Miscellaneous Kanawha County, West Virginia Obituaries

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Niddie J. Abraham

Niddie J. Abraham, 76, of Charleston, formerly of Omar, Logan County, died Feb. 5, 1997, at home.

She was the retired owner/operator of Shaheen's Shopping Center, Omar, and a former member of Omar Community Church.

Surviving: sons, William D. of Charleston, H.H. "John" of Cora mother, Anna Nelson Shaheen of Charleston sisters, Cosette Dickinson of Alum Creek, Cosma Crites of Charleston six grandchildren one great-grandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Wesley Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to either The Salvation Army, 544 Stratton St., Logan, W.Va., 25601, or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 310, Pecks Mill, W.Va. 25547.

Norma L. Adams

OAK HILL - Norma L. Adams, 75, of Oak Hill died Feb. 4, 1997, in Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Surviving: daughters, Connie Blackburn of Pikeville, Ky., Judy Knap of Snellville, Ga., Toni Wood of Chicago, Tammy Massey of Loganville, Ga., Kim Aliff of Oak Hill 16 grandchildren three great-grandchildren.

Service will be 12:30 p.m. Saturday at High Lawn Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Burial will be in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruth Moore Barnett

CINCINNATI - Ruth Moore Barnett, 91, of Cincinnati died Jan. 31, 1997, in Franciscan Hospital, Mount Airy Campus, Cincinnati.

She was a native of West Virginia, a nurse at a children's hospital and a Presbyterian.

Surviving: sister, Virginia Conroy of Waltham, Mass.

Service will be 11 a.m. today at VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton, W.Va., with the Rev. David Nash officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Marlinton. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home. 

Arthur Willis Burdette

MOUNT HOPE - Arthur Willis Burdette, 82, of Mount Hope, formerly of Big Chimney, died Feb. 4, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a sudden illness.

He was a retired miner and member of UMW, a member of the Steel Workers union, a Christian, and a Navy veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Margaret Cozette Reed Burdette sons, Leonard and Michael, both of Beckley daughter, Sandra Nolley of Mullens sisters, Lillian Parsons of Cross Lanes, Irene Davis of Dunbar, Allie Shinn of Charleston five grandchildren.

Service will be 3 p.m. today at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Prosperity, with the Rev. John H. Roller officiating. Entombment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Prosperity.

Virginia L. Burdette

Virginia L. Burdette, 88, of Charleston, formerly of Ripley, died Feb. 6, 1997, in Cedar Ridge Nursing Home after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and a nine-year resident of Charleston.

Surviving: several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Ron Burns worth officiating. Entombment will be in Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Pocatalico. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Alva Burgess

McCONNELL - Alva Burgess, 87, of McConnell died Feb. 5, 1997, in Guyan Valley Hospital, Logan.

He was retired from C&O Railway with 46 years' service. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of McConnell Tabernacle.

Surviving: wife, Lucy Rose Jenkins Burgess sons, Oliver Justice of Columbus, Ohio, Dave McRoberts of Crooked Creek daughters, Lynn Meade of McConnell, Eloise Smith of Cincinnati sister, Ruby Jimison of McConnell brother, Leonard of McConnell 13 grandchildren several great-grandchildren. 

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McConnell Tabernacle with the Rev. Orville Syner and the Rev. Henry Damron officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at James Funeral Home, Logan.

Earl A. Byrge

SHADY SPRING - Earl A. Byrge, 87, of Shady Spring died Feb. 6, 1997, at home after a short illness.

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

Orville Harold Casto Sr.

Orville Harold Casto Sr., 82, of Clendenin died Feb. 5, 1997, in Arthur B. Hodges Center, Charleston.

He was a member of Church of God and a retired employee of Union Carbide Construction, South Charleston.

Surviving: son, Orville H. "Pete" Casto Jr. of Charlotte, N.C. daughters, Phyllis Hays and Ruth Moles, both of Clendenin, Helen DeBriae of Bloomsbury, N.J., Bonnie Strickland of Elkview sisters, Jean Mitchell and Margie Derrick, both of Clendenin 13 grandchildren 17 great-grandchildren two great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin, with the Rev. Namum Balser and the Rev. Archie Snedegar officiating. Burial will be in Reamer Hill Cemetery, Clendenin. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Richardson Cole

TOLEDO, Ohio - Mary Virginia Richardson Cole, 74, of Toledo died Feb. 5, 1997, at home after a short illness.

She was retired from the West Virginia Department of Mental Retardation and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, South Charleston, W.Va.

Surviving: daughter, Cynthia Leadman of Winston, Ga. son, Thomas C. Higginbotham Jr. of Oregon, Ohio sisters, Ruth Akers of South Charleston, Helen Johnson of Wheeling, W.Va., Lillian Snyder of Scott Depot, W.Va. 10 grandchildren 13 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston, W.Va., with the Rev. Morton Estep officiating. Burial will be in Richardson Family Cemetery, Dunbar, W.Va. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Lou Flursie Conley

CHAPMANVILLE - Lou Flursie Conley, 79, of Chapmanville died Feb. 6, 1997, in Logan General Hospital.

She was a homemaker and a member of Godby Heights Church of God.

Surviving: husband, Minnis Conley sons, Floyd Stollings of Shivley, James Stollings of Wisconsin daughters, Eloise Addair of Chapmanville, Tina Dalton of Harts sisters, Grace Stollings of Shivley, Tina Kerns of Ripley, Weltha Hensley of Sod, Pearlie Pennington of Detroit 15 grandchildren 25 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, with the Rev. Vernon Hawkins officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Donald W. Fink Sr.

GRANDVIEW - Donald W. Fink Sr., 73, of Grandview died Feb. 4, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a short illness.

He was a retired miner and a member of UMW District 29, Sophia VFW, and American Legion in New Jersey. He attended Collins High School and was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Wanda Lilly Morehead Fink sons, Donald W. Fink Jr. of Beckley, Ronald Fink of Coal City stepson, David Morehead Sr. of Georgia stepdaughter, Laura Wright of Kentucky stepgrandson and caregiver, David Morehead Jr. four grandchildren one great-grandson.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Prosperity, with the Rev. Gary Eskins officiating. Burial, with military rites by VFW Post 4326, Sophia-Midway, will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p .m. today at the funeral home.

Lettie Gertrude McCormick

Lettie Gertrude McCormick, 90, of Alum Creek died Feb. 5, 1997, in General Devision, CAMC, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of North Delaware Baptist Church, Muncie, Ind.

Surviving: sons, Donald McCormick of Alum Creek, Charles McCormick of Dunkirk, Ind., Herbert "Johnnie" McCormick of Belle daughters, Vaunzine Turk of Eaton, Ind., Mary Annabelle Mabbitt of Belle 19 grandchildren 26 great-grandchildren three great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating. Burial will be in Forks of Coal Memorial Park, Alum Creek. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Robert Bernard Mitchell

COEBURN, Va. - Robert Bernard Mitchell, 74, of Coeburn, formerly of Accoville, W.Va., died Feb. 5, 1997, in Appalachian Regional Hospital, Man, W.Va., after a short illness.

He was a retired miner for Amherst Coal Co. and former chief of police for the town of Man. He was a former Logan County (W.Va.) sheriff's deputy, a member of UMW and a Baptist.

Surviving: wife, Dorothy Odell Robinson Mitchell son, Bobbie Lee of Accoville daughters, JoAnn Furman Henaghan of Aukland, New Zealand, Alice Faye Mitchell of Marietta, Ga., Tamra Dicken of Reston seven grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Accoville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Les Ritchie officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, and one hour prior to service at the church.

John Edgar Mitchem

BECKLEY - John Edgar Mitchem, 78, of Beckley died Feb. 5, 1997, in a Richmond, Va., hospital after a short illness.

He was a retired miner, having worked at Eccles, and a former custodian for Crescent and Cirtsville elementary schools. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion and Cranberry Community Church.

Surviving: wife, Betty Zoe Blankenbeckler Mitchem sons, Billy Ray of Crab Orchard, Stephen of Millerville, Md. daughter, Linda Powers of Sweenyburg brother, Nelson of Harper 11 grandchildren four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Melton Mortuary, Beckley, with the Rev. Roger Pauley and the Rev. Fred Lovell officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Ronald McDonald House, 2330 Monument Ave., Richmond, Va. 23220.

Emmett G. Perrine

BURNSVILLE - Emmett G. Perrine, 87, of Burnsville died Feb. 5, 1997, in United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, after a long illness.

He was a retired miner, a member of UMW and a Baptist.

Surviving: wife, Anna Hines Perrine sons, Arnold W. and Junior Ray Perrine, both of Mansfield, Ohio, Edward F. Perrine of Gassaway daughters, Rosalee Utt of Mansfield, Charlotte McDougal of Burnsville 14 grandchildren eight great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Stockert-Gibson Funeral Home, Flatwoods. Burial will be in Little Kanawha Memorial Gardens, Heaters. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

John Pries

HURRICANE - John "Jack" Pries, 70, of Hurricane, formerly of New Jersey, died Feb. 5, 1997, at home after a long illness.

He was retired from Falcon Press, New Jersey, and was a veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Betty Lou Pries sons, Greg of New Jersey, Brian of California daughter, Patty Pries of California stepson, John Lawlor of New Jersey stepdaughter, Cindy Lou Lawlor of Georgia six grandchildren two great-grandchildren.

The body will be cremated. There will be no service. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Doris Atkinson Ramey

KILSYTH - Doris Lillian Atkinson Ramey, 89, of Kilsyth died Feb. 5, 1997, in a Beckley hospital after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of Zion Primitive Baptist Church.

Surviving: son, Tommy R. of Charles Town daughter, Ellen I. Jones of Bradley four grandchildren four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with the Rev. Bill Parker officiating. Burial will be in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Virginia Louise Reed

PETERSTOWN - Virginia Louise Reed, 75, of Peterstown died Feb. 6, 1997, in a Princeton hospital.

She was a homemaker, a former employee of Hometown Restaurant, Peterstown, and a member of Peterstown United Methodist Church.

Surviving: sons, Danny Reed of Peterstown, the Rev. Bill Reed of Willowton, Mike Reed of Princeton daughter, Rebecca Via of Willowton sisters, Izetta Neely of Blackstone, Va., Margaret Macri of Staten Island, N.Y., Ella Jane Wall of Princeton, Shirley Holleman of Petersburg, Va., Sandy Angel of Huntington brothers, the Rev. Graham Henry Robertson of Fairmont, the Rev. Olen Robertson of Clarksburg eight grandchildren five great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Peterstown United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Reed, the Rev. Graham H. Robertson, the Rev. Olen Robertson and the Rev. John Sauvage officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park, Princeton. Friends may call from 6 to 9 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.

Clyde N. Roberts

HUNTINGTON - Clyde N. Roberts, 91, of Huntington died Feb. 5, 1997, at home.

He was a graduate of Huntington High School and Cincinnati College of Pharmacy and was affiliated with Lawrence Drugstore, Huntington, for over 35 years. He served at other pharmacies, including the American Red Cross and Humphreys Southside Pharmacy.

He was former president of the West Virginia Pharmacists Association, a former member of the American Pharmaceutical Association, the National Association of Retail Druggists, and the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy, and recipient of the James H. Beal Award. He was a member of Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, Huntington, and Huntington Rotary Club and a former member of Mayfair Club.

Surviving: brothers, Wendell A. of Grayson, Ky., George A. of Ocala, Fla. one niece several nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary, Huntington, with the Rev. John R. Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Woodmere Memorial Burial Park, Huntington. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the mortuary.

Rosa W. St. Clair

WILMINGTON, N.C. - Rosa W. St. Clair, 90, of Wilmington died Feb. 5, 1997, at home.

She was a nursing assistant.

Surviving: daughter, Jo W. Stuhr of Wilmington granddaughters, Patricia Molin of Fayetteville, Jodee Cain of Sanford, Jo Ellen Barnhouse of Wilmington, Nancy Nelson of Winfield, W.Va., Linda Dillman of Nitro, W.Va. nine great-grandchildren six great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Cunningham Memorial Park Lower Chapel, St. Albans, W.Va. Burial will be in the park. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Rufus L. Schoolcraft

PARKERSBURG - Rufus L. Schoolcraft, 91, of Parkersburg, formerly of Mundy, Wirt County, died Feb. 5, 1997, in Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, after a long illness.

He was a farmer and a timberman.

Surviving: several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with the Rev. James McIntyre officiating. Burial will be in Belt Cemetery, Mundy. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pearl Shaffer

Pearl Shaffer, 90, of Charleston died Feb. 6, 1997, in St. Francis Hospital after a long illness.

Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.

Doris E. Skidmore

TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Doris E. Skidmore, 74, of Titusville, formerly of Weston, W.Va., died Feb. 5, 1997, in Jess Parrish Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

She was a member of the Church of Christ, Weston, and Eastern Star Chapter 40, Weston. She was a retired employee of West Virginia Glass Specialty Co., Weston, and a former employee of Heck's department store.

Surviving: niece, with whom she resided, Susan Bryan of Titusville several additional nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Boyle Funeral Home, Weston, with the Rev. Robert Heater officiating. Burial will be in Waldeck Cemetery, Weston. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Carolyn Virgin Snead

HAMPTON, Va. - Carolyn Virgin Snead, 65, of Hampton, formerly of Hinton, W.Va., and Beckley, W.Va., died Jan. 29, 1997, after a long illness.

She was a 39-year employee of NASA.

Surviving: son, James P. Snead of Prairie Village, Kan. daughters, Ann P. Snead of Overland Park, Kan., Kathy Schissler of Apex, N.C. sister, Garnet V. Parker of Charleston, W.Va. one granddaughter.

Service and burial were in Hampton. Wood Funeral Home, Hampton, was in charge of arrangements.

Bertha G. Starks

Bertha G. Starks, 73, of Dunbar died Feb. 6, 1997, at home after a long illness.

Cooke Funeral Home, Cedar Grove, is in charge of arrangements.

Sibert Summers

IVYDALE - Sibert Summers, 66, of Ivydale, Clay County, died Feb. 4, 1997, in VA Medical Center, Clarksburg, after a long illness.

He was a landscaper for Austin Co. and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving: wife, Dorothy Olive Summers son, Andrew J. of Spotsylvania, Va. sisters, Dawn Cottrell of Charlotte, N.C., Naomi Gorham of Teays Valley two grandsons.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay, with the Rev. Lee W. Myers officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wallback. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Marie Susan Tester

WINFIELD - Marie Susan Tester, 80, of Winfield died Feb. 5, 1997, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a long illness.

She attended Mount Tabor Church of God, St. Albans, and was a 20-year resident of Winfield.

Surviving: husband, Daniel "Pete" Tester son, Danny of Winfield sister, Georgia Collie of Staunton, Va. one granddaughter.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans, with the Rev. Walter Allen officiating. Burial will be in Teays Hill Cemetery, St. Albans. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Edith Covey Waycaster

MIDWAY - Edith Covey Waycaster, 74, of Midway died Feb. 5, 1997, in Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker, a member of Hilltop Baptist Church, and a 33-year resident of Midway.

Surviving: husband, Port C. Waycaster son, John G. of Cleveland daughters, Jean Miller of Lexington, Ky., Tina Waycaster of Coal City, Amy Mitchem of Crab Orchard brother, Robert Covey of Tams Mountain 11 grandchildren three great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley, with the Rev. Howard Harper 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 E. Withrow

RAVENSWOOD - James Edgar Withrow, 50, of Ravenswood, formerly of Charleston, died Feb. 4, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a short illness.

He was a longtime resident of the Kanawha Valley.

Surviving: companion, Lucille Burdette mother, Ruth Withrow of Charleston sisters, Barbara Spry of Winter Park, Fla., Juda McLane, Nancy Burdette and Sue McCalvin, all of Charleston, Jo Ann Kalinoski of Pennsylvania brother, Earl Lee Withrow of Clio, S.C.

Service will be 11 a.m. today at Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston, with the Rev. Kay Lowther officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar.

Mary A. Workman

COAL CITY - Mary A. Workman, 43, of Coal City died Feb. 5, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a longtime resident of Coal City.

Surviving: daughters, Melissa Sauno and Teresa Workman, both of Coal City stepfather and mother, James and Alma Lilly Burdiss Roark of Coal City brothers, Ronald Thompson of Coal City, Clayton Barr of Raleigh, Dewayne Turner of Beckley four grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley, with the Rev. Roger Tolliver officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lewis Pope Worlledge

MOUNT LOOKOUT - Lewis Pope Worlledge, 83, of Mount Lookout died Feb. 5, 1997, at General Division, CAMC, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

He was a carpenter and owner of Worlledge Construction Inc., Mount Lookout. He was a board member of Wilderness Public Service District and a member of Masonic Lodge 76, Summersville, and Beni Kedem Shrine, Charleston.

Surviving: sons, Robert L. and Eugene T., both of Mount Lookout, Chester of Willoughby, Ohio daughters, Rebecca Puffenbarger of New Carrollton, Md., Hester Meadows of Nallen, Joan O'Quinn of Mount Nebo, Nellie Worlledge of Mount Lookout brother, John of Mount Lookout 17 grandchildren 11 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at White Funeral Home, Summersville, with the Rev. Stacy Grosscup and the Rev. Steve Engle officiating. Entombment will be in Restlawn Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Victor. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funera l home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to First Assembly of God Building Fund, 1513 E. Main St., Oak Hill, W.Va. 25901.

POPE, Jermaine Joseph - Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Charleston, with Bishop James S. Carter and the Rev. Gary A. Williams officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church . Pope, 16, of Charleston was found dead Feb. 3, 1997, in the Elk River under the Virginia Street Bridge. The cause of death was ruled to be drowning, according to the Charleston Police Department. Preston Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Lee Atkinson

Robert Lee Atkinson, 60, of Charleston died Feb. 6, 1997, in St. Francis Hospital after a long illness.

He was a retired assembly worker from D&M Manufacturing, Connersville, Ind., and lived most of his life in the Kanawha Valley.

Surviving: sons, Randy of Washington, David of Austin, Texas, Freddie of Connersville, Robert Lee and Donald, both of Charleston daughter, Tammy Ference of Connersville sisters, Deloris Jones of Cross Lanes, Jean Pritt of Sissonville eight grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston, with the Rev. Omar Rucker officiating. Burial will be in Campbells Cemetery, St. Albans. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Daniel L. Biggers Sr.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Daniel L. Biggers Sr., 63, of Columbus, formerly of Kimberly, W.Va., died Feb. 5, 1997, at home.

He was an employee of River View Correctional Center and an Army veteran.

Surviving: wife, Joan Frances Biggers son, David W. of Columbus sisters, Ruth Smith of Kirtland, Auralia Dixon of Columbus, Coscelia Saunders of Annapolis, Md. two grandchildren.

Service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Jordan Baptist Church, Columbus, with the Rev. Wayne T. Lee officiating. Burial will be in Glen Rest Memorial Estate, Reynoldsburg. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Information provided by Anderson-Hairston Funeral Home, Montgomery, W.Va.

Henrietta G. Bogert

SUMERCO - Henrietta G. Bogert, 61, of Sumerco, Lincoln County, died Feb. 5, 1997, in Thomas Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

She was a retired practical nurse.

Surviving: husband, Paul Bogert sons, David L. Howells of Kempton, Pa., Lewis Howells daughter, Patricia A. Howells sisters, Caldonia Cottrell of Charleston, Opal Miller of Sumerco three grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with the Rev. Paul DeBord officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, McCorkle. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jennie Morrison Bright

SUMMERSVILLE - Jennie Morrison Bright, 91, of Summersville died Feb. 6, 1997, in Summersville Memorial Hospital.

She was a member of St. Martin's In-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Summersville, a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, and a schoolteacher in Braxton and Nicholas counties.

Surviving: sons, William T. of Summersville, John A. of Roanoke, Va., George E. of Morgantown sisters, Mary M. Grose of Southbury, Conn., Marjorie M. Brown of Sutton 10 grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Martin's In-the-Fields Episcopal Church with the Rev. Roy Crist and the Rev. Samuel Reddimalla officiating. Burial will be in Walker Memorial Park, Summersville. There will be no visitation. White Funeral Home, Summersville, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to P.W. and Jennie M. Bright Memorial Fund, Box 460, Summersville, W.Va. 26651.

Earl A. Byrge

SHADY SPRING - Earl A. Byrge, 87, of Shady Spring died Feb. 6, 1997, at home after a short illness.

He was a retired miner and a member of Church of God, Beaver, and the UMW.

Surviving: wife, Myrtle Smith Byrge sons, Earl Jr. of Beckley, Douglas of Georgetown, S.C., Charles of Woodstock, Ga., Jim of Shady Spring, Edward of Daniels daughters, Vivian Esposito of Sherman, Conn., Donna Gilpin of Bluefield, Venlinda Carlton of Tampa, Fla. 37 grandchildren 51 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Prosperity, with the Rev. J.L. Clyburn officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pearl Elizabeth Cadle

LEWISBURG - Pearl Elizabeth Cadle, 76, of Lewisburg died Feb. 7, 1997, in Fairlea Medical Center after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Greenbrier County.

Surviving: daughters, Ilena Hammonds of Wilmington, Del., Wanda Carter of Lewisburg, Wilma Major of Hamilton, Ala., Rose Anderson of Ronceverte 21 grandchildren 26 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea, with the Rev. Donnie Weikle officiating. Burial will be in End of the Trail Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Everett Dean

BRANCHLAND - Everett Dean, 82, of Branchland, Lincoln County, died Feb. 6, 1997, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.

He was a retired employee of CSX and an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving: wife, Annie Dean sons, Donald Lee of Branchland, Everett Jr. of West Hamlin daughter, Barbara Sue Dillon of Midkiff stepson, Jack Taylor of Troy, Ohio brother, Herbert Denver of Branchland 10 grandchildren eight great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mildred United Baptist Church, Branchland, with the Rev. Paul Triplett and the Rev. William Hughes Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery, Branchland. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin.

Genevieve Boggess Engel

Genevieve Boggess Engel, 82, of Charleston, formerly of Dunbar, died Feb. 7, 1997, in Capital City Nursing Home after a long illness.

She was a homemaker, a member of Roxalana Gospel Tabernacle, Dunbar, a 38-year resident of Dunbar and a native of Jackson County.

Surviving: husband, Burl Engel sons, Lowell R. of California, Robert of Hurricane daughter, Betty Sams of California six grandchildren four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, with Pastor Bruce Young officiating. Burial will be in Emma Chapel cemetery, Liberty. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Edward Lee Freeman Sr.

BEATTYVILLE, Ky. - Edward Lee Freeman Sr., 76, of Beattyville died Feb. 7, 1997, in University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington.

He was a retired miner.

Surviving: sons, Edward Lee Jr. of Buffalo, W.Va., Michael Wayne of Dunbar, W.Va., Jeffery Allen of Charleston, W.Va. daughters, Donna Freeman of Charleston, Carol Freeman of Orlando, Fla. sisters, Shirley Lowe of Seth, W.Va., Alberta Williams of Cincinnati brothers, Roy of Organ, W.Va., Herman of Dunbar, Paul and Shelby Jr., both of Seth, Charles, William, and Ben, all of Charleston six grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Newnam Funeral Home, Beattyville, with Minister Carl Hall officiating. Burial will be in White Ash Cemetery. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Winifrede B. Gentry

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Winifrede B. Gentry, 75, of Memphis, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Feb. 6, 1997, in Kirby Pines Villa, Memphis, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker, a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Memphis, attended Charleston High School and was a graduate of Ward Belmont Junior College, Nashville.

Surviving: husband, William R. Gentry daughters, Barbara N. Gentry of Aptos, Calif., Anne Gentry of Sissonville, W.Va., Kathryn Corey of Frankfort, Ky. son, Howard R. of Wellington, Colo. three grandchildren one great-granddaughter.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, W.Va., with the Rev. Gary Kendall officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to service at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Alzheimer's Disease Assoc., P.O. Box 803638, Chicago, Ill. 60680-3636.

Lucinda Goode

BECKLEY - Lucinda Goode, 95, of Beckley died Feb. 5, 1997, in Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley, after a long illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church, North Beckley.

Surviving: son, Orlando of Wilmington, Del. daughters, Nellie Adams of Astoria, N.Y., Rev. Eleanor G. Dailey of Beckley, Thelma Greenspan of Union City, N.J., Ophelia Stevens, of Landover, Md., Lizzate Goodloe of New York City, the Rev. Alean. Tynes of Newcastle, Del., Dr. Delilah Henry of Oxford, Conn., Doretta Davis of Washington brother, Stovall Hankins of New York City 34 grandchildren 45 great-grandchildren seven great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, North Beckley, with the Rev. James Cox and the Rev. Abner Wright officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard E. Greathouse

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. - Richard E. Greathouse, 57, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Arbovale, W.Va., died Feb. 5, 1997, in Washington (D.C.) Hospital Center after a short illness.

He was a Methodist and a carpenter.

Surviving: wife, Doris Lambert Greathouse son, Rick of Waldorf sister, Marie Emory of Phillipsburg, N.J. brother, Harry "Harper" of Clements two grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale. Burial will be in Arbovale Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ronald C. Harper

LEWISBURG - Ronald Carl Harper, 85, of Echols Acres, Lewisburg, died Feb. 6, 1997, at Columbia-Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea.

He was a civil engineer who attended the University of Virginia, George Washington University and Elkins High School. He was a former Mason and Shriner and was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Surviving: wife, Thelma Louise M. Roop Harper daughters, Diana Haas Harper Poe of Bridgeport stepdaughter, Nancy Roop Galford of Marlinton sister Virginia Schoonover of Montrose.

Service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lost River United Methodist Church, Lost River, with the Rev. Jonathan L. Hedrick officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Lost River. Friends may call Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Elmore-Chambers Funeral Home, Moorefield.

Mamie Jewel Jeffers

SOUTHSIDE - Mamie Jewel Jeffers, 76, of Southside, Mason County, died Feb. 6, 1997, at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.

She was a homemaker and a member of Harmony Baptist Church, Southside.

Surviving: daughters, Norma Newell, Mary Spires and Shirley Jeffers, all of Southside, Brenda Riffle of Gallipolis Ferry sons, Clifford and Paul David, both of Southside sister, Ida Mae Jeffers of Southside seven grandchildren one great-grandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Steve Carter officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Southside. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Nellie Lilly

BECKLEY - Nellie Lilly, 92, of Beckley died Feb. 7, 1997, in Raleigh General Hospital after a long illness.

She was a homemaker, a member of Hollywood Missionary Baptist Church, MacArthur, and an 80-year resident of Raleigh County.

Surviving: sisters, Flora Hatcher of Mabscott, Annie Midkiff of Alderson, Dollie Holcomb of Frankfort brothers, Rev. Jasper Smith of Coal City, Rev. Herbert Smith of Newport News, Va. seven grandchildren 17 great-grandchildren six great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hollywood Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Samuel Blaylock officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley, is in charge of arrangements.

Eva May Frazier Martin

RICH CREEK, Va. - Eva May Frazier Martin, 103, of Rich Creek died Feb. 6, 1997, at the home of her daughter, Mae Crabtree of Rich Creek.

She was a homemaker, a member of Cedar Grove Church of Christ, Narrows, and a native of Summers County, W.Va.

Also surviving: daughters, Virginia McClaugherty of Bozoo, W.Va., Irene Clevenger of Blacksburg 11 grandchildren 13 great-grandchildren four great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, W.Va., with Minister Kellis McClaugherty officiating. Burial will be in Peterstown Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Bluefield College of Evangelism, Drawer 830, Bluefield, W.Va. 24701.

Edward H. Maxon

FALLS VIEW - Edward H. Maxon, 83, of Falls View, Fayette County, died Feb. 7, 1997, in Montgomery General Hospital after a long illness.

He was a retired employee from Union Carbide Metals Division, Alloy, a member of Falls View Presbyterian Church, an Army veteran of World War II and an American Legion member.

Surviving: daughters, Kim Isaacs of Falls View, Loretta Harris of Williamsburg, Va. brothers, Thomas of Nashville, Tenn., Robert of Newberry, Fla. sister, Ogrette Alkire of Newberry seven grandchildren one great-granddaughter.

Service will be 2 p.m. today at Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, with the Rev. Denise M. Hall officiating. Burial will be in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Garland Lee McCann

DIXIE - Garland Lee McCann, 52, of Dixie died Feb. 7, 1997, in Montgomery Hospital after a short illness.

He was a member of Calvary Apostolic Church, Charlton Heights, and a volunteer at Alloy Emergency Medical Service.

Surviving: wife, Retha Caren McCann daughters, Terrie and Rachel McCann, both of Pittsburgh sons, Gregory of Charleston, Leon and David, both of Dixie mother, Rose Johnson of Montgomery brothers, James of Pittsburgh, Charles and Michael, both of Powellton sisters, Violet Miller of Oak Hill, Drema Bench of Powellton one grandchild.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Apostolic Church in the old Methodist Church building, Charlton Heights, with the Rev. Frank Bounds officiating. The body was donated to Human Gift Registry, Morgantown. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Calvary Apostolic Church, P.O. Box 87, Glen Ferris, W.Va. 25090.

Mabel L. McDerment

Mabel L. McDerment, 64, of Alum Creek died Feb. 6, 1997, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker, attended Alum Creek Independent Missionary Baptist Church and was a lifelong resident of Kanawha County.

Surviving: son, Lucian C. Jr. of Alum Creek daughters, Rachelle Rodgers of Warsaw, Ind., Sandy Scott of Alum Creek sisters, Mary Catherine Caruthers and Fannie McCabe, both of Clearwater, Fla., Helen Stevens of Ashford, Dolly Grube of Brighton, Ill. brothers, Jim and Harold "Dick" Eskew, both of Clearwater seven grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Alum Creek Independent Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Frank Chapman and Pastor Michael Rodgers officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the church. Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, is in charge of arrangements.

Lucille A. Naugle

MITCHELL HEIGHTS - Lucille A. Naugle, 83, of Mitchell Heights, Logan County, died Feb. 6, 1997, in Logan General Hospital after a long illness.

She was a retired teacher, having most recently taught at Logan Grade School, and a member of First Baptist Church, Logan, and various retired teachers' associations.

Surviving: sister, Alice Bryant of King Shoals half sisters, Christine Mathis and Betty Jean Vance, both of Verdunville several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, Logan, with the Rev. Wesley Jenkins and the Rev. Glenn White Jr. officiating. Entombment will be in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, is in charge of arrangements.

Evelyn M. Neil

DIXIE - Evelyn M. Neil, 70, of Dixie, Nicholas County, died Feb. 7, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

She was a retired employee from Allied Chemical Co., Hopewell, Va., and a member of Gauley Bridge Baptist Church.

Surviving: husband, Rufus Neil daughter, Loretta Hahn of Hopewell brother, Walter Naylor of Gauley Bridge sister, Edenah Huffman of Mesa, Ariz. five grandchildren one great-grandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, with the Rev. Elza Cooper officiating. Burial will be in Naylor family cemetery, Cain Branch, near Gauley Bridge. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

June Leah Parsons

COTTAGEVILLE - June Leah Parsons, 70, of Cottageville died Feb. 6, 1997, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a short illness.

She was a homemaker and a member of Emmanuel Apostolic Church, Tunnelton.

Surviving: husband, Lawrence P. Parsons daughters, Sharon Fox of Cottageville, Carolyn Davis of Rowlett, Texas sisters, Geraldine Gerlach of Letart, Shirley Harris King of Fairbourne, Ohio brother, Edward Smith of Mount Alto four grandchildren four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, with the Rev. John Hayman and the Rev. Bobbie Clutter officiating. Burial will be in Blaine Memorial Cemetery, Cottageville. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ralph Lee Parsons

Ralph Lee Parsons, 67, of Charleston died Feb. 7, 1997, at home after a long illness.

He was a retired parts man for Motor Car Supply Co. with 40 years' service, an Army veteran, attended Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Elkview, and was a lifelong resident of Charleston.

Surviving: sons, Michael Wayne Johnson and Timothy Douglas Parsons, both of Charleston, Ronald Patrick Parsons of Elkview, Terry Lee Parsons of Baltimore daughters, Sherry Lynn Carter of Corbin, Ky., Nancy Suzette Hall of St. Albans, Janet Leigh Hughey of Virginia Beach, Va. sisters, Mildred Caldwell and Phyllis Tabor, both of Charleston, Madeline Milligan of Ponce Inlet, Fla. brothers, Paul, Vince, and Thurmond, all of Charleston, Rob of Orlando, Fla. 12 grandchildren three great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, with the Rev. Lee Swor officiating. Burial will be in Hanson Cemetery, Charleston. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Harley B. Reynolds

PICKERINGTON, Ohio - Harley B. Reynolds, 61, of Pickerington, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Feb. 7, 1997, at his residence.

He was co-owner of Buckeye Health Systems Inc. and owner of Kingy's Pizza Pub. He was a 1953 graduate of Charleston (W.Va.) High School, Muskingham College School of Nursing and attended Ohio State University.

Surviving: sons, John J. Walker of Charleston, John B. Reynolds of Canal Winchester, Darl R. Reynolds of Ashville daughter, Margaret L. Barrows of Ashville.

Funeral service will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 650 West Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, with the Rev. James L. Henderson officiating. Interment will be in Reber Hill Cemetery, Ashville. Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Edna E. Richardson

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Edna E. Richardson, 68, of Columbus, formerly of Beckley, W.Va., died Feb. 6, 1997, in a Columbus hospital after a long illness.

Surviving: son, Clarence of Columbus daughter, Thelma Mitchell of Columbus.

Service will be Tuesday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Beckley. Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley, is in charge of arrangements.

Curtis Hiram Robinette

Curtis Hiram Robinette, 86, of Charleston died Feb. 7, 1997, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

He was a retired miner with 47 years' service, a boilermaker at Thomas Memorial Hospital and a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Charleston.

Surviving: wife, Joyce Ann Burke Robinette stepsons, Randall Sherman Cooper and Michael Lewis Cooper, both of Knoxville, Tenn., Stephen Douglas Cooper of Cary, N.C., Timothy Rockwell Cooper of St. Albans 19 grandchildren four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses with Elder David Tuskey officiating. There will be no visitation. Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 805 Bigley Ave., Charleston, W.Va. 25302.

R.O. Sayre

EVANS - R.O. "Sam" Sayre, 90, of Evans died Feb. 6, 1997, in Jackson General Hospital after a short illness.

He was a lifelong resident of Evans, a farmer, a Protestant and a member of Jackson County Wool Association and Western Soil Conservation.

Surviving: sons, Denver and Rober "Bill", both of Kenna, Royal "Boss" of Evans daughters, Beverly Lanham and Reba Jacobs, both of Given, Elsie Welling of Statesville, N.C. 17 grandchildren nine great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Baden Presbyterian Church, Leon, with the Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, and -hour prior to service at the church.

Pearl Ray Shaffer

Pearl Ray Shaffer, 90, of Charleston died Feb. 6, 1997, in St. Francis Hospital after a long illness.

She was retired from Sears, Roebuck & Co., a lifelong resident of Charleston and a former board member of Grace United Methodist Church.

Surviving: caregiver, Donna Clendenin of Charleston niece, Marion Davis of Huntington two grandnieces one great-grandnephew. 

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Fairley McCormick officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Wanda Ruth Short

Wanda Ruth Toothman Short, 66, of Witcher died Feb. 6, 1997, at home after a long illness.

She was a rural mail carrier, a member of Marmet Rebekah Lodge, a native of Clendenin and a resident of the Belle area for most of her life.

Surviving: husband, Hershel Short of Belle sons, Hershel Lee of Georges Creek, Kenneth Wayne of Belle daughter, Patsy Ann Seabolt of Rand, Drema Kay Eskew of South Charleston, Marilyn Sue Tompa of Belle sister, Iris McGuire of Cleveland brothers, Ern erst Gifford Toothman of Kenosha, Wis., Richard Toothman of Granada Hills, Calif. 10 grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle, with the Rev. Paul Jameson officiating. Burial will be in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Edith Rebecca Triplett

MARLINTON - Edith Rebecca Triplett, 77, of Marlinton died Feb. 6, 1997, in Pocahontas Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

She was a retired cook from the Pocahontas County Board of Education, a Salvation Army volunteer and a member of Campbelltown United Methodist Church, Campbelltown Water Association and Retired School Service Personnel and Senior Citizens board of directors.

Surviving: sons, Lynn of Droop, Robert of Sutton, Herbert of Swanton, Md. daughters, Brenda Galford of Smyrna, Tenn., Patsy Triplett of Marlinton, Jeannette Bond of New Castle, Del. sister, Jewel Triplett of Ravenna, Ohio six grandchildren four great -grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton, with the Rev. Jay Hicks officiating. Burial will be in Ruckman Cemetery, near Buckeye. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Campbelltown United Methodist Church.

Thomas Letcher Wilson

UNION - Thomas Letcher Wilson, 89, of Union died Feb. 6, 1997, at the home of his daughter-in-law, Marlene E. Wilson of Fort Spring, after a short illness.

He was a logger.

Surviving: grandson, Tommy R. Wilson of Fort Spring granddaughter, Debra L. Ballard of Alderson six additional grandchildren 19 great-grandchildren one great-great-grandchild.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home, Union, with the Rev. Bob Ratliff officiating. Burial will be in Mount Prospect Cemetery, near Union. Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Johnie Clyde Workman

SOD - Johnie Clyde Workman, 80, of Sod, Lincoln County, died Feb. 6, 1997, at the home of his sister, Anna Hager Pauley of Sod, after a long illness.

He was a retired millwright from U.S. Steel, Gary, Ind., a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ravenswood, the American Legion, Gary, and the VFW, Gary, and an Army veteran of World War II.

Also surviving: wife, Jaciera Workman of Atlanta daughters, Deloris Rodgiques of Toledo, Ohio, Melanie Workman of Atlanta, Karen S. Workman of Maryland brothers, James S. Hager of Crosby, S.C., Albert Workman of Ravenswood, Charles Workman of Red House sisters, Freda Hager Destro of Palm Springs, Calif., Ruth Hager Hilterbrand of Massillon, Ohio, Frances Hager Casto of Ripley, Edna Ruth Workman Jones of Titusville, Fla., Margaret L. Workman of Orlando, Fla., Sharon Workman Miller of Ravenswood one granddaughter.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with the Rev. Rex Workman and Bishop Gareth Smith officiating. Burial will be in Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens, Red House. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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