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MRS. MAYSEL DAVIS, 93, OF 206 MONONGALIA ST ., died Sept. 2, 1986, in General Division, CAMC, after a short illness. She was a retired employee of the former J&E Cox Department Store on Washington Street West and was a member of Humphreys Memorial United Methodist Church. Surviving: daughter, Mrs. Palmajune Phillips of Canton, Ohio; sons, Edmun F. Jr. of South Charleston, George of Charleston, Harry of St. Albans; sister, Mrs. Mildred Painter of Charleston; brother, Charles C. Greybill of Charleston; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. C. Parker Ferguson officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m .and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

DAWSON, Rev. Winfred S. November 29, 1913 - June 11, 1997

The Rev. Winfred Summers Dawson, 83, of Charleston died June 11, 1997, on Sissonville Drive from injuries received in a fall. He was the son of the late Daniel Summers Dawson and Mary Katheryn (Lilly) Aultz. He was a retired mail carrier in Charleston with 26 years' service, an ordained minister with the West Virginia Gospel Tabernacle Association, a member of Riverview Gospel Tabernacle, and an Army veteran of World War II. Surviving: wife, Mary Buckley Dawson; daughters, Lillian Hunter of Charleston, Linda Chambers of Boulder, Colo., Barbara Hess of Sissonville; sisters, Erna Dawson of Charleston, Helen Saunders of Dunbar; brother, Dr. Rank O. Dawson of Charleston; seven grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Valley Grove Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Allen Midcap officiating. Burial will be in Dawson cemetery, Sissonville. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, and one hour prior to service at the church.

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DAWSON, Daniel Boone September 12, 1897 - September 15, 1975

Daniel Boone Dawson , 78, became ill at his home, September 15, 1975, and was dead on arrival at 11:45 a.m. at Charleston General Hospital. He was mayor from 1935 to 1947 during which time he was credited with building Kanawha Boulevard, the Municipal Auditorium, the South Side Bridge, the Lee Street Bridge and Littlepage Terrace. Former Mayor John Shanklin, a close friend of Dawson's, said Dawson's tenure represented the most productive years in Charleston's history. "He was a quiet but energetic man who had a peculiar sucess in winning people to his side." Shanklin said. Dawson also was involved in state politics. He was the Republican candidate for governor in 1940 and in 1944 and he served several times as a delegate to the Republican national convention. Gov. Moore said Dawsonwas an old friend and a tireless public servant. But more than that, said Moore, " He was a good neighbor, a concerned citizen who felt that it was everyone's responsibility to contribute to the good of the community. He was a man of unflinching and unwavering honor and intergrity. He was a native of Sissonville, son of the late Daniel Summers Dawson and Mary Kathryn (Lilly) Aultz ,a graduate of Charleston High School and received a law degree from Washington and Lee University. He won his first public office in 1931, when he was elected municipal judge. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Charleston, Elks Lodge, Charleston Lions Club and was a veteran of World War I. Dawson was a familiar face downtown where he walked almost daily. He enjoyed excellent health until about two years ago when he suffered amild stroke. He is survived by a daughter, Miss Anna Kathryn Dawson at home; sisters, Mrs. Leonard Trent and Mrs. Grace Clinton, both of Dunbar, Mrs. Craig Sanders of Morgantown, Miss Erna Dawson of Charleston; brothers, Dr. Rank O. Dawson and Rev. Winfred Dawson of Charleston, John Curtis Dawson of Dunbar and Francis Dawson of Sissonville. Service will be tomorrow at 2 p.m. in Calvary Baptist Chruch with the Rev. William Oldham officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Charleston. Friends may call at Bartlett-Burdette Funeral Home today after 3 p.m. An Elk sevice will be held tonight at 8 o'clock at the funeral home.

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Joe W. Derrick 86 of 21 Woodward Ct. Charleston, WV. died Thursday Sep. 30, 1976 in General Division CAMC after a short illness. He was a retired postal clerk, a 50 year member of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics, a member of the American Legion, a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a world War I veteran. Surviving: daughter, Mrs. Marieda M. Edens of Charleston, brother Estil Derrick of Sissonville; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Service will be 2pm. Sunday in Long-Fisher Funeral with the Rev. William J. Oldham Officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar. Friends may call from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. today at the funeral home. (Joe was the son of Elmore M. Derrick & Nancy E. HACKNEY)

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Leroy M. Derrick 78 of 306 21st St. Dunbar, died Sunday March 20, 1983 after a apparent heart attack. He was a retired purchasing agent for Union Carbide and a member of First Baptist church, Dunbar. He was a 36 year resident of Dunbar. Surviving daughter, Mrs. Louana D. McCracken of St. Albans, sister Mrs. Virginia Shafer of Dunbar; two grandchildren; three-great-grandchildren. Service will be at 2pm. Wednesday in First Baptist Church with the Reverend George R. Pauley officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park. Friends may call from 2-4 pm. and 7-9 p.m. today at Keller Funeral Home Dunbar. (Leroy was the son of Addison Clark Derrick & Minerva ASBURY)

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Mrs. Vella Bell Derrick 74 of 21 Woodward Court, died Wednesday Aug. 11, 1976 in Charleston General Hospital after a long illness. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist church and a life-long resident of Charleston. Surviving husband Joe W. Derrick, daughter, Mrs. Marieda Edens of Charleston, sisters ; Mrs. Dorothy Roberts and Mrs. Ruth Knapp of Charleston, brothers; Delbert Carney of Huntington and the Rev. Willard Carney of Charleston, Milford Carney of Bell, and Roy Carney of Nitro. Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 pm at Long and Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar. (Vella was the daughter of William Franklin Carney & Luzannia Alice WOODALL)

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DUNLAP, Allene M.

Allene Mae Ferrell Dunlap, 67 of Charleston, died May 5, 1993 at General Division, CAMC, after a long illness. She was a homemaker. Surviving: daughters, Brenda Wright and Colleen Warner, both of South Charleston; brother, Edward Lee Dolan Sr. of Maryland; two grandchildren. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Loudendale Freewill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Legg Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Legacy Memorial Gardens, Cross Lanes. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at J.E. Johnson Funeral Home, Kanawha City.

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DUNLAP, Jesse Junior

68 , of Charleston died May 25, 1995, in Heartland of Charleston nursing home after a long illness. He was a Baptist, a member of AFL-CIO and retired from the shipping department of Owens-Illinois Bottle Plant. Surviving wife, Claudia Dunlap: son, Wayne of Godfrey, Ill: stepsons, Billie, Roger and Terry Beaver, all of Dow, Ill.; daughters, Peggy Dick of Charleston, Karen Shewmake of Alton, Ill.; stepdaughters, Rhonda Huffman of Godfrey. Sandra Agney of Cottage Hills, Ill.; brother, John of Charleston: sisters, Clydia Morales of West Palm Beach, Fla., Dorothea Newhouse of Upperglade, Pansy Caldwell of Charleston. Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at J.E. Johnson Funeral Home, Kanawha City, with the Rev. Ollie Parsons officiating, Burial will be in Comer Cemetery, Loudendale. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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