Edward H. McLaughlin
Edward H. (Eddie) McLaughlin, of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, formerly of Huntersville, died July 2, 1998, after a short illness.
Mr. McLaughlin retired from Florida East Coast Railway Company after 40 years service, holding various supervisory positions.
He is survived by his wife, Louise McLaughlin, daughters, Margaret Maddington, of Maui, Hawaii, Kathy and Isabel McLaughlin, of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Louise Piper, of Ft. Pierce, Florida; sisters, Margaret Deputy and Grace Shelton, both of Huntersville.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward H. and Pearl Dilley McLaughlin, brother, Lloyd McLaughlin.
Memorial services were held in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
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John A. Webb
John A. Webb, of Missoula, Montana, formerly of Marlinton, died May 10, 1998.
Born at Hillsboro, he was the son of Otis E. and Opal Arbogast Webb. He attended Marlinton Schools, graduating from Marlinton High School in 1948. He was retired from the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Judith Yates Webb, of Missoula, his mother, Opal Keen, of Pocahontas Continuous Care Center, and a sister, Margarett Sutton, of Greenwood, Indiana.
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Larry E. Carpenter
Larry Eugene Carpenter, age 43, died July 13, 1998, at home after a short illness.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Carpenter, and his son, Larry Carpenter, of Moorefield, formerly of Marlinton; mother, Helen Carpenter, of Marlinton, and a sister, Teresa Carpenter Potvin, of Marlinton.
His father, Clarence Carpenter, Jr., and his brother, Ronnie Carpenter, preceded him in death.
He was formerly employed by Wampler Long Acre Chicken Plant in Moorefield, for 12 years.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 16, at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jay Hicks. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Visitation at the Funeral Home will be Wednesday, July 15, 2 to 9 p.m.
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Almedia B. Riner
Almedia B. Riner, 80, of Charleston, died July 12, 1998, at the Valley Health Care Center in South Charleston following a long illness.
A native of Princeton, she was a former Supervisor of Policy Service for West Virginia Insurance Service Office and a member of the North Charleston Baptist Church, where she served as treasurer.
Survivors include a brother, George L. Bragg, of Monroe, Virginia. Sue Dale, of Marlinton, is a niece and provided care for Ms. Riner.
Services were held Wednesday at the North Charleston Baptist Church with the Rev. Rick Bowden officiating. Burial was in the Greenbrier Burial Park at Hinton.
The family suggests donations to the church, 1009 Woodard Drive, Charleston, WV 25312
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Louise Sharp Arbuckle
Louise Sharp Arbuckle, age 73, of Lewisburg, died July 9, 1998, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, following a long illness.
Born May 13, 1925, in Marlinton, she was the daughter of the late J. Wilbur and Alvira Virginia Cooper Sharp.
Mrs. Arbuckle was a member of Clifton Presbyterian Church at Maxwelton and a life member of the Women of the Church. She served in various offices of the Women of the Church and served as church organist for many years.
She attended Marlinton schools and was graduated from the Greenbrier College for Women. Preceding her in death was a brother, James Robert Sharp, of Marlinton.
She is survived by her husband, T. Alex Arbuckle, and two sons, James A. and R. Davis Arbuckle, all of Lewisburg.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, at Clifton Presbyterian Church at Maxwelton by the Rev. Elizabeth McNair Ayscue. Burial followed in Clifton Cemetery, Maxwelton.
Memorial donations may be made to Clifton Cemetery Association, P. O. Box 31, Lewisburg, WV 24901.