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Elnora Baker
Elnora Crystal Blackburn McCullough Ney Baker, 90, of Fairmont died Monday (July 30, 2001) at the Alliance Personal Care Home in Grafton following a long illness.
She was born Feb. 25, 1911, in Millwood, the daughter of the late Oak Earl and Buena Watson Blackburn.
She was an elementary school teacher, retiring in 1973 after 37 years of service, primarily in the Marion County school system, including the Meadowdale, Catawba and Quiet Dell. She was teaching at Butcher School when she retired. After retirement, she worked as a substitute teacher.
She graduated from East Fairmont High School and Fairmont Normal School/Fairmont State College, and earned a master's degree from West Virginia University.
She was an active member of the Baptist Temple, where she was a member of the Shaffer Circle and served on the deacon and deaconess board for many years. She was also a Sunday school teacher at the Baptist Temple.
She belonged to many civic and professional organizations, including West Virginia Education Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ladies Auxiliary, Women's Christian Temperance Union and Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter No. 34 of Fairmont.
She enjoyed teaching and continued to stay involved in the lives of many of her former students. She also remained interested in the improvement of the educational system in Marion County.
She is survived by her husband of 11 years, John F. Baker, whom she married June 29, 1990; a foster sister, Edna Six Carter of Fairmont; a sister-in-law and dear friend, Helen Blackburn of Grafton; a cousin, Clarabelle Dunning of Ravenswood; close friend, Aldene Satterfield of Fairmont; stepgrandchildren, Joyce and Frederick Bosley, Pamela and Richard Morris, John and Sharon Spencer, Carol and Ron Howard, Steve and Lisa Pazdric, Becky Summers, Dave and Shelly Summers, and Stephena and Michael Summers; 13 stepgreat-grandchildren and seven stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard McCullough Sr. in 1972; her second husband, John Ney in 1988; a brother, Earl Blackburn; a stepson, Howard McCullough Jr.; two stepdaughters, Maxine Ralston and Rosemary Ney Thomas; a stepgranddaughter, Elizabeth Pazdric, and a cousin and special friend, Fred Satterfield.
Friends may call from 9-10 a.m. today at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. The body will lie in state from 10:30-11 a.m. today at the Baptist Temple, 430 Morgantown Avenue, Fairmont. Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the church with the Rev. Holley Faulkner Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodsdale Memorial Park in Grafton. 

Mildred Carlot
Mildred Gene Carlot, 83, of Monongah, died Sunday (July 29, 2001) at Wishing Well Manor in Fairmont.
She was born Nov. 16, 1917, in Chiefton, the daughter of the late John B. and Josephine Deiling Loss.
She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Monongah and attended SS Peter and Paul Catholic School in Monongah, as did her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was a former waitress at the Palace Restaurant in the early forties. In 1945, she and her late husband owned and operated Carlot's Grill in Monongah and after his death in 1959, she opened a second business, Gene's Supper Club in Monongah. She was also a partner in Carlot's Dairy Mart in Monongah until her retirement in 1982.
She was also active in the Democratic Women's Club and was a member of the Fairmont Elks Club.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Albert Pellillo of Monongah; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Caroline Carlot of Fairmont; a brother and sister-in-law, Arnold J. and Suzanne Loss of Mill Fall; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Lucille and Richard Blocker of Monongah, and Rosemary Hartman of Statesboro, Ga.; one sister-in-law, Kathryn Loss of Monongah; grandchildren and spouses, Julie and Anthony Beafore, John E. Pellillo, Jay and Vickie Pellillo, James and Kimberly Pellillo, Cheri and Jerry Satterfield, Kirstie and Cannon Wadsworth, Greg and Linda DeWitt, Melissa and Loy Ehlers, and Tammy and Steve Miller; great-grandchildren, Jason and Lucretia Beafore, Amanda Beafore, Sonni, Matthew, Adam and Alexandra Pellillo, Rebecca and Emily DeWitt, Josh and Andy Miller, Lindsey, Brittany and Trey Satterfield, Gosch, Sigrid and Elsa Ehlers, and Alec and Abby Wadsworth; a great-great-grandson, Sydney Anthony Beafore; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Carlot, whom she married in December 1933; and two brothers, Thomas Bernard and Donald D. Loss.
Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. Thursday at the Ross Funeral Home, 801 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Monongah with Father Gary P. Naegele as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Fairmont. 

Marvin Cooper
Marvin C. Cooper, 72, of Amherst, Ohio, died Monday (July 30, 2001) at the Cleveland Clinic, following a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Fairmont (Watson Community).
He lived in Amherst since 1952. He was employed by General Motors in Elyria, Ohio from 1952-1958. From 1958-1991, he worked at Ford Motor Company in Lorain, retiring in 1991 as a pipefitter after 33 years of service.
He had a captain's license in boating and enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, mechanics, and as a handyman helping neighbors and friends with various projects.
He served two years in the U. S. Army Coast Artillery Corps in the Panama Canal Zone shortly after World War II.
He was a member of the U.A.W. Local 425 of Lorain.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sylvia M. Miller Cooper of Amherst, Ohio; two sons, Randal Cooper of Lorain, Ohio and Ronald Cooper of Amherst, Ohio; a brother, Gary D. Cooper Sr. of Wakeman, Ohio; two sisters, Lora B. Jones of Monongah, Roberta Parrack of Grafton, and Fairy Milbaugh of Lancaster, Ohio; four half-brothers, Harold Cooper of Millwood, Ky., Golden Cooper of Wichita, Kan., Richard Cooper of Bland, and Robert Cooper of Fairmont; and four half-sisters, Susan Moffatt of San Diego, Calif., Sandra McCrosky of Sunrise, Fla., Bonnie Garrett of Shinnston, and Annette Ramsey of Fairmont.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Richard Cooper; and two infant sisters, Delores and Rebecca.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today and 10-11 a.m. Thursday at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, Ohio. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Evangelist Harold Cooper of Millwood, Ky. officiating. Military honors will be conducted by Paul Proy Chapter, D.A.V. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lucy Idol Center for the Handicapped, 435 Nicholson Ave., P.O. Box 162, Vermilion, Ohio 44089. 

Doyle Frame
Doyle William Frame, 82, of Fairmont, died Monday (July 30, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
He was born June 11, 1919 in Rosedale, the son of the late Hubert M. and Lula Pearl Mohr Frame.
He was a member of the Pleasant Valley Church of Christ in the Pleasant Valley Community.
He served in World War II in the 8th Air Force with three years of service in the European Theater.
He worked for L.A. Hess Transfer and Food Haul of Fairmont. He retired from Owens- Illinois of Fairmont as a tractor-trailer truck driver with 34 years of service.
He was a member of the American Legion of Fairmont.
He is survived by his wife, Delphia Andrews Frame of Fairmont; a son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Vickie Kisner Frame of Fairmont; a step-daughter and husband, Linda and James Saylor of Fairfax, Va.; two step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two step-grandchildren, Bruce Johnson and Kimberly McGinnis; a brother, Emerson Monroe Frame; and a sister, Lorena Bonnett.
Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today and noon-2 p.m. Thursday at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Evangelist Earl P. Stevens officiating. The Marion County Military Veterans will conduct flag-folding services at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Morgantown. 

Vera Ward
Vera Maxine Delaney Ward, 74, of Fairmont, died Sunday (July 29, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
She was born May 4, 1927, in Hundred, the daughter of the late Forrest C. and Stella G. Antel Delaney.
She was a homemaker of Harmony Baptist Church in Burton, recently attending Oakview United Methodist Church.
She was retired from Lanham Ford Motor Co., Lanham, Md., as an accountant after 22 years of service.
She is survived by her husband, Roger "Rex" Ward of Fairmont; four sisters, Jeanette Freeland of Fairmont, Kathleen Gaines of Baltimore, Md., Mary J. Anderson of Waynesburg, Pa., and Patricia Ann Watts of Waldorf, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Clifford W. and Albert Delaney; and one sister, Lucille Jean Moore.
It was the request of the deceased to be cremated. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Fairmont.
Arrangements are being handled by the Ford Funeral Home, R. C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Rd., Fairmont. 

Elnora Baker
Elnora Crystal Blackburn McCullough Ney Baker, 90, of Fairmont died Monday (July 30, 2001) at the Alliance Personal Care Home in Grafton following a long illness.
She was born Feb. 25, 1911, in Millwood, the daughter of the late Oak Earl and Buena Watson Blackburn.
She was an elementary school teacher, retiring in 1973 after 37 years of service, primarily in the Marion County school system, including the Meadowdale, Catawba and Quiet Dell. She was teaching at Butcher School when she retired. After retirement, she worked as a substitute teacher.
She graduated from East Fairmont High School and Fairmont Normal School/Fairmont State College, and earned a master's degree from West Virginia University.
She was an active member of the Baptist Temple, where she was a member of the Shaffer Circle and served on the deacon and deaconess board for many years. She was a Sunday school teacher and was responsible for establishing the primary Sunday school department at the Baptist Temple.
She belonged to many civic and professional organizations, including West Virginia Education Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ladies Auxiliary, Women's Christian Temperance Union and Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter No. 34 of Fairmont.
She enjoyed teaching and continued to stay involved in the lives of many of her former students. She also remained interested in the improvement of the educational system in Marion County.
She is survived by her husband of 11 years, John F. Baker, whom she married June 29, 1990; a foster sister, Edna Six Carter of Fairmont; a sister-in-law and dear friend, Helen Blackburn of Grafton; a cousin, Clarabelle Dunning of Ravenswood; close friend, Aldene Satterfield of Fairmont; stepgrandchildren, Joyce and Frederick Bosley, Pamela and Richard Morris, John and Sharon Spencer, Carol and Ron Howard, Steve and Lisa Pazdric, Becky Summers, Dave and Shelly Summers, and Stephena and Michael Summers; 13 stepgreat-grandchildren and seven stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard McCullough Sr. in 1972; her second husband, John Ney in 1988; a brother, Earl Blackburn; a stepson, Howard McCullough Jr.; two stepdaughters, Maxine Ralston and Rosemary Ney Thomas; a stepgranddaughter, Elizabeth Pazdric, and a cousin and special friend, Fred Satterfield.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today and 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Holley Faulkner Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodsdale Memorial Park in Grafton. 

Brian Hamrick
Brian Hamrick, 42, of Monongah died Saturday (July 28, 2001) suddenly after a brief illness.
He was born April 1, 1959, in Fairmont, the son of the late Guy H. and Lois Jean Hamrick.
He was a graduate of Fairmont State College, a member of the Monongah Baptist Church and was employed by the Marion County Board of Education. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Denise "Dee" Hamrick; one son, Curtis Lee Hamrick; two stepsons, Paul Wallace and his fiancée, Marie Buyers, of New Jersey, and Daniel Leonard of Georgia; a stepgrandchild, P.J. Wallace of New Jersey; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Mark and Margaret Hamrick, and Bruce and Brenda Hamrick of Monongah; one sister and brother-in-law, Debra and Paul Harbert of Monongah; a sister-in-law and her husband, Mary and Larry Years of New Jersey; two brothers-in-law and their spouses, Frank and Jane Romberger of New Jersey, and Bruce and Antionette Romberger of Texas; two aunts and uncles, four nephews and one niece.
He was preceded in death by one niece, Mandy Hamrick.
Friends may call at the Domico Funeral Home in Fairmont from 5-9 p.m. today and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Monongah Baptist Church. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Monongah Baptist Church with Pastor David Huckins officiating. Burial will follow at the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery. 

Nicholas Johnston
Nicholas Johnston, 95, of Sycamore, Pa., died Sunday (July 29, 2001) at the Rolling Meadows Nursing Home near Waynesburg, Pa.
He was born Sept. 30, 1906, on Big Run, the son of the late Mary Saddie Cole Johnston.
He was a member of the Sand Hill Church of Christ of Sand Hill, Pa., and was a lifelong farmer.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Wayne Geho of Hundred, Ethel Eileen and Earl Hiles of Twinsburg, Ohio, and Glenda Sue and Kenneth Mantle of Oil City, Pa.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Viola Johnston of Sycamore, Pa.; Donald Jackson and Mary Johnston of Garrettsville, Ohio, and Charles E. and Kendra Johnston of St. Marys; a daughter-in-law, Patty Macho of Uniontown, Pa.; 28 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lulu Utt Johnston on July 29, 1976; a son, Marcus Paul Johnston; a daughter, Mary Ann Roberts, three brothers and four sisters.
Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today at the Hunt Funeral Home in Hundred. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Evangelist John Wright officiating. Burial will follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery near Ned, Pa. 

Bernard Ward
Bernard Park Ward, 72, of Mannington died Sunday (July 29, 2001) at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born Sept. 9, 1928, in Cranbury, N.J., the son of the late Bernard Frederick and Anna Park Ward.
He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Mannington, where he served as the sound operator, usher and lay speaker. He graduated from Technical School in Highstown, N.J.
He retired from Mack Truck in Hagerstown, Md., where he was supervisor of Department 380. He was a member of the Mannington Lions Club and a past member of the Halfway Fire Company in Hagerstown, Md.
He was a self-employed painter prior to his illness.
He is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Joan Ward; two sons and daughters-in-law, the Rev. Bernard V. and Marta Ward of Eudora, Kan., and Michael A. and Denise Ward of Hagerstown, Md.; four grandchildren, Paul Christian, Jon Michael, Aaron and Kathryn Ward; three stepgrandchildren, Matthew, Adam and Ashley Moxley; one stepgreat-grandchild, Olivia Moxley; one brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Jane Ward of Kunkletown, Pa., and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Edwin, Charles and Gilbert Ward, and two sisters, Mary Finnegan and Edith Shankland.
There will be no funeral home visitation. The body will lie in state from noon-2 p.m. today at the Church of the Nazarene, U.S. Route 250 South of Mannington. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the church with Pastor Herman George and the Rev. Jerry Bush officiating. Burial will follow in the Mannington Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Church of the Nazarene in Mannington, and to the Heartlife Ministries, founded by his son, 313 12th St., Huntingdon, PA 16652.
Dent Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. 

Robert Villinger
Word has been received of the death of Robert L. Villinger, 60, of Newark, Ohio, formerly of Fairmont, on June 27, 2001, at his home.
He was born Sept. 16, 1940, in Daybrook, the son of the late Gerald Robert and Icie May Toothman Villinger.
He was retired from Owens Corning Fiberglass in 1999. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and attended Bible Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Veva J. Fabiny Villinger; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark J. and Esther Villinger, and Gregory B. and Angela Villinger; four grandchildren, Joanna, Michala, Nathaniel and Brian Villinger; two sisters, Jean Yates of Fairmont and Patricia Scritchfield of Grant Town, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dale and Louis Villinger, and two sisters, Betty Merrill and June Frye.
Services were held June 30 at the Newark Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta and Johnston Funeral Service in Ohio with Pastor Paul Reimer officiating. Burial followed in the Wilson Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Road, Newark, Ohio 43055-1348. 

Vera Ward
Vera Maxine Ward, 74, of Fairmont died Sunday (July 29, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
She was born May 4, 1927, in Hundred, a daughter of the late Forrest and Stella Delaney.
Survivors include her husband, Roger "Rex" Ward of Fairmont.
Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are being handled by Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 County Club Road. 

Brian Hamrick
Brian Hamrick, 42, of Monongah died Saturday (July 28, 2001) suddenly after a brief illness.
He was born April 1, 1959, in Fairmont, the son of the late Guy H. and Lois Jean Hamrick.
He was a graduate of Fairmont State College, a member of the Monongah Baptist Church and was employed by the Marion County Board of Education. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Denise "Dee" Hamrick; one son, Curtis Lee Hamrick; two stepsons, Paul Wallace and his fiance, Marie Buyers, of New Jersey, and Daniel Leonard of Georgia; a stepgrandchildren, P.J. Wallace of New Jersey; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Mark and Margaret Hamrick, and Bruce and Brenda Hamrick of Monongah; one sister and brother-in-law, Debra and Paul Harbert of Monongah; a sister-in-law and her husband, Mary and Larry Years of New Jersey; two brothers-in-law and their spouses, Frank and Jane Romberger of New Jersey, and Bruce and Antionette Romberger of Texas; two aunts and uncles, four nephews and one niece.
He was preceded in death by one niece, Mandy Hamrick.
Friends may call at t the Domico Funeral Home in Fairmont from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Monongah Baptist Church. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Monongah Baptist Church with Pastor David Huckins officiating. Burial will follow at the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery. 

William Hogan
William Patrick Hogan, 80, of Fairmont died Friday (July 27, 2001) in Fairmont.
He was born Dec. 31, 1920, in Grant Town, the son of the late John and Lena Rebecca Fast Hogan.
He was Protestant by faith. As a captain in the U.S. Army during World War II, he served as an aide to Gen. Douglas MacArthur. His tour of duty included service in Australia, the Philippines and Japan. He later retired with more than 30 years of service as a sales representative with Swank Inc.
He was a graduate of East Fairmont High School and attended Fairmont State College. He enjoyed reading, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by a sister, Isabell Hogan Bredon, with whom he made his home; a sister-in-law, Bettie Hogan; five nieces and their spouses, Susan and Louis Palma, Patricia and Ronald Alberico, Merrilyna and Robert Starn, Celia and David Donlin, and Melinda Ford; one nephew and his wife, Michael and Diane Hogan; nine great-nieces, four great-nephews, one great-great niece, one great-great nephew and several cousins.
In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by one brother, Charlie Hogan; one sister, Winifred Hogan Ashcraft McCullouch; one niece, Brenda Ashcraft, and one cousin, Linda Layman.
Friends may call at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, today from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Services will be held today at the funeral home at 4 p.m. today with John Conaway officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont.
The Marion County Veterans Council will observe full military services at the graveside. 

Vera Ward
Vera Maxine Ward, 74, of Fairmont died Sunday (July 29, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
She was born May 4, 1927, in Hundred, a daughter of the late Forrest and Stella Delaney.
Survivors include her husband, Roger "Rex" Ward of Fairmont.
Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are being handled by Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 County Club Road. 

Kenneth Wyckoff
Kenneth "Kenny" Adrian Wyckoff, 73, of Fairmont, Glady Creek Community, died Saturday (July 28, 2001) at his residence.
He was born Sept. 15, 1927, at Simpson, a son of the late Dennis and Mildred Snider Wyckoff.
He had attended Grafton High School and was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II. He attended Hebron Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening.
He retired in 1989 from the Corrugated Box Plant in Grafton after 42 years of service as a machine operator. He was a member of the United Paper Workers Local No. 753.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Myrtle Lough Wyckoff, whom he married April 12, 1980; three daughters, Linda Taylor and her husband Alex of Dandridge, Tenn.; Susan Loomis and Connie Loomis, both of Orlando, Fla.; two stepdaughters and their spouses, Kathy and Perry Greza of Fairmont, and Sarah and Steve Regar of Grafton; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Lillian Wyckoff of Niles, Mich.; one sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Bob Shenal of Mannington; nine grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Gerald Wyckoff.
Friends may call at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, from 1-9 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Shirley Brown and the Rev. Dan Brown officiating. Burial follow at Glady Creek Cemetery, Military services will be conducted at the funeral home by the Marion County Military Honor Guard. 

Joseph Gump
Joseph Riley Gump, 64, of Fairmont died Friday (July 27, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
He was born Sept. 2, 1936 at Logansport Community, Mannington, a son of Lucille Matheny Gump of Fairmont and the late Lawrence Gump.
He retired from Alcoa Aluminum Co. in Cleveland, Ohio, after 37 years. He attended Galilean Baptist Church in Fairmont. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Cleveland where he was a Sunday School teacher, deacon and music director. He enjoyed working in the yard, fishing and spending time with his family. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara Lee Copenhaver Gump of Fairmont; two daughters and one son-in-law, Beverly Ann Bogard of Fairmont and Brenda Sue and Dr. Michael Shuman of Churchville, Md.; three grandchildren, Heather and T.J. Bogard and Shelby Shuman; one brother and sister-in-law, William and Susan Gum of Canton, Ohio; and two nieces, Marisa and Michelle Gump.
Friends may call at Masters Funeral Home in Mannington today from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastor Douglas Packard and Dr. Michael Shuman officiating. Burial will follow at Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery. 

William Hogan
William Patrick Hogan, 80, of Fairmont, died Friday (July 27, 2001) in Fairmont.
He was born Dec. 31, 1920, in Grant Town, the son of the late Lena and Rebecca Fast Hogan of Fairmont.
He was Protestant by faith. As a captain in the U.S. Army during World War II, he served as an aide to Gen. Douglas MacArthur. His tour of duty included service in Australia, the Philippines and Japan. He later retired with over 30 years of service as a sales representative with Swank Inc.
He was a graduate of East Fairmont High School and attended Fairmont State College. He loved reading, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his sister, Isabell Hogan Bredon with whom he made his home; his sister-in-law, Betty Hogan; five nieces, Susan Palma and her husband Louis; Patricia Alberico and her husband Ronald; Merrilyn Starn and her husband Robert; Celia Donlin and her husband David; and Melinda Ford; one nephew, Michael Hogan and his wife Diane; nine great-nieces, Cynthia Bowman and her husband Robert; Wendy Donlin, Catina Copen and her husband Joe; Amber Flood and her husband Casey; Erica Thompson, Laura Alberico, Angie Palma, Autumn Starn and Abbey Alberico; four great-nephews, Kelly Donlin, Ryan Starn, Scott Starn and Bredon Alberico; one great-great niece, Cammie Bowman; one great-great nephew, Joey Copen; and several cousins, including Jo Ann Layman, Howard Layman and Cecil Layman.
In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by his brother Charlie Hogan and his sister Winifred Hogan Ashcraft McCullouch; one niece, Brenda Ashcraft and one cousin, Linda Layman.
Friends may call at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, from 7-9 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held Monday at the funeral home at 4 p.m. with John Conaway officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont.
The Marion County Veterans Council will observe full military services at the graveside. 

Martha McIntire
Martha Conaway McIntire, 83, a native of Fairmont, died Friday (July 27, 2001) in Bel Air, Md.
She was born Feb. 28, 1918, at Fairmont, the daughter of the late Camden G. and Beryl W. Conaway. She was married to the late John L. McIntire.
She graduated from Fairmont State College where she was active in Gamma Chi Chi Sorority and the Alumni Association. She did post-graduate work at West Virginia University and taught home economics at East Fairmont High School. She attended Central Christian Church where she was active with the Golden Circle Bible Class, Divinity Circle, and helped with various children's projects. Her other activities included the Junior League of Fairmont and the Green Hills Garden Club. She had lived in the Bel Air area for the past 10 years where she was active with Mountain Christian Church and Mountain Christian School.
She is survived by one brother, Camden G. Conaway, Jr. on Conway, S.C.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Dr. Homer C. and Judy Bell of Greensboro, N.C., David M. and Betsy Evans of Bel Air, and John T. and Cathy Wiley of Kingsville, Md.; and four grandchildren, Clark Bell, Brian Bell, Christina Evans and Caren Wiley.
Friends may call at the R.C. Jones Chapel of Ford Funeral Home, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont Monday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at noon at Central Christian Church in Fairmont with the Rev. Ned Reneau officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Mountain Christian Church in Joppa, Md.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to Central Christian Church of Fairmont, Mountain Christian School of Joppa, Md., or the American Cancer Society. 

Thomas Smith
Thomas Owen Smith, 89, of Fairmont died Saturday (July 28, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
He was born Sept. 29, in Monongah, the son of the late Frank and Pearl Smith.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Brooks Smith Aug. 5, 2000. He retired in 1975 from Consolidation Coal Co. in Monongah. He worked as a supply clerk. He was a member of the Faith Reformed Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by one daughter, Paula Akers of Barrackville; three grandchildren, Thomas Akers of Barrackville, Cindy Markley of Fairmont and Melissa Rundle of Bunner Ridge; five great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Friends may call at Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont, Monday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Pastor John Ledden officiating. Burial will follow at the Enterprise Cemetery in Enterprise. 

Mary Phares
Mary Dortha Phares, 86, of Fairmont died Sunday (March 24, 2001) at the Arbors at Fairmont Nursing Center.
She was born in Fairmont July 20, 1914, a daughter of the late Abe Homer and Bernice Potts Hustead.
She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Fairmont where she served as Sunday School teacher and superintendent of the junior department for many years. She was a lifelong participant in the following community organizations: United Fund campaigns, American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, American Legion Auxiliary (Post 17 president), chairperson of the Women's Club, Garden Department, officer of Eight and Forty Salon, Officer of the Penovalan Club, and member of the Marion County Historical Society. She has a keen interest in the Marion County Humane Society and served as a board member for many years. She had worked as a senior aide in the office of Region VI Planning and Development.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Danielle and Ronald D. Wood of Fairmont; one sister and brother-in-law, Waneta and William Valentine of Fairmont; four grandchildren, Michael Allen Wood and his wife Jennifer of North Carolina, Elizabeth Anne Wood of California, Suzanne Linhart and her husband John of North Carolina, Todd Allen Wood and his wife Rachel of Fairmont; three great-grandchildren, Kerby Wood, Logan Wood and Abigail Linhart; a nephew, James Valentine; a niece Nancy Cutright and her husband Verlin; and a great-niece, Jamie Valentine.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Homer "Bud" Hustead, who was killed in action during World War II.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the First United Presbyterian Church in Fairmont with the Rev. Gene Lassiter officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Marion County Humane Society, Box 31 A, Fairmont, WV 26554. 

Genevieve Wilson
Genevieve Williamson Wilson, 82, of Fairmont died late Friday (July 27, 2001) at her home, under the care of her family and MVA Hospice.
She was born Jan. 8, 1919, a daughter of the late Frank L. and Elsie England Williamson. She had worked as a telephone operator in Fairmont in the 1930s. She'd always lived in Bellview. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband Stephen J. Wilson of Bellview, to whom she was married 64 years; two daughters and a son-in-law, Carolee W. and Michael Gettings of Homosassa, Fla., and Pamela K. Mays of Morgantown; three grandchildren, Stephen Michael Gettings of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Eric Randall Gettings of Clinton Township, MI., and Walter W. Mays of Jasper, Ga.; seven great-grandchidren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Lee and Rex Williamson and one sister, Mary Gail Morrison.
Friends may call at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Monday with Pastor Chuck Jerman officiating. Burial will be at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens, Morgantown.
The family requests that all memorial donations be made to Highland Avenue United Methodist Church, 204 Highland Ave., Fairmont, WV 26554 or MVA Hospice, 1346 Locust Ave., Fairmont, WV 26554. 

James Facemire
James Watkins Facemire, 80, of Fairmont died Friday (June 29, 2001) at his home.
He was born in Monongah, son of the late James E. and Davinna Watkins Facemire.
He retired from City National Bank in 1986. He served as state director of Farmers Home Administration. Previously, he served as director of personnel for Consolidation Coal's Ohio Valley Division and Pocahontas Coal Company in Beckley.
He also spent several years as superintendent of the Industrial School for Boys in Pruntytown. He was well known in Grafton for a number of years as the owner and operator of Facemire Motor Co.
During World War II, he served as a pilot and flight instructor with the U.S. Naval Air Corps in Pensacola, Fla. He was very active in the Democratic Party. He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty Morgan Facemire; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Ed Wallhagen of Albuquerque, N.M. and Barbara and Terry Miller of Richmond, Va.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Marilyn Facemire of Waynesburg, Pa. and Jeff and Nancy Facemire of Fairmont; one sister and brother-in-law, Mary Anne and Edward McLellan of Deep Creek, Md.; one brother-in-law, Dr. Jack C. Morgan and his wife Caroline of Charlotte, N.C.; 10 grandchildren, Morgan, Sarah and Lisa Wallhagen, Rodney Curry, Stefanie Crooks, Glenn Miller, and Michael, Jim, Andrew and Daniel Facemire; and five great-grandchildren.
At the request of the deceased, the body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 29, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Fairmont with the Rev. Stephanie Bennett officiating. The grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the TLC Hospice, 170 Thompson Drive, Bridgeport, WV 26330, the Marion County Cancer Society, or the West Virginia Rescue Ministries, Washington Street, Fairmont, WV 26554.
Obituary courtesy of Ford Funeral Home. 

William Hogan
William Patrick Hogan, 80, of Fairmont, died Friday (July 27, 2001) at the home of his sister.
He was born Dec. 31, 1921, in Grant Town, the son of the late John and Lena Fast Hogan.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. 

Esther Mecca
Esther A. Mecca, 91, died Thursday (July 26, 2001).
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y.
She lived 40 years in Durham, N.C., in Mannington, and most recently in the Akron area. She attended the Presbyterian church.
She is survived by two daughters, Christyna E. Mecca of Morgantown, and Penny Williams of Palm Beach, Fla.; two granddaughters, Wendy M. and Kimberly Williams; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donato Mecca in 1989.
Services were held at the convenience of the family with the Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Road, Akron, Ohio handling the arrangements. 

Glendia Nestor Neel
Glendia Louise Nestor Neel, 73, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, formerly of Fairmont, died Wednesday (July 25, 2001) at her home.
She was born July 23, 1928, in Fairmont (Sanford Community), the daughter of the late John J. and Edith Jane Martin Hardesty.
She was a homemaker, mother and grandmother. She retired as an inspector at Eagle Plastics in Stow, Ohio. She also worked at Owens-Illinois Glass Plant in Fairmont until the plant closed.
She was a member of the Church of the Brethren in Kent, Ohio. She was a graduate of East Fairmont High School.
She is survived by two sons, Dennis R. Nestor of Ellet, Ohio, and Paul E. Nestor of Fairmont; three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda L. and Happy Woods of Ravenna, Ohio, Brenda L. and Don Ramey of Ellet, Ohio, and Kathy J. and Andy Andrews of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Henry and Mary Hardesty, Homer and Nancy Hardesty, Kenneth and Carol Hardesty, and Tom and Darlen Hardesty, all of Fairmont; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Jim Evans of Columbus, Ohio, Nellie and Robert Bowers, Martha and Evan Lanham, and Ola and Allen Yoston, all of Fairmont; 20 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Denver R. Nestor in 1976; two brothers, Edward Lee "Sonny" Hardesty, and John Hardesty Jr.; and one sister, Isabelle Hughes.
Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dorman Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover. 

Roy Radcliff
Roy R. Radcliff, 95, of Rivesville, died Thursday (July 26, 2001) at his residence.
He was born Feb. 8, 1906, in Fairmont, the son of the late James and Viola Cunningham Radcliff.
He was a member of the Church of Christ in Barrackville, having served as an elder of the church.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the South Pacific Theater, serving for two years.
He was a coal miner, retiring from Eastern Gas and Fuel, Grant Town Mine, with 44 years of service.
He was active in baseball, tennis, and swimming during his earlier years. He sang live on WMMN Radio, singing with various quartet groups in the Fairmont area.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Rose M. Radcliff of Rivesville, whom he married July 18, 1931; a son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Judy Radcliff of Rivesville; a brother, Joseph T. Radcliff of Crosslanes; a sister, Edith Kann of Fairmont; two grandchildren and a spouse, Ron Radcliff Jr., and Michelle and Ricky Douglass; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and noon-2 p.m. Sunday at the Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with Evangelist Steve Snider officiating. Burial will follow in the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Morgantown. 

Glen Clutter Sr.
Glen Lee Clutter Sr., 61, of Rivesville, died Thursday (July 26, 2001) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born April 9, 1940, in Sutton, the son of Violet D. Mace Clutter of Lowesville, and the late Earl Lawrence Clutter.
He was Methodist by faith. He was a coal miner, working for Consol, Blacksville No. 1, with 30 years of service.
He was a member of the U.M.W.A. Local in Fairmont. He was a former volunteer for the Rivesville Fire Department.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time at his camp at Teter Lake.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Dorothy Clutter of Rivesville; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Glen Lee Jr. and Debra Clutter of Baxter, Wayne Clutter of Hollywood, Calif., and Jack Clutter of Rivesville; a daughter and fiancé, Peggy Clutter of Rivesville and Don Brewer of Fairmont; a sister, Patricia Clutter of Evertsville; four grandchildren, Chassidy, John, Shawna, and Jacob Clutter; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one grandchild, Andrea Clutter.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Jasper Street, Rivesville. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Stanley Merrifield officiating. Burial will follow in the Arnettsville Cemetery in Arnettsville.
The family requests that all memorial donations be made to West Virginia University Hospital, Human Gift Registry, Medical Center Drive, Morgantown 26506. 

Frances Dawson
Frances I. Dawson, 83, of Lorain, Ohio, formerly of Hundred, died Wednesday (July 25, 2001) in Lorain, Ohio.
She was born April 7,1918, in Littleton, the daughter of the late Joseph William Farrell and Marie Leach Farrell.
She was a member of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary in Littleton, life member, and a homemaker.
She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Ann Taylor of Hundred; two sons, Frederick K. Farrell of Lorain, Ohio, and Basil L. Dawson of the Philippines; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Dawson on June 22, 1959; two brothers, William and Michael Farrell; and five sisters, Cecilia Marie Hayes, Mary "Mack" Snider, Helen Morris, and Josephine and Mary Farrell.
Friends may call from 3:30-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Hunt Funeral Home in Hundred. A funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Littleton with Father John Agapita officiating. Burial will follow in the Harmony Cemetery in Burton. 

Charles Hartzell Sr.
Charles Edward Hartzell Sr., 76, of Fairmont (Meredith Springs) died Thursday (July 26, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
He was born April 13, 1925, in Marion County, the son of the late John M. and Mabel Higinbotham Hartzell.
He served with the U.S. Navy from 1943-1945 during World War II. He retired with 28 years service from Westinghouse, where he worked as a machine attendant.
He graduated from Rivesville High School. He was a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church. His hobbies included carpentry and camping.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Betty Greathouse Hartzell; a son, Charles Edward Hartzell Jr. of McDonald, Ohio; a sister and brother-in-law, Anna Mae and Glenn Valentine of Baltimore, Md.; three grandchildren and spouses, Christopher and Sherri Hartzell, Lisa and Jeff McCauley, and Charles Edward Hartzell III; and two great-grandchildren, Jared and Kade McCauley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, David L. Hartzell; and a daughter-in-law, Bronwyn Hartzell.
Friends may call from 1-3 and 7-9 p.m. today and 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Charles Fancher officiating. Burial will follow in Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens. Full military honors will be conducted by the Marion County Military Honor Guard. 

Glendia Neel
Glendia Louise Nestor Neel, 73, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, formerly of Fairmont, died Wednesday (July 25, 2001) at her home.
She was born July 23, 1928, in Fairmont, the daughter of the late John J. and Edith Jane Martin Hardesty.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. 

Roy Radcliff
Roy E. Radcliff of Rivesville died Thursday (July 26, 2001) at his residence.
He is the son of the late James and Viola Radcliff.
He is survived by his wife, Rose M. Radcliff of Rivesville.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time at the Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont. 

Dorothy Cummings
Dorothy Pauline Bower Cummings, 87, died Tuesday (July 24, 2001) at Marion Health Care Hospital.
She was born May 2, 1914, at Montana Mines, the daughter of the late Rose Jones Curnutte and Ruben Curnutte.
She graduated from Fairview High School in 1932. She retired from G.C. Murphy Company in 1976 with 25 years service.
She was a lifelong Christian. She had been a Sunday School teacher, Bible study teacher, and helped in any way that was needed in the church. She last attended Mt. Sharon Free Methodist Church.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Don Hayhurst of Fairmont, with whom she made her home for 10 years prior to entering Marion Health Care Hospital; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Nellie Bower of Fairmont, and James and Bille Jo Bower of Huntington; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Drexel Curnutte of Greencastle, Pa., and Chester Curnutte of Morgantown.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Luther Bower in December 1958; her second husband, Thomas Cummings in December 1981; three brothers, Eugene, Junior, and Donald Curnutte.
There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Grandview Memorial Gardens with the Rev. O.D. Harman officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Marion Health Care Hospital, 401 Guffey Street, Fairmont 26554.
Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, is handling arrangements. 

Una Green
Una E. Green, 89, of Idamay, died Wednesday, (July 25, 2001) at the West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born Sept. 23, 1911, in Nicholas County, the daughter of the late Jack and Susan Nowlan.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Idamay and the ladies association in Idamay. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband of more than 71 years, William E. Green; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Louise and Jack Pitzer of LaPlata, Maryland, and Elizabeth "Libby" and Charles Cunningham of Shinnston; a son, Jennings Green of Fairmont; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Green; two brothers, Harry Nowlan and Clarence Beaver; and three sisters, Goldie Clevenge, Grace Westfall, and Rose Hensley.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Dent Funeral Home in Farmington. The body will lie in state at 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Idamay. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Donald Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont. 

James Butcher
James "Jimmy" Allen Butcher, 41, of Trenton, Mich., formerly of Fairmont, died Monday (July 23, 2001) at Oakwood Commons Hospice Center in Dearborn, Mich.
He was born Sept. 27, 1959, in Fairmont, the son of Bev Butcher Sr. of Fairmont and Sally Lacy Butcher of Trenton, Mich.
He worked the assembly line for Mazda-Ford in Flat Rock, Mich., for more than 12 years. He was a member of the United Auto Workers of America Local No. 3000.
He attended Romney School for the Deaf and was a graduate of Fairmont Senior High School. He received an associate degree in business administration from Madonna University in Michigan.
He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Fairmont. His hobbies were music and growing flowers.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Junior and Barb Butcher, and Gary and Lenda Butcher, all of Fairmont; a sister and brother-in-law, Sue Ann and Floyd Tharp of Southgate, Mich.; maternal grandfather, Jesse Lacy of Fairmont; nieces and nephews, Donnie and Chad Morris, Billie Jo and Steve Bowser, Shawn, Tina, and Tim Butcher, and Jason Tharp; and one great nephew, Carson Butcher.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Frank and Madge Butcher; maternal grandmother, Myrtle Lacy; and step-grandmother, Lenora Lacy.
Friends may call from noon-9 p.m. Thursday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Steve Bowser, nephew of the deceased, officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. 

William Colley
William Adam "Windy Bill" Colley, 105, of Fairmont died Saturday (July 21, 2001) at Monpointe Continuing Care in Morgantown.
He was born March 28, 1896, in Talladega, Ala., the son of the late Moses Samuel Colley.
He was a retired coal miner of the former Rachel Mine in Rachel, and was a member of the UMWA District 31. He was the oldest living member of Miles Chapel C.M.E. Church, where he was a former chairman of the steward board and a former trustee.
He was a member of Meridian Lodge No. 17 PM Allegheny Chapter No. 9 RAM, Gibraltor Commandery No. 8 K.T. Thotmus Temple No. 113 Shrine, King David Consistory No. 47 PCIC United Supreme Council 33rd Degree.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by three daughters, Georgia Thompson of Carson, Calif.; Gladys Harris of Cleveland, Ohio, and Doris Oliver of Fairmont; a sister and brother-in-law, Mildred and Charles Merriweather of Philadelphia, Pa.; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Hawkins Colley; a previous wife, Willie L. Colley, and a brother, Fred Colley.
Friends may call from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday at the Miles Chapel C.M.E. Church, 501 Monroe St., Fairmont. Services will be held at noon Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Leroy Faye officiating. Entombment will follow at The Temple of All Faiths Mausoleum, Marion County Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont.
The JG Lampkin Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. 

Noble Hanshaw
Noble L. Hanshaw, 82, of Fairmont (Quiet Dell Community) died Sunday (July 22, 2001) at Wishing Well Health Center following an extended illness.
He was born July 29, 1918, at Clay, the son of the late William and Glenna Hanshaw.
He retired in 1975 from Coal Resources in Morgantown. He was Baptist by faith.
He is survived by his wife, Beulah Adkins Hanshaw of Fairmont; three sons, Jerry Hanshaw of Fairmont, Larry Hanshaw of Morgantown and Gary Cummings of Ft. Myers, Fla.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Masters Funeral Home in Mannington. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Lambert Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Carl Owens
Carl Morris Owens, 86, of Grant Town died Saturday (July 21, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
He was born Feb. 4, 1915, the son of the late William and Stella Owens.
He was Protestant by faith. He was a retired coal miner from Federal No. 1 in Grant Town with 41 years of service.
He was a member of the U.M.W.A. of Fairmont and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Carl R. and Vivian Owens of North Carolina, and Rodney W. and Barbara Owens of Bridgeport; two daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Mike Arcure of Fairmont, and Virginia and Richard Stahl of Elkins; a sister, Evelyn Steele of Pennsylvania, 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two nieces.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Virginia Freeland Owens in 2000, and two grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Jasper St., Rivesville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Stanley Merrifield officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumental Cemetery in Monumental Community. The grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 12110, Charleston, WV 25302. 

Noble Hanshaw
Noble Hanshaw, 82, of Quiet Dell died Sunday (July 22, 2001) at Wising Well Health Center.
Masters Funeral Home in Mannington is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete at this time. 

Wilma McIsaac
Wilma Margaret McIsaac, 89, of Mannington died Friday (July 20, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
She was born Jan. 5, 1912,. at St. Leo (Monongalia County), a daughter of the late Albert and Mollie Catherine Klug McIsaac.
She was a graduate of Mannington High School and Bowling Green College. She was a retired teacher, having taught commercial courses in the Ohio school system at Bergholz and Bealsville, Ohio. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, and the Altar and Rosary Society until her health prevented her from attending. She had been a resident of St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home.
She is survived by seven nieces, Peggy Duchesneau of Redford, Mich.; Diana Pannette of Wallad Lake, Mich.; Becky Schrader of Westland, Mich.; Debbie Emerson of Belleville, Mich.; Mary Pariseau of Brighton, Mich.; Regina Ruiz of Florissant, Mo.; and Kathy Keefover of Fairmont; and two nephews, Richard McIsaac of Milford, Mich., and Paul McIsaac of Morgantown.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brother, Arthur, Edmund and Bernard McIsaac.
Friends may call at the Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Mannington. A graveside service held at 1:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Proctor (Marshall County). 

Carl Owens
Carl Morris Owens, 86, of Grant Town died Saturday (July 21, 2001) at Fairmont General Hospital.
He was born Feb. 4, 1915, son of the late William and Stella Owens.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Virginia Freeland Owens, who died in 2000.
Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are being handled by Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Jasper Street, Rivesville. 

Lonnie Simons
Lonnie Porter Simons of Warriors Fork, Mannington, died Sunday (July 22, 2001) at his residence.
He was born Nov. 8, 1924, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Hugh and Cloh Heater Simons.
He was a Protestant by faith and a member of the UMWA, Disabled American Veterans, Moose, Eagles and the American Legion, all of Buckhannon. He was retired from Consolidation Coal Co. Mine 63 near Buckhannon and was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II.
He is survived by four sons and two daughters-in-law, Lewis Simons of Warriors Fork, Cecil Simons of Fairmont, Lonnie Simons of Pine Bluff and Charles Simons of Fairmont; one sister, Dora Bunner of Buckhannon, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a long-time friend, Marie Edwards.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Daft Simons Monroe, and one sister, Emma Nutter.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no funeral home visitation. The body will be cremated. Interment will follow at the National Cemetery in Pruntytown at a later date.
The Dent Funeral Home in Mannington is in charge of arrangements. 

Loretta Stout
Loretta Ann "Sue" Stout, 49, of Fairview died Saturday (July 21, 2001) at Montiefore Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.
She was born Dec. 19, 1951, in Fairmont, a daughter of Agnes Murray Hartzel of Fairview and the late Roy Hartzel.
She was a member of the St. Paul Baptist Church and had formerly served as a deacon. She was a homemaker and was called "Nanny" and "Mimmy" by her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Pat Stout; one son and daughter-in-law, Roy Allen and Treena Stout of Fairview; one daughter, Gina Wilson of Fairview; one son-in-law, Chad Wilson of Fairmont; two grandchildren, Kelsey Stout and Mercedes Wilson; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Donna and Dewey Rogers of Fort St. Lucie, Fla., and Norma Jean and Bill Fleeman of Plum Run, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Tammy Sue Stout; one brother, Jim Hartzel, and one niece, Susan Rogers.
Friends may call at the Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Randy Vincent officiating. Burial will follow at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Enterprise. 

Blanche Waddell
Blanche "Katie" DeMoss Waddell, 104, a resident of the Arbors of Fairmont and formerly of Rivesville, died Saturday (July 21, 2001) at the nursing facility.
She was born June 11, 1897, in Thornton (Taylor County), a daughter of the late Paul and Melissa Lease DeMoss.
She was a Methodist by faith and had attended various schools in Taylor and Preston counties. She had worked many years with the Rivesville Election Board, having voted in all elections since the early 1920s.
She was a gardener and pianist, and enjoyed singing gospel hymns, cooking and sewing.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph Edward and Carolyn Waddell of Philippi, and Kenneth Ray and Elizabeth Jane Waddell of Fairmont; one daughter and son-in-law, Ruth E. Welty and her husband Joe DeMary of Rivesville; 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Waddell, who died in 1973; two sons, John Francis and Robert Carroll Waddell; two brothers, Earl and Roy DeMoss; three sisters, Maude McGinnis, Mary Ashby and Beulah Boyland, and one grandson, Gregory J. Welty.
Friends may call at the Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Jasper Street, Rivesville, today from 1-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. Services will be held in the funeral home Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Frank Spevock officiating. Burial will follow in Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Morgantown.


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