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Lloyd Alvarez 
Lloyd Alvarez, 72, of Gainer Street, Morgantown, died Saturday (Oct. 7, 2000) at Ruby Memorial Hospital. 
He was born Sept. 21, 1928, in Spelter, a son of the late Joe and Nola Alvarez. 
He was a graduate of Victory High School in Clarksburg and attended West Virginia University. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America at the Pursglove No. 15 coal mine. He was a mine supervisor at the Blacksville No. 1 mine. He retired as a federal mine inspector. He was a member of Beth Haven Baptist Church. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 173. He was an avid square dancer for 20 years. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lemley Alvarez; three sons and their spouses, Ralph "Rusty" and Libby Alvarez and Victor William and Beverly Alvarez of Morgantown and Joe and Lorraine Alvarez of Bruceton Mills; one sister, Mary Tonkovich of San Antonio, Texas; and six grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by one brother, Manuel Alvarez and one grandchild. 
Friends may call at Hastings Funeral Home today from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. David Coe officiating. Burial will be at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 
Donations may be made to Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Developent Office, P.O. Box 9300, Morgantown 26506-9300. 

Charles Carroll 
Charles Alan "Chuck" Carroll, 44, of Factory Street, Shinnston, died Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2000). 
He was born in Clarksburg May 7, 1956, the son of William "Shorty" and Mary Elouise Criss Carroll of Shinnston. 
He was a car detailer for West Fork Motors, Shinnston. He enjoyed sports and fishing. 
In addition to his parents, he is survived by three brothers and sisters-in-law, William "Bill" and Rejeana Carroll of Glouster, Ohio, Donald and Sherry Carroll of Shinnston and John and Candy Carroll of Trimble, Ohio; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Edward Strawser of Ashville, Ohio and Pamela and Dave Harvey of Mannigton; six nieces, six nephews, one great-niece and two great-nephews, 
He was preceded in death by one brother, Gary Lee Carroll and one great-nephew, Branson Tyler Moore. 
Friends may call at the Dorsey Funeral Home in Shinnston after 2 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held at he funeral home at 1 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Howard Carroll officiating. Burial will be at the Lumberport Lions Club Cemetery. 

H. Glenn Summers 
H. Glenn Summers, 79, of Route 8, Box 5, Fairmont, died Sunday (Oct. 8, 2000) at Monongalia General Hospital Morgantown. 
He was born April 18, 1921, at Catawba, the son of the late James Milton and Cecile Mae DeVault Summers. 
He retired from Monongahela Power Co., having worked at the Rivesville and Harrison Power stations. He was a 1941 graduate of East Fairmont High School. He served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a member of the American Legion. He was a past exulted ruler of B.P.O.E., No. 294, Elks Lodge Fairmont; a past district deputy grand exulted ruler and past president of the West Virginia Elks Association 1992-1993. The Fairmont Elks honored him for his service by naming its annual golf tournament the Glenn Summers Open. 
He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Pattie and Alton McDowell of Morgantown; one brother and sister-in-law, James M. "Junior" and Delores Summers of Fairmont; one sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Virgil "Hank" Johnson of Mt. Harmony Community; a grandson, Chris and his wife Katherine McDowell of Morgantown and grandson Steve McDowell of Raleigh, N.C. 
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years Inez Hazel Mallet Summers in 1992; and a daughter, Sue Summers Boggess in 1993. 
Friends may call at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, today from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; and Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Roger Waybright officiating. Burial will follow at Pisgah Cemetery in Monongalia County. The B.P.O.E. No. 294 Elks Lodge will conduct ritualistic services at the funeral home at 7 p.m. Monday. 
Members of the Elks Lodge will serve as pallbearers. 

Charles Gump 
Charles R. "Bobby" Gump, 62, of Fairmont died Friday (Oct. 6, 2000) at his residence. The Frey Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete at this time. 

Marion Kayne 
Marion Kayne, 74, of Charlotte, Mich., formerly of Grant Town, died Monday (Oct. 2, 2000) unexpectedly at his residence. 
He was born Feb. 2, 1926, son of the late Theodore and Teanie Opron. 
He graduated from Fairview High School and worked at the Grant Town Mine. He later retired from the General Motors Cadillac Division in Michigan. 
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Marion and Yuone Kayne of Michigan; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Russ Bolia of Arkansas and Tami and Bob Clowson of Michigan; two brothers an sisters-in-law, George and Chris Opron of North Madison, Ohio and Ted and Karen Opron of Fairview; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Merleen Weer Kayne. 
At the request of the deceased, he was cremated. A memorial service was held Thursday (Oct. 5, 2000) in Charlotte. The Pray Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 

Elvira Leston 
Elvira Kay Leston, 69, of Fairmont, died Friday (Oct. 6, 2000) in Pruntytown. 
She was born Jan. 12, 1931 in Morgantown, the daughter of the late Manuel and Rose Leston. 
She was a graduate of Fairmont Senior High School. She was employed as an airline agent in New York, N.Y., for 20 years. She was also employed at the Fairmont Job Service for the past 6 years. 
She is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Dolores and Bob Rogers of Pruntytown; two nieces and their spouses, Karen and Doug Ritter of Massachusetts and Debra and Bob Musgrove of Fairmont; five nephews, David, Rick, Phillip, Bruce and Tom Leston, all of Ohio; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Vidal and David Leston. 
There will be no visitation. Her body was donated to the West Virginia Health and Science Center in Morgantown. 

Barbara Stoke 
Barbara Ellen Stoke, 57, of Waverly died Friday (Oct. 6, 2000) at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. 
She was born in Parkersburg March 10, 1943, daughter of Virginia Jenkins Merrill of Parkersburg and the late Gilbert Merrill. 
She was employed at Fenton Art Glass. 
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Larry Stoke of Waverly; two daughters and one spouse, Denise and Tim Chichester of Fairmont and Mindy Brookover of Williamstown; one stepdaughter, Emily Stoke of New Mattamoras; one stepson, Larry Stoke Jr. of New Mattamoras; four grandchildren, Ally and Gage Chichester, Tyler Lowers and Jacob Seekman; three brothers, Roger Merrill of Belpre, Ohio, Robert Merrill of Parkersburg and Gilbert "Gig" Merrill of Parkersburg; two sisters, Betty Skidmore of Parkersburg and Kay Patterson of Falconer, N.Y.; several nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and many friends. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert Merrill. 
Friends may call at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg today from 5-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Randy Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Burnt Hill Cemetery in Waverly. 

Iva Wright 
Iva P. "Dink" Wright, 96, of Jakes Run, died Friday (Oct. 6, 2000) at the Sundale Nursing Home. 
She was born March 4, 1904 in Jakes Run, daughter of the late Arzie Tennant and Olive Wilson Tennant. 
She is survived by a brother, Nimrod Tennant of Pampa, Texas; and a sister, Ethel Arnett of Jakes Run. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arlie "Happy" Wright; and one brother, Glenn Tennant. 
Friends may call at the Owen-Neely Funeral Home in Blacksville from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home with Pastor Rob Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in the Olive Cemetery.

Herbert Durham 
The Rev. Herbert F. Durham, 94, formerly of Wooster, Ohio, died Monday (Oct. 2, 2000) in Manassas, Va. 
He was born March 27, 1906, in Blaine, the son of the late Burl R. and Ida Mae (Hinebaugh) Durham. 
He had lived in the Wayne County area for 13 years prior to moving to Virginia in 1996. 
He attended West Virginia University and Duke University. He graduated from Ashland Theological Seminary and obtained his degree in pastoral psychology in counseling. 
He pastored at the Poe United Methodist Church of Medina, New Pittsburg United Methodist Church of Wooster, West Lawn United Methodist Church of Akron, Ohio, United Methodist Church of Alliance, Ohio, and Buffalo United Methodist Church and Summerfield United Methodist, both of Cambridge, Ohio. He was also a member of East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church. 
He is survived two sons and daughters-in-law, the Rev. Jerry and Janet Durham of Wooster and the Rev. Dr. Robert P. and Mary Durham of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters and sons-in-law; Mrs. Rev. Theron (Betty J.) Smith of Columbus, Ohio, and Mrs. William (Janet) Watts of Centreville, Va.; and 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Lina, whom he married July 1, 1928 in Oakland, Md. and who died Jan. 30, 1988; and an infant brother. 
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday at Church of the Savior in Wooster. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church with the Pastor Jerry Durham and the Rev. Dr. Robert P. Durham officiating. A luncheon will be provided at the church prior to committal services at Sherwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Wooster. Custer-Glenn Funeral Home, Wooster, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Herbert Durham Memorial Fund c/o Church of the Savior, 480 Fry Rd., Wooster, Ohio, 44691. 

Helen Findley 
Helen Marie Findley, 80, of Fairmont, died Friday (Oct. 6, 2000) at Fairmont General Hospital. 
She was born July 29, 1920, in Mannington, the daughter of the late Ross Melvin and Ida Bell Simms Haught. 
She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Baptist Temple Church in Fairmont. She was a graduate of Fairmont Senior High School in 1937 and attended Fairmont State College. 
She was an accomplished musician. She had been a licensed real estate agent. She was a former member of the Democratic Executive Committee in Marion County. She has also previously been a member of the Fairmont Womens Club, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 34 of Fairmont and the White Shrine. 
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon Findley and Francis L. Warder Jr. of Fairmont; two brothers, Kenneth Melvin Haught of Boothsville and James Marion Haught of White Hall; two grandsons, Matthew F. Warder and Christopher T. Warder, both of Fairmont; and several nieces and nephews. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Martin Findley on Nov. 3, 1974; one sister, Freda Jane Haught Noble; and three brothers, Lawrence Paul Haught, Orval Haught and Oral Haught. 
Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today and noon to 4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. The casket will lie in state from 9-11 a.m. Monday at the Baptist Temple Church, 430 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Holley Faulkner officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont. 

Myrtle Marshall 
Myrtle Louise Marshall, 73, of Clarksburg, died Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2000) unexpectedly at her residence. 
She was born July 30, 1927 in Lumberport, the daughter of the late John and Willa Hudson Dillard. 
She was a homemaker and retired from Hope Consolidated Gas Co. She also owned and operated a private catering service in Clarksburg for years. Myrtle was a member of the Kelly Miller Foundation and the Methodist Temple Church of Clarksburg. 
She is survived by two sons, Andrew Marshall III of Dover, Del., and John Michael Marshall of Maui, Hawaii; one daughter, Stephanie Lynn Shingleton of Clarksburg; two brothers, Clyde Dillard of Seattle, Wash., and Lafell Dillard of Clarksburg; one sister, Mary Donaldson of Clarksburg; and one grandchild, D.J. Shingleton of Clarksburg. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Sadie Stewart. 
Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Sunday at the Bartolo Funeral Home, 515 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Bartolo Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William M. Haynes Jr. of the Methodist Temple officiating. Burial will follow at the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery, Shinnston. 

Joseph Skelley 
Joseph Lee Skelley, 61, of Grafton, died Thursday (Oct. 5, 2000) at Ruby Memorial Hospital. 
He was born May 27, 1939, a son of John Skelley of Enterprise and the late Hazel Quinn Skelley. 
He was a foreman at Grafton Coal Company, retiring in 1992 with 20 years of service. He was a fan of Harley motorcycles and enjoyed golfing and football. 
In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Diane Cutlip Skelley, whom he married Sept. 20, 1986; one son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Adrea Skelley Jr. of Shinnston; a daughter, Nicole Worth of Manassas, Va.; two brothers, John and Rhonda Skelley Jr. of Lumberport and Thomas A. Skelley of Enterprise; two grand-daughters, Julia Marie Skelley and Ashley Elizabeth Skelley; and several nieces and nephews. 
Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today and after 1 p.m. Sunday at the Dorsey Funeral Home in Shinnston. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Mayle officiating. Burial will be in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery. 

Thomas Briggs 
Thomas C. "Tom" Briggs, 96, of Wileyville, died Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2000) at the Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville. 
He was born Sept. 21, 1904, near Wileyville, the son of the late George L. Briggs and Mary O. Richmond Briggs. 
He was the eldest of eight children. He was a member of the Wileyville Church of Christ and a member of the Wileyville Fire Department where he served as forest fire warden for several years. He was a retired farmer, former owner and operator of Briggs Grocery at Wileyville, and retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways, Wetzel County. 
He is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry D. and Sandy Briggs of Wileyville, who took care of him the last few years, Carl L. and Wanda Briggs of Wileyville, Kenneth Gene and Joan Briggs of Chester, and Elvin Wayne and Margaret Briggs of Weirton; a brother, Leslie "Bus" Briggs of Pine Grove; nine grandchildren, Teresa Yodor and her husband Rick, Tammy Briggs, Barbara Barrett and her husband Bruce, Kim Pettit and her husband Roger, Thomas Briggs and his friend Becky Dotson, Matt Briggs, Aaron Briggs, Danny Briggs and his wife Diana, Pam Durant and her husband Pat; eight great-grandchildren, Eric, Jeff, Hanna, Roger III, Brandi, D. J., Kenny and Danielle; three step-great-grandchildren, Jessie and Becky Durant and Shawn Canellas; and one great-great-granddaughter, Clarissa Durant. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Flossie L. Balwanz Briggs, Jan. 23, 1991; a son, Earnest Clifford Briggs; five brothers, Guy, Nelson, Ed, Roy and Elvin Briggs; a sister, Lenora Myer; and a great-grandson, Nathan Yoder. 
Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today at the Palmer Funeral Home in Pine Grove. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Morris-Briggs Cemetery, Alister, Ridge. 

Marjorie Clark 
Marjorie M. Clark, 79, of Fairmont, died Thursday (Oct. 5, 2000) at Fairmont General Hospital. 
She was born Oct. 1, 1921, in Fairmont, the daughter of the late Thomas Bert and Eva Vowls Crites. 
In earlier years, she worked as a store clerk at the G.C. Murphy lunch counter. In addition, she worked as a poll worker for the Marion County Court House during election times. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church. 
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert T. and Dana Clark of Fairmont, and Norman W. "Billy" and Mavis Clark of Coleman, Fla.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Dorothy Crites of Fairmont, and Robert and Carol Crites of Lewisburg; five grandchildren, Robert N. Clark, Becky Davis, Kathy Morrot, Bobbi Carton, and Franklin Cruce; a great-granddaughter, Jessica Clark; and several nieces and nephews, including a very close nephew, Francis Viands of Fairmont. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman W. Clark Sr. on July 17, 1995; and two sisters, Mary Crites Viands and Joann Crites Davis. 
Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. The services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Donald Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery and Mausoleum. 

Barney Johnson 
Arthur F. "Barney" Johnson, 74, of Largo, Fla., formerly of Fairmont, died Monday (Sept. 25, 2000) at the Largo Medical Center, following an extended illness. 
He was born Oct. 3, 1925, at Scottsdale, now known as Jordan, the son of the late John Denzil Johnson and Lela Malone Johnson-Phillips. 
At the request of the deceased, the body was cremated. 
A memorial service will be held Saturday at noon, with fellowship from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Victory Baptist Church, 1879 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. 
At the request of the family, memorial donations may be made to the Victory Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1799, Fairmont, WV 26555-1799. 

Geraldine Powell 
Geraldine Powell, 72, of Route 1 (Brink Community) died Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2000) at Fairmont General Hospital. 
She was born Nov. 17, 1927, at Mobley, the daughter of Violet Glover Glasscock of Irondale, Ohio, and the late Raymond Glasscock. 
She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, crafts and quilting. She was a member of the Joe's Run Church of Christ. 
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 53 years, Clifford L. Powell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Ray Wyckoff of Pine Grove, and Beverly and Mick Hickman of Morgantown; a son and a daughter-in-law, Keith and Rita Powell of Mannington; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Wilma and Roy Burgess of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and Donna and James Morris of Irondale, Ohio; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Calvin and Margaret Glasscock of Mentor, Ohio, Charles Bud Glasscock of Smithfield, Raymond Junior and Nina Glasscock of Mass City, Mich., and Neil and Donna Glasscock of Charlotte, Mich.; seven grandchildren, Radine Hubbard and husband Donnie, Greg Wyckoff and wife Genee, Chad Wyckoff, Jessica and Lindsay Powell, and Andrea and Dathan Hickman; and five great-grandchildren. 
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Masters Funeral Home in Mannington with Evangelist Brent Gallagher officiating. Burial will follow in Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Howard McIntire Jr. 
Howard McIntire Jr., 75, of Enterprise, died Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2000) at Louis A. Johnson V.A. Medical Center, Clarksburg, following a brief illness. 
He was born Sept. 15, 1925, at Fairmont, the son of the late Howard Sr. and Mary Hinerman McIntire. 
He attended Monongah High School, then entered the U.S. Navy during World War II where he served in the Pacific Theatre. He was a pipe fitter and a steam fitter for Local 152, Morgantown, until he was disabled. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed watching sports. He was a member for 57 years of the American Legion Post 17 of Fairmont. 
He is survived by his wife, Janice Williams McIntire, whom he married Aug. 14, 1952; a sister, Pearl Straight of Monongah; and several nieces and nephews. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Edward McIntire. 
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the Harmer Funeral Home in Shinnston. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Tom Brown officiating. Burial will follow at the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery. 

Gail Roberts 
Gail F. Roberts, 74, of Knob Fork, died Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2000) at her residence. 
She was born Feb. 25, 1926, at Paden City, the daughter of the late Charles A. and Pearl B. Mercer. 
She was a homemaker and a member of the Rock Camp Baptist Church of Hundred. 
She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Roberts; four sons, Thomas Roberts of Hundred, Robert F. Roberts of New Martinsville, Larry Roberts of Knob Fork, and Charles H. Roberts of Gallatin, Tenn.; a daughter, Gail Darlene Stewart of Fredericksburg, Va., two brothers, Dale and Charles Mercer, both of Moundsville; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell and Burl Mercer; and six sisters, Lillian Wright, Opal Wetzel, Hilda Babish, Mary Goodrich, Sada Waysan, and Juanita Mercer. 
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Tennant Funeral Home in Hundred. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Arles Wade officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Memorial Park in New Martinsville. 

Nellie White 
Nellie Lee White, 85 of Grafton, formerly of Flemington, died Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2000) at the Grafton City Hospital. 
She was born July 13, 1915, in Sutton, the daughter of the late Sampson and Mary Jane Evans Friend. 
She was a homemaker and lived in the Flemington and Grafton Communities most of her life. She was the last surviving member of her family. 
She is survived by four sons and three daughters-in-law, Donald and Brenda Crowe of Grafton; Wayne and Frances Crowe of Bridgeport, Richard D. and Nancy Franks of Hutchison, Pa., and Donald White of Weston; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Leander Crowe on Nov. 10, 1964; her second husband, Henry Clay White on May 19, 1994; a sister, Ollie Hines; and four brothers, Howard, Frank, Spurgon and French Friend. 
Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today at the Carnegie Funeral Home in Flemington. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Howe officiating. Burial will follow in the Flemington I.O.O.F. Cemetery. 

Violetta Young 
Evangelist Violetta Louise Britton Young, 63, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Fairmont, died Friday (Sept. 29, 2000) in Brooklyn. 
She was born Aug. 16, 1937, in Grant Town, the daughter of Evangelist V. Louise Britton of Fairmont and the late Mitchell Britton Sr. 
She was a graduate of Dunbar High School in Fairmont and a member of the Temple of Christ Church where she formerly served as secretary of the Sunday School. She was an employee of the New York school system where she worked as a school aide at P.S. 3 in Brooklyn. 
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, James Young; a son and daughter-in-law, Minister Marc and Silver Britton of Brooklyn; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Michelle and Richard Gould, Kenya J. Young, and Jameliah and Kent Davis, all of Brooklyn; three sisters, Alfreda, Dorothy and Ruth Britton, all of Brooklyn; four brothers, Howard Britton of San Diego, Calif., Mitchell Britton Jr. of Brooklyn, and Frank and Richard Britton, both of Fairmont; a granddaughter, Dylan Davis; two aunts, Clara Mitchell and Barbara Jean Lee, both of Fairmont; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today at the J.G. Lampkin Funeral Home. Due to many relatives and friends, funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at the Morningstar Baptist Church, 100 McKinney St., Fairmont, with Evangelist Phylis Agnew, pastor of the Temple of Christ Church officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

Raymond Collins 
Raymond R. Collins, 83, of Grafton, died Tuesday (Oct. 3, 2000) at Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown. 
He was born April 15, 1917, in Barbour County, the son of the late Moses Collins and Fannie Male Collins. 
He was a coal miner and was employed as a machine operator, having worked for 40 years for various coal companies. He last worked for the Pittston Coal Co. and was a member of the United Mine Workers Association, District 31, for 50 years. After retiring, he enjoyed many years of farming and working the land .He was Methodist by faith. 
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Mayle Collins, whom he married Dec. 24, 1937; two daughters, Phyllis Kuhel of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Sandra Bailey of Warrenton, Va.; two sons, Gerald R. Collins of Bluefield, and Michael R. Collins of Thornton; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Roy, Robert and Richard Collins. 
Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Avenue, Grafton. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Revs. Winfield Mayle and Mark Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Knottsville Cemetery. 

Wanda Fuller 
Wanda J. Nestor McCartney Fuller, 75, of Thornton (Knottsville Community), died Tuesday (Oct. 3, 2000) at Grafton City Hospital. 
She was born Dec. 13, 1924, in Belington, the daughter of the late Willie Talbott Nestor and Sarah Goldie Thorn Nestor. 
She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, the Taylor County Senior Citizens and the Extension Homemakers Farm Women's Club. 
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, George William "Bill" and Dorene McCartney of Thornton; a daughter, Carrie Frances McCartney Helms Swartz of Hanover, Pa., nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Alva B. Nestor of Richmond, Va., and John K. Nestor of Parkersburg. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Lila Miranda McCartney, and Wilma and Geneva Nestor, both in infancy; and a brother, Harold Nestor, in infancy. 
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home, U.S. Route 50 West, Grafton. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michael Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. 

Barney Johnson 
Arthur F. "Barney" Johnson, 74, of Largo, Fla., formerly of Fairmont, died Monday (Sept. 25, 2000) at the Largo Medical Center, following an extended illness. 
He was born Oct. 3, 1925, at Scottsdale, now known as Jordan, the son of the late John Denzil Johnson and Lela Malone Johnson-Phillips. 
He attended Morgantown High School. He retired as an electrician from Owens-Illinois Glass Company in 1980, with 36 years of service. He also worked at Consol Mine No. 93 at Jordan. During W. W. II, he worked in the shipyards at Norfolk, Va. He was a former member of Victory Baptist Church and Mount Harmony Community Church. 
He is survived by his second wife, Helen Fossum Johnson of Largo, Fla.; two sons and daughters-in-law, James H. and Shonnette Johnson, and John W. and Pamela Johnson of Fairmont; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy L. and Mike Pomroy of Largo, Fla.; two step-sons and a daughter-in-law, John A. "Jack" and Ethel Fossum of Olympia, Wash., and Jeffrey A. Fossum of Portland, Ore.; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Louise and Ralph Johns of Morgantown; a brother-in-law and spouse, Harrell "Bud" and Marie Hess of Fairmont; four uncles and spouses, Virgil "Hank" and Helen Johnson of Mt. Harmony, Walter and Betty Malone of Halleck Road, Wesley Junior and Bertha Mae Malone, and Bernard E. and Edna Mae Malone, all of Opekiska Road; an aunt and spouse, Lula Mae and James Shaffer of Opekiska Road; three grandsons, Steven M. Johnson and wife Angela, Robert W. Barth, and John Tyler Johnson; a granddaughter, Misty L. McDonald and husband Chad; seven step-grandchildren; two great-grandsons, Michael B. Coia and Corey J. Johnson; 13 step-great-grandchildren; and a niece, Melanie D. Cupp and husband Matt of Elkins. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Jane Wilson Johnson; step-father, Charles S. Phillips; and a step-son, James R. Fossum. 
At the request of the deceased, the body was cremated. 
A memorial service will be held Saturday at noon, with fellowship from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Victory Baptist Church, 1879 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. 
At the request of the family, memorial donations may be made to the Victory Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1799, Fairmont, WV 26555-1799. 

Ralph Napolillo Jr. 
Ralph Napolillo Jr., 73 of Rock Hill, S.C., formerly of Rivesville, died Tuesday (Oct. 3, 2000) at the Piedmont Medical Center. 
He is the son of the late Ralph Napolillo Sr. and Maria Musglusso Napolillo. 
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Saint Anne's Catholic Church and a retired commercial fisherman. He loved to fish and watch football. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lu Pitnum Napolillo; two daughters, Maria Soto of Long Beach, Calif., and Ralphie Wetmore of Grimesland, N.C.; two sisters, Antionette Konya of Miami, Fla., and Mildred Gabriel of Portland, Ore.; two granddaughters, Toni-Lynne and Anne Romero; and a great-granddaughter, Alina Marie Garcia. 
Friends may call from 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today at the Greene Funeral Home, Northwest Chapel, Rock Hill, with a rosary service at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Saint Anne's Catholic Church with Father Joe Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Hill Memorial Gardens. 

Geraldine Powell 
Geraldine Powell, 72, of Route 1 (Brink Community) died Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2000) at Fairmont General Hospital. 
She was born Nov. 17, 1927, at Mobley, the daughter of Violet Glover Glasscock of Irondale, Ohio, and the late Raymond Glasscock. 
She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, crafts and quilting. She was a member of the Joe's Run Church of Christ. 
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 53 years, Clifford L. Powell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Ray Wyckoff of Pine Grove, and Beverly and Mick Hickman of Morgantown; a son and a daughter-in-law, Keith and Rita Powell of Mannington; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Wilma and Roy Burgess of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and Donna and James Morris of Irondale, Ohio; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Calvin and Margaret Glasscock of Mentor, Ohio, Charles Bud Glasscock of Smithfield, Raymond Junior and Nina Glasscock of Mass City, Mich., and Neil and Donna Glasscock of Charlotte, Mich.; seven grandchildren, Radine Hubbard and husband Donnie, Greg Wyckoff and wife Genee, Chad Wyckoff, Jessica and Lindsay Powell, and Andrea and Dathan Hickman; and five great-grandchildren. 
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Masters Funeral Home in Mannington. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Evangelist Brent Gallagher officiating. Burial will follow in Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Ruth Southern 
C. Ruth Southern, 71, of Lumberport, died Monday (Oct. 2, 2000) in the United Hospital Center, following an extended illness. 
She was born Sept. 14, 1929, in Monongah, the daughter of the late Porter and Eleanor Bice Sines. 
She was a member of the Lumberport Baptist Church and was an avid Nascar fan. 
She is survived by her husband, Walter Jack Southern; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Porter and Mary Southern of Lumberport, David and Sue Southern of San Maria, Calif., and Jerry Southern of Mannington; a daughter and son-in-law, Margie and Jim Huey of Bristol, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, Kelly Nuzum, Adam, Chad, Jeff, and Keith Southern, Phil Amos, and Jennifer Bradley; and five great-grandchildren. 
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery with Pastor Chad Hutson officiating. 
The Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Teresa Terrico 
Teresa Terrico, 81, of Fairmont, died Wednesday, (Oct. 4, 2000) at Fairmont General Hospital. 
She was born Nov. 24, 1918, in San Giovanni in Fiore, Prov. Cosenza, Italy, the daughter of the late Salvatore and Maria Bitonti Pulice. 
She was a housewife and a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. 
She is survived by her husband, Michael Terrico; and two sisters, Mrs. Jack (Mary Jane) Constable, and Mrs. Katherine Reitkovich, all of Fairmont. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, John; and a sister, Mrs. Rose Urso. 
Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. Friday at the Ross Funeral Home, 801 Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church with the Rev. Leonard Smith as celebrant. Entombment will follow in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery Mausoleum in Shinnston. A vigil service will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Violetta Young 
Evangelist Violetta Louise Britton Young, 63, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Fairmont, died Friday (Sept. 29, 2000) in Brooklyn. 
She was born Aug. 16, 1937, in Grant Town, the daughter of Evangelist V. Louise Britton of Fairmont and the late Mitchell Britton Sr. 
She was a graduate of Dunbar High School in Fairmont and a member of the Temple of Christ Church where she formerly served as secretary of the Sunday School. She was an employee of the New York school system where she worked as a school aide at P.S. 3 in Brooklyn. 
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, James Young; a son and daughter-in-law, Minister Marc and Silver Burton of Brooklyn; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Michelle and Richard Gould, Kenya J. Young, and Jameliah and Kent Davis, all of Brooklyn; three sisters, Alfreda, Dorothy and Ruth Britton, all of Brooklyn; four brothers, Howard Britton of San Diego, Calif., Mitchell Britton Jr. of Brooklyn, and Frank and Richard Britton, both of Fairmont; a granddaughter, Dylan Davis; two aunts, Clara Mitchell and Barbara Jean Lee, both of Fairmont; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the J.G. Lampkin Funeral Home. Due to many relatives and friends, funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at the Morningstar Baptist Church, 100 McKinney St., Fairmont, with Evangelist Phylis Agnew, pastor of the Temple of Christ Church officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. 

Inga Yoho 
Inga Gatura Yoho, 81, of Metz, died Monday (Oct. 2, 2000) at Fairmont General Hospital. 
She was born March 31, 1919, in Hundred, the daughter of the late Allen M. and Grace B. Kiger Rush. 
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mannington. She loved to square dance and sew. She was a graduate of Hundred High School and had been employed as an operator for the C&P Telephone Company as chief operator in the Mannington area until her retirement. 
She is survived by her husband of more than 40 years, Robert Yoho; a daughter and son-in-law, Lora and Jack Rinehart of Mannington; two step-sons and a step-daughter-in-law, Jack and Sharon Yoho, and Bobby Yoho, all of Mannington; two brothers, Allan Lyle Rush of Hundred, and Oran Neale Rush of Carnegie, Pa.; two sisters, Ezela Himmelrick of Hundred, and Beth Pyles of Columbia, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Kay Glover; and a brother, Rex Rush. 
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. today at the Dent Funeral Home in Mannington. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Moutz officiating. Burial will follow in the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Morgantown. 

Linda Apanowicz 
Linda S. Wallace Apanowicz, 51, of Colfax Community died Monday (Oct. 2, 2000) at her home. She was born in Waynesburg, Pa., the daughter of John Wallace of Bobtown, Pa., and the late Paula Bruce Wallace. She graduated from Mapletown High School and received a medical secretarial degree from Potomac State College. She was a Roman Catholic by faith and a member of the Newman Center Catholic Chapel. She and her family were owners and operators of the Three Ways Inn Restaurant near Fairmont. Prior to that, she had worked as an admissions representative at Webster College in Fairmont. She had also been employed at North American Philips and Westinghouse plants. In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband of nearly 32 years, Stanley M. Apanowicz, whom she married Nov. 18, 1968; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Stanley M. and Shauna Apanowicz, and Gregory J. Apanowicz, all of Fairmont; a brother, Charles Wallace of Bobtown, Pa.; two sisters, Nancy Lint of Fairmont and Carol DeBerry of Morgantown; and six nieces and nephews, Bethany Spiroff, Nicole DeBerry, Kara Wallace, John Michael Wallace, Kris DeBerry and Adam DeBerry. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a brother, John B. Wallace. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, and 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jude Molnar officiating. In keeping with the wishes of the deceased, her body will be cremated. 

Forrest Enoch Jr. 
Forrest Enoch Jr., 78 of Warren, Ohio, died Sunday (Oct. 1, 2000) at his residence. He was born Nov. 3, 1921, in Fairmont, the son of the late Forrest Enoch Sr. and Viola Davis Enoch. He had been a resident of Warren for 48 years. He enjoyed his family, fishing, playing cards and gardening. He was a steelworker employed at Republic Steel and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patty Vucson Enoch; a son, Mark Enoch of Niles, Ohio; three daughters, Gloria Phares of Leavittsburg, Ohio, and Tina Roberts and Denise Echroate, both of Warren, Ohio; a sister, Wilma Kincaid of Fairmont; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and a brother. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at McFarland & Son Funeral Home, 271 North Park Ave., Warren, Ohio. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Randell Riley of Southington Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Meadow Brook Memorial Park. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at McFHH@aol.com. 

John Smith II 
John "Jack" E. Smith II, 61, of Mount Morris, Pa., died Friday (Sept. 29, 2000) at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born May 3, 1939, at Moffit, Pa., the son of Mary Ann Aliucci Smith of Dilliner, Pa., and the late John E. Smith. He was a member of F&AM Masonic Lodge No. 153 of Waynesburg, Mount Morris Lions Club, PATSA, Cruise and Classic Auto Clubs, NSRA and Moose Lodge No. 461, and was a longtime NASCAR fan. He owned and operated Jack's Auto Wrecking for 39 years. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his companion of 20 years, Shirley Dalton; two daughters, Chick Smith of Mount Morris and Janet Williamson of Morgantown; two sons, John E. Smith III of Mount Morris and Rick Smith of Morgantown; four grandchildren, Chad and Samantha Smith, and Travis and Andrew Williamson; and a brother, Gary J. Smith of Mount Morris. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. today at the Mount Morris Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God Church. Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the church with the Rev. Fred Tomlinson officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township, with graveside military rites conducted by James T. Maxon Post 992, Mount Morris. Memorial donations may be made to the Mount Morris Fire Department, Mount Morris, Pa. 15349. Arrangements are being handled by the Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home in Mount Morris, Pa.


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