Mason County Obituaries 1978 M-R

McClintock, George B Sr.
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
October 18, 1978
G McClintock Dies Tuesday

George B McClintock Sr, 66, 803 27th Street, Point Pleasant, died Tuesday, 3:1_ pm in the Cabell-Huntington Hospital.
He was a pension member of the electrical union IBEW, Huntington, and a veteran of World War II.
He was born March 16, 1912, Letart Falls, O., to the late Frank and Veatrice Sayre McClintock.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma Pickens McClintock; three sons, George B McClintock Jr., Point Pleasant; Donald E McClintock, Spencerville, O. and Ronald E McClintock, Chesapeake, O.; two brothers, Otis McClintock, Racine and Robert McClintock, Norwalk, O.
Arrangements will be announced by the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

McClure, Darell Lee
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
October 16, 1978
Services Held For Leon Man

Services were conducted Sunday for Darell Lee McClure, 44, Route 1, Leon, who died Thursday during open-heart surgery at Presbyterian University Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.
The funeral was conducted in the Smith United Methodist Church with Rev Warren Baker officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
He was a horse trainer and attended the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Loretta Krause McClure; two daughters, Marlene of St Petersburg, Fla., and Brenda of Atlanta, Ga.; parents, Mr. and Mrs. John McClure, Rt. 1, Leon, and one brother, Harley of Columbus.
The Casto Funeral Home, Evans, was in charge of arrangements.

McDade, Carl Edward
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
Page 28
July 12, 1978
McDade Rites Set Friday

Carl Edward McDade, 71, 214 Poplar St., Point Pleasant, died Tuesday morning in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a retired employee of the C&O Railroad and attended the Pine Grove and Pleasant Valley Churches.
He was born on Feb. 26, 1907 in Mason, to the late George and Rose Roush McDade. He was preceded in death by four children and two grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife Macel Denny McDade; two sons, Owens Lee McDade, Point Pleasant; Wayne McDade, Middleport; four daughters, Mrs. Sally Sue Nibert, Mason; Mrs. Patricia Jordan, Mt. Alto; Mrs. Ruth Jordan, Point Pleasant; Mrs. Wanda Jordan, Leon; three sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Rollins, Letart; Mrs. Myrtle Matheny, Leon; Mrs. Nellie Belle, Morgantown; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Friday 2 pm Pine Grove Church, Leon with the Rev. Herman Jordan and Rev. Jack Finnicum officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home today after 7 pm.

McDaniel, Paul E
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
October 18, 1978
Paul McDaniel, 54, Succumbs

Paul E McDaniel, 54, 312 Kennedy St., Apt. C, Point Pleasant, died Tuesday evening in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

McDaniel, Paul E
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
October 19, 1978
Paul McDaniel Rites Friday

Paul E McDaniel, 54, 312 Kennedy St., Apt. C, Point Pleasant, died Tuesday evening in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was born March 5, 1924 in Mason County, to the late George W and Rosa Nuckles McDaniel. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Judith Austin, Lorain, O.; two sisters, Mrs. Arenis McDonald, Point Pleasant, and Mrs. Mary Louise Rice, Homa, La.; one brother, Frederick McDaniel, Huntington; four grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted Friday 10:30 am in the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Bryan Blair officiating. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery.

Mullens, Marvin M
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
October 17, 1978

Marvin M Mullens, 62, Bradbury Rd., Middleport, died Monday afternoon in Veterans Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 10, 1916 in Point Pleasant to the late Mr. and Mrs. Francis William Mullens. He was a member of the Grace Bible Baptist Church and veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Queen Mullens; two sons, James Edward Large, Springfield, O. and Jackie Lee Large, Middleport, one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Kay) Willet, Middleport; three brothers, William Mullens, Circleville; Wilson Mullens, Springfield, and Roy Mullens, Mt. Sterling, O.; one sister, Miss Lillie Mullens, Gallipolis; ten grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday 2 pm at the Grace Bible Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Coleman officiating.
Friends may call at the Rawlings-Coates Funeral Home, Middleport on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 pm and until noon on Thursday.

Ord, Rose M
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
January 28, 1978

Rose Marie Ord, 69, Mason, died Friday evening in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born June 1, 1908, in New York, she was a nurses aide at the Schaekel Clinic, Mason, for many years.
She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mason.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth R Oldaker, Rochester, Pa., Mary Barbara Nolige, Mason, Fredericka T White, Dunbar; one son, Herbert A Ord, High Point, N.C.; one sister, Mary C Viers, Hollywood, Fla.; one brother, George A Jefferson, Winfield; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, in the St Joseph Catholic Church, 11 am with the Rev. Raymond Jablinske officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Rosary services will be held Sunday, 7:30 pm at the Foglesong Funeral Home.

Reitmire, Lillian M
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Library, Point Pleasant, WV
Page 28
July 28, 1978
Death Claims Mason Resident

Lillian M Reitmire, 84, Mason, died Thursday in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She was born on April 13, 1894, Trenton, N.J. to the late William and Georgian Howard Woods.
She was preceded in death by her husband Henry Reitmire in 1969 along with a son and brother. She was a member of United Brethern Church, Stewart Johnson VFW Auxiliary, and the Feeney Bennett American Legion Auxiliary, Middleport, where she served as chaplain for several years.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Thelma May Sayre, Mason; one grandson, Alan Sayre, Mason; four great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, 1:30 pm in the Foglesong Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Mahoney officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 pm.

Riffle, Earl Franklin
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
October 18, 1978
Illness Claims Earl F Riffle

Earl Franklin Riffle, 73, Point Pleasant, Route 2, died this morning in Holzer Medical Center after a three-month illness.
He was a retired employee of the West Virginia Malleable Iron Co. with 34 years of service. He attended the Eddy Chapel Church.
He was born June 2, 1905 to the late Norman and Cora Roush Riffle. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Margaret Flowers Riffle in 1932 and his second wife, Carrie Mae Connolly Riffle in 1975.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Elva Durst and Mrs. Roma Jordan, both of Leon; three sons, Curtis Franklin (Tank) Riffle, Pomeroy; Leroy and Charles Riffle, both of Point Pleasant; one sister, Mrs. Bee (Mary) Jordan, Leon; four brothers, James Riffle, Mr. Alto; Edgar and Lou Riffle, both of Leon and Harry Riffle, Ravenswood; 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Friday 1:30 pm in the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Herman Jordan officiating. Burial will be in the Eddy Chapel Cemetery, Leon.

Riffle, Pearl H Sr.
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
October 16, 1978
Pearl Riffle, 74, Succumbs

Pearl H Riffle Sr., 74, Rt. 1, Point Pleasant, died Sunday 12:46 am in the Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a retired molder at the W.Va. Malleable Iron Co. with 45 years service. He was also a charter member of the Krebs Chapel United Methodist Church.
He was born Jan. 18, 1904, Pliny, to the late Andrew and Viola Birchfield Riffle.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nellie Rainey Riffle in 1969.
Survivors include his wife, Minnie Peters Riffle; one daughter, Mrs. Virginia Randolph, Point Pleasant; one son Pearl H Riffle Jr., Point Pleasant; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Clifford Berkley, Columbus; Mrs. Charles Cooper, Clarksburg and Mrs. Carl M Simpkins, Gallipolis; three half-sisters, Mrs. Mildred Brown and Mrs. Nora Elliott both of Point Pleasant; Mrs. Nellie Nott, Barberton, O.; three half-brothers, Alva Luckeydoo, Letart; Williard and Millard Luckeydoo both of Point Pleasant; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
The funeral will be conducted 2 pm Tuesday in the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery.

Richie, Paul E
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Public Library, Point Pleasant, WV
Page 26
1978
(No date on the clipping)
Services Set Tuesday For Paul Richie
Paul E Richie, 54, 405 First Street, Point Pleasant, died Friday at his home.
He was born in Cabell County on August 3, 1923.
A veteran of the United States Navy, he was a retired construction worker.
Surviving are his wife, Wanda, one daughter, Dorothy Meadows, Huntington; one son, Gary Goodrich, Huntington; five grandchildren; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Gloria Carroll, Weirton, WV; Mrs. Carla Dunn, Henderson and Mrs. Dreama Hodges, St Albans; two stepsons Steve Black, Point Pleasant and Elza Black, Quantico, Va.; six step-grandchildren.
Services will be held at Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington, Tuesday 10:30 am with the Rev. Joe Gwinn officiating. Burial will be in Dock Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home.

Rollins, Edna V
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Library, Point Pleasant, WV
Page 53
September 30, 1978

Edna V Rollins, 90, of Letart died this morning in the Arlington Health Care Nursing Home in Parkersburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alda Otto Rollins, in 1962.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Virginia O Williams, Belpre, Ohio; two sons, Walter T Rollins, Gallipolis, Ohio and Kenneth O Rollins, Letart; two sisters, Mrs. Belle Terry, Ewington, Ohio, and Mrs. Myrtle Cummings, Akron, Ohio; three brothers, Fred and Harry Posley of Ewington, Ohio, and Wirt Posley, Akron, Ohio; nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Letart Guiding Star Advent Christian Church, which she was a member of, on Saturday at 2 pm. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday at the Foglesong Funeral Home in Mason after 2 pm.

Roush, Jody Ryan
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Library, Point Pleasant, WV
Page 26
1978
(No date on clipping)
Roush Infant Services Set

Graveside rites for Jody Ryan Roush, still born infant son of Kenneth M and Sharon K Rottgen Roush, New Haven, will be held Tuesday, 6 pm at the Rock Springs Cemetery, Pomeroy, with the Rev. Dickie Tennant officiating.
Survivors in addition to the parents are a brother, Dustin M Roush; paternal grandparents, Robert E and Leola M Roush, New Haven; maternal grandparents, Ralph M and Erma L Rottgen, New Haven; maternal great-grandfather, Earl Rottgen, Pomeroy; great-grandparents, Rufus H and Margaret E Hill, Letart.
The Foglesong Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Roush, Van L
Violette Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Library, Point Pleasant, WV
Page 14
March 21, 1978
Van Roush Rites Set Wednesday

Van L Roush, 94, Letart, Rt. 1, Union Community, was pronounced dead on arrival Sunday evening at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was born June 14, 1883, Letart, a son of the late George W and Jane Bush Roush.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kelsie Florence Roush in 1962.
He was a farmer and carpenter and a member of the Union United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Virginia M Kay and Mrs. Attarah F Dewhurst both of Letart, Rt. 1; one son, Douglas R Roush, Letart, Rt. 1; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday 2 pm in the Union United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bobby Woods and the Rev. John Icenhower officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Foglesong Funeral Home today from 2 to 4 pm and from 6 to 9 pm. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to services.

 

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