Pauline Smith Young
Pauline Davis Smith Young, age 85, of Charleston, formerly of Hillsboro, died Wednesday, August 2, 2000.
She was born March 17, 1915, in Marlinton to the late Marguerite and Paul A. Smith.
She was raised by her aunt, Roberta Dice Smith, of Hillsboro.
Preceding her in death were four brothers, Charles, Harry, Robert, and Paul Smith, and a sister, Florence Smith Peebles.
Her husband of 50 years, Ralph R. Young, died in 1987.
Mrs. Young graduated from Hillsboro High School and attended Charleston General Nursing School. She was a member of the Ann Bailey Daughters of the American Revolution and was past State President of the Children of the American Revolution. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church in Charleston.
Surviving her are two sons, Ralph and Richard Young, of Charleston; a granddaughter and great-grandson.
Services were held at Wilson Funeral Home in Charleston on Saturday, August 5.
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Jewell Edsel Boggs
Jewell Edsel Boggs, age 67, of Maxwelton, died Friday, August 4, 2000, at his home following a short illness.
He was retired from CSX Railroad.
Born January 3, 1933, at Jacox, he was the son of Lemma Hill Boggs, of Droop, and the late Gilbert Boggs.
Mr. Boggs was preceded in death by a brother, Paul, a sister, Christine, and his wife, Hilda Wright Boggs, in 1984.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Linda and Roberta, of Maxwelton; six brothers, Kenneth, Jack, Gene, Tommy, Wayne, all of Droop, and Glenn, of Richlands, Virginia; and a sister, Juanita Cain, of Front Royal, Virginia.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg by the Rev. Dan Arbogast. Burial was in the McCarty Cemetery on Droop Mountain.
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Erie A. Crane
Erie A. Crane, age 74, of Renick, died Saturday, August 5, 2000, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea.
Mrs. Crane was a member of Spring Creek Presbyterian Church at Renick.
Born May 9, 1926, at Gallipolis, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Okey and Irene Rapp Spencer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Orval M. Crane; a brother, Charles Spencer; and a sister, Jean Whellis.
Survivors include three sons, Earl Crane, of Lewisburg, Bob Crane, of Renick, and John Crane, of Marlinton; three sisters, Marge Quast, of Valrico, Florida, Janice Blair, of Huntington, and Katherine Halterman, of McCormick, South Carolina; a brother, Raymond Spencer, of Pickaway; seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg by the Rev. Jim Anderson. Burial was in Morningside Cemetery at Renick
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Estella Elizabeth Hayes
Estella Elizabeth Hayes, age 84, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, August 6, 2000, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea after a short illlness.
She was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church.
She was born November 15, 1915, in Amherst County, Virginia, and was the daughter of the late Henley and Annie Mae Byers Napier.
Mrs. Hayes was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas Hayes.
Surviving her are two daughters, Shelby Stark, of Hopewell, Virginia, and Jo Ann Hill, of North Plainfield, New Jersey; five sons, James Hayes, of Atlanta, Georgia, Thomas Hayes and Denver Hayes, of Waynesboro, Virginia, Robert Hayes, of Lewisburg, and Tony Hayes, of Hillsboro; three sisters, Lena Bowes, of Lewisburg, Mary Ethel Gibson, of Edison, New Jersey, and Audrey Spencer, of Clarksburg; a brother, Bernard Napier, of Callaghan, Virginia; fifteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday morning at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg by the Rev. Lula Collins. Burial was in Clifton Presbyterian Church Cemetery at Maxwelton.
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Edna M. Hiner
Edna M. "Grams" Hiner, age 58, of Mountain Grove, Virginia, died August 5, 2000, at Bath County Community Hospital, Hot Springs, Virginia.
Born in Pocahontas County July 7, 1942, she was the daughter of Arthur and Maude Bowers Wanless.
Her husband, Calvin Lee Hiner, died in 1987. A grandson, two sisters, and three brothers are also deceased.
Surviving her are four daughters, Debbie Hiner King, of Mountain Grove, Carolyn Sue Hoffman, of Kingston, Tennessee, Libby Hiner Bennett, of Staunton, Virginia, and Cindy Hiner Ray, of Mountain Grove, Virginia; one son, Calvin Edward Hiner, of Jesup, Georgia; one sister, Helen Buzzard, of Minnehaha Springs; eighteen grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday afternoon at Life Line Ministries Church in Mitchelltown, Virginia, of which she was a member, by the Rev. Frankie Neff. Burial was in Mountain Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Life Line Ministries, P. O. Box 1014, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445, or to the Bath County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, c/o Janice Webb, P. O. Box W, Hot Springs.
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Howard W. Tharp
Howard W. Tharp, age 89, of Renick, died Tuesday, August 1, 2000, at Perry Point VA Medical Center, Perry Point, Maryland.
He was a farmer, an Army veteram of World War II, and was of the Methodist faith.
Born July 16, 1911, at Jacox, he was the son of the late Allen and Sabina Holmes Tharp.
Surviving him are his daughter, Emma Jean Walker, of Olney, Maryland; son, Carl Lee Tharp, of Northeast, Maryland; brother, Warren Tharp, of Hillsboro; sister, Edith McMillion, of Gastonia, North Carolina; seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday afternoon at Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg, by the Rev. Dan Arbogast. Burial was at Morningside Cemetery at Renick.
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Frances E. Robinson
Frances Elizabeth Robinson, age 67, of Marlinton, died at home on Sunday, August 6, 2000, after a short illness with cancer.
She was the office manager for Pocahontas Foodland for 24 years.
Born September 28, 1932, at Marion, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Preston Eugene and Pheoba Jane Adams Brown.
On April 12, 1957, she was married to Merle Andrew Robinson, in Essex, Maryland; he died August 9, 1987. Also preceding her in death were two sisters, Jean Wymer and Irene Parks, and a grandson, Brandon Dale Robinson.
Surviving her are two daughters, Betty J. Cochran, of Marlinton, and Sheila Russell, of Morgantown; four sons, Charles Robinson, Thomas Robinson, and Gerald Robinson, all of Marlinton, and Douglas Robinson, of White Sulphur Springs; a sister, Louise Richardson, of Bel Air, Maryland; two brothers, Bill Brown, of Marion, Virginia, and Garris Brown, of Lenoir, North Carolina; a half-brother, Ray, of Aiken, South Carolina; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Marlinton Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. Jerry Moore. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery at Hillsboro.
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James Glenn Rucker, age 86, of Marlinton, died Sunday, August 6, 2000, at home.
Mr. Rucker was a former leather hanger at the Marlinton Tannery of International Shoe Company and had worked at the Marlinton Post Office and the Pocahontas County Court House. He served in the Army in World War II.
The son of the late Adrian and Margaret Ervin Rucker, he was born at Buckeye November 6, 1913.
Preceding him in death were an infant son; a daughter, Patricia Ann Aliff, and her son, Randy, and daughter, Kelly Boger; and his brother, Lynn Rucker.
Surviving him are his wife, Flossie Underwood Rucker; a sister, Elizabeth Sharp, of Baltimore, Maryland; one grandchild and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday noon at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by Earl D. "Butch" Michael. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Veva Kathleen Ware
Veva Kathleen Ware, age 88, of Elkins, died Tuesday, August 1, 2000, in Davis Memorial Hospital, Elkins, after a short illness.
Born at Marlinton February 22, 1912, she was the daughter of Anderson and Etta Shinaberry Grimes.
Preceding her in death were a son, William A. Birchfield; three brothers, Forrest Grimes, Raymond Grimes, and Remus Grimes; and four sisters, Levia Cain, Zula Young, Della Shrader, and Thelma Kennedy.
Mrs. Ware is survived by a daughter, Golia Pennington, of Elkins; a son, Lyle K. Birchfield, of Willston, Florida; two sisters, Autasue Hefner, of White Sulphur Springs, and Stella Pyles, of Seebert; thirteen grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Moore, with burial in Mount Zion Cemetery.
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Jack David Morrison
Jack David Morrison, infant son of Douglas G. and Kristie Rataiczak Morrison, of Buckeye, was stillborn August 4, 2000, at home.
Also surviving are a sister, Callie Rene Morrison, of Buckeye; paternal grandparents, Jack and Rosalee Morrison, of Buckeye; maternal grandparents, Phyllis and James Waugh, of Buckeye; maternal great-grandparents, Joseph and Lena Tawney, of Buckeye, and Norma Rataiczak, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, and Corene Waugh, of Marlinton.
Graveside service was held Sunday afternoon by Pastor Jack Burks at the McNeill Cemetery, near Buckeye.
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Nevin Summerfield, age 73, of Elkins, formerly of Cass, died Tuesday morning after an extended illness at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
No arrangements have been made at this time.
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Clayborne D. Campbell
Clayborne Deaton Campbell, age 89, of Sinks Grove, died Thursday, August 3, 2000, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center at Fairlea.
Mr. Campbell was born in Leslie County, Kentucky, April 13, 1911, a son of the late Horry and Bertha Deaton Campbell.
He was a retired Monroe County Vo-Ag teacher with 30 years service, a retired dairyman, charter and still active member of the Bluegrass Ruritan Club at Pickaway, a graduate of West Virginia University and also of Berea College, a member and officer of the WV Dairy Herd Improvement Association, AARP, WV Teachers Association, and a Navy veteran of World War II. He attended the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church and was a former Sunday School teacher.
Mr. Campbell also served on the Monroe County Board of Health and the Monroe County Health Center Board of Trustees for 29 years.
Preceding him in death were two brothers, Eugene and Dean Campbell, and two sisters, Gladys and Avis Campbell.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Virginia Callison Campbell, of Sinks Grove, a native of Beard in Pocahontas County; two daughters, Ruth Sturgill, of Ronceverte, and Helen Graves, of Sinks Grove; one grandson; and one sister, Ellen Eversole, of Deputy, Indiana.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Deana Armstrong, Rev. Billy Reed Wickline and Doug Fisk. Burial was at the New Lebanon Cemetery at Pickaway.
Memorial donations may be made to the Monroe County 4-H Foundation at P. O. Box 238, Union, WV 24983, the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, or Berea College.