2005 Mason County Obits M-R

 

Mahan, Olevia L. (Austin)
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Olevia L. (Austin) Mahan, 83, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was employed by the Ohio River Co. as a cook and also was a member of the Gallipolis Christian Church.
She was born July 30, 1921, in Henderson, W.Va., the daughter of the late Archibald and Edna May (Barker) Austin.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Edna Mae Neville; and four brothers, Homer Austin, Arlin Austin, Archie Austin and Woodson Austin.
She is survived by her husband, Herbert Mahan; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharee and Philip Luckeydoo of Bidwell, Ohio; two sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Helen Patterson of Vinton, Ohio, and Roy and Wilda Kincaid of Winter Garden, Fla.; a sister, Frances Wedge of Mason, W.Va.; a brother, Oden Austin of Gallipolis; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant with the Revs. Denny Coburn and Mike Lynn officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.

Mash, Cheryl Ann
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
January 4, 2005

Cheryl Ann Mash, 39, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died 7:33 p.m. Jan. 1, 2005, at her home, after a three-year battle with cancer.
She was a 1983 graduate of Point Pleasant High School, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 23, and the Women of the Moose Lodge 594 in Point Pleasant. She was formerly employed by the Point Pleasant Moose Lodge, and was an avid lover of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
Cheryl was born June 5, 1965, in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was the daughter of Stella (Taylor) Mash of Point Pleasant, and the late Marvin William "Bill" Mash.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sons, Brandon William Mash and Willis Daniel Marr, both of Point Pleasant; favored companion, Vance Violand of Patriot, Ohio; three brothers, Marvin William "Bill" Mash II, Patrick Lee (Jessica) Mash and Keith Allen Mash, all of Point Pleasant; a sister, Tina Marie (Charles) Watson of Point Pleasant; a niece, Misty Blessing of Letart, W.Va.; very special friends, Arlan and Helen Lyons and Sharon Lyons, all of Leon, W.Va.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be noon, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Robert L. Patterson II officiating. Burial will follow in the Brewer Cemetery, Rt. 62, Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2005, at the funeral home.

McCoy, Judy Mae
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Sunday, April 17, 2005
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Point Pleasant, W.Va. -- Judy Mae McCoy, 62, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
Arrangements are under the direction of Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.

McCoy, William 'Bill'
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, February 21, 2005
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Gallipolis Ferry, WV -- William "Bill" McCoy, 77, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died Sunday morning at his residence.
Arrangements are under the direction of Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, W.Va.

Miller, Carolyn J
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, February 21, 2005
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Point Pleasant, WV -- Carolyn J. Miller, 61, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va.
She was a homemaker.
She was born April 28, 1943, in Nitro, W.Va., the daughter of the late Clinton and Velma Morris Clark.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Matt Miller.
She is survived by her husband Donald L. Miller of Point Pleasant; three sons, Donald (Barbara) Miller of Apple Grove, W.Va., Michael (Jennifer) Miller of Point Pleasant, and William (Lora) Miller of Colorado; one daughter, Debbie (Scott) Lee of Point Pleasant; one brother, Clinton (Linda) Clark of St. Albans, W.Va.; three sisters, Mary Jane (George) Wilkason of Texas, Susie Headricks of Texas, and Rita (Paul) Beavers of Texas; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Jack Parsons officiating. Burial will follow in the Kirkland Memorial Gardens in Point Pleasant. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, at the funeral home.
E-mail condolences to the family may be sent to deal_fh@charter.net.

Mullinex, Connie Lee
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, March 14, 2005
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Point Pleasant -- Connie Lee Mullinex, 62, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at St. Mary's Medical Center.
She was a homemaker and a member of Gospel Lighthouse Church of Point Pleasant.
She was born Aug. 9, 1942, in Mason County, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Jerry L. and Mae E. (Hayman) Atkinson.
She is survived by her sons, George (Hilda) Mullinex of Letart, W.Va., Walter Ray Reitmire of Point Pleasant and Jerry Levi Reitmire of Hartford, W.Va.; her sisters, Sandra Loomis of Point Pleasant and Diana Lily of Shade, Ohio; and her brother, Jerry L. Atkinson Jr. of Piqua, Ohio.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at Kirkland Memorial Gardens in Point Pleasant with the Rev. Bill Banks officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at deal_fh@charter.net.

Neal, Mona Lee
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Middleport, OH --Mona Lee Neal, 73, of Middleport, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at her residence.
She was employed as a secretary for Dr. John Ridgeway for 19 years and for Dr. Shrikant Vaidya for seven years. She was a member of Ash Street Church.
She was born Dec. 26, 1931, in Syracuse, Ohio, the daughter of the late George and Georgia E. Frazier Oiler.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ike Neal, who passed away in 2000.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Janet Lee and Jeffrey A. Russell of Letart, W.Va.; two step-children, Kit R. (Carol) Neal of Letart, and Kim B. (Mary Ann) Neal of Mason, W.Va.; grandchildren, Ryan and Katie Lee Russell of Mason, W.Va., Jeffrey Lee Neal of Beckley, W.Va., Carrie (Joel) King of Middlebury, Ind., Justin Crandol of Silver Springs, Md., and Jason Crandol of Bainbridge, Wash.; great-grandchildren, Charlie and Hanna King and Elaina Crandol; a brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Mary Oiler of Gallipolis, Ohio; and her caregiver and special friend, Faith Bradbury.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport with Paul Stinson officiating. Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cheshire, Ohio. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ash Street Church, 398 Ash St., Middleport, OH 45760.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at www.fisherfuneralhomes.com.

Nelson, Delphia Evelyn
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, March 14, 2005
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Point Pleasant -- Delphia Evelyn Nelson, 86, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.

Northup, Debbie Melinda
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
January 4, 2005

Debbie Melinda Northup, 91, of Clifton, W.Va., died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at the Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Point Pleasant, W.Va.
She was homemaker, and attended Clifton Tabernacle Church.
Born Jan. 26, 1913, in West Columbia, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Casibianca "Mike" Rickard and Ella (Riley) Rickard.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Deryl Northup; a son, Thomas Northup; grandsons, Duane Johnson, Greg Northup and Michael Wayne Northup; brothers, Charles Rickard and Mikey Rickard; and an infant son.
She is survived by: three daughters and sons-in-law, Lucy and Gerald Johnson of Mason, W.Va., Mary and John Litchfield of New Haven, W.Va., and Carolyn and John Beaver of Pomeroy, Ohio; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Donna Northup of Mason; a daughter-in-law, Ruth Northup of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; 13 grandchildren, Larry L. Johnson, Timothy Litchfield, Scott Litchfield, John Beaver, Douglas Beaver, Rebecca Roush, Rachel Beasley, Nicholas Northup, Michael Northup, John Northup, Debra Long, Angela Sayre and Lori Burdette; 19 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Edith McDaniel and Mae Roach, both of West Columbia, and Violet Burns of Clifton.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home in Mason, with Pastor Larry Gilland and Pastor Mary Cook officiating. Burial will be in the Graham Cemetery in New Haven. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may sent online to foglesongtucker@myway.com.

Ohlinger, Charles J. 'Charlie'
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, April 11, 2005
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Rutland, Ohio -- Charles J. "Charlie" Ohlinger, 88, of Rutland, Ohio, departed his earthly home on Saturday, April 9, 2005 at the Charleston Area Medical Center after a short illness.
He was a furnace stoker for Foot Mineral for most of his life.
He was born March 14, 1917, in West Columbia, W.Va., the son of the late Hugo and Mary Elizabeth Ohlinger.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Opal M. Bland Ohlinger; nine children, Donna Bentz of Middleport, Ohio, James (Bub) Ohlinger of Middleport, Goldie Wolford (Jim) of Rural Retreat, Va., Charles "Chaud" (Sharon) Ohlinger of Long Bottom, Ohio, Eunice (Gary) Tong of Rural Retreat, Dorothy "Dottie" (Bob) Hawkins of Syracuse, Ohio, Dorsey Ohlinger and Karen of Long Bottom, Jackie (Rick) Icenhower of Dexter, Ohio, and Shelly (Rick) Baker of Rutland, Ohio; 24 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; three special friends, Everett Schuler, Jim Farris and Bub Herdman; and three sisters.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Fisher Funeral Home in Pomeroy, Ohio with Pastor Jamie Fortner officiating. Burial will follow in the Bradford Cemetery in Middleport. Friends may call on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 from 6-9 p.m. and family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at www.fisherfuneralhomes.com.

Oldaker, Edwin Joseph
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, March 04, 2005
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Letart, WV -- Edwin Joseph Oldaker, 58, of Letart, W.Va., died Feb. 27, 2005, at his residence.
He was a laborer.
He was born Sept. 30, 1946, in Letart, the son of the late Peary and Arla (Edwards) Oldaker.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Ronald Oldaker.
He is survived by three brothers, Peary Oldaker Jr. and Michael Oldaker, both of Letart, and Timothy Oldaker of New Haven, W.Va.; one sister, Susanna Roush of Beaver, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Burial services will be at the convenience of the family.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at foglesongtucker@myway.com.

Preece, Novia Marie Cole
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Thursday, April 14, 2005
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Mason, W.Va. -- Novia Marie Cole Preece, loving wife, mother and grandmother, of Mason, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 12, 2005.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Rutland Church of God. She was an accomplished florist and business owner. She did extensive volunteer work in both the church and community.
She was born March 6, 1927, in Gradyville, Ky., the daughter of the late Lawrence and Beulah Cole.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Lawrence C. Cole, Renis Cole and Delbert Cole.
She is survived by her husband, Homer Preece of Mason; two daughters, Deanna (Tommy) Crum of Delbarton, W.Va., and Lana Kersey of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; a son, Homer Keith (Elaine) Preece of Point Pleasant; five grandchildren, Phillip D. (Stephenie) Swisher of Pittsburgh, Pa., Cheryl NiCole (John) Meadows of Greensboro, N.C., Eric D. Swisher of Pittsburgh, Alicia DeAnna (Adam) Persinger of Point Pleasant and Curtis Cole Crum of Delbarton.
She will be sadly missed by her family and the many friends whose lives she touched.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 15, 2005 at Rutland Church of God in Rutland, Ohio, with Pastors Mitchell Bias and Ron Heath officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens in Lakin, W.Va. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2005 at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant and noon-1 p.m. Friday, April 15, 2005 at Rutland Church of God.

Priddy, Disa E. (Mattox)
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, April 06, 2005
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Port Clinton, Ohio -- Disa E. (Mattox) Priddy, 80, of Port Clinton, Ohio, died Monday, April 4, 2005, at the Erie County Care Facility in Sandusky, Ohio.
She was a housekeeper for the H. B. Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton for six years, retiring in 1960. She also worked in the kitchen at Underwood’s Resturant in Port Clinton. She enjoyed sewing and quilting.
She was born July 22, 1924, in Leon, W.Va., the daughter of the late Charles and Cora (Elliott) Mattox. On June 25, 1944 in Buffalo, W.Va., she married Harry F. Priddy, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 1980.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Roy, Earl, Guss and Arthur; sisters, Dorothy and Dollie; and infant sister, Beulah.
She is survived by her daughters, Harriet (Luther) Whitaker of Indiana and Barbara Welch of Sandusky; sons, Lonnie (Beverly) Priddy of Port Clinton and Arnold Priddy of New Jersey; brothers, Clarence and Hollie Mattox; and 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2005, at the Church of God in Buffalo. Burial will follow in the Buffalo Memorial Park. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at the Gerner-Wolf-Brossia and Walker Funeral Home in Port Clinton and 1-3 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2005, at the church in Buffalo.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice of Sandusky or the Diabetes Foundation.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

Reed, Anthony Edward 'Tony'
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, February 21, 2005
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Point Pleasant, WV -- Anthony Edward "Tony" Reed, 28, of St. Albans, W.Va. and formerly of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, as the result of an automobile accident on Interstate 64.
He was a night auditor for Holiday Inn Express Corridor G in Charleston, W.Va. He was a 1994 graduate of Point Pleasant High School and a 2003 graduate of Glenville State College.
He was born June 4, 1976, in Gallia County, Ohio, the son of Robert Edward and Martha Lynn Harmon Reed of Point Pleasant.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Robert Elliot Reed.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents Walter and Helen B. Harmon of Point Pleasant; paternal grandmother, Rachael A. Reed of Glenville, W.Va.; two brothers, Brian Elliott Reed of Morgantown, W.Va. and Robert "Alex" Reed of Campbellsville, Ky.; two aunts, Lola Kay Harmon of Barboursville, W.Va. and Brenda Louise Knight of San Diego, Ca.; one uncle, Jim and Janice Collins of Glenville; and one cousin, Jaime.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Brother James Balser officiating. Burial will follow in the Suncrest Cemetery in Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at the funeral home.
E-mail condolences to the family may be sent to deal_fh@charter.net.

Reynolds, Lora Mae Hesson
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Lora Mae (Hesson) Reynolds, 86, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant.
She had worked as a pharmacy clerk at Fruth Pharmacy in Point Pleasant.
She was born Oct. 7, 1918, in New Haven, W.Va., the daughter of the late Okey E. and Lora Ester (Roush) Hesson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Standford Orson Powell; her second husband, Paul E. Reynolds; and a sister, Eileen Childs.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Standford and Pat Powell of Point Pleasant; granddaughters, Debra L. Powell of Australia and Sandra Ann (Al) Allen of Pass Christian, Miss.; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Leroy Durst of Point Pleasant.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Ringle officiating. Burial will follow in Suncrest Cemetery in Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at the funeral home.

Richardson, Mary Ann
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, March 18, 2005
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Mount Alto, WV -- Mary Ann Richardson, 66, of Mount Alto, W.Va., died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker and lived with her companion and friend of the past 20 years, Pearl Walker.
She was born Jan. 6, 1939, in Point Pleasant, the daughter of the late Pearl Sr. and Beulah Marie (Wright) Jones.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Richardson Sr.; two brothers, Pearl William Jones Jr. and Kenneth Jones; and five sisters, Delia Stewart, Catherine Triplett, Lillian Carpenter, Sandra Taylor and Osie Botkin.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, John M. and Monica Jane (Nance) Richardson of Kanauga, Ohio; three grandchildren, Mariah Ashley Richardson, Tiffany Ann Richardson and Logan Quinn Richardson, all of Kanauga; two sisters, Christine (David) Sneed of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., and Genevia Conrad of Troy, Ohio; and three brothers, Dana Jones of Point Pleasant, Clifford Jones of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Charles Jones of Green Bay, Wis.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, March 21, 2005, at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with Brother Willard Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery in Letart, W.Va. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2005, at the funeral home.

Riffle, Flo Anne
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, April 19, 2005
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Point Pleasant, W.Va. -- Flo Anne Riffle, 76, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Monday, April 18, 2005, at Cabell Huntington Hospital.
She was a homemaker. She attended Krebs Chapel United Methodist Church and First Church of God, both in Point Pleasant.
She was born Dec. 29, 1928, in Upshur County, the daughter of the late Roy C. and Etta M. (Woodard) Jackson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Morton Jackson; and two sisters, Betty Halstead and Myrtle Shobe.
She is survived by her husband, Pearl Riffle of Point Pleasant; three sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Nancy Riffle of Point Pleasant, Donald and Anita Riffle of St. Albans, W.Va., and Stephen and Pam Riffle of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; and four grandchildren, Tony Riffle of St. Albans, Beth Maynard of St. Albans, Josh Riffle of Point Pleasant and Stephanie Ditty of Point Pleasant.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with Pastor Carl Swisher officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation.

Riley, Earl W. 'Scrappy'
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, February 07, 2005

Earl Wilson "Scrappy" Riley, 82, of Mason, W.Va., died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital.
He was retired from the United States Army and served in World War II and the Korean War. He was a meat cutter for many years at the B&B Market. He was a member of Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 and Stewart-Johnson VFW Post 9926. He also was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was born April 15, 1922, in West Columbia, W.Va., the son of the late Patrick and Eva (VanMeter) Riley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Mildred Mary Riley; brothers, Patrick "Mooney" Riley, Ralph Riley, Edward "Joe" Riley, Ted Riley and Bryor VanMeter; and a sister, Virginia Patsy Miller.
He is survived by his daughters Betty A. (Gordon) Young of Mason, W.Va., and Maureen L. (Carl) King of New Haven, W.Va.; sons, Daniel L. Riley, Earl L. (Cheryl) Riley of New Haven, Melvin D. (Mildred) Sydebotham of McConnellsville, Ohio, and Clyde A. (Linda) Moore of Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Lucy Chipps of West Columbia; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a lot of caring neighbors and friends.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home in Mason with Pastors Robert Harris, Kevin Brown and Gregory Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Yonker Cemetery, with military graveside service presented by the American Legion Post 140 and the Stewart-Johnson VFW Post 9926. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at foglesongtucker@myway.com.

Roach, Floyd Thomas
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, March 14, 2005
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Clifton, W.Va. -- Floyd Thomas Roach, 90, of Clifton, W.Va., died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at his residence.
He was a federal government employee for the Agriculture Department.
He was born Sept. 2, 1914, in Gibbstown, W.Va., the son of the late Samuel Jacob and Olivea Jane (Gibbs) Roach.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Louise (Wood) Roach; a brother, Melvin W. Roach Sr.; and his sisters, May Wamsley, Goldie Blake, Jane Bennette and two sisters in infancy.
He is survived by several brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be 6 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2005, at Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home in Mason, W.Va., with Curtis Bauske, Martin Hnizdil, Stephen Jayne and Jared Snyder officiating. A committal service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005 in Lynchburg, Va., at the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2005 at the funeral home in Mason.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at foglesongtucker@myway.com.

Rodgers, Sam
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, April 25, 2005
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Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va. -- Sam Rodgers, 57, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died Saturday at home after a long illness.
Rodgers was born Jan. 3, 1948, in Franklin County, Ohio. He was the son of Paul Samuel Rodgers and Virginia L. Rodgers, both of whom precede him in death.
Rodgers was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, and worked as a disabled security guard for M&G Polymers of Gallipolis Ferry. He was a member of the American Legion Post 23 in Point Pleasant.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Rodgers of Gallipolis Ferry, and five sons: Paul (Sandra) Rodgers of Gallipolis, Jason (Brandy) Rodgers of Crown City, Jeff Rodgers of Gallipolis, Sam (Mandy) Rodgers of Gallipolis, and Travis Rodgers of Gallipolis. Also, four stepdaughters: Mikka (Sherman) Jordan Jr. of Leon, Staci (Jimmy) Sayre of Gallipolis, Amy (Jon) Riggs of Theresa, N.Y., and Dawna (Jeremy) McNeely of Gallipolis. Also, 12 grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren, one great grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he also was preceded by two sisters, Ora Margaret Keenan and Lois Scarberry.
Services will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at 2 p.m. in Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with Pastor Eugene Zopp officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Concord Cemetery in Henderson. Full military service will be conducted after the service at the funeral home by the American Legion Post 23. Visitation will take place at the funeral home for two hours prior to the service, starting at noon.

Rogers, Phyllis L. (Crutchfield)
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, April 11, 2005
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Point Pleasant, W.Va. -- Phyllis L. (Crutchfield) Rogers of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at the Holzer Senior Care Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
She graduated from Braxton County schools and then went on to further her education at West Virginia College of Beauty Culture in Martinsburg, W.Va. After becoming a certified beautician, she worked in Sutton, W.Va., and Gassaway, W.Va., and had a shop in Burnsville, W.Va. She came to Point Pleasant in 1954 and went to work at LaMarce Beauty Shop for Joan Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Burnsville United Methodist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW #3531 of Point Pleasant.
She was the daughter of the late Ray and Muriel (Collins) Crutchfield of Burnsville in Braxton County.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Darrell Rogers; and a sister, Helen Vinson.
She is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Lowell W. Rogers of New Haven, W.Va., and Richard and Misty Rogers of Gallipolis; four grandchildren, Courtney, Kristin, Crenson and Kyler Rogers, all of Gallipolis; two sisters, Mrs. Kemper (Virginia) Jones of Akron, Ohio, and Mrs. Gilbert (Alice) Gates of DeRidder, La.; two brothers, Orman Ray (Cricket) Crutchfield and Paul (Rose) Crutchfield, all of Burnsville, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with Pastor Charlie Moses officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens in Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2005, at the funeral home.

Roush, Rex E.
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Rex E. Roush, 53, of New Haven, W.Va., died Monday, Jan. 3, 2005, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
He was employed by M&G Polymers, and attended the Graham Baptist Church.
Born Feb. 11, 1951, in Pomeroy, Ohio, he was the son of the late Walter D. Roush and June (Pratt) Roush.
Surviving are his wife Venis (Clarke) Roush of New Haven; three daughters and a son-in-law, Lyndsey Roush of New Haven, Melissa Roush of Hartford, W.Va., and Donna and Allen Plants of Letart, W.Va.; three grandchildren, Brycen Patrick, and Jacob and Jaelyn Plants; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Don Roush of Galloway, Ohio, and Roger and Laura Roush of Delaware, Ohio.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005 at Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home in Mason, W.Va. Burial will be in the Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Letart. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent online to foglesongtucker@myway.com.


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