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Lloyd James Atkinson Sr.

Lloyd James Atkinson Sr., 71, of Crown Hill died Feb. 26, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

He was a lifelong resident of Kanawha County, a veteran of World War II, a retired employee from Riverton Coal Co. and Central Appalachian Co., a member of UMW Local 9619, and a member of Crown Hill Freewill Baptist Church.

Surviving: wife, Loraine Atkinson sons, Lloyd Jr. of East Bank, Rodney of Hurricane, Joshua of Fort Gordon, Ga. daughters, Pamela Macleery of East Bank, Norma Fields of Pratt, Tracie Alderson of Ohio sister, Helen Mullins of Cedar Grove 12 grandchildren five great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Crown Hill Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles McGraw officiating. Burial, with military rites by VFW Post 8366, Gauley Bridge, will be in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Daisy Nichols Boggs

RIPLEY - Daisy Nichols Boggs, 89, of Ripley died Feb. 27, 1997, at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and an employee of Spencer State Hospital with 19 years' service.

Surviving: son, Franklin R. of Evans two grandchildren six great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer. Burial will be in Eventide Cemetery, Spencer. Friends may call five hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Elsie Joyce Bragg

HINTON - Elsie Joyce Bragg, 63, of Hinton died Feb. 26, 1997, at home after a long illness.

She was a Baptist.

Surviving: husband, Orville M. Bragg Sr. son, Orville M. Jr. of Hinton daughter, Audrey Renee Bragg of Hinton sisters, Ruth Bowen of Statesboro, Ga., Norma Poole of Las Vegas, Nev., Barbara Hoover of Glenwood, Fla. brother, Charles Collins of McClinia, Fla. several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlor, Hinton, with Pastor Eddie Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Upland Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral parlor.

Michael T.A. Buckner

WINFIELD - Michael Thomas Alan Buckner, 25, of Winfield died Feb. 24, 1997, from injuries received after being shot in the parking lot of a housing development near St. Albans, a Kanawha County Sheriff's spokesman said.

He attended St. Albans High School and Nitro High School, where he was captain of the football team and a member of the All-State team. He was a member of St. Albans Moose and Laborers Local 1353.

Surviving: daughters, Tessa Dawn Buckner and Nikki Jones, of North Charleston mother, Violet Mae Kinder of Nitro father, Tommy Joe Coleman of Oak Hill sisters, Teresa Womack of Winfield, Cinda Thornton of Liberty, Linda Owens of Hurricane several aunts and uncles.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Casdorph-Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans, with the Rev. Kenny Roberts officiating. Entombment will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Danny Lee Chapman

MILTON - Danny Lee Chapman, 53, of Milton died Feb. 26, 1997, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, after a long illness.

He was a photographer at Danny Chapman's Photography, and a member, former Sunday school superintendent and former member of the deacon board at Antioch Baptist Church, Ona.

Surviving: wife, Sally Bledsoe Chapman daughters, Darlene Shepherd of Milton, Tina McCoy of California foster mother, Reba Dailey Forth of Florida half sister, Arlene Austin of Staunton, Va half brother, Larry Chapman of Culloden three grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Antioch Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Davis and Minister Pete Davidson officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, and one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Antioch Baptist Church, Ona, W.Va. 25545.

Gladys Mae Sexton Collier

MOUNT HOPE - Gladys Mae Sexton Collier, 81, of Mount Hope, Fayette County, died Feb. 26, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Hope Christian Church.

Surviving: daughters, Naomi Humphrey of Mount Hope, Jane Duran of St. Albans, Carol Megimose of Beckley sister, Gussie Spade of Oak Hill 12 grandchildren 13 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. today at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with the Rev. Roy Seaux officiating. Entombment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Prosperity. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Wilma Marie Cox

CRAIGSVILLE - Wilma Marie Cox, 68, of Craigsville, Nicholas County, died Feb. 26, 1997, in Summersville Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

She was a a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church, Craigsville.

Surviving: husband, Roy Cox sons, William, David, and Darrell, all of Craigsville, Paul of Anderson, S.C. daughters, Linda Berkhouse of Reedy, Connie Johnson of Morgantown, Debra Tinney of Craigsville sisters, Wavalene Ramsey and Opal Crislip, both of Camden on Gauley brothers, Ercel, Shirley and Eddie Williams, all of Camden on Gauley, Larry Williams of Canvas, Lawrence and Jerry Williams, both of Craigsville 15 grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m Saturday at Locust Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Willard Seabolt and the Rev. George Peyatt officiating. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery, Camden on Gauley. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

Madeline Dalton

SWITZER - Madeline Dalton, 66, of Switzer, Logan County, died Feb. 25, 1997, in Switzer.

She was a homemaker and a member of Mud Fork Freewill Baptist Church.

Surviving: daughters, Judy Lardieri of Switzer, Patricia Adams of Harts sister, Aline Preece of Verdunville brother, Dave Bryant of Harts six grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Home Freewill Baptist Church, Harts, with the Rev. Elbert Collins Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Bryant Cemetery, Harts. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Collins-Slater Funeral Home, Switzer, is in charge of arrangements.

Delbert H. Dunham

MANSFIELD, Ohio - Delbert H. Dunham, 79, of Mansfield, formerly of Parkersburg, W.Va., died Feb. 26, 1997, at Woodlawn Nursing Home, Mansfield, after a short illness.

He was a 15-year resident of Parkersburg, a cabinet maker, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the VFW in Mansfield and in Vienna, W.Va.

Surviving: son, Bobby of Huntington Beach, Calif. sisters, Nina George of Parkersburg, Mary Maple of Sandyville, W.Va. brothers, Harold F. of Mansfield, James of Mount Gilead, Russell of Benwood, W.Va. several grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, W.Va., with the Rev. Thomas Deane officiating. Burial, with military rites by VFW Post 6669, Ravenswood, will be in Independence Cemetery, Sandyville. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Cora Rae Elkins

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - The Rev. Cora Rae Elkins, 91, of Chesapeake, formerly of Hewett, Boone County, W.Va., died Feb. 27, 1997, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, W.Va.

She was an Assemblies of God minister for 57 years.

Surviving: son, L.J. "Jack" Elkins of Proctorville daughters, Theresa Tackett of Lake, W.Va., Greta Watts of Bedford Heights, Loaid Baker of Fayetteville, Ga., Willa Nicely of Chesapeake, Betty Bellomy Adkins of Midkiff, W.Va., Audrey Stevens of Cincinnati, Bonnie Jeffrey of Oscoda, Mich., Wanda Kay Cook of Olmstead Falls sister, Nova Estep of Ranger, W.Va. 48 grandchildren 53 great-grandchildren several great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va., with the Rev. Carlton Cook officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Francis Irene Gibson Erwin

HURRICANE - Francis Irene Gibson Erwin, 78, of Hurricane died Feb. 26, 1997, in Putnam General Hospital after a long illness.

She was a member of Ada Baptist Church, Hurricane, and a lifelong resident of Putnam County.

Surviving: daughters, Reba Black of Milton, Ruth and Joyce Young and Edna Bishop, all of Hurricane, Yvonne Blankenship of St. Albans, Donna McKneely of Bancroft sisters, Helen Sturgeon of Winfield, Evelynn Bird of Kentucky brothers, Charles W. Gibson of Nitro, Wade Gibson of Cincinnati 18 grandchildren 20 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ada Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Mays and the Rev. Tim Gilfilen officiating. Burial will be in Erwin-Lundsford cemetery, Hurricane. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Chapman Funeral Home, Teays Valley.

Melvin Fowler Sr.

MCCONNELL - Melvin Fowler Sr., 75, of McConnell, Logan County, died Feb. 26, 1997, in Logan General Hospital.

He was former district manager for Fairmont Foods, Logan, owner/operator of Fowler Refrigeration Service, McConnell, an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Nighbert United Memorial Methodist Church, Logan.

Surviving: wife, Mary Wineland Fowler son, Melvin Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo. daughter, Leigh Mareske of West Logan brother, Charles Fowler of Cleveland half brother, Ronnie Fowler of Florida five grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Nighbert United Memorial Methodist Church with the Rev. Bruce Reed and the Rev. Charles M. Wood II officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Mattoax Presbyterian Church, 19320 Oakwood Lane, Jetersville, Va. 23083.

Phyllis Lee Fox

RUPERT - Phyllis Lee Fox, 64, of Rupert, Greenbrier County, died Feb. 26, 1997, at home after a sudden illness.

She was a retired schoolteacher from the Greenbrier County Board of Education, having taught at Rupert High School for 20 years. She was a graduate of Concord College, a member of Bascom United Methodist Church, Rupert, Women of the Moose, Rupert Homemakers, Delta Kappa Gamma sorority, Senior Friends and the Rebekah Lodge, and was a volunteer for Greenbrier Valley Hospice.

Surviving: husband, Hershey J. "Si" Fox Jr. sons, Craig J. of Rupert, Michael J. of Philadelphia two grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bascom United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Skaggs officiating. Burial will be in End of the Trail Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the church. Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle, is in charge of arrangements.

Lee W. Graley

The Rev. Lee W. Graley, 71, of South Charleston died Feb. 26, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after an apparent heart attack.

He was an evangelist, member of McCorkle Freewill Baptist Church and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Dessie Graley daughter, the Rev. Paula Hill of Alum Creek sisters, Opal Miller of Sumerco, Caldonia Cottrell of Charleston two grandsons.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at McCorkle Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul DeBord and the Rev. Roe Smith officiating. Burial, with military rites by VFW Post 4768, Alum Creek, will be in Lively Cemetery, Sod. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Patricia Ann Greenlee

Patricia Ann Greenlee, 68, of Charleston died Feb. 26, 1997, at home after a short illness.

She was a native of Kansas City, Mo., and a longtime resident of Charleston.

Surviving: husband, Paul Greenlee son, Mark E. of Charleston daughter, Margaret E. Surprise of Winfield sister, Joan Hartman of Denver brothers, Charles Brennan of Florida, Jim Brennan of New Mexico five grandchildren.

Service will be 7 p.m. today at Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Douglas Heidt officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Kanawha Hospice Care, 1143 Dunbar Ave., Dunbar, W.Va. 25064.

Hazel M. Hardman

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio - Hazel M. Hardman, 84, of Friends Care Nursing Center, Yellow Springs, formerly of Jane Lew, Lewis County, W.Va., died Feb. 26, 1997.

She was a graduate of Jane Lew High School, a 4-H leader, a member of Mount Hebron United Methodist Church, Jane Lew, a member of the Board of Trustees of Mount Hebron Cemetery, past president of the county Extension Homemakers, and a member of the local Extension Homemakers.

Surviving: son, David Victor of Newbury Park, Calif. daughters, Bethanne Kopplin of Leesburg, Fla., Adelia "Dee Dee" Barone of Cedarville, Ohio sister, Betty Buchanan of Marion, Va. seven grandchildren four stepgrandchildren three great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Morris Funeral Home, Jane Lew, with the Rev. Alan Barone and the Rev. Ronald Brown officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Mount Hebron United Methodist Church, Jane Lew, W.Va. 26378.

Denzile Otmar Hawkins

Denzile Otmar Hawkins, 70, of Clendenin died Feb. 23, 1997, at home.

He was a member of VFW Post 8516 and an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Larna Hawkins sons, David E. of Tallmadge, Ohio, D. Steven of Akron, Ohio, Daniel S. of Clendenin, D. Timothy of Charleston daughters, Ronda L. Helems Pharr of Texas, Peggy D. Shaffer of Cambridge, Ohio sisters, Geraldine Eisenhower of Clay, Sarah Lyons, Madge White and Velma Hayes, all of Clendenin 14 grandchildren.

Service was Wednesday at Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin, with the Rev. Donald Blackwell officiating. Burial was in Hawkins Family Cemetery, Clendenin.

Richard Hendren Jr.

CENTERBURG, Ohio - Richard "Dick" Hendren Jr., 47, of Centerburg died Feb. 26, 1997, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, after a short illness.

He was owner of RRH and Associates, Columbus, past officer of the state of Ohio Employment Association and a Navy veteran. He was a member of Centerburg United Methodist Church and Westerville Lions Club.

Surviving: wife, Georgann Dolin Hendren daughter, Katie Hendren at home son, Richard Hendren III at home stepfather and mother, L.P. and Pat Goodwin of Virginia Beach, Va. sisters, Vicki Blett, Wanda Bowden, Terri Begley and Sonya Hendren, all of Virginia Beach brother, Larry Hendren of Virginia Beach.

Service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Centerburg United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Cole officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hendren Children's Scholarship Fund, c/o Kingston Malley Jr., 89 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085. Moreland Funeral Home, Centerburg, is in charge of arrangements. Information provided by Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, St. Albans, W.Va.

Everett Blair Holstein

Everett Blair Holstein, 74, of Dunbar died Feb. 27, 1997, in Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, after a long illness.

He was a member of Sheetmetal Workers Union Local 33, an Army veteran of World War II, and a native of Alum Creek.

Surviving: wife, June Shafer Holstein son, Dr. Robert B. Holstein of Lake Panasoffkee, Fla. stepson, Rick Fields of Clendenin sister, Emma Harner of Leesburg, Fla. four grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, with the Rev. Harry W. Mullins officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Willie David Hopkins

SHADY SPRING - Willie David Hopkins, 84, of Shady Spring, Raleigh County, died Feb. 27, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a long illness.

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

Myrl Ball Hughes

MASSILLON, Ohio - Myrl Ball Hughes, 70, of Massillon died Feb. 24, 1997, at the home of her daughter, Donna L. Hibbits of Canton, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of Massillon Church of God.

Also surviving: sons, Hartzel Lee and Carlos L. Ball, both of Canton, Randy Ball of Bolivar, Herbert W. Ball of Massillon sisters, Myrtle Williams of Massillon, Mabel Atkins of East Liverpool, Naomi and Maxine Wilkins, both of Virginia, Wilma English of Maryland brothers, Billy Adkins of Arkansas, Bobby Adkins of Colorado, Lonnie Adkins of Proctorville seven grandchildren four great-stepgrandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Camp Branch Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Duane Wilbur officiating. Burial will be in Sanders Cemetery, Branchland, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va.

Ezra Lane Jr.

SHARPLES - Ezra Lane Jr., 70, of Sharples, Logan County, died Feb. 26, 1997, in Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison, after a short illness.

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

Surviving: wife, Pauline Lane sons, Oliver Smith and Travis Lane, both of Sharples stepsons, Robert Johnson of Sharples, Danny Johnson of Ramseur, N.C. stepdaughter, Sherry Whitt of Danville sisters, Beulah White of Madison, Betty Powell of Greenview, Doris Dillon of Ramage, June Lopez of Laredo, Texas brothers, Willie of Missouri, Charles, Harry and Gordon, all of Sharples nine grandchildren seven great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with the Rev. Joe Lane officiating. Burial will be in Family Gardens, Madison. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lonnie Lanham

Lonnie Lanham, 95, of Cross Lanes died Feb. 26, 1997, in Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, after a short illness.

He was a lifelong resident of Cross Lanes, retired from American Viscose with 42 years' service, a farmer and a member of Church of God, Nitro.

Surviving: wife, Hazel Lanham daughter, Betty L. Lanham of Charleston, Delores L. Minor of Kernersville, N.C. three grandchildren three great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro, with the Rev. Harold Goodpaster and the Rev. William Lane officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arnold J. Leader

Arnold J. "Buddy" Leader, 65, of Charleston died Feb. 18, 1997, at home after a short illness.

He was retired from AVI (formerly Macke) Food Service. He was a member of Moose Lodge 1444, Charleston, a Navy veteran of the Korean War, and a Catholic.

Surviving: son, Danny of Kent, Ohio daughters, Denise Vigluicci and Cheryl Luli, both of Rootstown, Ohio special friend, Gail Parsons sister, Hilda Blackhurst of Williston, S.C. brother, Harold Leader of Pensacola, Fla. four grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Brendan's Cemetery, Elkins, with the Rev. William Anderson officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Elk Funeral Home, Charleston, where a Mass of Christian burial will be said by the Rev. P. Edward Sadie.

Barbara June Lesher

NALLEN - Barbara June Lesher, 59, of Nallen, Fayette County, died Feb. 27, 1997, at home after a long illness.

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

Ronald Robert Ray

HUNTINGTON - Ronald Robert Ray, 39, of Huntington died Feb. 19, 1997, at home.

He was a native of Chicago.

Surviving: sons, Danny and Ronald, both of Texas father, Melvin Ray of Mason County brothers, Melvin and David, both of Milton, Roger of Mason County, Richard sisters, Renee Lewis of Winfield, Ann Raines of Hurricane.

There will be no service or visitation. The body was cremated. Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, is in charge of arrangements.

Alfred H. Mason Jr.

Alfred H. Mason Jr., 52, of Cross Lanes died Feb. 26, 1997, at home after a long illness.

He was a partner with Valley Acoustical Corp. and Kanawha Acoustical Co. and a member of Carpenters Union Local 1207 and Elk River Bowhunters. He was a lifelong resident of Kanawha County and attended Mountain Mission, Charleston.

Surviving: wife, Charlotte Young Mason daughters, Stephanie Mason and Shannon Mason Elkins, both of Cross Lanes mother, Ruby Mason of Mill Creek brothers, Jimmy of Tennessee, Gary of Elk Hills sisters, Linda Noel and Clara Lee Mason, both of Wills Creek, Connie Fleck of Mile Fork, Lisa Mullins of Charleston one grandson.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview, with the Rev. Fairley McCormick officiating. Burial will be in Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

William Nunn Jr.

William Nunn Jr., 61, of Belle, formerly of Cabin Creek, died Feb. 27, 1997, at home after a long illness.

He was disabled and a six-year resident of Belle.

Surviving: wife, Eddelene Nunn daughters, Sharon Nunn of Belle, Tammy Smith of Chelyan, Cindy Webb of Winifrede mother, Arnie J. Nunn of Marmet sisters, Pauline Brown of Cincinnati, Virgie Ice of Zolfo Springs, Fla. brothers, Carl and Donald Nunn, both of Cincinnati four grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle, with the Rev. Henry Lee Stanley officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Memorial Park, Ruthdale. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Edith Lee Pomeroy

Edith Lee Pomeroy, 76, of Dry Branch died Feb. 26, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and a 59-year resident of Dry Branch.

Surviving: sons, Virgil and Thurman, both of Poca, Jackie of Clarksville, Tenn., Garland of Ripley, Carll of Crown Hill, Danny of Ozark, Ark., Raymond of Campbells Creek, Ronald of Coggan, Iowa, Donald of Beckwith daughter, Marcell Smith of Dry Branch sisters, Goldie Thompson of South Charleston, Launa Hudnall of Dry Branch, Stella Lovett of Pine Knot, Ky., Ina Floyd of Wellston, Ohio, Phyllis Hamilton of Tampa, Fla., Wanda Murphy of Oak Hill 25 grandchildren 19 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Dry Branch Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Forest Cooper and the Rev. Rick Holstein officiating. Burial will be in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the church, Pryor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Fanny Louise Robertson

Fanny Louise Robertson, 86, of Clendenin died Feb. 27, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

She was a native of Queen Shoals and attended Brawley Chapel United Methodist Church.

Surviving: stepson, James Dewitt Robertson Jr. sisters, Jane Robertson and Betty Graham, both of Clendenin brother, Robert Snyder of Winchester, Ky. two stepgrandchildren one great-stepgrandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin, with the Rev. Mike Evans officiating. Burial will be in Snyder Cemetery, Clendenin. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Brawley Chapel Memorial Fund, c/o Betty Kee, 85 W. Union Road, Clendenin, W.Va. 25045.

Arnie Hager Scragg

RICHMOND, Va. - Arnie Hager Scragg, 95, of Richmond, formerly of Hewett, Boone County, W.Va., died Feb. 26, 1997, in Ginter Hall West Health Care, Richmond, after a long illness.

She was a member of Spencer Chapel United Methodist Church, Hewett, a Sunday school teacher with 50 years' service, a retired schoolteacher from the Boone County Board of Education and a member of Boone County Teachers Association.

Surviving: brother, R.S. Hager of Richmond two nephews and one niece.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stevens Funeral Home, Madison, W.Va., with the Rev. Roger McCauley and the Rev. Earl Akers officiating. Burial will be in Hager Cemetery, Hewett. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Margaret Helen Sirk

DUCK - Margaret Helen Sirk, 78, of Duck, Clay County, died Feb. 27, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of O'Brien Advent Christian Church, Duck.

Surviving: husband, Paul H. Sirk son, Louie of Duck daughters, Leah Dawson of Akron, Ohio, Melinda Ficarra of Talmadge, Ohio, Connie Willison of Port Charlotte, Fla. brother, Earl Rogers of Virginia 13 grandchildren 20 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay, with the Rev. Darius Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Sirk Cemetery, Duck. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

John Lewis Steele Jr.

POINT PLEASANT - John Lewis Steele Jr., 73, of Point Pleasant died Feb. 26, 1997, in Pleasant Valley Hospital after a short illness.

He was a member of Church of Christ, retired from International Nickel Co., Huntington, and was a licensed funeral director.

Surviving: wife, Charlene Bryan Steele sons, John Lewis III of Washington Courthouse, Ohio, Mark of Columbus, Ohio daughter, Sheila Ball of Apple Grove sister, Gladys Stewart of Huntington seven grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Evangelist L.H. "Sam" Gwinn officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Viva Chloe Stover

AMEAGLE - Viva Chloe Stover, 91, of Ameagle, Raleigh County, died Feb. 26, 1997, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving: sons, William Evert of Michigan, Floyd Franklin and Woodrow, both of Auburn Hills, Mich., Alton of Ecorse, Mich. daughters, Marie Hodge and Patty Beverly, both of Ameagle, Freada Thompson of Cleveland, Wanda Massey of Rochester, N.Y., Glenna Bowne of Colcord, Nancy Stanley of Marion, Ohio, Anetta Galloway of Milford, Ohio several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Freewill Baptist Church, Ameagle, with the Rev. Loretta Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Stover Cemetery, Ameagle. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Valley Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Albert Goble Swing

BECKLEY - Albert Goble Swing, 84, of Beckley, formerly of Rainelle, died Feb. 26, 1997, in Beckley Hospital after a short illness.

He was a retired construction engineer for the federal government.

Surviving: sisters, Ethel J. Swing of Arlington, Va., Ann Williamson of Pensacola, Fla. brothers, Leonard Swing of Spartanburg, S.C., Charles Swing of Porta Verda, Fla.

The body was cremated. There will be no service or visitation. Smathers Funeral Chapel, Rainelle, is in charge of arrangements.

Allie W. Vance

CHAPMANVILLE - Allie W. Vance, 81, of Chapmanville, Logan County, died Feb. 27, 1997, at Logan General Hospital.

She was a retired schoolteacher and principal for the Logan County Board of Education with 43 years' service. She was a former member of the Logan County, West Virginia and national education associations and the Logan County Principals Association and a Baptist.

Surviving: daughter, Alice Mathis of Chapmanville four grandchildren two great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, with the Rev. Bobby G. Belcher officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Dr. Glenn Ward

Dr. Glenn Ward, 85, of Charleston died Feb. 26, 1997, at home after a short illness.

He was a Charleston dentist for 53 years, a member and past president of the Kanawha Valley Dental Society, a member of the West Virginia Dental Association and the American Dental Association, a graduate of the University of Michigan Dental School, a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church, and a 60-year resident of Charleston.

Surviving: wife, Ruth Ward sons, Thomas, DDS, of Tokyo, Robert and Wilson, DDS, both of Charleston daughters, Rosemary Ward of Sebastopol, Calif, Marilyn Stephens of Wilmington, N.C. sisters, Mildred Krieg and Jean McElfresh both of Charleston brother, Harold, M.D., of Tallahassee, Fla. eight grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Barlow-Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Kanawha Hospice Care, 1143 Dunbar Ave., Dunbar, W.Va. 25064.

Donald Lee Weekley

Donald Lee Weekley, 63, of Sissonville died Feb. 26, 1997, in St. Francis Hospital after a short illness.

He was a former produce manager for Kroger Co. with 23 years' service, an Army veteran of the Korean War and an 18-year resident of Sissonville.

Surviving: son, Donald Lee Jr. of Poca mother, Mildred Moss Weekley of Sissonville sister, Bonnie Christy Jenkins of Dunbar one grandchild.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Donnie Pauley officiating. Burial will be in Ravenswood Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Raymond B. Williams Sr.

WEBSTER SPRINGS - Raymond B. Williams Sr., 81, of Webster Springs died Feb. 26, 1997, in Nicholas County Health Care Center from coronary artery disease.

He was a former miner and carpenter and a member of Carpenters Council Local 1590, Washington.

Surviving: wife, Lillian E. Williams sons, Bradley, Douglas, Jacob and Paul, all of Webster Springs, Clyde of Alexandria, Va., Peter of Clarksburg, Robert of Diana, Stanley of Richwood, Thomas of Westover, Md., Raymond Jr. of Fairfax, Va. sister, Leo Rankin of Webster Springs brothers, John of Hacker Valley, Lewis of Baltimore 22 grandchildren 27 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs, with the Rev. Nelson Clutter officiating. Burial will be in Cutlip-Lick Run Cemetery, Lick Run Road. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

BROWN, Emma M. - Service will be 10 a.m. today at Gatens Funeral Home, Poca, with the Rev. Sam Kinser officiating. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery, Liberty. Brown, 84, of Liberty died Feb. 25, 1997, at Putnam General Hospital, Hurricane, after a long illness. Additional survivor: son, Troy Brown of Liberty.

ROCKWELL, Wilbur H. - Service will be 9:30 a.m. today at Forest Lawn Mortuary, Glendale, Calif., with the Rev. Douglas Beyer and the Rev. Joseph Blair officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to local churches or to charity of choice. Rockwell, 100, of Arcadia, Calif., formerly of Charleston and Alderson, W.Va., died Feb. 24, 1997, at home after a long illness. Correction on survivor: niece, Mary June Rockwell-Bowles. Information provided by Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.

William E. Armentrout

BECKLEY - William E. Armentrout, 68, of Beckley died Nov. 30, 1997, in Beckley VA Hospital after a long illness.

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

Reo Cecil Bennett

SHADY SPRING - Reo Cecil Bennett, 86, of Shady Spring, Raleigh County, died Nov. 29, 1997, at home of an apparent heart attack.

He was a lifelong resident of Summers and Raleigh counties and a longtime member of First Baptist Church. He was a retired heavy-equipment operator, having last worked on highway projects and in the strip mining industry. He was a member of UMW.

Surviving: wife, Zella Vest Bennett; sons, Blaine of Hinton, Leslie of Parkersburg; daughter, Ellen Harrah of Beckley; brothers, Ronald of Jumping Branch, Rexel of White Oak; sisters, Eula Stanley of Jumping Branch, Wanda Kirk of Nimitz, Ola McCutcheon of Rainelle, Wilda McComas of Marmet; six grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring, with the Rev. Joe Pizzino and Pastor Delvin D. Elwell Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Luther Vest Cemetery, Jumping Branch. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary E. Reed Blackburn

BRADLEY - Mary Elizabeth Reed Blackburn, 94, of Bradley, Raleigh County, died Nov. 29, 1997, in Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of Bradley Freewill Baptist Church.

Surviving: daughters, Virginia "Becky" Legg, Maxine Bennett and Louise Salser, all of Bradley; son, Freddie Blackburn of Tornado; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bradley Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Daniel Legg and the Rev. Bob Doan officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Allen Burnside

Dorothy Allen Burnside, 75, of Charleston died Nov. 29, 1997.

She was a 42-year employee of the state Department of Human Resources, having served as chief of Child Welfare and as assistant commissioner. She was a member of Baptist Temple, the National Association of Social Workers and the American Public Welfare Association.

Surviving: stepdaughters, Cyrena Burnside, Marguerite Sewell and Victoria Burnside; nephews, Daniel and David Allen; niece, Rebecca Wallace Linville.

There will be no service or visitation. The body has been cremated, and the ashes will be placed in Fork Ridge Baptist Cemetery, Marshall County. Information submitted by Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Clara Carr

POINT PLEASANT - Clara "Dollie" Carr, 53, of Point Pleasant, formerly of Gallipolis Ferry, died Nov. 30, 1997, at home.

She was a homemaker and a former employee of Robbins-Myers Co., Gallipolis, Ohio, with over 20 years' service. She was a member of New Hope Bible Baptist Church, Point Pleasant.

Surviving: son, Howard L. Carr of Gallipolis Ferry; parents, John W. Sr. and Dorothy Coleman Campbell of Gallipolis Ferry; brothers, Roger Campbell and John Campbell Jr., both of Gallipolis Ferry; sister, Betty Cable of Patriot, Ohio; three grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Gospel Church, Gallipolis Ferry, with the Rev. Marlin Campbell and the Rev. L.D. Pyles officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Mary Chafin

BARBOURSVILLE - Mary Chafin, 84, of Barboursville died Nov. 29, 1997, at home.

She was a retired postmaster for the West Logan Post Office and a member of West Logan Missionary Baptist Church.

Surviving: daughters, Rachel Jean Blickle of Reading, Pa., Donna L. Vargon of Barboursville; sons, Charles K. and Robert L., both of Reading; brothers, Leonard P. Totten of Huntington, John T. Totten of West Logan; sister, Mrs. Dale O'Daniel of Huntington; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at West Logan Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark T. Totten and the Rev. Ron Smith officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to West Logan Missionary Baptist Church or to Hospice of Huntington, 1101 Sixth Ave., Huntington, W.Va. 25701.

Mary Columbia Drake

LOONEYVILLE - Mary Columbia Drake, 91, of Looneyville, Roane County, died Nov. 29, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and lifelong resident of Roane County. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Jacksonville, Fla.

Surviving: son, Robert T. Drake of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Canon Betty L. Drake officiating. Burial will be in Clover Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hartley Ferguson

WEST HAMLIN - Hartley Ferguson, 56, of West Hamlin died Nov. 29, 1997, in Cabell Huntington Hospital after a long illness.

Surviving: daughters, Cindy and Tina, both of Huntington; stepdaughters, Corie May of East Lynn, Kathy Davis of West Hamlin; stepsons, Johnny Terry and Eugene Smith, both of Branchland, Herman Cook and Norman Cook, both of West Hamlin; brothers, John Mitchell Ferguson, Ed Ferguson, Joe Ferguson and Roger Ferguson, all of Branchland; one grandchild; 19 stepgrandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin. Burial will be in Slone Cemetery, West Hamlin. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lillian Shrewsbury Grose

BEAVER - Lillian Shrewsbury Grose, 75, of Beaver, Raleigh County, died Nov. 29, 1997, at home after a long illness.

She was a graduate of Shady Spring High School and a teacher at Cool Ridge Elementary School. She was retired from the state Department of Human Services, where she was head of the Medley Program. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Shady Spring.

Surviving: companion, Jake Calvert; sons, Larry W. Sr. of Beckley, Larry W. and Jonathan, both at home; sisters, Zillian Burnette and Gladys Webb, both of Daniels, Lille Sumner and Gledis Wood, both of Beckley; brothers, Paris Shrewsbury of Daniels, Charles Shrewsbury of Wilmington, Del., the Rev. Roy Shrewsbury of Beaver, Joe Shrewsbury of Newark, Del.; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Melton Mortuary, Beckley, with the Rev. William D. Slates officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Jack R. Hale

CHAPMANVILLE - Jack R. Hale, 45, of Chapmanville died Nov. 30, 1997, in Logan General Hospital.

He was a disabled employee of McLouth Steel, Trenton, Mich., a graduate of Logan High School, and a member and clerk of Rocky Hill Freewill Baptist Church, Chapmanville.

Surviving: wife, Diana Egnor Hale; daughter, Stephanie Lynn Hale at home; parents, Rex K. and Jeannette Killen Hale of Logan; several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, with the Rev. Douglas R. Young and the Rev. Gernia Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family requests no flowers.

Albert Clyde Hall

Albert Clyde Hall, 78, of St. Albans died Nov. 22, 1997, at home after a long illness.

He was a retired construction worker at Union Carbide Tech Center, South Charleston, and a Catholic. He was a member of Nitro Moose Lodge, the Appalachian Blacksmiths Association, VFW Post 6418, St. Albans, where he was a chaplain, and American Legion Post 73, St. Albans.

Surviving: wife, Louise Catherine Hall; stepdaughters, Barbara Sue Smith of Newton, Mary Helen Turner of Belle; sister, Helen LeFevere of Charleston; nephew, Mark LeFevere; six stepgrandchildren; 19 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Memorial service and interment will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Cunningham Memorial Park Upper Mausoleum, St. Albans, with the Rev. Gilbert W. Watkins officiating. There will be no visitation. The family requests donations to Kanawha Hospice Care Inc., Dunbar. Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, is in charge of arrangements.

Inez Pearl Hall

SUTTON - Inez Pearl Hall, 80, of Sutton died Nov. 29, 1997, at the home of her son, Boggs M. Hall of Sutton, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of Sutton Baptist Church.

Also surviving: daughters, Roberta Anderson of Upper Marlboro, Md., Martha K. Hall of Sutton; sisters, Zenna Mae Wallace of Kenbridge, Va., Irene Tharp of Richmond, Va.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sutton Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Butcher officiating. Burial will be in Sutton Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Paul Richard Hart

LETART - Paul Richard "Tommy" Hart, 52, of Letart died Nov. 29, 1997, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.

Hart was fatally injured while repairing a vehicle at his residence, according to a Mason County Emergency Services dispatcher. Hart suffered a head wound when a part from the vehicle struck him, the dispatcher said.

He was owner of Hart's Masonry with 34 years' service, associate member of VFW Stewart-Johnson Post 9926, Mason, associate member of American Legion Mason County Post 23, Point Pleasant, and member of Moose Lodge 731, Point Pleasant.

Surviving: daughters, Ida Mae Hart of Evans, Jodie Lynn Hart of Letart; sons, Paul Wayne Wamsley and Billy Jack Hart, both of Letart, Willard Lee Wamsley of Midlothian, Va., Richard Allen Hart of Ashton; sister, Erma Whittington of Point Pleasant; brother, Wallie W. Hart of Point Pleasant; seven grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Herman H. Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery, Flat Rock. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Oras C. Hefner

WESTON - Oras Cledith Hefner, 90, of Weston died Nov. 30, 1997, in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston, after a long illness.

He was retired from Louie Glass Factory with several years' service and was a member of Bealls Mill United Methodist Church.

Surviving: wife, Stella Maxine Metz Hefner; daughters, Lea Ellen Burrows of Clemmons, N.C., Debra Hefner, Carol Wiant, Stella Marie Wood, Kathy Dailey, Sandy Barnett and Patricia Paugh, all of Weston; sons, George J., Lash Cledith and William Edward, all of Weston; 28 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Boyle Funeral Home, Weston, with the Rev. Carl W. Mouser officiating. Burial will be in Old Field Fork Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lula Agness Holcomb

RIDGEWAY, N.Y. - Lula Agness Holcomb, 85, of Ridgeway died Nov. 27, 1997, in Medina Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving: sons, Jerry Fitzwater and Luther Holcomb, both of Cleveland, Roger Lee Holcomb of Robinson, Ill.; daughters, Garnet Fitzwater of Indore, W.Va., Mildred Ghee of Mineral City, Ohio, Brenda Judy of Oblong, Ill., Fay Moore of Robinson, Rosa Nottingham of Ridgeway, Ohio, Carol Pruitt of Sumner, Ill., Eva Taylor of Elnora, Ind.; brother, Jim Holcomb of Indore; sister, Bessie Long of Indore; 48 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay, W.Va., with the Rev. Herb Vance officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery, Bickmore, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Bertha Holloway

BECKLEY - Bertha Holloway, 86, of Beckley died Nov. 28, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a long illness.

She was a 33-year resident of Beckley, a Baptist and a homemaker.

Surviving: son, E.H. Holloway Jr. of Marietta, Ga.; daughters, Joan Setliff of Ruckersville, Va., Anna Bailey of Clearwater, Fla., Sandra Dalton and Betty Sue Thompson, both of Beckley; sister, Kate Berentes of Rock Falls, Ill.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Melton Mortuary, Beckley, with the Rev. Lewis Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Donald H. Humphries

RONCEVERTE - Donald Henry "Tobe" Humphries, 71, of Ronceverte died Nov. 29, 1997, at home.

He was a 20-year resident of Ronceverte, a Mason, a Shriner and a member of Ronceverte Lions Club and Elks Club. He was a retired machinist with the C&O Railroad and was retired from the Atomic Energy Plant, Piketon, Ohio. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Frances Ann Shaffer Humphries; son, Paul Humphries of Pompano Beach, Fla.; stepdaughters, Reba Wheeler of Covington, Va., Angela Higgins of Clifton Forge, Va.; sisters, Ethel Humpries and Elanor Gwinn, both of Hinton; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ronceverte, with the Rev. Houston Boothe officiating. Burial with Masonic graveside rites will be in Greenbrier Burial Park, Hinton. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Greenbrier Valley Hospice, Lewisburg.

Lonnie C. Kirk Jr.

HEWETT - Lonnie Clarence Kirk Jr., 66, of Hewett died Nov. 29, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

He was a disabled miner and member of Spencer Chapel United Methodist Church, Hewett.

Surviving: wife, Dora; sons, David, Paul and John, all of Hewett; daughters, Kathy Tackett of Hewett, Lonetta Jeffrey of Greenview, Debbie Williams of Six Mile, Ruth Bias of Foster; brother, Meredith Kirk of Hewett; 19 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Funeral Home, Madison, with the Rev. John Hager and Earl Akers officiating. Burial will be in Saunders Cemetery, Lake. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Dennis Paul Lambert

RANGER - Dennis Paul Lambert, 66, of Ranger died Nov. 29, 1997, in Cabell Huntington Hospital after a long illness.

He was retired from the state Division of Highways.

Surviving: wife, Bertha; sons, William Lee Lambert of Defiance, Ohio, Timothy K. Lambert of Melrose, Ohio; brother, Chelcie of Midkiff; half brothers, Charles of Chapmanville, Flure of Charleston, Richard of Muncie, Ind., Arthur of Cloverdale, Ohio; 11 grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at 14-Mile Church of Christ, Ranger, with the Rev. Ronald Nelson and the Rev. Shelton Toppings officiating. Burial will be in Garden Memorial Lambert Cemetery, Sand Creek Road. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today and until time of service at the church. McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, is in charge of arrangements.

Sally E. Miller

HARVEY - Sally E. Miller, 87, of Harvey, formerly of Glen Jean, died Nov. 29, 1997, in Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill.

Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley, is in charge of arrangements.

Edith Mullins

COTTLE - Edith Mullins, 87, of Cottle, Nicholas County, died Nov. 30, 1997, in Summersville Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

She was a lifelong resident of Nicholas County and a member of Church of Nazarene.

Surviving: son, Robert of Jodie; daughters, Dawn Joyce Cunningham of Great Falls, Mont., Carolyn Ruth Hinkle of Frederick, Md.; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, with the Rev. Bernard Sims officiating. Burial will be in West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Garnett R. Plott

Garnett Roosevelt Plott, 81, of Belle died Nov. 29, 1997, in St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, after a long illness.

He was a retired operator for E.I. DuPont, Belle, and a member of St. John Catholic Church, Belle, Knights of Columbus and Holy Name Society. He was a 54-year resident of Belle.

Surviving: wife, Alice Hess Plott; daughters, Eleanor Ringel of St. Albans, April Bersin of New Orleans, Alice Kerner of Los Angeles; sons, J.B. Plott of Richmond, Va., G. Joseph Plott of Belle; brother, Patrick Plott of Mount Dorie, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, Belle, with the Rev. Richard Zelik officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle, where a rosary service will be held at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Keep a Child in School, 3300 Pennsylvania Ave., Charleston, W.Va. 25302.

Dorothy A. Flint Randall

DUMFRIES, Va. - Dorothy A. Flint Randall, 81, of Dumfries, formerly of Midway, Putnam County, W.Va., died Nov. 29, 1997, in Annaburg Manor, Manassas, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving: sons, Clinton K. Jr. of Frisco, N.C., Arthur of Lorton, Roger and Wayne, both of Dumfries; sister, Jane Moore of Nitro, W.Va.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday in Flint Cemetery, Midway, with the Rev. Arles Covert officiating. Friends may call from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, W.Va.

Jack Earnest Rollison

BECKLEY - Jack Earnest Rollison, 75, of Beckley died Nov. 30, 1997, in a Beckley hospital.

He was a retired truck driver for Smith Transfer Inc. and a member of Beckley Moose Lodge and American Legion. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Thelma Vickers Rollison; several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley, with Pastor Douglas McCaleb officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James W. Singleton

PEACH CREEK - James W. Singleton, 62, of Peach Creek, Logan County, died Nov. 29, 1997, in Logan General Hospital.

He was a retired postal clerk, a Navy veteran and a Protestant.

Surviving: sons, John of Peach Creek, Andy of Charleston, Kevin of Chapmanville; father, James A. Singleton of Mill Creek; sister, Evelyn Bledsoe of Letart; brothers, Kenneth of Mill Creek, David of Atlanta; one grandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Charles M. Woods II officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Robert L. Thomas

Robert L. "Slow Talk" Thomas, 83, of Charleston died Nov. 25, 1997, in Heartland of Charleston after a long illness.

He was retired from the Medical Arts Building, Charleston, where he worked as a janitor and elevator operator for 52 years.

Surviving: wife, Evelyn; son, Eugene of New York; daughters, Lucille Bailey of Charleston, Josephine Knighton of Detroit, Lenora Hamilton of Washington, D.C.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Preston Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Paul Gilmer officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Murl V. VanPelt

BUCKHANNON - Murl Vincent VanPelt, 74, of Buckhannon died Nov. 29, 1997, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a short illness.

He was retired from Bethlehem Steel Co. with 36 years' service. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Buckhannon, and American Legion, Buckhannon, and an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Katherine Elizabeth Frost VanPelt; sons, Greg of Weston, Murl of San Diego; several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Boyle Funeral Home, Weston, with the Rev. Richard McGuire officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Weston. Graveside rites will be performed by American Legion Post 166, VFW Post 5131, and DAV Chapter 51, Jane Lew. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Edward E. Wilson

GRASSY MEADOWS - Edward Earl "Sonny" Wilson, 58, of Grassy Meadows, Greenbrier County, died Nov. 28, 1997, in a Fairlea hospital after a long illness.

He was a former mechanic and a retired miner. He attended Maude Chapel United Methodist Church, Grassy Meadows.

Surviving: wife, Marilyn Jane Monday Wilson; sons, Bill of Grassy Meadows, Jonathan at home; sister, Winda Wills of Grassy Meadows; two grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Maude Chapel United Methodist Church, Grassy Meadows, with the Rev. Roland Armstrong officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Grethel Ziegler

Grethel Ziegler, 87, of Hernshaw died Nov. 30, 1997, in Marmet Health Care Center after a long illness.

She was a member of Kanawha City Baptist Church and a former employee of Cadillac Motors, Detroit.

Surviving: son, Bob D. Ziegler of Hernshaw; sisters, Avonelle Cobb of Sissonville, Lessie Smith of Florida; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Funeral Home, Madison. Burial will be in Noah White Cemetery, Bim. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

GREEN, Louella O. - Service will be 11 a.m. today at Gatens Funeral Home, Poca, with the Rev. Chris Couger and the Rev. Jimmy Farley officiating. Burial will be in Garten Cemetery, Campbells Creek. Correction on survivor: sister, Irene Dunlap of Belle. Green, 82, of Clear Creek died Nov. 28, 1997, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, after a long illness.


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