Marshall County Obituaries
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Obituary, Information on AGNES LUKE DAGUE

Rites on Tuesday for Agnes Dague

Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Crider Brothers Funeral Home, Elm Grove, services will be held for Mrs. Agnes Luke Dague, 36, wife of Curtis W. Dague and well known resident of Valley Grove, who died Saturday night (November 17, 1934) at the Ohio Valley General Hospital. She was born April 30, 1898, a daughter of Richard Wilson Luke (Oct. 22, 1864-Dec. 3, 1934) and Luella Blanche Shepherd Luke (Oct. 9, 1864-Mar. 31, 1900). Rev. Gilmore of Triadelphia M. E. Church, Rev. B. E. Neuman of Clendennin, WV, and the Rev. C. S. DeBarr of the Dallas M. E. Church will be the officiating ministers. Interment will be in Dallas Cemetery (Mt. View Cemetery).

A native of Sand Hill, Mrs. Dague had resided there until six years ago when she moved to Valley Grove. She was a daughter of R. W. Luke of Sand Hill and was a member of the Triadelphia M. E. Church.

Besides her husband and father she leaves two children, Shirley Ann and Loring; and two sisters, Miss Anna Luke and Mrs. Blanche Mariner, both of Sand Hill.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV November 19, 1934 page 2. Information obtained from headstones at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV and Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate Information on ALBERT LORING DAGUE

Death Claims ALBERT DAGUE

Well known Sand Hill Farmer Succumbs at Son's Home

Dague, Albert L. 69, well known farmer of Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV, died this morning (March 24, 1942) at 10:15 o'clock at the home of his son, Nile Dague, 100 Twelfth Street (Wheeling, WV). He had been ill for two months and had been residing with his son for the past several months.

Mr. Dague was born at Sand Hill, August 29, 1872, a son of Frederick and Elizabeth C. Supler Dague, and spent his entire life there. He had engaged in farming for many years. Mr. Dague was a member of Sand Hill Methodist Church.

His wife, Angie Belle Wilson Dague, (June 13, 1874-November 21, 1924) died in 1924.

Surviving are four sons, Curtis Wilson Dague of Park View (Wheeling, WV); Albert Nile Dague of Wheeling; Wildon Arnold Dague of Dixon Run Road, (Valley Grove, WV); Everett Oranto Dague, Battle Run Road,(Valley Grove,WV); one daughter, Miss Opal Dague (later Mrs. Edward I. Shanley); three brothers: Edward Elliott Dague of Beloit, Wisconsin; Walter Dague of Elm Grove (Wheeling,WV); Brice Lester Dague of Sand Hill, WV; and 8 grandchildren. A daughter, Olga Elizabeth Dague; two sons; W. Glenn Dague; Edward Edger Dague; and a brother, Daniel Elmer Dague, preceded him in death. Funeral services to be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of the Crider (now Kepner) Funeral Home, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Rev. O. E. Elkins, Pastor of Sand Hill Methodist Church and Rev. C. S. DeBarr of Glen Dale, former pastor of that church will officiate. Interment will be at (Mt. View Cemetery) Dallas, West Virginia.

SPECIAL NOTE: The two mules of Mr. Albert Loring Dague were used to assist in hoisting the bell into the bell tower at Sand Hill United Methodist Church.

SOURCE: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Tuesday evening, March 24, 1942 and Ohio County Record of Death, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague, great-grandson.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on ALICE I. FAUBEL DAGUE

Dague, Alice I. Faubel, 86, of R.D. #1, West Finley, Pennsylvania, died Thursday (June 18, 1970) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John B. Little of West Alexander, PA. She was born March 21, 1884, at Viola, Marshall County, WV, a daughter of George E. Faubel and Clara Pearl McCreary Faubel. She was a member of Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church, a retired school teacher in the Sand Hill District. Her husband, George Norman Dague, preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1969. Surviving are one son, George Faubel Dague of West Finley, PA; three daughters, Mrs. John B. (Estelle) Little of West Alexander, PA; Mrs. Olan (Louise) Hall of Procter, WV; Mrs. Charles (Marjorie) Steadman of Pittsburgh, PA; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren. One son preceded her in death. Friends received the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, Friday and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Funeral services there at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. W. D. Winters officiating. Interment at Sand Hill Cemetery (Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Marshall County, WV).

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Friday, June 19, 1970, page 16. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Biographical Sketch of ALBERT NILE DAGUE

Dague, Albert Nile, 83, of West Palm Beach, Florida, formerly of McGraw's Run Road, Valley Grove, West Virginia, died Saturday, January 23, 1988, at home. He was born August 16, 1904, at Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV, a son of the late Albert Loring Dague and Angie Belle Wilson Dague. He was a member of Sand Hill United Methodist Church. Mr. Dague was a chauffeur, carpenter, and laborer by profession. He was preceded in death by five brothers; W. Glenn, Curtis W., Edward E., Wildon A., and Everett O.; two sisters, Olga E. and Opal Belle Dague Shanley. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eleanor A. Rentschler Dague; two daughters, Eleanor Seguin of Delray Beach, Florida and Mrs. Tony D. (Christine) Webb of Boynton Beach, Florida; four grandchildren, Richard L. D. Seguin, Jr.; Dennis A. D. Seguin; Karen L. Seguin; Marc A. Webb. Arrangements by Dorsey Funeral Home, Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, Florida. Interment at Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, West Palm Beach, Florida.

SOURCE: James Edward Dague, great-nephew and Mrs. Christine Dague, daughter.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Notice on ANNA LUKE DAGUE

Dague, Anna Luke, 83, of 120 Grant Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, West Virginia, died Thursday (May 4, 1978) at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling. She was born March 29, 1895, at Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV, a daughter of the late Richard W. and Blanche McCreary Luke. She was preceded in death by her sister, Agnes Luke Dague, in 1934. She a was a member of the Elm Grove United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Curtis W. Dague; a daughter, Mrs. Louis H. (Shirley) Beltz of Wheeling, WV; a son, Loring R. Dague of Bowie, Maryland; a sister, Mrs. R. S. (Blanche) Merinar of Sand Hill, WV; four grandchildren; two nephews. Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-3 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Paul R. Beal officiating. Interment in Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Friday, May 5, 1978 page 8. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary Collection, Death Certificate on BRICE LESTER DAGUE

Dague, Brice Lester, age 74, well known farmer of Middle Wheeling Creek Road, died October 11, 1955. He was born in Sand Hill, Marshall County, West Virginia on June 28, 1881, the youngest son of Frederick "Frank" Dague (1841-1909) and Elizabeth Supler Dague (1847-1923) and was a member of Sand Hill United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Hattie McCausland Dague; two sons: Frederick Ashley Dague of West Alexander, Pennsylvania and Roy Lester Dague of R. D. 2, Wheeling; and 4 daughters Mrs. George (Freda Virginia) Pell of Elm Grove Terrace; Mrs. Russell B. (Madalyn) McCreary of Wheeling; Mrs. Paul (Elizabeth Dague) Meyer of Weirton, WV, Mrs. Ivan (Eleanor) Dean of Sherrard, WV; a brother, Robert Walter Dague of Elm Grove; 9 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was buried at Halcyon Hills Memorial Garden in Sherrard, Marshall County, WV.

Source: Tri-County Obituary Collection Volume III 1902-1960 page 14. Appropriate corrections by Norma Maxwell Dague and James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate, Information on CARRIE M. DAGUE

Carrie Dague Rites Tuesday

Former Wheeling High School Teacher Died at Elm Grove Home Sunday

Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o' clock at the Crider (now Kepner) Funeral Home for Miss Carrie Dague, who died Sunday morning (April 11, 1943) at 10 o' clock at her home, 110 Center Street, Loring Place.

Dr. J. C. Buckley of Elm Grove Methodist Church will conduct the services. Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery.

Miss Dague, a well known Ohio County educator, had been ill for the past few years and was serious for the past month.

She was born near Viola in Marshall County (November 4, 1881), a daughter of the late John Wesley Dague (June 16, 1853-Aug. 9, 1939) and Hannah A. Jones Dague (July 13, 1859-Aug. 13, 1941), descendants of pioneer Marshall County families.

Miss Dague attended the rural schools in Marshall County and West Liberty College. She took her post graduate work from the University of Pittsburgh, West Virginia University and Columbia University.

She began her teaching career in the Lime Run and Viola schools and later tought in the high schools at Hinton, Clarksburg, and was a member of Wheeling High School faculty when she was forced to retire because of ill health three years ago.

She was a member of the American Federation of Teachers and belonged to the National and State Education Associations.

She was a devout member of Elm Grove Methodist Church and had tought the Golden Links Bible class of the church for the passed several years. She was a member of the Women Society of Christian Service of this organization. She was an active member of the Women Christian Temperance Union and was a charter member of the Wheeling Y.W.C.A.

Surviving are two brothers, Oscar S. Dague of Lake, Michigan; and Norman Dague of West Alexander, Pennsylvania; a sister, Mrs. Anna Gieseler of Berryton, Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held this afternoon (April 13, 1943) at 2 o'clock at Crider Funeral Home, Dr. J. C. Buckley of Elm Grove Methodist Church officiating.

SPECIAL NOTE: She was the author of The History and Genealogy of the Dague Family, 1938.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Apr. 12-13, 1943. Ohio County Record of Death, Office of Clerk, County Commission, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate corrections by Mr. H. Stuart Dague and James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate Information on CHARLES ELMER DAGUE

Dague, Charles E., resident of Stone Church Road, Elm Grove, Wheeling, West Virginia, died at his home on Wednesday (December 19, 1962) at 10:45 p.m. following a four month illness. He was born at Viola, Marshall County, WV, on May 9, 1873, a son of William Luke Dague (1846?-May 25, 1935) and Mary McCreary Dague (1851-1927) and was a retired drilling contractor. He was a member of the Sand Hill Methodist Church; IOOF Lodge No. 9: Nelson Lodge No. 30, AF & AM; 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and the Osiris Temple of the Shrine. His wife, Mary A. Thatcher Dague, to whom he was married in 1901, died in August, 1962. Surviving are his son, Harry A. Dague of Clearview, Warwood (Wheeing, WV); three daughters, Mrs. Mildreth A. Painter of Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania; Mrs. Mary D. Frank of Elm Grove (Wheeling, WV); Mrs. Eleanor D. Williams, Hyattsville, Maryland; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Kepner Funeral Home, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove. Services will be conducted there at 2 p.m. bh the Rev. Clyde W. Ash and the Rev. W. D. Winters and burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV.

SOURCE: Obituary Collection at the Ohio County Public Library, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register - January 2, 2009

DAGUE, Charles Ralph, 89, of Glen Dale, W.Va., died in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Morgantown [Glen Dale], W.Va., on January 1, 2009.

He was born in Dallas, W.Va., on September 11, 1919, one of seven children born to the late William S. and Maude Crow Dague.

Mr. Dague graduated from the former Triadelphia High School and attended West Liberty State College. He served in the United States Army Air Corps Training Command for 3 1/2 years during WWII. After 30 years of employment, he retired from the United States Postal Service. He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

Mr. Dague was a former Marshall County 4-H Leader and was the outstanding member of the year in 1940. For many years, he volunteered for the Marshall County Extension Service. Fund raising for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation was another organization for which he donated his time.

His faith was Methodist; and he attended the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Sherrard, W.Va. He enjoyed gardening, bird watching and spending time with his grandchildren and great-granddaughter.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three brothers, Cecil, George and Daniel Dague; and his three sisters, Isabel Davis, Olive Whipkey and Mabel Dougherty.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Jean Dague; his daughter, Marilyn Kay Dague of Moundsville, W.Va.; his son, Donald R. Dague and his wife, Beth Ann, of Wheeling, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Meredith Kay Dague of Wheeling, and Andrew Kyle Dague of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and a great-granddaughter, Breonna Dague of Wheeling.

Friends received on Friday, January 2, 2009, from 6-8 p.m., and on Saturday, January 3, 2009, from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m., at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, with the Reverend Debra Dague and the Reverend Richard Whipkey officiating.

Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gaadens, Sherrard.

Memorial contributions made be made to Marshall County 4-H Camp Building Fund, P.O. Box 309, WVU Extension Service, Moundsville, WV 26041.


Obituary and Information of CHARLES WILLARD DAGUE

Dague, Charles Willard, 80, Died at his home in Dallas, West Virginia on January 20, 1959. He was born in Marshall County, WV on June 3, 1878, a son of Frederick A. Dague (Aug. 16, 1844-Jan. 1, 1913) and Susan Jones Dague (March 17, 1850-Apr. 14, 1912). (He generally went by his middle name.) He had been employed by the State Road Commission for 20 years. He was a member of Dallas Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife Ora May Bloomfield Dague (1889-1977); one daughter, Mrs. Betty Coffield of Limestone, WV; 3 grandchildren; two brothers, William V. Dague of New Martinsville, WV and Franklin of Moundsville, WV. He was buried at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Tri-County Obituary Collection Volume III 1902-1960 page 14 and Mr. Phillip E. Dickman, Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate, Information on CURTIS WILSON DAGUE

Dague, Curtis W. 83, of 120 Grant Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, West Virginia, died Wednesday (September 24, 1980) at the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. (He was born September 17, 1897, in Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV,) a son of Albert Loring Dague (1872- 1942) and Angie Belle Wilson Dague (1874-1924). He was a member of the Elm Grove United Methodist Church and a retired electrician for Erb Electronic Co. He was preceded in death by two wives, Agnes Luke Dague in 1934 and Anna Luke Dague in 1978. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Louis (Shirley) Beltz of Bethlehem; a son, Loring R. Dague of Bowie, Maryland; two brothers, Wildon A. Dague of Roney's Point and Nile Dague of West Palm Beach, Florida; four grandchildren. Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday where services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Paul R. Beal officating. Interment in Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

SPECIAL NOTE: Both wives of Curtis W. Dague, were daughters of Richard W. Luke and Blanche McCreary Luke.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Thursday, Sept. 25, 1980 page 2. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on DANIEL FRANKLIN DAGUE

Rites Wednesday For Daniel Dague

Funeral services for Daniel Dague, 50, well known Marshall County farmer, who died at his home, Viola, WV, yesterday morning (January 29, 1934) at 7 o'clock, will be conducted at the Chapel of the Crider Brothers (now Kepner) Funeral Home, Elm Grove on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o' clock Rev. A. M. Barlow, pastor of the Elm Grove M. E. Church, will officiating and burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

Mr. Dague's death following an extended illness of heart trouble. He was born on the farm on which he died and had spent his entire life near Viola. He was born April 2, 1883. The decedent was a member of the Sand Hill M. E. Church. His parents were John Wesley Dague (1853- 1939) and Hannah A. Jones Dague (1859-1941).

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margaret Dague, his parents, one daughter, Miss Margaret Dague (later Mrs. Harold Koontz) and one son, Charles Woodruff Dague, at home. Two sisters, Miss Carrie M. Dague, instructor at Wheeling High School and Mrs. Susanna Giesler, living in Michigan and two brothers, Oscar Dague of Peters Run and Norman Dague of Sand Hill, also survive.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 1934 page 2. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on EDWARD EDGAR DAGUE

Edward Edgar Dague age 16 years died at his home on Sand Hill Saturday morning (February 28, 1925) following an illness of one week of complications of diseases. He was a student at Triadelphia District High School until the death of his mother and sister three months ago.

He was of a kind disposition and loved by all who know him. He is survived by his father, Albert Dague, five brothers and one sister namely, Opal, Nile, Everett, Wildon, and Curtis at home also Glenn Dague of Elm Grove. Funeral services was held from the family home Monday morning at 10:30 o' clock, Rev. Frank Hockenberry of Dallas M. E. Church officiating. Interment was made in Dallas Cemetery (Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV).

He has gone to Heaven before us
But he turns and waves his hand
Pointing to the glories ov'r us
In the bright and glorious land

SPECIAL NOTE: There is a discrepancy in the date of birth of Edward Edgar Dague, possible dates are: March 30, 1909 or April 30, 1909.

Source: Obituary possibly from Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, WV. Information dated March 5, 1925. This was supplied by Mrs. Christine Dague Webb. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Notice on ELIZABETH JEAN MINCH DAGUE

Longtime 4-H Leader Dies

Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Friday for Elizabeth Jean Minch Dague, past president of the Marshall County 4-H Leaders Association, died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. She was 73.

A resident of 217 Garvins Lane, Wheeling, WV, for over 52 years, she was born November 12, 1924, in Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, the daughter of the late Charles and Lena Michels Minch.

She spent most of her married years running the family farm and was a charter member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Altar Society.

Mrs. Dague was recognized as the 4-H Leader from Mount Olivet Senior Hilltoper in Marshall County for over 25 years. She served on the first Marshall County Activities Development Authority, Inc. (The Barn Project) and attended the Marshall County 4-H Camps as a volunteer Leader and counselor. She also volunteered as a extension workshop instructor and with the 4-H and was a 4-H All Star.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Alfred and Bernard Minch. Surviving are her husband, Roy L. Dague; a daughter, Mrs. Phillip (Patricia) Kisner of Morgantown, WV; two brothers, Charles Minch and Howard Minch, Sr. both of Wheeling, WV; three sisters, Minetta Michaels and Anna West both of Mozart; and Emily Tolliver of Medina, Ohio; a grandson, Roy K. Silcott.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Raymond Jablinske as celebrant. Interment at Halcyon Hills Memorial Garden, Sherrard, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Liz Dague Scholarship Fund, enabling 4-H youth to attend county and state 4-H Camps, in of care of WVU/Marshall County Extension Service, East Forth Street, Moundsville, WV 26041

Source: Obituary, Death Notice in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Wednesday, April 1, 1998 page 2. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on EMMA BLANCHE ULLOM DAGUE

Dague, Emma B. Ullom, 93, of West Finley, Pennsylvania, died Wednesday (June 11, 1980) at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. (She was born November 13, 1886, a daughter of Maxwell Ullom and Arabelle Smith (mother's maiden name). Mrs. Dague was a member of the Dallas United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Earl Dague on November 9, 1959; four sons, Robert R., Ronald E., Guy L., Keith W. Dague; infant daughter, Gail E. Dague. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur (Doris) Brownlee of Claysville, PA; two sons, Ralph H. Dague of West Finley, PA; and Paul E. Dague of Sherrard, WV; 10 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren. Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held there Friday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Franklin J. Provance, Jr. officiating. Interment at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, Thursday, June 12, 1980 page 10?. Ohio County Record of Death, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate, Information on EVERETT ORANTO DAGUE

Everett O. Dague, resident of Battle Run Road R. D. #2, Triadelphia, died last night (August 1, 1955) at 9:50 o'clock following a heart attack. He was rushed to the Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling. WV, but was dead upon arrival.

Born in Marshall County, West Virginia, December 1, 1914, the eighth and youngest child of Albert L. Dague (1872-1942) and Angie B. Wilson Dague (1874-1924). He was employed as a truck driver by Okey Barney of Roney's Point. He was a member of the West Alexander United Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his wife, Lala Doman Dague (1917- 1970); a daughter, Louise Virginia Dague; two sons, Charles Everett Dague; Albert Theodore Dague all at home; a sister Miss Opal B. Dague of Elm Grove; three brothers: Curtis Wilson Dague of Elm Grove; Nile Dague of McGraw's Run Road; and Wildon Arnold Dague of Dallas Pike.

Friends are being received at Kepner's, 107 Key Avenue (Wheeling, WV) where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Kepner Funeral Home. Interment at (Mt. View Cemetery) Dallas, WV.

Source: Wheeling News-Register, Aug. 2, 1955 page 4 and The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV Aug. 3, 1955 page 4. Appropriate corrections by Louise Dague Foster Turner and James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on GEORGE FRANK DAGUE

Dague, George Frank, 87, of 400 First Street, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, died Wednesday (November 4, 1970) at 1:15 p.m. at the home of his niece, Mrs. Everett Coffield, R. D. #3, Moundsville. He was born in Marshall County, WV, December 27, 1881, a son of the late Frederick A. Dague (1844-1913) and Susan Jones Dague (1850-1912). He was employed as a telephone repairman; a member of Sand Hill Methodist Church. In addition to his niece, he is survived by a nephew, William F. Dague, Akron (Ohio?). Friends may call at the Lutes Funeral Home, Moundsville, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. William Stein officiating. Officiating. Interment at Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Marshall County, WV.

Source Obituary in The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, Friday, November 6, 1970 page 21. Social Security Death Benefit Index, United States, 1937-1995, Volume 1. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on GEORGE NORMAN DAGUE

Dague, George Norman, 84, of R.D. #2, West Finley, Pennsylvania, died at Washington Manor Rest Home, Washington, PA at 6:45 p.m. Saturday (November 8, 1969). He was born May 5, 1885, in Viola, Marshall County, WV, a son of John Wesley Dague (1853-1939) and Hannah A. Jones Dague (1859-1941). He was a farmer all his life and attended the Dallas Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Alice I. Faubel Dague, whom he married July 25, 1908; one son, George Faubel Dague of R. D. 2, West Finley, PA; three daughters, Mrs. Louise Hall of Proctor, WV; Mrs. Marjorie Steadman of Pittsburgh, PA; and Mrs. Estelle Little of R.D. 1, West Alexander, PA; one sister, Mrs. Annie Gieseler, of Barryton, Michigan; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. One son, two brothers, and one sister, preceded him in death. Friends will be received at Kepner Funeral Home, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove (Wheeling) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday were services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. W. D. Winters officiating. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery (Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery)

Source: Obituary in The Wheeling Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV Monday, Nov. 10, 1969. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on GUY L. DAGUE

Dague, Guy L., 62, died at his home in Beham, Pennsylvania, at 3:15 p.m. Sunday (February 22, 1970). He was born in West Finley Township, PA, March 31, 1907, son of Emma Ullom Dague and the late W. Earl Dague. He lived most of his life in the West Finley area, but from 1942 to 1969 he resided in Warren, Ohio where he was employed at the American Welding and Manufacturing Co. He is a member of Dallas United Methodist Church. He is survived by his widow, Lillian A. Sampson Dague; his mother; three brothers, Paul E. Dague of Sherrard, WV; Keith W. Dague and Ralph H. Dague both of West Finley, PA; one sister, Mrs. Wilbur (Doris) Brownlee of Claysville, PA. Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, today from 7-9 p.m., tomorrow 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be there Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. David Anderson officiating. Burial in Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Monday, Feb. 23, 1970 and Kepner Funeral Home, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on H. CECIL DAGUE

Dague, H. Cecil, 67, of Dallas, West Virginia, died Monday (April 8, 1974) at home. He was born February 1, 1907, a son of William Shoaf Dague and Maud Ann Crow Dague. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Dallas; a retired employee of West Virginia Department of Highway; a veteran of World War II (T Sargent, U.S. Army). Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Charles (Isabelle) Davis and Mrs. Mabel Dougherty both of Dallas, and Mrs. Andy (Olive) Whipkey of Bedford, Ohio (later Dallas, WV) three brothers, Ralph of Glen Dale, WV, George of Moundsville, WV and Daniel Of Dallas, WV. Friends received at Fanning Funeral Home, West Alexander, Pennsylvania 2-9 p.m. Tuesday, where services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. Interment in Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Tuesday, April 9, 1974 page 4. Additional information from the Headstone at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate on HANNAH AMANDA JONES DAGUE

MRS. HANNAH DAGUE TAKEN BY DEATH

ELM GROVE RESIDENT WILL BE BURIED FRIDAY AT STONE CHURCH CEMETERY

Mrs. Hannah A. Jones Dague, widow of John W. Dague, died at 5:45 o'clock Wednesday morning (August 13, 1941) at her home at 110 Center Avenue, Elm Grove, (Wheeling, West Virginia). Mrs. Dague, who had been ill since April, was aged 82 years.

The remains are at the Crider (now Kepner) Funeral Home, where services will be held in the Chapel on Friday afternoon at 2 o' clock, conducted by Dr. J. C. Buckley of the Elm Grove Methodist Church and Rev. A. M. Barlow of the McMechen Methodist Church. Interment will be in Stone Church Cemetery (Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV).

Mrs. Dague was born at Sand Hill, Marshall County, (now WV), July 13, 1859, a daughter of George and Caroline Marsh Jones. Following her marriage to Mr. Dague, she moved to Viola, where she resided until 25 years ago. At that time she moved to Elm Grove. Mrs. Dague was a member of Elm Grove Methodist Church.

Surviving are four children, Miss Carrie M. Dague, at home; George Norman Dague of West Finley, PA; Mrs. Luanna Gieseler of Barryton, Michigan; Oscar S. Dague of Lake, Michigan; 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Her husband, John W. Dague, died August 9, 1939, and a son, Daniel Franklin Dague, died on January 29, 1934.

Source: Obituary in The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV Thursday, Aug. 14, 1941 page 4 and Friday, Aug. 15, 1941. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate, Information on HARRY ALLEN DAGUE

Dague, Harry A. 68, of 2 Lyle Road, Clearview, Wheeling, WV, died at Ohio Valley General Hospital Friday afternoon (October 23, 1970). He was born in Marshall County, WV, April 19, 1902, the son of the late Charles E. Dague (1873-1962) and Mary A. Thatcher Dague (1879-1962). He was a well drilling contractor; a member of the National Water Well Association; Elm Grove Methodist Church; Belmont Lodge 16 FA&AM; 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason belonging to Lake Erie Conservatory in the Valley of Cleveland, Ohio; Osiris Temple of the Shine of Wheeling; El Tor Grotto; Bell-Mon Shine Club; Y.M.C.A. of Warwood; and a charter member of the Wheeling Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis. Surviving are his widow, Margaret Jane Boyd Dague; three sisters Mrs. Franklin W. Painter of Hayward, California; Mrs. Andrew J. Frank of Elm Grove; and Mrs. Hamilton W. Shoop of Washington, DC; and several nieces and nephews. Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, after 2 p.m. today. Services there Monday at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Douglas N. Shepherd and Rev. W. D. Winters officiating. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.

Source: Obituary Collection from the Ohio County Public Library and Death Certificate Record in Ohio County, West Virginia. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Notice, Information on HATTIE L. McCAUSLAND DAGUE

Dague, Hattie Lea McCausland, 90, of 2 Cherry Lane, Bethlehem Wheeling, WV, formerly of Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV, died Monday (Feb. 9, 1981) in Wheeling Hospital. (She was born July 6, 1890, a daughter of Wlliam McCausland and Minnie Armstrong McCausland.) Mrs. Dague was the oldest member of the Sand Hill United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brice L. Dague, in 1955. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. George (Freda) Pell of Wheeling; Mrs. Russell B. (Madalyn) McCreary of Bethlehem; Mrs. Paul L. (Elizabeth) Meyer of Weirton, WV and Mrs. Ivan (Eleanor) Dean of Sherrard, WV; two sons, Frederick A. Dague of West Alexander, PA; and Roy L. Dague of Mt. Olivet; 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren. Friends will be received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at Kepner Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Robert C. Cole and Rev. Sherman Davidson officiating. Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Garden, Sherrard, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Feb. 10-11, 1981 page 2. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate, Information on JAMES E. DAGUE

James E. Dague, 57, died yesterday morning (February 8, 1929) at 3:25 o'clock at the home of his father, William L. Dague, 11 Marshall Avenue, Elm Grove (Wheeling, West Virginia). He had been ill for the past five months and had been confined to his bed the greater part of that time. At the present time his father is critically ill.

Mr. Dague was born in Sand Hill, Marshall County (WV) (August 21, 1871) and with the exception of a short time in the Sistersville district, where he was employed as an oil driller, had lived practically all his life in this section. His mother died two years ago.

Surviving, in addition to his father, three sisters Mrs. Jennie Karr and Mrs. Sam Sligar of Wheeling; and Mrs. Wylie Quigley of Lloydsville, Ohio; and one brother, C. E. (Charles Elmer) Dague of this city.

The body has been removed to the Springer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Monday afternoon at , the Rev. V. A. Nanna of the Moundsville M. E. Church in charge, assisted by the Rev. W. E. Anderson of the Elm Grove M. E. Church. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery (Wheeling, WV).

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Feb. 9-10, 1929 page 2. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary of JOHN WESLEY DAGUE

JOHN W. DAGUE DIES TODAY

AGED RETIRED FARMER SUCCUMBS AT HIS ELM GROVE RESIDENCE

Dague, John W. 86, retired Marshall County farmer and a resident of Elm Grove for the past 22 years died this morning (Wednesday, August 9, 1939) at 7 o'clock at his home, 110 Center Street, (Wheeling, West Virginia) following on an extended illness.

Mr. Dague was born in Viola, Marshall County, WV, June 16, 1853, a son of Daniel Dague (1814-1882) and Eliza Jane Luke Dague (1815-1888), members of pioneer families of that vicinity. He resided at Viola the greater part of his life and was engaged in farming their for many years. Mr. Dague united with the Sand Hill United Methodist Church when 11 years old and transferred membership to the Elm Grove Methodist Church when he moved to that District.

Surviving are his wife, Hannah Jones Dague, four children, Miss Carrie M. Dague at home, Mrs. Suzanna Giesler of Barryton, Michigan; George Norman Dague of West Finley, Pennsylvania; Oscar Dague of Lake, Michigan; one sister, Mrs. Laura Jones of West Finley, Pennsylvania; 13 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

The body was removed to the Crider Funeral Home. Time for services will be announced later.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Friday afternoon (August 11, 1939) in the Chapel of the Crider (now Kepner) Funeral Home. Rev. A. Coleman Brown, pastor of Elm Grove Methodist Church, Rev. John Q. Myers, pastor of Elm Grove Church of God, and Rev. A. M. Barlow, of Huntington, WVa., former Elm Grove Methodist Church pastor, will officiate. Interment is to follow in Stone Church Cemetery (Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV).

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News Register, Wheeling, WV, Wednesday, 9 August 1939 page 2 and Thursday, 10 August 1939 page 5.

Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on JOHN WINTERS "Winnie" DAGUE

Winnie Dague, 66, farmer and resident of Big Wheeling Creek, near Viola, Marshall County, West Virginia, died Tuesday morning (April 16, 1940) at his home after an illness of several months. He had been seriously ill for over one week.

Mr. Dague was born on the farm on which he died (December 13, 1873). He was a son of William Dague (1844-1918) and Easter Rebecca Winters Dague (1846-1923).

Surviving are his wife, Leontine Robinson Dague; two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Bell of Roney's Point; and Mrs. Beulah Riggle of Calis, WV; one brother, W. Earl Dague of West Finley, PA; two sisters, Mrs. Ross E. (Eliza Jane) Keyser of Carrollton, Ohio; Mrs. Elsa (Mary Elizabeth) Riggs of Bedford, PA; one nephew, Oren Ullom of Elm Grove and five grandchildren. A daughter, Gertrude Dague, died 20 years ago.

Brief services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock in the Crider (now Kepner) Funeral Home Chapel, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Additional services will be held at 2:30 o'clock in the Sand Hill Methodist Church. Rev. C. S. DeBarr will be in charge. Interment is to be in Sand Hill Cemetery (Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery).

SOURCE: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Wednesday, 17 April 1940 and Kepner Funeral Home. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on KEITH WINTERS DAGUE

Dague, Keith Winters, 56, of R.D. #1, West Finley, Pennsylvania, died Monday (October 6, 1975) at home. (He was born June 18, 1919,) and was preceded in death by his father, W. Earl Dague. He was a farmer and a member of Dallas Methodist Church. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Emma Ullum Dague of West Finley, PA; two brothers, Paul E. Dague of Sherrard, WV; Ralph Dague of West Finley, PA; a sister, Mrs. Wilbur (Doris) Brownlee of Claysville, PA. Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday where services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Daniel L. Savage officiating. Interment at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1975 page 2 and Kepner Funeral Home, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Notice, Death Certificate of LALA DALE DOMAN DAGUE

Dague, Lala Dale Doman 53, of Battle Run Road (R. D. #2, Triadelphia, WV) died Monday (Nov. 30, 1970) at Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, WV. She was born in Washington County, PA, July 8, 1917, a daughter of Sanford Doman and Alys Chambers Doman. She was a member of the West Alexander Presbyterian Church, a leader of the Sequoia 4-H Club; and was employed as a stock clerk at G. C. Murphy Store of Wheeling. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Dague in August, 1955. Surviving are two sons, Charles E. Dague and Albert T. Dague, both of West Alexander, PA; one daughter, Mrs. Louise Foster (later Mrs. Leo Turner) of West Alexander, PA; and five grandchildren.

Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services there Thursday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. David A. Campbell officiating. Interment in Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News Register, Wheeling, WV Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1970 page 2 and Ohio County Record of Death, Office Of the Clerk, Ohio County Commission. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary and Death Certificate of LEONTINE ROBINSON DAGUE

Dague, Leontine Robinson 79, Died on June 14, 1956 at the Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia. She was born December 16, 1876 in Marshall County, WV, the daughter of George and Emily Campbell Robinson. She had lived most of her married life in Viola, WV, moving to Elm Grove (Wheeling) WV 16 years ago. She was preceded in death by her husband John Winters "Winnie" Dague in 1940, and a daughter Gertrude (1901-1920). She was a member of the Sand Hill United Methodist Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Bell of Roney's Point and Mrs. Beulah Riggle of Calis, WV; six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; one sister Mrs. Myrtle Hustead of Wilsonburg, WV and a nephew, Orento Ullum of Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. She was buried at Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Marshall County, WV with her husband and daughter.

Source: Tri County Obituary Collection Volume III 1902-1960 page 14 and Death Certificate, Office of the Clerk, Ohio County Commission, Wheeling, WV. Information from headstone at Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on LILLIAN A. SAMPSON DAGUE

Dague, Lillian A. Sampson, 89, of Hills View Rest Nursing Home, Claysville, PA, formerly of Beham, PA, died Saturday, April 26, 1997, at the home. (She was born January 4, 1908.) She was a member of Dallas United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy L. Dague, in 1970; her parents, Cad W. and Jessie Stricklin Sampson; three brothers, Eugene, Charles, Raymond Sampson. Surviving are four nieces, Mrs. William (Collen) Benson, Donna Sampson, and Margie Robinson all of Wheeling, WV; Jannie Marinacci of Summerville, North Carolina; a nephew, Charles "Ned" Sampson of Wheeling, WV. Friends received at noon on Monday until time of the services at 3 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV with the Rev. James "Jay" Van Reenen officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dallas United Methodist Church, Dallas, WV. Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Sunday, April 27, 1997, page 4 and Kepner Funeral Home, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Certificate on MARIA CROW DAGUE

Death Claims Mrs. M. C. Dague

Veteran Resident Dies in Home of Niece

Mrs. Maria C. Dague 80, life-long resident of the Wheeling district, died yesterday afternoon (April 25, 1927) at 12:45 o'clock at the home of her niece, Mrs. M. C. Kindelberger, 701 Market Street. Death was attributed to infirmities and advanced age.

Mrs. Dague was born at Limestone, Marshall County, West Virginia on October 11, 1847, a daughter of Peter Crow and Elizabeth Shook. She had resided in that vicinity her entire life. She was married to James Kent, who died 15 years ago. Later she was united in marriage to Daniel Dague, who preceded her in death four years ago. For a number of years she resided in Moundsville, but in recent years had made her home with her niece.

Besides Mrs. Dague, a sister, Mrs. S. H. Creighton, and one brother, Peter Crow, of Moundsville survive, as do several nieces and nephews.

On Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock the body will be removed to the Memorial Mortuary where services will be held in the Chapel at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. S. W. Jones of the Calvary M. E. Church of Moundsville, will officiate and internment will be made in the family plot at Stone Church Cemetery (Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV).

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register,Wheeling, WV April 26, 1927 and Ohio County Record of Death Book 60 Certificate 354. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary and Information on MARGARET JANE BOYD DAGUE

Dague, Margaret J. Boyd 84, of 2 Lyle Road, Clearview Wheeling, West Virginia, died Thursday (February 12, 1987) at Mound View Health Care Center, Moundsville, Marshall County, WV. She was born April 15, 1902. She was a member of Stone Presbyterian Church, Wheeling. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry A. Dague in 1970; eight brothers. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove 7-9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. Saturday until time of services at 11 a.m. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Friday, Feb. 13, 1987 and Marshall County Record of Death, Moundsville, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary of MARY A. (THATCHER) DAGUE

Dague, Mrs. Mary A. Thatcher, 82, of Stone Church Road, Elm Grove, Wheeling, West Virginia, died at 7:30 p.m. Friday (August 17, 1962) at home after a lengthy illness. The daughter of Salathiel and Amanda Sutton Thatcher, she was born November 6, 1879, in Marshall County, WV. She was a member of the First Methodist Church; the Liberty Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star; Holy City Chapter No. 1 White Shrine of Jerusalem and the Osiris Shrine. Surviving are her husband, Charles E. Dague; one son, Harry A. of Clearview, Wheeling, WV; three daughters, Mrs. Mildreth A. Painter of Huntingdon Valley, PA; Mrs. Mary D. Frank of Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV; and Mrs. Eleanor D. Williams of Hyattsville, Maryland; a niece, Mrs. Florence Grochowski; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Friends received after 10 a.m. Sunday at Kepner's, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial at Stone Church Cemetery, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV.

SOURCE: Obituary in The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, Saturday, 18 August 1962, page 2. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on MAUD A. CROW DAGUE

Dague, Mrs. Maud A. Crow, 77, of R.D. #1, Dallas, WV and a life resident of that area, died at her home Sunday at 11 p.m. (January 20, 1963). She was born November 30, 1885, at Calis, Marshall County, WV, a daughter of George M. and Charity Crider Crow, and she was a member of the Dallas Methodist Church and the Golden Farm Woman's Club. Her husband, William Shoaf Dague, died in 1939. Surviving are three daughters: Mrs. Isabel D. Davis of Dallas, WV; Mrs. Olive Whipkey and Mrs. Mabel Daugherty, both of Cleveland, Ohio; four sons: C. Ralph Dague of Glen Dale, WV; H. Cecil Dague, George William Dague, and Daniel L. Dague all of Dallas, WV. Also surviving are a brother and a sister, Charles L. Crow and Miss Pearl Crow, both of Elm Grove; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Friends may call at Kepner's, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove (Wheeling, WV). Services will be held there Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Harry Atzenhofer officiating and burial will be in the Dallas Cemetery (Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV)

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Jan. 21, 1963 page 2. Appropriate correction by James Eward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary Information of OSCAR STUART DAGUE

Dague, Oscar Stuart 71, Former resident of Elm Grove, and Marshall County, West Virginia, he died on June 2, 1960 in Barryton, Michigan where he had resided since 1937. He was born in Viola, WV on March 18, 1889, a son of John Wesley Dague (June 16, 1853-Aug. 9, 1939) and Hannah Amanda Jones Dague (July 13, 1859-Aug. 13, 1941). He was a dairy farmer all his life. His wife, Nettie Holmes Dague (Mar. 30, 1890-Nov. 15, 1956) died in 1956. He was preceded in death by a brother Daniel Franklin Dague (Apr. 2, 1883-Jan. 29, 1934); a sister Carrie M. Dague (Nov. 4, 1881-Apr. 11, 1943). Surviving are two sons H. Stuart Dague (currently in Lake, Michigan) and L. Stanley Dague (July 1, 1921-Jan. 8, 1984) of Barryton, Michigan; one daughter Mrs. Charles O. (Elma Ruth Dague) Ridgely (Dec. 15, 1912-about 1991) of Wheeling, WV, 9 grandchildren; one brother (George) Norman Dague (May 5, 1885-Nov. 8, 1969) of West Finley, Pennsylvania; one sister Mrs. John (Susan Luanna Dague) Gieseler (Apr. 16, 1887-1971) of Barryton, Michigan; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at Daggett Funeral Home in Barryton. Burial in that community. He was buried at Flake Cemetery, Barryton, Mecosta County, Michigan. (Newspaper date June 4, 1960)

Source: Tri-County Obituary Collection Volume III 1902-1960 page 14 and information provided by his son, Mr. H. Stuart Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Patricia Louise Naumann Dague

Dague, Patricia Louise Naumann, 70, of Triadelphia, died Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Wheeling Hospital and entered into the Arms of God. She was born December 24, 1940 at Triadelphia, a daughter of the late Curtis Baker Naumann (Apr. 11, 1902-May 8, 1965) and Marie Elizabeth Schaub Naumann (Oct 29, 1904-Feb. 1, 1985). Patty was a granddaughter of Charles Rudolph Naumann (Jan. 10, 1878-May 16, 1958) and Mary Rose Curtis Naumann (May 24, 1877-Apr. 22, 1945) and George Andrew Schaub (Sept 3, 1870-Sept 6, 1936) and Anna Kathrine Becker Schaub (Feb. 17, 1872-June 4, 1953). Patty was a 1958 graduate of Triadelphia High School in Wheeling. She was a former senior supervisor at Kelly Services, Wheeling from Sept. 1978 -- July 1997; in her youth, Patty was employed at Isaley's Ice Cream Shop and the Ohio Valley Coal Company; a member and Deacon and the Church Choir at Roney's Point United Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Official Board at Triadelphia United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher. She read the entire Holy Bible three times during her life. Patty served with honor as a West Virginia Notary Public 1991-2001. She enjoyed cake decorating and a strong love of reading books. Patty adored her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles Curtis Naumann and Jack E. Naumann; two sisters, Melva Miner and G. Vaughn Scott. Surviving are her husband, W. Edward Dague, whom she married Nov. 8, 1964, at Triadelphia United Methodist Church; two sons, James Edward Dague of Wheeling, Dr. Jerry A. Dague, M.D. and his wife, Kelli of Triadelphia; three grandchildren, Ashley L., Alexander G. and Emily Elizabeth Dague; four sisters, Mrs. Rose Anna Miller and her husband, William E. of Elm Grove; Mrs. Nancy Scott ofValley Grove; Mrs. Darlene Laudermilt of Mason, WV; Mrs. Shirley Walt and her husband Jack of Dallas, WV. Friends will be received on Monday, May 2, 2011 from 3 - 9 p.m. at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, (304) 242-2311 where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Debra Dague officiating. Interment at Mount View Cemetery, Dallas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Roney's Point United Presbyterian Church, RD #1 Box 340 Triadelphia, WV 26059. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.


Obituary, Death Certificate Information on PEARL M. "Nettie" (CAMPBELL) DAGUE

Mrs. Pearl M. "Nettie" Campbell Dague, 72, for 41 years a resident of Elm Grove, Wheeling, West Virginia, and wife of R. W. "Walter" Dague, died yesterday (May 17, 1951) at 3:35 p.m. in her home at 238 Kruger Street after a lengthy illness.

A member of the First Methodist Church, she was a native of Marshall County, WV, born on April 9, 1879, and a daughter of James A. and Alice Winters Campbell.

Surviving are her husband, two sons, Clarence, of Irwin, PA, and H. L. Dague of Baltimore, MD; a daughter, Mrs. John Lough of Wheeling, WV; a sister, Mrs. Leland Standiford of Phoenix, Arizona.

Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, where services will be held on Monday next with the Rev. J. Ronald Casto and the Rev. W. D. Winters officiating. Interment at Stone Church Cemetery, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV.

SOURCE: Obituary in Wheeling Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, 18 May 1951, page 5, and Ohio County Record of Death, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on R. W. (WALTER) DAGUE

Dague, R. W. (Walter) of 2331 Eoff Street, Wheeling, West Virginia, retired employee of Home Pearl Laundry and former resident of Elm Grove died Tuesday (August 18, 1959) at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV April 2, 1874, a son of Frederick Dague and Elizabeth Supler Dague, he was a member of the Elm Grove Methodist Church. Surviving are his son, Clarence of San Diego, California; one daughter, Mrs. John J. Lough of Wheeling; and six grandchildren. One son, Harry, died in Korea in July 1953. His wife, Nettie Campbell Dague, died in 1951. Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held there Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. William Woods officiating. Burial in Stone Church Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Aug. 19, 1959 page 24. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Notice, Information on RONALD EARL DAGUE

Dague, Ronald Earl, 56, of West Finley, Washington County, Pennsylvania, a farmer, died Thursday (September 9, 1965) at Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, WV. Born November 6, 1908, in West Finley, PA, a son of Emma B. Ullom Dague and the late W. Earl Dague; a brother, Robert R. Dague died recently on July 14, 1965. He was a member of Dallas Methodist Church, Dallas, WV. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are four brothers, Guy L. Dague of Warren, Ohio; Paul E. Dague of Sherrard, WV; Ralph H. and Keith W. Dague, both of West Finley, PA; a sister, Mrs. Doris Brownlee of Claysville, PA. Friends will be received at Kepner Funeral Home, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Perry McIntyre officiating. Burial at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, September 11, 1965 page 2, Kepner Funeral Home, Wheeling, WV, Headstone from Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information of Robert Luke Dague

VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR SUMMONED

ROBERT LUKE DAGUE DIES AT HIS HOME IN THIS CITY ON SUNDAY MORNING

MILITARY FUNERAL ON TUESDAY

Services at the Home: Burial Being Made at Rutland Under Auspices American Legion

Robert Luke Dague, a veteran of the Civil war and a beloved citizen of Minonk (Illinois) and Rutland (Illinois) vicinity for more than half century died at his home in this city Sunday morning (August 2, 1925) at 9 o'clock. While with his declining years he was quite feeble and his afflictions were many, he had been feeling fairly well and his death came as somewhat of a surprise. Life had not been the same to his since last year, a mate who had gone through the many years with him in a companionship that was singularly devoted and full of concern and love. Perhaps, were it his choice the end was welcome.

Funeral services were held at the home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. H. H. McFall, pastor of the Methodist church, of which Mr. Dague was a member and a trustee for many years. The remains were taken to Rutland for burial and there military honors were conferred by Minonk Post No. 142, American Legion, the members also acting as pallbearers.

Those from away who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Dague of Peoria; Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Dague and family of Belvidere; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dague and family of Walworth, Wis.,; G. A. Dolen of Silver Lake, Ind.,; Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Dolen, of Hudson; Mrs. S. R. Ingram and daughter, Fannie, of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Ingram of Peoria; Mr. and Mrs. John Kuney and son of Aurora; Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ingram, of Rutland.

Mr. Dague was born at Wheeling, WV**, December 6, 1842, and there he grew to young manhood. During the Civil War he enlisted with Co. I, 15th Regiment of the West Virginia Volunteers, and served three years and nine months to the close of the war. He was married at West Union, PA, October 12, 1871, to Mary Jane Ingram (1847-1924) (unable to read this section.............) and one mile west of Rutland, remaining there for three years. They then moved to a farm one-half mile south of Rutland, living there six or seven years, when they moved to their farm about half way between Rutland and Minonk, where they spent many happy years, moving to Minonk 26 years ago and since residing here.

Four children are left to mourn: Mrs. Laura B. Dague, Walworth, Wis.; R. R. Dague; Belvidere; Ralph Dague, Peoria, and Harry Dague, at home. Two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Mounds and Mrs. Laura Jones both of Wheeling, WV, and one brother, John Dague, living in West Virginia, also survives. There are six grandchildren.

To know "Bob" was to love him, to prize his friendship, to regard his qualities above those of the average man. He was kind, he was gentle, he was friendly. Someway he viewed life in a way that banished such evil thoughts as are brought by spite and hate and revenge. And the leasant, peaceful face that he carried with him to the grave, was his by nature. It was a good man who died.

**The family history would indicate that Mr. Dague was most likely born at Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV, near Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Daniel Dague (1814-1882) and Eliza Jane Luke Dague (1815- 1888).

SPECIAL NOTE: The obituary was generously provided by Howard L. and Jane Dague of Canyon Lake, California.

Source: Obituary in Minonk News Dispatch, Minonk, Illinois, Thursday, August 6, 1925. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Death Notice, Information on ROBERT R. DAGUE

Dague, Robert R., 53, of Beham, Pennsylvania, near Dallas, West Virginia, died Wednesday (July 14, 1965) at his home. He was born Sept. 26, 1911, a son of Emma B. Ullom Dague and the late W. Earl Dague. Surviving are his wife, Mildred I. Clutter Dague; brothers, Ronald E., Paul E., Guy L., Keith W. Dague, a sister, Mrs. Wilbur (Doris) Brownlee of Claysville, PA. Friends are being received at Kepner's, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Services there Friday at 2 p.m. Burial at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV. Friends desiring to make a memorial contribution to the American Cancer Society.

Source: Obituary, Death Notice, Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Thursday, July 15, 1965, Kepner Funeral Home, Wheeling, WV, Headstone from Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary Information on W. EARL DAGUE

Dague, William Earl, of R.D. #3, West Finley, Pennsylvania, died Monday evening (November 9, 1959) at his home after a long illness. He was born at Viola, Marshall County, West Virginia, on March 7, 1886, a son of William Dague (Aug. 10, 1844-1918) and Easter Rebecca Winters Dague (Dec. 12, 1846-Mar. 3, 1923) and was a farmer was a member of Dallas Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Emma B. Ullum Dague (1886- 1980); six sons: Guy L. Dague of Warren, Ohio; Robert R. Dague of West Alexander, PA; Paul Dague of Sherrard, WV; Ralph Dague of West Finley, PA; Ronald E. Dague; and Keith W. Dague both at home; one daughter Mrs. Doris Brownlee of Claysville, PA; and 10 grandchildren. Friends will be received at Kepner's (Funeral Home) 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Funeral services will be held Thursday (November 12, 1959) at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Harry Atzenhofer officiating. Burial will follow at the (Mt. View Cemetery) Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Nov. 10-11, 1959 page 4 and the Headstone at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague. Headstone says "W. Earl Dague"

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Biographical Information on WILDON ARNOLD DAGUE

Dague, Wildon Arnold 69, of R.D. #2 Roney's Point Triadelphia, West Virginia, died Saturday, October 25, 1980 in Wheeling Medical Park Hospital, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV. He was born July 20, 1911 in Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV, a son of Albert Loring Dague (1872- 1942) and Angie Belle Wilson Dague (1874-1924). He was a short distance truck driver for the Barney Trucking Co. and a member and trustee of Roney's Point United Presbyterian Church, Triadelphia, WV. He was preceded in death by brothers, W. Glenn Dague, Curtis Wilson Dague, Edward Edgar Dague, Everett O. Dague; sisters Olga Elizabeth Dague, Opal Belle Dague Shanley; and an infant son, William Wayne Dague on June 24, 1947. Surviving are his wife, Norma Margaret Maxwell Dague, whom he married Dec. 31, 1936; and two sons, W. Edward Dague, of Triadelphia, WV and Robert A. Dague, of Altamonte Springs, Florida; one brother, Albert Nile Dague of West Palm Beach, Florida. Funeral services conducted October 28, 1980 by the Rev. John F. Gray officiating. Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, Elm Grove, Wheeling. Interment at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, Monday, Oct. 27, 1980 page 2. Appropriate corrections by Norma Maxwell Dague (wife) and James Edward Dague (grandson).

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on WILLIAM LUKE DAGUE

DAGUE SERVICE TO BE MONDAY

Octogenarian Dies Saturday After long Illness

Services for William Luke Dague, 83, widely known resident of Ohio County and member of a pioneer Marshall County family, will be held Monday afternoon at the home of his son, Charles Elmer Dague, on Stone Church Road (Wheeling, WV) at 3 o'clock. Rev. B. S. Hart, pastor of the Elm Grove Methodist Episcopal Church assisted by Rev. W. E. Anderson of West Liberty will officiate.

Mr. Dague died yesterday morning (May 25, 1935) at 10:50 o'clock at his son's home after an illness of nearly six years.

He was born on a farm near Viola, Marshall County, WV, on April 17, 1846**, a son of the late Andrew Dague (1817-1856) and Lucinda Luke Dague (1820?-1896). Until 17 years ago, Mr. Dague had farmed the land near the place of his birth. At the time he moved with his family to Elm Grove. For the past six years, he had resided with his son, on Stone Church Road.

Mr. Dague was member of the Elm Grove M. E. Church, and had been on of the more active churchmen until the time of his sickness. He was vitally interested in the welfare of the community.

His wife, (Mary McCreary Dague) died on May 23, 1927, and one son, James E. Dague, died in 1929. Survivors include one son, Charles E. Dague, with whom he lived, and three daughters, Mrs. Jennie Karr and Mrs. Samuel J. Sligar, both of Wheeling, WV; and Mrs. Wylie Quigley, of St. Clairsville, Ohio. Seven grandchildren also survive.

Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

SPECIAL NOTE: There is a discrepancy in determining the exact date of birth for William Luke Dague, possible years include: 1845, 1846, and 1848.

SOURCE: Obituary in Wheeling Register, Wheeling, WV, Sunday, May 26, 1935, page 2. Approximate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on WILLIAM SHOAF DAGUE

William Shoaf Dague Rites Friday

SERVICES TO BE AT DALLAS M. E. CHURCH; BURIAL IN DALLAS CEMETERY

William Shoaf Dague, 57, prominent resident of Dallas, West Virginia, died at 8:30 o'clock yesterday morning (May 24, 1939) at his home. His death came suddenly, though he had been in failing health for several years.

The body has been returned to the home from the Crider (now Kepner) Funeral Home and services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Dallas M. E. Church in charge of Rev. C. S. DeBarr. Burial will be in the Dallas Cemetery (Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV).

Mr. Dague was a farmer and spent his entire life in the Dallas vicinity, having been born on March 27, 1882, a son of Daniel Dague and Isabel Shoaf Dague. On April 25, 1906, Mr. Dague was united in marriage with Miss Maude Crow, of Dallas, a sister of Lester E. Crow of Park View, Elm Grove. Mr. Dague was a member of the Dallas Methodist Church.

In addition to his widow, Mr. Dague is survived by four sons, Cecil, Ralph, George, and Daniel, all at home; three daughters, Mrs. Isabel Davis of Elm Grove; Mrs. Olive Whipkey of Wheeling; Mrs. Mabel Daugherty of West Alexander, PA; and four grandchildren. Four sisters, Miss Mary A. Dague of Dallas; Mrs. Lavicia McCausland of Dallas, Mrs. Laura Wilson of Berryton, Michigan; and Mrs. Elizabeth Archer of Wheeling, WV; two brothers, Mr. R. O. Dague of Berryton, Michigan; and Mr. H. E. Dague of Bath, Michigan; also survive.

Source: Obituary in The Wheeling Intelligencer, Thursday, May 25, 1939 page 12? and Wheeling News-Register, May 26, 1939, page 9, both from Wheeling, WV. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Alice Olive Long Yoho Daniels

[Source: Wheeling News Register, September 26, 1996]

DANIELS, Alice Olive Long Yoho, 81, of Moundsville, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1996, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale. She was an employee of the former Write Motel and Snyder Hotel, and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Yoho; her second husband, Claude Daniels; her parents, Lirt and Dora White Long; two brothers, Burl and Richard "Dick" Long. Surviving are two sons, Romey Sidney Yoho of Valley Grove and George Edward Yoho of Moundsville; four daughters, Dora Burkey, Mrs. Paul (Ramona) Lilly, Mrs. Lloyd (Fern) Lilly and Alice Harmon, all of Moundsville; 19 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Friends received 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes, Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville. Arrangements are incomplete.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


BENTON J. DARRAH

Source: Wetzel Democrat, New Martinsville, W. Va.
February 1964

Benton J. Darrah, age 81, of Rt. 3, Proctor, W. Va., died near his home on Saturday afternoon, February 1, 1964. Born at Woodlands, W. Va., on February 28, 1882, he was a son of Jacob and Susanna Higgs Darrah and was a retired farmer. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Anna McClintoc of Rt. 3, Proctor. Services held at the Grisell Funeral Home in Moundsville, with Rev. Howard Rush officiating. Burial was in the Doty Cemetery on Burch Ridge in Marshall County.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


ELIZABETH E. DAUGHERTY

Source: Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, W.Va., Friday, February 27, 1920

Elizabeth E. Daugherty departed this life January 21, 1920. She was aged 73 years, 11 months and 27 days. Death was due to pneumonia. She had been in declining health several years but was taken seriously ill only two days before death relieved her of all suffering. Mrs. Daugherty was a daughter of Wilson and Cynthia Gorby and was born January 24, 1846. She was united in marriage to R. H. Daugherty, August 15, 1867. To this union eleven children were born, seven girls and four boys. Three boys and one daughter preceded her to the great beyond. Her companion was a Civil War veteran who answered the call of his Savior almost seven years ago. Those left to mourn her death are: Charlie of Endicott, W.Va., her only son with whom she made her home; six daughters, Mrs. Wm. Haught of Armstrong, Ohio; Mrs. John Horner and Mrs. Sanford Richmond of McMechen, W.Va.; Mrs. L. Kuhens, Endicott; and Mrs. J. E. Johnson of Bellton, W.Va. There are also 43 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving grandmother. She leaves two brothers, Mark Gorby of Bellton and Frank Gorby of Washington, Pa. One sister, Mrs. Maggie Wagner, lives in Grafton, W.Va. Two sisters who moved to the western states have not been heard of for several years. She united with the M. E. Church at Meadow Dale in her early life but had not been able to attend church much for many years. She was laid to rest in Meadow Dale Cemetery to await the resurrection morn.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


JENNY (C. JANE) PYLES DAUGHERTY

The Iola Register, Friday, November 22, 1895

Many were shocked to hear of the death of Mrs. Wm. Daughtery which occurred while in Kansas City having a limb removed.

The obituary in the Iola Register, Friday December 13, 1895

Mrs. Jennie Daughtery was born in Marshal county, West Virginia, October 19, 1870.

When eleven years of age she moved with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Pyles, to Allen county Kans., where she was married to W. R. Daughtery Oct., the 25th of 1886.

God blessed their home with three children, two girls and a boy who with their father are left to mourn the loss of a loving wife and mother.

The deceased was a cripple for several years previous to her death, having to go about on crutches. Yet she bore her affliction like a true heroine, and was seldom heard complaining.

She fell asleep in death November, 15th, 1895, at Kansas City Mo., from the effect of having her limb amputated. Her body was brought to Moran where funeral services were held in the Baptist Church, being conducted by Rev. C. W. Trout of Ottawa.

She was laid to rest in the Moran Cemetery. And now may the bereaved relatives and friends look to the God who never makes a wound He can not heal. J.M.C.

Submitted by faith@aculink.net


Death Notice, Information on CHARLES C. DAVIS

Davis, Charles C., 63, of R.D. #1, Dallas, West Virginia, died Saturday, November 13, 1976 at 6:30 p.m. at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. He was born May 26, 1913, in Wheeling, a son of Ethel Becker Davis and the late Charles E. Davis. Mr. Davis was a Methodist by faith. He worked for several years as a civil engineer for the City of Wheeling and the U.S. government, retiring in 1973. He served as a member of the Wheeling Chapter and the West Virginia State Chapter of Engineers and the West Virginia Archeology Society. A veteran of World War II, he served as a Tech 4, with Company C in the 1891 Engineer Aviation Battalion in the Pacific Theater of War. He was married October 6, 1934 to Isabelle Dague Davis, who survives. Additional survivors are his mother, Ethel Davis of Wheeling, WV; his sister Mrs. Howard (Ethel) Mozena of Wheeling. Friends received at the Richard I. Fanning Funeral Home, Main Street, West Alexander, PA, 2-9 p.m. Monday, where services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1976 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. William States officiating. Interment at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Death Notice in The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, Monday, Nov. 15, 1976 page 2. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


EVELYN EWING DAVIS

[Source: Wheeling News Register, March 7, 1936]

EVELYN EWING SUCCUMBS TO ONE YEAR'S ILLNESS THIS MORNING

NATIVE OF MARSHALL COUNTY HAD RESIDED IN WHEELING FOR MANY YEARS

Mrs. Evelyn Ewing Davis, 50, wife of R. H. Davis and a resident of Wheeling for many years, died this morning at 4 o’clock, at her home, 39 Twenty-fifth street. She had been ill for the past year. Mrs. Davis was born in Marshall county, March 17, 1885, a daughter of W. W. and Ellen Riley Ewing, pioneer Marshall county residents. She was a devout member of St. Alphonsus Catholic church.

Mrs. Allan Nolte and Mrs. Donald Richmond of Wheeling. Misses Elaine, Betty and Roxanne Davis, all at home; one son, Ewing, Davis of Wheeling; two sisters, Mrs. William Hazlett of Sand Hill, Mrs. George Little of Newton, Kan.; one brother, T. R. Ewing of Bethlehem, and one grandson, Barry Nolte of Wheeling. A sister, Miss Anna M. Ewing, died November 12, 1935, and a brother, Phillip W. Ewing, died February 7, this year.

The body was removed to the Altmeyer funeral home. Arrangements for the funeral are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


LETITIA MAHELIA CONNELL DAVIS

Source: Newspaper clipping; no newspaper name; no date.

Services will be held at Cameron, W.Va., for Mrs. Letitia Mahelia Connell Davis, age 69, followed by burial in the Highland Cemetery. The body is at the home of her son, Nile Davis, on Maple Avenue in Cameron. Mrs. Davis died in Wheeling, W.Va. She was born Oct. 12, 1874 near Cameron and had spent her entire life in Cameron and Wheeling. She was married to William Davis, who preceded her in death in 1930. Surviving are one son, Nile H. Davis; one sister, Mrs. Samuel Patton of Barton, Ohio; and one granddaughter, Erma Jean Davis of Cameron. (Died 1943)

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


"Wheeling News-Register" - 8 DEC 2000

DAVIS, Thelma L. Wendt, 97, of Welty Apartments, National Road Wheeling, formerly of Cameron, W.Va., died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 13, 1903, in Cameron, daughter of the late Henry and Pearl Quigley Wendt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nile H. Davis, in 1971; a daughter, Erma Jean Richmond, in 1993.

She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Wheeling, a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College with a degree in home economics; a member of Ladies Oriental Shrine; the Warahol Husan Temple; Cameron Chapter, Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Emeritus Club of West Virginia Wesleyan College.

Surviving are a granddaughter, Brenda Sue Gittings and her husband, Marc, of Cameron; a great-grandson, Marc Richmond Gittings, of Cameron.

Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Elm Grove, Wheeling, Saturday from 2-5 p.m. where services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. J. William DeMoss officiating. Interment in Highland Cemetery, Cameron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 1209 Warwood Ave., Wheeling.

Submitted by Peggy Simmons.


DR. WILEY CLARK DAWSON

Source: Newspaper clipping; no newspaper name; no date.

Dr. Wiley Clark Dawson, age 78, and one of the most prominent citizens of Cameron, W. Va., has died at his home. He was a native of Monongalia County, W. Va., and was born in Morgantown on May 24, 1863. He studied dentistry at the State University at Morgantown. He had resided for 55 years in Cameron and for 45 years engaged in the practice of his profession. The deceased was a member of the First Methodist Church at Cameron. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Clara Belle McCracken Dawson and a sister, Mrs. Helen Stoneking of Morgantown. A son, Parry Lee Dawson, died at the age of 23 years. Funeral services will be held from the late home on High Street, conducted by Rev. Smith Bishop of the Methodist Church, assisted by Rev. I. J. Kerrick of the Christian Church. Burial will be in the Cameron Cemetery.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


Irene Elizabeth Vick Richard Dayton
[Source: Wheeling Intelligencer, Saturday, April 4, 1998]

DAYTON, Irene E. Richard, 75, of Mound View Health Care Center, Moundsville, died Friday, April 3, 1998, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Moundsville. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Talmadge Richard; her second husband, Kenneth Dayton; her parents, Albert and Effie Russell Vick; six brothers and sisters. Surviving are a stepdaughter, Vera Null of Moundsville; three stepgrandchildren; a stepgreat-grandchild. Friends received noon today until time of services at 3 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville. Interment in Mount Zion Cemetery, Wheeling.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Dorotha Dean

DEAN, Dorotha Louise, 93, of Garfield Street, McMechen, W.Va., died Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at her home.

Dorotha was born May 21, 1912 in Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late William P. and Helen F. (Poliski) Dean.

She was a retired teacher and principal with Marshall County Schools, with over 43 years of service; and was the first woman principal in the state of West Virginia. She was a graduate of Union High School, received her Bachelors degree from West Liberty State College, and earned her Masters of Education and Elementary Principal Certification from the University of Pittsburgh. She served as principal at Grave Creek, Center Benwood, Boggs Run, Union Grade School and Center McMechen Elementary School, before retiring in 1977.

In addition, she was a member of St. James Catholic Church, McMechen; the Rosary Altar Society at St. James; A.A.R.P. Chapter No. 2481; W.V. Assoc. of Retired School Employees; Women’s Club of McMechen and Wheeling; and the Senior Services of Moundsville.

In addition to her parents, Dorotha was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Dale Dean, Sr. in 2005.

Surviving are a sister, Pauline Butts and her husband, Wesley, of McMechen; two nieces, Deborah Dean of McMechen and Pamela Lynn and her husband, Roger, of Martins Ferry, Ohio; two nephews, David Dean and his wife, Cheryl, of McMechen and Richard Dean, Jr. and his wife, Debra, of Glen Dale; four great-nieces, Scarlett, Rosemerrie and Patricia Lynn and Jodi Woodburn; three great-nephews, Anthony, Brian and Nicholas Renzella; three great great-nieces; and a great great-nephew.

Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, Rosary devotions will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2006 at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen with the Rev. Joseph Hayden, S.J. as celebrant.

Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire.


RICHARD DALE DEAN

Dean, Richard Dale, “Trapper”, Sr., 79, of Friendly, WV, formerly of McMechen, WV, died Friday, October 21, 2005.

He was born November 4, 1925 in McMechen, the son of the late William Paul and Helen F. Polisky Dean. He was formerly married to the late Mary Noller Dean of McMechen. Trapper was a retired conductor with the Chessie System, and a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, the VFW, Eagles, and American Legion.

Surviving are a special companion, Grace Keller of Boaz, WV; two sons, David P. Dean and his wife, Cheryl, of McMechen, and Richard D. Dean, Jr. and his wife, Debra, of Glen Dale, WV; two daughters, Deborah Dean of McMechen and Pamela Lynn and her husband, Roger, of Martins Ferry, OH; two sisters, Dorotha Dean and Pauline Butts and her husband, Wesley, all of McMechen; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Friends received 7-9 pm Sunday, and 2-4 & 7-9 pm Monday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home 214 Marshall St., McMechen. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Tuesday, October 25, 2005, at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, with Rev. Joseph Hayden, S.J. as celebrant. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, OH.


[Source: Wheeling News Register, September 7, 1935]

MRS. DELIA COOPER DEEGAN

Mother of Benwood Postmaster Dies Friday Night After Illness Mrs. Delia Cooper Deegan mother of Thomas Deegan, postmaster of Benwood and welI known resident of this district, succumbed Friday night at 11 o'clock at her home, 608 Water street, Benwood. She had been ill for the past eight weeks. Mrs. Deegan was born in Wheeling, a daughter of the late William and Bridget Lantry Cooper. She was educated in the Wheeling parochial schools. Mrs. Deegan had made her home in Benwood for the past 50 years. She was a member of St. John's Catholic church. Her husband, Michael Deegan, preceded her in death in September, 1923. Surviving are one daughter, Miss Genevieve Deegan, at home; two sons, Raphael and Thomas M. Deegan, of Benwood; one brother, Thomas C. Cooper, of Wheeling; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Brennan and Miss Sarah Cooper, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and eight grandchildren. The body was taken to the family home today from the Altmeyer funeral home. Services will be conducted at the residence Tuesday morning at 8:30 o'clock. A mass of requiem will be celebrated at 9 o'clock in St. John's church. Rev. Father Thomas Duffey, rector, will be the celebrant. Burial will be in Mount Calvary cemetery.

Delia Cooper Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, September 8, 1935]

MASS TUESDAY FOR MRS. DELIA DEEGAN

Requiem mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock in St. John's church, Benwood, for Mrs. Delia Cooper Deegan, mother of Thomas Deegan, postmaster of Benwood, who died Friday night at her home, 608 Water street, Benwood. Rev. Father Thomas Duffy, rector, will be the celebrant of the mass. Brief rites will be held at the late home at 8:30 o'clock. Interment is to be in Mount Calvary cemetery. Mrs. Deegan was born in Wheeling, a daughter of the late William and Bridget Lantry Cooper. She was educated in the parochial schools. Mrs. Deegan had made her home in Benwood for the past 50 years. She was member of St. John's Catholic church. Her husband, Michael Deegan, preceded her in death in September, 1923. Surviving are one daughter Miss Genevieve Deegan, at home; two sons, Raphael And Thomas M. Deegan, of Benwood; one brother, Thomas C. Cooper, of Wheeling; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Brennan and Miss Sarah Cooper, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and eight grandchildren.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Francis J. (Dick) Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, Wednesday, May 18, 1966]

DEEGAN, Francis J. (Dick) 74, 612 Grant St., McMechen, longtime real estate and insurance agent, died Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. in Reynolds Memorial Hospital following two week's confinement. He was born in Benwood, Oct. 26, 1891, a son of William and Lena Herrick Deegan and was a life resident of that area. He belonged to St. James Church; the Holy Name Society; Rosary-Altar Society; Carroll Council, Knights of Columbus, both Third and Fourth Degree. Surviving are his wife, Agnes Burke Deegan, to whom he would have been married 50 years on May 22; a son, Lt. Col. Richard J. Deegan, Indianapolis, Ind.; one sister; Mrs. Florence Blake of Benwood; four grandchildren. Friends may call at Altmeyer's, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Arrangements are incomplete.

Francis J. (Dick) Deegan
[Source: Wheeling Intelliencer, Thursday, May 19, 1966]

DEEGAN, Francis J. (Dick) 74, 612 Grant St., McMechen, longtime real estate and insurance agent, died Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. in Reynolds Memorial Hospital following two week's confinement. He was born in Benwood, Oct. 26, 1891, a son of William and Lena Herrick Deegan and was a life resident of that area. He belonged to St. James Church; the Holy Name Society; Rosary-Altar Society; Carroll Council, Knights of Columbus, both Third and Fourth Degree. Surviving are his wife, Agnes Burke Deegan, to whom he would have been married 50 years on May 22; a son, Lt. Col. Richard J. Deegan, Indianapolis, Ind.; one sister; Mrs. Florence Blake of Benwood; four grandchildren. Friends may call at Altmeyer's, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Requiem High Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9 a.m. in St.James Curch. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The Holy Name Society, the Rosary Society, and the Knights of Columbus, will recite the Rosary at Altmeyer's on Friday at 8 p.m.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Genevieve A. Deegan
[Source: WI, Monday, August4, 1975]

DEEGAN, Miss Genevieve A. (Aunt Gen), 80, of 605 Water St., Benwood, died Saturday at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glendale. She was a member of St. John's Church, Benwood and was co-owner of the Deegan Company Grocery of Benwood. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. Friends received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. at St. John's Church. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary devotion Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, Jan 7, 2011

DEEGAN, Janet Anne, 84, passed into eternal rest at Belle Fourche Regional Senior Care on Sunday, January 2, 2011, ending a 16-month battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease).

Born on July 11, 1926, in Corry, Pa, Janet later moved with her parents, Ernest and Goldie Paulie to Cameron, W.Va.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 45 years, Raphael M. Deegan.

Janet is survived by her two children, Raphael (Sherry) P. Deegan of Leesburg, Va. and Lisa Deegan Langer of Spearfish, S.D. and four grandchildren, Michele and Shannon Deegan and Landon and Collin Langer.

Following her graduation from Cameron High School in 1944, Janet became the first female lifeguard at the Cameron swimming pool.

She was especially proud of this because women were not often lifeguards and the pay was higher than other jobs open to females at the time.

Janet continued her education at West Liberty State College, where she participated in the Campus Reverie Girls, the Hilltop Players, orchestra and band and was a member of Iota Psi Alpha sorority.

She met her husband "Ray" at college and married him the day after their graduation in 1948.

Following graduation, they began their teaching careers in Murphy, N.C. In 1951, she moved back to West Virginia to teach at Union High School in Benwood, where she remained for 13 years.

While at Union, she was sponsor of the Class of 1957 and had attended all of their reunions until 2010, when she became too weak to travel. In 1964, Janet transferred to her Alma Mater, Cameron High School, where she continued to teach English until her retirement in 1983. With over 35 years of classroom experience, Janet was passionate about teaching and challenged her students to be the best they could be.

After retirement, she and her husband enjoyed summers in the hills of West Virginia at Big Bear Lake and winters on the sunny beach of St. Augustine, Florida.

Throughout her life, Janet was involved with music and theater and often performed at church and social events. As an adult, she was an avid bridge player and collector of antiques.

In West Virginia, Janet belonged to a number of service organizations including: The American Legion Auxiliary, Women's Club (with a stint as W.Va. state chair), National Education Association, Eastern Star, Women of the Moose, and Ladies of the Elks.

She was also an active member of the Cameron United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir nearly every Sunday.

After over four decades in Cameron, W.Va., Janet moved to Spearfish, SD in December of 2004. There, she enjoyed an active retirement.

She was a graduate of the 2005 Leadership Spearfish program, a member of the Spearfish Senior Center, and an actress at the Matthews Opera House. With the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), she volunteered for the Spearfish Arts Center, High Plains Western Heritage Center, and the Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce.

Janet is remembered as a dedicated educator, leader, role model, and loving mother. Her keen wit and sense of humor left an impression on everyone she met and she will be missed by her family, friends, and a legion of former students.

In accordance with Janet's wishes, no service is planned and she will be interred with her husband in the Veteran's portion of Riverside Cemetery in Moundsville, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of the Northern Hills, 1440 North Main St. Spearfish, SD 57783 or MDA/ALS research.

Arrangements are under the care of Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel and Crematory Services in Spearfish.


Lizzie Deegan
[Source: Wheeling Register, Saturday, May 31, 1882]

DEEGAN - LIZZIE, daughter of John and Mary Deegan, on Tuesday morning, May 30, 1882, aged 18 years. Funeral this (Wednesday) morning at 10 o'clock from the residence of her parents, in Benwood. Interment at Mt. Calvary. Friends of the family are invited.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Mary Deegan
[Source: Wheeling Register, Saturday, May 20, 1882]

DEEGAN - Mary, daughter of John and Mary Deegan, on Friday, May 19, 1882, in the 19th year of her age. Funeral today at 1 o'clock. Friends of the family are invited. Interment at Mt. Calvary.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Mary Muth Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, August 25, 1983]

Mary Deegan Died Wednesday

Mary F. Muth Deegan, 89, formerly of Benwood, died Wednesday in the Bellaire City Hospital. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Benwood. She was preceded in death by her husband Raphael "Rafe" Deegan, in 1960. Mr. Deegan was very well known in Benwood and the area, having been a former mayor there. His son, Raphael Jr., followed in his footsteps, having served formerly and more recently as mayor of Cameron. Surviving are a daughter Rosemary Donahoe of Wheeling; three sons, Raphael M. of Cameron, Michael F. of Huntsville, Ala., and the Rev. Ronan J. of Pittsburgh; two brothers, Wilfred Muth in Nevada, and Charles Muth in Kansas; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Atmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff street, WheeIing, 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Michael F. Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, Thursday, September 6, 1923]

Operated Grocery For Half Century.

Funeral of Michael F. Deegan, of Benwood, May be Held Saturday Morning. Funeral services will probably be held on Saturday morning at 8:30 o'clock for Michael F. Deegan, aged 63 years, in the family home at Benwood, followed by requiem high mass in St. Jobn's Catholic church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery. Mr. Deegan was perhaps the oldest grocer in this section, having conducted a store in Benwood for a half century and widely known throughout Ohio and Marshall counties. He was a member of the A. 0. U. W. Iodge and a devout member of the A. 0. H. and the Holy Name society. He is survived by his wife, Delia Deegan; three sons, Vincent, Thomas and Raphael, and one daughter, Genevieve. There are two brothers surviving, Thomas P. and William Deegan and one sister, Mrs. Julia Donahie

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


DEEGAN, Col. Michael Francis, 87, of Huntsville, Ala., son of the late Mayor and Mrs. R.P. Deegan of Benwood, W.Va., passed away Friday, January 18, 2008.

Mr. Deegan was retired from the U.S. Army and the U.S. Government. He served in both Europe and the pacific theaters in World War II and served in Korea during the Korean conflict. He attended Union High School in Benwood and received his bachelor’s degree from Marshall University and his MBA from Syracuse University. As a federal employee he served as comptroller of the U.S. Army Ordinance Guided Missile School, program manager of the Army Lance Missile development and financial manager of the U.S. Army Missile Command. Following retirement, he served as associate director of adult education extension division of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He then served 12 years as a volunteer for the American Red Cross prior to his death.

He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus; a member of the American Legion; and the Retired Officers Association. He also served on the board of directors of Redstone Federal Credit Union.

He was preceded in death by his brother, former Mayor Raphael M. Deegan of Cameron, W.Va.; and a daughter, Mary Antoinet Worley McFarlin.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Evelyn Warren Deegan; son, Col. Michael W. Deegan retired and wife, Laura Kathleen, of Vienna, Va.; brother, Father Ronan J. Deegan of Moundsville, W.Va.; sister, Rosemary Donahoe of Wheeling, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Jonnie Worley Austria and Kelley Worley Spears of N. Charleston, S.C., Laura Deegan-McAdams of Houston, Michael L. Deegan of Vienna, Katherine Maureen Deegan of Houston, and Edward P. Deegan of Washington, D.C.; and three great-grandchildren, Jonathan Madrid, Joey Spears and Jordan Austria, all of North Charleston, S.C.


Raphael Muth Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, Thursday, October 7, 1993]

Services Set For Ex-Mayor

Services will be held for Raphael M. Deegan, who served two terms as mayor of Cameron, and was a former principal of Sherrard High School, who died Wednesday in Wheeling Hospital. He was 75. A resident of 103 Main St., Cameron, he was born May 19, 1918, in Benwood, a son of the late Raphael P. and Mary Muth Deegan. He was educated at St. John's Elementary School, Benwood, and Central Catholic High School, Wheeling, and received his undergraduate degrees in sociology and mathmatics at West Liberty State College and his master's degree in mathmatics and education at West Virginia University. He worked in graduate studies at Drake University, the University of North Carolina and the University of Massachusetts. He was an Army and Navy veteran of World War II. Deegan was a former teacher at Hiwassee Dam High School, Hiwassee Dam, N.C., Murphy High School, Murphy, N.C.; Smithfield High School, Smithfield, W.Va., and Sherrard High School. He, then became principal at Sherrard High School and was later principal at Union Junior High School in Benwood. He returned to teaching at Cameron High School until his retirement in 1980. He was the former chairman of the state Democratic Party, a former member of the Marshall County Planning Commission, and a former social director at the West Virginia Penitentiary, a Past Northern District Commander of the American Legion, a member and past commander of Maerican Legion Post No. 46 Blake Brothers, and a life member and past secretary of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 758. He also was a life member of Elks Lodge No. 33, Sistersville, the Royal Order of Jesters, Court No. 13, member of the Wheeling Scottish Rite Bodies, Cherokee Lodge, Murphy, N.C., and a member of Osiris Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. Legion of Honor. Surviving are his wife, Janet Paulie Deegan; a son Major Raphael P. of Fort Polk, La.; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Lisa) Deegan-Langer of Belle Fourche, S. D., two brothers, Michael Francis Deegan of Huntsville, Ala., and the Rev. Ronan J. Deegan, T.O.R., pastor of St. Francis Xavier Cathol Church, Moundsville; a sister, Rosemary Deegan Donlioc of St. Augustine Beach, Fla.; three grandchildren. Friends received 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes, Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave Moundsville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Xavier Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ronan J. Deegan, T.O.R., as celebrant. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Raphael P. Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, December 2, 1959]

A High Mass of Requiem will be sung for Benwood Mayor Raphael P. Deegan in St. John's Catholic Church in Benwood at 10 a.m. Saturday. Mayor Deegan died yesterday morning at 2:45 o'clock after a two month's illness. The body has been removed to the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, where friends may call. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, New Matamoras, O. Mr. Deegan, mayor of Benwood for the past 23 years, was born there Oct. 5, 1892, the son of the late Michael and Delia Cooper Deegan. For the past 43 years he has operated a grocery store there. Surviving is his widow, Mrs. Mary Muth Deegan, at their home, 606 Water St. Three sons, the Rev. Roman Deegan, TOR, of Philadelphia, Raphael M. Deegan of Benwood, and Michael of Huntsville, Ala., also survive. Other survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Earl Donahoe of Follansbee; a brother, Thomas, of Benwood; a sister, Genevieve of Benwood, and seven grandchildren. The Holy Name Society of St. John's Church will meet at the funeral home Friday at 8 p.m. to recite the Rosary.

Raphael P. Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, December 4, 1959]

Mayor Deegan's Final Rites Set Saturday

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at St. John's Catholic Church, Benwood, for the late mayor of Benwood, Raphael P. Deegan, who died Wednesday morning. Celebrant of the Solemn High Mass of Requiem will be the deceased's son, the Rev. Fr. Roman Deegan, TOR, of Philadelphia. Deegan, 67, had served as mayor 24 years. He also was a well-known business man, having operated a grocery for the past 43 years.

Interment will be made in the St. Patrick's Cemetery, New Matamoras, O. Friends are being received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff st., where the Holy Name Society of St. John's Church will meet tonight at 8 o'clock to recite the Rosary.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, July 7, 2010

DEEGAN, Father Ronan John, T.O.R., 83, died in Cambria Care Center, Ebensburg, on July 5, 2010.

Born on April 10, 1927, in Benwood, W.Va., he was the son of the late Raphael and Mary (Muth) Deegan. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Raphael and Michael.

He is survived by his sister, Rosemary Donahoe of Wheeling, W.Va., nieces and nephews, and his Franciscan community. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1948 as communications supervisor and telegrapher. After military service, Father began his collegiate studies at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, while also enrolling in summer courses at Saint Francis University, Loretto.

In Steubenville he was one of four charter members and the president of Lambda Chi Alpha national fraternity. He earned his Bachelor's degree from the University in 1951, with a major in Political Science and a minor in History.

He completed four years of theological studies at Saint Francis Seminary, Loretto, pursued additional graduate studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and in 1965 earned a Masters in Political Science and U.S. History from Villanova University. Father Ronan was the first graduate of Franciscan University to enter the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis and the first to be ordained a priest. He began the postulant program of the Franciscan community in Loretto in 1951, became a novice of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1952 at the Portiuncula Friary in Washington, D.C., and professed his first vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience on July 5, 1953. In 1956, he professed his solemn vows into the hands of the late Father Adrian Veigle, T.O.R., Minister Provincial, at the former Mount Assisi Friary, Loretto.

He was ordained to the priesthood by the late Bishop Howard J. Carroll, Bishop of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona on May 24, 1958.

During the course of his priestly ministry, Father Ronan served on the faculties and administrative staffs at Bishop Egan High School in Fairless Hills, PA, Saint Francis Preparatory School in Spring Grove, Pa., Franciscan University of Steubenville, and Saint Francis University. At Saint Francis Prep, in addition to his responsibilities as a faculty member he served as Headmaster of the school from 1984 to 1988. Among other positions of leadership, Father Ronan served on the boards of trustees of Saint Francis Prep and Franciscan University, and from 1996 to 2006, on the board of Saint Francis University. In 2008, to recognize his distinguished service to the Church, Franciscan University of Steubenville honored him with a doctorate of humane letters. Throughout the years of his educational ministry, Father Ronan was devoted to the religious formation of those aspiring to become Franciscan friars. He served the Province first as assistant director of vocations, then as director of Franciscan candidates at Saint Francis Prep, and later as director of novices at Sacred Heart Friary in Winchester, Va. He also became religious superior of the former Mount Assisi Friary, Loretto, in 1972 and of Saint Anthony Friary in Fairless Hills in 1975.

In addition to other responsibilities, he served on the Provinces budget committee and in personnel administration. While residing in Winchester, the priests of the Diocese of Richmond elected him to the diocesan Council of Priests. Father Ronan was also engaged in parish ministry by serving as pastor of Saint Agnes Church in Pittsburgh from 1976 to 1984 and parochial vicar of Saint Gabriel Church in Marlboro, New Jersey, from 1988 to 1991.

In 1991, he was named pastor of Saint Francis Xavier Church in Moundsville, West Virginia, in the Diocese of Wheeling- Charleston, and served in that capacity until he was assigned to Saint Francis Friary, Loretto, in 2009. As a faithful Franciscan friar for 58 years and priest for 52 years, Father Ronan never failed to thank the Lord for the privilege of serving Him through various ministries. He considered every opportunity to serve as God's blessing. He dealt with others firmly but fairly, with candor, honesty, and a healthy dose of banter and good humor. Whether ministering in schools or parishes, he emphasized to others the importance of hospitality, community spirit, and Franciscan fraternity. Friends will be received at the Chapel of Saint Francis Friary, Loretto, on Thursday, July 8, from 2 p.m. until the Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated on Friday, July 9, at 11 a.m., with the Very Reverend Christian R. Oravec, T.O.R., Minister Provincial, as principal celebrant.

Following the Mass, burial will be held in the Franciscan Friar Cemetery on the campus of Saint Francis University. Arrangements by Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin..


T. BERNARD DEEGAN

[Source: Wheeling News Register, October 6, 1942]

T. B. Deegan Mass Thursday

A high mass of requiem will be solemnized Thursday morning at 9 o'clock for the late T. Bernard Deegan, 27, in St. John's Catholic church at Benwood. Brief services will be held in the Altmeyer & Sons funeral home chapel at 8:15 A. M. Interment will be in Mount Calvary cemetery. Rev. J. B. O'Reilly will be the celebrant.

Mr. Deegan died Monday night at 10:10 o'clock at his home. 57 Seventh street, Benwood, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Benwood May 11, 1915, the son of Thomas M. and Mary Walsh Deegan. He was educated in St. John's Catholic school at Benwood and Central Catholic high school. He was employed in the State Liquor store, Benwood, but was forced to resign this position two months ago because of poor health. He married Miss Mary Morris April 6, 1942.

He is survived by his wife, his parents and two sisters, Miss Rita Deegan and Miss Gene Deegan; a brother Lawrence Deegan with the U. S. Armed forces at Almabarda, New Mexico.

(Cheryl McCombs)


THOMAS A. DEEGAN

[Source: Wheeling Intelligencer, Friday, March 3, 1922]

Thomas A. Deegan, former resident of this City, died at his home in Grafton, Va., following a two month's illness of Bright's disease.

Mr. Deegan was born in Wheeling and was 60 years of age. He left here about 20 years ago to take up his duties for the freight department of the B. & O. railroad at Grafton.

The deceased is survived by his wife and the following children: Thomas, William, Sister Mary Amalia of Clarksburg, Joseph, Edward, Marie, Bess, Blanche and James.

(Cheryl McCombs)


THOMAS PATRICK DEEGAN

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Friday, July 6, 1956]

DEEGAN, Thomas P., 611 Main St., Benwood, died in his home in Benwood after ailing for the past year. He was born Dec., 4, 1885, the son of Thomas P. and Catherine A. Smith Deegan. A retired veteran employe of the Wheeling Steel Corp., he was a member of St. John's Catholic Church. Surviving are Mrs. Agnes Nolan Deegan, his wife; two brothers, John and William, of Benwood and Bethlehem respectively; sisters, Miss Rose Deegan and Mrs. John McKee, both of Benwood, and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends are being received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. High Mass of Requiem will be celebrated on Monday at 9:00 a. m. at St. John's Church. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The Holy Name Society will meet at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 8:00 to recite the Rosary.

(Cheryl McCombs)


Vincent Paul Deegan
[Source: Wheeling Register, June 25, 1928]

Death Claims Benwood Man
Vincent Paul Deegan is Stricken at Home

Vincent Paul Deegan, 38, widely known resident of that city, died Sunday morning at 4 o'clock at his home, 534 Water street, following a brief illness. Death was attributed to complications. The decedent was the son of the late Michael Deegan and Delia Cooper Deegan, who survives. One sister, Genevieve Deegan, and two brothers, Thomas and Raphael Deegan, also survive. He was a life member of of the St. John's Catholic church. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock, at the home, followed by requiem high mass at St. John's church. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


William Cooper Deegan
[Source: Wheeling Register, Tuesday, February 4, 1908]

The funeral of the late Cooper Deegan will take place this morning at nine o'clock. Internment at Mt. Calvary cemetery.

William Joseph Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, Thursday, October 4, 1944]

William J. Deegan, 87, retired grocer and a resident of Benwood all his life, died this morning at 3 o'clock at his home, 604 Water street, Benwood. He was one of the most highly respected citizens of that city and had been ailing for the past month. Mr. Deegan was born in Benwood, April 16, 1857, a son of John and Mary Lantry Deegan and was educated in the Benwood schools. He entered the grocery business in early life, the business having been founded by his father before him. Several years before his retirement, Mr. Deegan was employed as a guard at the Riverside Steel company. He was also a member of the city council of Benwood for several years. In St. John's church, Benwood, he was married to Lena Herrick, 58 years ago, who preceded him in death 33 years ago. Mr. Deegan was the oldest member of St. John's church and was a member of the Altar Society of that church. Surviving are these children: Mrs. Francis Brennan of Benwood; Francis J. Deegan of McMechen; Mrs. Thomas Blake of Benwood; William H. Deegan of Akron, O.; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Delia Donahie of Cleveland, O. Three children preceded him in death. The body was removed to the Altmeyer and Sons funeral home pending completion of funeral arrangements.

William Joseph Deegan
[Source: Wheeling News Register, Thursday, October 5, 1944]

William Deegan Rites Saturday.

Services will be held in the Altmeyer Funeral Home on Saturday morning at 8:15 o'clock to be followed by a High Mass of Requiem at 10 o’clock, in St. John's church at Benwood, for retired grocer and a well known resident of Benwood, who died Wednesday morning at 3 o'clock at his home, 604 Water street, following a month’s illness. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery. Mr. Deegan was born in Benwood, April 16, 1857, a son of John and Mary Lantry Deegan and was educated in the Benwood schools. He entered the grocery business in early life, the business having been founded by his father before him. Several years before his retirement, Mr. Deegan was employed as a guard at the Riverside Steel company. He was also a member of the city council of Benwood for several years. He was married to Lena Herrick in St. John’s church in Benwood in 1886. His wife preceded him in death 33 years ago. He was the oldest member of St. John’s congregation and was a member of the Altar Society of that church.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


"Moundsville Daily Echo", Monday, 31 AUG 1964

JOHN J DERROW Expired Sunday, Services Wednesday

John J Derrow, of 2006 Center street, died at 4 pm Sunday following a lengthy ilness. Born at Meighen, Marshall county, on April 10, 1906, he was the son of James M and Josephine Gene Derrow. He was an employee of Fostoria Glass company and a member of Calvary Methodist church.

Surviving are his widow, Beulah; two sons, Richard E of Moundsville and John L of Wellston, Ohio; three daughters, Mrs Beulah Lilley and Mrs Susan J Mullen, both of Moundsville and Mrs Mary Jo Griffon of Glendale Heights; two brothers, Cecil of Blake Ridge, Marshall county and Jehu of Eighty Four, Penna; three sisters, Mrs Cora Workman and Mrs Reca Mason, both of Games Ridge and Mrs Inez Carmichael of Wooster; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Friends may call at the Lutes funeral home after 7 pm this evening. Services will be held at the funeral home Wednesday at 3 pm with Rev Elwood Fleming officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview cemetery.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


"Moundsville Daily Echo", 23 MAR 1935

MRS MARY DERROW Passes Away Today

Mrs Mary Derrow, former Moundsville and Glendale resident, died this morning at 5 o'clock at her home near West Alexander, PA. She had been ill a short time of pneumonia.

Surviving are her husband Jehu Derrow and four children Ila, Forest, J T and Charles, all at home. Her father T D Richmond of Roberts ridge, and three brothers and a sister Carl Richmond of Colorado, Frederick of Moundsville, RD and Alberta and Albert Richmond, also survive.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete but interment will probably be in Bowman cemetery.

Note: This is Mary Richmond d/o Thomas D Richmond & Ida V Parker. The siblings, except Carl, are all half-siblings, children of Thomas D Richmond & Anna Bell Parks. Mary Richmond was the w/o Jehu Derrow who was the s/o James Monroe Derrow & Josephine Cain.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


RODNEY DERROW

July 21, 2006

Derrow, Rodney “Rod” Wayne, age 53 of Lockbourne, OH formerly of Moundsville, died Friday, July 21, 2006 at Doctor’s West Hospital, Columbus, OH.

He was born April 24, 1953 in Glen Dale, WV the son of Irene Suhodolski Derrow of Moundsville and the late Richard “Dick” Derrow.

He was a member of the Ironworkers Local #549, Wheeling, WV and recently employed at the Columbus Fair Auto Auction. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter, fisherman, and an expert on morel mushrooms.

In addition to his mother he is survived by three brothers: Samuel “Rick” Derrow and his wife Angie, Jerry L. Derrow and his wife Carol, Terry L. Derrow and his wife Lisa all of Moundsville; one sister: Cindy J. Foster and her husband Kerry of Glen Dale; his longtime companion: Florence Coulson and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 6-9pm and on Monday from 11:00am until time of service at 1:00pm at the Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville with James Bickerton officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 1425 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009.


Velma L. Derrow

DERROW, Velma L. Sims, 86, of Kansas Ridge, Moundsville, W.Va., died Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born August 1, 1920 on Roberts Ridge, Moundsville, the daughter of the late Atlee L. “Jay” and Gertrude E. Jefferson Sims.

She was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph S. Derrow; a sister, Mildred Cecil; an infant brother, Allen Sims; and twin sons.

Survivors include two daughters, June (James) Campbell of Moundsville and Judy (Jeff) McCheskey of Jamestown, N.Y. a son Norman (Bibi) Derrow of Roberts Ridge; a half-sister, Nancy (Ralph) Church of Taylor’s Ridge, Moundsville; seven grandchildren, Cheri Garrison and Connie (Tom) Gouge, both of Ohio, Krista (Dave) Elliott, Carrie (Eddie) Mason and David Derrow, all of Moundsville, and Justin and Matthew McCheskey, both of N.Y.; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and a special niece, Gail Yoho of Moundsville.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, where funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Eric Weaver officiating.

Interment in Greenview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 132 Peters Run Road, Wheeling, WV 26003


21 June 1988

104 Year Old Woman Dies

Funeral arrangements are incomplete for MARY ELIZABETH KELLY DeTEMPLE, 104 year old McMechen resident, who died Thursday in Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling.

She was born in Benwood, Oct 2, 1883, a daughter of the late James F. and Mary Jane Roy Kelly.

Mrs. DeTemple was a member of St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, a member of the Benwood McMechen VFW Auxiliary, the Holy Rosary Society and the Holy Name Society of St. James Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank H. DeTemple, in 1924. Surviving are four sons, Francis and Robert J., both of McMechen, Bernard J. of Falls Church, Va., and Edward of Bethlehem; two daughters, Mrs. Willard(Elizabeth) Hendershot of Baltimore, and Mrs. Joseph(Mary Jane) Orum of Germantown, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren. Friends received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, 2-4 and 7-9 today, and noon-3 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen. Interment in Mount Calvery Cemetery, Wheeling. Rosary devotions 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Submitted by Phyllis Dye Slater.


Wheeling Intelligencer - Saturday December 20, 2003

DICK, Deemy Ingole, 90, of Cherokee Drive, Moundsville, W.Va., died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 at home.

She was born July 13, 1913 in Maitland, McDowell County, W.Va., the daughter of the late George and Annie Jones Ingole.

She graduated from Welch High School in 1930, attended Concord College, where she received a short course certificate. She then taught and attended summer school until she received her B.A. degree in elementary education. Mrs. Dick taught in McDowell, Mercer, Kanawha and Marshall Counties. Her teaching career spanned 44 years.

She was a member and served as Deaconess of the Moundsville Baptist Church, where she assisted in the establishment of the Moundsville Christian School and served as the chairman of the Special Events Committee for many years. She was also very active in the Retired School Employees Association, in which she served as Region 1 Director and Assistant State Director. In 1976, as Bicentennial Chairman, Mrs. Dick complied (sic), edited and published "Echoes From the West Virginia Hills," a book of poems and stories of West Virginia schools.

She was active in working with youth, serving as Vacation Bible School Director, Mother Advisor, District Mother Advisor and Director of the Grand Cross of Color for the Order of Rainbow for Girls in the State of West Virginia. She was also active in the local Girl Scout Organization for many years.

Mrs. Dick was co-chairman of the West Virginia Centennial Committee in 1963 and co-chairman of the Marshall County Bicentennial Committee in 1976. She also belonged to The Moundsville Landmark Commission and the Marshall County Historical Society.

Mrs. Dick served 37 years with the Salvation Army, organizing the Ladies Auxiliary of Moundsville and serving as the president for four terms. Awards she received as a result of this work include the "Others Award" for the State of West Virginia, the "Award of Excellence" for W.Va. and Maryland, the Appreciation Award in 1988 and the "Catherine Booth Award," which is the highest award given by the Salvation Army. The "Deemy Dick Award" is given each year to a local person who has given outstanding service to the Salvation Army.

Other awards and honors Mrs. Dick received were a Bicentennial Salute, the AARP Award for outstanding service to the community, the Silver Sister Award from the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, the Governor’s Progress Corps Award in 1966, the Distinguished West Virginian Award and the West Virginia History Heroes Award.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas F. Dick; a daughter, Denise (Larry) Freeland; a grandson, Sean Freeland; and a granddaughter, Megan Freeland, all of Moundsville.

Family will receive friends from 12-3 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Grisell Funeral Home, Moundsville.

Friends will also be received from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at the Moundsville Baptist Church, 4th and Annadale Avenues, Moundsville with the Rev. J. Thomas Steele and Beryl Jernigan officiating. Entombment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum, Sherrard, W.Va. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 700 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, WV 26041.

Submitted by Peggy Simmons.


Obituary, Information on MATTIE E. WOODRUFF DAGUE DICKEL

Dickel, Mrs. Mattie Dague, 76, of 116 Harding Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, West Virginia, died at Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, WV, at 9:30 a.m. Sunday (December 1, 1963). Born at Calis, Marshall County, WV, December 22, 1886, she was the daughter of James Clayton Woodruff and Mary A. Seaton Woodruff. A long time member resident of Viola, she was a member of the Mt. Hope Methodist Church. Her first husband, Daniel Franklin Dague, preceded her in death in 1934. Survivors include her second husband, Lewis P. Dickel; a son, Charles Woodruff Dague of Viola; a daughter, Mrs. Harold (Margaret) Koontz of Calis; a brother, Dr. E. W. Woodruff of Harlengen, Texas and Frank Woodruff of Valley Grove, WV; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Kepner Funeral Home, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, the Rev. W. D. Winters officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Dec. 2-3, 1963 page 4. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


WILLIAM E. DILLE

Washington Observer
September 16, 1906

William E. Dille, aged 33 years, died at 5 o"clock Saturday evening at his home, 107 Fulton Street. Death was due to typhoid fever and came after an illness of about six weeks. The deceased was born and raised near Salem, West Finley Township, where he had made for himself a wide circle of friends. For the past five years, Mr. Dille had been employed in the vicinity of Washington, but had lived at his late home only a short time. The deceased is survived by his wife and five small children.Besides the parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Dille of West Finley Township, the following brothers and sisters survive: George B. Dille, Albert E. Dille, Mrs. Annie Dreamer, Mrs. Luzette Whiteman and Miss Elizabeth Dille, all residing near the old home. The funeral cortege will leave the late home tomorrow morning at 8:30 for Salem. Immediately upon arrival the services will be conducted in the Salem Church and the internment will be made in the Salem Cemetery (Majorsville).

Submitted by Karen Hucko.


Obituary, Information on ALBERT E. DILLIE

Dillie, Albert E., 90, of R.D. #3, Claysville, Pennsylvania, died Saturday (August 25, 1973) at Washington Hospital, Washington, PA. He was born in Majorsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, August 26, 1882, son of the late George W. Dillie (June 8, 1844-Aug. 17, 1914) and Charlotte Saunders Dillie (Sept. 19, 1844-Dec. 24, 1919). He was a retired farmer and member of Salem Methodist Church, Majorsville. He was preceded in death by two wives, Lessie Elder Dillie (Sept. 22, 1887-March 5, 1922) nd Minnie Elder Long Dillie (Apr. 29, 1892-Dec. 26, 1958. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Mae Allen and Mrs. Arvel (Helen) Sprouse both of Washington, PA; Mrs. Homer (Velma) Magers of Dallas, WV, Mrs. John (Zelda) Jolley of Claysville, PA; five sons, Gaylord, Cletus, and Calvin, all of Claysville, PA; Raymond of West Alexander, PA; and Ronald of Washington, PA; one step daughter, Mrs. Ross (Mabel) Iams of Washington, PA; three step sons, William Long of York, PA; Edgar Long of Dover, PA and Edwin Long of West Alexander, PA; 43 grandchildren; 79 great grandchildren; 13 great great grandchildren. Friends received at Ferrell Funeral Home, Claysville, PA; 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, where services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. John and the Rev. Fran Kuhn, pastors of First Nazarene Church, Washington, PA, officiating. Interment at Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Monday, 27 August 1973 page 2. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


BESSIE BARNHARDT DINSMORE

Source: Newspaper clipping; no newspaper name; no date.

Bessie Barnhardt Dinsmore, age 54, of Cameron, W. Va., died at home less than three days after her sister, Mrs. John Mix, died. Rites for Mrs. Mix were held today. Mrs. Dinsmore had been ill for ten months. She was born October 28, 1893 in Marshall County, a daughter of the late Weeden J. and Martha Tennant Barnhardt. She spent most of her life in Marshall County and in Greene County, Pa. She was married in 1920 to John C. Dinsmore. Surviving are her husband and two children, Mrs. Paul H. Chambers and Malvern Dinsmore, both of Cameron. A son, John W. Dinsmore, preceded her in death. Brothers and sisters surviving are Floyd Barnhardt of Youngstown, Ohio; Mrs. Robert Grim of Graysville, Pa.; Mrs. Forrest Yocum of Washington, Pa.; Mrs. Earl Wilson of Wheeling; Woodrow Barnhardt of Wind Ridge, Pa.; and Harold Barnhardt of West Finley, Pa. Three grandchildren also survive. She was a member of the Dallas Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Braddock Cemetery near Graysville, Pa.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


MAHALA DIXON

Source: Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, W. Va.
Monday, September 17, 1934

Mahala Dixon died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Harris on Tomlinson Avenue, Moundsville. She was aged 73. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Harris, Mrs. Dora Reynolds and Mrs. Emma Sampson, of Moundsville, and one son, Charles Blake, also of Moundsville. Her husband, John Dixon, died in February 1934. Burial was made in the Fairview Cemetery.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout.


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, May 31, 2010

BETTY SLONAKER DOBBS

Together Again

DOBBS, Betty L., 87, of Linden Avenue, Moundsville, W.Va., died Thursday, May 28, 2010 at home.

She was born October 20, 1922 in McMechen, W.Va., the daughter of the late Harry and Bertha Carr Slonaker.

She was a retired cook from Marshall County Schools; a member of Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; and the Red Hat Society.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester H. Dobbs; seven sisters, and a brother.

Survivors include two sons, Tom Dobbs of Moundsville, and David Dobbs of Belpre, Ohio; two daughters, Becky (Ted) Fisher of Moundville, and Tammy (Owen) Lemley of McMechen; a brother, Bill (Bertha) Slonaker of McMechen; nine grand children; and 11 great- grandchildren.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11a.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville with Foster Noble officiating.

Interment in Nauvoo Cemetery, Glen Easton, W.Va.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.


Moundsville Daily Echo, March 6, 1955

DOBBS BABY DIED

The infant son of Lawrence and Mary Anderson Dobbs of the Camp Ground, died at Glen Dale hospital this morning at 2:30, one day after birth. Surviving in addition to the parents are one sister Vickie Lynn at home; maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Anderson of Glen Easton, and paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. George L. Dobbs of Glen Easton.

Funeral services were conducted ay Grisell's at three o'clock this afternoon, interment in Riverview cemetery.

Submitted by Eric Anderson.


CHARLES DOBBS

Source: Newspaper clipping; no newspaper name; no date.

Charles Dobbs died at his home in Moundsville, West Virginia on July 12, 1907. He was born in 1856 and was married to Emma Courtright. They had eight boys and three girls; four boys died in infancy. He leaves his wife and children, mother, four brothers and three sisters. Burial was in the Nauvoo Cemetery. Services were conducted by Rev. James Craig.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


"Moundsville Daily Echo", 1 JUN 1978

DESSIE DOBBS Died Yesterday

Dessie Gladys Dobbs, 75, of Glen Easton died Wednesday in Reynolds Memorial Hospital.

She was born Jan 21, 1903, in this county, daughter of the late John and Amanda Blake.

She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ LDS, Nauvoo Ridge.

Surviving are her husband, George L Dobbs; five sons, Lawrence and Carlton, both of Moundsville, Byron of Lewisville, Ohio, Beryl of Lynn Camp, and Sherrill of Fork Ridge; seven daughters, Mary Garrison, Maxine Palmer, Betty Noble, and Sharon Goddard, all of Moundsville, Patricia Smithson of Roberts Ridge, Janice Kuhn of Blake Ridge, and Barbara Gorby of New Martinsville; three sisters, Bessie Buzzard of Lynn Camp, Stella Robinson of Moundsville and Bertha Kelly of Beebee, WV; thirty-one grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Lutes Funeral Home Moundsville, Thursday from 7-9 pm and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

Services will be held Saturday at 2 pm at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Nauvoo Ridge cemetery.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, Jan 15, 2009

DOBBS, Lawrence A., 85, of Moundsville, W.Va., died Tuesday, January 13, 2009, in the Cameron Nursing and Rehab Center, Cameron, W.Va.

He was born January 21, 1923, in Moundsville, a son of the late George and Dessie Blake Dobbs.

Mr. Dobbs was a retired carpenter of the former Louis Marx Toy Company, Glen Dale, W.Va. and also a retired guard from the WV Penitentiary; a US Army veteran of WW II and a member of the Church of the Nazarene, Moundsville. He was also a member of the American Legion, Earl Francis Post 3, Moundsville.

Mr. Dobbs loved to hunt and fish and sit on the front porch.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Terry Dobbs; a son-in-law Milton Matthews and two sisters, Mary Jo Garrison and Maxine Palmer.

Surviving are his beloved wife of 57 years, Mary V. Anderson Dobbs; a son, David Paul (Denise) Dobbs of Moundsville; three daughters, Vicki Matthews of Glen Dale, Karen Hanna of Charlotte, N.C. and Constance (Mike) Bowman of Sherrard, W.Va.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Byron (Doris) Dobbs of Canton, Ohio, Beryl (Eileen) Dobbs, Carlton Dobbs and Sherill (Ella) Dobbs all of Moundsville; five sisters Patricia Smithson, Betty Noble, Susie (Charlie) Peters, Janis Kuhn all of Moundsville, and Barbara (Roger) Gorby of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, where services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Paul K. Smith officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville. The Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard will conduct military graveside honors.


CORA E. DODD Obituary
Moundsville Daily Echo
January 25, 1999

Cora E. Dodd, 90, of Filbert Avenue, Moundsville, died Monday, January 25, 1999 at the Mound View Health Care Center. Born on July 28, 1908, in St. Joseph Settlement, Proctor, Cora was the daughter of the late Edward and Etta McIlvain Clark. She was a retired employee of Reynolds Memorial Hospital. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Pasco “Pete” Dodd, in 1996; two sisters, Norma Burge and Clara Chambers; and two brothers, Vencon and Luther Clark.

Surviving are three sons, Willis, of Moundsville, Forest, of Glendale, and Joseph B. Dodd, of Carmichaels, PA; a daughter, Nancy Myers of Galesburg, IL; one brother, Floyd Clark, of Moundsville; three sisters, Alwanda Cooley, of Illinois, and Mary Davis and Opal Ruthers, both of Moundsville; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Grisell Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete.

Submitted by Alice Walton Mason.


Annemarie Dolgovskij

DOLGOVSKIJ, Annemarie, 84, of Glen Dale, W.Va., died Tuesday, May 29, 2007, in Mound View Health Care Center, Moundsville.

She was born September 3, 1922 in Germany, the daughter of the late Herrmann and Hedwig Daniel Lipinsky.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Michail Dolgovskij; two sons, Konstantin (Mary) Dolgovskij of Moundsville and Nikolaj (Bonnie) Dolgovskij of Glen Easton, W.Va.; a daughter, Michele Dolgovskij of Glen Dale; a sister, Christa Martonhegyi of Columbus, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Michail (Judy) Dolgovskij of Lake Jackson, Texas, Isaac Dolgovskij of Durham, N.C. and Anastasia Dolgovskij of Baltimore, Md.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.


RICHARD DOTY

Source: Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, W.Va.
March 4, 1904

Richard Doty was born on Taylor’s Ridge, Marshall County, West Virginia, May 2, 1865. He joined the M. E. Church at the age of 17. He was married to Phebe J. Rine, daughter of Rev. George Rine, on September 1, 1892. They had two daughters, Goldia, age 10, and Sylvia, age 7. They moved from Taylor’s Ridge to Antrim, Ohio in November 1903. Richard Doty died February 20, 1904. The funeral was held at the M. E. Church at Antrim on February 22, 1904.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout.


ANNA DOWLER, Teacher, Is Dead

Anna Dowler died Friday at Home on Center Street - Burial is Sunday

Miss Anna Dowler, instructor in Moundsville Junior high school, and widely known throughout Marshall county, died at her home, 1208 Center Street, Moundsville, at 8:15 o'clock Friday morning after a brief illness.

Death was unexpected and the announcement is a shock to her professional and personal associates of the county.

Miss Dowler was a graduate of Moundsville high school and West Liberty State Teachers college. She was a member of the First Methodist church of Moundsville. Fraternally, she was associated with the Order of Eastern Stars No. 56, of West Union, WV.

Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Dowler, preceded her in death, in addition to a sister, Mrs. Jane Matthews, and a brother, Thomas Dowler.

Surviving are two brothers, Charles A. Dowler of New Concord, Ohio, and Willis E. Dowler of Moundsville; four sisters, Mrs. H. W. Anderson of Moundsville, and Ocie Ora and Ella Dowler with whom she made her home, and several nieces and nephews.

The body is at the Grisell funeral home and will be taken to the late residence this evening. It will be returned to Grisell's Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev W. S. Patterson of the First Methodist church of Moundsville, and Rev. Paul Elbin, president of West Liberty college, will officiate. Burial will take place in Highland cemetery, Cameron.

NOTE: Anna Mae Dowler was born 23 SEP 1891 Marshall Co, WV and died 14 JUN 1940 at Moundsville.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


"Moundsville Daily Echo", Monday, 22 APR 1968

EDWARD S. DOWLER

Edward S Dowler, 77, of 1316 Center Street died at 4:10 am Sunday in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Aspinwall, PA.

He was born August 27, 1890, at Big Run, Marshall county a son of J Newton and Clara Griffith Dowler. He was a dairy farmer by occupation, and elder in the Limestone Presbyterian Church, and an army veteran of World War I.

He had been a Marshall county commissioner for 12 years, was a member of Earl Francis post No 3 American Legion, Mound post No 437 VFW, BPO Elks No 282, member of Jr OUAM No 6, DCSA (Dairymen's Cooperative Sales Assn), and a former director of Marshall Co Cooperative store.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Hart Dowler; two sons, Dean C of Vienna, WV and Donn R of Wayman's Ridge, WV; one daughter, Mrs Harry L (Phyllis) Maxwell of Wilkes Barre, PA; two sisters, Mrs Carl Parks of St Clairsville and Mrs John Bardall of Freeport, OH; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Olive Crow Dowler, and a son, Ray.

Friends will be received at the Grisells Funeral Home where services will be held at 2 pm Tuesday with Rev William W Stein of the Limestone church officiating. Burial in Limestone cemetery.

The American Legion will have services at 8 pm Monday, tonight.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


MISS ELLA DOWLER DIED WEDNESDAY

Died 28 Jan 1970.

Miss Ella L. Dowler, 67, of 217 Birch avenue, died suddenly at her home Wednesday evening at seven.

Born at Loudenville, WV March 14, 1902, she was the daughter of Jennings and Nancy Jane Fletcher Dowler. She was a teacher at Sanford grade school, a member of Simpson Methodist church, and Order of Eastern Star at West Union, WV. She was a member of Marshall County Retired Teachers association, Classroom Teachers Association and WV Education Association.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews, including Thomas Anderson with whom she made her home.

Deceased are five sisters; Misses Ora, Ocie, and Anna, all three teachers in the Moundsville schools; Mrs. Olive Anderson and Mrs. Jane Matthews; and three brothers; Arthur, William, and Thomas.

Friends will be received at Grisell funeral home 7 to 9 this evening, and Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services Saturday at two, with Rev. Charles Roth of Simpson church officiating; burial in Highland cemetery, Cameron.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


"Moundsville Daily Echo", Monday, 18 MAR 1946

I. C. DOWLER

I C (Isaac Clifford) Dowler, a native of Marshall county and resident of Moundsville for the past two decades, died at 11:15 o'clock Sunday night at his home at 1814 Second street, following a week's illness. He was 77 years of age.

Mr Dowler was born August 9, 1869, near Cameron, a son of the late I N (Isaac Newton) and Louisa (Chambers) Dowler, and passed away at exactly the same age as his father, who died March 17, 1917 at the age of 77. His father was also born on the ninth day of August.

Deceased was married to Elizabeth Wendt of Cameron, and to this union were born five children, two of whom survived; Mrs Flossie Karfelt of Morgantown and Roy W Dowler of Warwood. His wife and and three sons preceded him in death. On Dec 17, 1938, he was married to Lizzie Crimmel who also survives, with a brother, W W Dowler of Moundsville; four sisters; Mrs Margaret Lewis of Massillon, Ohio, Mrs Arthur Sealbach and Mrs Josephine Sanders, both of Akron, O, and Mrs Ethel Frieze of San Diego, Cal; a grandson, Raymond Dowler of Waynesburg, PA, two granddaughtes, Nancy and Peggy Dowler of Warwood, and a number of nieces , nephews and step-children.

Funeral services will be held at 7:30 o'clock Wednesday evening at the Lutes funeral home, with additional rites Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Big Run church. Rev J H Carson of Calvary Methodist church will officiate and burial will be in Big Run cemetery.

The body will be returned to the late home Tuesday to rest until time for services Wednesday.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


"Moundsville Daily Echo", Monday, 9 NOV 1970

JAMES ROBERT DOWLER

James Robert Dowler 70, of 38 Ninth street, McMechen, died at 6 am Saturday at Reynolds Memorial Hospital.

He was born March 3, 1900, in Cameron, the son of James R and Julia M Dowler. He was a retired store room clerk for the B & O Railrod, a Veteran of World War II, a member of the American Legion Post of McMechen, the B & O Veterans, and the Christian church of Cameron.

Surviving are a brother, Ragan H Dowler of McMechen; one niece, Mrs Catherine Nightengale, of Glendale.

Friends may call at the Kirby Funeral Home, 1001 Marshall street, McMechen, Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral services Tuesday at 10:30 am with Rev Ross James officiating. Burial in Highland cemetery, Cameron.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


JOHN H. DOWLER

Source: Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, W.Va.
July 24, 1899

John H. Dowler died July 22, 1899 and was buried in McCreary Cemetery on McCreary Ridge, Marshall County, West Virginia. He was born about 1842.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


"Moundsville Daily Echo", Friday, 23 JUN 1972

LOUDEN S. DOWLER

Word has been received by Mr and Mrs Guy L Knapp of Moundsville of the death of their son-in-law, Louden S Dowler of North Hollywood, Calif, on Wednesday.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Ann Knapp Dowler; three daughters, Mrs Ronald (Debra) Robinson, Mrs Robert (Amy) Russell, and Melinda, at home; and three grandchildren.

While a resident in Moundsville, Mr Dowler was employed by the City of Moundsville as a fireman. He was presently employed by the Board of Education of Los Angeles.

Burial will be in North Hollywood on Saturday.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


NANCY JANE DOWLER

Source: Register, Wheeling, W.Va.
April 21, 1919

Nancy Jane Dowler has passed away at her home. She was the wife of the late John Dowler and was in the 73rd year of her age. Her daughter, Mrs. Emma J. Coffield, preceded her to the grave just a week ago. Mrs. Dowler was born in Marshall County, (West) Virginia and resided there the greater portion of her life. Her husband died about 20 years ago. Surviving Mrs. Dowler are the following children: Mrs. F. E. Plant of Elm Grove; Mrs. Winters of Fulton; J. N. Dowler of Mozart Hill; Mrs. S. C. Roth of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Mrs. L. G. Downing of Warwood. The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Limestone. Interment will take place in McCreary’s Cemetery at Limestone.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout.


MRS. NANCY JANE FLETCHER DOWLER

Died 28 Nov 1925.

Mrs. Nancy Jane Dowler, widow of the late Jennings Dowler, died suddenly at the late home 1506 Third Street, Saturday evening at 8 o'clock, in her 64th year.

She leaves three sons, Arthur Dowler of Salem, WV, Thomas Dowler of Atwater, OH, and Willis Dowler of Fort Wayne, IN, five daughters Anna, Ora, Ocie, and Ella at home and Mrs H. W. Anderson of Waynesburg, PA. A sister Mrs. Sam Wilson of Sherrard, two brothers, C. F. Fletcher of Minerva, OH, and Willis Fletcher of Minneapolis.

Mrs. Dowler was a life long member of the Methodist Church.

She moved to Moundsville about two years ago from Loudenville.

The funeral will be held from the late home Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock with Dr. J. E. Scott of the First M. E. church in charge. Interment will occur Wednesday morning at Cameron cemetery.

NOTE: Nancy Jane Fletcher Dowler was born 6 JUL 1862 Marshall Co, VA. She was married 27 Apr 1882, Richhill Twp., Greene Co., PA. Buried at Clouston Methodist Church Cemetery.)

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


"Moundsville Daily Echo", Friday, 17 SEP 1943

OCIE DOWLER

Miss Ocie Dowler, well known teacher in the public schools and prominent in church circles, died at 11:15 o'clock this morning at her home at 1203 Center street, after a short illness.

She was a daughter of the late (Oscar J) Jennings and Mary (Nancy Jane) Fletcher Dowler of near Cameron, graduated from Cameron high school and West Liberty State Teachers college and was an active member of Simpson Methodist church. At the time of her death Miss Dowler was a member of Third Street (Sanford) school faculty and Moundsville chapter 86 Eastern Star.

Surviving are three sisters, Mrs H W Anderson of Moundsville, and Misses Ella and Ora Dowler at home, one brother W E Dowler in Los Angeles, Calif and several neices and nephews.

The body was removed to the Grisell funeral home, pending funeral arrangements.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


MISS ORA DOWLER, WELL KNOWN LOCAL TEACHER, STRICKEN

Died 9 Jan 1951.

Miss Ora Dowler, popular Moundsville junior high school faculty member, died at 6:15 a.m. today (Tuesday) in the Glendale hospital following a brief illness.

The body is at Grisell's 805 Fifth street. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Miss Dowler was a native of Cameron, and a graduate of Cameron high school, received her degree at West Liberty college and obtained extra training credits at Salem college.

She was a daughter of the late Jennings and Nancy Fletcher Dowler, was a member of Simpson Methodist church, and of Moundsville Chapter No. 86, Order of Eastern Star.

Her teaching career was launched at Glendale grade school. Later she transferred to Central grade school in Moundsville, and for the past several years was a teacher in junior high school.

NOTE: Ora Belle Dowler was born 4 Dec 1897 Marshall Co, WV.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


OSCAR JENNINGS DOWLER

At his home in Loudenville on June 5, 1920, occurred the death of Oscar Jennings Dowler. He was born Jan 9, 1859, being sixty one years, four months, and eight days old. He was born at Sand Hill, Marshall County and was united in marriage to Nancy Jane Fletcher, April 27, 1882, who survives.

To this union were born nine children all of whom survive. Arthur of West Union, WV; Mrs. Oscar Mathews of Cameron; Thomas of Ranger, Texas; Mrs. H. W. Anderson of Washington, PA; Anna, Ora, Ocie, Ella, and Willis at home. Five grandchildren also survive, six grandchildren having passed away in infancy. One brother and one sister are still living, William and Anna of Lore City, OH.

He united with the M. E. Church at Clouston in young manhood.

He was in failing health for the past twelve years, but had been confined to his room with dropsy for the past five months being nursed by his faithful wife.

He bore his suffering patiently and uncomplainingly, trusting all to his heavenly father.

He was laid to rest in Clouston cemetery June 8, 1920.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


"Moundsville Daily Echo", Tuesday, 4 JAN 1949

ROBERT & GLENN DOWLER

Dowler Brothers Buried at Grafton Last rites were conducted this morning and burial occurred in the National cemetery at Grafton for P-Sgt Robert Carl Dowler, 24, and Sgt Glenn Curtis Dowler, 21, brothers and natives of Calis, Marshall county, who died in action during World War II.

The brothers died within a month of each other, Glenn being killed on Leyte on October 21, 1944, and Robert falling in France on November 6 of that year. They were sons of Mrs Icy Dowler McCracken of Alleppo, PA and the late John Dowler.

Also surviving are a brother, Raymond Dowler of Hundred, two half-sisters and a half-brother, at home, and two step brothers.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


THOMAS E. DOWLER

FORMER MARSHALL COUNTY MAN DIES AT ATWATER, OHIO

At his home in Atwater, Ohio on Tuesday evening, July 22, 1930 occurred the death of Thomas E. Dowler. His death came after illness of a few days in which time he was receiving treatment in a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mr. Dowler was born in Marshall County and lived as a boy in the near vicinity of Cameron, WV. He was the son of the late Jennings and Nancy Dowler.

He was floor supervisor in the Mechanical department at the Morgan Engineering Company at Alliance, Ohio. He had recently completed a course in mechanical drawing from the International Correspondence School.

Mr. Dowler leaves to mourn his departure a wife and four children of Atwater, Ohio. Also his five sisters of this place; Mrs. H. W. Anderson and Misses Anna, Ora, Ocie, and Ella Dowler; two brothers; Arthur Dowler of Salem, WV and Willis Dowler of Fort Wayne, IN.

He was a member of the Presbyterian church of Atwater, Ohio. At this time funeral arrangements are incomplete.

NOTE: Thomas Dowler was born 17 SEP 1888 Marshall Co, WV. He was first married to Mae Devore 2 JUL 1910, who died in 1917.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


EARL G. DOWNS

Wheeling News-Register - Wednesday, December 24, 2003

DOWNS, Earl G., 96, of Sixth Street, Glen Dale, died Tuesday, December 23, 2003, at home.

He was born October 5, 1907, in Moundsville, W.Va., the son of the late Percy K. and Georgia Goddard Downs.

He was a retired vice-president of the former Fostoria Glass Co., a member of Simpson United Methodist Church, served on the Board of Directors at the former Mercantile Bank and Trust and Moundsville Country Club. He was a member and past President of the Moundsville Rotary Club, Marshall County Chamber of Commerce and Country Club, and a member and past exalted ruler of Moundsville Elks Lodge No. 282. He was voted best athlete of Moundsville High School for the Class of 1927 by students and faculty, where he played football and baseball.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel Harbison Downs; two brothers, Harold and Robert Downs; and a sister, Kate Fuller. Survivors include a son, James (Barbara) Downs; a daughter, Sally (David) Frohnapfel of Chicago, Ill.; two sisters, Inez McCallister of Knoxville, Tenn., and Marjorie Tennant of Bear, Del.; a brother, P.J. Downs of Pittsburgh, Pa.; five grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends on Friday from 2-6 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Jim Bickerton officiating. Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Park, Sherrard, W.Va.

Submitted by Peggy Simmons.


GEORGIA GODDARD DOWNS

Source: Newspaper clipping; no newspaper name; no date.

Services for Mrs. Georgia Goddard Downs, wife of Percy K. Downs, were held in the Moundsville Church of Christ. Mrs. Downs was a resident of Hundred, W. Va., and was formerly of Moundsville. She was born at Proctor, W. Va., April 17, 1887, a daughter of Robert and Cassie Yoho Goddard. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving in addition to her husband are four sons: Harold C., Earl G., and Robert C., all of Moundsville; and Percy Downs, Jr., of Hundred; four daughters, Mrs. Milton Fuller of Charleston, W. Va.; Mrs. Ralph Fuller of Electra, Texas; Misses Inez and Marjorie Downs, at home; nine grandchildren and five sisters, Mrs. Bessie Kime of Newark, Ohio; Mrs. Eva McCracken of Cameron; Mrs. Rose Parsons of Limestone; Mrs. Elizabeth Lemons of Cameron; and Mrs. Violet Kerns of Fairmont, W. Va. Interment in Riverview Cemetery at Moundsville.

Note: Georgia Goddard Downs died in 1940.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


Source: Unknown; probably “Moundsville Echo” - Date of death: Thursday, January 28, 1937.]

MRS. LOUIS DRESSEL Dies - Friday, January 29, 1937

Mrs. Eliza Dressel, wife of Louis Dressel, died Thursday afternoon at ten minutes to four o’clock at her home on western Sixth street, after a sickness of several weeks duration, due to complications.

Mrs. Dressel’s long and energetic life came to a close at an age close to seventy eight years. She was born in Miltonsburg, Ohio, where she passed her youthful years, coming to Moundsville over fifty years ago she has lived here ever since. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Schwob.

The deceased was an outstanding woman in the city, having a large acquaintanceship and a number of relatives. She was known for her active life, always busy in her home and looking after many interests outside the home circle. She was a good neighbor and her presence in the immediate neighborhood will be much missed, and in her church, being a member of the First Methodist since her residence here, she was affiliated with several of its auxilaries. She was a charter member of the Ladies Sewing society, the first organization in her church, and only three charter members are still living.

Surviving are her husband, Louis Dressel, her youngest daughter Mrs. W. S. Bryson at home, and one grandson Walter Bryson, Jr. Another child, a daughter, Mrs. Trella Schaub (sic, Schowb), died twenty years ago. A brother, C. C. Schwob of Moundsville, and a sister Mrs. Amelia Grisell of Coshocton, Ohio, also survive. A brother, John W. Schwob died three years ago.

Funeral services Sunday evening at 8:30 o’clock, at the home, conducted by Rev. John E. Hanifan. Entombment private Monday at Riverview Memorial Park mausoleum. Kindly omit flowers.

Submitted by Laurel Meyer.


Source: Unknown; probably “Moundsville Echo” - Date of Death: May 3,1942.

L. Dressel, 85, Baker, Realty Owner, Dies

Louis Dressel, well known citizen of 509 Sixth street, died in the Ohio Valley General hospital in Wheeling Sunday evening at 8:30 o’clock in his 86th year.

He leaves one daughter, Mrs. Mabel Dressel Bryson of Moundsville, one grandson, Walter S. Bryson, Jr. and a great granddaughter, Linda Lee Bryson, both of the Waynesburg Pike. His wife, Mrs. Eliza Schwob Dressel, preceded him in death Jan. 28, 1937, and a daughter, Mrs. Trella Dressel Schaub (sic, Schwob), died July 7, 1917.

Mr. Dressel, who had been in failing health since December, 1940, was born in Miltonsburg, Ohio, May 19, 1856, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Dressel, and moved to Moundsville in 1879, spending the entire remainder of his life in Moundsville.

Mr. Dressel probably was not the pioneer commercial baker of Moundsville, but a very early one. In the early 80’s, J. A. Schwob, father of Mrs. Dressel, erected a building for them in what up to that time was a cornfield on the north side of Seventh street and west of Court avenue and is street No. 514. In that building and an oven in the rear, the Dressel bakery business was conducted until Mr. and Mrs. Dressel retired from business more than a quarter of a century later. They did much of the work themselves. As a result of their industry they became the most extensive owners of residential and business rental real estate in Moundsville, their tenants numbering 34 families and businesses a few years ago, and probably that many now.

The body was removed to the Grisell funeral home pending funeral arrangements.

Submitted by Laurel Meyer.


ALICE DUCHESLOV Obituary
Moundsville Daily Echo
January 23, 1999

Alice B. Robbins Ducheslov, 89 formerly of Benwood, died Friday, January 22, 1999, in Good Shepherd Nursing Home. She was a member of the McMechen Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph in 1944; her parents; a brother, Frank Robbins; three sisters, Etta, Margaret and Agnes Robbins. Surviving are two sons, William E. Kern of McMechen, Robert S. of Seville, Spain; special niece, Annette Waters; several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Services and interment will be at the convenience of the family. Interment in McMechen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the McMechen Christian Church, 4th Street, McMechen.

Submitted by Alice Walton Mason.


Ellsworth L. Dukes Obituary
Moundsville Daily Echo
Saturday, May 29, 1999

Ellsworth L. Dukes, 81, of South Eleanor Avenue, Bridgeport, died Thursday, May 27, 1999, in McGraw Nursing Home, Pleasant Grove. He was a retired foreman of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., Yorkville plant, and a member of Bridgeport Church of God. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Clara Millard Dukes; three brothers; two sisters.

Surviving are his wife, Inez D. Davidson Dukes; a son, Philip of Moundsville; two daughters, Carol Sue Dukes, at home and Mrs. Fred (Debbie) Henceroth of Pleasant Grove; three grandchildren, Casey and Aaron Henceroth of Pleasant Grove and Michael Dukes, with the U.S. Navy station in Hawaii.

Friends received 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 98 E. Cove Ave., Wheeling, W.Va. 26003.

Submitted by Alice Walton Mason.


Moundsville Daily Echo, 20 Aug 1906

John Duncan

Old Soldier Dead

John Duncan, aged 75 years, died at his home on Walnut avenue Sunday evening at about 8 o’clock of cholera morbus. Deceased was a native of Greene county, Pa., but has been a resident of this city for more than twenty years. He was a veteran of the late war and a member of the G.A.R Post.

Funeral at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. Interment at Mt. Rose cemetery.

Submitted by Tiffany Shapiro.


Moundsville Daily Echo, 29 March 1905

Mary Duncan

Aged Lady Dead

Mrs. Mary Duncan, aged 82 years, died of paralysis at her home in the east end Tuesday morning. Funeral at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon. Interment at Mt. Rose cemetery.

Submitted by Tiffany Shapiro.


WILLIAM CALDWELL DUNLAP

Source: Wetzel Democrat, New Martinsville, W. Va.
Thursday, August 17, 1933

William Caldwell Dunlap, who died at his home on Long Drain, near the Marshall and Wetzel County line, July 17, 1933, was born on March 31, 1855 near the place of his death, in that part of Marshall County, which is now Wetzel County. He was the son of Murray C. and Melvina Dunlap, old residents of New Martinsville. “Coll”, as he was familiarly known by his friends, was a good citizen and a kind husband and father. His term of life was 78 years, eight months and 17 days. He is survived by his wife, Rosella Daugherty Dunlap, and six daughters and three sons, as follows: Mrs. Walter Montgomery of Moundsville; Mrs. Herbert Yingling and Mrs. Arthur Wingrove of Captina; Mrs. Herman Hammel of New Martinsville; Mrs. Charles Dean of Wheeling; Mrs. Harry Baker of Moundsville; Raymond, at home; William of Captina; and Earl of Graysville, W. Va. Three brothers and two sisters also survive: George M. of Wayman’s Ridge; Thomas M. of Sanford, Fla.; and John D. of Pa.; and Mrs. Mary E. Smith of Monongahela City, Pa.; and Mrs. Alice M. Long, also of Sanford, Fla. Funeral services were held on the afternoon of July 20th at the home on Long Run and interment was made in the Walker Cemetery at New Martinsville. Rev. W. W. Beckley of the M. E. Church of Moundsville was in charge.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


Moundsville Daily Echo, Monday, January 7, 1957

BERTA LOU DUNN, 24, DIED THIS MORNING

Mrs. Berta Lou Dunn, 24, wife of Arthur Noel Dunn of R.D. 1, Moundsville, died in Glendale hospital at one o'clock this morning, having been ill only a few days.

She was born Sept. 22, 1932, in Marshall county, a daughter of Thomas and Wilma Reed Yoho. She graduated from Cameron high school with the class of 1950, and for a time was employed in the office of the hospital. She was a member of Wolf Run Presbyterian church.

Surviving are the husband and parents of Cameron R. D. 3, two sisters Mrs. Berna Lee Boton of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Joan Whipkey of Cameron R. D. 3, one brother Berl Yoho of Wheeling; the paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Yoho of Moundsville.

Friends will be received at Grisell's Fifth street, Monday evening, and Tuesday the body will be taken to the home of the parents Mr. and Mrs. Tom Yoho, Cameron 3, where brief services at 1:30 p.m. will be followed by a service in Wolf Run Presbyterian church at two o'clock. Rev. Robert Schaeffer of Cameron, will conduct the service and burial will be in the church cemetery.

Submitted by Eric Anderson.


Moundsville Daily Echo, October 12, 2001

Forrest A. Dunn, 75, of Cameron, died Friday, October 12, 2001, at Reynolds Memorial Hospital. He was born January 31, 1926, in Cameron, the son of the late Raymond and Marie Bungard Dunn. He was a retired self-employed dry waller, a member of the Wolfe Run Baptist Church and a former member of the Civitans, Moundsville and the Viola Sportsman Club. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Larry; and a sister, Colleen Horr.

Survivors include his wife, Majel McKee Dunn; three sons, Keith (Cynthia) Dunn of Eagle, TX, James (Pamela) Dunn of Sunset Heights, OH, and Andrew (Vickey) Dunn of New Martinsville; nine daughters, Donna Dunn, Scottie (Ron) Greathouse, both of Cameron, Carolyn (Jim) Blake of Bellaire, Ruth (Frank) Wade of Cameron, Martha (David) Cross of Bridgeport, OH, Yaunetta Dunn of Wind Ridge, PA, Michelle (Steve) Earnest and Debi (Jerry) Neely, both of Cameron, Diane (Ed) Avilla of Moundsville, 26 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and eight brothers and sisters, Noel (Dorothy) Dunn of Moundsville , Roger (Peggy) Dunn of Follansbee, WV, Daniel (Donna) Dunn of Cameron, Leo Dunn and Robert (Cindy) Dunn, both of Moundsville, Claretta (Glen) Sanderson of Concrete, WA, Roxie (Merl) Baker of Moundsville and Dorothy (Harrison) Chambers of Moundsville.

Family will recieve friends on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, where funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Submitted by Eric Anderson.


Moundsville Daily Echo, September 29, 1977

MRS. DUNN DIED WEDNESDAY

Mrs. Marie Bungard Dunn, 73, of Cameron R.D. 3 (Wolf Run), died at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Wednesday.

She was the daughter of George and Clara Knapp Bungard, and was born in Marshall County.

She was a member of the Wolf Run Baptist Church, and was a homemaker and a former school teacher.

Surviving are her husband, Raymond L. Dunn; six sons, Forest and Leo Dunn of Cameron, Arthur Noel and Paul Roger of Moundsville, Robert of Wheeling and Danny of Omaha, Neb.; four daughters, Mrs. Glen (Clara) Sanderson of Seattle, Washington, Mrs. Harrison (Dorthy) Chambers of Wheeling, Mrs. Harold (Colleen) Horr of West Alexander, Pa.; and Mrs. Merl (Roxie) Baker of Moundsville; three sisters, Mrs. Gail Anderson of Moundsville and Mrs. Alta Kinney and Faye Riggle of Cameron; also thirty?nine grandchildren and twenty?two great?grandchildren.

A sister and three brothers preceded her in death.

Friends will be received at the Kirby?Vance funeral home, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, this Thursday evening from 7?9 p.m. and Friday from 2?4 and 7?9 p.m.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

MARIE DUNN RITES SATURDAY

Friends are being received at the Kirby?Vance funeral home, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, this Thursday evening from 7?9 p.m. and Friday from 2?4 and 7?9 p.m. for Mrs. Mrs. Marie Bungard Dunn, 73, of Cameron R.D. 3 (Wolf Run), who died at Reynolds Memorial Hospital.

The body will lie in state at the Wolf Run Baptist Church on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. when services will be conducted.

Interment will be in Wolf Run Baptist Church cemetery.

Submitted by Eric Anderson.


Moundsville Daily Echo, Friday, September 2, 1955

MRS. GEO. W. DUNN DIED WEDNESDAY, FUNERAL SATURDAY

Mrs. Martha Ellen (Etta) Dunn, wife of George W. Dunn of Wolf Run, passed away Wednesday evening, August 31, 1955. She was born June 13, 1878 and was a member of Fork Ridge Baptist church.

Surviving, besides her husband, are a son Raymond R. D. 3, a brother, John Whipkey of Moundsville, ten grandchildren and nine great?grandchildren.

Friends are being received at the Antill Funeral home, Cameron. Services will be held at Wolf Run Baptist church Saturday at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Archie Fox officiating.

Submitted by Eric Anderson.


Moundsville Daily Echo, Wednesday, October 31, 2001

PAUL DUNN DIED TUESDAY

Paul Roger Dunn, 64, of Follansbee, WV, died Tuesday, October 30, 2001, in Weirton Medical Center. He was born September 9, 1937, in Cameron, the son of the late Raymond and Marie Bungard Dunn. He was a former employee of Ames Department Store, Falls Church, VA, and a member of Ohio Valley Baptist Church, Valley Grove, WV. He was preceeded in death by his parents; a brother, Forest Dunn; a sister, Colleen Horr; two grandsons; a nephew; a neice.

Surviving are his wife Peggy Schupbach Dunn; a daughter, Brenda Sue Dunn of Moundsville; three stepchildren, Debbie Cooper of Burgettstown, PA, Carl Edward Clouser (Tanalea), of Washington, PA, and Mary E. Horr (Steve) of West Alexander, PA; four brothers, Arthur Noel (Dorothy) of Moundsville, Edgar Danny Dunn (Donna) of Cameron, Leo Dunn of Wheeling and Robert Dunn (Cindy) of Wheeling; three sisters, Clara Sanderson (Glen) of Concrete, WA, Dorothy Marie Chambers (Harrison) of Wheeling, and Roxie P. Baker (Merl) of Moundsville; three grandchildren; a great-grandson; a great-granddaughter.

Friends will be received 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Anderson Funeral Home, 1109 Second Street, Moundsville. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Wolf Run Baptist Church Cemetery, with Rev. Mark Perkins officiating. Interment in Wolf Run Baptist Church Cemetery.

PAUL DUNN SERVICES FRIDAY

Paul Roger Dunn, 64, of Follansbee, WV, died Tuesday, October 30, 2001, in Weirton Medical Center.

Friends will be received 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Anderson Funeral Home, 1109 Second Street, Moundsville. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Wolf Run Baptist Church Cemetery, with Rev. Mark Perkins officiating. Interment in Wolf Run Baptist Church Cemetery.

Submitted by Eric Anderson.


Moundsville Daily Echo, April 15, 1985

RAYMOND DUNN DIED SUNDAY

Raymond L. Dunn, 80, of Wolf Run, RD. 4, Cameron, died Sunday at home.

He was the son of George and Martha Etta Whipkey Dunn, both natives of this county.

He was a retired farmer and a member of the Wolf Run Baptist Church, Cameron.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Bungard Dunn, in 1977.

Surviving are six sons; Forrest of Cameron, Noel of Moundsville, Roger of Falls Church, Va., Danny of Zweibruken, Germany, Leo of Cameron, and Robert of Wheeling; four daughters, Clara Sanderson of Seattle, Wash.; Dorothy Chambers of Wheeling, Colleen Horr of West Alexander, and Roxie Baker of Moundsville; thirty?nine grandchildren; thirty?five great?grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Kirby?Vance Funeral Home, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, 7?9 p.m. today, 2?4 and 7?9 p.m. Tuesday.

Arrangements are incomplete.

DUNN SERVICES WED. MORNING

Funeral arrangements for Raymond Dunn of Wolf Run, this county, will be as follows;

Friends will be received at the Kirby?Vance Funeral Home, 2?4 and 7?9 p.m. today, where services will be held Wednesday, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Terry Music, from the Mt. Olive Church of God, in charge.

Interment will be in Wolf Run Baptist cemetery near Cameron.

Submitted by Eric Anderson.


Durig, Dr. Robert E.
June 8, 2007

Durig, Dr. Robert E., age 92 of Baker Drive, Glen Dale, WV died Friday, June 8, 2007 at home.

He was born February 1, 1915 in Moundsville, WV the son of the late Chris and Ethel Craig Durig.

He was a Navy Pilot during WWII, a retired Optometrist, a member of First Christian Church, Earl Francis Post #3 American Legion, 40 and 8, Quiet Birdman, BPO Elks #282 Moundsville, WV, Civil & Aeronautics Administration and a 50 year member of Marshall Union Lodge #8 A.F & A.M. He was a licensed Flight Instructor, a former licensed CAA Examiner, an avid amateur photographer; including aerial photography and he was a local historian who witnessed Lindbergh’s landing at Langin Field in 1927.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister; Florence Dobroski, two brothers; Raymond and James Durig and a niece; Janet Dobroski.

Survivors include his loving wife of 69 years; Juanita Furbee Durig, two sons; Robert, Jr. (Mariann) Durig, of Wisconsin and Dr. James C. (Gloria) Durig of St. Clairsville, OH, a sister; Dorothy Wnek of Glen Dale, seven grandchildren; Darrell (Beth) Durig of Illinois, Daniel (Ruth) Durig, Steven (Phyllis) Durig, Nancy (Kurt) Frieberg, all of Wisconsin, Alison (Derek) Robinson of Florida, Heidi (Fritz) Heiby of Zanesville, OH and James C. Durig, Jr. of Cincinnati, OH, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9pm and Tuesday from 10am until time of funeral service at 11am at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville with Rev. Charles Kemp officiating. Interment in Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville, WV where the Moundsville Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 1200 Third St., Moundsville, WV 26041 or Valley Hospice, 98B East Cove Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003.


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