Mason County Obituaries 2001 G - L

 

 

Garland, Capt. Howard
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
September 2001
Obituaries

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Captain Howard E. Garland, 94, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Sunday, September 16, 2001 at his residence.
Born October 13, 1906 in Dravosburg, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late George and Ella (Jones) Garland.
He was a licensed Master Pilot of any gross tonnage upon the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers, the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Missouri, to New Orleans, Louisiana, and parts of the Monongahela, Allegheny and Wolfe Rivers.
He worked 56 years on the inland waterways before retiring in 1978 as captain of the M/V L. Fiore of the Ohio River Company, having worked for the Union Barge Line and American Barge Line as well as working two years as a member of the Pennsylvania State Mounted Police.
During World War II, he worked transporting LSTs and ocean going ships from Pittsburgh to New Orleans, Louisiana.
The captain was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Point Pleasant, and attended Jordan Baptist Church of Gallipolis Ferry; Master, Mates and Pilot's Association Commanders Club of Disable American Veterans; and an honorary member of the United Steel Workers of America.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, George, Walter, and William Garland; and a son-in-law, Okey Tawney.
Survivors include his wife, Lida (Wilson) Garland of Gallipolis Ferry; two sons and daughters-in-law, Howard Randall and Sandra Garland of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Charles Wayne and Phyllis Garland of Point Pleasant; two daughters and son-in-law; Mary Lou Tawney of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Rita Ann and Norm Persin of Oak Hill, Ohio; six grandchildren, Devin Adler of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jay Saxton of Powersite, Missouri, Angela Eplion of Point Pleasant, Greg Garland of Cincinnati, Ohio, Haley Persin Kreischer of Norwalk, Ohio, and Jimmy Dan Persin of Oak Hill, Ohio; and four great-grandchildren, Megan Adler, Matthew Eplion, Cary Adler and Holliday Saxton.
Services will be 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2001 at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Paston Rory Swiney and the Rev. William "Bud" Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow in the Garland Family Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, September 19, 2001 from 7-9 p.m.
NOTE: Dravosburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Gilkey, Pearl
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 26, 2001
Obituaries
CLIFTON - Pearl Gilkey, 96, of Clifton died Jan. 24, 2001, in Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, Point Pleasant.
He was a native of Meigs County, Ohio, a carpenter and a member of the Bradford Church of Christ and Carpenters Local 650, Pomeroy, Ohio.
Surviving: son, Pearl Richard Gilkey of Clifton; grandson Mark Gilkey of Hartford.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Birchfield Funeral Home, Rutland, Ohio, with Doug Shamblin officiating. Burial will be in Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire, Ohio. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Gorsuch, Nancy McKibben
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
November 18, 2001
Nancy McKibben Gorsuch, 76, McArthur, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, at her residence.
Born July 21, 1925, in Henderson, W.Va., daughter of the late Milllard and Nancy Lyons Snodgrass, she was a secretary and a member of McArthur Presbyterian Church, Sereno Chapter 128 OES, member FOE Aerie 2279 Ladies Auxiliary, Vinton County VFW Ladies Auxiliary 5299, and a member of White Shrine.
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence Neil McKibben; three brothers, James, Norman and Maurice Snodgrass; and two sisters, Mary Darst and Mildred Snodgrass. Surviving are her husband, William Gorsuch; a son, Joseph C. (Mary Jo) McKibben of Cincinnati; a daughter, Michelle (Robert) Steele of Gallipolis; two grandchildren; a brother, Michael (Bonnie) Snodgrass of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; and a sister-in-law, Betty Snodgrass of Point Pleasant.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur, with the Rev. Larry Lane and Walter Goble officiating. Burial will be in Elk Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Eastern Star services will be at 7:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to McArthur Presbyterian Church or Holzer Hospice.

Green, Virginia Elizabeth
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
January 5, 2001
VIRGINIA ELIZABETH GREEN, 81, of Point Pleasant, widow of William Green, died Thursday in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one sister, Marie Duncan of Gallipolis Ferry. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Forrest Hills Cemetery, Flatrock. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
DOD: January 4, 2001

Greenlee, Renettia Jane
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
January 7, 2001

RENETTIA JANE GREENLEE, 50, of Point Pleasant, died Saturday at home. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two brothers, Ralph Greenlee and Kenneth Greenlee, both of Point Pleasant. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Leon Cemetery, Leon. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Greenlee, Renettia J.
Sunday Gazette-Mail, Charleston, WV
January 7, 2001

POINT PLEASANT - Renettia Jane Greenlee, 50, of Point Pleasant died Jan. 6, 2001, at home.
Surviving: brothers, Ralph and Kenneth Greenlee, both of Point Pleasant.
Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Joe Nott officiating. Burial will be in Leon Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. (The Herald Dispatch)

Grimm, Ernest
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 28, 2001
Death Notices
Ernest Grimm, 77, of Letart died March 26, 2001, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington. Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Hainer, Clyde
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
April 16, 2001
MASON - Clyde Hainer, 70, Mason, died Tuesday, April 17, 2001 in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason.

Hall, Rosemary
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, April 9, 2001
HARTFORD - Rosemary Hall, 75, of Hartford died Saturday, April 7, 2001 at her residence.
Foglesong Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hart, Trilby
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
December 11, 2001
Trilby Hart, 94, New Haven, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2001, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home.

Hart, Trilby M
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
December 12, 2001

NEW HAVEN - Trilby M Hart, 94, New Haven, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2001, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She was a housewife.
Born Feb. 5, 1907, in Charleston, she was a daughter of the late Lacy Brooks and Ida Jane (Sayre) Brooks.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jasper N Hart; two sons, Harold Louis Hart and Arthur H Hart; and son-in-law, Chester H Curry.
Survivors include a daughter, Doris M Curry of New Haven; and six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are 1 pm Thursday at Graham Cemetery, New Haven, with Pastor Glen Lambert officiating. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home, Mason.

Hatfield, Marceline
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
June 2001
Obituaries

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Marceline Harfield, 80, Gallipolis Ferry, died Sunday, June 3, 2001 in Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born Jan. 23, 1921 in Mason County, daughter of the late Charles E. and Gertha Belle (Noble) Elliot, she was a homemaker, and a member of Jordan Baptist Church, Gallipolis Ferry.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, George (Pete) Forrest Hatfield.
Surviving are a son, Charles Leonard Hatfield; and a sister, Elsie Crawford of Huntington.
Graveside rites will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lone Oak Cemetery, with Rob Swinney and Charles Moses officiating. Friends may call at Wilcoxen Funeral Home from 7-9 tonight.

Hazlett, Juanita Montcastle
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
December 2001
APPLE GROVE - Juanita Montcastle Hazlett, 77, Apple Grove, died Wednesday, Dec 12, 2001, at her residence.
Born May 24, 1924, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late William and Martha Montcastle.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ogen Hazlett; daughter Elizabeth Hazlett; and six brothers and six sisters.
She was retired from the Mason County Board of Education as a custodian, and was a member of the Ashton Baptist Church in Ashton.
Surviving are five sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Carolyn Hazlett of Apple Grove, James and June Hazlett of Tecumseh, Okla, Dennis and Rebecca Hazlett of Shawnee, Okla, Ivan and Jane Hazlett of Jackson, Mich, and Charles W and Debbie Hazlett of Point Pleasant; brothers and sister, Ray and Ethel Montcastle of Arizona, Charles and Jean Montcastle of Apple Grove, and Marie Donahue of Point Pleasant; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 pm Sunday in Ashton Baptist Church, with Max Spurlock officiating. Burial will be in the Beale Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove. Friends may call at Deal Funeral Home from 6-9 pm Saturday, and at the church one hour prior to the service.

Henry, Frances
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, October 15, 2001
APPLE GROVE - Frances Henry of Apple Grove, died at home Sunday, October 14, 2001. Arrangements will be announced by Wilcoxen Funeral Home.

Henry, Frances
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, October 16, 2001
APPLE GROVE - Frances Henry, 93, of Apple Grove, died Sunday, October 14, 2001 at her residence.
Born May 12, 1908 in Mercers Bottom, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Joseph W. and Eluira S. (Conard) Wallis. She was a homemaker and member of Jordan Baptist Church, Gallipolis Ferry.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, John Allen Henry, who passed away April 16, 1983; a son, Odell Henry; six brothers; and three sisters.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Naomi Henry of Ona, West Virginia; two grandsons, Dale Henry of Apple Grove, and Terry (Alice) Henry of Apple Grove; and two great- grandchildren, Star Michelle (Charlie) Adkins of Apple Grove, and Tera Marie Henry of Apple Grove.
Services will be 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2001 at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va., with the Rev. William "Bud" Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow at Beale Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, October 17, 2001 from 6-8 p.m. (Death Notice)

Henry, Lewis E
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 10, 2001
Lewis E. Henry, 84, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died Feb. 9, 2001, at the home of his daughter. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Pleasant View Church, Gallipolis Ferry. Wilcoxen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Herdman, Ephrum
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, September 10, 2001
Deaths

LEON - Ephrum Golden Herdman, 80, of Leon, died Sunday, September 9, 2001, at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was retired from the Foote Mineral Plant, New Haven. He was also a lifetime farmer and former trustee of Point Grove Cemetery, Leon.
Born March 13, 1921, in Leon, he was a son of the late Abraham and Elizabeth (Thomas) Herdman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Garnet (Miller) Herdman; three brothers, Charles Herdman, Peter Herdman and Henry Herdman; and five sisters, Beulah McDade, Mabel McDade, Clara McDade, Flora Herdman and Dessie Herdman.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Darrell and Mary Ann Herdman of Leon and Golden and Anna Marie Herdman of Point Pleasant; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and James Matheny of Leon; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Eulah McClure of Columbus, Ohio, and Pearl Deweese of Leon.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Johnny Hayman officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Leon.
Visiting hours will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pine Grove Cemetery Fund.

Herdman, Wanda
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
January 15, 2001
EVANS - Wanda Herdman, 67, of Evans died Jan. 13, 2001, in Pleasant Valley Hospital after a long illness.
She was a homemaker, retired from Donna Marias sewing factory and a former employee of Ripley Apparel, Silverton.
Surviving: sons, Alvin, Brian and Waldon Herdman, all of Evans; daughters, Reba Kapp and Violet Thomas, both of Point Pleasant; five grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Vail Funeral Home, Ripley. Burial will be in Creston Cemetery, Evans. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hesson, Alma G
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, October 17, 2001
NEW HAVEN - Alma G. Hesson, 93, of New Haven, died Tuesday, October 16, 2001 at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
Born July 9, 1909 in New Haven, she was a daughter of the late William Harry and Mary Katherine (Roush) Root. She was a homemaker, member of the New Haven United Methodist Church and the Live Wires Sunday School class.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Orland A. Hesson; two sons, Jack O. Hesson and S. "Eugene" Hesson; daughter-in-law, Mary Kathleen Hesson; two grandsons, Mark S. Hesson and Rick E. Hesson; and a granddaughter-in-law, Cindy L. Workman Hesson.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, George H. and Phyllis M. Hesson of Point Pleasant; a daughter-in-law, Shirley L. Hesson of New Haven; grandsons, Troy L. Hesson of Letart, and Craig M. Hesson of Point Pleasant; granddaughters, Regina A. Cottrell of Point Pleasant,and Jennifer P. Horner of Lyndhurst, Ohio; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. on Friday, October 19, 2001 at Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Gregory Blair officiating. Burial will follow in Graham Cemetery, New Haven. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, October 18, 2001 from 6-9 p.m.

Hesson, S. Eugene
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
February 14, 2001

S. EUGENE HESSON, 67, of New Haven, husband of Shirley L. Danbury Hesson, died Sunday at home. He retired from the maintenance department of the AEP Philip Sporn Plant. Also surviving are his mother, Alma Grace Roush Hesson of New Haven; one daughter, Regina A. Cottrell of Point Pleasant; and one brother, George H. Hesson of Point Pleasant. 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. Contributions may be made to the Wahama High School Baseball Scholarship Fund, in care of City National Bank in New Haven or Mason.
DOD: February 11, 2001

Hesson, Stanley Ray
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, August 13, 2001
Deaths

POINT PLEASANT - Stanley Ray Hesson, 77, Point Pleasant, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2001 at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington.
He was a retired boilermaker and member of the Boilermakers Local 667 in Winfield. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army, and a member of the American Legion Mason County Post 23.
Born Sept. 12, 1923 in Point Pleasant, he was a son of the late Charles Luther and Ona (Stover) Hesson. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Lynn (Durst) Hesson; a granddaughter, Donna Ann Hussell; a great-grandson, Craig Matthew Mayes; and four brothers, Harley, Perry, Clarence and Clinton Hesson; and three sisters, Irene Gardner, Iva Nease and Betty Sayre.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Connie Jo and Edward Hussell of Point Pleasant; three granddaughters and a great-granddaughter; two sisters, Gertrude Holland and Clara Mae Hall, both of Point Pleasant; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, with the Rev. Michael Lambert officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Military graveside rites will be conduced (sic) by American Legion, Mason County Post 23.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday.
NOTE: Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia

Higginbotham, Alma K
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 24, 2001
Obituaries
Alma K. Buck Higginbotham, 79, of Buffalo died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at home following a long illness.
She was a homemaker, attended the Buffalo Church of the Nazarene, and Ladies Aid.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ezra Higginbotham; son, Charles Ezra Higginbotham; brothers, Millard "Dallas" Buck, James Buck; and sister, Leoda "Ruth" Null.
Survivors include: daughter, Anna "Cricket" Higginbotham Workman of Grimms Landing; son, Gary L. Higginbotham of Buffalo; sisters, Louise McCoy of Buffalo; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Service will be Sunday, March 25, 2001, at 2 p.m. at the Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo with Pastor Sidney Warner officiating. Burial will be at Tucker Cemetery, Grimms Landing, W.Va.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2001, at the funeral home.
NOTE: Buffalo, Putnam County, West Virginia

Higginbotham, Gerald R
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 7, 2001
GRIMMS LANDING - Gerald Reese Higginbotham of Grimms Landing died Feb. 6, 2001, at home after a long illness.
He was a retired trackman from New York Central Railroad with 26 years' service and a member of Oma Chapel, Grimms Landing.
Surviving: daughter, Barbara Higginbotham Buck of Buffalo; sons, Vermont and Bill, both of Grimms Landing, Gerald Lee of Midway; brother, Vermont "Toad" of Grimms Landing; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Oma Chapel with Pastor Randy Parsons officiating. Burial will be in the Higginbotham family cemetery, Grimms Landing. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo. (February 8, 2001)

Higginbotham, Gerald R
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
February 8, 2001
Gerald Reese Higginbotham, 83, of Grimms Landing died Feb. 6, 2001, at home after a long illness.
He was a retired trackman from New York Central Railroad with 26 years' service and a member of Oma Chapel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Adkins Higginbotham, and his son, Ernest "Dick" Higginbotham.
Surviving: daughter, Barbara Higginbotham Buck of Buffalo; sons, Vermont Jr., Bill and David Lee, all of Grimms Landing, Gerald Lee of Midway; brother, Vermont "Toad" Higginbotham of Grimms Landing; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at Oma Chapel, Grimms Landing, with Pastor Randy Parsons officiating. Burial will be in the Higginbotham family cemetery, Grimms Landing.

Higginbotham, Raymond Edwin
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
August 2001

POINT PLEASANT - Raymond Edwin Higginbotham, 65, of Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, August 22, 2001 at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
Born December 15, 1935 in Mason County, he was a son of Acel (Bass) Higginbotham Cline of Point Pleasant, and the late Robert A. Higginbotham.
He was a security guard, a U.S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam, and member of American Legion Post 0200 of Charleston, V.F.W. Post 14000 of Charleston, and Teamsters Local 745 of Illinois.
In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by a brother Donald Higginbotham.
Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Karina Silva Higginbotham of Point Pleasant; son, Raymond Edwin Higginbotham II of Sunbright, Tennessee; stepfather, Henry Cline of Point Pleasant; daughters, Crystal Carrasco Higginbotham of El Paso, Texas, Evelyn Josephine Higginbotham of Phoenix, Arizona, and Naome Cobb of Deerlodge, Tennessee; stepchildren, Veronica Birch of El Paso, Texas, Lori Villanucva of Fort Morgan, Colorado, Eugene Carreto of Lakewood, Colorado, and Zaudea Carreto of El Paso, Texas; bothers and sisters-in-law, Cecil and Judy Higginbotham of Belton, Missouri, Paul and Mary Margaret Higginbotham of Santa Clause, Indiana, and Jerry and Donna Higginbotham of Point Pleasant; sister and brother-in-law, Delores and Eddie Jones of Point Pleasant; 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2001 at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Bill Banks officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, Texas.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday, August 26, 2001 from noon until 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the family in his memory.

Hudson, Oakely E.
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
May 7, 2001
OAKELY E. HUDSON, 86, of Southside, wife of George G. Hudson, died Saturday in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. She was a homemaker. Also surviving are one daughter, Dixie Newman of Point Pleasant; one son, Don Hudson of Southside; and two sisters, Jewell Burns of Point Pleasant and Sylvia Lambert of Leon. Funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
DOD: May 5, 2001

Hudson, Shirley (VanSickle)
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, August 28, 2001
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Deaths

PATRIOT, Ohio - Shirley (VanSickle) Hudson, 60, of Patriot died Sunday, August 26, 2001, at her home.
Born June 8, 1941 in Southside, she was a daughter of the late William "Tobe" and Goldia Mae (Dowell) VanSickle. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, Salem Missionary Society, Southside Community Center and was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Hysell.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Hudson of Patriot; son and daughter-in-law, Toby and Tammy Hudson of Bidwell; son and daughter-in-law, Robin and Steve Rawlins of Gallipolis; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Ray Higginbotham of Southside, W.Va., Deloris VanSickle of Southside, and Peggy and Jack Kinnard of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; brother and sister-in-law, Phil and Susan VanSickle of Southside; and three grandchildren.
Service will be 1 pm Wednesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va., with the Rev. Ray DeWitt officiating. Burial will follow in Harmony Cemetery, Southside.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 pm today.

Hudson, Shirley (VanSickle)
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, August 29, 2001
Deaths
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PATRIOT, Ohio - Shirley (VanSickle) Hudson, 60, of Patriot, Ohio died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2001, at her home.
Born June 8, 1941, in Southside, she was a daughter of the late William "Tobe" and Goldia Mae (Dowell) VanSickle. She was a member of the Harmony Baptist Church, Salem Missionary Society, Southside Community Center and was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Hysell.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Hudson of Patriot; son and daughter-in-law, Robin and Steve Rawlins of Gallipolis; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Ray Higginbotham of Southside, W.Va., Deloris VanSickle of Southside, and Peggy and Jack Kinnard of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; brother and sister-in-law, Phil and Susan VanSickle of Southside; and three grandchildren.
Service was 1 p.m. today at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va., with the Rev Ray DeWitt officiating. Burial followed in Harmony Cemetery, Southside.
NOTE: Patriot, Gallia County, Ohio

Hughes, Fruman J.
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 1, 2001
Furman J. Hughes, 81, of Point Pleasant died Feb. 27, 2001, in Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 3, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Friends may call two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Hussell, Andrew Jacob "Andy"
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
March 13, 2001
Andrew Jacob "Andy" Hussell, 94, of Point Pleasant died Mar. 11, 2001, at the emergency room of Pleasant Valley Hospital. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 14, at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Irvin, John R
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, December 17, 2001

BELPRE, Ohio - John R Irvin, 82, Belpre, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, in Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.
Born July 11, 1919, in Mason County, he was a son of the late James E Irvin and Ella E (Hereford) Irvin.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Gertrude (Martin) Irvin; sister, Marie McCoy; and brothers, James E, Robert H, Charles L and Dr Carl Irvin.
He worked in the maintenance department at the DuPont Plant in Charleston and was a US Army veteran during World War II, first class, with anti-aircraft in the South Pacific. He was also a member of the Presbyterian Church in Point Pleasant.
Surviving are his wife, Virginia (Hesson) Irvin; stepsons, Clinton and Becky Hesson of Flatwoods, Ky., and Kevin and Lorraine Hesson of Riner, Va.; stepdaughters, Cathy and David Pahl of Vienna, W.Va., and Sandra Hesson of Parkersburg, W.Va.; seven step grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 am in Deal Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Marker officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight.

Jackson, Eleanor June
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, September 10, 2001
Deaths

DUNBAR - Eleanor June Hayman Jackson, 80, of Dunbar died Sunday, September 9, 2001, at her daughter's home in Hurricane after a short illness.
A native of Mason County, she was formerly employed by the Department of Employment Security for the state, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Charleston.
Survivors include a daughter, Rene Strigle of Hurricane; a sister, Carolyn E Chambers of Point Pleasant; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Leon Baptist Church, Leon. Burial will be in Leon Cemetery.
Friends may call at Keller Funeral Home, 1236 Myers Ave., Dunbar, on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kanawha Hospice Center, Inc., 1143 Dunbar Ave., Dunbar, W.Va. 25064.

Jackson, John O
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Thursday, May 17, 2001
SOUTHSIDE, W.Va. - John O. Jackson, 72, Southside, died Tuesday, May 15, 2001 in Holzer Medical Center.
Born Nov. 3, 1928 in Point Pleasant, W.Va., son of the late Lowell E. and Ora Windon Jackson, he was a laborer/construction worker, a member of General Laborer Local 543 in Huntington, W.Va., Loyal Order of the Moose 731 in Point Pleasant, and Mountain Lodge in Southside.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Kerr Jackson.
Surviving are his wife, Bernice Newell Jackson; two sons, Randy (Diania) Jackson of Mason, and Tim (Phyllis) Jackson of Southside; a daughter, Kimberly (Rusty) Harbour of Apple Grove; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday in Beech Hill Church, with the Rev. Bobby Woods officiating. Burial will be in Beech Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, from 6-9 tonight, or at the church one hour prior to Friday's service.

Jarrett, Howard Edward
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
November 2001

LEON - Howard Edward Jarrett, 72, Leon, died Sunday, November 4, 2001 at Eldercare of Ripley.
Born August 9, 1929 son of the late Jess Othel and Mary (McMurray) Jarrett, he was a retired heavy equipment operator from the Operating Engineers Local 132, Hinton, W.Va.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Fred Jarrett.
Surviving are his wife, Annabelle (Shamblin) Jarrett; daughters, Jennifer Bush and Julie Benson of Silverton, Roberta Evans of Second Creek, Delores Marble of Keedysville, Md., Linda Lewis of Patriot, Ohio and Connie Gray of Leon; a brother, Paul Jarrett of Ravenswood; and 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be Wednesday in Creston Cemetery, Evans, W.Va., with Pastor David McClain officiating and military honors by VFW Post 6669, Ravenswood. Friends may visit from 6-8 pm Tuesday at the Casto Funeral Home, Evans.

Jenkins, Sarah Frances Qualls
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
March 22, 2001
Obituaries
SARAH FRANCES QUALLS JENKINS, 95, of Glenwood, widow of Melva W. Jenkins, died Wednesday at home. Survivors include six sons, Worthy Jenkins of Glenwood, Ervie Jenkins of Houston, Herman Jenkins of Denver, Ernest Jenkins of Ashland, Don Jenkins of Barboursville and Hershell Jenkins of Huntington; four daughters, Shirley Baldwin of Nitro, Dorothy Lester and Christine Cooper, both of Milton, and Mildred Bailey of Kentucky; and one brother, Leonard Qualls. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
DOD: March 21, 2001

Johnson, Evelyn J
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Thursday, June 28, 2001
MASON, W.Va. - Evelyn J. Johnson, 65, Mason, died Wednesday, June 27, 2001 in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Fogelsong-Tucker Funeral Home, Mason, with Pastor Jan Lavender officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-9 tonight.

Johnson, Frances I
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
March 12, 2001
FRANCES I. JOHNSON, 81, of Mason, widow of George W. Johnson Sr., died Friday in St. Mary's Hospital. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three daughters, Bonnie L. Johnson of Mason, Sheila M. Roush of Rockford, Ill., and Mary E. Bostic of Gallipolis, Ohio; four sons, James A. Johnson of Kannapolis, N.C., Charles T. Johnson of Fort Smith, Ark., Richard M. Johnson of Waynesville, Mich., and Edward A. Johnson of Pomeroy, Ohio; and two sisters, Belva M. Roush of Clifton and Margaret F. Nunn of Middleport, Ohio. Funeral 1 p.m. Tuesday at Foglesong Funeral Home, Gallipolis, Ohio; burial in Adamsville Cemetery, Mason. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
NOTE: St Mary's Hospital, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia
DOD: March 9, 2001

Jordan, Nellie Kathleen Rice
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
April 25, 2001
Obituaries
NELLIE KATHLEEN RICE JORDAN, 85, of Gallipolis Ferry, widow of Hugh Mead Jordan, died Tuesday in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth J. Thornton of Gallipolis Ferry; one son, Bernard Jordan Sr. of Gallipolis Ferry; and one brother, Ivan Rice of Miami, Fla. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
DOD: April 24, 2001

Kauffman, Goldie May
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Thursday, July 19, 2001
TROY, Ohio - Goldie May Welker Kauffman, 90, Troy, died Tuesday, July 17, 2001 at Harborside Healthcare Center.
Born July 5, 1911 in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Reuben Hayes and Sarah Ellen Litchfield. She was a former cook with Villa Nursing Home and Isley's Cafeteria at Troy, and a former sales clerk and supervisor with McCroy's in Troy. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Troy.
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Burness V. "Dick" Welker; her second husband, Donald Kauffman; a son, Jim; and three brothers and a sister.
Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Harold V. and Carol Welker, Guy and Phyllis Welker, and Larry and Phyllis Welker, all of Troy, and Richard and Judy Welker of Ludlow Falls; daughters and sons-in-law, Hilda and Stanley Lawrence of Plymouth, Ind., Chloda and William Francis of Troy, and Linda and Frank Edmisten of Troy; sisters and brothers-in-law, Dorothy Barnette of Troy, Minnie and Myron Burris of Mansfield, Ohio and Ruth and June Cassell of Gallipolis Ferry; brothers, Clyde Hayes of Henderson, and Charles Hayes of Sullivan, Ind.; and 29 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Baird Funeral Home, 555 N. Market St., Troy, with Pastor John Yardley officiating. Burial will be in Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5-8 p.m.
Condolences can be made to the family by www.bairdfuneralhome.com
Contributions may be sent to the Heart Fund.
NOTE:Troy, Miami County, Ohio

Kearns, Frances G
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, November 23, 2001
Frances G. Kearns, 74, Hartford, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born Aug. 5, 1927, in Letart, W.Va., daughter of the late Millard and Reta Lieving Roush, she was a homemaker, and a member of Hartford Baptist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Paulette (Charlie) Cundiff of Pomeroy, Sheryl (Harold) Carson of Rutland, Mary (Scott) Thomas of Letart, and Rhonda Kearns of Hartford; two sons, Buddy Eugene (Tina) Kearns of Point Pleasant, W.Va., and Timothy (Marsha) Kearns of Long Bottom; and 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Kearns Jr.; three brothers, Ivan Roush, Jay Roush and Leonard Roush; and five sisters, Vivian Phillips, Dana Robinson, Helen Clark, Grace Brooks and Victoria Ohlinger.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home, Mason, W.Va., with the Rev. William "Bud" Hatfield officiating. Burial will be in Broad Run Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

Kelley, Maude Elizabeth Price
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
March 2, 2001
MAUDE ELIZABETH PRICE KELLEY, 90, of Henderson, widow of John Paul Kelley, died Thursday in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two daughters, Violet J. Pyles of Gallipolis Ferry and Pamela Sue Neal of Henderson; one son, Randell Lee Neal Sr. of Henderson; and one grandson, Johnnie Hall of Point Pleasant. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Wyoma Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home
DOD: March 1, 2001

Kenyon, Elsie
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, April 10, 2001

HARTFORD - Elsie Kenyon, 88, of Hartford, died Saturday, March 31, 2001 at Holzer Senior Care Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
Arrangements were under the direction of Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason.
NOTE: Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio

Kenyon, Elsie, L
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
April 5, 2001
ELSIE L. KENYON, 88, of Hartford, widow of James Harry Kenyon, died Saturday in Holzer Senior Care, Gallipolis, Ohio. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one son-in-law, Dean W. Smith of Hartford; and two grandchildren, Karen P. Wood of Crown City, Ohio, and Donald W. Obley Sr. of Phillipsburg, N.J. Graveside service at a later date at Presbyterian Cemetery, Pluckemin, N.J. There will be no visitation. Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, is in charge of arrangements.(Death Notice)

King, Eunice
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
April 3, 2001
Eunice King, 85, of Letart died March 31, 2001, at the Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. Surviving: husband, Woodrow King of Letart. Service will be 1 p.m. today at New Haven Funeral Home, New Haven. Burial will be in Suncrest Cemetery.

Kinnaird, Donald Lewis
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
March 28, 2001
Obituaries
DONALD LEWIS KINNAIRD, 63, of Crosby, Texas, formerly of Mason County, husband of Rebecca Elaine Kinnaird, died March 22 at home. He was a field supervisor for the city of Houston. Also surviving are his mother, Malinda Namoe Seward of Martinsburg; three sons, Donald Lewis Kinnaird II of Wichita, Kan., Richard Paul Kinnaird of Spring, Texas, and Gregory John Zawadski of Toledo, Ohio; two daughters, Michelle Marie Morrison of The Woodlands, Texas, and Kelly Kathren Kinnaird of Pearland, Texas; two brothers, James Kinnaird of Marion, Ind., and Dona Kinnaird of Lima, Ohio; and four sisters, Florence Cunningham and Shirley Guesford, both of Martinsburg, Linda Zina of Lima and Deborah Campbell of Orlando, Fla. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Carmel Church, Gallipolis Ferry; burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Kittinger, Carol L
Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV
April 17, 2001
VENICE, Fla. - Carol L. Kittinger, 80, of Venice, Fla. died April 15, 2001.
She was born April 24, 1920, in Hogsett, W.Va.
She was a retired hostess from Fisherman's Wharf, Venice.
Surviving: daughter, Jean Ann Morton of Venice; sons, Tom Kittinger and Al Kittinger, both of Venice; sisters, June Tucker and Fran Baxter, both of Venice, Emma Jean Bowen of Shallotte, N.C.; brother, Albert Black of Marietta, Ga.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at Venice Memorial Gardens, Venice, Fla.
Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ewing Funeral Home, Venice.
The family suggests memorial donations to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.

Knapp, Faye E
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, September 10, 2001

NEW HAVEN - Faye E. Knapp, 64, New Haven, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001 at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by New Haven Funeral Home.

Knapp, Faye E
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, September 12, 2001

NEW HAVEN - Faye E. Knapp, 64, New Haven, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001 at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She is the daughter of the late Paul J. and Josephine (Moore) Jones.
Surviving are her husband, Harry T. Knapp of New Haven; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Jo Taylor, Mary and Harold Fry, Patty Paugh, Sharron and Kenny Vickers, all of New Haven, and Peggy and Bob Harless of Mason; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Herman and Alice Knapp, and Henry Gibbs, all of New Haven; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in New Haven Funeral Home, with Kenny Vickers officiating. (Death Notice)

Krebs, Mable
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
December 2001

POINT PLEASANT - Mable Krebs, 78, Point Pleasant, died Wednesday, Dec 12, 2001, at her residence.
Born Nov. 15, 1923, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late Perry and Lora (Howell) Parsons.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Billy and Johnny Krebs, and two brothers, Tommy and Raymond Parsons.
She was a retired nurse technician at Pleasant Valley Hospital and a foster grandmother at North Point Elementary School in Point Pleasant.
Survivors include a son, Benny Krebs of Bakersfield, Calif.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Mike Bush of St. Albans, and Lana and Larry Grimsley of Bakersfield; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Betty Parsons of Evans, Lawrence and Dolly Parsons of Cottageville, Robert and Lucille Parsons of Delaware, Ohio; two sisters, Bertha Barnette of Ravenswood, and Gladys Krebs of Point Pleasant; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 pm Saturday in Deal Funeral Home, with the Rev. Carl Swisher officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-9 pm Friday.

Lane, Vernia Mae Stover
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, August 22, 2001

GALLIPOLIS - Vernia Mae Stover Lane, 86, of Gallipolis, died Tuesday, August 21, 2001 in Holzer Medical Center.
She was born March 7, 1915 in Mason County, West Virginia, daughter of the late Charles Calvin Stover and Jerushia Ann Irvin.
She retired from Gallipolis Developmental Center and attended Bulaville Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Denny Lane; a daughter, Nedra S. Baird; and four brothers and three sisters, Russell Ernest Stover, Charles Calvin Stover, Joseph Raymond Stover, James Oliver Stover, Blanche Marie Stover, Frances Nellie Burgess and Rosette Ann Thornton.
Surviving are a daughter, Geraldine Lane of Gallipolis; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; a sister, Golda Lucille Jaques of Dayton; and a sister-in-law, Opal Stover of Gallipolis.
Services will be noon on Saturday, August 25, 2001 in Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ronnie Lemley officiating. Burial will follow at Maddy Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday, August 25, 2001 from 10 a.m. until the hour of services.
NOTE: Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio
Maddy Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio

Lathey, Grada Pullin
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
October 24, 2001
INVERNESS, Fla. - Grada Pullin Lathey, 91, formerly of Flatrock, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, in Inverness, Fla., following a short illness.
Born March 27, 1910 in Flatrock, she was a daughter of the late Orn and Caroline Pullin.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Herman Lathey; three sisters, Oan Fadley, Creed Staats and Gladys Smith; and two brothers, Byron Pullin and Delbert Pullin.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ralph (Rhea Jo) Eary of Cincinnati, Ohio; a son, Glinn Lathey of Dunnellon, Fla.; two grandchildren and a great-granddaughter; and two sisters, Mrs. Monroe (Helen) Chase of Point Pleasant, and Mrs. Lucien (Evelyn) Staats of Naples, Fla.
She will be buried in the Pullin Family Cemetery, Flatrock. The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.
NOTE: Inverness, Citrus County, Florida

Laughlin, Julia Maxine
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Aug 2001

TUCSON, Ariz. - Julia Maxine (Harrah) Laughlin, 89, Tucson, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001 at the St. Mary's Hospice in Tucson.
She was formerly employed as an inspector at Roller Bearing Manufacturing; a former resident of Canton, Ohio; a member, past matron and deputy of the Order of Eastern Star, member of the VAW, and Daughters of the American Revolution and member of the Presbyterian Church.
Born Dec. 2, 1911 in Point Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Edgar Maxwell and Roma E. (Gibbs) Harrah. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Henry Piggott and Luke Laughlin.
She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Harry Bishop of Tucson, June Baromi of Canton, Ohio, Paula and Tim Dunne of Florida, and Diane and Don Taylor of Long Bottom, Ohio; a son, Thomas Glodde of Virginia; sister, Rowena Vaughn of Pomeroy, Ohio; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant.
Services are under the direction of the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.
NOTE: Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

Leach, Lewis R. 'Rusty' Jr
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
April 13, 2001

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Lewis R. "Rusty" Leach, Jr., 51, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Thursday, April 12, 2001 at his residence, following a long illness.
Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, is in charge of arrangements

Leach, Lewis R. 'Rusty' Jr
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
April 14, 2001
LEWIS R. "RUSTY" LEACH JR, 51, of Gallipolis Ferry, husband of Linda M. Leach, died Thursday at home. He was a carpenter. Also surviving are one son, James Lewis Shilo Leach of Gallipolis Ferry; two daughters, Amber Lea Leach of Columbus, Ohio, and Ashley Meaige Leach of Gallipolis, Ferry; and one granddaughter, Cheyenne Rusti Bayleigh Leach of Columbus. Funeral 1 p.m. Monday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Jordan Baptist Church Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. (Death Notice)

Lewis, Richard L "Cedric"
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
November 18, 2001

Richard L. "Cedric" Lewis, 69, Letart, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Born Aug. 31, 1932, in Letart Falls, son of the late Harry and Lola Mary Fisher Lewis, He was a retired employee of Ohio Valley Electric Corp.'s Kyger Creek Plant after 35 years.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Surviving are his wife, Susannah Roush Lewis; three daughters, Cheryl L. (Fred) Kaylor of Letart, Mary Jane (Todd) Kitchen of Mason, W.Va., and Anna M. Lewis of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; four grandchildren; and a sister, Sheila J. (Willie) Henry of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Virgil L. Lewis and John N. Lewis.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in Fogelsong-Tucker Funeral Home, Mason, with the Rev. Bobby Woods officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

Lieving, Hervin A
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
June 2001
Obituaries

MASON - Hervin A. Lieving, 98, of Mason, died Saturday, June 2, 2001 at his residence, following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Lieving was born May 19, 1903 at Graham Station, a son of Frank B. Lieving and Lorena C. Hart Lieving.
He was owner and operator of Lieving Coal Company of West Columbia, for more than 50 years. He was a member of Mason United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Lieving was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Patricia Louise Lieving; a brother, Lemley B. Lieving; and a sister, Zule Lieving Frye.
Surviving are his wife of 75 years, Hazel Heaton Lieving of Mason; son, Raymond Lieving of West Columbia; daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Paul Harbrecht of Point Pleasant; daughter and son-in-law, Loretta and Paul Roush of Daleville, Virginia; grandchildren, Cindi Perry of Poquosan, Virginia, Lori Peal of Hurricane, West Virginia, Greg Roush of Marietta, Georgia, Mark Roush of Winter Park, Florida, Sheila Roush, Jane Zirkle and Mike Liwving, all of New Haven, Judy Lieving of Ripley, West Virginia, Sue Grimm of Pickerington, Ohio, and Jan Byer, Jill Maynard, Joe Harbrecht and Jeff Harbrecht, all of Point Pleasant; 26 greatgrandchildren(sic); and five great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services and burial will be conducted at Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2001, with the Rev. Damon Rhodes offic8iating.
Pallbearers will be Jeff and Joe Harbrecht, Mark and Greg Roush and Mike and Wes Lieving.
Friends may call at the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2001.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Mason United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Liter, Elizabeth Rand (Kenney)
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
May 6, 2001
ELIZABETH RAND (KENNY) LITER, 101, of Point Pleasant, widow of Robert Edwin Liter, died Friday in Pleasant Valley Hospital. She was a former hostess at Tu-Endie-Wei Park, Point Pleasant. Survivors include two nephews, Richard P. Newell of Point Pleasant and George T. Kenny of Atlanta; and three nieces, Mary E. Newell Wamsley of Gallipolis, Ohio, Phyllis Ingraham Stout of Brevard, N.C., and Patricia Ingraham Bateson of Columbus, Ohio. Funeral 1 p.m. Tuesday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home; burial in Lone Oak Cemetery. Friends may call one hour before service Tuesday at the funeral home.
DOD: May 4, 2001

Logan, Mollie Mae
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, October 16, 2001

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - Mollie Mae (Henry) Logan, 82, of Gallipolis Ferry, died Monday, October 15, 2001 in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was a homemaker, and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church, Gallipolis Ferry.
Born April 23, 1919 in Gallipolis Ferry, she was a daughter of the late George R. and Sylvia (Price) Henry.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Ray Logan; an infant daughter and granddaughter; and two brothers, Robert Henry and Donald Henry.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in- law, Margaret (Peggy) and Richard Ward of Gallipolis Ferry; a son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Cathy Logan of Gallipolis Ferry; three grandchildren, Ronnie Newell, Vicki Woyan and Justin Logan; five great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Charles Henry of Gallipolis Ferry,Paul Henry of South Shore, Kentucky, and Norman Henry of Gallipolis.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2001 in Crow- Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Marlin Campbell and the Rev. Roger Bonecutter officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday, October 16, 2001 from 7-9 p.m.

Long. Estel Nathan
The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV
February 4, 2001
ESTEL NATHAN LONG, 75, of Apple Grove, husband of Emma Plants Long, died Friday in Pleasant Valley Hospital. He was a retired welder from ACF Industries, Huntington. Also surviving are one son, James Robert "Butch" Long of Pliny; three brothers, Charles Long and Rayburn Long, both of Apple Grove, and Otis Long of Springfield, Ohio; and one sister, Valaria Long of Apple Grove. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday at Barton Chapel Church; burial in Barton Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Wilcoxen Funeral Home.(Sunday Gazette-Mail)

Long, Estel Nathan
Sunday Gazette-Mail, Charleston, WV
February 4, 2001
APPLE GROVE - Estel Nathan Long, 75, of Apple Grove died Feb. 2, 2001, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant.
He was a retired welder from ACF, Huntington, and an Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving: wife, Emma Plants Long; son, James Robert "Butch" of Pliny; brothers, Charles and Rayburn, both of Apple Grove, Otis of Springfield, Ohio; sister, Valaria Long of Apple Grove; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Barton Chapel Church with the Rev. Marlin Campbell and the Rev. Tom Legg officiating. Burial will be in Barton Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Long, Frances M Wortham
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
September 2001

POINT PLEASANT - Frances M. Wortham Long of Point Pleasant, died Tuesday, September 25, 2001, at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, after a long illness.
She was a very loving and caring wife and mother.
Born September 16, 1924, in Douglas Co, Georgia, daughter of the late Alan Leon and Elizabeth (Pace) Wortham.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard A. Long, and a daughter, Linda C. (Long) Hammond.
Also, three sisters, Louise Wortham, Eunice Sedduth and Reba Prince and two brothers, Raymond Lee and James Leon "J.L." Wortham.
Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Richard A. Long of Point Pleasant, and Howard Morgan and Debra Long of Point Pleasant; three daughters and sons-on-law, Kathryn L. and Raymond H. Wamsley of Henderson, Frances A. and Charles M. Towner of Point Pleasant, and Elizabeth V. and Stephen Jenkins of Racine, Ohio; and son-in-law, Joseph A. Hammond of Pliny; Also three sisters, Doris Chambers of Kennesaw, Georgia, Evelyn Couch of Marietta, Georgia, and Virginia DeRant of Orlando, Florida.
Also 10 grandchildren: Alan Richard Long and Raymond A. Wamsley, Alexander Morgan Long and Christopher Morgan Long, Charles Towner Jr., Andrew J. Towner, Joseph Hammond Jr., Abigail and Katie Jenkins, and Paul Hammond. Also five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Deal Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Birchfield officiating.
Internment will be at Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant.
Visitation will precede services from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
NOTE: Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia

Long, Lecta Mae Bush
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
December 3, 2001

Lecta Mae Bush Long, 83, of Gallipolis, was called home by God's angels Sunday morning, Dec. 2, 2001, at Holzer Medical Center.
Born Feb. 10, 1918, in Mason County, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Charles Edward Criner and Nona Belle (Henry) Criner.
She also was preceded in death by husbands, William M. Bush, Jesse Herman Gardner and Theodore Bailey; a daughter, Evelyn Louise Bush; one son, James Edward Bush; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one stepson, William Bush; three brothers and two sisters, Lewis, Charles and William Bush, Ernestine Moodispaugh and Virginia Allen.
Surviving are her husband, William Long; two sons, Robert Bush of Columbus and Roger Bush of Gallipolis; three daughters, Linda (Roger) Kemper, Karen (Dorsil) McCoy, Patricia (Jeff) Watson, all of Gallipolis; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; 11 stepchildren, Herbert, Alfred, Charles, Leonard, Peggy and Shirley Bush, Marjorie Neal, Jesse Gardner, Frances Duffy, Mary Rupe and Sue Cox; one brother and two sisters, LeRoy Criner of Odd, W.Va., Hazel Nichols of Columbus, and Judy Fields of New Haven, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, with Pastor Larry Drummond officiating. Burial will be in Mound Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Pallbearers are Dorsil McCoy III, Mark McCoy, Douglas Beam II, Brad Kemper, Jason Bush, Roger Bush Jr., Bret Bush, Robert Bush II and James Bush II.
NOTE: Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio
Mound Hill Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio

Love, Margaret Louise See
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
November 18, 2001

Margaret Louise See Love, 86, Letart, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001, in Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
Born Feb. 27, 1915, in Parkersburg, W.Va., daughter of the late William and Fannie Casto See, she was a homemaker, and had been a cook at Gene Ball's Restaurant, Bob Evans, Thabbott's, G.C. Murphy's, Point Pleasant Resort and the Mason County Jail.
She also worked at the Sylvania Plant in Point Pleasant, and had also been a nurse's aide at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Preston Hugh Love; a son, William Edward Love; a daughter, Ruth Ellen Herndon; a brother, Wesley Asberry See; and a sister, Ada Virginia See Chattin.
Surviving are three sons, Ronald Dale Love of Point Pleasant, John Ray Love of Crown City, and Robert Hugh Love of North Carolina; four daughters, Opal Love of Reynoldsburg, Nancy Evelyn Rayburn and Mary Ann Winebrenner, both of Point Pleasant, and Betty Sue Crawford of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; and 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Services will be noon Friday in Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Walter Eads Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to services.

Luckeydoo, Sandra U
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Thursday, May 17, 2001
PATASKALA - Sandra U. Luckeydoo, 57, Pataskala, died Wednesday, May 16, 2001 in Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus.
Born March 18, 1944 in Gallipolis, daughter of the late James E. and Frances R. Bower Brewington, she was a school teacher, and a member of Pataskala United Methodist Church, church choir, Girl Scouts Association and DAR.
She was also preceded in death by her father-in-law, Alva E. Luckeydoo.
Surviving are her husband, Roger L. Luckeydoo; two daughters, Lt. Amy Luckeydoo (Robert) Moats, USN, MD, of Kingsland, Ga., and Lee M. Luckeydoo of Columbus; a grandson; a brother-in-law, the Rev. Larry E. (Karen) Luckeydoo of Camp Conley, W.Va.; and a mother-in-law, Velma N. Luckeydoo of Mason, W.Va.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason, W.Va., with the Rev. Damon Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. Friday.

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