John W. Miller
John W. Miller, age 85, of 250 Jordan Road, Marlinton, died Saturday, June 12, 1999, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital, after a long illness.
Mr. Miller was a farmer.
He was born May 24, 1914, at Woodrow, the son of the late Emery and Icie Duncan Miller.
Others preceding him in death were a son, Charles W. Miller, two brothers, Glen and Winters Miller, and a sister, Arlene Brown.
Surviving him are three daughters, Hester Jordan, Frances Miller, and Charlotte Shaw, all of Marlinton; three sons, Tempest "Buck" Miller, Wilburn E. Miller, and John D. "Delmas" Miller, all of Marlinton; three sisters, Mary Moore, of Marlinton, Elnita Friel, of Ohio, and Logetta Blackwell, of Joplin, Missouri; a brother, George Miller, of Marlinton; twelve grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Monday at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Wallace Dorn, with burial in the Cochran Cemetery.
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Clara Mae Sutton Smith
Clara Mae Sutton Smith died Monday, May 17, 1999, at the Howard County General Hospital at Columbia, Maryland.
Born at Arbovale August 19, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Vada Gum Sutton.
She married Norman Smith on November 15, 1952, at St. Brendan Church in Elkins. He preceded her in death in 1984.
Surviving her are a son, Edward Smith, of Baltimore, Maryland; a daughter, Elizabeth Bidinotto, of Frisco, Colorado; two sisters, Naomi June Hoyet, of Ford City, Pennsylvania, Alice Guire, of Norton; three brothers, William Sutton, of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Ivan Sutton, of Sykesville, Maryland, and James Sutton, of Elkton, Maryland.
Clara graduated from Green Bank High School in the class of 1949. In 1952 she received the R. N. Degree from Davis Memorial School of Nursing in Elkins and received her B.S. Degree in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University in 1985. She had worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital until she became disabled due to Parkinson's disease.
She was a member of St. Michael Church in Baltimore.
Funeral services were conducted from the Lily and Zieler Funeral Home in Baltimore and interment was at Sacred Heart of Mary Cemetery in Dundalk, Maryland.
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Clara Mae Mitchem Garreston, 84, of Hillsboro, died June 15, 1999, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be at the VanReenen Funeral on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and at the Hannah-Lilly Cemetery at Odd from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Frank Meadows officiating.