Mason County Obituaries 1995 S - Z

 

Safford, Violet Mae
Violet Mae Safford, 70, of Point Pleasant, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 1995, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born April 19, 1924, in East Liverpool, Ohio, she was a daughter of Mildred (Hall) Lucas of Point Pleasant and the late, Cecil E. Lucas. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William C. Safford, who died in 1982. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.
Surviving, in addition to her mother, are two sons, Stephen C. Safford of Point Pleasant, Ronald A. Safford of Tallahassee, Fla.; two sisters, Frankie Shinn of Point Pleasant, Grace Folden of Gallipolis; and six grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Steven Dorsey officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Sanders, Kenneth Roger
Kenneth Roger Sanders, 51, Gallipolis, Ohio, died Monday, Feb. 20,1995. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the National Guard. He was the pastor of Salem Baptist Church in Patriot, Ohio.
A graduate of Gallia Academy High School in Gallipolis, he received his Comprehensive Biblical Education from Cedarville (Ohio) College and studied the liberal arts curriculum at Clarks College in Newton, Miss.
He was a pastor for many area churches during the past 23 years, including Victory Baptist Church in Crown City, Ohio, Faith Gospel Church in Gallipolis Ferry, Mercerville Baptist Church in Crown City and Northup (Ohio) Baptist Church.
Born June 29, 1943 in Gallia County, Ohio, he was the son of the late Brady R. and Mildred Barcus Sanders.
Survivors include his wife, Donna J. Mitchell Sanders, whom he married June 5, 1966 in Gallipolis; one sister, Nina (Jack) Jeffers of Gallipolis; and one brother Ray (Martha) Sanders of Columbus, Ohio.
Friends may call 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Willis Funeral Home in Gallipolis where the service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday with Pastors Monte Sheets, Grady Crowell and Charles Lusher officiating. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery.

Satcher, Paul David
Paul David Satcher, 48, of Leon, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital following a long illness.
Born June 5, 1947, in Lauderdale, Miss., he was a son of Waynic Satcher and the late Gertrude (James) Satcher.
He was a laborer and worked for the power company.
Surviving are his wife, Gladys Myrle (Cobb) Satcher; daughter, Melissa Broadway of Quitman, Miss.; and two grandchildren.
Graveside service was held Friday, 2 p.m., and the Bethel Cemetery, Leon, with the Rev. D.E. 'Jake' McCartney officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

Sayre, Abe, II
Abe Sayre, II, 72, of Whiteville, N.C., formerly of Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1995, at his home.
Born June 3, 1923, in Point Pleasant, he was a son of Anna (Laziman) Sayre of Point Pleasant and the late Clerc Sayre.
Retired from Consolidated Freight Lines, he was a World War II Army veteran, warrant officer in the West Virginia National Guard, and member of the Minturn Lodge No. 19, AF & AM of Point Pleasant.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Louise (Gore) Sayre; brother, Clair 'Orlan' Sayre of Ravenswood; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Joe Hammack officiating. Masonic rites will be conducted by the Point Pleasant Minturn Lodge. There will be no visitation.

Sayre, Cecil Okey
Cecil Okey Sayre, 69, of Point Pleasant, WV, and formerly of New Haven and Letart, WV, died Thursday morning, October 5, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, WV.
He was a retired electrician of Kaiser Aluminum; he was a member of the I.B.E.W; a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant, WV; and was well known as a Western Square Dance caller.
Born April 25, 1926 in Given, WV, he was a son of the late Okey Kenneth and Effie Dale (Buckalew) Sayre. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Corbert,, Kenneth and James Sayre, and by two sisters, Sylvia Smith and Godie Kessell.
He is survived by his wife, Mary J. (Shields) Sayre; one son and daughter-in-law, Paul R. and Cheryl Sayre of Point Pleasant, WV; one brother, Roy M. Sayre of Cross Lanes, WV; and three grandchildren, Candace, Kristen and Chadwick Sayre, all of Point Pleasant, WV.
Funeral service will beheld at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 7, 1995, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 615 Viand Street, Point Pleasant, WV with Rev. Steven E. Dorsey and Rev. Eldon Shingleton officiating. Burial will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery at Mt. Alto, WV. Visiting hours will be held at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, WV, on Friday, October 6, 1995, from 6-9 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to the service.

Sayre, Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee Sayre, 39, of St. Albans, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 1995, at home after along illness.
He was a construction worker with Industrial Contracting of Fairmont, and attended Fifth Avenue Church of God in South Charleston.
Surviving are parents, Pearley F. and Mildred Sayre of Nitro; three daughters, Lucretia Ann 'Lu Ann' Sayre, Lucinda 'Cindy' Sayre, and Lora Beth Sayre of Fraziers Bottom; three sisters, Kathy Grinstead of Bartow, Fla., Debbie Christian of Huntington, Tina Marcum of Leon; brother, Doug Sayre of Fairmont; and grandfather, John L. Sayre of Leon.
The funeral was held Wednesday, 11 a.m., at the Casdorph and Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans, with the Rev. Robert Underwood and Rev. Harold Goodpastor officiating. Burial was in the Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.

Sayre, Doris Vay
Doris Vay (Wolfe) Sayre, 89, of Leon, died Friday, July 7, 1995, in the Pataskala Oaks Care Center, Pataskala, Ohio.
Born Feb. 25, 1906, in Jackson County, she was a daughter of the late Station and Zeena (Knapp) Sayre. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Sayre, who died in 1986, and a son, Herbert Sayre, who died in 1951.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Wolfe Valley Baptist Church in Leon, the Buffalo Senior Citizens in Buffalo, W.Va., and was a lifelong resident of Mason County.
Surviving are three sons, Theodore L. 'Junior' Sayre of Leon, Lewis B. Sayre of Louckbourne, Ohio, Lloyd W. Sayre of Pickerington, Ohio; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Monday, 1 p.m., at the Wolfe Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Herb Capehart officiating. Burial will be in the Clover Dale Cemetery, Tribble Road, Leon. Friends may call at the Raynes Funeral Home in Buffalo, Sunday, 4 to 9 p.m.

Sayre, John Laben
John Laben Sayre, 102, of Leon, died Sunday, April 2, 1995, at his home following a brief illness.
Born Sept. 3, 1892, in Jackson County, he was a son of the late Daniel Bennett and Nancy A. (King) Sayre. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lucretia Sayre, who died in 1976, son, Ruben D. Sayre, and two daughters, Anna Mae Barr and Viola Faye Sayre.
A farmer, he was a former employee of the B&O Railroad, the Selby Shoe Company in Portsmouth, Ohio, and was a member of the Rockcastle United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three sons, John H. Sayre of Dunbar, Gerald B. Sayre of Nitro, Pearly F. Sayre of Leon; four daughters, Vivian Hope Absten, Ina Jean Greenlee, Gloria R. Barr, Sybil S. Phillips Campbell, all of Leon; sister, Nancy McDaniel of Powell, Ohio; 38 grandchildren, 96 great-grandchildren, 45 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Thursday, April 6, 11 a.m. at the Casto Funeral Home in Evans with the Rev. Harless Cook and Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating. Burial will be in the Stone Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Sayre, Lowell L
Lowell L. 'Bud' Sayre, 60, of Pataskala, Ohio, formerly of Arbuckle, W.Va., died Thursday, June 15, 1995, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
He was a packing truck driver for Ohio with 26 years of service, and was an army veteran.
Born in Arbuckle, he was a son of the late Lincoln and Hazel (Grimes) Sayre. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Cotton Sayre.
Surviving are his wife, Leona Sayre; three sons, Michael Sayre of Columbus, Ohio, Ernest Sayre of Herlong, Ca., Mike Bates, Pataskala; two daughters, Patricia Sayre and Christina Sayre, both of Pataskala; sister, Faye Stonerock of Pickerington, Ohio, five grandchildren; and aunts from Mason and Putnam counties.
The funeral will be Sunday, 2 p.m., at the Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with the Rev. Denver Tucker officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo Memorial Park, Buffalo. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m., and one hour prior to the service on Sunday.

Sayre, Montrie Helen
Montrie Helen Sayre, 70, of Point Pleasant, died at home Monday, July 3, 1995.
Born April 14, 1925 in Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Gracie Thomas. She was a self-employed beautician.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jasper A. Sayre.
Survivors include a daughter, Angel Sayre of Elkhart, IN; a son, Rex A. Sayre of Point Pleasant; a sister, Naomi Jarvis of Peterstown, WV; and two grandchildren.
There is no visitation. Wilcoxen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sayre, Wilma
Wilma Sayre, 58, of 2216 Eastern Ave., Gallipolis, died Friday, April 28, 1995, in the Holzer Medical Center.
Born July 19, 1936 in Gallipolis, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Elma Gladys (Sigler) Burns. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Sayre, who died in 1981, and a brother, William Burns. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include one daughter, Sherry Sayre of Lebanon, Ohio; seven sisters, Mildred Daft, Clara Wolfe, Linda Kinder, Carol Burns, all of Gallipolis, Thelma Harrington of Columbus, Christine Kirk of Middleport, Sue Chaney of Queens City, Texas; three brothers, Robert, Clarence and James Burns, all of Gallipolis; mother-in-law, Goldie Smith of Point Pleasant; special friend, Lucy White of Point Pleasant; and a grandson.
Graveside service will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m., at the Centenary Cemetery with the Rev. David L. Hopkins officiating. Friends may call Monday, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Willis Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holzer Medical Center Hospice, 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631.

Schoonover, Frances L
Frances L. Schoonover, 66, Kanauga, Ohio, died Saturday, April 15, 1995 at Holzer Medical Center.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Gallipolis Christian Church. She was also a member of a Canasta club.
Born Nov. 1, 1928 in Gallipolis, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Ethel Allison Saunders.
Survivors include four sons, Donald L. Schoonover of Bidwell, Ohio, David Schoonover of Gallipolis, Bobby L. Schoonover of Point Pleasant and Jeffrey L. Schoonover of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Ralph Saunders of South Lyon, Mich.; one sister, Thelma McBride of Tampa, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Schoonover.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home in Gallipolis, where the service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday with Pastor Denny Coburn officiating. Burial will follow in Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Pall bearers will be Walter Schoonover, Wayne Schoonover, Ronnie Greathouse, Bill Lee, Fred Burnett and John Vanmeter.

See, Dana Madeline
Dana Madeline See, 83, of Point Pleasant died Thursday, August 10, 1995, at the Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Point Pleasant. She was a member of the Davies Grove Baptist Church.
Born March 7, 1912 in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Joseph M. and Fannie Jane (Hart) Moody. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Earl See; a brother, Howard Moody; and a half-brother, George Cossin.
She is survived by four daughters, Phyllis Darleene Sword of with whom she made her home; Bonna Jean Handley and Elizabeth Jane McDaniel and Carol Louise Parsons, all of Point Pleasant; two sons, Doren Gerald See of Hernando, FL, and Wayne Lozell See of Point Pleasant; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 14, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Rev. Joe Hammack and Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Hills Cemetery at Flatrock. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home. Sunday from 6-9 p.m.

See, Everett D
Everett D. See, 68, of Cheshire, Ohio, died Sunday, April 30, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center.
Born May 16, 1926, in DeKalb, Ill., he was a son of the late William Edward and Emma (Pringle) See. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Robert E. and William E. See.
He was a retired die setter for White Westinghouse in Columbus, Ohio, and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are two sisters, Wilma See of Point Pleasant, Thelma Campbell of Gallipolis; two brothers, Roy See of Gallipolis Ferry, and James See, address unknown.
The funeral will be Wednesday, 1 p.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Odell Bush officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Shamblin, Okey Phillip
Okey Phillip Shamblin, 76, of Point Pleasant, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 1995, at the Point Pleasant Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was a retired employee of the F.M.C. Chemical Company is South Charleston, and was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in St. Albans.
Born March 16, 1919, in Queen Shoals, Clay County, W.Va., he was a son of the late Robert and Icie (Rader) Shamblin. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ray and James Shamblin.
Survivors include his wife, Loraine (Coutz) Shamblin; daughter, JoAnna Spencer of Point Pleasant; son, Thomas Shamblin of Marmet, W.Va.; sister, Mary Going of St. Petersburg, FL; five brothers, Bill Shamblin, Clifford Shamblin, Manuel Shamblin, Porter Shamblin, all of Clendenin, W.Va., and Mark Shamblin of Procious, W.Va.; five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Staten officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Life Victory Center, PO. Box 321, Gallipolis, Ohio, 45631.

Shiflet, Betty Jo
Betty Jo Shiflet, 69, of Gallipolis, died Monday, May 22, 1995, at the University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Born Nov. 20, 1926, in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Wamsley) Brown. She was also preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
She retired from the Pleasant Valley Hospital as a nurses aide, and was a member of the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Point Pleasant.
Surviving are her husband, Robert Shiflet, whom she married on Dec. 22, 1945; four daughters, Linda Mahan of Moraine, Ohio, Pat Sheline of Point Pleasant, Debbie Carhart of Gallipolis, Kelly Shiflet of Jacksonville, Fla.; son, Mike Shiflet of Bidwell, Ohio; two sisters, Opal Neal of Point Pleasant, Thelma Cadle of Baton Rouge, La.; five grandchildren and a great grandchild.
The funeral will be Wednesday, 1 p.m., at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Shinn, Glen R
Glen R. Shinn, 51, of 300 Brown Lane, Apple Grove, WV, died Monday, July 24, 1995, at his home.
Born May 31, 1944 in Leon, WV, he was a son of Helen 'Dolly' (King) Shinn of Leon, WV, and the late Donald R. Shinn.
He was a former employee of Two River Motor Co. of Point Pleasant, WV; a self-employed carpenter; a business owner and farmer.
In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn (Powell) Shinn, who passed away November 14, 1984.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are a daughter, Vicki Renee Shinn of Apple Grove, WV; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert A. 'Robbie' and Diana Shinn of Point Pleasant, WV; a special friend, Tammy Roberts of Apple Grove; WV; a sister, Karen Paul of Norfolk, VA; a brother and sister-in-law, Donald Jr. and Cheryl Shinn of Barboursville, WV; two grandsons, Brandon and Bradley 'Bucky' Shinn, both of Point Pleasant, WV; six nieces and a nephew.
Service will be Friday, July 28, 1995, at 1 p.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, WV, with the Rev. Charles Moses officiating. Burial will follow in Leon Cemetery, Leon, WV. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, July 27, 1995, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Shinn, Zane Emerson
Zane Emerson Shinn, 61, of Leon, died Sunday, January 1, 1995, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio following a brief illness.
Born January 1, 1934 in Elmwood, he was a son of the late Ray and Gratia (Davis) Shinn. He was a retired receiving clerk for Owens-Illinois, a member of the Masonic lodge and was a Protestant. Survivors include a son, Clinton Shinn of Saudi Arabia; a daughter, Karen Stutler of Leon; two brothers, Carol Shinn of Columbus and Dale Shinn of Leon; two sisters, Bernice Burwell of Pickerington, Ohio, and Evelyn Hill of Dayton, Ohio; and a special friend, Miriam Butts.
Service will be Friday, January 6, at 1l a.m. at the Casto Funeral Home, Evans with Rev. Dennis Wolfe officiating. Burial will follow in Stone Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Simmers, Louis Benjamin
Rev. Louis Benjamin Simmers, 60, of Gassaway died Tuesday, January 3, 1995, in Greenbrier Valley Hospital, Lewisburg, after a short illness.
He was pastor of Mount Storm United Methodist Church and former pastor of the Bachtel-Broad Run Charge from 1984-86. He was also a Korean War veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Effie (Riffle) Simmers; daughters, Beverly J. Simmers of Gassaway and Peggy A. Ingram of Frankford; a son, Michael D. of Swiss; his mother, Madeline (Johnson) Simmers Tenney of Weston; and one grandchild.
Services were held Friday, January 6, at Boyle Funeral Home, Weston. Rev. Andy Agnew and Rev. Basil Hensley officiated. Burial was in Weston Masonic Cemetery.

Slaughter, Roy Otmer
Roy Otmer Slaughter, 91, of New Haven, died April 7, 1995, at the Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness.
Born March 4, 1904 at Evans, he was a son of the late Charles Monroe and Jessie Mae (Robey) Slaughter. He was a farmer, retired from the maintenance department of Ohio University at Athens, Ohio, and attended Hopewell Baptist Church at Mt. Alto.
He is survived by a sister, Mabel Flowers of New Haven.
Service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 10 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans with Pastor Andrew Robinson officiating. Burial was in Letart Falls Cemetery, Letart Falls, Ohio.

Slawter, Dixie Elizabeth
Dixie Elizabeth Slawter, 86, of Mason, died Monday, Nov. 6, 1995, at Veterans Memorial Hospital Extended Care.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Mason United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star of Shade,
Ohio.
Born Sept. 5, 1909, in Given, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late James Madison Buckalew and Felicia Dorothy (Waugh) Buckalew. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Lester Duff and Hiram Slawter.
Surviving are three step sons, Benny Slawter of Middleport, Ohio, Harry Slawter of Wisconsin, Hiram Slawter of Kentucky; three step daughters, Rose Patterson of Rutland, Ohio, Judy Marinacci of Columbus, Ohio, Betty Hill of Indiana; a sister, Marie Landfried of Point Pleasant; brother, Ira E. Buckalew of Dunbar, W.Va.; special niece, Mary Kebler of Mason, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Thursday, Nov. 9, 1995, 1 p.m., at the Foglesong Funeral Home with the Rev. Bennie Stevens and Rev. Damon Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in the Emma Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1995, 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Smith, Calvin Hensley
Calvin Hensley 'Hense' Smith, 71, of Glenwood, died Monday, June 5, 1995, at his residence.
Born March 14, 1924, in Glenwood, he was a son of the late Freeman and Myrtle Cremeans Smith. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Clina E. Edmonds and a brother, James 'Clem' Smith.
He was retired from A.C.F. Industries and was a member and elder of the Guyan Creek Church.
Survivors include his wife, Alta Rife Smith; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Bill Saunders of
Glenwood; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Roger Smith, Darell and Nancy Wallace Smith, Jerry and Joyce Wray Smith, Howard and Linda Sharp Smith, all of Glenwood; sister, Mrs. J.M. (Tina) Bryan of Glenwood; brother, Melton F. Smith of Ona; seven grandchildren, one step granddaughter, and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral was Wednesday, 2 p.m., at the Guyan Creek Church with Rev. Don Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements.

Smith, Cecil
Cecil Smith, 46, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Monday, April 10, 1995 at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington.
Born July 19, 1948, in Thayer, W.Va., he was a son of the late Orville Cecil and Gladys Pauline (Plumley) Smith. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Franklin and Marshall.
He was a general laborer.
Surviving are three brothers, Orville Lee Smith of Oklahoma City, OK, James 'Casey' Smith of Gallipolis Ferry, Samuel 'Pete' Smith of Gallipolis Ferry; four sisters, Nina Hill of Point Pleasant, Margaret Dunn of Gallipolis Ferry, Gladys Wells of Delaware, Ohio, and Ruby Wells of Delaware, Ohio.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at the Henderson Cemetery, with the Rev. Herman Jordan officiating. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

Smith, Gene Wayne
Gene Wayne Smith, 67, of Point Pleasant died Saturday, November 18, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant.
He was a retired welder for A.F.C. in Red House, and a United States Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.
Born January l, 1928 in Point Pleasant, he was a son of Gertrude (Selby) Smith of Point Pleasant and the late William E. Smith. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, James W. Smith and William E. Smith, Jr.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, Earl Wayne Smith of Point Pleasant; a daughter, Beverly Kay Carder of Point Pleasant; three sisters, Mary Easter of Ripley, Janet Carpenter of Elkview, and Sandra Newton of Charlotte, NC; three brothers, Arthur D. Smith, Charles R. Smith, and James R. Smith, all of Point Pleasant; and three grandchildren.
Graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, November 20, at Suncrest Cemetery in Point Pleasant with Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial followed. Arrangements were under the direction of Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

Smith, Helen
Helen Smith, 68, of Point Pleasant, died Sunday, August 13, 1995, at her home.
Born December 13, 1926 in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Homer Bennett Julian Fowler and Mina Francis (Rogers) Fowler. She was a member of Bellemead United Methodist Church.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Zetha Thompson and Blanch McNeal; and a brother, Marion R. Fowler.
Survivors include her husband, Briciel Smith; three sons, Justin Fowler and Bryan Smith of Point Pleasant and Rickie Smith of Southside; two sisters, Dorothy Krebs and Esther VanMeter of Point Pleasant; a brother, Wilmer J. Fowler of West Salem, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 16, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-9 p.m.

Smith, Jane Aldine
Jane Aldine Smith, 75, of Point Pleasant, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 1995,. at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
A retired physical education teacher for the Mason County School System, she had also taught at Keyser and Bridgeport, W.Va. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church; the American Association of University Women; and a member and past president of the Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club.
Born March 30, 1919, in Clarksburg, she was a daughter of the late Otto D. and Laura Elizabeth (Chapman) Goodwin. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Betty L. Looney and Frances G. Logan.
Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Lionel L. Smith; daughter, Marlyn (Smith) Bisher of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; son, William Cary Smith of Morgantown; sister, Eleanor R. Goodwin of Bridgeport; two brothers, James C. Goodwin of Pearisburg, Va., Walter B. Goodwin of Bridgeport; and six grandchildren.
The funeral will be Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., at the Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. Steven E. Dorsey officiating. Burial will be in the Smith Cemetery at Uler, W.Va. in Roane County. Friends may call at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club, in care of 2902 Spruce Ave., Point Pleasant, WV 25550

Smith, Robert Eugene Sr
Robert Eugene Smith Sr., 64, of Hurricane died Wednesday, June 14, 1995, at home following a long illness.
He was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce (Kinniard) Smith; a daughter, Sandra Ferguson of Teays Valley; four sons, Robert Jr. and Charles of Hurricane, Michael of St. Albans, and Richard of Brunswick, GA; two sisters, Wilma Withers of Point Pleasant and Grace Crabtree of Hillsboro, Ohio; brothers, Carl of Leveland, TX, George of Centerville, Ohio, and Roy of Bethel Park, PA; and seven grandchildren.
Service will be Saturday, June 17, at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, with Rev. Marlin Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

Smith, Roy E
Roy E. Smith, 26, of Hurricane died Friday, November 17, 1995, at Putnam General Hospital.
Born December 18, 1968 in Huntington, he was a son of the late Roy and Phyllis (Perdue) Smith.
He is survived by his maternal grandmother, Dixie Mancos of Huntington.
Service will be Monday, November 20, at 1 p.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with Rev. Lee Baird and Rev. Marlin Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Cannel Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 7-9 p.m.

Smith, Sinda M
Sinda M. Smith, 98, of Point Pleasant, died Monday, Feb. 20, 1995, a her home following a long illness.
Born Sept. 29, 1896 in Ranger, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late William W. and Alice (Stephens) Adkins. She was a charter member of the Becco United Baptist Church of Amherstdale, W.Va., a beloved mother and Christian saint.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otto D. Smith; three granddaughters, Marcella Blackwell, Sherry Hogan and Barbara Smith; and two sons, Ray and William Smith.
Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Lenora Smith Clay of Point Pleasant, with whom she made her home, Bonnie and Will Hogan of Barboursville; four granddaughters, Bonita Lykins of Madera, California, Alice Anderson of Memphis, Tenn., Raedean Ogg of Huntington, Judy Gannon of Huntington; two grandsons, Bill Smith of California, Ray Smith of Glenwood; four great-grandsons, Jeff Smith of Knoxville, Tenn., David Smith
and Billy Smith of California, Angus Smith of Glenwood; five great-granddaughters, Alisha Hope Len Blackwell of Duryea, Pa., Jennifer Ogg, Robin Gannon, Sarah Gannon, all of Huntington, Raven Smith of Glenwood; and one great-great-granddaughter, MarSinLen Hope Blackwell Conley of Duryea, Pa.
The funeral will be Thursday, Feb. 23, 1995, at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. E.E. Frye officiating. Burial will be in the Pete Meadows Cemetery, Glenwood. Visitation will beat the Wilcoxen Funeral Home Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Smith, Tanna Jo
Tanna Jo Smith, infant daughter of Timothy and Tammy (Cottrell) Smith, died Sunday, January 15, 1995, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington.
In addition to her parents, she is also survived by a brother, Taylor Ryan Smith; paternal grandparents, Luther and Sally Smith of Point Pleasant and maternal grandparents, Terry and Dorothy Hesson of Gallipolis Ferry.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 20, at the Apple Grove Memorial Gardens, in Apple Grove, with Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction Crow-Hussell Funeral Home. There will be no visitation.

Snead, Mary Destine
Mary Destine Snead, 78, of Camp Conley, died at the home of her nephew, Robert 'Bob' J. Williams on Thursday, January 5, 1995, after a long illness.
Born April 27, 1916, in Marting, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late James and Oda G. (White) Jones. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Sterling Snead, who died January 10, 1980.
She is survived by one sister, Alma Soulters of Itmann, W.Va.; five half-sisters, Faye Arthur of Orlando, Florida, Ruth Anderson of Denver, Col.; Sue Adkins of Cary, North Carolina, Betty Ranger of Bremen, Kentucky and Lissie Vaughan of Athens, Tennessee; three half-brothers, Jack Jones of Seville, Ohio, Terry Jones of Portage, In., and John Jones of Detroit, Mi; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 7, 1995, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday, January 6, 1994, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Stanley, Frank H. Jr
Frank H. Stanley, Jr., 79, of Mason, formerly of Beckley, died Friday, Nov. 24, 1995, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Retired from Armco Steel, he was a coal miner and member of the United Mine Workers Local 6608.
Born Jan. 5,1916, in Sun, W.Va., he was a son of the late Frank H. Stanley, Sr. and Pearl (Fipps) Stanley. He was also preceded in death by two sisters.
Surviving are his wife, Martha Stanley; three children from a previous marriage; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and Wayne Ross of Cleveland, Ohio, Sharon and Carl Wamsley of Cheshire, Ohio; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Toni Givens of Middleport, Ohio, Johnny and Kathy Givens of Edgewater, Fla.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; a sister, Effie Gulley of Beckley; and brother, Danny Stanley of Louisville, Ohio.
The funeral will be Tuesday, 1 p.m., at the Foglesong Funeral Home, with burial in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Starr, Gladys
Gladys Starr, 84, of Point Pleasant died Friday, March 17, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker and had lived in Point Pleasant since 1972.
Born May 10, 1910 in Belo, WV, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Roxann Runyon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Willie Starr.
She is survived by two sons, James Robert Starr of Kingman, AZ, and Charles Edward Starr of North Ridgeville, OH; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation.

Stevens, Ella
Ella Ramsey Stevens, 79, of Mason, died Monday, April 3, 1995.
Born Dec. 1, 1915, in Trammel, Va.. she was a daughter of the late Kenneth Freeland and Carrie (Campbell) Ramsey. She was also preceded in death by two brothers.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, John K. Holton of Massillon, Ohio; sister, Ruby Ramsey Queen of Mason; one grandson and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday, 1 p.m., at the Kuhner Lewis Funeral Home, Oak Hill, Ohio, with the Rev. Liston Halley officiating. Burial will be in Hill Cemetery, Thurman, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Stevens, Lily M
Lily M. Stevens, 94, of New Haven, died Monday, December 26, 1994, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born May 15, 1900 in Wilding, WV, she was a daughter of the late Ezra D. and Addie P. (Linscott) Anderson. She was a homemaker. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter W. Stevens, two sisters, Helen I. Lingard and Hilda E. Warth, and brothers, Everet, Raymond and Hermon C. Anderson.
Survivors include a step son Howard; two step-daughters Mary and Mabel; a sister and brother-in-law, Louise E. and Robert F. Claflin of New Haven, several step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 30, at the Union Cemetery with Rev. Eldon Shingleton officiating.

Stewart, Emogene
Emogene Stewart, 68, of Point Pleasant, died Friday, May 12, 1995, in the Holzer Medical Center.
Born July 29, 1926, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Abraham and Alice (Meadows) Scarberry. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Stewart, who died in 1990, two brothers and two sisters.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Susie and Eric Morris of Point Pleasant; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Sam Stewart, Jr. of Gallipolis Ferry, David 'Skip' Stewart of Point Pleasant, Scott and Debbie Stewart of Point Pleasant; two brothers, Albert Scarberry of Point Pleasant, Charles 'Jack' Scarberry of Letart; and six grandchildren.
The funeral will be Monday, 10 a.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. William 'Bill' Banks officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Stewart, Delia Mae
Delia Mae Stewart, 63, of Flatrock died Monday, January 23, 1995 at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
Born October 4, 1931 in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Pearl and Beulah (Wright) Jones.
She attended Gospel Lighthouse Church, Point Pleasant, and was a former employee of Mason Furniture Factory, Gene Ball's Restaurant and Kin Folks Restaurant.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Henry H. Stewart; and three sisters.
Survivors include two sons, Howard R. Stewart and Henry Stewart, both of Point Pleasant; three daughters, Opal Hupp of Racine, Ohio, Cheryl Dunn and Mary Cooper, both of Point Pleasant; four sisters, Osie Botkin of Vinton, Ohio, Mary Richardson of Mt. Alto, Geneva Conrad of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Christine Sneed of Point Pleasant; five brothers, Pearl Jones, Dana Jones and Kenny Jones; all of Point Pleasant, Clifford Jones of Gallipolis and Charles Jones of Little Suamico, Wisconsin; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Service will be Thursday, January 26, at 1:30 p.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Jim Cundiff officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery, Letart. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.

Stewart, Frances
Frances Stewart, 79, of Mason died Sunday, March 19, 1995, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington.
Born April 20, 1915 in Hartford, she was a daughter of the late Samuel R. and Mary F. (Grinstead) Aumiller. She was a homemaker, a 1933 graduate of Wahama High School and a member of the Mason United Methodist Church.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur R. 'Reuben' Stewart; a brother, John S. Aumiller; and a nephew, Stan Aumiller.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary M. Fowler of Point Pleasant; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Opal Stewart of Walton, WV and Gary L. and Linda K. Stewart of Point Pleasant; a sister, Maxine Arnold Wagner of Lancaster, OH; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be Wednesday, March 22, at 1 p.m. at Mason United Methodist Church with Rev. Damon Rhodes, Rev. Bennie Stevens, and Rev. Paul Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant.
Friends may call at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, on Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks contributions be made to Mason United Methodist Church.

Stewart, Harold W
Harold W. Stewart, 82, of San Antonio, Texas, died Friday, June 23, 1995, at Audie L. Murphy V.A. Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.
A retired master sergeant with the U.S. Air Force, he served in World War II.
Born Nov. 11, 1912, in Point Pleasant, he was a son of the late James R. and Maude Z. (Lathey) Stewart. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Winifred E. 'Vic' Harding and Leva L. Stewart.
Surviving are a niece, Geraldine 'Gent'' Hudson of South Vienna, Ohio; and several cousins.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, June 28, 1 p.m., at the Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Damon Rhodes officiating. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason.

Stewart, Kathleen
Kathleen Stewart, 70, of Rt. 1, Robertsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She worked as a housekeeper and attended Oma Chapel Church, Grimms Landing.
Born Jan. 9, 1925, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Larry A. and Katie M..(Higginbotham) Tucker. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray Stewart.
Surviving is a half-sister, Naomi Bowies of Robertsburg.
The funeral will be Friday, 1 p.m., at the Oma Chapel Church with the Rev. Belford Jividen officiating. Burial will be in the Tucker Cemetery, Grimms Landing. Friends may call at the Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Stewart, Mildred
Mildred Stewart, 66, of Hartford, died June 19, 1995, at her residence.
Born June 28, 1928, in Hartford, she was a daughter of the late Daniel A. and Nora (Landers) Rairden. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Virgil and Bernard Rairden.
She was a former waitress.
Survivors include a brother, Carl H. Rairden of Hartford, and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Foglesong Funeral Home.

Stewart, Ray R
Ray R. Stewart, 76, of Rt. 1, Robertsburg, Mason County, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 1995, in Pleasant Valley Hospital following a short illness.
He was a former employee of New York City Railroad, and the Mason County Highway Department. A member of the American Legion Post.23 of Point Pleasant, he was an Army veteran of World War II.
Born July 9, 1918, in Elmwood, Mason County, he was a son of the late George and Iva (Casto) Stewart.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Stewart; two sisters; Georgia Grady of Cottageville, Evelyn Durst of Bowie, Md.; and special friends, Steve and Sherry Tucker.
The funeral will be Tuesday, 2 p.m., at the Raynes Funeral Home in Buffalo with the Rev. Belford Jividen officiating. Burial will be in the Tucker Cemetery, Grimms Landing, with military rites by Post 23. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 2 to 9 p.m.

Stewart, Talmadge E
Talmadge E. Stewart, 69, of New Haven, W.Va. died Monday, Oct. 23, 1995 at his residence.
Mr. Stewart was born May 24, 1926 in Jackson County, W.Va., the son of the late Thomas E. and Goldie M. (Unrue) Stewart.
He worked as a welder for Buckeye Steel Castings in Columbus, Ohio, and was presently the maintenance supervisor for the River Bend Place in., New Haven, W.Va. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 in New Haven. He and his wife celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on Sept. 16.
Surviving are his wife, E. June (Rice) Stewart of New Haven; two daughters and son-in-law, Libbi Stewart of New Haven, Donna and Charles Osborne of Columbus, Ohio; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ed and Sandy Stewart of Letart, W.Va., Carl A. and Peggy Stewart of Orient, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Michelle Hill, Petty Officer Charles Osborne and Jeffrey Osborne, Michael, Jody, Cassie and Nathan Stewart, A.J. Satterfield and Angie Simpkins; three great-grandchildren, Karissa, Summer and Sierra; four brothers Delbert and Herbert Stewart, both of Columbus, Ohio, Bill Stewart of Letart, W.Va., Nick Stewart of Gallipolis; four sisters, Kathleen Roub of Ripley, W.Va., Jean Hardman of Charleston, W.Va., Dorothy Mounts of Columbus, Ohio, Nancy Butler of Gallipolis, Ohio; a half brother, Pete Stewart of Parkersburg, W.Va.; two half sisters, Martha Stover of Charleston, W.Va., Middie Scarberry of Akron, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were a son, Thomas Lee Stewart; mother-in-law and father-in-law, A. Rupert and Osa Rice; two brothers, Howard and Dwight Stewart; and a half brother, Robert Stewart.
Services will be Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1995, at 1 p.m. at Foglesong Funeral Home with Rev. Eldon G. Shingleton officiating. Burial will follow in Letart Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, noon until the time of the services. There will be a military service at the graveside by the military. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Jim Keyes.

Stone, Isabell
Isabell Stone, 73, of Rt. 1, Leon, died Monday, July 10, 1995, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, following an extended illness.
Born Dec. 13, 1921 in Given, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Charles L. and Alice Jane 'Carney' Willing. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Jay Dwight and James Edison Stone, grandson, David D. Stone, brother, Ray Welling, and sister, Reva Balch.
A retired school bus driver for the Mason County School System, she was active in the formation of the Mt. Flower Rescue Squad, and attended the Harvey Chapel Church at Leon.
Survivors include her husband, Jay Ezra Stone; two sons, Roger Stone of Point Pleasant, Elmer Stone of Dexter, Ohio; daughter, Louease Sayre of Letart; brother, Russell Welling of Ripley; 10 grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Thursday, July 13, 2 p.m., at the Creston United Methodist Church near Evans, with the Rev. Bud Hatfield and Rev. Verlin Hart officiating. Burial will be in the Creston Church Cemetery. Friends may call at the Casto Funeral Home, Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Stover, Edgar J
Edgar J. Stover, 71, of Bedford, Ohio, originally from Jackson County, W.Va., died Friday, June 2, 1995, at his home.
Born July 11, 1923, he was a son of the late Holly P. Stover and Lucy (Casto) Stover. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Maxine Boyer.
A veteran of World War II, and retired from Republic LTV Steel in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, and Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gail and John Jarosz, Bedford, Ohio; brother, Russell H. Stover, Bedford; eight sisters, Hazel Baker of Leon, Belle Raines of Kent, Ohio, Thelma Snyder of Winter Haven, Fla., Mary Depue and Louise Easter, both of Evans, W.Va., Agnes White of Kenna, W.Va., Carol Boggess of Ripley, and Betty Merical of Millwood;. and six grandchildren.
The funeral was June 6, 10 a.m., at the Ferfolia Funeral Home.

Stover, Elza
Elza Stover, 86, of Leon, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1995 at the Care Haven Nursing Home in Teays Valley following an extended illness.
Born March 14, 1909 in Mason County, he was a son of the late Samuel P. and Mary Belle (Cossin) Stover. A retired carpenter and farmer, he was a member of the Mt. Tabor EUB Church at Leon.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Amanda (Keefer) Stover; son, James A. Stover of Parkersburg, daughter, Thelma Jane Hodges of Hurricane; brother, Claude Stover of Glenford, Ohio; sister, Irene Gier of Massillon, Ohio; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday, 2 p.m., at the Casto Funeral Home in Evans with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.

Stover, Okey
Okey Stover, 84, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born March 19, 1911, in Gallipolis Ferry, he was a son of the late Emory and Cora Mae (Duncan) Stover. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Irene (Burris) Stover; a son, daughter, brother and two sisters.
A farmer, he also worked as a laborer at the Cornstalk Wildlife area. Surviving are a daughter, Bessie Marie Kinnaird, Gallipolis Ferry; four sons, Jack Stover and William 'Tooder' Stover, both of Gallipolis Ferry, Kenny Stover of Apple Grove, David Stover of Southside; brother, Harry Stover of Point Pleasant; 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Friday, 1 p.m., at the Mt. Carmel Church in Gallipolis Ferry with Brother Isaiah Crump officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m., and at the church one hour prior to the service.

Stover, Oma E
Oma E. Stover, 85, of Point Pleasant, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 1995, in the Holzer Medical Center.
Born July 28, 1910, she was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant Woman's Club, and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Stover, Sr., and two sons, William E. Stover, Jr. and Robert Stover.
Survivors include a son, Thomas E. Stover of Sheffield Lake, Ohio; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday, 11 a.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Steven Dorsey officiating. Burial will be in the Concord Cemetery, Henderson. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Stricklen, William Henry
William 'Wimpy' Henry Stricklen, 68, of Point Pleasant died Wednesday, June 7, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was a retired line superintendent of Appalachian Power Company, where he had been employed for 41 years; a member of the Main Street Baptist Church; a United States Navy veteran of World War II; a 1945 graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School; and he was a licensed private pilot.
Born May 12, 1927 in Charleston, he was a son of the late Henry and Rosie (Taylor) Stricklen.
He is survived by his wife, Dorthea (Clark) Stricklen; three sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Sara Stricklen and David and Dawnda Stricklen, all of Point Pleasant, and Tom and Carolyn Stricklen of Teays Valley; two half sisters; Dorthy Songer of Berkley Springs and Emogene Sayre of Dunbar; and four grandchildren.
Service will be Saturday, June 10, at 11 a.m. at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Don Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Friday from 6-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may contribute to Main Street Baptist Church Building Fund, 1100 Main Street, Point Pleasant, WV 25550.

Sullivan, Warren J
Warren J. Sullivan, 72, of Cross Lanes, formerly of Buffalo, Putnam County, died Wednesday, May 17, 1995, in the Putnam General Hospital, Hurricane.
He was retired from Union Carbide/Institute Plant as a pipe fitter and insulator after 25 years of service. He was a member of the Buffalo Senior Citizens and an Army veteran of World War II.
Born Aug. 22, 1922, in Mason County, he was a son of the late David and Edna Pearl (Kessell) Sullivan.
Survivors include his wife, Beatrice (Waugh) Sullivan; two daughters, Gayla Wilkinson of Belpre, Ohio, Lana Adkins of Eleanor; son, Warren Eugene Sullivan of Columbus, Ohio; step daughter, Ann Bream of Charlotte, N.C.; step sons, William E. Vancamp of Cross Lanes, Kenneth and Donald Vancamp, both of Charlotte, N.C.; four sisters, Edna Badgley of Buffalo, Roma Ann Stump of New Haven, Audrey Rollins of Porter, Ohio, Eleanor King of Columbus, Ohio; three brothers, Stuart Sullivan of Buffalo, Earl Sullivan of Columbus, Ohio, Everett Sullivan of Dunbar; three grandchildren, one great-grandson, and nine step grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m., at the Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with the Rev. Denver Tucker officiating. Burial will be in the Haven of Rest Memorial Garden, Red House. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Swackhamer, A. Lucille
A. Lucille Swackhamer, 87, of Mason, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1995, at Lake County East Hospital in Painesville, Ohio.
Born Jan. 8, 1908, in Mason, she was a daughter of the late Charles Jividen and Amy (Adams) Jividen. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Nolan P. Swackhamer, who died in 1980, and a son, Charles Swackhamer.
A retired music teacher, she was a graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She was a member of the Mason United Methodist Church, where she served as choir director, the New Haven Garden Club, Mason Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 157, where she was a past matron, and member of the Mason County Historical Society.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Cheryl D. Swackhamer of Madison, Ohio; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be Friday, 1 p.m., at the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Damon Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in the Beech Grove Cemetery, Pomeroy, Ohio. Friends may call Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Swann, Robert C
Robert C. Swann, 55, of Besoco, WV died Wednesday, March 15, 1995, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley after a long illness.
Born June 3, 1939 in Huntington, he was a son of Claude Swann of Gallipolis, Ohio and Allene (Davis) Dillon of Gallipolis. He was a disabled pipefitter and formerly in the Army National Guard. He was a graduate of Point Pleasant High School and attended Baldwin and Wallace College in Ohio. He was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 521.
He was preceded in death by his step-mother, Margaret Swann.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy (Puckett) Swann at home; a son, Christopher Swann of Texas; two step-sons, Larry B. Bowman of Patrick Springs, VA and Bruce and Piper Bowman of Danville, VA; daughter, Shana Jeffers of Point Pleasant; step-daughter, Mrs. Dru (Patricia) Whittle of Danville, VA; brothers and sister-in-law, Eddie and Barbara Swann of Minnesota and Joe Swann of Florida; a sister, Mrs. William (Leah Mae) Schoonover of Gallipolis, OH; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.
Service will be held at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, with Rev. Ray Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at Skaggs Cemetery at Shady Spring.
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight (Friday) from 6-9 p.m.

Swisher, Paul R
Paul R. Swisher, 86, Middleport, Ohio, died Sunday Oct. 15, 1995 at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.
Born May 4, 1909 in Cheshire, Ohio, he was the son of the late Harlow and Edna Roush Swisher. He was a former Middleport Village employee, a foreman at the Point Pleasant (W.Va.) TNT Plant, and a retired employee of Imperial Electric in Middleport.
He and his wife were house parents at the Athens County Children's Home during the late 1950s and early 1960s. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, of World War II, a life member of Feeney Bennett Post 128 of the American Legion in Middleport, and a life member of the Middleport Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Iva Mae Imboden Swisher; a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Nola Swisher of Middleport; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister and infant brother.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in the Fisher Funeral Home, Middleport, with Al Hartson officiating. Burial will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Middleport firemen will conduct a memorial service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Swords, Margaret Grace
Margaret Grace (Jeffers) Swords, 60, of Springfield, Ohio died Thursday, May 4, 1995, in her residence.
Born November 24, 1934 in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Byrd and Cora Mae (Ballard) Jeffers. She was also preceded in death by a sister and six brothers.
Survivors include six daughters and one son, Shirley (Robert) Hunter, Susan (Robert) Farmer, Dianna (William) Taylor, John Conley, Jr., Patricia Vollmer, Holly Swords and Sharon Mollett of Springfield; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home, 1002 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45505, with Rev. Ralph Hatch officiating. Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 5-8 p.m.

Taylor, Carolyn Elizabeth
Carolyn Elizabeth Taylor, 67, of Point Pleasant, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born Oct. 5, 1928, in Gallipolis Ferry, she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Dimple (Neal) Long. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Edward Long.
A member of the Democratic Women's Organization, she was a member of the Chiropractic Foundation and attended the Gillispie Chapel Church in Gallipolis Ferry. She was part owner of the Taylor Chiropractic practice in Point Pleasant.
Surviving are her husband, Dr. Randall Taylor; step daughter, Sheila Riehl of Lancaster, Ohio; three sisters, Mary Meaige and Shirley Sergent, both of Gallipolis Ferry, Bonnie Harper of Point Pleasant; two brothers, Woodrow Long and Earl Long, both of Gallipolis Ferry; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Tuesday, Nov. 21, 1 p.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Don McMillin, Rev. William 'Bud' Hatfield, and Rev. Marshall Bonecutter officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call Monday at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m.

Taylor, Jean Henry
Jean Henry Taylor, 77, of Mason, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 1995 at Veterans Memorial Nursing Center in Pomeroy.
Born Jan. 30, 1918, in Clifton, she was a daughter of the late Darius and Evelyn (Ward) Henry. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John W. Taylor, Sr., a son, Kenneth A. Taylor, and brother, Earl Henry.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Carol Taylor of Point Pleasant, Michael A. and Frances Taylor of New Haven; brother, Delbert Henry of Point Pleasant; two half sisters, Francis Jeffers, Pomeroy, Christine Luikart, Mason; eight grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at the Jeffers Family Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Services are under the direction of the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home.

Taylor, Opal L
Opal L. Taylor, 66, of Mason, West Virginia died Tuesday, October 10, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
Born November 7, 1928 in Mason, WV, she was a daughter of the late Herman D. Ross, Sr. and Carrie F. (Riffle) Ross. She was a homemaker and a member of Stewart-Johnson Post 140 Ladies Auxiliary.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Herman D. Ross, Jr.; and two sisters, Lillian F. Elliott and Gladys M. Riley.
Survivors include her husband, Clyde A. Taylor of Mason, WV; two daughters and sons-in-law, Connie J. and John F. Puklavetz of Gibsonville, NC and Sandy L. and Terry M. Henry of Mason, WV; a son and daughter-in-law, Rick A. and Nita J. McKirgan of Graham, NC; grandsons, Terry M. Henry II, Jeff P. Henry, Brandon A. McKirgan and Brock A. McKirgan; two great-grandchildren, Terry M. Henry III and Kylee A. Henry; a sister, Rose E. Corliss of Pomeroy, Ohio; a brother, John Henry Ross of Mt. Airy, NC; and a half-brother, Dempsey Riffle of Sunnydale, Utah.
Service will be Friday, October 13, 1995, at 1:30 p.m. at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason with Rev. Rankin Roach and Rev. James Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, October 12, 1995, from 6-9 p.m.

Templeton, Thomas E
Thomas E Templeton, 58, of Apple Grove, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 1995, in St. Mary's Hospital Huntington.
Born Jan. 28, 1937, in Glenwood, he was a son of the late John Russell and Jewell (McCoy) Templeton.
A member of the Church of Christ in Glenwood, he was a U.S. Army veteran, and was employed at Shell Chemical for 28 years, serving as a chemical operator.
Surviving are his wife, Jean (Ball) Templeton; two daughters, Mrs. John (Susie) Halstead of South Charleston, Amy Templeton, at home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Tommy and Kelli Templeton of Pliny, Terry Templeton of Apple Grove; sister, Jane Legg of Glenwood; brother, Stephen Templeton of Gallipolis Ferry; and one granddaughter, Alison Templeton.
The funeral will be Wednesday, 1 p.m., at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with Preacher Ernie Bowser officiating. Burial will be in the McCoy Family Cemetery, Glenwood. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Teter, Edwin C. Jr
Edwin C. Teter Jr., 76, of Point Pleasant died Thursday, June l, 1995, at his home after a long illness.
He was a retired millwright following construction and a member of Local 2430 in Charleston.
Born February 24, 1919 in Clarksburg, he was a son of the late Edwin C. Sr. and Jesse Laurel (Snyder) Teter. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Robert and Jack Teter and Edward Lantz.
He is survived by his wife, Violet M. (Shackelford) Teter, a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald L. and Kay Teter of Harrogate, TN; two daughters and son-in-law, Margaret and Bill Crawford of Apple Grove and Jane A. Teter of Point Pleasant; a daughter-in-law, Marge Teter of Charleston; a brother, Hubert L. Teter of Whittier, CA; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Pastor Max Spurlock and Rev. Ronnie Long officiating. Burial will follow in the Teter Family Cemetery on Rock Castle Road. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Saturday from 6-9 p.m.

Thomas, Edwin Denver
Edwin Denver Thomas, 83, of Leon died Wednesday, February 8, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital following an extended illness.
Born June 8, 1911 in Leon, he was a son of the late Oak and Mary N. (Cleek) Thomas. He was a retired boilermaker for Marietta Shipyards in Point Pleasant with 40 years service and a Protestant.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frederick and Emmons Thomas.
Survivors include his wife, Mary E. (Brier) Thomas; two daughters, Nancy E. Moran of Hinsdale, IL, and Katherine L. Helter of Worthington, OH; two brothers, Harold of Flatrock and Billy of Mason; two sisters, Blondina Duffy of Chillicothe, OH and Norma Dell Reynolds of Hampton, VA; and six grandchildren.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 11, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, with Rev. Kenneth Durst officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Thomas, Gladys M
Gladys M. Clark Thomas, 95, of Leon, died Wednesday, March 15, 1995, in the Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Point Pleasant. A homemaker, she was born Dec. 3, 1899, the daughter of the late James and Bertha (Stephenson) Clark. She was a member of the Leon United Methodist Church, Leon Homemakers, and Leon Pythian Sisters.
Surviving are a son, James A. Thomas of Point Pleasant; granddaughter, Sandra Morgan of Point Pleasant; one great-grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at the Leon Cemetery, Saturday, 2 p.m., with the Rev. Johnnie Hayman officiating.
Friends may call at the Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leon Cemetery Funds in care of Juanita Burdette, Leon, W.Va. 25123.

Thomas, Harry
Harry 'Stub' Thomas, 84, of Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, June 14, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a retired employee of American Car and Foundry (A.C.F.) in Huntington and a veteran of World War II.
Born Aug. 29, 1910 in Letart, he was a son of the late Everett and Margaret (Smith) Thomas. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Pearl (Hatfield) Thomas, who died Oct. 23, 1985.
Surviving are a step son, James E. Anselmi of Huntington; brother, Russell Thomas of Letart; sister, Mary Burkhalt of Cleveland, Ohio; and several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Sunday, 1 p.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Letart. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Thomas, Marie
Marie Thomas, 96, White Oak Road, Bidwell, Ohio, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1995 at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant. She was a member of the Campaign Freewill Baptist Church where she taught the young people's Sunday school class and founded the Happy Home Club.
She was also a member of the Gallia County Senior Citizens, Eno Grange 2080, Gallia County Farm Bureau and a charter member of the Gallia County Extension Home Makers Group and the Past President's Club. She served as a 4-H advisor for 25 years.
Born Nov. 24,1898 in Eno, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. and Minnie Darst Palmer. She married Maurice Thomas March 22, 1917 in Gallipolis, Ohio, and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy Toler of Bidwell and Claribell Hertenstein of Chillicothe, Ohio; three brothers, Wade Palmer of Dover, Ohio, Wayne Palmer of Cheshire, Ohio, and Raymond Palmer of Hawthorne, Fla.; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Raymond Thomas; an infant son; one brother, Donald Palmer, and two sisters, Ruth Gabriel and Jessie Brothers.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home in Vinton, Ohio, where services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday with the Revs. Carl Ward, Charles Hively and Denny Coburn. Burial will be in the Robinson Cemetery in Eno.

Tooley, Garnet Louise
Garnet Louise Tooley, 78, of Point Pleasant, WV, died Saturday, January 21, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She was a retired cook for the Ohio River Company; a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Point Pleasant; a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 3531; a foster grandparent for several years in Mason County; a graduate of Mt. Hope High School and attended Mountaineer College in Huntington.
Born August 8, 1916, in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert W. and Teatoria (Burgett) Tooley. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack E. Tooley.
She is survived by a daughter, Constance Reed of Columbus, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Jane Tooley of Cleveland, Georgia; two nephews, Jack E. Tooley, II, of Warner Robins, Georgia, and Michael A. Tooley of Cleveland, Georgia.
Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 24, 1995, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, in Point Pleasant, WV, with Father Melvin Averman officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, near Point Pleasant. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday, January 23, 1995, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Toops, Carol Sue
Carol Sue Toops 42, Middleport, Ohio, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 1995, at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was employed by the Blue Tartan Tavern in Middleport.
Born Sept. 8, 1952, in Mason, she was the daughter of Ernest L. and Dorothy C. Lemley Greene of Mason.
Survivors include her parents; two sons, Michael E. Greene and Eric T. Toops, both of Middleport; one daughter, Nichole A. DeLauder of Pomeroy, Ohio; her fiance, Ellis Myers of Middleport; three sisters, Tamara K. Arnold of Pomeroy, Lisa J. Layne of Amelia and Alice L. May of New Haven; three brothers, Leslie R. Greene of Pomeroy, Kevin D. Greene of Columbus and Samuel L. Greene of Hartford; grandparents Ray E. Lemley of Cheshire, Ohio, and Alice V. Lemley of Fostoria, Ohio; and three grandchildren.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Fisher Funeral Home where the service will be held 1 p.m. Friday with Mary McDaniel officiating. Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cheshire.

Tribble, Corda Edith
Corda Edith Jividen Tribble, 84, of Nitro died Monday, June 12, 1995, at the Tom and Karen Batten Personal Care Home in Nitro.
Born June 14, 1910 in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Elliott and Josephine (Jones) Jividen. She was a homemaker and attended the Lincoln Drive Church of God in South Charleston.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Tribble.
Survivors include a daughter, Iwana Graley of Nitro; two sisters, Reva Casto of Dunbar and Marie Casto of Ripley; a brother, Oral Jividen of Chillicothe, Ohio; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Service will be Thursday, June 15, at 2 p.m. at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with Rev. Ezra Graley officiating. Burial will be in Warner Cemetery on Tribble Road in Leon. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.

Trippett, Carl, Sr
Carl Trippett, Sr., 56, devoted husband and father, of Gallipolis Ferry, WV, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, May 4, 1995.
He was an employee of the Tri-State Vandike Tire Company, in Barboursville, WV.
Born June 24, 1938, in Glenwood, WV, (Cabell County), he was a son of the late Eugene Trippett and the late Lillie (Spurlock) Trippett. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Trippett, and a sister, Elsea Paxton.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Polly Ann (Davis) Trippett; two daughters, Pamela Eblin of Gallipolis Ferry, WV and Linda Loring of Columbus, Ohio; six sons, Steven Trippett, Joseph Trippett and Phillip Trippett
all of Gallipolis Ferry, WV, Carl Trippett, Jr. of Columbus, Ohio, Douglas Trippett of Hurricane, WV and James Trippett of Brooklyn, NY; two sons-in-law, Marc Eblin of Gallipolis Ferry, WV and Lloyd Loring of Columbus Ohio; two daughters-in-law, Linda and Jeane Trippett; three sisters, Doris Thompson of Scottown, Ohio, Opal Thomas of Columbus, Ohio and Patricia Woodaro of Barboursville, WV; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Trippett of Columbus, Ohio; four brothers, Robert Trippett and Roger Trippett, both of Glenwood, WV, Ray Trippett of Greenup, KY and Elza Trippett of Columbus, Ohio; and eleven grandchildren, Jason, Douglas Jr., Priscilla, Sara, Lloyd, Jr., James, Rita, Michael, Michelle, Aaron and Cassandra.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 7, 1995, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, in Point Pleasant, WV. Burial will follow in the Apple Grove Memorial Gardens, in Apple Grove, WV. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, May 6, 1995; from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Tucker, Whitney Rae
Whitney Rae Tucker, 1, of New Ellenton, South Carolina, died Friday, February 3, 1995, at Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA.
Born June 1, 1993 in Aiken, SC, she was a daughter of Ray A. Jr. and Tonya R. (Speed) Tucker of New Ellenton, SC.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are a brother, Dustin Trevor Tucker at home; maternal grandparents, Ricky and Wand J. Burckhalter and Ray and Judy Speed, all of New Ellenton, SC; paternal grandparents, Ray A. and Virginia Jane (Johnson) Tucker, Sr. of Mason; maternal great-grandparents, Arthur and Betty Speed of Williston, SC and Robbie and Catherine Robinson of New Ellenton, SC; and paternal great-grandmother, Margaret V. Johnson of Mason.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 5, at Corinth Baptist Church, 800 Main Street, SW, New Ellenton, SC, with Rev. Brancie Stephens officiating. Burial will follow in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call at the George Funeral Home, Aiken, SC, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, or Corinth Baptist Church, 800 Main Street, SW, New Ellenton, SC 29809

Vaughan, Gene Douglas
Gene Douglas Vaughan passed away Sunday, May 14, 1995 at the Pleasant Valley Hospital after a lengthy illness.
He retired in 1993 from Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation where he was a brick mason for 26 years. Reared in Ashland, KY where he was a third generation brick mason, he moved to Point Pleasant in 1957. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church, the Poage Lodge 325 F&AM at Ashland, KY and a 32 degree Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Parkersburg, WV and the United Steelworkers Union Local 5668.
Born January 31, 1927 in Ashland, KY, he was the son of the late Arthur Vaughan and Eva (Wheeler) Vaughan of Ashland, KY, who survives.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 46 years, Nina (Mathews) Vaughan of Point Pleasant, WV; one daughter, Rhonda Jean Macura of Chillicothe, Ohio; one son, William Arthur Vaughan of Jacksonville, Florida; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Peggy Vaughan and Lee Royce and J. Edward Maddox of Ashland, KY; one sister-in-law, Louise Musgrave of Point Pleasant, WV; one nephew, Matthew Musgrave of Point Pleasant, WV; and four grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn Macura, Mark Allen Macura, Paige Alexandria Vaughan, and William Arthur Garrett Vaughan.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, WV, with Minister Glenn David Vaughan officiating. Burial will be in the Lone Oak Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, May 15, 1995, from 6- 9 p.m.

Vaughan, Richard E
Richard E. 'Grandpa' Vaughan, 76, of Prospect Hill, Pomeroy, died today, Jan. 12, 1995, at Overbrook Nursing Center in Middleport.
Born Jan. 21, 1918, in Pomeroy, he was the son of the late Walter and Thurma Byrne Vaughan. He was a meat cutter and was affiliated with the former Evans Grocery and Vaughan's Cardinal in Middleport for 50 years.
A Navy veteran of World War II, he was an active member of Drew Webster Post 39 of the American Legion, Pomeroy, the International Order of the Odd Fellows and the Pomeroy Methodist Church.
Survivors include daughters and a son-in-law, Suzanne and Ted Warner of Pomeroy and Judith Hunter of Rutland; sons and daughters-in-law, Richard W. and Ruby Vaughan of Middleport; Pat and Ruth Vaughan of Hastings, Mich., and Martin and Jeanette Vaughan of Rochester, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Other survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Kay and Billy Joe Spencer of Pomeroy; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Joan Vaughan of Pomeroy, George and Mary Vaughan of Cincinnati and Frank Vaughan of Pomeroy; a special friend, Opal Turmbull of Clifton, W.Va., and sisters-in-law, Elizabeth and Rowena Vaughan of Pomeroy.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille; brothers Leo and Byrne Vaughan and one grandson.
Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pomeroy Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Wells. Friends may call Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Ewing Funeral Home in Pomeroy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Meigs County American Cancer Society and the Pomeroy Methodist Church.

Vaughn, Reta Kay
Reta Kay 'Charlie Brown' Vaughn, 36, of Point Pleasant, WV, died Sunday, November 19, 1995, in the Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio, after a long illness.
Born June 5, 1959 in Gallipolis, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Margaret (Stewart) Messick.
Survivors include her husband, George Vaughn of Point Pleasant, WV; three sisters, Judy Roush of Henderson, WV, Linda Tucker of Mt. Airy, NC, and Sheila Turner of Cheshire, Ohio; a brother, Roy Messick of Cheshire, Ohio; special uncles, Marvin and Roy Stewart, both of Point Pleasant, WV; uncles, Guy, Harold and Johnnie Stewart, all of Point Pleasant, WV; seven nieces, Bobbie Jean Roush, Heather Smith, Kindra Vaughn, Sasha Vaughn, Stephanie Smith, Alissa Price, and Kori Samson; nine nephews, Roger Roush, Gage Messick, James Harmon, B.J. Smith, June Plumley, Shawn Plumley, Jesse Vaughn, Cass Vaughn, and Marcus Vaughn; two great-nieces, Brittani and Breanna Roush; and a special friend, Debbie Roush.
Graveside rites will be held Wednesday, November 22, 1995, at 11 a.m. at the Patterson Family Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry, WV with Evangelist L.H. Sam Gwinn. Visitation will be held Wednesday morning, November 22, 1995, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, WV.

Vogeler, Muriel
Muriel Goodnite Vogeler, 78, of Pilgram, Kentucky died Wednesday, February 1, 1995 at Highland Regional Hospital, Pilgram, Kentucky.
Born June 29, 1916 in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Ruth (Roush) Goodnite. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Norman Vogeler; three daughters, Donna Shunka of Mokena, IL, Darlene Gillmore of Pilgram, KY, and Vona Vogeler of Pilgram, KY; two sons, Pete Ord of Magnolia, Ohio, and Charley Ord of Minnesota; a brother, Hubert Goodnite of Ohio and a sister, Minnie Harris of Racine, Ohio.
Service will be Saturday, February 4, at 11 a.m. at Broad Run Lutheran Church, Broad Run Community, with Rev. George Weirick officiating. Burial will be in Broad Run Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6-9 p.m. at Fogelsong Funeral Home. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service at the church.

Walker, Hubert A
Hubert 'Luke' A. Walker, 72, of New Haven died Thursday, January 19, 1995, at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Born October 31, 1922 in Liberty, TX, he was a son of the late Gordan and Mary (Buckalew) Walker. He was a retired seaman at Exxon Oil Co., a World War II veteran, and attended the First Church of God in New Haven and Mt. Moriah Church of God in Racine, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, a sister, and two step-sons.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis L. (Meadows) Walker of New Haven; two sons, Alan Walker and Charlie Walker, four step-children, Clyde Meadows of Augusta, CA, Deloris Elkins of Norfolk, VA, Mrs. David (Ella) Lowman of Hartford, Mrs. Thomas (Phyllis) Norris of Muskegon, MI; two sisters, Dora Johnson of Houston, TX and Joanne Thomas of Houston, TX; a brother, Raymond C. Walker of Houston, TX; one brother-in-law, Jack Harless of Racine; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Charles (Ann) Findley of Racine; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 22, at Letart Falls Cemetery, Letart Falls, Ohio. There will be no visitation. Fogelsong Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Wallace, Dorothy
Mrs. Dorothy Lunsford Wallace, 74, of Milton died Thursday, June 8, 1995 at her home.
Born February 12, 1921 in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late George E. and Mary F. 'Mollie' (Ball) Lunsford.
She was an educator in Mason County for 41 years. She received her master's degree in elementary education from Marshall University and was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Fraziers Bottom.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Berman S. 'Curly' Wallace; a sister, Evelyn Ball; and an infant brother, Edwin Lunsford.
Survivors include a son, Bruce A. Wallace of Milton; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth 'Bessie' Grass of Ona and Mrs. Mildred Gibson of Glenwood; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m. at Heck Funeral Home in Milton with Rev. Ralph G. Sager, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Lunsford Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 6-9 p.m.

Waltermeyer, Minnie Elizabeth
Minnie Elizabeth Waltermeyer, 56, of Leon died Saturday, April 1, 1995, at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division, Charleston.
She retired as head of housekeeping from the Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria, Ohio.
Born January 17, 1939 in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Brother and Bessie (Rollins) Wilson Sr. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Nathan Wilson.
Survivors include her husband, Howard 'Jim' Waltermeyer; a son, Johnny Ray Sabo of Fostoria, Ohio; a step-daughter, Marie Williams of Fostoria, Ohio; four brothers, Frank Wilson of Helena, Ohio, Brother Wilson Jr. and Carl R. Wilson, both of Leon, and Clayton Wilson of Fostoria, Ohio; five grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.
Service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, at the Mt. Zion Church on Thomas Ridge Road, Leon, with Rev. Herman H. Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at the church one hour prior to the funeral service Tuesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Wamsley, Wilma VanDine
Wilma VanDine Grinstead Wamsley, 86, Cheshire, Ohio, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 1995 in Veterans Memorial Hospital.
Born June 2, 1909 in Hartford, daughter of the late Harry and Carrie (Gibbs) Grinstead, she was a homemaker and attended the Danville Holiness Church.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Virgil V. Wamsley, , whom she married Sept. 26, 1931 in Point Pleasant; a daughter, Phyllis M. Larkins; and three grandchildren and two sisters.
Surviving are four sons, Paul (Rose) Wamsley of Little Hocking, Ohio, John (Joan) Wamsley of Bidwell, Ohio, Carl (Sharen) Wamsley of Cheshire, and Richard (Charlotte) Wamsley of Racine, Ohio; two daughters, Nancy (James) Preston and Betty Louden, both of Cheshire; a son-in-law, Dorsel Larkins of Long Bottom, Ohio; 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Vernon Grinstead of Hartford, Foster Grinstead of New Haven, and Burley Grinstead of Columbus, Ohio; and three sisters, Leah Van Meter of West Columbia, Ernestine Zuspan of Mason, and Eulah Bellamy of Point Pleasant.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Rick Maloyed officiating. Burial will be in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire. Friends may call the funeral home from 6-8 tonight. Pallbearers will be grandsons Jess Louden, Mike Larkins, Chris Preston, Brian Wamsley, Don Wamsley and Richie Wamsley.

Warner, Fred A
Fred A. Warner, 97, of Point Pleasant, formerly of Buffalo, Putnam County, died Monday, Feb. 13, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
A former storekeeper, he was a World War I veteran and retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leatha (Riffee) Warner; and a daughter, Mary Hesson.
Surviving are four sons, Wallace Warner of Point Pleasant, Hollis Warner of Westerville, Ohio, Leo Warner of Culloden, W.Va., Cleo Warner of Nitro; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grand- children.
The funeral will be Thursday, 2 p.m., at the Raynes Funeral Home with the Rev. Belford Jividen officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Warth, Rog
Rog Warth, 59, of Hartford, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a general mechanic.
Born Feb. 10, 1935, in Hartford, he was a son of the late Robert W. 'Bob' Warth, Jr. and Freda (Turley) Warth. He was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Kathryn Warth, and nephew, John Michael Warth.
Survivors include two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Howard Brewer, Jr. of Hartford, Lora Mae and Franklin Inboden of Rutland, Ohio; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Donald and Anna Warth of Hartford, Floyd and Brenda Warth of Hartford, David Warth of Hartford; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Friday, 1 p.m., at the Fogelsong Funeral Home with the Rev. James Hughes officiating. Burial will be in the Graham Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Watkins, John Davison
John Davison Watkins, 85, of Honeybrook, PA and formerly of Gassaway, WV, died Wednesday, October 18, 1995, at home.
He was a former teacher, for 13 years at Wahama High School in Mason, and had also taught for 25 years in Braxton County.
Born June 12, 1910 in Sutton, WV, he was a son of the late John H. and Mary Elizabeth (Sutton) Watkins. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Josephine (Bail) Watkins.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Paul E. and Junie Watkins of Gallipolis Ferry and John David and Barbara Watkins of Hobart, IN; two daughters and a son-in-law, Marilyn Kay and Jerrald Murphy of Vienna, WV, and Susan Lynne Watkins of Honeybrook, PA; a sister, Winifred E. Butler of Morgantown; four brothers, Paul A. Watkins of Charleston, J. Herbert Watkins of Miami, FL, Felix S. Watkins of Fairfax, VA and Richard T. Watkins of Orlando, FL; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 23, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Louis A. Hussell officiating. Graveside rites will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Mt. Olive Cemetery, Strange Creek, WV. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home Sunday from 6-9 p.m.

Watson, James C
James C. Watson, 62, of Point Pleasant died Saturday, September 9, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was an employee of J.A. Jones Construction Company in Charlotte, NC and was a member of Carpenter's Union Local 128 in St. Albans.
Survivors include his wife, Maelee (Wymer) Watson; two daughters, Anita K. Newman of Atlanta, GA and Mari Anne Royston of Elberton, GA; his mother, Garnett (Call) Watson of Winfield; a sister, Linda K. Meeks of Winfield; six brothers, Willie L. of Loveland, Ohio, Robert G. of Washington Courthouse, Ohio, John N. of Hurricane, Kenneth D., Paul R. and Bernard S., all of Winfield; and three grandchildren.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 12, at the Chapman Funeral Home in Teays Valley with Rev. Mike Rader officiating. Burial will follow in the Fraziers Bottom United Methodist Church Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home Monday from 7-9 p.m.

Watterson, Okey Randall
Okey Randall Watterson, 80, of Apple Grove, died Friday, February 24, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born November 20, 1914 in Apple Grove, he was a son of the late Floyd and Minnie (Carter) Watterson. He was a farmer and was retired from the Department of Highways.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Maxine (Dunn) Watterson; two sons, three sisters, and three brothers.
Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Potts of Gallipolis Ferry; two sisters, Faye Connors of Columbus, Ohio and Opal McCloud of Orlando, FL; and three grandchildren.
Service will be at Wilcoxen Funeral Home Monday, February 27, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Odell Bush officiating. Burial will follow in Beale Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 7-9 p.m.

Wears, Janice Caroline
Janice Caroline Wears, 55 (*see note below), of Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Point Pleasant, died Monday, Feb. 13, 1995, at her residence.
Born in Plain City, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Ishmael and Ola Lee Thompson. She was also preceded in death by four sons, Roger, Tommy, Donald and Ernie North, daughter, Colleen North, three brothers and two sisters.
She was a secretary at Hobbs Metals, Tarpon Springs.
Surviving are seven sons, Rick Wears of Tarpon Springs, Donny I. North of Tarpon Springs, Chuck North of Odessa, Fla., Reno North of Moon Lake, Fla., Carl Hobbs of Holiday, Fla., Clarence Hobbs, Jr. of Largo, Fla., Charlie Hobbs of New Port Richey, Fla.; four daughters, Penny Mowery of Point Pleasant, Tammy Thomas of Tarpon Springs, Peggy North of Tarpon Springs, Brandi Dodson of Anclote, Fla.; four brothers, William 'Butch' Thompson of Point Pleasant, Robert 'Skip' Thompson of Clearwater, Fla., Russell Thompson of Dayton, Ohio, Doug Thompson, Tarpon Springs; five sisters, Sharon Williamson of Plain City, Ohio, Judy Corney of Plain City, Roberto Thompson of Plain City, Joan Thompson of Delaware, Ohio, Cathy Pancake of Ostrander, Ohio; 17 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Sunday, Feb. 19, 1 p.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Lee Baird officiating. Burial will be in the Loggerhead Church Cemetery, Southside. Friends may call Saturday, 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home. Calling hours were held Wednesday in Florida.
(*Age as printed in Point Pleasant Register)

Weaver, Thelma
Thelma Elliott Weaver, 81, of Bulaville Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, died Thursday, May 25, 1995, at the home of her daughter in Rutland, Ohio.
She was a homemaker and member of the Silver Memorial Freewill Baptist Church, Kanauga, Ohio.
Born Dec. 1, 1913, in Mason, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Maggie Reitmire. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Howard Elliott, in 1958; second husband, Pearley Weaver in 1987; son, Harry Thomas Elliott; five grandchildren; sister, Mamie Thorpe; and adopted mother, Julia Ann Boso.
Surviving are five sons and daughters-in-law, Howard R. and Alice M. Elliott of Athens, Ohio, Henry W. and Bertha M. Elliott of Point Pleasant, Herman A. and Mary Ann Elliott of Point Pleasant, Herbert N. and Marcia Elliott of Rutland, Ohio, Harold F. and Catherine A. Elliott of Pomeroy, Ohio; five daughters and sons-in-law, Julia M. and Frank Long of Gallipolis, Anna Louise and Rusty Baird of Chillicothe, Ohio, Dianne and Everett Halley of Gallipolis, Kathy and James Stewart of Rutland, Ohio, Sue Pearson of Point Pleasant; 29 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, and several step grandchildren.
The funeral will be Monday, 11 a.m., at the Silver Memorial Freewill Baptist Church, Kanauga, with the Rev. Andrew Parsons officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Flat Rock; W.Va. Friends may call at the church from 2 p.m. Sunday until the time of the service Monday. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to radio fund, Silver Memorial Freewill Baptist Church, Kanauga, Ohio. Arrangements are under the direction of the Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis.

Webb, Beulah Mae
Beulah Mae (Wolfe) Webb, 79, of Mansfield, Ohio, formerly of Letart, W.Va. and Letart Falls, Ohio, died Sunday, May 21, 1995, in McCauley Care Center after a long illness.
Born March 13, 1916, in Mason County, she was a daughter of Lawrence P. and Lydia (Roush) Wolfe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burton R. Webb; father, Lawrence Wolfe; stepmother, Virginia (Howard) Wolfe, and an infant sister, Mildred.
A member of the Letart Falls United Methodist Church, she had moved to Mansfield in 1950.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Bernard and Joyce Webb of Mansfield; brother and sister-in-law, Lawrence R. and Rose Marie 'Peggy' Wolfe of Leroy, W.Va.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Alice and Paul Randolph of Letart, Elsie and Robert Roach of Mason; two granddaughters, two grandsons, and a great-grandson.
The funeral was held Wednesday, May 24, 2 p.m., in the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors. Rev. Cloyd Kress officiated and burial was in the Mansfield Memorial Park.. Memorial contributions were directed to the American Cancer Society and Gideon Living Memorial Bible plan.

Webb, Earl William Sr
Earl William Webb, Sr., 57, of Point Pleasant, died Friday, Oct. 6, 1995, at his home after a long illness.
Born July 31, 1938, in Chesapeake, Ohio, he was a son of the late Paul Maxwell Webb.
A self-employed carpenter who had worked for 15 years in the maintenance department at Pleasant Valley Hospital, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Geraldine (Russell) Webb; an aunt who raised him, Lucille Tilton of Clearwater, Fla.; son, Earl W. Webb, Jr. of Mansfield, Ohio; three daughters, Mary Reynolds, Gena Leport and Bobbi Rodgers, all of Point Pleasant; four brothers, Paul Webb of South Point, Ohio, David Webb of North Carolina, George Webb of Columbus, Jerry Stover of Gallipolis; and six grandchildren.
The funeral will be Monday, 1 p.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Herman Jordan and Rev. Johnny Hayman officiating. Burial will be in the Yauger Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Wells, Donald R. Sr
Donald R. Wells, Sr., 65, of Patriot, Ohio died Sunday, November 12, 1995, at his home following a long illness.
He was a retired painter for Kaiser Aluminum Corporation of Ravenswood; a member of Dickey Chapel; a 1948 graduate of Point Pleasant Senior High School; and had pastored various churches in Ohio.
Born March 30, 1930 in Point Pleasant, he was a son of the late Ernest and Ruth (Pearson) Wells. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Wells.
He is survived by his wife, Maxine (Gilbert) Wells; two daughters, Deborah Dingey of Middleport, Ohio and Ruth Greaves of Gallipolis, Ohio; five sons, William D. Wells of Gallipolis, Donald R. Wells Jr., Jeff E. Wells, Maxwell Wells and Matthew Wells, all of Patriot, Ohio; three sisters, Katherine Metzer of Middleport, Ohio, Mary Jane (Enoch) Staats of Ripley and Eloise (Joe) Puls of Torrance, CA; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Jesse Jeffers officiating. Burial will follow in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 6-9 p.m.

Wheatcraft, Junior Delmer 'JD'
Junior Delmer 'J.D.' Wheatcraft of Phoenix, Arizona, formerly of Leon, died Saturday, March 18, 1995, in Phoenix.
He was retired from Hi Way Paving.
Survivors include five sons, two daughters, two sisters, two brothers, 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held in Phoenix. Burial will be at a later date in Leon Cemetery.

Whitehouse, Hobart S
Hobart S. Whitehouse, 95, of Pliny, died Monday, April 17, 1995, at his home following a long illness.
He was retired from the State of West Virginia as supervisor of the Winfield Bridge, was a retired miner, and member of the Harmony Baptist Church Southside. He was also an Army veteran of both World War I and World War II.
Surviving are two daughters, Gloria McCallister of Southside, Sandra MacCallum of Madison, W.Va.; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday, 2 p.m., at the Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. William E. 'Bud' Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Union Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Chapman Funeral Home in Hurricane.

Wilcoxen, Maryland
Maryland (Pullin) Wilcoxen, 94, of Point Pleasant, died Sunday, April 16, 1995, in Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, after a long illness.
Born May 15, 1900, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Galliton and Julia (LeMaster) Pullin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Morgan Theodore Wilcoxen; son, Lorraine L. Wilcoxen; daughter, Lula Daugherty; two sisters, four brothers and a great-grandson.
She was a homemaker and member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of Point Pleasant.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lorraine 'Mary' Wilcoxen of Point Pleasant; son-in-law, John Daugherty of Ohio; several nieces and nephews; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m., at the Kirkland Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John H. Icenhower officiating. Friends may call at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home Tuesday, 8 to 10:30 a.m.

Williams, Earl Randall Sr
Earl Randall Williams, Sr., 71, of Barberton, Ohio, formerly of Point Pleasant, died Saturday, July 8, 1995.
Retired from Lectromelt after 30 years of service and Allside after five years of service, he was a member of the Covenant Baptist Church and National Lodge 568 F&AM. He resided in Point Pleasant until 1945, when he moved to Barberton.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Marjorie; son and daughter-in-law, Earl Randall 'Randy' Williams, Jr. and Diane; two daughters and sons-in-law, Terri (Richard Jr.) Kaisk, Lisa (David) Blaz; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; mother, Rena Williams; brother, Bill; and three sisters, Charlotte Binder, Betty Brown and Sharon Kearns.
The funeral was held Tuesday, 1 p.m., at the Campfield-Hickman Funeral Home with the Rev. Kent McMahon officiating. Burial was in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Akron, Ohio.

Williams, Lura Ethel
Lura Ethel Williams, 96, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Sunday, June 4, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She was a homemaker and a Christian by faith.
Born November 28, 1898 in Couch, WV, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Sarah (Newell) Simpkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Williams; a son, Ray Williams; a son-in-law, George Wood; a grandson; two great-grandsons; two brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Alice and Roger Paxton of Gallipolis Ferry, Dorothy Wood of Webster, FL, Sarah and Earl Selbe of Chipley, FL, and Arlene Northup of Vero Beach, FL; three sons and daughters-in-law, Merrill and Gladys Williams and Roy and Ann Williams, all of Gallipolis Ferry, and David and Mary Williams of Moore's Hill, IN; three sisters, Minnie Jones of Point Pleasant, Hazel Alderson of Jacksonville, FL and Sarah King of Columbus, Ohio; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, with Rev. Fred McCallister officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery in Henderson. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 7-9 p.m.

Williamson, Leslie
Leslie 'Les' Williamson, 71, of Point Pleasant, WV died Saturday, September 23, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, WV, following a long illness.
Born July 26, 1924 in Seth, WV, he was a son of the late Ervin and Edna (Meeks) Williamson.
He was the owner of Les Williamson Jewelers in Point Pleasant, WV; a former member of the Lions Club and Loyal Order of the Moose, Point Pleasant, WV. He was a member of the Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce, a decorated disabled World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy Coast Guard. Williamson was a 1941 graduate of Sherman High School in Seth, WV and a 1950 graduate of the Resico School of Watch Making as a Certified Horologist.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Harry and Earl. Surviving are his wife, Rosa Lee (Dameron) Williamson of Point Pleasant, WV; a son, Shane L. Williamson of Point Pleasant, WV; two brothers, Curt Williamson of Teays Valley, WV and Hasque Williamson of Seth, WV; a sister, Lilly Woodrum of Columbus, Ohio; and two granddaughters, Leslie Ann Williamson of Point Pleasant, WV and Jessica Lee Williamson of St. Albans, WV.
Service will be held Tuesday, September 26, 1995 at 1 p.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, WV, with the Rev. James Lewis and Rev. Odell Bush officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens in Point Pleasant, WV. Visitation will be Monday, September 25, 1995, from 6-9 p.m. at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, WV. Active pallbearers will be Lonnie Trivette, Walter Owen Eads, Jr., C.E. Lingerfelt, Charles Chambers, Harry Siders, Okey Buzzard, Briciel Smith, and a special nephew Greg Williamson.

Wolfe, Dale E
Dale E. Wolfe, 72, Reedsville, Ohio, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 1995 at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.
Born in West Columbia, son of the late Ira and Maggie Hoffman Wolfe, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was formerly employed by Eaton Axle as a machinist.
Surviving are his wife, Cora Cox Wolfe; four sons, Michael Wolfe, David Wolfe, Phillip Wolfe and Sheldon Wolfe, all of Reedsville; and three sisters, Alice Slay of Glouster, Ohio, Mary Parker of Chester, Ohio, and Virginia Thomas of Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by one son, Danny Dale Wolfe; two daughters, Francis Wolfe and Brenda Sue Wolfe; and two brothers, Theodore Wolfe and Fred Wolfe.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the White Funeral Home, Coolville, Ohio, with the Rev. George Horner officiating. Burial will be in the Hiney Cemetery, with military rites by Tuppers Plains Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9053. Friends may call Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Woomer, Roy E, Jr
Roy E. 'Sonny' Woomer, Jr., 48, of Point Pleasant, died Friday, Oct. 27, 1995, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.
He was a lab technician at Ravenswood Aluminum Company in Ravenswood; a retiree of the West Virginia Army National Guard - 3664th Ordnance Company, where he served as a staff sergeant; member of the Minturn Lodge No. 19, A.F. & A.M.; 1964 graduate of Point Pleasant High School; and attended Marshall University.
Born Nov. 18, 1946, in Point Pleasant, he was a son of Roy E. Woomer, Sr., Point Pleasant, and the late Pauline (McDaniel) Woomer.
In addition to his father, he is also survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Matthew Ball of Point Pleasant; son, Chris Woomer of Roswell, N.M.; sister, Connie W. Pace of Princeton, W.Va.; and a grandson.
The funeral will be Sunday, 2 p.m., at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Volmar and Rev. Lester Errett officiating. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of Grace Somerville, Rt. 1, Box 726, Point Pleasant, W.Va. 25550.

Worden, Sarah Lena
Sarah Lena Sturgeon Worden, 76, of Tampa, FL, formerly of Huntington, died Friday, September 22, 1995 at her residence.
Born January 20, 1919 in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Napoleon and Bessie (Steele) Sturgeon. She was a member of Cross Baptist Church, Tampa.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles R.Worden; and four brothers.
Survivors include two daughters, Thelma Jolly of Charleston, SC, and Kathryn Worden of Blackfoot, Idaho; three sons, Charles Worden II and Dave Worden, both of Tampa and Jimmy Worden; three sisters, Louisa Hamilton of Coolville, Ohio, June Dixon of Columbus, Ohio, and Ada Gilpin of Gallipolis Ferry; three brothers, Lewis Sturgeon of Point Pleasant, Arie Sturgeon of Columbus, Ohio, and Reid Sturgeon of Henderson; 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, at Chapman's Mortuary in Huntington, with Rev. Bob Humphries officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery, Glenwood. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 7-9 p.m.

Woyan, Margaret W
Margaret 'Maggie' W. Woyan, 90, of Southside died Friday, January 20, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born March 15, 1904 in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late William and Polly A. (Clagg) Woyan. She was a retired seamstress for Quality Manufacturing in Point Pleasant and a member of the Hambrick Church at Southside.
Survivors include a niece, Sylvia Williamson of Henderson; and several cousins.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, January 23, at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with Rev. Ben Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in Hambrick Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 6-9 p.m.

Wray, Ward E
Ward E. Wray, 91, of Fraziers Bottom died Thursday, February 16, 1995, at the home of his daughter in Delaware, Ohio following a long illness.
Born July 26, 1903 in Mason County, he was a son of the late Wilson and Linnie (Cain) Wray. He was a member of the Evergreen Church of Christ in Fraziers Bottom and was a retired operator from American Viscoe.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Emma (Crist) Wray; a son, James; three sisters, two brothers and a grandson.
Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Harman Wilcoxen of Fraziers Bottom, Mildred Powers of Hilliard, Ohio, Emma Jean Davis of Grove City, Ohio, Marjorie and Willard Long and Wanda and Dewey Akers, all of Delaware, Ohio; two sons and daughters-in-law, Earl and Emmilee Wray of Fraziers Bottom and Glendale and Fredde Wray of Marysville, Ohio; four sisters, Lula Goff and Hazel Black, both of Fraziers Bottom, Mae-me Devore of Poca and Bessie Whitt of Pliny; 43 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be Sunday, February 19, at 2 p.m. at Wilcoxen Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Evans officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Church of Christ Cemetery, Fraziers Bottom. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 2-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice, c/o Grady Memorial Hospital, 561 West Central Ave., Delaware, Ohio.

Yester, Joseph H
Joseph H. Yester, 77, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Wednesday, February 8, 1995, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born March 19, 1917 in Gallipolis Ferry, he was a son of the late Henry M. and Ella (Hatfield) Yester. He was a farmer.
He was also preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret (Henry) Yester of Gallipolis Ferry; a daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline and Anthony Wallace of Apple Grove; a son and daughter-in-law, Joe Yester, Jr. and Camaletta Yester of Apple Grove; three sisters, Mrs. Doris Wamsley of Point Pleasant, Francis Wallis of Gallipolis Ferry, and Louise Rainey of Cottle, WV; a brother, Albert Yester of Gallipolis Ferry; and two grandchildren.
Service will be Saturday, February 11, at 2 p.m. at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Rev. Marlin Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Beale Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove. Visitation will be Friday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Young, Judith Kay
Judith Kay Young, 54, of Point Pleasant, WV died Wednesday evening, Feb. 15, 1995, at Pleasant Valley Hospital ER, in Point Pleasant.
She attended the Trinity United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant.
Born April 10, 1939, in Pomeroy, Ohio, she was a daughter of Georgeanna (Burris) Peoples of Point Pleasant, WV and the late Robert E. Peoples, Sr.
Surviving in addition to her mother are one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Debbie Young of Point Pleasant, WV; one daughter and son-in-law, Robin K. and Tommy Jordan of Cincinnati, Ohio; three sisters, Marianne Siders of Kissimmee, Florida, Barbara Lewis of Point Pleasant, WV and Becky Sprouse of St. Paul, Minn.; one brother, Robert E. Peoples, Jr. of Leon, WV; one grandson, Ryan Young of Point Pleasant, WV.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, 1995, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, WV with Rev. Steven E. Dorsey officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, near Point Pleasant. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 17, 1995, from 7 until 9 p.m.

Young, Richard S
Richard S. Young, 50, of Lexington, S.C., and formerly of New Haven, died Monday, Aug. 14, 1995 at Lexington Medical Center.
Born April 17, 1945 in Buffalo, N.Y., son of Virginia Ferguson Young and the late John S. Young, he was employed as supervisor of electrical engineering and maintenance at S.M.I. Steel of South Carolina.
He was formerly operations manager for Foote Mineral Co. in Frazer, Pa., and former plant manager of the American Alloys plant in New Haven.
He attended the Lexington Baptist Church, was a member of many professional and engineering organizations, and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Point Pleasant.
Surviving are his wife, Cathy Lawson Young of Lexington; two daughters and a son-in-law, Mary and Jim Freeman of Racine, and Elizabeth Young of the home; two grandchildren, Chelsea and Victoria Freeman; a sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Robert Sander of Kalispell, Mont.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in the Boyer Funeral Home, Waverly; Ohio, with the Rev. Marlin Kellough officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Latham Cemetery, Waverly. Friends may call Thursday from 5-8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the funeral home.

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