Everette Earl Carr
Everette Earl Carr, age 70, of Hayesville, North Carolina, formerly of Marlinton, died April 11, 2000, in Murphy Medical Center, Murphy, North Carolina, after a long illness.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, a miner and a member of the United Mine Workers of America.
The son of Ernest N. Carr, Sr., and Mittie Irene Snead Carr, he was born September 29, 1929, at Clawson.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Everette E. Carr, Jr.; two sisters, Violia Allman and Genivive Carr; and nine brothers, Ernest N. Carr, Jr., Bernard, Leonard, Leo, Lawrence, Robert, Leslie, Carlyle, and Eugene Carr.
Surviving are three sons, Christopher C. Carr, of Vacaville, California, Monte Ray Carr, of Hayesville, and Terry A. Carr, of Marlinton; a daughter, Erin Myers, of London, Kentucky; two sisters, Thelma Bussard, of Redick, Florida, and Beulah Grimes Wake, of Prattsville, Alabama; and six grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday at VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton, by the Rev. Jerry Moore. Burial was in Clawson Cemetery.
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Joe Eddie Blackburn
Joe Eddie Blackburn, age 39, of Marmet, died April 13, 2000, at home after a short illness.
He was an employee of the Charleston Civic Center.
Surviving him are his father, Larry Blackburn, of Seebert; mother and step-father, Anna and John Steel, of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; maternal grandmdother, Margaret J. Ball, of Hernshaw.
Services were held Monday at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet, by the Rev. Glen Thaxton. Burial was in Barker Cemetery, Ashford.
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Wilson C. Biggs
Wilson C. Biggs, age 92, died Sunday, April 16, 2000, at Pocahontas Center.
Mr. Biggs was a Methodist and a retired vat man at International Shoe Company.
The son of the late Jasper William Biggs and Sally Jackson Biggs, he was born at Hinton February 22, 1908.
His wife, Ruby Wardell Biggs, is deceased. Also preceding him in death were three sons, Freddy and Curtis Biggs and an infant boy; three sisters, Grace Broyles and Effie Michael and an infant girl; and seven brothers, Jim, Charlie, John, Albert, Lamer, Henry, and Paul Biggs.
Surviving him are three daughters, Mary Ann Beverage, of Marlinton, Gladys Dilley, of Eldora, Iowa, and Linda Woolard, of Independence, Ohio; two sons, Thomas Biggs and Roger Biggs, both of Marlinton; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. Thursday at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by Sam Felton, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Elizabeth Daniell Hill
Elizabeth Daniell Hill, age 68, of Orlando, Florida, died Friday, April 14, 2000, in Orlando.
Ms. Hill was a retired Special Education Teacher and member of First Presbyterian Church in Orlando. She was a member of Chi Omega, REOS (Lockheed Martin Wives Club), and Tiger Bay Club of Orlando. A special interest of hers was autism and she helped found the American Autism Society.
She was born in Reedy December 28, 1931, the daughter of the late Earl M. and Gladys VanDevender Daniell.
She is survived her husband, Samuel C. Hill, Jr.; two daughters, Claudia Hill Duffee, of Charleston, South Carolina, and Dr. Elizabeth Albright Hill, of Earleton, Florida; two sons, Dr. Daniell B. Hill, of Versailles, Kentucky, and Samuel C. Hill, III, of Orlando, Florida; two brothers, James Robert Daniell, of Parkersburg, and Hugh W. Daniell, of Fort Collins, Colorado; and eight grandsons.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at VanReenen Funeral Home by John Fisher. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday from 12 to 2 prior to the funeral.
Memorials may be made to the Buckskin Council BSA Reservation Summer Camp Scholarship Fund, 2829 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV 25311 or Autism Training Center, Pocahontas County Training Fund, c/o Marshall University Foundation, Huntington, WV Ph. 304-682-2332.
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Ivan A. Wilfong
Ivan A. Wilfong, age 70, died Thursday, April 13, 2000, at home in Brandon, Florida.
A native of Marlinton, he was the son of the late Acy and Mary Wilfong.
He was a retired electrician for the Federal government, a square dancer and caller, Veteran of the Korean War, and was a Protestant.
Surviving him are his wife, JoAnn; a sister, Elsie Madison, of Hampton, Virginia; and two daughters, Diane Lenfestey, of Tampa, Florida, and Tamela Margraf, of Braunsels, Texas.
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Kathleen K. Toney
Kathleen Kidd Toney, 85, of Oceana, died April 16, 2000, at Heartland of Beckley following a long illness.
She was born on April 11, 1915, at Beard, the daughter of Letcher and Olive Bennett Kidd.
Mrs. Toney was a homemaker and a member of the Clearfork Valley Baptist Church since 1948.
Survivors include two sons, Bill Toney, of Norwalk, Ohio, and Charlie Toney, of Oceana; two daughters, Kathy Thompson, of Pineville, and Joan Dixon, of Oceana; one brother, Leffort Kidd, of Locust Creek; three sisters, Margie Landis, of Marlinton, Mary Cutlip, of Locust Creek, and Clarice Doss, of Davin; eight grandchildren and six great-grand-children.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 51 years, Jess Willard Toney, and two brothers, Cyrus Kidd and Eugene Kidd.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on April 20 at the Evans Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Erwin Gregory and David Price officiating. Burial will follow at the Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny.