Eugene Dunbrack, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, November 16, 1999, at the Nicholas County Nursing Home.
No arrangements have been made at press time. The body is at VanReenen Funeral Home.
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Pearl C. Dill
Pearl C. Dill, age 89, of Largo, Florida, a native of Mill Gap, Virginia, died Friday, November 5, 1999, in Largo.
She was born October 11, 1910, at Mill Gap, a daughter of Joseph Calhoun and Eva Susan Wade Chestnut.
Mrs. Dill was a retired secretary for an optometrist. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Detroit, Michigan.
Mrs. Dill was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar G. Dill, on January 1, 1995; three brothers, Marvin, Richard and Roy Chestnut; and two sisters, Gladys Chestnut and Genevieve Dever.
She is survived by a daughter, Beatrice King, of Wheeling; and two grandchildren.
A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. on November 10, at the Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell by Dr. Robert Smeltzer. Burial was in the Wade Family Cemetery near Mill Gap.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 300 East Bay Drive, Largo, Florida 33770.
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George W. Chappell, Jr.
George William Chappell, Jr., age 75, of 7315 N. 775 E, Lafayette, Indiana, died Thursday, November 4, 1999, at home after a long illness.
He was born at Hillsboro on July 21, 1924. He married Audrey Little, of Delphi, Indiana. From 1943 to 1945 he served as a Marine in World War II. Mr. Chappell was owner of K. G. Builders until his retirement in 1986. He was a member of the Buck Creek United Methodist Church.
Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Georgeann Chappell Davis, of Ballwin, Missouri, and Kelli Chappell, of Mulberry, Indiana; three grandchildren; a sister, Marie Doyle, of Marlinton; and two brothers, Gene Chappell, of Lafayette, and John Chappell, of Hillsboro.
A son, Louis, a stillborn daughter, Teresa, and his parents, Bessie Kellison Chappell and George W. Chappell, Sr., preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 8, at Buck Creek United Methodist Church, by the Rev. Clayton Kendall.
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Dorothy Irvine Dempsey
Mrs. Dorothy M. Irvine Dempsey, age 73, of Huntington, died October 15, 1999.
She was born January 17, 1926, in Marlinton, a daughter of the late Levi and Lula Miller Irvine.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Merle, Ralph, Verlin, Clarence, and Angus Irvine, all of Marlinton, and a sister, Margaret Beverage, of Dunmore.
Mrs. Dempsey is survived by three sons, James, Jeffery, and John Dempsey; two daughters, Jessica Dillion and Johanna Dempsey, at home; six grandchildren; two brothers, Ray Irvine, of Marlinton, and Donald Irvine, of Joppa, Maryland; three sisters, Leona Dilley, Veda Johnson, and Gladys Friel, all of Marlinton.
She was a retired A&P Bakery employee.
Funeral services were conducted at Riger Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Keith Leap. Burial was at Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington.
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Charleen A. Howard
Charlene A. Howard, age 81, of Buckeye, died Friday, November 12, 1999, at her home after a sudden illness.
Mrs. Howard was a retired Registered Nurse and a member of the Buckeye Presbyterian Church.
Born May 29, 1918, in Rosendorf, she was the daughter of the late Albert Van and Lucinda Carr Swearingen.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Selma Blagun, and two brothers, John and Charles Swearingen.
She is survived by her husband, James W. Howard; two daughters, Flossie Howard Barkley, of Denton, North Carolina, and Sara Howard O'Brien, of Reston, Virginia; a son, James J. Howard, of Buckeye; half-brother, Ernie Gotinsky, of Parsons; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held at 11 a . m. Monday at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Randy Benson. Burial was in the Buckeye Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Buckeye Cemetery, c/o Juanita McNeill, Beard Heights, Marlinton, WV 24954.
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Mazie S. Hannah
Mazie S. Hannah, age 88, of Elk Route, Marlinton, died Monday, November 8, 1999, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
She was a member of the Slaty Fork United Methodist Church.
The daughter of the late Ambrose and Edna Hartley Sage, she was born March 9, 1911, in Grayson County, Virginia. She was married to Frank Hannah, who preceded her in death.
Also preceding her in death were two sisters, Mattie Tumblin and Mary Phillips, and four brothers, Russell Sage, Cecil Sage, Ray Sage, and Glenn Sage.
Survivors include a daughter, Eleanor Hannah Thayer, of Abingdon, Virginia, and Samuel B. Hannah, of Elk Route, Marlinton; four sisters, Dena Foreback, of Elkins, Madeline Honeycutt, of Landover Hills, Maryland, Josephine Sharp, of Mingo, and Shirley Daff, of Valley Head; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Services were held at VanReenen Funeral Home Thursday morning at 11 by Robert Mann, with burial in the Gibson Cemetery.
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Dickson "Dick" Anderson
Millard Dickson "Dick" Anderson, age 86, of Marlinton, died Monday, November 15, 1999, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
He worked for International Shoe Company at Marlinton until it closed. He then worked and retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways. He was a Methodist and a Navy Veteran of World War II.
Born at Chesapeake, Ohio, on August 7, 1913, he was the son of the late Harper and Georgia Scott Anderson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Neal and Cecil Anderson.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Dilley Anderson; a daughter, Marilyn P. Goode, of Marlinton; a sister, Delores Hill, of Hillsboro; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held at VanReenen Funeral Home on Wednesday at 3 p. m. by the Rev. Norman Lee Alderman. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Eugene Kenneth Layne
Eugene Kenneth Layne, age 82, of Glenville, died November 14, 1999, in West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown, after a long illness.
He was a retired miner and a Methodist.
Surviving: daughters, Sharon Y. Riffle, of Glenville, Terry Fox, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; sons, Martin J. Layne, of Oklahoma, Gary R. Layne, of Normantown, Jerry Mace, of Warren, Ohio; brothers, Jack H. Layne, of Franklin, George R. Layne, of Fairfax Station, Virginia, Joseph B. Layne, of Green Bank, Lawrence L. Layne, of Jasper, Alabama, Donald R. Layne, of Moundsville; sisters, Mary Helen Jarrett, of McWhorter, Winifred Louise Simmons, of Morgantown, Bernice Kathlene Corley, of Richmond, Virginia; ten grandchildren, several step-grand-children, five great-grandchildren, several step-great-grandchildren.
Graveside service on Thursday at Broad Run Cemetery, Jane Lew.
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Hiner Waybright, age 82, of Arbovale, died Tuesday, November 16, 1999, at Alleghany Regional Hospital, Low Moor, Virginia, after a long illness.
He has been a resident of Arbovale since 1979, and was a member of Pine Grove Church of the Brethren and also a member of the Pine Grove-Arbovale Men's organization. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and was a retired cook from Western State Hospital in Staunton, Virginia.
Mr. Waybright was born February 28, 1917, in Pendleton County, the son of the late Jesse and Attie B. Rexrode Waybright.
Surviving him are his wife, Edith Pearl Bennett Waybright, of Hot Springs, Virginia; a sister, Agnes Raines, of Waynesboro, Virginia; and two brothers, Harry Waybright, of Mount Solon, Virginia, and Jesse Waybright, of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale by the Rev. David Rittenhouse. Burial will be in Arbovale Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p. m. Friday at the Funeral Home in Arbovale.