime resident of Kanawha County, and a Methodist.

Surviving: husband, Raymond D. "Toots" Jordan son, Larry D. of Elkview daughters, Jean A. Choby of Charleston, Jill R. McCorey of Cross Lanes sister, Monilee Rucker of Pinch brother, Harold "Johnny" Marks of Ripley three grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview, with the Rev. James A. Gunnoe officiating. Entombment will be in Elk Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum, Big Chimney. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruth Black Kneebone

HOUSTON - Ruth Black Kneebone, 96, of Houston, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Feb. 9, 1997, in Houston after a long illness.

She was a native of Charleston, a 48-year resident of Houston and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Houston. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Houston Symphony League, University of Michigan Presidents Club, advisory board of the United Way and board of the American Cancer Society. She was a staff aid for the American Red Cross, a charter member of Harris County Heritage Society and the Day Care Association board, a graduate of National Park Seminary, a member of the National Park Alumnae Association and past president of its Houston, Chicago and national chapters.

Surviving: niece, Kay Paul Whyburn of Houston four grandnieces and grandnephews.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, W.Va., with the Rev. Claire Lofgren officiating. Procession will leave Barlow-Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m . Friday at the funeral home.

Donald R. Lykins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Donald R. Lykins, 60, of Jacksonville, formerly of Dupont City, W.Va., died Dec. 27, 1996, at home.

He was a Baptist, a retired employee of Mead-Zellerbeck Corp., where he was an expert in plastic packing and fine papers, and a graduate of DuPont (W.Va.) High School. He was a Mason and attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Va., where he was a military cadet.

Surviving: wife, Deanne Lykins sons, Don Scot of Hopkinsville, Ky., Harold Andrew of Tallahassee daughters, Debra Ann Seeley of O'Fallon, Mo., Sue Ellen Simmons of Owensboro, Ky. sister, Delores Stanley of Cincinnati brother, Humbert Lee of California seven grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, Jacksonville, is in charge of arrangements.

Irene McClure

BEAVER - Irene McClure, 86, of Beaver, Raleigh County, died Feb. 12, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a long illness.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Prosperity, is in charge of arrangements.

Camden L. Miller

EDGEWATER, Fla. - Camden L. Miller, 70, of Edgewater, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Feb. 10, 1997, in New Smyrna Beach after a long illness.

He was a retired truck driver, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Teamsters union and Sissonville (W.Va.) VFW Post.

Surviving: wife, Doris Rogers Miller sons, Dr. Daniel Miller of New Smyrna Beach, Roger Miller of Evans, W.Va. brothers, Waverly of St. Albans, W.Va., Marple of Zephyrhills sister, Gardenia Summerfield of Charleston six grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Mountain Mission, Charleston, with the Rev. Adrian Fisher officiating. Burial, with military rites, will be in Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Pocatalico, W.Va. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston. 

Ronald R. Moffatt

Ronald R. "Jupper" Moffatt, 65, of Charleston died Feb. 12, 1997, in Beverly Health Care Center, Glasgow, after a long illness.

He was retired as a self-employed truck driver.

Surviving: sons, Keith of Kentucky, David of Maryland, Frank of Gandeeville daughter, Drema Johnson of Gandeeville foster mother, Gay Craigo of Charleston brothers, Robert Moffatt, James and Steven Cole, all of Cross Lanes sisters, Arbutus Morris of Pinch, Betty Jones of Ravenswood, Shirley Welch of Charleston stepsister, Betty Cole Moffatt of Cross Lanes seven grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Friday in John Beane Cemetery, Sissonville, with the Rev. Mike Elder officiating. Friends may call two hours prior to service at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Katherine J. Peyton

CULLODEN - Katherine Janette Peyton, 38, of Culloden, Cabell County, died Feb. 11, 1997, at the home of her parents, Richard and Sandra Patton of Campbells Creek, after a long illness.

She was a member of Big Bottom Independent Baptist Church and formerly lived in New Jersey.

Aslo surviving: husband, William Peyton sisters, Teresa Hetnar of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Cynthia Coulson of Campbells Creek.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fidler-Frame Funeral Home, Belle, with the Rev. Roger Meadows officiating. Burial will be in Montgomery Memorial Park, London. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Herbert Smith

SEAFORD, Va. - The Rev. Herbert Smith, 85, of Seaford died Feb. 12, 1997, at the home of his son, Robert of Seaford.

Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.

David M. Stollings

ALTIZER - David Michael Stollings, 39, of Altizer, Calhoun County, formerly of Handley, died Feb. 11, 1997, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, after a long illness.

He was an employee of CSX Railroad, Huntington, an Army National Guard veteran, and a graduate of East Bank High School and West Virginia Career College. He was a former student at West Virginia Institute of Technology, Montgomery, and attended Handley Baptist Church.

Surviving: parents, Alonzo and Katherine Stollings of Handley sisters, Deborah Lanham and Rosalee Hawkins, both of Handley, Nella Jean Scott of Pearisburg, Va. brother, William of Huntington several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, with the Rev. Peter Grandal officiating. Burial will be in Montgomery Memorial Park, London. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jerry Lee Wellman

Jerry Lee Wellman, 59, of Charleston died Feb. 11, 1997, at home after a long illness.

He was a former teacher for the Modesto, Calif., school system, a graduate of the former Morris Harvey College, Charleston, and a member of Alpha Phi Sigma fraternity and the teachers union in California.

Surviving: parents, Fred Edward and Florida Wellman of Charleston sister, Jackie Richardson of Bartley one niece.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Kanawha City, with the Rev. John H. McDonnell officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at J.E. Johnson Funeral Home, Kanawha City.

ERVIN, Eddie S. - Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at First Missionary Baptist Church, London, with the Rev. L. David Smith officiating. Entombment will be in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Glasgow. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the church. Cooke Funeral Home, Cedar Grove, is in charge of arrangements. Ervin, 85, of London died Feb. 8, 1997, at home after a long illness.

Walter Bowen

GILBOA - Walter Bowen, 94, of Gilboa, Nicholas County, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Fayette Continuous Care Center, Fayetteville.

He was a Protestant and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 872, Beckley.

Surviving: son, James of Apollo, Pa. three grandchildren eight great-grandchildren one great-great-grandchild.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at White Funeral Home, Summersville, with the Rev. George Williamson Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Walker Memorial Park, Summersville. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ada Pendry Bower

MAPLE MEADOW - Ada Pendry Bower, 88, of Maple Meadow, near Beckley, died Feb. 11, 1997, in a Beckley care center after a long illness.

She was a 32-year resident of Maple Meadow and a member of Sweet Home Baptist Church, near Maben.

Surviving: sons, Clifton of Barboursville, Herbert and Bobby, both of Maple Meadow, Harry of McGraws daughters, Jane Stover of Maple Meadow, Betty Jean Sarver of Lincoln Park, Mich., Lena Lewis and Margaret Cooper, both of Rockford, Ill., Eva Kite of Lake City, Fla., Alice McNeal of Sesser, Ill., Carmel Parrish of Tampa, Fla. sisters, Vida Halsey of Jesse, Lettie Stewart of Matheny, Maude Smith of Cincinnati brothers, Fred Pendry of Matheny, Ted Pendry of Princeton 42 grandchildren 15 great-grandchildren 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Sweet Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Sherman Sizemore and the Rev. E.R. Tyree officiating. Burial will be in Wiley Bowers Cemetery, Twin Falls State Park. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Melton Mortuary, Beckley, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Thomasello Andra Burt

Thomasello Andra Burt, 53, of St. Albans died Feb. 13, 1997, in Charleston Area Medical Center from complications of diabetes.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a homemaker.

Surviving: husband, Richard Burt son, Andrew Charles of Morgantown, daughter, Donna Marie Burt of St. Albans sister, Alyse Irene Goddard of Petaluma, Calif.

Service will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Buckhannon, with Stephen Johns and Ron Hinkle officiating. Burial will be in Heavner Cemetery, Buckhannon. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home, Buckhannon, is in charge of arrangements.

Jerry Cantley

LEWISBURG, Tenn. - Jerry Cantley, 55, of Lewisburg died Feb. 12, 1997, in Marshall Medical Center, Lewisburg.

He was a native of Kanawha County, W.Va., a veteran of the Vietnam War, and a retired machinist from Eaton Corp., Shelbyville.

Surviving: wife, Christina Kash Cantley daughter, Linda Cantley of Lewisburg stepsons, William and Billy Joe Dotson, both of Lewisburg, Nakia Yankulics of Damascus, Md. stepdaughter, A.J. Dotson of Lewisburg sisters, Ellen Polly of South Charleston, W.Va., Rosalee Lipscomb of Elkview, W.Va., Shirley Kerr of Salt Lake City, Kathy Herr of Fort Myers Fla. brothers, Arnold of Elm Creek, W.Va., Clarence of Wetumpka, Ala., Patrick of Verbena, Ala., James of South Charleston.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, Tenn., with the Rev. William Wray officiating. Burial will be in Hopper Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Grada St. Clair Clay

PETTUS - Grada St. Clair Clay, 88, of Pettus, Raleigh County, died Feb. 11, 1997, at the home of her son, James M. Clay of Winchester, Va.

She was born in Wytheville, Va. She was a graduate of William and Mary with a bachelor's of arts degree in education and a retired teacher from Marsh Fork High School, Montcoal, where she taught for 29 years. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Whitesville.

Also surviving: son, John D. Clay of Anaheim, Calif. four grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Miller Cemetery, Rock Creek, with the Rev. Michael Lykens officiating. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Valley Funeral Home, Whitesville. Omps Funeral Home, Winchester, is in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Cunningham

BECKLEY - Elizabeth Cunningham, 88, of Beckley died Feb. 11, 1997, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and member of Central Baptist Church, American Legion Auxiliary Post 70, Elks Lodge, and Maggie L. Walker Temple 738.

Surviving: daughter, Anna Dawson of Beckley grandson, Charles D. Cunningham of Oak Hill four great-grandchildren 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. today at Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley, with the Rev. Robert I. Brown officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral parlor.

Phyllis Ferrell

JUSTICE ADDITION - Phyllis Ferrell, 72, of Justice Addition, Logan County, died Feb. 13, 1997, in Logan General Hospital.

Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, is in charge of arrangements.

Rosetta Jane Fitzwater

CLAY - Rosetta Jane Fitzwater, 72, of Clay died Feb. 12, 1997, in The Arbors, Marietta, Ohio, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of Leatherwood Freewill Baptist Church, Bickmore.

Surviving: sons, Doyle and Rodney, both of Bickmore, Ricky of Sanford, N.C. daughters, Mona Fitzwater of Albion, N.Y., Sue Brown of Springhill, Tenn., Jolene Jacobs of Clay sisters, Virginia "Anna" Brown of Bickmore, Virgie Jones and Dreama Stewart, both of Vaughan, Vastie Miller of Albion, Mary Ann Stone of Lizemores brothers, Billy Ray, Calvin, Guy and Roger Stewart, all of Vaughan 19 grandchildren 24 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery, Bickmore. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

James Gaylock

MOUNT GAY - James "Jimmie" Gaylock, 59, of Mount Gay, Logan County, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC.

He was co-owner of Gaylock's Wrecker Service and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Holden.

Surviving: sons, Stephen L. of Charleston, Paul A. of West Logan sister, Virginia Gaylock Craft of Charleston brother, Frank Gaylock Jr. of Mount Gay.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Holden, with the Rev. David Schmitt officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, where there will be a wake service at 8 p.m.

Richard K. Green

BUNKER HILL - Richard Keith Green, 62, of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, formerly of Clendenin, died Feb. 12, 1997, at home.

Surviving: wife, Mary Green sons, Randal Green of Bunker Hill, Kevin Green of Martinsburg, Timothy Merrifield of Winfield, Tony Merrifield of Sissonville, Perry Merrifield of Belle daughters, Iris Thomas of Gerardstown, Edwina Wilt of Martinsburg brother, Gene of Clendenin sisters, Maxine Groves of Manchester, Ohio, Phyllis Page of Elko, Nev., Ruby Paxton of Big Chimney several grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. today at Rosedale Funeral Home, Martinsburg. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg.

Gloria J. Roush Harbour

CLIFTON - Gloria Jean Roush Harbour, 48, of Clifton, Mason County, died Feb. 13, 1997, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, after a long illness.

She was a clerk for IBM, Cincinnati.

Surviving: son, Sean M. Harbour of Mount Orab, Ohio father, Lawrence I. Roush of Mason sisters, Cecil Y. Johnson of Metropolis, Ill., Betty J. Fox and Judy A. Gibbs, both of Clifton, Cathy S. Zerkle of New Haven brothers, John Richard "Pete" Roush of Gallipolis, Ohio, Ronald L. Roush of Seaside, Calif., Larry E. Roush of Letart, Michael L. Roush of Henderson, Timothy R. Roush of Mason one grandchild.

Service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Terry Alvarez and the Rev. Damon E. Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Weldon Harless

RANGER - Weldon Harless, 91, of Ranger, Lincoln County, died Feb. 12, 1997, at home.

He was retired from Libbey-Owens Glass and was a Boy Scout leader.

Surviving: wife, Leatha Farley Harless sons, Harley and Aley, both of Ranger, Weldon G. of Midkiff daughters, Mary Jane Porter of California, Lillian Kobak of Cleveland, Janice Adkins of Ranger 10 grandchildren five great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Chapman Memorial Tabernacle, Harts, with the Rev. Frankie Frye and the Rev. David C. Porter officiating. Burial will be in Frazier Cemetery, Ranger. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the church. Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, is in charge of arrangements.

Naomi Ruth Isom

LORADO - Naomi Ruth Isom, 60, of Lorado, Logan County, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Logan General Hospital after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and member of Full Gospel Freewill Baptist Tabernacle, Lorado.

Surviving: sons, James Jr., Eddie and Michael, all of Lorado, Eugene of Raliegh, N.C. daughters, Carolyn Prince and Kathy Osborne, both of Lorado, Janice Bowens of Mallory, Evelyn Gibson of Curtis sister, Dicie Osborne of Lundale brothers, Robert Peters of Lundale, Asa Peters of Madison eight grandchildren one great-grandchild.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Full Gospel Freewill Baptist Tabernacle, Lorado, with the Rev. Billy Gibson and the Rev. Roland Cook officiating. Burial will be in Daniels Cemetery, Curtis. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Saturday at the tabernacle. Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, is in charge of arrangements.

Walter Lambert

CHRISTIAN - Walter Lambert, 69, of Christian, Logan County, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Appalachian Regional Hospital, Man, after a long illness.

He was a retired miner from Island Creek Coal Co., a member of UMW District 17, and of the Freewill Baptist faith.

Surviving: wife, Iva Jean Mullins Lambert sons, Roger Neil of Chicago, Randy Dale, Ronald Kevin and Roy Dean, all of Man sisters, Jettie Lee Lusher of Huntington, Marlene Perry of Tennessee, Wilda Jean Adkins of Genoa brother, Luke of Huntington eight grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, with the Rev. Charles Crum and the Rev. Jamie Fortner officiating. Burial will be in Skeens Cemetery, Wayne. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today and one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

James P. Lydon Jr.

STONEWOOD - James P. Lydon Jr., 75, of Stonewood, Harrison County, formerly of Weston, died Feb. 13, 1997, in United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, after a short illness.

He was former owner/operator of Lydon's Barber Shop, Weston, a former street commissioner for the City of Weston, and a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Stonewood.

Surviving: Daughters, Mary Ellen and Margaret Ann Lydon, both of Stonewood sisters, Marie Murray of Weston, Agnes Aman of Clarksburg, Eleanor Stark of Baltimore brothers, Rev. Leo B. Lydon of Clarksburg John Francis Lydon of Weston.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Weston, with the Rev. Leo Lydon and the Rev. James Murphy officiating. Burial will be in Machpelah Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Boyle Funeral Home, Weston, where there will be a rosary service at 8 p.m.

Mabel Mace

SPENCER - Mabel Mace, 85, of Spencer died Feb. 12, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, Charleston, after a short illness.

She was retired from Spencer State Hospital.

Surviving son, Thomas R. Allen of Spencer.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. John Lowe officiating. Burial will be in Mace cemetery, near Spencer. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Rachel E. Lanham Manes

WARREN, Ohio - Rachel E. Lanham Manes, 79, of Warren died Feb. 13, 1997, in Trumbull Memorial Hospital of congestive heart failure.

She was a native of Charleston, W.Va., and a homemaker.

Surviving: husband, Henry W. Manes of Cortland sons, Charles Lanham of Bethel, Hobart Lanham of Warren, Jerry Lanham of Howland daughter, Mabel Ballard of Cortland sisters, Mearle Wheeler, Annabell Parsons and Thelma Jean and Loretta McClanahan, all of West Virginia brother, Samuel Lanham of West Virginia.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Meadowbrook Memorial Park. There will be no visitation. Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hospice of Trumbull County, to the American Diabetes Association or to a charity of choice.

Irene Carper McClure

GRANDVIEW - Irene Carper McClure, 86, of Grandview died Feb. 12, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of Grandview Christian Church.

Surviving: son, Robert of Winter Park, Fla. daughters, JoAnn Haney, Peggy McClure Pendleton and Janis Carter, all of Grandview, Frances Jenkins of Manassas, Va. 13 grandchildren 14 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Grandview Christian Church with Ronnie Abshire and Oscar Schwitzerlette officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Prosperity.

Lena M. Mullins

Lena Marie Mullins, 87, of Blue Creek, formerly of Blakeley, died Feb. 12, 1997, at home after a long illness.

She was a native of Camden on Gauley, Webster County, and a longtime resident of the Kanawha County. She was a homemaker and a member of Pond Gap Advent Christian Church.

Surviving: sons, Don C. of Cameron, N.C., Vincent Roger of Blue Creek daughters, Betty Jane Hissom of Charleston, Barbara Ellen Huddleston of Pond Gap brother, Elliott Bill Hammonds of Julian sisters, Lovie Barnett of Calvert City, Ky., Juanita Kelly of Columbus, Ohio, Vernice Tronivach of North Ridgeville, Ohio 21 grandchildren 37 great-grandchildren two great-great-grandchildren several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Cooke Funeral Home, Cedar Grove, with the Rev. Ralph Keenan and the Rev. Earl Cochran officiating. Burial will be in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Daisy Mae Pettry

GLEN DANIEL - Daisy Mae Pettry, 84, of Glen Daniel, formerly of Pine Knob, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley, after an apparent heart attack.

Surviving: daughters, Stollie Buffurine of Beckley, Julia McGinnis of Dry Creek sons, James Okey Pettry of Pine Knob, Howard Pettry of Glen Daniel seven grandchildren eight great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, with the Rev. David Cook officiating. Burial will be in the family cemetery, Pine Knob. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Jack J. Plogger

GORDON - Jack J. Plogger, 74, of Gordon, Boone County, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison, after a short illness.

He was a retired miner from Y&O Coal Co. and Armco Steel and a member of the UMW. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post 93, Kenova, VFW Post 1064, Huntington, York Rite Bodies, Beni Kedem Shrine, Charleston, Scottish Rite Bodies, Huntington, and Grand Chapter RAM 46, Kenova.

Surviving: wife, Ethel Plogger son, James Harold "Tim" of Bald Knob daughters, Betty Gross and Jackie Perkey, both of Huntington four grandchildren one great-grandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with the Rev. Ralph Reedy officiating. Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Bandytown. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Gene A. Radcliff

ONA - Gene A. Radcliff, 60, of Ona died Feb. 11, 1997, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.

He was a teacher and coach with the Cabell County Board of Education and a member of Mud River Baptist Church, Ona.

Surviving: wife, Marilyn J. Radcliff son, Geoffrey at home daughter, Stephanie Chapman of Grove City, Ohio brothers, David of Charleston, Stephen of Williamstown one grandchild.

Service will be 1 p.m. today at Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, with the Rev. Brent Gibson officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. 

Howard G. Rinehart

Howard Glenn Rinehart, 78, of Belle died Feb. 13, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a sudden illness.

He was a retired operator for E.I. DuPont Chemical Co., Belle, with 40 years' service. He was a member of Mount Juliet United Methodist Church, Belle, VFW, an Army veteran of World War II, a native of Kincaid, and a 55-year resident of Belle.

Surviving: wife, Millie Yates Rinehart sons, Glenn D. and Brad L., both of South Charleston, James of Pinch, Gregory of Acworth, Ga. sister, Vesta Moses of Oak Hill brother, Walter of Cleveland five grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle, with the Rev. Warren Faulknier officiating. Burial will be in Montgomery Memorial Park, London. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Mount Juliet United Methodist Church, Belle, W.Va. 25015.

William Robinson

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - William "Bill" Robinson, 90, of Jefferson City, formerly of Boone County, W.Va., died Feb. 11, 1997, at the home of his daughter, Ethel Faye Warner of Jefferson City, after a long illness.

He was a retired miner.

Also surviving: daughter, Dorothy Brumfield of Jeffrey, W.Va. sons, George Daniel of Jefferson City, Paul of Rutland, Ohio granddaughter, whom he raised, Addie Mae Maples 23 other grandchildren 43 great-grandchildren three great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, W.Va., with the Rev. Josh Hall officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

William P. Rose

HILLTOP - William P. "Bill" Rose, 87, of Hilltop, Fayette County, died Feb. 10, 1997, in a Sharon, Pa., hospital after a long illness.

He was a retired miner from New River Coal Co. with 40 years' service, a member and deacon at First Baptist Church, Hilltop, a former postmaster at Hilltop with 20 years' service, a custodian at New River Bank (One Valley Bank), and a former member of King Hiram Aliff Masonic Lodge 20.

Surviving: sons, Clifford of Columbus, Ohio, Harry of Morena Valley, Calif. daughters, June Ware of Cleveland, Deanna Yarboro of Hermitage, Pa., Rose Hosea of Clarksburg, Sharon Davis of Las Vegas sisters, Mazie Taylor of Belair, Md., Martha Wickliff and Virginia English, both of Columbus 17 grandchildren 16 great-grandchildren two great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Hilltop, with the Rev. John Burnette officiating. Entombment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Prosperity. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the church. Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Elizabeth Rowe

MONTGOMERY - Dorothy Elizabeth Rowe, 90, of Montgomery died Feb. 13, 1997, in Montgomery General Hospital after a long illness.

She was a graduate of East Bank High School and Wheeling Catholic Hospital School of Nursing, a retired supervisor from Union Carbide Medical Department, Alloy, with 30 years' service, and a member of the Red Cross, Catholic Daughters of the Americas and Immaculate Conception Church, Montgomery.

Surviving: sisters, Marguerite E. and Eliza Anne Rowe, both of Montgomery.

Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church with the Rev. Thomas Joyce officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at B.C. Hooper Funeral Home, Montgomery, where there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Immaculate Conception Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 65, Montgomery, W.Va. 25136, to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation, or to the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation.

Lida J. Sartin

ORRVILLE, Ohio - Lida J. "Jeanie" Sartin, 37, of Orrville died Feb. 12, 1997, in Aultman Hospital, Canton, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker, a native of Summersville, W.Va., and a member of Touching Lives of Children, Wooster.

Surviving: husband, Tim Sartin son, Adam at home daughter, Jennifer Marie Smith at home foster sons, Kenny Kisner and Ricky Felton, both at home foster daughter, Samantha Felton at home sisters, Allie May Davis of Wellston, Ada Cox of Jackson, Pammie Lynn Farley of Orrville brothers, Edwin W. and Allen Lee Smith, both of Wilkesville, Bob Smith of Alliance, Dale Smith of Smithville, David S. Smith of Shreve, Carl Ray Smith of Marshallville.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville, with the Rev. Okey Groves Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Smith cemetery, Persinger, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel.

James W. Shelton

CHAPMANVILLE - James W. Shelton, 85, of Chapmanville, Logan County, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Logan General Hospital.

He was a retired coal truck driver, was of the Church of God faith and was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving: sisters, Mary Cyphers of Chapmanville, Bernice Shelton of Florida brother, Donald Lee of South Carolina several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, with the Rev. James Lucas officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Herbert Smith

SEAFORD, Va. - The Rev. Herbert "H.E." Smith, 85, of Seaford, formerly of Beckley, W.Va., died Feb. 12, 1997, at the home of his son, Robert Smith of Seaford, after a long illness.

He was a retired Methodist minister and a member of Mabscott (W.Va.) United Methodist Church.

Also surviving: daughter, Eula Brooks of Brunswick, Ohio sisters, Flora Hatcher of Mabscott, Annie Midkiff of Alderson, W.Va., Dollie Holcomb of Frankford, W.Va. brother, the Rev. Jasper of Coal City, W.Va. four grandchildren four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley, with the Rev. Sterling Morgan and the Rev. Raymond Rowe officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina, Ohio 44256.

Lillian S. White Swiney

Lillian S. White Swiney, 91, of Clendenin died Feb. 13, 1997, at home after a long illness.

She was a homemaker, a lifelong resident of Kanawha County, a charter member of Clendenin Church of the Nazarene, and a member of the Loyal Neighbors Club.

Surviving: sons, Denzil E. of Falling Rock, Jack L. of Clendenin, Larry Joe of Cross Lanes 11 grandchildren 15 great-grandchildren three great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Clendenin Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Frank Goff officiating. Burial will be in Droddy Cemetery, Walton. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Dorothy M. Moter Tanner

BRADENTON, Fla. - Dorothy May Moter Tanner, 76, of Bradenton, formerly of Oak Hill, W.Va., died Feb. 11, 1997, in Columbia Blake Hospital, Bradenton, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Surviving: sons, Donald Ray of Ocala, Delmar of Orlando, Dale and Dewey, both of Bradenton daughters, Doris Clemons of Gainesville, Daisy May Jones of Florida, Dixie Lee Craigo of Concord, N.C., Darlene Tanner of Bradenton sisters, Gertie Delores Wright of Cleveland, Bertha Marie Sturgill of Minden, W.Va. brothers, Billy R. Reece of Lochgelly, W.Va., David E. Moter of Beckley, W.Va. 21 grandchildren 21 great-grandchildren one great-great-grandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Hilltop, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Cecil D. Unrue

Cecil D. Unrue, 89, of Dunbar died Feb. 13, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a short illness.

He was a former employee of Dunbar Glass and was retired from The Diamond department store. He was a member of Northside Nazarene Church, Charleston.

Surviving: wife, Ada Smith Unrue son, Hobert Ray Unrue of Buckhannon sisters, Mabel Glenn of Pulaski, Ohio, Ruth Workman of Montgomery.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, with the Rev. William Sheridan Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Charles Allen Westfall

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Charles Allen Westfall, 56, of Howland Township, formerly of Webster County, W.Va., died Feb. 9, 1997, in Warren.

He was a supervisor for OSS Cleaning Service.

Surviving: son, Chuck of Ohio daughters, Renee, Kathy and Lisa Westfall, all of Ohio sisters, Yvonne King of Howland Township, Evalena Cottrill of Leavittsburg, Carol Lambert of Newton Falls, Elizabeth Lynch of Webster Springs, W.Va., Barbara McCray and Sharon Hall, both of Diana, W.Va. brothers, William Boyd of Big Run, W.Va., Daniel of Diana.

Service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs, with the Rev. Minter Lynch officiating. Burial will be in Armentrout Cemetery, Diana.

Hobert Workman

AMHERSTDALE - Hobert Workman, 73, of Proctor Bottom at Amherstdale, Logan County, died Feb. 13, 1997, at General Division, CAMC, following a short illness.

He was a retired coal mine foreman with 33 years' service for Island Creek Coal Co., a Navy veteran of World War II and of the Freewill Baptist faith.

Surviving: daughter, Pat Workman O'Neal of Denair, Calif. sons, John of Robinette, Steve of Amherstdale, David of Mount Lookout, Ronnie of Wilmington, Del. sisters, Ethel Jude of Columbus, Ohio, Marie Kazin of Robinette, Iva Muncy of Inez, Ky. brothers, Glen of Greenvalley, Elbert of Alexandria, La., Dallas of Hubert Heights, Ohio, Bob of Branchland 13 grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home Chapel, Man, with the Rev. Benny Osborne officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, with military graveside rites conducted by American Legion Post 103, Chapmanville. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Pauline Florence Workman

COWEN - Pauline Florence Workman, 82, of Cowen died Feb. 11, 1997, in a Summersville hospital after a short illness.

She was a registered nurse and a member of Lansing Baptist Church.

Surviving: daughter, June Ann Workman of Cowen granddaughter, Tammy Lynn Workman of Cowen.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Ray Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Lansing Cemetery, Lansing. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

DANIEL, Reid V. - Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Prosperity, with the Rev. Ed Decker and the Rev. Joe Pizzino officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Daniel, 83, of Daniels died Feb. 11, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a long illness. Correction on survivor: brother, Bobby Daniel of Jellico, Tenn.

Catherine Loftus Aigner

Catherine Loftus Aigner, 83, of South Charleston died Feb. 13, 1997, in Autumn Care of Salisbury, N.C.

She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, South Charleston.

Surviving: son, Raymond Douglas Aigner of Salisbury daughters, Donna Palcsak of Columbus, Ohio, Deanne Hill of Worcester, Mass. sister, Cleona Pfeffer of Florida 11 grandchildren 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 1 p.m. today at Blessed Sacrament Church, South Charleston, with the Rev. Leo Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Summersett Funeral Home, Salisbury, is in charge of arrangements.

Donald Lee Bailey

SETH - The Rev. Donald Lee Bailey, 60, of Seth, Boone County, formerly of Man, died Feb. 13, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after an apparent heart attack.

He was a retired pastor from Assembly of God Church, Sylvester, and a retired state mine inspector.

Surviving: wife, Billie Rose Short Bailey daughter, Sherri Lee Spurlock of Bloomingrose son, Paul S. of St. Albans sisters, Anna Eddy of Newell, Dorothy Blankenship of Man brothers, Dallas and Jackie R., both of Pax, Port of Rittman, Ohio one grandchild.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, with the Rev. J.D. Pettry officiating. Entombment will be in Pineview Mausoleum, Orgas. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Henry J. Blake

Henry J. Blake, 86, of South Charleston died Feb. 14, 1997, at home after a long illness.

He was retired from FMC Corp.

Surviving: son, Henry Avender of South Charleston sisters, Toots Billingslea and Carolyn Pauley, both of South Charleston, Geraldine Bishop of Charleston brother, Virgil of South Charleston two grandchildren two great-grandchildren one great-great-grandson.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Gene Pauley and Pastor Greg Blake officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Velma E. Blankenship

Velma Elizabeth Blankenship, 71, of Charleston died Feb. 13, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

She was a retired nurses assistant with Kanawha Valley Hospital and Heartland nursing home and a member of Charleston Church of God.

Surviving: sons, Gary, David and Michael Blankenship, all of Charleston, Thomas Blankenship of Ripley daughters, Barbary Carte of South Charleston, Darla Blankenship of Charleston sisters, Alice Adkins of Huntington, Ina Grant of Cleveland brother, Clinton Keefer of Charleston, S.C. six grandchildren five great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home, Charleston.

Marie S. Chandler

SOUTH BRIDGE, S.C. - Marie S. Chandler, 87, of South Bridge died Feb. 13, 1997, in Conway Hospital, Conway.

She was born in Duck, W.Va., was a graduate of Marshall University, an elementary school teacher, a volunteer for Grand Strand Regional Medical Center Auxiliary and a member of Trinity Methodist Church, North Myrtle Beach.

Surviving: daughter, Lynda Chandler of Surfside Beach brother, John Sirk of Lexington, Ky. several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens Chapel. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, Surfside Beach. The family suggests memorial contributions to American Lung Association of South Carolina, P.O. Box 488, Florence, S.C. 29501.

Margaret Hodge Collins

LOGAN - Margaret Hodge Collins, 33, of Logan died Feb. 13, 1997, in Logan General Hospital.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving: husband, Barry Collins son, Thomas Hodge II at home sister, Pamla Booth of Logan.

Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Collins-Slater Funeral Home, Switzer, with the Rev. Michael Hartwell officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Louis Darrell Epperly

AKRON, Ohio - Louis Darrell Epperly, 53, of Akron died Feb. 13, 1997, at home after an apparent heart attack.

He was a native of Oak Hill, W.Va., a retired electrician from Firestone Co., Akron, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of Masonic Lodge 750, Barberton.

Surviving: son, Robert of Akron daughter, Michelle Lynn Epperly of Mount Hope, W.Va. sisters, Patsy Lepto and Reva Burge, both of Beckley, W.Va., Debra Painter of Hurricane, W.Va. brother, Robert of Dewitt, W.Va.

Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with the Rev. Roger Pauley officiating. Burial, with Masonic graveside rites by McDonald-Warren Lodge 103, Mount Hope, will be in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Phyllis M. Roeder Ferrell

JUSTICE ADDITION - Phyllis Marjorie Roeder Ferrell, 72, of Justice Addition, Logan County, died Feb. 13, 1997, in Logan General Hospital.

She was a former legal secretary for Eiland & Bennett law firm, Logan, a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Logan, and president of the Legion of Mary.

Surviving: husband, James G. Ferrell sisters, Donna Hagerty of Euclid, Ohio, Jean Schustrich of Aurora, Ohio brother, Jack Roeder of Solon, Ohio.

Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Logan, with the Rev. David Schmitt officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, where there will be a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. and a Christian wake service at 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Logan, or to the Legion of Mary.

Lisa S. Ferrell

HIXSON, Tenn. - Lisa Shelor Ferrell, 88, of Hixson died Feb. 13, 1997, at home.

She was a native of West Virginia, a former schoolteacher and a Christian.

Surviving: daughter, Karen F. Cyrus three grandchildren two nephews.

Service will be 1 p.m. today at North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Chattanooga, with the Rev. Bert Jones officiating. Burial will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Alzheimer's Association, 6925 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37421.

Robert D. Hamer

Robert D. Hamer, 75, of Nitro, formerly of Charleston, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, after a long illness.

He was a retired employee of the former state Welfare Department and a graduate of Charleston High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in music from Marshall University and was a former band director at Summersville, Meadow Bridge and Elkview junior and senior high schools, a trumpet player for several local bands, including The Strawhatters, a Dixieland band, and a member of the American Federation of Musicians Local 136. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a Protestant.

Surviving: wife, Emily C. Hamer of Charleston sons, Robert L. of Orlando, Fla., Gary P. of Charleston stepson, Alan D. Taylor of Dunbar one niece four nephews longtime companion, Kathy Sergent and family.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston. The body has been cremated. There will be no visitation.

Violet Mae Hamrick

ALDERSON - Violet Mae Hamrick, 72, of Alderson, Greenbrier County, died Feb. 13, 1997, in a Fairlea medical center after a long illness.

She was a homemaker, a member of Blue Sulphur Springs Church of God, and a lifelong resident of Alderson.

Surviving: husband, Dallas Nathan Hamrick son, Ralph M. Brown of Alderson half sister, Joann Baisden of Blue Sulphur Springs half brother, Frank Jones of Alderson four grandchildren six great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Blue Sulphur Springs Church of God with the Rev. William Hoylman officiating. Burial will be in McElhenney Cemetery, Grassy Meadows. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Longanacre Funeral Home, Fort Spring, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Raymond Burns Hawkins

POWAY, Calif. - Raymond Burns Hawkins, 83, of Poway died Feb. 13, 1997, in the Villa Pomerado, Poway.

He was a native of Pine Grove, W.Va., a graduate of Glenville (W.Va.) State Teachers College and a former Wetzel County (W.Va.) schoolteacher. He was a retired employee of E.I. DuPont, Belle, W.Va., and a member of First Baptist Church, Poway.

Surviving: wife, Helen Hawkins son, Stephen Ray of Norman, Okla. daughters, Ramona Sue Roesner of Poway, Judith Ann Hatcher of Bowling Green, Ky. sisters, Dorothy Hawkins of Elkview, W.Va., Frances Casdorph of Charleston, W.Va. seven grandchildren four great-grandchildren.

Service will be today at First Baptist Church, Poway, with the Rev. Bob Rooks and the Rev. Ron Shepard officiating. Poway-Bernardo Mortuary, Poway, is in charge of arrangements.

Fannie Hunter

PHICO - Fannie Hunter, 93, of Phico, Logan County, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Boone Nursing Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of Sunbeam Chapel.

Surviving: sons, Truby of Logan, David of Orlando, Fla. daughters, Etta Cuccinelli of Ocala, Fla., Dorthy Romona of Hollywood, Fla. sisters, Dora Barker of Boone County, Bessie Burgess of West Virginia brothers, David Johnson of Ronceverte, Woodrow Johnson of Elma, Wash., Melas Johnson of Connecticut, Henry Johnson of Boone County.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at James Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. James Fortune officiating. Burial will be in Hunter Cemetery, Phico. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Hively Jones

Mary Hively Jones, 72, of Dunbar died Feb. 14, 1997, at home after a short illness.

She was a homemaker, a 51-year resident of Dunbar and a member of Tyler Heights Freewill Baptist Church.

Surviving: brothers, Roy Donald Hively of Elkview, Onnie H. Hively of Dunbar sisters, Sylvia West of Gandeeville, Dorothy Raines of Cross Lanes several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

James Lawrence King

James Lawrence King, 51, of Frame died Feb. 13, 1997, at home after a short illness.

Gatens Funeral Home, Poca, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Elizabeth Smith Lay

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mary Elizabeth Smith Lay, 85, of Greensboro, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Feb. 12, 1997, in North Carolina after a long illness.

Surviving: son, Robert C. of Greensboro brother, Robert V. Smith of Indianapolis two grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held at a later date at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Alamance Presbyterian Church, 4000 Presbyterian Church Road, Greensboro, N.C. 27406. Forbis-Dick North Elm Chapel, Greensboro, is in charge of arrangements.

Delora P. Lilly

PETERSTOWN - Delora P. "Pat" Lilly, 77, of Peterstown, Monroe County, died Feb. 13, 1997, at home after a long illness.

She was a native of Milton, a member of Peterstown United Methodist Church, a former Peterstown postmaster, and former recorder for the town of Peterstown.

Surviving: son, Robert of Narrows, Va. daughters, Linda Vernon of Salem, Va., Dreama Settle of Peterstown sisters, Helen Perdue and Jean Jordan, both of Milton nine grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Peterstown United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Sauvage officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Narrows. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, and one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Peterstown United Methodist Church Building Fund, Peterstown, W.Va. 24963.

James V. Mallamas Jr.

BECKLEY - James Vincent "Jimmy" Mallamas Jr., 72, of Beckley and Orlando, Fla., died Feb. 13, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a short illness.

He was a retired architect and general contractor who built the Blue Jay Lake Association dam. He held a private pilot and instructor's license and was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, recipient of several medals and citations, a member and past president of Edson's Raiders Association, First Marine Battalion, and a member of 1st Marine Division Association, VFW Lew Sheffler Post 4469, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 18, Raleigh County, U.S. Naval Institute, Smithsonian Institution, American Historical Society and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

Surviving: wife, Gloria Cathryn Mallamas brothers, Rudolph, Donald, Douglas and Robert, all of Orlando several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Melton Mortuary, Beckley, with Chaplain Carl W. Gray Jr. officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Keaton Mills Cemetery Fund, 138 Sunrise Ave., Beckley, W.Va. 25801.

John Otis Patterson

John Otis Patterson, 94, of Sissonville died Feb. 13, 1997, in Cedar Ridge Nursing Home after a short illness.

He was a retired miner from Marmet Coal Co., a member of UMW Local 9051 and an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving: brother, Dell B. of Marmet.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet, with the Rev. Huston Smith Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Marmet Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Margaret Ann Perrill

BRIDGEPORT - Margaret Ann "Peggy" Perrill, 63, of Bridgeport died Feb. 13, 1997, in United Hospital Center, Clarksburg.

She was a Protestant, a graduate of Hundred High School and West Virginia Career College, Clarksburg, and attended West Virginia University.

Surviving: daughters, Vicki L. Perrill of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Julie A. Harris of Pittsburgh mother, Lela Grace Spitznogle Zinn of Bridgeport sister, Jenny Lynn Carder of Grafton one grandson.

Memorial service will be at the convenience of the family. Hunt Funeral Home, Hundred, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society.

Evelyn S. Sampson Riggs

RAVENSWOOD - Evelyn Sue Sampson Riggs, 74, of Ravenswood died Feb. 13, 1997, in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, after a long illness.

She was a housewife.

Surviving: sons, Holly Sampson of Loraine, Ohio, Robert Sampson and Ricky Riggs, both of Ravenswood, James Miller of Cleveland, Benny Riggs of Spencer daughters, Nina Sampson of Cleveland, Shelia Petry and Donna Butcher, both of Ravenswood brother, Ralph Miller of Wooster, Ohio 16 grandchildren eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Sunday in Gibson Cemetery, Arnoldsburg, with the Rev. Merlin Jeffries officiating. There will be no visitation. Parsons-Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, is in charge of arrangements.

James H. Smith

MORRISVALE - James H. "Lefty" Smith, 61, of Morrisvale, Boone County, died Feb. 14, 1997, at home after a long illness.

He was retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways and a member of Lory Baptist Church, Julian.

Surviving: wife, Barbara Smith son, James H. II at home daughters, Wilma Berry, Marrila Smith and Lora Smith, all of Morrisvale brothers, Herman of Madison, Bobby of Ottawa sisters, Dolly and Lola Smith, both of Ottawa, Lora Jean Woodrum of Madison 10 grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Lory Baptist Church with the Rev. Garry Bowman and the Rev. David Bowman officiating. Burial will be in Miller cemetery, Morrisvale. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Wilson Bruce Smith

GASSAWAY - Wilson Bruce Smith, 69, of Gassaway died Feb. 13, 1997, in Braxton Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

He was a retired pipeline construction worker, a former employee of Rader Refuse and a member of Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church, Gassaway. 

Surviving: brother, Paul of Gassaway sisters, Evelyn Carbone of Hollywood Hills, Calif., Virginia Burns of Williamsport, Pa., Aleen Baker of Gassaway.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, with the Rev. William Griffin officiating. Entombment will be in Sugar Creek Mausoleum, Gassaway. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church.

Frank G. Sohn

Frank G. Sohn, former executive vice president of the Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce, died Friday in Valley Health Village in South Charleston after a long illness. He was 84.

He was a member, deacon, and Sunday school teacher of First Presbyterian Church in Charleston, an Army veteran of World War II, a graduate of Harvard University, and editor and publisher of the Mingo Republican, a weekly newspaper. He was a director of the Williamson Chamber of Commerce and Credit Bureau, a community relations employee for Kaiser Aluminum, former town manager for Ravenswood, and a former deacon at Ravenswood Presbyterian Church.

Surviving: daughters, Frances Richey of New York City, Katy Campbell of Charleston, Joanie Warner of Springfield, Va. nine grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Fairview Cemetery, Williamson, with the Rev. Douglas Heidt officiating. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Barlow-Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Diabetes Association, 1221-A Ohio Ave., Dunbar, W.Va. 25064.

Roy Layton Stanley

RICHWOOD - Roy Layton Stanley, 85, of Richwood, Nicholas County, died Feb. 14, 1997, in Summersville Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

He was a lifelong resident of West Virginia and a member of the UMW.

Surviving: sons, Ellis of Seattle, Kermit of Craigsville brothers, Hurley of Bolair, Jack of Richwood 14 grandchildren 15 great-grandchildren two great-great-grandchildren.

The body has been cremated. Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, is in charge of arrangements.

Betty J. Tillery

Betty J. Tillery, 68, of Charleston, formerly of Bluefield, died Feb. 14, 1997, at home after a long illness.

She was a former employee of the Donut Connection, Kanawha City, and a 36-year resident of Charleston.

Surviving: son, William Mark Tillery of Huntington mother, Lucille Myles of Dunbar sister, Phyllis Orr of Pensacola, Fla. brothers, Bob and Jim Myles, both of St. Albans two grandchildren.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at Barlow-Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston.

Scott Whitley

MORGANTOWN - Eric Scott Whitley, 40, of Morgantown died Feb. 12, 1997, in West Virginia University Medical Center after a long illness.

He was a native of Iaeger, a graduate of Iaeger High School and earned his degree as a mineral processing engineer from WVU.

Surviving: mother, Patricia W. Bean of Iaeger brother, Rick Witten of Dayton, Ohio grandmother, Hazel Witten of Tennessee companion, Ruby Whitley.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, with Pastor Alton Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Cornelius L. Williams

HUNTINGTON - Cornelius L. "Bud" Williams, 74, of Huntington died Feb. 14, 1997, in St. Mary's Hospital.

He was a graduate of Glenville State College and West Virginia University, attended Trinity Church of God, was a retired district supervisor from the West Virginia Department of Vocational Rehabilitation with 30 years' service and an Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of the national, state and regional Rehabilitation Association and former president of the association, former president of Southwestern Community Action Council, a member of Cabell County Community Action, Huntington Planning Commission and Cabell-Wayne Foundation for the Blind, and a volunteer, member and former board of directors president of Contact of Huntington. He helped establish and served on the board of Goodwill Industries of Kentucky-Ohio-West Virginia, helped establish the Huntington Center for Independent Living, was a board of directors member of Mountain State Center for Independent Living, served on the mayor's Persons with Disabilities committee, was president and member of the Evergreen, Inc., board of directors and received the West Virginia Rehabilitation Association Jennings Randolph Award.

Surviving: wife, Mary Lila Luzader Williams sons, Cornelius L. "Neil" Jr. of Hollywood, Fla., David G. of Huntington daughter, Diane F. Williams of Huntington sisters, Frankie Felix of Front Royal, Va., Hazel Phillips of Albany, Ga. brother, Delford of Cowen several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Beard Mortuary, Huntington, with the Rev. Larry Mobley and the Rev. Gary Patton officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Ethel I. Young

Ethel I. Young, 72, of St. Albans died Feb. 13, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

She was a member of Women of the Moose, St. Albans, and a lifelong resident of Kanawha County.

Surviving: sons, Jim and John Young, both of St. Albans daughter, Marsha Thomas of Seattle sisters, Betty Groah and Maxine Murray, both of Largo, Fla., Margaret Theierl of Kanawha City brothers, Paul Walton of Belle, Bob Walton of San Diego three grandchildren two great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans, with the Rev. C.T. Bullington officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

CANTLEY, Jerry - Service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, Tenn., with the Rev. William Wray officiating. Burial will be in Hopper Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Cantley, 55, of Lewisburg, died Feb. 12, 1997, in Marshall Medical Center, Lewisburg. Correction on survivors: mother, Lois Cantley of Charleston sister, Ellen Pauley of South Charleston brother, Arnold of Alum Creek.

WESTFALL, Charles A. - Service will be 11:30 a.m. today at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs, with the Rev. Minter Lynch officiating. Burial will be in Armentrout Cemetery, Diana. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Westfall, 56, of Howland Township, Ohio, died Feb. 9, 1997, in Warren, Ohio.


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