Timothy Lee Church
Timothy Lee Church, 47, of Bluefield, died Tuesday, November 2, 1999 at his residence.
Born August 14, 1952 in McComas, he was a son of Sadie Sullivan Church, of Rock, and the late James M. Church.
He had been a resident of the Sand Lick area near Bluefield for the past nine years and was a clerk for the Ames Department Store in Mercer Mall.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Charlotte O'Dell Church; daughter, Samantha, at home; brothers James F. Church, of Clover Lick, Franklin L. Church, of Rocky Mount, Virginia, Jerry W. Church, of Princeton, Raymond C. Church, of Atlanta, Georgia; sisters, Fran Ownes, of Laskey, Virginia, Teresa O'Dell, of Matoaka, Kathleen F. Key, of Gatlin, Tennessee, Karen E. Woody, of Marlinton; close friend Bobby O'Dell of Rock; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted at Cravensshire's Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell, with the Reverends Tamara Shoup and Lee Williams officiating. Burial followed at Woodland Memorial Park in Bluewell.
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James B. Ball
James B. Ball, 60, of Charleston, died November 8, 1999, at Charleston Area Medical Center following a short illness.
He was employed by Bert Wolfe Ford, a former employee of the McJunkin Corporation, and former owner of Balco Company.
Mr. Ball is survived by a daughter, Catherine, of Davidson, North Carolina; a son, James M. Ball, of Charleston; and one brother, John Ball, of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home in Charleston with the Rev. Esber Tweel officiating. Burial will be in the Milton Cemetery at Milton.
Mr. Ball owned a camp in Pocahontas County.
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Ernestine H. Clarkson
Ernestine H. Clarkson, age 76, of Cass, died Wednesday, November 3, 1999, at Pocahontas County Memorial Hospital, after a long illness.
Mrs. Clarkson was a retired school secretary at Green Bank with the Pocahontas County Board of Education, a member of the Eastern Star #124 of Cass, the Seneca Women's Club, the Retired School Personnel Association, and was a tour coordinator for the First National Bank of Marlinton. She was of the Presbyterian faith.
She was born Ocober 2, 1923, at Cass, the daughter of the late Fred D. and Flora Mae Davis Hamrick.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Ivan Clarkson; a daughter, Paula Clarkson; three sisters, Hilda Galford, Ruth McLaughlin, and Joyce Perando; and three brothers, Frank Hamrick, Charles Hamrick and Homer Hamrick.
Surviving her is a sister, Connie Waybright, of Green Bank.
Services were held Saturday morning at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home by the Rev. Julian Rittenhouse, with burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Pocahontas County Memorial Hospital, Rt. 2 Box 5, Buckeye, WV 24924.
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J. Frank Maddy
J. Frank Maddy, age 92, of Oak Hill, died Saturday, Ocober 30, 1999, in Pocahontas Memorial Hospital of an apparent heart attack.
He was a retired furnace operator for Union Carbide, Alloy, with 37 years service. He was a member of the Oak Hill United Methodist Church, and also a member of Oak Hill Lodge #120, A.F.&A.M., Sewell Chapter No. 24 R.A.M., Mt. Hope; Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Valley of Charleston; Beni Kedem Temple A.A.O. N.M.S.; Knights of Pythias Lodge No. 17, Oak Hill; Fayette County Shrine Club; Odd Fellows Lodge, Montgomery; OHHS/CHS Alumni Association, Oak Hill; and American Legion Post #149, Fayetteville, and was a a graduate of Talcott High School, Class of 1936.
Mr. Maddy served in the Navy in World War II.
A native of Talcott, he was the son of the late Joseph Frank and Hannah England Maddy.
His wife, Ruby Cavell Burdette Maddy, died March 14, 1999. Also preceding him in death were four brothers and two half-sisters.
Survivors include a son, Delane W. Maddy, of Oak Hill; a daughter, Cynthia Lee Maddy Ashford, of Frost; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorial services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday at 2 p. m. at the Oak Hill United Methodist Church by the Rev. James Shepherd.
Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 1319 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV 25301.
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Frances Cole Taylor
Frances Cole Taylor, age 82, of Green Bank, died Wednesday, November 3, 1999, at Beckley, after a long illness.
She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Green Bank.
Born at Cheat Bridge in Randolph County March 5, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Edna Lightner Cole.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred R. Cole and Paul F. Cole.
Surviving her are her husband, Grover W. Taylor; a daughter, Beverly A. Taylor, of Boston, Massachusetts; two sons, Henry A. Taylor, of Green Bank, and Larry C. Taylor, of Marlinton; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held Saturday at 2 p. m. at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Scott Ingleton and the Rev. David Rittenhouse. Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
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William M. Boggs, Jr.
William Madison Boggs, Jr., age 73, of Marlinton, died Thursday, November 4, at his home.
Mr. Boggs was a former employee of International Shoe and Alltel Telephone Company, where he retired in 1986. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, serving as a Deacon, later a member of Wilson Chapel, and at the time of his death was a member and a Deacon of the Marlinton United Methodist Church. He was a Mason.
He was born January 3, 1926, in the community of Brownsburg, near Marlinton, the son of the late William M. Boggs and Mabel Wheeler Boggs.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Crump Boggs; two daughters, Deborah Boggs, of Roanoke, Virginia, and Anna (Tiny) Boggs Green, of Hampton, Virginia; one son, Gaillard Boggs, of Roanoke; four sisters, Rosie Williams, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania; Josephine Boggs, of Marlinton; Mary Evans, of Dowagiac, Michigan, and Clair Wilson, of Cassopolis, Michigan; a brother, Sanford Boggs, of Marlinton; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ora Belle Eaton, Glenna Jefferson, and Ethel Stewart, and three brothers, Ralph and Carl Boggs and an infant twin boy.
Services were held at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Stanley Clark at 2 p. m. Sunday. Burial was in the Brownsburg Cemetery.
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Thomas Price May
Thomas "Tommy" Price May, age 64, of Marlinton, died November 6, 1999, in Roanoke Community Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia, after a long illness.
Mr. May was retired from the maintenance department at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 17, 1935, at Marlinton, the son of the late Mason and Georgia DePriest May.
Preceding him in death were his first wife, JoAnne Grimes May, a sister, Oleta May Mason, and two brothers, Mason May, Jr., and Orval May.
Surviving him are his wife, Carla R. "Mikie" May; two daughters, Janet L. May and Cindy M. Coleman, both of Marlinton; four grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Monday afternoon at Mountain View Cemetery by the Rev. Gary Waple.
Memorial donations may be made to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital, Route 2, Box 52W, Buckeye, WV 24954.
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James Morris Campbell, Jr.
James Morris "Jimmy" Campbell, Jr., age 21, of Copper Hill, Virginia, died in a car accident near Campbelltown on Sunday, November 7, 1999.
He was a mechanic with Carter Equipment Company in Roanoke.
Born in Roanoke November 14, 1977, he was the son of Sarah Frances Wilson Baldwin, of Marlinton, and James Morris Campbell, Sr., of Rockwell, North Carolina.
Survivors in addition to his parents are his wife, Dege Sue Burdette Campbell; a son, James Morris Campbell, III; a brother, Christopher Michael Campbell, of Roanoke; step-father, Danny Robert Baldwin, of Marlinton; step-mother, Sandra W. Campbell, of Rockwell, North Carolina; step-sisters, Lisa Dawn Williams, of Rockwell, North Carolina, and Carrie Baldwin, of Marlinton; step-brothers, Jason B. Armstrong, of Marlinton, Greg Armstrong, of Staunton, and Craig, Chad, and Brian Baldwin, of Marlinton.
Friends may call at VanReenen Funeral Home from 5 to 9 p. m. Tuesday.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent c/o Dege Campbell, 602 First Avenue, Marlinton.
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Pearl Chestnut Dill
Pearl Jane Chestnut Dill, age 89, of Largo, Florida, died Friday, November 5, 1999, at Foster's Care A.L.F. in Largo under the care of the Hospice of the Suncoast.
She was born in Mill Gap, Virginia, and moved to Florida in 1979 from Detroit, Michigan. She was a retired secretary and had worked for Greyhound Bus lines in Washington, Pennsylvania, and an Optometrist group in Detroit. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Tyrian Florence Chapter #469, Detroit, and a Methodist.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar H. Dill; three brothers, Marvin, Roy and Richard Chestnut; and two sisters, Gladys Chestnut and Genevieve Bevers.
She is survived by a daughter, Beatrice King, of Wheeling; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral arrangements will be conducted by O'Baugh Funeral Home, McDowell, Virginia.