This obituary was found in the collection of the Colson Library, Morgantown, WV and submitted by Bridgette Osz.
Thursday March 23, 1961 Barbour Democrat page 12
Mrs. Venna Burner Dyer, 72y, of Pike Street, Philippi, died in Broddus Hospital at 7:25 p.m. on Monday, March 20.
She was born on September 15, 1888 in BArbour County, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Fletcher Burner. On April 2, 1908, she married Allen Miller Dyer, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons; Arthur D. Dyer of Dearborne, Mich., and Dr. Allen Dyer of Pine Grove; two daughters, Miss Mary Louise Dyer of New Orleans, LA, and Mrs. Philena Grace Millhouse of Charleston; one sister Mrs. James Crites of Philippi; two brothers Blatchford Burner of Fairmont and Archie Burner of Philippi and three grandchildren.
Mrs. Dyer was a member of the Philippi EUB Church and the Ladies Aid Organization of that church; Clionian Literary Club of Philippi; and a past worthy matron of Philippi chapter No. 41 Order of Eastern Star.
Funeral services were held at the local funeral home at 2:00pm Wednesday, with Rev. Keith Day officiating. Burial was made in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.