MASON COUNTY OBITUARIES 2000 G - L

Gandee, Macel L
September 24, 2000
Sunday Gazette-Mail, Charleston, WV

LEON - Macel L. Gandee, 88, of Leon died Sept. 22, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: sons, Darrell of Leon, Gary of Sebring, Ohio, Glen of Alliance, Ohio; daughters, Janet Jordon and Edna Rollins, both of Leon, Margel Chapman of North Benton, Ohio, Betty Miller of Chattanooga, Tenn.; brothers, Darius Underwood of Gallipolis, Ohio, Dewey Underwood and Fred Underwood, both of Fairmont; sister, Velma Sargent of Point Pleasant; 26 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Burial will be in Eddy Chapel Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home

Gardner, Kenneth R. "Buz"
25 October 2000
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV

Kenneth R. "Buz" Gardner, 72, of Gallipolis Ferry, husband of Irene Gardner, died Wednesday at home. He retired from Ohio River Towing Co. Also surviving are one son, Randy Gardner of Gallipolis Ferry; and one sister, Mae Staub of Gallipolis Ferry. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Beale Chapel Church Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Gibbs, Donna F
August 26, 2000
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV

LETART - Donna F. Gibbs, 67, of Letart died Aug. 25, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Bible Church.
Surviving: daughters, Diane Lewis of Langsville, Ohio, Vickie DeWeese of Letart; son, Jackie M. of Letart; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Rankin Roach and the Rev. Brian May officiating. Burial will be in Zerkle Cemetery, Letart. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Gibbs, Mildred F
November 15, 2000
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV

HARTFORD - Mildred F. Gibbs, 85, of Hartford died Nov. 14, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a former schoolteacher and a member of Hartford Baptist Church, DAR, Mason Historical Society, the Mason County Retired Employees Association and American Legion Post 140, New Haven.
Surviving: husband, Lee E. Gibbs; brother, A.J. Wade of Roanoke, Va.
Memorial service will be at a later date. There will be no visitation. Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, is in charge of arrangements.

Gibeaut, William
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 17, 2000

BIDWELL, Ohio - William Henry Gibeaut, 84, of Bidwell died Feb. 15, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis.
He was a retired foreman from C&O Railway.
Survivors: wife, Madeline Roush Gibeaut; stepdaughter, Marie Durst of Springfield; stepson, Phillip Edward Durst of Brookesville, Fla.; brother, Rodney Herbert of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; six stepgrandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Herman H. Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Yauger Cemetery, Leon, W.Va. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Giles, Goldie Mae Sayre
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 18, 2000

DEMOREST, Ga. - Goldie Mae Sayre Giles, 88, of Demorest died March 17, 2000, in a private nursing home after a long illness.
She was a homemaker and a native of Mason County, W.Va.
Surviving: sons, Daniel Hall of Merritt Island, Fla., Marshall Hall of Cornelia; sisters, Gertrude Williams of Florida, Virginia DeVaughn of Tennessee; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be at a later date in West Virginia. Whitfield Funeral Home, Demorest, is in charge of arrangements.

Gillespie, Lillian P
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 6, 2000

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lillian Pearl Meadows Gillespie, 91, of Lexington, formerly of Mason County, W.Va., died Jan. 3, 2000, in Sunbridge Health Care.
Surviving: daughter, Eloise Gill of Lexington; sisters, Reba Rooper of Teays Valley, W.Va., Wilma Bennett of Hurricane, W.Va., Evelyn Lusher of Fenton, Ohio; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, W.Va., with the Rev. Jackie D. Clark officiating. Burial will be in Lunsford Cemetery, Milton. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Greer, Carl W Jr
Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV
October 9, 2000

POINT PLEASANT -- Carl W. "Doc" Greer Jr., 78, of Point Pleasant died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at home.
He was a former employee of Marietta Manufacturing with 28 years of service and was a member of the Boilermakers Union Local 667, American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant, Moose Lodge 731, and Disabled American Veterans. He attended Heights Evangelical United Brethren Church and was an Air Force veteran of World War II.
Surviving; brother, Robert W. Greer of Point Pleasant; sister, Helen Anderson of Akron, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. L. Frank Frye officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Grimm, Glendora
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 30, 2000

BIDWELL, Ohio - Glendora Bonecutter "Glenna" Grimm, 68, of Bidwell, formerly of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died July 28, 2000, in Scenic Hills Nursing Center, Bidwell.
She was a former manager of a Point Pleasant convenience store and a licensed practical nurse at Lakin State Hospital. She was a former employee of Quality Manufacturing, Point Pleasant, and Oscars Restaurant, Gallipolis. She attended General Assembly of the Body of Christ, Letart, W.Va.
Surviving: daughters, Cecelia Niemi of Springfield, Va., Sara Fotiadis of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; two great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Forest Hills Cemetery, Flatrock, with the Rev. Ben Stevens officiating. There will be no visitation. Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Grueser, Walter
Athens Messenger, Athens, OH
November 24, 2000

POMEROY - Walter M. Grueser, 78, of 300 Riverview Drive, Pomeroy, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000, at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.
He was born July 30, 1922, in Mason, W.Va., son of the late Adolph and Clara McIntosh Grueser. He was co-owner and operator of Second Street Market from 1947 to 1957, and was an agent for Midland Mutual Life Insurance. He was a member of Trinity Congregational Church, Pomeroy Masonic Order F&AM, Knights Templar, Aladdin Shrine and Pomeroy Golf Club, was past president of the American Heart Association and the President's Council, and served on the church council.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Kimes Grueser; a son and daughter-in-law, Walter II and Carol Grueser of Stewartsville, N.J.; a daughter and son-in-law, Claudia "Kandi" and Phil Cook of Thornville; sisters and brothers-in-law Mary and Bill Russell of Pomeroy, and Howard Tucker of Chepachet, R.I.; grandchildren, Amanda Sue and Matthew O'Brien of Brookline, Mass., and Brandon K. Cook of Morgantown, W.Va.; and a great-granddaughter, Makenzie Claire O'Brien of Brookline.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother; brothers Adolph and Charles Grueser; and sisters Clara McMaster and Ann Tucker.
Services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Trinity Congregational Church, with the Rev. Craig Crossman officiating. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at Ewing Funeral Home on Thursday, from 7 to 9 p.m., and at Trinity Church on Friday one hour prior to services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Meigs Heart Association, Meigs County, c/o Joan Wolfe, treasurer, P.O. Box 586, Pomeroy 45769.

Guenther, Myrtle M Blessing
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Dec 2000

BARBOURSVILLE - Myrtle M Blessing Guenther, 61, Barboursville, died Saturday, December 9, 2000, at St Mary's Hospital, Huntington.
Born April 29, 1939 in Point Pleasant, she was the daughter of Annis and the late Roy E Blessing.
She was a retired medical records technician at St Mary's and a member of Pea Ridge United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Reinhold "Ron" Guenther; her mother; one sister and brother-in-law, Delores and Jerald McCallister of Williamstown; one brother and sister-in-law, William E and Alice Blessing of Harrisonburg, Va; seven nieces and nephews; and four great-nephews.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Henson Mortuary in Huntington and from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church.
Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Suncrest Cemetery in Point Pleasant.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of the children's, youth, women's or choral programs at Pea Ridge UMC. (cont The Herald Dispatch | Charleston Gazette | The Putnam Democrat and The Cabell Record)

Guenther, Myrtle May Blessing
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 10, 2000

Myrtle May Blessing Guenther, 61, of Barboursville, wife of Reinhold Guenther, died Friday in St. Mary's Hospital. She was retired from the medical records department of St. Mary's Hospital. Also surviving are one brother, William E. Blessing of Harrisonburg, Va.; one sister, Delores McCallister of Williamstown, W.Va.; and mother, Annis Morrison Blessing of Point Pleasant. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church; burial in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Henson Mortuary, Pea Ridge.

Guenther, Myrtle May
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 11, 2000

BARBOURSVILLE - Myrtle May Blessing Guenther of Barboursville died Dec. 8, 2000, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.
She was a member and Sunday school teacher at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church, an officer in the Western District United Methodist Women and a board member of the West Virginia Advocacy for the Developmentally Disabled.
Surviving: husband, Reinhold Guenther; mother, Annis Morrison Blessing of Point Pleasant; sister, Delores McCallister of Williamstown; brother, William E. Blessing of Harrisonburg, Va.
Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church, Huntington, with the Rev. Gary Stackpole officiating. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, and from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Guenther, Myrtle M
The Putnam Democrat and The Cabell Record

Myrtle M. Guenther, 61, of Barboursville, W.Va., died Saturday at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington. She was an outgoing Christian who was dedicated to mission work in the church and community. She was highly energetic, quick with a smile and a friend to all she met. Mrs. Guenther was born April 29, 1939 in Point Pleasant, W.Va., the daughter of Annis, of Point Pleasant and the late Roy E. Blessing. She was a retired medical records technician at St. Mary's Hospital and a long-time member of Pea Ridge United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday school and helped the Quilter's Guild every Wednesday. She was a member of United Methodist Women, Sunshine Circle and served as an officer in the Western District United Methodist Women. She also served as a board member of the West Virginia Advocacy for the Developmentally Disabled and was also an organ donor. She was the devoted, loyal wife of Reinhold (Ron) Guenther of Barboursville. Other survivors include her mother; one sister, Delores (Jerald) McCallister of Williamstown; one brother, William E. (Allene) Blessing of Harrisonburg, Va.; four foreign exchange sons, Clause Justensen of Denmark, Sven Arnolds of Germany, Thomas Heingarten of Switzerland and Axel Bergt of Germany: seven nieces and nephews - Carole McCallister of Columbus, Ohio, Susan (John) Richards of St. Albans, Anne (Thomas) Moore of Springfield, Va., Laura McCallister of Columbus, and David McCallister of Columbus - who she took loving pride in helping to raise; and four great-nephews. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2000, at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church, Huntington, and burial on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Suncrest Cemetery in Point Pleasant. Henson Mortuary, Barboursville and Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, were in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation or to the children's youth, women's or choral programs at Pea Ridge UMC.

Haas, William Myles
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 7, 2000

RAVENSWOOD - William Myles Haas, 60, of Ravenswood died Aug. 6, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a short illness.
He was a Navy veteran, a sales representative for White Chrysler, Ripley, and attended Wesleyan Methodist Church, Leon.
Surviving: wife, Vicki Lynn Weikle Haas; son, William Myles II of Cincinnati; daughters, Lori Lynn Rogers of Cincinnati, Kristi Anne Haas of Parkersburg; brother, James of Grand Haven, Mich.; two grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Tommy D. Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in Ravenswood Cemetery with military rites by VFW Post 6669, Ravenswood. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society.

Hall, Christopher James
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 16, 2000

Christopher James Hall, 29, of Point Pleasant died Thursday in Morgantown. He was a general laborer. Survivors include his parents, James Larry and Barbara A. Erwin Hall of Point Pleasant; two brothers, Larry D. "Danny" Hall and Brian Hall, both of Gallipolis Ferry; two nieces, Abby Hall and Emma Hall; and two nephews, Jordan Hall and Brandon Hall. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call one hour prior to service
NOTE: Morgantown, Monogalia County, WV

Hall, Goldie Mae
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
April 24, 2000

CORNELIA, Ga. - Goldie Mae Hall, 88, of Cornelia died March 17, 2000, in a Cornelia nursing home.
She was a native of Charleston, W.Va., and worked for many years at Polands and The Vogue as a sales clerk.
Surviving: sons, Daniel Hall of Merritt Island, Fla., Marshall Hall of Cornelia; sisters, Gertrude Williams of Tampa, Fla., Virginia DeVaughn of Chattanooga, Tenn.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Burial was in the family cemetery in Mason County, W.Va.

Harmon, Helen E
Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV
October 4, 2000

BUFFALO - Helen Elizabeth Martin Harmon, 88, of Buffalo, Putnam County, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a short illness.
She was a homemaker, a member of Walker Chapel Bible Church, Leon, and a lifelong resident of Buffalo. She was preceded in death by husband, Wiley F. Harmon.
Surviving: daughters, Roberta Jean Garrison and Thelma Louise Johns of Buffalo; son, Alvin Lowell Harmon of Buffalo; sisters, Gladys Wandling of Nitro, Geraldine Johns and Mae Belle Whittington of Buffalo; brothers, Kenneth and Gilbert Martin of Buffalo; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with the Rev. Larry Woody and the Rev. Woody Willard officiating. Burial will be in Walker Chapel Cemetery, Leon.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
NOTE: Walker Chapel Cemetery is actually located in Putnam County, WV

Harper, Barbara Louise
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 10, 2000

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Barbara Louise Harper, 58, of Gallipolis Ferry, Mason County, died May 8, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was a member of Jordan Baptist Church, Gallipolis Ferry, a caregiver and a homemaker.
Surviving; husband, George; daughters, Lisa Harper, Anna Wallis and Stacy Lynn Harper, all of Gallipolis Ferry, Terry "Foxy" Troy of New Haven; sister, Patty Forshee of Point Pleasant; brothers, George German of Ravenswood, Robert German of Huntington; two grandsons.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Pastor Ron Swiney and the Rev. Charles Moses officiating. Burial will be in Jordan Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Harris, Donald L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 03, 2000

RIPLEY - Donald L. Harris, 65, of Ripley died May 2, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a long illness.
He was a graduate of Ripley High School and was a clerk for O.J. Morrison department store and The Sterling Store. He was a member of Ripley Tabernacle Church.
Surviving: sister, Wanda Hersman of Newark, Ohio; niece, Linda Davis of Johnstown, Ohio; nephews, Michael Hersman of Johnstown, Tommy Hersman of Newark, Ohio.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Parsons-Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, with Pastor Kevin Randolph and Pastor Bob Hodges officiating. Burial will be in Fairplain Cemetery, Ripley. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home

Harris, Hilda
Athens Messenger, Athens, OH
November 23, 2000

RACINE - Hilda R. Harris, 89, of Racine, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.
She was born Aug. 27, 1911, in Clifton, W.Va., daughter of the late Harry and Lula Hall Harris.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Burns Harris. She is survived by children Jane Huffman and Jill Williams.
Services will be held Saturday, 1 p.m., at Fisher Funeral Home, Middleport. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Pomeroy.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of services. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

Harris, William R
Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV
December 21, 2000

CORRYTON, Tenn. - William R. Harris, 88, of Corryton, formerly of Mason, W.Va., died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2000.
He was a retired bookkeeper for Phillip Sporn Power Plant, New Haven, W.Va., a member of The Glad Tidings Assembly of God, Lake Charles, La., a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a life member of the American Legion, Lodge 200, Charleston.
Surviving: several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral service was to be 10 a.m. today at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Ben Stevens officiating. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Kirkland Memorial Gardens, near Point Pleasant. Burial will follow in the cemetery.
Friends may call from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Hayman, Emory
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 20, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Emory "Hicky" Hayman, 75, of Point Pleasant died June 17, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a general laborer.
Surviving: friends, the R.F. Musgrave family of Point Pleasant.
There will be no service or visitation. Burial will be private. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazelwood, Teresa L
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 30, 2000

Teresa L Nott Hazelwood, 44, of Point Pleasant, wife of James Michael Hazelwood, died Friday at home. She was a homemaker. Also surviving are mother, Nancy L. Armbruster of Riverview, Fla.; one son, Jamie Don Stewart of Point Pleasant; and one brother, David A. Nott of Henderson. Funeral 1 p.m. Sunday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Kirkland Memorial Garden, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Grace Somerville, West Virginia 1 Box 179-A, Point Pleasant, WV 25550. (cont Charleston Gazette)

Hazelwood, Teresa L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 30, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Teresa L. Nott Hazelwood, 44, of Point Pleasant died Dec. 29, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker, Protestant and member of Ladies of the Moose, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: husband, James Michael Hazelwood; son, Jamie Don Stewart of Point Pleasant; mother, Nancy L. Armbruster of Riverview, Fla.; brother, David A. Nott of Henderson; one granddaughter.
Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Pastor Carl Swisher officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society, c/o Grace Somerville, Route 1, Box 179-A, Point Pleasant, WV 25550.

Heffner, Clarence Cody
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 27, 2000

Clarence Cody Heffner, 70, of Point Pleasant, widower of Elizabeth "Liz" Heffner, died Sunday in CAMC Memorial Division, Charleston. He was formerly employed by the city of Henderson. Survivors include two special friends, Doris Price of Leon and Kathy Herdman of Buffalo. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Henderson Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. (cont Charleston Gazette)

Heffner, Clarence Cody
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 27, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Clarence Cody Heffner, 70, of Point Pleasant died Dec. 24, 2000, in CAMC Memorial Hospital.
He was a former employee of the city of Henderson and attended New Hope Bible Baptist Church, Point Pleasant.
Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Charles Moses officiating. Burial will be in Henderson Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Henry, Imogene L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 23, 2000

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Imogene L. Henry, 81, of Gallipolis Ferry died May 21, 2000, at the home of her daughter, Sandra "Suzie" Henry of Gallipolis Ferry.
She was a homemaker and former owner/operator of Henry's Grocery, Gallipolis Ferry.
Also surviving: daughter, A. Sharon Henry of Point Pleasant; sons, Leland F. "Sonny" of Point Pleasant, Howard L. of Mason; sisters, Esther Rainey and Sybil Freeman, both of Gallipolis Ferry; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. William "Bud" Hatfield officiating. Burial will be in Lewis Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Henry, Roy Milton
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 25, 2000

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Roy Milton Henry, 60, of Gallipolis Ferry died May 23, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was a member of Wyoma Pentecostal Church, Gallipolis Ferry, and was a former employee of ACF, Huntington.
Surviving: wife, Anna Frances Nibert Henry; daughter, Debbie Stover of Gallipolis Ferry; father, Lewis Henry of Gallipolis Ferry; sisters, Juanita Weethee of Gallipolis Ferry, Patricia Hughes of Ashton; brothers, Joseph of Gallipolis Ferry, Larry of Columbus, Ohio; two granddaughters, two great-grandsons.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Wyoma Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Robert Hall and the Rev. Roger Bonecutter officiating. Burial will be in Wyoma Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Herdman, Ardella Verdie
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
April 4, 2000

POMEROY, Ohio - Ardella Verdie Herdman, 64, of Pomeroy died April 1, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: daughter, Priscilla Riddle of Pomeroy; sons, Oley E. and Ephriam, both of Columbus, David B. of Rutland, Ronald, Keith and Timothy, all of Pomeroy; father, Johnnie Hoschar of Southside, W.Va.; brothers, Harley and Johnnie Hoschar, both of Pomeroy, Charles Hoschar of Richmond, Ind., Calvin Hoschar of Southside; sisters, Naomi Pullins and Annabel Rice, both of Point Pleasant, W.Va., Altie Lewis of Richmond, Ind., Nellie Hudson of Southside; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Creston Cemetery, Leon, W.Va., with the Rev. Jim Morris officiating. There will be no visitation. Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements

Higginbotham, Hopie M
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 22, 2000

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Hopie M. Higginbotham, 74, of Gallipolis died Feb. 20, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker and attended Silver Memorial Freewill Baptist Church, Gallipolis.
Surviving: daughters, Janice Woyan of Southside, W.Va., Bonna Clonch, Paula McKinney and Joyce Bennett, all of Gallipolis; son, Paul of Gallipolis; brother, Lawrence Newell of Columbus; sister, Bonnie Newell of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Andrew Parsons and the Rev. Dennis Parsons officiating. Burial will be in Beech Hill Cemetery, Southside. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Holley, Elsie V
Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV
October 10, 2000

FRAZIERS BOTTOM -- Elsie Virginia Holley, 79, of Fraziers Bottom, Putnam County, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: daughters, Opal Fisher of Lesage, Anna Nojadera of Clearwater, Fla.; sister, Dottie Lou Taylor of Ohio; six grandchildren; five great- grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with the Rev. Glenn Adkins officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Fraziers Bottom.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Hoover, Vernie
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 6, 2000

LAKIN - Vernie Hoover, 87, of Lakin, formerly of Winchester, Va., died Aug. 3, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was a general laborer.
Service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Lakin Chapel. Burial will be in Lakin Cemetery. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Hopson, Louise Glenn
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 24, 2000

SOUTHSIDE - Louise Glenn Hopson, 78, of Southside died, May 22, 2000, in Holzer Senior Care, Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was a homemaker, a retired secretary from Beech Hill Elementary, a graduate of Point Pleasant High School and a member, Sunday school superintendent, Women's Society president and choir member at Beech Hill United Methodist Church, Southside.
Surviving: sons, Don and Roger, both of Southside, Mike of Point Pleasant; sisters, Anna Ocheltree of Ravenswood, Aileen Williamson of Winfield, Irene Long of Gallipolis Ferry, Alice Taylor of Southside; brothers, Denver Glenn of Southside, Don E. Glenn of Point Pleasant; five grandchildren; three great-granddaughters.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Beech Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bobby Woods and the Rev. Bennie Stevens officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Louise Hopson Memorial Fund, c/o Beech Hill United Methodist Church, 120 Cornstalk Road, Southside, WV 25187.

Hudson, Robert
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 30, 2000

Robert "Bud" Hudson, 65, husband of Louise Bucholz Hudson, died Saturday in Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was an employee of the city of Point Pleasant and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Also surviving are two daughters, Kathy Dennis and Charlene Carroll, both of Wilmington, N.C.; four brothers, John Hudson of Prospect, Ohio, Clifford Hudson of Henderson, Richard Hudson of Patriot, Ohio, and Charles "Jinks" Hudson of Gallipolis Ferry; and three sisters, Juanita Cossin of Leon, Cora Edna Likens and Peggy Likens, both of Henderson. Funeral 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Harmony Cemetery, Southside. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.(cont Charleston Gazette | Charleston Daily Mail)

Hudson, Robert
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
October 30, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Robert "Bud" Hudson, 65, of Point Pleasant died Oct. 28, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Nursing Center.
He was an employee of the city of Point Pleasant and a Marine Corps veteran.
Surviving: wife, Louise Bucholz Hudson; daughters, Kathy Dennis and Charlene Carroll, both of Wilmington, N.C.; brothers, John of Prospect, Ohio, Clifford of Henderson, Richard of Patriot, Ohio, Charles "Jinks" of Gallipolis Ferry; sisters, Juanita Cossin of Leon, Cora Edna Likens and Peggy Likens, both of Henderson; seven grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Pastor Herman Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Southside, with military rites by American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hudson, Robert
Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV
October 30, 2000

POINT PLEASANT -- Robert "Bud" Hudson, 65, of Point Pleasant died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Nursing Center.
He was an employee of the city of Point Pleasant and a Marine Corps veteran.
Surviving: wife, Louise Bucholz Hudson; daughters, Kathy Dennis and Charlene Carroll of Wilmington, N.C.; brothers, John of Prospect, Ohio, Clifford of Henderson, Richard of Patriot, Ohio, Charles "Jinks" of Gallipolis Ferry; sisters, Juanita Cossin of Leon, Cora Edna Likens and Peggy Likens of Henderson; seven grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Pastor Herman Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Southside, with military rites by American Legion Post 28, Point Pleasant.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Humphrey, William B
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 28, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - William B. Humphrey, 89, of Point Pleasant died Jan. 27, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was retired owner/operator of Humphrey Sheet Metal Shop, a former foreman of Marietta Manufacturing's sheet metal shop in Point Pleasant and Filson's Sheet Metal Shop, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: wife, Clara B. McKinney Humphrey; son, James Richard of Letart; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Ben Stevens and the Rev. Lee Baird officiating. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Hunt, Ora Mae
Charleston Gazette. Charleston, WV
December 12, 2000

LEON - Ora Mae Hunt, 71, of Leon died Dec. 10, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a long illness.
She was a retired secretary from the Mason County Board of Education with 25 years' service, a 4-H leader, a member of the Mason County 4-H Leaders Association and 4-H All-Stars. She was a former member of Mount Flower Emergency Squad, Baden Community Center and a member, Sunday school teacher and choir member at Creston United Methodist Church.
Surviving: husband, Henry Ivan Hunt; sons, Timothy Lee, Henry Ivan Jr. and Robert Anthony, all of Leon; daughters, Debbie Tygrett and Pamela June Matheny, both of Leon, Alice Faye Keefer of Mount Alto; brothers, William Durst, Dallas Durst, Albert Durst and Roy Hall, all of Leon; sisters, Ethel Hartley of Point Pleasant, Erma Kapp of Columbus, Ohio; six grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Creston United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre and the Rev. Randy Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Creston Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Casto Funeral Home, Evans. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Creston United Methodist Church, c/o Marie Keefer, Route 2 Box 590, Leon, WV 25123.

Jackson, Earl A Jr
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 10, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Earl A. Jackson Jr., 74, of Point Pleasant died June 9, 2000, at home.
He was retired from American Electric Power Co. and a veteran of World War II.
Surviving: wife, Shirley Barton Jackson; daughter, Judaline Liberatore of Point Pleasant, granddaughters, Mary Carol Liberatore and Cynthia Liberatore.
Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Regis Schlick officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jamison, Mabel
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 20, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Mabel Gerlach Jamison, 72, of Point Pleasant died Aug. 18, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker and co-owner and operator of Quality Manufacturing. She was an employee of various floral shops and a 4-H leader and worked for the American Heart Association.
Surviving: son, John Gerlach of Point Pleasant; daughters, Carol Goff of Nashville, Tenn., Linda Goff of Pompano Beach, Fla., Mary Spencer of Point Pleasant; sisters, Ernestine Werry of Pomeroy, Ohio, Martha Staats of Point Pleasant, Patty Waid of New Haven; brothers, Ralph Gibbs Jr. of New Haven, Jacob Gibbs of Worthington, Ohio; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Dennis Falb, Tim Vaugh and Tidus Lehman officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jenks, Charlotte M
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 21, 2000

MASON - Charlotte M. Jenks, 86, of Mason died Dec. 20, 2000, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale.
She was a former mayor of Mason and a member of the Christian Brethren Church, Mason, and the Mason Senior Citizens.
Surviving: sons, Frank L. Roush of Severn, Md., Chester M. Roush of Gallipolis, Ohio; daughter, Mary M. Huck of Wheeling; sister, Lola Stouffer of Terra Alta; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. James H. Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Adamsville Cemetery, Mason. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home. (cont The Herald-Dispatch)

Jenks, Charlotte M
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 21, 000

Charlotte M. "Lottie" Jenks, 86, of Mason, widow of Darrell D. Jenks, died Wednesday in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale. She was former mayor of Mason. Survivors include two sons, Frank L. Roush of Severn, Md., and Chester M. Roush of Gallipolis, Ohio; one daughter, Mary M. Huck of Wheeling; and one sister, Lola Stouffer of Terra Alta. Funeral 1 p.m. Friday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason; burial in Adamsville Cemetery, Mason. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Johns, Linda L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
October 13, 2000

BUFFALO - Linda L. Johns, 59, of Buffalo died Oct. 12, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker and a member of Women of the Moose Lodge 594, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: husband, William "Bulldog" Johns of Buffalo; son, David McQuaid of Gallipolis, Ohio; daughter, Mary Burian of St. Marys; mother, Mary McCoy of Henderson; brothers, Dencil McCoy of Chillicothe, Ohio, David McCoy of Gallipolis, Jack of Henderson; sister, Brenda Smith of Gallipolis Ferry; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Isaiah Crump officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery, Henderson. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home. (cont The Herald-Dispatch)

Johns, Linda L
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 13, 2000

Linda L. Johns, 59, of Buffalo, wife of William "Bull Dog" Johns, died Thursday at home. She was a homemaker. Also surviving are her mother, Mary McCoy of Henderson; one son, David McQuaid of Gallipolis, Ohio; one daughter, Mary Burian of St. Mary's; three brothers, Dencil McCoy of Chillicothe, Ohio, David McCoy of Gallipolis and Jack McCoy of Henderson; and one sister, Brenda Smith of Gallipolis Ferry. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Concord Cemetery, Henderson. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home

Johnson, Donald W Sr.
Charleston Gazette
February 17, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Donald W. Johnson Sr., 78, of Point Pleasant died Feb. 15, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a recipient of the Purple Heart, a former employee of C&O Railway and was retired from BASF Corp., Huntington. He was a member of Main Street Baptist Church, Point Pleasant, and a former member of Baptist Temple, Huntington.
Surviving: wife, Ruth Smith Johnson; son, Dr. Donald W. Jr. of Point Pleasant; one grandchild.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Michael Derry officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jones, Jessica
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 3, 2000

HARTFORD - Jessica Jones, 62, of Hartford, Mason County, died June 1, 2000, in Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, after a long illness.
She was a volunteer who organized literacy programs across the state. She was an officer in the West Virginia Federation of the Blind and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Surviving: husband, Robert L.; son, Steven G. Jones of Charleston; daughters, Catherine Elizabeth Byrne of Sissonville, Priscilla Anne Jones of Bronxville, N.Y.; mother, Mona Skidmore of Chesapeake; brothers, Mike Skidmore of Roanoke, Va., Robert Skidmore of Chesapeake, George Allen Skidmore of Anmoore, Gary Pat Skidmore of East Bank; grandchild, Alexandra Bryant.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston, with Elder Gareth R. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Pocatalico. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Kalleel, Reo Mary Heath
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 19, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Reo Mary Heath Kalleel, 83, of Point Pleasant died Jan. 17, 2000, at the home of her daughter, Roberta M. Ashworth of Marietta, Ohio.
She was a homemaker and an Avon representative in Point Pleasant for more than 24 years.
Also surviving: daughters, Norma J. Mazzie of Clarksburg, Carol A. Sutton of Goldsboro, N.C., Joan L. Bean of Kissimmee, Fla.; sisters, Hazel Golden of Hedgesville, Betty Eideman of Baltimore; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Russell Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family suggests donations to Home Nursing & Hospice, 900 Third St., Marietta, OH 45750.

Kearns, John, Jr.
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 28, 2000

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio - John Kearns Jr., 78, of Middleport, formerly of Hartford, W.Va., died June 26, 2000, in Overbrook Center.
He was retired from the city of Mason, W.Va., and a member of American Legion Post 140, New Haven, W.Va., and VFW Post 9926, Mason.
Surviving: wife, Frances G. Kearns; daughters, Paulette Cundiff of Pomeroy, Sheryl Carson of Rutland, Mary Thomas of Letart, W.Va., Rhonda Kearns of Hartford; son, Buddy Eugene of Point Pleasant, W.Va., Timothy of Long Bottom; sisters, Louise Hall of Hartford, Alice Blaker of New Haven; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. today at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Huhling Green officiating. Burial will be in Broad Run Cemetery, Letart. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Keefer, Ernest H
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 16, 2000

LETART - Ernest H. Keefer, 82, of Letart died June 15, 2000, in Scenic Hills Nursing Center.
He was a former furnace operator for Foote Mineral plant and a member of the United Steel Workers.
Surviving: wife, Wilma L. Durst Keefer; sons, Roger of Point Pleasant, Larry of Winfield; sister, Amanda Stover of Teays Valley; brothers, Raymond of Columbus, Ohio, James of Leon, Earl of Letart, Henry and Harold, both of Point Pleasant; four grandchildren.
Service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Minister George Erwin officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Blanchette Rockefeller Neuro-Science Institute, c/o West Virginia University Alzheimer's Foundation, 3168 Collins Ferry Road, P.O. Box 4533, Morgantown, WV 26504.

Keefer, Warren H
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 4, 2000

KENNA - Warren H. Keefer, 77, of Kenna died July 2, 2000, in Saint Francis Hospital, Charleston, after a long illness.
He was a retired plasterer and attended Goshen Baptist Church, Kentuck.
Surviving: wife, Margaret Leibert Keefer; daughter, Shirley Harper of Fayetteville; sons, Roger W. "Rick" of Scott Depot, Dwight W. of Kenna; sister, Anna Crites of Lookout; brother, Charles H. of Winfield; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville, with the Rev. Bob Fields officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Mason County. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Keller, Julie Clark
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 13, 2000

Julie Clark Keller, 37, of Columbia, S.C., wife of Willard "Bud" Keller, died Monday. She was a veterinarian. Also surviving are one son, Benjamin Keller of Columbia; her father and stepmother, Dorwin and Gloria Clark of New Haven; her mother and stepfather, Linda and Lymuel Meadows of Letart; two sisters, Joni Knight of New Haven and Jennifer Wamsley of Leonardtown, Md.; one stepsister, Celia Wright of Charleston; and grandmother, Alice Brinker of Letart. A private graveside service will be held. There will be no visitation. Contributions may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation, 4351 Garden City Drive, Landover, MD 20785, or your local animal shelter.

Kenna, Christine S.
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 27, 2000

LARGO, Fla. - Christine S. Kenna, 93, of Largo, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Feb. 26, 2000, in Largo.
She was born in Point Pleasant, W.Va., and was a secretary for the West Virginia Public Service Commission, Charleston. She was a Catholic and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Largo.
Surviving; daughter, Louise Sullivan of Hackettstown, N.J.; grandson, Michael E. Sullivan of Kenner, La.
Moss-Feaster Funeral Home, Largo, is in charge of arrangements.

Kent, Diana Lynn
The Herald Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 22, 2000

Diana Lynn Kent, 51, of Point Pleasant died Friday in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Survivors include her father, Harold A. Kent; two sons, Michael Zinsmeister of Denver and Daniel Taff of California; two daughters, Lisa Jones of Pennsylvania and Torie Zinsmeister of Portland, Ore.; and a brother, Roger L. Kent of St. Petersburg, Fla. Funeral 1 p.m. Monday at Creston United Methodist Church, Leon; burial in Creston Cemetery. Friends may call after noon Monday at the church. New Haven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Kiggins, Bethel G
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 27, 2000

APPLE GROVE - Bethel G. Kiggins, 89, of Apple Grove died Aug. 26, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: daughter, Shirley Kiggins Whitt of Gallipolis Ferry; sons, Merle and Donald, both of Apple Grove; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Barton Chapel Church. Burial will be in Barton Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Kimes, William T
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 31, 2000

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio - William T. Kimes, 58, of Middleport died March 30, 2000, in Overbrook Center.
He was an Army veteran, a retired steel worker from Midwest Steel, Pomeroy, and a member of Syracuse Nazarene Church. He was a former police officer for the towns of New Haven, W.Va.; Hartford, W.Va., and Mason, W.Va. He was a former member of the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department and a member of VFW Post 128, Middleport.
Surviving: wife, Nancy Finkenbinder Kimes; sons, Raymond, Scott and Mark, all of Middleport, Steve of Elkhart, Ind., Todd of Rutland; brothers, Thomas of Racine, Dennis of Hartford; sister, Stella O'Bryan of Mason; eleven grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at New Haven Funeral Home with the Rev. Floyd Grimm and the Rev. Mary Janice Lavender officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, New Haven, with military rites by VFW Post 128. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

King, Agatha Beth
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 15, 2000

MASON - Agatha Beth Gibbs King, 27, of Mason died Jan. 14, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
She attended Father's House Church and Point Pleasant First Church of God.
Surviving: husband, Timothy L. King of New Haven; daughter, Natosha Marie King of Mason; parents, Gerald L. and Sara E. Gibbs of Mason; sister, Robyn C. VanMatre of Letart; brothers, Gerald L. Gibbs Jr. of Mason, Harold W. Gibbs of Hartford; maternal grandfather, Roy W. Brinker of Mason; several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Clovis Vanover and Albert Yester officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home

King, Mildred I
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 15, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Mildred I. King, 76, of Point Pleasant died July 14, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: sons, Charles "Buck" of Treasure Island, Fla., Tom of Charleston, Danny of Gallipolis Ferry; sister, Bessie Cox of Alcoa, Tenn.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. William Banks officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

King, Sarah Jane
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 4, 2000

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio - Sarah Jane King, 94, of Lewis Center, formerly of Letart, W.Va., died July 3, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker and member of Rand (W.Va.) Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving: daughters, Barbara Graham, with whom she resided, Audrey Cain of Anderson, S.C., Anita Dye of Columbus; sons, Arthur of Point Pleasant, W.Va., Cecil M. Jr. of Cross Lanes, W.Va., Jimmy and Carl, both of Quitman, Ark., Charles of Ocala, Fla., Paul of Jacksonville, Fla.; sister, Hazel Morrison of Jacksonville; 25 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Letart. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Kinnaird, Bessie Francis
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 17, 2000

NEW HAVEN - Bessie Francis Kinnaird, 92, of New Haven, formerly of Gallipolis Ferry, died March 16, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker, a member of Zion Baptist Church, Gallipolis Ferry, and attended Bachtel United Methodist Church, New Haven.
Surviving: daughters, Ora B. Kinnaird and Janice Asworth, both of New Haven, Rachel Frandsen of Vienna, Joy Smith of Hurricane; son, Charles; brother, Justin Honaker of Centerburg, Ohio; sisters, Kathleen Stilwell of Ona, Eileen Wilson of Orlando, Fla.; 32 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Marlin Campbell and the Rev. Lee Baird officiating. Burial will be in Beale Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Kirby, Lenford R. "Bob"
The Herald Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 18, 2000

Lenford R. "Bob" Kirby, 81, of New Haven, widower of Anna Mae Lewis Kirby, died Sunday in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley. He was a retired mechanic at Rawlings Car Lot, the West Virginia Department of Highways and AEP Philip Sporn Plant. Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Kay Gilland of New Haven; one brother, Leo Harold Kirby; and special friend, Joan L. Varian of Mason. Funeral 1 p.m. Thursday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason; burial in Graham Cemetery, New Haven. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Kiser, Ferrel Virgil
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 11, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Ferrel Virgil Kiser, 77, of Point Pleasant died May 9, 2000, in Memorial Division, CAMC.
He was a retired millwright from Kaiser Aluminum, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Point Pleasant Church of the Nazarene and American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: wife, Belva Kouns Kiser; daughters, Sheri Kiser of Columbus, Ohio, Renee Kiser of Point Pleasant; son, Ralph of Point Pleasant; sisters, Mabel Keifer of Springfield, Ohio, Freda Mahitka of Greensboro, N.C.; Ada Burge of Point Pleasant, Donna Horton of Grayson, Ky., Helen Burton of Ashland, Ky.; brothers, Howard, Earl and Gene, all of Grayson.
Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Charles Marker officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Kline, Ella Jean
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 10, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Ella Jean Kline, 70, of Point Pleasant died Feb. 9, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker and a member of Church of Christ Christian Union, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: daughter, Sherry Kline of Michigan; brother, Mitchell Sheline of West Virginia; sister, Illene Manson of Columbus, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Henderson Cemetery with the Rev. Sky Manson officiating. There will be no visitation. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Knapp, Dorcel A
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 18, 2000

DORCEL A. KNAPP, 91, of Leon, widower of Zelma Thornton Knapp, died Sunday in Pleasant Valley Hospital. He was retired from Foote Mineral Plant. Survivors include two sons, Charles Knapp of Marthon, Fla., and Warren Knapp of Laurel, Miss.; and one daughter, Vera Smith of Point Pleasant. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Leon Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to a local fire department. (cont Charleston Gazette)

Knapp, Dorcel A
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 18, 2000

LEON - Dorcel A. Knapp, 71, of Leon died Dec. 17, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was retired from Foote Mineral Plant, a member of Shallo Evangelical United Brethren Church, Leon, AFL-CIO and United Steelworkers of America.
Surviving: sons, Charles of Marathon, Fla., Warren of Laurel, Miss.; daughter, Vera Smith of Point Pleasant; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Jim Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Leon Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to a local fire department.

Knight, Marjorie Yvonne
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 8, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Marjorie Yvonne Knight, 67, of Point Pleasant died Feb. 6, 2000, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.
She was a cook at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg, and West Virginia University, Parkersburg.
Surviving: sister, Virginia Smith of Point Pleasant; several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Ivan Myers officiating. Burial will be at a later date. There will be no visitation.

Krebs, Arnold R
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
October 18, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Arnold R. Krebs, 67, of Point Pleasant died Oct. 16, 2000, at home.
He was a general laborer.
Surviving: companion, Virginia Roush Birchfield; sisters, Ginny Barr, Helen Neal and Violet Morrison, all of Columbus, Ohio, Pauline Spencer of Point Pleasant; brother, Leonard of Point Pleasant.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Nancy Hamm officiating. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.(cont The Herald-Dispatch)

Krebs, Arnold R
The Herald Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 18, 2000

Arnold R. Krebs, 67, of Point Pleasant, companion of Virginia Roush Birchfield, died Monday at home. He was a general laborer. Also surviving are four sisters, Ginny Barr, Helen Neal and Violet Morrison, all of Columbus, Ohio, and Pauline Spencer of Point Pleasant; and one brother, Leonard Krebs of Point Pleasant. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

Krebs, Johnny Lee, Sr.
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 14, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Johnny Lee Krebs Sr., 51, of Point Pleasant died Feb. 12, 2000, in VA Hospital, Huntington.
He was a boilermaker and a member of First Church of God, Point Pleasant. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, during which he received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He was a member of American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: sons, Johnny L. Krebs Jr. of Point Pleasant, Samuel Ferrell of Texas; daughters, Teresa Krebs and Lora Jo Krebs, both of Point Pleasant; mother, Mable Krebs of Point Pleasant; sisters, Sue Bush of Charleston, Lana Grimsley of California; brother, Benny Krebs of California; one granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Carl Swisher officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Lamm, Elmer Eugene
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
April 24, 2000

LEON - Elmer Eugene Lamm, 75, of Leon died April 22, 2000, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on W.Va. 62 near Point Pleasant.
He was a Catholic, a retired self-employed carpenter and a veteran of World War II.
Surviving: wife, Beulah Frye Sammons Lamm; son, Ronald Eugene Lamm of Gallipolis, Ohio; stepson, Paul Sammons of Leon; stepdaughter, Donna K. Hagerman of Leon; four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, with the Rev. Verlin Hart officiating. Burial will follow in Baden Presbyterian Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lane, Sharon L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
April 14, 2000

HARTFORD - Sharon L. Lane, 33, of Hartford, Mason County, died April 13, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, Point Pleasant, after a long illness.
She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: parents, Willie Joe and Evelyn Willit Lane of Hartford; grandfather, Robert Lane of Point Pleasant; sister, Johnni Sue Lane of Patriot, Ohio; brothers, Willie Eugene Lane of Gallipolis, Ohio, Michael Paul Lane of Hartford.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Robert Graham officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Gardens, New Haven. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Langdon, Mary Francis
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 21, 2000

Mary Francis Langdon, 67, of Glenwood, wife of Harvey Langdon, died Tuesday in St. Mary's Hospital. Also surviving are five daughters, Bonnie Kinniard, Debra Fielder and Tammy Edmonds, all of Glenwood, Tressa Hysell of Milton and Rose Langdon of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sons, Junior Langdon of Elgin, Ill., and Charles Langdon of Huntington; one sister, Jarvis Statts of Flat Rock; and three brothers, Donald Holley and Joe Cobb of Glenwood and Alfice Chapman of Ravenswood. Funeral 1 p.m. Friday at Heck Funeral Home, Milton; burial in Pete Meadows Cemetery, Glenwood. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Lanham, Eleanor L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 19, 2000

Eleanor L. Lanham, 82, of Point Pleasant died Feb. 18, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was a seamstress and a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: daughter, Marilyn R. McDaniel of Point Pleasant; son, Carl David Lanham of Iron Station, N.C.; sister, Eugenia Cullen of Fort Ashby; brother, E. Lawrence Marquess of Nutter Fort; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements. (cont Charleston Gazette)

Lanham, Eleanor L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 2, 2000

Lanham, Eleanor L. - Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. L. Frank Frye officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Letart. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, died Feb. 18, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis

Lawhorn, Earl Albert
Sunday Gazette-Mail, Charleston, WV
October 22, 2000

HARRISONVILLE, Ohio - Earl Albert Lawhorn, 82, of Harrisonville, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Oct. 20, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va., after a short illness.
He was a retired machinist and a member of Moose Lodge, St. Albans, W.Va. He was a veteran of World War II.
Surviving: sons, Raymond of Illinois, James and John, both of Campbells Creek, W.Va., George of Lakewood, Colo.; daughters, Carol Brown of Rand, Arleen Lawhorn of Harrisonville, Alma Rogers of Elkhart, Ind., Loretta Gibson and Vierra Gibson, both of Campbells Creek, Delores Estes of Middleport, Ohio, Vanessa Green of Charleston; brothers, Kenneth Lawhorn of Placerville, Calif., Coy Lawhorn of Elkhart, Ind.; sister, Marion Durham of Harrisonville; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, with the Rev. Theran Durham, the Rev. James E. Brown and the Rev. Samantha Hudnall officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar. Friends may call from noon until time of service at the funeral home.

Layne, Harry R. "Bob"
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 14, 2000

Harry R. "Bob" Layne, 71, of New Haven, widower of Elinor Boston Layne, died Thursday at his home. He was retired from American Electric Power Co. where he was a master electrician and served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Survivors include a son, Jay Layne of Bridgeport; two daughters, Harriett Nibert of Point Pleasant and Holly Lieving of New Haven; and two brothers, Jimy Layne of New Haven and Joyn Layne of Wilton, Conn. Graveside service 1 p.m. today in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. New Haven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation.(cont Charleston Gazette)

Layne, Harry R
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
October 14, 2000

NEW HAVEN - Harry R. "Bob" Layne, 71, of New Haven died Oct. 12, 2000, in New Haven.
He was a retired master electrician from American Electric Power Co. and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving: son, Jay of Bridgeport; daughters, Harriett Nibert of Point Pleasant, Holly Lieving of New Haven; brothers, Jim Layne of New Haven, John Layne of Wilton, Conn.; several grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Graveside service will be 1 p.m. today at Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. George Weirick officiating. There will be no visitation. Military graveside rites will be conducted by Stewart Johnson VFW Post 9926, Mason, and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140, New Haven. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, New Haven.

Lee, Doris Wanda
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 4, 2000
Obituaries

Doris Wanda Lee, 74, of Point Pleasant, widow of Walter W. Wyatt, died Saturday at home. She was a homemaker and a former waitress and part owner of Walt's Drive-In, Point Pleasant. Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Lee Neal of Carleton, Mich.; four sisters, Dorothy Childers of Thelma, Ky., Kathaleen Daniels of Williamport, Ky., Juanita Bonnie Preston of Indiana and Gwen Williamson of Williamsport; and one brother, Keenis Holbrook Jr. of Cincinnati. Funeral 3 p.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Suncrest Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.(cont Charleston Gazette)

Lee, Doris Wanda
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 4, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Doris Wanda Lee, 74, of Point Peasant died Dec. 2, 2000, at home.
She was a member of Old Friendship United Baptist Church, Williamsport, Ky., American Legion Post 23 Auxiliary and Women of the Moose Chapter 594, Point Pleasant. She was a homemaker, a former waitress and part owner of Walt's Drive In, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: daughter, Brenda Lee Neal of Carleton, Mich.; sisters, Dorothy Childers of Thelma, Ky., Kathaleen Daniels and Gwen Williamson, both of Williamsport, Juanita Bonnie Preston of Indiana; brother, Keenis Holbrook Jr. of Cincinnati; two granddaughters.
Service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Pastor Carl Swisher officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Leport, Charles Robert
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 24, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Charles Robert Leport, 50, of Point Pleasant died May 21, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a maintenance employee for Akzo Nobel Chemicals, Gallipolis Ferry, a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant, and Grace Bible Baptist Church, Point Pleasant, and a graduate of Point Pleasant High School.
Surviving: daughter, Heather Leport of Point Pleasant; son, Chad of Ripley; sister, Lois Riffle of Point Pleasant; one grandson.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant, with military rites by American Legion Post 23. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lester, Woodie
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 8, 2000

PATRIOT, Ohio - Woodie Lester, 57, of Patriot died May 26, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
He was a retired miner, a member of UMW and a Baptist.
Surviving: wife, Melissa Browning Lester; sons, Martin Lester of Clear Fork, W.Va., Donavon Lester, Mickie Browning and Brandon Browning, all of Mudsock; daughter, Serina Lester of Mudsock; brothers, Willie of Patriot; Roger of Oceana, W.Va., Buford of Baisden, W.Va.; sisters, Gearldean Ellis of Baisden, Betty Hatfield of Gilbert, W.Va., Tressie Lester of Oceana, Valerie Walls of Smith Mountain Lake, Va., Pansy Keene of Fanrock, W.Va.; four grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Andrew Parsons officiating. Burial will be in Neal Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Lewis, Marie Ganel
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 13, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Marie Ganel Lewis, 84, of Point Pleasant died Feb. 11, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a long illness.
She was a homemaker and member of the United Methodist Church.
Surviving: daughters, Betty Hudson of Henderson, Doris Johnson of Griffin, Ga.; sons, Maxie Lewis of Princeton, Raymond Lewis of Point Pleasant; sister, Julia Wright of Point Pleasant; brothers, Samuel Welch of McKinney, Va., Arleigh Welch Jr. of Mansfield, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Ben Stevens officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery, Henderson. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Litchfield, Nathan Lee
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 17, 2000

APPLE GROVE - Nathan Lee Litchfield, infant son of Bridgette Stover and James W. Litchfield of Apple Grove, died June 15, 2000, in Cabell Huntington Hospital.
Also surviving: sister, Shayla Litchfield of Apple Grove; brothers, J.C. Litchfield and Jacob Litchfield, both of Apple Grove; maternal grandparents, Richard and Brenda Sydenstricker of Southside; paternal grandfather, Charles Worthy Litchfield of Southside; paternal grandmother, Phyllis J. Litchfield of Apple Grove; maternal great-grandmother, Doshie Sydenstricker of Ohio; paternal great-grandparents, William and Thelma Flora of Apple Grove.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Wyoma Church Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Lively, Jack J
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 29, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Jack J. Lively, 68, of Point Pleasant died June 28, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a laborer for the Point Pleasant Roads Department.
Surviving: sons, Ronnie of Point Pleasant, Johnny and Randy, both of Gallipolis, Ohio, Chuck of Gallipolis Ferry; daughters, Connie Nichols of Leon, Christine Kearns of Mason, Kay Bailey and Kathy Boyles, both of Gallipolis, Charlene Sawyer of North Carolina, Belinda McChutchin of Buffalo; brother, Jimmy of St. Albans; 14 grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Alfred Holley officiating. Burial will be in Letart Evergreen Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Long, Kimberly K
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 16, 2000

MASON - Kimberly K. Long, 37, of Mason died July 14, 2000, at home after a long illness.
She was a registered nurse for Overbrook Center, Middleport, Ohio, and a member of Fairview Bible Church, West Columbia.
Surviving: husband, Timothy D.; son, Jared D. Long of Mason; daughter, Bethany A. Long of Mason; mother, Peggy Dee Anderson Bumgardner of Mason; sister, Lisa S. Bumgardner Fields of Lexington Park, Md.; maternal grandfather, Paul R. "Bard" Anderson of Mason.
Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with Pastor Brian May and Pastor Rankin Roach officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Letart. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Fairview Bible Church Building Fund, West Columbia.

Loudermilk, Lloyd C.
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 24, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Lloyd C. Loudermilk, 77, of Point Pleasant, formerly of Charmco, died July 21, 2000, in Frankford after a short illness.
He was a retired heavy equipment operator in road construction and an operating engineer with 35 years' service. He was a member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at Jackson Avenue Baptist Church, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: wife, Louise Burns Loudermilk; daughter, Barbara Seldomridge of Frankford; son, Gaylen M. of Charmco; two grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wallace Memorial Mausoleum Chapel, Clintonville, with Pastor Lula Collins officiating. Burial will be in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the mausoleum chapel. Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Jackson Avenue Baptist Church, Jackson Avenue, Point Pleasant, WV 25550.

Loudin, William G
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 28, 2000

BUFFALO - William G. Loudin, 75, of Buffalo died Aug. 26, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a long illness.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a retired furniture refinisher and owner/operator of Loudin's Upholstery Shop.
Surviving: daughters, Anita Lynn Loudin of Red House, Patricia Ann Loudin of Buffalo, Pamela Jean Fenton of Eleanor; sons, William Gray II of Wallback, Robert Lee of Oak Hill, Fla., John Michael of Buffalo, Thomas Edward of Charleston; brothers, Charles of New Jersey, Harold of Charleston, Jerald of Pittsburgh; sister, Helen Slater of Charleston; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with Pastor Jim McCallister officiating. Burial will be in Walker Chapel Cemetery, Robertsburg. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lyons, Eileen E
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 25, 2000

LETART - Eileen E. Lyons, 63, of Letart died Aug. 23, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: husband, Chuck; son, Randy of Kentucky; daughter, Charlene Snyder of Georgia; sister, Nellie Durst of Flat Rock; 10 grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at New Haven Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Lambert officiating. Burial will be in Fry family cemetery, Letart. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lyons, Josephine
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 10, 2000

LEON - Josephine Lyons, 91, of Leon died March 8, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a retired Mason County schoolteacher with 44 years' service.
Surviving: sons, Arlan D. and Paul A., both of Leon; sisters, Bernice Russell of Ohio, Irene Miller of Point Pleasant; two grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. James Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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