Joyce M. Mick
Joyce Marie Mick, age 68, of White Sulphur Springs, died February 4, 1999, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center following a short illness.
She was born June 10, 1930, at Cass, the daughter of the late Robert Earl and Bertha Brackman Mick.
She was of the Methodist faith and was retired with 20 years service at Burlington Industries.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Tallman and Mrs. Dorothy Lee Shinaberry, of White Sulphur Springs.
Funeral services were conducted February 7, in the Chapel of Shanklin Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs, by Rev. Bill Kelly, Rev. Ray Conrad and Rev. Bobby McClintic. Burial followed in Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Lung Association of West Virginia, P.O. Box 3980, Charleston, WV 25339-3980.
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Mae Snyder Gillispie
Mae Snyder Gillispie, age 83, of Arbovale, died Friday, February 19, 1999, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness.
She was born May 22, 1915, in Pocahontas County to the late Roy and Fannie Hollen Snyder.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Delbert Gillispie, in 1972; two sons, James and Jerry; a sister, Molly Sheets; two brothers, Lowell Snyder and Kerth Snyder; a granddaughter and three infant grandsons.
Mrs. Gillispie is survived by three daughters, Nancy Barker, of Bedford, Virginia, Nadine Harrison, of Plano, Texas, and Susan Peck, of Bartow; five sons, Julian Gillispie, of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, John Gillispie, of Arbovale, Sterle Gillispie, of Jamestown, Pennsylvania, Wayne Gillispie, of Elkins, and Steven Gillispie, of Wylie, Texas; sisters, Jessie Smith, of Beckley, Annalee Bailey, of Seminole, Florida, Helen Felton, of Stephens City, Virginia, Eleanor Locke, of Herndon, Virginia, Doris Radcliff, of Sterling, Virginia, and Deloris Pepoon, of Vanceburg, Kentucky; two brothers, Neil Sny-der, of Green Bank, and Robert Snyder, of Seminole, Florida; sixteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Arbovale United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Peggy Ann Pennington
Peggy Ann Pennington, age 47, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, February 16, 1999, at her home at Fran Manor.
She was a member of the Living Word Church of God.
Born September 12, 1951, she was the daughter of Myrtle Virginia Tyree Burgess, of Marlinton, and the late Ronald W. Pennington, Sr. She was preceded in death by her father; her step-father, Pat Burgess; a daughter, Becky Arbogast; and two brothers, James E. Pennington and Ronald William Pennington.
Survivors include her mother; a son, Richard Lee Vandevender, of Valley Head; six sisters, Helen Harlow, of Virginia, Wanda Blankenship and Kitty Miller, of Marlinton; Linda Wilson, of North Carolina, Vada Boback, of Philippi, and Susan Castle, of Virginia; four brothers, Billy Pennington, of North Carolina, Tommy Pennington, of Pennsboro, George Burgess, of Bartow, and Ethan Burgess, of Marlinton; three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Living Word of God Church at 2 p. m. Saturday by the Rev. I. W. Morgan. Burial was in the Swecker Cemetery at Monterville.
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Evans G. Grimes
Evans G. Grimes, age 81, of Poage Lane, died Saturday, February 20, 1999, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Grimes made his home with his nephew and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Arbogast.
He was a farmer and was an Army veteran of World War II.
Born at Poage Lane on M 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.