These are some of the Obits listed in the Record Delta for 1996. Often the information found in this newspaper has not been fully correct and you should write to the county court house for the official record.

The Record Delta lists the wifes with their present married name with the maiden name listed prior to the married name, example= Emma Summers Cutright, her maiden name being Summers. In some cases the maiden name is not listed.


Stewart Cutight, Jr., 73, or  (this should be of)147 Fayette St., died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 1996, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg.

Born July 22, 1923, in Randolph County, he was the son of the late Stewart B. and Viola Wilfong Cutright Sr.

His wife Emma Summers Cutright, whom he married July 12, 1996, survives.

Mr. Cutright was a welder for Beth Energy, a life member of Buckhannon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663 and of Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion and a memebr of Buckhannon Moose Lodge 598.

He was a charter member of the Eagles and Coodies organizations.

Mr. Cutright attended Liberty Baptist Church.

He is survived by four daughters, Susan Wilson and Sarah Smith, both of Buckhannon, Janabeth Cutright of Jacksonville, Fla., and Rebecca Long of High Point, N.C.; four sons Steven Ccutright of Fairmont, James Cutright of Lexington, N.C., and Robert Cutright and John Cutright, both of Buckhannon; one stepson, Timothy Huffman of Miami, Fla.; one stepdaughter Karen Phipps of Buckhannon; one sister, Wanda Ritter of Ocean City, MD.; tow brothers, William Cutright of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Ralph Cutright of Buckhannon; 25 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two former wives, Wilma Bailey of Buckhannon and Mary Stump of Barbour County.

One daughter, Shelly Westfall, and one grandson, Robert Eric Canon, proceded him in death.

Friends will be received from 2-9 p.m. Thursday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home, where services will be held at 2 p.m.Friday with the Rev. Beryl McKisic officiating.

Burial will be at the Heavner Cemetery.

Buckhannon VFW Post 3663 and Post 7 American Legion will conduct graveside rites.


Ruth Ondlea Sipes Linger, 66, of North Ridgeville, Ohio, dies Monday, Dec. 9, 1996, at Alter Care Nursing Home, North Ridgeville.

Born Nov. 13, 1930, at Imperial, she was the dauhter of the late Orval and Icie Tenney Sipes.

Her husband Albert Frank Linger, proceded her in death.

Mrs. Linger was a homemaker and a member of Tenmmile United Methodist Church.

She is survivied by six sisters, Stella Springer of North Ridgeville, Waneta Cappotto of Syracuse, N.Y., Fern White of Tallmansville, Corene Rowan of Buckhannon, and Sherry Shamblin and Linda Sipes, both of Liverpooll, Ohio; and three brothers, Troy Sipes of North Ridgeville, and Roy Sipes and Billy Sipes, both of Buckhannon.

Friends will be received from 4-6 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.

The body will lie in state from 1-2 p.m. Friday, the funeral hour, at Tenmile United Methodist Church.

The Rev. S.E. Lewis will conduct services.

Burial will be in Tenmile Baptist Cemetery.


The Rev. Lloyd C. Wicke, 95, episcopal leader for the United Methodist churches in much of West Virginia from 1948-60, died Monday, Dec. 29, 1996, in Columbus, Ohio

He is survived by his wife, Eunice Ensley Wicke, and two daughters, Shirley Jane Shoaf and Elaine Nalda Cowen.

His first wife, Gertrude, preceded him in death in 1978.

Rev. Wicke was elected to the episcopacy in 1948 and was assigned to the Pittsburg area until 1960, when he moved to the New York area, where he served until retiring in 1972.

He was president of the Council of Bishops from 1964-65.

During his career, he served churches in Indian, Ohio, New Jersey and Pennsyvania.

Furneral services are incomplete.


Hubert Blaine Jack, 67, of 3 Pine St., died Wednesday, April10, 1996, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

Born Feb. 16, 1929, in Upshur County, he was a son of the late George Washington and Katherine Hawkins Jack.

His wife, Doloris Y. Mundy Jack, whom he married in 1964, survives.

Mr. Jack was a machine operator at Cohart Refracories, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.. He was a member of Buckhannon of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663, and a former member of the Buckhannon Jaycees.

Survivors are one son, Hubert Blaine Jack, II of Buckhannon; three sisters, Mabel Burr and Kathleen Poling of Buckhannon, and Ruth Spatzer of Camp Hill, PA.; three brothers, Dayne Jack and Bill Jack of Buckhannon, and Francis Jack of Ocean City, MD.; and several nephews.

One sister, Hepsy Jack, and two brothers, Ralph Jack and Stuart Jack, preceded him in death.

Friends will be received today from 4-8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home, where services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Poling officiating.

Burial will be in Sand Run Baptist church Cemetery.


James P. Morgan, Sr., 86, of Czar, died Wednesday, April 10, 1996, at the Carol Cutright Personal Home.

He was born July 13, 1909, in Lanesville, Tucker County, the son of the late Parley O. and Minnie Curry Morgan.

His wife Bernice Smith Morgan, whom he married in 1940, survives.

Mr. Morgan Worked as a farmer, woodsman and coal miner. He was employed by Marin Aircraft Co. in Baltimore, was employed in the steel mills of Gary, Ind., and Ambridge, PA., and retired as an industrial tool hardner in Detroit.

His hobbies were baseball, singing and playing his guitar, training coon hounds, working on guns and target shooting.

Mr Morgan was a founding member of the Beech Mountain Sportsman Club.

He attended Pine Grove Methodist Church.

Survivors are five sons and two dauhgter-in-law, Kenneth and Audamarie Morgan of French Creek, James P. Morgan, Jr. of Czar, Vernon and Donna Morgan of Helvetia, Philip L. Morgan of Helvetia, Morgan D. Morgan of Fairmont; four daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and Lindin Hinkle of Cleveland, Ohio, Margaret and Charels McClure of Hemlock, Esthelene and Billy Cagle of Gastonia, N.C., Carol & Delmer Cutright of French Creek; a sister, Mildred Tarkington of Westminister, MD.; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Willard (Jocie) Morgan of Buckhannon; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Mr Morgan was preceded in death by three brothers, Dodd Morgan, Morgan C. Morgan and Williard C. Morgan; a brother in-law, William R. Tarington; and a sister-in-law, Alice Hull Morgan.

Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Tomblyn-Whitescraver Rundio Funeral Home.

On Saturday, his body will be moved to Pine Grove Methodit Church to lie in state from 1p.m. to 2 p.m., the furneral hour.

The Revs. Conrad Terry and James P. Morgan will conduct sevices.

Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemtery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph's Hospital Home health Services, or the charity of your choice.


Addie M. Carpenter, 88, of 14 Gate St., died Monday, April 8, 1996, at St. Jospeh's Hospital.

Born May 31, 1907, in Alexander, she was a daughter to the late Hoy and Mary L. "Polly" Winemiller Wilson.

Her husband of 67 years, Osbourn G. Carpenter, survives.

Mrs. Carpenter was a homemaker and a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church.

Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Norman (Anna Bell) Hawkins, Mrs. Gary (Lois) Lake and Mrs. James (Shirley) Spreacker, all of Buckhannon; three sons, Glen Carpenter and Charles Carpenter, both of Buckhannon, and Goff Carpenter of St. Mary's; 20 grnadchildren and 38 great grandchildren.

One grandson, Kyle Neil Sayre; two brothers, French Wilson and Charles Wilson; three sisters, Iva Sayer, Georgia Asper and Baby Wilson, proceded her in death.

Burial was in Bethlehem Church Cemetery.


Mary R. Wilson, 70, of French Creek died Saturday, April 13, 1996, at St. Joseph's Hsopital.

She was born March 4, 1926 at Berlin, the daughter of the late Ferrell and Eugenia Foster McKinney. She was a member of the Frenchton United Methodist Church.

Her husband, Hubert Vern Wilson, preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1995.

Survivors are a son, Vernon Craig Wilson of Rock Cave, and a daughter, Melody Ann Powers of Rock Cave.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 pm and 7-9pm today at the Tomblyn Whitescarver-Rundio Funeral Chapel. Services are at 2pm, Tuesday at the chapel with the Rev. Kevin Bender officiating.

Burial will be in Heavner Cemetery.


Hope Butterfiled, 82, of 26 Lynn St., Buckhannon, died Friday, April 12, 1996, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

Born Jan. 6, 1914 in Barlow, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Bruce B. and Gladys Bell Childers.

Mrs. Butterfield taught school for 22 years in Upshur County and was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Barlow.

Survivors are her husband, Robert T. Butterfield, whoom she married June 19, 1937, and a son, Bruce Butterfield of the Virgin Islands, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

She was preceeded in death by a sister Ann Bell Stone.

Friends were received Sunday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.

Services are today at noon at the Presbyterian Church in Barlow with Rev, William F. Mooring officiating.

Burial will be in the Barlo Cemetery.


Notice to Creditors for Estate:

Apr. 25, 1996 for estate of Lorene Davis

Apr. 26, 1996 for estate of Delphis Ernest Tenney

Apr. 26, 1996 for estate of Guy Douglass

Apr. 26, 1996 for estate of Freeman Lin DeBarr


Notice of Filing of Estate Accounts:

Apr. 15, 1996 issue of Record Delta

Ronald L. Fuller

Roland Lee

Jennie Opal Reed Nesbitt

Sophia Zickefoose


Cards of Thanks published in the Record Delta

April 15, 1996 Ocie Brenice Mills by Robert L. Mills and Family

May 1, 1996 Herbert B. Jack family, Deloris Jack, wife, Baline Jack, son, sisters & Brothers

May 1, 1996 Willis Junior Blankenship Family, , signed by Geraldine G. Ward


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