Bertha Barlow, 96, died May 11, 1999, in Elkins.
Arrangements are incomplete as the paper goes to press. The body is at VanReenen Funeral Home.
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Hayward Brown, age 75, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, formerly of Braxton County, died May 3, 1999, in Echo Manor Nursing Home, Pickerington, Ohio, after a long illness.
He was an employee of U. S. Steel Corporation and Brunswick city schools. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Surviving him are two daughters, Pam Groves, of Ravenna, Ohio, and Sandy West, of Medina, Ohio; two sons, Robert, of Carlisle, Iowa, and Charlie, of Reynoldsburg; three sisters, Hazel Brown, of Gassaway, Mildred K. Meyer, of Diamond, and Emogene Wade, of Marlinton; a brother, Robert, of Diamond; half-brother, Rondale Dolan, of Weston; and nine grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday at Stockert-Gibson Funeral Home at Flatwoods by the Rev. Fred Dillon. Burial was in Little Kanawha Memorial Gardens, near Heaters.
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Mandy Townsend Cain
Mandy Evelyn Townsend Cain, age 71, of Marlinton, died Thursday, May 6, 1999, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Cain attended the Marlinton Church of the Nazarene.
The daughter of Jacob and Anise Barlow Townsend, she was born November 22, 1927, at Edray.
She was married forty-eight years to Roy L. Cain, Sr., who preceded her in death. Also deceased are a daughter, Patricia Cain, two sons, Stephen Cain and Roy L. Cain, Jr., a sister, Mamie Townsend Ratliff, and two brothers, Raymond and Johnny Townsend.
Survivors include four daughters, Delores Gergano, of Warren, Ohio, Nancy Hanna and Karen Gragg, of Marlinton, and Linda Townsend, of Baltimore, Maryland; a son, Ernie Cain, of Warren, Ohio; twenty-four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday at 2 p. m. at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. David Rittenhouse, with burial in the Gibson Cemetery on Elk.
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Ida Boggs, age 86, of Durbin, formerly of Renick, died Monday, May 10, 1999, at Davis Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
She was born October 20, 1912, in Renick, the daughter of the late Robert and Rhoda Neal Boggs.
Preceding her in death were three brothers, Lee, Bill and Henry Boggs, and two sisters, Ada Boggs and Vada Neely.
Survivors include two sisters, Essie Ranke, of Marietta, Ohio, and Anne Marie Wolbers, of Carson City, Nevada; and three brothers, Buster Boggs, of Columbus, Ohio, Sidney Boggs, of Los Angeles, California, and Frank Boggs, of Lewisburg.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday at the Frankford Cemetery.
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Barbara Jean K. Camden, 64, of New Canton, Virginia, died of cancer on May 3, 1999, at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia.
She was born in Morgantown on March 26, 1935, the daughter of the late Sanford Kirk. She lived at Hillsboro at one time.
Mrs. Camden was a member of the Browns Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church in New Canton.
In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Don Camden; three children, Whitney P. Hubert, of Salem, Virginia, Barbara McMillion, of Lewisburg, and Wayne Gilbert, of Galveston, Texas; one stepson, David Camden; grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
A memorial service was held on May 6 with the Rev. Joe Shoop officiating.
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George A. Myles
George Anderson Myles, 84, of Elkins, died on May 7, 1999, in the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center after a long illness.
He was born on September 5, 1914, at Clifftop, the only son of George T. and Ollie Anderson Myles.
Mr. Myles was graduated from West Virginia University in 1942, as a member of one of the first classes of the new School of Forestry. During World War II he worked as a wood specialist in the U. S. Technical Services.
Following the war he began in the sawmill business at Goshen, Virginia, in 1946, moving to Elkwater in 1951 and to the present site of Myles Lumber Company south of Elkins in 1961. In 1982 Mr. Myles and W. M. Cramer acquired the R. S. Burruss mill at Marlinton.
Mr. Myles was active in promoting and supporting the forestry industry in the state, involved in civic activities in Elkins, and member of the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church.
On August 7, 1937, he married the former Virginia Rexrode, of Marlinton, who preceded him in death last year.
Survivors include one daughter, June B. Myles, of Redding, Connecticut, and one sister, Frances Marford, of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Services were held on Tuesday at the Davis Memorial Church with the Rev. Dr. Sheldon Sorge officiating. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins.
Memorial gifts may be made to the W. Va. Forestry Endowment Fund, c/o Eugene Shreve, 19 Park Street, Buckhannon, WV 26201 or the charity of your choice.