MASON COUNTY OBITUARIES 1995 M-R

Maddox, Mable I
Mable I. Maddox, 75, of Rt. 2, Vinton, Ohio, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born Oct 10, 1919, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Gillie and Edith (Taylor) Scarberry. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William I. Maddox, who died in 1990; two brothers, Donald E., and Ellis R. Scarberry; and a sister, Elva Stover.
Surviving are three sons, William R. Maddox, Vinton; Ohio, James H. Maddox, Vinton, Matthew D. Maddox, Rio Grande, Ohio; two daughters, Norma L. Shafer, Columbus, Ohio, Helen J. Mollette, Boonescamp, Ky.; two sisters, Lucille Scarberry, Culloden; Nora McVay, Coshocton, Ohio; brother, Nelson Scarberry, Culloden; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
The funeral will be Tuesday, 11 a.m., at Willis Funeral Home with the Rev. Ricky Lawwill officiating. Burial will be in the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Markley, John Paul
John Paul Markley, infant son of John D. and Cheryl Huber Markley, Gallipolis, Ohio, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1995 in University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
Surviving in addition to his parents are maternal grandparents, Paul and DeEtt Huber of Mason; and three aunts, Heidi (Mike) Bowman of Mason, Susan (Bill) Davis of Gallipolis, and Claire (Mark) Wooten of Sierra Vista, Ariz.
He was also preceded in death by paternal grandparents, John and Eleanor Markley.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday in St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Gallipolis, with Father John Good officiating.
Burial will be in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by the Waugh-Hailey-Wood Funeral Home.

Martin, Gertrude
Gertrude Filson Martin, 85, of Point Pleasant, died Friday, June 23, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She had served as a legal secretary for Congressman Robert L. Hogg of Mason County during his tenure in Washington, D.C., and as an executive secretary at many area plants. She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church in Point Pleasant; a graduate of Point Pleasant High School and Mountain State Business College in Parkersburg; and a charter member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge 731 in Point Pleasant.
Born April 5, 1910, in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Vern Clendenin and Lola (Edelen) Filson.
Surviving are her husband, Elza E. Martin; sister, Mrs. Tom (Maxine) Walters of Point Pleasant; one brother, Frank 'Buddy' Filson of Gallipolis Ferry; one nephew, David V. Walters of St. Albans, W.Va.; one niece, Carol Ann Mourning of Middleport, Ohio; and five great-nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, 2 p.m., at Kirkland Memorial Gardens with Father Jim Bernacki officiating. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Christ Episcopal Church, 804 Main Street, Point Pleasant, W.Va. 25550.

Martin, Pauline S
Pauline S. Martin, 81, of Brandon, FL, formerly of Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, May 31, 1995, at Brandon Hospital following a long illness.
She was born at Foster, WV. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a sister to the late Evelyn Albright of Point Pleasant.
Survivors include a son, Douglas of Brandon; brother, Marion Stewart of Madison; two grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at Stevens Funeral Home, Madison, with Rev. Johnny Barker and Ron George officiating. Burial will be in Boone Memorial Park, Madison. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Massay, Iva L
Iva L. Massay, 86, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1995, in Care Haven Nursing Home, Point Pleasant.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, with the Rev. Kevin Lantz officiating.
She was born May 28, 1909, in Catlettsburg, Ky., a daughter of the late Hesacar and Stella Steel Whitt. She was a retired employee from Owens Illinois Glass Co. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church.
She also was preceded in death by her husband, Ogden E. Massay; and by two sisters, Mabel Fields and Pearl Wejler.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty A. Kinnett of Gallipolis, Ohio; one grandson, Timothy L. Wagner of Valley Center, Kan.; a granddaughter, Martie A. Keller of Wheeling, W.Va.; seven great-grandchildren; three great great-granddaughters; one sister, Billie Lamb of Ceredo, W.Va.; one nephew, Michael R. Jackson of South Point, Ohio; and one niece, Ramona Forte of Point Pleasant.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Reger Funeral Home, Huntington. The procession will leave the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday for the cemetery.

Matheny, Melvin McCellan
Melvin McCellan Matheny, 88, of Point Pleasant, died Thursday, June 15, 1995, at his home.
He was a retired night watchman for Mason Furniture Company and a member of the Harvey Chapel Church in Leon.
Born Feb. 20, 1907, in Leon, he was a son of the late Daniel H. and Emily (Thomas) Matheny. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Staci Agnes (Cossin) Matheny; son, Walter Matheny; and two infant daughters.
Surviving are six daughters and sons-in-law, Iva Myrtle Hannan of Point Pleasant, Thelma M. Fox of Kingston, Ohio, Vacie and Dorsel Knapp, Juanita and Sherman Jordan, all of Leon, Evelyn and Levi Kinzel of Columbus, Ohio, and Eleanor and Eugene Fultz of Mt. Alto; two sons and daughters-in-law, Homer M. and Juanita Matheny of Point Pleasant, Harold O. and Velva Matheny of Leon; 23 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday, 1 p.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Verlin 'Sampy' Hart and Rev. Homer Stephens officiating. Burial will be in the Leon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday, 5 to 9 p.m.

Mattox, Earl Richard
Earl Richard Mattox, 69, of Rt. 2, Leon, died Friday, Dec. 1, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was a former employee of the West Virginia Malleable Iron Company in Point Pleasant and at the McClintock Wildlife Station in Mason County.
Born Aug. 23, 1926, in Leon, he was a son of the late Charles Homer and Cora Jane (Elliott) Mattox. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, a sister, and a grandson.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel (Rollins) Mattox; three daughters, Jeannie Mattox, Carolyn Russell and Diane Melton, all of Leon; two sons, Junior Mattox and Richard Mattox, both of Leon; three brothers, Clarence Mattox of Leon, Holley Mattox of Columbus, Ohio, and Arthur Mattox of Fort Clinton, Ohio; four sisters, Grace Rollins of Cambridge, Ohio, Disa Priddy of Fort Clinton, Ohio, Dolly Eads of Columbus, Ohio, and Dorothy Thorton of New Haven; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The funeral will be Sunday, 1 p.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Herman H. Jordan officiating. Burial will be in the Jack Yauger Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Mattox, Edna V
Edna V. Mattox, 93, of Point Pleasant died Thursday, September 14, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant; a member of the Pleasant Valley Hospital Auxiliary; and a former member of the Ann Bailey Homemakers.
Born December 13, 1902 in Oak Hill, WV, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and India (Honaker) Ord. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl W. Mattox; two sons, Lawrence E. and Leonard W. Mattox; six brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by a daughter, Bessie Mattox Wilson of Point Pleasant; a son, Walter Otho Mattox of Point Pleasant; a sister, Kathryn Hudson of Henderson; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 17, at the Crow Hussell Funeral Horne with Rev. Steven E. Dorsey officiating. Burial will follow in the Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Saturday from 6-9 p.m.

Matts, Violet
Violet Matts, 91, of Birmingham, England, died Monday, November 13, 1995, at Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham.
Born October 21, 1904 in Birmingham, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Florence (West) Poutney. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Matts; and two sisters, Florence Lewis and Mildred Allcock.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Vera Biggs of Point Pleasant and Lillian and Raymond Tatton of Birmingham, England; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held in Birmingham, England.

Mayes, Earl Edward
Earl Edward Mayes, 72, of Glenwood, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 1995, at his home.
Born Nov. 17, 1922, in Mason County, he was a son of the late Walter and Maude Mayes. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen (Jeffers) Mayes, and a son, Dean Mayes.
He was a retired employee of ACF Industries, attended the Faith Gospel Mission Church, and was a member of 'The Elders' gospel group.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Mayes; eight sons, Earl Jr. of Williamsport, Ohio, Jerry, Larry, Timmy and Roger, all of Glenwood, Kenneth of Gallipolis Ferry, Wayne of Gainesville, Fla., and Randy of Apple Grove; daughter, Judy Perry of Glenwood; three stepsons, Tex and Ted Nance, both of Glenwood, Rex Nance of Pliny; 32 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday, 10 a.m., at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, with the Rev. Sam Egnor officiating. Burial will be in Greenbottom Memorial Park. Friends may call at the mortuary from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Mayes, Kathleen Maye
Kathleen Maye Mayes, 80, of Henderson, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 1995, at her home.
Born Oct. 5, 1914, in Gallipolis Ferry, she was a daughter of the late Caryl and Sylvia (Long) Canterbury. Also preceding in death were her husband, Carl E. Mayes; sister, Ruth Duncan; brother, Carroll Canterbury, Jr. and a great-grandchild.
She was a member of the Evangelical Christian Union Church of Point Pleasant, and was a nurse's aide at Lakin Hospital, retiring in 1981.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Lee Roy and Phyllis Mayes of Henderson; four grandchildren, Mary Shamblin and Vicki Wamsley, Point Pleasant, Timothy and Dwayne Mayes, Henderson; 10 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., at the Evangelical Christian Union Church with the Rev. Odell Bush officiating. Burial will be in the Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call Tuesday after 4 p.m. at the Mayes residence, 205 Holloway Street, Henderson, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

Mayes, Vina Bernice
Vina Bernice Mayes, 82, of Ashton died Tuesday, October 31, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital following a long illness.
Born May 31, 1913 in Ashton, she was a daughter of the late James and Sally (Waugh) Ball. She was a member of Ball's Chapel Church, Ashton, and a homemaker.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edison Mayes; two daughters, Margaret and Evelyn; three brothers, six sisters, and two grandchildren.
Survivors include three daughters, Beulah Wright of Ashton, with whom she made her home; Nancy Deal of Glenwood and Janice Stevens of Glenwood; six sons, Ervin Mayes, Wellman Mayes and Joe Mayes, all of Glenwood, Bill Mayes and Ralph Mayes, both of Ashton, and Edison Mayes, both of Gallipolis Ferry; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Service will beat 2 p.m. Friday, November 3, at Ball's Chapel Church with Minister Robert Tucker officiating. Burial will follow in Ball's Chapel Cemetery. The body will be taken to the home of Beulah and Ronnie Wright, Ashton-Upland Road, Ashton, where friends will be received after 3 p.m. Thursday. Viewing will also be held at the church one hour prior to service Friday. The arrangements are under the direction of Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Mayhone, Sherri
Sherri Simpkins Mayhone, 30, of Oak Hill, Ohio, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital following a long illness.
Born Oct. 13, 1965, in Huntington, she was a daughter of James and Awilda (Edmonds) Simpkins of Oak Hill.
Other survivors include two daughters, Chrystal and Christina Mayhone, both at home; three sisters, Tina Morgan of Middlebourne, W.Va., Teresa Angel of Oak Hill, Shannon Simpkins of Oak Hill; and a brother, J.R. Simpkins of Oak Hill.
The funeral will be Friday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Rondall Walker officiating. Burial will be in the Barton Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Maynard, Reba J
Reba J. Maynard, 70, Gallipolis, Ohio, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 1995 at her residence.
Born July 29, 1924 in Point Pleasant, she was the daughter of the late James and Donna McGhee Lucas. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Maynard; and by two sisters, Alice Dougherty and Mary Barnett.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. David (Deanna) Rankin of Benton, Texas, and Mrs. Paige (Linda) Humphreys and Mrs. Michael (Julia) Russell, both of Gallipolis; a son, Leonard Jeffrey (Wendy) Maynard of Gallipolis; 12 grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Jackie (Bob) Whittington, Mrs. Phyllis (Walter) Clendenen and Mrs. Anna Mae (Junior) Donahue, all of Point Pleasant, and Mrs. Loretta (Ivan) Gillispie of Crosslands; two brothers, Ed (Frieda) Lucas and Harry Lucas, both of Point Pleasant; and a special friend, Debbie Jennings.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Waugh-Holley-Wood Funeral Home, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Alfred Holley officiating. Burial will be in the Suncrest Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 6-9. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Holzer Hospice, in care of Sue Bowers, 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631.

McAfee, Mildred
Mildred 'Millie' (Grimm) McAfee, 59, of Grimms Landing, Mason County, died Sunday, June 11, 1995 at the Holzer Medical Center.
Born Jan. 13, 1936, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Mason A. and Opal (Jividen) Grimm. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold McAfee, who died in 1978.
She was a homemaker and member of the ladies auxiliary of Moose Lodge 731 of Point Pleasant.
Surviving are a daughter, Kay Buck of Grimms Landing; two sons, Eddie McAfee of Grimms Landing, Mason Grimm of Henderson; a sister, Hannah Grimm Sayre of Henderson; and four grandsons.
The funeral will be Wednesday, 1 p.m., at the Raynes Funeral Home in Buffalo with the Rev. Herman Jordan and Rev. Herbert Buck officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m.

McCarty, John W
John W. 'Cotton' McCarty, 66, of Lancaster, Ohio, formerly of Mason County, died Thursday, January 19, 1995, at his home.
He was a retired equipment operator with Kokosing Construction and was a member of the Operating Engineers No. 18, Columbus, Ohio.
Survivors include his wife, Winifred (Hall) McCarty of Lancaster, daughters and sons-in-law, Leaveda (Richard) Underwood of Carroll, Ohio, Lora (Bill) Barrett of Baltimore, and Lois (Joseph) Thompson of Lancaster; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie (Bonnie) McCarty of Carroll, John W. McCarty, Jr. of Carroll, Kenneth W. McCarty of Lancaster, James L. (Shelley) McCarty of Carroll, and Richard E. McCarty of Lancaster; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Martha (Russell) Ball of Apple Grove, Catherine (Carl) Brown of Frame, WV, Gertrude (Melvin) Simpkins of Pleasantville, Hilda (Harvey) Fisher of Carroll, Betty (Robert) Rimmey of Point Pleasant, Virginia (Phillip) Pickers of Point Pleasant, Kay (Gary) Spurlock of Lesage, and Edna (William) Holcomb of Gallipolis Ferry; and brothers, Marion McCarty and Clarence McCarty, both of Apple Grove.
He was preceded in death by his father, John McCarty; mother and stepfather, Rev. Robert and Mattie (Kinnaird McCarty) Dunn; and a brother, Chester McCarty.
Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 23, at Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home, 436 N. Broad Street, Lancaster, Ohio, with Pastor David Carver officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Fairfield County in his memory.

McClanahan, Ruth
Ruth McClanahan, 52, of Point Pleasant, died Saturday, May 13, 1995, at the Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Point Pleasant.
Born September 18, 1942 in Spencer, she was a daughter of the late Phil and Zanna (Lane) Midcap. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Dean.
She is survived by her husband, Delmar McClanahan; one daughter, Ashley McClanahan of Point Pleasant; one son, Carlett Eugene McClanahan of Point Pleasant; three sisters, Claris Riggs, Carol Carpelle and Sharon Snodgrass, all of Spencer; a brother, Arlie Midcap of Spencer; and three grandchildren.
Service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, in Point Pleasant. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery, Flatrock. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 6-9 p.m.

McClure, Mattie Margaret
Mattie Margaret McClure, 97, of Leon, died Saturday, May 27, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital following a brief illness.
Born Jan. 12, 1898 in Cottageville, she was a daughter of the late Emery and Mazilla (Hughes) Harris. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Thomas McClure; son, Raymond McClure; two daughters, Lizzie Bentley and Margaret McCloud; a brother and five sisters.
She was a homemaker and member of the Smith E.U.B. Church at Leon, and attended the Gospel Lighthouse Community Church in Leon.
Surviving are a son, Willard Wayne McClure of Columbus, Ohio; five daughters, Viola McDade and Daisy Durst, Leon, Audrey McClure of Cottageville, Delores Nelson and Vera Barnhart, Columbus; 36 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and 51 great-great-grandchildren.
The service was held Tuesday, May 30, 2 p.m., at the Smith Church in Leon, with Rev. Herman Jordan and Rev. Kenneth Durst officiating. Burial was in the Smith Church Cemetery. Casto Funeral Home, Evans, was in charge of arrangements.

McDaniel, Boyd R
Boyd 'Short' McDaniel, 64, Hartford, died Monday, June 5, 1995 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was an American Alloys furnace operator and a member of the Steel Workers Union.
Born June 17, 1930 in Letart, be was the son of the late Clarence and Ola Mae Wears McDaniel.
Survivors include four brothers, Thomas McDaniel of East Lake, Ohio, Dale McDaniel and Ralph McDaniel, both of Pomeroy, Ohio, and Rankin McDaniel of Point Pleasant; four sisters, Loretta 'Sis' Rogers of Pomeroy, Ruth Bush of Hartford, Peggy L. Edwards of Mason, and Alice McDaniel of West Columbia; a special friend, Patricia Luikart of Hart ford; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Foglesong Funeral Home in Mason where the service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Jim Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery.

McDaniel, Dale H
Dale H. 'Buster' McDaniel, 61, of Pomeroy, Ohio, died Sunday, June 25, 1995 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Huntington. He was the beloved husband of Mary Etta McDaniel.
He was retired from the Army and Air Force, serving in special forces and paratroopers in Korea and Vietnam. A member of the Clifton Tabernacle in Clifton, he was also a member of the V.F.W. Stewart-Johnson Post 9926 of Mason, and American Legion Smith-Capehart Post 140 of New Haven.
Born April 15, 1934, in Mason County, he was a son of the late Clarence Leonard and Ola Mae (Wears) McDaniel. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Leonard Clarence, Albert C. and Boyd R. McDaniel, and three sisters, Bessie L. Hudson, Patty L. Hudson and Shirley A. McDaniel.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Etta McDaniel; three brothers, Thomas R. McDaniel of East Lake, Ohio, Ralph H. McDaniel of Pomeroy, Ohio, Rankin L. McDaniel of Point Pleasant; and four sisters, Loretta L. 'Sis' Rogers of Pomeroy, Ruth K. Bush of Hartford, Peggy Edwards of Mason, Alice F. McDaniel of West Columbia.
The funeral will be Tuesday, 1 p.m., at the Foglesong Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Gilland officiating. Burial will be in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 6 to 8 p.m. Military graveside service will be conducted by special forces from Huntington. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Clifton Tabernacle.

McDaniel, Ola Mae
Ola M. McDaniel, 93, of West Columbia, WV died Friday, February 3, 1995, at Veterans Memorial Hospital Extended Care, Pomeroy, Ohio.
Born July 17, 1901 in Southside, she was a daughter of the late Boyd and Mary (Taylor) Wears. She was a homemaker, a member of Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, and she attended Christian Brethren Church, Mason.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Leonard McDaniel; two sons; three daughters; two sisters; a brother; and a grandson.
Survivors include five sons, Thomas F. McDaniel of East Lake, Ohio, Boyd R. McDaniel of Hartford, Dale H. McDaniel and Ralph J. McDaniel both of Pomeroy, and Rankin L. McDaniel of Point Pleasant; four daughters, Loretta E. 'Sis' Rogers of Pomeroy, Ruth Bush of Hartford, Peggy L. Edwards of Mason and Alice F. McDaniel of West Columbia; a brother, Boyd C. Wears of Nitro; four sisters, Thelma Ashley, Mabel Angel, and Ada Bailey, all of Nitro and Levia Roush of New Haven; 29 grandchildren; and 58 great-grandchildren.
Service will be Tuesday, February 7, at 1 p.m. at Fogelsong Funeral Home, Mason, with Rev. Rankin Roach officiating. Burial will follow in Graham Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 6-9 p.m.

McDermitt, William H.
William H. McDermitt, 86, of Elmwood, Mason County, died Wednesday, March 1, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born May 28, 1908 in Mason County, he was a son of the late George and Nora (Smith) McDermitt. He was a former post master at Elmwood for 30 years, was retired from Marietta Manufacturing Company in Point Pleasant and a farmer. He was a member of the Elmwood United Methodist Church.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Edythe A. (Pickens) McDermitt.
Survivors include a daughter, Isabelle Stone of Robertsburg; a son, Boyd McDermitt of Leon; and a grandson, Sam Stone of Morgantown.
Service will be Saturday, March 4, at 1 p.m. at the Raynes Funeral Home in Buffalo with Rev. Carl Bailes officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Dale Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 7-9 p.m.

McDonald, Ardenis
Ardenis McDaniel Jones McDonald, 65, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1995, at the home of her son in Marysville, Ohio.
Born Nov. 12, 1929, she was a daughter of the late George and Rosa (Knuckles) McDaniel. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Branson E. McDonald; two sisters, two brothers, and a granddaughter.
Reared and educated in Mason County, she and her husband lived in New Orleans and Baltimore before returning to Point Pleasant in 1974. Surviving are a daughter, Vicki Jones Webster Rodriquez of Zolfo Springs, Fla.; two sons, Joseph C. 'Joe' Jones of Lakeland, Fla., Richard N. 'Rick' Jones of Marysville; four grandchildren; brother, Fredrick McDaniel of Huntington; and several nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home Saturday with the Rev. Carroll McCauley officiating. Burial will be Monday in the Florida National Cemetery. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

McGuffin, Mildred Elizabeth
Mildred Elizabeth McGuffin, 78, of Point Pleasant, WV, died Thursday evening, July 27, 1995, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Allen Sayre, in Point Pleasant, WV.
She was a member of the Bellemead United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant, WV, and a homemaker.
Born April 20, 1917 in Gallipolis, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late George Carl and Julia (Curry) Rodgers, Sr. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. McGuffin, who died March 13, 1987; a grandson, R. Dean Friley; and a great-grandson, Samuel E. Steadman.
She is survived by three daughters and son-in-law, Judith Eads, Janice and Allen Sayre, all of Point Pleasant, WV, and Harriet McGuffin of Akron, Ohio; one son, Dr. Thomas V. McGuffin of Rochester, Minnesota; three grandchildren, Mrs. Steve (Teresa) Jarvis of Owensboro, Kentucky Mrs. Bill (Lori) Steadman of Spotsylvania, Virginia, and Thomas A. McGuffin of Rochester, Minnesota; three great-granddaughters, Hannah Elizabeth Jarvis, Erica Faith Jarvis and Michaela Blake Jarvis, all of Owensboro, Kentucky; three sisters, Mary McKeighen of Valencia, California, Eleanor Spangler of Orlando, Florida, and Phyllis Smith of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and two brothers, Carl Junior Rodgers of Marietta, Ohio and Samuel Perry Rodgers of Kerr, Ohio.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 1995, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, WV, with Rev. Carroll L. McCauley officiating. Burial will follow in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant, WV. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Saturday, July 29, 1995, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

McMillin, Nora E
Nora Elizabeth McMillin, 66, Bidwell, Ohio, died Monday, June 12, 1995 in Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus, Ohio.
Born April 3, 1929 in Gallia County, daughter of the late George T. and Elma E. Houck Chapman, she was a 1946 graduate of Gallia Academy High School and retired from Gallipolis Developmental Center after 16 years of service.
She was the owner and manager of the Good News Record and Tape Outlet, Point Pleasant for two years, and was a member of Harris Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Homer C. McMillin; five sons, Thomas W. Donnally, Carl McMillin and Bob McMillin, all of Columbus, and Homer McMillin Jr. and Joe McMillin, both of Gallia County; five daughters, Jean Donnally of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Elizabeth Donnally, Norma Yates, Ruth Vargas and Janice Ball, all of Gallia County; four grandchildren and three step grandchildren; a sister, Thelma Long of Columbus; a half-sister, Violet Machir of Point Pleasant; and three nephews and two nieces.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Ronnie Lemley officiating. Burial will be in the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m.

McNaughtan, Ruth T
Ruth T. McNaughtan, 83, of Beaver Creek, Ohio, formerly of Waverly Ohio, died Sunday, February 26, 1995, at Heart Land Nursing Home in Beaver Creek.
Born August 1, 1911 in Jackson, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Harley E. and Louise (Gibbs) Thomas. She was a member of Alpha Pi Delta, Mu Phi Epsilon, Phi Sigma Mu and Pi Kappa Lambda Sororities, the DAR and was a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Daniel McNaughtan.
Survivors include a sister, Margaret T. Wilson of Columbus, Ohio; niece, LoAnn Newton of Greenville, SC; nephew, Theodore 'Tom' Wilson of Beaver Creek; and a sister-in-law, Helen Long of Springfield, Ohio.
Memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Sam Hobson officiating. Burial will follow in Suncrest Cemetery.

McNeill, Beula
Beulah Dashner McNeill, 81, of Point Pleasant died Monday, January 16, 1995, at her home.
She was a homemaker and a former secretary for Dr. Roy Eshenaur and for the law office of Jack Johnson. She was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church in Point Pleasant and the Point Pleasant Woman's Club.
Born February 7, 1914 in Huntington, she was a daughter of the late Lou and Marguerite (McDermott) Dashner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John S. McNeill.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Samuel P. and Camille McNeill of Point Pleasant; two daughters and sons-in-law, Dixie Lou and G. Douglas Ray of Greenville, NC and Norah A. and Jerry A. Moore of Whittaker, NC; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, January 19, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery at Flatrock. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Meadows, Chancery
Chancery Meadows, 82, of Milton, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 1995, at her home.
Born March 4, 1912, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Joshua and Arrola (Jenkins) Meadows. She was a member of the Fairfield Methodist Church in Glenwood, and was a homemaker.
Among those surviving are two local nieces, Agnes Jordan of Gallipolis Ferry, and Olive Meadows of Point Pleasant.
The funeral will be Tuesday, 2 p.m., at the Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with the Rev. Rodney J. Adkins officiating. Burial will be in the Pete Meadows Cemetery, Glenwood. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Meadows, Charles Alvin
Charles Alvin 'Al' Meadows, 60, of Glenwood, died Saturday, April 22, 1995.
Born August 10, 1934 in Cabell County, he was the son of Bernice Christian Meadows of Huntington and the late Charles Wesley Meadows. He was a retired Indiana District Sales Manager for Liggett-Myers and member and Huntington Chapter 'C' Director of Gold Wing Road Riders Asc.
He was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Hazel Sturgeon Meadows.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Suzy (Gish) Meadows; four children, Mrs. Terri Handrinos of Astoria, NY, Mrs. Tracy Jackson of Syracuse, IN, Tim Meadows and Troy Meadows, both of Phoenix, AZ; and four grandchildren.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with Rev. Ronnie Long officiating. Burial will follow in the Pete Meadows Cemetery, Glenwood. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 6-9 p.m.

Meadows, Richard
Richard Meadows, 75, of Milton died Thursday, March 16, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington.
Born January 1, 1920 in Glenwood, he was a son of the late Larry C. and Ada E. (Smith) Meadows. He was retired from Blenko Glass and J.E. Clagg Lumber Co., both in Milton.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.
Survivors include his wife, Vena E. (Holley) Meadows; six sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Barbara (Woodall) Meadows, Larry and Sharon (Smith) Meadows, Darrell and Sarah (Erwin) Meadows, Barry and Debra (Reynolds) Meadows all of Milton, Gary and Mary (Smith) Meadows of Glenwood and Michael and Guyanna (Scarberry) Meadows of Apple Grove; three daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Ronnie Robertson of Ashton, Eloise and Wayne Doss of Palestine, WV, and Joyce and Don Reynolds of Fraziers Bottom; three sisters, Ina Mae Meadows of Culloden, Dina Powell of Huntington and Inez May of Medina, OH; two brothers, Wilson Meadows and Hershell Meadows, both of Milton; 15 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Service will be Sunday, March 19, at 1 p.m. at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with Rev. Don M. Reynolds and Rev. Glenn Adkins officiating. Burial will be in the Fairfield Methodist Church Cemetery, Glenwood. Friends may call tonight (Saturday) from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Meaige, Barton
Barton Meaige, 63, of Gallipolis Ferry, WV, died Sunday, July 30, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington.
Born April 3, 1932, in Gallipolis Ferry, he was a son of the late Clarence and Rickley (Fisher) Meaige. He was also preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.
He was retired from Ravenswood Aluminum Corporation, was a decorated Korean War veteran, and a member of American Legion Post 23.
Survivors include his daughter, Lorelei (Louie) Vogler of Amesville, Ohio; a special friend, Barbara Hayman of Cottageville, WV; one sister, Mrs. Foreman (Mae) Stevens of Apple Grove; sister-in-law, Mrs. Bud (Ruth) Meaige of Gallipolis Ferry; brother, Estille Meaige and wife, Mary, of Gallipolis Ferry, brother, Nicholas Meaige and wife Lavina, of Gallipolis, Ohio, with whom he made his home; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 2 p.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Bennie Stevens officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Miller, Donald
Donald Miller, 62, Miller, Ohio, died Monday, July 31, 1995 in the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Huntington.
Born July 24, 1933 in Miller, son of the late James and Edna Darling Miller, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired employee of C.J. Hughes Construction Co., Huntington.
Surviving are a daughter, Rhonda Ball of New Haven; a son, Donald Scott Miller of Gallipolis, Ohio; a stepdaughter, Jeri Simmons of Rio Grande, Ohio; a stepson, Jeffrey Leming of Gallipolis; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Wilma Poteet of Huntington, Dorothy Dillon of Miller, and Joan Jones of Point Pleasant; and a brother, John Miller of Crown City, Ohio.
He was also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, with the Rev. Ralph Workman officiating. Burial will be in the Miller Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 6-8.

Miller, Samuel Oren
Samuel Oren Miller, 80, of Plant City, Florida, formerly of Leon, died Sunday, July 2, 1995, in the South Florida Baptist Hospital, Plant City, following a short illness.
He was a retired construction pipefitter and member of the Leon Baptist Church and Local 521 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union. A Navy veteran, he had been a lifelong resident of Mason County until two years ago, when he moved to Florida.
Born Dec. 12, 1914, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (Pickens) Miller. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Berneta (Baker) Miller, who died Dec. 19, 1988.
Surviving are a daughter, Dorothy Hunt of Plant City; son, Thomas Oren Miller of Leon; three sisters, Mary Sayre, Evans, Emogene Baker of Leon, Iva Reall of Auburndale, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Friday, 2 p.m., at the Leon Cemetery, with the Rev. James Poe officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Raynes Funeral Home in Buffalo. The funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday for the cemetery.

Mitchell, Gertrude
Gertrude Smith Mitchell, 90, of 238 Mulberry Ave., Pomeroy, died Sunday, May 7, 1995, at the Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
Born on Dec. 14, 1904 at Pomeroy, she was the daughter of the late Ray Chester Smith and Nellie Roush Smith.
She retired from General Telephone Co. where she had worked as an operator for 50 years.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Boney Mitchell. Several cousins survive along with special friends, Betty Lish and family, Josetta, Donna, Eddie and Lisa, Lavera and Charles Yeager and family, Sally and Marty, all of Mason, W. Va.; and Ann Persinger and family, Deann and Arnold, Huntington, W. Va.
She was a member of the Pomeroy United Methodist Church and served as secretary and treasurer of the Sunday school there; 70 year member of Pomeroy Chapter 186, Order of the Eastern Star, Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America, Thea Court 5, Columbus; a charter member and first treasurer of the Meigs County Council on Aging; and organizer and first president of the Twin City Shrinettes.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today (Tuesday) at the Pomeroy United Methodist Church, Second St. Pomeroy. The Rev. Robert Robinson officiated and burial was in Chester Cemetery.

Moore, Susie V
Susie V. Moore, 89, of Point Pleasant, formerly of Charleston, WV and Hernando, Fla., died Sunday, July 30, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born March 5, 1906 in Charleston, she was a daughter of the late Gus and Ada (Robinson) Morris. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Jesse Moore in 1988, a son, Donald Moore, four sisters and three brothers.
A homemaker, she was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Jean Ann) Pittman of Point Pleasant, with whom she made her home; two foster daughters, Lois Jones of Charleston, Mildred Stockhouse of Old Town, Fla.; foster son, Gary Jones of Charleston; three sisters, Ruby Kinder of St. Albans, Gussie Wallace of Nashville, Tenn., Mae Hoffman of McEwen, Tenn.; brother, C.K. 'Pete' Morris of Charleston; five grandchildren, five foster grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
The funeral will be Wednesday, 11 a.m., at the First Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Charles Marker and Rev. Allen Woolums officiating. Entombment will be in the Legacy Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes, WV. Friends may call at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., and at the church one hour prior to the service. An additional memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Legacy Memory Gardens Mausoleum.

Morrow, Ruby
Ruby Knapp Morrow,74, of Leon, died Saturday, April 15, 1995, in Pleasant Valley Hospital following a short illness.
Born June 29, 1920, in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Lee and Margaret Knapp. She was also preceded in death by four sisters, two brothers, and a son.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Frank; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Tommy Huddleston of Point Pleasant, Joyce and James Keefer of Akron, Ohio; four sons and daughters-in-law, John and Carol Morrow, Daniel and Shirley Morrow, James and Sis Morrow, all of Point Pleasant, Mark and Darla Morrow of Alexandria, Ky.; 23 grandchildren, three step grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and two step great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Monday, 1 p.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Herman Jordan officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hills Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Murphy, Ray
Ray Murphy, 71, of Mason died Saturday, May 6, 1995 at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a retired welder for Dravo Corp. in Pittsburgh, PA, where he worked in the boat yard. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II.
Born May 26, 1923 in Huntington, he was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Charles and Pete Murphy.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (McDermitt) Murphy; two daughters, Judy Geagin and Janice Towarnicki, both of Pittsburgh, PA; three sons, William Murphy of Fayetteville, NC, Randy and Wayne Murphy both of Pittsburgh, PA; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four sisters, Louise Baker, Margaret Posten, Sandra Lyons and Carrie Laffenwell, all of Huntington; five brothers, Sherman Murphy of Carson City, CO, George Murphy of Georgia, Leonard Murphy of Chesapeake, Ohio, and Leroy and Carl Murphy, both of Huntington
Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant with Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m.

Murray, Rose
Rose Liberatore Murray, 64, of Brandon, Fla., formerly of Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, May 31, 1995 in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born March 11, 1931, in Logan County, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Sante Liberatore and Teresa Cemeta Liberatore.
She worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways and Fruth Pharmacy.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl H. Murray, Jr., who died Dec. 27, 1993; a sister, Mary Liberatore; and two brothers, John Liberatore and Mario Liberatore.
Surviving are a stepdaughter, Lisa Murray of Tampa, Fla.; stepson, John Murray of Tampa, Fla.; three nephews, Mario P. Liberatore, Sante A. Liberatore, both of Point Pleasant, Joseph Liberatore of Gallipolis, Ohio; and two nieces, Brenda Liberatore and Christine Handley, both of Point Pleasant.
The service will be at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Point Pleasant, June 2. Mass will be at 10 a.m. with Father Melvin Averman officiating. Burial will be in the Suncrest Cemetery in Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m. The Rosary will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.


Nance, Criss Lee
Criss Lee Nance, 31, of Gallipolis Ferry died Saturday, July 15, 1995, following a four-wheeler accident on Jim Hill Road.
He was an employee of Carolina Lumber and Supply in Point Pleasant, where he was the hardware buyer. He was a graduate of Point Pleasant High School.
Born August 13, 1963, in Gallipolis, he was a son of Ervan H. and Elaine (Reynolds) Nance of Gallipolis Ferry.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters and brother-in-law, Melanie L. and Tim Patton of Morrinsport, Louisiana and Balinda Nance of Gallipolis Ferry; paternal grandparents, Stanley and Rosie Nance of Glenwood and a nephew.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Reynolds.
Service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, in Point Pleasant with Rev. David Frazie officiating. Burial will follow in the Moore's Chapel Cemetery in Ashton. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Tuesday, July 18, from 6-9 p.m.

Nease, Vada
Vada Nease, 81, of Kenova, WV, died Monday, December 25, 1995, due to an automobile accident at Apple Grove.
Born November 5, 1914 in Hartford, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Kathryn (Moore) Weaver. She was a retired medical secretary for the United States Government; a very active member of the First Church of God in Kenova, WV; a member of the American Rose Society; and an Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonel.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Pearl G. Nease.
Survivors include several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Service will be Friday, December 29, at 1 p.m. at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with Rev. Harley Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Broad Run Cemetery. Visiting hours will be at the funeral home Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service Friday.

Nesbit, Ruth M
Ruth M. Nesbit, 81, of Pennsauken, NJ died Friday, April 8, 1995, at her residence.
Born in 1913 in Chester, WV, she was an employee of the Campbell Soup Co.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Nesbit.
She is survived by a brother, Howard J. Cundiff of Cherry Hill, NH; two sisters-in-law, Florence V. Cundiff of Pennsauken, NJ and Sarah E. Krieder of Audubon, NJ; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, at Henry Cemetery in Clifton with Rev. Damon Rhodes officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Foglesong Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Samaritan Hospice, 214 W Second Street, Moorestown, NJ.

Neville, Harry Franklin
Harry Franklin 'Butch' Neville, 38, of Point Pleasant, WV, died Monday, November 27, 1995, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born April 19, 1957 in Point Pleasant, WV, he was a son of Edna Mae (Kincaid) Neville of Gallipolis Ferry, WV, and the late John W. Neville, Sr. He was a service manager at Quality Farm and Fleet in Gallipolis, Ohio and was a member of Gallipolis Christian Church in Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jennalee Neville in 1982.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his fiancé, Sharon Isaacs of Point Pleasant, WV; his ex-wife, Betty Neville of Point Pleasant, WV; a daughter, Tia Lisa Johnson of Gallipolis, Ohio; a son, Shannon Neville of Point Pleasant, WV, two brothers, John W Neville, Jr. of Gallipolis, Ohio and Donald Joseph Neville of Gallipolis Ferry, WV; two step-brothers, Lance Neville and Duwayne Neville, both of Gallipolis, Ohio; maternal grandmother; Olivia Mahan of Point Pleasant, WV; two granddaughters, Hope Johnson and Aubree Johnson of Gallipolis, Ohio; and three nieces, Jill, Jodilea and Grace Neville, all of Gallipolis Ferry, WV.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 30, 1995, at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, WV, with Pastor Denny Colburn officiating. Burial will follow in the Concord Cemetery in Henderson, WV. Friends may call at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 29, 1995, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Neville, John William, Sr
John William Neville Sr., 59, Gallipolis, Ohio, died Saturday, May 20, 1995 in Holzer Medical Center.
Born Aug. 15, 1935 in Point Pleasant, son of the late John William and Beulah Huddleston Neville, he was retired from Federal Mogul Corp. and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Surviving are his wife, Debra Donnally Neville; five sons, Harry Franklin Neville of Point Pleasant, Donald Joseph Neville of Gallipolis Ferry, and John William Neville, Duwayne Neville and Lance Neville, all of Gallipolis; a daughter, Tia Lisa Johnson of Gallipolis; six grandchildren; two brothers, Bobby Neville of Pittsburgh, Pa., and David Neville of Arizona; and three sisters, Anita Stein of Pittsburgh, Delores Aeiker of Pomeroy, Ohio, and Keitha Simkson of Gallipolis.
He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, and seven brothers and sisters.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Ralph Workman officiating. Burial will be in the Suncrest Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 6-9 p.m.

Neville, Lloyd Wilbert
Lloyd Wilbert Neville, 71, of Apple Grove, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 1995, at his residence.
A retired fitter and tacker for A.C.F. of Huntington, he attended Mount Carmel Church. A World War II Army veteran, where he received the Purple Heart, he was a member of the American Legion Post 23 of Point Pleasant, and Carpenter Local 543 of Huntington.
Born June 3, 1924, in Hogsett, W.Va., he was a son of the late Wilbert and Kittie Mae (Withers) Neville. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, three sisters and five brothers.
Surviving are his wife, Abbie M. (Wallace), Neville; two daughters, Christine White of Peoples, Ohio, Josephine Reef of Columbus, Ohio; three brothers, Wayne Neville of South Charleston, Ohio, Melvin Neville of Buckeye Lake, Ohio, Mason Neville of Washington state; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Sunday, Nov. 26, 2 p.m., at the Mount Carmel Church, Gallipolis Ferry, with the Rev. George Hoschar and Rev. Junior Stewart officiating. Burial will be in the Beale Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call at his home on Milestone Road, Apple Grove, after 6 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday. There will be a flag presentation by the American Legion Post 23. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to service. The Willis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Newell, Dorothy
Dorothy (Pearson) Newell, 84, of Delaware, Ohio, formerly of Point Pleasant, died Friday, Nov. 3, 1995, at the Arbors of Delaware.
Born July 4, 1911, in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Charles A. and Addie M. (Strait) Pearson. She was also preceded in death by a son, James Thomas Neville.
She attended the East Side Mission in Delaware.
Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Likens of Radnor, Ohio, Joyce Long of Delaware, Ohio, Millie Neville of North Little Rock, Ark.; three sons, Charles Neville of Radnor, Ohio, Phillip Neville and Ben Neville, both of Delaware, Ohio; two sisters, Bessie Crump of Point Pleasant, Zelma Plants of Claxton, Ga.; 21 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Tuesday, 1 p.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Rev. Fred Evans officiating. Burial will be in the Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Nibert, John Phillip
John Phillip Nibert, 39, of Detroit, Mich., died Sunday, July 23, 1995, at his residence in Detroit.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 28, in Beale Chapel Cemetery, Ashton, W.Va., by the Rev. Steven C. Rhodes.
He was born Oct. 6, 1955, in Detroit, a son of Harry F. and Leona G. Marc Nibert of Michigan.
Additional survivors include one brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Denise Nibert of Michigan; one sister and brother-in-law, Dr. M. Kathryn and Joseph McCulloch of Minnesota; three nieces, Holly N. Nibert, Sarah McCulloch an M. Caitlin McCulloch; and one nephew, Michael A. McCulloch.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington.

Nibert, Lester Richard
Lester Richard Nibert, 85, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Thursday, June 22, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born May 29, 1910 in Clifton, he was a son of the late Bert and Della Nibert. He was retired from Buckeye Steel & Casting in Columbus, Ohio and was a member of the Wyoma Pentecostal Church in Gallipolis Ferry.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Rosa Lee (Gardner) Nibert; a step-son, Clayton J. Byus; and a brother, Mearl Nibert.
Survivors include his wife, Mary (Jacobs) Nibert of Gallipolis Ferry; three daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela J. and Stephen Riffle of Point Pleasant, Sandra S. and Jerry Grunkemeyer of Columbus, Ohio, and Karen S. and Lewis Chattin of Point Pleasant; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard R. and Janice Nibert of Fenton, Iowa and Paul M. and Charlotte Nibert of Columbus, Ohio; six step-daughters and step-sons-in-law, Barbara A. and George R. Vanmatre of Mason, Nancy M. and Jerry Mullins of New Haven, Wacouta S. Darst of Leon, Brandi and Lewis McCombs of Northup, Ohio, Wilma M. and Lynn Stapf of Point Pleasant, and Juanita R. and Russell W. Davis of Pomeroy, Ohio; five step-sons and step-daughters-in-law, Charles M. and Anne Byus of Letart, Jerry R. Jr. and Glenna Byus of Letart, Thomas R. and Shirley Byus of Point Pleasant, Randall W. and Suzanne Byus of Wellston, Ohio and Ronald C. and Connie Byus of Leon; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be Sunday, June 25, at 2 p.m. at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with Pastor Charles Bush officiating. Burial will follow in Wyoma Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 6-9 p.m.

Noble, Vera
Vera Noble, 72, of Point Pleasant died Monday, April 10, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, WV.
She was a retired secretary for the Mason County Health Department, with 20 years of service; a former deputy clerk and also circuit clerk of Mason County Court; a member of North Ravenswood United Methodist Church; attended the Trinity United Methodist Church; and a 1940 graduate of Point Pleasant High School.
Born April 5, 1922 in Baden, WV, she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Louise Marie (Sayre) Jones. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul S. Jones and Russell Jones and one great-grandchild.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen K. Noble; a daughter, Judith Ann Straight of Moundsville, WV; a son, Stephen K. Noble Jr. of Armada, MI; a twin sister, Vesta Martin of Charleston; a brother, Gail Jones of Leon; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Service will be Tuesday, April 13, at 2 p.m. at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with Rev. Steven E. Dorsey officiating. Burial will follow in the Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 6-9 p.m.

O'Reilly, John J
Rev. John J. O'Reilly, 82, of Wheeling, retired priest from the diocese of Wheeling Charleston, died Saturday, April 29, 1995 at Wheeling Hospital.
He attended the Moyne Classical Latin School in Longford, Ireland; the St. Peters College and Seminary in Wexford, Ireland and took post graduate courses at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. Ordained to the priesthood in 1937, he became the pastor of Sacred Hearth Catholic Church in Point Pleasant in 1954. While in Point Pleasant, he built the church and the rectory. He retired in 1985. He was a former member of the Kiwanis Club of Wytheville, VA and a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Carroll Council 504.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Patrick and Elizabeth (Mulligan) O'Reilly, and seven brothers, Rev. Daniel O'Reilly, Rev. Brian O'Reilly, Frank, Patrick, Peter, James and Joseph.
Survivors include two brothers, Rev. Thomas O'Reilly of Longford, Ireland and Michael O'Reilly of Longford, Ireland; two sisters, Mary Ann McGlade of Longford, Ireland, and Elizabeth McShane of Cavam, Ireland; and two cousins.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon on Tuesday, May 2, with the Most Rev. Bishop Bernard W. Schmitt as celebrant. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling. The body will lie in state at St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling today (Monday) from 2-9 p.m. Vigil services will be held at 8 p.m. Altmeyer Funeral Home in Wheeling is handling the arrangements.

Oliver, Freda E
Freda E. Oliver, 87, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Gallipolis, died Wednesday, June 7, 1995, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton.
Born July 15, 1907, in Henderson, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Virgie (Jeffers) Lee. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil Faudree, second husband, William H. Oliver, four brothers, three sisters and a granddaughter.
She was a homemaker, and while residing in Mason County, attended the Henderson United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Armilda Loraine Silvey of Dayton; son and daughter-in-law, Earl and Thelma Faudree of Point Pleasant; three step sons, James and Maxine Oliver, Beaver Creek, Ohio, Robert and Brittia Oliver of Georgia, Walter Oliver of Lorraine, Ohio; three grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Friday, 1:30 p.m., at the Wilson Cemetery, Henderson, with Evangelist L.H. 'Sam' Gwinn officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

Ord, Lena V
Lena V. Ord, 70, of New Haven, died Wednesday, August 9, 1995, at her residence.
Born March 6, 1925 in Hartford, she was a daughter of Russell A. McMillin of Mason and the late Flora 'Flo' (Gibbs) McMillin. She was a 1942 graduate of Wahama High School and a former stockroom employee for G.C. & Murphy 5 and 10 in Point Pleasant.
She is also preceded in death by a sister, Grace Anna Lee.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include her husband, Charles R. 'Dick' Ord of New Haven; two daughters and sons-in-law, Glenndalyn Sue and Jim L. Fradd of Dublin, Ohio and Bonnie L. and John H. Smith IV of Hartford; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles R. 'Dicky' II and Lora L. Ord of New Haven; sisters and brother-in-law, Eileen F. Bonecutter of Point Pleasant and Luella E. and Donald M. Wood of Letart a brother and sister-in-law, Glenn R. and Della F. McMillin of Mason; and seven grandsons.
Service will be Saturday, August 12, at 11 a.m. at the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with Tim Vaughan and Floyd Cranmer officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

Oseland, Helen V
Helen V. Oseland, 74, of Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, April 5, 1995, at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
She was a retired laundry worker at Lakin State Hospital; a former manager of the 22nd Street Bowling Alley in Point Pleasant; and a former manager of a pee-wee league baseball team for 10 years. She had also worked at Mason Furniture Company, was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant, and was a 1939 graduate of Point Pleasant Senior High School.
Born March 25, 1921, in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Robert D. 'Bob' and Lorena Mae (Morrow) Oseland.
She is survived by one sister, Margaret Louise Hoffman of Columbus, Ohio; and nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Steven E. Dorsey officiating. Friends may call at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Friday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Parsons, Louise A
Louise A. Parsons, 89, of Point Pleasant, died Friday, May 19, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center.
A retired Mason County school teacher with 35 years of service, she was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the retired teachers association. She was a 1924 graduate of Point Pleasant High School and a graduate of Marshall College.
Born Oct. 4, 1905, in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Henry C. and Loula E. (Schools) White. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl W. Parsons and two brothers, Paul D. and Charles E. White.
Surviving are a brother, Ronald F. White of Point Pleasant, several nieces and great-nieces and great-nephews.
A private funeral service will be held with the Rev. Steven E. Dorsey officiating. Burial will be in the Lone Oak Cemetery. The Crow-Hussell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

Patrick, Henry
Henry Patrick, 63, of Franklin, Ohio died Monday, June 19, 1995, in the Kettering Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.
He was a retired carpenter.
Surviving are his wife, Joann (Kinnaird) Patrick; three children, Jeff, Andrea and Robin; four brothers, Chester of Cincinnati, Ohio, James of Gallipolis, Price of Point Pleasant, and Burns of Miami, Fla.; four sisters, Laura Moore of Charleston, Lou Dullet of Neward, Ohio, Sara Salyers of Neward, and Lena Gregory of Franklin.
The funeral will be Thursday, 11 a.m., at the Eaton Funeral Home, Franklin. Friends may call Thursday, 9:30 to 11 a.m., at the funeral home.

Payne, Etta
Etta 'Dee' Payne, 79, Gallipolis, formerly of Middleport, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1995, at the Holzer Medical Center.
Born on July 28, 1915 in Sparks, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sparks. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evangeline Chapter 132, Order of the Eastern Star, Middleport.
She is survived by a brother-in-law, Homer Payne, Langsville; three sisters-in-law, Louise Wilson, Gallipolis, with whom Mrs. Payne made her home, Ruth Foster, Rhonda, W. Va., and Phyllis Sparks, Burbank, Calif., several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death her husband, Lewis McClure 'Tom' Payne, Jr., three brothers, Johnny, Melvin and Marvin Sparks.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport. Dr. James R. Acree, Sr. will officiate. Burial will follow in the Middleport Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Pearl, Albert P
Albert P. Pearl, 91, of 35 Blake Street, Clifton, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born Jan. 19, 1904, in Fulton, Ohio, he was a son of the late George Pearl and Julia (Partlow) Pearl. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Erma Pearl, brother, Oscar Pearl, and sister, Sadie Powers.
A conductor for the New York City Railroad Center for 42 years, he was a member of the Bucyrus United Methodist Church in Bucyrus, Ohio, and United Transportation Union Local 0145 of Cleveland, Ohio.
Surviving are his wife, Doris (Smith) Pearl; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Wise Funeral Home in Bucyrus, Ohio. Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus. Friends may call at the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, Friday, 10 to 11 a.m., and Saturday, 10 to 11 a.m., at the Wise Funeral Home.

Pearson, Milton
Milton 'Jade' Pearson, 84, of Gallipolis Ferry died Friday, September 22, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born June 3, 1911 in Mason County, he was a son of the late Fred and Effie (Baker) Pearson. He was a member of the Wyoma Pentecostal Church and was retired from Marietta Manufacturing in Point Pleasant.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers.
Survivors include two sons, Darrell Pearson of Gallipolis Ferry and Timothy Pearson of Point Pleasant; two daughters, Phyllis Pearson of Columbus, Ohio and Peggy Kent of Huntington; three sisters, Mildred Nibert of Point Pleasant, Dorothy Smith and Thelma Starkey both of Gallipolis Ferry; a brother, Dale Pearson of Florida; one grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, September 25, at Wyoma Pentecostal Church with Rev. Charles Birchfield officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 7-9 p.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church.

Peters, Varold Fay
Varold Fay (Dunn) Peters, 60, of Stoutville, Ohio, formerly of Apple Grove, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 1995.
Born March 6, 1934, she was one of the triplets born to James R. and Gladys (Smith) Dunn. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Watterson, and two half brothers, Herbert Dunn and Vernon Childers.
Surviving are a son, David E. Martin of Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Donna LeMasters and Ruth Ann Gose, both of Circleville, Ohio; seven brothers, James, Harold and Roy, all of Culloden, Gerald of Williamsport, Ohio, Norman of Thurson, Ohio, William of Carroll, Ohio, and Charlie of Point Pleasant; and five grandchildren.
The funeral was held Monday, Jan. 9, at Wellman's Funeral Home, Circleville, with burial at the Maple Hill Cemetery, Stoutville.

Pierson, Scotty C
Scotty C. Pierson, 55, of Leon died Sunday, November 12, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was a member of the Carpenters Local 1159 in Point Pleasant and a member of the Masonic Lodge 54, Cottageville.
Born February 29, 1940 in Leon, he was the son of William 'John' and Lillian (Hart) Pierson of Leon. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Graver and Ada Pierson and Floyd and Ida Hart.
In addition to his parents, he is also survived by his wife, Kay (Keefer) Pierson; a daughter, Tanna Pierson of Leon; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Violet and Jimmy Douglas of Leon, Velva Pierson of Leon and Juanita Sayre of Racine, Ohio; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Douglas and Juanita Pierson of Point Pleasant and Willard Pierson of Leon.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Herman H. Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, on Thomas Ridge, Leon. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Monday from 6-9 p.m.

Pinson, Christopher James
Christopher James Pinson, 18, of Ashton died Friday, August 4, 1995.
Born February 26, 1977 in Cabell County, he was a son of Jerry and Pamela (Berry) Pinson of Ashton.
He was a student at Hannan High School.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a sister, Angela Kay Pinson, at home; maternal grandparents, Orville 'Smokie' and Ethel (Damron) Berry of Ashton; paternal grandparents, Orville and Opal (Lester) Pinson of Lavalette; and his fiancée, Brandi Ebert of Apple Grove.
Service will be Tuesday, August 8, at 2 p.m. at the Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel, 1159 Central Avenue, Barboursville, with Rev. Calvin Nida and Rev. Everette Black officiating. Burial will follow in Apple Grove Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 6-9 p.m.

Plants, Hallie Ann
Hallie Ann (Young) Plants, 91, of Apple Grove died Wednesday, November 29, 1995, at her home.
Born October 8, 1904 in Pliny, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Nancy E. (Steele) Young. She was a member of Barton Chapel Church, Apple Grove and a homemaker.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Plants Jr.; and two sons, George F. Plants and Charles R. Plants.
Survivors include six daughters, Emma Long and Violet Chapman, both of Apple Grove, Doris Lanzotti, Dorothy Coleman and Alma McConnell, all of Troy, Ohio, and Mable Amerson of South Carolina; five sons, James Plants and Noah Plants of Apple Grove, Walter Plants of Kentucky, Forrest Plants of New Jersey and Larry Plants of Troy, Ohio; 42 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be Saturday, December 2, at 1 p.m. at Barton Chapel Church, Apple Grove, with Rev. Jerry Ranson, Rev. Marlin Campbell and Rev. Bert Flora officiating. Burial will follow in Barton Chapel Church Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home Friday from 7-9 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to Saturday's service.

Plants, Hattie Alice
Hattie Alice Plants, 93, of Point Pleasant, died Thursday, March 16, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born March 23, 1901 in Arlee, WV, she was a daughter of the late Louis A. and Jessie (Siders) Wood. She was a member of the First Church of God in Point Pleasant, Pleasant Valley Hospital Auxiliary and had been a shoe seamstress for Kenny Shoe Company.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include a son, Lawrence D. Plants of South Point, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth (Chappel) Plants of Grand Rapids, MI; a sister, Nellie Wetherhold of Point Pleasant; a brother, Dale V. Wood of Point Pleasant; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at the First Church of God in Point Pleasant with Pastor Dale Vollmar officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery, Henderson. Friends may call at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service at the church.

Plumley, Joshua Dean
Joshua Dean Plumley, seven months, of Glenwood, died Friday, January 13, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington.
Born June 14, 1994 in Point Pleasant, he was the son of Gary Stephens and Melissa Plumley, both of Glenwood.
Surviving are two brothers, Gary and Wesley Plumley at home; sister, Kayla Plumley at home; maternal grandparents, Roger and Eva Plumley of Glenwood; paternal grandfather, Gary Dean Stephens of Virginia Beach, Va.; maternal great grandparents, Conard and Thelma Plumley of Glenwood and Mod Shaffer of Apple Grove; paternal great grandmother, Stella Berry of Proctorville, Ohio; paternal great grandparents, Vernie and Joe Alberts of Proctorville, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by maternal great grandfather Charles Meadows.
Funeral service will be held Monday, January 16, at 3 p.m. at Wilcoxen Funeral Home. Rev. Ted Nance will officiate. Burial will be at Balls Chapel Cemetery in Ashton. Calling hours will be held Monday from 12:30 - 3 p.m.

Powell, Jane Marjelle
Jane Marjelle Powell, 55, died Friday, July 14, 1995, at Hospice of Dayton, Ohio.
Born April 30, 1940 in Spencer, she was a daughter of LaVerne (Burns) Powell of Fayetteville, W.Va., and the late Paul B. Powell.
A graduate of Wahama High School, Gallipolis Business College, Marshall University and West Virginia University with degrees in psychology, she owned and operated Psycho-Social Therapeutic Services, Inc. and was a licensed mediator. She interned at Weston State Hospital and taught at Glenville State College and Sinclair Community College.
Surviving, in addition to her mother, are a brother, R.P. 'Rick' Powell, Fayetteville, W.Va.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial services will be held at Cox Arboretum in Dayton, Sunday, July 16, 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, Ohio, 45420, or Cox Arboretum, 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton, Ohio, 45420. Arrangements were under the direction of the American Cremation Service, Dayton.

Powers, Evelyn
Evelyn Powers, 84, of Point Pleasant died Thursday, June 8, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born December 17, 1910 in Acme, WV, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Eliza J. (Spence) Powers. She was a homemaker.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Powers; a son, William J. Powers; and two grandchildren.
Survivors include two daughters, Doris Adams of Orange Village, Ohio, and Christine Rasnake of Rodanthe, NC; two brothers, Hebert Powers of Easkdale, WV and Herbert Powers of Chesapeake, WV; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Service will be Saturday, June 10, at 8 p.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Chapman officiating. Graveside service will be Monday, June 12, at South Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Petersburg, VA. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center's Activity Committee.

Price, Naomi J
Naomi J. Price, 57, of Point Pleasant, died Friday, Sept. 29, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.
Born Nov. 27, 1937, in Hamlin, she was a daughter of the late Everett Huffman, Sr. and the late Linnie Ann (Plumley) Huffman. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Everett Huffman, Jr.
She was a former employee of C&P Telephone Co., the G.C. Murphy Company in Point Pleasant, and the Jericho Inn. She attended the First Church of God.
Surviving are her husband, Gene Price; three sisters, Sally Conard of Mebane, N.C., Edna Bicsey of Westerville, Ohio, Helen Huffman of Mason; and mother-in-law, Cora Price of Gallipolis Ferry.
The funeral will be Monday, 2 p.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with Pastor Dale Vollmar and Lester Errett officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Priddy, Hattie
Hattie Bailey Priddy, 89, of Leon died Friday, August 4, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
Born January 27, 1906 in Putnam County, she was a daughter of the late William C. and Rosanna (Dillon) Bailey.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Leon Baptist Church in Leon, Leon Temple 54 of Pythian Sisters and was a charter member of Buffalo Chapter 150 OES.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, John R. Priddy; and a son, Thomas Clay Priddy.
Survivors include two sons, Russell Priddy of Point Pleasant, and William Priddy of Gallipolis, Ohio; three daughters, Betty Hill of Leon, Alma Higginbotham of Columbus, Ohio, and Mary Casto of Buffalo; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be Sunday, August 6, at 2 p.m. at the Raynes Funeral Home in Buffalo with Rev. Leonard Underwood officiating. Burial will follow in Leon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Eastern Star service will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Piddy, Orville S
Orville S Priddy, 89, of Leon died Saturday, March 11, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington after a long illness.
Born October 22, 1905 in Putnam County, he was a son of the late Squire H. and Maggie N. (Smith) Priddy. He was a retired employee of C&O Railroad and a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Lou (Matheny) Priddy; two sons, Darrell of Eleanor and Jimmy; a step-daughter, Cora A. Fields of Cattettsburg, KY; step-son, Guy Warner of Ravenswood; a sister, Emma Taylor of Nitro; brothers, Arthur Priddy of Dunbar and Ray Priddy of Hometown; three grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
Service will be Tuesday, March 14, at 1 p.m. at the Raynes Funeral Home in Buffalo with Rev. Brady Riffle officiating. Burial will follow in Walker Chapel Cemetery in Robertsburg. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. Monday.

Pullin, Janice Ruth
Janice Ruth Pullin, 77, of Letart died Tuesday, December 26, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker and attended the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Flatrock.
Born December 14, 1918 in Ambrosia, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Althea (Moore) Baxter. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Pullin; a brother, Edison Baxter; and a sister, Hilda Escue.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Sam Neal of Hernando, FL; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Margorie Pullin of Point Pleasant and Jeffrey and Vickie Pullin of Letart; three sisters, Wilma Solm of Charleston, Lillian Newman of Miramar, FL, and Helen Harmon, of Point Pleasant; and four grandchildren.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 28, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. John Icenhower officiating., Burial will follow in the Pullin Family Cemetery, on Plain Valley Road, Letart. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Wednesday from 6-9 p.m.

Rayburn, C. Leslie
C. Leslie Rayburn, 86, of Point Pleasant died Thursday, January 19,1995 at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born March 18, 1908 in Mason County, he was a son of the late Charles and Della (Kincaid) Rayburn. A lifelong resident of Mason County, he was a retired farmer and educator. He was an owner and trainer of many thoroughbred horses and raced at various tracks in West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and New York. He was a member of Heights United Methodist Church, the Minturn Lodge No. 19 AM&FM and the National Horsemen Benevolent and Protective Association.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Sybil Smith Paxton.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia (Woods) Rayburn; a son, Danny Rayburn of Rocky Mount, VA; a daughter, Judy Camden of AltaVista, VA; a brother, Edwin Rayburn of Letart; and three grandchildren, Joshua and Sarah Camden and Shelly Rayburn.
Service will be held Sunday, January 22, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant with Rev. Bennie Stevens and Rev. Marlin Campell officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery. Masonic graveside rites will be performed by Minturn Lodge 19 AM&AF. Friends may call the funeral home Saturday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

Rayburn, Joseph Lewis
Joseph Lewis Rayburn, 70, of Bethel Road, Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, September 20, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital, in Huntington.
He was a welder of Newport Shipyard at Newport News, VA; an employee of the American Car and Foundry at Huntington; he had also worked at the Marietta Manufacturing Company in Point Pleasant and was a farmer. He was a member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and of the Mason County Farm Bureau.
Born January 2, 1925, in Point Pleasant, he was a son of the late Donnie and Hattie Mae (McCoy) Rayburn.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (McDermitt) Rayburn; a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Hugh Burris, Jr. of Point Pleasant; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Pam Rayburn of Point Pleasant; a grandson and three step-grandsons.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 23, at the Crow Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Rev. John Icenhower officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Friday from 7-9 p.m.

Raynes, Roma L
Roma L. Smith Raynes, 94, of Buffalo, Putnam County, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 1995, at Heartland of Charleston.
Born March 14, 1901, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Scott and Lucetta Greenlee Kimberling Smith. She was also preceded in death by her husband, C.H. Raynes, who died Dec. 30, 1978.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Riverside Baptist Church in Red House, charter member of Buffalo Chapter O.E.S. No. 150 of Buffalo, and the Buffalo Senior Citizens. C.H. and Roma Raynes established the Raynes Funeral Home in Buffalo in the early 1920's, and had the Raynes Funeral Home (formerly the Arnett Funeral Home) on Viand Street in Point Pleasant from 1946-1947.
Surviving are daughter, Nyana R. Rowley of Charleston; son, Charles S. Raynes of Buffalo; three granddaughters and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Wednesday, 2 p.m., at the Raynes Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael D. Hanna and Rev. Timothy L. Bias officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo Memorial Park, Buffalo. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Reebel, Frances
Frances 'Elmine' Reebel, 76, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 1995, in the Pleasant Valley Nursing Care Center.
Born July 5, 1918, in Beale, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late William Henry Reebel and Lillian (Voss) VanMeter. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Reebel.
She attended the Bruce Chapel Church in Gallipolis Ferry, was a former member of the Illahee Farm Women's Club, member of the United Steelworkers Union No. 2871, and a former employee of Erskine Glass of Wellsburg.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Sara Perkett of Toughkeepsie, N.Y.; niece, Annette McMahan of Endwell, N.Y.; nephew, William R. Reebel, formerly of Bakersfield, Ca., and several cousins.
The funeral will be Sunday, 2 p.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with Father James Bernacki officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Reed, Lee
Lee Reed, 53, of Westerville, Ohio died Monday, September 4, 1995, at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.
Born August 2, 1942 in Ironton, Ohio, he was a son of Naomi Reed of Pomeroy and the late Leonard C. Reed. He was a supervisor of track for Conrail and was an Eagle Scout, Troop 247, Hemlock Grove, Ohio.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Joyce (Steele) Reed of Westerville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra L. and Gwynne Grimes of Point Pleasant and Lisa G. and Matthew Musgrave of Point Pleasant; a
step-son, John Reid of Westerville; a step-daughter, Stephanie A. Reid of Westerville; two grandchildren; a brother, David Reed of Pomeroy; and sister, Connie (Mike) Fields of Gallipolis; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, September 8, at Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville, with the Rev. Charles Domigan officiating, and 11 a.m. Saturday, September 9, at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason. Burial will follow in Meigs Memorial Gardens. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Moreland Funeral Home and Friday from 6-9 p.m. at Foglesong Funeral Home.

Reitmire, Goldie Mae
Goldie Mae Reitmire, 88, of Racine, Ohio, formerly of Pomeroy, died Thursday, June 29, 1995, at her home.
Born March 28, 1907 in Ritchie County, WV, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Annie (Brown) Moore. She was a homemaker.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Claude Reitmire; two sons, Claude O. Reitmire and George Moore; three sisters and two grandchildren.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Henry Adkins of St. Albans, Anna and Charles Staley of Huntington, and Carrie and Jimmy Deem of Racine; five sons and daughters-in-law, Henry and Lois A. Reitmire of Letart, Raymond and Goldie Reitmire of Racine, Charles and Nancy Reitmire of Pomeroy, William and Addie Reitmire of Pomeroy, and Paul and Mary Reitmire of Racine; a daughter-in-law, Kathryn Reitmire of Pomeroy; 36 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 2, with Rev. Margaret Robinson officiating at Broad Run Cemetery. Friends may call at Foglesong Funeral Home Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the EMS of choice.

Reynolds, Mary S
Mrs. Wendell S. (Mary Burnside) Reynolds, 94, died Wednesday, March 8, 1995, at Presbyterian Manor.
Born July 13, 1900 in Mason County, WV, she was a daughter of the late Capt. Edwin A. Burnside and the late Minnie Belle (Morris) Burnside. Mary was educated in the schools of Point Pleasant, WV and was a graduate of Marshall Lab. School, she attended the Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio and West Virginia University where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. In her home town she was a charter member of the Junior Woman's Club, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and Eastern Star, and taught school there.
After her marriage in 1925 to the late Wendell S. Reynolds, she and her husband resided in Huntington where he was editor of the Herald-Advertiser for many years. She is a member of the Buford Chapter of DAR, The Woman's Club of Huntington, The First Presbyterian Church, Colonial Dames of the XVII Century, which she served as WV State President and on National Committees. In 1970 the National Society Colonial Dames VXII Century named her an 'Honored Vice President' for a term of two years. She is a member of the National Society Magna Charta Dames, N.S. Daughters of Founders and Patriots of American, and National Genealogical Society. She collaborated with her brother, Don G. Burnside, in compiling several volumes of family history.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral service will be conducted at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary, Huntington, Saturday, March 11, 1995, at 1 p.m. with Dr. Ernest T. Thompson officiating. Entombment to follow in Woodmere Abbey of Peace. Visiting will be one hour before the service Saturday, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary.

Rhodes, Harry N
Harry N. Rhodes, 71, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington.
He was employed as the Inspector for the City of Point Pleasant; a retired employee of the Betsy Ross Baking Company, where he had worked for 25 years; a former member of the Point Pleasant City Council, where he served for 16 years; a former Chief Deputy Sheriff of Mason County; the Chairman of the Harry Rhodes Gospel Sing - Mason County Fair; a member of the Bellemead United Methodist Church, where he had served for many years as the Sunday School Superintendent; and attended the Beech Hill United Methodist Church.
Born Dec. 7, 1923, in Gay, W.Va., he was a son of the late Cyrus A. and Alda Mae (Tolley) Rhodes.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann 'Mary' (Roush) Rhodes; three daughters and sons-in-law, Catherine Huffman of Point Pleasant, W.Va., Harriette and Ozzie Finley of Point Pleasant, W.Va., Addie and Roger Hopson of Beech Hill, W.Va.; one brother, William Harold Rhodes of Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Naomi Neville of Racine, Ohio; five grandchildren, Jim and Jaime Huffman, Jerry and Ozzie (Jr.) Finley, and Allyson Finley Ey; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 13, 1995, at the Crow Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with the Rev. Justin Moran and Rev. Eugene Garlow officiating. Burial will follow in the Beech Hill Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct. 12, 1995, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Rhodes, Lucy Alice
Lucy Alice (Bailes) Rhodes, 74, of Arbuckle Creek Road, Leon, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 1995, at her home after a long illness.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Oma Chapel Church in Grimms Landing and the Buffalo Senior Citizens.
Survivors include three daughters, Sue Nease of Robertsburg, Brenda Rigsby of Buffalo, Wanda Casto of Leon; three sons, Ralph Rhodes, Darrell Rhodes and Guy A. Rhodes, all of Grimms Landing; two sisters, Irene Bailes and Ernestine Hill, both of Point Pleasant; two brothers, Dellis Bailes of Robertsburg, Donnie Bailes of Oklahoma; 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Sunday, 1 p.m., at the Oma Chapel Church with the Rev. Charles Roush and Rev. Carl Bailes officiating. Burial will be in Craig Cemetery, Grimms Landing. Friends may call at the Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m.

Riffle, William E
William E. Riffle, 83, of Kenova, formerly of Point Pleasant, died Friday, May 26, 1995 in Putnam General Hospital.
Born July 7, 1911 in Point Pleasant, he was a son of the late James E. and Sadie L. (Schools) Riffle.
He was a retired pipefitter and maintenance worker from Ashland Oil. He was a member of Docks Creek Missionary Baptist Church and O.E.S. Chapter 159.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Riffle; two daughters, Lynn Watts of Kenova and Janie Galloway of Huntington; two sons, William J. Riffle of Monroe, NC, and Michael R. Riffle of Charlotte, NC; a step-daughter, Annette Conger of Florida; one step-son, Belvey J. Shepherd of Kenova; a sister, Bess Stanley of Southside; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and 12 step-grandchildren. Service will be held Monday, May 29, at 11 a.m. at Ceredo Mortuary Chapel, 1135 Rt. 60, Ceredo, with Rev. Richard Black officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Rt. 75 Kenova. Graveside rites by Kenova Lodge 110 AF&AM. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Sunday at Ceredo Mortuary.

Riley, Ralph
Ralph Riley, 84, of Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1995, at his home.
Born June 23, 1911, in West Columbia, he was a son of the late Patrick and Eva (VanMeter) Riley. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Edward 'Joe' Riley, Teddy Riley and Baron VanMeter.
A retired employee of Apex in Delaware, Ohio, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he served as a staff sergeant with the 3199th Signal Service Battalion. He was a member of the American Legion Smith-Capehart Post 140 of New Haven, and the Disabled American Veterans of Delaware.
Surviving are his wife, Edith (Crump) Riley; three stepchildren, Elzetta and George Young of Ashley, Ohio, Jane and Red Bowles of Point Pleasant, Jack and Judy Reynolds of Keyser, W.Va.; three brothers, Patrick Riley,
Jimmy Riley and Marshall Riley, all of Mason; two sisters, Patsy Miller of West Columbia, Lucy Chipps of Rutland, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Marker officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, where graveside military rites will be conducted by the American Legion Smith-Capehart Post. Friends may call Friday 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.

Roach, Melvin W
Melvin W. Roach Sr., 85, of West Columbia died Friday, April 28, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center.
Born October 26, 1909 in Hartford, he was a son of the late Samuel and Olivea J. (Gibbs) Roach. He was a coal miner, a farmer and attended True Gospel Church.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Goldie Blake and Jane Bennette; and a son-in-law, Walter McDaniel.
Survivors include his wife, May Francis (Rickard) Roach of West Columbia; two daughters and a son-in-law, Ella Jane McDaniel of Middleport and Betty L. and James Acree of Pomeroy; a son and daughter-in-law, Melvin W. Jr. and Sue Roach of West Columbia; a brother, Floyd T. Roach of Roanoke, VA; a sister, May Wamsley of Clifton; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 1, at the Hillside Baptist Church in Pomeroy with Rev. Don Roach and Dr. James R. Acree Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Zuspan Cemetery. Friends may call at the Foglesong Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church.

Roach, Sylvia
Sylvia Roach, 52, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Sunday, July 30, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center.
She had been an employee of Scenic Hill Nursing Center in Gallipolis.
Born December 25, 1942 in Evans, WV, she was a daughter of the late Freda (Rollins) DeVault and Ashable DeVault of Point Pleasant. In addition to her mother, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Roach.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Fred L. Roach; three daughters, Helen Barker of Pomeroy, Ohio, Christina Sexton of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Betty DeVault of St. Clouds, FL; two sons, Fred Barker of Boliver, TN, and Michael Roach of Gallipolis, Ohio; five sisters, Edith Stanley and Sharon Stanley, both of Point Pleasant, Linda Hammond of Shauck, Ohio, Garnett Lamm of San Angelo, TX, and Shirley Rollins of West Jefferson, Ohio; two brothers, Ashable DeVault, Jr. of Parkersburg, WV and Elmus DeVault of Columbus, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 2, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, in Point Pleasant, with Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Street Cemetery, in Gallipolis, Ohio. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Tuesday from-6-9 p.m.

Roberson, Vinson Dale
Vinson Dale Roberson, 44, Glenwood, died unexpectedly Saturday, March 11, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington.
Born September 23, 1951 in Ashton, he was the son of the late John and Larca (Edmunds) Roberson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sadie Robinson.
Surviving is one sister, Ellen Jane Robinson, Apple Grove.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, March 15, at 10 a.m. at Wilcoxen Funeral Home with Rev. Sam Egnor officiating. Burial will be in the Pete Meadow Cemetery in Glenwood. Visitation will be tonight (Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. at Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

Robinson, Joseph Earl W
Joseph Earl Wayne Robinson, 58, of 310 Neighborhood Road, Gallipolis, Ohio, died Sunday, March 5, 1995, at his residence.
Born February 14, 1937 in Mason County, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Harrison Harold Robinson Sr. and the late Clara (Wamsley) Staats. He retired from Columbia Gas Company in 1992, he was a member of Gallipolis Elk's Lodge 107, Morning Dawn Lodge 7 of Gallipolis, Gallipolis Shrine Club and attended Rodney United Methodist Church.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Carl, Robert, Charles and Harrison Jr.; and a sister, Ann Frye.
Survivors include a special friend, Jean Somerville of Gallipolis, Ohio; three sons, Steve Jenkins of Rutland, Ohio, Nick W. Robinson of Middleport, Ohio and David E. Robinson of San Francisco, California; a daughter, Cheryl Jensen of Charlotte, North Carolina; six grandchildren, Gabriel Jenkins and Sarah Dawn Jenkins, both of Rutland, Ohio, Alex Jensen and Tyler Jensen, both of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Jesse Robinson and Benjamin Robinson, both of Middleport, Ohio; and two sisters, Clara Jo Gordon of New Haven, West Virginia and Emma Boswell of Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
Service will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 1995, at Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Archie Conn officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There will not be calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Gallia County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Rodgers, John M
John M. Rodgers, 83, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died Thursday, March 2, 1995, at St. Catherine's Care Center.
Born August 21, 1911 in Mason County, he was a son of the late Charles and Margaret (Rainey) Rodgers. He was a retired machinist with the Janitrol Aerospace Division in Columbus. He spent most of his life in Fayette County.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, John Jr. and Olin Rodgers.
He is survived by his wife, Christina (Gray) Rodgers; two daughters and a son-in-law, Leota and Richard Edwards and Marilyn Christopher, all of Washington Court House; a son, Dennis Rodgers of Washington Court House; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Service will be conducted Monday, March 6, at 1:30 p.m. at Summers Funeral Home, Washington Court House, Ohio, with Steve Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home, 223 W. Market Street, Washington Court House, Sunday from 2-4 p.m.

Rollins, Era Mae
Era Mae Rollins, 60, of Point Pleasant, WV died Sunday morning, July 23, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant.
She was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church and a member of the U.F.C.W. Union; she was a retired employee of the A&P Grocery Company, where she had worked in the Point Pleasant, WV and Gallipolis, Ohio stores; she was a 1952 graduate of Point Pleasant Senior High School.
Born November 30, 1934 in Point Pleasant, WV, she was a daughter of the late Richard G. and Josephine (Cheap) Thomas. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Jane Ann Thomas.
She is survived by her husband, Robert R. 'Bob' Rollins; a daughter and son-in-law, Jo Lou and Dana Swift of Point Pleasant, WV; one grandson, Robby Swift of Point Pleasant, WV; two sisters, Josephine 'Tommy' Hanes of Wilmington, NC and Anna Francis Handley of Point Pleasant, WV; one brother, Richard 'Dick' Thomas of Point Pleasant; three nephews, Rick Handley, Mike Hanes and Glyn Hanes; and two nieces, Karen Wellman and Staci Thomas; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral service will beheld at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 1995, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, WV, with Rev. Louis A. Hussell and Rev. Verlin 'Sampy' Hart officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Leon, WV. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 25, 1995, from 6-9 p.m.

Rollins, Icy Louise
Icy Louise (DeVault) Rollins, 88, of Leon, died Tuesday, January 31, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Norton, Virginia.
She was a homemaker and Protestant by faith.
Born December 11, 1906, in Leon, she was a daughter of the late James and Delphia (Thornton) DeVault. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Bert W. Rollins.
She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy Shepard of Lansing, Michigan and Elsie Salyer of Coeburn, Virginia; two sisters, Bessie Rollins of Leon and Bertha Kinzel of Letart; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 3, at the Bethel Church in Leon with Rev. Herman H. Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, Leon. Visiting hours will be held at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home from.6-9 p.m. Thursday.

Rollins, Lucille
Lucille Rollins, 84, of Rt. 2, Leon, died Thursday, March 2, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.
She was a member of the Harvey Chapel Church at Leon, and a retired employee of the Ohio University Laundry Department.
Born Nov. 28, 1910, in Athens, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Glayds (Frashier) Brown. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Rollins, in 1974; son, Paul A. Rollins, in 1985; one sister, Kathryn Fulton; and two brothers, Noah Brown and Ernest Brown.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert R. 'Bob' and Era Mae Rollins of Leon; two sisters, Anna Bolin of Albany, Ohio, Ethel Boyd of Detroit, Mich.; two brothers, Glynn Brown of Athens, Ohio, Walter Brown of Milfield, Ohio; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Harvey Chapel Church in Leon, with Rev. Homer Stephens and Rev. Verlin 'Sampy' Hart officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home Friday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service.

Rose, Nellie M
Nellie M. Russell Rose, 73, of Point Pleasant, WV died Tuesday, November 7, 1995, at the Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, WV.
Born July 25, 1922 in West Columbia, WV, she was a daughter of the late Eddie Russell Sr. and Helen (Bass) Russell. She was a World War II Air Force veteran, a member of American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant, WV, and a homemaker.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Omar Rose; two brothers, Alfred Russell and Harold Russell; two sisters, Lois Young and Judy Lieving; and a step-mother, Virginia Russell.
Survivors include a son, Alfred Joseph Rose of Point Pleasant, WV; a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Leondous Lee of Ocala, Florida; two grandchildren, Brandon and Craig Lee of Ocala, FL; six sisters, Charolette Crawford of Point Pleasant, WV, Linda Reynolds of New Haven, WV, Rita Lieving of Mason, WV, Joyce Rickard of West Columbia, WV, Carol Workman of Mason, WV and Mary Ann Cundiff of Mason, WV; six brothers, Delbert Russell of Mason, WV, Grant Russell of Pennsylvania, Joe Russell of Mason, WV, Errol Russell of Mason, WV, Ralph Russell of Clifton, WV, and Eddie Russell of Hartford, WV; special friends, Walter Taylor, Terri and Evan Yeauger, Joyce Hall, Brandi Grover and Alice Jordan; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 9, 1995, at Forrest Hill Cemetery with Rev. George Hoschar officiating. There will be full military services conducted by American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant, WV. Burial will follow in the cemetery. Friends may call at the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, WV on Wednesday, November 8, 1995, from 6 until 8 p.m.

Roush, Amy Marie
Amy Marie Clarke Roush, 76, of New Haven died Saturday, October 28, 1995, at her residence.
Born December 28, 1918 in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Robert G. and Garnett (King) Clarke. She retired in 1979 after 42 years with Mason County schools as a teacher and principal and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, New Haven.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Pete L. Roush.
Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law, Amy E. Roush of New Haven and Alice and Dale Humphreys of New Haven; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert G. and Elizabeth Clarke of Charleston; and four sisters and brother-in-law, Kathleen Clarke of Texas, Ellen Forbes of North Carolina, Lucy Kaylor of New Haven and Marjorie and Dale Walburn of Middleport, Ohio.
Service will be held Tuesday, October 31, at 1 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church with Rev. George Weirick officiating. Burial will be held later at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason. In lieu of flowers, a special scholarship account has been established at the Peoples Bank in memory of Marie Roush.

Roush, Anna May
Anna May Roush, 101, formerly of Parkersburg, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 1995, at Scenic Hills Nursing Center, Gallipolis.
She was a former employee of the Cancellor Hotel in Parkersburg and member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, White Church Community.
Born May 26, 1894, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Spencer and Mary (Gray) Roush. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lon, Homer and Oscar Roush.
Survivors include four nieces and a nephew.
The funeral will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Foglesong Funeral Home with the Rev. George Weirick officiating. Burial will be in the Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call Saturday at the funeral home from noon until 2 p.m.

Roush, Bernice Mae
Bernice Mae Roush, 82, of Point Pleasant, WV died Wednesday morning, July 19, 1995, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, WV.
She was a retired secretary of Appalachian Power Company, at the Point Pleasant office; a member of the St. Peters Lutheran Church in Point Pleasant; a member of the National Campers and Hikers Association- Oh-Kan Wanderers Chapter; a member of the Cherrio Club; a graduate of Wahama High School and the Parkersburg Business College.
Born August 25, 1912 in Letart, WV, she was a daughter of the late Willard H. and Ella (Lewis) Roush. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Levi Roush, who died March 5, 1995; and by four brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Ray and Martha 'Marty' Roush of Louisville, KY; and two grandsons, Adam (Ellen) Roush of Louisville, KY and Jon Roush of Griffin, Georgia.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 1995, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, in Point Pleasant, with Rev. George C. Weirick officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Friday, July 21, 1995, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Roush, Earl C
Earl C. Roush, 66, of New Haven, died Saturday, March 18, 1995, at the Veterans Memorial Hospital.
A construction worker, he was a member of Labor Local 543 of Huntington, the American Legion Smith-Capehart Post 140 of New Haven, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Born March 11, 1929, in New Haven, he was a son of Mary (Holt) Roush of New Haven and the late Herman C. Roush.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are four sisters and brothers-in-law, Lovella and Gerald Lehew of New Haven, Grace and William Roach of Menominee, MI, Geraldine and William Young of New Haven, and Mac Roush of New Haven; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
The funeral will be Tuesday, 1 p.m., at the Foglesong Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Gilland officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Gardens, with full military service provided by the American Legion of New Haven.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Roush, Franklin E, Sr
Franklin E. Roush, Sr., 75, of Mason, died Saturday, December 31, 1994 at the Lakin State Hospital.
Born July 16, 1919, he was a retired truck driver for the Penn-Dixie Trucking Company.
He was a lifetime member of Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926, serving as Chaplain. He was also a lifetime member of Smith-Capehart-American Legion Post 140 and was a World War II Navy veteran.
Roush was the son of the late Arbin E. Roush, Sr., and Lucy Hilda (Stewart) Roush. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia L. Roush; one daughter, Fraketta Roush; and two brothers, Chester R. and Arbin E. Roush, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Reba Della (Justice) Roush of Mason; five daughters and two sons-in-law, Sarah K. Elias of Letart, Jo and James MacKnight of Lancaster, Ohio, Carolyn and Terry Zitzman of Saxonburg, Pa., Pamela Roush of Edensburg, Pa., and Peggy Kendall of Cowansville, Pa.; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Franklin E., Jr. and Nancy Roush of Ormond Beach, Fla., Ronald and Debbie Roush of Sarver, Pa., William and Lorrae Roush of Galveston, Texas, and John Roush of Upper Marlboro, Md.; three stepdaughters, Mrs. David (Edna G.) Davis of Rutland, Ohio, Mrs. Butch (Ruth E.) Sellers of Racine, Ohio, Mrs. Mick (Dawn R.) Davis of Mason; three stepsons, Robert E. (Lorna) Greene of Virginia Beach, Va., and Earnest A. Greene of Racine, Ohio; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Clara M. Hall of Galion, Ohio, Billie I. and James Hall of Mason, and Betty J. and Winfield VanMeter of Mason; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Thomas Richard and Dorothy Roush of Middleport, Ohio, Harry C. and Edna Roush of Mason.; 20 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, seven step grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 2, 1995 at the Fogelsong Funeral Home. Rev. Bennie Stevens and Rev. Jerry Scott officiated. A special service was held at the Richard L. Redmond Funeral Home in Freeport, Pa., Jan. 3, 11 a.m., under the direction of Rev. Richard Price. Burial was at the Butler County Memorial Park, in Butler, Pa.

Roush, Jack L
Jack L. Roush, 52, of Hartford, died Monday, Sept. 25, 1995, at his residence.
Born Oct. 9, 1942, in Hartford, he was a son of the late Donald G. Roush and Virginia Mae (Justis) Roush.
A laborer in the plant department of the former Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation, Ravenswood, he was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Germany, a member of the United Steelworkers Local 5568, American Legion Smith-Capehart Post 140 of New Haven, and V.F.W Stewart-Johnson Post 9926 of Mason.
Surviving are his wife, Julia A. 'Judy' Roush; stepson, George W. Brown of Hartford; three stepdaughters, Lisa A. Seyler of Hartford, Connie L. Brown of Flint, Mich.; Terri L. Smith of New Haven; nine step grandchildren, one step great-granddaughter; brother, Donald Mark Roush of Letart; and sister, Jeanette L. Freeman of Racine, Ohio.
The funeral will be Sunday, Oct. 1, l:30 p.m., at the Foglesong Funeral Home with the Rev. George Hoschar officiating. Burial will be in the Zerkle Cemetery with full military graveside rites. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Roush, Kenneth Levi
Kenneth Levi Roush, 79, of Point Pleasant, WV, died Wednesday evening, March 15, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant.
He was a carpenter and a member of Carpenter Union Local 1159 in Point Pleasant, a member of the St. Peters Lutheran Church in Point Pleasant, and a member of the National Campers and Hikers Association - Point Pleasant Oh-Kan Wanderers Chapter, and attended Point Pleasant High School.
Born May 14, 1915, in Genoa Township, Illinois, he was a son of the late A. Ray and Lola Irene (Rayburn) Roush. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Arnet E. Roush, who died in 1980.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice Mae (Roush) Roush; one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Ray and Martha Roush of Louisville, Kentucky; two grandsons, Adam (and wife Ellen) Roush of Louisville, Kentucky, and Jon Roush of Fayetteville, Georgia; stepmother, Mildred A. Roush of Point Pleasant, WV; one brother and sister-in-law, Cecil Dale and Jean F. Roush of Point Pleasant, WV; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 1995, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, WV, with Rev. George C. Weirick officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday, March 17, 1995 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Roush, Louise
Louise Miller Roush, 79, of Leon died Tuesday, July 18, 1995 at the Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, after an extended illness.
Born October 8, 1915 in Leon, she was a daughter of the late Auttie and Ethel (DeVault) Rollins. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harvey Chapel Church at Leon.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Carney Hoffman and Luther Miller; son, James Eugene; brothers, Howard and Vernon Rollins; and sister, Flossie McCoy.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph Roush; three daughters, Earnestine Bunch of Dayton, Ohio, Ellestine Smith of Point Pleasant and Allena Sprague of Bidwell, Ohio; five step-sons, Herbert Roush of Manassas, VA, Dean Roush of Unionville, VA, Gene Roush of Midland, VA, Revis Miller of Letart, and Paul Miller of Columbus, Ohio; a step-daughter, Cora Mae Rollins of Point Pleasant; a brother, Elwood Rollins of Leon; a sister, Ada King of Sidney, Ohio; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and 11 step-grandchildren.
Service will be Saturday, July 22, at 11 a.m. at Casto Funeral Home in Evans with Rev. Lawrence Parsons officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Leon. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Roush, Rodra
Rodra Roush, 81, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 1995, at Twilight Gardens Home in Norwalk.
Born Feb. 13, 1914 in New Haven, she was a daughter of the late Evertt and Alina (Bass) Knapp. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter Roush, who died in 1955, two sisters and three brothers.
She was retired from Woolworths and J.C. Penny stores, as well as Schild's I.G.A. deli section, all in Norwalk. A member of Eagles 711 auxiliary of Norwalk, she was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Norwalk, Women's Mission Society of the church and member of the Firelands Senior Center and Golden Agers Senior Center.
She is survived by special friends.
The funeral will be Friday, 11 a.m., at the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Eldon Shingleton officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday, 10 to 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul High School Library, 93 E. Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857.

Roush, Thomas Richard
Thomas Richard Roush, 72, of Middleport, Ohio, died Thursday, Sept. 7,1995 at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant.
Born on Jan. 26, 1923 in Mason County, W. Va., he was the son of the late Arbin and Lucie Stewart Roush. He was a U. S. Army veteran and a lifetime member of the DAV post in Pomeroy. He attended the Wesleyan Bible Holiness Church of Middleport.
Mr. Roush is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Roach) Roush; five daughters and sons-in-law, Connie and Roger Manley, Sharon and Fred Older, Jeanie and Mark Burson, Dottie Sizemore, and Judy Laudermilt; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Connie Roush and John and Betty Roush; 21 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Winfield VanMeter, Billie Irene and Jim Hall, Clara Margaret Hall, a brother and sister-in-law, Harry and Edna Roush.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by infant sons, David Lee Roush, and Arbin Richard Roush; brothers, Chester Ray Roush, Arbin Roush, Jr., and Franklin Roush.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Victory Baptist Church in Middleport with the Rev. James Keesee and the Rev. Peter Trembley officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport.

Rucker, Harold I
Harold I. Rucker, 38, Jackson, Ohio, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1995 at his residence, following a sudden illness.
Born Feb. 21, 1957 in Boyd County, Ky., son of Ivan Rucker of Ashland, Ky., and Leona McKinney Rucker, also of Ashland, he was an employee of Luigino's Frozen Foods, Jackson, and was serving as music director of the Church of God of Prophecy, Point Pleasant. He was a member of the gospel bluegrass band, Gloryland Grass.
Surviving in addition to his parents is a son, Shawn Rucker of Lakeland, Fla.
Graveside services will be 1 pm. Wednesday in the Rose Hill Burial Park, Ashland, with Pastor Rids Towe officiating. Friends may call at the Sparks Funeral Home, 203,W. Main St., Grayson, Ky., from 11 a.m. until noon Wednesday.

Russell, Farrell
Farrell 'Hank' Russell, 59, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Point Pleasant, died Sunday, March 5, 1995, at his home.
Born March 10, 1935, he was a son of the late Woodrow and Alma Russell. He was a member of Columbus Lodge 30 A.F. & A.M., Valley of Columbus Lodge 30, Valley of Columbus Scottish Rite 32nd Degree and Aladdin Shrine Temple. He was employed by Hickory House Restaurant, Powell, Ohio, a veteran of the Korean War and a 1954 graduate of Point Pleasant High School.
Survivors include a twin brother, Darrell 'Russ' Russell of Columbus, Ohio; two aunts, Margaret Keefer of Point Pleasant and Thelma Rollins of Leon; an uncle, John Pierson of Leon; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Long Funeral Home, 5528 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. Masonic service will be held and a private family burial will be conducted. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.

Russell, James L
James L. 'Jim' Russell passed away Jan. 17, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.
He was born May 9, 1934, at Leon, W.Va., son of the late Clyde L. and Earlie V. (Stewart) Russell. He was also preceded in death by a son, Jerry Russell.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from Chemical Leaman Tank Lines in Institute.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Hope Russell of Milton; four sons, Jeff Russell of Poca, Clayton Russell, James Asbury of Elizabeth, Col., and Joey Russell of Milton; one daughter, Jill Russell of Culloden; one step daughter, Cindy Goel, three step sons, Larry Goel of Milton, Paul Allen and Christopher of Huntington; four sisters, Evelyn L. Union, Oma B. Craig, Gearldine Webb, Betty L. Sellards, all of Point Pleasant; seven brothers, Leroy and Eadker of Leon, Robert and Elvis of Point Pleasant, Johnny of Tuppers Plains, Ohio, Gerald of Virginia, Donald of Rutland, Ohio; and four grandchildren.
He is gone, but not forgotten.

Russell, Jewell Feustel
Jewell Feustel Russell, 70, of 553 Second Ave., Gallipolis, died Saturday, July 29, 1995, in Holzer Medical Center.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Addison Freewill Baptist Church.
Born April 14, 1925, in Gallia County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Minnie Ernestine (Cox) White.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Willard Miles Feustel; son, Eddie Feustel; two brothers, Emzy White and Stanley White; and five sisters, Myrtle Taylor Campson, Ruby Meadows, Goldie Warren, Wealthea White and Gracie White.
Surviving are five daughters, Ethel Banks, Sandy Baisden, both of Gallipolis, Gloria Medas of Springfield, Ohio, Debbie (Terry) Rowland of Springfield, Nancy (Fred) McDaniels of Point Pleasant; two sons, Kenneth (Nancy) Feustel and Don (Flo) Russell, both of Gallipolis; daughter-in-law, Judy Feustel of Gallipolis; sister, Velva Casey of Bidwell, Ohio; 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Tuesday, 1 p.m., at the Addison Freewill Baptist Church, where the body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Rev. Rick Barcus and Rev. Alfred Holley will officiate and burial will be in the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call Monday, 5 to 9 p.m., at the Willis Funeral Home in Gallipolis.

 

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