Obituaries for the Cline Family
Grace H. Cline
HANOVER -- Grace Hatfield Cline, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at her home following a long illness. Born Jan. 21, 1912, at North Spring, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Margie Godfrey Hatfield. Mrs. Cline was a homemaker, a motel clerk, and was a member of the Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennett Cline in 1969; a son, Lawyer Lee Cline; six brothers, Bob, Wayne, Loss, Jode, Ward, and Frank Hatfield; and three sisters, Allie Cline, Minnie Sauls and Ina Cline; and a grandson, Todd Cline. Survivors include two sons, Donald W. Cline of Iaeger and Randolph Scott Cline of Tallahassee, Fla.; six grandchildren, Gary Lee Cline of Arlington, Va., Sandy of Charleston, Brian Cline of Mooresville, N.C., Craig Cline of Mooresville, Tammy Cline of Tallahassee, and Tonya Cline of Tallahassee; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, with the Revs. Ronnie Lester, and Arnold Harless officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Brian Cline, Craig Cline and Denny Hatfield. Arrangements by Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger.
Charles 'Randy' Cline
PINEVILLE - Charles R. "Randy" Cline, 68, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001, at Charleston Area Medical Center, General Division. Born Aug. 8, 1933, in Pineville, he was the son of the late A.G. "Bruz" and Addie Cook Cline. Mr. Cline was the owner and publisher of the Independent Herald for more than 32 years and The Gilbert Times for 15 years. He attended Glenville State College and was a graduate of King College in Bristol, Tenn. He was a Korean Conflict veteran and spent most of his life in Wyoming County. He had worked for Delta Airlines, managing three terminals in major cities. He had traveled extensively as a representative of ProShu golf shoes. Mr. Cline was a former member of the West Virginia House of Delegates and served as communications director for John D. Rockefeller IV. He also served as executive secretary of the West Virginia Press Association. He was a member of Gilbert Presbyterian Church and an executive board member of the Larry Joe Harless Community Center Foundation. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Audra Fogle; and three brothers, Glenn, Leo "Salty" and James Linzie Cline. Survivors include his wife, Angela P. Lupardus Cline; a daughter, Lana Kathryn Cline of South Charleston; two sons, Andrew Clark Cline of St. Albans and Joseph David Cline of Cross Lanes; a sister, Pauline Beavers of Atlanta; three brothers, Bob Cline of Atlanta, Paige Cline of Pineville and David Cline of Dothan; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. There will be no visitation. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Gilbert Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Donald Chichester and Will Smith officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard, and ashes will be strewn along the Guyandotte River at the Larry Joe Harless Community Center Bridge in Gilbert. Honorary pallbearers will be James H. "Buck" Harless, Freddie Harless, Bruce Burgess, Gary White, Winston Cline, Andy Dillon and Jim Gunter. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be made to the Larry Joe Harless Community Center Foundation, P.O. Box 1210, Gilbert, WV 25621. Arrangements by Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home, Oceana.
Crawford W Cline
A loving husband, father and brother, a good friend, willing helper, concerned citizen, and valued leader, Crawford Williams Cline, 87, died Monday, March 11, 2002, in Piney View. A good listener and a man of quiet wisdom, Crawf believed in community service and providing a fair opportunity to all. The son of Herbert C. and Louise Williams Cline, Crawford was born Sept. 24, 1914, in Fillmore, N.Y., and grew up in East Aurora, N.Y. In 1944 he married Catharine "Kay" Lyon, whom he met when the two worked for American Airlines in New York City. The couple raised four children in East Aurora, where Crawf worked, first as a partner with his father in H.C. Cline & Sons, a bottled gas business, and then as an insurance agent, founding Crawford Insurance Agency. In 1964, American Airlines awarded him the title of honorary admiral for his years of service and innovation. In 1975, Crawf and Kay moved to Beckley, where they operated a residential building business with their son John. Crawf became a member of the Beckley Kiwanis Club and the Raleigh-Fayette Peace Group. He served as a volunteer with the tax assistance program and Women's Resource Center. He and Kay maintained strong bonds with friends in East Aurora and in Maine, where they vacationed for 31 years. Crawf was predeceased by his wife, Kay; and a sister, Rachel Cline Bronson and her husband, Saulie "Bud." Survivors include a sister, Marcia Lou Cline Spangenberg and her husband, Frank A., of Schomberg, Ontario, Canada; a brother, Silas H. Cline and his wife, Mary, of East Aurora; two daughters, Ann Cline and her husband, George Atkins, of Chicago and Cathi Cline Bryant and her husband, Doug, of Westerlo, N.Y.; two sons, John Cline and his wife, Tammy, of Piney View and Andy Cline and his wife, Jennie, of Andover, Mass.; eight grandchildren, Martin, Jesse, Matthew, Elizabeth, Heidi, Kevin, Sara and Brooks; and a great-grandchild, Caroline. In lieu of flowers, friends and family may send donations to the Raleigh County Public Library, 221 N. Kanawha St., Beckley, WV 25801, or the East Aurora Public Library, 550 Main St., East Aurora, NY 14052. Memorial service will be 4 p.m. May 25 at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, Main and Center streets, East Aurora.
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