Manyon M. Millican
Manyon M. Millican, age 73, of Lewisburg, formerly of Birmingham, Alabama, and Snowshoe, died June 10, 2000, at home, after a short illness.
Mr. Millican was a Protestant and an employee and special assistant to the president and CEO of Govt.com, a Lewisburg-based software and internet applications company. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, and also a pharmacist licensed to practice in Alabama. In Alabama, he was the first paid executive director of the Alabama Republican Party, and was national director of the Voter Canvassing Program in the national presidential campaign of 1972. Coming to West Virginia, he helped start Snowshoe Ski Resort and was marketing director, vice president and board member. He was a member of the American Association of Political Consultants, the American Pharmaceutical Association, and the National Ski Area Association. He was a graduate of the University of Chattanooga and completed his pharmacy studies in Atlanta, Georgia.
Born October 16, 1926, at Harriman, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Roscoe and Mary Meadows Millican.
Surviving him are his daughter, Jan Millican Barb, of Marlinton; sons, Mark and Reid Millican, both of Birmingham, and Scott Millican, of Snowshoe; five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Peter Millican, a brother, Carl Millican, and a sister, Carlene Millican.
Services were held Wednesday at McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Burial will be in the family cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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Rosamary V. McCormick, age 70, of Dunbar, died June 9, 2000, at home.
She was retired from the former Fad Furniture and Cohen Drug Store. She was a native of Ashland, Kentucky, and a long-time resident of the Kanawha Valley.
Surviving her are her husband, Charles W. McCormick; five daughters, Becky Reed, of Green Bank, Janet Jones, of Cross Lanes, Madelyn Dodson, of Barboursville, Kathryn Mullis, of Crossville, Tennessee, and Amy Slater, of Poca; and a sister, Margaret Garten, of South Charleston.
Memorial service was held at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, by the Rev. Dean G. Borgmeyer.
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Mary A. Given
Mary Ann Given, age 48, of Richwood, died Monday, June 5, 2000, in CAMC, General Division, after a short illness.
She was an employee of Watergate Inn, Richwood, and attended Little Laurel Baptist Church, Richwood.
Survivors include companion, Charlie Jackson; son, Jimmy, of Richwood; brother, Bill Spencer, of Bessemer City, North Carolina; sisters, Shirley Worrell, of Marlinton, Kathryn Hamrick, of Craigsville, Cleta Spencer and Debbie Myers, both of Richwood.
Services were held Thursday at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, by the Rev. Stanley Blankenship. Burial was in West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin.
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Mike Shane, 51, died Monday, June 12, after a battle with cancer. Cards of sympathy can be sent to Martha Schmid, 9128 Co. Road 51, Big Prairie, OH 44611.
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Mary Virginia Garber
Mary Virginia Garber, age 83, of Dunmore, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at Pocahontas Center.
She was a retired clerk and a member of the Dunmore United Methodist Church.
The daughter of the late O. J. and Louise Moore Campbell, she was born at Dunmore June 9, 1917.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Paul Garber, her parents, and two sisters, Martha Jean Lovelace and Katherine Campbell.
She is survived by a daughter, Jane McLaughlin, of Green Bank; a son, Jim Garber, of Dunmore; a sister, Dorothy Lovelace, of Dunmore; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday at Dunmore United Methodist Church by the Rev. Scott Ingleton. Burial will be in the Dunmore Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 9 at VanReenen Funeral Home.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Dunmore United Methodist Church.
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Allen Denver Mahaffey, age 60, of Route 1, Marlinton, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at the University of Cincinnati Burn Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, following an accidental blaze involving a grill.
Mr. Mahaffey was a Safety Inspector for Brown and Root Construction and a Presbyterian. He was an Army veteran, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a member of the Covington Moose Lodge.
The son of the late Herbert Henry and Lenna Inis Waugh Mahaffey, he was born at Dunmore September 24, 1939.
His parents, two brothers, Alpha Mahaffey and Junior Harlin Mahaffey, and a sister, Vera Lorena VanDevender, preceded him in death.
Surviving him are his wife, Lillian Barb "Sissy" Mahaffey; a son, Cole Denver Mahaffey, and a step-son, Louis Matthew McCarty, both at home; and a sister, Juanita Sharp, of Covington, Virginia.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Randy Benson. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 9 at VanReenen Funeral Home.
Memorial gifts may be made to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital, Buckeye.
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Glenna Smith Curry
Glenna Smith Curry, age 92, of Mill Gap, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at King's Daughters' Community Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born January 9, 1908, in Highland County, a daughter of James Sherman and Sarah Catherine Crummett Curry. She was a member of the Beulah Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by a son, Elery Curry, in 1971.
She is survived by three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday at Green Hill United Methodist Church by Reverend Jerry Ginn and Reverend C. William Cox. Burial followed in Green Hill Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to King's Daughters' Community Health and Rehab Center.