Mason County Obituaries 1979 G-L

 

 

Gibson, Raymond Howard
Violette S Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Library, Point Pleasant, WV
Page 42
August 18, 1979
Death Claims Raymond Gibson

Raymond Howard Gibson, 82, 114 Highland Ave., Pont Pleasant, died Saturday at 2:34 am at Pleasant Valley Hospital following a brief illness.
Born Oct. 23, 1896 in Mason County, Mr. Gibson was the son of the late John W. Gibson and Cynthia Blaine Gibson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lida Couch Gibson, on Feb. 8, 1968; a sister, Hattie S. Gibson; and four brothers, Olin, Sterling, Blaine and Freddie.
Mr. Gibson was a lifelong resident of Mason County, a veteran of WWI, having served in France, and a member of the Local 132 Operating Engineers at Charleston.
Surviving are three daughter, Mrs. Charles (Mitzi) Taylor and Mrs. Emerson (Tootie) Wilson, both of Point Pleasant, and Mrs. James (Gloria) Kines, Cincinnati, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 pm at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with the Rev. Herman L. Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens.

Glassburn, Spurgeon
Violette S Machir Obit Collection
Mason County Library, Point Pleasant, WV
Page 42
August 2, 1979
Death Claims Spurgeon Glassburn

Spurgeon Glassburn, 60, Henderson Route, died Wednesday morning at Pleasant Valley Hospital following a brief illness.
Mr. Glassburn was a retired coal miner and attended Concord Baptist Church, Henderson.
Born Jan. 15, 1919 in Tad, W.Va., he was the son of the late I. C. Glassburn and Mary Susan Hanson Glassburn.
Surviving are his wife, Edna Crawford Glassburn; two sons, David and Paul Glassburn, both at homes; and seven sisters, Mrs. Bonnie Crowder, Mrs. Iva Hicks, Mrs. Ina Laird, Mrs. Victoria King, Mrs. Lena Belcher and Mrs. Rachel Crawford, all of Charleston, and Mrs. Bertha Ambrose, Orlando, Fla.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 pm at the Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred McCallister officiating. Burial will follow in the Concord Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Stevens and Grass Funeral Home in Mulliden, W.Va. today from 7 -9 pm and at the Stevens Funeral Home in Point Pleasant Friday from 7-9 pm.
The body will be transferred to the church one hour before services are scheduled to begin.

 

 

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