2004 Mason County Obits S-Z

 

Siders, Effie M P
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, January 5, 2004
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Effie Mintrell Patterson Siders, 77, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died January 3, 2004, at her home.
She was a homemaker, and attended Eureka Church of God, Eureka, Ohio.
Born March 8, 1926, in Mason County, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Goldie Patterson.
She was also preceded in death by three daughters, Kathleen, Hazel and Francis Siders; and four grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband, Junior Siders of Gallipolis; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Tessi Siders, William and Shirley Siders, and Gary and Lynn Siders, all of Gallipolis, and Virgil and Joanne Patterson of Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia; six daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Don Wright, Edith and Raymond Fisher, Margaret and Sam McKinney, and Effie Martin, all of Gallipolis, Virginia and Jack Large of Pomeroy, Ohio, and Betty and Wallie Hart of Point Pleasant; 40 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Also surviving are a brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Virginia Patterson of Gallipolis Ferry; and a sister and brother-in-law, Louvinia and George Vaughn of Apple Grove, West Virginia.
Services will be 1 pm Tuesday, January 6, 2004, at the Wyoma Pentecostal Church in Gallipolis Ferry, with the Rev Robert Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Henderson Cemetery, Henderson, West Virginia. Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Monday, January 5, 2004, at the Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.
Those who wish to express condolences to the family by e-mail may do so at deal_fh@charter.net.

Sims, Herbert
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, January 30, 2004
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Herbert Sims, 75, Point Pleasant, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, in Pleasant Valley Hospital
Arrangements will be announced by the Deal Funeral Home.

Sims, Herbert Richard
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Saturday, January 31, 2003
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Herbert Richard Sims, 75, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant.
He was born March 11, 1928, in Detroit, Mich., son of the late Herbert Webster Sims and Geraldine Margaret Matthews.
He was a truck driver in construction, and was a US Navy veteran. He was a 50-year life member of Moose Lodge No. 731 in Point Pleasant.
He is survived by his wife, Nelma Sims; three sons and daughters-in-law, Richard L "Rick" Sims of Point Pleasant, Barry L and Sherry Sims of Point Pleasant, and Brian W "Doc" and Ruth Sims of Gallipolis, Ohio; a stepson, Charles L Cather of Canton, Ohio; a daughter, Cathy A Wray of Gallipolis; and five grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and a great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 pm Saturday, Feb 7, 2004, in the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant, with the Rev Joe Hammack officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by the Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.
Please visit deal_fh@charter.net to send e-mail condolences to the family.

Smith, Arthur Dee 'Hop'
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, January 5, 2004
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Arthur Dee "Hop" Smith, 71, of Leon, West Virginia, died Sunday morning, December 28, 2003. He was a retired employee of CSX and Conrail and Penn Central Railroad, and a US Air Force veteran.
Born November 19, 1932, in Flatrock, West Virginia, he was a son of the late William Early and Gertrude August Selby Smith.
He is survived by two brothers, Charles Randall "Coon" Smith of Flatrock, and James Ronald "Bluegoose" Smith of Henderson, West Virginia; and three sisters, Janes Carpenter of Elkview, West Virginia, Mary Lois Easter of Ripley, West Virginia and Sandra Newton of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Services will be 1 pm Tuesday, January 6, 2004, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, West Virginia, with the Rev. Joe Hammack officiating. Burial will follow in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Monday, January 5, 2004, at the funeral home.
Those who wish to express condolences to the family by e-mail may do so at crowhussell@charter.net.

Smith, Brenda F
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, February 3, 2004
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Brenda Fern Smith, 64, Point Pleasant, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at her residence
Arrangements will be announced by the Deal Funeral Home.

Smith, Brenda Fern
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, February 4, 2004
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Brenda Fern Smith, 64, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She was born Jan. 5, 1940, in Mason County, W.Va., daughter of the late Arthur A McCoy, and Mary E Clonch McCoy.
She was former nurse's aide at Pleasant Valley Hospital and the Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Point Pleasant. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Henderson, W.Va.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Tim Siders; sisters, Vietta Wright and Linda Johns; and brothers, Doc, Teddy and Jim McCoy.
She is survived by her husband, Robert "Jody" L Smith Sr of Point Pleasant; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Georgie Smith of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., and Robert "Bob" and Kay Smith of Henderson; her mother, Mary McCoy of Henderson; and daughters and sons-in-law, Cyndy and Tim Siders of Gallipolis Ferry, Sandy Lamm of Apple Grove, W.Va., Pam and Jimmy Jones of Henderson, Julie Benson of Henderson, and Jodi and Joe Shinn of Point Pleasant.
She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dencil "Buck" and Betty McCoy of Columbus, Ohio, Jack and Carol McCoy of Henderson, and Dave and Dottie McCoy of Gallipolis, Ohio; and special friends, Angie Sizemore and Henry Elliott.
Services will be 1 pm Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, in the Deal Funeral Home at Point Pleasant, with Isaiah Crump Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Concord Cemetery at Henderson. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 pm Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004.
Please visit deal_fh@charter.net to send e-mail condolences to the family.

Smith, Emma Lou Bush
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, June 29, 2004
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Emma Lou Bush Smith, 78, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died Sunday, June 27, 2004, at Holzer Senior Care Center, Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was retired from Holzer Medical Center where she worked as a seamstress. She was also a homemaker and a member of Zion Baptist Church in Gallipolis Ferry.
She was born Sept 24, 1925, in Mason County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Ira Utley Burris and Bessie Wallace Burris.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Guy Bush and her second husband, Harvey Smith.
She is survived by a stepdaughter, Violet Henry of Gallipolis Ferry; a stepgrandson, Randy Henry of Gallipolis Ferry; a sister and brother-in-law, Vonna M and Robert Oliver Sr. of Gallipolis Ferry; a niece, Sandra Rayburn of Gallipolis Ferry; and two nephews, Robert Oliver Jr. of Florida and Richard L Oliver of Kentucky.
Funeral services will be 1 pm Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, W.Va., with the Rev Ronnie Long officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Visitation will be 7-9 pm Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at deal_fh@charter.net

Stevens, Charles William
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, June 25, 2004
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Charles William Stevens, 74, of Beaver Pike, Beaver, Ohio, died Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was born Sept 8, 1929, in Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., son of the late Albert and Aften Litchfield Stevens.
On May 5, 1951, he was united in marriage to Winifred Bowcott Stevens who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Charles William (Emma) Stevens Jr. and grandson, Austin of Beaver, and John Scott (Marsha) Stevens and granddaughters, Tara and Tiffany of Beaver; a brother, Leroy (Phyllis) Stevens of Dayton, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Charles was a retired truck driver, owner-operator of Stevens Quick Lunch in Beaver, and a veteran of US Army in the Korean Conflict.
Services will be 10:30 am Sunday June 27, 2004, at the Howe Wheeler Boyer Hornback Funeral Home in Piketon, Ohio, with Elder Wayne Rigsby officiating. Burial will follow in the Beaver Union Cemetery. Military graveside services will be conducted.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm Saturday, June 26, 2004, and from 9 am until the time of the service on Sunday.

Stewart, Jack
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, June 15, 2004
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Jack Stewart, 68, of Walton, W.Va., died Saturday, June 12, 2004, at St Francis Hospital in Charleston, W.Va., following a heart attack.
A retired foreman for Appalachian Power, he worked at the John Amos Plant in Winfield, W.Va., and the Philip Sporn Plant in New Haven, W.Va.
He was a 1953 graduate of Wahama High School, a member of the White Falcon Band, and was active in the Future Farmers of America. He was a farmer and an avid horseman.
Born July 18, 1935, at Mason, W.Va., he was a son of the late Wilbur "Reuben" and Frances Aumiller Stewart.
He is survived by his wife, Opal Delorris Stewart; sons Timothy Jack Stewart, Floyd "Butch" Stewart and his wife Sandy, all of Mason, and Brice R Jett and his wife Kimberly of Manassas, Va.; daughters, Jackie Renee Byars and her husband Scott of Louisa, Va., and Lisa Crump and her husband Paul of New Haven.
Also surviving are a brother, Gary Stewart and his wife Linda of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; a sister Mary Fowler of Point Pleasant; grandchildren Nikki, James, Kristina, Eric, Lillian, Rosse, Bethany, April and Buzzy; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at the Matics Funeral Home, 124 First Ave., Clendenin, W.Va. Private graveside service for the family and burial will take place at the Abbott Cemetery near his home.

Stanley, Garnette Tillis
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
April 2004
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Garnette Tillis Stanley, 98, of Point Pleasant, W Va., died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Pleasant.
She was born May 29, 1905, in Arbuckle, W Va., to the late John Coulter Tillis and Alma Miller Tillis.
Garnette was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Point Pleasant, the Col. Charles Lewis Chapter of the DAR, and a retired teacher of vocational home economics at Point Pleasant High School for 41 years.
She is survived by a sister, Marjorie Tillis King of New Martinsville, W Va.; three nieces, Susan (King) Lesher and John of Newark, Del., Marilyn (King) Ingold and Paul of Greensboro, N.C., and Jeane (King) Hinkel and Harry of Easton, Md.
A nephew, John H King and Daphne of Wheeling, W Va.; and eight great-nieces and nephews.
Services will be 10 am Saturday, April 3, 2004, in the Wilcoxen Funeral Home at Point Pleasant, with the Rev John S Franklin officiating. Burial will follow in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens, near Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 pm Friday, April 2, 2004.

Thornton, Barbara Jenkins
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, January 30, 2004
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Barbara Jenkins Thornton, 68, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 27, 1936 in Wood County, W.Va., daughter of the late Russell W Jenkins and Ruth Mahaney Jenkins.
She was retired from Flowernook as a florist and owner after 35 years. She was a member of the First Church of God in Point Pleasant and was a member of the Gallia Twirlers of Henderson, W.Va.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jearold Jenkins.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald Thornton of Point Pleasant; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Pam Burnett of Point Pleasant, and Steven and Liz Burnett of Point Pleasant; two daughters and a son-in-law, Debbie and Tom Watts of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Donna Litchfield of Point Pleasant; and her mother, Ruth Jenkins of Point Pleasant.
She is also survived by grandchildren, Paige and Matthew Huck, Chris Watts, Matthew Burnett, Ashley Litchfield, Adam Litchfield and Tyler Burnett; a great-grandchild, Taylor Huck; a sister, Patty Smith of Gallipolis; and special nieces and nephews, Mike, Linda, Jo, Angie and Jacey.
Services will be 11 am Saturday, Jan 31, 2004, in the Deal Funeral Home at Point Pleasant, with the Rev Carl Swisher officiating. Burial will follow in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens at Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 pm Friday, Jan 30, 2004.
Please visit deal_fh@charter.net to send e-mail condolences to the family.

Ury, Mabel Eileen
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, June 4, 2004
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Mabel Eileen Ury, 80, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, in Pleasant Valley Hospital at Point Pleasant.
She was born June 8, 1923, in Brownsville, Pa., daughter of the late Thomas Benjamin Milan and Clara Zelman Rankin Milan.
She was a homemaker, and a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church of Point Pleasant.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard A Musgrave, who died in 1952, and her second husband Frank W Ury, who died in 1973; a son, Gary Wayne Musgrave, who died in 2002; brothers, Charles and John Milan; and sisters, Elizabeth and Anna Milan, and Grace Kisko.
She is survived by her sons, Tom Musgrave Ury of Point Pleasant, and Harold Musgrave of Miami, Fla.; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Edward R and Louise Milan of Flatwoods, W.Va.; sisters and a brother-in-law, Gertrude R and Ervin Barr of Evans, W.Va., and Cora Mae Jeffers of Grindstone, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 am Saturday, June 5, 2004, in the Deal Funeral Home at Point Pleasant, with Dr. Richard Sargent officiating. Burial will follow in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens at Point Pleasant. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 pm Friday, June 4, 2004.
Please visit deal_fh@charter.net to send e-mail condolences to the family.

Wiley, Arthur W
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
January 2, 2004
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Arthur W Wiley, 38, of Letart, West Virginia, died January 1, 2004, at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, West Virginia. He was born September 18, 1965, in Gallipolis, Ohio, a son of Larry L and Mary Carolyn Wiley of New Haven, West Virginia.
He graduated from Wahama High School and attended Marshall and Fairmont universities. He was an Army veteran and a member of the United Methodist Church in Hew Haven.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Arthur William Wiley of Georgia; a sister, Jennifer (Nick) Romeo of Alliance, Ohio; a niece and nephew, Mariana and Phillip Romeo of Alliance; and an uncle, David (Ruth Ann) Wiley of Charleston, South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, David and Eleanor Miller, and paternal grandparents Dick and Thelma Wiley.
Memorial service will be 3:30 pm Saturday, January 3, 2004, at Grace Episcopal Church in Pomeroy, Ohio. With the Rev. Walter Heinz officiating. A private graveside service will be conducted at the convenience of the family. There will be no visitation.
Arrangements are under the direction of the fisher Funeral Home in Middleport, Ohio.
Those who wish to express condolences to the family by e-mail may do so at www.fisherfuneralhomes.com.

Wilson, Fred J
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, January 13, 2004
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Fred J Wilson, 51, of Tampa, Fla., died Friday, Jan 9, 2004, in Tampa.
He was born Feb 9, 1952, in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of the late Joseph Wilson and Barbara Wilson.
He was a U S Marine Corps veteran, serving during the Vietnam Era.
He is survived by his wife, Mary C Wilson of Tampa; a son, Gregory Wilson of Tampa; daughters, Kristen Wilson of Tampa, Joanna Thompson of Point Pleasant, W. Va., and Yvonne Wilson of Copperas Cove, Texas; grandchildren, Stephen Holley of Point Pleasant, and Andrew Holley of Point Pleasant; and sisters, Paula Sergeant of Florida, and Barbara Ann Steinbeck of Columbus, Ohio.
Arrangements are being handled by a Tampa funeral home. Local arrangements are by the Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.

Wright, William E 'Billy'
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, June 4, 2004
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William E "Billy" Wright Jr., 46, of Reagan, Tenn., formerly of Mason, W.Va., passed away May 25, 2004, at his home following an extended illness. He was born Dec. 12, 1957, in Mason, a son of Norma Wright of Harmony, W.Va., and the late William E Wright Sr.
He graduated from Wahama High School in Mason. He was a US Army veteran, serving four years, and was employed as a construction worker.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Amber Wright of Reagan; two sons, Nicholas Edward Wright and Shay Lynn Wright; two sisters, Drema Ussery of New Haven, W.Va., and Jean Asbury of Harmony; two nieces, Danielle Asbury of Harmony and Nicole Lawton of Walton, W.Va.; and two great-nieces, Serenity Asbury and Casey Lawton.
Graveside service was held May 28, 2004, at the Chapel Hill Cemetery in Lexington, Tenn.
Arrangements were under the direction of Reed's Chapel Funeral Home, Lexington.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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