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"Calhoun Chronicle" - 6 September 2001

DORSEY ULDERICH

Dorsey R. Ulderich, 94, of Millstone, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2001, at SunBridge of Glenville.

He was born at Perkins, Gilmer County, the son of the late William Jacob and Ida Kyer Ulderich. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and was retired from Rockwell International. He was a member of Millstone Church of Christ.

Surviving are three sons, Edwin Ulderich of Buena Vista, Tenn., Max Ulderich of Southington, Ohio, and Jerry Ulderich of Millstone; and seven grandchildren.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Burial was in Collins Community Cemetery, Stumptown.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 5 April 2007

HOYT RANDOLPH UMSTEAD

Hoyt Randolph Umstead, 84, of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, died Sunday, Apr. 1, 2007, at his home.

He was the son of the late Frances and Ivan Herman Umstead. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific and was past commander of VFW, Circleville. He received A.B. degrees from Glenville State College, Marshall University and West Virginia University. He was a retired educator, having taught in the Dept. of Defense school system in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Bitburg and Kaiserslautern, Germany. He was on the staff at Calhoun County High School in the mid-1960s. He was past president of Sons of American Revolution, de Soto Chapter, and NARFE Chapter, both of Hot Springs, Ark.

Surviving are his wife, Josette Passague Umstead, and one brother, John Phillip Umstead of Pahrump, Nev.

Memorial service will be held at Tabernacle Church, Kelowna, with cremation to follow. Burial will be held in May at Grantsville.

"Calhoun Chronicle" - 24 May 2007

HOYT RANDOLPH UMSTEAD

Hoyt Randolph Umstead, 84, of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, died Sunday, Apr. 1, 2007, at his home.

He was the son of the late Frances and Ivan Herman Umstead.

Surviving are his wife, Josette Passague Umstead, and one brother, John Phillip Umstead of Pahrump, Nev.

Celebration of Life will be held Monday, June 4, 10 a.m., at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, with a brief military salute prior to burial.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" – 30 September 2004

HOVAH HALL UNDERWOOD

Hovah Hall Underwood, 85, died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at CAMC General Hospital following a stroke suffered at home the previous evening.

She was born in Grantsville, the daughter of the late Roche C. and Docia Betts Hall. She earned an AB degree from Salem College and a Certificate in Social Work from West Virginia University. She taught at Grantsville Grade School, worked in a defense plant during World War II, and served 10 years as a child welfare worker in northern West Virginia counties.

She was on the board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Cammack Children’s Center, Huntington Museum of Art, Marshall University Artist Series, United Methodist Foundation, and America’s Promise. She was a member of United Methodist Women, Charles-ton Garden Club, Governor’s Mansion Preservation Foundation, Daughters of American Revolution, Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Kanawha County Republican Women, West Virginia Republican Women, Charleston Women’s Club, W.Va. Symphony League, Hadassah of Charleston, Breast Cancer Awareness, Kids Count, and American Association of Social Workers.

Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Cecil H. Underwood; two daughters, Cecilia Baker and Sharon Underwood, both of South Charleston; one son, Craig Underwood of Boston; six grandchildren; and three sisters, Wanda Abruzzino of Barberton, Ohio, Betts Donofrio of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and Cecil Mae Cala of Florida.

She donated her body to Marshall University Medical School. Memorial services were held at Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 20 September 2001

IRA UNDERWOOD

Ira Hugh Underwood, 80, of Sardis, Ohio, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001, in Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville.

He was born in Centerpoint, the son of the late Robert O. and Orpha Hammon Underwood. He was a World War II Army veteran, a retired employee of Paul Wissmach Glass Co., Paden City, and a member of Paden City Church of Christ.

Surviving are one son, Glen Underwood of Sardis; one daughter, Carolyn Yoak of Heaters; two granddaughters, Carri Simpson of Tunnelton and Wyndi Yanero of Glenville; two grandsons, Michael Underwood of Sardis and Donald Underwood of Columbus, Ohio; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Stewart Underwood, in 1997; one son, Dale, in 1946; one brother; and three sisters.

Services were held at Jarvis Funeral Home, Paden City, with Evangelist Morris Hafley officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville.

(Larry Heffner)


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