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Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, August 2006

Emil Jelacic

JELACIC, Emil 88, of Roosevelt Avenue, Benwood, W.Va., died Monday, August 7, 2006 in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.

Emil was born March 3, 1918 in Wendel, W.Va., a son of the late John and Danica (Duic) Jelacic.

He was a 1938 graduate of the Linsly Military Institute, and attended Belmont Abbey, N.C. and the College of Chattanooga, Tenn. He was the retired owner of the Dragans Club, Boggs Run. He and his brother were partners in the club for 50 years. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Benwood; the Linsly Aviators Society, Wheeling; American Legion Blake Brothers Post No. 46, Benwood; the Democratic Executive Committee of Marshall County; and the Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge No. 745.

Emil was also a veteran of WWII, serving in the 201st Infantry Division of the US Army.

In addition to his parents, Emil was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Walter Jelacic; and a sister, Rose Tomich.

Emil is survived by his loving wife, Theresa (Skoda) Jelacic; two sons, John Jelacic and his wife, Leslie, of Annapolis, Md. and Robert Jelacic of Charleston, W.Va.; a sister, Blanche Dinger of Benwood; nine grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew, Carter, Jessica, Christopher, Colin, James, Jordan, and Jacqueline Jelacic; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at a memorial gathering from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.

Rosary devotions will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Friends are then invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 10, 2006 at St. Johns Catholic Church, Benwood, with the Rev. Ronan Deegan as celebrant. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to either St. Johns Catholic Church, 622 Main Street, Benwood, the Sisters of Mount St. Joseph, Pogue Run Road, Wheeling, or the Sisters Retirement Fund at Mount de Chantal Sisters of the Visitation, 410 Washington Avenue, Wheeling.


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, June 2007

JELACIC, Theresa A. (Skoda), 89, formerly of Roosevelt Avenue, Benwood, died Thursday, June 14, 2007 in the Ann Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland.

Theresa was born September 28, 1917 in Benwood, a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Matesic) Skoda.

She was a retired manager for the ABCC Commission, Benwood; a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Benwood; the Wheeling Catholic Daughters, Court Council #289; the Democratic Women’s Club; the Democratic Executive Committee (State and County); the City of Benwood Advisory Committee; a board member of the City-County Public Library, Moundsville; and the Croatian Fraternal Union, Lodge #2.

In addition to her parents, Theresa was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Emil Jelacic, who died in 2006; and four sisters Sr. Stephanie Skoda, Barbara Owoc, Helen Simon and Catherine Sabljak.

Theresa is survived by her two sons, John Jelacic and his wife, Leslie, of Annapolis, Md., and Robert Jelacic of Charleston, W.Va.; a sister, Mary Kettlewell of Leewood, Kansas; nine grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew, Carter, Jessica, Christopher, Colin, James, Jordan, and Jacqueline Jelacic; one great-grandson, Nathan; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 pm and from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, June 20, 2006 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Rosary devotions will be held at 7:30 pm at the funeral home.

Friends are then invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am, Thursday, June 21, 2006 at St. Johns Catholic Church, Benwood, with the Rev. Joseph Hayden, S.J., as celebrant. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Johns Catholic Church, 622 Main Street, Benwood, WV, 26031; the Marshall County Library Association; Sisters of Mount St. Joseph, Pogue Run Road, Wheeling, WV 26003; or the Sisters’ Retirement Fund at Mt. de Chantal Sisters of the Visitation, 410 Washington Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003


Moundsville Daily Echo - August 27, 2005

MARIANNE JAMES

Marianne James Died Today

Marianne James, 86, of Moundsville, died Saturday, August 27, 2005, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital.

Marianne was a beloved mother and friend. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, a homemaker and a past Senior Regent of the Woman's Auxiliary of the Loyal Order of Moose. She was born April 5, 1919 in Seminole, PA, one of seven children.

Marianne was preceded in death by her husband, Roger W. James, of Moundsville; her parents, Ernesta Andrioli and Epinando Coltri of Seminole, PA; brothers Bruno of Chicago, IL, Vasco of McIntyre, PA and Joseph of Cleveland, OH; one sister, Rene (Joe) Petrone of Erie, PA.

She is survived by two sisters, Clara Kimberly of Moundsville and Jeannette (Howard) Spahn of Temple Hills, MD; sons, Jonathan of San Diego, CA, Dennis of Sarasota, FL, Thomas of Moundsville and a step-son Roger of Moundsville; daughter Susan (Kawporn) Sussangkarn and grandson, Chakraporn (Nate) Sussangkarn, of Bangkok, Thailand; many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory at the convenience of the family.

Submitted by Naomi Lowe Hupp.


Obituary, Information on EDMUND L. JAWORSKI

Jaworski, Edmund L., of 412 Grant Street, McMechen, Marshall County, WV, died Monday, (September 21, 1992) at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. (He was born November 12, 1912.) Mr. Jaworski was a retired shipping clerk-driver for Cooey Bentz, Wheeling, a member of St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, WV, an Army veteran of World War II. He served as a member of the Veterans of Foreign War and the American Legion, both in Moundsville, WV, and a member of the Holy Name Society. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Victoria Jaworski; four sisters, Jesse Saunders, Christina Echols, Jennie Kenzovich, and Martha Ruthland. Surviving are his wife, Alice M. Boswink Jaworski; a brother, Walter of Wheeling. Friends received 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Catholic Church. Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, WV. Vigil services at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Source: Obituary, Death Notice in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Tuesday, September 22, 1992 page 2 and Family Tree Maker Social Security Death Index, United States, 1937-1995. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


FRANKLIN JEFFERSON

"Wheeling News-Register" - 12 Nov 2000 Wheeling, WV

JEFFERSON, Franklin E., 86, of Sixth Street, Moundsville, died Thursday Nov. 9, 2000 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale.

He was born March 6, 1914, in Marshall County, son of the late John F. “NON” and Edith Crow Jefferson.

He was a retired shipping supervisor from Allied Chemical Co. with 17 years of service, a former salesman for Wheeling Lincoln Mercury for nine years and a former Marshall County deputy assessor.

He was a member and past Chancellor Commander of the Little Prince Lodge 79 Knights of Pythias; a member of the Marshall Union Lodge 8 A.F. & A.M.; a 32nd Degree Mason, Scottish Rite; Valley of Wheeling-Past Major; Knight Commander of the Court of Honor; Osiris Temple Legion of Honor; Moundsville Order of the Eastern Star 86.

He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church and a United States Navy veteran of World War II, where he served at the Pacific Theatre in Guam.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother: Walter Jefferson; three sisters, Marjorie Raymond, Betty Blair and Pauline Keffer.

Survivors include his wife, Olive Timmons Jefferson; one son, Larry F. (Cathy) Jefferson of Moundsville; one daughter, Ruth Ann Ferris of Glen Dale; one sister, Imogene Blair of Moundsville; three grandchildren, Joshua and Drew Jefferson both of Moundsville and Emily Ferris of Glen Dale.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville where funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Olen Butcher-Winfree officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville, where the Marshall Union Lodge 8 A.F. & A.M. will conduct Masonic graveside services. Little Prince Lodge 79, Knights of Pythia service at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary United Methodist Church, 1601 First St., Moundsville WV 26041 or to the Shriners Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 25855, Tampa, FL 33633.

Submitted by Peggy Simmons.


MELVIN JOBES

Source: Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, W. Va.
August 17, 1906

Melvin Jobes died at his home in Moundsville, West Virginia. He was born in Moundsville on February 26, 1838, one of four brothers and one sister. All preceded him in death. All four brothers wondered to different parts of the earth and all returned to their native Moundsville to die. Melvin, when age 18, went on the river to learn to be a steamboat engineer, which calling he followed a number of years. During the war, he was three years in government serving as a steamboat engineer on the lower river. He built a machine shop in Moundsville and continued business until his death. The Jobes brothers were remarkable for their machine genius. Every one was an expert in some machine line. Interment was in the Mt. Rose Cemetery.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout.


JOHNSON, Barbara Ann, 69, of Tenth Street, Glen Dale, W.Va., died Wednesday, August 15, 2007, in Wheeling Hospital Medical Park, Wheeling, W.Va.

She was born September 30, 1937 in Glen Dale, the daughter of the late Robert and Rhodena Williams Wood.

She was a retired employee of the former Triangle Conduit; a member of Glen Dale United Methodist Church; the American Legion Auxiliary; Eagles, Moose; and a social member of the VFW.

She loved bingo; and was a winter snowbird in Florida for the past 15 years.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Hobert L. Johnson; two children, Rhonda (Andy) Adams of Glen Dale and Robert “Bob” (Kathy) Johnson of Moundsville; a sister, Sandra McCloud of McMechen; two granddaughters, Blayne (Michael) Anderson of Frostburg, Md. and Brooke Adams and her fiance, Michael Dean, of Fairmont, W.Va.; her dog, “Spencer”; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Billy Ray Carpenter officiating.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marshall County Animal Shelter, RD 5, Box 210, Moundsville, WV 26041.


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, June 29, 2008

JOHNSON, Dorothy "Jean" Marling, 84, of Cameron, W.Va., died Saturday, June 28, 2008, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, W.Va.

She was born April 28, 1924 in Cameron, the daughter of the late William H. and Jessie M. Marling.

She was owner of the former Johnson's Department Store of Cameron; and was a member of the First Christian Church, Cameron.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William L. "Bill" Johnson; two brothers, Richard "Dick" Marling and William "Bill" Marling; and two sisters, Cassie Hughes and Mary E. "Sissy" Whipkey.

Surviving are three children, Bill (Nora) Johnson of Caldwell, W.Va., Pamela J. "Pam" Johnson of Cameron and Enid Beth (Jim) Williams of Weirton, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Leigh Ann (Robby) Johnson Scherer of Hollywood, Fla., James R. Williams III of Weirton, David H. Johnson of Caldwell and Christopher (Julie) Williams of Pittsburgh, Pa.; one great granddaughter, Murphy Jane Scherer; two sisters, Jessie Estel and Jan Fullerton of Cameron; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends Sunday from 6-8 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Cameron, with the Rev. Dr. Walter McNutt officiating.

Interment in Highland Cemetery, Cameron.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, North Avenue, Cameron.


From The Morning Observer, Washington, Pa., Sat. May 31, 1941

E. J. JOHNSON DIES AT LOUDENVILLE, W.VA

Waynesburg. May 30.--E. J. Johnson, 89, died at 1:20 o'clock Thursday afternoon, May 29, at his home at Loudenville, W. Va., after an illness of four weeks.

Mr. Johnson was born April 1, 1852, in Marshall County, W. Va.. He was the son of Ezekiel and Mary Cain Johnson. He was a farmer.

In 1876 he married Margaret Jane Bush, who died 13 years ago.

Surviving are four children, William Edgar Johnson, of Moundsville, W. Va.; Charles E. Johnson, of Cameron, W. Va.: Mrs. Elsie Conoway, of Cadiz, O., and Mrs. May Howard, of Loudenville, W. Va., and one sister, Mrs. Jennie Brewer, of Dukes Center, Pa..

Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock, D.S.T., Saturday, May 31, at the home of his son, Charles E. Johnson, Pennsylvania avenue, Cameron, W. Va., in charge of the Rev. J. I. Kerrick, of the Cameron Christian Church. Burial will be in the Cameron Cemetery.

Submitted by Bonnie Van Orden.


EVA ELIZABETH SWANN JOHNSON, R.N.
FORMER RESIDENT OF CAMERON WV AND MOUNDSVILLE

Eva Swann Johnson, 94 passed away on October 15, 2002 at her home in Burtonsville, MD. She was preceded in death by two months of her husband of almost 70 years, Rev. John R. Johnson.

Eva Elizabeth Swann was born near Cameron in Marshall Co, WV on Aug 30, 1908. She was the daughter of Fred Andrew Swann and Arizona Miller Swann. Fred Swann was a dairy farmer in Marshall, Belmont and Harrison counties. Eva Swann was one of 9 children in this family to reach their majority. In her adolescent years she made her home with her aunt, Nellie Drusilla Miller Patterson in Cameron. She graduated from Cameron High School in 1928. She then attended and graduated from Reynolds Memorial Hospital Professional School of Nursing in 1932 and shortly thereafter became a registered nurse. Eva Swann’s maternal family settled in Wetzel Co in the 2nd & 3rd decade of the 19th century when the country was a wilderness. Her fraternal family came from Maryland in the early 1840’s to Belmont Co, her Swann grandfather, William Street Swann, being a sergeant in the Civil War, Postmaster of Silver Hill, WV and truant officer for Moundsville Public Schools. Her great grandfather, Frederick Andrew Swan, a wainwright in Belmont Co served in the artillery company at the Battle of Baltimore, War of 1812 of Star Spangled Banner fame.

She and her husband were married in Wellsburg in 1934 and their first child was born in Glendale. They made their original marital residence at 1011 7th Street, Moundsville. Although Eva Swann has been gone from the Ohio Valley for many years she has maintained her ties to the area through her siblings and numerous nieces and nephews. She is proceeded in death by her brother William Herbert Swann of Aberdeen, MD., Mary Emily Swann Dayton of Tiffin, Ohio, Otie Mae Swann Taylor of Uniontown, OH., Estella Ellen Swann Crozier, RN of Bannock, Ohio; Nellie Irene Swann Reppart of Cadiz and York, NE; Lena Swann Reppart Nation of Cadiz, Oh. She is survived by two brothers: Robert Miller Swann and Fred Earl Swann both of Cadiz. Her parents are buried in Cadiz.

She is survived by two children: Swanee Lou Johnson Kline of Burtonsville, Md., John Hess Johnson of Jeffersonton, VA. Three grandchildren: Robert Milton KlineII, Mark Alan Kline, and Sarah Elizabeth Spencer Johnson Welborn. She is also survived by three great grandchildren: Taylor Alexander Welborn, Jacob Spencer Welborn and Madeleine Alayna Kline.

Submitted by Jack Johnson.


From: Moundsville Daily Echo - February 27, 1928

MRS. EZEKIAL JOHNSON DIES AT LOUDENVILLE

Mrs. Ezekial Johnson passed away at her home in Loudenville, Sunday evening, February 26, 1928 at 10:30 o'clock, after an extended illness. Mrs. Johnson was born on Bowman Ridge, November 26, 1851. Her maiden name was Margaret Jane Bush, daughter of William and Matilda Bush. Her entire life was spent on Bowman Ridge, Fork Ridge, and Loudenville.

She was united in marriage to Ezekial Johnson, and to this union five children were born, all of whom survive. She was a life-long member of the Christian Church at Cameron and was an active member until failing health made it impossible for her to attend. Her true, Christian life has been an inspiration to many, and God has called her to her reward.

She is survived by her husband Ezekial Johnson of Loudenville, three sons, Edward of Moundsville, Wylie of Kittanning, Pa., and Charles of Cameron; two daughters, Mrs. Maye Howard of Moundsville, and Mrs. Elsie Courtwright of Cameron, one brother, W. A. Bush of near Pleasant Valley; and a host of other relatives and friends. A sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Mangold, preceded her to the great beyond less than a week ago. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Submitted by Bonnie Van Orden.


JAMES M. JOHNSON

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

March 6, 1947

James M. Johnson, age 79, a retired B&O Railroad foreman, former Ritchie County, W.Va. merchant and prosperous farmer of near New Martinsville, W.Va., died at his home on Whiteman Hill on Feb. 28, 1947. He was the son of John Henry and Marybelle Lehew Johnson and was born on Dec. 19, 1867 in Marshall County, W.Va. He was married Aug. 18, 1895 to Malinda Jane Lemasters, who survives. In his young manhood he was a merchant in Ritchie county, later being employed by the B&O Railroad Company for 24 years as a bridge foreman. In recent years, he operated a farm. Besides his widow, he is survived by three sons, Fred of Akron, Ohio; Ernest of Captina, Ohio; and Alva of New Martinsville; a brother, Charles of Cairo, W.Va; two sisters, Mrs. Rose Mahaney of Farmington, W.Va., and [only one sister listed]; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was a member of the United Brethren Church. Funeral services were held at the Iams Funeral Home in New Martinsville. Interment was in the Shriver Cemetery.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout


August 7, 2002

REV. JOHN R. JOHNSON, 93 - CLERGYMAN, BUSINESSMAN, FORMER RESIDENT OF MOUNDSVILLE

John Rector Johnson was born in Bellaire, Oct 7, 1908. His family settled in Belmont Co in the 2nd & 3rd decade of the 19th century. Rev. Johnson and his father J. F. Johnson owned a gasoline station on 7th Street in Moundsville, in addition to the Singer Sewing Machine Shop. The Johnson home was at 1011 7th Street. Rev. Johnson was a 1928 graduate of Moundsville High School. Mr. Johnson’s parents lived in Moundsville and his grandparents lived on the Island. The family is interred at Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling. Mr. Johnson attended Potomac State College in Keyser before obtaining a bachelors degree from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, MD in 1939. He also obtained a Master of Divinity Degree from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI.

Rev. Johnson was an ordained minister with the Seventh day Adventist Church until his death. He was active in the minister until 1970, his last church being the Capital Memorial Church in Washington, DC. Following his retirement from the ministry he returned to business and worked until he was 85. He held a real estate license, did medical property management and was engaged in the gas and oil business in Gilmer Co, WV.

He maintained his ties to the Ohio Valley even though he lived in Washington DC area for many years. His sisters, Margaret Johnson Moore of Moundsville and Thelma Johnson Ashworth of Moundsville and Mentor Ohio, precede him in death.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Eva Elizabeth Swann Johnson RN, graduate of Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale, WV. Also two children, Swanee Lou Johnson Kline of Burtonsville, MD, and John Hess Johnson of Jeffersonton, VA. Three grandchildren, Robert Milton Kline II, Mark Alan Kline, and Sarah Elizabeth Spencer Johnson Welborn. 3 great grandchildren, Taylor Alexander Welborn, Jacob Luke Spencer Welborn, and Madeleine Alayna Kline also survive him.

Funeral arrangements are by Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring, MD. Funeral service will be Sunday, August 11th at the Spencerville Seventh day Adventist Church, 16325 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. Visitation at 1PM the service to follow at 2PM. Private Family interment will follow Monday morning, August 12th. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the New School Building Fund, Spencerville, SDA Church, 16325 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20905.

Submitted by Jack Johnson.


THERMAN LEMOINE JOHNSON Obituary
Moundsville Daily Echo
January 13, 1999

Therman L. Johnson, 75, of Beloit, OH, died January 12, 1999, at Salem Community Hospital. He was born September 14, 1923, at Silver Hill, son of Earnest and Inex McFadden Johnson. He was a graduate of Romney School of the Deaf and worked at the Moundsville Echo following graduation. He was a retiree of Transive and Williams as a millwright. Preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Bonnie Cox and Eva Richmond, brothers, A.B. and Virgil Johnson.

Surviving are his wife, Doris Rice Johnson; two daughters, Debra Phillips of Sebring and Terry Kessler of Beloit; a son, Tim of Sebring, OH; three sisters, Zina (Babe) Woods and Flora (Sis) Gladkowski, both of Moundsville, and Nola Mae Wos of St. Petersburg, FL; two brothers, Clyde of Washington, PA and Jake Johnson of St. Marys, WV; eleven grandchildren; a great-grandson; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Gednetz Ruzek Funeral Home, Sebring, OH, Thursday from 3 to 9 PM where services will be held Friday at 11 AM. Interment in Highland Memorial Park.

Submitted by Alice Walton Mason.


THOMAS OLIVER JOHNSON

Source: Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, W. Va.
Tuesday, September 11, 1934

Thomas Oliver Johnson, son of H. N. and Mary V. Mason Johnson, was born May 13, 1871 and died September 7, 1934. He was united in marriage on May 17, 1891 to Miss Rusha Ola Jones, who survives. They had 12 children and ten survive: Herbert and Ernest of Kausooth, W. Va.; Jason of Amity, Pa.; Oscar of Lynn Camp, W. Va.; Marten and Leo of Silver Hill, W. Va.; Albert, at home; Mrs. Orpha Stern of Washington, Pa.; Mrs. Metta Morris of Waynesburg, Pa.; and Mrs. Beatrice McDowell of Pleasant Ridge. An infant daughter and Mrs. Clara Simmons, preceded him in death. He is survived by 33 grandchildren and brothers and sisters, Grover and June Johnson, Mrs. Rosa Miller, Mrs. Lucy Ramsay, all of Silver Hill, and Mrs. Anna Johnson of Moundsville. Services were conducted September 9th by Elder Marion Smith.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout.


Moundsville Daily Echo, Tuesday, May 31, 1983

VERNE JOHNSON DIED SUNDAY

Verne Johnson, 71, of R.D. 3, Cameron, died Sunday in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale.

He was a former policeman for Cameron and was a retired guard for the Moundsville penitentiary.

Surviving are his mother, Bertha Martin Johnson of Cameron; a daughter Gerri Abat of Vienna, Va.; four grandchildren; a great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Charles E. Anderson and Sons Funeral Home, Cameron, 2?4 and 7?9 p.m. Tuesday, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Interment will be in Oakmont cemetery, Rogersville, Pa., near Cameron.

Submitted by Eric Anderson.


Wheeling News-Register - Wednesday, December 17, 2003

JOHNSON, William Lee, 81, of 69 North Avenue, Cameron, W.Va., died Tuesday, December 16, 2003 at the Cameron Continuious (sic) Care Center. He was born June 17, 1922 in Cameron the son of the late Charles E. and Virginia Howard Johnson.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, Cameron, a charter member of the Cameron Lions Club. He served on the Cameron City Council from 1956-1960 and was Mayor of Cameron from 1960-1968. During World War II he worked at the shipyards in Baltimore, Md. He was an active volunteer fireman in Cameron for 19 years, general manager of the Valley Lincoln Mercury, Wheeling, owner of the Phyfe and Drum Antique store in Cameron, owner and operator of the restaurant in Cameron for many years, and co-owner of Johnson’s Department Store in Cameron.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn McCracken and Beverly Pertko; 2 brothers-in-law, C.E. Platt and John Pertko; and a nephew, Donald Platt.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Marling Johnson of 60 years; a son, William Lee (Nora) Johnson Jr. of Caldwell, W.Va.; 2 daughters, Pamela Jean Johnson of Cameron, Enid Beth (James) Williams of Weirton; four grandchildren, Leigh Ann Johnson Peever, David H. Johnson, James R. Williams II, and Christopher Williams, a sister, Maxine Johnson Platt of Parkersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. Memorial services and burial at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to Anderson Funeral Home, 39 Maple Avenue, Cameron.

Submitted by Peggy Simmons.


Obituary, Information on CHARLES W. JONES

Jones, Charles W., 77, of R.D. #1, Moundsville, West Virginia, died Tuesday (July 18, 1989) in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Marshall County, WV. (He was born July 17, 1912.) Mr. Jones was a retired U.S. postal worker in the WVa Wage and Hour Department, a member of Simpson United Methodist Church, Moundsville, WV, and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen E. McQuade Jones, in 1969. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Adrian (Kitty) Frizzell and Dottie Baker, both of Moundsville, WV, a sister, Ila Duffy of Pittsburgh; six grandchildren; a great granddaughter. Friends received 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Grisell Funeral Home, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, WV. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Interment at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Moundsville, WV.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Wednesday, July 19, 1989 and Thursday, July 20, 1989 and the Family Tree Maker, Social Security Death Benefit Index, United States, 1937-1995. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Obituary, Information on EDNA VIRGINIA JONES

Services Set For Educator

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday (February 20, 1997) for Edna Virginia Jones, retired teacher and principal for the Marshall County School System for over 45 years, who died Tuesday, February 18, 1997, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Marshall County, West Virginia. She was 87.

A resident of Glen Dale, she was born March 18, 1909, in Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV, a daughter of George William Jones and Delora Jane Remke Jones.

She attended Sand Hill Grade School, Triadelphia High School, West Liberty State College, Duke University, and Fairmont State College where she received a degree in elementary education.

She taught for 45 years in Marshall County in one room schools and served Big Wheeling Creek Consolidated as principal and teacher for 29 years until retirement in 1974.

She had her lifetime membership PTA pin, was a member of Sand Hill United Methodist Church, a member of the County Principal Organization, Sand Hill Homemakers Club, Big Wheeling Creek Senior Citizens Satellite, the Retired Teachers Association and the West Virginia Education Association.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles W. Jones; a sister, Mildred E. Jones. Surviving are a brother, Harold Jones; three nieces; one nephew; several great nieces and nephews.

Friends received at 11 a.m. until time for the service at 1 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, (Wheeling, WV) with the Rev. James Jay Van Reenen officiating. Interment in Sand Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wheeling Chapter or the Marshall County Chapter of the American Heart Association.

SPECIAL NOTE: a photograph accompanied this obituary.

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997 page 2. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Edwin P. Jones

JONES, Edwin P., U.S.A.F. retired Master Sergeant, age 75, of RD 4, Cameron, W.Va., died Thursday, April 6, 2006 in Cameron Nursing and Rehab Center, Cameron.

He was born in Cameron, February 27, 1931, son of the late Harry L. and Nelle Coral Hinerman Jones.

Edwin was a 1949 graduate of Cameron High School. He served his entire career in the Military Airlift Command Air Weather Service as a Air Weather Observer Technician. He spent overseas tour in High Wycombe, England and Viet Nam from 1963-1964. He spent 10 years attached to Strategic Air Command in the Global Weather Center, Omaha, Neb., having retired in 1972 with 22 years of service. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force Sergeant Assoc. He also was employed by Ralph Antill Construction; and was co- owner of Jones Aleppo Grocery, Aleppo, Pa. He was a member of the American Legion Post 18, Cameron.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gerald B. and Dean Jones; and three sisters, Kathlyn Bennett, Carolyn Jones and Evelyn (Susie) Anderson.

Surviving are his beloved wife, Barbara J. Pickering Jones of 54 years; one daughter, Trudy L. (Fred) Lainson of Council Bluffs, Iowa; two sons, Larry L. (Yaunetta) Jones and David P. (Teresa) Jones, both of Aleppo, Pa.; 11 grandchildren, Rick L. Lainson of Council Bluffs, Erin K., Ryan L. and Alex D., all of Cameron, Willie, Daisy, Briar, Chloe, Larissa, Dusty and Forrest Jones, all of Aleppo; five brothers, Carroll C. (Eloise) Jones of Warren, Ohio, Harry L. (Patty) of Rogersville, Pa., Bobbie (Carrie) of Grand Junction, Colo., Ronnie (Darlene) of Arvada, Colo. and Allan Timmy (Lynn) of Golden, Colo.; three sisters, Madelon Robinson of Cameron, Nedra Turnow of Waynesburg, Pa. and Lorna Sue (Tom) Snyder of Wheeling; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at Anderson Funeral Home, 39 Maple Avenue, Cameron from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2006, where services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Gray officiating.

Burial in Centennial Cemetery, Aleppo.

Cameron American Legion Post 18 will conduct military honors.


"Moundsville Daily Echo", Friday, 31 AUG 1956

Mrs Harvey Jones Died Thursday, Funeral Sunday

Mrs EDITH ESTELLA SHEPHERD JONES, wife of Harvey Jones of 1515 Fifth street, died Thursday at 3:10 pm in Reynolds Memorial hospital, following a lengthy illness. She was born in 1898 in Marshall county, a daughter of the late Wiley L and Rebecca Yoho Shepherd and had been a resident of the county all of her life. She was a member of the Calvary Methodist church, the Dames of Malta and was a prominent leader in the Four-H Club movement. She was a past president of the Marshall County Republican Women's club.

Surviving are her husband; her mother, Mrs Rebecca Shepherd; one son, Martin Lee of Moundsville; one daughter, Mrs Hilda R Conner of Moundsville and three grandchildren.

The body was returned to the late residence at 2 pm today from the Riggs Funeral Home. Services will be Sunday at 2 pm in Calvary Methodist church. Rev S O Parsons will officiate and burial will be in Northview cemetery, New Martinsville.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.


Obituary, Information on GEORGE WILLIAM JONES

Jones, George William, of Sand Hill, Marshall County, West Virginia, died Tuesday (March 8, 1960) at 4 p.m. in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Marshall County, WV, after an eight day illness. A retired farmer and life resident of the Sand Hill community, he was born May 3, 1880, a son of Charles S. Jones and Sarah Jane Wilson Jones and was a member of Sand Hill Methodist Church and the Modern Woodman of America. Surviving are his widow, Delora Jane Remke Jones; two daughters, Edna and Mildred Jones, at home; two sons, Charles Jones of Mozart and Harold Jones of Glen Dale, WV; four grandchildren; one sister, Florence Jones, of Sand Hill, WV. Friends are being received at Kepner's, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Harry Atzenhoffer officiating. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery (Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery).

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Wednesday, March 9, 1960 page 2. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, 25 July 1998, and in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, 26 July 1998.

Ex-Marshall County Teacher Dies

HAROLD S. JONES, former Agricultural teacher for the Marshall County Board of Education, died Friday, July 24, 1998. He was 78.

A resident of 8th Street, Glen Dale, Marshall County, WV, he was born February 7, 1920, a son of the late George William and Delora Remke Jones.

He graduated from Sherrard High School and West Virginia University. He began teaching vocational agriculture for the Pendleton County School Board in West Virginia before going to serve in the U. S. Army during World War II. He returned to Marshall County where he taught Vocational Agriculture at Moundsville High School from 1946-1969. He completed his horticultural teaching career at John Marshall High School from 1969-1978.

He was a member of Hillview Church of Christ having served as an Elder for many years, a member of the Retired Teachers Association and the West Virginia Education Association.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, William Taylor; two sisters, Mildred E. and Edna Virginia Jones; a brother, Charles W. Jones. Surviving are his wife, Eva Jean Daugherty Jones; a son, Brent of Alaska; two daughters, Susan Winding of California and Jenny McColm of Florida; five grandchildren, Cooper and Stuart McColm, Victor and Christine McColm, Carri and Robin Jones, and Misty Crim, a great-granddaughter, Brittany Nicole Crim.

Friends received 7-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-3 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Grissel Funeral Home, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, WV. Funeral services there at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment at Halcyon Hills Memorial Garden, Sherrard, Marshall County, WV.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hillview Church of Christ, 1 Willard Avenue, Moundsville, WV 26041.

SPECIAL NOTE: A photograph of Mr. Jones appears in The Intelligencer. The parents and sisters of Mr. Harold S. Jones are at Sand Hill Cemetery.

Appropriate correction & additions by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Death Notice, Information on LAURA A. DAGUE JONES

Jones, Mrs. Laura A. Dague 88, died Thursday, April 5, 1951 at 1 a.m. at her home in Beham, PA. She was a widow of the late Barnett V. Jones. She was the youngest child of 11 children of the late Daniel Dague and Eliza Jane Luke Dague, born Sept. 17, 1862. Friends received at Kepner Funeral Home, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV. Services will be in Sand Hill Methodist Church Saturday at 2 p.m. Friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be at Sand Hill Cemetery.

Source: Death Notice in Wheeling Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, Saturday, April 7, 1951 page 13 and Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate corrections by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


MARY E. JONES

Source: Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, W. Va.
April 30, 1926

Mary E. Jones passed away at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Knight on Friday night in the 74th year of her age. She was the wife of the late F. H. Jones who preceded her in death on October 26, 1916. She was born at Pleasant Valley, W. Va. On February 1, 1852, to the union of Noah and Susan Hadsell. She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, being a member of the Calvary M. E. Church, this city, at the time of her death. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Harry Francis of Loudenville, W. Va.; Mrs. J. H. Knight of this city; Mrs. W. J. Sullivan of Cameron; and three sons, C. P. Jones of Bellaire, Ohio; Albert A. Jones of McMechen; and John F. who has been in the Philippine Islands for several years; 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. W. F. Jones, this city; two brothers, John Hadsell, this city; and Joseph Hadsell of Springfield, Ohio. Funeral services will be held April 26, 1926 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Knight. Interment and short services will be held at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in charge of Rev. Shultz of the Calvary Church.

Submitted by Linda Goddard Stout.


Obituary, Information on MILDRED EVELYN JONES

Services Set For Veteran Educator

Mildred Evelyn Jones, a retired elementary school teacher who taught in Marshall County for over 45 years, died Saturday (August 5, 1995) in Sandyville, WV. She was 82.

A resident of Sand Hill, Marshall County, WV, she was born July 27, 1913, a daughter of the late George William Jones and Delora Jane Remke Jones.

She taught first through eighth grades at Sand Hill Elementary School for over 45 years, beginning in 1929 and retiring in 1979.

Jones was a member of Sand Hill United Methodist Church. A leader in the Marshall County 4-H program and member of Marshall County All Stars, she was a member of the Big Wheeling Creek Senior Citizens Satellite, the Sand Hill Homemakers Club, and the Retired School Teacher's Association.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles William Jones. Surviving are sister, Edna Jones of Glen Dale, WV and a brother, Harold Jones of Glen Dale, WV; three nieces, Jane Shamblen of Sandyville, WV; Suzietta Winding of California; Jenny McColm of Florida; a nephew, Brent Jones of Alaska; nine great nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. Friends are invited to attend services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, with Dr. A. Arthur Tucker officiating. Interment at Sand Hill Cemetery (Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery).

Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV, Sunday, Aug. 6, 1995 page 2. Appropriate correction by James Edward Dague.

Submitted by James Edward Dague.


Journey, John J.

Grisell Funeral Home Obit - September 3, 2006

Journey, John J., age 72 of Wesley Park Ave., Moundsville died Sunday, September 3, 2006 at the Veteran’s Hospital, Oakland, PA.

He was born September 1, 1934 in Moundsville the son of the late John and Mary Kruslak Journey.

John was a retired coal miner from Local #4285, and a member and former President of the Coal Miners Union and a US Army Korean conflict veteran.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters: Betty Kimple and Rose Franklin.

Survivors include one sister: Anna Mae Veronis Holiday and her husband Jim of Anderson, SC; companion: Doris Ballauri of Moundsville; nieces and nephews: Sharon (John) Yeater, Ed (Kathy) Franklin, Mike (Connie) Veronis, Mary (Joe) Lucas, Christy Williamson and Karen (Jim) Wallace; and numerous great nieces and great nephews.

There will be no visitation. Private graveside services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville.

Submitted by Cheryl McCombs.


Josephine Junco

JUNCO, Josephine, 80, of Laffette Avenue, Moundsville, W.Va., died Sunday, October 8, 2006 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, W.Va.

She was born July 29, 1926 in Annmoore, W.Va., daughter of the late Manuel and Dubjies Alvarez Junco, Sr.

She was a Catholic; and an employee of the former Fostoria Glass Company.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Lola Fernandez; brother-in-law, Manuel Fernandez; and a nephew, Robert Dean Junco.

Surviving are two sisters, Mary Hummel and Anita Junco, both of Moundsville; two brothers, Manuel (Cocky) Junco of Springfield, Ohio and Joe (Hoover) Junco of Moundsville; several nieces and nephews.

Friends received at the Anderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1109 Second Street, Moundsville on Tuesday, October 10, 2006 from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m., where services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Father Terry Adams, T.O.R.

Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.


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