Mason County Obituaries 1988


Jones, Walter Horton
Walter Horton Jones, 77, 2120 Madison Avenue, Point Pleasant, died Sunday morning, April 3, 1988, in Holtzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, after a long illness.
He was born November 28, 1910 at Mt. Alto, to the late Charles Afred Jones and Oda Thornton.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 23 of Point Pleasant, and the Loyal Order of Moose 731 of Point Pleasant. He spent his entire life in Mason County. He was retired from the Point Distributing Company with 36 years of service.
Surviving are his wife Hester Dotson Schultz Jones, Point Pleasant; two daughters, Kathleen Skeens, Torrance, California, Dorothy Smith, Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Elliot, Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Mildred Gailion, Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Lester Putney, Gallipolis Ferry; one brother, Marian Calvin Jones, Carlton, Pa.; one step-daughter, Lola Jean Bowerman, Toledo, Ohio; three step-sons, Frederick Schultz, Columbus, Roy Lee Schultz, Nitro, Johnny Schultz, Pt. Pleasant; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and five step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, fours sisters, and three brothers.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., at Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Herman H. Jordan officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Letart.

Pullin, Nannie V.
Nannie V. Pullin, 91, of Route 2, Point Pleasant Died July 8, 1988 in Pleasant Valley Hospital after short illness.
She was born Feb.27, 1897 at Flat Rock, the daughter of Galliton and Julia LeMaster Pullin, she was retired from the Mason County board of Education and worked at Roosevelt School for many years. She is survived by one sister Maryland Wilcoxen and several nephews and nieces. She is preceded in death by her sister Nellie PullinThonas and four brothers; Clate, Homer, Guy, and Robert.
The funeral will be held Monday at 1:30pm Wilcoxen Funeral Home with Walter Owen Eads Officiating burial will be in the Eckard chapel Cemetery on Route 2.

Smith, Lyda Naomi
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
July 1988

Lydia Naomi Smith, 80, died July 17, 1988, at Holzer Medical Center following a brief illness.
The life-long Leon resident was born Dec. 1907 to the late William and Sylvia Casto Smith. A descendant of county pioneer families, Smith's father and grandfather were merchants in Leon for more than 90 years.
She was a member of the Leon Baptist Church for 69 years. A graduate of Point Pleasant High School and Morris Harvey College in Charleston, Smith was a teacher and principal I the Mason County school system for 37 years.
Smith is survived by a sister, Lovell Thomas, of Charleston; four nieces; three nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
At her request, Smith's body was donated to the West Virginia Medical Center.
Memorial services will take place 2 pm Sunday, July 24, 2988, at the Leon Baptist Church. Contributions may be made to the Lyda Smith Memorial Fund, in care of the Leon Baptist Church.


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