Mrs. Dudley Robinson
Mrs. Dudley Robinson, 86, of Mingo, and a resident of Charleston for many years, died February 9, 1999, in the Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
She was born July 23, 1912, in the Panama Canal Zone, a daughter of the late Ethelbert Ludlow Dudley Breckenridge and the late Genevieve Mattingly Breckenridge. She was married to Neil Robinson, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by three daughters, Dudley McKenney and Maury Reishman, both of Charleston, and Hayes Eilers, of Slaty Fork; sixteen grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers.
Mrs. Robinson was a graduate of Smith College in North Hampton, Massachusetts, and was a former member of the D.A.R. and the Junior League of Charleston.
A memorial service was held February 12, at Mrs. Robinson's residence at Mingo, by Rev. Dan Macgill. Memorial contributions may be made to Frontier Nursing at Hydan, Kentucky.
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Audrey G. Woods
Audrey G. Rose Woods, age 80, of Marlinton, died on February 10, 1999, after a short stay in Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
She was born on April 8, 1918, in Waggy, to the late Charles A. and Sally A. Rose.
Audrey married Lloyd J. Woods, of Marlinton, on December 23, 1950. She left her home in Nicholas County to care for the man she loved-a job she took seriously for 48 years. She bore, raised, trained, nursed and taught three children.
Mrs. Woods is survived by her husband, Lloyd; a son, Charles Woods, of Slaty Fork; two daughters, Sharon Parish, of Manassas, Virginia, and Sandra Beverage, of Spotsylvania, Virginia; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Harry Rose, of Birch River, and Austin Rose, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
Funeral services were held at the VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton by Rev. Jay Hicks on February 12. Burial followed in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Eula Lee Ervin
Eula Lee "Sis" Ervin, age 70, of Green Bank, died February 11, 1999.
She was a retired coil data recorder from Bethlehem Steel and a member of United Steelworkers and Hebron Baptist Church.
Surviving her are her husband, William A. "Jack" Ervin; daughters, Landa Davis, of Green Bank, Martha Sue Cochran, of Baltimore, Maryland; a son, William D. Ervin, of Baltimore; sisters, Laura Dean, of North East, Maryland, Ellen Garr, of Tennessee, Phyllis Stark, of Ashville, South Carolina; two brothers, Lloyd Cassell, of Dunmore, and Samuel Cassell, of Cass; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday at Hebron Baptist Church by the Rev. John Sullivan. Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Eugene Hill Mitchell, II
Eugene Hill Mitchell, II, age 78, of Hinton, died February 11, 1999, at home.
He was a retired extension agent for West Virginia University in Mercer County, a member of Second Baptist Church, Hinton, and Wiley Lodge. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, and a longtime resident of Hinton.
Born June 22, 1920, in Aflex, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Eugene Z. and Jessie Hill Mitchell, who was a school teacher in Pocahontas County for many years.
His wife, Alice Ruth Hall Mitchell, died in 1992.
Surviving him are a son, Eugene H. Mitchell, III, of Hinton; and a daughter, Ruth Mitchell Johnson, of Atlanta, Georgia.
Services were held Tuesday at Pivont Funeral Home in Hinton by the Rev. John W. Gravely. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery, Marlinton.
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Chris E. McLaughlin
Chris Ellet McLaughlin, age 36, of Bolair, died February 10, 1999, from injuries received in an automobile accident near his home.
Surviving him are his father, Dewey McLaughlin, of Marlinton; two sisters, Wanda Johnston, of Tioga, and Patsy Ellen McLaughlin, of Marlinton; a brother, Lee McLaughlin, also of Marlinton; foster mother, Carrie Long, of Summersville; foster sisters, Imogene Smith, of Summersville, Patty Kellison and Jaynell Smith, both of Archdale, North Carolina; and a foster brother, Bobby Long, of Trinity, North Carolina.
Services were held Sunday afternoon at Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville, by the Rev. Melvin Adkins. Burial was in West Virginia Memorial Gardens at Calvin.
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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.