2004 obits: U

2004 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries: U

Walter E. Umbright
Walter E. Umbright, 74, of Helvetia, the Czar community, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, in Davis Memorial Hospital Elkins. He was born Nov. 18, 1929, in Helvetia, a son of the late Edward Umbright and Gracie McClure Sanders who survives.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Patricia Mcle Umbright; one daughter, Doris Simmons; and one granddaughter, Sarah Simmons of Illinois. Mr. Umbright is also survived by one brother, Johnny Kittle of French Creek and five sisters, Betty Arnold and Nora Simmons of Greenwich, Ohio, Evelyn Thompson of Sacramento, Calif., Carol Sanders of Czar and Mabel Cogar of Buckhannon.
He was preceded in death by on brother Charles and one sister Dorothy Jean.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Heavener and Cutright Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Robert Heavner officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Czar. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carol Sanders, HC 76 Box 44; Helvetia, W.Va. 26224 to help with expenses. The Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel, Inc. is in charge of arrangements for Walter E. Umbright.  From 4 Nov 2004.

Arnold Underwood
Arnold B. Underwood, 75, of Rt. 1, Box 207, French Creek, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, in Louis A Johnson Veteran Administration Medical Center.
He was born June 29, 1929 in Weston, the son of the late Lewis Blain Underwood and Emma Susan Kincaid Underwood.
On May 8, 1952, he married Leona Hissam Underwood, who survives.
He is also survived by two sons, Arnold Underwood Jr. and wife, Margaret, of Buckhannon and Steven Underwood of Bartow, Fla.; one granddaughter, Melissa Loudin of Buckhannon; four grandsons, Tommy Underwood and Cody Underwood, both of Buckhannon, and Blaine Underwood and Lee Underwood, both of Martinsburg; and one great-granddaughter, Kayla Loudin, of Buckhannon.
He was a construction worker.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor David Jessie officiating. Interment will follow in the Buckhannon Memorial Park. Buckhannon Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 3663, Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion and Disabled American Veterans Chapters 5 and 36 will conduct military honors at the graveside.  From 8 Nov 2004.

Gladys Upton
Gladys Pearl Carder Upton, 81, of Rt. 4, Philippi, died Friday, July 23, 2004 at the Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins. She had been in failing health, but her death was unexpected.
She was born Oct. 29, 1922, in Kempton, Md., a daughter of the late Enoc Grant and Lucretia Stalnaker King.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth Brooks Carder in 1947; by her second husband, Leland B. Carder in 1966; and by her third husband, Russell O. Upton in 1998.
Surviving are two sons, Kenneth B. Carder Jr. and wife, Barbara of Philippi and William L. Carder and wife, Carol of St. Mary’s; one stepdaughter, Joy Stalnaker and husband, Daniel of Philippi; one brother, Grant King, in Maryland; six grandchildren, Kenneth Carder, James E. Carder, Marsha O’Brien, Melissa Carder, Cindy Mote and Andrea Carder; five step-grandchildren, Greg Stalnaker, Daniel Stalnaker II, Tonya Delauder, Kevin Shaffer and Cindy Hammond; seven great-grandchildren and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one step-son, Kenneth Upton, and by one stepdaughter, Linda Lou Shaffer.
Mrs. Upton was a homemaker and former nurse’s aide at the Broaddus Hospital. She was a member of the Silent Grove Baptist Church and Philippi Chapter 41, Order of the Eastern Star.
Friends may call at the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday, when funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Chip Bodi will officiate and interment will follow in the Silent Grove Cemetery. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.  From 24 Jul 2004.

Edna Utterback
Edna “Vivian” Utterback, 72, of the Mt. Morris community, Route 1, Moatsville, died Wednesday morning, July 28, 2004, in the Grafton City Hospital Nursing Care Facility following an extended illness.
She was born June 23, 1932, in the Mt. Morris community, the daughter of the late John Gordon and Edna Mabel Shroyer Nestor.
On March 28, 1960, she was married to Carl Ray Utterback, who survives at Route 1, Moatsville.
Also surviving are one sister-in-law, Lou Ann Duke of Virginia Beach, Va.; and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by two sisters-in-law, Goldie Turney and Irene Pitzer; and by one brother-in-law, Harold Pitzer.
Mrs. Utterback was a homemaker and farmer and was a member of the Mt. Morris United Methodist Church.
Friends may call at the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, when funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel. The Rev. William Smith will officiate and interment will follow in the Mt. Morris Cemetery. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.  From 30 Jul 2004. 

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