2004 obits:A

2004 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries: A

Edna J. Adams
Edna J. Adams, 81, of Holbrook Nursing Home and formerly of the Hodgesville community, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
She was born April 9, 1923, at Stonecoal, a daughter of the late Dennis and Ivyn Slaughter Cutright.
She was married to Argyle Woodrow Adams, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, James S. Adams and wife, Zelma, of Shinnston and Thomas W. Adams and wife, Arlene, of Hodgesville; a granddaughter, Trina Nestor, and husband, Jason, of Clarksburg; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
She had been a housekeeper for West Virginia Wesleyan College for 24 years.
Viewing will be today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Edward J. McDaniels officiating. Interment will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park. Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of the arrangements for Edna J. Adams.  From 23 Nov 2004. 

Ida Adams
Ida Mabel Marsh Adams, 100, a resident of the Nestorville community, departed this life at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 7, 1903, at Nestorville, the daughter of the late Samuel L. and Emma J. Sturm Marsh.
She was united in marriage to John Q. Adams, who preceded her in death on July 25, 1963.
Surviving are three sons and two daughters-in-law, John R. Adams and wife, Martha, of Nestorville, Paul D. Adams of Nestorville, Jack D. Adams and wife, Lois, of Grafton; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by four sisters, Hazel Nestor, Clara Shaffer, Blanche Auvil and Macel Miller; two brothers, Forrest “Doc” Marsh and Creed Marsh; one daughter, Dorothy Love; one grandson and one great-grandson.
She enjoyed the outdoors in gardening and farming, and took great pride in her flower gardens.
She was a United Methodist by faith.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Johnson and the Rev. Dwight Baldwin officiating. Interment will follow in the Nestorville Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home service.   From 23 Jan 2004.

Robert L. Adams
Robert L. Adams, 45, of the Mt. Nebo community, Buckhannon, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2044, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born July 26, 1959, in Kingwood, the son of the late Lester Adam and Mary Annastacio Rager, who survives in Buckhannon.
Also surviving are two daughters, Cornia Adams of Martinsburg and April Adams of Akron, Ohio; two brothers, Russell Adams and Mark Rager, both of Buckhannon; and five sisters, Joyce Newman of Wheeling, Hazel Robinson of Nashville, Tenn., Shirley Dean of Buckhannon, Patty Jordan of Wheeling and Orxanne Kennedy of Wilmington, N.C.
He was a store clerk.
Friends will be received at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home on Sunday from noon until 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. William C. Eskew Jr. will officiate and interment will follow in the Kesling Cemetery at Kesling Mill.  From 7 Aug 2004.

Mary J. Aegan
Mary Jean Gay Aegan, 57, of 10 Nona St., Buckhannon, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 7, 1947, in Wildcat, the daughter of the late John Creed Mourey and Violet Wyatt Mourey Staley, who survives in Rock Cave.
On Sept. 29, 1962, she was married to William R. Aegan Sr., who survives.
Surviving are four daughters, Victoria Shrover and husband, Rocky, of Statesville, N.C., Robin Lantz and husband, Robert, of Bridgeport, Genevia Phillips and husband, Gregory, of Buckhannon, and Nancy Belle Heater and husband, James of Buckhannon; four sons, William R. Aegan Jr. and wife, Beth, of Buckhannon, Thomas Aegan and wife, Jessica, of Gilbert, Ariz., Richard Aegan and wife, Rebecca, of Vichy, Mo., and Dana Charles Aegan and wife, Kristina, of Buckhannon; nine grandsons, Derrick Aegan of Buckhannon, Rodney Shroyer of Statesville, N.C., Justin Lantz of Bridgeport, Christian Heater of Buckhannon, Anthony Phillips of Buckhannon, William Thomas Aegan of Gilbert, Ariz., Wyatt Aegan of Vichy, Mo., and Matthew Aegan of Gilbert, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Faith Aegan of Vichy, Mo.; and four half sisters, Dianna Staton, Pauline Faye Staley, Paula Mae Tenney and Shirley Ann Burr, all of Upshur County; and 10 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, David Aegan.
She was a homemaker and member of Wayside Southern Baptist Church. She was an active volunteer at Buckhannon Manor.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Pastor Beryl McKisic will officiate and interment will follow in Rock Cave Cemetery. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  From 9 Aug 2004.

Martha P. Albaugh
Martha Page Albaugh, 92, of 47 Boggess St., Buckhannon, died Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.
She was born Jan. 8, 1912, at French Creek, the daughter of the late Asa Dell Page and Elsie Bunten Page.
She was united in marriage on Dec. 31, 1937, to Cornelius C. Albaugh Jr., who preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 2000.
She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Albaugh Hile and husband, Dick, of Page, Ariz.; two sons, Neil P. Albaugh and wife, Jolene, of Tucson, Ariz., and Tommy P. Albaugh and wife, Mary, of Buckhannon; two grandchildren, Erin P. Albaugh of Buckhannon and T. Ray Albaugh of Plano, Texas; one stepgranddaughter, Erica Dupree of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; one sister, Ruth Rice of Buckhannon; and several nieces and great-nieces and one nephew.
Martha was a former member of the French Creek Presbyterian Church and a present member of the First Presbyterian Church of Buckhannon. She taught school at the French Creek Grade School. She was a well-known artist and art teacher for 30 years and still was teaching at the Senior Center at the time of her death.
Friends will be received at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Billee Scott Mick officiating. Interment of cremains will follow at a later date at the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., where she will rest alongside her late husband, U.S. Army (ret.) Col. Cornelius C. “Neil” Albaugh. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Upshur County Senior Center.  From 1 Jul 2004.

Kathleen Alkire
Kathleen Alkire, 81, a resident of Route 5, Box 372 of Buckhannon, died at the home of her daughter, Linda Boyles, on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004.
Ms. Alkire was born Feb. 25, 1923 in Upshur County.
She was the daughter of the late Brenice Rhinehart Post and Dwaine Post.
On Oct. 02 1946, Ms. Alkire was united in marriage to the late Woodrow Alkire who passed away March 17, 1997. She is also proceeded in death by a brother, Hugh Post, and sister, Velma Post.
Surviving family members include a daughter, Linda Boyles and husband, Jim of Buckhannon; two brothers, James Earl Post of Buckhannon and Junior Post of Lucasville, Ohio; two grandchildren, Patrick Boyles of Charleston and Stephanie Suder of Buckhannon; and two great-grandchildren, Adam and Alex Suder, both of Buckhannon.
Ms. Alkire was a homemaker as well as a member of Pleasant Valley Church in Hackers. She also attended the South Buckhannon Mission Church.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home Inc.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Wease Day and Gary Mallones will conduct the services followed by internment at the Upshur County Memorial Park.  From 4 Dec 2004. 

Pauline R. Alkire
Pauline R. Alkire, 80, of Route 2, Buckhannon, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.
She was born May 26, 1924, in Buckhannon, the daughter of the late Paul Edward and Ruth Phillips Crumrine.
On Aug. 19, 1945, she was married to Donald R. Alkire, who died on Dec. 25, 2000.
Surviving are one daughter, Karen Trent and husband, Richard, of Buckhannon; one son, David G. Alkire and wife, Bonnie, of Buckhannon; six grandchildren, Frank Bryan Beale II and wife, Teresa, of Buckhannon, Scott Trent and wife, Lynette, of Buckhannon, Tim Trent of Buckhannon, Andy Alkire of Buckhannon, Chris Alkire of Buckhannon and Ann Bush and husband, Doug, of Buckhannon; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert E. Crumrine of St. Clairsville, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by one son, Michael Alkire; one daughter, Sharon Rose Rogers; and two brothers, James Richard Crumrine and Paul Edward Crumrine Jr.
She was a homemaker and a devoted and loving wife and mother.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Gary Stackpole and her grandson, Pastor Scott Trent, will officiate and interment will follow at Heavner Cemetery. Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of arrangements for Pauline R. Alkire.   From 30 Aug 2004.

Mildred Allman
Mildred “Jackie” Heater Allman, 98, a resident of Parsons and more recently of Colonial Place at Elkins, departed this life Sunday afternoon, June 27, 2004, at Colonial Place.
She was born Aug. 22, 1905 at Heater, the daughter of the late J.B. Heater and Emma McCartney Heater.
On Aug. 25, 1926, she was married to Forrest O. Allman, who preceded her in death on May 12, 1972.
Surviving are one granddaughter, Katherine Gordon Taylor; one grandson, Jon Stephen Gordon; four great-grandchildren; and five nieces and one nephew.
She is the last surviving member of her immediate family and was preceded in death by one daughter, Helena Allman Gordon; one brother, William W. Heater; one sister, Margaret Burns; three half brothers and three half sisters.
She taught school in Braxton County schools. She was a nurse at the former Tucker County Hospital in Parsons.
She was an active member of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Parsons since 1939.
She was a noted cook, gardener and had a great love for the game of dominoes.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Mrs. Allman will be moved to St. John’s United Methodist Church on Wednesday, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. The Rev. John Morrison will officiate and interment will follow at the Heater Cemetery at Heater. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of arrangements for Mildred “Jackie” Heater Allman.
www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 28 Jun 2004.

Mildred Allman
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Mrs. Allman will be moved to St. John’s United Methodist Church on Wednesday, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. The Rev. John Morrison will officiate and interment will follow at the Heater Cemetery at Heater. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of arrangements for Mildred “Jackie” Heater Allman.  www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 29 Jun 2004.

Audra E. Sites Alt
Audra Estella Sites Alt, 89, of HC 32, Box 246, Petersburg, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Schaeffer Funeral Home, where funeral services were at 11 a.m. today.  From 18 Oct 2004.

Denisa L. Alt
Denisa L. “Boots” Alt, 79, of Petersburg, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.
Friends will be received today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Petersburg Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Richard Cardot officiating. Interment will be in Lahmansville Cemetery at Lahmansville. Memorials may be made to Petersburg High School Scholarship Fund at 18 N. Main St., Petersburg, W.Va. 26847.  From 29 Nov 2004.

H. Keith Alt
H. Keith Alt, 77, of Arthur, died Sunday at his home.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Schaeffer Funeral Home. Order of the Eastern Star will conduct services at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday.   From 27 Jul 2004.

Alyssa B. Anderson
Alyssa Brooke Anderson was born Sept. 17, 2004, and died Sept. 17, 2004, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, the daughter of Clinton William and Angela Marie Cook Anderson of Fairmont.
Also surviving are paternal grandparents, Claude and Joni Anderson; maternal grandparents, Tom and Debbie Cook of Thomas; and paternal great-grandmother, Anna Marion Hostutler.
She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandfather, William D. Hostutler; and maternal great-grandparents, Charles and Cathryn Sutton.
Alyssa Brooke is at home with Jesus.
Graveside funeral services will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Thomas at 1 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Pat Cassidy officiating. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  From 24 Sep 2004.

Katie Anderson
Katie Anderson, 56, of the Brushy Fork community, Buckhannon, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, in St. Joseph’s Hospital.
She was born July 14, 1947, in Boggs, the daughter of the late Claude and Freda Blankenship Bragg.
She is survived by her husband, Floyd Junior Anderson of the Brushy Fork community, whom she married April 6, 1965.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Gina Whaley and Angel Smith, both of Buckhannon; three grandchildren, Rebel J. Hyre, Cheyenne Hyre and Chantel Smith; one brother, Cam Bragg of Crawford; and four sisters, Peggy Thompson of Crawford, Patty Ward of Buckhannon, and Nancy Bennett and Linda Heflin, both of Weston.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Tanya Anderson; and one grandson, Zachary Anderson.
She was a housewife and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 4357, Ladies Auxiliary of Elks Lodge 1736, Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663 and Women of the Moose Chapter 319.
She was a member of Rock Cave Baptist Church.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. A private family graveside service will be held at a later time. Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of the arrangements for Katie Anderson.  From 18 May 2004.

Charles G. Andrews
Charles Gene Andrews, 83, a resident of Parkwood Drive in Buckhannon, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born July 23, 1921, at Richwood, a son of the late Cluster Andrews and Mazie Waugh.
He was united in marriage on June 23, 1946, to Marion Yokum Andrews, who survives.
He is also survived by two sons, Stephen Andrews and wife, Mary Alice, and Greg Andrews, all of Buckhannon; two grandchildren, Doug Andrews and wife, Angie, of Buckhannon and Amie Fredrickson and husband, Shane, of Illinois; three great-grandchildren, Zachary Andrews, Lauren Andrews and Dylan Fredrickson; and one half brother, Bobby Waugh.
He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Laura Andrews, and one infant son, Richard Andrews.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army, Company A, 111th Infantry, in the Pacific and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663 and the Disabled American Veterans Pringle Tree Chapter 5.
Friends will be received at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. Interment will follow in the Heavner Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 102454. Atlanta, Ga. 30368. The Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  From 27 Dec 2004. 

Aurist Andrick
Aurist F. Andrick, 86, a resident of 209 N. Bradshaw St., Belington, passed away Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born Jan. 14, 1918, in Philippi, a son of the late Arley and Dora Williams Andrick.
He was united in marriage on July 2, 1941, to Emogene G. Jones Andrick, who preceded him in death on July 30, 2004.
Surviving are one daughter, Gale, and husband Tom Steele of Denton, Md.; two sons, Joe and wife, Debbie Stern Andrick of Columbus, Ohio, and West Lynn and wife, Carol Andrick of Pittsburgh, Pa.; four brothers, Virl and wife, Birdie Andrick of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Thomas and wife, Audra Andrick of Philippi, William and wife, Beatty Andrick of Indianapolis, Ind., and Wayne Andrick of Marion, Ind; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Bean, Timothy Andrick, Raymond Andrick, Victoria Diges, Karen Steele, Kimberly Estell and Eric Steele; and seven great-grandchildren, Elliott Bean, Emily Andrick, Alexandra Andrick, Carter Koons, Colton Diges, Carson Diges and Liam Estell.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Virginia Corbett and infants Elizabeth Andrick and Mary Nell Andrick; and five brothers, Enoch Andrick, Andrew Andrick, Junior Andrick, Robert Andrick and infant Fred Andrick.
He worked as a senator’s aid, a school teacher in Tucker County, a carpenter, a sanitarian in Tucker County and retired as a public employee from the state of West Virginia. He served in the U.S. Army and Army Air Corp in World War II. He was also a member of the Lions Club and the First Baptist Church in Belington, where he served as a deacon.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home at 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi after 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The family will be present from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel at 10:30 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Tim Rollins officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery with the Honor Guard of American Legion Post 44 conducting military rites. Wright Funeral Home Services.  From 2 Oct 2004. 

Emogene G. Andrick
Emogene Ganell Andrick, 82, a resident of Bradshaw Street, Belington, passed away Friday, July 30, 2004, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
She was born Jan. 9, 1922, in Barbour County, the daughter of the late Clarence B. and Deloris L. Snider Jones.
She was the loving wife for 63 years of Aurist Ferrol Andrick, who survives. They were marriedJuly 2, 1941.
Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Gale M. and husband, Tom Steele, of Denton, Md.; two sons and daughters-in-law, West Lynn and wife, Carol Andrick, of Coraopolis, Pa., and Joe C. Andrick and wife, Debbie Stern, of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Sue Austin of Philippi and Sherry Asher of Mt. Clare; one brother, Phil Jones of Elkview; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Bean, Timothy Andrick, Raymond Andrick, Victoria Diges, Karen Steele, Kimberly Estell and Eric Steele; and seven great-grandchildren, Elliott Bean, Emily Andrick, Alexandra Andrick, Carter Koons, Colton Diges, Carson Diges and Liam Estell.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Foster and Cinda Jones; and one brother, Merl Jones.
She was a retired school teacher for Tucker County and was a member of the American Association of University Women, Historic Society for Barbour and Tucker Counties, National Education Association, WVEDA and the Tucker County Education Association.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Belington.
Friends were received Sunday at the Wright Funeral Home and will be received all day today and until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, the service hour. The Rev. Tim Rollins will officiate and interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home service.  From 2 Aug 2004. 

Dreamis Arbogast
Dreamis Arbogast, 80, of Cherry Grove, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 21, 2004, at Davis Memorial Hospital. He resided at Nella’s Nursing Home for about 15 months.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery.  From 27 Feb 2004.

Odell M. Arbogast
Odell McArthur Arbogast, 68, of Scherr, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oak Dale Church of the Brethren. Schaeffer Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.  From 29 Apr 2004.

Pershing A. Arbogast
Pershing A. “Percy” Arbogast, 86, of Green Bank, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.
Mr. Arbogast was born Dec. 20, 1917, at Dunmore and was the son of the late William and Doshie Ervin Arbogast.
He was a member of the Arbovale United Methodist Church, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, was owner and operator of Percy’s Autobody Repair and was a World War II U.S. Army Air Force veteran.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Arbogast, in 1995; and two brothers, Artines Arbogast and Golden Arbogast.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Arbogast of Green Bank; one daughter, Janet Warner of Marlinton; one son, Ted Arbogast and wife, Karen, of Du Bois, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Linda Nall of Robinson, Ill., and Cora J. Childers of Indianapolis, Ind.; one stepson, Randall McLane of Red House; two grandsons, J.T. Arbogast of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Jonathan Arbogast of Akron, Ohio; two sisters, Onita Puffenbarger of Davenport, Fla., and Eloise Puffenbarger of Cool Ridge; and one goddaughter, Nancy Mock of Marlinton.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arbovale United Methodist Church. The Rev. Tom Hill will officiate and interment will follow in Arbovale Cemetery. Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of arrangements.  From 29 and 30 Sep 2004.

Susie E. Arbogast
Susie Elizabeth Williams Arbogast, 88, a resident of Severn, Md., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, in Glen Burnie, Md.
She was born Sept. 8, 1915, in Gilman, the daughter of the late James Sylvester Williams and Mary Elizabeth Cochran Williams.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lemuel Arbogast Sr. They celebrated 64 years of marriage.
Surviving are one son, Charles L. Arbogast Jr. of Glen Burnie, Md.; three daughters, Carolyn S. Parsons of Severn, Md., Penny E. Upton of Pasadena, Md., and Brenda D. Bloomquist of Linthicum, Md.; one sister, Betty L. Robey of Elkins; five grandsons, Arden L. Parsons Jr. of Glen Burnie, Md., Charles L. Arbogast III of Brooklyn, Md., Leroy L. Downin of Pasadena, Md., and Kevin Bloomquist and Mark Bloomquist, both of Linthicum, Md.; four granddaughters, Paula S. Parsons of Severn, Md., Sandra S. Klohr of Pasadena, Md., and Tammy L. Wagner and Christine Downin, both of Glen Burnie, Md.; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Virgel Earl Williams, two sisters, Malinda Florence Shaffer and Iva Belle Louk; one granddaughter, Tracy Lee Parsons; and one grandson, Michael Todd Arbogast.
She worked as a seamstress for many years for several different companies. She retired May 1, 1981, from Westinghouse Electric Corp.
She was a member of Ernest Angley’s Grace Cathedral Church in Akron/Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
She enjoyed sewing, embroidering, crocheting, decorating her home, working in her garden, playing music with her husband and spending time with her grandchildren.
Private funeral services were at 2 p.m. March 3 at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home followed by interment in Mountain State Memorial Gardens. Singleton Funeral Home and Lohr & Barb Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.  From 17 Mar 2004.

Warren E. Arbogast
Warren E. Arbogast, 92, of Springfield, Ohio, a former resident of Valley Head, died Thursday, March 11, 2004, in Mercy St. John’s Center in Springfield, Ohio.
He was born April 13, 1911, in Valley Head, the son of Harley and Ethel Swecker Arbogast.
Warren was a retired coal miner.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Arizona Ware Arbogast; six daughters and son-in-law, Luella and Loren Burkhardt of Littleton, Colo., Leanna Arbogast of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jean Hesson of Springfield, Ohio, Janice Hadley of Elbridge, N.Y., Kayleen Dunsmoor of Oswego, N.Y., and Carol Arbogast of Springfield, Ohio; two sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley Arbogast of Springfield, Ohio, and Steven and Betsy Arbogast of Belington; one sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Frank Channell of Valley Head; 21 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Charles and Randall Arbogast; and two brothers, Thurman and Arthur Arbogast.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Warren E. Arbogast.  From 12 Mar 2004.

Warren E. Arbogast
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Valley Head United Methodist Church with Pastor Robert Baer and the Rev. Verl Simmons officiating. Interment will follow at the Valley Head Cemetery. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Warren E. Arbogast.  From 13 Mar 2004.

Roger L. Arbuthnot
Roger L. Arbuthnot, 57, a resident of 102 Conway Drive, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2004, at the Morgan Manor at Morgantown following an extended illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home for Roger L. Arbuthnot.  From 7 Jun 2004.

Roger L. Arbuthnot
Roger Lyle Arbuthnot, 57, a resident of 102 Conaway Drive, Elkins, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2004, at the Morgan Manor at Morgantown following an extended illness.
He was born May 20, 1947, in Elkins, the son of Alex Arbuthnot of Elkins and the late Mary Helen Hensil Arbuthnot.
On Jan. 15, 1972, he was married to Karen Ware Arbuthnot, who survives in Elkins.
Also surviving are two daughters, Melissa Rowan of Elkins and Christy Arbuthnot, at home. One sister, Joyce Kramer of Lakewood, N.J., also survives.
Also preceding him in death was one brother.
Roger attended the schools of Randolph County, was a graduate of Elkins High School and attended Potomac State College and Fairmont State College.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was employed as a correctional officer at the Huttonsville Correctional Center until his retirement.
He was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church, H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans.
For many years, Roger was an active member and volunteer for the Elkins Volunteer Fire Department.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Friday, he will be moved to the Valley Head United Methodist Church for visitation from noon until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Leon Hevener and the Rev. Randall Brake will officiate and interment will follow in the Valley Head Cemetery where full military rites will be accorded at the gravesite by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Elkins Volunteer Fire Department, 216 Fourth St., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mr. Arbuthnot. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Roger Lyle Arbuthnot.  From 8 Jun 2004. 

Roger L. Arbuthnot
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Friday, he will be moved to the Valley Head United Methodist Church for visitation from noon until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Leon Hevener and the Rev. Randall Brake will officiate and interment will follow in the Valley Head Cemetery where full military rites will be accorded at the gravesite by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Elkins Volunteer Fire Department, 216 Fourth St., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mr. Arbuthnot. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Roger Lyle Arbuthnot.  From 9 Jun 2004.

Roger L. Arbuthnot
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Friday, he will be moved to the Valley Head United Methodist Church for visitation from noon until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Leon Hevener and the Rev. Randall Brake will officiate and interment will follow in the Valley Head Cemetery where full military rites will be accorded at the gravesite by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Elkins Volunteer Fire Department, 216 Fourth St., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mr. Arbuthnot. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Roger Lyle Arbuthnot.  From 10 Jun 2004.

Harlan Armentrout
Harlan Worth Armentrout, 76, of Lansing, N.C., formerly of Harman, died Sunday morning, Sept. 5, 2004, at Forsyth Memorial Hospital in Winston-Salem.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel in West Jefferson, N.C.  From 7 Sep 2004.

Harry Armentrout
Harry Ward Armentrout, 84, a resident of Glady, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, in the Intensive Care Unit of Davis Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Harry Ward Armentrout.  From 12 Jan 2004.

Harry Armentrout
Harry Ward Armentrout, 84, a resident of Glady, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, in the Intensive Care Unit of Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 25, 1919, at Beaula, the son of the late Stanley Armentrout and the late Rosa Lantz Armentrout Ogden.
He was married to Hazel Rennix Armentrout, who survives at Glady.
Also surviving are two sons, Harry L. Armentrout of Beverly and Bill Armentrout of Charleston; one daughter, Barbara Rahn of Farmingville, N.Y.; two brothers, Stanley Armentrout of Rittman, Ohio, and Harold Ogden of Elkins; three sisters, Hallie Bryant of Fayetteville, Betty Hanna of Tulsa, Okla., and Helen Davis of Harman; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were one brother, Bill Armentrout; one sister, Rosalea Phillips; and two grandchildren.
Mr. Armentrout was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. He was employed by Monongahela Power Co. for 35 years, serving as Appliance Service Division foreman and was a substation foreman at the time of his retirement.
He was a member of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church and H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion. He was a 50-year member of Elkins Lodge No. 108 AF & AM and served as past worshipful master, a past high priest of Royal Arch Masons, past commander of the Knights Templar and was a member of the Osiris Shrine.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Robert Wenger officiating. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery where Elkins Lodge No. 108 AF & AM will conduct Masonic graveside rites. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, West Virginia Affiliate, 1221-A Ohio Ave., P.O. Box 1115, Dunbar, W.Va. 25604 or to the Elkins Dialysis Center, 100 Main St., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mr. Armentrout. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Harry Ward Armentrout.  From 13 Jan 2004. 

Hazel Armentrout
Hazel Ruth Day Armentrout, 93, a native of Gladwin and a resident of the Ashe Living Center at Jefferson, N.C., departed this life early Monday morning, June 21, 2004, at the center. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to Alzheimer’s disease.
She was born Sunday, Sept. 4, 1910, at Gladwin, the daughter of the late Lloyd G. Day and Minnie May Long Day.
She was married to Byron Armentrout, who preceded her in death.
Also surviving are one son, Harlon Armentrout of Lansing, N.C..; one grandson, Timothy Armentrout of Lansing, N.C.; three granddaughters, Patricia J. Rankin of Stark, Fla., Ellen Ruth Gambardella of Moravian Falls, N.C., and Brenda Beeman of Lake Butler, Fla.; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Day, Theodore Day and Harry Day; four sisters, Marie Hertig, Charlotte Hull, Elva Parsons and Geraldine Day.
She attended the school of Harman, worked for the American Plant and Food Co. of Washington, D.C., and attended the Phoenix Baptist Church at Lansing, N.C. She was noted for writing poems.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Friday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. John Morrison will officiate and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons is in charge of the arrangements for Hazel Ruth Day Armentrout.
www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 23 Jun 2004.

Hubert Armentrout
Hubert W. Armentrout, 88, a resident of the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, passed away at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at the Davis Memorial Hospital emergency department.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Hubert W. Armentrout.  From 6 Jan 2003.

Hubert Armentrout
Hubert W. Armentrout, 88, a resident of the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center for the past two years, passed away Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at the Davis Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. He had been in failing health but death was unexpected.
He was born April 15, 1915, at Whitmer, the son of the late Robert E. Lee and Emma Good Armentrout.
On Feb. 19, 1938, he married Helen Norene Campbell, who survives.
Surviving are two sons, William Kent Armentrout and wife, Carol, of Elkins and Jerry L. Armentrout of Dayton, Ohio; and one brother, Russell Armentrout of Horseshoe Run, N.C.
Also surviving are six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were one son, Keith Armentrout and daughter-in-law, LeAnne Willoughby Armentrout; four brothers, John, Forrest, Hansel and Melvin Armentrout; and one sister, Velma Armentrout.
Mr. Armentrout was a graduate of Parsons High School in the class of 1933 and worked for the Western Maryland and Chessie railroads for 40 years, retiring in 1975.
He was a member of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church and served as Sunday School superintendent, deacon, elder and elder emeritus.
He was affectionately known by the children as the "Candy Man." He loved the out-of-doors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was inducted into the West Virginia Turkey Hunters Hall of Fame in 1995. He made various woodcrafts he liked to sell at the Randolph County Senior Center craft shows and also made grapevine wreaths.
Friends may call at the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Jeff Falter officiating. Entombment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made to Central West Virginia Dialysis Fund, 100 Main St., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 or the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, 450 Randolph Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mr. Armentrout. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Hubert W. Armentrout.  From 7 Jan 2004.

Hubert Armentrout
Friends may call at the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Jeff Falter officiating. Entombment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made to Central West Virginia Dialysis Fund, 100 Main St., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 or the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, 450 Randolph Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mr. Armentrout. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Hubert W. Armentrout.   From 9 Jan 2004.

Joe Armstrong
Joe Armstrong, 82, a resident of Beverly, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2004, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the F.E. Runner Funeral Home.  From 19 Apr 2004.

Joe B. Armstrong
Joe B. Armstrong, 82, a former resident of the Adolph community, passed away at his residence at 9:12 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2004, in Beverly. He had been failing health, however, his death was sudden and unexpected.
Born July 14, 1921, he was the son of the late Narvil R. and Flaura Fincham Armstrong.
Joe was united in marriage to the former Ethel Mae Dailey, who preceded him in death on Aug. 18, 1987.
Joe is survived by his son, Gilbert W. “Gill” Haas of Elkins; one grandson, Shawn Lee Haas of Urban, Ill.; and a close companion, Michael Pritt, who made his home with Joe for the past two years. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family and was preceded in death by three sisters, Genevieve Shannon, Gertrude Bright and Bernice Brock; and four brothers, Russell, Dale, Herbert and Gerald Armstrong.
Joe was a career veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts as a chief master sergeant. He retired with 30 years of service to our country and received a Bronze Star from the Vietnam Conflict, among many other medals and ribbons.
After retiring from the Air Force, Joe managed the Base Bowling Alley at Chenute Air Force Base in Rantoul, Ill.
In the early 1970s, he and his wife returned to West Virginia. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and ginsanger. He and his wife continued their bowling at the Elkins Recreational Center where they belonged to mixed and single leagues. Joe retired from bowling last year when his health declined.
He was a Protestant by faith and a member of Vietnam Veterans of America and the Randolph County Senior Center.
Friends will be received at the F.E. Runner Funeral Home after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted from the F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Frank Long, pastor of the Mill Creek Memorial Mission Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman where Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars and H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion will conduct full military services. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Joe B. Armstrong.  From 20 Apr 2004.

William Armstrong
William Clayton “Bill” Armstrong, 60, a lifelong resident of Belington and more recently a resident of the Barbour County Good Samaritan Center, departed this life at 2:10 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2004, in the Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins. He had been in declining health for quite some time.
He was born March 2, 1944, in Belington, a son of the late William Jeffrey and Alma May Yeager Armstrong.
He is survived by one brother, James Armstrong and wife, Edna, of Belington; one sister, LuLu Freeman and husband, Sam, of Moatsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Armstrong attended the schools of Barbour County, was a former employee of Bel-Bar Inc. of Belington, was a member of the Belington Volunteer Fire Department and was a Protestant by faith.
Friends may be received at the Talbott Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and on Tuesday until 2 p.m., the funeral hour, when services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dave Shelton officiating. Interment will follow in the Fraternal Cemetery at Belington. The Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. William Clayton “Bill” Armstrong.  From 19 Jul 2004.

William Armstrong
William Victor “Billy” Armstrong, 70, a lifelong resident of Mill Creek, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at 4:35 a.m. at his residence. He had been in failing health for the past year.
Born Dec. 9, 1933, at Mill Creek, he was the son of the late Doyle and Georgia Currence Armstrong.
In August of 1954 at Huttonsville, he was united in marriage to the former Elouise Shifflett, who preceded him in death on Sept. 9, 1999.
Billy is survived by two sons, Victor Eugene Armstrong and Herman Doyle Armstrong and wife, Vickie, all of Mill Creek.
Also surviving are three sisters, Yvonne Valentine and husband, Speed, of Elkins, Lavonda Channell of Garrettsville, Ohio, and Mary Fincham and husband, Jack, of Mill Creek; one brother, Paul Armstrong and wife, Opal, of Mill Creek; five grandchildren, Nicole Hughes, Bumper Paul Armstrong, Shane Armstrong, Derrick Armstrong and Guy Armstrong; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and wife was an infant brother, Arnold Armstrong.
Billy was employed by Reidbord Brothers for 15 years and also worked for the Moyer Company in Youngstown, Ohio, for eight years. In 1995, he retired as a supervisor for the West Virginia Department of Highways.
He was a Protestant by faith and was a veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict with the U.S. Army. He was a member of the H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and in his younger years liked to hunt.
Friends will be received at the F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel on Friday after 6 p.m. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Brick Church Cemetery at Huttonsville. The Rev. Frank Long, pastor of the Mill Creek Memorial Mission Church, and the Rev. Frank Collier, retired Methodist minister, will officiate. Interment will follow. The F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for William Victor “Billy” Armstrong.  From 4 Mar 2004.

Iva Arnold
Iva Hinkle Arnold, 92, formerly of Davis, passed away Aug. 5, 2004, at Northampton Manor Nursing Home in Frederick Md., where she had been a patient for the last 6 1/2 years.
She was born June 4, 1912, in Jenningston, the daughter of the late Lorenza Dow and Clara Etta Lantz Hinkle.
She is survived by her husband, Victor Arnold, also a resident of Northampton Manor Nursing Home in Frederick, Md.; two daughters, JoAnn and Lewis “Sonny” Pregley of Adamstown, Md., and Myra and Richard “Bud” Freer of Silver Spring, Md.; three grandchildren, Jon Freer, Cathy Clemons and Michelle Shifflet; three great-grandchildren, Nicole Davis, Zachary Shifflet and Courtney Ann Clemons; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Orie, Omer, Delmar and Earl Hinkle; and three sisters, Cora Knecht, Ella May Heath and Lena Stuart.
Mrs. Arnold was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church and served with the United Methodist Women of Davis for many years.
Friends will be received at the Hinkle Funeral Home from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be at Davis United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Billy Carpenter and the Rev. James Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Davis Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  From 6 Aug 2004.

Paul E. Arnold
Paul Elton Arnold, 77, of Hambleton, passed away at his home Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004.
He was born Aug. 14, 1927, in Benbush, a son of the late Wiley Franklin and Della Mae Harper Arnold.
He is survived by his wife, Lorene Louise Phillips.
Also surviving are one son, James Dale Arnold, Sr., Hambleton; two daughters, Paula L. Workman and Angie M. Arnold, both of Lynchburg, Va.; one brother, Victor Claude Arnold, Frederick, Md.; one sister, Pauline Elizabeth Thienen, Omaha, Neb.; and seven grandchildren, Richard “Richie” M. Workman Jr., Derrick P. Workman, James “Jimmy” D. Arnold Jr. and wife, Janna Derby Arnold, Joshua “Josh” D. Arnold, Jeremy D. Arnold, Lauren Ashley Workman and Justin “Bubba” D. Arnold; and two great-grandchildren, Caleb B. Workman and Nathaniel D. Taylor.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Marion Arnold; and three sisters, Dorothy Arnold, Eleanor Jennings and Alto E. Burns.
Mr. Arnold was a retired coal miner. He was a member of the Mt. Top Hunting Club and was Methodist by faith.
Friends will be received at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis on today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Hinkle Funeral Chapel Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Larry Idleman and the Rev. Neil Parsons officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Thomas. Hinkle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  From 26 Oct 2004.

Robert Arnold
Robert “Pops” Arnold, 79, of 660 Village Lane, Marietta, Ga., died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at Well Stan Cobb Hospital in Marietta, Ga.
He was born Feb. 27, 1925, in Eden, the son of the late Clayton Milton Arnold and Rhoda Bennett Arnold.
His wife, Joanne Belle Clark Arnold, preceded him in death.
Surviving are one son, William J. Arnold of Montgomery, Ala.; one daughter, Lou Ann Whitlock of Marietta, Ga.; two sisters, Ruth Sheppard of Marion, N.C., and Kathryn Hicks of Dailey; several nieces and nephews; one stepbrother, Jim Simons, Salem, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
A West Virginia native, Mr. Arnold has been a resident of Smyrna for 30 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Marcus Island in the Pacific.
He was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Mableton and was a Mason.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. Pastor Frank Spears will officiate and interment will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.   From 12 Oct 2004.

Louise Atkiss
Louise Atkiss, 88, a resident of Serenity Care in Buckhannon, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at Serenity Care.
She was born April 28, 1916, in Queens, N.Y., a daughter of the late Hans and Elsie Vogt.
She was married to Clifford Atkiss, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Thomas Atkiss, Chicago, Ill., and James Atkiss, Reno, Nev.; one daughter, Louise Reese, Buckhannon; one sister, Doris Claasen, Georgia; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Vogt and Carl Vogt; and one sister, Ruth Albergo.
She was a secretary for Massapequa School District and attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Friends will be received at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Father James McCafferty officiating. Interment will follow in Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.  From 25 Oct 2004.

Mary R. Atwell
Mary Rose Atwell, 57, of 5 Walnut St., Apt 1., Buckhannon, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 22, 1947, the daughter of the late Alfred Earl Ruble and Mary Ruble.
Surviving are one daughter, Mary Lee Wagner of Buckhannon; one brother, William Earl Ruble of Rock Cave; one sister, Dorothy Ruble of Clarksburg; and one grandson, Justin Wagner of Buckhannon.
She was a homemaker.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home where funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday. Interment will follow at Cow Run Cemetery at Arlington.  From 13 Oct 2004.

Denzel H. Auvil
Denzel H “Butch” Auvil of 104 Serpell Ave. in Belington, departed this life at 3:17 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at his home. Death was sudden and unexpected.
He was born Nov. 16, 1923, at Valley Furnace in Barbour County, the son of the late Dallas and Goldie Shaffer Auvil.
His wife of 51 years, the former Mary McCutcheon, resides at their home in Belington.
Surviving from Mr. Auvil’s first marriage are one daughter, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are one sister, Betty Garrett of Great Falls Mont.; three brothers, Dallas Junior Auvil of Paynesville, Ohio, and Kenneth Auvil and Ralph Auvil, both of Belington; and several nieces and nephews .
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Isner and Lucille Burdick; and one brother, George Auvil.
Mr. Auvil was a 1941 graduate of Belington High School and retired from General Electric after 29 years of employment.
He was a Protestant by faith.
At the request of the deceased, his remains will be cremated and will be interred in the Fraternal Cemetery at a later date. The Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Denzel H. “Butch” Auvil.  From 29 Apr 2004.

Floda J. Auvil
Floda Jane Auvil, 94, a resident of Route 1, Elk Creek Road, Mt. Clare, woke up with the angels Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 19, 1909, in Pocahontas County, the daughter of the late Adam and Viola Lambert Calhoun.
She was united in marriage Sept. 14, 1946, to Kenneth James Auvil, who preceded her in death on March 5, 1999.
They had one daughter, Lucille Jane, who died in her infancy.
Eight brothers and four sisters preceded her in death and she was the last of her family.
Floda is survived by her sisters-in-law, Juanita Markley and husband, Jim, and Dorlena Benson; and her brother-in-law, Kermit Auvil and wife, Jewel. Many nieces and nephews, including Sharon and Lee Kelley, with whom she resided for two years until her death, also survive her.
Floda was like a mother and grandmother to many and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.
Floda performed domestic service for 30 years for the Louchery and Lucas families. Floda was a member of the Mount Tabor United Methodist Church. Floda enjoyed gardening, reading, watching birds and singing.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and until 1 p.m. Thursday, the service hour, with Pastor Bill Lanham officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Floda’s honor to People’s Hospice of Clarksburg. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 19 May 2004.

Winfred Junior Auvil
Winfred Junior Auvil, 68, of 46 College Ave., Buckhannon, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, in Broaddus Hospital in Philippi.
He was born Oct. 24, 1935, in Barbour County, the son of the late Winfred Auvil and Blanch Marsh Auvil.
On Nov. 25, 1969, he married Natala Sue Burgess Auvil, who survives.
Surviving are one son, Lyndon Auvil of Buckhannon; one daughter, Emily Jones of Gastonia, N.C.; one sister, Thelma Sawicki of Leigh Acres, Fla.; and one granddaughter, Mekalynn Jones, Gastonia, N.C.
Mr. Auvil was a logger, teacher and farmer. He graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in 1963 and taught school in Barbour, Upshur and Lewis counties.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
He attended the Way of Holiness Church.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Way of Holiness Church. Pastor Jerry Murrell will officiate and interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.  From 9 Jan 2003.

Helen V. Ayers
Friends will be received at the Schaeffer Funeral Home today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Charles Lomasney and the Rev. Gary Phillips officiating. Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery in Petersburg.  From 10 Nov 2004.

Velma F. Ayers
Velma Frony Ayers, 91, of Dorcas, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at the Grant County Nursing Home.
Visitation was Sunday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home where funeral services were at 1 p.m. today.  From 16 Feb 2004.

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