Sue Brill Stettler
Word was received Monday of the death of Sue Brill Stettler in Pennsylvania. She was the sister of Frances Brill Eskridge and Sam Brill, of Marlinton; Milly Brill, of Philadelphia, is another sister.
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Mary Treva Landis
Mary Treva Landis, age 85, of Hillsboro, died Sunday, October 4, 1998, at the home of her daughter, Patricia McNeill, at Buckeye.
Mrs. Landis was a member of the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church at Hillsboro and the Hillsboro Home Demonstration Club.
The daughter of the late John Curry Webb and Barbara Ellender Hylton Webb, she was born at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, November 22, 1912.
Her husband, Ray J. Landis, is deceased. Others preceding her in death were three sisters, Lora Dalton, Thelma Blevins, and Mattie Crouse, and five brothers, Levi Webb, Otis Webb, Bonny Webb, Carter Webb, and Harley Webb.
Survivors include three daughters, Patricia McNeill, of Buckeye, Louise Broyles, of Hillsboro, and Janet Kay Meredith, of Woodbridge, Virginia; three sons, Ray L. Landis, of Marlinton, Samuel Landis, of Petersburg, and June Raymond Landis, of Sunnyvale, California; a brother, Whitner Webb, of Fairmont; sixteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Tuesday in the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Paul Goehner, with burial in the Ruckman Cemetery near Mill Point.
Memorial gifts may be made to Oak Grove Presbyterian Church.
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Mary Catherine Workman
Mary Catherine Workman, age 67, of Hillsboro, died Tuesday, September 29, 1998, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea.
She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church of Hillsboro.
Mrs. Workman was born December 25, 1930, in Marlinton, the daughter of the late Scott and Lillian Clark Lovelace.
A sister, Jane Lovelce, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Homer J. Workman; a daughter, Sandra Workman, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; three sisters, Betty Lloyd, of Newport, North Carolina, Barbara Koslowski, of Mount Jackson, Virginia, and Gloria Lovelace, of Atlanta, Georgia; six brothers, Kenneth Lovelace, Don Lovelace, and David Lovelace, all of Marlinton, Scott Lovelace, Jr., of Bluefield, Thomas Lovelace, of High Point, North Carolina, and Joe Lovelace, of Washington, D. C.; and one grandchild.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Roy Gwinn, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro.
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Clarence W. Beard
Clarence W. Beard, age 87, of Hillsboro, died Saturday, October 3, 1998, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Beard was a farmer and a member of Oak Grove Presbyterian Church at Hillsboro.
Born at Marlinton April 10, 1911, he was the son of the late Forrest L. and Rachel M. Clark Beard.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura M. Beard; two sisters, Laura Weiford and Mamie Beard; and four brothers, Rice, Luther, Warren, and Starrett Beard.
Surviving him are a sister, Eda Beard, of Marlinton, a twin sister, Clara B. King, of Annapolis, Maryland, and a brother, Forrest L. Beard, Jr., with whom he shared their home in Hillsboro.
Graveside services were held at 2 p. m. Monday in Oak Grove Cemetery at Hillsboro by the Rev. Paul Goehner.
Memorial gifts may be made to Oak Grove Cemetery.
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Rev. Wilbur V. Thompson
Rev. Wilbur V. (Blue) Thompson, age 98, of Portsmouh, Virginia, died Saurday, Ocober 3, 1998, at Sentra Nursing Center in Portsmouth, after a long illness.
He was formerly of West Virginia, where he served as a minister in the Nazarene Church. He was also a self-employed carpenter.
Surviving him are a son, Steven Damon, of White Sulphur Springs; daughters, Lorretta Achee, of Chesapeake, Virginia, Lovonda C. Hobbs, martha Whitlow, and Lesa Moore, all of Portsmouth; 11 grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday at Myers Funeral Home in Elkview by the Rev. Larry Cale. Burial was in the Jarrette Cemetery, Elkview.
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Naomi V. Arrington
Naomi V. Slaven Arrington, age 78, of Dunbar, died Monday, October 5, 1998, at Glenda's Personal Care Home, Cross Lanes, after a short illness.
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Maud Barnes Bumgardner
Maud Barnes Bumgardner, age 95, of Marlinton, died Sunday, February 14, 1999, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Bumgardner was a retired school teacher of Pocahontas County Schools, and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Retired Teachers Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, and an honorary member of the Marlinton Woman's Club.
She was born December 23, 1903, at Richwood, the daughter of William Henry and Cora Jane Lowe Barnes.
Preceding her in death were her husband, I. Bearyl Bumgardner; her parents; three sisters, Helen Gaylor, Jenny Callison, and Mary Ruth Barnes; and two brothers, James Whit Barnes and Clownie Barnes.
Her only survivors are two nieces, Clara Schaffer, of Indian Springs, Texas, Ernestine Shannon, of Princeton, and a nephew, William G. Cunningham, of Davenport, Florida.
Services will be held at 1 p. m. Thursday at St. John's Episcopal Church by the Rev. Lada Hardwick and the Rev. Daniel Macgill. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to: The Bishop of West Virginia's Special Fund.
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Arlene W. Camper
Arlene Withers Camper, age 84, died at Alleghany Regional Hospital, Low Moor, Virginia, on Thursday, February 11, 1999.
She was retired, a former nurse's aide at Denmar State Hospital. She was a member of Marlinton Presbyterian Church.
Born at Marlinton June 30, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Elsie Hayslett Withers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Withers Dunbrack, Viola Withers and Maxine Withers, and a brother, James Withers.
Survivors include her son, Charles L. Camper, of Marlinton; a sister, Evelyn Withers, and two brothers, Shannon Withers and Ivan Withers, Sr., all of Marlinton; one grandchild, and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. David Rittenhouse.