"F" Obituaries   
 


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

EDNA FALLS

9/11/1997

Edna Falls, 83, of Americare-Glenville, formerly of Grantsville, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997, at Stonewall Jackson Hospital, Weston.

She was born in Orma, a daughter of the late Ed and Frona Butler Wears. She was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith.

Surviving are her husband, Herman Falls of Americare-Glenville; one son, Larry Joseph, Jr., of Orrville, Ohio; one granddaughter, Tammy Lynn Joseph of Orrville; one grandson, Larry Joseph of Orrville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Donzel Wease officiating. Burial was in Bailey Cemetery near Minnora.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

PAULINE FARRAR

11/26/1998

Pauline Farrar, 80, of Glenville, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998, at Sunrise Health Care Center, Glenville, following a long illness.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Martin and Maude Boone Metz. She was a homemaker and a member of South Parkersburg United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Karen Mace of Chloe and Betty Farrar of Glenville; two sons, James Farrar of Oswego, Ill., and William Farrar of Parkersburg; four sisters, Irene Wayne of Spencer, Emma Siers of Creston, Ohio, Gertrude Perkins of Barberton, Ohio, and Inez Carr of Millstone; two brothers, Martin Metz, Jr., of Orma and Frank Metz of Chloe; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Farrar; three brothers, Thurl, Clell and Bruce Metz; and one sister, Anna Miller Longfellow.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Robert Nicholas officiating. Burial was in Minnora Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

WILLIAM FARRAR

5/6/1999

William E. Farrar, 54, of Parkersburg, died Wednesday, Apr. 28, 1999, at West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown.

He was born in Akron, Ohio, the son of the late R. Wade and Pauline Metz Farrar. He had attended Calhoun County High School, was a U.S. Army veteran, and was an employee of Hertz Rental Co., Parkersburg.

Surviving are one son, Scott Farrar of Mechanicsville, Md.; two sisters, Betty Farrar of Glenville and Karen Mace of Chloe; one brother, Jim Farrar of Oswego, Ill.; and three grandchildren.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Randall Flannagin officiating. Burial was in Minnora Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

PATSY JANE FELDMAN

9/10/98

Patsy Jane Bee Feldman, 60, of Margate, Fla., died Sunday, Aug. 30, 1998, at her son's home in Margate following a long illness.

She was born Grantsville, the daughter of the late Swazy and Cleo Altizer Bee. She graduated from Calhoun County High School and attended Glenville State College for two years. She was on the Board of The Florida Kidney Foundation at University of Florida.

Surviving are her husband, Don Feldman; one son, "Rocky" Gainer of Margate; two sisters, Irene Cerwin and Virginia Braverman, and one nephew, Tony Risk, all of South Florida. Services and burial were held in Florida.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Charleston Gazette" - April 24, 1998

ALVA J. FERGUSON, JR.

Alva James "Mousie" Ferguson Jr., 50, of McConnell, died April 22, 1998, at Logan General Hospital.

He was a truck driver for Expedited Transfer, Nitro. He was born in Melville.

Surviving: sons, Chad of McConnell, Shawn of Calhoun County; father, Alva Sr. of McConnell; sister, Sonia Clark of McConnell; one grandchild.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at James Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Orville Syner officiating. Burial will be in Guyan Gardens, Godby. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

IRENE FERGUSON

1/2/1997

Irene Ferguson, 62, of Orma, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 1996, at the residence of her caregivers, Victor and Madeline Butler.

She was born in Fayette County and had been a resident of Orma for 24 years.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Glendon McKee officiating. Burial was in Orma United Methodist Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

DURWARD FERRELL

2/27/1997

Durward 'Dode' Ferrell, 81, died Friday, Feb. 14, 1997, at Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ravenna, Ohio, after a long illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, the oldest son of Lewis T. 'Darl' Ferrell and Emily Burris Ferrell. He attended elementary school in Big Bend until his family moved to Parkersburg. He spent several years in the Civilian Conservation Corps and moved to Ravenna in 1941 to work at Ravenna Arsenal.

Survivors include several cousins in the Grantsville area.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

DEWEY FERRELL

12/17/1998

Dewey E. Ferrell, 69, of Big Bend, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at St. Joseph Hospital, Parkersburg, following a brief illness.

He was born in Creston, the son of the late Albert and Violet Wix Ferrell. He was a former employee of W.Va. Dept. of Highways and was a timberman. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are four daughters, Loretta A. Bell of Mt. Zion, Beretta L. Arthur of Grantsville, and Darlene S. Ferrell and Kathern M. Bunner, both of Munday; eight sons, Dewey Carl Ferrell of Creston, Calvin L. Ferrell of Hillsboro, Junior E. Ferrell and Larry G. Ferrell, both of Sanford, N.C., Gary P. Ferrell of Fayette, Joey H. Ferrell and Albert C. Ferrell, both of Munday, and Alvin E. Ferrell of Big Bend; three brothers, Gary D. Ferrell of Sanford, Hoy K. Ferrell of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and Paul W. Snider of Big Bend; two sisters, Geneva Mae Hayes of Parkersburg and Jannette Sue Kyer of N. Ridgeville, Ohio; step-mother, Zellie Ferrell of Big Bend; a friend, Margaret Conners of Big Bend; 28 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and 10 step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Mae Sidwell Ferrell.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. William D. Stutler officiating. Burial was in Wolverton Cemetery, Munday.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

HARRY DOYLE FERRELL

1/2/1997

Harry Doyle Ferrell, 68, of Millersburg, Ohio, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 1996, at Sunset View Nursing Center, Millersburg.

He was born in Grantsville, a son of the late Earl and Stella Norman Ferrell. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was employed by Buckhorn Oil and was in the oil industry all of his life.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Hanshaw Ferrell of Millersburg; three sons, Michael Ferrell of Denton, Tex., David Ferrell and Deward Ferrell, both of Hobbs, N.M.; two stepsons, William Rock of Las Vegas, Nev., and Jeffery Edens of Millersburg; two stepdaughters, Kathlyn Gatens of Cleveland and Patricia Sherwood of West Lake, Ohio; one sister, Irene Ambromovich of Akron; one brother, Gene Strader of Dayton, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 12 stepgrandchildren.

Services were held at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, with Rev. Cliff Hartley officiating. Graveside services were held at Bethlehem Cemetery, Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

7/4/1996

LAURA J. FERRELL

Laura J. Ferrell, 88, of Grantsville, died Thursday, June 27,1996, at her sister's home in Grantsville.

She was born in Clarksburg, a daughter of the late Emery andSarah Elizabeth Smith Ferrell. Surviving are two sisters, Lilly Lanham of Grantsville and Mabel McIntyre of Big Bend; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Lora Hedge; and three brothers, Elbert Ferrell, Bruce Ferrell and Lester Ferrell.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Belt Cemetery near Munday.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

LEWIS L. FERRELL

11/27/1997

Rev. Lewis L. Ferrell, 58, of Franklin, Ohio, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1997, at University Hospital, Cincinnati.

He was born in Spencer, a son of Lewis and Nina Ferrell. He was a 1958 graduate of Calhoun County High School and a 1968 graduate of Baptist Bible College, Springfield, Mo. He was ordained in 1969 and pastored five churches. He received his doctor of ministry at Andrew Baptist College and Seminary, Sacramento, in 1977. In 1990, he was founding pastor of Berachah Baptist Church, Middletown, Ohio. He served on the board of the Middletown Crisis Pregnancy Center and Board of Faith Children Home, Tampa, Fla. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Surviving are his wife, Laura Nell Ferrell; three sons, Rev. L. Lamar Ferrell of Middletown, Trent Ferrell of Tulsa, Okla., and Jonathan Ferrell of the home; one brother, James Riddle of Vienna; one twin sister, Lois Lowther of Middletown; and two grand-children.

Services were held at Berachah Baptist Church, with Rev. L. Lamar Ferrell and Rev. Rick Nuzum officiating. Burial was in Merrill's Chapel Cemetery, Slate.

Memorials may be made to Berachah Baptist Church.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

FERRELL, LOUISE

6/24/1999

Louise Ferrell, 90, of Akron, Ohio, died Wednesday, May 26, 1999.

She was the daughter of the late Jesse Stalnaker and B.G. Stump. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Akron, Order of Eastern Star for over 70 years, and D.A.R.

Surviving are three sons, Richard, Lewis and William; one sister, Eleanor Brannon; one brother, Bill Stump; eight grand-children; 13 great-grandchildren; and a friend, Mave Jordan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank H. Ferrell, and one daughter, Virginia.

Private services were held at Dunn-Quigley, Ciriello & Carr Fairview Chapel, Akron, with Rev. Lynn Snider of First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Burial Park.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


MARY KNIGHT FERRELL

Mrs. Mary Ferrell died at 5 A.M. Sunday morning, November 5, 1911, at the Stump Hotel in Glenville.

Her maiden name was Mary Knight. She was born December 2, 1819, in what was then Green County, PA., but now Monongalia County, W. Va. At the time of her death, she was 92 years and 3 days old. At the age of 20 she was married to Thornton Fleming Ferrell, who was four years older than herself. He died January 11, 1893.

They moved to Calhoun County about 56 years ago and resided there until the death of Mr. Ferrell. For about 8 years, Mrs. Ferrell had lived with her daughter, Mrs. C. P. Stump.

In her early years Mrs. Ferrell had been a member of the Methodist Church, but about 4 years ago she united with the Spruce Hollow Baptist Church in Calhoun County, then under the pastorate of Rev. John Bennett. She leaves six surviving children: Thomas K., Springfield, Mo., French (Miller), Roxbury, Ohio, L. E. (Lemnal ? Evans), Prosperity, Mo., Mrs. C. P. Stump, Glenville, W. Va., Mrs. Dorcas Walker, Topeka, Kansas, and W. S. (Winfield Scott), Richwood, W. Va.

At the time of her death, her grandchildren numbered 50 and her great grandchildren 41.

She was buried Monday by undertaker Mahone at Norman Ridge Cemetery in Calhoun County. Rev. D. M. Conley, of the Baptist Church, conducted religious services.

A good woman is gone. She rests from her labors and works do follow her.

(Linn Ferrell Baiker)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

PEARL FERRELL

6/19/1997

Pearl Ferrell, 41, of Sanford, N.C., formerly of Munday, died Tuesday, June 10, 1997, at her residence.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Wesley and Bessie Shuman McIntyre. She was a former employee of Moen Corp. of North Carolina.

Surviving are one son, Wesley Echard of Sanford; two daugh-ters, Michelle Echard and Robin Lugunas, both of Sanford; four brothers, Casper Shuman of Elizabeth, Lawrence McIntyre of Brohard, Jim McIntyre of Big Bend and John McIntyre of Canton, Ohio; two sisters, Florence Smith of Canton and Judy Hales of Bass, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

Services were held at God's House of Prayer, Elizabeth, with Rev. Mark Lilly officiating. Burial was in Belt Cemetery, Munday.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 23 September 1999

CLARENCE FETTY

Clarence Fetty, 89, of Murraysville, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Richardson, the son of the late Charles and Stella Richards Fetty. He was retired from Hope Natural Gas Co. with 40 years of service. He was a wood craftsman, welder and machinist, and was a member of Hope Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Pat Fetty of Sweet Springs and Charles Fetty of West Union; two daughters, Judy Little of Keyser and Rebecca McKown of Murraysville; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Phillips Fetty; three brothers, Jess, Virgil and Billy Fetty; and two sisters, Opal Berkhouse and Velma Fetty.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Kenny Welch and Rev. Lloyd Keith officiating. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery, near Grantsville.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

7/25/1996

VELTA D. FIEDLER

Velta D. Fiedler, 92, of Chadds Ford, Pa., died Monday, July 15, 1996, at home.

She was born in Mt. Zion, a daughter of the late George Gainer and Fay Fowler Gainer Riddle.

Surviving are one daughter, Betty F. Bender of Chadds Ford; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold J. Fiedler, in February 1979, and two brothers, Gilbert and Darrell Riddle.

Private services and burial were in Longwood Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

KATHRYN FINCH

5/15/1997

Kathryn "Kate" Finch, 97, of Cedar Ridge Nursing Home, Sissonville, died Friday, May 9, 1997, at the nursing home.

She was born in Milo, a daughter of the late James M. and Kathryn Sherry Starcher. She was a homemaker, a loving mother and a member of North United Methodist Church, Ravenswood.

Surviving are three daughters, Gwendolyn Anderson of Ravenswood; Wanda Guinn of Cape Coral, Fla., and Kathryn Lyons of Long Beach, N.C.; three brothers, Bob Finch of Nitro, Ellis Finch of Teays Valley and Harold May of Ripley; one sister, Freda Rinehart of Teays Valley; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Finch, and one infant son.

Services were held at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with Rev. Larry Crawford officiating.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

9/29/1994

LOIS MAE SAMPSON FINK

Lois Mae Sampson Fink, 46, of North Canton, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 1994, after a one year battle with brain cancer.

She was born at Orma, daughter of George E. and Mary (Lambert) Sampson and attended schools in Calhoun County. In May 1993, she graduated as an R.N. from Kent State University. She was employed at Hoover Co. in North Canton and had served as a union representative for I.B.E.W. Local No. 1985 for many years. She was a licensed real estate agent.

She is survived by two sons, Micah Dean Arnold and Brian Arnold, both of Massillon; three grandchildren; mother, Mary Sampson of Massillon; three sisters, Carol Majoras of Elyria, Jean Sampson and Margaret McClain, both of Massillon; sister-in-law, Janetta Sampson of Orma; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles, many of which reside in Calhoun County. Her husband, Jack Fink, was killed in an auto accident on May 14, 1994, while on route to Lois' doctor at Cleveland Clinic. She received minor injuries in that accident. She was also preceded in death by her father, George Sampson; one sister, Edna; two brothers, Paul Sampson and Denver Sampson; and former husband, Wesley D. Arnold.

At her request, no funeral services were held. Her body was donated to Case Western Reserve Medical School, Cleveland, Ohio. Condolences for family members may be sent c/o Margaret McClain, 27 Rolling Acres Circle, East, Massillon, Ohio, 44647.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

MILDRED FISHER

6/3/1999

Mildred S. Fisher, 93, of Jane Lew, died Friday, May 28, 1999, in Jane Lew.

She was born in Big Bend, the daughter of the late Brady and Sallie DePue Sheets. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star, Chapter #90, Glenville.

Surviving are one step-son, Leo Fisher of Mayfield Heights, Ohio; two step-daughters, Helen Legg of Martinsburg and Eileen Nixon of Montecello, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Bradford Fisher.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery, Glenville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

LETHA FLEMING

1/28/1999

Letha D. Fleming, 80, of Smithville, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

She was born in Racket, a daughter of the late Harry E. and Flossie Day Smarr Mathers.

Surviving are one son, Cleo Fleming of Mineral Wells; three daughters, Jean Valentine of Lakewood, Fla., Deanna Mossor of Ellenboro and Joyce Minor of Tanner; one brother, Herman Mathers of Middlebourne; four sisters, Beulah Schwartz of Wash-ington, D.C., Aileen Cunningham of Grantsville, Clara Richards of Brecksville, Ohio, and Carol Jones of Mountain; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and her companion, Tracy Riddle.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Levi C. Fleming; one son, Bud Fleming; and one brother, Forest Mathers.

Services were held at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, with Rev. Randy Wilson officiating. Burial was in New Mount Olive Cemetery, Newberne.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

ALBERT FLEMMING, II

9/10/98

Dr. Albert Burr Churchill Flemming, II, 53, of Ravenswood, died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Newburg, N.Y., the son of the late Randolph and Anna Schmid Flemming. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Ravenswood, where he served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, and was an active member of several other boards and committees. During his 22 years in the Air Force, he attained the rank of lieutenant colonel and received a Meritorious Service Award before retiring in 1987. Educated at Calhoun County High School, Glenville State College and West Virginia University Medical School, he became a licensed physician in the states of Ohio, West Virginia and others. He most recently practiced medicine with Marietta Gynecologic Associates of Marietta, Ohio. Dr. Flemming served as chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission. for the City of Ravenswood and was a member of Jackson County Developmental Center. He also belonged to American Legion General George Post #159, Williamstown, and Masonic Lodge, Biloxi, Miss. In addition, he was a Cub Scout leader and an active member of the Ravenswood High School Choral and Band Boosters. His hobbies included stained glass crafting, woodworking and gardening.

Surviving are his wife, Sharon Ashby Flemming; one son, Albert B.C. Flemming, III, of Morgantown; two daughters, Edith Louise Flemming of Charleston and Alicia Vivian Hurley and son-in-law, James Hurley of Glenville; and three sisters.He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Services were held at First Baptist Church, Ravenswood, with Rev. Kenneth Mi ler off cating. Burial was in Ravenswood Cemetery with full military rites. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 215 Ann St., Ravenswood, W. Va. 26164.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

8/24/1995

ANNA L. FLEMMING

Anna Louise Schmid Flemming, 87, of Ravenswood Care Center, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 1995, at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley.

She was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., a daughter of the late Karl and Catherine Frey Schmid. She was a homemaker, and formerly worked as a library assistant at Vassar College. She was active in the American Red Cross and was both a Cub Scout leader and Girl Scout leader. She served as a coordinator of the March of Dimes in New York and in Grantsville, having moved there in 1954. She was a member of Knotts Memorial United Methodist Church, and was an avid bird watcher.

Surviving are one son, Dr. Albert B. C. Flemming of Ravenswood; three daughters, Yvonne Lawrence of Newborough, N.Y., Julia F. Monk of Ripley and Susan Ann Flemming of Walworth, Wis.; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services were scheduled Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Straight, Tucker & Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with Rev. Kenneth Miller officiating, and burial Friday in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, N.Y.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

GARY A. FLOWER

11/19/1998

Gary Allen Flower, 45, of Parkersburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, following a long illness.

Surviving are one brother, Charles Clower of Phoenix, Ariz., and one sister, Carol Lemons of Belle.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Burial was in Highlawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

9/21/1995

JOE L. FLOYD

Joe L. Floyd, 61, of Weston, died Monday, Sept. 11, 1995, at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston, after an extended illness.

He was born in Gilmer County, a son of the late Jesse and Pauline Yerkey Floyd. He was a graduate of Gilmer County High School and received a bachelor's degree from Glenville State College where he was a member of the basketball team. He received his master's degree in counseling and guidance from Ohio State University. He was a graduate of Bill McGowan Umpire School and was a professional baseball umpire. He was a former educator at Calhoun County High School and Moundsville High School, and a visiting teacher for Cincinnati Public Schools. He was employed as a vocational rehabilitation counselor in Huntington, and most recently at Colin Anderson Center, Pleasants County. He was a lifelong member of Church of Christ.

Surviving are one son, Mark L. Floyd of Parkersburg; one daughter, Rebecca D. Ferguson of Belpre; two brothers, Jack Floyd of Parkersburg and Jon Floyd of Fairmont; one cousin, Larry Morton of Grantsville who was raised in the home; one sister, Patty Johnson of Vincent, Ohio; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Wright.

Services were held at Busch Funeral Home, Elizabeth, with Evangelist Eugene L. Conger officiating. Burial was in Otterbien Cemetery, Gilmer County.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

WILLARD FLUHARTY, JR.

8/14/1997

Willard Fluharty, Jr., 43, of Creston, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997, in Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center.

He was born in Wood County, a son of Evelyn Fluharty of Creston and the late Willard Fluharty, Sr. He was a former head librarian at Hampton University, Hampton, Va.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are one sister, Rena Bowman of Creston; and five brothers, Mike Fluharty and Thurman Fletcher, both of Clarksburg, Jennings Fletcher of Charleston, and Jeffrey Fletcher and James Fletcher, both of Parkersburg.

Services were at the family's convenience.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


6/6/1996

ANGEL FLYNN

Surviving are paternal grandparents, Virgil and Mary Flinn of Lubeck; maternal grandparents, Carroll Dean and Carole Weekley of Parkersburg; paternal great-grandmother, Iva Flinn of Parkersburg; maternal great-grandparents, Hugh and Juanita Wilson of Grantsville; maternal great-grandmother, Lear Weekley of Akron; maternal step-great-grandmother, Opal Weekley of Vienna; six uncles; and four aunts.

Services were at the convenience of the family. Burial was in Lubeck Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 9 March 2000

CHARLES 'SAM' FOGGIN

Charles S. "Sam" Foggin, 72, of Parkersburg, died Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2000, at his residence.

He was born in Wood County, the son of the late Robert R. and Lottie E. Hildreth Fbggin. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and retired from GE Plastics in 1989 after 32 years of service. He was a member of Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge 3, AF&AM, Scottish Rite Bodies 32nd Degree, Nemesis Shrine AAONMS, Ben Bay Grotto MOVPER (past monarch), Ohio Valley Shrine Club, American Legion Post 15, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1212, and Parkersburg Elks Lodge 198.

Surviving are one son, Charles Samuel Foggin II of Marco Island, Fla.; one daughter, Patty Bell of Parkersburg; two brothers, Jack Foggin of Amoldsburg and Frank B. Foggin of Virginia; two sisters, Ruth Bayles of Charleston and Ida May Booth of Chambersburg, Pa.; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a close friend and companion, Becky Yost of Parkersburg.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia R. "Ginny" Foggin; two brothers, James B. Foggin and Larry M. Foggin; and one sister, Betty I. Hornbeck.

Services were held at Ogdin-Kimes Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Rev. James Noble officiating. Burial was in Evergreen North Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

9/19/1996

ALFRED A. FORD

Alfred A. Ford, 86, of Grantsville, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1996, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Doddridge County, a son of the late Terrance and Maggie Tate Ford. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of Hardman Chapel Church, Grantsville.

Surviving are his wife, Ollie Shimer Ford; six sons, Anes Ford of East Lake, Ohio, Avery Ford of York, Pa., Ronald Ford of Barberton, Ohio, Billy Ford of Cleveland, Arlis Roger Ford and Randall Ford, both of Grantsville; five daughters, Josephine Church of Walton Hills, Ohio, Mable Sampson of Raleigh, N.C., Elmadean Bevins of Perry, Ohio, Nina Dawson of Millstone and Judith Gainer of Burnt House; three sisters, Nellie Bunnell of Parkersburg, Roanna Holbert of Cleveland and Arvilla Millican of Big Springs; 44 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Mazine Wilson and Dina Ford; one son, Terry Ford; three brothers, Audrey, Ransel and Brooks Ford; and one sister, Dorothy Haught.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. John Smith officiating. Burial was in Gainer Cemetery, Brohard.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

DENNIS PAUL FORD

9/18/1997

Dennis Paul Ford, 64, died Friday, Sept. 5, 1997, at home in Cleveland, Ohio.

He was born in Freed, a son of the late Audrey and Ruth Ford.

Surviving are one daughter, Charlotte; one son, Dennie Paul; two sisters, Betty and Amelia; two brothers, Gail and Mike; four granddaughters; and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by one son, Wayne.

Arrangements were made by Malloy Funeral Home, Cleveland, Ohio.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

11/14/1996

ILA BELLE FOUSE

Ila Belle Jarvis Fouse, 95, of Gainesville, Fla., died Monday, Oct. 7, 1996, at Collins Court, Gainesville.

She was a graduate of Parkersburg High School and Marietta College. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, William F. Fouse of San Raphael, Calif., and Claude A. Fouse of Gainesville; four sisters, Ola Stalfort of Grantsville, Myrtle Haught and Una Jarvis, both of Clarksburg, and Lois Davis of Grand Rapids, Mich.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Fouse; two brothers; and one sister. Graveside services were held at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, with Rev. Eugene Adkins officiating.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

FRANKIE JANE FOUTY

4/8/1999

Frankie Jane Fouty, 36, of Spencer, died Saturday, Apr. 3, 1999, at home after an extended illness.

She was born in Spencer, the daughter of Reva Nelson Snodgrass of Spencer and the late Oris Franklin Snodgrass. She was a registered nurse, a certified emergency nurse, a paramedic with Calhoun County EMS, and a public service trainer with Wood County and Kanawha County boards of education. She had worked at Roane General Hospital for 13 years, and also worked at CAMC General Division, Charleston, and Jackson General Hospital, Ripley. She was first runner-up for Nurse of the Year for 1998 and was class president while attending Hocking College, Nelsonville, Ohio. She was a member of Reedy Volunteer Fire Dept., part-time paramedic with Jackson County EMS, and a member of Epling Chapel Baptist Church, Looneyville.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, Tim Fouty; one daughter, Breanna Fouty at home; one son, Michael Zachary Wine of Spencer; two half-sisters, Patsy Shannon and Peggy Kelly, both of Melbourne, Fla.; and two half-brothers, Ed Asbury of Gallant, Ala., and Coy Snodgrass of Cottageville.

She was preceded in death by a half-brother, Bill Snodgrass.

Services were held at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with Rev. Michael F. King officiating. Burial was in Clover Cemetery, Clover.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

6/20/1996

ALBERT FOWLER

Albert O. Fowler, 83, of Windham, Ohio, died Sunday, April 14, 1996, at his home.

He was born in Arnoldsburg, the son of the late Albert G. and Virginia Palmer Fowler. He was employed by Peerless Electric Co. until he retired in 1975. He was a member of Windham Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing.

Surviving,are his wife, Una Wilson, whom he married Oct. 8, 1937; five sons, Charles of Nelson, Ohio, Edwin of Warren, Ohio, Richard and Gary, both of Windham, and Kevin of Ravenna, Ohio; three daughters, Wilma E. Laymon of Tallmadge, Ohio, Renda Pettit of Garrettsville, Ohio, and Renee Seljan of Windham; 22 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ronald; two brothers, five sisters; and two grandchildren. Services were held at Windham Baptist Church, with Rev. Joe Board officiating. Burial was in Windham Township Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

9/7/1995

EDWARD G. FOWLER

Edward G. Fowler, 79, of Grantsville, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 1995, at his residence after a two-year battle with cancer.

He was born in Russett, a son of the late Frank and Elfie Barr Fowler. He retired from West Virginia Dept. of Highways with 40 years of service, having worked as a surveyor and project engineer, and was formerly employed by Bob Yoak Ford for seven years. He was a member of Grantsville Eureka Lodge 40, AF&AM, Charleston Scottish Rite Bodies, Parkersburg Nemesis Shrine Temple, and Enon Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Margaret Connolly Fowler; four daughters, Janet Connolly of Jacksonville, Fla., Regina Ice of Orlando, Fla., Vicki Conway of Houston and Debbie Ball of Grantsville; three sons, Edward Fowler, Jr., of Houston, Danny Fowler of Rock Hill, S.C., and Anthony Fowler of Grantsville; five sisters, Velma McEndree, Geraldine Wallace, Madalene Moore and Emogene Hoskins, all of Grantsville, and Oleva Gainer of Pittsburgh; and four brothers, Glen Fowler of Grantsville, Dale Fowler of Parkersburg, Victor Fowler of Huntington and Foster Fowler of Elyria, Ohio; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Deward "Duke" Fowler, in 1993.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery, with Masonic rites.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

5/30/1996

ELVA G. FOWLER

Elva G. Fowler, 89, of Mt. Zion, died Monday, May 20, 1996, at her residence.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Lee and Laura Elliott Gainer. She was a member of Mt. Zion Homemaker's Club. She attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Geneva) Knotts of Charleston; one sister, Glena Marshall of New Martinsville; one brother, Burl Gainer of Clendenin; one grandson, Charles E. Knotts of Ripley; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Deward Royce Fowler; and two brothers, Otho Gainer and Denzil Gainer.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Glendon McKee and Rev. Lee Swor officiating. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery, near Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


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FRANCIS E. FOWLER, JR.

3/12/1998

Francis E. Fowler, Jr., 76, of Parkersburg, died Saturday, Mar. 7, 1998, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Francis E. and Helen Louise Brabham Fowler. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1967 after 20 years of service and retired from Shell Chemical in 1985. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #3 and was a Protestant.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Billie Earle Stevenson Fowler; three daughters, Linda Fowler of Parkersburg, Sandra Basagic of Fairmont and Karen Sams of Polk City, Fla.; one son, Larry Fowler of Washington; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Jane Fowler.

The body was cremated. There will be no services or visitation.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

ORVAL 'BILL' FOWLER

6/25/1998

Orval "Bill" Fowler, 88, of Grantsville, died Wednesday, June 17, 1998, at the residence of his step-son.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late J.P. and Mollie Frame Fowler. He was retired from Cumberland Gas Co., Huntington, and was a member of Enon Baptist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Sharon Ice of Johnson City, Tenn.; one step-son with whom he resided, Billy "Pete" Trippett of Grantsville; one sister, Gertrude Lynch of Ocala, Fla.; seven grand-children; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Otta T. Fowler.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Robert Nicholas and Harry Siers officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

OTTA T. FOWLER

1/23/1997

Otta T. Fowler, 86, of Johnson City, Tenn., formerly of Grantsville, died Monday, Jan. 13, 1997, at her residence.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Homer and Anna P. Francis Trippett. She was retired from Ben Franklin Store, Grantsville, and was a member of First Baptist Church, Grantsville.

Surviving are her husband, Orval Fowler of Grantsville; one daughter, Sherron Ice of Johnson City; one son, Billy D. Trippett of Grantsville; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Arlene Trippett, and one son-in-law, Drexell Ice.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

REETA FOWLER

11/13/1997

Reeta Fowler, 98, of Spencer, died Monday, Nov. 10, 1997, at Miletree Health Care Center, Spencer.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Lloyd and Mahalia Huffman Fowler. She was the oldest member of Enon Baptist Church.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Bertha Francis and Addy Lowe; and two brothers, Dye Fowler and Obert Fowler.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Harry Siers officiating, and burial in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Visitation was scheduled Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

2/24/1994

INA FOWLER FOX

Ina Fowler Fox, 84, of Charleston, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 1994, at Valley's Personal Care Center, after an extended illness.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Ira Bert and Clara Williams Fowler. She resided in Parkersburg for 20 years, and was a homemaker. She was a member of Rush Run Baptist Church, Stumptown.

Surviving are one daughter, Janet Sturm of Charleston; two brothers, Leonard Fowler of Stumptown and Dolph Fowler of Vienna; one sister, Gladys Jarvis of Belpre; two granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Victor Stump; second husband, Bab Fox; one sister; and three brothers.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Glendon McKee officiating. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery, Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

LONA FOX

9/9/1999

Lona Wright Fox, 91, of Parkersburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late James and Malverin Poling Cain. She was a homemaker and a member of Jefferson Baptist Temple.

Surviving are two daughters, Betty Davis of Davisville and Eldean McDonald of Parkersburg; three sons, Elbert W. "Bill" Wright of Parkersburg, Alfred Wright of Davisville and Robert Wright of Parkersburg; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Wright; her second husband, Ernest Fox; one daughter, Delores Mitchell; two sons, Kenneth and James H. Wright; three sisters, Mary Whitt, Cellestia Cunningham and Sylvia Bowers; and two half-sisters, Marjorie Musgrave and Loraine Lark.

Services were held at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Rev. Harley Bailey officiating. Burial was in Sand Ridge Cemetery, Arnoldsburg.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

ORPHA FOX

2/11/1999

Orpha Fox, 74, of Arnoldsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.

She was born in Roane County, the daughter of the late William Elliott and Ica Ferrell Nichols.

She was retired from Calhoun County Board of Education and was a member of Arnoldsburg Community Church.

Surviving are her husband, Warren Fox; two daughters, Kay Garrett of Arnoldsburg and Leona Chandler of Fayetteville, N.C.; one son, Stephen Fox of New Martinsville; three sisters, Golden Kincaid of Waterford, Ohio, and Mary Haverty and Betty Alvis, both of Spencer; one brother, Murl Nichols of Waterford; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Hazel McKown, Faye McCully Johns and Tressie Ball; seven brothers, Bob, Herb, Oval, Ben, Raymond "Short," Clay "Jack" and Fred Nichols; and one grandchild, Eric Fox.

Graveside services were held at Otto Cemetery, near Spencer, with Rev. Austin White officiating. There was no visitation.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

RETA FOX

2/18/1999

Reta D. Haught Fox, 97, of Cleveland, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999, at Royal Oak Nursing Home, Middleburg Heights, Ohio.

She was born in Freed, the daughter of the late Elmer and Rachel Dotson Haught. She was one of 16 children. She was retired from Lempson Sessions, Cleveland, as an inspector and was a member of Madison Avenue Baptist Church, Cleveland.

Surviving are two daughters, Sibyl Rucker of Cleveland and Joyce Reese of Fayette. Ala.; three granddaughters; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Jennings Fox, Jr.

Services were held at Vaughan Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Rev. William Snider officiating. Burial was in Hartley Cemetery, Brohard.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 11 November 1999

RUTH F. FOX

Ruth Frederick Fox, 85, of Smithville, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.

She was born in Sugar Camp, the eldest daughter of the late Joseph Belden and Nancy Richards Frederick. She was a genealogist and a poet. She became a member of Belpre Heights EUB Church in the 1940's and attended Smithville United Methodist Church for 30 years where she served as a Sunday School and bible school teacher. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Elizabeth Buell Tent #19, Marietta, Ohio.

Surviving are one daughter, Lois Carol Fox of Belpre, Ohio; three sons, John Bruce Fox of Elmira, N.Y., Keith Michael Fox of Garfield Heights, Ohio, and Rudy Frederick Fox of Wellington, Ohio; one step-daughter, Joann Johns of Orrville, Ohio; one sister, Opal Connolly of Los Angeles, Calif.; two grandchildren; and numerous step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, John B. Fox in 1984; two brothers, James L. Frederick of Jacksonville, Ark., and Alfred M. Frederick of Big Springs; five siblings who died in infancy; two step-daughters, Bernice Goodnight of Davisville and Jeanice Lee of Barberton, Ohio; one step-granddaughter, Julie Gumm; and one step-great-grandson, Brian Goodnight.

Services were held at Smithville U.M. Church with Rev. Bill Morrison and Rev. James Riggs. officiating. Burial was in Fluharty Cemetery, Leading Creek Road, near Big Springs.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

WARREN FOX

3/4/1999

Warren Fox, 77, of Arnoldsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Eldercare of Ripley.

He was born in Roane County, the son of the late Ralph and Clora Mae Prines Fox. He owned and operated Fox's Grocery, Arnoldsburg, and was a farmer. He was a member of Arnoldsburg Community Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Kay Garrett of Arnoldsburg and Leona Chandler of Fayetteville, N.C.; one son, Stephen Fox of New Martinsville; three sisters, Ada McHenry and Beulah Hughes, both of Spencer, and Rosa Lee Ash of Barberton, Ohio; four brothers, Charles Fox of Parkersburg, Morris Fox of Barberton, Roy Clarence Fox of Spencer and Orlis Fox of Ripley; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Orpha Nichols Fox, on Feb. 3, 1999; one grandchild, Eric Fox; and one sister, Virginia Hunt.

Graveside service was held at Otto Cemetery, near Spencer, with Rev. Austin White officiating.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 25 November 1999

CARRIE FRAME

Carrie M. Frame, 85, of Burnsville, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, at Sunbridge of Glenville.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Amoldsburg, with Evangelist Gene Miller and Rev. Michael L. Frame, Jr., officiating. Burial was in Rosedale Baptist Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

8/4/1994

DEWEY S. FRAME

Dewey S. Frame, 65, of Nobe, died Monday, July 25, 1994, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, after a brief illness.

He was born in Braxton County, a son of the late Okey J. and Laverna Stump Frame. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was retired from Hall Dozer Service of Arnoldsburg. He was a member of Crooked Fork Baptist Church, Perkins.

Surviving are one daughter, Darlene Barr of Elkins; one foster daughter, Charlene Richards of Nobe; two sisters, Biddie Mae Love of Buckhannon and Tressie Gay Ramsch of Baldwin; one brother, Gail Frame of Baldwin; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Geneva Cottrill Frame; his second wife, Velma Jean Nicholas Frame; one daughter, Linda Lou Frame; one son, Franklin G. Frame; and three brothers. Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Crooked Fork Church Cemetery, Perkins.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

5/18/1995

DORMA ETHEL FRAME

Dorma Ethel Frame, 70, of Parkersburg, died Monday, May 8, 1995, at Charleston Area Medical Center's Memorial Division, Charleston, after an extended illness.

She was born in Munday, Wirt County, a daughter of the late Silas A. and Kanzada Sees Pepper. Surviving are three sons, Eric Newell and Silas Mark Frame, both of Annamoriah, and Dyer Frame of Munday; three daughters, Patty Bennett of Parkersburg, Neva Weaver of Grantsville and Susan Hartshorn of Munday; one brother, Willard Pepper of Orange, Texas; two sisters, Valetta Slaby of Barberton, Ohio, and Ema Belt of Ravenswood; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Services were held at Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Munday, with Rev. Alfred Hickman officiating. Burial was in Wolverton Cemetery, Munday.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

5/11/1995

BENJAMIN FREDERICK

Benjamin F. "Frank" Frederick, 88, of Big Springs, died Saturday, May 6, 1995, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg.

He was born in Freed, a son of the late George Washington and Mary Jane Criss Frederick. He retired from Oakmar Oil & Gas, Marietta, with 28 years of service. He was a member of Hoy Chapel United Methodist Church, Big Springs.

Surviving are his wife, Virgie Mae Richards Frederick; four sons, Dallas Frederick of Nobe, Denzil Frederick of Buckhannon, George H. Frederick of Big Springs and Roger Frederick of Weston; three daughters, Edna Jarvis of Grantsville, Evajean Sams of Big Springs and Lillian Frederick of the home; one sister, Frances Miller of Ripley; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, with Rev. Carroll McCauley officiating. Burial was in Masonic Cemetery, Ellenboro.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

10/31/1996

BLANE F. FREDERICK

Blane F. "Tom" Frederick, 66, of Grantsville, died Wednes-day, Oct. 23, 1996, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center.

He was born at Lower Run, Calhoun County, a son of the late Owen and Mirl Yeager Frederick. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a former welder for Freuhauf Corp. and was a heavy equipment operator.

Surviving are three daughters, Susan Davis and Pam Parsons, both of Grantsville, and Joyce Smith of Big Springs; one brother, Owen Eugene Frederick of Elyria, Ohio; and five grandchildren.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Mike Worf officiating. Burial was in Yeager Cemetery, near Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

DARREN LEE FREDERICK

10/7/1999

Darren Lee Frederick, 35, of Cox's Mills, died Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, at Veteran's Administration Hospital, Clarksburg.

He was born in Grantsville, the son of Sarah Virginia Hath-away Frederick of Cox's Mills and Denzil H. Frederick of Volga.

Surviving in addition to his parents are one brother, Dana Frederick of Walkersville; one sister, Dian Bush of Cox's Mills; two nieces; his paternal grandmother, Virgie Frederick of Big Springs; and a godson, Karibee Steele of Alum Bridge.

At the decease's request, there was no visitation or services. Memorial contributions can be made to ALS Association, 1323 Forbes Ave., #200, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

FREDERICK HOWARD

9/17/98

Howard Kenneth Frederick, 68, of Eastlake, Ohio, died Monday, Aug. 31, 1998, at Lakewest Hospital, Willoughby, Ohio.

He was born in Freed, and resided in Cleveland before moving to Eastlake 36 years ago. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served during the Korean War. He reti ed in 1991 from Service Stamping Co., Willoughby.

Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Pauline Newlon Frederick; one daughter, Virginia L. Tenkku of Mentor, Ohio; one son, Kenneth W. Frederick of Eastlake; four grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

Services were held at Davis Trust 100 Funeral Home, Willoughby, with Rev. Robert A. Gaston, Chaplain of Lake Hospital System, officiating. Burial was in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Township, Ohio.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

7/13/1995

NATASHA STARR FREDERICK

Natasha Starr Frederick, 17, of Harrisville, died Monday, July 3, 1995, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, after an extended illness.

She was born in Parkersburg, a daughter of Dallas and Betty McCormick Frederick of Harrisville. She was a junior at Ritchie County High School and a member of Pike Church of God, Pike.

Surviving in addition to her parents are her birth mother, Nancy Swisher of Parkersburg; one brother, Charles Frederick of Parkersburg; two sisters, Tina Wigal of Belleville and Peggy Sams of Grantsville; one half-brother, J.D. Terry of Parkersburg; one half-sister, Johnna Terry of Parkersburg; two nieces; and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Frederick; and one niece, Janie McGuire.

Services were held at Pike Church of God, with Rev. Bob H. Kirk officiating. Burial was in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Big Springs.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

NORMAN FREDERICK

7/29/1999

Norman E. Frederick, 83, of Wickliffe, Ohio, formerly of Calhoun County, died Saturday, July 24, 1999, in Wickliffe Country Place.

He was born in Ritchie County, the son of the late Jacob Bailess and Mary Eva Rexroad Frederick. He was retired from Fisher Body Co., Euclid, Ohio, and was a member of Willoughby Baptist Church, Willoughby, Ohio.

Surviving are one son, Charles N. Frederick of Mentor, Ohio; one sister, Minnie Malona of Mineral Wells; and two grandsons.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Kenneth Kendall officiating, and burial in Bethel Cemetery, near Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

2/16/1995

ADA HAZEL FREED

Ada Hazel Freed, 95, of Bridgeport, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 1995, at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport.

She was born Sept. 6, 1899, in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late George Washington Dye and Prentha Raybuck Dye. She was a homemaker and former member of Evangelical United Brethren Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. James (Vonda) Leuliette of Bridgeport; two sons, Orlan Freed of Phoenix, Ariz., and Olas Freed of Bridgeport; five brothers, Shirley Dye of Duncan Falls, Ohio, Everett H. Dye and William Dye, both of Big Springs, and Bennie B. Dye and Ernest Jacob Dye, both of Parkersburg; two sisters, Mrs. Darius Turner and Mrs. Edward (Edith) Barr, both of Zanesville, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Freed, in 1960; two sons, Olen Freed and Earnest Freed; two brothers, Oral Ray and Casper Dye; and two sisters, Orphie Hale and Olive Campbell. Services were held at Allen Funeral Home, Bridgeport, with Rev. John Fraser officiating. Burial was in Trinity Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

JAMES W. FREED

12/3/1998

James W. Freed, 72, of Norman Ridge, Big Bend, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998, at Louis Johnson Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Clarksburg, following a long illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Frank and Bessie Holbert Freed. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a steelworker and truck driver.

Surviving are his wife, Alma Nichalson Freed; one son, Kevin Thompson of Big Bend; one foster son, Ryan Copen of Big Bend; and four sisters, Ada Hosey of Big Bend, Evelyn Tingler of Grantsville, Vonetta Reese of Ohio and Irene Byrd of Alabama.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Freed, and one sister, Dolly Coe.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Hunt Cemetery, Big Bend.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 3 February 2000

RETTA FREELAND

Retta F. Collins Freeland, 78, of Toronto, Ohio, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000, in Trinity Medical Center, West Steubenville, Ohio.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Henry and Virginia Snyder Collins. She was a member of Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church, Big Springs.

Surviving are one brother, Grover Collins of Big Springs; two sisters, Nettie Dotson of Mineral Wells and Jettie Belle Collins of Belpre, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, James Freeland, in 1981; two brothers, Ethelbert and Eddie Collins; and two sisters, Reda Leach and Hallie Jones.

Services will be held Thursday, I p.m., at Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto, with Rev. Homer Tanney officiating. Burial will be in Island Creek Cemetery, Toronto. Visitation will be Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the funeral home.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

3/9/1995

JOHN W. FRENCH

John W. French, 66, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 1995, at his residence at Mansfield, Tenn. He was born in Mansfield, son of the late Elbert and Minnie Ann Saunders French. He was a retired machinist of Litton Industries, Cleveland, Ohio.

Surviving are his wife, Luellen Richards French; five daughters, Ada Buie of Buchanan, Tenn., Roxanne Fisher of Springville, Tenn., Beverly Canady of Camden, Tenn., Deanne Running of Newbury, Ohio, and Deborah O'Grady of Burton, Ohio; one son, Gary W. French of Paris, Tenn.; one sister, Maria Bains of Camden; two brothers, Herman French of Springville and Hoyl French of Paris; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister-in-law, Elmo Ball of Nobe.

He was preceded in death by a son, William Thomas French; a daughter, Wilma Sue French; a sister, HIlda Sutton; a brother, Willard (Kim) French; and a half-brother, Chester Tubbs.

Services were held at Ridgeway Funeral Home, Paris, with Rev. Jerr Parsons officiating. Burial was in Henry County Tabernacle Cemetery, Springville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

10/19/1995

DOYLE FRESHOUR

Doyle Freshour, 82, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1995, at his residence.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Roy and Edna Whipkey Freshour. He was retired from the former FMC Viscose after 35 years of service and was a member of Dewey Avenue Church of Christ, St. Marys.

Surviving are his wife of 18 years, Ethel Hart McMillian Freshour; six daughters, Ada Yvonne Riser, Phyllis Lucille Allen and Lois Carolyn Brown, all of Parkersburg, Patricia Ann Hale of Newark, Naomi Marie Wilson of Muskogee, Okla., and Jackie Gail Whited of Walker; one stepdaughter, Donna Hart of St. Marys; one stepson, Bobby Hart of St. Marys; two brothers, Glenn Freshour of Pettyville and Turner Freshour of Belpre; three sisters, Martha Feiler of Parkersburg, Leona McDonald and Nola Thornburg of Arcadia, Fla; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of 41 years, Sara Edna Heffner Freshour; twin daughters, Helen Louise Freshour and Elsie Lenore Freshour; one son, Robert Eugene Freshour; one grandson, Garland Keith Riser; one granddaughter, Linda Kay Brown; one great-grandson, Andrew Waggoner; five brothers, Clyde Freshour, Cleo Freshour, Roy Freshour, Jr., Arlie Freshour and Lynn Freshour; and five sisters, Connie Freshour, Oleda Freshour, Mornel Freshour, Edna Mitchell and Willodene Primm.

Services were held at Ruttencutter Funeral Home, St. Marys, with evangelists Dan Kessinger and Emanuel Daugherty officiating. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

4/7/1994

LORA FRESHOUR

Lora Freshour, 88, of Charleston, died Wednesday, Mar. 2, 1994, in CAMC Memorial Division, after a long illness.

He was a former laborer and member of Laborers Union 1353, Charleston, with 35 years of service. He was a 47-year resident of Charleston and a Protestant. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are three sons, Willard and Wayne of Harmony, and William of Parkersburg; a daughter, Lou Lynn of Belle; two sisters, Evelyn Baldwin and Rachel Holley, of Sissonville; and several grandchildren.

Services were held at Long-Fisher Funeral Home, Charleston, with Rev. J. E. "Bud" Legg officiating. Burial was in Floral Hills Gardens of Memories, Sissonville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

5/25/1995

OMA JEN FRESHOUR

Oma Jen Freshour, 58, of Coxs' Mills, died Wednesday, May 17, 1995, at Calhoun General Hospital, after an extended illness.

She was born in Logan County, a daughter of the late Kelley and Martha Gibson Bailey. She was a 1955 Harrisville High School graduate and a member of Newburn United Methodist Church, Newburn. Surviving are her husband, John W. Freshour; one son, John David Freshour of Sandyville; two daughters, Debra Lynn Sheets of Parcoal and Jo Ann Duffield of Palestine; three sisters, Minnie Cook of Harrisville, Elba Osborne of New Marshfield, Ohio, and Mary Sutphin of Burnt House; four brothers, Herbert Bailey of Fredericksburg, Va., James Bailey of St. Louis, Mo., Eugene Bailey of Columbus, Ohio, and Ray Bailey of Auburn; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Services were held at Newburn United Methodist Church, with Rev. Don Newlon officiating. Burial was in Spruce Creek Cemetery, Lawford.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

PAUL FRESHOUR

4/24/1997

Paul B. Freshour, 72, of St. Marys, died Saturday, April 19, 1997, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Alvy and Lona G. Snyder Freshour. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Okinawa and Guam, and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He retired as a master sergeant from the Air Force with 20 years of service in the armed forces. He was a licensed barber and a member of St. Marys Lodge #41, AF&AM.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Betty Cross Freshour; one daughter, Linda Brothers of St. Marys; one son, Gary W. Freshour, Jr., of St. Marys; four sisters, Madelyn Reynolds of Williamstown, Geneva Lynn and Eleanor DeWees, both of Belpre, and Eloise Nutter of Marietta; one brother, Gail Freshour of Oklahoma; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Gary W. Freshour, Sr.; one sister, Lucille Beall; and three brothers, Denzil Freshour, Donald Freshour and Bobby Gene Freshour.

Services were held at Ruttencutter Funeral Home, St. Marys, with Pastor Gary Saler officiating. Burial was in Maple Lane Masonic Cemetery, Hebron, with full military rites conducted by St. Marys American Legion Post 79 and VFW Post 222.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

THELMA R. FRESHOUR

8/21/1997

Thelma R. Freshour, 82, of Harmony died Saturday, Aug. 16, 1997, at Charleston Area Medical Center's General Division.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Holly H. and Lora Mae Simons Miller. She was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting. She was a member of Mount Herman Church, Harmony.

Surviving are one daughter, Louverna Lynn of Charleston; two sons, Wayne Freshour of Harmony and William Freshour of Logan; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lora Freshour; one son, Willard Freshour; one sister, Edna Lukens; two brothers, Cecil Miller and Darvin Miller; one granddaughter, Lora Lynn; and one grandson, Robert Preston Freshour.

Services were held at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with Rev. Eldon Rhodes officiating. Burial was in Freshour Cemetery, Harmony.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle" - 4/2/1912

MRS. WILLIAM FRESHOUR

Mrs. Wm. Freshour died at her home on Leafbank last Wednesday after suffering for several years with tuberculosis. She was about twenty six years of age and was a good Christian woman, whose loss will be mourned not only by her immediate family, but by all those fortunate enough to know her. She leaves a husband and three small children. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday by Rev. W. H. Beal and interment was made in the Pleasant Hill cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle" - 5/9/1911

WILLIAM M. FRESHOUR

On Friday morning, April 21st, at 4 o'clock, the Spirit of William M. Freshour took its flight back to the God who gave it.

His death was due to dropsy, with which he had suffered for almost 4 months. He was orn Sept. 25, 1846, and married in the year 1877 to Miss Martha Colver. To this union were born twelve children, eight boys and four girls, all whom survive the father, and all of whom were at the funeral except Jacob, who is in the mercantile business at Homestead, Pa.

_____________fession of the Christian faith eighteen years ago, and became a member of the Chappel Baptist church, and lived a consistent christian until his Master called him home.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. D. N. Connolly, and the remains were laid to rest in the Chapel cemetery; there to await the resurrection of the just.

Undertaker Robert Smith, of White Pine, had charge of the funeral.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

10/31/1996

WILLARD D. FRESHOUR

Willard Dewitte Freshour, 61, of Harmony, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1996, at Charleston Area Medical Center's General Division.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of Thelma Ruth Miller Freshour of Harmony and the late Lora Freshour. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served as a paratrooper. He retired from Demuth/Brockway Glass Co., Vienna, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are one sister, Louverna May Lynn of Charleston; two brothers, Wayne Freshour of Harmony and William Freshour of Logan; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by one niece, Lora Lynn; and one nephew, Preston Robert Freshour.

Services were held at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spen-cer, with Rev. Eldon Rhodes officiating. Burial was in Freshour Family Cemetery near Harmony.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

EDITH C. FRIDLEY

7/2/1998

Edith Caroline Fridley, 94, of Parkview Health Care, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, at the nursing home.

She was born in Freed, the daughter of the late Ansley Blair and Anna Snider Wilson. She was the oldest living member of St. John United Methodist Church, Vienna, and was a homemaker.

Surviving are two sons, Ansley Clifford Fridley of Parkersburg and Paul Allen Fridley of Little Hocking; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; four step-great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Letha Deem of Vienna.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin R. Fridley; four sisters; and two brothers. Services were held at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Jim Yoak officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery South.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

CHERYL A. FROST

7/31/1997

Cheryl A. Fross, 41, of Kokomo, Ind., died Saturday, July 19, 1997, following an extended illness.

She was a daughter of Leona Conley Sears and Darrell Sears.

She is survived in addition to her parents by her husband, Arthur Fross of Kokomo; two sons, Mike Fross and Scott Fross; three daughters, Theresa Fross, Sherry Antrim and Mary Sutton; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers, Stephen Sears and Michael Sears, both of Chloe; and three nieces, Becky McClung of Elkins and Rachel Sears and Julie Sears, both of Chloe.

Private services were held in Indiana. Cremation followed.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

TINA MARIE FRY

2/5/1998

Tina Marie Conley Fry, 36, of Parkersburg, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.

She was born in Parkersburg, a daughter of Kermit L. and Wanda Moore Conley of Parkersburg. She was a 1980 graduate of Parkersburg South High School.

Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her husband of 12 years, Perry Douglas Fry of Parkersburg; one son, Jesse James C. Fry of Parkersburg; one daughter, Ryannon Jane C. Fry of Parkersburg; one sister, Mamie Jane Conley of Athens, Ohio; and one aunt, Anna M. Gumm of Mt. Zion.

She was preceded in death by one brother, David Lee Conley; maternal gransparents, Charles R. Moore and Mamie Moore Hardman; and paternal grandparents, Thomas L. and Mary L. Conley.

Services were held at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, South Parkersburg. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


GLADYS FRYMIER

10/28/1999

Gladys Audra Frymier, 89, of Tanner, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston.

She was born in Ritchie County, the daughter of the late Lon and Rosanna Byrd Newlon. She was a former owner of Fry's Cash Station, Tanner, and was also a cook at Tanner School and a senior companion. She attended Roseville United Methodist Church.

Surviving are five daughters, Rita Stewart of Jane Lew, Elaine Perrin of Coxs Mill, Merceline Bennett of Tanner, Maxine Gumm of Grantsville and Carolyn Amos of Belpre; three sons, Robert Frymier of Parkersburg, William C. Frymier of Linn and Orval "Jack" Frymier of Tanner; one half-brother, Clarence Pete Newlon of Weston; 20 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Paris Rexroad Frymier in 1980, and one brother.

Services were held at Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville, with Rev. Robert Nicholas officiating. Burial was in New Mt. Olive Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

1/27/1994

DONALD C. FURR

Donald C. Furr, 72, of Grantsville, died Friday, Jan. 21, 1994, at his residence of carbon monoxide poisoning because of a faulty heat exchanger.

He was born in Glenville, a son of the late Gilbert and Erma Brannon Furr. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and had owned and operated Furr's Auto Sales in Grantsville since 1956. He attended Knotts Memorial United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two stepsons, Thomas Ullum and Harold "Dick" Ullum, both of Grantsville; two brothers, Richard Furr of Columbus, Ohio, and Willard Furr of Glenville; three sisters, Rosalee Postalwait of Spencer, Patty Stacy of Clarksburg and Willa Jean Shamblin of Akron; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Gilbert Furr, Jr., and Harland Furr.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery, Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

1/27/1994

HELEN C. FURR

Helen C. Furr, 67, of Grantsville, died Friday, Jan. 21, 1994, at her residence, a victim of caron monoxide poisoning because of a faulty heat exchanger.

She was born in Big Bend, a daughter of the late Leonard and Gladys Rader Cain. She and her husband owned and operated Furr's Rt. 5 Auto Sales in Grantsville. She attended Knotts Memorial United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas Ullum and Harold "Dick" Ullum, both of Grantsville; and two granddaughters, Sara Susanne Ullum and Cicily Rachelle Ullum, both of Grantsville.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Ullum, and one sister, Juanita Cain. Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery, Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

WILLARD FURR

4/24/1997

Retired car dealer and former Grantsville mayor Willard V. Furr of Glenville died Friday, April 18, 1997, at Charleston Area Medical Center.

He was born in Gilmer County, a son of the late Gilbert R. and Audree Vance Furr. He retired as owner and operator of Furr's Motor Land, Glenville. He was a former member and past president of Grantsville Lions Club, a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Grantsville Masonic Lodge, Nemesis Shrine Temple of Parkersburg and Glenville First Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Lois Hughey Furr; two daughters, Alicia Ann Gower of Rangley, Colo., and Stephanie Dawn Furr of Glenville; three sons, Willard V. "Willie" Furr II of Clarksburg, Timothy Allen "Tim" Furr of Glenville and Nicholas Furr of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Richard Furr of Columbus; three sisters, Wilogene Shamblin of Akron, Rosalie Postlewaite of Spencer and Patricia Stacey of Fort Myers, Fla.; and one granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by three brothers.

Services were held at Glenville First Baptist Church, with Rev. Rick Perrine and Rev. Gary Knox officiating. Burial was in Marmet Cemetery, Kanawha County.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 28 October 1999

GLADYS FRYMIER

Gladys Audra Frymier, 89, of Tanner, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston.

She was born in Ritchie County, the daughter of the late Lon and Rosanna Byrd Newlon. She was a former owner of Fry's Cash Station, Tanner, and was also a cook at Tanner School and a senior companion. She attended Roseville United Methodist Church.

Surviving are five daughters, Rita Stewart of Jane Lew, Elaine Perrin of Coxs Mill, Merceline Bennett of Tanner, Maxine Gumm of Grantsville and Carolyn Amos of Belpre; three sons, Robert Frymier of Parkersburg, William C. Frymier of Linn and Orval "Jack" Frymier of Tanner; one half-brother, Clarence Pete Newlon of Weston; 20 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and one great- great-granchild.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - January 6, 2000

FORREST FULKS

Forrest W. Fulks, 82, of Arnoldsburg, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2000, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Calhoun county and was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He was retired from Republic Steel, Cleveland, Ohio, and was a member of Newman Baptist Church, Massilon, Ohio.

Surviving are his wife, Helena Fulks; three daughters, Erma Jean Miller of Dalton, Ohio, Kathy Nicholson of Chuluota, Fla., and Juanita McCumbers of Woolvine, Va.; two sons, Roger Fulks of North Lawrence, Ohio, and David Fulks of Canal Fulton, Ohio; one sister, Enid Smith of Mt. Dora, Fla.; two step-daughters, Marie Butler and Mary Nicholas, both of Orrville, Ohio; three step-sons, Albert Siers and Ralph Siers, both of Orrville, and Danny Siers of Chloe; eight grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and 13 step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Reva G. Fulks, in 1980, and one son, Jeffrey Fulks.

Services will be held Thursday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, wtih Rev. Carl Marks officiating. Burial will be in Lawson Cemetery, Nicut. Visitatin was scheduled Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m.

(Larry Heffner)


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