2006 Obits: F

2006 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries:F

Terry G. Fairbanks
The Rev. Terry Glenn Fairbanks, 69, a former resident of Tucker County and a resident of Morgantown, departed this life Monday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2006, at Dryfork. Death was attributed to a massive heart attack.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for the Rev. Terry Glenn Fairbanks.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 17 Jan 2006.

Rev. Terry Fairbanks
The Rev. Terry Glen Fairbanks, 69, retired American Baptist Minister and 1957-1958 West Virginia University football captain, departed this life Monday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2006, after being stricken with a massive heart attack while driving along the Dryfork River at Hendricks. He was a former resident of Tucker County and more recently a resident of Morgantown.
He was born Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1936, at Parsons, a son of the late Benjamin Warren Fairbanks and Pauline Delaney Mullenax Fairbanks and was raised by his grandmother, Myrtle Delaney Dye.
On Oct. 28, 1956, at Parsons, he was married to the former Judy Dale Barr, who survives. They had celebrated 49 years of marriage.
Also surviving are five sons, Robert Fairbanks and wife, Barbara, of Reedsville, Danny Fairbanks and wife, Laura, of Atlanta, Ga., Michael Fairbanks and wife, Elizabeth, of Morgantown, Patrick and Timothy Fairbanks, both of Morgantown; one daughter, Terra Hamrick and husband, Travis, of Canaan Valley; 15 grandchildren, Jason, Adam, Brandon, Briana, Bethany, Brady, Christian, Jackson, Benjamin, Lacey, Allyson, Tyler and Megan Fairbanks and Travis and Brandyn Hamrick; and one great-granddaughter, Natalie Belle; one brother, Lenny Delaney and wife, Jenny, of Morgantown; mother-in-law, Evelyn Barr of Parsons; sister-in-law, Madonna DiBacco and husband, Jerome; two nephews and a niece, all of Parsons.
Preceding him in death besides his parents were one infant son, Anthony Scott Fairbanks; and one sister, Reba Williams.
He was a graduate of Parsons High School with the class of 1955, where he was valedictorian, class president and earned all-state honors in football, basketball and baseball. He earned a four-year scholarship from the former coach Art Lewis at West Virginia University. While playing football at West Virginia University, Terry was team captain while wearing the number 45, was Academic All-American, played offensive and defensive end and was awarded the 1958 Pittsburgh Curbstone Coaches-Most Valuable Player Award. He graduated from WVU in 1960 with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and entered the U.S. Army as a lieutenant, where he also played football for the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., and served as an artillery officer in the Target Acquisition Battalion at Fort Sill, Okla. After his military service, Terry worked as a watershed engineer with the Soil Conservation Service for 34 years. Among the many watershed projects he worked with are those at Wheeling Creek, Hughes River, South Branch of the Potomac and the Mud River. He initiated planning for emergency channel cleanup on Scotts Run and led emergency Soil Conservation Service work after the 1985 flood. On the national level, he helped establish training programs for dam safety. He also worked for Blaine Engineering to plan the flood control wall in Tucker County.
Terry was ordained by the Sabraton Baptist Church and the Goshen Association in 1985, after completing education course work in pastoral ministry through the West Virginia American Baptist Convention. Terry preached in many churches throughout the state, including a 27 year ministry at Bethel Baptist and retired from the ministry at the First Baptist Church of Masontown. Terry was a chaplain for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and played on many softball teams in the area. He also coached the Sabraton Junior High School football team and was instrumental in starting a junior high football program in Morgantown. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer, and all of his children starred in Morgantown sports.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. On Friday, Jan. 20, the Rev. Fairbanks will be moved to the Saint John’s United Methodist Church at Parsons, where final rites will be conducted at 11 a.m. The Rev. James Cooley and the Rev. David Spence will officiate and interment will follow at the Bethel Cemetery at Holly Meadows, where the H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and the Tygarts Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars will conduct full military rites. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for the Rev. Terry Glen Fairbanks.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 18 Jan 2006.

Rev. Terry Fairbanks
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. On Friday, Jan. 20, the Rev. Fairbanks will be moved to the Saint John’s United Methodist Church at Parsons, where final rites will be conducted at 11 a.m. The Rev. James Cooley and the Rev. David Spence will officiate and interment will follow at the Bethel Cemetery at Holly Meadows, where the H.W. Daniels Post 29, American Legion and the Tygarts Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars will conduct full military rites. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for the Rev. Terry Glen Fairbanks.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 19 Jan 2006.

Loretta Farnsworth
Loretta Sue Farnsworth, 51, a resident of Buckhannon, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.
She was born March 7, 1955, at Buckhannon, a daughter of Annabelle Casto Hamner, who survives at Buckhannon.
On March 10, 1972, she was married to Eddy Farnsworth, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Eddy Shawn Farnsworth and Jamie Lynn Farnsworth, both of Buckhannon; three grandsons, Shawn Taylor Farnsworth, Logan Shane Farnsworth and Austin Douglas Farnsworth, all of Buckhannon; one granddaughter, Somara Jalynn Farnsworth of Buckhannon; two brothers, Randy Hamner and Steve Hamner, both of Buckhannon; three sisters, Sandy Loudin of Buckhannon, Kathy Brewer of Flatwoods and Shirley Hamner of Anchorage, Alaska; and several nieces and nephews and family and friends.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Scotty Lynn Farnsworth and Douglas Shane Farnsworth; and one sister, Donna Lower.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She was a homemaker and attended Sago Baptist Church.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the funeral home with the Rev. Wease Day officiating. Interment will follow in Kesling Cemetery at Kesling Mill. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 4 Dec 2006.

Matthew Fetty
Matthew Fetty, 36, of Coalton, died at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins.
He was born in Redford Township, Mich., on Oct. 30, 1969, a son of Michael Fetty of Margaret and Sandra Kay Kearns White of Gypsy.
On Nov. 27, 1998, he married Anita Lunsford, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Jacob Fetty; one daughter, Britney Fetty; four brothers, Michael Fetty of Gypsy, Daniel Fetty and wife, Carol, of Meadowbrook, Jeffrey Fetty and wife, Shelly, of Sardis and Joshua Fetty and wife, Trina, of Wileyville; two sisters, Carmel Sprout and husband, John, of Smithfield and Melody Arnett of Shinnston; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Fetty was employed by Grimes Enterprises LLC as a truck driver in the logging industry. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
A graveside service will be at Lumberport Lion’s Club Cemetery at 11 a.m. today with Pastor Lynn Ryder officiating. Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Fetty family.  From 23 Sep 2006. 

Mary F. Fidler
Mary F. Fidler, 46, a resident of Buckhannon, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital.
She was born Dec. 22, 1959, at Sewickley, Pa., the daughter of the late Russell Thomas and Betty Rose Demastes Fidler.
Surviving are one brother, Thomas Franklin Fidler and wife, Dottie, of Morgantown; several nieces and nephews; Rusty Fidler and wife, Jennifer, of Morgantown, Stacey Tayman and husband, Travis, and son, Mark, of Kingwood, Jenny Brown of Morgantown, Doug Fidler of Morgantown, Ben Brown of Morgantown, Katie Fidler of Delbarton and Mikey Fidler of Morgantown; and special companion, Earl Robinson of Buckhannon.
She enjoyed family history research and children. She was employed at Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department for 28 years and was Baptist by faith.
Viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Tim Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in Rice Cemetery. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Mary F. Fidler.  From 29 Aug 2006.

Timothy P. Filler
Timothy Paul Filler, 43, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Monday afternoon, Feb. 13, 2006, in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Pittsburgh, Pa. He had been in declining health.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Timothy Paul Filler. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 14 Feb 2006.

Timothy P. Filler
Timothy Paul Filler, 43, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Monday afternoon, Feb. 13, 2006, in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Pittsburgh, Pa. He had been in declining health.
He was born Friday, March 30, 1962, at Parsons, a son of the late James L. Humphrey Sr. and Charlotte R. Filler.
He is survived by his stepmother, Rose L. Humphrey of Parsons. Also surviving are one son, Tristin Paul Filler of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, Sam Humphrey and wife, Angie, and Chris Watson, all of Parsons; three sisters, Cindy Harsh of Parsons, Donna Akins and husband, Kenny, of Hendricks and Pam Spessert and husband, John, of Montrose; and his grandmother, Wanda Humphrey of Buckhannon.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Percy Floyd Humphrey and Michael Shawn Humphrey; and his grandparents, Floyd Humphrey and Viola Strawderman Humphrey, Percy J. Filler and Ruth Bonner Filler.
He attended the schools of Tucker County. He was a former employee of Kingsford Charcoal Co., D&W Truck Lines and was a diesel mechanic with a trucking company in Bartow, Fla.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor Thursday, Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Brent Reed will officiate and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Timothy Paul Filler. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com  From 15 Feb 2006.

Coleman Fincham
Coleman Fincham, 80, a former resident of Adolph and a resident of Cassity where he had made his home with his daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Kevin Currence, for the past 20 years, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 29, 2006.
Friends will be received at F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday after 6 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted from the Runner Chapel Thursday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Ralph Summerfield of Blue Rock will officiate. Interment will follow in the Zirkle Cemetery at Cassity. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Coleman Fincham. (637-6717) Expressions of sympathy may be sent to ferunnerfuneralhome@citynet.net.  From 31 Oct 2006. 

Coleman Fincham
Coleman Fincham, 80, a former resident of Adolph and a resident of Cassity, where he had made his home with his daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Kevin Currence for the past 20 years, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 29, 2006.
Born Feb. 10, 1926, at Adolph, he was the son of the late Clarence and Mary Shifflett Fincham.
He was formerly married to Dortha Hammonds, who preceded him in death in 2003.
Coleman is survived by two daughters, Becky Currence and husband, Kevin, of Cassity and Mellie Currence and husband, Richard, of French Creek; four sisters, Pauline Daniels of Elkins, Maxine Tenney of Gettysburg, Pa., Dorthy Campbell and husband, Dillard, of Prince Frederick, Md., and Jean Smith and husband, Loman, of New Brunswick, Ohio; and three brothers, Kelvin Fincham and wife, Evelyn, of Akron, Ohio, Lee Fincham and wife, Patricia, of Mill Creek and Clyde Fincham and wife, Eleanor, of Mogadore, Ohio. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Mellissa, Michelle, Michael, Marsha, Karah, Khris, Keith and Keian; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Reese; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceding him in death was an infant daughter, Norma Jean Fincham; an infant sister, Patty Jo Fincham; an infant brother, Jimmy Fincham; and a grandson, Kevin Currence II.
Coleman was a timber cutter for Bunner Lumber Co. and retired in 1988 from Marson Coal Co. He was a Protestant by faith. A avid fisherman and hunter, Coleman loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren whom he spoiled with lots of love. Coleman will be missed but will remain in the hearts of those who loved him forever.
Friends were received at F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted from the Runner Chapel today at 1:00 p.m. The Rev. Ralph Summerfield of Adolph will officiate. Interment will follow in Zirkle Cemetery at Cassity. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Coleman Fincham. (637-6717) Expressions of sympathy may be sent to ferunnerfuneralhome@citynet.net.  From 2 Nov 2006.

Paul E. Fincham
Paul E. “Boss” Fincham, 71, a resident of Mill Creek, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and mentor, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Sept. 22, 2006, at his residence. He had been in failing health for the past three years, However, his condition became worse during the past 6 months.
Born Oct. 3, 1934, at Adolph, he was the son of the late Kermit and Flora Wegman Fincham.
On Oct. 5, 1955, he was united in marriage to the former Ruth Ann Poling, who survives at Mill Creek.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter Paula Fincham-Currence and husband, Michael “Mike,” of Mill Creek; a son, Rodney L. Fincham and wife, Diane, of Huttonsville; six sisters, Virginia Burkey and husband, Vernon, of Mill Creek, Alma Cave and husband, Gene, of Elkins, Olive Farrar and husband, Hollis, of Mill Creek, Arlene Lanham and husband, Bill, of Clarksburg, Charlotte Carr and husband, Rodney, of Marietta, Ohio, and Sharon Bonnett and husband, Gary, of French Creek; and two brothers, Truman Fincham and wife, Nancy, of Martinsburg and John Fincham and wife, Bessie, of Glen Burnie, Md. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Rodney Paul Fincham and Valerie, Brian Fincham, Justin Gilbert and Kellie, Heather Currence, Jamie Mask and Matt and Amanda Currence; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were two sisters, Vernie Colburson and Nancy Mathes; and a brother, Kermit G. Fincham.
“Boss” was a highly decorated veteran, having retired from the U.S. Army in 1974 after completing three tours in Germany, two tours in Korea and one tour in Vietnam. When he retired, his rank was sergeant first class. After returning to Mill Creek, he was employed as a guard at Huttonsville Correctional Center until 1994, when he retired. Paul was a graduate with the class of 1953. After graduation, he attended college and obtained an associate’s degree in criminal justice. He was a Protestant by faith. “Boss” was a master wood worker and an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved spending time at his camp with his family and friends. He was a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and the Masonic Lodge. Paul “Boss” not only touched his families life, he touched many peoples lives in his walk through this life. He will be greatly missed by all those who loved him and will remain in there hearts forever.
Friends were received at F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel Monday. Funeral services were conducted from the Runner Chapel today at 1 p.m. The Rev. William Lanham of Clarksburg and the Rev. Bonnie Starkey of the Mill Creek United Methodist Church officiated. Interment followed in Jerusalem Cemetery on the Adolph Road. The Tygart Valley Post 3647 VFW and the H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion will conduct full military services at the gravesite. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to Jerusalem Church water fund or to Hospice Care Corp. In memory of Paul. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Paul E. “Boss” Fincham. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed at crunner@cebridge.net. (637-6717)  From 26 Sep 2006.

Glenn O. Fint
Glenn Owen Fint, 82, of Old Fields and Aurora, passed away peacefully at home with family members by his side Friday, June 2, 2006.
Friends were received Sunday at the Aurora Memorial Building in Aurora. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. today at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Aurora. The Rev. Donald R. Thomas officiated and interment followed in Aurora Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home services.  From 5 Jun 2006.

Nellie D. Fisher
Nellie Dane Fisher, 87, of Woodstock, Ga., and formerly of Replete, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at Canton, Ga.
She was born Feb. 27, 1918, at Wildcat, a daughter of the late George Davis and Alberta Coo Brown Gibson.
She was married to Morgan Guy Fisher, who preceded her in death April 13, 1975.
Surviving are three children, Norma Buck and husband, Donald, of Anderson, S.C., Neal Fisher and wife, Betty, of Hobbs, N.M., and Beth Gum and husband, Clifford W., of Woodstock, Ga.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Aretta Robinson of Warren, Ohio.
In addition to her children, she also cared for numerous foster children. Her door was always open to family and friends.
Preceding her in death were three brothers and two sisters.
She was a retired postmaster at Replete and owner of Fisher’s Grocery in Replete. She was a member of Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church at Replete and Caress Women’s Club and Webster County Senior Citizens. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and being with family and friends.
Viewing will be at Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m., the funeral hour. Interment will follow in Chestnut Grove Cemetery at Replete. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Nellie Dane Fisher.  From 16 Jan 2006.

Sally L. Fisher
Sally Lorrene Harrison Fisher, 71, of 188 Curtin Road, Webster Springs, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 25, 1935, at Caryville, Tenn., a daughter of the late Joseph George Lovely and Naomi (Hamilton) Lovely.
She married Herbert D. Fisher of Webster Springs, who survives.
Also surviving are four sons, James Matthew Harrison of Webster Springs, Butch Fisher of Chesapeake Beach, Md., Chuck Fisher of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jim Fisher of Mechanicsville, Md.; two daughters, Sharron (Fisher) Taylor of Severn, Md., and Cissy (Fisher) Fisher of Harrisonburg, Va.; two grandsons, Paul Fisher and Cory Fisher; three granddaughters, Cyndy Conrad, Hannah Fisher and Aubrie Fisher; one great-granddaughter, Trinity Fisher; one brother, Lloyd Lovely of Webster Springs; and four sisters, Georgia Metz of Cowen, Irene Williams of Cortland, Ohio, Pauline Messer of Webster Springs and Nancy Bruffy of Beverly.
Preceding her in death was a brother, Paul Joseph Lovely.
Mrs. Fisher was a circulation clerk at Union Newspaper in Washington, D.C. She lived in Webster Springs most of her adult life with a brief residence in Seabrook, Md.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home in Webster Springs. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Larry Lovely of Cowen. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery in Parcoal.  From 27 Sep 2006. 

James L. Fletcher
James Lee Fletcher, 63, a resident of Canaan Valley, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following a brief illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Mr. James Lee Fletcher. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 15 Aug 2006.

James L. Fletcher
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. James Martin and the Rev. Basil A. Hensley officiating. Interment will follow in Davis Cemetery. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for James L. Fletcher. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 17 and 18 Aug 2006.

David D. Floyd
David D. Floyd, 69, a resident of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, in Stonewall Jackson Hospital at Weston.
He was born Aug. 16, 1936, in Webster County, a son of the late Frank T. Floyd and Elinore Dunlap Floyd.
Surviving are two daughters, Lisa and husband, Curtis Parsons, of St. Albans and Rebecca Burdette of Sissonville; one stepdaughter, Shannon and husband, Dale Kyle, of West Milford; one brother, Frank and wife, Carrie Lou Floyd, of Buckhannon; two grandsons, Jake Parsons and Michael Parsons, of St. Albans; and four granddaughters, Katy Casto of St. Albans and Ashley Haines, Breanna Haines and Haley Sword, all of Sissonville.
He was an insurance salesman for American Income Life and attended First United Methodist Church. He was a member of Franklin Lodge 7 AF & AM, York Rite of Charleston, Beni Keden Shrine of Charleston, Upshur County Shrine Club, Shuttle Patrol, Buckhannon Moose Lodge 598 and Benevolent Protective Order of Eagles 1736.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 10, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Billee Scott Mick and the Rev. Dr. Charles Godwin officiating. Interment will follow in Upshur County Memorial Park at Tennerton. Franklin Lodge 7 AF & AM will conduct Masonic graveside rites. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Upshur County Shrine Club of the Shriners’ Children’s Hospital. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 9 Mar 2006.

Gary L. Floyd
Gary Lynn Floyd, 61, a resident of Greencove Springs, Fla., died Sunday, July 16, 2006, in Orange Park Medical Center in Florida.
He was born April 7, 1945, at Clarksburg, a son of the late Harry Lee Floyd and Nina Lee Hamrick Floyd, who survives at Hurricane.
Also surviving are two sons, Neil Lynn Floyd, serving in Iraq, and wife, Sharon, of Fort Hood, Texas, and Scott Lee Floyd of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Larry Lee Floyd and wife, Judith, of Hurricane; one grandson, Cary Floyd of North Carolina; and one stepgrandson, Chris Sykes of Fort Hood, Texas.
He was self-employed in retail and was also the co-owner of the Welworth Variety Store in Tennerton.
Private family services will be held. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Gary Lynn Floyd.  From 28 Jul 2006.

Lillian Fogel
Lillian Fogel, 95, a resident of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, in Holbrook’s Nursing Home at Buckhannon.
She was born June 12, 1911, at Kedron, a daughter of the late Newton Franklin Fogel and Virginia Grim Fogel.
She was the last surviving member of her family having been preceded in death by one brother, Franklin Pierce Fogel; and four sisters, Ora Ryman, Emma Weaver, Florence Fogel and Maudie Fogel.
She was a homemaker, a member of Union Mission Church and a member of Ladies of the Moose.
Friends will be received at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour, with the Rev. Junior Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Lanham Cemetery at Queens. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 22 Sep 2006.

Gavin C. Fogg
Gavin Charles Longo Fogg, 18, of South Main Street, Philippi, died Saturday afternoon, Oct. 28, 2006, at his home, following a long and valiant battle against epidermolysis bullosa. He had been under the loving care of his family and Mountain Hospice.
Gavin was born May 19, 1988, at Philippi, a son of Gerald Matthew Fogg and Beth Longo, who survive at South Main Street in Philippi.
Also surviving are one brother, Curtis Flusche and fianceé, Julie Pecarina, of Portland, Ore.; and one sister, Nadia Colombo and husband, Tom, of Seattle, Wash.
Gavin was a gifted student, having achieved second place in two consecutive years at the Regional Science Fair held at Davis & Elkins College and was a Knight of the Golden Horseshoe. He was a former member of the Philippi Middle School Band. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church and Philippi Baptist Church. Gavin was an honorary member of the 31st Virginia, Company H., Barbour Grays. Gavin was politically active and proudly considered himself a “liberal Democrat.”
Honoring Gavin’s wishes, his remains were cremated. A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Dean Davidson, pastor of Philippi Baptist Church, officiating. The family will receive friends, at the church from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. prior to services and following the services until 9 p.m.
A Memorial Mass will be conducted at St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, with the Rev. Father Andy Kranyc as celebrant. A gathering of fellowship and meal prepared by the Altar and Rosary Society will follow in the fellowship hall at St. Elizabeth Church.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made in the form of contributions to the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association, 5 W. 36th St., Suite 404, New York, N.Y. 10018 or to Mountain Hospice, P.O. Box 175 Belington, W.Va. 26250. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.  From 1 Nov 2006.

Neil D. Foley
Neil Douglas Foley, 63, a resident of Tygart Drive, Philippi, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2006, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born May 23, 1943, at Baltimore, Md., a son of the late Elzie and Helen Beck Foley.
He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Johnson Foley, who survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Jennifer Ann Foley of Sykesville, Md.; one stepdaughter, Brittany A. Johnson of Philippi; four sons, Neil Douglas Jr. and wife, Angie Foley, of New Windsor, Md., Jedediah Scott and wife, Nicole Foley, of Nutter Fort, Justin Lee Foley and Donald Scott Foley, both of Philippi; one sister, Deitz and husband, Michael Robinson, of White Marsh, Md.; two brothers, Edward and wife, Jerry Foley, of Westminster, Md., and Lynwood and wife, Rosita Foley, of Taneytown, Md.; one grandchild, Tyler Foley; and two stepgrandchildren, Brooke and Brett Blizzard.
Mr. Foley was preceded in death by one brother, Clyde Foley.
Mr. Foley was a masonry and water system operator for the Century-Volga Public Service District. Mr. Foley was a member of the Draft Horse Association, was an outdoorsman, an avid horseman, farmer and loved working with his draft horses.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home at 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Monday, July 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour, with Pastor Doug Hogan and F.L. “Wink” McQuain officiating. Interment will follow in Hunt Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 1 Jul 2006.

Delphia L Forbes
Delphia Leona Black Forbes passed away Jan. 25, 2006, in the IOOF Home at Elkins, after a long illness.
She was a lifelong resident of Nitro and retired from Thomas Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the Forest Rose Rebekah Lodge 143 in Poca and attended chapel services at the IOOF Home.
Born Feb. 6, 1924, she was the last surviving child of the late Harry Ross Black and Clara Rissie Duncan Black.
Also preceding her in death were her husband, Willard N. Forbes Sr.; brothers, Darrell David, Sylvester James and Howard William Black; and sisters, Marie Black, Roseliea Cannizario and Edith Mae Black.
She is survived by one daughter, Ann Huff and her husband, Richard, of Leitchfield, Ky.; one son, Ralph Black and his wife, Mary, of Bomont; and three grandchildren, Patrick Black and wife, Crystal, of Maysel, Jeffery Black and wife, Sarah, of Charleston and Elissa Curry of Sanford, N.C. Mama Del’s smile makers were her five great-grandchildren, David Curry, Andy Heskett, Cayla Black, Braden Black and Emmaleah Black. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Delphia especially enjoyed creating items for family and friends on her sewing machine. She will be deeply missed by all of us.
A special thank you to Charlotte Zimmerman and the entire staff at the IOOF Home for the loving care Delphia was given during her seven year stay.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home in Poca. A Rebekah memorial service will be conducted prior to the service. Friends may call two hours prior to the service hour at the funeral home. Interment will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens at Cross Lanes.   From 28 January 2006.

Una X. Foreback
Una Xanna Foreback, 87, a former resident of Huttonsville and a patient in Valentines Personal Care Home, passed away Friday afternoon, March 3, 2006, at her home.
She was born Jan. 18, 1919, at Valley Head, a daughter of the late Artie Patrick and Elizabeth Lindsay Pritt.
On Dec. 5, 1936, at Lonaconing, Md., she was married to Raymond Walter Foreback, who preceded her in death in 1966.
Surviving are two sons, Raymond R. Foreback of Decatur, Ga., and David B. Foreback of Huttonsville. A brother, Artie Patrick Pritt Jr. of Chardon, Ohio.; two sisters, Alee Rose of Beverly and Rosie Ann Hagglund of Chardon, Ohio; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.
Also preceding her in death were two daughters, Francis Mulcahy and Denna Elizabeth Foreback; a brother, Samuel David Pritt; and two sisters, Urania Corley and Helen Fowler.
Mrs. Foreback attended the schools of Randolph County and was a member of the Valley Head United Methodist Church.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 6 from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Richard Crickard officiating. Interment will follow in the Valley Head Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Hospice, 16 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250 in memory of Mrs. Foreback. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Una Xanna Foreback. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 4 Mar 2006.

Dale B. Forinash
Dale Beatrice Mills Forinash, 85, a resident of Conowingo, Md., passed away at 12:02 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in Calvert Manor Nursing Home of Rising Sun, Md., following an extended illness.
She was born Feb. 7, 1921, at Huff, a daughter of the late Edgar Lee Mills and Anna Florence Shreve Mills.
She retired from Baltimore County School System after working as a day matron at Fullerton Elementary School for 15 years.
On Oct. 15, 1941, in Mill Creek, she was married to Raymond Forinash, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Kenneth Forinash and wife, Stella, of Jamestown, N.C., and Kevin Forinash and wife, Linda, of Cobbtown, Ga.; one daughter, Bonita Adkins and husband, Ollin, of Conowingo, Md.; and one sister, Eva Grace Currence, who is a patient in the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center. Nine grandchildren, Juanita Haden, Barbara Roland, Kenneth Forinash Jr., Sean Forinash, Tami Zirkle, Jackie Brooks, Olga Adkins Coulbourne, Amy Blevins and Shane Forinash; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren also survive. Preceding her in death were six brothers, Harold, Darius, Hertzel, Bayard, Everett and Denver Mills; two sisters, Beulah Watson and Waneda Daniels; and one great-great-granddaughter, Ashley Dowell.
Mrs. Forinash attended Porter’s Grove Baptist Church in Conowingo, Md., and was a member of Jerusalem United Methodist Church of Mill Creek.
Friends may call from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, from the funeral home chapel. The Rev. W.E. Shifflet of Baltimore, Md., a family friend for more than 50 years, will officiate and interment will follow in Elkins Memorial Gardens. Charitable contributions in Dale’s memory may be made to the Susan B. Kohman Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, Md. 21911 in memory of Mrs. Forinash. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Dale Beatrice Mills Forinash. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 27 Oct 2006.

Dale B. Forinash
Dale Beatrice Mills Forinash, 85, a resident of Conowingo, Md., passed away at 12:02 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in Calvert Manor Nursing Home of Rising Sun, Md., following an extended illness.
Friends may call from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, from the funeral home chapel. The Rev. W.E. Shifflet of Baltimore, Md., a family friend for more than 50 years, will officiate and interment will follow in Elkins Memorial Gardens. Charitable contributions in Dale’s memory may be made to the Susan B. Kohman Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, Md. 21911 in memory of Mrs. Forinash. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Dale Beatrice Mills Forinash. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 28 Oct 2006.

Ray J. Forte
Ray  J.  Forte, 84, of Maysville, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, in Hanover Hospital at Hanover, Pa.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Fr. Pete Giannamore officiating. Interment will follow in Maysville Cemetery at Maysville with military honors. Schaeffer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.   From 4 Jan 2006.

Larry E. Fortney
Mr. Larry Earl Fortney, 63, a resident of the Stalnaker Run Road near Elkins, departed this life at 4:15 a.m. Saturday morning, March 18, 2006, at his home following a three month long battle with cancer.
Born Jan. 6, 1943, in Upshur County, he was a son of the late Fredrick Dow and Winiferd Venora Harris Fortney.
On June 5, 1970, he was united in marriage to the former Betty Irene Wilt Kittle, who survives at their home near Elkins.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, Richard Kittle and wife, Jamie, of Sulley, Randall Lee Kittle of Elkins, Larry “Joe” Fortney and his companion, Kathy Westfall, and Lynn Fortney and his companion, Lisa Phillips, all of Belington. Also surviving are two sisters, Linda Ferguson and husband, Lynn, and Lenora Channell and husband, Nick; three brothers Loren Dow Fortney and wife, Anita, Lynn Frederick Fortney and Louis James Fortney and wife, Debbie, all of Elkins; and one granddaughter, Heather Kittle of Belington.
Mr. Fortney attended the schools of Randolph County and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1961 to 1964 and achieving the rank of sergeant. He was known in the Belington area for his devotion to youth sports. For many years, he coached in the Belington Little League and also served as league president. He had also served as president of the Belington Jerry West League, served on the Board of Parks and Recreation and was a former member of the Belington Kiwanis Club. He was also a former member of the Belington Town Council and a Protestant by faith. Mr. Fortney worked for the Belington IGA as a meat cutter for 14 years, and had worked for the past 20 years for the area Shop-N-Save stores, where he had worked as meat cutter and meat department manager. He will be greatly remembered for his love of gardening, golfing, bowling, and fishing.
Friends will be received at Talbott Funeral Home in Belington from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Richard Wilt officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman where the presentation of the American flag will be conducted by the American Legion Post 44 of Philippi. Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Larry Earl Fortney.  From 20 Mar 2006.

Christie C. Fountaine
Christie Carol Spencer Fountaine, 48, of Charleston, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in the Hubbard Hospice House.
She was born May 27, 1958, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Dr. James and Isabelle Spencer.
Christie graduated from Elkins High School in 1976, moved to Charleston and soon began working at Flattop Insurance. Christie had been a commercial account manager and automation coordinator for Acordia since 1996. She earned the professional designation of certified insurance service representative, accredited advisor in insurance and certified professional insurance woman. She had been a member of the National Association of Insurance Women and the Charleston Association of Insurance Women since 1999. As a member of CAIW, Christie had served as secretary since 2000 and was the current president.
Christie was very actively involved in volunteer work for community service projects sponsored by the CAIW. She made annual safety presentations to kindergarteners at a local school, assisted with goody bags and holiday meals for the elderly at Agston Manor, worked the Wine and Jazz Festival and manned the Hospice Love Light Tree.
After her diagnosis with breast cancer, Christie was the inspiration to launch the now annual American Cancer Society Reach to Recovery Breast Cancer Tennis Round Robin. Every year she worked the registration desk for Acordia at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Christie is survived by her husband, Thomas; four sons, Spencer, Derek, DeWayne and Garrett; two brothers, John Spencer and wife, Cynthia, of Franklin, and Jeff Spencer; three sisters, Nancy Spencer of Charleston, Stephanie Humphris of Harker Heights, Texas, and Amy Taylor and husband, Terry, of Mill Creek; nephews, Clinton Humphris and Clint Taylor; nieces, Adrienne Sherrill, Emily Humphris and Alexis Taylor; two great-nephews, Kalin and Eli Sherrill; and one great-niece, Abigail Sherrill. She is also survived by her aunt, Ruth Wamsley and husband, Willard, of Mill Creek; and uncle Jerry Haddix and wife, Valerie, of Elkins.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Preston Funeral Home in Charleston. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Christie’s quote, “With each day we get stronger and continue the fight until there is a cure” can be found gracing the back of many cancer research T-shirts. She believed in the hope for a cure and was a fighter throughout her battle with breast cancer. Therefore, in lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Christie’s honor to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or the Hubbard Hospice House. Preston Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of the arrangements.  From 26 Oct 2006. 

Dana L. Francis
Dana Lance Francis, 82, of Saul’s Run Road, Weston, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born in Roanoke on Feb. 14, 1923, a son of the late Willie Andrew Francis and Reka Brent Lance Francis.
On Aug. 8, 1945, he married Martha Luella Hull Francis, who survives.
Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Leona B. Swisher and husband, Wilbur, of Weston; and two sons and daughters-in-law, Dana Francis Jr. and wife, Jean, and Eugene K. “Beau” Francis and wife, Brenda, all of Horner. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Melissa Swisher Jordan, Timothy Lane, Jeffrey Lane, Gregor Lane, Amanda Francis and Kevin Francis; two great-grandchildren, Matthew and Brooklyn Lane; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Francis was preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy L. Lane; one brother, Garland C. Francis; one sister, Juanita F. Berry; and one grandchild, Aaron Francis.
Mr. Francis retired in 1985 from Cohart Refractories, where he became a Class A mechanic, certified electrician, machinist and certified welder. He graduated from Walkersville High School in 1941. Mr. Francis loved fishing, model airplanes and woodworking. He was a Protestant by faith.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home at 730 N. Main Ave. in Weston. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Verl Simmons officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens of Weston. Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is in charge of arrangements for Dana Lance Francis.  From 19 Jan 2006. 

Kenneth D. Freeman
Kenneth Darl Freeman, 62, of Route 1, Moatsville and a recent resident of Cortland Acres at Thomas, died Thursday morning, Feb. 2, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 30, 1943, at Moatsville, a son of the late Coda Ray and Hazel Moore Freeman.
He had never married.
Surviving are four sisters, Doris M. Streets of Baltimore, Betty Frey and husband, George “Gus,” of Moatsville, Colleen Frey and husband, Charles “Boomer,” of Belington and Anna Lou Shaw of Washington, Pa.; five brothers, Herbert Freeman and wife, Ruth, of Akron, Ohio, George “Bud” Freeman and wife, Sandy, of Belington, Tommy Freeman and wife, Dottie, of Montrose, Richard Freeman and wife, Judith, of Philippi and Sammy Freeman and wife, Lulu, of Moatsville.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Juanita Bell Freeman and by three brothers, Ramon D. Freeman, Paul Edward Freeman and Robert Freeman.
Mr. Freeman was a farmer and attended the Moatsville Free Gospel Church.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home at 385 S. Main St. in Philippi, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. The Rev. Bill Lanham and the Rev. Gary Freeman will officiate and interment will follow in Central Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the service hour. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.  From 3 Feb 2006.

Owen M. Freeman
Mr. Owen Mitchel "Mickey" Freeman, 60, a resident of 209 South Row Ave. in Junior, departed this life 2:35 a.m. Sunday morning, July 16, 2006, at his home. He had been in steadily, declining health for the past four months and death was attributed to cancer.
He was born Aug. 28, 1945, at the Weaver Community near Junior, a son of the late Bernard Earl "Johnny" Freeman and Clora Estaline Row Freeman.
On April 10, 1965 he was united in marriage to the former Paula Faye Edmond, who survives at their residence in Junior.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Freeman is survived by one son, Michael Freeman and wife, Tracy, of Charles Town; one daughter, Michele Nelson and husband, Rodney, of Elkins; two brothers, Joel Freeman and wife, Tammy, of Junior and Richard Freeman and wife, Cindy, of Pennsylvania. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Nick and Rachel Nelson of Elkins; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bernard Allen "Little John" Freeman.
Mr. Freeman attended the schools of Barbour County and was a graduate of Belington High School with the class of 1963. He was a former employee of the Kelly Foundry and more recently employed by Babcock Lumber in Belington and attended the Weaver Church of the Nazarene.
Friends will be received at Talbott Funeral Home, 210 Brandenburg St. in Belington today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday until 11 a.m., the funeral hour when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Doyle Neil Rider officiating. Interment will follow in the Fraternal Cemetery at Belington. Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Owen Mitchel "Mickey" Freeman.  From 17 Jul 2006.

Ruby R. Freeman
Ruby Righman Freeman, 93, of Route 4, Philippi, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at her home following an extended illness.
She was born Jan. 20, 1913, at Nestorville, the only daughter of the late Eli Webster Righman and the late Bessie Myrtle (Shaffer) Righman Humphreys.
On Nov. 23, 1929, she was married to Arlie G. Freeman, who preceded her in death on April 15, 1988.
Surviving are one daughter, Neva Green of Lumberport; two sons, Russell S. “Rusty” Freeman and wife, Kay, of Philippi and Randall S. “Randy” Freeman and wife, Christine, of Harrisonburg, Va.; a daughter-in-law, Isabelle Freeman of Clarksburg; nine grandchildren, Debbie Freeman, Ty Freeman, Sharon Freeman Haddix, Larry Green, David Green, James Green, Amy Jordan, Scott Freeman and Justin Freeman; seven great-grandchildren, Ryan Freeman, Anna Kay Haddix, Hunter Haddix, Letitia Haught, Lori Green, Faith Bristow and Brooke Jordan; and two great-great-grandchildren, Tanner and Briana Haught.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Richard B. “Brownie” Freeman; and by a son-in-law, Richard B. Green.
Mrs. Freeman was a homemaker and was a former employee of the dietary department of the Myers Clinic. In her later years, she had been long associated with Thornhill’s Florist in Philippi. She was a member of Nestorville United Methodist Church, Philippi Chapter 41, Order of the Eastern Star and Dorcas Rebekah Lodge 275 at Philippi.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, from Stemple & Forman Funeral Home at 385 S. Main St. in Philippi. Robert “Buck” True will officiate and interment will follow in Nestorville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, the funeral hour. Philippi Chapter 41 OES will conduct Eastern Star Services at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Stemple and Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.  From 26 Dec 2006.

Ruby Freeman
Ruby Righman Freeman of Route 4, Philippi, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at her home following an extended illness.
She was born Jan. 20, 1913, at Nestorville, the only daughter of the late Eli Webster Righman and the late Bessie Myrtle (Shaffer) Righman Humphreys.
On Nov. 23, 1929, she was married to Arlie G. Freeman, who preceded her in death on April 15, 1988.
Surviving are one daughter, Neva Green of Lumberport; two sons, Russell S. “Rusty” Freeman and wife, Kay, of Philippi and Randall K. “Randy” Freeman and wife, Christine, of Harrisonburg, Va.; a daughter-in-law, Isabelle Freeman of Clarksburg; nine grandchildren, Debbie Freeman, Ty Freeman, Sharon Freeman Haddix, Larry Green, David Green, James Green, Amy Jordan, Scott Freeman and Justin Freeman; seven great-grandchildren, Ryan Freeman, Anna Kay Haddix, Hunter Haddix, Letitia Haught, Lori Green, Faith Bristow and Brooke Jordan; two great-great-grandchildren, Tanner and Briana Haught.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Richard B. “Brownie” Freeman; and by a son-in- law, Richard B. Green.
Mrs. Freeman was a homemaker and was a former employee of the dietary department of the Myers Clinic. In her later years, she had been long associated with Thornhill’s Florist in Philippi. She was a member of Nestorville United Methodist Church, Philippi Chapter 41, Order of the Eastern Star and Dorcas Rebekah Lodge 275 at Philippi.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, from Stemple & Forman Funeral Home, 385 S. Main St., Philippi. Robert “Buck” True will officiate and interment will follow in Nestorville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, the funeral hour. Philippi Chapter 41 OES will conduct Eastern Star services at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Stemple and Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.  From 27 Dec 2006.

Darl E. Frey
Darl Eugene “Bevo” Frey, 64, of Maple Avenue, Philippi, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 1, 2006, in United Hospital Center at Clarksburg following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, from Stemple & Forman Funeral Home, 385 S. Main St. in Philippi. The Rev. William Lanham will officiate and interment will follow in Cross Roads Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Thursday. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.  From 2 Aug 2006.

Thomas A. Friel
Thomas Alan Friel, 50, of Charles Town, entered into eternal peace at his home Thursday, March 30, 2006, following a brief illness.
He was a loving and compassionate man who will be deeply missed and remembered by those who were blessed to have known him.
Tom was an adoring husband and sweetheart of Joyce, whom he called his angel.
He served in the U.S. Army and worked as a maintenance supervisor for Priestfield Pastoral Center.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Tiffany Ann Friel, two stepdaughters, Conni Diane and Robin Sue Covington; his parents, Jonas Masil and Betty Lou (White) Friel, of Belington; two brothers, Steve Friel of Mt. Clare and Joe Friel of Bunker Hill; three sisters, Rebecca Friel of Shepherdstown, Linda Arbogast of Martinsburg and Amie Lantz of Belington; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, April 8, at 2 p.m. from Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel in Belington. Elder Wilfred Barbosa will officiate. Friends may gather beginning at 1 p.m.
An additional memorial service will be held at a later date at Calvary United Methodist Church in Frederick, Md. Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.  From 3 Apr 2006.

Arlene Friend
Arlene Friend, 82, a resident of Buckhannon, the Liggett Addition community, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins.
She was born July 24, 1923, at Evergreen, a daughter of the late William A. and Sophronia Phillips Howes.
On June 12, 1942, she was married to Denzil Friend, who preceded her in death July 5, 1995.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews; a special friend, Louise Dean; and caretakers, Loretta Gillum and Angela Fassett.
Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Dewey Howes, Clyde Howes and Homer Howes; and five sisters, Maude Hardman, Addie Davidson, Lula Howes, Blanche Howes and Beryl Loudin.
She was a homemaker and member of West Buckhannon United Methodist Church in Liggett Addition.
The viewing will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at the funeral chapel with the Rev. William C. Eskew Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Upshur County Memorial Park. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Arlene Friend.   From 22 Feb 2006.

Paul L. Frymyer
Paul Lee Frymyer, 56, of Parsons, passed away Sept. 27, 2006, in Garrett County Memorial Hospital at Oakland, Md.
He was born Jan. 28, 1950, at Morgantown, a son of the late James Willard and Rosetta Belle Beckett Frymyer.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Freet Frymyer; one daughter, Tammy Lenore Frymyer of Davis; one brother, James Frymyer of Elkins; four sisters, Mary Savage of Oakland, Md., Rosetta Phillips of Parsons, Grace Smith of Louisiana, and Louise Waybright of Parsons; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Willard Lee Frymyer; two brothers, Otis Franklin and Willard Frymyer Jr.; and two sisters, Macel Lorraine and Freda Mae Frymyer.
Mr. Frymyer worked as a laborer in the construction business.
Friends will be received at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis today from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006 at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Pat Cassidy officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 29 Sep 2006.

Earl D. Fuller
Mr. Earl Dwight Fuller, 79, a resident of 102 David St., Industrial Park in Belington, departed this life at 10:05 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2006, at his residence. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.
He was born Feb. 16, 1927, at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, a son of the late Fred and Edith Rook Fuller.
On June 3, 1950, at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, he was united in marriage to the former Phyllis Louise Whitman, who preceded him in death on Oct. 6, 2005.
Mr. Fuller is survived by three grandchildren, Dennis Tallman of Belington, Luke Crock of the U.S. Army serving in Korea and Brittney Archibald of Jacksonville, N.C.; and one great-grandson, Mason Alexander Archibald. Also surviving is one brother, Harry Fuller of Franklin, N.C.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three daughters, Debra Crock, Vicki Susan Kelley and an infant daughter, Vickey Lynn Fuller.
Mr. Fuller attended the schools of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army, where he had fought in the Pacific and was involved in the occupation of Japan. He was a crane operator for United Engineering in Ohio for 20 years and then retired from the Tallmadge Ohio School System, where he had worked as a custodian. He attended Sugar Creek United Methodist Church near Belington and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Friends will be received at Talbott Funeral Home in Belington from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on today and on Saturday until 11 a.m., the funeral hour, at which time, final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Destry Daniels officiating. Interment will follow in Sugar Creek Cemetery near Belington, where full military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post 44 of Philippi. Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Earl Dwight Fuller.  From 16 Jun 2006.

Edward L. Fulton
Edward Lee Fulton, 71, a resident of Hendricks, departed this life Saturday afternoon, Sept. 2, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins. He had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer.
He was born Monday, June 10, 1935, at Kempton, Md., a son of the late Murl Eli Fulton and Hazel Elizabeth Lipscomb.
On April 6, 1963, at Oakland, Md., he was married to the former Elma Nadine Bohon, who survives at Hendricks.
Also surviving are two sons, Edward James “Eddie” Fulton and wife, Kelly, of Thomas and Michael Paul Fulton and wife, Patty, of Hendricks; three daughters, Elizabeth Marie McCallister and husband, William Lee, of Hambleton, June Elaine Merilic and husband, Thomas Eugene, of Newport News, Va., and Roberta Lea Heckler and, David, of Hambleton; two brothers, Howard Franklin Fulton of Parsons and Robert Alfred Fulton of Hendricks; one sister, Elva Fulton Thompson and husband, Glen, of Parsons; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were one brother, Curtis Murl Fulton; and one granddaughter, Amy Renee Vandevender.
He attended the Red House School at Maryland. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a former employee of Parsons Nursery, Kingsford Charcoal Co. and Hinchcliff Lumber Co. He attended the Pentecostal Church of God at Rosendorf. He was very artistic and loved to draw.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 2 p.m. The Rev. William McCallister and The Rev. John Means will officiate and interment will follow in Fansler Cemetery at Hendricks. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Edward Lee Fulton. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 5 Sep 2006.

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