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2006 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries: W

Frederick Wagner
Frederick J. Wagner, 69, a resident of Chase, Md., went to be with his Lord on Sept. 1, 2006.
He was born Oct. 26, 1936, at Junior, the son of the late Frank and Eva Wagner.
On Dec. 29, 1956, he was married to Phyllis P. George of Coalton, who survives at their residence in Chase, Md.
Also surviving are two sons, Mark Wagner and wife, Joan, and Michael Wagner and wife, Pam, all of Chase, Md; two brothers, Norman and Robert Wagner of Elkins; one sister, Jeanette Wagner Alltop of Philippi; and four grandchildren, Melissa, Michael, Lisa and Steven; and two great-grandchildren, Seth and Andy.
In addition to his parents, one sister, Marjorie Wagner Carter of Stow, Ohio, preceded him in death.
He attended the schools of Barbour County and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked in the printing business for several years in the Elkins area before relocating to Maryland, where he owned and operated his own business before becoming disabled.
Fred never meet a stranger and always took that extra step to lend a helping hand to those in need. Fred was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  From 3 and 4 Oct 2006. 

Helen I. Wagner
Helen Irene Lee Wagner, 73, a resident of Tallmansville, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at her home under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice of Buckhannon.
She was born Jan. 23, 1933, at Cubana, a daughter of the late Jess Hanifan and Lola Zickefoose Hanifan.
Surviving are two sons, Ellis Lee and wife, Debra, of Tallmansville and Randy Lee and wife, Susie, of Hinkleville; three grandsons, David Lee of Illinois, Derek Lee of Tallmansville and Andrew Lee of Weston; two granddaughters, Christina Lee of French Creek and Jamie Heddrick of Buckhannon; three brothers, Jerry Maynard Hanifan of Buckhannon, Norman Denver Hanifan of Cubana and Marvin Hanifan of Buckhannon; and five sisters, Lottie Lewis of Buckhannon, Naomi Brant of Buckhannon, Margaret Ann Simmons of Cassity, Adis Corrick of Florida and Doris Talbott of Arizona.
Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Jess Oliver Hanifan, Calvin Hanifan and Stafford Hanifan; and two sisters, Genieve Phipps and Dessie Hanifan.
She was a homemaker.
There will be no service. This announcement is courtesy of Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.  From 17 Oct 2006. 

Charles R. Wagoner
Charles Roger Wagoner, 53, a resident of Route 2, Belington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at his residence.
He was born June 25, 1953, at Philippi, a son of the late Charles Wagoner and Virginia Davis Wagoner, who survives.
He was united in marriage June 5, 1987, to Betty Virginia Davis Wagoner, who survives at home.
Also surviving are one sister, Karen Hardman of Philippi; and one brother, Robert L. Wagoner of Clarksburg.
Mr. Wagoner was employed at Morgan Auto Parts as manager and was a Baptist by faith.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and one Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour, with Pastor Henry Sharrow officiating. Interment will follow in Barbour Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home services.   From 12 Sep 2006.

Charles R. Wagoner
Charles Roger Wagoner, 53, a resident of Route 2, Belington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at his residence.
He was born June 25, 1953, at Philippi, a son of the late Charles Wagoner and C. Ruth Day Wagoner, who survives.
He was united in marriage June 5, 1987, to Betty Virginia Davis Wagoner, who survives at home.
Also surviving are one sister, Karen Hardman of Philippi; and one brother, Robert L. Wagoner of Clarksburg.
Mr. Wagoner was employed at Morgan Auto Parts as manager and was a Baptist by faith.
Friends were received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the service hour with Pastor Henry Sharrow officiating. Interment followed in Barbour Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 14 Sep 2006.

Kevin M. Wagoner
Kevin Michael Wagoner, 23, a resident of Buckhannon, the Tallmansville community, died Tuesday, June 20, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital. Death followed a lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis.
He was born May 19, 1983, at Buckhannon, a son of Douglas R. and Brenda C. Hanifan Wagoner, who survive at Tallmansville.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by four brothers, Timothy Wagoner, Justin Wagoner, Jeremy Wagoner and Kaden Wagoner, all of Tallmansville; one sister, Trina Wagoner of Tallmansville; paternal grandparents, Teddy R. and Marlene Wagoner of Tallmansville; maternal grandparents, Denver and Hilda Hanifan of Queens; and uncles and aunts, Butch and Connie Wagoner, Kenny and Becky Wagoner, Sam and Kay Wagoner, Rusty and Nancy Tenney, Larry and Tammy Cutright, Rodney and Devona Butler, Dave and Karen McClure, Dave and Debbie Koon and Debbie Hanifan.
He was preceded in death by one uncle, Ronnie Hanifan; and one brother, Kaleb Eugene Wagoner.
Kevin enjoyed hunting, spending time with his friends at the bowling alley and muddin’ in his Dodge. He was employed by Food Lion in Buckhannon and Rite Aid in Weston. He attended Sago Baptist Church.
Viewing will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Weese Day officiating. Interment will follow in Simmon’s Church Cemetery. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Kevin Michael Wagoner.  From 22 Jun 2006. 

Helen M. Waitkus
Helen Mary Waitkus, 95, of Davis, passed away Aug. 6, 2006, in Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas.
She was born in Coketon, a daughter of the late Alexander Jasper and Katherine Martha Demloskus Waitkus.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Alexander Victor Waitkus; and four sisters, Stella Kizas, Victoria Ingram, Julie Norkus and Evelyn Cook. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Survivors include nephews, Alexander Waitkus of Virginia Beach, Va., John Norkus Jr. of Florida, Danny Ingram of Aurora and Robert Waitkus of Thomas; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Ms. Waitkus’ occupation was housekeeper. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, in St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church at Thomas with Fr. Timothy Grassi as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 7 and 8 Aug 2006.

Justice E. Walton
Justice Edward Walton, 87, a resident of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, May 23, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital at Buckhannon.
He was born Feb. 8, 1919, at Pickens, a son of the late Richard Baxter Walton and Flora Helmick Walton.
On March 10, 1946, he was married to Ada Louise Campbell Walton, who preceded him in death March 27, 1988.
Surviving are four daughters, Dolores Loudin and husband, Buck, of Buckhannon, Sue Pugh and husband, Ron, of Buckhannon, Kay Stone and husband, Dale, of Poway, Calif. and Lynn Linger and husband, William, of Buckhannon; three sons, Tex Walton and wife, Hazel, of Buckhannon, Robert D. Walton and wife, Linda, of Swannanoa, N.C. and Jim Walton and wife, Marilyn, of Buckhannon; one brother, Karl Walton of Buckhannon; 21 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were three brothers, Alvin Walton, Roy Walton and Foreman Walton; and two sisters, Leona Ellison and Beatrice Riggleman.
He was an auto mechanic for Upshur Motors and Christian by faith. He had been a supervisor at Buckhannon Brick Yard, manager of Red Stone Coal Tipple, truck driver for Cecil Cutright and Herb Price and mechanic for Bud Bennett, Slim and Bill Cook Pontiac and Soupy Campbell’s Upshur Motors. He had also worked at Southern States when it was on Main Street where Home Hardware is now and had don concrete and block work on the mausoleum at Heavner Cemetery and the swimming pool at Ev-en Breath Acres. He had helped build many streets in Buckhannon including Smithfield, Hart, Lincoln, Victoria Hill and Amalia Drive. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at the funeral home with the Rev. Billee Scott Mick officiating. Interment will follow in Heavner Cemetery at Buckhannon. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 25 May 2006.

Carl W. Wamsley
Carl Wayne Wamsley, 46, a former resident of Lavalette Avenue, Elkins, passed away at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at the home of his mother, Noami Wamsley, in Elkins.
At the request of the deceased his remains were cremated. A graveside service and interment of the cremains will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, 2006, in the Brick Church Cemetery near Huttonsville. The Rev. William Sullivan will officiate. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Carl Wayne Wamsley. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.   From 4 and 5 May 2006.

Carl W. Wamsley
Carl Wayne Wamsley, 46, a former resident of Lavalette Avenue, Elkins, passed away at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at the home of his mother, Naomi Wamsley, in Elkins.
At the request of the deceased his remains were cremated. A graveside service and interment of the cremains will be at 1 p.m. today at the Brick Church Cemetery near Huttonsville. The Rev. William Sullivan will officiate. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Carl Wayne Wamsley. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 6 May 2006.

Karrol R. Wamsley
Karrol R. Wamsley, 71, a resident of Adrian, died at 8:55 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2006, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 4, 1934, in Upshur County, a son of the late Ray Wamsley and Dolly Koon Wamsley.
Surviving are two daughters, Kristine Shoulders and husband, Russell, of Adrian and Billi West and husband, Shane, of Buckhannon; two sons, Darrel Wamsley and wife, Charlotte, of Buckhannon and Rick Wamsley and wife, Melody, of Yorba Linda, Calif.; six brothers, Jim Wamsley of Ohio, Ronnie Wamsley of Ellamore, Douglas Wamsley of Ellamore, Charlie Wamsley of Buckhannon, Danny Wamsley of Buckhannon and Tom Wamsley of Ellamore; two sisters, Arwanna Tenney of Ellamore and Glenna Fletcher of Ellamore; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were two daughters Shelby Elizabeth Wamsley and Deanna Ruth Wamsley; four brothers, Willard Ray Wamsley, Lorne O’Dell Wamsley, Garnett William Wamsley and Dennis Eugene Wamsley; and one sister, Helen Gower.
He was a mason at Bethlehem Mines Corp. and a Methodist by faith. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. He served in the U.S. Navy.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 31, at the funeral home with the Rev. Donald Butcher officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Union Church Cemetery near Buckhannon where military graveside services will be conducted by Buckhannon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663, Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion and Disabled American Veterans Chapters 5 & 36. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 29 Mar 2006.

Violet A. Wamsley
Violet Arlene Wamsley, 76, a resident of Buckhannon, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born Nov. 8, 1930, at Hall, a daughter of the late Charlie Smith Campbell and Ada Matilda Sothen Campbell.
On Aug. 10, 1968, she was married to James Ray Wamsley, who preceded her in death March 6, 1986.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews; two brothers, Wilbert Campbell and wife, Roslynn, of Garrettesville, Ohio, and Lafie Campbell and wife, Norma, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and three sisters, Judy Beer and husband, Ed, Juanita Adams and husband, Charlie, and Hazel Walton, all of Buckhannon.
Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Forest Campbell and Charlie Smith Campbell Jr.; and three sisters, Louise Walton, Beda Queen and Rosie Gibson.
She was a homemaker and a member of Upshur County Humane Society. She was a Methodist by faith.
Funeral services were Sunday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home with the Rev. Mitch Griffin officiating. Interment followed in Macedonia Church Cemetery at Buckhannon. 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.

Sharon L. Ward
Sharon Lee Ward, 59, a resident of Buckhannon, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, in Holbrook Nursing Home in Buckhannon.
She was born Aug. 20, 1946, at Alexander, a daughter of the late Forrest Dale and Rose Lee Phipps Bennett.
Surviving are one daughter, Debra Duvall of Inwood; one son, Phil Ward of Ohio; and five grandchildren, Brooke, Cameron, Philip, Conner and Cole.
Also preceding her in death was one sister, Isophene “Shortie” Wilfong.
She was a postal worker.
Viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Mark Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Dale Cemetery at Selbyville. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Sharon Lee Ward.  From 10 Aug 2006.

Fred G. Ware Jr.
Fred G. “Bear” Ware Jr., 58, of 127 Sago Road, Buckhannon, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, at Sago Mine No. 1.
Mr. Ware was born Feb. 20, 1947, at Adrian, a son of the late Fred G. Ware and Genieve Vance Ware.
He is survived by one daughter, Peggy (Ware) Cohen and husband, Aaron, of Buckhannon; one son, Darrell Ware of Buckhannon; five grandchildren, Kailyn Ware, Madison Ware, Abby Ware, Marc Adams and Hunter Cohen, all of Buckhannon; ex-wife, Brenda Newcomer of Strongsville, Ohio; and brother, David Ware of Adrian.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a special friend, Burma Hamner.
Mr. Ware was a coal miner for the International Coal Group. He was a member of the Sago Baptist Church.
Friends will be received Monday, Jan. 9, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sago Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 10 a.m. also at the church with the Rev. Wease Day officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Hinkleville.
The family of Fred G. “Bear” Ware Jr. requests that the media respect their privacy.  From 7 Jan 2006.

Larry Ware
Larry Ware, 57, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006.
Larry was born Nov. 13, 1948, a son of the late Gaylord and Russie Humphrey Ware.
Larry leaves behind a wife, E. Fay Lewis Ware; and three daughters and husbands, Gailene and Terry Knicely, Elaine and Craig Miller and Beverly and Brian Helmick. Also surviving are two granddaughters, Kelly Knicely and Sierra Helmick and three grandsons, Jason and Justin Knicely and Bradly Helmick. He is also survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Earl and Lottie Hanifan Lewis; one brother-in-law, Earl D. and wife, Carolyn Lewis; one sister-in-law, Hilda and husband, Don McNaughton; three sisters, Ellen McClain, Evelyn and husband, William Lemasters, and Brenda Hickman. Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins and loving caring friends also survive.
He was a Methodist by faith. Previously Larry worked at Upshur Coals and was currently employed by Sodexho at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Friends will be received at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 10 a.m. at the funeral chapel with the Rev. James Lang officiating. Interment will follow in Heavner Cemetery. Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  From 3 Jan 2006.

Tressie M. Ware
Tressie M. Ware, 93, a resident of Buckhannon, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at the home of her daughter in Buckhannon.
She was born Jan. 25, 1913, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Deco Tenney and Ivy Tenney Tenney.
On Oct. 12, 1933, she was united in marriage to James M. Ware, who preceded her in death April 13, 1989
Surviving are one daughter, Stella V. Ware Morris of Buckhannon; one son, Larel Ware of Kinsman, Ohio; one grandson, Willard Morris of Buckhannon; one granddaughter, Donna Wizniak of Perry, Ohio; two great-grandsons, Darrel Morris of Buckhannon and Jonathan Wizniak of Perry, Ohio; three great-granddaughters, Valerie Wizniak of Perry, Ohio, Jessica Morris and Sarah Nesbitt, both of Buckhannon; and one brother, Claude Tenney of Buckhannon.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Earl Ware; one grandson, Marvin Ware; one granddaughter, Shelia Morris; one great-grandson, Todd Morris; five brothers, Arnold Tenney, Oren Tenney, Luther Tenney, James Tenney and Lester Tenney; and one sister, Ursula Tenney.
She was a homemaker.
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, Feb. 28, at the funeral home with the Rev. Wease Day officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery at Tallmansville. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.   From 27 Feb 2006.

Ray A. Ware
Ray Alan Ware, 62, a resident of Savannah, Ga., passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2006, in Savannah.
He was born Oct. 20, 1943, at Huttonsville, a son of the late Delmar G. Ware and Naomi Ruth Wilson Ware.
He is survived by one daughter, Tiffany O’Brien of Winsted, Conn; three brothers, Joy Ware and Newton Ware, both of Huttonsville and Harold Ware of Mill Creek; and a sister, Mae E. Shiflett of Orrville, Ohio.
Also preceding him in death was a brother, Robert Ware.
Mr. Ware was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was employed as a truck driver prior to his retirement.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at the Brick Church Cemetery near Huttonsville. The Rev. Harold Swecker will officiate and interment will follow. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Ray Alan Ware. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 17 May 2006.

Danny T. Warner
Danny Thomas Warner, 54, a resident of Circleville, died Tuesday, June 20, 2006, at Edinburg, Va. in Shenandoah County.
He was born July 31, 1951, at Petersburg, a son of Arvil William Warner, who preceded him in death April 5, 1995, and Cynthia Jane Nelson Warner, who survives at Cherry Grove.
Also surviving are one daughter, Heather Warner of Montrose; one son, Keynon Warner of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Teresa L. Mauzy of Churchville, Va., and Lois Ann Warner of Cherry Grove; and four brothers, Charles Warner of Franklin, Allen Warner of Cherry Grove, Frank Warner of Caldwell and Carl Warner of Circleville.
He was a 1970 graduate of Circleville High School and graduated from West Virginia University as a landscape engineer. He was a logger, landscaper and trucker.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Bill Cox officiating. Interment will follow in North Fork Memorial Cemetery at Riverton. Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin is in charge of the arrangements.  From 23 Jun 2006. 

Flornie M. Warner
Flornie Mae Warner, 87, a former resident of Montrose and a resident of the Good Samaritan Center in Belington, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006, in Broaddus Hospital in Philippi.
She was born June 19, 1919, at Bartow, a daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Bennett and the late Ella Mae Lambert Bennett.
On July 27, 1941, she was married to Noah Warner, who preceded her in death Dec. 24, 1998.
Surviving are a sister, Sallie Tingler of Montrose, and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death were one sister, Monna Simmons; and five brothers, Lester, Ezra, Elmer, Raymond and Roscoe Bennett.
Mrs. Warner was a homemaker and an Apostolic by faith.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. William Morring officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Flornie May Warner. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 7 Dec 2006.

Gerald S. Warner
Mr. Gerald S. “Jurl” Warner, 74, a resident of Eglon and a patient in Devlin Manor at Cumberland, Md., passed away at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday at the manor.
He was born June 18, 1931, at Whitmer, a son of the late Adam Harness and Jessie Elza Warner.
He had never married.
Surviving are a brother, Charles E. Warner of Harrisonburg, Va.; six nieces, Ruth Miller of New Market, Va., Debra Warner of Harrisonburg, Va., Kathryn Tipton of Norfolk, Va., Shirley Campbell of Elkton, Va., Melody White of Broadway, Va., and Miriam Hedrick of Seneca Rocks; and a nephew, Douglas Warner of Fulks Run, Va. Several great-nieces and nephews also survive. Also preceding him in death was one brother, one sister and a niece, Charlotte Weatherholtz.
Mr. Warner worked for many years on the family farm and was a member of Whitmer Church of God.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, from the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Eli Hostetler will officiate and interment will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery near Whitmer. Memorial contributions may be made to Tucker County Senior Center, 206 Third St., Parsons, W.Va. 26287 in memory of Mr. Warner. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Gerald S. “Jurl” Warner. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 10 Mar 2006.

Lee O. Warner
Lee Owen Warner, 98, of Franklin, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va.
Friends called Sunday at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home with the Rev. Calvin Bailey and Elder David Hartman officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Kimble Funeral Home services.  From 9 Oct 2006.

Charles J. Watson
Charles J. Watson, 80, of Brandywine, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2006.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. Funeral services will be a 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home chapel with Pastors Craig and Wendy Richter officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery at Brandywine with military services conducted by Pendleton County Veterans Honor Guard. Arrangements by Kimble Funeral Home.  From 20 Feb 2006.

Retha B. Waugh
Retha B. Waugh, 85, of Buckhannon, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, in her home under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice of Buckhannon.
She was born March 17, 1921, at Webster Springs, the daughter of the late Oley Williams and Donna Sears Williams.
On July 10, 1948, she was married to John C. Waugh, who survives in Buckhannon.
Also surviving are one daughter, Shirley (Waugh) Hudak of Buckhannon; one grandson, John Paul Hudak of Buckhannon; one brother, Eugene Williams of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Williams and Corbet Williams.
She was a homemaker and attended Liberty Baptist Church in Buckhannon.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at the funeral home with Pastor Beryl McKisic officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Dale Church Cemetery at Selbyville. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 20 Dec 2006.

Ruby J. Waugh
Ruby J. Waugh, 94, a resident of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, in Crestview Manor at Jane Lew.
She was born Jan. 29, 1912, at French Creek, a daughter of the late Robert W. Hamner and Myrtle Burr Hamner.
On Jan. 12, 1929, she was married to Norman F. Waugh, who preceded her in death Oct. 29, 2004.
Surviving are two grandsons, Robert Waugh of Weston and Mark Waugh of Columbus, Ohio; one granddaughter, Cheryl Steele of Columbus, Ohio; three great-grandsons, Jeff Waugh of Lavalette, Chris Waugh of Chicago, Ill., and Taylor Steele of Columbus, Ohio; three great-granddaughters, Andrea Waugh, Haley Waugh and Madison Waugh, all of Columbus, Ohio; two great-great-granddaughters, Dulaney Waugh and Cassidy Waugh, both of Lavalette; and one sister, Maxine Strader of Buckhannon.
Also preceding her in death was one son, Robert H. Waugh Sr.
She was a beautician and attended Reger Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a member of Brushy Fort Extension Homemakers Club and a lifetime member of Fern Rebekah Lodge.
Friends will be received at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home Saturday from noon to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Clifford West will officiate and interment will follow in Weston Masonic Cemetery at Weston. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 24 Feb 2006.

Wanda Waybright
Wanda Lee Waybright, 65, of Frank, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at her home.
Born Aug. 25, 1940, at Bartow, she was the daughter of the late Elmer B. and Violet of Oxley Hoover.
She was a born-again Christian, was a singer for God and the the Canaan Crusaders and played the Q-cord. She was a cook for the Hermitage Restaurant and for Mountain Mart.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvey M. Waybright, in 1994; and a brother-in-law, William H. Galford.
Surviving are one daughter, Trena Dawn Carr and husband, Brett, of Durbin; one son Michael Lee Waybright and wife, Carola, of Arbovale; two sisters, Barbara Alice Sacks and husband, Bruce of Bethlehem, Ga., and Twila Sue Shifflett and husband, James, of Frank; two granddaughters, Tonya Jones and Kindra Carr; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the funeral home with the Rev. Pastor Ralph Summerfield and the Rev. Gary Reynolds officiating.
Interment will follow in Wilmoth Cemetery. Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.  From 27 May 2006.

Jackie L. Weaver
Jackie Lynn Weaver, 51, a resident of Mt. Liberty Road, Philippi, passed away Jan. 2, 2006, in the Sago mine disaster in Tallmansville.
Mr. Weaver was born Jan. 5, 1954, in Philippi, a son of the late Oliver Perry and Evelyn Dorothy Sinsel Weaver. Mr. Weaver was united in marriage Sept. 5, 1992, to Charlotte Poe Weaver, who survives at Mt. Liberty Road in Philippi.
Also surviving is one daughter, Rebecca Sue Weaver Wolfe of Philippi; one son, Justin Tyler Weaver, at home; one sister, Linda Lou Kimble of Franklin; two stepsisters, Beverly Ann Pyles of Grafton and Hilda Jean Jones of Ohio; three brothers, Perry W. Weaver Jr., Mark Allen Weaver and Jeffrey Neal Weaver, all of Philippi; two stepbrothers, Ron Skidmore of Moatsville and Don Weaver of Monongah; two grandchildren, Gavin Isaac Wolfe and Dylan Christopher Wolfe; a special nephew, George E. McCauley Jr., and several other nieces and nephews.
Mr. Weaver is also survived by many coal mine brothers.
Mr. Weaver was preceded in death by one son, Jackie Lynn Weaver Jr., and a half-brother, Eddie Skidmore.
Mr. Weaver was an experienced coal miner and was employed by Sago Coal Mines as a maintenace man. Mr. Weaver was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors. Mr. Weaver was a member of the Corley United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home at 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi on Saturday, Jan. 7, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Jan. 8, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., the service hour, with the Rev. Destry Daniels and the Rev. Arden Beck officiating. Interment will follow in the Barbour Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memory contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C., 20013, or Corley United Methodist Church Needy Fund, in care of Jane Ann Weese, Route 4, Philippi, W.Va., 26416. Wright Funeral Home Services.  From 7 Jan 2006.

John L. Weese
Mr. John Lee Weese, 52, a resident of Kings Run Road, Beverly, passed away at 3:45 a.m. Monday, June 5, 2006, at his home.
He was born Oct. 13, 1953, in Elkins, a son of the late Arnold Jackson and Lorene Ward Stalnaker Weese.
Surviving are a son, Billy Lee Weese of Philippi; a daughter, Christy Shanabarger of Philippi; two sisters, Susan Blankenship of Beverly and Linda Phillips of Elkins. Five grandchildren also survive.
John was a carpenter and was employed by Phares Construction at the time of his illness.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 8, from the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli will officiate and interment will follow in the Weese Cemetery near Beverly. Memorial Contributions may be made to Mountain Hospice, 1600 Crim Ave., Belington, W.Va. 26250 in memory of Mr. Weese. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. John Lee Weese. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 6 Jun 2006.

Leo B. Weese
Leo Bert Weese, 92, a resident of the Harpertown community of Elkins and more recently a resident of Nella’s Inc. at Crystal Springs, departed this life Monday afternoon, July 17, 2006, in the nursing home. He had been in declining health.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Leo Bert Weese. Condolences may be made to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 18 Jul 2006.

Leo Bert Weese
Leo Bert Weese, 92, a resident of the Harpertown Community, Elkins since 1949, and since 2003 a resident of Nella’s Inc. at Crystal Springs, departed this life Monday afternoon, July 17, 2006, in the nursing home. He had been in declining health.
He was born Monday, Sept. 29, 1913, at Elkins, a son of the late William Dallas Weese and Maggie Belle McArdle Weese.
On Sept. 18, 1937, at Elkins, he was married to the former Edna Lenora Stevenson, who preceded him in death, June 23, 1999.
Surviving are one daughter, Janette Ruth Weese Poling and husband, Lawrence Dale, of Havelock, N.C.; one son, Leo Dewayne Weese of Stalnaker Run Road, Elkins; two sisters, Bessie G. Weese Moore of Florence, S.C. and Jessie B. Weese Mossman of Grapevine, Texas; four grandchildren, Tammy Lee Poling of Havelock, N.C., Monty Dale Poling of Beaufort, N.C., Cindy Kay Weese DeMotto of Elkins and Leo Timothy Weese of Elkins; four great-grandchildren, April Marie Drum of Cornelius, N.C., Emily Marie DeMotto of Elkins, Clarisa Ann Weese of Morganton, N.C. and Leo Hunter Weese of Elkins; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and wife are three brothers, George W., C. Fred and W. C. "Ted" Weese; one sister, Iva Mae Weese Thayer; one half brother, Calvin "Barney" Ray; one half sister, Loretta Ray Stickney; and his daughter-in-law, Wanda Moats Weese.
He attended the schools of Elkins and Greene, Kan. and began working for the Western Maryland Railroad as a fireman in February 1934. He retired as an engineer in June 1975 with more than 40 years of faithful service, which included 12 years in the former town of Spruce in Pocahontas County. He was raised in the Methodist faith and in latter years attended the Leading Creek Primitive Baptist Church at Montrose, along with his wife. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors. All who knew him can honestly say, "He was truly one of the last of the great mountain men."
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel Thursday, July 20, at 11 a.m. Elder Lewis Johnson and Elder Hubert Sears will officiate and interment will follow in Leading Creek Primitive Baptist Cemetery at Montrose. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Leo Bert Weese. Condolences may be made to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 19 Jul 2006.

Nora E. Weese
Nora Edna Morrison Weese, 78, a resident of 1013 S. Henry Ave., Elkins, passed away at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
She was born Aug. 20, 1927, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Foley E. and Bessie L. Pritt Morrison.
On Feb. 25, 1961, at Oakland, Md., she was married to Blaine Weese, who survives in Elkins.
Also surviving are a brother, Ralph E. Morrison of Akron, Ohio; and a sister, Norma A. Bodkins of Elkins.
Also preceding her in death were three sisters, Elsie White, Elaine Morrison and Gael O’Hare; and two brothers, McLake “Mac” Morrison and Alton Morrison.
Mrs. Weese was a graduate of Elkins High School and worked for the G.C. Murphy Co., Reidbord Brothers, Montgomery Ward and for Stone and Thomas at the time of her retirement. She was a member of the Montgomery Ward Retired Employees Organization, the Randolph County Senior Center, where she served for years as the piano accompanist for the Melody Chorus. She was a member of the Coffman Chapel Church, where she provided the music that all of the members came to love. She taught many to play the piano, and with her music, was a beacon shedding her love and light wherever she went. She had a true love for all and never spoke an unkind word against anyone. Her life was one we would all do well to emulate.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Charles Arnold and the Rev. William Sullivan officiating. Interment will follow in American Legion’s Little Arlington Cemetery near Elkins. Memorial contributions may be made to the Randolph County Cancer Support Group, P.O. Box 2361, Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mrs. Weese. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Nora Edna Morrison Weese.  From 10 Aug 2006.

Nora E. Weese
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Charles Arnold and the Rev. William Sullivan officiating. Interment will follow in American Legion’s Little Arlington Cemetery near Elkins. Memorial contributions may be made to the Randolph County Cancer Support Group, P.O. Box 2361, Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mrs. Weese. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Nora Edna Morrison Weese.  From 11 Aug 2006.

Rodger O. Weese
Rodger Orland Weese, 58, of Cabins, died Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.
Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ on Redman Street in Petersburg with Pastor Calvin Redman officiating. Family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery at Petersburg. Schaeffer Funeral Home services.  From 22 Jun 2006. 

James E. Welcome
James Earl Welcome, infant son of Sophia Zoe Newton-Welcome of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his father, Sam Augustus Welcome or Fairfax, Va., a brother, Jalen Caleb Welcome of Buckhannon and maternal grandparents Johnie and Bernetta Driver of Calif..
The family requested cremation services, and a private family service will be held at a later date.
Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for James Earl Welcome.  From 4 Nov 2006.

James Welker
James Welker, 72, a resident of High Street, passed away at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for James Welker. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 8 Nov 2006.

James E. Welker
James Edward Welker, 72, a resident of High Street in Elkins, passed away at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at his residence following a long battle with diabetes.
He was born May 30, 1934, at Elwood, Ind., a son of the late Jennis “Bud” Welker and Bessie Smith Welker.
On Nov. 20, 1954, he was united in marriage to the former Geneva Olive Bennett, who survives in Elkins.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Catherine Wenzel and husband, Jeff, of Elkins, Sheila Rexrode and husband, Robert, of Coalton and Dana Wood and husband, Brian, of Norton. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Joshua Wenzel and wife, Erin, of Ft. Drum, N.Y., Tiffany Wenzel of Elkins, Misty Warner of Coalton, Jamie Warner and wife, Jessica, of Dailey, Kessie and Ian Kelley of Coalton, Ashley and Tyler Wood of Norton; and two great-grandchildren, Hunter Wenzel of Ft. Drum, N.J., and Haley Warner of Dailey. Three nieces, Judith Rusk of Cuyohoga Falls, Ohio, Margie Alkire of Mexico and Ginny Williams of Ohio also survive.
Preceding him in death was one sister, Patricia Howell.
Mr. Welker had a bachelor of science degree in education. He began his teaching career at Beverly High School and then transferred to Elkins High School, where he taught, was assistant football coach and coached basketball and track. He worked for Appalachian Mental Health Center for 25 years until his retirement. He was also an active member of the Fraternal Order of Police where he was president several times. He was an avid hunter who never missed a deer camp. He also loved to go camping with his family and fishing with his buddies.
At Mr. Welker’s request, his remains will be cremated. The family will receive friends Monday, Nov. 13, at Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Monday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Ellis Conley officiating. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for James Edward Welker. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 9 Nov 2006.

James E. Welker
James Edward Welker, 72, a resident of High Street, passed away at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at his residence following a long battle with diabetes.
At Mr. Welker’s request, his remains were cremated. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. today in Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. today from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Ellis Conley officiating. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for James Edward Welker. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 13 Nov 2006. 

Verlin E. Wells
Verlin Elvis Wells, 84 , a resident of Valley Bend, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Verlin Elvis Wells. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 14 Feb 2006. 

Verlin Wells
Verlin Wells, 84, a resident of Knapp Road, Valley Bend, passed away at his home Monday, Feb. 13, 2006 after an extended illness.
He was born Dec. 6, 1921, at Huntington, a son of the late Joshua M. and Maude Bunn Wells.
In September 1941, he was married to Lorraine Burcham, who passed away Dec. 5, 1966, at Newark, Ohio. On March 10, 1979, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Julian, who survives at Valley Bend.
Two brothers, Lovelle Ray Wells and Woodrow Wells, and a sister, Lorene Aills, preceded him in death.
He is survived by one daughter, Connie Ozee and husband, Bobby Ozee, of Kerens, whom he loved as a son. Granddaughter, Samantha Ozee-Voda and husband, George Voda, and their son, Joseph Voda, of Petersburg, Va.; two sons, Larry Wells of East Dailey and Mark Wells of Valley Bend; and one brother, Forest Wells of Scottown, Ohio, also survive.
Mr. Wells attended the schools of Cabell County, graduating from Barboursville High School with the class of 1940. He went to work for the C&O Railroad on Aug. 16, 1940, and worked until January 1964. He left the railroad because of bad health. He then moved to Granville, Ohio, where he owned a securities company and insurance bureau. He retired in 1975 due to illness, and moved to Valley Bend. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, at first in the Atlantic Theater then moving through the Panama Canal to the Pacific Theater. He was aboard the USS Griggs APA 110 at Okinawa when the war ended. He then took occupation troops to Japan. He was discharged Dec. 4, 1945, at San Diego, Calif., and returned to Huntington. He was a Protestant by faith, a life member of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was loved deeply and will be greatly missed.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Frank Long and the Rev. Bernard Teter officiating. Interment will follow in the American Legion’s Little Arlington Cemetery near Elkins, 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. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Verlin Wells. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 15 Feb 2006.

Edna M. Wentz
Edna Marie Wentz, 72, a resident of 212 Chestnut St., Baughman Towers, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
She was born June 13, 1934, at Beverly, a daughter of the late Gilbert “Bo” and Eva N. (Simmions) Lewis.
She was united in marriage, Oct. 22, 1954, to DeWayne F. Wentz, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Anita M. and husband, Robert D. Westfall, of Buckhannon, Sylvia L. Wentz and Chirstina F. Wentz, both of Philippi; one son, Kelvin D. Wentz of Philippi; two sisters, Shirley and husband, Keith Coontz, and Pauline Lewis, all of Elkins; three brothers, Don Eddie and wife, Anita Lewis, of Barstow, Calif., Jimmy and wife, Louis Lewis, and Danny and wife, Patty Lewis, all of Philippi; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Mrs. Wentz was a homemaker and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour with speaker Robert “Buck” True officiating. Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery at Hall. Wright Funeral Home services.  From 16 Nov 2006. 

David H. Werner
Mr. David Harold Werner, 79, a resident of 309 Sturmer St. in Belington, departed this life at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006, at his residence. He had been in declining health for quite sometime.
He was born Oct. 15, 1926, at Grafton, a son of the late William Ray “Red” Werner and Agnes Gertrude Rohrobaugh Werner.
On June 3, 1949, he was united in marriage to the former Anna Margaret “Peggy” Corley, who survives at their home.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Werner is survived by one son, Timmy Werner at home; and one daughter, Peggy Ann Werner of Norfolk, Va. Several nieces and nephews also survive, including a special nephew, David Cordi of Medina, Ohio; and two special ladies whom Mr. Werner thought of as his daughters.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family being preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
He was a graduate of Belington High School, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in the Pacific from 1943 to 1947 during World War II. He had been a civil service employee for the U.S. Army, where he worked as a radar electronics repairer and installer in Norfolk, Va., until his retirement. He was presently attending the Silent Grove Church of Philippi.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the Fraternal Cemetery with the Rev. Bryan Headley officiating. The presentation of the American flag will be conducted by the American Legion Post 44 of Philippi. Interment will then follow. Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. David Harold Werner.  From 26 January 2006.

Isephine Westfall
Isephine Mina Westfall, 95, a resident of Buckhannon, died at 9:06 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at her home.
She was born March 18, 1911, at Centralia, a daughter of the late Jonce Camden Barker and Georgia Ochletree Barker.
On Nov. 17, 1928, she was married to Freeman Westfall, who preceded her in death Oct. 29, 2001.
Surviving are three sons, Bennie Westfall and wife, Alice, of Morgantown, Jerry Freeman Westfall and wife, Carol, of Charleston and David Allen Westfall and wife, Carol, of Stonewood; one daughter, Martha J. Cerullo and husband, Mike, of Buckhannon; five grandsons, Michael Westfall of Buckhannon, Jody Westfall of Greensboro, N.C., Mark Westfall of Buckhannon, Bradley Westfall of Grafton and Brandon M. Cerullo of Baltimore, Md.; three granddaughters, Debra L. Rauh of Washington, D.C., Anissa Fetty of Buckhannon and Rebecca L. Vincent of Fairmont; one stepgranddaughter, Andrea Drapela of Leesburg, Pa.; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were one son, William Burton Westfall; two stepgrandsons, Darrell Gene Hawkins II and James Walter Hawkins; two brothers, Herbert Barker and Ben Barker; five sisters, Mary Hickman, Gertrude Hinchman, Geraldine Gibson, Leon Wyant and Leatha Winters; and a half sister, Linkie.
She was a homemaker and attended Mt. Hope United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the funeral home with the Rev. Ressie Robison officiating. Interment will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park at Buckhannon. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 24 Nov 2006. 

Lovie J. Westfall
Lovie Jane Westfall, 90, a resident of Ireland, died Friday, June 9, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital.
She was born Aug. 7, 1915, at Braxton County, the daughter of the late Ernest and Amelia Ann Spitler Mallett.
Mrs. Westfall was married to Roy C. Westfall, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are five daughters, Glenna Craig and husband, Rick, Coda Sanders and husband, Gary, and Carrie Skinner and husband, Terry, all of Buckhannon, Goldie Harris of Poland, Ohio and Rhoda Swartz and husband, Fred, of New Middletown, Ohio; two sons, Troy Mallett and companion, Julia, of Arizona and Roger Westfall of Ireland; six grandchildren and several great- grandchildren; and two sisters, Maxine Douglas of Ohio and Violet Maul of Clarksburg.
Preceding her in death besides her husband were three brothers and one sister.
Mrs. Westfall was a Methodist by faith and a homemaker. She loved quilting, canning and gardening.
Friends were received Sunday at Alkire Funeral Chapel in Ireland. Services were at 2 p.m. today at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Donald Butcher presiding. Interment followed in Heaston Ridge Cemetery. Alkire Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements for Lovie Jane Westfall.  From 12 Jun 2006.

Donnie E. Whetzel
Donnie E. “Boonie” Whetzel, 34, of Maysville, died Sunday, March 12, 2006, at his residence.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday  at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m.  Thursday at the funeral home with the Revs. Stephen B. Landis and Lynn Rohrbaugh officiating. Interment will follow in Lahmansville Cemetery at Lahmansville. Schaeffer Funeral Home services.  From 14 Mar 2006.

Harvey C. Whetzel
Harvey C. Whetzel, 80, of Franklin, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006, at his home.
Friends may call after 8 a.m. Friday at Kimble Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Ludwick officiating. Burial will be at Cherry Hill Cemetery at Upper Tract. Kimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 5 Jan 2006. 

Toby K. Whetzel
Toby K. Whetzel, 55, of Arthur, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006 at his home.
Family will be received today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Schaffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Maysville Bible Bretheren Church, Maysville. Officiating will be Pastor Lynn Durbin and Pastor Lynn Rohrbaugh. Burial will follow at the Lahmansville Cemetery in Lahmansville.  From 9 Dec 2006. 

C. Mitchell White
Carney Mitchell White, 55, a resident of Heavener Acres, Elkins, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, May 10, 2006, at his home. He had been in declining health.
He was born Friday, June 16, 1950, at Elkins, a son of the late Charlie Levi White and Genevieve Marcella White.
He was formerly married to Schonna Phillips White, who survives at Elkins.
Also surviving are two sons, Lorren Junior “J.R.” Sturms and Michael Shane White, both of Elkins; two daughters, Nancy G. Yokum and Sherry M. White, both of Elkins; two brothers, Charles Glenn “Spider” White and wife, Hilda, of Parsons and David Allen White and wife, Ann, of Philippi; one sister, Carolyn White Plum and husband, Jack, of Hambleton; 13 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents were one daughter, Tammy Lynn Taylor; and one brother, Michael Sullivan “Hairbear” White.
He attended the schools of Tucker and Randolph counties, was a pipeliner for the River’s Construction Co. of Texas and was a truck driver for West Virginia Paving. He was an avid outdoorsman and had a great love for animals.
Friends will be received at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins Saturday, May 13, from noon to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Kevin Gainer will officiate and cremation will follow. Interment will follow at a later date at Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Carney Mitchell White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 11 May 2006.

C. Mitchell White
Friends will be received at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins Saturday, May 13, from noon to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Kevin Gainer will officiate and cremation will follow. Interment will follow at a later date at Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Carney Mitchell White.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 12 and 13 May 2006.

Coy A. White
Mr. Coy A. White, 87, a resident of Elkins, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 27, 2006, at his home.
He was born April 3, 1919, at Harman, a son of the late Jay Parsons White and the late Emmaline Woodford White.
On Oct 11, 1972, at Oakland, Md., he was married to Reba Mae Hammer White, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Donald Eugene White of Maryland; a daughter, Diane Beckett of Maryland; sisters, Lillian Eva Wilson of Brighton, Colo. and Arneth Hammer of Elkins. Two stepsons, Roger A. Hammer and wife, Janet, of Maryland and Steven E. Hammer and wife, Joy, of Texas; and a stepdaughter, Augusta Hammer of Maryland also survive.
Also preceding him in death was a sister, Lila B. Biller; and six brothers, Leo, Reggie, Julian, Blake, Hobert and Fred White.
Mr. White attended the schools of Randolph County and was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a patrolman for the United States Park Police in Washington, D.C., where he chauffeured Robert Kennedy on several occasions. Mr. White was a Presbyterian by faith.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Saturday, July 1, he will be moved to Mountain State Memorial Gardens mausoleum where a graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sister Mary Ella Morrison will officiate. Presentation of the American flag will be made by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice in memory of Mr. White. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Coy A. White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 29 Jun 2006.

Coy A. White
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Saturday, July 1, he will be moved to Mountain State Memorial Gardens mausoleum where a graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sister Mary Ella Morrison will officiate. Presentation of the American flag will be made by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice in memory of Mr. White. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Coy A. White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 30 Jun 2006.

Coy A. White
Friends were received Friday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Today he will be moved to Mountain State Memorial Gardens mausoleum where a graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sister Mary Ella Morrison will officiate. Presentation of the American flag will be made by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice in memory of Mr. White. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Coy A. White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com. From 1 Jul 2006.

David A. White
David Allen White, 58, of Winchester, Va., formerly of Elkins, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at his residence
A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Stover Funeral Home in Strasburg, Va., with the Rev. William C. Taylor officiating. Richard “Dick” Pyles of Elkins will be an honorary pallbearer. Stover Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 13 Mar 2006.

Dorsie White
Dorsie “Jack” White, 65, of Leroy Township, passed away April 27, 2006, in Lake East Hospital at Painesville, Ohio.
He was born June 25, 1940, at Elkins, a son of Dorsey P. White and Annette Wicford White, who survive.
Also surviving are his wife, Marlene Dingle White; one daughter, Jayne Bandclow; two sons, Jack White and Randy White; and six grandchildren. Four sisters and four brothers also survive.
One daughter, Jill White, preceded him in death.
He was employed by Glenn Distributors. Mr. White was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7939 in Leroy Township, Ohio. He enjoyed camping, fishing, the outdoors and his grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday, May 1, at Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home of Painesville, Ohio. Burial followed at the Williams Cemetery in Leroy Township, Ohio. The family asks that memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society Eastern Area, 7861 Crile Road, Concord Township, Ohio 44077 or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 5001 Mayfield Road, Suite 111, Cleveland, Ohio 44124. This announcement is through the courtesy of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Dorsie “Jack” White.  From 8 May 2006.

Dorsie P. White
Dorsie P. White, 91, a resident of Leroy Township, Ohio, passed away Nov. 29, 2006, in Hospice House in Cleveland, Ohio.
He was born Aug. 24, 1915, at Job, a son of the late Perry and Lucy (Hartman) White.
He is survived by his wife, Annette Weiford White, whom he married Dec. 26, 1936; sons, Jerry (Denise) White, Bob (Pam) White, Greg (Lynn) White and Dennis (Cheral) White; daughters, Ann (Jim) Burns, Karen (Ray) Sandor, Bettie Dye and Debra White; daughter-in-law, Marlene White; 24 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, D. “Jack” White, who passed away April 27, 2006; one son-in-law, Delbert Dye; two brothers; and three sisters.
He retired in 1981 from Lubrizol. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Calling hours will be Sunday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home in Painesville, Ohio. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio. Tom Chapman of Leroy Community Chapel will officiate. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery in Leroy Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 5786 Heisley Road, Mentor, Ohio 44060. For information and directions, visit www.spear-mulqueeny.com. Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Dorsie P. White.   From 1 Dec 2006.

Joyce A. White
Joyce Ann White, 59, of Thomas, passed away Nov. 8, 2006, at her home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Joyce A. White.  From 9 Nov 2006.

Joyce A. White
Joyce Ann White, 59, of Thomas, passed away Nov. 8, 2006, at her home.
She was born March 22, 1947, at Thomas, a daughter of the late Olie Luther Carr and Gladys May Shaffer Carr.
She is survived by her husband, Ernest O. White; one son, Ernest O. “Bud” White II of Madison; two daughters, Eloise White and Jennifer White, both of Thomas; two brothers, Gerald R. Carr of Mayville, N.D., and David M. Carr of Waldorf, Md.; three sisters, Betty Moore of Waldorf, Md., Dolores McCutcheon of Lookout and Evelyn Armentrout of Hughesville, Md.; six grandchildren, Jessica, Kayla, Michael, Kara, Krista and Levi White; and one great-grandchild, Zobiana Dillsworth.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles L. and Donald E. Carr.
Joyce worked as a cook at Barney Gedwillis Mt. Top Senior Center. She was a member of Blackwater Rebekah Lodge 274 where she served as Past Grand Noble and Past District Deputy, Walter Chapter 43 Order of the Eastern Star, Fraternal Order of Eagles 936 Ladies Auxiliary, Red Hat Ladies, was a volunteer of Friends of Cortland Acres Nursing Home, Mt. Top Outpost Library committee, Mt. Top Senior Center travel committee and was a member of the Church of the Wilderness.
Friends will be received at Hinkle Funeral Home today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the funeral home with Pastor Pam Scott officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 10 Nov 2006.

Nancy L. White
Nancy L. White went home to the mansion prepared for her Sunday, March 19, 2006, after a long fight against cancer.
She was born Jan. 11, 1954, at Huntington, a daughter of the late Bill and Billie Duke.
She was also preceded in death by an aunt, Dorothy Jeffries.
Nancy’s life was one of service to others in thanksgiving to her Lord Jesus Christ. She worked as a respiratory therapist at the Huntington Veterans Hospital, where she met her husband, Gordon. Following their union, Nancy went to work at Branches where she advocated for victims of domestic violence and also, at times, as the house mother, friend and defender to many women and children. She was a member and elder of Spring Valley Presbyterian Church serving on various committees, teaching Sunday school for children and singing in the choir. Nancy was a member of Huntington Downtown Lions Club, serving as an officer and secretary. She joyfully sang with the chorus of Sweet Adelines. Nancy also served on the board of directors for Stepping Stones Inc., helping the youth of Wayne and surrounding counties.
She is survived by her husband, Gordon White of Huntington; brother and sister-in-law, Chuck and Connie Duke of Beaufort, S.C., and their children, Carrie Duke and Cathy Palumbo; sister, Darla Lunsford of Hilton Head, S.C., and her children, Bryan, Greg and Amanda Lunsford; mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. White of Elkins; many cousins and friends; a special friend, Mike Wilson; and a special puppy, Peppy.
A joyful service celebrating her life and resurrection of Jesus Christ will be at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church in Huntington at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, followed by time together with friends and family in the church’s fellowship hall. Family guestbook at www.klingelcarpenter.com  From 21 Mar 2006.

Paul A. White
Paul A. White, 82, a resident of Buckhannon, died at 2:22 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at his home in Buckhannon.
He was born July 10, 1924, at Buckhannon, a son of the late Sherman White and Dessie Rohr White.
On Nov. 12, 1948, he was married to Mildred Jane Jack White, who survives at Buckhannon.
He is also survived by one daughter, Mary Jane Jack and husband, Bob, of Buckhannon; two sons, David E. White and wife, Janice, of Bellingham, Wash., and Paul Robert White and wife, Rose, of Kittanning, Pa.; three grandson, Brian Jack and wife, Stephanie, and Jason Jack, all of Buckhannon, and Paul Andrew White of Kittanning, Pa.; four granddaughters, Nicole Coe and husband, Tim, of Buckhannon, Jennifer White and Danielle White of Kittanning, Pa., and Amanda Purdie of Bellingham, Wash.; and seven great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were three brothers, Walter White, Herbert White and Okey John White; and three sisters, Eunice Kirk, Musean Paladino and Sylvia Cole.
He had been employed by White’s TV Repair and attended Sand Run Baptist Church.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. He will lie in state Saturday, Oct. 21, at Sand Run Baptist Church from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m, the funeral hour, with the Rev. Donald Butcher officiating. Interment will follow in Sand Run Baptist Church Cemetery at Excelsior. Condolences may be made to the family of Paul White at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 19 Oct 2006.

Reba M. White
Reba Mae Hammer White, 83, a resident of Elkins and a patient in Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 13, 2006, in the center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Reba Mae Hammer White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.   From 14 Aug 2006.

Reba M. White
Reba Mae Hammer White, 83, a resident of Elkins, passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 13, 2006, in Elkins Regional Convalescent Center.
She was born Dec. 12, 1922, at Huttonsville, a daughter of the late William Weaver Wilt and the late Roseanne Ellen Hamrick Wilt.
On Oct. 11, 1972, at Oakland, Md., she was married to Coy A. White, who preceded her in death on June 27, 2006.
Surviving are two sons, Roger A. Hammer and wife, Janet, of Maryland and Steven E. Hammer and wife, Joy, of Texas; a daughter, Augusta Hammer of Maryland; one stepson, Donald Eugene White of Maryland; and a stepdaughter, Diane Beckett of Maryland. Two sisters, Mona Guinevere Harmon of Peoria, Ariz. and Phyllis Pearl Thompson of Elkins; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren also survive.
Also preceding her in death were two sisters, Genevieve Ellen Isner and Virginia Lee Duggar.
Mrs. White attended the schools of Randolph County and was employed as a secretary for Dr. Herbert Bricken, prior to her retirement. She was a Presbyterian by faith.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, in Mountain State Memorial Gardens with Sister Mary Ella Morrison officiating. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Reba Mae Hammer White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 15 Aug 2006.

Richard White
Mr. Richard “Dick”White, 65, a resident of Clendenin, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at his home following a short illness.
He was born May 23, 1941, at Job, a son of the late Melvin and Maggie Champ White.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth I. White of Clendenin; daughters, Deborah Simmons and husband, Luther, and Virginia Stewart Kennedy and Linda George, all of Clendenin; three sisters, Juanita Vandevender of Kerens, Peg Brown of Baltimore, Md., and Gladys Trujello of Oxford, N.C.; two brothers, Jimmie White of Arizona and Paul White of Baltimore; and grandchildren, Amanda, Vincent, Zachary, Maggie and Tabitha.
Also preceding him in death were two sisters, Helen Cook and Linda Wetzel; and two brothers, Harry and French White.
Mr. White was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and worked as a service coordinator at Cecil I. Walker Machinery for the past 30 years. He was a member of the Clendenin Church of the Nazarene.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Arlena Mongold officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery near Job. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Richard “Dick” White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 27 Oct 2006. 

Richard White
Mr. Richard “Dick” White, 65, a resident of Clendenin, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at his home following a short illness.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Arlena Mongold officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery near Job where full military rites will be accorded at the graveside by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Richard “Dick” White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 28 Oct 2006.

Robert Whiteman
Robert Neil Whiteman, 80, a resident of South Henry Avenue, Elkins, departed this life Sunday, April 9, 2006, at his home. Death was unexpected.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Robert Neil Whiteman. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 10 and 11 Apr 2006.

Robert Whiteman Sr.
Robert Neil Whiteman Sr., 80, a resident of South Henry Avenue, Elkins, departed this life Sunday, April 9, 2006, at his home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.
He was born Friday, Nov. 20, 1925, at Elkins, a son of the late Thornton Russell Whiteman and Martha Cecelia Gank Whiteman. He was twice married. First, on Sept. 21, 1946, at Elkins, he was married to the former Margaret Ida Erickson, who preceded him in death June 6, 1969. Second, on Nov. 5, 1970, at Elkins, he was married to the former Kathryn Ruth Mullins, who preceded him in death April 24, 2005.
Surviving are two sons, Robert Neil Whiteman Jr. and wife, Linda, of Middletown, Pa., and Owen Keith Whiteman of Morgantown; three daughters, Linda Louise Eber and husband, Stephen, of Teaneck, N.J., Martha Dianne Elrod of Roanoke, Va., and Pamela Kay Van Arsdale and husband, Charles, of Cincinnati, Ohio; three stepsons, Jim Stottlemyer and wife, Lynda, of Elkins, Bob Stottlemyer of Weston and Brian Stottlemyer and wife, Sylvia, of Houston, Texas; one stepdaughter, Anne Fox of Northern California; one brother, Willard T. Whiteman and wife, Consuella, of Elkins; two sisters, Madeline Crickard of Beverly and Leona Purdum and husband, Raymond, of Kingwood; 15 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and wives were two brothers, Ernest and Charles Whiteman; and six sisters, Marguerite G. Riffle, Vesta Clowser, Lila Whiteman, Wilma Seitz, Grace Eleanor Vannoy and Lois Dye.
He was a graduate of Elkins High School with the class of 1944 and was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, serving during World War II. He was well known as the owner and operator of Whiteman Cabinet Shop of Elkins, and his craftsmanship can be seen in many homes and businesses throughout the area. He was also a retired school bus driver for the Randolph County Board of Education with 15 years of service. As a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church, he served as deacon, trustee and had built the lecterns for the church. He was an avid fan of the West Virginia University Mountaineers and the Elkins High School Tigers.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel Friday, April 14, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli and the Rev. Nancy I. Stevens will officiate and interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins, where the H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion will present the American flag. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to First Baptist Church, 412 Randolph Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Robert Neil Whiteman Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 12 Apr 2006.

Robert Whiteman Sr.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel Friday, April 14, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli and the Rev. Nancy I. Stevens will officiate and interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins, where the H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion will present the American flag. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to First Baptist Church, 412 Randolph Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Robert Neil Whiteman Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 13 Apr 2006.

Norma Wilfong
Norma Wilfong, 82, a former resident of 201 Westview Drive, Elkins, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, in Arlington, Va.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to ferunnerfuneralhome@citynet.net.
F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Norma Wilfong.  From 15 Nov 2006.

Norma E. Wilfong
Norma Ethel Wilfong, 82, a resident of Elkins, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, in Arlington, Va. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Born on April 28, 1924, at Kerens, she was the daughter of the late Urban D. Poe and the late Lola Edmond Poe.
On July 14, 1940, she was united in marriage by the Rev. A.E. Johnson to O.W. “Nieal” Wilfong, who preceded her in death in Monterey, Va. in 2000.
Norma is survived by one daughter, Sandra Smith and husband, Robert, of Arlington, Va.; one son, Richard Wilfong and wife, Peggy, of Tucson, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Mary Margaret Schramm, David Nieal Wilfong, Shawn Nieal Smith, Heather Smith Feagins, Pamela Smith Sinicrope, Katherine Elizabeth Halcomb and Christopher Clinton Holcomb; 10 great-grandchildren, Anthony Robert Sinicrope, Ryan Alexander Feagins, Colleen Elizabeth Feagins, Katherine Lindsay Lanham, Cassandra Amethyst Cortez, Tyler James Lanham, Jessica Inez Lanham, Katrina Ann Holcomb, Stephen Nieal Sinicrope and Dominic Frank Sinicrope; one great-great-grandchild, Riley Christopher Lanham-Venables; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Norma liked butterflies and collected pictures of them. She also liked to collect chickens. She enjoyed playing bingo and was a former member and attended the United Brethern Church. Norma was also a member of the Randolph County Senior Center. Norma, along with her former husband Nieal, owned and operated Wilfong’s Market for 36 years. Norma was a wonderful and giving person to everyone and she will be sadly missed, however, she will remain in our hearts forever.
Preceding her in death, besides her parents and husband, were three sisters, Regina Wilmoth, Eva Daniels and Corniela Wetzel Workman; and two brothers, David Poe and Urban Poe.
Friends will be received at F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel today after 5 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted from the Runner Chapel on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Frank Collier of Mill Creek will officiate. Interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to ferunnerfuneralhome@citynet.net. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Norma E. Wilfong.  From 17 Nov 2006. 

Norma E. Wilfong
Norma Ethel Wilfong, 82, a resident of Elkins, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at Arlington, Va. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Born April 28, 1924, at Kerns, she was the daughter of the late Urban D. and Lola Edmond Poe.
On July 14, 1940, she was united in marriage, by the Rev. A.E. Johnson, to O.W. “Nieal” Wilfong, who preceded her in death in Monterey, Va. in 2000.
Norma is survived by one daughter, Sandra Smith and husband, Robert, of Arlington, Va.; one son, Richard Wilfong and wife, Peggy, of Tucson, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Mary Margaret Schramm, David Nieal Wilfong, Shawn Nieal Smith, Heather Smith Feagins, Pamela Smith Sinicrope, Katherine Elizabeth Halcomb and Christopher Clinton Holcomb; 12 great-grandchildren, Anthiny Robert Sinicrope, Ryan Alexander Feagins, Colleen Elizabeth Feagins, Katherine Linsay Lanham, Cassandra Amethyst Cortez, Tyler James Lanham, Jessica Inez Lanham, Katrina Ann Holcomb, Stephen Nieal Sinicrope, Dominic Frank Sinicrope, Dylan Oliver Schramm and Braydon Nieal Schramm; one great-great-grandchild, Riley Christopher Lanham-Venables; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Norma liked butterflies and collected pictures of them. She also liked to collect chickens. She enjoyed playing bingo and was a former member and attended the United Brethren Church. Norma was also a member of Randolph County Senior Center. Norma, along with her former husband, Nieal, owned and operated Wilfong’s Market for 36 years. Norma was a wonderful and giving person to everyone and she will be sadly missed, however, she will remain in our hearts forever.
Preceding her in death, besides her parents and husband were three sisters, Regina Wilmoth, Eva Daniels and Corniela Wetzel Workman; and two brothers, David Poe and Urban Poe. Friends were received at F.E. Runner Funeral Home Chapel Friday. Funeral services will be conducted from the Runner Chapel today at 11 a.m. The Rev. Frank Collier of Mill Creek will officiate. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to ferunnerfuneralhome@citynet.net. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Norma E. Wilfong.  From 18 Nov 2006.

Sherman J. Wilfong
Sherman Junior Wilfong, 69, a resident of Tallmansville, died at 8:38 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at his home.
He was born June 22, 1937, a son of the late Sherman Wilfong and Kate Strader Wilfong.
On July 21, 1984, he was married to Inez J. Riggs McCourt Wilfong, who survives at Tallmansville.
Also surviving are one daughter, Sandra (Wilfong) Small of Buckhannon; two stepsons, Joseph McCourt of Tallmansville and Samuel McCourt of Buckhannon; and two stepdaughters, Debra Orsburn and Patricia Wamsley, both of Tallmansville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one infant child.
He was a mechanic for Basin Survey and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion, Buckhannon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663, BPOE Lodge 1736 and Upshur County Farm Bureau.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at the funeral home with Karen Frazier officiating. Interment will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park at Buckhannon where Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663 and Disabled American Veterans Chapters 5 and 36 will conduct military honors. Online condolences may be made to the family of Sherman Wilfong at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 21 Oct 2006.

David A. Wilhelm
David Allen Wilhelm, 45, a former resident of Elkins and more recently a resident of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla., departed this life early Tuesday morning in Largo Medical Center at Largo, Fla., after an extended illness.
He was born Saturday, Aug. 12, 1961, at Parsons, a son of the late William Allen Wilhelm and M. Rosalie Wilmoth Wilhelm who survives at Elkins.
Also surviving are three sons, Jarrett, Jordan and Chaz Wilhelm; his former wife, Karen Bush Wilhelm; several aunts and cousins; and a special friend, Betty Mahoney.
David was a graduate of Elkins High School with the class of 1978, and he graduated from Bethany College in 1983. He was very active in all sports throughout high school and college. He was employed by the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies as a representative.
His request for cremation was honored. A memorial service will be at a later date. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for David Allen Wilhelm. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 7 Dec 2006.

David A. Wilhelm
David Allen Wilhelm, 45, a former resident of Elkins and more recently a resident of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla., departed this life early Tuesday morning, Dec. 5, 2006, in Largo Medical Center at Largo, Fla., after an extended illness.
Mr. Wilhelm’s request for cremation was honored. The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church of Elkins on Friday, Dec. 29, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at which time a memorial service will be conducted with the Rev. Dr. Ellis E. Conley officiating. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for David Allen Wilhelm. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 26 Dec 2006.

David A. Wilhelm
Mr. Wilhelm’s request for cremation was honored. The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church of Elkins on Friday, Dec. 29, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at which time a memorial service will be conducted with the Rev. Dr. Ellis E. Conley officiating. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for David Allen Wilhelm. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 28 Dec 2006.

Edith C. Williams
Edith C. Williams, 87, of Parkersburg and formerly of Rock Cave, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, in Camden Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg.
She was born Feb. 17, 1919, at Frank, a daughter of the late Louis and Antonia Urbanic Collins
She was united in marriage in 1940 to Nestor E. Williams, who preceded her in death June 14, 2003.
She is survived by three daughters, Marilyn Alkire of Huntsville, Ala., Brenda Finnerin of Parkersburg and Betsy Harnden of Beverly; four grandchildren, Todd Alkire, Eric Finnerin, Ashlea Morrow and Laura Dye; four great-grandchildren, Brandon and Meghan Alkire and Jimmy and Ben Morrow; and one brother, Leonard Collins of Painesville, Ohio. She is also survived by a special friend, Murl Bailey of the Cedar Grove Personal Care Home, where Edith was also a resident.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
Friends will be received at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., the funeral hour, with the Rev. Robert Heavner officiating. Interment will follow in Rock Cave Cemetery. Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  From 29 Nov 2006.

Glenna Williams
Glenna Williams 89, of Arthurdale, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in Windy Hill Manor at Kingwood.
She was born Feb. 16, 1917, at Junior, a daughter of the late Winfred Walter and Harriet Almira Corley Williams.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family which included two sisters, Hilda Hendershot and June Mayfield. Her family members were original Arthurdale homesteaders.
Glenna graduated from Arthurdale High School in 1935. She received a degree in elementary education from Fairmont State, did graduate work at West Virginia University and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in education, recreation and social work. She taught at the Arthurdale Nursery School, in elementary schools in Lake County, Ohio and in Preston County. In 1947, she became the director of Religious Education for the Preston County Council of Churches. In 1950, she began with the national mission’s project of the Presbyterian Church as the director of Christian Education for the Mountaineer Mining Missions serving Bertha Hill, Canyon, Pursglove, and Rock Forge in Monongalia County; Jordan and Four States in Marion County; and Bethlehem in Harrison County. She was the founder and director of the Rock Forge Neighborhood House. After retiring in 1981, she served five years as the first president of Arthurdale Heritage Inc., organized and directed the Golden Anniversary Celebration of the founding of Arthurdale in July 1984. She spent 14 winters at Lettuce Lake Resort in Fort Ogden, Fla. She was a member of the Arthurdale Community Presbyterian Church, Arthurdale Heritage and former Arthurdale Federated Woman’s Club; charter member of the Morgantown Soropitimist Club and greater Morgantown Meals on Wheels program, where she was on the board of directors.
She is survived by two nephews, Charles William Hendershot Jr. of Kingwood and Albert Edward Mayfield Jr. of Arthurdale; two nieces, Charlotte Hendershot Cathell of Bridgeport and Harriet V. Mayfield of Morgantown; many great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, in the Arthurdale Community Presbyterian Church with Dr. David Allen officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Arthurdale Community Presbyterian Church, Arthurdale Heritage Inc., Rock Forge Presbyterian Church or Rock Forge Neighborhood House. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 10 Aug 2006.

Glenna Williams
Glenna Williams, 89, of Arthurdale, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in Windy Hill Manor at Kingwood.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, in Arthurdale Community Presbyterian Church with Dr. David Allen officiating. Morgan Funeral Home services.  From 11 Aug 2006.

Leonard L. Williams
Leonard L. “Tuck” Williams passed from this world at 7:36 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2006, after a brief illness
He was born the third child of nine to Cary and Nellie Williams on May 10, 1923.
In the span of his life, he was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1939 to 1941, served our country for 22 years, seven months and six days through the North African and Italian campaigns during World War II, flew on supply routes over the Arctic Circle in Korea, and in Cameron Bay supplying soldiers during the Vietnam Conflict. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways as a bridge crew foremen and then as a welder and equipment operator in the oil and gas industries.
After retiring from the working world, Mr. Williams enjoyed his hobbies of fishing, hunting, tending his garden, building outdoor grills and spending time with his family.
Mr. Williams was a husband of 57 years, a father of four, grandfather of 13, a great-grandfather of nine, a man of his word, a friend, a mentor, respected and loved by all that knew him. His presence will be sorely missed.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the World War II Veterans Memorial Fund, Washington, D.C., in his name. Boyle Funeral Home of Weston.  From 1 May 2006.

Paul J. Williams
Paul J. Williams, 82, a resident of Pickens, died Wednesday, May 10, 2006, in St. Joseph’s Hospital at Buckhannon.
He was born Nov. 8, 1923, at Silica, a son of the late Oley Williams and Donna Sears Williams.
On Oct. 12, 1948, he was married to Elizabeth Bender Williams, who preceded him in death Aug. 31, 1977.
Surviving are five daughters, Connie Riggleman and husband, Richard, of Buckhannon, Betty Cutlip of Clarksburg, Shelia Dowell and husband, Tom, of Buckhannon, Teresa Beale and husband, Bryan, of Buckhannon and Sherry Bowyer of Clearwater, Kan.; six sons, Roger Williams, John Williams, Joe Williams and wife, Kris, and Steve Williams and wife, Angie, all of Buckhannon, Kevin Williams of Elkins and Mike Williams of Alexander; one brother, Eugene Williams of Buckhannon; one sister, Retha Waugh of Buckhannon; 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death was one brother, Corbet Williams.
He was a woodman for Benson Lumber Co.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the funeral home with the Rev. Mark Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Pickens Cemetery at Pickens. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 12 May 2006.

Pleasant W. Williams
Retired certified public accountant Pleasant Winfred “PW” Williams, 84, of Elkins, died in his sleep Saturday morning, March 18, 2006, in Talbott’s Personal Care Home in Belington, where he had been a resident for five weeks. He had been in declining health for several years.
He is survived by his wife, the former Judy Doty; one brother, Benjamin Williams and wife, Myra; a sister-in-law, Carol Williams; and his beloved daughters and their husbands, Brenda Carol Cachia and husband, Joe, and Karen Gail Martin and husband, Fred.
He was the proud grandfather of Rebecca Cachia-Riedl and her husband, Mark, and daughter, Isabelle; Steve Cachia and his wife, Kris, and their daughters, Rachel and Kaitlyn; Teresa Cachia; and Jacob Martin. Also surviving are four loving stepchildren, Sally Barnett, Emily May, Leslie McCormick and Daryl Pullen and their spouses and eight children.
Preceding him in death were his former wife, Cornelia O’Conner Williams; two sisters, Frankie Allred and Lavadnia Garrett; two brothers, Lansden Carson Garrett and James Marion Williams; and a grandson Joshua Martin.
Pleasant was born Nov. 16, 1921, at Oneida, Tenn., and grew up there, the son of the late Olive (Chambers) and Benjamin F. Williams.
He served honorably in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a radar technician aboard the escort carrier USS Gilbert Islands in the South Pacific. After the war he lived in Oak Ridge, Tenn., for more than 30 years, where he worked as an accountant for the Atomic Energy Commission before being transferred to their Washington, D.C., office. He retired from the Department of Energy in 1979. Pleasant spent the last several years of his life in West Virginia, where he lived for 12 years on a remote hillside farm in Calhoun County before relocating to Elkins, where he resided for 14 years. He enjoyed studying art at Davis & Elkins College and working part time at the Elkins Kroger store until his health began to fail. An avid bowler, Pleasant was proud that his record included a 297 game. He will perhaps be best remembered for his sense of humor and classic country story telling, always ready with a quip and generous with his hugs.
In accordance with his wishes his remains were cremated and his ashes will be scattered on his mother’s grave in Scott County, Tenn. at a later date. A memorial celebration will be held at the Williams home at 1004 S. Kerens Ave in Elkins on Friday evening, March 31, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. when friends are invited to join in celebrating his life. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice Care Corp., Elkins-Randolph County Senior Center or the charity of your choice. Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 21 Mar 2006.

Lawrence B. Williamson
Lawrence Bruce Williamson, 84, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2006 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at the Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home in Clarksville, Va., with burial following at the Gravel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, 1662 Carters Point Road, Buffalo Junction, Va.
A native of Clarksville, Va., Mr. Williamson was the son of the late John Greeley and Lillie Belle Davis Williamson. Mr. Williamson was formerly employed at Sanford Finishing.
Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Daniels Williamson; one son, Larry Willliamson and wife Joan of Concord, N.C.; a daughter, Elaine Parker and husband, Linwood, of East Kingston, N.H.; a brother, William Lee Williamson and wife, Betsy, of Fla.; a sister, Ruth Daniels and husband, Johnny, of Greensboro. Also surviving are grandchildren Aimee Kovac, Leslie Lee and Matthew Parker, and great-grandchildren Robin Kovac, Christian and Joshua Lee.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home, 703 Virginia Ave., Clarksville, Va.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church, 316 W. Main St., Sanford, N.C. 27330.
Arrangements are by Rogers Pickard Funeral Home.  From 16 Sep 2006.

Alice M. Wilmoth
Alice Margaret Erlandson Wilmoth, 91, a resident of 3088 Lenox Road, N.E., Atlanta, Ga., and a former resident of Springfield, Va., for 42 years, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at Peidmont Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.
She was born Dec. 2, 1914, in Detroit, Mich., a daughter of the late John E. and Julia Svahn Erlandson. She was married on June 13, 1936, in Oakland, Md., to Ira Elbon Wilmoth, who survives in Atlanta.
Also surviving are two daughters, Patricia W. Davis of Atlanta, Ga., and Bettejane Tileston of Solana Beach, Calif. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Stanley (Ebba) Bosworth of Elkins; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death were three sisters, Louise Erlandson, Esther Suba and Virginia Kisner; and a brother, Louis Erlandson.
Mrs. Wilmoth was employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture prior to her retirement and was a Methodist by faith. She enjoyed an active retirement playing bridge and golf at the Cedar Crest Country Club.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2006, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 23, from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Beverly.
The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements For Alice Margaret Erlandson Wilmoth. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 17 Jun 2006.

Alice M. Wilmoth
Alice Margaret Erlandson Wilmoth, 91, a resident of 3088 Lenox Road, N.E., Atlanta, Ga., and a former resident of Springfield, Va., for 42 years, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.
She was born Dec. 2, 1914, at Detroit, Mich., a daughter of the late John E. and Julia Svahn Erlandson.
She was married on June 13, 1936, at Oakland, Md., to Ira Elbon Wilmoth, who survives in Atlanta.
Also surviving are two daughters, Patricia W. Davis of Atlanta, Ga., and Bettejane Tileston of Solana Beach, Calif. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Stanley (Ebba) Bosworth of Elkins; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death were three sisters, Louise Erlandson, Esther Suba and Virginia Kisner; and a brother Louis Erlandson.
Mrs. Wilmoth was employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture prior to her retirement and was a Methodist by faith. She enjoyed an active retirement playing bridge and golf at the Cedar Crest Country Club.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday, June 23, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Beverly. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Alice Margaret Erlandson Wilmoth. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 21 Jun 2006.

Alice M. Wilmoth
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday, June 23, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Beverly. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Alice Margaret Erlandson Wilmoth. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.   From 22 Jun 2006. 

Harry R. Wilmoth
Harry R. Wilmoth, 83, of North Sewickley Township, Pa., passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2006, in The Medical Center at Beaver, Pa.
He was born Nov. 23, 1922, at Elkins, a son of the late Howard and Gypsy Wilmoth.
He was a 1941 graduate of Elkins High School and a 1949 graduate of Davis & Elkins College. He retired as a manager of the former W.T. Grant Stores, was a treasurer of the First Federal Savings and Loan of Beaver Falls and retired from the New Bighton School District after 18 years of service as business and then operations manager. He was a member of the Concord United Methodist Church in North Sewickley Township and enjoyed traveling, gardening and reading. He was a former member of the North Sewickley Lions Club and was a member of the Marine Corps Band. Harry served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Hilda Burky Wilmoth, whom he married Nov. 26, 1947; a son and daughter-in-law; James and Kay Wilmoth of Fredonia, N.Y.; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and Tom Michael of Pittsburgh; five grandchildren, Andrew and Heather Wilmoth and Patrick, Philip and Julia Michael; four stepgrandchildren, Susan Nelchur, Stephanie Deckert, Leah and Ruth Collins; three stepgreat-grandchildren, Sophie and Charles Nelchur and Emna Deckert; a sister, Kathleen Pingley; and a brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Kaye Wilmoth, all of Elkins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ivey; and a brother, Joseph Wilmoth, while serving his country during World War II.
The Beaver County Special Unit conducted full military rites at Concord Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Concord United Methodist Church, 285 Concord Church Road, Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010 or the American Parkinson Disease Association, 420 E. North Ave., Suite 206, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15212.  From 21 Mar 2006.

Clifford R. Wilson
Clifford Raymond Wilson, 87, a former resident of Elizabethtown, Ky., and The Villages, Fla., and more recently a resident of the Iveagh Trust, Arnold Hill Road, Elkins, departed this life Sunday morning, Aug. 27, 2006, at the facility.
He was born Monday, Oct. 14, 1918, at Travellers Rest, Ky., a son of the late Ray Wilson and Pearl Strong Wilson.
During 1976, he was married to the former Wilma Moore, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Charley Wilson and wife, Linda, of Elizabethtown, Ky.; one daughter, Linda Menard and husband, Mike, of Essex Junction, Vt.; two stepsons, Don Moore and wife, Suzi, of Huttonsville and Dennis “Chuck” Moore and wife, Marilyn, of Louisville, Ky.; one brother, Harry Wilson and wife, Judy, of McKee, Ky.; two sisters, Helen Wright of Tyner, Ky., and Lorrayne Garcia of Bradenton, Fla.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Clifford attended the schools of Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky University. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the U.S. Army and worked for the Civil Service at Fort Knox, Ky., retiring as chief of services. He was a former member of Elizabethtown Lions Club, Elizabethtown Airport Board of Directors and had served as past president of Fort Knox Credit Union. He was a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church at Elizabethtown, Ky. and was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley will officiate and interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Severns Valley Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 130, Elizabethtown, Ky. 42702-0130. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Clifford Raymond Wilson. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com. From 29 Aug 2006.

Frances H. Wilson
Frances Hope Wilson, 85, of Cumberland, Md., and formerly of Petersburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, in Sacred Heart Hospital, in Cumberland, Md.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb 3, at Lahmansville Cemetery with the Rev. Gregory A. Rotruck officiating. Schaeffer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. From 2 Feb 2006. 

Lillian L. Wilson
Lillian Leora Wilson, 95, of Nestorville community, Route 1, Moatsville, passed peacefully in her sleep Monday morning, Nov. 13, 2006, at her home.
She was born July 26, 1911, at Nestorville, a daughter of the late Benjamin Stanton and Dosha Marinda (Nestor) Marsh.
On April 14, 1934, she was married to Arthur C. Wilson, who preceded her in death Jan. 25, 1980.
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Maydell Frey of Nestorville; one brother, W. Dale Marsh of Nestorville; two sisters-in-law, Hazel Marsh of Valley Furnace community and Winifred Marsh of Nestorville; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Louise Shaw; and by four brothers, Kenneth Marsh, James Marsh, Overton Marsh and Robert Marsh.
Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker and a former cook in the food service department of Alderson-Broaddus College. She also served as a senior companion through Region VII Aging Services.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, from the Nestorville United Methodist Church. Pastor Dot Stewart will officiate and interment will follow in Nestorville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Nestorville United Methodist Church from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the funeral hour, Wednesday. Stemple & Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. (www.stempleforman.com)    From 14 Nov 2006. 

Margaret L. Wilson
Margaret Louise Wilson, 74, of Elkins, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, in Heartland Nursing Home at Kingwood.
She was born Dec. 5, 1931, at Mannington, a daughter of the late Harry and Opal Haddix.
She was a housewife and a member of Wayside United Methodist Church in Elkins.
On Sept. 27, 1947, she married Richard E. Wilson, who passed away May 12, 2004.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Larry Lanham of Newburg, Shirley and Clyde Greathouse of Cloyne, Ontario, Canada, and Nancy and Bob Smalley Sr. of Kimbolton, Ohio; one sister, Betty Talkington of Weirton; five grandchildren and their spouses, Mary Sue and Rick Swiger and Larry R. Lanham of Newburg, Ricky and Beverly Greathouse, Teresa and Darren Snair and Randy Greathouse, all of Ontario, Canada; nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Jay Junior Greathouse; and one brother, William Haddix.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Masters Funeral Home at 209 Main St. in Mannington. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the funeral home with Pastor Sonny McNear and Pastor Walter Ellison officiating. Burial will follow in Huey-Thorne Cemetery. Masters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 4 Dec 2006.

Marshall C. Winans
Mr. Marshall Cade Winans, 50, a resident of Route 1, the Talbott community, departed this life in the Sago mining accident this past week in Upshur County.
He was born July 5, 1955, in Upshur County, a son of the late Thurman Winans and Helen McCoy Winans, who survives at the Audra community near Belington.
On July 18, 1974, at Belington, he was united in marriage to the former Pamela Denise Pharis, who survives at their residence.
In addition to his mother and wife, he is survived by three daughters, Mandy Dawn and Holly Beth Winans, Tiffany Leann Winans Hinkle and husband, David, all of Belington; two brothers, Mark Winans and wife, Patricia, of Buckhannon and Roger Winans and wife, Cheryl, of Volga; his mother-in-law, Dorothy Pharis of Belington; and a special friend, Ashley Fortney. Several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and his dog, Reno, also survive.
In addition to his father he was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Caroll Winans; one niece, Pamela Winans; and his father-in-law, Virgil Pharis.
Mr. Winans attended the schools of Barbour County, was a coal miner and had been employed at the Sago mines for the past six years. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 598 of Buckhannon and a member of the United Mine Workers of America. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed NASCAR racing and was a Methodist.
Friends will be received at Talbott Funeral Home 210 Brandenburg St. in Belington Sunday, Jan. 8, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday until noon, when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Philip Lynn Ryder officiating. Interment will follow in the Talbott Cemetery near Belington. Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Marshall Cade Winans.   From 6 and 7 Jan 2006.

Kenneth Wingfield Sr.
Kenneth Fred Wingfield Sr., 69, a resident of Valley Bend, departed this life Tuesday evening, May 16, 2006, at the Davis Memorial Hospital. He had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Kenneth Fred Wingfield Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 17 May 2006.

Kenneth Wingfield Sr.
Kenneth Fred Wingfield Sr., 69, a native of Tucker County and a resident of Valley Bend, departed this life Tuesday evening, May 16, 2006, at the Davis Memorial Hospital. He had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer.
He was born Tuesday, May 4, 1937, at Kerens, a son of the late Fredrick Henry Wingfield and Irene Allender Wingfield. On June 7, 1957, at Parsons, he was married to Ruby Mae Carr, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Kenneth Fred Wingfield Jr. and wife, Barbara, of Adolph; five daughters, Kathy Marlene Wingfield of Buckhannon, Donna Darlene Hintz and husband, Jay, of Dunbar, Betty Maria Arnold of Pheasant Run, Kimberly Sue Jones and husband, James, of Quinwood, and Mary Lynn Gunnoe and husband, Vic, of Kenna; one sister, Ruth Wingfield of Elkins; one half sister, Pearl Wingfield Stewart of Elkins; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death besides his parents were one son, Michael Wayne Wingfield; two brothers, Howard and Buddy Wingfield; five half brothers, Charles, Gar, Walter, Leroy and Henry Wingfield; and two half sisters, Louise Wingfield and Violet Hardy.
He attended the Petit School at Pheasant Run and had worked as a woodsman for Roscoe Nestor. He was a construction worker, drill operator and an oiler on cranes for the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 132 at Clarksburg, was a loving husband and father, was an avid yard keeper and loved to play with his Jack Russell.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor Friday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Gloria M. Roy will officiate and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery.
The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Kenneth Fred Wingfield Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 18 May 2006.

Blair Wolfe
Blair Wolfe, retired Marion County educator and farmer, died Dec. 27, 2006, in Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown.
The 92-year-old began his 37-year teaching career at Kasson High School in Barbour County where he taught seven subjects. In 1938, he married Eleanor Downs of Farmington and moved to Marion County where he became an elementary principal and taught fifth and sixth grades at James Fork (No. 9) and Idamay elementary schools. He retired in 1973 after teaching mathematics for 12 years at Monongah Junior High School.
Wolfe was a lifelong agriculturalist. During his teaching career, he purchased a farm near Monongah and began improving the land using scientific conservation practices. He also developed a herd of polled Hereford beef cows. As a Marion County farmer and cattleman, Mr. Wolfe won awards for conservation in the Monongahela Soil Conservation District.
He was an active supporter of the 4-H program and other educational efforts of West Virginia University Extension. He served for many years on the Extension Advisory Committee and was active in the Marion County Farm Bureau. He served as the organization’s president for several years. He was also a member of the Mountaineer Beagle Club and an avid hunter.
Mr. Wolfe was born at Philippi to Oliver Frances and Bunea Vista (Lindsey) Wolfe on Feb. 14, 1914. He was the youngest of six sons and had four sisters. The Wolfe brothers included Dallas Wolfe of Rowlesburg, Delbert Wolfe of Grafton, Dorwin Wolfe and Lindsey Wolfe, both of Moatsville, and Francis Wolfe of Clearwater, Fla. All of his brothers preceded him in death. His deceased sisters include Mary Hardin of Slatey Fork, Lelia Corder of Brushy Fork and Opal Ludwick of Philippi.
Mr. Wolfe is survived by his youngest sister, Caroline Cutlip of Bridgeport; his two children, Thomas Downs Wolfe of Callaway, Va., and Diane Elizabeth (Wolfe) Johnson and son-in-law, James Johnson of Greenville, Ohio. His grandchildren include Janet Leigh Osborne of Hardy, Va., Thomas Blair Wolfe of Charlotte, N.C., Meredeth Anne Johnson of Fairmont and Sarah Elizabeth Johnson of Columbus, Ohio, stepgrandchildren, Douglas Johnson of Farmington, N.M., and Melissa Radcliff of Albuquerque, N.M.; great-grandchildren, Hunter Osborne of Hardy, Va., and Anna-Marie Blair Wolfe of Charlotte, N.C.
He is also survived by many wonderful nieces and nephews.
Mr. Wolfe was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Emma Eleanor Downs Wolfe; his granddaughter, Brenda Sue Wolfe; and daughter-in-law, Dora Toothman Wolfe.
Mr. Wolfe had been affiliated with the Masonic Lodge since 1937. He was a member of the Mannington AF & AM Lodge 31, the Knights Templar, Scottish Rite of Clarksburg and the Osaris Shrine of Wheeling.
Friends and family will remember Mr. Wolfe as a storyteller, a teacher, a role model, a disciplinarian, a man with an aptitude for mathematics and a love of poetry, and a man who loved the land and took great pride in his stewardship of it. He was a loved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
Friends and family may call on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St. in Fairmont.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Locust Grove Cemetery near Kasson in Barbour County. Masonic graveside rites will be conducted by the Mannington Lodge 51. Donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 645 W. Eighth Street, Erie, Pa. 16505-5097. Condolences may be made to the family at carpford@verizon.net.  From 29 Dec 2006.

Kenneth R. Wolfe
Kenneth “Kenny” Ray Wolfe, 27, of Masontown, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, as a result of a motorcycle accident.
He was born Dec. 8, 1978, in Morgantown, a son of Ricky Wolfe and Lorna Everett Corley.
Kenny will be sadly missed by his wife, family and many friends. He was a 1997 graduate of Preston High, and was attending WVU where he was majoring in accounting. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed spending time with his family and riding his motorcycle.
He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Bee Wolfe; a son, Austin Ray Wolfe; a daughter, Serenity Dawn Wolfe; his mother and spouse, Lorna and Dewaine Corley of Kearneysville; his father and spouse, Ricky and Sandra Wolfe of Reedsville; his mother and father in-law, George “Butch” and Jeannie Bee of Masontown; a half sister Bethany Wolfe; his grandparents, Calvin and Hazel Wolfe of Masontown; grandfather, Kenneth Everett of Reedsville; and great-grandmother Sally Greathouse.
He was preceded in death by his grandma, Lillie Everett and grandparents Rev. Kenneth and Jean Corley.
Cremation services will be provided by Field Funeral Home. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service with the Rev. Elmer Nicholson officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Kenny’s children, c/o Stephanie Wolfe, Route 1 Box 123-A, Masontown, W.Va. 26542. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.  From 30 Aug 2006.

Frederick Wolfersheim
Frederick Owen Wolfersheim, 56, a resident of Huttonsville, died at his home on Monday, May 8, 2006, after a lengthy illness.
He was born May 24, 1949, in Daytona Beach, Fla.
He received his undergraduate’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and went on to earn a master’s degree in school psychology from Catholic University and a doctorate in educational administration from West Virginia University. Dr. Wolfersheim spent his professional life in the educational field as an administrator, a school psychologist and as an associate professor for the Marshall University Graduate School. He was employed by the Webster County Board of Education at the time of his death.
Fred was a loving husband, friend, teacher and counselor to many who will remember both his wisdom and his sincere concern for their well being. Fred shared his strength and zest for life with all who knew him. His service to the community and his love for his family will be greatly missed.
Surviving are his wife, Linda Kirby Wolfersheim; his mother, Lydia Leonard Burgman; his father, Herman A. Wolfersheim; his brother, George Leonard Reeves; his nieces and nephews and many friends and colleagues who loved him.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at the Walter S. Robbins and Elisabeth Shonk Robbins Memorial Chapel on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 S. High St., Morgantown, W.Va. 26501. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Frederick Owen Wolfersheim. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 12 May 2006.

Frederick O. Wolfersheim
Frederick Owen Wolfersheim, 56, a resident of Huttonsville, died at his home on Monday, May 8, 2006, after a lengthy illness.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2006, at the Walter S. Robbins and Elisabeth Shonk Robbins Memorial Chapel on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 South High St., Morgantown, W.Va. 26501. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Frederick Owen Wolfersheim. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 18 May 2006.

Frederick O. Wolfersheim
Frederick Owen Wolfersheim, 56, a resident of Huttonsville, died at his home on Monday, May 8, 2006, after a lengthy illness.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at the Walter S. Robbins and Elisabeth Shonk Robbins Memorial Chapel on the Campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 South High St., Morgantown, W.Va. 26501. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Frederick Owen Wolfersheim. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 20 May 2006.

Jimmy A. Wolford
Jimmy Aaron Wolford, 63, of Red Creek, passed away Aug. 24, 2006, in Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas
He was born Sept. 24, 1943, at Harman, a son of the late Aaron Branson and Evelyn Cressie White Wolford.
He is survived by wife, Judith Wolford; three sons, Allen Wolford of Elkins, Michael Wayne and wife, Marina Wolford, of Leadmine and Vincent Wolford of Fulks Run, Va.; one daughter, Angie and husband, Wayne Walters, of Elkton, Va.; two brothers, Billy Wolford of Cabins and Ed Wolford of Ohio; one sister, Imogene Ratliff of Singers Glen, Va.; two half sisters, Ethel Judy of Elkins and Mabel Bowyers of Keyser; eight grandchildren, Shasta, Robert, Kayla, Zachary, Cody and Nickolas Wolford, Kolby and Amber Walters; one great-granddaughter, Bailey Madison; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, John, Gorman and Carol.
Mr. Wolford was a farmer. He had worked for West Virginia Division of Highways and Canaan Valley Resorts. He was a member of Harman Senior Citizens.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at Lanesville Brethren Church with the Rev. John Mowers officiating. Interment will follow in Wolford Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 25 Aug 2006.

Loreta M. Wolford
Loreta Mearle Wolford, 93, a resident of Buckhannon, died at 10 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2006, at her home under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice of Buckhannon.
She was born March 24, 1913, at Ten Mile, a daughter of the late Delbert Troy Rowan and Tessie Cloe Cutright Rowan.
She was married to the late Gorman B. Wolford.
Surviving are one daughter, Judy L. Wolford Wolfe of Buckhannon; two sons, Thomas Aaron Wolford and wife, Jean, and Gary Branson Wolford and wife, Barbara, all of Buckhannon; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was a homemaker.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at the funeral home with the Rev. Roger Beckner officiating. Interment will follow in Ten Mile Baptist Cemetery at Ten Mile. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 5 Jun 2006.

Richard D. Wood
Richard D. Wood of Naples, Fla., died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, in Joanne’s House of Hope Hospice at Bonita Springs, Fla.
He was 76 and was born at Mingo, a son of the late Lacy D. and Mae Hevener Wood. His maternal grandparents were the late James W. and Maria Blanch Fretwell Hevener and paternal grandparents were the late Blaine and Bettie Williams Wood.
When Richard was 6, the family moved to Clarksburg and he grew up on a farm on Davisson Run near Clarksburg. He graduated from Washington Irving High School and joined the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at Moses Lake, Wash., and Johnson Air Force Base in Tokyo, Japan. After returning from the service, he and his wife, Lorene Hayes Wood, moved to New Philadelphia, Ohio. Richard taught industrial arts at New Philadelphia High School. He was awarded the Ohio Industrial Arts Teacher of The Year in 1980.
Richard is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lorene of Naples, Fla.; three children, Kyrus (Jeff) Patch, Julie Devore of Naples, Fla., and Curt (Cindy) Wood of Dover, Ohio; five grandchildren, Joy, Nathaniel and Christina Devore and Rachel Patch, all of Naples, Fla., and Leah Crelly of Dover, Ohio; a brother, J.D. Wood of Wellsburg; one sister, Vivian (Harold) Cochran of Parkersburg; a special cousin, Woodsie McGee of Huttonsville; and a host of relatives and friends.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Boniya Springs.
A “going home” celebration will be conducted at a later date in Clarksburg.  From 22 Mar 2006.

Sondra Woodbury
Sondra Lois Olsen Woodbury, 70, a resident of Vernon Avenue, Elkins, departed this life early Thursday morning, Nov. 30, 2006, in Elkins Regional Convalescent Center.
She was born Thursday, July 30, 1936, at Boston, Mass., a daughter of the late Fredric Russell Olsen and Geneva Sanborn Thompson Olsen, who survives at Elkins.
In 1960, she was married to Osgood M. Woodbury, who preceded her in death on July 24, 1995.
Also surviving her are one son, Peter R. Woodbury and wife, Wendy, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and one daughter, Susan M. Woodbury of Long Branch, N.J.
She was a graduate of Concord Regional High School with the class of 1954 and had attended Smith College at North Hampton, Mass., for two years. She worked in international accounting for Arthur D. Little Inc. for more than 20 years as an accountant and analyst. She had a great love for and interest in all animals. She was involved with local bridge and knitting groups, was a member of Presbyterian Women’s Circle No. 5 and was Presbyterian by faith.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Monday, Mrs. Woodbury will be moved to Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church where friends may call from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Douglas A. Jenkins and the Rev. Janet S. Jenkins will officiate and interment will follow in Elkins Memorial Gardens, formerly the IOOF Cemetery. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Sondra Lois Olsen Woodbury. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.   From 1 Dec 2006.

Sondra Woodbury
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Monday, Mrs. Woodbury will be moved to Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church where friends may call from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Douglas A. Jenkins and the Rev. Janet S. Jenkins will officiate and interment will follow in Elkins Memorial Gardens, formerly the IOOF Cemetery. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Sondra Lois Olsen Woodbury. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 2 Dec 2006.

N. Janice Woodford
N. Janice Kesling Woodford, 74, a former resident of Alpena, and for the past four months a resident of Colonial Place at Elkins, went home to be with the Lord, March 25, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health.
She was born Friday, Jan. 22, 1932, at Deanville in Upshur County, the only child of the late Nathan Hubert Kesling and Necie Dean Kesling.
On June 14, 1953, at Red House, Md., she was married to John Howe Woodford, who preceded her in death June 3, 1999.
Surviving her are three sons, John H. Woodford Jr. and wife, June, of North Carolina, Mark Craig Woodford and Leslie Matthew Woodford and wife, Charlotte, all of Alpena; one daughter, Terry Ellen Warner and husband, Teddie, of Alpena; a special friend, Robert Burnside of Buckhannon; 12 grandchildren, Jason Woodford, Megan Hamilton, Aaron Crawford, Jay Ketterman, Jon Clinton Ketterman, Brent Warner, Melissa Bledsoe, Nicole Woodford, Justin Woodford, Matthew Woodford, Mason Woodford, and Elaine Woodford; and eight great-grandchildren, Bryer and Graci Ketterman, Aubreigh, Wyatt, and Janeisa Bledsoe, Barrett Warner, and Brianna and Weylin Hamilton.
Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband was one daughter, Lisa Woodford Ketterman.
She was a graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School with the class of 1950, was a senior nursing student at the former Davis Memorial School of Nursing when she married John, and was a homemaker. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother and grandmother, a loyal friend, and along with her family, she attended the Wymer Church of God, pastored by the Rev. George Senic.
Mrs. Woodford’s request for cremation was honored. A memorial service will be conducted at a later time. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for N. Janice Kesling Woodford. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 27 Mar 2006.

William Woodford Sr.
William “Pat” Woodford Sr., 75, of Durbin, passed away Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
He was born Feb. 24, 1931, at Huttonsville, the son of the late Floyd and Vergi Barb Woodford.
Mr. Woodford is survived by his wife, Betty Mullenax Woodford; two sons, William Patrick Woodford Jr. and wife, Wanda, of Greensboro, N.C., and David Bradley Woodford and wife, Donna, of Warren, Ohio; five granddaughters, three great-grandchildren and a niece and nephew.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by a sister, Elsie Shreve.
Mr. Woodford was fondly known as “Pappy.” He was a Christian by faith, was a maintenance supervisor for Easco Alum, was a member of the American Legion, was on the Town Council and was a U.S. Army veteran in Korea.
Family will receive friends today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in the funeral home with the Rev. David Rittenhouse officiating. Interment will follow in Arbovale Annex Cemetery with military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of the arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www.wallaceandwallacefh.com.  From 27 Oct 2006.

William J. Woodyard
William Joe “Bill” Woodyard, 72, of Buckhannon, died Wednesday, May 10, 2006, in Holbrook Nursing Home.
He was born April 8, 1934, at Glenville, a son of the late Willie W. “Bill” and Nora Ethel Sprouse Woodyard.
He is survived by two ex-wives, Kathryn VanGilder of Fairmont and Marie Mealey Woodyard of Buckhannon.
He is also survived by one stepdaughter, Dawn and husband, Jerry Arnold, of French Creek; two grandchildren, Shayla and Dakota Arnold; three sisters, Judith Woodyard Jones of Wales, United Kingdom; Misty Anne Woodyard Thomey of Buckhannon and Terri Ann Woodyard Lilly of Grantsville; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a special friend, Dr. Frank Scattaregia.
He was preceded in death by two children, Christianna Chrie and Billy Lee Woodyard; and brothers, John L., James D. and Richard P. Woodyard.
Mr. Woodyard was an avid coal miner, and he was a member of the military police in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed spending time with fiends at the Donut Shop. He was a member of Buckhannon Moose 598 and had attended Tallmansville Baptist Church.
Friends will be received from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel. At the request of the deceased, the body will be cremated and private memorial services will be conducted at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 12110, Charleston, W.Va. 25302 or the Veterans Administration in Clarksburg. Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  From 12 May 2006.

Kathleen F. Woody
Kathleen F. Woody, 54, a resident of Beverly, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at her residence.
She was born July 23, 1952, at Elkins, the daughter of the late Edward Summerfield and Bernice Louk Jones.
She was married to Leroy Woody, who preceded her in death April 17, 2004.
Mrs. Woody is survived by a daughter, Michele Ross and husband, Samuel, of Beverly; three brothers Gary Summerfield of Belington, James Summerfield of Elkins and Guy Summerfield of Omaha, Neb.; three sisters, Linda Simmons and Carolyn Doerr, both of Elkins, and Sarah Smith; six grandchildren, Dustin Summerfield, Eric Ross, Jaimie Ross, Samantha Ross, Patrick Ross and Andrew Ross; and a special friend, Margie Evans.
She was preceded in death by one brother, John Summerfield.
Mrs. Woody was a homemaker and enjoyed painting crafts and reading.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Mount Vernon Cemetery at Beverly with the Rev. Jonas Johnson Jr. officiating. Interment will follow. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Kathleen F. Woody. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 8 Dec 2006. 

Kathleen F. Woody
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in Mount Vernon Cemetery at Beverly with the Rev. Jonas Johnson Jr. officiating. Interment will follow. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Kathleen F. Woody. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 9 Dec 2006.

Russell W. Woody
Russell W. Woody, 78, a resident of Buckhannon, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, in Monongalia General Hospital at Morgantown.
He was born Jan. 10, 1928, at Holy Grove, a son of the late Donnel Woody and Pauline Bennett Woody.
On Dec. 1, 1950, he was married to Charlotte Mayme Curry Woody, who survives at Buckhannon.
Also surviving are one son, Steven W. and wife, Julia M. Woody, of Elkins; one daughter, Connie Diane and husband, Rickey L. Rice, of Lost Creek; three grandsons, Corey Woody and Shawn Woody, both of Elkins, and Shad Rice of Lost Creek; three granddaughters, Elizabeth Woody of Elkins, Heidi Rowan of Buckhannon and Holly Blatt of Huntington; one great-granddaughter, Lainey Rowan of Buckhannon; and three brothers, Jimmie Woody, Keith Woody and Dale Woody, all of Buckhannon.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Donnel Junior Woody, Edwin E. Woody and Glen Woody; and two sisters, Ruth Schwarzle and Guilda Bragg.
He was a lumberman with Woody Lumber Co. and attended Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Stackpole and the Rev. Robert Poling officiating. Interment will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park at Buckhannon. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 4 Feb 2006.

Alma M. Workman
Alma May Canfield Workman, 73, a resident of Route 1, Montrose, passed away Tuesday evening at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Alma May Canfield Workman. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 30 Aug 2006.

Alma M. Workman
Alma Mae Canfield Workman, 73, a resident of Route 1, Montrose, passed away Tuesday evening, Aug. 29, 2006, at her residence following an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 11, 1932, at Montrose, a daughter of the late Beltron B. Canfield and the late Jessie Hedrick Canfield.
She was married to William A. Workman Jr., who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, William A. Workman III and Roy Workman, both of Elkins; and two daughters, Barbara Douglas of Kerens and Terry K. Mallow of Montrose. Three brothers, Loyal David Canfield and Harry Shirley Canfield, both of Montrose, and Donald Ray Canfield of Roanoke, Va.; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, four nieces and three nephews also survive.
Alma was a graduate of Elkins High School with the class of 1950. She was employed as a deputy tax assessor for Randolph County and a cook for Randolph County Board of Education prior to her retirement. She was a member of Israel United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women of the church, a member of Randolph Chapter No. 74 Order of the Eastern Star, serving as Past Matron, she was a member of the Past Matrons and Patrons Club, a member of Isis Court No. 1, Ladies Oriental Shrine of North American and the Tygart Valley Shrine Club. She was an active member of Leading Creek Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and the the Auxiliary of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and was a 4-H leader.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. At 7 p.m. today, Randolph Chapter No. 74 Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a memorial service from the funeral home chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1, from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Charles Arnold officiating. Interment will follow in Israel Church Cemetery near Kerens. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children of Erie, 1645 W. Eight St., Erie, Pa. 16505 or Israel United Methodist Church in care of Diane Coberly, Route 1, Box 27, Montrose, W.Va. 26283. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Alma Mae Canfield Workman. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 31 Aug 2006. 

Robert E. Wotring
Robert Eugene Wotring, 63, of Aurora, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2006, at his residence.
Friends will be received at Maple Grove Assembly of God Church Friday, April 28, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Robert J. Klier will officiate. Interment will follow in Aurora Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 26 Apr 2006.

Dale A. Wright
Dale Allen “Bert” Wright, 43, a resident of 940 Tygart Ave., Elkins, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in the West Penn Burn Center at Pittsburgh, Pa., from injuries sustained in an explosion at Canaan Valley.
Born Feb. 14, 1963, at Ravenna, Ohio, he was the son of Daniel Wright, who survives in Elkins, and the late Eileen Mary Foster Wright, who preceded him in death in 2004.
Besides his father, he is survived by a sister, Shellie Waybright and husband, John, of Elkins; a niece, Nicky Waybright of Davis; a nephew, Brent Waybright of Elkins; and a great-niece, Isabella Tenney of Davis. In addition, Bert is survived by a host of friends.
Bert was a 1981 graduate of Elkins High School. He was a construction worker. He was a great NASCAR fan, having been a Dale Earnhardt fan for several years. Bert was a very well-known person. He never met a stranger and was good to anyone whose path he crossed. He will be greatly missed by those who truly loved him and will remain a part of their hearts forever.
At the request of the deceased the remains were cremated. A Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at St. Brendan Catholic Church. Fr. Eric B. Antwi will be the Celebrant. The family has invited all family and friends to attend the services to celebrate Bert’s life. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made in Bert’s memory to the charity of your choice.  From 5 May 2006.

G. Mae Wright
G. Mae Wright, 88, a resident of Buckhannon, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at her home under the care of Peoples Hospice of Clarksburg.
She was born March 26, 1917, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late James Coleman Gooden and Cora Jane Tenney Gooden.
On May 6, 1939, she was married to Delbert Wright, who preceded her in death Dec. 22, 1999.
Surviving are two sons, Delbert “Jay” Wright Jr. and wife, Hallie, of Jacksonville, N.C., and James Wright and wife, Sharon Gail, of New Castle, Va.; one daughter, Pamela Childers and husband, Mike, of Buckhannon; one brother, E.J. Rowan of Prescot, Ariz.; two sisters, Idell Reid of Philippi and Jean Black of Ohio; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Della Mae Pick; four brothers, Clifford Gooden, James Gooden, Elmer Rowan and Jake Rowan; and three sisters, Sarah Hawkins, Irene Ware and Isabelle Wright.
She was a homemaker and attended Sand Run Baptist Church.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. On Thursday, Feb. 16, she will lie in state at Sand Run Baptist Church from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Robert Poling and the Rev. Donald Butcher will officiate and interment will follow in Sand Run Baptist Church Cemetery at Excelsior. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Peoples Hospice of Clarksburg. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  From 14 Feb 2006.

Everett R. Wyatt
The Rev. Everett Ray Wyatt, 71, a resident of Nelson’s Mobile Home Park at Beverly, departed this life early Saturday morning, Oct. 7, 2006, at his home. Though he had been ill, death was unexpected.
He was born Sunday, March 24, 1935, at Sutton, a son of the late Archie Everett Wyatt and Stella Mae Stockwell Wyatt.
On June 22, 1958, at Elkridge, Md., he was married to the former Margaret E. Lewis, who survives at Beverly.
Also surviving are two daughters, Wanita Jane Thomas and husband, Wayne E., of Scottsville, Va., and Ruth Ann Wyatt and companion, Jake Isner, of Elkins; one sister, Mae Cook of Pricetown; three grandchildren, Andrew Edward Thomas, Lt. Elizabeth Thomas and Levon I. Pritt; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death was one brother, Jerry Lee Wyatt; and two sisters, Edna Sheckells and Mary Prunty.
He attended the schools of Braxton and Randolph counties and graduated from Clear Creek Baptist Bible College in Kentucky. The Rev. Wyatt was an ordained Baptist minister having pastored churches in Virginia, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He last pastored at Parsons Southern Baptist Chapel at Parsons before illness forced him to retire.
Friends will be received at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m. The Rev. William Hopkins will officiate and interment will follow in Elkins Memorial Gardens (formerly the IOOF Cemetery) at Elkins. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, 300 Clear Creek Road, Pineville, Ky. 40977. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for the Rev. Everett Ray Wyatt. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.  From 9 Oct 2006.

Mary M. Wyatt
Mary Madeline Wyatt, 83, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, in United Hospital Center at Clarksburg.
She was born Aug. 14, 1923, at Diana, a daughter of the late Preston and Ida Lee Hall Groves.
She was married to Everett E. Wyatt, who passed away July 2, 1961.
Surviving are one daughter, Shirley Brown and husband, Thomas, of Weston; two sons, Ernie E. Wyatt and wife, Charlene, of Romulus, N.Y., and Rick Wyatt and wife, Brenda, of Buckhannon; four grandchildren, Michelle Evans and husband, Mark, Chris Wyatt, Mandy Sprouse and husband, Shane, and Clint Wyatt; and three great-grandchildren, Samantha Sprouse and twins, Xavier and Isaiah Evans.
Preceding her in death were two grandsons, Thomas Brown Jr. and Greg Brown; four sisters, five brothers, a half sister and a half brother.
She was a homemaker. She was a born again Christian and attended Bethel Temple Church of Bridgeport.
Viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the funeral home with Pastor Rick Wyatt officiating. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. in Barker Ridge Cemetery at Sutton. Tomblyn-Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Madeline Wyatt.   From 20 Nov 2006.

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