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"Calhoun Chronicle" - 22 April 1999

CLIFFORD TALKINGTON

Clifford Cloyd "Tinker" Talkington, 77, of Glenville, died Wednesday, Apr. 14, 1999, at Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born in Doddridge County, the son of the late John Harley and Eva Ethel Swiger Talkington. He was retired from Camegie Natural Gas Co. with 37V2 years of service and was a member of Little Kanawha Independent Baptist Church, BurnsVille.

Surviving are one daughter, Donna K. Brannon of Normantown; one son, Gary Talkington of Greenwood; three brothers, Dwight Talkington of Pennsboro, Dean Talkington of East Liverpool, Ohio, and Dewayne TaMngton of Pittsburgh, Pa.; two sisters, Willa Lee Tice of East Liverpool and Janice Stanley of Gambills, Md.; four grandchildren; one step-grandchild; two great-grand-children; and two step-great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Louise Talkington'and two brothers.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Ronzel Roberts officiating. Burial was in Freeman Cemetery, Crystal Lake, West Union.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

8/29/1996

SAMUEL J. TALLHAMER

Samuel John Tallhamer, 74, of Beatrice, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 1996, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Gilmer County, a son of the late Leonard and Dolly See Tallhamer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and retired from O. Ames Co., Parkersburg, after 31 years of service. He was a member of Middle Run Church near Little Gap.

Surviving are his wife, Oleta M. Deuley Tallhamer; six daughters, Dorothy Kennedy of Grantsville, Linda Atkinson of Washington, Barbara Parsons of Five Forks, Marion Gaston, Carol Wilson and Diane Haught, all of Beatrice; one son, Rex Tallhamer of Smithville; six brothers, Robert Tallhamer of Elyria, Ohio, James Guy Tallhamer of La Grange, Ohio, Clarence Tallhamer of Grafton, Ohio, Junior Tallhamer of Oberlin, Ohio, Harry Tallhamer of Stumptown and Park Tallhamer of Glenville; one sister, Cathryn Suttle of Zanesville, Ohio; and 16 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, George Tallhamer, and one sister, Ruby Wood.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Randy Wilson and Rev. Alfred Hickman officiating. Burial was in Turner Cemetery, Lockney.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

CLEORA STARCHER TANNER

10/30/1997

Cleora Starcher Tanner, 93, of South Charleston, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 1997, at her residence after a short illness.

She was born Nov. 9, 1903, at Grantsville, a daughter of the late Jacob Adam and Sarah Jane Marks Starcher. She was a homemaker, former cook at DePue Hospital, Spencer, and former employee of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio. She was a Baptist.

Surviving are three daughters, Helen Howard and Stella Anderson, both of Spencer, and Frances Waybright of South Charleston (with whom she made her home); two sons, Hershel Tanner of Charleston and Arley Tanner of Ripley; one sister, Virginia Badgett of Parkersburg; one brother, Lockard Starcher of Parkersburg; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert M. Tanner; one grandchild, Arley Waybright; five brothers, Vince Starcher, Dare Starcher, Gay Starcher, Lexley Starcher and Colmer Starcher; and five sisters, Olive Saunders, Irene Starcher, Mamie Starcher, Delsie Starcher and Elsie Starcher.

Services were held at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with Rev. Charles L. Davis officiating. Burial was in Spencer Memorial Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

CORA TANNER

9/11/1997

Cora Tanner, 96, of Grantsville, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997, at St. Thomas Hospital, Akron.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Silas Grant and Sara Jane Hunt Cottrill.

She was a homemaker and a member of Arnoldsburg United Methodist Church.

Surviving are four daughters, Leula Gay Tanner of Orma, Geraldine King of Grantsville, and Etta May Tanner and Betty Lou Goad, both of Akron; four sons, Virgil Tanner of Reedy, Everett Tanner of Akron, Roy Junior Tanner of Detroit, Mich., and Willard Tanner of California; one brother, Buck Cottrill of Arnoldsburg; 25 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grand-children.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Roy Tanner, and one daughter, Leah Settles.

Services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Alfred Hickman officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation was scheduled Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

11/2/1995

HELEN B TANNER

Helen Brown Tanner, 61, of Parkersburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1995, at her residence.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Sherman and Zella Weekley Brown. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Spencer E. Tanner of Parkersburg; one daughter, Vicki M. Karibinus of Charlottesville, Va.; one son, Greg Tanner of Belpre, Ohio; one sister, Sharon Nesbitt of Little Hocking, Ohio; two brothers, James Brown of Sidney, Ohio, and Gerald Brown of Eastover, S.C.; and two grandchildren, Jeremy and Kelley Tanner.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Charley and Jessie Siers Weekley, and paternal grandparents, Albert and Artie Suttle Brown.

Services were held at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Evangelist Charlene Spaur officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

9/1/1994

ALBERT TAYLOR

Albert Taylor, 60, of Grantsville, died Tuesday, August 23, 1994, at his residence after an extended illness.

He was born in Clinton, Ohio, a son of the late Andrew and Minnie May Legg Taylor. He was a laborer, and a member of Prosperity Baptist Church.

Surviving are one sister, Ester Legg of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. James Epling officiating. Burial was in Taylor Cemetery, Big Bend.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

CLARENCE V. TAYLOR

12/11/1997

Clarence V. Taylor, 78, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997.

He was born in Big Bend, a son of Rhoda Taylor and the late William Taylor.

Surviving in addition to his mother are four sons, Cecil Taylor of Pennsylvania, Leonard Taylor of Washington, D.C., Denver Taylor of Big Springs, and Eugene Taylor of California; two sisters, Hazel Somerville and Goldie Kabasky; one brother, James Taylor of Indiana; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, an infant of Akron, Ohio, and Andy Taylor of Michigan; one sister, Sarah Taylor of Glenville; one brother, Edward Taylor of Barberton, Ohio; and two nieces, Margie Lawrence and Rhoda Morris.

Private services were held at the convenience of the family.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

DAVID A. TAYLOR

7/23/1998

David A. Taylor, 17, of Stout's Mill, died Friday, July 17, 1998, in an automobile accident near Glenville.

Surviving are his parents, Brenda K. Taylor of Stout's Mill and David Lee Taylor of Indianapolis Ind.; one brother, Andrew Taylor of Stout's Mill; one sister, Tina Taylor of Stout's Mill; maternal grandparents, Erwin and Cleo Yeager of Troy; and paternal grandmother, Hilda Stanley of Indianapolis.

Joint funeral services were held (for he and Steven Marsh Yeager) at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Robert Nicholas officiating. Burial was in Yeager Family Cemetery, Stout's Mill.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

DELPHIA TAYLOR

7/10/1997

Delphia Taylor, 66, of Walker, died Saturday, July 5, 1997, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late John and Mary Ann Bell Kerby. She was a housewife and lived most of her life in the Calhoun and Wirt County area.

Surviving are one son, Roger Taylor of Elizabeth; one stepson, William Lloyd Taylor of Troy; one daughter, Cathy Ellis of Winifred; two stepdaughters, Ada McCallister of Big Springs and Maxine Sabatino of Freeport; two brothers, Bernard Kerby and Joe Kerby, both of Grantsville; two sisters, Nellie Godfrey and Maude Sampson, both of Grantsville; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Taylor; two stepsons, Cecil Taylor and Charles Taylor; one stepdaughter, Norrene Browning; two brothers; one sister; two stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.

Services were held at Matheny-Pomeroy Funeral Home, Elizabeth, with Rev. Raymond Ray officiating. Burial was in Taylor Cemetery, Calhoun County.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

6/15/1995

DENZIL C. TAYLOR

Denzil C. Taylor, 56, of Walker, died Friday, June 9, 1995, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of Leona Wagoner Taylor of Newark and the late Herbert Howard Taylor. He was a 1957 graduate of East Cleveland High School and retired in 1986 as a die forman at O. Ames with 17 years of service. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 2307, and attended Newark House of Prayer. He was an avid golfer and participated in area bowling leagues for many years. He enjoyed raising and caring for horses and was an avid outdoorsman.

Surviving in addition to his mother are two sons, Mitchell Lee Taylor of Newark and Gregory Charles Taylor of Parkersburg; one sister, Virginia Forren of Newark; one grandson, Zachary Lee Taylor of Newark; one granddaughter, Chasity Ann Taylor of Newark; five nephews; and one niece. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Pamela Sue Taylor, in 1968.

Services were held at Spruce Hollow Community Church, Big Bend, with Rev. Raymond D. Ray officiating. Burial was in Taylor Cemetery, Calhoun County.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle" - 11/21/1911

ENOS TAYLOR

G. W. Taylor received word last week from the foreman of a timber camp that Enos Taylor had been instantly killed by a falling limb. Mr. Taylor was a son of Benjamin Taylor, of near Ayers. His remains were conveyed to Cranberry and there buried. His relatives and friends have our sincere sympathy.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

3/9/1995

BEVAGENE THOMAS

Bevagene Thomas, 59, of Barberton, Ohio, died Friday, Mar. 3, 1995, at Barberton Citizens Hospital after an extended illness.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of Rosie Hicks of Arnoldsburg, and the late Earl Hicks.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, William R. Thomas; three sons, William E. Thomas and Roger L. Thomas, both of Akron, Ohio, and Jerry D. Thomas of North Canton, Ohio; a daughter, Rita Glenn of Akron; three brothers, Dayton Hicks of Orma, Darius Hicks of Sand Ridge and James Hicks of Mt. Zion; three sisters, Virginia Poling of Millstone, Mary Groves of Stumptown and Leota Hicks of Arnoldsburg; and 12 grandchildren.

Services were scheduled for Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Charles Franklin officiating, and burial in Bailey Cemetery, near Minnora.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

CHARLES THOMAS, JR.

2/12/1998

Charles M. Thomas, Jr., 75, of Millstone, died Monday, Feb. 2, 1998, at his residence.

He was born in Hampsfield, Pa., a son of the late Charles M. and Violet A. Tinsley Thomas, Sr. He was a retired self-employed contractor.

Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Marks Thomas; six daughters, Sandra Ferrebee of Spencer, Peggy Brodeur of Apopka, Fla., Cheryl Thomas, address unknown, Betty Boothe of Grantsville, Kathie Starcher of Pathfork, Ky., and Charlotte Horn of Ashland, Ky.; four sons, Edward Thomas of Leesburg, Fla., William Thomas of Apopka, Rick Thomas of Millstone and Allen Thomas of Stumptown; one sister, Hazel Hall of Camden, S.C.; two brothers, Daryl Thomas and Robert Thomas, both of Greensburg, Pa.; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Charles M. Thomas III.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Robert Nicholas officiating. Burial was in Metz Cemetery near Sand Ridge.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Charleston Gazette" - April 21, 1998

ELOISE J. THOMAS

Eloise Jackson Thomas, 70, of Gay, Jackson County, died April 19, 1998, at home.

She was born in Kanawha County, was a homemaker and an Episcopalian.

Surviving: daughters, Robin D. Duff of Charleston, Marion L. Sloan of Gay; sons, David Thompson of Florida, Wayne J. Thompson of Calhoun County; sister, Barbara Buchanan of Spencer; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clover Cemetery, near Spencer, with R. Charles Wilson officiating. There will be no visitation. Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of arrangements.

(Larry Heffner)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

ELVA V. THOMAS

1/8/1998

Elva Virginia Richards Thomas, 83, of Lowell, died Monday, Dec. 29, 1997, at Selby General Hospital.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Charles and Laura Arthur Richards.

She was a beautician for 45 years and attended First Day Adventist Church.

Surviving are one sister, Golda Swires of Akron; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Thomas; and three sisters, Martha Snyder, Zelma Simonton and Floda Duskey.

Services were held at Franklin Funeral Chapel, Parkersburg, with Elder Clair Ruble officiating. Burial was in Cooper Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

8/24/1995

DAVID THOMPSON II

David Keith "Little Keith" Thompson II, 4, of Arnoldsburg, drowned Sunday, Aug. 20, 1995, at his home.

He was born in Akron, a son of David Keith and Nannette Williams Thompson, both of Arnoldsburg. Surviving in addition to his parents are two sisters, Alicia Thompson and Elizabeth Thompson, both of the home; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sherwin Williams of Edinburg, Ohio; maternal grandmother, Nancy Osbourn of Hartville, Ohio; and paternal grandparents, David and Nancy Foote of Boston.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with burial in Orma Cemetery. Visitation scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

MATTIE D. THOMPSON

1/22/1998

Mattie D. Thompson, 88, of Akron, Ohio, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998.

She wes born in Grantsville, a daughter of the late Lorenza Thomas and Dora G. Stump. She was employed by Firestone Tire and Rubber Company for many years.

Surviving are one brother, Waitman H. Stump of Akron, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester; sisters, Lorenia Kelly, Arldia Kelly and Dorfetta Hathaway; and brother, Jesse Stump.

At Mattie's request, there will be no services. Cremation has taken place. Burial will take place in St. Paul Cemetery, Pine Creek, at the convenience of the family.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

8/22/1996

NOLA G. THORNBURG

Nola Garnet Freshour Thornburg, 80, of Heritage Health Care Center, Arcadia, Fla., died Saturday, Aug. 17, 1996, at the center.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Roy and Edna E. Whipkey Freshour. She worked as an aide in mental health services and was a Baptist.

Surviving are one son, Carl Jackson Thornburg of Tennessee; one brother, Turner Freshour of Parkersburg; two sisters, Leona McDonald of Kentucky and Martha Feiler of Parkersburg; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Alfred Thornburg; seven brothers; and six sisters.

Services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at Sunset Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Paul T. Morton officiating, and visitation on Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., at Franklin Funeral Chapel, Parkersburg.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

11/9/1995

ELZIE H. TINGLER

Elzie Harold Tingler, 68, of Big Springs, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1995, at Parkview Nursing Home, Parkersburg, after an extended illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Elzie M. and Virginia E. Richards Tingler. He was a carpenter, a former Calhoun County school teacher, and worked at Steel Improvement & Forge Co., Cleveland, and Glen Haught & Sons Co., Smithville. He attended Old Chestnut Grove Methodist Church, Big Springs.

Surviving are two sisters, Goldie Chappell of Mount Airy, N.C., and Sylvia Roberts of Nobe; two brothers, Paul Tingler and Forest Tingler, both of Big Springs; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Leonard Tingler.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Dallas Smith officiating. Burial was in Big Springs Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

1/11/1996

PAUL D. TINGLER

Paul D. Tingler, 77, of Big Springs, Calhoun County, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 1996, at St. Joseph's Hospital after an extended illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Elzia and Virginia Richards Tingler. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Quartermaster Corps in the European Theatre. He retired from Calhoun Super Service and was a carpenter and a farmer. He was a member of Chestnut Grove Methodist Church, Big Springs.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Geraldine Smith Tingler; three sons, Paul D. Tingler II of Williamstown, Joseph Tingler of Big Springs and Richard L. Tingler of Lowell, Ohio; two sisters, Sylvia Roberts of Nobe and Goldie Chappell of Mount Airy, N.C.; one brother, Forest Tingler of Big Springs; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leonard Tingler and E. Harold Tingler.

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

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

JEAN TOEPFER

7/23/1998

Jean Toepfer, 90 of Boca Raton, Fla., died Thursday, July 9, 1998, at Regents Park Rehabilitation Center, Boca Raton.

She was born in Rodman, Iowa, and graduated from Rodman High School. She continued her education at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, where she met her husband. She earned a degree in education and taught for one year in Aurelia, Iowa. She married Dr. Howard C. Toepfer in 1934 and relocated to Grantsville where "Doc" practiced medicine until 1967.

Surviving are one son, Charles Toepfer of Boca Raton; daughter-in-law, Yvette Toepfer of Pompano Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren, Jeffrey and evon of Pompano Beach, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Cassidy and Reise of Pompano Beach; and two nieces in Iowa and California.

She was preceded in death by her husband, and one daughter, Emily, in 1962. Services were arranged by Kraeer Funeral Home, Boca Raton.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

5/19/1994

EDITH MAE TOLLIVER

Edith Mae Tolliver, 61, of Spencer, died Tuesday, May 10, 1994, at her residence after an extended illness.

She was born in Mt. Nebo, a daughter of the late Oscar Manuel and Lucille Edith O'Dell Yearian. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Daniel K. Tolliver; three daughters, Loretta Mae McCormick of Big Bend, Edith Irene Sloan of Princeton and Rosetta Lucille Cottrell of Stumptown; seven sons, Robert Kin Tolliver of Grantsville, Kenneth Eugene Tolliver of Long Bottom, Ohio, Melvin Lee Tolliver and Claude Clarence Tolliver, both of the home, Delbert Ray Tolliver of Parma, Ohio, John Richard Tolliver of Mt. Zion and Marvin Raymond Tolliver of Reedsville; one brother, Claude Yearian of Charlestown, Md.; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Daniel Allen Tolliver; two sisters; and three brothers. Services were held at Sinnett-Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with Rev. Richard W. Perrine officiating. Burial was in Spencer Memorial Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

MARY VIRGINIA TOOLE

2/19/1998

Mary Virginia Toole, 80, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at Rittman Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Rittman, Ohio.

She was born in Calhoun County, and lived in the Rittman/Sterling area since 1957.

Surviving are five sons, Ernest Kerby of Rittman, William Kerby of Seville, Ohio, Charles Kerby of San Antonio, Tex., Clyde Kerby of Mansfield, Ohio, and Paul Kerby of Pekin, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Roy Connolly of Davisville; and four sisters, Mabel Bennett, Elva Duskey and Grace Nichols, all of Grantsville, and Frankie Mowrey of Creston.

Services were held at Gillman Funeral Home, Rittman, with Rev. Wesley Ball officiating. Burial was in Rittman Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

EVELYN TOWNSEND

3/20/1997

Evelyn A. Townsend, 88, of Spencer, died Thursday, Mar. 13, 1997, at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley.

She was born at Leatherbark, a daughter of the late James J. and Castine Virginia Marks Ash.

She attended Leatherbark Community Church, Amoldsburg.

Surviving are one brother, Glennis Ash of Spencer; three halfsisters, Barbara Marks and Frances Tanner, both of Arnoldsburg, and Nancy Starcher of Big Springs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Townsend; and two brothers, Dennis Ash and Harley Ash; and one sister, Ila Church.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Carl Marks officiating. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery, Arnoldsburg.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

9/15/1994

GEORGE N. TREANTAFEL

George N. Treantafel, 78, of Oka, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 1994, at Calhoun General Hospital. He was born in Boston, Mass., and was a retired radar installation supervisor for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Surviving are his wife, Winnie H. Treantafel; three sons, George A. Treantafel of Raymond, N.H., Ronnie P. Treantafel of Boston and Philip A. Treantafel of Derry, N.H.; two daughters, Brita M. Elliott of Portsmouth, N.H., and Gina O'Brian of Hampton, N.H., three stepsons, David P. Wriston of Sherrells Ford, N.C., Ricky G. Wriston of Germany and John D. Wriston of Sanford, Fla.; one stepdaughter, Phala D. Wriston of Sanford; 13 grandchldren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Burial was in Sy Jarvis Cemetery, Chloe.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

8/22/1996

ARLENE TRIPPETT

Arlene Trippett, 87, of Grantsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 1996, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Homer and Annie Francis Trippett. She was formerly employed by Francis Hardware Co., Grantsville, for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Grantsville and Fell Kennedy Sunday School Class.

Surviving are one sister, Otta Fowler of Grantsville, and one nephew, Billy D. Trippett of Grantsville.

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

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

8/25/1994

OLA LEE TRIPLETT

Ola Lee "Pookie" Triplett, 58, of Big Springs, died Friday, Aug. 19, 1994, at her residence after an extended illness.

She was born in Big Springs, a daughter of Maggie Norman Richards of Big Bend and the late Desmoin Richards. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are two sons, Perry Richards of Big Springs and Dennis Paul Ford of Jeannette, Pa.; two daughters, Anna Music of Williamson and Charlott Shaffer of Cleveland; three sisters, Dessel Starcher of Barberton, Ohio, Sadie Cunningham of Parkersburg and Patricia Knight of Nobe; four brothers, Charles Richards of Big Springs, and Larry Richards, Denver Richards and Ronzel Richards, all of Big Bend; and nine grandchildren.

Services were held at Fairview Church, Norman Ridge. Burial was in Fairview Church Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

10/13/1994

ODA IREENE TRIPPETT

Oda Irene Trippett, 75, of Parkersburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1994, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Thomas and Rebecca Burrows Cogar. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Paul Trippett; two sons, Dale Metz and Charles Metz, both of Grantsville; one daughter, Betty Emerick of Parkersburg; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lilly Cogar of Glenville.

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

Services were held at Lambert-Tatman, Parkersburg, with Rev. Kenneth Maze officiating. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

BEVERLY TUCKER

1/14/1999

Beverly Jean Tucker, 44, of Mt. Zion, died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center, following a short illness.

She was born in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of Lloyd and Catherine Spack Sanor of Salem. She was employed at Minnie Hamilton as a medical technologist. She was a graduate of West Branch High School and a member of Salem Saxon Club, Branch 18.

Surviving in addition to her parents are her husband, Fred Tucker; one son, Michael Scott Tucker; three sisters, Karen Long of Uniontown, Ohio, Mary Appleby of Stow, Ohio, and Darlene Allison of Salem; and one brother, Bruce Sanor of Salem.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Sanor, June 22, 1998.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Homer Hensley and Rev. Robert Shannon officiating. Burial was in Bailey Cemetery, Beech.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

GENE TUCKER

6/11/1998

Gene Tucker, 76, of Reedy, died Sunday, June 7, 1998, at Roane General Hospital, after a brief illness.

He was born in Milo, a son of the late Everett and Hallie Jarvis Tucker. He was a self-employed oil and gas producer and a farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Oma June Hicks Tucker; one son, Larry D. Tucker of Reedy; one brother, Lloyd Tucker of Mesa, Ariz.; and one grandson, David Neil Tucker of Reedy.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Gene Tucker, Jr.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with Pastor John Ellison and Rev. Fred Basnett officiating, with burial in Prudence Chapel Cemetery, Minnora.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

3/3/1994

GEORGE G. TUCKER

George Glenn Tucker, 60, of Walker, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 1994, at his residence after an extended illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of Thelma R. Talkington Tucker of Walker and the Roy D. Tucker. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a self-employeed construction worker.

Surviving in addition to his mother are three sisters, Marla Cantwell and Nina Cantwell, both of Walker, and Delmas Sigley of Parkersburg; one brother, Charles Tucker of Navarre, Ohio; two half sisters, Orva Ellison of Parkersburg and Melba Jarvis of Minnora; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Charles B. Barr officiating. Burial was in Orma Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

11/24/1994

MARIE E. TUCKER

Marie E. Rose Tucker, 94, of Sundale, formerly of Morgantown, died Monday, Sept. 12, 1994, at Sundale Nursing Home after a long illness.

She was born in Calhoun County, daughter of the late Sheridan and Roselia Saunders Snyder. She was a former member of Spruce Street United Methodist Church and also attended Wesley United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her second husband, J. Wyland Tucker; a son, Phillp C. Rose of Klamuth Falls, Ore.; a daughter, Mrs. William (Bettie) Rushford of Morgantown; five sisters, Emma Alton and Ruth Baum, both of Parkersburg, Josephine Dean of Little Rock, Ark., Loretta Hosey of Grantsville and Sophie Smith of Morgantown, with whom she previously made her home; a brother, Lester Snyder of Grantsville; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles C. Rose, in 1954; two sisters; and two brothers.

Services were held at Hastings Funeral Home, with Dr. Roger L. Smith officiating. Burial was in East Oak Grove Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

RUSSELL TUCKER, SR.

7/29/1999

Russell Tucker, Sr., 73, died Wednesday, July 21, 1999, at his residence.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Edward and Susie Nicholas Tucker.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was retired from the former Volvo-White Corp., Orrville, Ohio, as a set up man after 25 years of service. He was a member of Salem Mennonite Church of Wooster, Ohio, and former member of Jelly City Breakers.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Betty Davis Tucker; three sons, Russell Tucker of Massillon, Ohio, Robert Tucker of Marshallville, Ohio, and Randy Tucker of Orrville; four daughters, Susie Schroeder and Sheila Crosland, both of Orrville, Sharon York of Groton, Vt., and Berneda Killinger of Marshallville; four brothers, Homer Tucker of Sand Ridge, Euell Tucker of Arnoldsburg, Ottice Tucker of Brewster, Ohio, and Paul Tucker of Navarre, Ohio; two sisters, Pearl Schock of Beach City, Ohio, and Ruby McCumbers of Palestine; and 18 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Hobert and Okie Tucker, and three sisters, Edna Duncan, Lovell Bane and Luranna Sidwell.

Arrangements were made by Able Funeral Home, Orrville. Burial was in Maple Grove Memorial Park, Wooster.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

LEONA J. TURNER

2/13/1997

Leona J. Turner, 60, of Glenville, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, at her daughter's residence in Clendenin.

She was born in Braxton County, a daughter of Hertha Dennison of Sand Fork and the late Richard Dennison. She was a homemaker and a Methodist.

Surviving in addition to her mother are three daughters, Rose Nicholson of Clendenin, Rena Turner of Akron, Ohio, and Connie Lattea of Glenville; three sons, Joe Gosling and Ronnie Gosling, both of Glenville, and Johnny Gosling, address unknown; two sisters, Susan Carl Barr of Grantsville and Eileene Etto of Lake Milton, Ohio; four brothers, Junior Dennison of Cedarville, John Dennison, Oscar L. Dennison and Danny Dennison, all of Glenville; and 28 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Turner, and two brothers.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville. Burial was in King Cemetery, Copen, Braxton County.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

ANNA MAE TUTTLE

1/29/1998

Anna Mae Tuttle, 91, of Grantsville, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, at Miletree Nursing Home, Spencer, folowing an extended illness.

She was born in Arnoldsburg, a daughter of the late French and Essie Lockney King. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church near Grantsville. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Surviving are one brother-in-law, Clay Sturm, Jr., and his wife; Waneta, who cared for her, of Grantsville; two sisters-in-law, Hazel Marks of Baltimore, Md., and Virginia Snow of Mt. Airy, N.C., and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Foster Tuttle, in 1989, and an infant daughter. Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Mt Zion Cemetery, Mt. Zion.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


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