MASON COUNTY OBITUARIES 2000 M - R

Marcelline, Edna
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
November 1, 2000

WEST COLUMBIA - Edna Marcelline "Coley" Knapp, 72, of West Columbia died Oct. 31, 2000 at home.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors: daughters, Peggy Jean Russell of Mason, Brenda S. Short of Letart, Dottie J. Oliver of West Columbia; sons, Robert V. Knapp of Rutland, Ohio, Walter R. Knapp of West Columbia; sister, Donna Jean Jeffers of Columbus, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Clyde Ferrell officiating. There will be no visitation.

Marr, Sadie M
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 11, 2000

WEST COLUMBIA - Sadie M. Marr, 81, of West Columbia died March 9, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a housewife.
Surviving: daughter, Brenda K. Jividen of West Columbia; sister, Mary L. Hoffman of New Haven; grandsons, Marvin E., David R. and Christopher C. Powell, all of Buffalo, Clifford W. Powell of Leon, Barry A. and Brian R. Jividen, both of West Columbia; 11 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. George Hoschar officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Marshall, Carmen
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 20, 2000

MASON - Carmen Marshall, 82, of Mason died Jan. 18, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: caregivers, Alice Tucker and Shana Vanscoy, both of Mason.
Service will be noon Friday at Father's House Church, Hartford, with the Rev. Huling Green officiating. Burial will be in Broad Run Cemetery, Letart. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Marshall, Tyler Keenan
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 4, 2000

NEW HAVEN - Tyler Keenan Marshall, infant son of Crystal C. Johnson and Michael A. Marshall of New Haven, was stillborn July 1, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
Also surviving: paternal grandparents, William K. Marshall Jr. of Racine, Ohio, Paul D. Jr. and Karen L. Johnson of Mason; maternal grandparents, George R. and Sylvia J. Johnson Jr. of Clifton; paternal great-grandfather, William K. Marshall Sr. of Point Pleasant; paternal great-grandmother, Mary M. Roush of Mason; maternal great-grandparents, Winfield R. and Betty J. VanMeter of Mason, George R. Sr. and Phyllis M. Johnson of Clifton.
Graveside service was Monday in Graham Cemetery with Pastor Damon Rhodes officiating. Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, was in charge of arrangements.

Martin, Dewey B, Jr
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 16, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Dewey B. Martin Jr., 66, of Point Pleasant died June 13, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was a member, youth director, Sunday school teacher, assistant choir director, trustee board member and administrative board member at Bellemead United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant. He was a graduate of Shady Spring High School, Beaver, a millwright for Ravenswood Aluminum Corp. and a member of the United Steel Workers.
Surviving: wife, Edith Jane O'Neal Martin; son, Stephen Lee of Point Pleasant; daughters, Shawna Jane Thomas of Rocky River, Ohio, Paula Anne Abraham of Chesapeake, Va.; sisters, Margie White and Faye Fain, both of Beckley, Janice Williams of Johnson City, Tenn.; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchldren; two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bellemead United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Bobby Woods and the Rev. Carroll McCauley officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the church. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Martin, William Dean
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 27, 2000

William Dean Martin, 43, of Point Pleasant died Monday in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. He was a laborer. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Katie Smith and Ben McClanahan of Jackson, Ohio; one son, Jeremy Martin of Point Pleasant; three sisters, Phyllis Dickson of Jackson, Bridgett Howard of Tulsa, Okla., and Shawna McClanahan of Columbus, Ohio; and four brothers, Mitchell Dickson and Robert Dickson, both of Tulsa, Darrell Dickson of Fayetteville, Ark., and Ben McClanahan of Jackson. Burial will be later. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Gallipolis, is in charge of arrangements. (cont Charleston Gazette)

Martin, William Dean
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 27, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - William Dean Martin, 43, of Point Pleasant died Dec. 25, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was a general laborer.
Surviving: son, Jeremy Martin of Point Pleasant; stepfather and mother, Ben and Katie Smith McClanahan of Jackson, Ohio; sisters, Phyllis Dickson of Jackson, Bridgett Howard of Tulsa, Okla., Shawna McClanahan of Columbus, Ohio; brothers, Mitchell and Robert Dickson, both of Tulsa, Darrell Dickson of Fayetteville, Ark., Ben McClanahan of Jackson.
There will be no service or visitation. Burial will be at a later date. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Mattox, Bessie Louise
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
November 24, 2000

WEST COLUMBIA - Bessie Louise Mattox, 78, of West Columbia died Nov. 25, 2000, in Cabell Huntington Hospital.
She was a member of Clifton United Methodist Church.
Surviving: son, David of West Columbia; daughters, Delores Long and Betty McKinley, both of Middleport, Ohio; brothers, Jessie and Butch Coleman, both of Ohio; sister, Dorthy Thomas of Flat Rock; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Pastor Doreen Adkins officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. (cont The Herald-Dispatch)

Mattox, Bessie Louise
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
November 24, 2000

Bessie Louise Mattox, 78, of West Columbia, widow of William Tobias Mattox, died Saturday in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Survivors include one son, David Mattox of West Columbia; two daughters, Delores Long and Betty McKinley, both of Middleport, Ohio; two brothers, Jessie Coleman and Butch Coleman, both of Ohio; and one sister, Dorthy Thomas of Flat Rock. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Suncrest Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mayse, Charles H
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 4, 2000

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Charles H. Mayse, 79, of Gallipolis died Feb. 3, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center.
He was a retired truck driver from Inland Products, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of VFW Post 4464, Gallipolis.
Surviving: wife, Dorothy Wright Mayse; son, Danny of Columbus; daughters, Karen Rawlins of Columbus, Nancy Cornell of Apple Grove, W.Va.; sister, Adlee Mayse Rose and Virgie Mayse McClaskey, both of Jackson; several grandchildren, step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Ronnie Wright officiating. Burial will be in Crist Cemetery, Ashton. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mayes, Helen R
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 16, 2000

HENDERSON - Helen R. Mayes, 86, of Henderson died March 15, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker and a member of Henderson Church of Christ.
Surviving: daughters, Dottie Eads and June Roberts, both of Point Pleasant, Sandra Eads of Henderson, Shirley Dressler of Zanesville, Ohio; son, Eddie of Point Pleasant; sisters, Dorothy Clark of Point Pleasant, Bonnie Harrison of Gallipolis, Ohio, Lydia Tomlin of Ghent, Ky., Margaret Noffsinger of Nitro, Christobel Richmond of Dale, Ohio; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Henderson Church of Christ with Pastor George Topping officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Mayes, Lee Roy
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 24, 2000

HENDERSON - Lee Roy Mayes, 66, of Henderson died May 22, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a sudden illness.
He was retired from Lakin Hospital and was a former deckhand for O.F. Shear and American Electric Power. He served several terms on Henderson Town Council, was a member of Lifeline Apostolic Church and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving: wife, Phyllis Wilson Mayes; daughters, Mary Shamblin and Vicky Wamsley, both of Point Pleasant; sons, Dwaine L. of Point Pleasant, Timothy A. of Henderson; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Lifeline Apostolic Church with the Rev. Charles Birchfield officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, and one hour prior to service at the church.

McAfee, Ruby M
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 2, 2000

LEON - Ruby Maxine Russell McAfee, 67, of Leon, Mason County, died June 30, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio, after a long illness.
She was a homemaker and a Christian.
Surviving: husband, Percy L. McAfee Jr.; daughter, Barbara Adkins of Comfort; sons, Larry Andrew McAfee of Quincy, Roger Dean McAfee of Eustis, Fla., John Wayne McAfee of Clendenin; sisters, Evelyn Copenhaver of Pliny, Lorine Reynolds of Winfield, Sharon Reeves of Charleston; two stepchildren; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with Pastor Tim Oakes officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Memorial Park. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

McCarthy, Eula Dodd
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 26, 2000

SMYRNA, Ga. - Eula Morgan Dodd McCarthy, 83, of Smyrna, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Jan. 24, 2000, in Cobb General Hospital after a long illness.
Surviving: husband, Denis; daughter, Clara "Becky" Dodd Munson of Atlanta; brother, Eugene D. Morgan of Charleston; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston. Burial will be in Morgan family cemetery, Mason County, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

McCarty, Chester Worthy
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 26, 2000

MASON - Chester Worthy McCarty, 41, of Mason died July 25, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a short illness.
He was a construction worker.
Surviving: wife, Bonnie DeVault McCarty; sons, James W. Hodge of Mason, William Scott McCarty of Jacksonville, N.C., Jammie Litterll of Lancaster, Ohio; sisters, Debbie Timms of Ohio, Evelyn Munson of Lancaster, Susie McCarty of Logan, Ohio, Joyce McCarty of Sugar Grove, Ohio; brothers, Lester, Mike and Larry, all of Zanesville, Ohio, Kevin of Lancaster; two grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. William L. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Baden Presbyterian Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

McCarty, Louise E
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 6, 2000

ASHTON - Louise E. "Sis" McCarty, 70, of Ashton died Aug. 4, 2000, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: sons, James R. and Roy L., both of Ashton; daughter, Carolyn L. Cooper of Milton; sister, Virginia Ward of Cleveland; two grandchildren; one stepgrandchild.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ball's Chapel Church, Ashton, with the Rev. Max Spurlock and the Rev. Joe Dolan officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, and one hour prior to service at the church.

McCarty, Phyllis
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 8, 2000

HENDERSON - Phyllis Rimmey McCarty, 62, of Henderson died June 7, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was an employee of the Mason County Homeless Shelter and a member of New Hope Baptist Church, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: wife, George A. McCarty; sons, George Allen of Marango, Ohio, Michael of Point Pleasant; daughter, Sophia Roney of New Haven; brother, Robert Rimmey of Point Pleasant; sister, Shirley Rich of Columbus, Ohio; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Moses officiating. Burial will be in Sycamore Valley Cemetery, Henderson. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, and one hour prior to service at the church.

McClure, James J
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 19, 2000

APPLE GROVE - James J. McClure, 76, of Apple Grove died March 12, 2000, in Point Pleasant Center.
He was a retired slitter operator at Kaiser Aluminum, and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Ashton Baptist Church.
Surviving: wife, Flo Ann McClure; sons, Joe of Leon, K.D. of Alkol, Roy N. of Letart, Jessie of New Haven, Eddie of Michigan, Freddie of Ohio; daughters, Donna Green and Sue Goodnite, both of Letart; sister, Mary Green of Charleston; brother, Norvell McClure of Ohio; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The body was cremated. Burial was in Mount Union Cemetery, Letart. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

McCray, Bernard
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 27, 2000

Bernard McCray, 64, of Lakin died Saturday in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant. He worked in the petroleum industry. Survivors include one nephew, William McCray of McFarland; and one sister, Sharon Lemon of Florida. Funeral 10 a.m. today at Lakin Chapel; burial in Lakin Cemetery. Wilcoxen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

McCray, Bernard
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
December 27, 2000

LAKIN - Bernard McCray, 64, of Lakin died Dec. 23, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was an oil field laborer and an Army veteran.
Surviving: sister, Sharon Lemon of Florida; nephew, William McCray of McFarland.
Service will be 10 a.m. today at Lakin Chapel with Pastor Ron Branch officiating. Burial will be in Lakin Cemetery. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.(cont The Herald-Dispatch)

McDade. Robert F, Sr.
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 14, 2000

LEON - Robert F. "Bob" McDade Sr., 72, of Leon died March 13, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was a retired crane operator from Foot Mineral Plant, New Haven, and a member of the United Steelworkers.
Surviving: wife, Viola McClure McDade; sons, Robert Jr. and David, both of Leon, Roger of Southside; daughters, Margie Hart of Leon, Joyce Cheesebrew of Point Pleasant, Kate Stone and Pat Sheets, both of Gallipolis, Ohio; brothers, Don and Marion, both of Grove City, Ohio, Kenny of Cottageville; sister, Dean Ranke and Pauline Smith, both of Grove City, Elsie Sayre of Ripley, Edna Durst of Leon, Stella Ellis of Point Pleasant, Louise Taylor of Indiana; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Herman Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Smith Church Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

McDaniel, Clarence E, Jr
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 19, 2000

Clarence Eugene McDaniel Jr., 40, of Dunbar died May 17, 2000, in Charleston.
He was a physical therapist and attended Victory Baptist Church, Middleport, Ohio.
Surviving: stepfather and mother, Phillip D. and Rita J. Radford of Pomeroy, Ohio; brother, Dwaine K. of Rutland, Ohio; maternal grandmother, Margaret F. Nunn of Middleport; niece, Nicole M. McDaniel.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. James Keesee officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery, New Haven. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

McDaniel, Lewis Jay
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 7, 2000

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Lewis Jay McDaniel, 32, of Columbus died July 4, 2000, in Riverside Hospital, Columbus.
He was an employee of Preferred Title, Columbus.
Surviving: parents, Sandra Sue Gleason McDaniel and James Maynard, both of Columbus, Kenneth W. McDaniel of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; grandparents, Lewis and Helen Woodall and Carol McDaniel, all of Point Pleasant; brothers, Kenneth William McDaniel II, Troy Ray McDaniel, James E. Maynard Jr. and John E. Maynard, all of Columbus.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Carl "Boxer" 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.

McDermitt, Iva Louise
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 19, 2000

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - Iva Louise Roush McDermitt, 80, of Chesapeake, formerly of Letart, W.Va., died Feb. 17, 2000, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, W.Va.
She was a homemaker and a member of Vernon United Methodist Church.
Surviving: daughter, Dotty Brammer of Chesapeake; stepchildren, Bill McDermitt, John McDermitt, Louise Robinson, Hattie McDaniel and Emma Lou Rogers; sisters, Ada Vickers of New Haven, Betty Rasmussen and Edna Brown, both of Rochelle, Ill.; several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, W.Va., with minister Wayne Brammer officiating. Burial will be in Fry Cemetery, Vernon. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

McDermott, Velva See
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 22, 2000

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Velva See McDermott, 83, of Coral Spring died Feb. 19, 2000.
She was a native of Leon, W.Va., a homemaker and a Presbyterian.
Surviving: sons, Douglas S. of Brandon, John of Coral Springs; sister, Irene Kessell of Coral Springs; four grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, W.Va., with the Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating. Burial will be in Creston Cemetery, Evans. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

McElfresh, Edith C
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 3, 2000

MADISON - Edith C. McElfresh, 97, of Madison died March 2, 2000, in Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison.
She was a homemaker and a member of Madison Rotary Club and Madison United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Boone Memorial Hospital Auxiliary with 30,000 hours of service and served on the hospital board of trustees. She was selected to be a Hometown Hero by WSAZ-TV.
Surviving: nieces, Betty Witt of Red House, Martha Lee Ranson of Charleston.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Madison United Methodist Church with the Rev. Thomas McDowell officiating. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Handley Funeral Home, Danville, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Madison United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 216, Madison, WV 25130.

McIntosh, Elizabeth L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
April 04, 2000

MASON - Elizabeth L. McIntosh, 87, of Mason died April 3, 2000, in Rockspring Nursing Center, Pomeroy, Ohio.
She was a retired registered nurse, a member of Mason United Methodist Church and a graduate of Kanawha Valley Hospital School of Nursing.
Surviving: niece, Luanna Jaycox of Columbus, Ohio.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with Pastor Damon Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

McMillin, Evelyn M
March 12, 2000
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV

HARTFORD - Evelyn M. McMillin, 86, of Hartford died March 10, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker and a member of Fathers House Church, Hartford.
Surviving: daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Ann and Thomas E. Anderson of Hartford; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Mike Finnicum and the Rev. Huling Greene officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery, New Haven. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Meade, Bernice M
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 22, 2000

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Bernice M. "Millie" Meade, 68, of Columbus, formerly of Mason County, W.Va., died Aug. 18, 2000, at home.
She was a retired secretary from Midland Mutual and was a member of American Legion Post 128.
Surviving: daughters, Veronica Wilson of Thornville, Vanessa Morris of Columbus; brother, John Miller; three grandchildren.
Service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va., with the Rev. Gary Whaley officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Leon, W.Va. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home

Meade, Emogene
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 29, 2000

Emogene Meade, 74, of Gallipolis, widow of Hilbert Meade, died Thursday in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three sons, Danny Joe Meade of Columbus, Gordon Meade of Gallipolis and James Little of Ashland; five daughters, Dorothy Blanton of Lucasville, Glenda Stover of Gallipolis and Wanda Meade, Brenda Gaines and Ressie Reeder, all of Columbus; three stepsons, Ray Meade and Robert Meade, both of Louisa, Ky., and Gene Meade of Chillicothe; one stepdaughter, Taini Callahan of Georgia; one brother, Rowland Smith of Stanton, Ky.; and two sisters, Kathrin and Dorothy Hall of Oak Harbour. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday at Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis; burial in Reynolds Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Miller, Pauline L
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
November 12, 2000

Pauline L. Miller, 78, of New Haven, wife of I. Douglas Miller, died Friday at home. She was a retired postal clerk at the New Haven Post Office. Also surviving are one son, William Austin Stump; two daughters, Dianna Harbour of New Haven and Amanda Blessing of Letart; and one sister, Thelma Gress of New Haven. Graveside service 2 p.m. Sunday in Sunrise Memorial Cemetery, Letart. There will be no visitation. Contributions may be made to Pleasant Valley Hospice, 1011 Viand St., Point Pleasant, WV 25550

Moodespaugh, Lauretta
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
November 14, 2000

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Lauretta Mai Moodespaugh, 92, of Gallipolis Ferry died Nov. 12, 2000, in Point Pleasant Center.
She was a member of Bruce Chapel Episcopal Church, Gallipolis Ferry, and attended Faith Gospel Church, Gallipolis Ferry. She was a homemaker.
Surviving: sister, Alyce N. Hoffman of Gallipolis, Ohio; brother, Lewis E. Henry of Gallipolis Ferry; nine nieces and seven nephews; several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Odell Bush officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home. (cont The Herald-Dispatch)

Moodespaugh, Lauretta
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
November 14, 2000

Lauretta Mai Moodespaugh, 92, of Gallipolis Ferry, widower of Cecil H. Moodespaugh, died Sunday in Point Pleasant Center. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one sister, Alyce N. Hoffman of Gallipolis, Ohio; and one brother, Lewis E. Henry of Gallipolis Ferry. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call after noon Wednesday at the funeral home.

Moore, Emma Lea
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
October 13, 2000

GLENWOOD - Emma Lea Moore, 60, of Glenwood, Mason County, died Oct. 11, 2000, in Cabell Huntington Hospital.
She was a member of Sunrise United Methodist Church, Glenwood, and the Cancer Support Group.
Surviving: husband, Joseph; sisters, Margaret Jack of Alderson, Lorena Hedrick of Cottageville, Clara Edrington of Huntington, Betty Young of Richwood; brothers, Virgil Young of Hillsboro, Charles Young of Paola, Kan., Edgar Young of Joplin, Mo., Hank Young of Manteo, N.C.; brother, Donald Moore of Proctorville, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Sunrise United Methodist Church, Glenwood, with the Rev. Rex Nance and the Rev. Robert Dille officiating. Burial will be in Union Ridge Cemetery, Glenwood. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Morrow, Frank E
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 27, 2000

LEON - Frank E. Morrow, 84, of Leon, Mason County, died March 25, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Point Pleasant.
He was a retired welder.
Surviving: sons, Daniel and James, both of Point Pleasant, Mark of Alexandria, Ky., John of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; daughters, Joyce Keefer of Akron, Ohio, Sharon Huddleston of Point Pleasant; sisters, Goldie Beckett of Huntington, Mary Harmon of Point Pleasant; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.
Private graveside service will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Murphy, Eddie Ray
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
November 12, 2000

Eddie Ray Murphy, 49, of Point Pleasant died Thursday in the Cleveland Clinic. Survivors include three brothers, Ralph Murphy of Wichita Falls, Texas, John Murphy of Trenton, Mich., and Robert Murphy of Smithville, Ohio; and seven sisters, Helen Smith and Eva Mae South, both of Columbus, Ohio, Eunice Woyan of Pliny, Sue Byus, Faye German and Pearl Murphy, all of Huntington, and Phyllis Coleman of Henderson. Funeral 1 p.m. Monday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Beale Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Myers, H Toby
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 24, 2000

LETART - H. Toby Myers, 81, of Letart died June 22, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was a self-employed carpenter and a member of Church of God of Prophecy, Point Pleasant. He was a ham radio operator.
Surviving: wife, Mary Irene Myers of Letart; sister-in-law, Josephine Robinson of Letart.
Service will be 1 p.m. today at New Haven Funeral Home with P.J. Chapman and Pastor Greg Collins officiating. Burial will be in Oldtown Board Baptist Church Cemetery, Letart. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Myers, Terry Brenton, Sr.
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 4, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Terry Brenton Myers Sr., 36, of Point Pleasant died Jan. 1, 2000, at home after a short illness.
He was a truck driver for Myers Paving, Henderson.
Surviving: son, Terry Jr. of Point Pleasant; daughter, Chatel Nichole Myers of Point Pleasant; brothers, Herby and Larry, both of Henderson, Eric of Apple Grove; sister, Shirley Diane Taylor of Chesapeake, Ohio. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Lee Baird officiating. Burial will be in Beale Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Newberry, Lawrence E
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
April 24, 2000

LETART - Lawrence E. Newberry, 79, of Letart died April 24, 2000, in a Point Pleasant hospital.
He was a farmer, member of Moose Lodge 731, Point Pleasant, and a Navy veteran of World War II.
Surviving: wife, Lois M. Coan Newberry; daughters, Beverly Forbes and Darlene Rainey, both of Point Pleasant, Delores Woomer of Letart, Carol Lowe and Penny Hickman, both of Leon; brothers, Delmer and Elmer, both of Letart, Robert of Point Pleasant, Leonard of Rio Grande, Ohio, Harry of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; sisters, Alberta Fry of Point Pleasant, Ruby Stover of Akron, Ohio, Bernice Woomer of Huntington.
Service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Justin Moran officiating. Burial will be in Creston Cemetery, Leon. Military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 23, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Noble, Virginia K
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 13, 2000

Virginia K. "Mamie" Noble, 78, of Mason, wife of Homer M. Noble, died Monday at her daughter's home. Also surviving are one daughter, Diane Hoffman of Letart; one son, Larry H. Noble of Mason; and one brother, William H. "Bill" Nease of Buckhannon. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday in Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Letart. There will be no visitation. Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, is in charge of arrangements. ( cont Charleston Gazette)

Noble, Virginia K
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 13, 2000

MASON - Virginia K. "Mamie" Noble, 78, of Mason died Dec. 11, 2000, at the home of her daughter, Diane Huffman of Letart.
She was a homemaker and a member of Eastern Star Chapter 157 and Women of the Moose Lodge 504, Point Pleasant.
Also surviving: husband, Homer M; son, Larry of Mason; brother, William M "Bill" Nease of Buckhannon; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Letart, with the Rev. Bennie Stevens officiating. Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, is in charge of arrangements.

Nott, Donald E. Jr.
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 27, 2000

Donald E. Nott Jr., 46, of Cleveland, Okla., formerly of Point Pleasant, died Sunday in Lexington, Okla. Surviving are his mother, Nancy L. Armbruster of Riverview, Fla.; one son, Christopher Nott of Charleston, N.C.; three daughters, Cameron Nott, Kathryn Nott and Kynna Nott, all of Port Charlotte, Fla.; one sister, Teresa Hazelwood of Point Pleasant; and one brother, David A. Nott of Henderson. Memorial will be held later. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Grace Somerville, Route 1 Box 179-A, Point Pleasant, WV 25550. Wilcoxen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nott, Donald E. Jr.
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
December 27, 2000

CLEVELAND, Okla. - Donald E. Nott Jr., 46, of Cleveland died Dec. 24, 2000, in Lexington after a short illness.
He was a native of Point Pleasant, W.Va.
Surviving: son, Christopher of Charleston, S.C.; daughters, Cameron, Kathryn and Kynna Nott, all of Port Charlotte, Fla.; mother, Nancy L. Sheppard Nott Armbruster of Riverview, Fla.; sister, Teresa Hazelwood of Point Pleasant; brother, David A. Nott of Henderson, W.Va.; one grandson.
Memorial service will be at a later date. There will be no visitation. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests memorial donations to the American Cancer Society.(cont The Herald-Dispatch)

Nutter, Arnold Bruce
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 22, 2000

NEW HAVEN - Arnold Bruce Nutter, 71, of New Haven died Feb. 21, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was a member of Salt Hill Community Church, Ripley, and was a retired maintenance worker from Ravenswood Aluminum Corp.
Surviving: wife, Cemantha "Pat" Meadows Nutter; daughter, Karen Lupardus of Coolville, Ohio; stepson, Lawrence Melvin Basham of Beckley; stepdaughter, Vickie Atterson of New Haven; brother, J. Clay Nutter of Summersville.
Service will be 8 p.m. Wednesday at New Haven Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Blair and the Rev. Don Hinzman officiating. Friends may call three hours prior to service at the funeral home. Additional service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Wallace Memorial Cemetery Chapel, Clintonville. Burial will be in the memorial cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the chapel.

Oldaker, Johnnie Louis
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 17, 2000

NEW HAVEN - Johnnie Louis Oldaker, 70, of New Haven died Feb. 16, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of American Legion Post 140, New Haven. He attended New Haven United Methodist Church.
Surviving: wife, Mitzi C. Hicks Oldaker; sons, Johnnie of Hartford, Jerry of Middleport, Ohio; daughters, Johnetta Oldaker of New Haven, Jennifer Oldaker and Jeanette Oldaker, both of Flatwoods, Ky.; brothers, Otho of Hartford, Adam of Mason, Douglas of West Columbia; sister, Ruby Greene of Hartford; three grandchildren; one great-grandson.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at New Haven Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Blair officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Letart, with military rites. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Ireland United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Walkersville Charge, the Rev. Doug Smalies, HC73 Box 2-B, Walkersville, WV 26447.

Palmer, Martha Ann
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 06, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Martha Ann Palmer, 63, of Point Pleasant died May 4, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a long illness.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: daughter, Vonda Greiner of Weston; sons, Steven R. of Buckhannon, James L. of Jane Lew, Thomas A. of Kincheloe; sister, Rebecca Radabaugh of Berlin; six grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Friendship IOOF Cemetery, Berlin, with the Rev. Roger McKee officiating. Friends may call from 1:30 until time of service at Floyd Funeral Home, Weston.

Patterson, Franklin Jake
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 7, 2000

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Franklin Jake Patterson, 52, of Gallipolis Ferry died Jan. 5, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, after a short illness.
He was an Army veteran.
Surviving: son, Frank of Grove City, Ohio; daughter, Brenda Sue Adkins of Ceredo; brother, James of Mount Sterling, Ohio, Kenneth and Dwayne, both of Gallipolis Ferry, Ralph of Southside; sisters, Carrie Mae Pearson of Ottawa, Ohio, Nancy Long, Edna Denais and Rosie Patterson, all of Gallipolis Ferry, Glenna Hopper of Burns, Tenn.; five grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Wyoma Church, Gallipolis Ferry, with the Rev. Roger Bonecutter officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Patterson, Harley, Sr
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 9, 2000

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Harley Patterson Sr., 70, of Gallipolis died May 27, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center.
He was a farmer and a member of Faith Gospel Church, Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.
Surviving: sons, Harley and Nathan, both of Gallipolis, Robert of Gallipolis Ferry, Roger of Apple Grove, W.Va.; daughters, Jessica and Darlene Patterson, both of Gallipolis Ferry, Katherine Patterson of Gallipolis, Loretta Clark of Cheshire, Carrie Carper of Point Pleasant, W.Va., Grace Burris of Apple Grove; brother, Clearance of Gallipolis Ferry; sisters, LauvianaVaughan of Apple Grove, Effie Siders of Gallipolis, Kattie Roush of London; 16 grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. John Sallaz officiating. Burial will be in the Patterson-Clonch cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Patterson, Patrick A
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 26, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Patrick Allen Patterson, 50, of Point Pleasant died May 22, 2000, at home.
He was an electrician and a former employee of Gerstenslagers, Wooster, Ohio. He was a graduate of Kent State University.
Surviving: wife, Rebecca Tyler Patterson of Wilmot, Ohio; son, Richard of Point Pleasant; daughter, Kimberly Patterson of Los Angeles; mother, Verda Evans Young of Wadsworth, Ohio; brother, Keith of Rootstown, Ohio; half sister, Lisa Evans of Pennsylvania.
Private service will be Sunday. There will be no visitation. Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Persinger, Robert
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The Morning Journal, Lorain, Ohio
February 22, 2000
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Sandusky - Robert G. Persinger, 79, a resident of the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, at his residence, following a lengthy illness. He was born July 20, 1920 in Hogsett, W.Va., and had lived in Morrow County before coming to the Ohio Veterans Home. Persinger was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was employed as a factory worker at the HPM Co., Mt. Gilead, for many years until his retirement. Survivors include his daughter, Patricia Baughman of Morral, Ohio; stepson, Larry Persinger of Mount Gilead; brother, Charles Persinger of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and six grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Bessie (nee Pickens) Persinger; two sisters and one brother. Friends may call Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. at the Secrest Chapel of the Ohio Veterans Home, 3416 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Paul A. Birmingham will officiate. Burial will be in the Ohio Veterans Home Cemetery. Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Pickens, Grace A Cummings
The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH
Tuesday, November 14, 2000

PICKENS - Grace A. Cummings Pickens, 89, of Johnstown, died Saturday, November 11, 2000 at Northview Senior Living Center. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2000 at Crouse-Kauber Funeral Home, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown, with Rev. John Hays officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Pickens was born July 26, 1911 in Mason, W.Va. to the late Edward and Arizona Stover Fowler. She was a member of Jersey Baptist Church. Survived by 2 daughters, Dorothy (Wayne) Ruth of Johnstown and Betty (Robert) Grove of Johnstown; 1 brother, Earl Fowler of Lancaster, Oh.; 5 step-children and spouses; 7 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband Harry Pickens, 1 sister Vesta J. Cook and 2 brothers Emmett and William Fowler. Friends may call at the funeral home 6-8 P.M. Wednesday, November 15, 2000.

Plants, Dorsol E, Sr
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 30, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Dorsol E. Plants Sr., 61, of Point Pleasant died March 28, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was a member, choir member and Sunday school teacher at Bellemead United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Steelworkers Union and a graduate of Point Pleasant High School. He was retired from the Shell Chemical Plant, Apple Grove.
Surviving: wife, Helen Dennison Plants; daughters, Marketta Crum of Gallipolis Ferry, Coraletta Sievers of Gales Ferry, Conn.; son, Dorsol Jr. of Milton; stepdaughter, Andra Bailey of Crown City, Ohio; stepsons, Mike Dennison of Crown City, Jeff Dennison of Bidwell, Ohio; sisters, Margaret Porter of Shoals, Virginia Ann VanSickle of Gallipolis; brothers, Charles Carroll of Gallipolis Ferry, Danny of Henderson, Alfred Sr. of Point Pleasant; 11 grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Bryan Blair and the Rev. Carroll McCauley officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery, Henderson. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Bellemead United Methodist Church.

Poole, Susan Elizabeth Pullin
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September 25,2000

MIDDLEPORT, OHIO Susan E. Pullin Poole, 56, of Westerville, Ohio formerly of Middleport, Ohio died on Friday, September 22,2000 at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.
Born October 7, 1943 in Pomeroy, Ohio she was the daughter of the late James O. Pullin and Roberta E. Arnold Cowan.
She was a graduate of Middleport High School, a Special functions assistant for Chemical Abstract Services, an associate life member of Ohio State University Alumni, and a member of Evangeline Chapter 172, Middleport, Ohio Order of the Eastern Star.
She is Survived by her husband, Richard Poole of Westerville, Ohio; a son and daughter-in-law Richard Jr. & Angela Poole of Lewis Center, Ohio; a daughter & son-in-law Elizabeth & Mark Archer of Gahanna, Ohio; grandchildren Brandon, Justin, and Lauren Poole of Lewis Center, Ohio; and Gage, Caleb, Elijah Archer of Gahanna; a brother & sister-in-law Stephen and Rita Pullin of Mason, West Virginia; a sister Stephanie Girton of Columbus, Ohio; an Aunt Jerry Pullin of Pomeroy; two nieces, Heather and Amber Pullin of Mason, West Virginia; and two nephews, Jamie and Jeremy Girton of Columbus, Ohio. Service were held at 2:00PM Monday Sept.25, 2000 in Fisher Funeral Home, Middleport, Ohio with Rev. Mark Morrow officiating, Burial Followed in Riverview cemetery Middleport.

Potts, Ira L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 4, 2000

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Ira L. Potts, 50, of Gallipolis Ferry died Aug. 2, 2000, at home.
He was retired from the state of West Virginia. He was a former Democratic Party committeeman and a member of American Legion Post 23 and Moose Lodge 731, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: wife, Jewell; daughter, Denise Lopez of Canton, Mich.; brothers, Charles and James, both of Mount Sterling, Ohio, Robert of London, Ohio; sister, Betty Shipman of Worthington, Ohio; two grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Beale United Methodist Church, Apple Grove, with the Rev. Lee Baird and the Rev. O'Dell Bush officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Powell, Miriam
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 31, 2000

APPLE GROVE - Miriam Powell, 90, of Apple Grove died July 29, 2000, in Point Pleasant Center.
She was a homemaker and a member of Palestine Baptist Church.
Surviving: daughter, Betty Powell Stohmaier of Oxford, Pa.; sons, Lawrence W. of Greenville, Pa., Charles of Gallipolis Ferry; sister, Omega Perdue of Huntington; brothers, Rufus Blake of Huntington, Russell and Johnnie Blake, both of Glenwood; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Ray Short and Max Spurlock officiating. Burial will be in Pete Meadows Cemetery, Glenwood. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Price, Gladys R
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 20, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Gladys R. Price, 78, of Point Pleasant died Aug. 19, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: daughters, Jacqueline "Jackie" McCoy of Henderson, Donna Jacobson of Cleveland; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Burial will be at a later date. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements.

Pullins, Katherine
The Herald Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 9, 2000

Katherine Pullins, 84, of Point Pleasant, widow of Lester Pullins, died Friday at Arbors of Gallipolis. She was a homemaker. Survivors include four daughters, Carla Amburgey of Point Pleasant, Michael Durfee of Southside, Peggy Uhl of Parkersburg, and Linda Genovese of Coral Springs, Fla.; a half-sister, Betty Graham of Columbus; and two half-brothers, Thomas Selbe of Columbus, and John Selbe Jr. of Indianapolis. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home; burial in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Pullins, Katherine
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
December 9, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Katherine Pullins, 84, of Point Pleasant died Dec. 8, 2000, in Arbors of Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was a homemaker and a businesswoman.
Surviving: daughters, Carla Amburgey of Point Pleasant, Shirley Durfee of Southside, Peggy Uhl of Parkersburg, Gerard Genovese of Coral Springs, Fla.; half sister, Betty Graham of Columbus, Ohio; half brothers, Thomas Selbe of Columbus, John Selbe Jr. of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Bobby Woods officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. (cont The Herald-Dispatch)

Putney, Gilbert Kenneth
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 11, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Gilbert Kenneth Putney, 81, of Point Pleasant died Dec. 10, 2000, at home.
He was retired from Malleable Iron Co., Point Pleasant, with 30 years' service.
Surviving; niece and caregiver, Diana See of Point Pleasant; several additional nieces and nephews.
Service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Orville White officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Racer, Ruth Ann
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
November 24, 2000

Ruth Ann Racer, 70, of Winfield, wife of John J. "Jim" Racer, died Tuesday in Putnam General Hospital. She was a retired supervisor of respiratory therapy at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington. Also surviving are two sons, John David Racer of Gastonia, N.C., and Jack William Racer of Mentor, Ohio; one sister, Elizabeth Dent of Winfield; and one brother, John Lanier of South Charleston. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday at Chapman Funeral Home Chapel, Hurricane; burial in Beech Hill Cemetery, Mason County. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Rayburn, Margaret Ann
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
November 21, 2000

Margaret Ann Rayburn, 73, of Point Pleasant, widow of H.H. Rayburn, died Sunday at home. She was a private caretaker. Survivors include one son, James H. Rayburn of Columbus, Ohio; and two sisters, Virginia Green of Point Pleasant and Marie Duncan of Gallipolis Ferry. Funeral 1 p.m. Friday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Caldwell Cemetery, Richmond Dale, Ohio. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Redman, Herman Delbert
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 17, 2000

POMEROY, Ohio - Herman Delbert Redman, 78, of Pomeroy died June 15, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
He was born in Charleston, W.Va., and a retired machinist from Gravely Tractor Plant, Dunbar, W.Va. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving: brothers, Fred and Joseph, both of Charleston, the Rev. Ronald of Charleston, Herbert of Cheshire.
There will be no service. Fisher Funeral Home, Middleport, is in charge of arrangements.

Reynolds, Mary Lou
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
August 8, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Mary Lou "Granny" Crump Reynolds, 65, of Point Pleasant died Aug. 7, 2000, at home.
She was a member and Sunday school teacher at First Church of the Nazarene, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: husband, David Lloyd Reynolds; sons, David L., Thomas E., Terry L., and Joshua D., all of Point Pleasant; daughters, Susan L. Bledsoe of Highland, Mich., Diana L. Shinn and Sandy Pancake, both of Point Pleasant, Carol A. Phillips of Porter, Ohio; sisters, Maude E. Crews of Ohio, Gloria Krentscher of New Palestine, Ind., Betty Joe Wamsley of Point Pleasant; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First Church of the Nazarene, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Charles Marker, Lester Errett, the Rev. Carl "Boxer" Swisher and Charles Bledsoe officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, c/o Grace Somerville, Route 1, Box 726, Point Pleasant, WV 25550.

Rhoades, Lauren G
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 7, 2000

LEON - Lauren G. Rhoades, 62, of Leon died June 3, 2000, in Putnam General Hospital, Hurricane, after a short illness.
He was a construction contractor and a former Pennsylvania police officer.
Surviving: wife, Beverly J. Rhoades; daughters, Rose Dean and Robin Dean, both of West Virginia, Jennie Thousand of Pennsylvania; sons, Noel Jr. and Lauren Rhoades Jr. of Pennsylvania; sisters, Jane McLehaney and Carolyn Jandic of Pennsylvania; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be at a later date. Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, is in charge of arrangements.

Rice, Charley
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 9, 2000

LAKIN - Charley Rice, 81, of Lakin died March 7, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, after a long illness.
He was a Christian.
Surviving: sisters, Katie Lee Roach of Winfield, Lottie Brown of Westland, Mich.; brother, Clarence Rice of Winfield.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Chapman-Erskine Funeral Home, Winfield, with the Rev. Doug McComas officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Fraziers Bottom. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral

Rice, Virgil Olin
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 1, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Virgil Olin "Odie" Rice, 79, of Point Pleasant died May 30, 2000, at home.
He was a retired linesman and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Surviving: sons, Daniel Olin of Letart, Tony Randall of Point Pleasant; daughters, Mary Ellen Rice and Lora Gale Miller, both of Point Pleasant; sisters, Lucy Cullen of Letart, Gretta Wilson of Ironton, Ohio; brother, Jack of Ripley.
Service will be 1 p.m. today at Crow Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Marlin Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery, Flat Rock.

Rickard, William Robert
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 22, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - William Robert "Bo" Rickard, 19, of Point Pleasant died Dec. 21, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, Point Pleasant, where he was an usher and a member of the choir. He was a graduate of Point Pleasant High School, a Mason County Walk America ambassador for three years, a Make-a-Wish child and a participant in the Special Olympics.
Surviving: parents, Gary and Dee Rickard of Point Pleasant, Jeff and Beverly Vickers of Pomeroy, Ohio; grandparents, Hugh and Dotty Rickard of Point Pleasant, James and Connie Smith of Pomeroy; sisters, Mindy Rickard and Olivia Rickard, both of Point Pleasant; brother, Sean of Point Pleasant; stepsister, Stacy Vickers of Pomeroy; stepbrothers, Ryan and Jeremy Vickers, both of Pomeroy.
Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at First Church of the Nazarene, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Charles Marker officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to First Church of the Nazarene, 2500 Mount Vernon Ave., Point Pleasant, WV 25550.(cont The Herald-Disptach)

William Robert "Bo" Rickard,
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
December 22, 2000

William Robert "Bo" Rickard, 19, of Point Pleasant, son of Gary and Dee Rickard of Point Pleasant and Beverly and Jeff Vickers of Pomeroy, Ohio, died Thursday in Pleasant Valley Hospital. Survivors include two sisters, Mindy Rickard and Olivia Rickard, both of Point Pleasant; one brother, Sean Rickard of Point Pleasant; one stepsister, Stacy Vickers of Pomeroy; and two stepbrothers, Ryan Vickers and Jeremy Vickers, both of Pomeroy. Funeral 1 p.m. Sunday at Point Pleasant First Church of the Nazarene; burial in Kirkland Memorial Gardens,
Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Roberts, Arnie E
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 17, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Arnie E. Roberts, 80, of Point Pleasant died May 16, 2000, at home.
She was a retired seamstress from Quality Manufacturing Co., Point Pleasant.
Surviving: niece, Laura Mae Jones of Point Pleasant; several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Kathleen Slinker and the Rev. Hermon Jordan officiating. Burial will be in the new Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Robinson, Ruth Elizabeth
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
October 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Ruth Elizabeth (Bender) Robinson, 82, of Point Pleasant, died Sunday, October 22, 2000 in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
She retired, after 25 years, from Pennyfair (Formerly) Evans Grocery Company).
She was past president of the Anne Bailey Homemakers Club in Point Pleasant. She was also a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant for 54 years.
Born January 20, 1918 in Portsmouth, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Fred Bemder and Clara Bender.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth W "Robbie" Robinson; and a brother, Earl Bender.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Ann and Jim Sayre of Point Pleasant; a son, Kenneth Wayne Robinson of Clarksville, Tennessee; two sisters, Grace Thornton of Mason and Shirley Medley of Marion, Ohio; a brother, Robert Bender of Portsmouth, Ohio; six grandchildren and their spouses, Kay and Toby Greer, Jill and Daren Matthews and Tim Stover, all of Point Pleasant, Eric and Chris Robinson and Michele and BJ Raysor, all of Arkansas, and Mark and Gisela Robinson of Clarksville, Tennessee; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2:30 pm Thursday, October 26, 2000 in Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Pont Pleasant, with the Rev. L Frank Frye officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, October 25, 2000 from 6 -8 pm.

Robinson, Ruth Elizabeth Bender
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 25, 2000

Ruth Elizabeth Bender Robinson, 82, of Point Pleasant, widow of Kenneth W. "Robbie" Robinson, died Sunday in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant. She retired from Pennyfair, formerly Evans Grocery Co. Survivors include one son, Kenneth Wayne Robinson of Clarksville, Tenn.; one daughter, Ruth Ann Sayre of Point Pleasant; one brother, Robert Bender of Portsmouth; and two sisters, Grace Thornton of Mason and Shirley Medley of Marion, Ohio. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Rodgers, Howard Curtis
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 14, 2000

Howard Curtis Rodgers, 76, of Mason, widower of Alah M. Purdum Rodgers, died Thursday in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant. He worked 30 years as an actuary for General Motors Corp. in New York City. Survivors include a son, Curtis Edward Rodgers of Canton, Ohio; a daughter, Barbara Ann Kinsey of Cherry Hill, N.J.; two sisters, Margaret L. Blaine of Gallipolis Ferry and Clarice June Fannin of Springboro, Ohio; and a brother, R. Lowell Rodgers of Columbus, Ohio. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Monday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, which is in charge of arrangements. (con't Sunday Gazette-Mail)

Rodgers, Howard C
Sunday Gazette-Mail, Charleston, WV
October 15, 2000

MASON - Howard Curtis Rodgers, 76, of Mason, died Oct. 12, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He had worked for 30 years as an actuary for General Motors Corp. in New York City and was a member of Mason United Methodist Church and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 9926, Mason. He was a graduate of Ohio University and was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II and a major in the West Virginia Air National Guard.
Surviving: son, Curtis Edward Rodgers of Canton, Ohio; daughter, Barbara Ann Kinsey of Cherry Hill, N.J.; sisters, Margaret L. Blaine of Gallipolis Ferry, Clarice June Fannin of Springboro, Ohio; brother, R. Lowell Rodgers of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Damon Rhodes officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to service at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason.

Rogers, Emma L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
June 20, 2000

LETART - Emma L. Rogers, 56, of Letart died June 18, 2000, in General Division, CAMC.
She was a beautician, a homemaker and a member of Flame Fellowship, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: son, Robert L. of Sandyville; daughter, Stephanie Neal of West Columbia; sisters, Louise Robinson of Clifton, Hattie McDaniel of West Columbia; brothers, John and Billy McDermitt, both of Letart; five grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. George Weirick officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Rogers, Thelma
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 7, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Thelma Grace Coon Rogers, 87, of Point Pleasant died Jan. 4, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She was a retired Mason County elementary schoolteacher with 32 years' service and a member of Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Pleasant Valley Hospital Auxiliary, the Women's Club, Mason County Retired Teachers Association, the Anne Bailey Homemaker Club and the Sew and Sews Needlework Group. She was a recipient of the Valley Forge Freedom Foundation's medal for promoting citizenship and was a graduate of Morris Harvey College, Charleston.
Surviving: daughters, Mary Ann Mansour of DeWitt, Mich., Nancy Sanders of Williamsport, Pa.; son, Jack David of Pullman, Wash.; brothers, Siegel and Kermit M. Coon, both of Boone County; sister, Sylvia M. Turner of Olmstead Township, Ohio; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Presbyterian Church, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. David Nash officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. The family suggests donations to the Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 415, Point Pleasant, WV 25550.

Rollins, Audra G
Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV
October 8, 2000

BIDWELL, Ohio - Audra G. Rollins, 80, of Bidwell died Oct. 6, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
She was a homemaker and member of Old Kyger Freewill Baptist Church, and attended Clark Chapel Church, Bidwell.
Surviving: husband, Steven Rollins; daughters, Ruth Bond of Pataskala, Priscilla Barley of Columbus, Nellie Whitehill of Groveport, Debbie Coughenour of Rutland, Mary Rollins of Cambridge; sons, Jim of Lockbourne, David of Galloway, Larry of West Jefferson, Ronnie of Grove City; brothers, Everett Sullivan of Dunbar, W.Va., Earl Sullivan of Columbus; sisters, Roma Ann Stump of Bidwell, Edna Badgelay of Eleanor, W.Va., Eleanor King of Columbus; 16 grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Rick Barcus and the Rev. Lucian Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Gravel Hill Cemetery, Gallipolis. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. (cont The Herald-Dispatch)

Rollins, Audra G
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
October 8, 2000

Audra G. Rollins, 80, of Bidwell, wife of Steven Rollins, died Friday in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va. She was a homemaker. Survivors also include five daughters, Ruth Bond of Pataskala, Priscilla Barlay of Columbus, Nellie Whitehill of Groveport, Debbie Coughenour of Rutland and Mary Rollins of Cambridge; four sons, Jim Rollins of Lockbourne, David Rollins of Galloway, Larry Rollins of West Jefferson and Ronnie Rollins of Grove City; two brothers, Everett Sullivan of Dunbar, W.Va., and Earl Sullivan of Columbus; and three sisters, Roma Ann Stump of Bidwell, Edna Badgeley of Eleanor, W.Va., and Eleanor King of Columbus. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis; burial in Gravel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday and from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Rollins, Bessie
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
December 14, 2000

LEON - Bessie Rollins, 85, of Leon died Dec. 13, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Church, Leon.
Surviving: son, James of Milton; daughters, Bonnie Thomas of Letart, Rosalie McDade of Leon; sister, Bertha Kinzel of Letart; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Johnny Hayman officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Rollins, Phillip E
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 2, 2000

SORRENTO, Fla. - Phillip Eugene "Gene" Rollins, 72, of Sorrento died April 29, 2000, in Sorrento.
He was a retired salesman from Hillandale Farm Eggs. He was born in Leon, W.Va., and was a former resident of Charleston, W.Va. He was a member of Twin City Bible Church, Nitro, W.Va., and was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II.
Surviving: wife, Mary E. Rollins; sons, Phillip E. II and the Rev. Timothy L., both of Sorrento; brothers, Warren of Schneider, Ind., Paul E. of Edgewater, Bobby L. of Sorrento, Raymond C. of Orlando; sisters, Kathleen Hatcher and Betty Young, both of Orlando; three grandchildren.
Allen J. Harden Funeral Home, Mount Dora, is in charge of arrangements.

Rose, Thomas J
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
May 9, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Thomas J. Rose, 72, of Point Pleasant died May 27, 2000, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was retired from American Electric Power, Point Pleasant, and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: wife, Joann Rose; sisters, Lois Monroe and Opal Morse, both of Point Pleasant; four nieces; several grandnieces and -nephews.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. L. Frank Frye officiating. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Roush, Arthur A
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 6, 2000

WAVERLY, Ohio - Arthur A. "Corkey" Roush, 65, of Waverly, formerly of Mason, W.Va., died Jan. 4, 2000, at home.
He was a retired ironworker from American Alloys and was an Army veteran.
Surviving: wife, Katherine Blakeman Roush; stepsons, Robert Newland of Chillicothe, Ronald Newland of Waverly, Danny S. Bush of Grafton, Robert M. Bush of Sullivan; stepdaughters, Shirley Cool and Vicki S. Thompson, both of Piketon, Carolyn S. Neutzling of Middleport; brother, Harry Eugene "Gene" Roush of Racine; 15 step grandchildren; 16 step great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with Wayne R. Jewell officiating. Burial will be in New Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Roush, Audrey Rice Warner
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
February 29,2000
Audrey Rice Warner Roush, 88, of Flat Rock, WV went home to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, Feb.27, 2000 at her home.
Born November 9, 1911 in Flat Rock, WV she was a daughter of the late John H. and Beatrice (Cottrill) Rice. She was a schoolteacher in Mason Co. WV for 31 years. Her First School was a one-room schoolhouse in Flat Rock. She taught 19 years at Ordnance Elementary School. She was also the Manager of the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Point Pleasant, WV for Several Years. She was a member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, a graduate of Point Pleasant High School and Marshall College in Huntington. In Addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Artie O. Roush; a brother John H. Rice Jr.; and a former husband, Golden M. Warner.
She is Survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Gilmer N. "Jack" and Maxine Warner of Flat Rock, WV and John H. and Amy Warner of Barboursville, WV; a sister, Mary Lusher of Columbus, Ohio; two step-sons and spouses, Warner and Bettie Roush of Letart, WV and William and Shirley Roush of Letart, WV, three step-daughters and spouses Rosalie and Kenny Kuhl of Lilburn, GA. Dorothey and Clifford Barnette of West Columbia, WV., and Judy Jones of Point Pleasant, WV. Two granddaughters and spouses, Teresa and Scott Wilkinson of Gallipolis Ferry, WV, Audrey K. Warner of Flat Rock, WV., two great-grandchildren, Andrew and Kaitlynn Wilkinson of Gallipolis Ferry, WV Services will be 11:00am Wednesday, March 1,2000.,at crow-Hussell Funeral home, Point Pleasant, WV, with Rev. George Hoschar and Rev. Ed Grant officiating, Burial will Follow in Forest Hills Cemetery, Flat Rock, WV,. Pallbearers will be Mike Cottrill, Eugene Chattin, Charles Pickens, Ronald Pullin, Scott Wilkinson, Warner Roush. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, February 29,2000,from 1 to 3 pm and 7 to 9 pm.

Roush, Mary L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 16, 2000

NEW HAVEN - Mary L. Roush, 96, of New Haven died March 15, 2000, in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was a former employee of New Haven Superior Porcelain Co., a homemaker and a member of Hartford United Methodist Church.
Surviving: daughters, Lovella F. Lehew, Mae M. Roush and Geraldine V. Young, all of New Haven, Grace V. Roach of Menominee, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Gregory Blair officiating. Burial will be in Sunries(sic) Memorial Gardens, New Haven. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Roush, Paul A
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
July 15, 2000

LETART - Paul A. Roush, 91, of Letart died July 17, 2000, at the home of his son, Arnold L. of Letart.
He was a construction carpenter.
Also surviving: daughters, Mary A. Bradford of Racine, Ohio, Barbara J. Goodnite of Tulsa, Okla., Pauline D. Lieving of Letart, Betty M. Wyatt of Mansfield, Ohio; sister, Mary Harris of Wheeling; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with Simon Dean and Titus Lehman officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery, New Haven. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. (con't The Herald-Dispatch)

Roush, Paul A
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
July 15, 2000

Paul A Roush, 91, of Letart, widower of Minnie L. Roush, died Monday at the home of his son. He was a construction carpenter. Survivors include one son, Arnold L. Roush of Letart; four daughters, Mary A. Bradford of Racine, Ohio, Barbara J. Goodnite of Tulsa, Okla., Pauline D. Lieving of Letart and Betty M. Wyatt of Mansfield, Ohio; and one sister, Mary Harris of Wheeling. Funeral 1 p.m. Thursday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Graham Cemetery, New Haven. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home

Roush, Rosalie VanMeter
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 17, 2000

MASON - Rosalie VanMeter Roush, 70, of Mason died Feb. 16, 2000, at home.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving: daughters, Rose Ellen Lee of Pomeroy, Ohio, Vicki Jeffers and Sandra Stewart, both of Mason; son, David L. of Letart; brothers, Winfield, John and Jackie VanMeter, all of Mason, James E. VanMeter of Boston; sisters, Eva Gibbs of Mason, Missy Brewster of Logan; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. George Hoschar officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Runion, Philip Jeffrey
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 31, 2000

POINT PLEASANT - Philip Jeffrey Runion, 41, of Point Pleasant died March 30, 2000, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, after a short illness.
He was an employee of Century Aluminum, Ravenswood, and a member of Krebs Chapel United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant.
Surviving: wife, Jeannie Edwards Runion; son, Joshua of Point Pleasant; daughter, Carey Runion of Point Pleasant; parents, Arnold and Hazel Runion of Point Pleasant; sisters, Sharon Jones of Owensboro, Ky., Phyllis Yester of Point Pleasant; brothers, Arnold Jr. and Kevin, both of Point Pleasant; four nieces; two nephews.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Mike Lambert and the Rev. John Hayman officiating. Burial will be in Yauger Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Ryder, Joseph Alan Jr.
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
November 24, 2000

Joseph Alan Ryder Jr., 22, of Milton died Wednesday in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W. Va. He was a laborer. Survivors include his father, Joseph Alan Ryder Sr., of Lesage, and his mother, Susan Craft Perdue of Milton; a sister, Vanessa Ryder of Barboursville; and a brother, Derek Ryder of Milton. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday at Chapman's Mortuary; burial in Ryder Family Cemetery, Lesage. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

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