2005 Mason County Obits S-Z

 

 

Sayre, Dewayne Lee
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
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Point Pleasant -- Dewayne Lee Sayre, 71, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., departed this life Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, a retired security guard from Lakin State Hospital and a former truck driver for Sunoco Paper Products. He enjoyed flea markets, horses and auto work.
He was born May 7, 1933 in Leon, W.Va., a son of the late Hoyt Laben and Mary Lodisa Sayre.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ted, David and Gary Phillip; a sister, Catholine Riffle; and a grandson, James Walter Gibbs III.
He is survived by his wife, Katherine Marie "Kitten" (Hancock) Sayre; two daughters, Lodisa Ann Gibbs of Williamstown, W.Va., and Connie Sue Simpkins of Point Pleasant; two brothers, Hoyt Sayre Jr. of Carson City, Nev., and Everette Samuel Sayre of Solon, Ohio; five sisters, Marylin Heffelfinger of Monroe Falls, Ohio, Imogene Snyder of Letart, W.Va., Angalene Adams of Carson City, Eileen Snyder of Silver Springs, Nev., and Marceline Buechner of Sandpoint, Idaho; grandchildren, William Franklin Simpkins Jr., Mary Allison Gibbs and Anna Christine Gibbs; and great-grandchildren, Alexis Dawn Simpkins and Gage Franklin Simpkins.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2005 at Casto Funeral Home in Evans, W.Va., with the Rev. Randy Parsons officiating. Burial will follow in the Creston Cemetery in Evans. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at the funeral home.

Scarberry, Wanda A
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, February 21, 2005
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Point Pleasant, WV -- Wanda A. Scarberry, 80, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Saturday, Feb. 19, at Scenic Hills Nursing Center in Bidwell, Ohio.
There will be no services.
Arrangements are under the direction of Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.

Shiflet, Hugh B.
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, February 07, 2005

Hugh Barbee Shiflet, 80, of Columbus, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 4, 2005, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Hugh was a veteran of the Navy and served in World War II. He worked for the Corps of Engineers at Lock 22 in Ravenswood, W.Va. Hugh loved God and encouraged all of us to attend church and worship Christ. He showed his love in small ways, coaching baseball, teaching us to hunt, encouraging us in music and careers. He would go above and beyond to take care of us and give us opportunities. He loved his family and often boasted about us. Dad was a sweet and kind person.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lemuel and Alma Marie (Hilton) Shiflet; and a sister, Alda.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Mary Kathryn Young Shiflet of Columbus; sons Roger (Mary) Shiflet of Circleville, Ohio, David (Deborah) Shiflet of Galloway, Ohio, Robert Shiflet of Bennett, Wis., and Nathaniel Shiflet of Columbus; daughters Nancy (Mark) Malone of Payson, Ariz., and Joyce (James) Brown of Pataskala, Ohio; grandchildren Melissa, Jeanette, Jessica, Paul, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Larson, Michael, Matthew, Kristian and Kayla; and great-grandchildren Jamie, Chase, Catelyn, Clayton, Anton, Brandon, Cameron, Jordan, Tyler, and Jordan.
Also surviving are a brother, Jack (Babe) Shiflet of Rutland, Ohio; and a sister, Rebecca Bibbee of Florida.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport, Ohio. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until time of service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fisherfuneralhomes.com.

Smith, Clarence R.
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, April 04, 2005
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West Columbia, W.Va. -- Clarence R. Smith, 72, of West Columbia, W.Va., died Friday, April 1, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant, W.Va.
He was a farm laborer.
He was born June 17, 1932, in Mason, W.Va., the son of the late Theodore Roosevelt and Virginia Marie (Bass) Smith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Betty McDermitt; and two brothers, Leroy Smith and Leonard Smith.
He is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Gloria and Dennis Flowers of Letart, W.Va.; three sisters, Clara Belle Stover of Letart, Belva Jeffries of Point Pleasant, and Leona Smith of West Columbia; and two brothers, Wayne Smith of Point Pleasant and Tubby Smith of West Columbia.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2005, in the Stewart Cemetery, West Columbia, with Pastor Donald Roach officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2005, at the funeral home.
Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to foglesongtucker@myway.com.

Smith, Nancy C
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Thursday, January 6, 2005

Nancy C. Smith, 48, of Apple Grove, W.Va., died Monday, Jan. 3, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant, W.Va.
She was a homemaker, and a member of the Millstone Church in Apple Grove.
She was preceded in death by her husband Mike Smith; and three brothers and three sisters.
She was born July 28, 1956, in Mason County, W.Va.
Surviving are her mother, Geraldine Price of Apple Grove; her father and stepmother, Kenny and Loretta Price of Glenwood, W.Va.; a special friend, Amos Sigmon of Apple Grove; a son, Michael Smith II of Apple Grove; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Whitney Smith, Cindy and Aaron Hardman, and Melissa and Scott Pearson, all of Apple Grove; two brothers, Danny Price of Apple Grove and Duke Price of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Tammy Price (Don Duncan) of Gallipolis Ferry, Brenda Duncan (Charles Harmon) of Point Pleasant, and Valerie and Lewis Green, and Dianna and Shawn Scarberry, all of Apple Grove; six grandchildren, Lora and Luke Price, Cody, Steven and Kasandra Pearson, and Caitlynn Hardman; special friends Kay Boswell and June Price; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Max Spurlock and the Rev. Marshall Bonecutter officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005.
Condolences may be sent online to deal_fh@charter.net.

Stalnaker, Bob L
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, April 06, 2005
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Point Pleasant, W. Va. -- Bob L. Stalnaker, 65, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Monday, April 4, 2005, at St. Mary’s Medical Center.
He was a maintenance worker at the Gallia County Courthouse.
He was born Dec. 12, 1939, in Mason County, the son of the late Virgil and Stella (Parsons) Stalnaker.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, his twin brother, Bill Stalnaker, and Bruce Stalnaker.
He is survived by his companion, Jeanie Buck of Point Pleasant; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherri Stalnaker and Timothy Bennington of Columbus, Ohio; a granddaughter, Summer (Vincent) Falcone of Columbus; special children, Kathy Stover and Beth Brainard; special grandchildren, Justin and Sarah Stover; a special great-grandson, Jacob Stover; one brother, Oral (Carol) Stalnaker of Plain City, Ohio; and three sisters, Phyllis (Dawson) Kapp of Plain City, Janet (Art) Hartley Jr. of Point Pleasant and Mildred (Gene) Waldeck of Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2005, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant. Burial will follow in Suncrest Cemetery in Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2005, at the funeral home.

Stevens, John Mead
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Saturday, April 09, 2005
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Carmel, Ind -- John Mead Stevens, 98, recently of Carmel, Ind., and formerly of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., and St. Albans, W.Va., died Thursday, April 7, 2005.
He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was retired from Union Carbide, where he worked for 25 years as an insulator in both the South Charleston and Institute Plants. He attended St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in St. Albans for nearly 50 years.
He played football at Point Pleasant High School in 1927 under the coach Jerome VanMeter. He was a lineman known for his style, "No Noise, but what a Kick." He attended Morris Harvey, New River State and Marshall colleges before teaching in one-room schools in Mason County prior to World War II. In World War II, he was a member of the medical corps of the 101st Airborne Division. He participated in D-day in Holland, and he was captured at Bastogne on Dec. 19, 1944. He was freed on April 13, 1945.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John W. Stevens and Nannie L. Meade; his wife, the former Eva Frances Henry; brothers and sisters, Sterlie W. Stevens, Helen Stevens McDowell and Carrie Stevens Mohr.
He is survived by his sisters, Mary Forrest of South Charleston, W.Va., and Eva Gibson of Phoenix, Ariz.; his daughter, Nancy (Richard) Hauser of Carmel, Joan Dameron of Earlysville, Va.; a son, John (Ann) Stevens of Belpre, Ohio; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2005, at Cunningham’s Cemetery in St. Albans.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 405 B. Street, St. Albans, WV 25177 or to the Armed Forces Relief Trust, Dept. 6055, Washington, DC 20042-6055 to assist a struggling military family.

Stewart, Daniel L
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Saturday, April 09, 2005
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Pliny, W.Va. -- Daniel L. Stewart, 25, of Pliny, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2005, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
He was employed at Hammers Industries in Huntington.
He was born Dec. 4, 1979, in Huntington, the son of Rosalee Knapp Stewart and the late Dave Stewart.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Haimer Knapp; and his paternal grandparents, Stanley and Garnett Meadows Stewart.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his twin brother, David L. Stewart of Pliny; two sisters, Melissa Scott and her boyfriend, Jason Trippett of Glenwood, W.Va., and Mary Stewart of Pliny; his girlfriend, Tess Reynolds of Milton, W.Va.; maternal grandmother, Stella Knapp; nephew, David Allen Scott; niece, McKenzie Trippett; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, April 9, 2005, at Heck Funeral Home in Milton with Evangelist Ray Knapp officiating. Burial will follow in Pete Meadows Cemetery in Glenwood. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m., Friday, April 8, 2005, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at www.heckfuneralhome.net.

Stewart, Mack W
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, April 06, 2005
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Mason, W.Va. -- Mack W. Stewart, 83, of Mason, W.Va., died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
He was a furnace tapper for Foote Mineral Company.
He was born Aug. 4, 1921, in Mason, the son of the late Clinton and Sylvia (Ingels) Stewart.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline (Haynes) Stewart; and his brothers, Alfred "Skip" Stewart, Norman "Red" Stewart, Howard Stewart and Robert "Bob" Stewart. He is survived by his daughters, Marilyn Gagnon and Deanna Bush of Mason; grandchildren, Tanya Thomas and John Cundiff; great-grandchildren, Jerome Thomas, Destinee Thomas, T.R. Cundiff and Carlie Cundiff; brothers andsisters-in-law, James A. "Biddy" and Marge Stewart of West Columbia, W.Va., and Von Jay and Loretta Stewart of New Haven, W.Va.; and a sister, Sally Stewart of Crestline, Ohio.
Military graveside services were performed by Stewart-Johnson VFW Post 9926 and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Middleport Hill Cemetery in Middleport, Ohio with the Rev. Sam Cale IV officiating. Visitation was 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at foglesongtucker@myway.com.

Sturgeon, Donald
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, March 14, 2005
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Ashton, WV -- Donald Sturgeon of Ashton, W.Va., died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at his home.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.

Tavan, U. Beckley 'Beck'
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, February 07, 2005

U. Beckley "Beck" Tavan, 92, of Galion, Ohio, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Village Care Center after a one-month illness.
Beck was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in World War II. He retired from the former Galion Iron Works where he worked as an assembler. He was a member of American Legion Scarbrough Post 243, Galion, and was an avid gardener all of his life.
Born Dec. 23, 1912, in Omar, W.Va., he was the son of the late Joseph Tavan and Olive (Buskirk) Tavan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert Tavan; three sisters; and a brother.
He married Trevelyn Plack on July 11, 1954, and she survives.
He also is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Patty and Charles Lowry of Glouster, Ohio, and Betty and Ken Combs of Irving, Texas; 10 grandchildren, Christy Hanson, James Tavan, Terri Dolbier, Bradley Tavan, Steven Lowry, Sondra DiFranco, Lisa Bowen, Lari Reininger, Diane Crepe and Dr. Michael Combs; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Joe Tavan of Apple Grove, W.Va.; a sister, Rosalie Rood of Grove City, Ohio; an aunt, Inez Newman of Pennsylvania; and several cousins.
Graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Beale Chapel Cemetery in Apple Grove, with the Rev. Samuel J. Buehrer officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Church of Christ, 248 Harding Way West, Galion, OH 44843, or to the Beale Chapel Cemetery Association, 2095 Huntington Rd., Apple Grove, WV 25502.
Arrangements are under the direction of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, Galion.
An online obituary and guest registry are available at www.richardsondavis.com.

Thunander, Sharon G. Andrews
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, March 21, 2005
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Point Pleasant -- Sharon G. Andrews Thunander, 61, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., passed away on Friday, March 18, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital.
She was a nurse's assistant having worked last at the Pinecrest Care Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
She was born Oct. 27, 1943, in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of the late Frank G. Andrews and Esphy Viola Duffy Fraley.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Gary Board; stepsister, Mary Jane Hensley; and former husband, Melvin Keith Williams.
Survivors include four daughters, Brenda K. Conley of Point Pleasant, Bonita L. (John) Kasee of Middleport, Ohio, Lora A. (James) Persinger of Point Pleasant and Cynthia D. (Kenneth) Marnati of Point Pleasant; two sons, Martin K. Williams of Bluefield, W.Va., and Terry K. (Reena) Martin of Point Pleasant; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Russell Andrews, Richard and Henry Board, all of Springfield; and stepsister, Julie Fraley of Michigan.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Willis Funeral Home in Gallipolis with Russell Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in St. Nick Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Martin and Terry Williams, Justin Williams, Ryan Williams, Jason Melvan and Timothy Combs.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
To send e-mail condolences, visit www.willisfuneralhome.com

Taylor, Robert H
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, February 11, 2005

Gallipolis, OH -- Robert H. Taylor, 63, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was a welder and heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Local Construction Union No. 132 of Charleston, W.Va., and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene of Gallipolis.
He was born Nov. 19, 1941, the son of Thelma (Walker) Taylor and the late Arnie H. Taylor.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and James Taylor; and one sister, Dottie Taylor.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Taylor of Gallipolis; a son, Robert L. (Nicole) Taylor of Gallipolis; his mother, Thelma Taylor of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Crystal Dawn Taylor and Zachary Lee Taylor, both of Gallipolis; two daughters, Brittany Evans and Bethany Evans, both of Gallipolis; and four brothers, Kenny (Audrey) Taylor of Gallipolis, Roy (Vicky) Taylor of Cheshire, Ohio, Larry (Paula) Taylor of Apple Grove, W.Va., and Roy Allen Taylor of McConnelsville, W.Va.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at First Church of the Nazarene in Gallipolis with the Revs. Robert Fulton, Gene Harmon and Ruth Ann Fellure officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at First Church of the Nazarene.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the True Life Bible Quiz Team, in care of the First Church of the Nazarene, 1110 First Ave. Gallipolis, OH 45631.

Tryon, Nancy Vaught
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Nancy Vaught Tryon of Arlington, Va., died Friday, Jan. 14, 2005, of cancer.
She was the beloved wife of Joseph L. Tryon; mother of N. Carolin Tryon, Elizabeth T. Crockett and Stephen G. Tryon; and grandmother of Edward J. Crockett, Charlotte E. Crockett, Wilson W. Tryon and August M. Tryon.
She also is survived by a sister, Martha Watterson of Apple Grove, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005, at St. George's Episcopal Church in Arlington. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at the Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant, W.Va., with Father Ray Hagg officiating. Graveside rites will be presented by the Colonel Charles Lewis Chapter DAR. There will be no visitation.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Wamsley, William 'Bill'
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Tuesday, March 01, 2005
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Point Pleasant -- William "Bill" Wamsley, 81, of Point Pleasant, W.Va, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at his home, following a long illness.
He was an engineer for American Electric Power River Boat Company and worked for Bob Bosworth for 25 years. He was a World War II Army Veteran and a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps. in Las Vegas, Nev., the Retired Laborers Union #543 in Huntington, W.Va., and the American Legion Post 23 of Point Pleasant. He also was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant.
He was born Aug. 9, 1923 in Mason County, the son of the late William and Molly (Smith) Wamsley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ester Reynolds, and six brothers, Rodney, Lloyd, Charlie, Cecil, James and Marvin Wamsley.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline Wamsley of Point Pleasant; two sons, Billy (Betty) Wamsley of Clifton, W.Va., and James (Vicki) Wamsley of Point Pleasant; five grandchildren, J.L. and Jeff Wamsley of Point Pleasant, Jodi Arnold of Point Pleasant, Greg Wamsley of Letart, W.Va., and Elizabeth Evick of Harrisburg, Va.; eight great-grandchildren, Jason, Joshua, Megan, Sarah, Zack and Zane Wamsley, Samantha Arnold and Tylor Evick; and two sisters, Helen Abel of New Haven, W.Va., and Betty McDermitt of Point Pleasant.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with the Rev. Paul Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in the Suncrest Cemetery with full military graveside services conducted by the American Legion Post 23 of Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at the funeral home.

Ward, Venus Lykins
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Monday, February 21, 2005
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New Haven, WV -- Venus Lykins Ward, 94, of New Haven, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant, W.Va.
She was born Dec. 30, 1910 in Cannel City, Ky., the daughter of the late William and Narissa Lykins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Frank (Mark) Ward; one son, Billy Ray Ward; one great-granddaughter, Whitnee Chapman; one brother, William Lykins; and four sisters, Flora Collins, Fairy Baily, Lilly Mae Lykins and Rama Lykins.
She is survived by one granddaughter, Misti (John) Chapman of Point Pleasant; one grandson, William Mark (Annette) Ward of Gallipolis, Ohio; two step-granddaughters, Darla Niday of Gallipolis and Diane (Jack) Levine of Illinois; one great-grandson, Austin Chapman; one great-granddaughter, Jessica ward; step-great-grandchildren Tyler Merola, Nichlas Merola, Brittany Merola, Dell Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at Kirkland Memorial Gardens in Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Joann Clevenger officiating. There will be no visitation, honoring Venus' request.
For more information, visit www.andersonfh.com.

Wood, Patrick D
Point Pleasant Register Online
Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, February 04, 2005

Patrick D. Wood, 78, of Pomeroy, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Patrick served as president of the Band Boosters for Meigs Local from 1976 to 1979. He was a past Master of the Pomeroy Masonic Lodge and member from 1977 until 1992, when he transferred to the Harrisonville Lodge 411 where he served as treasurer. He also was a member of Harrisonville Eastern Star 255; Grand Chapter, Royal Arch Masons Chapter 80; Grand Council, Royal and Select Masons of Ohio, Bosworth Council 46; Ohio Valley Commandery, 024 Knights Templar; Thai Coo Zyo Lodge 457, Order of the Arrow and Silver Beaver; Past Noble Grand of Mineral Lodge 242 IOOF; past president, 12th Masonic District; International Society of Poetry; and was active in scouting since 1967. He was employed as an accountant by Jones Buick in Athens, Ohio, and Blaettnar's Buick in Pomeroy. He was a member of the Trinity Church in Pomeroy, where he served as Elder and Trustee from 1983 to 1986 and as Deacon until 1987. Born Aug. 26, 1926, in Pomeroy, he was the son of the late Don L. and Corrina Cornell Nicholson Wood. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Audrey E. Wood in 2002; and a sister, Allegra Will. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Lori Ann and Glenn C. Clutter of Williamsport, Pa.; a son and daughter-in-law, Danny L. and Linda C. Will of Pomeroy; and grandchildren Tara Gaab and Tess Clutter, both of Williamsport, Randall Carpenter Jr. of Middleport, Ohio, and Denise Gibeaut of Pomeroy. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Trinity Church in Pomeroy, with the Rev. Jonathan Noble officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Fisher Funeral Home in Pomeroy and one hour prior to the services at the church. Harrisonville Eastern Star 255 and Harrisonville Masonic Lodge 411 will conduct services at 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Church, P.O. Box 429, Pomeroy, OH 45769, or to Boy Scout Troop 249, c/o Paul Reed, Farmers Bank, 221 West Second Street, Pomeroy, OH 45769. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at www.fisherfuneralhomes.com.

Wyant, Doris Marie
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, March 18, 2005
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Point Pleasant, WV -- Doris Marie Wyant, 85, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Women of the Moose No. 594 of Point Pleasant and the Grace Bible Baptist Church of Point Pleasant.
She was born Nov. 25, 1919, in Henderson, W.Va., to the late James Thomas and Molly Frances (Arthur) Mayes.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Harrison Wyant Jr.; one nephew, Thomas "Tucker" Mayes; three brothers, Robert, Thomas and Lloyd Mayes; and four sisters, Virginia Patterson, Madeline Moore, Bonnie Waldie and Delphia Noble.
She is survived by three sons, Ronald T. Wyant of Wilmington, N.C., Richard A. (Brenda) Wyant of Point Pleasant, and Donald (Loretta) Wyant of Henderson; one special nephew, Ronald (Mary) Mayes of Point Pleasant; one special friend, John Williams of Wilmington; three sisters, Jean Casto of Point Pleasant, Louise Caynor of Point Pleasant and Eva Long of Pittsburgh, Pa.; five grandchildren, Missy Dye, Tasha Wyant, Jessica Rollins, Rick Wyant and Tessa Wyant; one great-granddaughter, Breanna Wyant; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2005, at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home with Pastor Carl Swisher and the Rev. Garry Lamb officiating. Burial will follow in the Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2005, at the funeral home.

Young, Bertha Elizabeth
Point Pleasant Register Online, Point Pleasant, WV
Sunday, April 24, 2005
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Webster, Fla. -- Bertha Elizabeth Young, 80, of Webster, Fla., formerly of Point Pleasant, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005 in Bushnell, Fla.
She was a homemaker.
She was born Oct. 3, 1918 in Petersburg, W.Va., the daughter of the late Lawson Southerly and Mary Henkle Southerly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Young; two sisters, Wanda Godlove and Ruth Koontz; and two grandchildren, Greg Young and Paula Harnsly.
She is survived by her four sons and daughters-in-law, Pete and Phyllis Young of Point Pleasant, Pat and Linda Young of Webster, Bill and Naoma Southerly of Shariman, Fla., Gary and Paula Young of Webster; sister, Wilda Hatfield of Huntington; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Pastor Richard DeQuazie officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens in Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Saturday, April 23, 2005, at the funeral home.

 


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